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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
    $2.00

    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 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. #248 View...

     
  • 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 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...

     
  • Adenanthera pavonina - Red Sandalwood

    Adenanthera pavonina - Red Sandalwood
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Medium sized tree to 40ft. The Red Sandalwood is known for its pretty reddish heartwood, used in woodworking. In season, the tree also produces long pods which open to expose bright red seeds. The seeds...

     
  • 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...

  • Agapanthus africanus - Lily of the Nile

    Agapanthus africanus - Lily of the Nile
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A pretty ornamental with huge multi-flowered blooms that are a bright sky-blue. Reasonably hardy, will survive frosts. A popular ornamental, they are great in areas with lots of water. #1061 Coming Soon!...

  • Agonis flexuosa - Peppermint Tree
    $2.00

    30 seeds per pack. A shrubby tree up to about 15-35 feet. Recognizable for its peppermint aroma, given off from crushed leaves. Also has an attractive, willow-like leaves and canopy. Popular as a street tree in mild winter...

     
  • 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
    $2.00

    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 tomentosa - Aloe

    Aloe tomentosa - Aloe
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Hardy aloe with red tipped, spiky leaves. Hardy to the 20's (F). Also tolerates very high temperatures. #802

     
  • Alpinia nutans - Cinnamon Ginger
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. An ornamental ginger, popular for its long, spreading leaves and colorful flowers. The foliage smells strongly of cardamom-cinnamon, though this species is not a source of cardamom itself. Shows decent...

     
  • Asparagus densiflorus - Asparagus Fern

    Asparagus densiflorus - Asparagus Fern
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. Very pretty low-growing ornamental with fern-like foliage. Drought tolerant, easy to grow, pretty red berries are borne in summer. #803 View plant database page...

     
  • Asparagus sprengeri - Asparagus Fern

    Asparagus sprengeri - Asparagus Fern
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. a.k.a Asparagus densiflorus 'Sprengeri'. Native to South Africa, this short shrub is usually grown for its attractive fern-like leaves. The delicate-looking leaves create a "soft" appearance to the plant,...

     
  • 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 monandra - Pink Orchid Tree

    Bauhinia monandra - Pink Orchid Tree
    $2.50

    7 seeds per pack. Native to Madagascar, this Orchid Tree relative bears beautifully ornamental pink-white flowers. The flowers look much like orchid flowers, hence its common name. The leaves are bi-lobed and have a tropical...

     
  • Bauhinia petersiana - Kalahari Bauhinia
    $2.00

    5 seeds per pack. A small, often white flowered orchid tree growing to 2-5 ft. Some variants produce purple to dark purple flowers as well. Has broad petals and crinkled flowers. Shrubby growth. Native to Zimbabwe and few...

     
  • 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 scandens - Climbing Orchid Tree
    $2.00

    5 seeds per pack. A woody, creeping or climbing shrub, closely related to the beautifully ornamental orchid tree. Similar to its relative, this species produces profuse pink to white colored blooms which look much like...

     
  • 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 'Alba' - White Orchid Tree

    Bauhinia variegata 'Alba' - White Orchid Tree
    $2.00

    5 seeds per pack. Striking subtropical tree with profuse blooms of large, white, orchid-like flowers throughout winter and spring. Hardy to 22F. This is the white form of the orchid tree. #1004

     
  • 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...

     
  • Beaucarnea guatemalensis - Red Ponytail Palm
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. A popular indoor ornamental (or outdoors in tropical areas) that is not actually a true palm. Plants feature an interesting bulbous base with long, slender, almost grass-like leaves. Young leaves can have...

     
  • Beaucarnea recurvata - Bottle Palm, Ponytail Palm

    Beaucarnea recurvata - Bottle Palm, Ponytail Palm
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Though not a true palm, this plant has become a popular ornamental and even houseplant, appreciated for its palm-like growth habit. Grows to 30ft in its arid home, but generally stays to 6-10ft in...

     
  • Brachychiton acerifolius - Australian Flame Tree
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Beautiful tree native to the Eastern rainforests of Australia. Huge bright red blooms are produced throughout spring and summer and cover large portions of the tree in red. Tree grows to 30-75ft, and is...

     
  • Brugmansia arborea - Angel's Trumpet

    Brugmansia arborea - Angel's Trumpet
    $2.00

    8 seeds per pack. White flowered brugmansia producing blooms 12-16" long. The unmistakable flowers hang like huge trumpets and may bloom year-round. This species, while able to be kept small, can reach 25ft. Hardy to the...

     
  • Brugmansia sp. - Yellow Angel's Trumpet
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Seeds are from prolifically flowering yellow brugmansia's. Notable for their large, trumpet-like flowers that grow over a foot long and hang down from branches. The Angel's Trumpet is a popular ornamental...

     
  • Brugmansia versicolor - White Angel's Trumpet

    Brugmansia versicolor - White Angel's Trumpet
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. A less common white flowered version of B. versicolor. Features huge, trumpet-like flowers that can reach over a foot long. Frost hardy to 32F. Short shrub to 10-15ft, with large, attractive leaves. Like...

     
  • Brugmansia vulcanicola - Angel's Trumpet

    Brugmansia vulcanicola - Angel's Trumpet
    $6.00

    2 seeds per pack. The amazingly rare B. vulcanicola, sought for its beautiful trumpet-like flowers that have unique salmon and pink coloration as compared to other Angel's Trumpets. Native to mid-high elevation regions in...

     
  • 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...

     
  • 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...

     

 

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