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Image of Cuphea llavea (VIENCO® RED, VIENCO® SERIES) photo by: Mark A. Miller

Mark A. Miller

(Batface Cuphea, Vienco® Red Batface Cuphea)

Batface cuphea is a wonderful, free-flowering tender perennial with vivid red and purple flowers that resemble the face of a bat or Mickey Mouse. It can be effectively grown as an annual in temperate areas during warm summers. In the wild, this heat and drought tolerant plant naturally grows along streambanks in hot locations in Mexico.

The small, smooth green leaves of batface are evergreen to semi-evergreen. When summer temperatures rise, plentiful tubular flowers with frilly, flared red...

Image of Cuphea llavea (VIENCO® SALMON PURPLE, VIENCO® SERIES) photo by: Mark A. Miller

Mark A. Miller

(Batface Cuphea, Vienco® Salmon Purple Batface Cuphea)

Batface cuphea is a wonderful, free-flowering tender perennial with vivid red and purple flowers that resemble the face of a bat or Mickey Mouse. It can be effectively grown as an annual in temperate areas during warm summers. In the wild, this heat and drought tolerant plant naturally grows along streambanks in hot locations in Mexico.

The small, smooth green leaves of batface are evergreen to semi-evergreen. When summer temperatures rise, plentiful tubular flowers with frilly, flared red...

(Batface Cuphea, Vienco® Batface Cuphea)

Batface cuphea is a wonderful, free-flowering tender perennial with vivid red and purple flowers that resemble the face of a bat or Mickey Mouse. It can be effectively grown as an annual in temperate areas during warm summers. In the wild, this heat and drought tolerant plant naturally grows along streambanks in hot locations in Mexico.

The small, smooth green leaves of batface are evergreen to semi-evergreen. When summer temperatures rise, plentiful tubular flowers with frilly, flared red...

Image of Cuphea llavea (VIENCO® WHITE, VIENCO® SERIES) photo by: Mark A. Miller

Mark A. Miller

(Batface Cuphea, Vienco® White Batface Cuphea)

Batface cuphea is a wonderful, free-flowering tender perennial with vivid red and purple flowers that resemble the face of a bat or Mickey Mouse. It can be effectively grown as an annual in temperate areas during warm summers. In the wild, this heat and drought tolerant plant naturally grows along streambanks in hot locations in Mexico.

The small, smooth green leaves of batface are evergreen to semi-evergreen. When summer temperatures rise, plentiful tubular flowers with frilly, flared red...

Image of Cuphea micropetala photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Candycorn Flower, Candycorn Plant)

Candycorn plant is a fantastic drought-tolerant tender perennial with flowers sure to strike up a conversation or smile. Native to Mexico and parts of Guatemala, it appreciates heat, sunshine and well-drained soils. This plant will grow waist-high with its barely arching stems with pretty orange-red flowers that are tipped in yellow. Yes, the flowers will remind you of candy corn! Flowering occurs throughout the warm months in tropical climes, but is more early fall blooming when the plant must regrow...

Image of Curcuma photo by: Carol Cloud Bailey

Carol Cloud Bailey

(Ginger)

A member of the ginger family, Curcuma comprises approximately 40 to 80 different species—all of tropical or subtropical origin. These are distributed from India to China and Indonesia with a few home to northern Australia.

The flowers of these commonly rhizomatous perennials are distinguished by columns of showy bracts that subtend tubular flowers. These are attractive to birds and butterflies. Many cultivated species are grown as ornamentals, like the rose-pink bracted Siam...

Image of Curcuma

Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc.

(Red Emperor Ginger)

A member of the ginger family, Curcuma comprises approximately 40 to 80 different species—all of tropical or subtropical origin. These are distributed from India to China and Indonesia with a few home to northern Australia.

The flowers of these commonly rhizomatous perennials are distinguished by columns of showy bracts that subtend tubular flowers. These are attractive to birds and butterflies. Many cultivated species are grown as ornamentals, like the rose-pink bracted Siam...

Image of Curcuma alismatifolia photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Hidden Ginger, Siam Tulip)

What a pretty warm season tropical for the garden. Hidden ginger is an herbaceous ornamental that originates from Southeast Asia. In early summer through to fall it bears columns of inconspicuous yellow and white flowers which are nestled among showy white, pink or mauve bracts. The rich green to blue-green foliage is sometimes pleated and attractive in and of itself. In fall this ginger becomes dormant and will re-emerge when temperatures warm in spring.

Hidden ginger prefers high humidity,...

(Hidden Ginger, Siam Tulip, Siam Violet Ginger)

With an upright flower of pink-violet, the Siam tulip is acutually a deciduous perennial from the warm tropics. A ginger, selection 'Siam Violet' flowers from late spring into early summer. A short stem rises with a overlapping clusters of pink-violet bracts (modified leaves) that last for several weeks. The typically blue-green foliage is somewhat pleated and can partially hide the flower stems.

This ginger is best grown with high humidity, partial sun to partial shade, and in a sandy loam rich...

Image of Curcuma petiolata photo by: Felder Rushing

Felder Rushing

(Queen Ginger, Queen Lily)

One of the hardier Curcuma species, queen ginger is a deciduous ornamental that can survive chilling temperatures to zone 7. This native of Burma and Malaysia offers a tropical look to cooler regions and is surprisingly easy to grow.

The broad showy leaves of queen ginger are rich green and ribbed with parallel pleats. These rise to from a neat upright clump that will spread over time via creeping rhizomes. In summer it produces showy columns of yellow and white flowers lined with...