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Triadica sp., Sapium sp., Sapium

Triadica sp., Sapium sp.

Sapium
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersDeciduous

The genus is native to the tropics.

See Sapium sebiferum .



Triadica sp., Sapium sp., Sapium
Triadica sp., Sapium sp., Sapium


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Tritoniopsis antholysa, Mountain Pipes

Tritoniopsis antholysa

Mountain Pipes
Family: Iridaceae
Origin: South Africa
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterPink flowersDeciduousAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Tritoniopsis antholyza is a winter-growing, deciduous, bulbous plant. It is found on rocky sandstone slopes over a wide area. It has tubular salmon pink to red flowers in a dense spike.




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Uncarina peltata, Harpagophytum peltatum, Uncarina

Uncarina peltata, Harpagophytum peltatum

Uncarina
Family: Pedaliaceae
Origin: Madagascar
CaudexCan be used for bonsaiLarge shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterYellow/orange flowersDeciduousSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

This very rare unusual succulent from Madagascar has spectacular yellow flowers with black centers and soft velvet leaves, pleasant to touch. Uncarina peltata is quite rare and not the easiest subject. Grows in well-drained soil, and unlike many succulents, prefers lots of water along with full sun. Forms large caudex.

The plant goes dormant in winter and stays leafless during dormancy.





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Uvularia grandiflora, Large-flowered Bellwort

Uvularia grandiflora

Large-flowered Bellwort
Family: Colchicaceae   (Formerly:Uvulariaceae / Liliaceae)
Origin: USA
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterYellow/orange flowersDeciduousSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

A little-known plant, perfect for a shady border. Appears in mid-spring, in time to hide dying daffodil foliage. The leaves are a nice bright yellow-green. The pendulous blooms are borne amongst bright green, lanced foliage.



Uvularia grandiflora, Large-flowered Bellwort
Uvularia grandiflora, Large-flowered Bellwort
Uvularia grandiflora, Large-flowered Bellwort
Uvularia grandiflora, Large-flowered Bellwort


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Vangueria infausta , Wild Medlar

Vangueria infausta

Wild Medlar
Family: Rubiaceae
Origin: South Africa
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterEthnomedical 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.DeciduousEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

This is a deciduous shrub or small tree with large, velvet and lush leaves. The plant can be single or multistemmed, but usually the latter.

The fruit is almost round, glossy dark green when young and changing to a light brown when ripe.

The Wild Medlar is a hardy and drought resistant plant that can withstand moderate cold.





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Wild Medlar. This is a deciduous shrub or small tree. The fruit is almost round, glossy dark green when young and changing to a light brown when ripe.
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