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7 years ago Posted in: 15 Gallon, 25 Gallon, 7 Gallon, All 0
Palm / Foxtail

Latin Name: RHYNCHOSTYLIS Plant Type: Orchid Description: Small orchids with leaves in two ranks, flowers in hanging spikes. Origin: Viet Nam, Burma Environment: Suitable only for a greenhouse Foliage: No Flowering: Yes Season: FH Fragrant: Yes Growing Ease: Requires extra care Temperature: 60-85°F, 16-29°C Humidity: High humidity Lighting Needs: Does best in bright indirect sunlight [...]

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Palm / European Fan

Latin Name: Chamaerops humilis Plant Type: Palm Description: The fan leaves are tufted at the top of stems clothed with fibers from old leaf bases. Stalks of the leaves are spiny along the edges. Slow growing and able to be kept in a container for many years before reaching even six feet (2m) in height [...]

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Palm / Areca

Latin Name: Dypsis lutescens Plant Type: Palm Description: Cluster palms with trunks eventually about four inches (10cm) diameter. Usually sold as multiple plants in a pot, giving dense foliage with a golden color to the stalks of the leaves and their sheathing bases. Origin: Madagascar Environment: Suitable for the home or a greenhouse Foliage: Yes [...]

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Ti Plant / Black Magic, Red Sister

Latin Name: Cordyline fruiticosa hybrids Plant Type: Shrub Description: Broad, sword-shaped leaves in a variety of colors depending on the form selected. Leaves held upright on stems that branch only occasionally form an upright plant. Origin: Malaya, Polynesia Environment: Suitable for the home or a greenhouse Foliage: Yes Flowering: No Fragrant: No Growing Ease: Requires [...]

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Tibouchina / Tree (STD)

Latin Name: TIBOUCHINA Plant Type: Shrub Description: Shrubs, most of them large but able to be pruned, producing large blue-purple flowers at the branch tips. Origin: Brazil Environment: Suitable only for a greenhouse Foliage: No Flowering: Yes Season: IL Fragrant: No Growing Ease: Requires a little extra care Temperature: 50-75°F, 10-24°C Humidity: Medium humidity Lighting [...]

7 years ago Posted in: 3 Gallon, 7 Gallon, All 0
Tibouchina

Latin Name: TIBOUCHINA Plant Type: Shrub Description: Shrubs, most of them large but able to be pruned, producing large blue-purple flowers at the branch tips. Origin: Brazil Environment: Suitable only for a greenhouse Foliage: No Flowering: Yes Season: IL Fragrant: No Growing Ease: Requires a little extra care Temperature: 50-75°F, 10-24°C Humidity: Medium humidity Lighting [...]

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Alocasia / Elephant Ear

Latin Name: ALOCASIA Plant Type: Perennial Description: Most species are stemless or short-stemmed plants with arrow-shaped leaf blades carried on stalks about as long as the blade. A few are huge ôelephant earsö with upright trunk two or three feet (60-90 cm) high. Flowers in a specialized inflorescence consisting of a fleshy spike (spadix) surrounded [...]

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xanadu

Latin Name: Philodendron bipinnatifidum Plant Type: Shrub Description: A broad-spreading, mounding type that would eventually produce six feet (2m) long leaves on a long trunk, but in the interior will display its deeply cut leaves from a large container for a long time without overgrowing. This plant is often sold as Philodendron selloum, a later [...]

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Wax Myrtle

Latin Name: Myrica cerifera Common Names: southern bayberry, southern wax myrtle, wax myrtle Family: Myricaceae Description This beautiful native tree grows in abundance at my place in Florida’s panhandle. It is semi-evergreen where the winters are frosty but here it is evergreen. This popular plant has an attractive rounded form and is commonly used in [...]

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Pine / Slash

Latin Name: Pinus Mugo Description:      The Mugo Pine, or Swiss Mountain Pine, is known to shape itself according to the different soil conditions and climates in which it is cultivated. It is widely grown as a shrub, but in its native European Alps, it frequently grows to a height of 60 feet, and [...]