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Greenspace Maintenance

City worker cutting grass

flowers on the boulevard

The City of Brandon Parks Department maintains City owned greenspace in public areas. The grass in these areas is cut from April to September on six-route cycle. This cycle is followed throughout these months assuming the climate supports a regular grass growth. The maintained greenspace includes City Parks, greenspace around walking and cycling paths, and center boulevards of streets. Flowers are also planted in these areas by the Parks staff as well as community volunteers.

 

2016 Flowers and Plants started from seeds

City workers placing flowers around Brandon

Cardoon Silver Leaf
Cosmos Sonata Mix
Gomphrena Fireworks
Grasses Melinus Savanah, Green Ftn. Grass, White Lancer
Ornamental Pepper Black Olive (saved seed from 2015)
Mesembryanthemum  Livingstone Daisy mix
Verbena Bonariensis Buenos Aries
Rudbeckia Indian Summer, Prairie Sun, Tiger Eye Gold
Petunia African Sunset, Easy Wave – Plum Pudding Mix, Burgundy Velour, Great Lakes Mix, Shock Wave – Spark Mix, Wave – Purple, Blue
Mathiola Evening Scented Stock
Marigold LuLu, Moonstruck Yellow, Moonstruck Orange
Canna Lilies Canna Lilies are started every year from the roots

 

2016 Flowers and Plants started from plugs

Alternanthera Brazilian Red Hot, Yellow True, Red Threads
Argyranthemum Butterfly
Bidens Campfire Fireburst (New), Golilocks Rocks
Coleus Stained Glassworks Big Blond, Molten Lava
Cordyline Red Star (New)
Dianthus Green Ball (New)
Gaura Karalee Petite Pink (New), Stratosphere Pink Picotee
Grasses Cyperus Baby Tut, Cyperus King Tut, Cymbopogon citratus /Lemongrass (New), Pennisetum rubrum/ Red Fountain
Hibiscus Little Zin (New)
Ipomoea Solar Power Black (New), Solar Power Lime (New)
Lantana Luscious Bananarama (New), Berry Blend
Lobularia Dark Knight, Snow Princess
Petunia Supertunia Honey (New), Royal Magenta, Royal Velvet, White (New)
Petunia Night Sky (New)

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