Evergreen, Shrubs, Trees
Grown for attractive, leathery foliage and showy flowers with prominent stamens. Best near coast, where it tolerates wind, salt spray. Grow in well-drained soil. Sensitive to frost.Metrosideros polymorphus
Native to Hawaii. Slow-growing, highly variable plant; may form a small, erect to prostrate shrub or grow as tree up to 100 ft. tall. The foliage is also variable, as are the flowers, which are produced throughout the year. Blossoms are commonly red but are also seen in white and shades of orange, pink, and yellow; they are used in leis.
From northwestern Australia. Grows to 3 to 4 1/2 ft. high and wide. Similar to Nephrolepis cordifo...
From Brazil, but naturalized at higher elevations throughoutHawaiian Islands. Known botanically as
A Hawaiian native, this plant is found in various habitats—dry to wet, sea level to high elevati...