Bushes & Plants

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Bushes & Plants pictures and descriptions.

Crotan Petra has a nice tropical look but is cold sensitive. They grow 2 to 4 feet tall & wide and are very colorful from spring through fall.




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Crotan Mamey




Crotan Mamey are similar to Crotan Petra with a more split leave. Very tropical looking.



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Red Fountain Grass




Red Fountain Grass is popular for those wanting a beach look to their landscaping. Likes full sun to part shade, grows to 3 or 4 feet tall and wide and gets a 4 to 6 inch flume in mid summer to fall. Drought tolerant, once established.



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Boxwood are a good evergreen for borders and dwarf hedges. They are slow growers and low maintenance also good for English gardens.




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Blue Pacific Juniper

Blue Pacific Juniper is a popular evergreen ground cover . Low maintenance and drought tolerant, they grow just a few inches tall and can spread 1 to 2 feet.



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Tea Olive


Tea Olive is a very tough, low maintenance evergreen. Can be used as a hedge or a speciman planting. They bloom a very fragrant flower in spring and fall.



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Crinum Lilly



Crinum Lilly is a unique addition to any landscape design. With a very tropical look & the spreading colorful foilage that can reach 8 feet tall, they shoot a stalk with a bloom several times a year. A great speciman plant.

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Crinum Lilly Bloom

Crinum Lilly Bloom

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Brunsfelsia is also known as “Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow” for the pretty flowers they bloom are a different color each day; purple, pink & white. Grows to 4 to 6 feet tall & wide. Cold sensitive. A great accent hedge or conversation plant.


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Sweet Viburnum


A very popular hedge plant is the Viburnum Odoratissimum, also known as “sweet viburnum”. A fast growing evergreen reaches 12 to 15 feet tall and 8 to 10 feet wide. Cold and drought tolerant once established.


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Split Leaf Philodendrun


Split Leaf Philodendron Selloum creates a tropical effect with the large deep lobed leaves and rich green color. Likes sun and shade and does well in pots or in the ground. Can grow to 8 to 10 feet tall & wide.


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Gardenia flower


Can you smell it? The Grafted Gardenia flower has a strong, sweet smell and blooms spring to fall. The bush grows 4 to 6 feet tall and wide and is a cold tolerant evergreen.



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Hawaiian Ti Red Sister


Hawaiian Ti Red Sister looks great in containers by the pool. Reaching 3 to 4 feet tall, they look very tropical, but must be protected from the cold.




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Verigated Shell Ginger


Verigated Shell Ginger will spice up the look of your landscape with it’s light tropical foilage. Reaching 2 to 3 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide, it does well in containers and needs protection from cold.



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Another good container plant is Fatsia. Can grow up to 6 feet tall and has tropical foilage, but needs to be protected from cold.



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Day Lilly




A perennial and popular gift plant is the Day Lilly. Ranging from about 6 inches to 2 feet tall and wide depending on variety. Blooms spring through fall, a pretty flower that depends on variety as well.



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Thryallis will grow to 4 to 6 feet tall & wide and bloom yellow flowers spring through fall. Once established it is drought tolerant.






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Ilex Shillings



For a low maintenance and drought tolerant evergreen, Ilex Shillings may be your choice. Slow growing into a low mounding form they are also cold tolerant.


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Indian Hawthorne




Indian Hawthorne is also popular for it’s low maintenance. It is cold and drought tolerant once established and blooms white flowers in spring and fall. They grow 2 to 4 feet tall and wide.



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Lorapetulum Tree



A Lorapetulum Tree is a pretty selection for a cold tolerant tree that reaches 6 to 8 feet tall. With purple foilage, new growth will bloom profusely spring through fall with a fuscia colored bloom.



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Flax Lilly



An excellent ground cover is verigated Flax Lilly.  At 4 to 8 inches tall, it is drought tolerant once established and the clumps can be divided and used as filler.


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Podocarpus is a tough plant that makes a great privacy hedge or speciman. Reaching 12 to 15 feet tall and 8 to 10 feet wide, this evergreen is drought tolerant once established.