Fast-growing plants with narrow, glossy deep green leaves and clusters of showy, funnel-shaped flowers at branch ends. Thrive in heat; can take very little frost.Thevetia thevetioides
Native to Mexico. Open growth to 12 ft. or more tall and wide. Leaves are dark green; they resemble oleander (Nerium) leaves but are corrugated and heavily veined beneath. Large clusters of brilliant yellow, 4-in. flowers bloom from late spring through fall. Desert heat wilts flowers in summer. Makes an attractive patio tree, but fruit (2 1/2 in. wide, green ripening to black) can be a litter problem.
Native to Brazil. Grows to 1–3 ft. high and wide, or even larger under ideal conditions. Leaves ...
From South Africa. Evergreen plants with long-stalked, leathery leaves and highly individual flowers. ...
Natal plum’s best climates are Zones 22–24 and H2, but so many gardeners find this South A...