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Image of Asystasia gangetica photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Ganges Primrose)

Successful in many warm soils, the spreading foliage of Ganges primrose is a lovely backdrop for the white or yellow blossoms that flush purple with maturity. An exact nativity is uncertain, but believed to hail from eastern Africa, and India eastward into Malaysia. This is a tender perennial or subshrub that sprawls out and is reminiscent of a large petunia plant. It is usually regarded as a pretty weed in the tropics (in lawns), often invasive along the beaches.

The medium green leaves are...

Image of Asystasia gangetica

James Burghardt

(Ganges Primrose, Variegated Primrose)

Successful in many warm soils, the spreading green and yellow foliage of variegated Ganges primrose is a lovely backdrop for the white or yellow blossoms that flush purple with maturity. An exact nativity is uncertain, but believed to hail from eastern Africa, and India eastward into Malaysia. This is a tender perennial or subshrub that sprawls out and is reminiscent of a large petunia plant. It is usually regarded as a pretty weed in the tropics (in lawns), often invasive along the beaches.

The...

Image of Averrhoa carambola photo by: Scott Bauer, USDA/ARS

Scott Bauer, USDA/ARS

(Carambola, Starfruit)

Carambola, also known as starfruit, is a tropical semi-evergreen tree native to Sri Lanka, Malaysia and southeastern Asia. It is a medium sized, slow growing, ackwardly-branching tree that puts forth leaf stalks with alternating green, finely haired leaves. Its fragrant pink-violet flowers are borne in small clusters on reddish stalks in spring and summer. Orange-yellow oblong, star-shaped fruits with waxy skin develop throughout the warm months and may continue into winter. Trees typically need...

Image of Bambusa lako photo by: Forest & Kim Starr

Forest & Kim Starr

(Black Timber Bamboo, Clumping Bamboo, Timor Black Bamboo)

Newly emerging green shoots of the Timor black bamboo are edible, but allowing the culms to mature to a towering height proves highly ornamental. It’s native to the island of Timor, one of the Lesser Sunda Islands, lying just north of Australia and among the isles of Indonesia. This bamboo is a very tall, clumping bamboo that produces towering, slightly leaning culms. This tree-like grass quickly grows into a loose, non-spreading clump.

All bamboos are grasses with woody-type stems called culms...

Image of Bambusa multiplex photo by: Carol Cloud Bailey

Carol Cloud Bailey

(Clumping Bamboo, Hedge Bamboo)

Shrub bamboo is a clumping bamboo native to China. All bamboos are grasses with woody-type stems called culms which are divided into sections and branched. Shrub bamboo is extremely variable, the culms slender sometimes arching, smooth with no teeth or spines. The culms often emerge green then mature to various shades of yellow/gold often striped. The leaves are linear to lance-shaped and produced in pairs, often many pairs are crowded on the branches. Bamboo flowering is unusual, the flowers are...

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James H. Schutte

(Alphonse Karr Bamboo, Clumping Bamboo, Hedge Bamboo)

The Alphonse Karr bamboo is a clumping bamboo native to China. All bamboos are grasses with woody-type stems called culms which are divided into sections and branched. Hedge bamboo selection ‘Alphonso-Karrii’ has slender, arching culms which are smooth with no teeth or spines. The culms emerge with a pink tint and mature to a rich gold, striped with deep green. Bright light also brings out pink at the culm joints or nodes. The leaves are linear to lance-shaped and produced in pairs, many pairs are...

Image of Bambusa multiplex

Carol Cloud Bailey

(Clumping Bamboo, Golden Goddess Bamboo, Hedge Bamboo)

Shrub bamboo is a clumping bamboo native to China. All bamboos are grasses with woody-type stems called culms which are divided into sections and branched. Shrub bamboo ‘Golden Goddess’ has slender, narrow, arching culms which are smooth with no teeth or spines. The culms are yellow. The dark green leaves are linear to lance-shaped and produced in pairs, many pairs are crowded on the branches. 'Golden Goddess' is a dwarf selection. Bamboo flowering is unusual, the flowers are similar to other grasses...

Image of Barleria oenotheroides photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Golden Barleria, Primrose Barleria)

Pleasantly rounded in habit with deep green foliage, primrose barleria bears upright green spikes that have delicate light yellow blossoms from fall to spring. This tender tropical shrub is native from southern Mexico to Colombia. It is the only Barleria native to the New World and has commonly been mistakenly labeled in the nursery trade as Barleria micans, which is from Africa.

The many upright branches on this shrub creates a rounded clump. Leaves are slightly hairy or fuzzy...

Image of Basella alba photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Ceylon Spinach, Indian Spinach, Malabar Spinach)

Pretty in flower and with edible, spinach-like foliage, Malabar spinach is a fast-growing vine that has both ornamental and culinary qualities. This heat-tolerant native of India is perennial and fully evergreen where hardy and has densely twining, rambling stems that can become thick and may require some management to keep them from overtaking supports.

The long, fleshy, green stems of Malabar spinach readily twine around anything upright and are lined with rounded, heart-shaped leaves of a...

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James Burghardt

(Ceylon Spinach, Malabar Spinach, Red Malabar Spinach)

Red-stemmed and pretty in flower, red Malabar spinach is a fast-growing vine that has both ornamental and culinary qualities. Its tender leaves can be eaten like spinach and colorful stems add season-long interest. A native of India, Malabar spinach is a fully evergreen tender perennial with densely twining, rambling stems that can become thick and often require management to keep them from overtaking supports.

The long, fleshy, reddish purple stems of red Malabar spinach readily twine around...