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Tropical Ornamentals


  • Protea eximia -

    Protea eximia -
    $2.50

    5 seeds per pack. A versatile and beautiful protea having radiant red-yellow-orange flowers. This particular species is tolerant of a wide variety of soils and climates, making it popular for home cultivation. Small bushy...

  • Protea magnifica - Queen Protea

    Protea magnifica - Queen Protea
    $2.50

    5 seeds per pack. A magnificent protea that is popular as a garden ornamental as well as a cut flower. Has beautiful, large pink-red petaled flowers that can grow up to 8". Small shrub to 6-8 ft. Hardy to 25-30F. #2568

     
  • Protea neriifolia - Oleander Leaved Protea

    Protea neriifolia - Oleander Leaved Protea
    $2.50

    5 seeds per pack. Part of the ancient Protea family, this beautiful flower produces large salmon-orange blooms. The beautiful and distinctive flowers can bloom for many months of the year and can reach 6-9". Hardy to brief...

     
  • Puya alpestris - Sapphire Tower

    Puya alpestris - Sapphire Tower
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Bizarre bromeliad with several foot long flower spikes having gorgeous electric sapphire-blue colored flowers. Adapted to dry, cooler climates, hardy to 25F. #284 View plant database page...

     
  • Puya berteroniana - Aqua Sapphire Tower

    Puya berteroniana - Aqua Sapphire Tower
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. Strange bromeliad with several foot long flower spikes having gorgeous electric sapphire-blue colored flowers. Adapted to dry, cooler climates, hardy to 25F. This species is closely related to the sapphire...

     
  • Puya venusta -

    Puya venusta -
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. Striking bromeliad with large neon blue-red flower spikes. Bears similarities to P. coerulea. Silver fronded, grows to 2-6ft with 2-3ft flower spikes. Cloud forest bromeliad, but will survive droughts, and...

     
  • Radermachera sinica - China Doll

    Radermachera sinica - China Doll
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. Beautiful tropical flowering shrub commonly grown as a houseplant. Easily container grown, but if allowed, can grow to 20-25ft. Produces exquisitely fragrant, long tubular white flowers. May be grown...

     
  • Ravenala madagascariensis - Traveler's Palm

    Ravenala madagascariensis - Traveler's Palm
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. One of the most remarkable plants in the world, the Traveler's Palm is an unmistakable sight at maturity. It is not a true palm, and has some of the look of a banana plant. Its huge leaves grow up to 10ft...

     
  • Salvia coccinea - Scarlet Sage

    Salvia coccinea - Scarlet Sage
    $2.00

    50 seeds per pack. A beautiful perennial (in warm climates) or annual bearing scarlet flowers whorls. The plant grows to 2-3ft and flowers throughout spring until frost. This pretty ornamental is a great butterfly and...

     
  • Samanea saman - Monkey Pod

    Samanea saman - Monkey Pod
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. A famous tropical tree known for its tall, spreading canopy and its uniform and easily identifiable crown. The tree is a popular ornamental street tree in Hawaii and other tropical regions. The wood is...

     
  • Senna alata - Candle Bush

    Senna alata - Candle Bush
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. Short subtropical bush producing yellow flower tufts for most months of the year. Flowers are brightly colored, attract butterflies. #245 View plant database page...

     
  • Senna surattensis - Singapore Shower

    Senna surattensis - Singapore Shower
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Small, subtropical shrub producing intense blooms of bright yellow flowers throughout winter. Pretty ornamental, similar to S. multiglandulosa, hardy to the 20's (F). #217 View plant database page...

     
  • Solanum mammosum - Nipple Fruit

    Solanum mammosum - Nipple Fruit
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Bizarre tomato relative producing 3-5", bright yellow-orange fruits the shape of a cow's udder. Fruits are poisonous, but the shrub is often grown for its strange ornamental appearance. Grow as an annual...

     
  • Solanum pseudocapsicum Joker - Jerusalem Cherry

    Solanum pseudocapsicum Joker - Jerusalem Cherry
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. A pretty and popular dwarf ornamental, usually grown in small pots for its attractive fruits. The small round fruits ripen to orange and red, with the appearance of cherries. Fruits are not edible. Bushy...

     
  • Spathodea companulata - African Tulip Tree

    Spathodea companulata - African Tulip Tree
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. A gorgeous tropical ornamental that grows well in subtropical climates too! Common as a street tree in parts of the tropics, it features large, bright, red-orange flowers in healthy clusters that bloom for...

     
  • Stephanotis floribunda - Madagascar Jasmine

    Stephanotis floribunda - Madagascar Jasmine
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. a.k.a. Hawaiian Wedding Flower. A delightful flowering vine, best known for its intensely fragrant, delicate flowers which are popularly used in bridal wedding bouquets. It is a moderately sized vines,...

     
  • Strelitzia juncea - Leafless Bird of Paradise

    Strelitzia juncea - Leafless Bird of Paradise
    $3.00

    2 seeds per pack. A very difficult to find bird of paradise that is instantly recognizable for its narrow, reed-like leaves. The flowers are ornate, and quite similar to the common orange bird of paradise. Growth conditions...

     
  • Strelitzia nicolai - White Bird of Paradise

    Strelitzia nicolai - White Bird of Paradise
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A striking, hardy tropical recognized around the world for its exotic flowers and graceful tropical foliage. This species bears white flowers with pink and blue. Plants are very adaptable to soil and...

     
  • Swietenia mahogani - Brazilian Mahogany

    Swietenia mahogani - Brazilian Mahogany
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A source of the gorgeous hardwood mahogany, this species is native to a small range in the Caribbean, including the Bahamas and north to the Florida Everglades. It is a majestic hammock tree, growing to...

     
  • Tabebuia chrysotricha - Golden Trumpet Tree

    Tabebuia chrysotricha - Golden Trumpet Tree
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. Gorgeous ornamental tree blooms profuse yellow flowers in large clumps throughout the spring. It is a commonly planted ornamental in tropical areas, but will survive to 24F. Needs only light water during...

     
  • Tabebuia impetiginosa - Pink Trumpet Tree

    Tabebuia impetiginosa - Pink Trumpet Tree
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Gorgeous ornamental tree blooms profuse pink flowers in large clumps throughout the spring. Grows well in subtropical and tropical climates. The tree also has an extensive list of alleged medicinal...

     
  • Tabernaemontana divaricata - Crepe Jasmine

    Tabernaemontana divaricata - Crepe Jasmine
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A popular ornamental shrub, grown for its pinwheel shaped, white blooms. Foliage is waxy-glossy and nicely ornamental in its own right. Grows to 6 ft / 1.8 m. Generally tropical, but can be easily...

     
  • Tacca integrifolia - Bat Flower

    Tacca integrifolia - Bat Flower
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. A tropical flower like no other, it has to be seen to be believed! Beautiful large tropical green foliage accents the stunning flowers which are incomparable to any other. The ornate and elaborate flowers...

     
  • Tecoma garrocha - Argentine Tecoma

    Tecoma garrocha - Argentine Tecoma
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. Red-orange flowered Tecoma, known for its trumpet shaped flowers which are borne in clusters. Fairly drought and cold hardy, to at least 15-20F. Needs only light water during cold months, consistent water...

     
  • Tecoma stans - Trumpet Bush

    Tecoma stans - Trumpet Bush
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Small bushy plant native from Mexico through South America, the Trumpet Bush makes a gorgeous ornamental for its large yellow flowers which adorn the bush through much of the year. Hardy to 10F. #844

     
  • Tillandsia bulbosa - Bulbous Airplant

    Tillandsia bulbosa - Bulbous Airplant
    $3.00

    5 seeds per pack. A pretty, epiphytic air plant known for its slender, twisted leaves and its bright pink-red influorescence. Native to much of Central America, South America and the Caribbean region. Easy to grow as a house...

     
  • Tillandsia juncea - Air Plant
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A small, epiphytic bromeliad, native to forests of Central America and the Caribbean. Naturally attaches itself to tree trunks and branches, but has become popular as an indoor ornamental. Easy to grow...

     
  • Tipiana tipu - Rosewood

    Tipiana tipu - Rosewood
    $2.50

    8 seeds per pack. Large subtropical-tropical tree grown for its valuable and beautiful wood, used in furniture and woodworking. The rosewood tree is hardy to the upper 20's (F), a fast-grower, and fairly tolerant or a...

     
  • Toona sinensis - Chinese Mahogany

    Toona sinensis - Chinese Mahogany
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A very unique and edible tree. The young leaves and sprouts are eaten as a vegetable and are very popular in certain types of Chinese cuisine. As a tree, it is a valued as a frost-hardy ornamental and has...

     

 

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