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These heat loving summer flowering beauties are sure to bring the color of the tropics to your garden and patio. We have a huge selection of beautiful, unusual, exotic, as well as rare tropical and subtropical plants for gardens, containers, and greenhouses.
 

The wide foliage of this easy to grow Bromeliad is edged in broad streaks of creamy white to rich pink. The Eoz Variegated Fireball Bromeliad makes an easy and low maintenance hanging basket with a tropical look. The more intense light it receives the deeper the colors become. Eoz can be grown in soil or on wood or cork and it is sure to multiply readily creating a colony of small colorful rosettes. Item# 3126

Grows To: 6-8''H and spreads,trails
Outdoor Light: Cool AM sun, Part shade, Light shade, Filtered shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Erin Rachael Tropical Hibiscus

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Erin Rachael'  

Brilliant orange fading to pink and finally red and burgundy into the eye. The 4-5" flowers just seem to keep coming all summer long on a compact but vigorous enough tropical hibiscus. Erin Rachael's smaller stature makes it a perfect container specimen or as part of the landscape in frost free locations. Caterpillar host: Gray hairstreak. Item# 10485.

Grows To: 4-6'H x 2-4'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Fashion™ Cherry Salvia, Sage

Salvia 'Fashion™ Cherry'  PPAF?

Large, 2" long, bright cherry red, tubular flowers emerge from whorls of burgundy tipped yellow-green calyxes from spring to frost on a semi-compact plant with deep green foliage. Fashion™ Cherry Salvia is similar to the Wish series of Tropical Salvias but has a slightly more compact habit reaching about 30"x30" by the end of summer. It makes an easy, heat and sunloving specimen plant or it can be used in mixed company, as well as providing spring to fall color in the garden and landscape. This Salvia is also daylength neutral and so can flower year-round under warm frost free conditions. Sure to draw hummingbirds and the occasional larger butterfly throughout the growing season.  Provide a full to mostly sunny site in an average moist well-drained fertile soil. Images courtesy of Green Fuse® Botanicals, all rights reserved. Item# 12888

Grows To: 24-30"H x 24-30"W space at about 12-18" apart
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
4.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Fifty Grand Orchid Cactus, Epiphyllum

Epiphyllum 'Fifty Grand'  

Huge 8" deep rosy-pink, star-like blooms. An easily grown cactus-like plant with 1.5" wide, flat, scalloped branches to 8'. Great in hanging baskets. Item # 1068.

Grows To: 3'H x 5'W
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Part shade, Light shade
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Huge 8" deep rosy-pink, star-like blooms. An easily grown cactus-like plant with 1.5" wide, flat, scalloped branches to 8'. Great in hanging baskets. Item # 9474..

Grows To: 3'H x 5'W
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Part shade, Light shade
2.25 inch Pot / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
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Fiji Island Tropical Hibiscus

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Fiji Island'  

Large dark mauve starry flowers with a deep eggplant center are born freely on this vigorous and large growing, and much sought after, rare Hibiscus. Fiji Island Hibiscus is a vigorous and free flowering Tropical Hibiscus producing a nearly continuous display of the rare purple Hibiscus flowers throughout the year making this a wonderful addition to the tropical garden or as a container plant. A must have for any Hibiscus lover! Deep glossy green foliage on an upright to spreading, vigorous shrub that could easily be trained into small tree standards. Caterpillar host: Gray hairstreak. Item# 9519.

Grows To: 8'H x 5'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
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Fire Ball Bromeliad, Hawaiian Volcano Plant

Neoregelia x 'Fire Ball'  

Deep red to bronze foliage on a bromeliad that multiplies readily creating a dense beautiful basket of medium-sized cascading plants. The Fire Ball Bromeliad, a type of Neoregelia, makes an easy low maintenance tropical-looking hanging basket plant or grow it as an epiphyte on wood or cork. The more intense the lighting is the more this Bromeliad looks like it is on fire! Item# 415

Grows To: 6-8''H and spreads,trails
Outdoor Light: Cool AM sun, Part shade, Light shade, Filtered shade
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Large rounded clusters composed of a multitude 2" tubular flowers open a deep red, fade through orange, and finally to a coral pink are produced throughout summer and into fall attracting hummingbirds for miles around. The Firecracker Bush, Bouvardia ternifolia, is a naturally small upright to rounded subtropical shrub native to the US desert southwest and Mexico. Its desert roots makes this an easy and forgiving container plant as well as an excellent addition to the garden and landscape. Provide the Firecracker Bush with a well-drained soil in a fertile, average moist soil in part shade to bright shade for optimum vigor and flowering. Under warm frost free conditions it may flower nearly year-round. Item# 13182

Grows To: 2-4'H x 2-3'W shrub or 2'x2' as a perennial
Outdoor Light: Part shade, Part sun, Filtered shade, Bright shade, *Mostly sunny, *Full sun
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Flame Cape Honeysuckle

Tecoma capensis 'Flame', Tecomaria capensis, Bignonia capensis, T. petersii  

This Almost Eden exclusive introduction boasts clusters of glowing deep reddish orange 2" upward facing tubular blooms that are perfect for hummingbirds and butterflies. Flowering from summer and often well into winter this hardy heat and sun-loving tropical can be grown as a shrub, vine, espalier, or can even be trained into tree forms. Where not hardy it makes an easy container plant. Item# 9565.

Grows To: 4-6'H x 4-6'W, to 20' as a vine in frost free climates.
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun

Flaming Glorybower Vine, Bleeding Heart

Clerodendrum splendens  

Rounded clusters up to 5" wide are composed of a multitude of rich fiery red butterfly shaped flowers that may be produced nearly throughout the year on this rare and unusual tropical vine. The curved butterfly pollinated flowers are produced on a woody twining vine with large rounded deep green foliage. An excellent choice for tropical gardens, indoors, or anywhere a small manageable vine is needed although in the ground plants may reach 12' high. The Flaming Glory Bower Vine truly is one of the most beautiful and free flowering of all vining Clerodendrums. Item# 9346

Grows To: 6-12'H
Outdoor Light: Part shade, Light shade, to Full Sun in cool summer climates
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Flaming Glorybower, Java Glorybower

Clerodendrum speciosissimum, C. fallax, C. buchananii  

Clusters of flaming red butterfly-shaped flowers are held in large clusters above the velvety heart-shaped tropical foliage. The nectar rich flowers of the Flaming Glory Bower are produced throughout summer and into fall and attract butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees. Makes an easy, medium to large container plant where not hardy. Prefers light shade to cool sunlight and a moderately fertile, average moist, well-drained soil. Item# 9345

Grows To: 5-7'H x 3-5'W
Outdoor Light: Cool sunlight, Filtered sunlight, Part shade, Morning sun, Light shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Floribunda Fragrant Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Brunfelsia pauciflora 'Floribunda'  

A vigorous and free flowering selection of the common Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, Floribunda produces 2" wide, fragrant flowers that open a deep purple, fade to lavender, and finally to white creating a multi colored effect. The nectar rich flowers are butterfly pollinated. Floribunda is a vigorous grower and a repeat flowering shrub that may reach 6-8'H x 6-8'W naturally evergreen shrub in the garden or landscape where hardy or it can easily be maintained as smaller container plant. Provide a fertile, average to well-drained, moist acidic soil and it is tolerant of *full sun to light shade. Item# 11478

Grows To: 6-8'H x 6-8'W, 3-4'H x 3-4'W in containers
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Part shade, Light shade, Part sun, *Full sun
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Florida Flame Firecracker Flower, Crossandra

Crossandra 'Florida Flame'  

Spikes of soft reddish-orange, fan-shaped flowers are produced from spring to frost, or year round under warm tropical conditions, atop this upright to spreading, naturally evergreen tropical. Florida Flame Crossandra or Firecracker Flower appears to be a hybrid selection with many similarities to the red Nile Queen Crossandra, Crossandra nilotica, but it has a taller, more vigorous, somewhat more upright habit with glossy very dark green foliage. *In areas with hot summer climates Crossandras generally tend to prefer cool sunlight, like filtered or morning sun, or very late afternoon sunlight. In cooler climates they can tolerate full sun. Use Crossandras as specimen container plants, in mixed container gardens as well as in the garden and landscape. The flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Easy, vigorous and floriferous enough to use as a summer annual but can be grown as perennials in tropical climates. They can also be overwintered as container plants where not hardy. Item# 12835

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10,11,(9? with protection)
Grows To: 12-24''H x 12-18''W
Outdoor Light: Cool morning or filtered sunlight, Filtered sunlight, Light shade, Part sun, Part shade, *Full sun, *Mostly sunny
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Florida Summer Firecracker Flower, Yellow Crossandra

Crossandra infundibuliformis 'Florida Summer'  

Spikes of soft orangey yellow flowers are produced from spring to frost, or year round under tropical conditions, on this upright to spreading naturally evergreen tropical plant. Florida Summer Firecracker Flower or Crossandra has a moderately compact habit with rich green foliage whose endless procession of flowers are sure to brighten any tropical scene. In areas with hot summer climates Crossandras tend to prefer cool filtered sunlight, early morning sun, or very late afternoon sunlight. In cooler climates they can tolerate full sun. Use Crossandras as container plants as specimens or as companion plants. In zone 10 they may be used as perennials. We previously offered this as the Yellow Crossandra or 'Lutea' and the two are identical. Item# 11475

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10,(9? with protection)
Grows To: 12-18''H x 12-18''W
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Cool sunlight, Filtered sunlight, Full sun*
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Florida Sunset Firecracker Flower, Crossandra

Crossandra infundibuliformis 'Florida Sunset'  

Spikes of soft orange flowers are produced from spring to frost, or year round under tropical conditions, on this upright to spreading naturally evergreen tropical plant. Florida Sunset Crossandra has a moderately compact upright to spreading habit with rich green foliage whose endless procession of flowers are sure to brighten any tropical scene. In hot summer climates Crossandras generally prefer shade during the heat of the day. Use Crossandras as container plants as specimens or as companion plants or in a shady garden or landscape where they can flower for months on end. Item# 12111

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10,(9? with protection)
Grows To: 12-18''H x 12-18''W
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Cool sunlight, Filtered sunlight, Full sun*

A low dwarf form of Hoya that trails vigorously, and whose clusters of cream-colored to pure white flowers fill the air with a very lovely perfume for most of the year on established plants grown under good conditions. The Fragrant Hoya, Hoya lacunosa, is wonderful for a small hanging basket, as a groundcover beneath larger plants, and spilling from mixed container gardens in warm shaded sites. Its turn-your-head, intense Jasmine-like fragrance is strongest, even rivalling and exceeding some of the true Jasmines (Jasminum spp.), Gardenias, Night Blooming Jasmine, Night Blooming Cereus, Angel's Trumpet (Brugmansia spp. and hybrids) and Sweet Olives, after sunset when the dainty clusters of white nectar rich flowers may turn amber colored due to the dripping golden nectar. A perfect plant to add to a Moon Moth garden setting. item# 10050

Grows To: 3-4''H x 2-3'L
Outdoor Light: Light shade, Bright shade
2.25 inch Pot / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
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Fragrant Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Brunfelsia australis (tentatively)  

The sweetly fragrant clusters of flowers open purple (yesterday), fade through lavender (today), and finally to pure white (tomorrow) creating a beautiful multi-colored effect on this popular tropical to subtropical naturally evergreen shrub. Flowering occurs in late winter and spring and they are pollinated by butterflies. The Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow can be enjoyed as a container plant where not hardy or in the ground in mild winter regions. It prefers mildly acidic, moderately fertile, average moist soils and cool sunlight to filtered shade. Item# 11168

Grows To: 4-6'H x 4-6'W
Outdoor Light: Cool early morning sunlight, Part shade, Light shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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French Kiss Red Buttons Ginger, Indian Head Ginger

Costus woodsonii 'French Kiss'  

The showy and long-lasting deep red pine-cone like flower heads are produced throughout the growing season and may be produced throughout the year under warm tropical conditions. French Kiss is a selection of the Red Buttons Ginger with a free flowering habit that lends it to use en mass in a partly shaded garden or landscape or as a low maintenance specimen plant for containers. Orange and yellow individual flowers emerge singly or a few at the time from between the showy red bracts that make up the flower heads. Medium green rounded foliage. The flowers of this compact ginger attract hummingbirds and make an easy long-lasting cut flower. We previously offered this item as 'Dwarf French Kiss Red Buttons Ginger' but it appears to grow just as large as the species. Item# 11513

Grows To: 3-4' H
Outdoor Light: Full sun*, Part sun, Part shade, Light shade, Filtered shade

Frosty Pink Angel's Trumpet, Wedding Bells

Brugmansia x sauvoleans 'Frosty Pink'  

Large white trumpets heavily edged in a deep rich pink skirt, hang in loose clusters from this large tropical shrub. Angel's Trumpets are fast growing tropical shrubs that act-like die-back perennials in the northern parts of their range but readily return from the roots in spring. They also make easy to enjoy container plants that can be overwintered indoors. Item# 424.

Grows To: 8'H x 5'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
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Fruit Cocktail Shrimp Plant

Justicia brandegeeana 'Fruit Cocktail'  

The red to pinkish-red and white tubular flowers emerge from between the spikes of chartreuse bracts from spring to fall to year-round under warm tropical conditiosn. The Fruit Cocktail Shrimp Plant, one the newest selections of Justicia brandegeeana, has a naturally more compact, better branching habit than the typical Red Shrimp Plant but in all other regards it is nearly identical. It is quite tolerant of light conditions ranging from full sun to light shade but may have the densest habit in sunnier conditions. The flowers attract hummingbirds, larger butterflies, and other pollinators. Use Shrimp Plants to add color in containers, as a specimen plant or in mixed container gardens, as well as in the garden and landscape. Provide an average to well-drained, moderately fertile, average moist soil for optimum vigor and flowering. Caterpillar host: Cuban Crescent, Texan Crescent, White Peacock, and Malachite. Item# 12724

 

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9,10,11,(8B?,8A?)
Grows To: 12-18''H x 12-18''W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part shade, Part sun, Filtered shade, Light shade
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The dainty, round and pointed, heavily variegated olive green to coppery green foliage is randomly splashed with silver and white. This tiny trailing Hoya or Waxflower creates a dense mat of foliage that is perfect for spilling from larger containers where it can be used as a groundcover for larger tropicals, as a spiller for mixed containers, or as a dainty hanging basket specimen. Item# 10051.

Grows To: Trailing or climbing to 24"+
Outdoor Light: Light shade, Shade
2.25 inch Pot / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
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Galaxy White Agapanthus, Lily of the Nile

Agapanthus 'Galaxy White'  PP31431

Vigorous and reliably hardy to zone 6! Large rounded clusters, to 5" across, composed of pure white trumpets are perched atop strong 3-4' sturdy stems on a tight clump forming plant with upright to arching narrow rich green foliage. Galaxy White Agapanthus has been successfully trialed for over 7 years in Zeeland, Michigan by the folks at Walter's Gardens with excellent reliability, vigor and cold hardiness. Our plants are in bud at the time of this writing, 5-25-2020, but will likely flower in summer where winters are coldest. Use Galaxy White Agapanthus anywhere you want to make a statement and the flowers attract bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Images courtesy of Walter's Gardens, Inc., all rights reserved. Item#12137

Grows To: 3-4'H x 3-4'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Morning sun, Part sun, Part shade, Light shade
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Gem™ Compact Orange Fire Lantana

Lantana 'Gem™ Compact Orange Fire'  PPAF?

The rounded flower clusters open to a bright orange-yellow and quickly deepen into rich red tones. Gem™ Compact Orange Fire Lantana was developed with container culture in mind where they will provide spring to fall color and nectar for pollinators all on a compact rounded plant growing to just 8-10"H x 10-12"W. These versatile heat and sunloving plants can also be utilized for hanging baskets as well as in the garden and landscape. Due to their slow growth rate, the Lantana in this series may not be suitable for cool summer climates. Provide a full to mostly sunny site in a fertile, average moist soil for optimum vigor and continuous flowering. Images courtesy of Danziger, all rights reserved. Item# 13121

Grows To: 8-10"H x 10-12"W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
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Gem™ Compact Pink Opal Lantana

Lantana 'Gem™ Compact Pink Opal'  PPAF?

The 2021 Classic City Award winner in the UGA Trial Gardens! The rounded flower clusters open yellow, fade into peach, and then deepen into rich pink tones. Gem™ Compact Pink Opal Lantana was developed with container culture in mind where they will provide spring to fall color and nectar for pollinators all on a compact rounded plant growing to just 8-10"H x 10-12"W. These versatile heat and sunloving plants can also be utilized for hanging baskets as well as in the garden and landscape. Due to their slow growth rate, the Lantana in this series may not be suitable for cool summer climates. Provide a full to mostly sunny site in a fertile, average moist soil for optimum vigor and continuous flowering. Images courtesy of Danziger, all rights reserved. Item# 13122

Grows To: 8-10"H x 10-12"W
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The wide foliage of this easy to grow Bromeliad is edged in broad streaks of creamy white to rich pink. The Eoz Variegated Fireball Bromeliad makes an easy and low maintenance hanging basket with a tropical look. The more intense light it receives the deeper the colors become. Eoz can be grown in soil or on wood or cork and it is sure to multiply readily creating a colony of small colorful rosettes. Item# 3126

Grows To: 6-8''H and spreads,trails
Outdoor Light: Cool AM sun, Part shade, Light shade, Filtered shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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