What plants are best for Sarasota island home landscaping?

There are many plants and shrubs that can be used to compliment the variety of palms used in island home landscaping.  Barrier islands don't always have the most fertile soil therefore durable, salt tolerant plants are a must.  A few suggestions for plants that will brighten up your landscape and do well on the Sarasota barrier islands are:

 Blue Daze- salt tolerant, durable, low maintenance

Blue Daze- salt tolerant, durable, low maintenance

  Japanese Spurge-  salt tolerant, shade tolerant, low maintenance

Japanese Spurge- salt tolerant, shade tolerant, low maintenance

  Varieties of Sage - salt tolerant, moderate maintenance

Varieties of Sage- salt tolerant, moderate maintenance