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.
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 hybrid ...
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.
Plumeria'Silver Leaf' is for us one of the most different and most attractive variegated plumerias. It has a delicate milky bloom all over the leaf and a cream-white margin that often becomes larger with white speckles. Flowers are pink and white with a yellow throat.
Old cultivar from Sicily with a truly different white-and-yellow flower, with very slender petals and strong scent. The bark is silvery, somehow like Plumeria 'Palermitana'. Nobody knows if it is a Sicilian selection or if it was brought from somewhere else at least one century ago.
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.
Small tree from arid areas in N. Chile, S. Peru and N. Argentina, with feathery "Mimosa leaves". The beans are used in a way similar to carobs, to make a sweet flour that can be added to desserts, pastries, soups and even ice-cream. Just like for carobs, the dried pods can be eaten raw as a snack.
Dente di Cavallo is a traditional Italian variety of cold-hardy pomegranate. Fruits ripen at the end of September. They are medium-large, with a green skin tinged with red. Inside it is ruby red, sweet and delicate in flavour. The seeds are hard, woody inside, reminiscent of horse teeth (that means "dente di cavallo") due to their trapezoidal shape.
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...
Wonderful is a self-fertile variety selected in the USA, and today it is one of the most cultivated in the the world. Fruits ripen at the end of October with an intense and uniform red colour, often glossy. They are large in size, with a rounded shape and elongated crown. Taste is sweet and acid and seeds are rather soft.
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