You don't need to live near the equator to enjoy the beauty of tropical plants. As long as the temperatures are hot and humid, tropical plants will reward you with colorful foliage and flowers all summer long. This grouping includes Alocasia, coleus, impa
Eucalyptus macrocarpa flowers - rose of the west, a favourite, hardy, bird-friendly Australian native species
White Waratah's are a dramatic choice.
I don't think a lot of these will overwinter even in Louisiana, but I hope to discover myself wrong.
A nice picture of a cool tropical garden featuring tender exotic foliage plants. The large leaved plants in the foreground are Xanthosoma (coco yam or elephant ears) These are grown annually from grocery bought tubers.
Philodendron xanadu - April houseplant hour on Sitsitso
Eucalyptus ficifolia: Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra, the capital city of Australia. The garden supports a living collection of around individual plants arranged in 40 hectares of themed sections. It is the largest scientific colle