Captivating variegated leaves of Christia obcordata

Christia obcordata (Swallowtail Plant, Butterfly Leaf, Butterfly Wing/Plant, Butterfly Leaf ‘Stripe’) The Swallowtail Plant is grown for its captivating variegated leaves. We were extremely delighted that we sighted several pots of the Swallowtail Plant or Butterfly Wing at Cactus Point, Cameron Highlands during our vacation in October last year. Of course, we grabbed a pot […]

Lilium spp. with blooms in varying explosive colours

Lilium spp. (Lily) Many species of Lilium produces large and showy flowers and are highly scented. The blossoms come in numerous and varying explosive colours. The Lilies make excellent cut flowers. Great to include this beauty as it will add fragrance to your garden.

Graptophyllum pictum ‘Aurea Variegata’ with attractive variegated leaves

Graptophyllum pictum ‘Aurea Variegata’ (Caricature Plant, Jamaican Croton) The Caricature Plant is mainly grown for its very attractive and ornamental variegated leaves. They are splotched in mid-green and speckled with cream along the midveins. A popular and versatile perennial shrub with lovely crimson-coloured flowers.

Excoecaria cochinchinensis ‘Firestorm’ cascading spectacularly!

Excoecaria cochinchinensis cv. Firestorm (Chinese Croton Firestorm, Variegated Blindness Tree, Jungle Fire Plant) The variegated foliage of Chinese Croton Firestorm is simply colourful and beautiful in a dramatic and eye-catching way! We had this remarkable beauty about two years ago. Unfortunately, the plant died six months later for unknown reasons, possibly due to our ignorance about its cultural requirements. […]

Garden Updates from May to July 2014

We praise and thank The Almighty God for the joy of His awesome creations almost at our doorstep. Just a few short strides through the front exit/entry door of our home and we step into our little garden paradise. Or just draw the sliding glass-door curtains of our sitting hall and voila… a beautiful view that absolutely enthral us […]