Philippine violet. Grows into a shapely shrub with... more
Barleria cristata - Philippine violet
Philippine violet. Grows into a shapely shrub with minimal pruning. The purple trumpet-shaped flowers openin in terminal clusters. This is an easy-to-grow shrub, about 3ft height, which can be used for a garden hedge or tightly clipped into geometrical shapes. Takes both sun and shade, it requires some more sun to flower profusely and occasional pruning to promote bushy growth.
Very decorative compact evergreen shrub with white... more
Barleria cristata Alba - White Philippine Violet
Very decorative compact evergreen shrub with white flowers in Fall-Winter. Grows into a shapely shrub with minimal pruning. The trumpet-shaped 2" long flowers open in in terminal clusters in November and continue into mid-December. The great feature of this plant, it can take both full sun or shade. This is an easy-to-grow shrub, about 3ft height, which can be used for a garden hedge or tightly clipped into geometrical shapes. It requires some sun to flower profusely and occasional pruning to promote bushy growth.
Hophead Philippine Violet. Medicinal plant from India... more
Barleria lupulina - Hophead Philippine Violet
Hophead Philippine Violet. Medicinal plant from India with showy striped leaves, yellow flowers and thorns. Attracts butterflies. Red-brown branches, flowers bloom in clusters. Traditional and therapeutic use is anti-inflammatory for insect bites, herpes simplex use by its fresh leaves, and roots for anti-inflammatory centipede bites.
This rare plant is one of the most spectacular Orchid... more
Bauhinia madagascariensis - Red Butterfly Orchid Tree
This rare plant is one of the most spectacular Orchid trees in cultivation. Flowers and extremely showy, look like scarlet butterflies with bright yellow stripes at the base of each petal. It grows into a small tree or bush. Plant in in full sun to get the most of its flowering season. Rare collectible species. Fast growing.
Bougainvillea arborea is a thornless and fragrant... more
Bougainvillea arborea - Thornless Bougainvillea Tree
Bougainvillea arborea is a thornless and fragrant species. Free-standing small bushy tree with lavender-pink blooms. Very rare variety very much wanted because its compact and slow growth habit. The tree usually doesn't need any trimming and keeps nice shape naturally without leggy branches.
Bougainvillea Sunvillea Rose (also called Dwarf Pixie)... more
Bougainvillea Dwarf Pixie
Bougainvillea Sunvillea Rose (also called Dwarf Pixie) is deep pink, almost a magenta in color. It blooms the brightest of fuchsia-pink bracts contrasting with its bright green foliage. If you're looking for a pick-me-up for your container gardens, or a dull space in the landscape, here's your winner! It is a dwarf form of thornless Bougainvillea with extremely slow growth rate. These showy evergreen dwarf beauties have numerous bright colorful bracts growing in an upright habit. This plant flowers in a small as a 4" pot and is great for landscapes and patio containers. It has a shape of natural bonsai, and leaves are smaller. Bright flowers are born in dense clusters. 3-4 y.o. plants can stay only 3-4 ft and look like natural bonsai trees. They stay compact, perfectly round and dense shape, don't require pruning, making a must-have for any garden, especially for the small spaces in your yard. See picture of the mature tree in 7 gal pot
Snowbush is a rounded shrub that is used primarily... more
Breynia disticha - Snow Bush
Snowbush is a rounded shrub that is used primarily for its attractive foliage. It has mall, mottled, multi-colored variegated leaves with white, green and red coloration leaves. Plants appear to differ in foliage coloration with some showing almost whitish new growth and others with a white and green variegation. Looks beautiful in masses, as a hedge plant, or a specimen plant - an eye catcher.
Yellow Angels Trumpet, similar to Ecuador Gold. It... more
Brugmansia Jean Pasco - Yellow Angels Trumpet
Yellow Angels Trumpet, similar to Ecuador Gold. It is one of the most fragrant brugmansias. Yellow flowers with a lighter throat. Color depends on climatic conditions. It's a showy landscape evergreen plant. The more sun, the more flowers. Can be pruned into a nice small accent tree. Put it where you can enjoy the fragrance at night. Blooms on and off all year. Easy to grow. Not fussy about soil or water. Likes lots of fertilizer.
Serpentine Hill rain tree. Hardy, beautiful shrub... more
Brunfelsia densifolia - Serpentine Hill Rain Tree
Serpentine Hill rain tree. Hardy, beautiful shrub endemic to Puerto Rico. It has unusually narrow, lanceolate leaves. Yellow, tubular flowers are most prolific in the spring and summer, but occur to a lessor extent through the rest of the year. It produces orange fruit in the summer.
If you enjoy fragrant flowers, do not miss this variety... more
Brunfelsia isola - Lavender Lady of the Night
If you enjoy fragrant flowers, do not miss this variety of Brunfelsia - Lavender Lady of the Night. It is a well known fact that most nocturnum flowers (fragrant at night) are mostly white or off-white. This one is a new cultivar created as a cross between B. americana and B. grandiflora. It has benefits of fragrant cream-colored brunfelsias and light purple color of flowers that change sometimes to cream-yellowing, remaining purple margins. Lavender to off-white flowers have very strong night fragrance. Very rare, collectible plant.
Large to medium size shrub with highly perfumed flowers... more
Brunfelsia maliformis - Lady of the Night
Large to medium size shrub with highly perfumed flowers that are fragrant at night (after 7-8 pm). Very similar to B.lactea, but flowers have longer tubes. Beautiful white flowers, look like porcelain, very fragrant at night. Narrow dark green leaves, prefers filtered light.
This evergreen shrub is slow growing and has dwarf compact habit. In bloom it is very dramatic: abundant fragrant flowers open rich purple and fade to mauve and white over a few days, all through spring and early summer.
Spiny Black Olive, Ming Tree. Exotic small tree that... more
Bucida (Terminalia) spinosa - Spiny Black Olive
Spiny Black Olive, Ming Tree. Exotic small tree that is valuable as unusual bonsai subject or specimen plant. This delicate tree grows into a bonsai almost by itself! Can be used as a potted indoor tree. It is very salt tolerant, making it a good choice for bonsai lovers by the sea. Bonsai shapes are awesome. They have small leaves and thorns and and grow out erratically in all directions, forming diamond-like lace.
Bridalveil Tree - makes a wonderful shade tree, the... more
Caesalpinia granadillo - Bridalveil Tree
Bridalveil Tree - makes a wonderful shade tree, the 35-foot-high tree clothed with finely textured, pinnately compound, evergreen leaves. In summer and fall, it is decorated with showy yellow blossoms. The bark is also quite striking, peeling off in thin strips showing an unusual green and gray mottling. The tree is usually found growing with several trunks originating from the lower four feet of the tree. This feature, along with the unusual bark traits, make this a highly desirable tree for planting in almost any landscape.