Purple, petunia-like flowers appear continuosly throughout the warm season on tall stems. Plant towards the rear of a border or as the centerpiece of a mixed container. Herbaceous perennial.
Considered the most cold hardy banana! Its lush green foliage provides outstanding tropical effect yet its roots survive much colder temperatures than other bananas. A fast grower, with huge leaves that may reach 2 feet wide and 6 feet long. Produces attractive golden cream flowers and small, somewhat seedy fruit.
A terrific tropical element to use in pots on patios, or feature in entryways. Blooming nearly year-round, bright rosy-pink to salmon-colored shrimp-like flower bracts are sure to grab attention. This clump-forming shrub requires little care other than occasional trimming. Evergreen in frost-free areas.
Clusters of scarlet tubular flowers resembling small firecrackers provide reliable color from spring through fall. Slender, rush-like stems start out erect, then fall over into long, showy cascades. A favorite of hummingbirds; this perennial is a must-have for tropical butterfly gardens. Great for tall border, trained to trellis, or spilling over walls and hanging baskets.
An evergreen, shrub-like plant with shiny, dark green foliage. Red flower clusters bloom all season. Has a domed growth habit and matures at 4 feet tall and wide. A good plant for a tropical look. Plant in groupings or as a low hedge.
Bold and beautiful, Kimberly queen fern (also called sword fern because the fronds are straight and narrow) is easy to grow. The dark green fronds are perfect for adding tropical texture to shaded decks, patios, and other outdoor living areas. It's particularly striking in large containers as a specimen plant, but also plays well with other shade-loving tropicals including gingers, heliconias, and caladiums. Hardy from zones 9-11.
Outstanding vigorous vine displays exotic flowers in great abundance. Rich green, deeply-lobed evergreen leaves. Outstanding choice for trellises, arbors and fences. Prefers a warm sunny location.
This tropical vine is a surefire favorite for in containers and landscape beds and borders, providing lots of summer color: It shows off a steady supply of bright red, pink, or white trumpet-shaped flowers all summer and into autumn. Because it blooms so profusely, dipladenia is an excellent plant for adding color to sunny decks, patios, balconies, and other outdoor spaces. Dipladenia looks beautiful on a trellis, fence, or mailbox.
Large, striking red flowers with yellow centers bloom all season long. A bushy upright variety grows to 6 to 8 feet tall and 2 to 3 feet wide. Fine, pointy leaves are deep green and slightly glossy. Excellent for trellises and containers.
African mask - also called Alocasia Poly - is a stunning houseplant. The dark, shield-shaped foliage is accentuated by white veins running throughout the leaves. The plant will flower occasionally, sending up a spike with a light yellow flower, but the foliage is the reason the plant is grown. African mask is the perfect plant for high-humidity areas such as bathrooms and kitchens.
Passionflower is one of the most exotic flowering vines available. It's a fast-growing tropical prized for its tolerance to heat and humidity. There's also a wealth of varieties available; you can find passionflowers that bloom in shades of blue, purple, pink, red, orange, white, and even yellow. Most types love full sun, but there are varieties that prefer some shade in the heat of the afternoon.
This flashy variegated Oleander is perfect for almost any location. Its deep pink blooms and creamy white variegated foliage plus its resistance to drought, heat and salt make it the perfect accent for a more aggressive climate.
Tropical hibiscus are evergreen plants or shrubs that keep their leaves all year. Flowers can be single or double layers of petals with widths of 3 to 4 inches. Tropical hibiscus need sunny locations and a well-amended, moist soil. When planted, they should be well watered and fertilized. We carry Pink, Orange, Yellow & Red varieties.
The mandevilla plant is often thought of as an annual, but in fact it is a very 'frost tender' perennial. Once temperatures go below 50F, you can bring your Mandevilla plant indoors for the winter. We carry Pink & Red varieties.