In this plant section, we group together those plants which are adapted to arid or drought conditions. Normally, the majority of these species, grown in dry conditions, are waxy, succulent, hairy, sticky, needle-like and even, smaller than the rest.
In Drought Resistant Plants you can find any species with these features: Pithecellobium dulce, Ruta graveolens, Syzygium cordatum, Tamarindus indica and so on.
Almost everblooming! From Spring to Christmas. - Old, classic, great Plumeria cultivar with bight pink drooping flower heads. The plant is very easy to grow and quite upright, thin at first but very robust eventually, becoming a long lived tree. We offer an adult, thick 25-50 cm plant.
Adult, thick 60-80 cm plant. This is one of the cold hardiest of all Plumerias. It bears perfect domes of white and yellow flowers with overlapping petals.This cultivar is known from the Italian city of Palermo, in Sicily. It is well adapted to the mediterranean climate and takes more cold than most other cultivars. Experts suspect that it could be a...
Scott Pratt is a dark red flowered Plumeria from Hawaii. For years it was called the "Black Plumeria", as its flowers are so dark-red-purple that they often look almost black. It has rather thin upright stems. Leaf midribs are tipically dark too.
This is a wild form of Plumeria rubra, not a hybrid or a selection as ALL the ones you will find in the trade. Wild types are tough guys from the coastal scrubs of Central America, able to withstand truly harsh conditions. It is very vigorous with large leaves. Flowers are white with a yellow center.
This is the most popular cultivar of pomegranate from Spain. Easy to grow, it quickly bears pink-red large good fruits of even size, with dark red arils and very small and soft seeds. They ripen between October and November. Pomegranates are vigorous small trees, resistant to moderate frost and heavy droughts. They can be kept as large shrubs of 2-3 m and...
Native to Southern Eruope from about 200 to 2800 m, it has neat stolinferous rosettes with a red hue, and ciliate ("Hairy") leaf margins. It naturally grows in rocky outcrops and cliffs, but it became well known in ancient times since it was typically found on roofs, hence the name "tectorum", meaning "of the roofs"
Shrub to medium size tree from South Africa to Mozambique. It has a very dense foliage and edible purple-black sweet fruits, very rich in anti-oxidants. It stands harsh conditions and grows in Mediterranean to Tropical conditions.
Shrub or small tree with edible sweet, aromatic purple fruits. It is very easy to grow, hardy to drought, wind and moderate cold. It thrives outdoors on the Mediterranean coast and can be pruned as a hedge or kept as a small shrub.
Tuberous-rooted perennial native to Tropical America, with fleshy leaves and delicate pink flowers followed by the small and colourful pink-white-yellow-red fruits. It is considered an ornamental, a caudiciform. a medicinal plant. and in some countries even used as a vegetable
This aroid from semi-dry areas is named so because of the similarity with some cycads in the genus Zamia. It is native to E - SE Africa, that resists to many different conditions. Its showy glossy leaves are produced from a stout underground, succulent rhizome. It is very easy to grow, and the unusual flowers are a nice addition.It is normally evergreen,...
Black leaved cultivar of the now-popular Zamioculcas: an unusual cycad-looking aroid from South Africa. The green type of this species was considered rare until the 1990's when it was mass-propagated to be grown as a houseplant.
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