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Tropical Ornamentals


  • 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 spinosa - Tara
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A tough, shrubby tree native to Peru. Bears flat, pod fruits up to a few inches long and containing several hard seeds. The fruits are a good source of tannins, which have various industrial and food...

     
  • Callistemon citrinus - Lemon Bottlebrush
    $2.00

    100 seeds per pack. The Lemon Bottlebrush bears long, ornate, crimson powder-puff flowers. The branches and foliage have a wonderful citrus smell. Hardy to the low 20's (F). Small bushy tree usually to 5-10ft. #1022 We need...

     
  • 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 generalis - Orange-Red Canna

    Canna generalis - Orange-Red Canna
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Orange-red flowered variety. Small annual or perennial plant with banana-like leaves and pretty flowers. Easily grown, hardy to the 20's. Grows to 3-6'. Can be grown in colder regions where rhizomes should...

     
  • Carludovica palmata - Panama Hat Plant

    Carludovica palmata - Panama Hat Plant
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A palm like plant having large, thatched leaves that are popularly used in the making of Panama Hats. An attractive ornamental with a very tropical look. Clumping growth to 5-10 feet. Hardy to around...

     
  • Cassia bakeriana - Dwarf Pink Shower Tree

    Cassia bakeriana - Dwarf Pink Shower Tree
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. One of the beautiful shower trees, this with pink-white colored flower blossoms that cascade from its branches. A small and compact grower, very popular in the tropics and subtropics as an ornamental. In...

     
  • Cassia didymobotrya - Popcorn Cassia

    Cassia didymobotrya - Popcorn Cassia
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. Similar to the Candle Bush, this shrubby perennial is popular in tropical and subtropical areas for its bright yellow flowers which dot the bush through much of the year. Grows to 10-25ft, hardy to light...

     
  • 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...

     
  • Cassia leptophylla - Gold Medallion Tree

    Cassia leptophylla - Gold Medallion Tree
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A pretty ornamental, subtropical tree with cascading yellow flower blooms. Semi-evergreen, grows up to 25 ft. The beautiful blooms are followed by hard, woody fruit pods that can grow up to and over a foot...

     
  • Cassia nodosa - Rose Shower Tree
    $2.00

    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
    $2.00

    12 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...

     
  • Cautleya gracilis - Hardy Ginger
    $2.50

    5 seeds per pack. One of the hardiest ginger's known, it can survive temperatures down to 5-15F and maybe much lower with proper mulching. Grows to 2 ft and features a colorful inflorescence with yellow flowers and red stems...

     
  • Cautleya spicata - Ornamental Ginger

    Cautleya spicata - Ornamental Ginger
    $3.00

    6 seeds per pack. A beautiful subtropical ginger, notable for its leafy foliage and colorful inflorescences. It is hardy to a few degrees below freezing, making it an attractive candidate for a tropical look in slightly...

     
  • Ceiba pentandra - Kapok

    Ceiba pentandra - Kapok
    $2.00

    8 seeds per pack. A beautiful and useful ornamental tree. The Kapok bears large, 6" fruits willed with a light fiber that has a number of industrial applications. The bark has a number of medicinal applications as well...

     
  • 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...

     
  • Cordyline australis  - Giant Dracaena

    Cordyline australis - Giant Dracaena
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. A New Zealand native and a beautiful ornamental with an almost prehistoric look. Mature trees somewhat resemble the famous Dragon Tree. Can grow to 40ft, but generally remains small. Once used as a major...

  • Cordyline australis purpurea - Giant Purple Dracaena

    Cordyline australis purpurea - Giant Purple Dracaena
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. A New Zealand native and a beautiful oranmental with an almost prehistoric look. Seeds are from the gorgeous purple-leaved type. Mature trees somewhat resemble the famous Dragon Tree. Can grow to 40ft, but...

  • Crescentia cujete - Calabash Tree

    Crescentia cujete - Calabash Tree
    $2.00

    8 seeds per pack. Small or medium sized tropical tree producing large and heavy, round, hard-shelled fruits that are dried and used as marracas. Tree is a commonly planted ornamental in tropical regions. #226 View plant...

     
  • Cyphostemma juttae - Tree Grape

    Cyphostemma juttae - Tree Grape
    $3.00

    5 seeds per pack. Bizarre grape relative, a succulent native to Namibia. The tree grape is slow-growing and shows caudiciform growth (swollen trunk). Clusters of poisonous red fruits are borne during warm months and look...

     
  • Delonix decaryi - White Poinciana
    $3.50

    5 seeds per pack. An ultra exotic poinciana featuring large, gorgeous white flowers. The tree is also noted for its bottle-like, caudiciform trunk, quite unlike its common relative D. regia. Hardy probably only to 32F...

  • Delonix regia - Royal Poinciana

    Delonix regia - Royal Poinciana
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Regal tropical tree commonly planted as an ornamental along streets and in parks throughout the tropics. Its ornate, red-orange-yellow flowers and graceful canopy find it as one of the most popular...

     
  • Dracaena draco - Dragon Tree

    Dracaena draco - Dragon Tree
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Exotic Agave relative native to the Canary Islands. Known for its interesting growth pattern and pretty, palm-like foliage. Name comes from the red sap, once used in medicine and ancient witchcraft. Hardy...

     
  • Echinocactus grusonii - Golden Barrel Cactus

    Echinocactus grusonii - Golden Barrel Cactus
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. One of the most recognizable cacti in the world, the Golden Barrel has large, round stems that can grow to three feet. The green gloves are covered in firm, golden spines, giving the plant a golden glow...

     
  • Emilia javanica - Scarlet Tassel Flower

    Emilia javanica - Scarlet Tassel Flower
    $2.00

    50 seeds per pack. Showy tropical annual (which will grow in any climate) producing masses of tassel shaped bright red flowers. The flowers grow to about 18" and this amazing plant stays in bloom pretty much until cold...

     
  • Eriobotrya deflexa - Bronze Loquat

    Eriobotrya deflexa - Bronze Loquat
    $2.00

    8 seeds per pack. A popular ornamental street tree in California and other warmer areas. A close relative of the edible loquat, this species is often planted for its pretty, serrated foliage. New foliage is colored a deep...

  • Erythrina coralloides - Mexican Shower Tree

    Erythrina coralloides - Mexican Shower Tree
    $2.00

    6 seeds per pack. Seeds are from the classic Coral Tree, a gorgeous ornamental with torch-like red blooms that can reach 6-12". Tree is often leafless when blooms appear. Medium sized tree to 20-30ft. Seeds are poisonous if...

     
  • Etlingera elatior - Pink Torch Ginger

    Etlingera elatior - Pink Torch Ginger
    $2.25

    10 seeds per pack. Seeds are of the fabled tropical pink torch ginger, renowned for its pink flower bracts which grow atop stems several feet long. Clumping growth habit. Herbaceous, hardy to 32F but roots can be used to...

     
  • Etlingera elatior - Red Torch Ginger

    Etlingera elatior - Red Torch Ginger
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. Seeds are from the fiery tropical red torch ginger, renowned for its red flower bracts which grow atop stems several feet long. Clumping growth habit. Herbaceous, hardy to 32F but roots can be used to...

     
  • Eucalyptus cinerea - Silver Dollar Eucalyptus
    $2.00

    100 seeds per pack. A beautiful eucalyptus with similarities to the Silver Mountain Gum. Known for its gray-silver colored, fragrant, circular leaves which are used in floral displays. Grows to 15-40 ft, hardy to around 15F...

  • Eucalyptus citriodora - Lemon Scented Gum

    Eucalyptus citriodora - Lemon Scented Gum
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. Tall Eucalyptus with beautiful, smooth gray-white bark and a wonderful lemon scent to its foliage. This Eucalyptus is commonly used to obtain essential oils, which are used in the fragrance and perfumery...

     
  • Eucalyptus deglupta - Rainbow Eucalyptus

    Eucalyptus deglupta - Rainbow Eucalyptus
    $2.50

    25 seeds per pack. a.k.a. Mindanao Gum. Gorgeous tropical eucalyptus whose peeling bark exposes a bright, multi-colored trunk. Commonly planted in tropical regions, if allowed can grow to 200ft high. Hardy to the mid-upper...

     

 

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