No need to explain: tropical plants won't grow in zone 8 and colder. Very common question: can I grow this plant in my area? (of California, Florida - warm states). The answer is - depending on particular micro-climate. Some tropical plants survive in North Florida, others can't make it in Miami.
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Create your own tropical garden in U.S. hardiness zones 4-8 using hardy tropical plants. Does the thought of whiling away the afternoon in a hammock surrounded by Hibiscus and palm trees, set to the ebb and flow of gentle waves, occupy your mind when the temperature begins to drop?
Shallow tropical plants 4 are a favorite among gardeners. These lush water plants enhance the appearance of any aquatic garden. To purchase these plants, visit PondPals.com, or call 888-766-3725.
Attractive, Sea Holly plants (Eryngium) are striking ornamental perennials grown for their arresting, thistle-like, silvery or blue tinted flower heads adorned with a ruff of showy bracts. Blooming in summer and sometimes into fall, they are useful in rock gardens, coastal gardens and in borders where their steel blue flowers and foliage complement the vibrantly colored summer flowers.
Bamboo: Some types of bamboo are tough enough to withstand chilly winters in USDA plant hardiness zone 5-9. Japanese silver grass: Japanese silver grass is lovely and provides a tropical appearance for an exotic garden in cool weather. It is suitable for USDA zones 4 or 5. Hibiscus: Although it has a reputation as a hothouse flower, hardy.
Rose mallow (Hibiscus moscheutos) is an American native plant that flourishes in salt marshes and marshy forests in the southeastern U.S. Hybrids provide perennial shrubs that grow 3 to 8 feet.
Many flowering shrubs attract birds with their berries and provide brilliant fall foliage. Many flowering shrubs are at their best when blooming and can be used frequently in landscaping. Many shrubs in these pages are tropical plants that require a warm climate to survive during Winter time.