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.
Blue Pfitzer Juniper is an outstanding ornamental shrub. It is a dwarf plant and it can be pruned as a ground cover. If left unpruned it will become a small tree, up to two meters tall with an architectural shape. It is densely branched and growth is squat, almost horizontal. It is an old hybrid obtained by crossing Juniperus chinensis with Juniperus sabina.
A most elegant subtropical shrub, with soft woody stems and large, wide, deep-green leaves. Then it bears some supreme bright yellow inflorescences which are very long lasting. Justicia aurea is fast growing and it is great in bright shade to create a quick tropicalesque effect. It is better pruned back after blooming, otherwise it becomes leggy and old.
Large >2 years old plant - This African tree, produces distinctive gigantic fruits, shaped like sausages. It is easy to cultivate in pots, as long as it is kept above 4 C. Leaves are dark green, glossy and pinnate. The tree in fruit is a people-stopper.
Very exotic foliage, velvety, translucent and with bright copper patches This gesneriad grows up to 60 cm tall and blooms profusely in Spring and Summer with VERY exotic flowers. Say tree-gloxinia and many people will imagine this plant.
Elegant evergreen shrub with deep green fragrant leaves that bears small flowers of white to pink in colour. It is resistant to moderate frost. This plant is called Manuka and it is known for medicinal purposes but also because it makes a special bee honey. There are also reports of therapeutic properties.
Limonium arborescens is a species of sea lavender known by the common name tree limonium and siempreviva. It is the most ornamental in the genus and it is endemic to the islands of Tenerife and La Palma, the Canary Islands. This shrub grows in cliffs and shady rocky slopes, on sites with some accumulation of humic soil.
This white honeysuckle is a classic of all times. It is a fast growing, robust vine with sweet smelling white flowers. Thesea are developed in pairs and turn cream coloured as they age. It can be kept low as a shrub. It is also used medicinally, both by modern science and by traditional Chinese medicine.
Evergreen, everblooming shrub with exotic hibiscus-like red flowers. "Mexicanus" is a classic form used for its beauty with much larger drooping flowers. It grows outdoors in Mediterranean to Tropical climates and takes drought. It is also suitable for pots and pruning so it can be grown in northern latitudes and kept pruned indoors in the coldest months.
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