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Closed Week of 4/26 – Reopening Wed May 6th

Exotica Tropicals will be closed the week of 4/26.

We will reopen on Wednesday May 6th and resume our regular Wed-Sat 9:30am to 1:30 pm hours.

We will also resume shipping Rainbow Eucalyptus Trees (Eucalyptus deglupta) as well as various other rare Philodendron, Gingers and Heliconia at that time.

Don’t forget we will have fresh Tropical Flowers available for Mother’s Day 2015!
Flowers will be available at the nursery beginning on Friday May 8th.

Reservations are recommended, as quanitites are limited and we always sell out- you can reserve online here:


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Tropical Flowers for Mother’s 2015!

Exotica Tropicals will have a shipment  of fresh cut tropical flower bouquest for Mother’s Day 2015.

Both wrapped bouquets and floral arrangements in a decorative ceramic container are available.

For more photos and all the details, including online ordering- click below:


Fresh Cut Tropical Flowers Heliconia Ginger


Back to Regular Nursery Hours! Open Wed-Sat 9:30am to 1:30pm

Our plant show season has wrapped up and Exotica Tropicals will be open Wednesday through Saturday 9:30 am to 1:30 pm.

We are stocked up with all kinds of cool and crazy plants, trees, aroids and tropicals- and we keep bringing in more every week. Stop by and see what’s new, and keep your eyes out for our impromptu sales!

Here are a few things currently IN STOCK at Exotica Tropicals:

Red Flamethrower Palm

Rainbow Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus deglupta)

Heliconia rostrata (Hanging Lobster Claw)

Ylang Ylang Tree (Cananga odorata)

Sausage Tree (kigelia africana)

Many Gingers and Heliconia varieties

Alocasia portora and calidora

and tons of aroids- Philodendron, Monstera, Anthuriums, and more..


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Philodendron ‘Florida Compacta’ looking not-so-compact at Selby Gardens- this one has a bumpy red/pink

petiole and gets beautifully scalloped leaves.. looks great growing up a tree trunk or plant totem.



Vending in Winter Garden Sat & Sun 4/11-4/12

  This weekend we will be selling plants at the Spring Fever Garden Show in Winter Garden, FL  Saturday and Sunday. It is a large event, our location will be on the northeast end in Zone 10.. come on out, its always a fun time for the whole family We will have Rainbow Eucalyptus, Ylang…

Nursery Re-Opens Wed April 1st

Exotica Tropicals will be closed the week of March 23rd for Brevard County Spring Break. We will reopen on Wednesday April 1st. We will be open Wednesday, Thursday &  Saturday 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM CLOSED ON FRIDAY 4/3/15 Next week we are open Wed 4/8 to Friday 4/10  (vending in Winter Garden over the…

Vendor in Ft. Lauderdale

Exotica Tropicals Nursery will be open: Wednesday 3/11 and Thursday  3/12  9:30 am to 1:30 pm Nursery will be Closed Friday and Saturday March 13 & 14 – We will be a vendor at  The Pride Center Tropical Plant Fair in Wilton Manors, FL (photo: Heliconia dielsiana -in Ecuador)  

Vending at the FIT Botanical Fest Saturday, March 7th

Exotica Tropicals will  be selling plants at the Florida Institute of Technology Botanical Fest this weekend, Sat March 7th. We will have plenty of new and unusual tropicals and aroids at the show- including Leafless Bird Of Paradise, Rainbow Eucaluptus, Sausage Trees, Ylang Ylang Trees, Heliconias, Gingers, Fresh Cut Tropical Flower Bouquets and more. We…

Vending At Marie Selby Gardens in Sarasota This Weekend

Exotica Tropicals will  be selling plants at the Marie Selby Gardens Plant and Garden Festival 2015 this weekend, Sat & Sun Feb 21 & 22. We will have an assortment of unusual tropicals and aroids on hand at the show- stop on by if you are in the area, it’s a great show! The nursery will…

Fresh Tropical Flowers For Valentine’s Day 2015

It’s that time of year again- Valentine’s Day 2015 is fast approaching, and I’ll have another order of fresh cut tropical flowers in from Costa Rica. As always, quantities are limited, and I will be taking paid reservations ahead of time. I will have them in hand on WED 2/11 – SAT 2/14 ..they include…

The Allure of Ylang Ylang

Here’s great video on sustainable Ylang Ylang harvesting.. look at all those flowers! Canaga odorata, or ‘Ylang Ylang’ does quite well in our area- Exotica Tropicals just sold out of Ylang at the Vero show, but I will be stocking more trees in the coming weeks. The fragrance is tropical heaven..   Sustainable Ylang-Ylang Harvesting,…