PLANTS and YES, in MY BACKYARD and in MY HOUSE
Exotics, Shrubs, Trees, Wildflowers, Orchids, Hard-to-Find AND The All Inclusive Others
Xanthosoma sagittifolium Bulb Albomarginatum Monstrosum Mickey Mouse Plant Brand Name: Sunshine shop Xanthosoma sagittifolium, Albomarginatum Monstrosum, Mickey Mouse Plant, Mouse Cup, Pocket Plant Family: Araceae Bluish-green arrowhead-shaped leaves with wide, irregular areas splashed with gray-green, cream and white.
Giant Orange Bromeliad (aechmea blanchetiana) most attractive orange foliage with its red tips and upright form. This very hardy bromeliad is perfect for the landscape where full sun is the rule. Huge brilliant red flower stalks emerge from the tight center rosette of leaves in the springtime. The flower stalk is very long-lasting. The large size can reach 50″ high. A very prolific plant which can produce as many as a 8 offsets from one plant.
Yellow (Aztec gold) plumeria cutting, an approximately 10-24" tree, treated with rooting hormone and started in a soil pearlite mixture. It generally takes 2-8weeks to fully root in the spring and be ready to be planted. Cold weather may prolong the rooting process. Once rooted transfer into a bigger pot or into the ground for best results.
Common Name Thailand Giant Elephant Ear Botanical Name Colocasia gigantea Thailand Giant Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface Soil Type Loamy Soil, Moist / Wet Soil Soil Moisture Average, Moist / Well Draining Advantages Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Containers Poisonous or Toxic to Animals Skin and eye irritant. All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested. Toxic to dog and cats. Planting Time Spring / Summer
Mangrove Tree at Dawn, Spanish Key, Florida Spanish Key is at the end of the Florida Keys just before Key West when driving down from Miami. This Key is famous for its mangrove swamps, white sand beaches, and great fishing. Interesting features of this key include Indian mounds and storage buildings still standing from the Flagler Railway construction era.