October 2018 Yard Selection of the Month

Kay and Perry Peruyero of Clearview Ct S,  Palm Coast, have been recognized as Selection of the Month for October 2018 by the Garden Club at Palm Coast.

Kay is a Floridian from Gainesville and Perry is from Cuba. They moved to Palm Coast in 2016.

Their yard is a corner lot with a canal in the back and has several islands of plants, shrubs and flowers.  The landscape has over 40 palms from Majestic, Robellini, and Triangle Florida palms.

The front door has a covered area that welcomes you with a red Bistro table 2 chairs and a lovely Turtle planter with assorted plants and an angel fairy. On the wall is a metal type basket frame that holds many large beautiful sea shells.  Below are several stands and pots of Kangaroo fern, Bird Nest fern, Coleus, Persian shield, Orchids, Star plant, miniature Pineapple, a large Pothos Ivy and Zebra plant.

They have red and yellow Firecrackers, red Crown of Thorns, Little white Butterfly Whisper, red flower Aloes, Crimson Hibiscus, red miniature Knockout roses, devil’s Trumpet and peach Trumpet.

From left side to the back you have a beautiful climbing deep blue Sweet Pea, and a wheel barrel full of assorted plants.  There is a yellow painted step ladder with various plants on the shelves. They also have a red stand that has Persian Orchid, Donkey Tail, pink and white Siam Tulips, pink and purple Shamrocks, white Jasmine, straw flowers and miniature snake plant.  They have a Chinese Lantern, orange Honey Suckle, Ixora, white and purple Bleeding Hearts and a golden Dew Drop bush.

Their fruit trees are Orange, Grapefruit and lemon and some blueberry bushes she harvested one cup full!   Lastly, an unusual plant she calls her “stinky” plant (Starfish or Stapelia) because of its odor, but it has very large beautiful star shape flowers that measures 12 inches across from tip to tip.  All around this landscape has curb appeal with its many colors to enjoy!

Submitted by Nancy Iandoli
Selection of the Month Committee

 

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