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TROPICALS (Annuals)

These items can not be bought on line. Prices and inventory changes daily.

Shop in open air greenhouses and checkout outside in glass enclosed outdoor register.

These are the most popular tropicals that we carry for outdoor-seasonal use.  They are annuals so they must come inside in the winter.  Check our houseplant page for more.  Prices vary a lot due to size and supplier.  We keep these all season and have some inside with Houseplants.

FLOWERING ARE LISTED FIRST THEN FOLIAGE

Abution-Flowering Maple
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Abutilon FLOWERING MAPLE Pendant bell shaped blooms with maple shaped leaves which may be variegated or mottled. Color: Apricot, pink, yellow, red, white, and bi-color flowers. Green or green-gold foliage (Sun/Part Sun)
Acalypha-Chenille
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Acalypha hispidia CHENILLE PLANT Cattail-like flowers droop in pendant clusters on heavily foliated plant with coarse textured ovate leaves. Color: Red
Agapanthus- Lily of the Nile
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Agapanthus LILY OF THE NILE Globes of tubular flowers grow on tall stalks over shiny lance leaves. Color: Purple, blue, or white
Allamanda-Golden Trumpet Vine
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Allamanda GOLDEN TRUMPET/PURPLE ALLAMANDA Climbing vine may be pruned to shrub. Bears trumpet shaped single or double flowers with obovate wavy margined leaves. Color: Yellow or purple bi-color
Bougainvillea
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Bougainvillea Woody bush plant is often trained as a vine, topiary, or bonsai. Paper-like, vibrantly colored bracts cover green or variegated leaves. Color: Red, pink, purple, magenta, orange, golden-yellow or white bracts
Canna
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Canna CANNA LILY Brightly colored blooms rise above showy ornamental foliage. Color: Full spectrum of bloom colors on green, red, variegated, striped or mottled foliage
Cestrum-Day Jasmine
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Cestrum DAY JASMINE Bright tubular flowers give way to colorful berries on shrubby plants. Color: Rose, orange, yellow, white
Dipladenia
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Dipladenia Similar characteristics to mandevilla, except has a shrub habit with smaller leaf. Color: Pink, red
Gardena-Cape Jasmine
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Gardenia CAPE JASMINE Highly fragrant waxy white flowers on bushy plants with glossy oval leaves. Color: White
Hibiscus
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Hibiscus Large open faced blossoms in a variety of brilliant colors. Bush form can be shaped into standard. Color: Orange, red, pink, salmon, yellow, white, bi-color
Jasminum sambac-Arabian Jasmine
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Jasminum sambac ARABIAN JASMINE A vine with clusters of highly fragrant star faced funnel flowers. Color: White
Justicia-Shrimp Plant-Brazilian Pine
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Justicia SHRIMP PLANT/ BRAZILIAN PLUME Upright or cascading showy bracts with white flowers protruding at tips of each branch. Color: Salmon, coral, red, or pink bracts. White blooms
Mandevilla
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Mandevilla Vigorous free flowering vine with trumpet shaped blossoms. Color: Pink, red, white, yellow, burgundy, blush, or mix (Pots,Trellis,staked)
Nerium oleander-Oleander
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Nerium oleander OLEANDER Clusters of tubular flowers on upright plant with oval dark green pointed leaves. Highly poisonous, thrives in hot dry conditions. Color: Pink, salmon, white
Passion Flower
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Passiflora PASSION FLOWER/ PASSION VINE Complex unique inflorescence on tendril climbing vine. Color: Blue, white, purple, scarlet
Plumbago auriculata-Leadswort
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Plumbago auriculata PLUMBAGO/ CAPE LEADWORT A tropical shrub bearing phlox-like blooms along each stem. Consistently blooms throughout the season. Color: Blue or white
Thunbergia-Black Eyed Susan Vine-Glory Vine
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Thunbergia BLACK EYED SUSAN VINE/BLUE GLORY VINE alata battiscombei grandiflora Twining vine with great variation in size and color of the five lobed trumpet shaped flower. Color: Orange, yellow, blue, or purple
Caladium-Elephant Ear
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Caladium ELEPHANT EAR Heart shaped leaves on compact plants. Color: Pink, white, green and red, often variegated leaves
Codiaeum variegated-Croton
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Codiaeum variegatum CROTON Vibrant coloration and patterns, on bushy plants with a variety of leaf forms. Color: Red, green, gold, orange, yellow and rose leaves
Cordyline-assorted
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Cordyline Thin straplike or wide leaf varieties, in a range of brilliant red, green, or multi-hued tones. Color: Red, green, orange, purple, and striped leaves
Dracena-assorted
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Dracaena Strap shaped leaves can be straight green or colorfully striped. Different species are grown as a small bush or more upright tree. Color: Green, gold, lime, red or variegated leaves Dracaena d. ’Janet Craig’ Dracaena d. Warneckii Dracaena f. ’Massangeana’ Dracaena marginata Dracaena reflexa
Ensete maurelii-Red Leaf Banana
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Ensete maurelii RED LEAF BANANA Large broad leaves range from deep burgundy to greenish-red. In New England quickly grows to six feet in one season. Color: Green, red, burgundy leaves
Eugenia-Brush Cherry
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Eugenia BRUSH CHERRY Small glossy leaves cover this upright plant which is traditionally sheared and grown in topiary form. Resembles boxwood and produces a bottle-brush style flower. Color: Green leaves, white bloom
Musa-Banana
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Musa BANANA A genus containing many species of bananas and plantains including tall, dwarf and even cold hardy varieties. Color: Green, red or variegated leaves
Palms-assorted
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Palm Popular in warmer climates, palms make great landscape accents in the New England garden. Many species also thrive indoors. Available in a vast array of genus, species and cultivars providing many forms and sizes. Color: Green, silver or blue fronds