Bauhinia purpurea produces fragrant and beautiful orchid-like flowers

Bauhinia purpurea (Orchid Tree, Purple Bauhinia, Butterfly Tree, Hawaiian/Purple Orchid Tree, Camel’s Foot Tree) Orchid Tree or Butterfly Tree is admired for its large, showy, fragrant and beautiful orchid-like flowers. Besides, this unique, exotic and free-flowering tree is valuable for its numerous medicinal purposes traditionally.

Alocasia cuprea has dramatic foliage that’s a mix of copper and deep green

Alocasia cuprea (Giant Caladium, Elephant’s Ear, Jewel Alocasia) Giant Caladium or Elephant’s Ear is popularly grown for its dramatic, distinctive and enduring foliage. Foliage is shaped like an arrowhead and is a mix of copper and deep green with a silvery sheen veined pattern to them. It is one of the ‘Jewel Alocasias’ that is highly sought […]

Paphiopedilum barbatum has become the desire of many orchid enthusiasts

Paphiopedilum barbatum (Slipper Orchid, Bearded Paphiopedilum, Lady’s Slipper) The amazing beauty and uniqueness of the Slipper Orchid or Bearded Paphiopedilum has become the desire of many enthusiasts of orchids. It was first discovered on Mount Ophir in Sumatra, growing in granite rock crevices containing moss and decaying leaves. It inhabits areas where plentiful rainfall and […]

Begonia rajah with foliage in dark green and deep mahogany that’s raised between the veins

Begonia rajah (Resam Batu in Malay) Begonia rajah is an Asian and rhizomatous species with distinctive foliage in dark green and deep mahogany. The leaf area between the veins is raised, giving a large bubbly effect. A free-flowering plant with captivating flowers in white and tinged with pale pink, or coloured pink.

Dianthus caryophyllus with flowers in psychedelic colours

Dianthus caryophyllus (Carnation, Border Carnation, Clove Pink) The Carnation or Clove Pink produces wonderful blossoms in psychedelic colours. They are popularly used as cut flowers in most countries around the globe. An ornamental and perennial plant that flowers throughou the year in the tropical country. Carnation is the national flower of Spain, Monaco, and Slovenia.