In key west there are quite a few things I'd love to grow but they don't survive our "cold" in Orlando.

What I really adore is forsythia, but we don't get cold enough to get it to bloom! When I go back home to Arkansas, I long for it! My husband misses lilacs from up north.
Originally Posted by roseannadana
The spring lilacs and forsythia and apple blossoms are our reward for surviving winter. I look forward to them through the gray days of March and April.

Dogs and nature abhor a vacuum.