Michael Charters, www.calflora.net
Anthurium is a large genus of more than 700 species and many more cultivated varieties. These are naturally distributed across the warm, humid, tropical regions of Mexico south to Brazil and Ecuador. Desirable species were brought to Hawaii late in the 1800’s where they are now a significant horticultural crop. Most varieties in commercial production are hybrids that are favored as houseplants, conservatory specimens and container or bedding plants where growing conditions are favorable....
This is a climbing vine with curled tendrils that is native to Mexico. Coral vine is valuable for its fast growth rate and airy racemes of rose-red, pink or white flowers. Its heart-shaped leaves are attractive and form a nice screen. It is a butterfly attractant.
Plant coral vine near a support, such as a fence or trellis, in full sun and evenly moist soil. This plant is frost tender but will resprout in the spring. It may be considered a noxious weed or prohibited plant in some subtropical...
(Colvey Coral Vine, Coral Vine)
This is a heavy-blooming, climbing vine with curled tendrils that is native to Mexico.It is a tender perennial vine and has tuberous roots. Colvey coral vine is valuable for its fast growth rate and airy racemes of dark rose-red flowers. Its heart-shaped leaves are attractive and create a nice screen. The flowers appear all year in tropical areas, spring through autumn in areas with cooler winters.
Plant coral vine near a support, such as a fence or trellis, in full sun and evenly moist soil....
(Common Snapdragon , Greater Snapdragon, Snapdragon)
Commonly grown as an annual, snapdragon is actually a short-lived perennial that originates from southwestern Europe and the Mediterranean. In northern climates it is commonly grown as warm season bedding plant, and in southern areas, with excessively hot, humid summers and mild winters, it is an excellent winter annual
This old-fashioned, clump-forming bedding plant has medium green, lance-shaped leaves. From summer to fall it bears upright spikes of distinctly lipped flowers that snap open...