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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Elephant Ear, Taro)

The intricate and unusual 'Nancy's Revenge' is an exceptionally ornamental elephant ear that was discovered in the Caribbean by aroid enthusiast, Jerry Kranz, and named after his business partner, Nancy McDaniels. It may also be sold under the name, ‘Nancyana.’ Each striking leaf is solid green when it first emerges and eventually develops a broad, creamy yellow, blotch along the central midvein that radiates into the peripheral veins.

A large, tuberous perennial native to tropical Asia, taro...

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(Elephant Ear, Taro)

The large, striking yellow-green leaves of 'Pineapple Princess' have a purple veins and edges and are supported by deep burgundy petioles (leaf stems). This cultivar was bred by John Cho at the University of Hawaii Plant Breeding Program and also boasts increased hardiness and disease-resistance in addition to a tidier, runner-free habit.

A large, tuberous perennial native to tropical Asia, taro (kalo in Hawaiian) is grown for its huge, heart-shaped leaves that add drama to the landscape. It...

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James Burghardt

(Red Stem Taro, Taro)

A large, perennial native to India and tropical Asia, taro is grown for its starchy, edible, bulb-like corms and huge heart-shaped leaves that add drama to the landscape. It is considered one of the first plants cultivated by humans for food and is now naturalized throughout most of the subtropical and tropical regions of the world.

Also called elephant year, Colocasia esculenta produces huge arrow-shaped leaves held on tall leaf stems that arise directly from the corm. The leaf stem...

(Elephant Ear, Taro, Violet Stem Taro)

A large, tuberous perennial native to tropical Asia, taro is grown for its huge heart-shaped leaves that add drama to the landscape. Its cultivar 'Violet Stem' has puckered grayish-green leaves with purple stems. Sweetly fragrant flowers with large creamy-yellow spathes may appear in summer. In areas where the tubers will not overwinter in the ground, 'Violet Stem' can be lifted and stored in the fall, or grown in containers.

Beautiful near a water feature, taro grows well in shallow water or...

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(Elephant Ear, Taro)

The bold elephant ears in the Royal Hawaiian® Series were developed at the University of Hawaii Plant Breeding Program. All are extra showy, hardy and disease-resistant and have tidy, runner-free habits. Leaf and stem colors include purple, bronze, yellow-green, olive green and bicolors.

A large, tuberous perennial native to tropical Asia, taro (kalo in Hawaiian) is grown for its huge, heart-shaped leaves that add drama to the landscape. It originates from India and tropical Asia, Colocasia...

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Mark A. Miller

(Barrel Palm, Cuban Bottle Palm)

A tall specimen of a Cuban bottle palm has a trunk that resembles a snake that recently swallowed a plump rat. The "belly" is not fully at the trunk's bottom, but in a seemingly random middle area. This evergreen palm is native to the grasslands of western Cuba and the Isle of Youth. It is a single-trunked plant that looks like a sabal palm in leaf form and canopy.

When young, the Cuban bottle palm's trunk is covered in thatch fibers. Only with age does the thatch shed and a rather smooth trunk...

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James H. Schutte

(Colville's Glory Tree)

The wispy, feathery leaves of Colville’s glory tree creates a gentle backdrop for its fiery clusters of orange flowers that appear in autumn. A splendid semi-deciduous tropical tree with coppery bark, it is native to the island of Madagascar off the southeastern coast of Africa.

The doubly pinnate, feathery leaves of this tree are soft, rich green and sway easily in the breeze. Each has small leaflets in 15-25 pairs that connect to larger central leaf petiole. Overall the tree looks unremarkable...

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James H. Schutte

(Button Mangrove, Green Buttonwood)

Tolerant of salt and drought, button mangrove is a broadleaf evergreen tree native to southern Florida and the West Indies. It has oblong, medium green leaves and reddish- brown fruits that look like pine cones or dried raspberries. Its brown bark is flaky and attractive, often most beautiful on plants that attain a spreading, contorted form by being exposed to seaside breezes.

Throughout the year, flushes of greenish-white and purple flowers are produced, but are not showy or noticeable. The...

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Maureen Gilmer


This quite unusual genus of tiny succulents includes 290 species, few of which are ever grown except by specialty collectors. Formerly grouped under the prior family, Mesembryanthemaceae, They are endemic to a huge range of South Africa and Namibia, with its extremely dry climate. Their peculiar stone-like forms are the result of mimicry, which makes them resemble the gravelly beds where they grow in colonies. Mimicry protects them from food and moisture seeking wildlife during the very dry season....

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James Burghardt

(Muyuyo, Peruvian Cordia, Yellow Cordia, Yellow Geiger)

Yellow Geiger's arching branches produce showy clusters of funnel-shaped, cheerful yellow flowers when temperatures are warm. Native to western Ecuador, Peru and the Galapagos Islands, this evergreen tree may grow more like a spreading, floppy shrub. It naturally inhabits arid slopes and is tolerant of drought and salt spray. The trunk is often obscured by the bushy canopy, but the sandy gray bark underneath has an exfoliating texture.

The large rounded to oval leaves are matte green with slightly...