Beautiful small evergreen tree or large shrub grown for it's magnificent display of fragrant rose-like blooms in late winter to early spring. Flower petals of wild plants are typically deep red with prominent cluster of yellow orange stamens. Fruits are nearly perfectly round before opening, starting out apple green and maturing into a purple-red. Simple elliptical to ovate leaves are deep green, leathery, and very glossy. Leaves are alternately arranged. Bark is of even gray color and smooth. In nature, it is subcanopy tree. It flourishes in shaded or semi-shaded positions, and sheltered in cold climates.
This medium-size attractive ornamental tree is especially popular in India, where it lines avenues. The umbrella-like crown sports yellow flowers that can occur all year in younger plants. Bipinnate glossy green leaves mingle with seedpods that start red before ripening to black.
A medium-sized, often multi-trunk, evergreen capped with compound medium green leaves and a striking racemes of up to 1,000 red flowers. Juvenile trees can be used in temperate climates as houseplants. This prized ornamental tree holds an Award of Garden Merit from the British Royal Horticulture Society.
A spectacular collection of tropical species found across the tropics, growing and planted at beaches, streets, parks, and gardens. Laubwerk Plants Kit 7 includes the coconut palm - the symbol of a tropical island paradise, the travelers palm - one of nature's most distinctive and remarkable plants, and the Vanatu fan palm - one of the most interesting and elegant of all small palms. 2b1af7f3a8