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Sandpaper Vine / Queen's Wreath Vine: Petrea volubilis [Family: Verbenaceae] is an ever-green flowering vine native to Mexico and Central America. It has rough-textured leaves, and hence the common name Sandpaper-vine. It looks somewhat similar to a tropical Wisteria.

Canna Bengal Tiger - Stunning and beautiful, this canna lily has variegated green and yellow leaves with burgundy margins. Topped with bright orange flowers, this is a must have for the landscape or mixed containers.

Delonix regia is a species of flowering plant in the family Fabaceae, subfamily Caesalpinioideae. It is noted for its fern-like leaves and flamboyant display of flowers. In many tropical parts of the world it is grown as an ornamental tree and in English it is given the name Royal Poinciana or Flamboyant. It is also one of several trees known as Flame tree.

Purple Gladiolus Any of numerous plants of the genus Gladiolus native chiefly to tropical and South Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided spikes of brightly coloured funnel-shaped flowers; widely cultivated

The leaves of Cristia, a distinctive tropical plant, are shaped rather like a swallowtail butterfly, hence its common names, swallowtail or butterfly plant. Christia obcordata is typically found in southeast Asia, but has spread to south America.

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Cannas give container gardens vertical interest with their bright flowers & dramatic large leaves. This tropical garden classic will create eye catching drama. Grow in full sun & moist soil.

Colocasia Noble Gigante 2014 If you like your annuals on the large size, you won't want to pass up 'Noble Gigante' colocasia. This behemoth can grow 6-8 feet tall and wide in a single season! Its dark purple leaves and stems make it a stunning back-of-the-border focal point. Because 'Noble Gigante' is a tropical plant, it will thrive anywhere with hot, humid summers. Name: Colocasia 'Noble Gigante' Growing conditions: Partial sun, Shade Source: Available online from Plant Delights Nursery

Schefflera taiwaniana 'Yuan Shan' (Jade Mountain Hardy Schefflera) - From the high mountains of Taiwan, this is the hardiest evergreen version of this ubiquitous houseplant for zone 7 and 6b, though in 6b it should be planted against the house. Gorgeous tropical leaves. Grows to 15' tall and can be pruned into any shape from a single stemmed palm-like tree to a wide, cascading shrub.

Hawaii garden, the smooth, coffee- and apricot-hued leaves of ti plants (Cordyline fruticosa) contrast with a blue fan palm’s corrugated fronds and elephant’s ear’s wavy green leaves. Mounded red and green tillandsias add punch in the foreground.

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Creative use of tropicals at Chanticleer Garden, Wayne, Pennsylvania....Love the big-leaved tropical red banana and the colors...

~~Torch Ginger ~ a tropical beauty by njchow82~~I have several colors of this growing in my jungle, but beware - the flower stage soon turns to the big ball of seeds - not so pretty - and the stems and leaves come from the ground and spread along with the flowers like running bamboo. Needs to be controlled or OK in wild rainforest like mine. Other spreading plants and big trees keep the spreading to a minimum.

Take Advantage of Texture Big, bold tropical plants create a lush feel. Their large leaves can change the scale of a small space to help it feel larger. (Plus, many tropical plants are super cool!)

Gladiolus 'Catharina'. In early to mid summer they have tall green spikey leaves, which add height interest at the centre of a potted arrangement. In the late summer and fall, they produce lush, tropical-iike blossoms.

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Horsetail Reed Deep green, jointed stems have an interesting Tropical look. The rush-like slender stems appear without leaves or flowers. Best used in containers, troughs or in contained ponds. Evergreen in warm climates.

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A CURE FOR WHITEFLY: Whitefly are nasty little bugs that will sap the life from your warm weather tropical plants very quickly and, they leave nasty cotton-candy looking white strings hanging all over your beautiful plants. Whitefly is really a very unpleasant little insect, however, they're easy to get rid of if you know the secret. Watch this installment of GardenRx and never be troubled with Whitefly again.

Philodendron Selloum Layers of rich green, deeply divided leaves makes philodendron selloum the star of South Floridas tropical gardening.

Large-leafed Plants . Reminiscent of lush jungles and rain forests, immense leaves add drama and a distinctively tropical tone to a garden. In temperate zones, some of the hardier large- leaf species include elephant ears, philodendrons, and gunnera. Ligularia and hostas are best for smaller spaces because they won’t dominate the surrounding plants.

Dwarf Banana Tropical Flair for Your Home Imagine plucking tasty 4-in. bananas from your very own tree! 2- to 5-ft. plant adorned with large, glossy green leaves will produce fruit within 3-5 years. Potted

Sansevieria. Also known as mother-in-laws tongue or snake plant, Any of a genus (Sansevieria) of tropical perennial herbs of the agave family with showy mottled sword-shaped leaves usually yielding a strong fiber. Frequently used as house plant. Tolerant of neglect, but will rot if over watered.