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Image of Melaleuca quinquenervia photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Cajeput Tree, Paperbark Tree, Punk Tree)

Perhaps the most famous tropical paperbark tree, punk tree's whitish tan bark peels and flakes in large sheets. A broadleaf evergreen tree from the eastern coast of Australia and eastern New Guinea, it typically attains an upright, open-branching form although specimens can become beautifully billowing and rounded.

The flat, oval, leathery leaves are deep green and may blush purple in the frosts of winter. Newly emerging leaves are shiny and pale green with soft hairs. In late summer but primarily...

Image of Melia azedarach photo by: Forest & Kim Starr

Forest & Kim Starr

(Chinaberry Tree)

Thousands of tiny, lilac-pink, star-shaped flowers followed by golden yellow fruits make Chinaberry tree a showy ornamental. However, it has proven to be invasive and should be planted only after consulting local experts. A rounded, deciduous tree with grayish brown bark, it is native to China and northern India.

The foliage is beautiful. Leaves are doubly pinnate: a large petiole (leaf stem) branches into secondary stems that bear the many, glossy dark-green leaflets. In mid-spring the tips of...

Image of Metrosideros collina photo by: David Eickhoff, Flickr Contributor

David Eickhoff, Flickr Contributor

('Ohi'a Lehua, Ohi'a, Vunga)

Behold one of the Hawaiian Islands' most magnificent native plants! Ohi'a is a highly variable broadleaf evergreen. Its habit varies depending on the environment; in arid mountainous habitats it grows as a low, prostrate shrub but in lush volcanic tropical rainforests is becomes a large, upright, rounded tree. The valuable wood of ohi'a was traditionally held sacred by the Hawaiian people and used to carve images of war gods and temple icons. Today, its bright red flowers are made into leis. Ohi'a...

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Carol Cloud Bailey

('Ohi'a Lehua, Springfire Ohi'a, Vunga)

A shrubby ohi'a, 'Springfire' bears spectacular clusters of fiery red pompon-like flowers atop attractive, rounded plants. Though considered compact relative to standard ohi'a, it still becomes a sizable, upright shrub when mature.

Behold one of the Hawaiian Islands' most magnificent native plants! Ohi'a is a highly variable broadleaf evergreen. Its habit varies depending on the environment; in arid mountainous habitats it grows as a low, prostrate shrub but in lush volcanic tropical rainforests...

Image of Metrosideros kermadecensis photo by: Kahuroa, Wikimedia Commons Contributor

Kahuroa, Wikimedia Commons Contributor

(Dwarf Pohutukawa, Kermadec Pohutukawa)

A rare broadleaf evergreen tree from New Zealand, the Kermadec pohutukawa bears pompon-like scarlet flowers that look very much like those of the New Zealand Christmas tee (Metrosideros excelsa). Kermadec pohutukawa is native only to Raoul Island (in the Kermadec Islands group), from the coast to the highest elevations, in both arid and rainforest habitats. Usually it develops into a multi-trunked tree with a spreading, dome-like growth habit. The grayish brown bark is smooth to plated.

The...

(Dwarf Pohutukawa, Kermadec Pohutukawa, Tahiti Kermadec Pohutukawa)

The exceptionally small 'Tahiti' is a very compact form of this typically large tree. It blooms continuously, but most heavily from late winter to spring, producing clusters of pretty, puffy orange-red blooms.

A rare broadleaf evergreen tree from New Zealand, the Kermadec pohutukawa bears pompon-like scarlet flowers that look very much like those of the New Zealand Christmas tee (Metrosideros excelsa). Kermadec pohutukawa is native only to Raoul Island (in the Kermadec Islands group),...

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James H. Schutte

(Dwarf Pohutukawa, Kermadec Pohutukawa, Variegated Kermadec Pohutukawa)

Variegated Kermadec pohutukawa is shrubby form of this typically large tree that offers attractive pale yellow and green variegated foliage year round. It blooms continuously, but most heavily from late winter to spring, producing clusters of pretty, puffy scarlet blooms.

A rare broadleaf evergreen tree from New Zealand, the Kermadec pohutukawa bears pompon-like scarlet flowers that look very much like those of the New Zealand Christmas tee (Metrosideros excelsa). Kermadec pohutukawa...

Image of Microlepia strigosa photo by: Forest & Kim Starr

Forest & Kim Starr

(Lace Fern)

Native to tropical Asia, this large evergreen fern spreads by underground rhizomes to form clumps of delicate lacy light green fronds. The leaflets ("pinnae") of the ovate to triangular fronds are themselves divided into pinnate segments.

This fern needs ample water during the growing season but likes to be a bit drier in winter. Use it as a specimen or groundcover in a partially shaded site such as a woodland edge or an east-facing foundation planting. It also works well as a potted specimen...

Image of Miltonia clowesii photo by: Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

(Clowe's Miltonia Orchid)

Flowering sparsely but over an extended period from summer to late fall, Miltonia clowesii bears small starry blooms of pink and white with yellow and rusty red banded petals. An evergreen tropical orchid that is epiphytic (grows on another plant), Clowe's miltonia is native to the humid coastal and montane rainforests of southeastern Brazil in the states of Rio de Janeiro and Espírito Santo. It grows from rhizomes (swollen rooting stems) and has a rambling habit.

With narrow but oval...

Image of Mimosa pudica photo by: Ernst Benary® Inc.

Ernst Benary® Inc.

(Action Plant, Sensitive Plant, Touch-Me-Not)

Best known for its fern-like leaves that quickly fold when touched, sensitive plant is a wonder of the plant world. A semi-woody tropical native of Brazil, it is often short-lived and most popularly grown as a unique bedding annual or groundcover. In addition to fine foliage, it has a low, sprawling habit and produces pinkish powder puff blooms in summer.

The feathery compound leaves of this true mimosa are bright to grey green and comprised of densely lined tiny leaflets. The unusual leaves...