Category: Flowering Shrubs

Rare & Unusual Tropical Trees & Plants, Flowering, Fruit, Native, Palm, Bamboo, Heliconia, Hummingbird, Butterfly

Angel’s Trumpet

Brugmansia Hybrid is a large shrub or small tree with large pendulous flowers which are fragrant at night. There are currently several color varieties in cultivation. The shape of the flower gives this plant its common name. Richard Lyons Nursery currently has this plant in stock.

January 2, 2022 0

Snowflake Shrub

Euphorbia leucocephala is a small shrub with many common names. They range from Little Christmas Flower, White Lace Euphorbia, Snow Bush, Snows of Kilimanjaro, and White Christmas Bush. However, most people just call it Snowflake. It’s at peek bloom at Christmastime and only for a few weeks. The shrub is native to Mexico like its…
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December 26, 2021 0

Yucatan Daisy

Yucatan Daisy (Montanoa atriplicifolia) is a woody shrub that acts like a vine as it sprawls over other plants. Maybe it is a vine that tends to be somewhat shrublike. It seems to be one of those plants that is somewhere in the middle, neither shrub nor vine. It is native to southern Mexico and…
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December 5, 2021 0

Native Sennas

Two native Sennas to consider if you want to attract the Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly (Phoebis sennae) to your garden. The first naturally occurs in 19 Florida counties including Miami-Dade and the Florida Keys. This would be Senna ligustrina or the Privet Senna. It flowers periodically throughout the year and has an upright growth habit up…
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October 3, 2021 0

Combretum constrictum

hailand Powderpuff (Combretum constrictum) is a shrub that blooms year round. It has the common name ‘Powderpuff’, but it is not related to the shrub Calliandra which is also commonly called powderpuff. The flowers do resemble each other, as they are shaped like a powderpuff, thus the confusion I guess. Although the Thai Powderpuff is…
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August 14, 2021 0