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Oxalis, Shamrock, Sorrel

Oxalis, Shamrock, Sorrel (Oxalis hybrid)

One of the most charming and well-known plants around. Many species are better known as “Shamrocks” or “woodsorrel”. Oxalis are available in a wide variety of leaf colors, shapes and flower colors. As interesting feature of Oxalis plants is that the flowers and leaves fold…

Oyster Plant, Moses-In-The-Cradle

Oyster Plant, Moses-In-The-Cradle (Rhoeo discolor)

Grow this plant for its fabulous color and the striking textural dimension it brings to the landscape. The spiky, lance-shaped foliage creates a very dramatic impression when planted as a mass or featured as a single specimen in a pot. Easy to care for as a houseplant too.

Oyster Plant, Moses-In-The-Cradle

Oyster Plant, Moses-In-The-Cradle (Tradescantia spathacea)

Grow this plant for its fabulous color and the striking textural dimension it brings to the landscape. The spiky, lance-shaped foliage creates a very dramatic impression when planted as a mass or featured as a single specimen in a pot. Easy to care for as a houseplant too.

Paddle Plant, Flapjack Plant

Paddle Plant, Flapjack Plant (Kalanchoe thyrsiflora)

A really fun and versatile plant for the garden or used as a houseplant. The Paddle Plant gets its name from it’s fleshy round foliage that looks like a paddle, or as its other common name suggests, a “flapjack” or pancake. The thick succulent foliage adds terrific texture and…

Pagoda Flower

Pagoda Flower (Clerodendrum x speciosum)

Very common in old Florida landscapes, this tropical vine is also known as Red Bleeding Heart Vine, Glory Bowers, Java Glory Vine or Glory Java Bean. A hybrid between C. splendens and C. thomsoniae, Pagoda Flower is grown for its long lasting, rosy red to deep crimson bracts and…

Pansy

Pansy (Viola x wittrockiana)

Pansies have been a garden favorite since the first hybrid varieties were developed from wild Viola species back in the 1800’s in England. The charming flat-faced flowers and array of colors continue to make pansies a popular choice for garden beds or container plantings. Pansies…

Pentas, Star Cluster

Pentas, Star Cluster (Pentas lanceolata)

Clusters of starry blooms delight the eye, as well as butterflies, hummingbirds and bees. Shrubby, evergreen perennials in their native tropics, Pentas work wonderfully as annuals for the rest of the world, with non-stop flowering from spring into autumn!

Perilla, Beefsteak Plant

Perilla, Beefsteak Plant (Perilla frutescens)

A plant often used in Asian cuisine, but enjoyed for its ornamental value in the landscape as well. Plants are available in variations of green to purple foliage that bring a subtle cinnamon scent to the garden. Easy to care for and stylishly accents other bright colors. Fast growing…

Perilla, Beefsteak Plant

Perilla, Beefsteak Plant 'Tricolor' (Perilla frutescens)

Prized for its handsome foliage which is scented like cinnamon. Easy-care plant stylishly accents other bright colors. Fast growing and very heat tolerant.

Persian Shield

Persian Shield (Strobilanthes dyerianus)

A beautiful choice as a houseplant or an annual. Deep purple foliage has a beautiful iridescent, silvery sheen. Wonderful complimenting other plants of silver and purple colors or used as contrast to those displaying gold and pink hues.