Zingiber spectabile is a perennial herbaceous plant, which can be defined as a true ginger species. The branch of the plant can reach heights from 2 to 3.5 meters, but in optimal conditions it reaches up to 4.5 meters. The green shoots are slightly flattened, swollen at the base and their lower section without leaves is about one meter long. The leaves, arranged in two rows, sit in the lower part very distant, densely crowded towards the upper part of the branch.
Native to Africa and highly appreciated for its ornamental role, Impatiens niamniamensis is characterized by a rather long flowering period. A peculiarity of this species, which belongs to the Balsaminaceae family, consists in the particular shape of the flowers: the latter recall, in appearance, that of the beak of the parrots.
Originally from South America, Brownea grandiceps is also known as "rose of Venezuela". Today it is grown as an ornamental tree in tropical gardens, although its natural habitat is the Amazon forest.
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One of the most colorful and beautiful flowers to embellish and decorate your terrace or garden is the hibiscus. There are numerous species of this beautiful flower, including Hibiscus schizopetalus, a delicate and particular species.
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A herbaceous and perennial plant, Coreopsis Tinctoria appears to be of American origin (Canada, the United States and Mexico) and, recently, it has also found widespread use in China. It is characterized by the presence of thin stems and dark green leaves. From the yellow flowers that resemble daisies with broken petals, a mahogany red pigment used for dyeing wool was extracted.
The Acacia of Constantinople, thanks to its thick foliage and its flowers that appear to be feathered, is the perfect plant for those who want to beautify parks and gardens whether they are in the city or near the coast.
Among the most scenic plants of the botanical landscape there is undoubtedly the Caesalpinia Gilliesii, otherwise known as the Flower of Paradise.
Belonging to the Fabaceae family, it is native to the South American countries of Uruguay and Argentina, as well as abounding in the most tropical and warm regions of the planet.
Ornamental plant of origin from Central America, Thevetia Peruviana is an evergreen tropical shrub cultivated in areas with mild climates. In areas with very cold winters, in fact, it would not survive the winter and would have to be moved to a greenhouse.
Native to Mexico and Honduras, Morgananium sedum belongs to the Crassulaceae family, a large family of succulent perennials. They are rustic plants and develop in a leaning or creeping way. It is a plant very resistant to arid and rocky environments. Their leaves can be of various kinds, but the most common and the elongated shape of radiant green color.
Among the numerous evergreen climbing plants there is the Akebia with its Quinata variety with a pinkish color and purple hues. The plant has oriental origins: China, Japan and Korea; it has thin and flexible stems with small palmate leaves composed of five leaflets.