Our Statewide Mission

Promote the preservation, conservation and restoration of the native plants and native plant communities of Florida

Our Next Monthly Meeting

10/3/17 @ Leu Gardens- Our 2nd Annual Invitation celebrating October FL Native Plant Month with Dr Patrick Bohlen !

Welcome to Tarflower- Orange County's portal to Florida's beautiful native plants. Come discover with us! 

The September 2017 edition of The Tarpaper is now available!

»»Click Here«« to view it in your browser. Happy reading!


As of Sept 15th, for our Tarflower members who were planning to go to the Symposium, it has been rescheduled due to Irma. Click on the image to visit the FWF website for full details including refund information. 



The gardens area of our venue has sustained tree damage. Click the image to register to volunteer clean-up on Sept 30th 8am-12pm. Our 10/3 meeting and other events in the main building (the 'Welcome Center') will continue operating and REMAIN OPEN.



First-ever Beer and Tea tasting with Native Plants!

Perfect (and delicious) event for the weekend! Click the image & get your tickets today! 


Stay updated on this event by clicking 'Going': https://www.facebook.com/events/1506459829416259/

Special thanks to Marco Jimenez, Tarflower member, for volunteering towards this custom graphic!




Are we getting excited?

Tarflower's 2nd Annual October FL Native Plant Month invitation on 10/3/17 is here! See you there!


Get to know Dr. Bohlen's perspective with this informative video by Orange TV below! 

And a longer video by WUCF TV showcasing the educational work happening at the UCF Arboretum! 


Check out some pics from last year's celebration! Photos courtesy of Rachel Becker-Wright



Backyard Biodiversity Day on Oct 14th

Free admission and parking. A native plant sale, kids activities, vendors, light food fare, hikes, and workshops. Our 5th annual celebration for October Florida Native Plant Month



Pencil Ethos in for Oct 21st

Ethos will donate 5% of sales to Tarflower on this particular date. Show your support for Tarflower and FNPS- and continue celebrating October Florida Native Plant Month


New to native plants? Check out this awesome short film with noted authors Dr. Craig Heugel and Dr. Roger Hammer ☺


The Tarflower Chapter serves Orlando and Orange County


Chapter meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month at 7p.m. at HARRY P. LEU GARDENS (1920 N. Forest Ave., Orlando. For directions, visit their website or call 407-246-2620, option 1).

Published on  Sep 18, 2017