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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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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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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 - you never have enough of this flower fruity fragrance!

🛒 Get your own Quisqualis vine

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What plant has fragrant leaves and flowers? Soft and fuzzy Tropical Lilac!

What plant has fragrant leaves and flowers? Soft and fuzzy Tropical Lilac! What plant has fragrant leaves and flowers? Soft and fuzzy Tropical Lilac!
What plant has fragrant leaves and flowers? Soft and fuzzy Tropical Lilac!

  • 🟣 Cornutia grandifolia, also known as African lilac, Jamaican lilac, or Tropical Lilac, is a fast-growing, large shrub with astonishing fragrant velvet leaves.

  • 🟣 Tall stalks shoot out multiple lavender blue flowers, creating an outstanding display.

  • 🟣 Attracting butterflies and hummingbirds, it adds life to any garden with its lively inflorescence 🦋

  • 🟣 Leaves can grow very large, up to 10" wide. They are fuzzy, very soft to touch, and aromatic, emitting pleasant tobacco-like scent when rubbed.

  • 🟣 Relatively cold hardy, Tropical Lilac thrives in full sun or semi-shade positions, bringing joy with its pleasant aroma and beautiful blooms.


🛒 Get aromatic Tropical Lilac

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Flamingo pink with fruity fragrance!

🦩 Flamingo pink with fruity fragrance!

  • 💕 Quisqualis Indica - Rangoon Creeper - is an extremely beautiful plant.

  • 💕 Shrubby vine with pale-pink to deep crimson star shaped flowers, covering the entire plant when in full bloom.

  • 💕 It's scent is unforgettable, fruity and intoxicating...

  • 💕 The flowers are born in clusters and each flower has many variations of color, depending on how old the flower is.

  • 💕 The flower starts out white and or pink striped and turn solid pink and finally dark pink on maturity.

  • 💕 Can grow into large woody vine covering a fence or big trellis.


🛒 Get your own Quisqualis vine

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What flower smells like warm chocolate?

☕️ What flower smells like warm chocolate?

  • 💙 Portlandia grandiflora - Glorious Flower of Cuba is an extremely rare plant.

  • 💙 Luscious perfume of bell-like flowers reminiscent of warm, creamy chocolate.

  • 💙 Small compact tree, perfect for containers or small gardens.

  • 💙 One of very few tropical plants that tolerate alkaline soils❗️


🛒 Get Warm Chocolate Plant

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What flower smells like warm chocolate?

☕️ What flower smells like warm chocolate?

  • 💙 Portlandia grandiflora - Glorious Flower of Cuba is an extremely rare plant.

  • 💙 Luscious perfume of bell-like flowers reminiscent of warm, creamy chocolate.

  • 💙 Small compact tree, perfect for containers or small gardens.

  • 💙 One of very few tropical plants that tolerate alkaline soils❗️


🛒 Get Warm Chocolate Plant

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What is the most celebreated fragrant flower?

🥂 What is the most celebreated fragrant flower?

  • 🌸 Plumeria, or Frangipani, is the symbol flower of Hawaii that radiates beauty and grace in many amazing colors.

  • 🌸 Plumeria sweet and fruity fragrance is enchanting and soothing, captivating the senses... It is one of the most favorite essences in perfumery.

  • 🌸 Often woven into Hawaiian leis, plumeria blossoms embody the spirit of Aloha as a warm welcome and heartfelt hospitality.

  • 🌸 Plumeria tree is very easy to grow and can happily flower in container. See important growing tips in our next post 👇


🛒 Choose from fantastic colors of Plumeria

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