Welcome to Tropical Plants and Flowers Guide 

There's nothing like being surrounded by lush, colorful foliage while relaxing in a tropical paradise.

Strategically placed tropicals, subtropicals, and tropical plant "look-a-likes" create a cool and relaxing atmosphere.

With proper planning and a little creativity, you can incorporate many types of tropicals into your garden or landscape to create an exotic retreat right at home. Keep in mind the following basic tips when planning where your tropical blooms will reside:

  • Understand the climate or zone you live in – this will help you choose flowers that will flourish.
  • Know the amount of time to you intend to spend caring for your flowers – if you want to spend minimal time, choose low-maintenance flowers.
  • Be aware of the individual requirements of the rare flowers you would like to plant – some will require plenty of shade and minimal water, while others will thrive in sunlight and humidity.
  • Remember, adding hardier tropical look-a-likes to your garden or landscape will accomplish the exotic look and feel you desire, while reducing the amount of time you spend on care and maintenance of true tropicals and subtropicals.

As you explore this website, you will:

  • Discover how to create gorgeous landscapes and exquisite gardens using exotic plants and flowers.
  • Learn how to design beautiful container gardens and stunning flower arrangements.
  • Unlock the secret to creating a tropical look and feel using plants and flowers that thrive in harsher climates.

You'll also uncover:

  • Tips on creating tropical garden and landscape designs.
  • The top sources for planning and creating a tropical themed dream wedding or celebration.
  • Secrets to choosing drought-friendly plants and flowers.
  • Best sources for all of your gardening and landscaping needs.

Exotic Tropical Plants

Breathtaking Tropical Flowers

Tropical Wedding Flowers

Palm Trees

Tropical Vines

Tropical Landscape Design

Tropical Garden Design

Types of Orchids

Tropical House Plants