Turn your backyard from bland to beautiful this summer by adding colorful tropical plants to your garden beds and planters. It is easy to create the look and feel of the tropics by shopping the amazing selection of plants at Hicks Nurseries.
“I travel to Florida several times a year to hand select the very best and most interesting plants available. Create a tropical paradise in your backyard by shopping our extensive selection of tropical plants. The premium hibiscus are one of my favorites – they add spectacular color to any garden,” said Lori Vanderlaske, Hicks’ Greenhouse Buyer.
Select one or more of these show-stopping plants to create a tropical oasis so realistic – you’ll want to spend your vacation in your own backyard.
Cordyline fruticose ‘Hawaiian Ti”
This foliage plant, known as the good luck plant in Hawaii, has glossy, colorful leaves. It thrives in partial sun or partial shade and is great for container planting. This plant loves humidity, perfect for our Long Island Summers on the deck or patio.
Are a great plant to use as a focal point in a large container with other tropical plants or colorful annuals like caliente geraniums and potato vine.
The brightly colored flower bracts of bromeliads last for months. Prefers a shady spot.
If some of these plants seems familiar, it could that you already have them inside your house. Plants deserve a vacation too – move your houseplants outdoors for summer. In the fall you’ll transition them back indoors. (Learn how here)