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Common names for the Heliconia plant include lobster-claws, wild plantains or false bird-of-paradise. The height range for the Heliconia from 0.5m to nearly 4.5 meters (1.5–15 feet) tall depending on the species The Boston Fern (Nephrolepis exaltata) is native to tropical regions throughout the world. Also known as the Sword Fern, or Fishbone fern. It is a versatile and popular ground cover. Calathea belongs to the family plant family Marantaceae, they are a popular plant mainly because of their robust nature and decorative leaves. They are commonly referred to as calatheas or 'prayer plants.

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Geiger Tree / Latin Name Cordia sebestena is a species of flowering plant Boraginaceae. It is also known as Siricote, or Scarlet Cordia. Red Ivy is a pherb belonging to the plant family Acanthaceae. The leaves are ovate and opposite with heart-shaped base and spikey outer margin. Spathiphyllum is a genus of flowering plants in the family Araceae. They are evergreen perennial plants, with large leaves. They are suited to semi-shade.

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Red Ivy
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Ficus microcarpa, a.k.a Chinese Banyan, Malayan Banyan, Indian Laurel or Curtain fig, is an incredibly versatile tree, often used for creating attractive screening or tropical hedge walls. They are also employed as attractive and common street trees. Hymenocallis belongs to the plant family Amaryllidaceae. They are also bulbous perennial herbs. The plants have large spectacular flowers. Some of the species are widely known as Spider Lily's. Cordyline is a monocotyledonous flowering plant belonging to the plant family Asparagaceae. They are natives to the western Pacific Region and are a zesty feature plant in Thai gardens.

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Sansevieria 'Golden Hahnii' is a member of the agave family (Agavaceae) containing approximately 60 species indigenous to Africa, Arabia, and India. It is a common garden feature, and also suitable for use as interior foliage plants. With remarkable, branching, ginger like stems, Indonesian Wax Ginger prefers semi-shade and rich moist soil. The are known also as Tapeinochilus Ananassae. Alpinia grows in clusters and consists of long stems and large leaves. A.purpurata, or red ginger, has bright red bracts that largely cover it's hidden white flowers.

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Wax Ginger
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Wrightia antidysenterica, or 'the coral swirl', is a flowering plant in the genus Wrightia. Aechmea fasciata is a bromeliad, best known as a houseplant in temperate areas, although it's true origins are South American.

Wrightia Antidysenterica
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Lady Palm
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Urn Plant
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Murraya paniculata (Orange jasmine) is a bushy perennial evergreen shrub with white flowers. It grows well in semi-shade and direct sun, and prefers medium levels of water. Sansevieria trifasciata is an evergreen herbaceous perennial plant. Its stiff leaves grow vertically and are dark green with light gray-green cross-banding. Schefflera is an evergreen shrub, which can grow free-standing, or clinging to the trunks of other trees. The leaves are palmately compound.

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Umbrella Tree
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The foxtail fern is also known as the asparagus fern, an evergreen drought resistant plant that needs little care and looks bright green all year long. Philodendron 'Xanadu' is a beautiful foliage plant which can be kept in bright rooms with direct or indirect light. It works as a super accent plant under shade pergolas, and as a focal point. Stromanthe sanguinea, otherwise known as Tricolour, grows with leaves of green, cream and red/pink. Provides colourful ground cover.

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Philodendron Xanadu
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Stromanthe Sanguinea
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Cymbopogon (lemongrass) is a tall perennial grass. Common names include lemon grass, lemongrass, barbed wire grass, silky heads, citronella grass. It is good as a mosquito repellent when used correctly. Native to Malaysia. Torch ginger thrives in full to partial shade and is grown for its vibrant colours and use as a food stuff. Duranta erecta (Golden Dewdrop) is a flowering shrub of the plant family Verbenaceae, native to South America. It is widely cultivated as an ornamental plant in tropical and subtropical gardens throughout the world. Common names include Golden Dewdrop, Pigeon Berry, and Skyflower.

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Torch Ginger
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The White ginger lily (Hedychium coronarium) is fragrant and attractive. It is originally from the Himalayas region of Nepal and India. Coleus cultivars of the southeast Asian species Solenostemon scutellarioides are incredibly attractive due to their colorful variegated leaves, typically with sharp contrast between the colours. Dieffenbachia is a tropical flowering plant of the family Araceae noted for their patterned leaves. Species in this genus are popular as houseplants because of their tolerance of shade. The common name,

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Dumb Cane
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Cuphea hyssopifolia consist of tiny shrublets with dainty summer flowers of pink, lavender and white. Also known as False Heather. Excellent tropical accent to flower beds. Colocasia esculenta are grown for their large, heart-shaped leaves. Prefer slightly acidic soil in partial shade. Colocasia esculenta are grown for their large, heart-shaped leaves. Elephant ears prefer slightly acidic soil in partial shade.

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Elephant Ear’s
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Philodendron - large genus of flowering plants of the Araceae family, consisting of about 900 species. Bird's-nest fern is a common name applied to several related species of epiphytic ferns. They may also be seen growing on rocks and they will grow in the ground. Amaryllis is a small genus of flowering bulbs, with two species. The better known of the two, Amaryllis belladonna, is a native of South Africa.

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Birds Nest Fern
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