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Tropical Ornamentals


  • Acacia baileyana - Cootamundra Wattle

    Acacia baileyana - Cootamundra Wattle
    $2.00

    20 seeds per pack. One of the only Acacia's used in the flower industry, this beautiful bushy tree is an amazing sight in bloom! Puffy, yellow flowers bloom in season and cover virtually the whole tree. Ornate foliage also...

     
  • Acacia baileyana var purpurea - Purple Leafed Cootamundra Wattle

    Acacia baileyana var purpurea - Purple Leafed Cootamundra Wattle
    $2.50

    15 seeds per pack. A rare variant of the already delightful Cootamundra Wattle. Features purple-tinged young foliage, along with puffy yellow flowers that are a sight to behold when in bloom! Drought tolerant. Hardy to the...

     
  • Acacia catechu - Cutch Tree

    Acacia catechu - Cutch Tree
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. A thorny acacia, native to southeast and central Asia, with numerous medicinal and industrial uses. It is commonly planted for its seeds--used as a source of protein, its heartwood--used in dyes and...

     
  • Acacia farnesiana - Cassie Tree

    Acacia farnesiana - Cassie Tree
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Small bush or tree to 20-25ft. The French Cassie perfume is distilled from the flowers of the sweet acacia. The bark and fruit yields a dye. Subtropical/tropical, can survive frosts, and will withstand...

     
  • Acacia senegal - Gum Arabic

    Acacia senegal - Gum Arabic
    $2.00

    6 seeds per pack. A small tree, generally growing to 15-30ft that provides the Gum Arabic of commerce. Gum Arabic, which is obtained from the trunk and branches is used as a food additive, in industry, and has several...

     
  • Acacia stenophylla - Shoe String Acacia

    Acacia stenophylla - Shoe String Acacia
    $2.00

    5 seeds per pack. An attractive Acacia, with long, thin leaves and beaded necklace-like fruits. Popular as an ornamental for its shapely appearance along with an ability to withstand tough heat and drought conditions. Grows...

     
  • Acacia tortilis - Umbrella Thorn Acacia

    Acacia tortilis - Umbrella Thorn Acacia
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. One of a number of well-known Acacia's, famous for its classical spreading canopy that adorns the African savanna. Extremely hardy to drought and mildly frost hardy. May grow to a small bushy tree or if...

     
  • Acnistus arborescens - Wild Tobacco

    Acnistus arborescens - Wild Tobacco
    $2.25

    15 seeds per pack. Medium sized, shrubby tree with cork-like bark. Extracts from the tree have anti-cancer properties. Fruits are very popular with birds. Easy subtropical tree with an interesting look. #272 View plant...

     
  • Adenium obesum - Desert Rose

    Adenium obesum - Desert Rose
    $3.00

    8 seeds per pack. A very popular container plant, known for its other-worldly foliage and its gorgeous rose-red flowers. The Desert Rose is an arid-climate plant native to East Africa. It is great in pots, indoors in bright...

     
  • Agave horrida - Mexcalmetl

    Agave horrida - Mexcalmetl
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. A pretty and spiny agave with compact rosettes of gray green leaves. This is species is popular as an ornamental and also as the source of a type of mescal liquor. Grows to 12-18". Hardy to light frosts...

     
  • Aloe arborescens - Candelabra Aloe

    Aloe arborescens - Candelabra Aloe
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A popular ornamental aloe with sprawling growth and attractive, succulent, green leaves that have a slight blue tint. Also features beautiful and bright, red-orange-yellow flower stalks. The species may...

  • Aloe barberae - Tree Aloe

    Aloe barberae - Tree Aloe
    $3.00

    10 seeds per pack. A fantastic tree aloe, growing up to 30 feet tall! Unlike most aloe's, this species has an upright tree-like growth habit. Features brightly colored red and orange flowers and a neat, symmetrical crown,...

     
  • Aloe camperi - Nubian Aloe

    Aloe camperi - Nubian Aloe
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. Bushy succulent aloe with bright orange flowers. Ornamental foliage, sprawling growth habit. Highly drought tolerant, hardy to about 28F. From Ethiopia. #1015

     
  • Aloe ferox - Cape Aloe

    Aloe ferox - Cape Aloe
    $2.50

    15 seeds per pack. A popular aloe and medicinal companion to Aloe vera. Plants grow to 5-10 feet and feature large, brightly red colored flowers bracts. Plants are drought tolerant and grow fairly well in poorer soils. Gel...

     
  • Aloe globuligemma -

    Aloe globuligemma -
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Orange to red-pink rose colored, flowering aloe. Unlike most aloe's, flowers are borne angled out from the base. Very pretty ornamental that loves arid and desert climates. #254

     
  • Aloe striata - Coral Aloe

    Aloe striata - Coral Aloe
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A lovely and popular Aloe, attractive for its large, succulent, triangular shaped leaves as well as colorful pink-red blooms. Leaves turn a pale-gray-green color. Excellent for low water gardens. Hardy to...

     
  • Alpinia katsumadai - Katsumadai Ginger

    Alpinia katsumadai - Katsumadai Ginger
    $2.00

    8 seeds per pack. A lovely ornamental ginger, similar to Shell Ginger - Alpinia zerumbet. Has multi-colored flowers and large leaves with a tropical look. Unlike Shell Ginger, this species has standing (rather than drooping)...

     
  • Alpinia zerumbet - Shell Ginger

    Alpinia zerumbet - Shell Ginger
    $2.50

    8 seeds per pack. Beautiful white-red-yellow flowering ginger. Rhizomes and leaves are scented. Hardy to the 20's, or dig up rhizomes and grow as an annual. #218 View plant database page...

     
  • Bauhinia acuminata - Dwarf White Orchid Tree

    Bauhinia acuminata - Dwarf White Orchid Tree
    $2.50

    5 seeds per pack. Dwarf, white flowered orchid tree similar to B. variegata. Ornate, white flowers are orchid like in appearance, long 5" woody pods follow flowers. Bushy tree to 10ft. #278

     
  • Bauhinia bowkeri - Kei White Bauhinia
    $2.00

    5 seeds per pack. A rare orchid tree endemic to South Africa. Features profuse blooms of white colored, orchid-like flowers during warmer months. Like the other orchid trees, it makes an excellent flowering ornamental tree...

     
  • Bauhinia galpinii - Red Orchid Tree

    Bauhinia galpinii - Red Orchid Tree
    $2.25

    5 seeds per pack. A small, shrubby tree with exceptional red-orange-yellow flowers that look like an orchid. Similar to some of the more common orchid trees, except with bright red to orange flowers. Semi-deciduous. Hardy to...

     
  • Bauhinia purpurea - Purple Orchid Tree

    Bauhinia purpurea - Purple Orchid Tree
    $2.00

    8 seeds per pack. Striking subtropical tree with profuse blooms of large, pink-white, orchid-like flowers throughout winter and spring. This species is similar to B. variegata and is often planted as an ornamental in both...

     
  • Bauhinia tomentosa - Yellow Bell Orchid Tree

    Bauhinia tomentosa - Yellow Bell Orchid Tree
    $2.00

    8 seeds per pack. A small or medium sized shrubby tree with ornamental, canary yellow, bell-petaled flowers. The bright flowers are followed by pod fruits similar to more common Bauhinia's. Native to Africa, hardy to the...

     
  • Bauhinia variegata - Orchid Tree

    Bauhinia variegata - Orchid Tree
    $2.00

    8 seeds per pack. Striking subtropical tree with profuse blooms of large, pink-white, orchid-like flowers throughout winter and spring. The gorgeous flowers change coloration on blooming, through varying shades of pink...

     
  • Brachychiton diversifolius - Northern Kurrajong
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. One of a few species of Australian Flame Trees, noted for their profuse green-red blooms in season. The tree is nicely drought tolerant and is a popular ornamental in more arid subtropical and tropical...

     
  • Brugmansia sanguinea - Red Angel's Trumpet

    Brugmansia sanguinea - Red Angel's Trumpet
    $4.00

    8 seeds per pack. Small shrub producing gorgeous red/yellow flowers up to 1 foot long! One of the most sought after Brugmansia's, this species does particularly well in cool areas. Can grow to 10-12 feet. Hardy to short...

     
  • Brugmansia sanguinea aurea - Golden Angel's Trumpet

    Brugmansia sanguinea aurea - Golden Angel's Trumpet
    $4.00

    8 seeds per pack. Seeds are from the rare golden yellow fruited variety of Brugmansia sanguinea. Native to mid-higher elevation areas of the Andes, it makes a spectacular ornamental in cooler, frost free climates. Features...

     
  • Brugmansia suaveolens - Angel's Trumpet

    Brugmansia suaveolens - Angel's Trumpet
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A pink to orange flowered angel's trumpet with flowers reaching 12" or more. Flowers heavily, occasionally sweetly fragrant. Hardy to the upper 20's. Small shrubby tree to 10-20ft. #850 View plant database...

     
  • Brunfelsia densifolia - Serpentine Hill Rain Tree

    Brunfelsia densifolia - Serpentine Hill Rain Tree
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Rare, pretty little shrub known only from Puerto Rico. Blooms tubular yellow, fragrant flowers in season, which are used in perfumes. Usually grows only to 5-7ft. Hardy to about 32F. #893

     
  • Brunfelsia floribunda - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

    Brunfelsia floribunda - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A true ornamental show-stopper, this Brazilian native features explosive flower growth in the warm season. The beautiful fragrant flowers turn from purple to lavender, to white, all in a three day period...

     
  • Bursera simaruba - Gumbo Limbo

    Bursera simaruba - Gumbo Limbo
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. a.k.a. Tourist Tree. A popular tropical seaside tree known best for its red, flaking bark, and as its alternate common name suggests, reminiscent of a sunburned tourist. Fast growing, nice canopied tree to...

     
  • Caesalpinia gilliesii - Desert Bird of Paradise

    Caesalpinia gilliesii - Desert Bird of Paradise
    $2.00

    6 seeds per pack. A true desert beauty, with intricate yellow and red flowers reminiscent of the poinciana's. A hardy plant, surviving frosts and light freezes, it also does extremely well in hot and dry climates, needing...

     
  • Caesalpinia mexicana - Mexican Bird of Paradise

    Caesalpinia mexicana - Mexican Bird of Paradise
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Shruby tree native to Mexico, notable for its pretty yellow flower clusters that dot the plant in season. Drought tolerant, hardy to the upper 20's, this plant makes for a beautiful and exotic landscape...

     
  • Caesalpinia pulcherrima 'Yellow' - Yellow Dwarf Poinciana

    Caesalpinia pulcherrima 'Yellow' - Yellow Dwarf Poinciana
    $2.00

    5 seeds per pack. Fairly uncommon yellow flowered form of the beautiful dwarf poinciana. Named for its ornate flowers which look much like the Royal Poinciana, yet grow on a small bushy tree, usually only reaching 6-8ft in...

  • Caesalpinia pulcherrima - Dwarf Red Poinciana

    Caesalpinia pulcherrima - Dwarf Red Poinciana
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Standard red flowered form. Named for its ornate flowers which look much like the Royal Poinciana, yet grow on a small bushy tree, usually only reaching 6-8ft in height. Susceptible to frosts, can be...

     
  • Caesalpinia sappan - Sappanwood

    Caesalpinia sappan - Sappanwood
    $3.00

    5 seeds per pack. A plant with many uses, Sappanwood is a small to medium sized tree native to tropical Asia. The wood contains a red colored dye and is used for making an herbal beverage. It is also used in furniture and...

     

 

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