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Elettaria cardamomum - Cardamom Plants / Herbs and Spices

Elettaria cardamomum - Cardamom

Common Names: cardamom, Malabar cardamom, Ceylon cardamom | Family: Zingiberaceae (ginger family) | This popular ginger is native to India. The spicy seeds are very aromatic and used extensively for culinary purposes, It is the true Cardamom of commerce. As an ornamental plant It must be grown with constant …

Sauromatum venosum - Voodoo Lily Plants / Tropical and Subtropical Plants

Sauromatum venosum - Voodoo Lily

Sauromatum venosum - India Voodoo Lily A very unusual, shade loving plant that produces a tubular shaped, purplish green flower with dark purple markings which surround a blackish purple central spike, making the spike look like it has been provided its own vase. Following the bloom of the flowers, large …

Scadoxus multiflorus - African Blood Lily Plants / Bulbs

Scadoxus multiflorus - African Blood Lily

Very unique and plant originating from India. Large ball shaped red flowers on strong stems with clusters of thick, fleshy leaves. Ideal as a container plant, kept in sun or partial shade, and treated the same as an Amaryllis. Thrives in moist areas such as ponds. Not cold hardy. Hardy in Zone: 9 & …

Oroxylum indicum - Midnight Horror Plants / Tropical and Subtropical Plants

Oroxylum indicum - Midnight Horror

Approaching the tree in twilight could be startling - the sight of its long 4 seed pods curved downward appear to be the wings of a resting vulture. This is a night blooming tree to 40 from India with leaves to 5. Tropical. This is an ornamental tree, a very striking plant with bold, very large, much-divided, …

Dendrocalamus strictus - Iron Bamboo Plants / Grass, Grasses

Dendrocalamus strictus - Iron Bamboo

Iron Bamboo is the common name for the genus and species Dendrocalamus strictus. Native to India, it is unique in that it is thick-walled, often solid, and probably the strongest bamboo in the world. Max. Height: 60 feet; Max. Diameter: 5 inches; Min. Temperature: 25º F …

Tabernaemontana divaricata 'Flore Pleno' - Crepe Jasmine Plants / Perennials

Tabernaemontana divaricata 'Flore Pleno' - Crepe Jasmine

Tabernaemontana divaricata Variegata Flore Plena ; Common Names: Crepe Jasmine, Double Crepe Jasmine, Indian Carnation Flower, Double White Gardenia, Creme & Green Double Butterfly Jasmine; Family: Apocynaceae (dogbane family) Double Butterfly Jasmine is a beautifully shaped evergreen shrub that …

Cymbopogon citratus - West Indian Lemon Grass Plants / Grass, Grasses

Cymbopogon citratus - West Indian Lemon Grass

Lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus), a native of India, is widely used in Thai and Vietnamese cooking. Lemon grass is a perennial, which means once you plant it, the grass comes back year after year. Depending on the area you live in the plant will go dormant in the winter. In harsh climates the plant …

Magnolia campbellii 'Lanarth' - magnolia Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Magnolia campbellii 'Lanarth' - magnolia

Lanarth is another breathtaking rare magnolia. It belongs to campbelli group which originated in Nepal and India. Its full name is Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata Lanarth. This one, however, comes from Yunnan Province in China, where it was raised from a seed in 1924 by a famous collector George …