Tropical flowers dazzle your senses with their unique shapes,
vibrant colors, and exotic fragrances.
With their elegant beauty and dramatic appearance, tropical blooms create an exotic retreat.
Exotic flowers add tropical style to your home, garden, or
Exotic flowers add a hint of color, or make a huge splash in
any room in your home. They have a
long vase life, and can last up to
two weeks with the proper care.
Whether you purchase a flower arrangement, or receive one as a gift, be sure to follow these tropical flower care guidelines:
The Amaranthus caudatus plant (also known as Amaranth Plant, Love-Lies-Bleeding and Tassel Flower) is an attention-getting, bushy plant from South America that can grow up to 5 feet (1.5 m) tall with a spread of 1 to 2 feet (30 – 60 cm) wide.
Amaryllis Belladonna (also called Apple Blossom Flower and Belladonna Lily) is one of the most beautiful flowering bulbs, and is known for its vibrantly colored trumpet-shaped flowers.
The begonia plant includes over 900 species, with a wide range of flower colors including white, pink, orange, yellow, red, and salmon.
Begonias that are grown indoors as houseplants are warm-natured, and generally originate from tropical regions.
The bird of paradise flower (also known as Crane Flower) can grow up to five feet tall, with a spread of two to four feet wide.
Bird of paradise flowers resemble an exotic bird’s beak with a spray of brilliant orange sepals and midnight blue petals as head plumage.
The beautiful bleeding heart plant (also known as Dicentra spectabilis) is a perennial shrub featuring heart-shaped vibrant pink or bright white flowers with a long petal extending below the heart.
The attractive fern like foliage is blue green in color.
The tropical Bleeding Heart Vine (also known as Glory Bower and Clerodendrum thomsoniae) is a beautiful exotic vine that puts on an amazing display of stunning red and white flowers.
This tropical climbing vine produces beautiful flowers which resemble a group of hanging bleeding hearts.
The Blue Jade Vine (also known as Emerald Creeper, Flor-de-Jade, and Strongylodon macrobotrys) is a beautiful tropical vine that puts on a spectacular display of turquoise colored flowers.
This exotic climbing vine produces a cascade of gorgeous blue-green flowers that dangle in midair.
The Bougainvillea plant is known for its colorful flower bracts and quick growth rate.
These evergreen climbers can be grown in containers, hanging baskets, or above-ground planters.
Clematis care is easy when you take to time to select the best species for your comfort level and environment.
With the right knowledge, many clematis species are easy to grow and care for.
Ginger Plants (Zingiberaceae) contain around 1,000 species of tropical perennial herbs.
Some gingers are cultivated for their edible rhizomes, which are used as both a medicine and a culinary spice.
Other gingers, known as ornamental gingers, are grown primarily for their pleasing appearance.
Hibiscus trees, plants, and shrubs are known for their brightly colored exotic flowers.
There are over 200 species of the hibiscus tree, with a wide range of flower colors including red, yellow, orange, pink, purple, and blue.
The Hyacinth Bean Vine (also known as Hyacinth Vine, Lablab purpureus, and Dolichos lablab) is a beautiful fast growing vine that puts on an amazing display of purple or white flowers, dark green foliage, and velvet-like bean pods.
The Kaffir lily, also referred to as Clivia miniata and Fire Lily, belongs to the the amaryllis family (Amaryllidaceae) and is native to South Africa.
Clusters of 10 – 15 trumpet-shaped flowers bloom above a thick, upright stem.
The Moonflower Vine (also known as Moon Plant, Moon Vine, and Ipomoea alba) is a dramatic tropical vine that puts on a beautiful display of large, white, night-blooming flowers.
The Passion Flower Vine (belonging to the Passiflora genus) is a dramatic flowering vine that is primarily grown for its exotic flowers and fruit.
Two popular species include Passiflora caerulea and Passiflora incarnata.
Plumeria flowers (also called frangipani flowers) are well-known for their intense fragrance and beautiful pinwheel shaped blooms.
Plumeria flower colors include white, yellow, red, pink, or a combination.