Aucuba japonica has been given the Award of Garden Merit

Aucuba japonica (Spotted Laurel, Japanese Laurel, Japanese Aucuba, Gold Dust Plant) Spotted Laurel or Japanese Aucuba is often grown for its variegated foliage. Grow this beauty to enjoy its brilliantly coloured red berries that persist on the plant for a very long time. The Royal Horticultural Society has given Aucuba japonica the Award of Garden […]

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 […]

Our Garden Updates from July to September 2017

What Marvels The Lord Has Blessed Us With Indeed, We Rejoice And Are Glad! So many fabulous surprises in our tropical garden paradise That delight us so very much! We never knew that Variegated Giant Elephant Ear will ever bloom! What an awesome treat! Yay! Calathea elliptica ‘Vittata’ finally decided to flower to reward us for […]

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 […]

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.