Here you will find some exotic flower and foliage species that have not been yet placed in their own category. Some are small herbaceous plants, while some are large trees. You will find acalyphas, cordylines, hoyas, pandanus, plumerias and others, including uncommon plants. Day by day we will add more and more interesting items.
Spectacular dwarf selection of an everblooming Australian species. It makes a perfect flowering groundcover in sunny conditions but it is also great in rockeries or in pots as a fill-up plant. It originates in a harsh mediterranean climate and it is very adaptable ... let's say from -5 to 45C!
This plant looks just like an olive tree ! It is a large shrub in the Protea family, native to a small area in W Australia. The silvery foliage is attractive and showy orange-pink inflorescences in winter to spring. It is resistant to harsh Mediterranean conditions and can take frost, wind, salt and drought.
The crossberry is an interesting shrub or small tree native from Southern-Africa, with showy purple flowers in summer. Fruits are small and sweet, four-lobed (hence the common name crossberry). They ripen variably in yellow, orange or red. It is easy and adaptable, both frost- and drought-hardy.
This edible gynura is a small herbaceous shrub with some truly showy foliage, which is purple and glossy in the underleaf. It is native to SE.Asia, where it is used as a medicine and as a food. It is cooked as any spinach-like lettuce.
Helichrysum italicum is a flowering plant of the daisy family Asteraceae. It is sometimes called false curry plant. It grows on dry, rocky or sandy ground around the Mediterranean. The stems are woody at the base and can reach 60 cm or more in height. The clusters of yellow flowers are produced in Summer, they retain their colour after picking and are...
Beautiful African Hibiscus with elegant drooping flowers with reflexed, "schizo" petals. It is an easy to grow shrub with ascending spreading branches. It is a tropical plant but it can be grown outdoors in the warmer coastal Mediterranean. Photo from Wikimedia Commons.
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