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Sphagneticola trilobata Texas Gold Sphagneticola trilobata 'Texas Gold'
Code: 73871
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(Syn.: Wedelia trilobata 'Outenreath Gold')
West Indian Creeper, Creeping Oxeye, Singapore Daisy

Fast growing subtropical ground cover. Leaves are green brightly splashed with yellow with golden colored daisy flowers. Asteraceae

 
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Stachytarpheta mutabilis Stachytarpheta mutabilis
Code: 80029
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Coral Porterweed, Pink Snakeweed

Robust tropical perennial to 4 feet with spikes of coral flowers. Part shade to full sun. Very attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies. We formerly listed it as Stachytarpheta speciosa. USDA zones 10 - 11. Verbenaceae

 
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Stenotaphrum secundatum Variegatum Stenotaphrum secundatum 'Variegatum'
Code: 80019
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Variegated St. Augustine Grass

Ornamental grass striped white and green. Basket or ground cover. Poaceae

 
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Strobilanthes maculata Strobilanthes maculata
Code: 90530
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Green Shield, Spotted Strobilanthes

The lush olive green leaves on this tropical perennial are decorated with silvery plumes on either side of the midrib, as if applied with a paintbrush. This leaf pattern can become more pronounced when grown in deeper shade. The 4 inch long leaves are opposite, lanceolate, and serrated and the small tubular flowers are purple fading to almost white at the base. Grows fast up to 4 feet high. To maintain a more compact form, pinch stems to encourage branching. Likes warm, humid conditions and is frost-tender. Very dry air can cause browning of the leaf edges. Give it shade, rich soil, regular watering and fertilizer, with reduced water in winter. Can be grown as a house or conservatory plant. This plant is often sold as Strobilanthes lactata. Native to India's Himalayas. USDA zones 9-11. Acanthaceae

 
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Strobilanthes penstemonoides var. dalhousiana Strobilanthes penstemonoides var. dalhousiana
Code: 90543
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As June arrives, this uncommon beauty begins its show of tubular, curved, 1½ inch lavender-blue flowers, which resemble those of Penstemon. The flowers appear in clusters at the tops of each stem and by midsummer, the plant is practically covered in blooms continuing until fall. It's a fast growing evergreen perennial with attractive, deep green leaves along upright, green stems and grows to 3 feet tall and 5 feet wide, forming a dense bushy mound. It may be pruned back after flowering to keep it compact. It needs part shade, average moisture, and rich soil. In the right conditions, it's a long-lived plant and is able to withstand some amount of frost. Native to the subtropical forests of the Himalayas. USDA zones 8 - 11. Acanthaceae

 
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Strobilanthes persicifolia Strobilanthes persicifolia
Code: 90465
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(Syn.: Strobilanthes anisophyllus, Strobilanthes isophyllus), Goldfussia, Willow Leaf Strobilanthes

Goldfussia is an evergreen shrub-like perennial, uncommon in the US, but popular in Australian gardens. It has glossy, slim leaves, which are an attractive dark purple in color. Small curved lavender trumpet-like flowers appear in winter, and intermittently the rest of the year. For the deepest leaf color, it should be grown in full sun, but is perfectly happy and will bloom in part shade. It is best suited to warm, humid conditions and prefers rich, well-drained soil. It grows up to 4 feet tall and should be pruned after flowering to promote bushiness. It makes an excellent purple colored low hedge or border. Frost tender. USDA zones 9b - 11. Acanthaceae

 
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Strobilanthes sp Orizaba Strobilanthes sp. Orizaba
Code: 69165
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Orizaba Strobilanthes

Named after Gary Hammer's nursery near the Orizaba volcano in Mexico, comes this unidentified Strobilanthes landscape shrub for warm climates. Dark purplish-green leaves to 6 inches long with purple underneath. Grows 6 feet high in partial shade with plenty of moisture. Use as a purplish background shrub. Has survived light frost with no harm in USDA zone 9B. Strobilanthes species are native to Asia. Acanthaceae

 
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Strophanthus speciosus Strophanthus speciosus
Code: 90268
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(Strophanthus capensis), Corkscrew Flower, Forest Poison Rope

Rare shrub with clusters of unusual 1 inch starfish-shaped flowers, sweetly scented. The long, slender pale petals are yellow with rusty red towards the center. This large rambling or vining evergreen shrub has whorled narrow glossy leaves. Grows to 6 feet high in sun or part shade with adequate summer moisture. Can be pruned to be a lax, arching shrub. Ground-up seeds used to poison arrow tips in its native South Africa. USDA zones 9 - 11. Apocynaceae

 
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Talipariti elatum Talipariti elatum
Code: 90231
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(Syn.: Hibiscus elatus), Blue Mahoe, Cuban Bast

This large tree has a straight trunk and a broad crown growing fast to 75 feet. The brilliant 4 inch blossoms open orange-red fading to dark maroon by the end of the day. Heart-shaped leaves are up to 8 inches wide. It provides a beautiful and durable hardwood which is used for fine woodworking, such as cabinet making, furniture, carvings, and musical instruments. There is an article about the tree here, which is growing in the City of Los Angeles. Native of Cuba and Jamaica and naturalized in Puerto Rico. USDA zones 9b - 11. Malvaceae

 
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Talipariti tiliaceum var purpurascens Talipariti tiliaceum var. purpurascens
Code: 90559
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(Syn.: Hibiscus tiliaceus 'Rubra', 'Purpurea'), Red Cottonwood, Purple Hau Tree

A different leaf selection of the common Hawaiian Hau tree with evergreen heart-shaped leaves of a beautiful bronzy-purple color and small orangy-brown hibiscus-like flowers. In the tropics it grows to 20 feet high, sprawling as wide. It can be trained into a dense round street tree, used as a windbreak, or as an attractive specimen plant. Best grown in full sun in moist, well drained soil. Grows along the seacoast and can tolerate salt spray. Very frost tender. Minimum temperature about 45F. Native to the South Pacific. USDA zones 10 - 12. Malvaceae

 
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Tecoma capensis Hammers Rose Tecoma capensis 'Hammer's Rose'
Code: 66008
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(Syn.: Tecomaria capensis 'Hammers Rose'), Cape Honeysuckle

Large clusters of honeysuckle flowers, a beautiful soft shade of salmon rose. Dark green foliage. Bignoniaceae

 
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Tecoma capensis Lutea Tecoma capensis 'Lutea'
Code: 66009
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(Syn.: Tecomaria capensis 'Lutea'), Cape Honeysuckle

This superior yellow flowered selection is shrubby and compact, with clusters of clear yellow flowers and lighter green foliage. An excellent container plant. Bignoniaceae

 
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Tecoma capensis Orange Tecoma capensis 'Orange'
Code: 66005
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(Syn.: Tecomaria capensis 'Orange'), Cape Honeysuckle

Large bright clusters of orange flowers, glossy green foliage. Bignoniaceae

 
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Tecoma capensis Red Tecoma capensis 'Red'
Code: 66006
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(Syn.: Tecomaria capensis 'Red'), Cape Honeysuckle

Deep red-orange flowers, glossy dark green foliage, typical form of species. Bignoniaceae

 
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Tecoma stans Tecoma stans
Code: 65957
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We offer the finest form of this variable and beautiful species. Large showy clusters of 2 inch bright yellow sweetly fragrant trumpets and 6 inch long leaves. A tall upright shrub hardy outdoors to 25F. Southwest U.S. and Mexico. Bignoniaceae

 
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Tecoma x Orange Jubilee Tecoma x 'Orange Jubilee'
Code: 65960
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The rich green, lush looking foliage with it's clusters of 2½ inch long orange-red trumpet-shaped flowers gives a subtropical appearance. Upright shrub to 12 feet tall. Fairly hardy. Foliage can be damaged with temperatures in the mid-20's. Root hardy to the mid-teens. Bignoniaceae

 
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Tetradenia riparia Tetradenia riparia
Code: 90132
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(Syn.: Iboza riparia), Misty Plume Bush, Ginger Bush, Nutmeg Bush

New! This is a shrubby ornamental that bloom in wintertime with snow-white blossoms on long upright panicles creating a beautiful wispy mist. It is semi-deciduous, depending on the climate, in winter when flowering occurs. The thick light green velvety leaves have a scalloped edge and are very aromatic and medicinal. Grows 8 to 9 feet in height. Give it a frost-free position in well-drained soil in sun or partial shade, mulch well, and give regular summer watering, drier in winter. It respond well to pruning and can be cut back after flowering. Also, makes an excellent container plant, blooming at a young age. Native to eastern South Africa and eastern tropical Africa where it is common in damp places, often beside streams. USDA zones 9B - 11. Lamiaceae

 
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