Reportedly, the leaves are used in some cultures for sores...1.The decoction of leaves is used to rub small pox and chicken pox. Louisiana Red Copper Plant's color is hot as a Louisiana summer with large, dark coppery red foliage that can be solid or...
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade, Light shade
Soil & Moisture: Average moisture, well-drained soils.
Native To / Origin: Pacific Islands with most cultivars of garden origin
Elegant, pure white, 3" wide hibiscus flowers seemingly glow against the foil of exceptionally dark green tropical foliage. Note: If an otherwise seemingly healthy Hibiscus isn't flowering, is dropping yellow immature buds and lower yellow leaves it may...
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
Salt Tolerance: Slight
Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
Native To / Origin: US - Florida, L.K. Thompson, ca. 1958
Deer Resistance: Sometimes Bothered - Occasionally Severely
The excellent flower power and brightly colored flowers make this Hibiscus a standout in any summer garden. 4" wide, deep orange flowers are held above the deep green foliage on this well-branched upright to spreading and reliably free flowering Hibiscus.
* Cordyline indivisa is an evergreen Tree growing to 8 m (26ft) by 2 m (6ft) at a slow rate. Indivisa is very distinctive. * The pith of the trunk is dried and steamed until soft. Sweet and starchy,it is used to make porridge or a sweet drink.
Seeds Per Pound: 208,840
Minimum Hardiness Zone: 9
Crop Year: 2016
Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 207
Quantity: 2.08 lb
Common Name: Blue Dracaena, Mountain Cabbage Tree, Broad-leaved Cabbage Tree, Toi
The more intense light it receives the deeper the colors become. The Eoz Variegated Fireball Bromeliad makes an easy and low maintenance hanging basket with a tropical look. The wide foliage of this easy to grow Bromeliad is edged in broad streaks of...
Soil & Moisture: Well-drained soils. Do not keep soggy wet.
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10,11,12
Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Indoor Light: High, Cool direct sunlight (early morning or late evening)
* Substances extracted from theseeds are used to inhibit the growth of malignant tumours. * The leaves are used in the treatment of cancer and hepatoma. * Cycas revoluta ( sago cycad ), is an attractive plant native to southern Japan .
Consider providing a protected area and breathable protective mulch in the northern portions of its cold hardiness range to help ensure its return in spring. It is typically recommended to give the Variegated Ganges Primrose some shade in hot southern...
The Copper Plant's beautifully colored foliage lends itself to tropical landscapes while it's heat and sun tolerance make it suitable for even some of the most difficult areas so long as it's basic requirements are met.
In the northern portions of its range like zone 8B and 9 provide a deep mulch during winter. Avoid using lime around this plant. Pure white flowers in clusters are produced from early summer until fall on this great, semi-woody perennial.
Oleanders are extremely durable and reliable evergreen shrubs for mild winter climates and are especially well adapted to the mild coastal regions of the US. This beautiful double red oleander is considered fairly cold hardy and while the stems of ours...
Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
Grows To: 6-12'H x 8-12'W
Native To / Origin: US Gardens
Salt Tolerance: High
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9,10,11, 8B with protection
Like many plants, it will not tolerate a soggy soil for long. The Flaming Glory Bower Vine is also known as the Bleeding Heart Vine although this one, unlike Clerodendrum x thompsoniae or the White Bleeding Heart Vine , does not have a showy colorful...
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9,10,11
Soil & Moisture: Average moist, fertile, well-drained soils. Allow the soil to become slightly dry between waterings.
Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Native To / Origin: Tropical Western Africa
Outdoor Light: Part shade, Light shade, to Full Sun in cool summer climates
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...
Indoor Light: Direct sunlight, High
Pruning: In summer once flowering is finished, buds are set in late summer and fall.
pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic
Fertilizing: Feed early spring-midsummer, use a slow release, nonburning fertilizer for acid loving plants.
Tropical Hibiscus make for showy, free-flowering container plants where not hardy. Tropical Hibiscus flower on new growth and so need to have ample nutrients, regular moisture, as well as moderate amounts of sunlight available to maintain adequate growth...
Provide a well drained, average moist, moderately fertile soil for the best results. The Yellow Shrimp Plant is an easy to enjoy and popular shade loving tropical that slowly develops into a shrubby perennial with large, dark green foliage.
Salt Tolerance: Poor
Soil & Moisture: Average moist, well-drained, moderately fertile soils.
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10,11,(9B*)
Outdoor Light: Part sun, AM sun, Part shade, Light shade
This is the smaller version, showing more white as compared to Breynia disticha or Japanese Snowbush, which is larger and darker colored. Rarely offered in the trade. Beautiful variegated foliage with lots of white leaf coloration.
Choosing a site with a well-draining soil and providing a loose breathable mulch will also help to ensure its survival. Large, 4", primrose yellow flowers with a dark, nearly black, burgundy eye are borne from summer to fall.
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8B,9,10,11, 8A with protection
Indoor Light: Direct sunlight is preferred if overwintering indoors
Grows To: 30-48"H x 30-48"W and larger in mild climates
Soil & Moisture: Well-drained, average moist soils. Somewhat drought resistant once well-established.
Black Jewel Orchid (Ludisia discolor) One of the easiest orchids to grow, this terrestrial species from South Asia is grown both for its richly marked foliage and spikes of pure white, yellow-throated blooms.
Odorum , but the character is not constant and it is no longer regarded as a separate taxon. * The plant is commonly used for informal hedging in the Mediterranean. The flowers grow in clusters at the end of each branch; they are white, pink, red or yellow,...
This shade loving broad leaf evergreen fills the garden with sweet fragrance in late winter and early spring with its unique flowers. Adaptable to most soils including dry ones, Disease and deer resistant.
A wonderful introduction that originated from Allen Armitage and the University of Georgia. An excellent choice for containers or tropical garden settings. Intense royal purple, 2" blooms are borne profusely on this compact selection of Princess Flower...
The cooler and shorter days of fall seem to intensify further the foliage coloration of these naturally evergreen tropical shrubs. If you need a plant that says Wow! in a hot summer garden or on the patio this the one.
Deer resistant and moderately salt tolerant. All rights reserved. Agapanthus are reliable and generally pest free making these durable perennials a staple of gardens with mild winter climates whether in the garden or in containers.
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Part sun, Part shade, Light shade