Palms and cycads
This complex genus includes 19 native Hawaiian species and about 25 species restricted to various other tropical Pacific islands. Erect, medium-size fan palms with a straight trunk and regular form. Best in well-drained soil with moderate moisture. Plant in groups or use as specimens. Young plants tolerate shade and are good in containers, indoors or out.Pritchardia hillebrandii
Native to Hawaii. Slow growing to 20 ft. tall and 8 ft. wide. Leaves to 4 ft. long. Full sun brings out the bluish silver color of the foliage. Striking accent in the landscape during the day or under night lighting.
Native to Fiji. Slow-growing, slender-trunked tree to 15–30 ft. tall and 8 ft. wide. Bright green, 5–6-ft.-long leaves. Good salt-tolerance.
The two species described here are coastal natives: one comes from the Pacific coast; the other comes ...
Neither ferns nor palms, these evergreen plants are primitive, cone-bearing relatives of conifers, exc...
Native to northern Europe and Greenland. This mat-forming plant creeps by runners, with flowering stem...