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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 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 podalyrifolia - Pearl Acacia

    Acacia podalyrifolia - Pearl Acacia
    $2.00

    20 seeds per pack. Small to medium sized tree known for its silvery pearl colored foliage and fruits. Flowers are yellow, ornamental, and similar to many other Acacia's. Hardy to the low 20's, drought tolerant. Invasive in...

  • 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 ferox - Cape Aloe

    Aloe ferox - Cape Aloe
    $2.50

    15 seeds per pack. A popular aloe and a 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 Currently packing seeds!...

  • 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...

  • 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 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 racemosa - Mountain Ebony

    Bauhinia racemosa - Mountain Ebony
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. A small orchid tree having small, ornamental white to yellow colored flowers. This species is a holy tree of India and is a popular ornamental. Very drought tolerant. Grows to 10-15 feet. The seeds and...

  • Bauhinia variegata - Orchid Tree

    Bauhinia variegata - Orchid Tree
    $2.50

    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...

  • 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 Seeds are on...

  • 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
    $2.50

    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 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...

  • Calophyllum inophyllum - Alexandrian Laurel

    Calophyllum inophyllum - Alexandrian Laurel
    $3.00

    4 seeds per pack. A popular ornamental, known in much of the tropical world. While commonly planted for its attractive shape, the tree has a variety of other uses, including durable hard wood used in construction and seed...

  • Cananga odorata - Ylang Ylang

    Cananga odorata - Ylang Ylang
    $2.75

    7 seeds per pack. Beautiful tropical tree grown for its gorgeous yellow flowers with unique sweet smelling fragrance. The scent is used in perfumes, soaps, and numerous other products. During spring and summer, the ornate...

  • Canna tuerckheimii - Giant Canna

    Canna tuerckheimii - Giant Canna
    $3.00

    10 seeds per pack. Possibly the largest of the Canna species, this grows to 8-12ft, with huge tropical-looking leaves several feet long. Flowers are red. Easily grown, hardy to about 15F. Can be grown in colder regions where...

  • Cassia fistula - Golden Shower Tree

    Cassia fistula - Golden Shower Tree
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Gorgeous tropical tree producing long strands of yellow flowers. A very common garden tree throughout Hawaii and many tropical locations. Its flower is the official flower of Thailand and the tree has a...

  • Cassia grandis - Coral Shower Tree

    Cassia grandis - Coral Shower Tree
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Gorgeous tropical tree producing long strands of pink flowers. A very common garden tree throughout Hawaii and many tropical locations. #220 View plant database page. Seeds are on hand and in the process...

  • Cassia hebecarpa - Wild Senna

    Cassia hebecarpa - Wild Senna
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A native American Senna, very similar in appearance to Cassia (Senna) marilandrica. Grows to 4-5 feet. Has bright, ornamental yellow flowers in season which are popular with butterflies. Freeze hardy and...

  • Cassia nodosa - Rose Shower Tree

    Cassia nodosa - Rose Shower Tree
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. A beautiful shower tree with multi-colored blooms of white and pink. A much rarer species than the more common coral, pink, golden and rainbow showers, this species bears the same types of spectacular...

  • Cassia roxburghii - Red Shower Tree

    Cassia roxburghii - Red Shower Tree
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. One of the most beautiful and oddly one of the rarest shower trees with amazing scarlet red and pink flowers. A much rarer species than the more common coral, pink, golden and rainbow showers, this species...

     
  • Chorisia speciosa - Silk Floss Tree

    Chorisia speciosa - Silk Floss Tree
    $2.00

    8 seeds per pack. Very unique subtropical or tropical tree having gorgeous pink flowers followed by a profusion of silky puffs containing a single seed. The silk is extremely soft and is used as a stuffing material. The...

  • Codariocalyx motorius - Telegraph Plant

    Codariocalyx motorius - Telegraph Plant
    $2.50

    15 seeds per pack. One of only a tiny number of plants that can rapidly move, fast enough to be seen by the naked eye. Its leaflets will quickly move, possibly to maximize light absorption by the sun, but also move in...


 

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