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Gmelina philippensis Gmelina philippensis
Code: 51775
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Parrot's Beak

Tropical shrub with hop-like pendulous racemes of yellow flowers. Makes a beautiful espalier, patio tree or topiary in full sun. India, Philippines. Lamiaceae

 
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Graptophyllum pictum

The Caricature Plant is cultivated in tropical areas worldwide for use as hedges, screening, or specimen plantings. Also, ideal as mixed container plants for a tropical effect and a colorful addition to a conservatory or greenhouse. Various color forms are available, which are similar in appearance to Crotons and Pseuderanthemums. Left untrimmed they may grow up to 20 feet in height in tropical areas, such as Hawaii. They thrive in partial shade to full sun, in heat and humidity with ample moisture. In drier climates, part shade is recommended. Not a seaside plant, as it is not salt tolerant. As a tender tropical they cannot stand cold. Minimum temperature of 40F. USDA zones 10 - 11. Native to New Guinea.

Graptophyllum and Pseuderanthemum Collection Graptophyllum and Pseuderanthemum Collection
Code: GPS3
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3 different, our choice, from a selection of colorful leafed tropical subshrubs such as: Pseuderanthemum alatum, Pseuderanthemum carruthersii cultivars, Graptophyllum pictum 'Tricolor', Graptophyllum pictum 'Chocolate', etc. Acanthaceae

 
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Graptophyllum pictum Alba Variegata Graptophyllum pictum 'Alba Variegata'
Code: 80065
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Variegated Caricature Plant

Colorful green and white leaves. Evergreen tropical shrub to 6 feet, but can be kept to 3 feet as a greenhouse plant. Flowers are tubular, reddish-purple. Best with bright light and moist soil. Use in tropical landscape beds or in mixed containers. Heat and humidity tolerant. Minimum winter temperature of 40F. Acanthaceae

 
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Graptophyllum pictum Aurea Marginata Graptophyllum pictum 'Aurea Marginata'
Code: 80064
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Golden Caricature Plant

Colorful golden leaves with green center area and wavy edges. Evergreen tropical shrub to 4 feet, but can be kept to 2 feet as a greenhouse plant. Flowers are tubular, reddish-purple. Best with bright light and moist soil. Use in tropical landscape beds or in mixed containers. Heat and humidity tolerant. Minimum winter temperature of 40F. Acanthaceae

 
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Graptophyllum pictum Bronze Graptophyllum pictum 'Bronze'
Code: 80063
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Bronze Caricature Plant

These plants are cultivated chiefly for their colorful, glossy foliage. This one is with solid dark bronze, almost chocolate colored leaves. Evergreen tropical shrub to 6 feet, but can be kept to 3 feet as a greenhouse plant. Flowers are tubular, reddish-purple. Best with bright light and moist soil. Use in tropical landscape beds or in mixed containers. Heat and humidity tolerant. Minimum winter temperature of 40F. Acanthaceae

 
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Graptophyllum pictum Eldorado Graptophyllum pictum 'Eldorado'
Code: 80067
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Eldorado Caricature Plant

Dark green leaves with a large irregular, yellow margin that is bright golden yellow in high light or yellow green in low light. Evergreen tropical shrub to 6 feet, but can be kept to 3 feet as a greenhouse plant. Flowers are tubular, reddish-purple. Best with bright light and moist soil. Use in tropical landscape beds or in mixed containers. Heat and humidity tolerant. Minimum winter temperature of 40F. Acanthaceae

 
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Graptophyllum pictum Tricolor Graptophyllum pictum 'Tricolor'
Code: 80068
Price: $9.95

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Tricolor or Waimea Caricature Plant

The glossy, oval-shaped foliage is green with center flushed with cream, pink, and orange. Evergreen tropical shrub to 6 feet, but can be kept to 3 feet as a greenhouse plant. Flowers are tubular, reddish-purple. Best with bright light and moist soil. Use in tropical landscape beds or in mixed containers. Heat and humidity tolerant. Minimum winter temperature of 40F. Acanthaceae

 
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Gynura aurantiaca Gynura aurantiaca
Code: 90531
Price: $9.95

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Velvet Plant. Purple Velvet Plant, Royal Velvet Plant, Velvet Tree

This showy plant from Java is grown for its handsome velvety 5 inch leaves and stems that are covered in dense purple hairs. Its growth is robust with upright stems that are thick and succulent, growing 3 to 5 feet in height. Its tall stems may need some staking. Best purple leaf color is in bright light on new growth. Clusters of tiny, daisy-like, orange-yellow flowers appear in winter. It dislikes extreme heat or cold and needs winter protection below 40F. Plant it as a soft purple accent in a tropical garden bed. USDA zones 10 - 12. It is usually found that its botanical name is given in error to the common trailing house plant "Purple Passion Plant", which is probably a hybrid between Gynura aurantiaca and Gynura procumbens. Asteraceae

 
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Hamelia cuprea Hamelia cuprea
Code: 90095
Price: $10.95

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Bahama Firebush

This is a beautiful glossy leafed shrub with abundant 1½ inch golden yellow bell-shaped flowers with streaks of orange, blooming spring through fall. It makes an excellent shrub or screening plant and can be easily pruned as a container plant for the greenhouse or trimmed to be a small patio tree 6 to 10 feet high. Plant in well-drained soil with moderate moisture, full sun to part shade. Protect from frost. Attractive to hummingbirds. Reportedly hybridizes easily with Hamelia patens with highly variable offspring. Native to the Cayman Islands, Cuba, Haiti, and Jamaica. USDA zones 10 - 11. Rubiaceae

 
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Haworthia cymbiformis Haworthia cymbiformis
Code: 90657
Price: $7.95

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(Syn.: Haworthia cuspidatus), Cathedral Window Haworthia

New! This popular succulent plant has a pale green rosette of fat, fleshy boat-shaped leaves with dark longitudinal stripes and transparent tips. Small tubular green or brown veined flowers are white to pale pink on slender 8 inch stalks. It's an easy to grow potted plant that grows into a dense clump. Plant in a gritty succulent potting soil for good drainage. Allow the soil to dry out between watering. It grows best in morning sun or partial shade and is able to tolerate low, indoor light. Haworthias are winter growers and go dormant in the hot summer months when it is important not to over-water. Outdoors, it can handle cool weather but protect from frost. Native to South Africa. Asphodelaceae

 
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Haworthia retusa Haworthia retusa
Code: 90658
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Star Cactus, Window Succulent

New! Despite the common name Star Cactus, it is not a cactus at all. This is a small succulent that forms star-shaped rosettes of lime green leaves with translucent windows and veining at the tips. These plump "retuse" leaves are curved back allowing sunlight into the plant through its transparent windows. This helps it tolerate low-light conditions allowing interior photosynthesis of the leaves. In its native habitat of South Africa, it's often buried in the ground with just its flattened leaves showing. Small tubular green or brown veined flowers are white on slender 20 inch stalks, blooming typically in late spring to summer. Haworthia are slow growers and in pots can eventually develop into dense clumps. Plant in a gritty succulent potting soil for good drainage. Allow the soil to dry out between watering. It grows best in morning sun or partial shade and is able to tolerate low, indoor light. Haworthias are winter growers and go dormant in the hot summer months when it is important not to over-water. Outdoors, it can handle cool weather but protect from frost. Asphodelaceae

 
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Hibiscus Carnival Hibiscus 'Carnival'
Code: 51676
Price: $11.95

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Pink Cooperi

Showy pink variegated foliage splashed pink, white and rose with shades of green. Dwarf, with single red flowers. Very tender to cold. Minimum temperature 40F. Malvaceae

 
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Hibiscus Cooperi Hibiscus 'Cooperi'
Code: 69083
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Showy variegated foliage splashed white and pink with shades of green. Dwarf, single red flowers. Malvaceae

 
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Hibiscus Dainty Pink Hibiscus 'Dainty Pink'
Code: 90631
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(Syn.: Hibiscus 'Fantasia', 'Itsy Bitsy Pink', 'Old Hawaiian Variety', 'Pink Butterfly', 'Pink La France', 'Pink Psyche', 'Shirley Temple')

This is an old fashioned heirloom hibiscus, dating back to the 1950's from Florida. It is now grown throughout the tropics. With miniature pink windmill type flowers, this tall growing shrub has thin stems and tiny leaves. If left unpruned, it has a slightly weeping habit. It sometimes sports pure white flowers, which are known as the cultivar 'Dainty White'. Makes a nice background shrub in a tropical landscape. USDA zones 9 - 12. Malvaceae

 
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Hibiscus diversifolius Hibiscus diversifolius
Code: 90230
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Swamp Hibiscus

Large 4 inch yellow flowers with rich maroon blotch in center. Free-flowering in warmer months. Leaves have three to five lobes and are rough to the touch. Stems with short prickles. Grows fast to 3 or 4 feet high and wide. Responds well to pruning. Train against a wall or useful as a container plant. Likes full sun to part shade and is tolerant of a wide range of conditions such as dry or swampy ground, poor soil, wind, and light to moderate frost. Native to Tropical Africa and Asia. USDA zones 9 - 11. Malvaceae

 
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Hibiscus El Capitolio Sport Hibiscus 'El Capitolio Sport'
Code: 90213
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(Syn.: Hibiscus 'Salmon El Capitolio')

With soft apricot ruffled petals and a scarlet red center, it's even more colorful than its red parent, 'El Capitolio'. It has a most unusual formation with the end of the style massed with ruffled petals, resembling a flower within a flower or giving it a poodle effect. With flowers are up to 5 inches in size, it's a very prolific bloomer from early summer until fall. This tall upright vigorous grower is ideal for training into a patio tree. Give full sun, good air circulation, and regular feeding. Best when slightly dry between waterings. Protect from frost. USDA zones 9 - 11. Malvaceae

 
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Hibiscus Hummels Fantasy Hibiscus 'Hummels Fantasy'
Code: 51677
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Similar to Hibiscus 'Cooperi' but foliage has more white variegation and is very compact. Ideal potted plant. Very tender to cold temperatures. Minimum temperature 40F. Malvaceae

 
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Hibiscus ovalifolius Hibiscus ovalifolius
Code: 80112
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(Syn.: Hibiscus calyphyllus), Rock's Hibiscus

Hibiscus species used for ground cover and bedding plant in Hawaii. Also can be trained as a hedge or container plant. Sprawling growth to 3 feet high. Sulfur colored flowers with maroon eye. Blooms summer, fall. Full sun, average well-drained soil. Frost tender plant native to tropical Africa. USDA zones 10 and 11. Malvaceae

 
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Hibiscus schizopetalus Hibiscus schizopetalus
Code: 69081
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Fringed Hibiscus

Very ornate fringed double flowers streaked with pink and red hang from arching branches like little chandeliers. Blooms best with heat and humidity. Often grown as a hanging basket plant or trained as a standard. A most unusual hibiscus. Tropical East Africa. Malvaceae

 
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Holmskioldia sanguinea Copper Flower Holmskioldia sanguinea 'Copper Flower'
Code: 51782
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Chinese Hat Plant

Coppery red bracts and tubular flowers on this variety give the appearance of tiny, wide-brimmed chinese style hats. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Easy to grow. Full sun to part shade. Evergreen scandent shrub to 10 feet. USDA zones 9 - 11. Minimum temperature 32F. From India and the Himalayas. Lamiaceae

 
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Holmskioldia sanguinea Red Flower Holmskioldia sanguinea 'Red Flower'
Code: 51780
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Chinese Hat Plant, Mandarin's Hat

Deep red bracts and tubular flowers give the unmistakable appearance of tiny, wide-brimmed chinese style hats, and have made this a popular everblooming shrub in the tropics. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. From India and the Himalayas. 32F. Lamiaceae

 
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Homalocladium platycladum Homalocladium platycladum
Code: 80055
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(Syn.: Muehlenbeckia platyclada), Centipede Plant, Ribbon Plant

Unusual evergreen plant from the Solomon Islands. Leafless, it has flat, ribbon-like jointed green stems with tiny whitish-green flowers in spring. Container plant or well-drained soil in part shade. Tolerates light frost. Polygonaceae

 
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Hypoestes aristata Hypoestes aristata
Code: 90092
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Ribbon Bush

This evergreen shrubby perennial, with erect stems holding soft green leaves, is covered with spikes of showy lavender flowers from fall to early winter. The lavender two-lipped flowers have the upper lip spotted with darker markings. Grows 4 to 5 feet tall and wide. Plant in full sun to light shade with occasional water in the summer. Frost and drought tolerant. Prune back hard after blooming. May reseed. Native to South Africa. USDA zones 9 - 11. Acanthaceae

 
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