Hauck Research Center (Greenhouse)

What's currently blooming!

Check the "What's currently blooming!" page often to see what is flowering at the greenhouse or better yet, come visit the greenhouse in person and see for yourself!  With so many different kinds of plants that produce colorful and unusual flowers there should be something that will delight you.

Florida's Native Wildflowers!

Florida has an abundance of easy to grow native wildflowers such as the Partridge Pea, Chamaecrista fasciculata. Not only will the flowers attract adult butterflies, but it’s a host plant to several species of butterflies that will lay their eggs on them.

Orchid Cactus

Epiphyllum hybrids are known for the large beautiful flowers that only last a day.

Desert Rose

Desert Rose plants, Adenium obesum, are popular because of their beautiful flowers and swollen trunks. Three tips when growing them are don't over water, give them full sun, and protect them from winter cold.

Hanging Lobster Claw

The downward facing flowers of the hanging lobster claw, Heliconia rostrata, are a great nectar source of hummingbirds.  Native to South America, it prefers shade and tropical growing conditions.