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Plants for Tropical Landscapes Other / Books

Plants for Tropical Landscapes: A Gardener's Guide

A Gardeners Guide | Plants for Tropical Landscapes will help you select and group plants to create a successful tropical garden tailored to your needs and tastes. Gardeners and landscapers will find this treasury of more than 500 common plants easy to use and one of the most comprehensive guides available …

Tropical Plants for Home and Garden Other / Books

Tropical Plants for Home and Garden

A stunningly beautiful presentation of flowers and plants native to tropical regions of the world. —Phoenix Home & Garden With sections on flowering shrubs and annuals, foliage plants, ornamental trees, ornamental vines and creepers, palms, exotics, water plants, ground covers, ferns, and orchids, …

Landscaping With Tropical Plants Other / Books

Landscaping With Tropical Plants (Sunset Series)

Sunset Series | Imagine the lush possibilities. In one volume with over 200 photographs, readers will discover how to grow an entire spectrum of exciting new plants in their home gardens. This book reveals the types of tropical plants that are right for your site, no matter what your climate. In addition, …

Tropical Flowering Plants Other / Books

Tropical Flowering Plants: A Guide to Identification and Cultivation

A Guide to Identification and Cultivation | This book bridges a long-standing gap between obscure references in tropical botany and the gardeners need for an accurate, practical guide with clear photographs. Incorporating the latest advances in plant taxonomy from the definitive text of Dr. Walter Judd, …

Tropical Ornamentals Other / Books

Tropical Ornamentals : A Guide

This guide covers more than 400 of the most commonly cultivated ornamental plants found in the tropics, identified and beautifully photographed by an expert in tropical botany. …

Hot Plants for Cool Climates Other / Books

Hot Plants for Cool Climates: Gardening with Tropical Plants in Temperate Zones

Gardening with Tropical Plants in Temperate Zones | The most exciting new trend in garden design is the lush look of the tropics -- no matter where you live! If, like so many gardeners, youre a little bored with pastel flowers and rigid borders, welcome to the jungly garden, where the plants have huge …

Hibiscus Other / Books

Hibiscus: Hardy and Tropical Plants for the Garden

Hardy and Tropical Plants for the Garden | Hibiscuses have entered an era of increasing popularity as garden designers and home gardeners rediscover the fine attributes of these wonderful plants. Here is the only book that covers the species and cultivars of the genus Hibiscus completely and in detail. …

Clematis ´Nelly Moser' - Clematis Plants / Climber Plants

Hybrid Clematis - Nelly Moser (Red-Barred Mauve)

Enormous flowers--8-9 inches across--cover the vines June through frost. Vivid colors make the blossoms look tropical, but clematis is tough and hardy--nearly carefree once established. Requires a support (something thin, like wire or chain link, will work best) and climbs 8-12 feet. Does best when planted …

An Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms Other / Books

An Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms

Cowritten by the author of the award-winning The Tropical Look, An Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms offers a definitive account of palms that may be grown in the garden and landscape. Because palms are often underutilized as a result of their unfamiliarity - even to tropical gardeners - Robert Lee Riffle …

Growing Orchids in Your Garden Other / Books

Growing Orchids in Your Garden

Wherever you live in the world, you can grow orchids in your garden. From ladys slippers in boreal forests to dendrobiums hanging from tropical palms, orchids provide color and elegance unmatched by any other garden flower. Although it may sound too good to be true, many orchids are actually low-maintenance …

Tropical Slipper Orchids Other / Books

Tropical Slipper Orchids: Paphiopedilum & Phragmipedium Species & Hybrids

Paphiopedilum & Phragmipedium Species & Hybrids | Distinguished by a prominent pouchlike sac which resembles a ballroom slipper and often decorated with warts, hairs, or stripes, the flowers of slipper orchids may be ugly or pretty, depending on your point of view. In either case, they are captivating …

Hippeastrum 'Mambo' - Amaryllis Plants / Bulbs

Hippeastrum 'Mambo' - Amaryllis

Giant Amaryllis are easy and thrilling to grow indoors, and a great gift for a child or the home bound person. Unlike many other amaryllis bulbs on the market, our large hybrid bulbs will produce two 18-24 stems, each bearing 4 or 5 huge, long lasting flowers that are over 8 inches in diameter. Start …

Epiphyllum ackermannii - Orchid Cactus Plants / Sukulents, Cactuses

Epiphyllum ackermannii - Orchid Cactus

What we commonly call epiphyllums today are actually hybrids of epiphytic cacti species native to the jungles of Central and South America, as well as Mexico. The word epiphyllum in Greek means upon the leaf and the flowers appear to bloom directly on the leaves. Jungle cacti, however, have no leaves; …

Bromeliads for the Contemporary Garden Other / Books

Bromeliads for the Contemporary Garden

Bromeliads include several thousand species and a bewildering number of hybrids and cultivars. Remarkable for the diversity of their striking foliage and distinctive forms, many also produce brilliant inflorescences in glowing colors. They are highly desirable, low-maintenance indoor plants, and in subtropical …

Spathiphyllum lynise - Peace Lily Plants / Perennials

Spathiphyllum lynise - Peace Lily

Spathiphyllum the genus name means, literally, leaf spathe, with spathe defined as A large bract or pair of bracts sheathing a flower cluster, as a spadix. Youre likely to know it as Peace Lily. Its widespread interior use is due to its exceptional acclimation to low light conditions. There are approximately …

Begonia grandis - Hardy Begonia Plants / Perennials

Begonia grandis - Hardy Begonia

Large, heart-shaped leaves add a lush, tropical texture in moist, shady gardens. Leaves have prominent red veins underneath and are especially showy if backlit by the sun. The flower is soft rose-pink, translucent and somewhat frosted, like satin glass. Plants are hardy as far north as New York City …