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Image of Sphagneticola trilobata photo by: Grandiflora

Grandiflora

(Rabbit's Paw, Trailing Daisy, Yellow Dots)

An aggressive trailing evergreen perennial that rapidly cloaks the ground with shiny green foliage and sunny yellow daisies, this native of tropical America is best known by its former botanical name, Wedelia. Its long lax stems root at the nodes to form extensive mats of fleshy oval or three-lobed leaves. Small yellow daisies appear just above the foliage whenever weather is sunny and warm, but primarily from spring through summer. Butterflies and bees enjoy these blooms.

This rampant...

Image of Stapelia photo by: Maureen Gilmer

Maureen Gilmer

(Stapelia)

This well known genus of enormous carrion flowers contains 45 species of tender, dwarf succulent plants. They are primarily native to South Africa from the cape region deep into the arid deserts of the eastern regions. It prefer very fast draining sandy soils or raised rocky locations, which rarely retain much moisture but boulders offer protection from direct afternoon exposure.

All carrion flowers share the look and smell of a kill to draw flies, their primary pollinator. The immense starfish...

Image of Stapelia gigantea photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Zulu Flower)

This well known genus of enormous carrion flowers contains 45 species of tender, dwarf succulent plants. They are primarily native to South Africa from the cape region deep into the arid deserts of the eastern regions. It prefer very fast draining sandy soils or raised rocky locations, which rarely retain much moisture but boulders offer protection from direct afternoon exposure.

All carrion flowers share the look and smell of a kill to draw flies, their primary pollinator. The immense starfish...

Image of Stapelia hirsuta photo by: Maureen Gilmer

Maureen Gilmer

(Carrion Flower)

This well known genus of enormous carrion flowers contains 45 species of tender, dwarf succulent plants. They are primarily native to South Africa from the cape region deep into the arid deserts of the eastern regions. It prefer very fast draining sandy soils or raised rocky locations, which rarely retain much moisture but boulders offer protection from direct afternoon exposure.

All carrion flowers share the look and smell of a kill to draw flies, their primary pollinator. The immense starfish...

Image of Stemmadenia litoralis photo by: Forest & Kim Starr

Forest & Kim Starr

(Lechoso, Milkyway Tree)

Called lechoso in Mexico because of its milky sap, the milkyway tree is prized for its vanilla-scented white flowers. A small evergreen tree with open branching and a rounded, tiered canopy, it hails from the humid coastal forests from Mexico to Colombia. The bark is initially smooth and grayish tan but becomes vertically fissured as the tree matures.

The wavy, oval leaves are deep glossy green and paper thin. Branch tips bear small clusters of flower buds any time of year when humidity is...

Image of Stenocarpus sinuatus photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Firewheel Tree)

The firewheel tree is among Australia's prettiest foliage and flowering native trees. The glossy, deeply lobed leaves make a beautiful backdrop to the fiery crimson flower clusters that look like pinwheels or undersea coral creatures. This slow-growing broadleaf evergreen tree is native to the eastern coastal rainforests of Queensland and New South Wales. It attains an upright oval habit with a smooth tan to sandy brown bark.

The leaves may be quite variable among trees. Always a glossy, deep...

Image of Stephanotis floribunda photo by: Forest & Kim Starr

Forest & Kim Starr

(Bridalwreath, Chaplet-flower, Madagascar Jasmine, Stephanotis)

Beautiful starry ivory, fragrant flowers make Madagascar jasmine one of the world's most revered tropical vines. Thick, waxy, evergreen leaves cover this slow growing, scrambling, shrubby vine all year around. This long-lived plant reigns from the island of Madagascar, where it is not considered endangered in the wild due to loss of habitat.

Each oblong leaf is glossy, leathery and deep green. Like many tropical woody plants, Madagascar jasmine blooms all year around in the humid tropics, as...

Image of Stephanotis floribunda

Carol Cloud Bailey

(Variegated Bridalwreath, Variegated Chaplet-flower, Variegated Madagascar Jasmine, Variegated Stephanotis)

Beautiful starry ivory, fragrant flowers and lovely variegated leaves make variegated Madagascar jasmine a lovely tropical vine for the home and garden. Thick, waxy, evergreen leaves mottled with pale green and ivory cover this slow growing, scrambling, shrubby, vine all year around.

Each oblong leaf is glossy and leathery. Like many tropical woody plants, Madagascar jasmine blooms all year around in the humid tropics, as long as conditions are favorable, but its grandest displays are in summer...

Image of Stevia rebaudiana photo by: Jesse Saylor

Jesse Saylor

(Candyleaf, Stevia, Sweetleaf)

While Europeans and North Americans focused their needs for sweetness in honey and sugarcane, native peoples in South America were adding stevia leaves to the beverage mate for centuries. Also called sweet-herb-of-Paraguay, sweetleaf and candyleaf, stevia's foliage is filled with glycosides that lack calories and are up to 30 times sweeter than cane sugar. This frost-tender evergreen subshrub is native from the American Southwest to Paraguay. However, it is grown in gardens as a tender herbaceous...

Image of Strelitzia nicolai photo by: Carol Cloud Bailey

Carol Cloud Bailey

(Giant Bird-of-Paradise, Natal Wild Banana)

Giant or white bird-of-paradise is a popular plant for tropical and sub-tropical landscapes. It is an enormous clump-forming evergreen that is tree-like or banana-like in appearance. This South African native has huge oblong, leathery, gray-green leaves that split along their horizontal margins. These are clustered together and almost look fan-like in appearance. In early to mid spring several crested flowers of indigo, white and dark purple appear below their foliage.

Giant bird-of-paradise...