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This is extremely rare variety hard to find in cultivation. The flowers are cream to pale yellow, sometimes with a pink blush. The flowers are long about 4-5" and form clusters of 6-8 in each cluster. They are produced from each node of the stem wood. Non-aggressive vine. Blooms in Fall-Winter, sometimes through early Spring and may bloom again during warmer months.
Woody vine with 5-parted leaves. From old stems arise very showy clusters of flowers each with a 3- 4-inch-long dark pink tube and spreading creamy-white lobes. Non-aggressive vine. Season: Winter.
Rare variety of tecomaria with apricot color flowers. This plant stays compact unlike other tecomarias that may become invasive. Usually kept clipped, it is often used as a low hedge. It has attractive, light green foliage and frequent displays of long, tubular flowers that may be apricot or orange at the ends of the stems. Cape Honeysuckle needs very well-drained soil and prefers full sun, but will bloom in filtered light; flowering is best is slightly cooler climates. See Article about Tecomaria.
This is a sprawling plant that, if left unpinned, puts out long stems and becomes almost a vine that needs some kind of support. Usually kept clipped, it is often used as a low hedge. It has attractive, light green foliage and frequent displays of long, tubular yellow flowers at the ends of the stems. Cape Honeysuckle needs very well-drained soil and prefers full sun, but will bloom in filtered light; flowering is best is slightly cooler climates.
Rare variety of tecomaria with very bright, orange colored flowers. This plant stays compact unlike other tecomarias . It's an eye catching flower that appears all year round.
This is a fast growing sprawling plant that, if left unpinned, puts out long stems and becomes almost a vine that needs some kind of support. However, it can be trained even into a standard little tree. If kept clipped, it can be used as a low hedge. It has attractive, dark green foliage and frequent displays of long, tubular flowers that may be yellow or bright orange at the ends of the stems. Cape Honeysuckle needs very well-drained soil and prefers full sun, but will bloom in filtered light; flowering is best is slightly cooler climates. Propagation is by means of seeds, cuttings, or branches that root when they lie on the ground.
Teak is considered a very valuable wood because of its ability to withstand weather. It even prevents any metal used in it from rusting. Teak is very stable, which means that it does not warp when subjected to variations in humidity and temperature. According to Ayurveda, wood is acrid, cooling, laxative, sedative to gravid uterus and useful in treatment of piles, leucoderma and dysentery. Flowers are acrid, bitter and dry and useful in bronchitis, biliousness, urinary discharges etc. Roots are useful in treatment of urinary system related troubles. According to Unani system of medicine, the oil from flower is hair promoter and useful in scabies. Wood is good for headache, biliousness, burning sensation and pain and liver related troubles. It allays thirst and possess anthelmintic and expectorant properties. Wood is used for ship building, railways, piles in harbour, bridge-building, construction work, furniture and cabinet work. Leaves yield dye, which is used for dyeing cotton and wool. It prefers no competition, so for the first few years, it has to be cleared of weeds and kept from being shaded. After about three years, the trees are large enough to shade out competing vegetation. Teak requires very good drainage and rich soil. It prefers a dry season of about three months.
Extremely rare and exotic! Telfairia occidentalis will climb up to 40 ft. The flowers are white with a dark purple centre. The large, dark-red seed is rich in fat and protein, and can be eaten whole, ground into powder for another kind of soup, or made into a fermented porridge. The fruit of the plant is large, weighing up to 20 lbs.
Very heavy lemon-like fragrance is similar to Ylang-Ylang. Clusters of golden yellow blooms form along the vining stems during summer months. Individual blooms emerge successively over a period of weeks emitting a rich, heavy fragrance that's reliable day or night. Used for lais in Hawaii, it grows vigorously during the long warm days of summer with growth slowing and eventually coming to a standstill throughout the winter. Hardy Zone 10 and higher. Full or partial sun, grows to 2-3' in a container, vining in habit, minimum temperature 60°F, blooms in spring summer and fall.
This ornamental and fragrant climber is fried or boiled in several South East Asian recipes. The cut flowers are sold in markets wrapped in banana leaves. These flowers are tasty, rich in carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins A et C.
article about Pad Dok Kajon with a recipe.
Native to Australia, Templetonia retusa (Cockies Tongues) is a large shrub, up to 5 to 10 feet tall, that can be grown in USDA Zones 9 to 11. This plant loves full sun and enjoys moderate water. Its beautiful white and off-white flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds. However, the flowers can also turn red or crimson then a vinous color.
When taken care of properly, this plant can be cold hardy to at least the 30s Fahrenheit for a short time, making it ideal for colder regions. To ensure your plant thrives, here are some tips for growing and caring for it in a pot in cold regions. Choose a container that is at least 12 inches in diameter and 18 inches in height with several drainage holes at the bottom. Use a well-draining soil. During the winter, keep the soil slightly moist, never saturated and make sure to move the pot inside somewhere warm if temperatures dip too low. Move the pot outside in the spring and water regularly throughout the growing season. Protect from frost and extreme temperatures to ensure the plant survives the winter.
Cockies Tongues are an eye-catching shrub with a variety of uses and characteristics. Low maintenance and requiring just moderate water, this Australian native can make for a great addition to your outdoor space. With its hardiness to cold temperatures and vibrant flowers, it offers a unique look and a way to attract wildlife, making it a great choice for any garden.