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(Purple Waffle Plant)

Purple waffle plant is a compact, prostrate, evergreen tropical perennial with small, dark green and burgundy leaves and tiny white flowers. The oval leaves are crinkled with curled edges and look rough and rigid but feel soft to the touch. They are dark green with purple tones above and burgundy red color underneath. In the warm months, small, white, flowers are produced in spikes at the ends of the stems and contrast nicely against the dark foliage.

Grow purple waffle plant in warm, tropical...

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James Burghardt

(Redflame)

This low-growing tropical groundcover has glossy, bright green leaves and tiny, white flowers. It is a tender perennial native to the islands of Melanesia in the eastern Pacific that is grown exclusively for its glossy, rounded leaves, which are scalloped along the edges, hairy, and purple-red underneath. In the warmth of summer, the stem tips bear small white flowers in spikes.

Grow redflame in partial sun to partial shade and moist, well-drained soil. It is very frost tender and will increase...

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Maureen Gilmer

(Herniary Breastwort, Rupturewort, Smooth Rupturewort)

Consider this small green plant a semi-succulent, sun-loving version of the popular, tiny leaved groundcover, baby’s tears. European in origin, rupturewort is a beautiful ground hugger for containers and small gardens in frost free climates. Unlike baby’s tears, it produces a taproot which enables it to resist drought.

This evenly green plant has densely packed, tiny, oval leaves that create a blanket of green over time. It rarely flowers and when it does, the blooms are tiny and insignificant....

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James Burghardt

(Spanish Shawl)

Sprawling, dark green foliage adorned with pretty, fuchsia-colored flowers, Spanish shawl is a tender, tropical perennial native to the montane regions of Central America. Considered a subshrub, it naturally will grow into a fleshy-stemmed, billowing mound but is most often seen in gardens growing as a low groundcover. The small, elongated heart-shaped or pointed oblong leaves are deep green in color with varying amounts of tiny hairs. In the warm months, the foliage will be covered in many, four-petaled...

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James Burghardt

(Homalomena, Queen-of-hearts)

Handsome, shiny, dark green, heart-shaped leaves make ‘Emerald Gem’ a popular interior plant and groundcover for shady, tropical gardens. This lush, evergreen foliage plant thrives in warmth and humidity and is easy to grow if given the right environmental conditions.

Queen-of-hearts is a clump-forming plant with stiff, waxy leaves that are deep green and glossy. They are upright and held on long, flexible stems that arise from a grounded plant base. The leaf blades are heart or wedge-shaped...

(Homalomena, Queen-of-hearts)

Handsome, spotted leaves with purplish burgundy undersides lend ‘Purple Sword’ an appealing look for home interiors and shady, tropical gardens. This lush, evergreen foliage plant thrives in warmth and humidity and is easy to grow if given the right environmental conditions.

Queen-of-hearts is a clump-forming plant with stiff, waxy leaves that are attractive and glossy. They are upright and held on long, flexible stems that arise from a grounded plant base. The leaf blades are heart to nearly...

(Homalomena, Queen-of-hearts)

At first glance, Homalomena ‘Selby’ can easily be mistaken for a dumbcane (Dieffenbachia). Its handsome, glossy, apple-green leaves have dark green edges and spots, which lend an appealing look to home interiors and shady, tropical gardens. This lush, evergreen foliage plant thrives in warmth and humidity and is easy to grow if given the right environmental conditions.

Homalomena is a clump-forming plant with stiff, waxy leaves that are vibrant lime or apple green with...

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Mark A. Miller

(Goldencup)

Mexican tulip poppy is a perennial in its native Mexico but grown in most climates as an annual. Its bright golden-yellow blooms are cup-shaped with a crepe-papery texture. It blooms from summer until frost above feathery blue-green leaves. Mexican tulip poppy is beautiful massed or as an accent in the sunny border and makes a nice cutflower as well. Grown easily from seed, use well-drained soil as this plant won't tolerate wet areas.

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Mark A. Miller

(Goldencup, Sunlite Goldencup)

Mexican tulip poppy is a perennial in its native Mexico but grown in most climates as an annual. 'Sunlight' has clear yellow blooms which are cup-shaped with a crepe-papery texture. It blooms from summer until frost above feathery blue-green leaves. Mexican tulip poppy is beautiful massed or as an accent in the sunny border and makes a nice cutflower as well. Sunlight Mexican tulip poppy is compact enough for contains. Grown easily from seed, use well-drained soil as this plant won't tolerate wet...

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Felder Rushing

(Polka Dot Plant, Polkadot Plant)

Named for its colorfully dotted leaves, polkadot plant is an evergreen tender perennial native of Madagascar. It is a popular house and bedding plant grown for its brightly hued, spotted or mottled foliage. There are many well known cultivars with different spotting, such as the red-spotted 'Carmina' and pink-spotted ‘Pink Brocade.'

The pretty opposite leaves of polkadot plant are oval, thin and spotted in shades of white, pink, red and green. The bushy, compact plants eventually become woody...