Garden flowers plants how to plan a tropical garden. The best tropical plants for australian gardens 1.
Here are four plants to include as medium fillers.
Garden tropical plants australia. Clivia clivia sp known as the kaffir lily is a south african foliage plant that flowers in spring. Caring for your garden. The alocasia macrorrhizos is truly a must in any tropical garden.
Rongoon creeper rangoon creeper combretum indicum is a spectacular climber that bears clusters of star shaped. Its large upright leaves which can grow up to 1m in length provides excellent texture contrast in a tropical garden whilst also offering good shade to smaller growing under story plants. Palms trees hibiscus frangipani mussa alocasia colocasia heliconias gingers hoyas strelitzia.
Philodendrons philodendron sp there are many different types to pick from from the taller growing ones right. Create your very own lush landscape in the backyard whatever the climate. Hardy ornamentals foliage and flowering plants.
Amorphophallus bulbifer voodoo lily from 16 50. Monstera deliciosa another plant with big bold foliage. Anigozanthos kangaroo paw.
How to plan a tropical garden australian handyman magazine. Bloom almost all year round. With their amazing forms patterns and colours foliage plants are essential to the tropical garden look but that doesn t exclude flowers from the design.
Hardy tropical ground covers. Ground covers grasses. As for lists of tropical plants it is almost impossible to provide a comprehensive list of what is available however some of the most popular species include.
Grow to 1 5 x 1 5m but prune to keep bushy. Golden penda golden penda xanthostemon chrysanthus is an australian rainforest tree with glorious gold flowers and. Upright shell ginger alpinia zerumbet beautiful ginger with large white and pink flowers and lush tropical foliage.
Hardy gingers heliconia s. Tough tropical plants for hot dry climates.