Good drainage and moderate amounts of sunlight are best but it is fairly shade tolerant as well. Confederate or Star Jasmine produces clusters of white, fragrant, star-shaped flowers in late spring and early summer.
Plumerias are easily grown heat and sun loving tropical trees that make a great addition to tropical gardens and containers. Pull it out in the spring and start watering it and it will grow and bloom again.
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
Soil & Moisture: Average moisture when in growth, dryer in dormancy. Well-drained, moderately fertile soils.
For more a more detailed guide on growing Sambac Jasmines see our Sambac Jasmine growing guide by clicking the "More on how to grow..." link below or click here . Producing exceptionally fragrant, very double , large flowers , to 2" across are composed...
A low dwarf form of Hoya that trails vigorously, and whose clusters of cream-colored to pure white flowers fill the air with a very lovely perfume for most of the year on established plants grown under good conditions.
A beautiful and easy small flowering tree. Chinese Fringe is moderately drought tolerant once well established. Highly recommended by Dr. David Creech at Stephen F Austin University, Nacogdoches, Texas where a huge planting of this wonderful tree lines...
From Norman Winter, MSU Cares Horticulturist (at time of writing), see " Spice Up Landscape with Showy Gingers ". They are fairly drought resistant once well-established but often have the best foliage and flower best under average moist to moist conditions.
Native To / Origin: India
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Filtered shade, Part sun, Part shade, Light shade
It can be grown on a trellis, fence, or arbor. Train the canes or stems of your roses as horizontal as possible but with breaking them. This may need to be done while the stems are still pliable but not when they are so tender that they will snap.
The Plumeria is an easily grown, summer flowering, heat and sun loving small tropical tree that makes a great addition to tropical gardens or containers. Checkout our new Plumeria Growing Guide for more detailed growing information.
pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic
Native To / Origin: Hybrid selection - Plumeria rubra is native to C and S America
This a rare and unusual tropical species that will prefer conditions similar to those of Gardenias. A free flowering Gardenia cousin, the Belize White Shooting Star Flower produces waves of starry white flowers that open at the ends of long tubes beginning...
Grows To: 4-6'H x 4-6'W
pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10,11
Indoor Light: Cool direct sunlight, High
Outdoor Light: Cool sunlight, Part sun, Part shade, Filtered shade
Lemon Grass is evergreen in zones 10 and 11 but may die back to the base in zones 8 and 9. Consider providing extra winter protection in the cooler portions of zone 8. Lemon grass is used in Thai cooking and commonly with fish, the tender stalk at the...
An easily grown cactus-like plant with 1.5" wide, flat, scalloped branches to 8'. Hybrid Orchid Cactus typically open at night but often last well through the next day. Epiphyllums are one of the few true jungle Cacti where they are often found growing...
Fertilize after flowering with a balanced fertilizer for acid-loving plants. Gardenia ‘Summer Snow' p.p. (Gardenia jasminoides hybrid) Gardenia ‘Summer Snow' is a prolific bloomer of pure white, double, fragrant flowers, and it's hardy in zones 6-11.
Growth generally slows as they get larger and closer to their mature size of about 15-20' high. Preferably with an organic mulch, like pine straw, maintained beyond the dripline. Skinner's Banana Magnolia has a fast rate of growth when young and when...
Native To / Origin: China - first collected in 1990 by Shanghai Botanic Garden staff
A tough and reliable, long-lived, heirloom and an easily shared perennial which produces a large tuber from which it returns to grace your garden year after year. They are late to sprout in spring but quickly reqrow and begin flowering in just a few weeks...
The fragrance of this easy to grow twining native vine can stop you in your tracks on a night time garden stroll! Makes a low maintenance cover for wire fences or provide it with an arbor or trellis to scramble up.
Grows To: 10-20'H
Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral
Soil & Moisture: Average to well drained soils with average fertility.
Their smaller stature and compact habit lends them perfectly as a tough reliable low evergreen hedge as well as wonderful choices for containers. Oleanders also make excellent container specimens that are easily overwintered indoors in cooler climates.
6" wide clusters of 1" wide cup-shaped creamy white flowers with a maroon 'star' placed in the center of the flower may be borne from spring through summer on this easy to grow and vigorous Wax Flower.
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 11,12
Outdoor Light: Light shade to full sun
Native To / Origin: New Guinea
Soil & Moisture: Well-drained, average moist soils. Not soggy.
May we refer you to Hagiwara Everblooming Banana Magnolia, Banana Shrub we have them in stock The Banana Magnolia produces a multitude of intoxicatingly fragrant, creamy yellow, cupped, miniature Magnolia flowers that smell like sweet bananas.
Selected field grown plants. Hardy - giant heads! Will grace the most charming garden. Owen phlox do not winterkill -- come up year after year, larger and more productive. A carnival of color and these big blossoms stay beautiful right through summer's...
In India, it's also called Parijat. Night-Flowering Jasmine (Nyctanthes arbor-tristis) Highly fragrant flowers are produced in abundance on this Southeast Asian plant. The flowers open at night and fall by the next morning but the profusion of bloom is...
An easily grown cactus-like plant with 1.5-3" wide, flat, scalloped branches to 8'. Hybrid Orchid Cactus typically open at night but often last well through the next day. Epiphyllums are one of the few true jungle Cacti where they are often found growing...
Akebia has the potential to be invasive in some regions, particularly the eastern US, please plant and dispose of plant parts responsibly. Shiro Bana is an unusual white flowered selection of the Five-leaf Akebia,Akebia quinata.
If pollinated the flowers can mature into deliciously edible fruit. 6" yellow, star-like blooms remain open for 2-3 days. Great in hanging baskets. Hybrid Orchid Cactus typically open at night but often last well through the next day.