The flowers of Queen's Wreath attract bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. The medium-green leaves are textured like sandpaper. Huge drooping panicles of long lasting, lavender, star-shaped calyxes that are centered by royal purple 1/2'' rounded verbena-like...
Grows To: 20-40'H
Native To / Origin: Mexico, C America
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10,11,(9B?)
Soil & Moisture: Well-drained, average moist, moderately fertile soils. Somewhat drought resistant once well-established.
The India Rubbervine, Cryptostegia grandiflora, is considered to be highly invasive in Hawaii and so we no longer offer to ship this species to that state. The India Rubber Vine or Purple Allamanda produces 3" lavender trumpet-shaped flowers during the...
Note:If an otherwise seemingly healthy Hibiscus isn't flowering, is dropping yellow immature buds and lower yellow leaves it may be getting too dry between waterings. Their pollen and nectar rich flowers attract a host of pollinators including bees, butterflies,...
A popular heirloom indoor plant with large dark green tropical foliage that is full of holes like Swiss Cheese. Swiss Cheese Plant will readily cling to a support or it can be allowed to spill from containers, and in hanging baskets.
May reach 9-12'H in frost free climates. It is suggested that the hairs growing on the leaves and stems of this plant may cause some discomfort when pruning or handling. In zones 8 and 9 where the Lemon-Yellow Hibiscus may be grown as a perennial it should...
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, AM sun, Part shade
Grows To: 30-48"H x 30-48"W and larger in mild climates
Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
Native To / Origin: Tropical Africa, Temperate Asia
Soil & Moisture: Well-drained, average moist soils. Somewhat drought resistant once well-established.
Doctorbush is shade tolerant and prefers moderate amounts of moisture in a well-drained soil for the best flowering although it is relatively drought resistant once well-established making it useful in dry shade.
Indoor Light: Direct sunlight, High
Outdoor Light: Part sun, Part shade, Light shade, *Full sun
Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
Grows To: 1-2'H x 3-4'W, up to 3'H in mild winter climates
Native To / Origin: US - Florida, Texas, and Arizona
The bright tropical flowers hang like Japanese lanterns from the vigorous branches throughout much of the year. As container plants, Tropical Hibiscus will benefit from an annual re-potting or up-potting along with appropriate root and top pruning.
The beautifully variegated foliage of this Gardenia make it a stand out. The plant is fairly upright and seems to be a dwarf to semi-dwarf making it a good choice for containers. The rounded and often twisted rich dark green foliage is randomly streaked...
Outdoor Light: Part sun, Part shade
pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic
Fertilizing: Feed early spring-midsummer, use a slow release, nonburning fertilizer for acid loving plants.
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9,10
Pruning: In summer once flowering is finished, buds are set in late summer and fall.
The Burbidgea readily multiplies and will develop into a mass of foliage and stems that should be topped by clusters of showy flowers periodically throughout the year with the main show in late summer/fall and winter/spring.
Images courtesy of AG3, Inc. A protective breathable mulch will help to ensure winter survival in cold climates. Deer resistant and moderately salt tolerant. An exceptionally cold hardy and repeat flowering selection, Summer Skies Lily of the Nile produces...
Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Part sun, Part shade, Light shade, **Full sun
Salt Tolerance: Moderate
Soil & Moisture: Average moist well-drained soils.
I ( Hawaiian ), Magrandera Shona (Zimbabwe), and L?c tien , Chanh day or Chanh leo ( Vietnamese ) . It is cultivated commercially in frost-free areas for its fruit and is widely grown in India , Sri Lanka , New Zealand , the Caribbean , Brazil, Colombia...
An easy to grow and easy to enjoy addition to tropical settings. Keep water in the cups formed by the rosettes of foliage. Cool morning sunlight and bright indirect light bring out the most intense colors.
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10,11,12
Indoor Light: High, Cool direct sunlight (early morning or late evening)
Sprays of small pink flowers rise above the foliage during the winter just when color is needed most. Begonia ‘Martha Stewart' (Begonia rhizomatous hybrid) NEW! An exclusive Logee hybrid that we are honored to name after our friend, Martha Stewart.
Unfortunately they only list Asystasia gangetica and not the subspecies in the category II invasive species list of the Florida Exotic Plant Pest Council. *As with other tropical and tender perennials, establishment in zone 9 during the spring or summer...
* In El Salvador, it occurs with Pinus maximinoi on Cerro el Pital in La Palma town and above, at 900-1500 m elevation. * It is an important source of commercial timber in Honduras and Central America.
We previously offered this variety as 'Double Raspberry'. Allow the soil to become slightly dry between waterings approximately to a depth of between 1/2" deep for small containers to 1" deep for large containers.
Under warm tropical conditions the Chinese Lantern Hibiscus may flower continuously throughout the year. As container plants, Tropical Hibiscus will benefit from an annual re-potting or up-potting along with appropriate root and top pruning.
In terms of propagation, Flamingo Flower can be grown from seed or cuttings. These larger mixes will allow drainage while creating air pockets to keep the roots happy. The flowers are bright red, thick and waxy and appear prolifically when given bright,...
Rattlesnake Plants need a very well draining soil, and prefer to have slightly dry conditions. A common occurrence with other plants in this family (less so with Rattlesnake Plant) is for the tips or edges of the leaves to turn brown.
Cocoa plants prefer some shade, especially when the trees are young. The plant may experience edge burn during the winter months. It takes 5 months for the fruit to develop. The pink and white flowers grow straight out of the tree trunk and main branches,...
An unusual hybrid Amaryllis, Giraffe produces 5" wide greenish to yellowish flowers that are veined and heavily splashed with red atop sturdy 20" stems. Giraffe Amaryllis makes an easy container plant and will slowly multiply and is a reliable winter...
Soil & Moisture: Average moisture with good drainage. Does not tolerate overly wet soils.
Plant food works well as a powder, quick release fertilizer that is mixed with water to quickly provide nutrients to a plant that has been in a container for an extended time. Snake Plants do not require very much water, and do well in small spaces.
* Camphor has a long history of herbal use in the Orient with a wide range of uses. * Dark, shiny evergreen leaves, yellow flowers in short racemes; often much wider than tall; source of camphor; native to China and Japan.
Where hardy, these plants perform best outside in areas with full shade. Narrow upright stems yield disproportionately long, wide green leaves. Cast Iron Plants can be moved outdoors during the summer months and into fully shaded patios or front porches;...