Evergreen, Shrubs, Flowers
These handsome plants from tropical South and Central America tolerate very little frost and require considerable heat for proper growth and bloom; warm nights as well as warm days seem necessary. Trumpet-shaped flowers (borne nearly year-round) and foliage are both imposing. Permanent outdoor plants only in the mildest climates. Elsewhere, grow as summer-blooming potted plants; keep indoors during cold weather.Allamanda blanchetii
Shrubby grower to 6–10 ft. tall and wide, often with a few vining stems. Leaves are somewhat downy. Rose-purple flowers are 3 1/2 in. across. ‘Cherries Jubilee’ (A. ‘Cherries Jubilee’) has brilliant burgundy red blooms.
Shrub or tree. Native to Hawaii, and the official state flower there. Plant grows to 8–15 ft. ta...
Native to Hawaii; widespread in the Pacific Islands and China. There are many forms of this plant, fro...
Tropical Asian native, known botanically as Mangifera indica. In Hawaii, mango trees reach up...