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View a sample of our tropical collection! Check out our brief overview of some of the conservatory's blooming collection. Use this page to help identify some of your plants at home, as well as to recall the names of your favorite plants at our facility.

Please also visit our higher resolution flash page which includes many photos of our outstanding orchid collection by clicking that option to the left.

 

Plumbago auriculata - Plumbago, Cape Leadwort

Family: Plumbaginaceae (Leadwort Family)

 
 

Theobroma cocao - Cocoa Tree

Family: Malvaceae (Mallow Family)

 

Victoria amazonica - Victoria Water Lily "Longwood Hybrid"

Family: Nymphaeaceae (Water Lily Family)

 

Musa acuminata - Banana

Family: Musaceae (Banana Family)

 

Nepenthes truncata- Tropical Pitcher Plant

Family: Nepenthaceae ( Tropical Pitcher Plant Family)

 

Clerodendrum ugandense - Blue Butterfly Clerodendum

Family: Verbenaceae (Verbena Family)

 
 

Passiflora vitifolia - Vine-leaf Passion Flower, Scarlet Flame

Family: Passifloraceae (Passion Flower Family)

*Passion flowers typically only last one day. The vine usually blooms prolifically and bears several new flowers every day. Although this vine is currently in bloom there may be days when no flowers are present.

 

Nerium oleander - Oleander

Family: Apocynaceae (Dogbane Family)

 

Jatropha podagrica - Buddha Belly Plant

Family: Euphorbiaceae (Euphorbia Family)

 

Vanilla planifolia - Vanilla Orchid

Family: Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

 

Justicia brandegeana - Shrimp Plant

Family: Acanthaceae (Acanthus Family)

 

 

Calliandra haematocephala - Red Powderpuff Bush

Family: Fabaceae/Leguminosae (Bean/Legume Family)

Subfamily: Mimosoideae

 

Pachystachys lutea - Golden Candle, Golden Shrimp Plant

Family: Acanthaceae (Acanthus Family)

 

Spathiphyllum floribundum- Peace Lily

Family: Araceae (Arum Family)

 

Clerodendrum thomsoniae - Bleeding Heart Vine

Family: Verbenaceae (Verbena Family)

 

Passiflora 'Amethyst' - Passion Flower

Family: Passifloraceae (Passion Flower Family)

Cross: P. kermesina (mother) x P. caerulea (father)

*Passion flowers typically only last one day. The vine usually blooms prolifically and bears several new flowers every day. Although this vine is currently in bloom there may be days when no flowers are present.

 

 

Eucharis grandiflora - Amazon Lily

Family: Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis Family)

 

Impatiens wallerana - Impatiens

Family: Balsaminaceae (Balsam Family)

 

Pentas lanceolata - Penta, Egyptian Star Flower

Family: Rubiaceae (Madder family)

 

Tradescantia pallida - Purple Heart, Purple Queen

Family: Commelinaceae (Spiderwort Family)

 

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