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Tired of an ugly hedge? Replace it with Aglaia - Chinese Rice Flower, and enjoy Lemony Fragrance year around!

Tired of an ugly hedge? Replace it with Aglaia - Chinese Rice Flower, and enjoy Lemony Fragrance year around! Tired of an ugly hedge? Replace it with Aglaia - Chinese Rice Flower, and enjoy Lemony Fragrance year around! Tired of an ugly hedge? Replace it with Aglaia - Chinese Rice Flower, and enjoy Lemony Fragrance year around! Tired of an ugly hedge? Replace it with Aglaia - Chinese Rice Flower, and enjoy Lemony Fragrance year around!
🍋 Tired of an ugly hedge? Replace it with Aglaia - Chinese Rice Flower, and enjoy Lemony Fragrance year around!

  • 🟡 Aglaia odorata is also known as Chinese Perfume Plant, Chinese Rice Flower, or Mock Lemon.

  • 🟡 The plant has an outstanding fragrance from tiny, rice-sized yellow flowers.

  • 🟡 Aglaia grows into a dense bush without pruning. It is relatively slow-growing; so large plants are rare and hard to find.

  • 🟡 Easy to grow bush, it is perfect for a cold tolerant tropical hedge.

  • 🟡 Aglaia has many medicinal uses; contains odorine and odorinol, which have cancer chemopreventive activity.


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Get a few bushes of Aglaia for lemony-fragrant hedge

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Would you like some Scrambled Eggs? Scrambled Egg Bush is a burst of sunshine, this splash of gold blooms on and on

Would you like some Scrambled Eggs? Scrambled Egg Bush is a burst of sunshine, this splash of gold blooms on and on Would you like some Scrambled Eggs? Scrambled Egg Bush is a burst of sunshine, this splash of gold blooms on and on
🍳 Would you like some Scrambled Eggs? Scrambled Egg Bush is a burst of sunshine, this splash of gold blooms on and on...

  • 🌞 Senna surattensis (Cassia glauca) - Scrambled Egg Bush - produces vibrant, sunny yellow flowers that resemble scrambled eggs, adding a cheerful touch to your garden.

  • 🌞 Long blooming season: flowers profusely throughout much of the year.

  • 🌞 Compact: grows into a manageable, medium-sized shrub, perfect for smaller gardens or as a stunning focal point.

  • 🌞 Low maintenance: easy to care for and requires minimal attention, making it ideal for busy gardeners.

  • 🌞 Drought tolerant: thrives in dry conditions once established, reducing the need for frequent watering.

  • 🌞 Attracts Pollinators: draws bees, butterflies, and other beneficial insects, enhancing garden biodiversity.

  • 🌞 Versatile: can be used as a standalone specimen, hedge, or in mixed borders for added interest.

  • 🌞 Soil Improvement: enhances soil quality through nitrogen fixation, benefiting nearby plants.

  • 🌞 Hardy and resilient: adapts well to cool winter, heat and poor soil.

  • 🌞 Evergreen: retains its green leaves all year round, providing constant coverage and aesthetic appeal.


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Would you like some Scrambled Eggs? Scrambled Egg Bush is a burst of sunshine, this splash of gold blooms on and on

Would you like some Scrambled Eggs? Scrambled Egg Bush is a burst of sunshine, this splash of gold blooms on and on Would you like some Scrambled Eggs? Scrambled Egg Bush is a burst of sunshine, this splash of gold blooms on and on Would you like some Scrambled Eggs? Scrambled Egg Bush is a burst of sunshine, this splash of gold blooms on and on Would you like some Scrambled Eggs? Scrambled Egg Bush is a burst of sunshine, this splash of gold blooms on and on
🍳 Would you like some Scrambled Eggs? Scrambled Egg Bush is a burst of sunshine, this splash of gold blooms on and on...

  • 🌞 Senna surattensis (Cassia glauca) - Scrambled Egg Bush - produces vibrant, sunny yellow flowers that resemble scrambled eggs, adding a cheerful touch to your garden.

  • 🌞 Long blooming season: flowers profusely throughout much of the year.

  • 🌞 Compact: grows into a manageable, medium-sized shrub, perfect for smaller gardens or as a stunning focal point.

  • 🌞 Low maintenance: easy to care for and requires minimal attention, making it ideal for busy gardeners.

  • 🌞 Drought tolerant: thrives in dry conditions once established, reducing the need for frequent watering.

  • 🌞 Attracts Pollinators: draws bees, butterflies, and other beneficial insects, enhancing garden biodiversity.

  • 🌞 Versatile: can be used as a standalone specimen, hedge, or in mixed borders for added interest.

  • 🌞 Soil Improvement: enhances soil quality through nitrogen fixation, benefiting nearby plants.

  • 🌞 Hardy and resilient: adapts well to cool winter, heat and poor soil.

  • 🌞 Evergreen: retains its green leaves all year round, providing constant coverage and aesthetic appeal.


🛒 Order Scrambled Egg Bush

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Dwarf Poinciana we have now in our Nursery - beautiful bushes in 3-15 gal pots, in full bloom

🔥 Dwarf Poinciana we have now in our Nursery - beautiful bushes in 3-15 gal pots, in full bloom. Spectacular show! ❤️

📚 See our previous post about Dwarf Poinciana.

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What do you think about this Giant? This is the coolest looking flower!

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🐙 What do you think about this Giant? This is the coolest looking flower!
  • 🦋 Aristolochia gigantea var. Brasiliensis - Giant Pelican Flower - is one of the most outrageous flowers in the world.

  • 🦋 This striking plant from Brazil is known for its outrageous, huge - over ten-inch-long - lemon-scented flowers 🍋

  • 🦋 Flowers have an elaborate pattern of white and mottled reddish brown.

  • 🦋 Not a vigorous vine, making it easy to train on a stake, trellis, or in a hanging basket.

  • 🦋 Rare and highly collectible variety.

  • 🦋 Like all Dunchman's Pipes we mentioned earlier, this plant is a great butterfly attractor.


🛒 Shop Aristolochia vines


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Why sunflowers are growing on a tree?

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🌼 Why sunflowers are growing on a tree?

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    Sunflower tree or Tree Marigold (Tithonia diversifolia) that we mentioned earlier, is a perfect choice when you need a fast-growing shrub to hide unwanted view in just a few months.

  • 🌻 Beautiful sunflowers look really happy! The flowers that are about 3 inches wide.

  • 🌻 When it's fully grown, Sunflower Tree is about 10 feet tall and 10 feet wide, like a big, cozy blanket.

  • 🌻 Tolerates both cold and heat.

  • 🌻 Attracts lots of butterflies and bees 🦋🐝

  • 🌻 If the winter was too cold, it still bounces back every spring, even stronger than before, like a champion.

  • 🌻 Sunflower Tree is a tough, colorful dense plant that grows fast and makes your yard look awesome.


🛒 Get Sunflower Tree for your Happy Garden

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Why this Bleeding Heart is bleeding pink?

❤️ Why this Bleeding Heart is bleeding pink?

Clerodendrum speciosum
, also known as the Red Bleeding Heart, is a captivating twist on the classic Bleeding Heart, C. thomsoniae that we mentioned earlier.
  • ❣️ Features stunning pink bracts and vibrant red heart-shaped flowers, enhancing the charm of the original variety.

  • ❣️ Vigorous and fast-growing vine, perfect for creating a privacy hedge (as on the video) or a cascading floral display over a fence.

  • ❣️ Butterflies and bees adore its bright pink-and-red flowers, making it a pollinator-friendly choice 🦋🐝

  • ❣️ Ideal for quickly covering fences or structures with its lush, showy blooms in just one season.


🛒 Order Red Bleeding Heart

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The number one flower for shady spots! Every tropical gardener wants Brunfelsias: the magical, fragrant shrubs of Day and Night

 The number one flower for shady spots! Every tropical gardener wants Brunfelsias: the magical, fragrant shrubs of Day and Night  The number one flower for shady spots! Every tropical gardener wants Brunfelsias: the magical, fragrant shrubs of Day and Night  The number one flower for shady spots! Every tropical gardener wants Brunfelsias: the magical, fragrant shrubs of Day and Night  The number one flower for shady spots! Every tropical gardener wants Brunfelsias: the magical, fragrant shrubs of Day and Night  The number one flower for shady spots! Every tropical gardener wants Brunfelsias: the magical, fragrant shrubs of Day and Night  The number one flower for shady spots! Every tropical gardener wants Brunfelsias: the magical, fragrant shrubs of Day and Night
🌗 The number one flower for shady spots! Every tropical gardener wants Brunfelsias: the magical, fragrant shrubs of Day and Night.

  • 💠 Brunfelsias are truly enchanting tropical flowers. There are two groups - purple-flowered and cream/white-flowered.

  • 💠 All Brunfelsias are wonderfully fragrant.

  • 💠 Perfect flowering shrub for shaded areas; ideal for growing in containers.

  • 💠 Compact and graceful growers.

  • 💠 Purple-flowered are known as Yesterday-Today-Tomorrow for their magical color transformation from purple to lavender to white over three days. Examples: B. grandiflora, B. paucifolia, B. australis.

  • 💠 White-flowered: intensely fragrant at night, earning the name Lady of the Night.

  • Examples: B. americana, B. nitida, B. plicata, B. manaca.

  • 💠 Hybrids: A standout hybrid is Brunfelsia isola, that we mentioned earlier. It is blending the best of both purple and white varieties, inheriting purple color from the purple parent and night fragrance from the white one.


📚 Learn more about purple Brunfelsias:
Yesterday-Today-Tomorrow, Brunfelsia from Brazil

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Shop different Brunfelsias

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How to cover a fence quickly with a large impressive vine? Try Fragrant Butter Cup of Gold with Coconut fragrance!

 How to cover a fence quickly with a large impressive vine? Try Fragrant Butter Cup of Gold with Coconut fragrance!  How to cover a fence quickly with a large impressive vine? Try Fragrant Butter Cup of Gold with Coconut fragrance!  How to cover a fence quickly with a large impressive vine? Try Fragrant Butter Cup of Gold with Coconut fragrance!  How to cover a fence quickly with a large impressive vine? Try Fragrant Butter Cup of Gold with Coconut fragrance!
🌼 How to cover a fence quickly with a large impressive vine? Try Fragrant Butter Cup of Gold with Coconut fragrance! 🥥

  • 🏆 Variegated Butter Cup, Cup-of-Gold or Chalice Vine - Solandra maxima variegata - is a stunning Vine with large fragrant flowers shaped like chalices.

  • ☀️ Very fast growing and large plant, needing a strong support or a fence.

  • ☀️ Boasts glossy variegated leaves with bright purple flush on new growth.

  • ☀️ Large, showy off-white flowers shaped like chalices, up to 7" across, are truly spectacular with reflexed lobes marked with a purplish brown ridge.

  • ☀️ Fragrant, especially at night, the flowers emit a coconut-like scent 🥥

  • ☀️ Blooming intermittently, mainly in the winter dry season, this vine adds charm to any garden with its striking beauty.


🛒 Get your own Cup-of-Gold 🏆

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Another flamingo pink Quisqualis in full bloom

🦩 Another Flamingo pink Quisqualis in full bloom - you never have enough of this flower fruity fragrance!

🛒 Get your own Quisqualis vine

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