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(Dwarf Umbrella Plant, Hawaiian Schefflera, Manila Ripple Dwarf Schefflera, Schefflera)

Hawaiian or dwarf schefflera is a medium to large evergreen shrub which is native to the subtropical forests of Taiwan. The glossy green leaves are hand-shaped (palmate) with seven to eleven leaflets radiating out from a midpoint. The leaves are arranged all along the stems, which are waxy, succulent and green when new, becoming tan and semi-woody when old. The stems can mildly warp around objects as they grow, becoming a pseudo-vine. If the leaves or stems are crushed or cut, a pungent fragrance...

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Holly Chichester

(Dwarf Umbrella Plant, Hawaiian Schefflera, Schefflera, Trinetta Dwarf Schefflera)

Variegated Hawaiian schefflera ‘Trinetta’ is a large evergreen shrub native to subtropical forests of Taiwan. The glossy green, yellow and cream hand-like leaves cover dense stems and smell of pungent fresh black pepper if crushed or pruned. In tropical climates it produces elongated flower clusters which mature to cascading clusters of showy maroon-orange to black berries.

Hawaiian schefflera is often used as a landscape shrub in warm, frost-free areas and as an interior plant in cooler zones....

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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Dwarf Umbrella Plant, Hawaiian Schefflera, Schefflera, Variegated Dwarf Schefflera)

Variegated Hawaiian schefflera ‘Trinetta’ is a large evergreen shrub native to subtropical forests of Taiwan. The glossy green, hand-like leaves with occasional blotches of yellow cover dense stems and smell of pungent fresh black pepper if crushed or pruned. In tropical climates it produces elongated flower clusters which mature to cascading clusters of showy maroon-orange to black berries.

Variegated Hawaiian schefflera is often used as a landscape shrub in warm, frost-free areas and as an...

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Forest & Kim Starr

(Brazilian Peppertree)

Though Brazilian peppertree has many ornamental qualities, including the scented, red berries that grace its branches, it has two major drawbacks: it is terribly invasive and it causes allergic reactions. An evergreen large shrub or small tree that forms a mass of branches and grows in thickets, it is native to Paraguay, Argentina and Brazil.

The compound leaves are an attractive, medium to dark green. Each of the approximately seven leaflets is the width of a finger with a winged midrib. On the...

(Angel's Wings, Butterfly Flower, Poor Man's Orchid)

Ferny foliage and multi-colored, butterfly-shaped blossoms in spring and summer have made poor-man's orchid a favorite wherever summers are moist and cool. This upright, clumping annual or very short-lived tender perennial is native to Chile.

From spring to autumn, plants in the Treasure Trove Series bear loose clusters of showy white, rose, purple, or red flowers above compact clumps of downy, light green, deeply incised leaves. The flaring, asymmetrical, two-lipped flowers often have a yellow-blotched,...

(Angel's Wings, Butterfly Flower, Poor Man's Orchid)

Ferny foliage and multi-colored, butterfly-shaped blossoms in spring and summer have made poor-man's orchid a favorite wherever summers are moist and cool. This upright, clumping annual or very short-lived tender perennial is native to Chile.

From spring to autumn, plants in the Treasure Trove Series bear loose clusters of showy white, rose, purple, or red flowers above compact clumps of downy, light green, deeply incised leaves. The flaring, asymmetrical, two-lipped flowers often have a yellow-blotched,...

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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Claw Cactus, False Christmas Cactus, Thanksgiving Cactus, Yoke Cactus, Zygo Cactus)

The brilliant flowers of this fall or early winter-flowering cactus will brighten any home.

Native to Brazil, the false Christmas cactus is a tree-dwelling (epiphytic), spineless cactus with flattened, segmented, succulent stems. Each segment has four to eight shallow teeth. The showy tubular flowers have long, magenta petals that curve, or reflex, backward, and a showy sheaf of long pale stamens. Flowers appear from late fall into winter, and white, pink, purple or orange-flowered varieties are...

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Carol Cloud Bailey

(Skullcap)

Spikes of luminous deep purple-red flowers adorn the lax stems of this tender perennial from summer to frost. The large, gaping, narrowly funnel-shaped blooms have a drooping lower lip and a hooded upper lip. Hummingbirds visit the flowers. The shiny, bright green, oval leaves are slightly puckered. Plants form a low spreading mound of trailing stems which cascade beautifully from walls or containers.

This showy plant thrives in full sun and rich moist well-drained soil. Use it in hanging baskets,...

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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Chaco, Chayote, Vegetable Pear)

The fruit of this tropical perennial vine in the same family as cucumbers and squash are variously known as chayote, vegetable pear and mirliton. It is native to Central America, a popular vegetable in tropical and subtropical locations and has been cultivated since pre-Columbian times. All parts of the chayote are edible including the leaves, shoots, roots and fruit, although it is the fruit which is most often consumed.

Large plants which climb by tendrils produce big lobed rounded cucumber-like...

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Felder Rushing

(Burro's Tail, Donkey's Tail)

In the wild, the stems of burro's tail sprawl like snakes across the rocky soil. It becomes a beautiful specimen when grown in a hanging basket so its heavy stems dangle straight down like dreadlocks or chains. An evergreen succulent from the arid parts of Mexico, burro's tail is sensitive to frost.

The stems are somewhat woody but fleshy, each weighted down by hundreds of small, tear drop-shaped leaves. The pointy leaves are plump and often curl, colored pale seafoam green to light gray-green....