30-40 cm wide. This is a form with green long leaves, originating from Ethiopia or Eritrea. There are some similar plants in Somalia with shorter grayer leaves. Fan-shaped succulent with distichously arrangedthick leaves, of a bright blue-green. Slow growing and still very uncommon in the trade.
Hard to find agave native to a group of islands in the lesser Caribbean islands. It is definitely a winner, with a nicely shaped rosette of bright green S-shaped leaves with red toothed margins. It is a tropical species and should be kept above 8 C and protected from frost or hail.
Fabulous tropical foliage from a cold-hardy Canna! Up to 2 meters in height, with large bold erect leaves, with wavy margins. Leaf colour is absolutely vibrant, glossy red, burgundy, and dark green. It is reminiscent of the famed tropical Heliconia indica with red foliage.
Magnificent ornamental heliconia, native to the rainforests of the Caribbean, and Northern South America. It produces rich red bracts with yellow-green lips in summer and grows to 2,5-3 m tall. "Lobster Claw One" is a classic selected clone of Heliconia bihai with deep red bracts.
This variegated Canna selected in Germany produces leaves variably variegated with stripes of different shades of white. Also the flowers are often variegated! It loves moisture and can reach anything between 1 and 3 m in height, depending on the length of your growing season.
Fast growing tropical shrub of the coffee family with large ornamental leaves and unusual bumpy white fruits called "noni", reputedly good for health. Potted plants can be pruned back in winter and will fruit in late summer.
Le bromelie sono piccole piante di straordinaria bellezza. Generalmente vivono in aree instabili (su pietre o rami). Quindi sono adatti a vivere in vaso. Ci sono circa 3.000 specie di bromeliacee; la maggior parte sono tropicale. Tuttavia, alcuni provengono da luoghi freddi e loro sopportano anche al gelo. Qui vi offriamo alcune specie piccole e piuttosto...