Hibiscus schizopetalus with unique lantern-shaped flowers

Hibiscus schizopetalus (Japanese Lantern, Fringed Rosemallow, Japaneses Hibiscus, Coral/Spider Hibiscus)

Hibiscus schizopetalus (Japanese Lantern, Japaneses Hibiscus, Fringed Rosemallow, Coral/Spider Hibiscus), 9 Nov 2011Grow Hibiscus schizopetalus or Japanese Lantern that produces showy and unique lantern-shaped flowers.

Plant it too as it is a magnet to a variety of pollinators including hummingbirds, bees and butterflies!

An easily grown, free-flowering tropical plant that will definitely be a conversation piece!


Garden updates from January to March, 2017

My beloved spouse, John and I would love to share
our beautiful tropical garden
That delights us so very much!
Really hope that you will enjoy viewing them online.
And thanking our Heavenly Father
for His countless blessings!!

Our small tropical paradise that never cease to put a smile on our faces!
Our beautiful frontyard that never cease to delight us so, 17 Jan 2017

The frontyard where most of our plants reside.


Ipomoea indica with spectacular and vibrant blue flowers

Ipomoea indica (Morning Glory, Blue Morning Glory, Oceanblue Morning Glory, Blue Dawn Flower)

Ipomoea indica or Blue Morning Glory will be a great addition to your garden.

Ipomoea indica (Morning Glory, Blue Morning Glory, Oceanblue Morning Glory, Blue Dawn Flower) with vibrant blue flower, 29 Feb 2016You can plant it over your trellis or allow it to climb over a tree to show off its captivating blooms.

It is an ever-blooming vine that will brighten and add colour to your garden.

An amazing climber with spectacular and vibrant blue flowers.


Tecoma stans with vibrant yellow trumpet-shaped flowers

Tecoma stans (Yellow Bells, Yellow Trumpetbush, Yellow Elder)

Tecoma stans (Yellow Bells, Yellow Trumpetbush, Yellow Elder) with vibrant yellow flowers, 27 Sept 2013Tecoma stans or Yellow Bells has captivating and vibrant yellow flowers.

It is the official flower of the United States Virgin Islands where its cheerful yellow blossoms have long been appreciated for their contribution to tropical colour.

It is also the floral emblem of the Bahamas.


Platycerium coronarium with impressive fronds

Platycerium coronarium (StaghornFern, Stag’s Horn Fern, Crown Staghorn, Disc Stag’s Horn Fern, Elkhorn Fern).

The majestic Platycerium coronarium is captivating with its lengthy, long and pendulous leaves.

Platycerium coronarium (Staghorn Fern, Stag's Horn Fern, Crown Staghorn, Disc Stag's Horn Fern, Elkhorn Fern) in the neighbourhood, 27 May 2010They are epiphytes, growing naturally on branches and trunks of trees in the tropical and subtropical jungles.
There are popularly cultivated worldwide for their fascinating antler-like fronds.

These spectacular ferns with uniquely shaped fronds will make an interesting and dazzling attraction in any garden.

We have been on the lookout to buy a pot of this Playcerium coronarium but unsuccessful until now.

Platycerium bifurcatum that is native to Australia and New Guinea are sold in garden nurseries instead.