Native to central and North America. Prickly-leafed and prickly-stemmed plants to 3 ft. tall, 1 1/2 ft. wide, with large, showy poppies that bloom mainly in summer. Easy to grow from seeds sown in place or in pots (transplant gently). Will reseed and colonize. Provide good drainage. Seed specialists may offer other species.
Native to West Indies and probably Central America and Florida; naturalized in the Southwest and Hawaii. Yellow to orange, 1 1/2–2 1/2-in. flowers. ‘Yellow Lustre’ grows to 1 1/2–2 ft. tall, has lemony orange blooms and blue-green leaves veined in silver.
Western native with white, 2 1/2–4-in. flowers.
These fast-growing fan palms are too tall for most suburban gardens; they are best suited to large pro...
Native to the Caribbean Islands and tropical America. A popular street tree in Hawaii’s dry lowl...
Native to South Africa. Evergreen; will die to the ground in extreme cold. Sword-like leaves grow to 2...