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Tropaeolum minus, Dwarf Nasturtium
Tropaeolum minus 'Tip Top Mahogany'

Tropaeolum minus

Dwarf Nasturtium
Family: Tropaeolaceae
Origin: Ecuador, Peru
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Spice or herbSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Dwarf nasturtium is an annual to short-lived perennial plant growing around 30cm tall.

The plant provides edible flowers, leaves and seeds, has insect repellent properties and various medicinal applications.



Tropaeolum minus, Dwarf Nasturtium
Tropaeolum minus 'Tip Top Mahogany'


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Typhonium roxburghii, Dwarf Voodoo Lily, Black Flowered Dead Rat Lily

Typhonium roxburghii

Dwarf Voodoo Lily, Black Flowered Dead Rat Lily
Family: Araceae
Origin: Tropical Asia
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterUnusual colorIrritatingSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Rare species of Amorphophallus ralative, Typhonium roxburghii bears quite large, spectacular deep mahogany-purple, almost black, spathes at ground level. For a flower of sombre shades, they are very conspicuous and attractive.

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Vanda flabellata, Aerides flabellata, The Fan-Shaped Aerides

Vanda flabellata, Aerides flabellata

The Fan-Shaped Aerides
Family: Orchidaceae
Origin: Thailand
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeEpiphyteRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

This is a very fragrant orchid with beautiful, long lasting blooms. Sepals and petals are yellow to yellow-green variously spotted and overlaid chestnut to mahogany. The labellium will be white variously spotted purple.



Vanda flabellata, Aerides flabellata, The Fan-Shaped Aerides
Vanda flabellata, Aerides flabellata, The Fan-Shaped Aerides
Vanda flabellata, Aerides flabellata, The Fan-Shaped Aerides


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