Grammatophyllum speciosum is the world’s tallest orchid with specimens up to 7.62 m tall

Grammatophyllum speciosum (Giant Orchid, Tiger Orchid, Sugar Cane Orchid, Queen of the Orchids) Giant Orchid or the Queen of the Orchids is listed by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s tallest orchid with specimens up to 7.62 m tall. Queen of the Orchids, the largest orchid species in the world is cultivated as […]

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. […]