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Giant Chenille Plant, Red-Hot Cats Tail
Prices start at : 14.99 USD

A naturally upright growing tropical shrub that is close kin to the Copper Plant, the Giant Chenille will grow and flower in full sun or under light shade. Easy enough to grow in containers on the patio or by the pool or in the ground in the warmest tropical...
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10,11
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • Native To / Origin: Malaysia, New Guinea
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Grows To: 5'H x 3'W
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Salmon El Capitolio Hibiscus
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

For more on how to successfully grow Tropical Hibiscus in portions of zones 9 and 10 see the following publication from Texas A&M's AgriLife Extension service titled " Tropical Hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) For Galveston County and the Texas Upper...
  • Native To / Origin: Cuba is the origin of the original El Capitolio Hibiscus
  • Indoor Light: Direct sunlight, High
  • Deer Resistance: Sometimes Bothered - Occasionally Severely
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Salt Tolerance: Slight
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral
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Musical Notes Clerodendrum
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

The buds open at night to widely flaring pure white flowers with 3-4" long tubes and often last well into morning. Blooms come in waves almost continuously throughout the warmer months.
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9,10,11
  • Indoor Light: High
  • Grows To: 3-5'H x 4-5'W
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Red Spurge, Mexican Shrubby Spurge, Caribbean Copper Plant
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

In summer, small yellow blooms create a bright contrast with the dark foliage. Deep burgundy foliage is borne on an upright to spreading shrub. A heat and sun loving tropical which is great as a pool-side container plant or in mixed plantings for the...
  • Indoor Light: Direct sunlight, High
  • pH Range: Slightly Acidic, Neutral, Slightly Alkaline
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Miss Julie Angel Wing Begonia
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

The dark green glossy Angel-Wing shaped foliage of this Begonia add elegance and poise. Miss Julie Begonia is a small growing and compact cane-type or Angel Wing begonia that produces a near continuous display of bright pink flowers in large, dense rounded...
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10,11
  • Soil & Moisture: Well-drained. Never keep soggy or overly wet.
  • Indoor Light: High
  • Grows To: 12-24"H x 12-24"W
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White Plumbago, Cape Leadwort
Prices start at : 5.99 USD

Avoid using lime around this plant. This free blooming plant also attracts butterflies. Pure white flowers in clusters are produced from early summer until fall on this great, semi-woody perennial.
  • Grows To: 2-3'H x 3'W (6-8' in mild climates)
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8,9,10,11
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
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Golden Brush Ginger, Voodoo Flame Ginger, Golden Ginger
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Clusters of long lasting golden yellow flowers with red-orange bases are held atop sturdy reddish purple stems that are adorned with rounded, rich green glossy foliage. All rights reserved.
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, well-drained, humus rich soils. Adding orchid bark is often suggested.
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 11 (>40F)
  • Grows To: 12-18''H x 12-18''W
  • Outdoor Light: Morning sun, Light shade, Part shade
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic
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Pink Flair Orchid Cactus, epiphyllum
Prices start at : 14.99 USD

Large spidery pink flowers are borne in late spring and early summer on this tropical cactus. If pollinated the flowers can mature into deliciously edible fruit. Hybrid Orchid Cactus typically open at night but often last well through the next day.
  • Grows To: 3'H x 5'W
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10B,11,12
  • Salt Tolerance: Poor
  • Outdoor Light: AM sun, Part shade, Light shade
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Purple Granadilla, Passion Fruit, Bat Leaved Passion Flower, Granadilla Passiflora edulis
Prices start at : 8.95 USD / 1 packet

* The fruit is eaten raw or cooked. Common names include Passion Fruit' , Granadilla (South America), Liliko ? * A vine with 2" white flowers with purple and white filaments, edible 3" purple fruit; cultivated for its fruit in the subtropics; native to...
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 54
  • Crop Year: 2004
  • Species: edulis
  • Seeds Per Pound: 25,424
  • Common Name: Purple Granadilla, Passion Fruit, Bat Leaved Passion Flower, Granadilla
  • Germination Test Type: Cut
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Blue Yonder Lily of the Nile, Agapanthus (Cold Hardy, Repeat Flowering)
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

Provide a well-drained soil for the best results. An exceptionally cold hardy and repeat flowering selection, Blue Yonder Lily of the Nile produces deep cobalt blue, trumpet shaped, nectar rich flowers in large rounded clusters beginning in early spring...
  • Native To / Origin: US Gardens - Beyond Green LLC, Canby, Oregon
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 6,7,8,9,10,11,(5*)
  • Salt Tolerance: Moderate
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Outdoor Light: AM sun, Part sun, Part shade, Light shade, **Full sun
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Lipstick Tree, Annatto, Achiote, Lipsticktree Bixa orellana
Prices start at : 5.95 USD / 1 packet

* It is best known as the source of the natural pigment annatto , produced from the fruit . The fruits dry and harden to brown capsules. * The plant bears pink flowers and bright red spiny fruits which contain red seeds.
  • Species: orellana
  • Height: 10-20 feet
  • Purity: 99%
  • Germination: 91%
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 10
  • Genus: Bixa
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Malaysian Orchid, Malaysian Grapes
Prices start at : 24.99 USD

Indoors provide high light or cool sunlight. This makes it a perfect choice for shaded areas like covered patios and shaded gardens where its large leaves will catch indirect light.
  • Native To / Origin: Phillipines
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, well-drained soils containing orchid bark.
  • Container Size: Quart / 30 fl.oz. / 887 ml
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 11
  • Indoor Light: Cool direct sunlight, High
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Party Time Alternanthera, Joseph\'s Coat, Parrot Leaf
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Party Time Alternanthera makes a statement spilling from containers, baskets, and in the garden where its color will show off until frost. Alternantheras are generally small, herbaceous, shrub-like, tropical perennials often selected for their great foliage...
  • pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10,11, (9A-9B?)
  • Grows To: 12-18''H x 18-24''W
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Salt Tolerance: Moderate
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Iowa
Sport of Sports Hibiscus, Yellow El Capitolio Hibiscus, Poodle Hibiscus
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Their unique form, flower size, vigor, and flower power all make the El Capitolio Hibiscus types some of our favorites for large tropical specimens. Tropical Hibiscus make for showy, free-flowering container plants where not hardy.
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
  • Grows To: 8'H x 5'W
  • Deer Resistance: Sometimes Bothered - Occasionally Severely
  • Soil & Moisture: Moderately moist, well-drained, preferably mildly acidic, moderately fertile soils.
  • Indoor Light: Direct sunlight, High
  • Salt Tolerance: Slight
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Banana ‘Double Mahoi\' (Musa hybrid)
Prices start at : 19.95 USD / 4" Pot Size

Provide full sun and plentiful moisture and fertilizer during the growing season. Banana ‘Double Mahoi' (Musa hybrid) If you're looking for maximum fruit production, ‘Double Mahoi' is for you.
  • Minimum Temperature Indoors: 40
  • Hardiness Zone: 10
  • Grows to: 6'
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Snow Queen Variegated Hibiscus
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

The tropical effect created by Snow Queen's foliage and flowers is sure to bring a cool fire to any tropical setting while the red flowers attract Hummingbirds, Sulphur butterflies, and other pollinators.
  • Indoor Light: Direct sunlight, High
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade, Light shade
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral
  • Deer Resistance: Sometimes Bothered - Occasionally Severely
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Variegated Cup of Gold Vine
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

8" long golden trumpets with purple veins are borne in late winter and early spring on this scrambling tropical climber with cream and green variegated foliage.
  • Indoor Light: High
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10,11
  • Native To / Origin: S and Central America
  • Grows To: 20'H+
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Fort Myers Yellow Tropical Hibiscus
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Thoroughly water to moisten the entire root-ball each time you water. As container plants, Tropical Hibiscus will benefit from an annual re-potting or up-potting along with appropriate root and top pruning.
  • Deer Resistance: Sometimes Bothered - Occasionally Severely
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral
  • Soil & Moisture: Moderately moist, well-drained, preferably mildly acidic, moderately fertile soils.
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
  • Salt Tolerance: Slight
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Joy Perfume Tree (Michelia champaca)
Prices start at : 19.95 USD / 4" Pot Size

Joy Perfume Tree (Michelia champaca) Highly fragrant flowers bloom during the spring to summer months in shades of cream to yellow. Michelias are small trees related to Magnolias that produce some of the most fragrant flowers in the world.
  • Plant Type: Fragrant
  • Bloom Season: Spring, Summer
  • Hardiness Zone: 10
  • Grows to: 20'
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Thousand Pinks Orchid Cactus, Epiphyllum, Epicactus
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

Epiphyllums are one of the few true jungle Cacti where they are often found growing with the orchids and bromeliads far removed from the forest floor. Hybrid Orchid Cactus typically open at night but often last well through the next day.
  • Container Size: 2.25 inch T / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
  • Outdoor Light: AM sun, Part shade, Light shade
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10B,11,12
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General Pershing\'s Double Red Oleander
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

One petal of each flower is often streaked with a bright contrasting white. Many others have mentioned that General Pershing is probably best left to large containers in areas north of zone 9,10, and 11 where it can grow to become a fairly large evergreen...
  • Salt Tolerance: High
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9,10,11, 8B with protection
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Grows To: 6-12'H x 8-12'W
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Hibiscus ‘Night Runner\' (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis hybrid)
Prices start at : 24.95 USD / 4" Pot Size

The magnificent flowers are well worth the effort. The bush has a more lateral growth habit but it can be trained to grow upright with staking and pinching. Hibiscus ‘Night Runner' (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis hybrid) These amazing 8” flowers are a floral...
  • Bloom Season: Everbloomer
  • Sun Requirement: Full Sun
  • Hardiness Zone: 10
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Bejuco de Santiago (Vine of St. James), Calico Vine
Prices start at : 14.99 USD

Each cap has its own 10-14'' purple twisting streamer dangling from its tip. Beautiful and unusual! Deep burgundy-green, curving, tubular, dutchman's pipe-shaped blooms with deep burgundy caps that overhang the open throat of these unique, carnivorous...
  • Grows To: 12-15'H
  • Outdoor Light: Part sun, Part shade
  • Native To / Origin: S America
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10,11
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Vegetable Hummingbird, Agati Sesbania grandiflora
Price : CALL

It grows where there is good soil and hot humid temperature. * It is a small soft wooded tree up to 3–8 m, leaves 15–30 cm long; leaflets 10–20 pairs or more and an odd one. * The flowers of S.
  • Botanical Name: Sesbania grandiflora
  • Species: grandiflora
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • Height: 25-30 feet
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Summer Skies Lily of the Nile, Agapanthus (Cold Hardy, Repeat Flowering)
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

Provide a well-drained soil for the best results. An exceptionally cold hardy and repeat flowering selection, Summer Skies Lily of the Nile produces light sky blue, trumpet shaped, nectar rich flowers in large rounded clusters beginning in early spring...
  • Grows To: 24-36"H x 18-24"W, space at 12-18"
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 6,7,8,9,10,11,(5*)
  • Native To / Origin: US Gardens - Beyond Green LLC, Canby, Oregon
  • Outdoor Light: AM sun, Part sun, Part shade, Light shade, **Full sun
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Horseradishtree, Drumstick Tree, Benzoil tree, Ben Oil tree Moringa oleifera     - Moringa pterygosperma
Prices start at : 5.95 USD / 1 packet

* In developing countries, moringa has potential to improve nutrition, boost food security, foster rural development, and support sustainable landcare. * It is an exceptionally nutritious vegetable tree with a variety of potential uses.
  • Crop Year: 2015
  • Germination: 33%
  • Height: 30-40 feet
  • Botanical Name: Moringa oleifera
  • Seeds Per Pound: 1,816
  • Genus: Moringa
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Gum Arabic Tree Acacia nilotica     - Vachellia nilotica
Prices start at : 4.95 USD / 1 packet

* The tree's wood is "very durable if water-seasoned" and its uses include tool handles and lumber for boats. * The tree has thin, straight, light, grey spines in axillary pairs, usually in 3 to 12 pairs, 5 to 7.5 cm (3 in) long in young trees, mature...
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 7
  • Common Name: Gum Arabic Tree
  • Germination Test Type: cut
  • Height: 20-30 feet
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • Species: nilotica
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Green Ice Crossandra, Green Shrimp Plant
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Unusual icy bluish-green tubular Crossandra-like flowers emerge from a cone-like spike nearly throughout the year on this rare and unusual tropical. Sure to be a conversation piece!
  • Outdoor Light: AM sun, Light shade
  • Grows To: 2-3'H x 1-2'W
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Indoor Light: High
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Iowa
Wash-nut Tree, Chinese Soapberry Sapindus mukorossi
Prices start at : 8.95 USD / 1 packet

The fruit is commonly known as Chinese soapberry or washnut, and like other species in the genus Sapindus, it is called soapberry. * Sapindus mukorrossi, known as the ritha or reetha tree in Nepal, is a deciduous tree that is grown in the lower foothills...
  • Seeds Per Pound: 293
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 9
  • Crop Year: 2016
  • Botanical Name: Sapindus mukorossi
  • Height: 70-80 feet
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 6
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