Revamp your garden with a few of these extremely easy-to-care-for exotic plants and flowers. These rare pants don’t require much care, and they make your garden look absolutely incredible.
Head to your local nursery, or Garden Hills Nursery to get any of these exotic plants at a special discounted price. Which one of these rare plants are you most excited to work into your landscape?
Exotic Plants: Outdoor
This tropical flower is perfect, even for containers! With enough sunlight (6-8 hours per day) and plenty of water (soil should be continually moist), you can grow Hibiscus in any kind of garden environment. You may even attract a few butterflies with these gorgeous flowers!
Bomelaid looks like you’d find it exclusive to the LOST island, but this gorgeous exotic plant grows virtually anywhere. Seriously. It even tolerates a wide range of temperatures from 50-90 degrees! Use an airy soil when planting your Bromeliad!
Also known as Natal Lily, this plant can grow even on a north-facing window. As long as the soil is on the drier side of things, Clivia can grow in almost any low-light condition.
Orchids hate standing water, so picking the right growing medium is important to the overall health of your orchid! Plant your orchids in a bark mixture, preferably one that is specially formulated for Orchids. If planted outside, they should be in a sheltered location!
Flowering ginger plants smell incredible and look even better. Like other tropical plants, Ginger likes it hot and humid, but in a shady spot. Flowering Ginger plant does best in containers, as it is recommended that you bring your flowering ginger indoors when it reaches below 50 degrees.
Indoor and Outdoor
Jasmine is a gorgeous vine that will need continual pruning. Otherwise, it may completely take over your garden! Jasmine does best in Grow Zone 7, but can do well in any environment if grown indoors. Jasmine plants LOVE humidity!
A Bean Tree can make even the drabbest corners of the garden look totally tropical! Though the tree is slow growing, over time, it’s huge umbrella-shaped leaves provide great backyard shade!
I have one of these growing on my bedside table right this very second and I can personally attest to their loveliness. Bamboo loves to be submerged in water and grown in bunches. Currently, my bamboo is grown in a tiny pot, and it has held up wonderfully. Making sure my plant ends are always submerged in water is as tough as the care for this plant gets! Just look at how tropical the backyard below looks.
There you have it. Easy ways to grow exotic plants in your ordinary yard. Now what about growing bananas in the winter?