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Carol Cloud Bailey

(Boatlily, Cradle Lily, Tricolor Moses-in-the-Cradle, Variegated Oyster Plant)

This bold tropical offers spreading clumps of vibrant variegated leaves all year around. When growing conditions are favorable, small white flowers appear in the boat-like cradles at the base of the leaves. Boatlily originates from Central America and is a popular houseplant as well as landscape plant.

The thin, juicy leaves of this succulent tender perennial are lance-shaped, upright and radiate outwards from a short basal stem. They are green striated with creamy stripes infused with pink and...

Image of Tradescantia zebrina photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Wandering Traveler)

The showy bicolored leaves of inchplant contrast well with brightly colored bedding plants. This evergreen native of Mexico is a fleshy-stemmed perennial with a trailing habit. Its leaves are oval to lance-shaped and clasp the stems, which have swollen joints at the base of each leaf. These have silvery purple on tops lined with two distinct silver stripes and vibrant violet-purple undersides. In summer it produces small lavender-pink flowers that are marginally showy.

This tender perennial is...

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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Wandering Traveler)

Purple inchplant is an evergreen, fleshy-stemmed perennial with a trailing habit. This native to southern Mexico has oval to lance-shaped leaves that clasp the stems at swollen joints. Its leaves are bronze purple on top, with two distinct stripes, and vibrant violet-purple beneath. Plants produce small pink flowers that are marginally showy.

This tender perennial is happiest in bright, indirect light and moist (but not wet), organic soil. It is used as a perennial ground cover in frost-free...

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Jesse Saylor

(Wandering Traveler)

Four-colored inchplant is an evergreen, fleshy-stemmed perennial with a trailing habit. It originates from southern Mexico and has oval to lance-shaped leaves that clasp the stems at swollen joints. Its leaves are green on top, with distinct stripes of silver, creamy pink and red. Plants produce small pink flowers that are marginally showy.

This tender perennial is happiest in bright, indirect light and moist (but not wet), organic soil. It is used as a perennial ground cover in frost-free areas,...

Image of Triplaris americana photo by: Mauricio Mercadante

Mauricio Mercadante

(Ant Stick, Macaw, St. Mary's Stick)

Large leaves and intriguing flowers are protected by tropical stinging ants on the St. Mary's stick. Such a tree with a beneficial ant symbiosis is called a myrmecophyte. The ants live in the trunk and branch hollows. Ornamentally, St. Mary's stick displays violet-magenta violet "flowers" of beauty, but only on female plants. This evergreen forest tree is native to the West Indies and nearby Central America and northernmost South America. Fast growing, it appreciates heat and humidity. Overall, it's...

Image of Triplaris cumingiana photo by: Mauroguanandi, Flickr Contributor

Mauroguanandi, Flickr Contributor

(Ant Tree, Long John)

A highly ornamental tree, long john displays colorful exfoliating bark and rosy violet blooms from winter to spring. This semi-evergreen rainforest tree is native from Panama to northern Peru. Fast growing, it grows best in heat and humidity. Mature trees are upright and narrow with oval crowns. This "ant tree" is a true myrmecophyte, meaning it's naturally inhabited and protected by stinging ants in its native habitat.

The large, oblong leaves are glossy green and deeply veined. The trees...

Image of Vanilla planifolia photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Vanilla, Vanilla Orchid)

Vanilla’s fragrance and taste is tropical, complex and evokes feelings of warmth and comfort. Several species are used for natural vanilla extract, to include Vanilla planifolia. In fact, these are the only orchids grown commercially for food production and is still considered one of the world's most expensive spices.

Vanilla is a vining epiphytic (tree-dwelling) orchid native to the West Indies and Central and South America. Its stout, branched, green stems hold thick leathery leaves...

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Jessie Keith

(Forest Lily, Unicorn Root)

Beautiful even with its wavy green leaves, forest lily forms tall stems in late winter to spring that are topped with a pendent cluster of tubular flowers that are pink to coral-orange or even light green. A semi-evergreen perennial native to hillsides in South Africa, the bulb usually is dormant in the heat or drought of summer but will be evergreen if moisture is even and there is no winter frosts. It is often cultured in containers outside of its native land.

In early autumn the fleshy green...

(Superbena® Pink Parfait Verbena, Verbena)

The colorful Verbena in the Superbena® Series are best known for their showy flower clusters, vigorous wide-spreading habit, and good mildew resistance. Superbena® Pink Parfait bears masses of pale lavender-pink flowers.

The low, spreading or trailing stems of this tender perennial are clothed with oval, toothed, mint-like leaves. The hemispherical clusters of tubular, flaring, five-lobed blooms continue all year in the absence of frost and severe heat. Butterflies flock to the flowers....

(Superbena® Royal Red Verbena, Verbena)

The colorful Verbena in the Superbena® Series are best known for their showy flower clusters, vigorous wide-spreading habit, and good mildew resistance. Superbena® Royale Red bears masses of deep scarlet flowers.

The low, mounding or trailing stems of this tender perennial are clothed with oval, toothed, mint-like leaves. The hemispherical clusters of tubular, flaring, five-lobed blooms continue all year in the absence of frost and severe heat. Butterflies flock to the flowers. Deadheading...