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.
The colour of these flowers change through the seasons! This shrubby cestrum is an excellent ornamental cross. Long-lasting flowers are profusely produced with different shades of pink and purple, according to the season. Look at our pictures and see! It is hard to believe they are taken on the same plant.
Appealing rosettes with a very intense orange midrib. This understorey plant grows well as a house plant. It naturally grows in dappled light in the rainforests of east Africa in the Usambara Mountains of Tanzania. This plant was spread in the 90's with the commercial name 'Fire Flash' .
1 year old seedling, caudex: about 1 cm. This slow and hard to find asclepiad is endemic to the region of Dhofar, in Oman. Its tuberous roots are edible, but we think our customers will never have one for lunch!
Small shrub with wavy, grey leaves and clusters of rose-pink flowers, about 5 cm across. It takes harsh mediterranean conditions and frost to about -12 C. Cistus x Pulverulentus is a garden hybrid, obtained by crossing Cistus albidus x Cistus crispus. It has an extended flowering season, much longer than the average Cistus.
Shrubby-climbing plant bearing clusters of shocking white-red flowers on dark green ornamental leaves.
Subtropical scrambling shrub with bi-coloured blooms. It is an old cross developed for ornamental purposes and it flowers almost continuously.
Small ornamental tree, up to 7 m tall, which is used in parks and gardens for its dense shade and the pink-blue flowers.
Showy subtropical flower from South Africa, from an evergreen herbaceous plant with strap-shaped leaves arranged as a fan.
This clone produces good orange-red typical miniata flowers. Variegated clivias are just slower to grow and they cannot be reproduced easily by seed, as most of the progeny is non-variegated green, albino or shows weak variegation.
This is an old garden hybrid with continuous blooming, tolerant of many different conditions. Flowers are penduolous and very attractive. It becomes a great colourful groundcover in bright shade under trees.
Caribbean shrub or tree with glossy, leathery rounded leaves, often with white aerial roots. It is called "autograph tree" because you can write with a stick on the leaves and it will last forever! Clusia can grow in most conditions, from sun to shade, in pots, even as an indoor plant. It can take drought and long floods. It also stands intense heat and...
Chaya is a domesticated shrub, from Central America, traditionally used as a vegetable and for medicinal purposes. Today it is becoming more and more popular because of its healthy nutritional value. It is easy to grow in sunny drained locations, including in large pots.
This oak-leaf croton developed in Italy has green and red leaves with yellow veins and occasional spots. It has an elegant compact bushy growth habit.
This wonderful croton cultivar is widely cultivated in the Canary Islands since immemorial time. These older cultivars are hardier than others to wind and drought. It has lots of green in the leaves, so growth is very robust.
Petra is a classic cultivar of croton, with brightly coloured veins. Leaves start green with bright yellow veining, then they turn orange as they get older and then eventually become green-and-yellow again, as they mature.
Colocasia 'Illustris' is an old classic of tropical gardening. It produces very elegant narrow leaves with dark purple markings and thick veins. Its origin is unknown, but it was first described in 1873 as Alocasia illustris by the renown nurseryman William Bull, in England. A longer, more complete name would be Colocasia esculenta var. antiquorum...
This cultivar of taro is highly ornamental because of an elegant pattern of greens shown on leaves.
This Polynesian crop is also an incredible ornamental, with bold thick leaves and truly black leafstalks.
This is said to be the cold-hardiest or one of the most resistant of all edible taros. It is also ornamental, with pinkcolour in the leaf petioles and main veins.
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