TROPICALS

Tropicals are not hardy for our area, but many can be brought in as houseplants in the fall.
Many come in various pot sizes: 4½", 6", 7", 8", 10".
Some are potted into arrangements for decks and patios. 
Heights can vary from 6" to 7'.

BOUGAINVILLEA

Barbara Karst

Bengal Orange


Elizabeth Angus

Helen Johnson  

James Walker

Juanita Hatten

Miami Pink  

Purple Violet

Raspberry Ice

Sundowner Orange 


CALADIUM

Postman Joyner

Frog in a Blender


Tequila Sunrise
 


COLOCASIA
(Elephant Ear)

Distant Memory
Since elephants are a symbol of Alzheimer’s Disease, this plant was named to honor sufferer Harriet Walters (Our supplier in Michigan).

With huge dark glossy leaves that clump to a height of 4-4 ½’x 5’, this house or summer plant has quite a presence in the garden.

Deer resistant. 


HIBISCUS TREES

Bonfire

Carolina Breeze


Tye Dye


Wind Antigua


MANDEVILLA

Alice Du Pont 
15-20' vining plant that does well in baskets or on a tellis. Some sun but needs partial shade. Trumpet like, ice pink flowers with a dk throat. Vigorous grower that likes the heat.

Dark Red

Giant Pink

Giant White

Summer Romance
18-35"x12-16".  A full sun vine that likes heat and does well on a trellis. Large showy flowers. Color: Yellow, Pink (double blooms).

OTHER TROPICAL PLANTS

Adonidia Palm

 

Banana Tree

 

Chinese Fan Palm

 

Crotons

Beautifully multi-colored large-leafed plants. Shade.

Dracaena 

Limelight, Hawaiian Sunshine Stump, Mass Cane, Marginata Staggered Cane.

Duranta Ornamental Plants and small trees

 

Topiary small ball trees

Eugenia.

Ferns

Macho, Kimberly Queen, Foxtail, Boston.

Ponytail Palm

 

Sago Palm

Branches thick with evergreen-like leaves radiate from a pineapple like base for a stately plant. Takes little care. Shade.

Spindle Palm

 

Web site last updated
May 25, 2018