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We were influenced by the many lush tropical gardens in our coastal neighbourhood and overseas, too, she says. Tropical plants are also amazingly hardy. It also helps that Bilgola is full of red volcanic soil so everything grows really well! - Jolene's Gardening

We were influenced by the many lush tropical gardens in our coastal neighbourhood and overseas, too, she says. Tropical plants are also amazingly hardy. It also helps that Bilgola is full of red volcanic soil so everything grows really well!

We were influenced by the many lush tropical gardens in our coastal neighbourhood and overseas, too, she says. Tropical plants are also amazingly hardy. It also helps that Bilgola is full of red volcanic soil so everything grows really well! - Jolene's Gardening

Gardening in South Florida: Bromeliads in the Garden

Bromeliads in the Garden

There is nothing better than bromeliads to give a garden that tropical look. By the time we are done with this blog you will feel transported to the Caribbean Islands or the tropical rain forest for a short virtual visit, lol. Bromeliads are a very unique plant with a look no other plant can match. There are over three thousand species in about 56 genera, wow think about all the limitless variety of colors & shapes! Growing mainly in the New World tropics and subtropics, bromeliads have a…

Top left is Quesnelia Tim Plowman with Neoregelia Fancy at base (with a little Neoregelia Donger), ground level on both sides of planter is Neoregelia Kahala Dawn (pup in between is Billbergia Moulin Rouge), in planter is Vriecantarea Seeger, in hanging basket Neoregelia Blueberry Muffin with Spanish Moss draping/growing down.

Top left is Quesnelia Tim Plowman with Neoregelia Fancy at base (with a little Neoregelia Donger), ground level on both sides of planter is Neoregelia Kahala Dawn (pup in between is Billbergia Moulin Rouge), in planter is Vriecantarea Seeger, in hanging basket Neoregelia Blueberry Muffin with Spanish Moss draping/growing down.

Bromeliads make a beautiful lower story. Most bromeliads require frequent water, love humidity and filtered to shady spots.:

Bromeliads make a beautiful lower story. Most bromeliads require frequent water, love humidity and filtered to shady spots.:

Seen in the background here, this plant is a real statement, it has the wow factor. - See this image on Photobucket.

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Seen in the background here, this plant is a real statement, it has the wow factor. - See this image on Photobucket.

Flame thrower Palm. I'd LOVE some of these. Love, love, love some red in my landscaping!!

Three new red leaves on Chambeyronia macrocarpa

100 4975 uploaded in lava garden:

Tropical Poolside landscape plantings

Tropical Poolside landscape plantings

on the west side of the house Pathway

* Lime In The Coconut

Living in the tropics...well subtropics.

Jim Thomsons House and Garden, Bangkok, Thailand | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Jim Thomsons House and Garden, Bangkok, Thailand

12 Neoregelias A Feast For The Eyes And Just Look Cool

Neoregelia Care: 17 Tips For Growing The Neoregelia Bromeliad

Neoregelia bromeliad is an interesting plant to add variety and color to your home and garden. Neoregelias need low plant care [17 Questions Answered]

billbergia cherry bomb

billbergia cherry bomb

Tropical Garden | Elephant Ears Inspiration

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