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(Vriesea)

Tropical and exotic in form and variable in leaf color and pattern, the giant vriesea is no less than a spectacular bromeliad for tropical gardens or spacious interior rooms. A frost-tender perennial from southern Brazil, this bromeliad forms a rosette of wide, pointed, strap-like leaves to create a mounded, magnificent specimen.

The thin, waxy leaves are like giant lances with a pointed tip and range in color from light green to mildly bluish green thanks to a powdery white film called broom....

(Giant Vriesea)

Ornately patterned with a matrix of dots and lines, Seidel's giant vriesea has the appearance of zebra, leopard or rattlesnake skin. A frost-tender, epiphytic perennial from southern Brazil, this bromeliad forms a rosette of wide, pointed, strap-like leaves to create a mounded, magnificent specimen.

The thin, waxy leaves look like giant lances with pointed tips and range in color from light to slightly bluish green. Each leaf is speckled or crackled with ivory or creamy yellow spots and streaks....

Image of Vriesea gigantea var. seideliana

James Burghardt

(Giant Vriesea)

Ornately patterned with a matrix of dots and lines, the giant vriesea, 'Nova', has speckled green and pale yellow leaves with rosy undersides. A frost-tender, epiphytic perennial from southern Brazil, this bromeliad forms a rosette of wide, pointed, strap-like leaves to create a mounded, magnificent specimen.

The thin, waxy leaves look like giant lances with pointed tips and range in color from light to slightly bluish green. Each leaf is speckled or crackled with ivory or creamy yellow spots...

Image of Washingtonia filifera photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Cotton Palm, Desert Fan Palm, Washington Palm)

Desert fan palms are sturdy, solitary and native to southern California, western Arizona and northwestern Mexico. The large, gray-green leaves are costapalmate which means they have a fish hook shape in the middle of a roundish blade, divided to the middle into many segments that bend and are split with long threads or fibers in between. The leaves are connected to the trunk with green petioles or stems and are armed with wicked green, hooked teeth, younger leaves may lack teeth. Old leaves are persistent...

Image of Washingtonia robusta photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Mexican Fan Palm, Washington Fan Palm)

Growing to towering heights, the Washington fan palm is a commonly planted, long tall palm from Mexico. Its trunk is marked with the remains of old leaf bases and has a coarse appearance. Throughout the season is bears broad, showy, fan-shaped leaves of green that emerge from long, sharply toothed petioles. New growth emerges from the terminus of the tree giving plants a feather-duster appearance. In summer it bears clusters of ivory flowers followed by black fruits.

Sun-loving by nature, Washington...

Image of Welwitschia mirabilis photo by: Jesse Saylor

Jesse Saylor

(Tree Tumbo, Tumboa)

Best described as peculiar or unbelievable, tumboa grows two large and wide leaves that flop and twist like a ribbon, and produces small cones rather than flowering. An extremely slow growing xeric plant (but not a true succulent) that is related to cycads and conifer evergreens, it is native to the harsh deserts with nighttime fogs of Namibia and Angola in southern Africa. This plant on average lives between 450 and 1000 years and its foliage is sometimes chewed upon by antelope and rhinoceroses.

The...

Image of Westringia fruticosa photo by: John Rickard

John Rickard

(Coastal Rosemary)

Featuring rosemary-like leaves, a tough constitution, and nearly constant bloom, this small dense evergreen shrub from eastern Australia makes a good landscape or greenhouse plant. Borne in whorls on silvery stems, the linear green or gray-green leaves have white undersides. The white or pale blue, five-lobed flowers appear year-round in mild climates. Bees throng the flowers. Plants are upright when young, more spreading with age. They take well to pruning. Several cultivars area available including...

(Coastal Rosemary, Morning Light Coastal Rosemary)

A compact, variegated selection of a tough, handsome, evergreen shrub from eastern Australia, 'Morning Light' offers ivory-edged rosemary-like leaves and pretty blooms. Borne in whorls on silvery stems, the linear gray-green leaves have creamy-white margins and white undersides. The white, five-lobed flowers appear primarily in spring on this rather sparsely blooming plant. Bees throng the flowers. This cultivar forms a dense, upright, rounded, waist-high shrub. It takes well to pruning.

Give...

Image of Whitfieldia elongata photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(White Candles)

Dark glossy leaves are topped by an upright flower cluster of white flowers on white candles practically year 'round, flowering even in deep shade! A tender tropical shrub from central Africa, it attains an upright, sometimes flopping habit but can be beautifully rounded in the garden.

It's long, tapered oval leaves are strikingly glossy and dark green. The tips of the stems bear an upright cluster of white flowers. Each blossom starts as a long, torpedo-like bud, then opening with recurved white...

(Ashwagandha, Indian Ginseng, Winter-cherry)

Source of one of the traditional medicines used in India, ashwagandha is also used to make soap and to curdle plant sap to produce vegetarian cheese. This tropical, frost-tender subshrub is native to southern Asia but it may be grown from seed as a warm-season annual. It grows in disturbed places across its native range, including in woodland openings.

Ashwagandha's fuzzy green to pale gray-green leaves are attractive ovals with tapering points. During the warm months, small five-petaled ivory...