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I have a small suburban yard in sub-tropical Queensland I am trying to transform into a tropical paradise, please feel free to give me your thoughts on what I am doing, in fact, I would love that!
Eucharist Lilly, a bulb that looks perfectly at home in the tropical garden with it's glossy evergreen leaves and beautiful white flowers.

Eucharist Lilly, a bulb that looks perfectly at home in the tropical garden with it's glossy evergreen leaves and beautiful white flowers.

Black pearl chilli, this plant brings great contrast to the garden with its black foliage and fruit that ripen to a bright red. #tropical #garden #chilli

Black pearl chilli, this plant brings great contrast to the garden with its black foliage and fruit that ripen to a bright red.

Golden torch Heliconia, a must have to a tropical garden, these spread quickly and and beautiful broad leaves on show all year, stunning golden bracts appear during the warmer months and really make this plant stand out.

Golden torch Heliconia, a must have to a tropical garden, these spread quickly and and beautiful broad leaves on show all year, stunning golden bracts appear during the warmer months and really make this plant stand out.

I plant pansies in here every autumn before the freesias come up.

I plant pansies in here every autumn before the freesias come up.

These have been passed down from my great grandmother, who passed them down to my grandmother who passed them on to me.

These have been passed down from my great grandmother, who passed them down to my grandmother who passed them on to me.

I got this elkhorn fern from my nana a few years ago, it is very old, she started it 67 years ago.

I got this elkhorn fern from my nana a few years ago, it is very old, she started it 67 years ago.

This section of my garden is developing very well, it has a very tropical feel.

This section of my garden is developing very well, it has a very tropical feel.

First time the ginger native to my area I am growing has fruited for me, I'll try to grow some from seed, seems pretty prolific.

First time the ginger native to my area I am growing has fruited for me, I'll try to grow some from seed, seems pretty prolific.

Christmas Heliconia, a smaller Heliconia, I have found this plant difficult to flower, having only ever produced one bract for me in the several years I have grown it, it does not seem to be a particularly strong plant.

Christmas Heliconia, a smaller Heliconia, I have found this plant difficult to flower, having only ever produced one bract for me in the several years I have grown it, it does not seem to be a particularly strong plant.

The flowers of the black pearl chilli are also very striking.

The flowers of the black pearl chilli are also very striking.

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