tropical plants

  1. Dracaena

    Dracaena
    Dracaena is a lush, tall, leafy plant that creates a tropical look indoors, on a balcony or in the garden. There are many species and cultivars that give a range of leaf colours and patterns. Some also have fragrant flowers.   Dracaena varieties The most impressive dracaena variety is the dragon tree (Dracaena draco) (pictured above). This large, spreading, multi-branched...
  2. How to create a tropical garden

    How to create a tropical garden
    Want to make every day a holiday? Palms are a sure-fire way to recreate your favourite tropical destination, on your doorstep. To help you bring your exotic escape to life, we’ve rounded up a list of four plant-worthy palms, which you can successfully grow in Sydney. Throw in some colourful flowers and foliage and before you know it, you’ll be...
  3. Bougainvillea

    Bougainvillea
    Botanical name: Bougainvillea Common names: Bougainvillea A little bit about Bougainvillea Bougainvillea are scrambling shrubs that can become vigorous climbers. They're known for their intensely coloured flowers which are actually a modified coloured leaf called a bract. A ring of bracts surrounds the tiny white tubular flowers clustering in the centre. While originally from South America you will come across Bougainvillea in Southern Europe (hello...
  4. Plants that give your garden a summer feel

    Plants that give your garden a summer feel
    Being on holidays during summer is more than just having time off. It’s about soaking up the laid back atmosphere of summer: spending time sitting under a shady tree, lounging beside a pool, chilling at a holiday house or zoning out at a lush resort. The plants that surround you become part of the summer holiday and can be the...

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