Alpinia zerumbet with attractive orchid-like blossoms

Alpinia zerumbet (Shell Ginger, Butterfly Ginger, Pink Porcelain Lily)

Showy and drooping flowers of Alpinia zerumbet (Shell Ginger, Butterfly Ginger, Pink Porcelain Lily), 29 Dec 2009The Shell Ginger or Pink Porcelain Lily is an awesome flowering plant.

It produces very attractive orchid-like blossoms that is also scented.

This beauty will definitely be included in our next garden shopping list.

Hopefully it’s sooner and not later!
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Araucaria heterophylla with unique awl-shaped leaves

Araucaria heterophylla (Norfolk Island Pine, Star Pine, Triangle Tree, Living Christmas Tree)

The exotic foliage of Araucaria heterophylla (Norfolk Island Pine, Star Pine, Triangle Tree, Living Christmas Tree), 5 Aug 2011Araucaria heterophylla is not really a true pine.

Norfolk Island Pine, an exotic tree with distinct symmetrical shape is one of the most popularly and widely grown species.

This majestic, beautiful and coniferous tree is planted abundantly as an ornamental  and landscape tree.

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Bucida buceras cv. Variegata with captivating variegated foliage

Bucida buceras cv. Variegata (Variegated Madagascar Almond, Dwarf Geometry Tree, Oxhorn Bucida)

A majestic Bucida buceras cv. Variegata, seen in the neighbourhood, 9 April 2017Variegated Madagascar Almond or Dwarf Geometry Tree with its superb variegated leaves will be a lovely addition to any garden.

The variegation on the foliage is simply captivating, to say the least.

Its tiered branches gives it an architectural look.

Hence, this majestic tree is popularly planted along the roadside, residential and urban areas to showcase its beauty and attractiveness.
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Costus speciosus ‘Variegatus’ with marvellous variegated leaves

Costus speciosus ‘Variegatus’ (Variegated Crepe Ginger, Variegated Spiral Ginger/Flag)

Showy flowering Costus speciosus 'Variegatus' (Variegated Crepe Ginger, Variegated Spiral Ginger/Flag), 19 April 2017Variegated Crepe Ginger has marvellous variegated green leaves that are streaked with creamy to white stripes.

A free-flowering clustering plant with tall reed-like and spiral-shaped stems.

The stems are topped with large snowy-white and crepe-textured flowers on terminal cones.

An amazing and spectacular flowering plant to add to one’s garden.
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Geranium flowers in various beautiful colours

Geranium (Cranesbills, Geranium)

Colourful flowers of Geranium (Cranesbills) at Cactus Point in Cameron Highlands, 21 Sept 2016Geraniums are a hot favourite plant for many home gardeners.

They are so easy to grow and produce various colourful blossoms.

Fill your garden with their bright and beautiful flowers to add colour and interest.

Truly, Cranesbills will never fail to delight you!
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