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Closed Fri+Sat Open Next Week Wed-Saturday

Exotica Tropicals will be a plant vendor at the USF Botanic Gardens Spring Plant Sale in Tampa this weekend April 12-13.

The nursery will be closed on Friday and Saturday for the show, and we will be open regular hours next week: Wednesday through Saturday 9:30am to 1:30pm  4/16-4/19

Have a great weekend!

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Open Friday 4/4 – In Winter Garden Saturday and Sunday 4/5-6

Musical Notes Clerodendrum Incisum Florida tropical plant nursery

Exotica Tropicals will be open from 10:30 – 1:30 on Friday 4/4 as we load up for the Winter Garden “Spring Fever” Plant Show.

We will be selling tropical plants at the Winter Garden show both Saturday and Sunday. More info is available here.

We will also have some fresh cut Tropical Flowers available at the nursery on Friday- and at the Winter Garden show Saturday & Sunday.

The above photo is of a cool new plant we will have on hand – “Musical Notes“  Clerodendrum incisum


Eau Gallie “In Bloom” Plant & Garden Show/Sale This Weekend


If you haven’t already seen on TV or heard on the radio, this weekend, Sat & Sun 10-4 is the Eau Gallie “In Bloom” GardenFestival and Sale.  (Info/directions here)

This is their 2nd year and it has grown to about double or triple in size, covering multiple streets in the Arts District.. so lots of vendors, food and stuff to see.

Exotica Tropicals will be in spaces 50 & 51 selling all kinds of tropical plants.

I also have a limited quantity of FRESH CUT TROPICAL FLOWER BOUQUETS on hand.  These are the same bouquets I’ve had in the past for Valentine’s, Mother’s Day, etc.

I have a limited amount for the show- but you can reserve one or more ahead of time using  online checkout located here:


You can pre-pay via Credit Card (you don’t need a Paypal account)  and I will hold your flowers for you at the show :)

Pick up is Sat-Sun at the the Eau Gallie “In Bloom” Show- Exotica Tropicals space 50-51

See you there!


Open All This Week – Wed Thru Sat 3/18 – 3/22

Exotica Tropicals will be open regular hours this week: Wednesday through Saturday 9:30 am to 1:30 pm We’ve got some cool new stuff around the nursery- plenty of Heliconia, lots of great Hawaiian Ti Plant varieties – unusual Philodendrons and Anthuriums – all kinds of stuff.  We will have some more 7gallon Rainbow Eucalyptus available…


Exotica Tropicals is having a huge holiday sale ALL THIS WEEK!  Save up to 50%! EVERYTHING IS ON SALE! To Get Discount Pricing, you must mention “March Sale” at checkout Full Sun Bromeliads – 50% OFF Fragrant Spice Ginger – 20% OFF Purple Sword Alocasia Lauterbachiana – 20% OFF Huge 7gal Bamboo-like Costus Ginger “Cameroon…

Closed Friday + Saturday 2/28-3/1 For FIT Plant Sale In Melbourne

Show season is now in full swing- Exotica Tropicals will be a vendor at the 2014 Florida Institute of Technology Botanical Fest Plant Sale on Saturday March 1, 2014.   It’s a great show, so come on down and get something awesome for yourself + tour the gardens on campus. The nursery will be closed this…

Tropical Eye Candy

And now for a little eye candy.. Below is a new Philodendron I will be carrying at the nursery- it is an orange-leafed hybrid climber. Probably one of the most unusual Philos I’ve seen- the  new leaves emerge bright orange and then fade to a speckley yellow-green and finally to green.. it’s awesome, and quite…

Fresh Tropical Flowers For Valentine’s 2014 – Reserve Yours Now!

It’s that time of year again- Valentine’s Day 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 2/12- they include true freshly cut tropicals…

Ready To Roll

Got the truck all loaded up for the first plant show of the season.. now I’m tired! Exotica Tropicals will be closed Friday and Saturday 1/31 & 2/1. The nursery will reopen on 2/5/2014 next week for the regular Wednesday-Saturday schedule.    

Loading up!

The 2014 plant show season is almost here and I’ve already started to stock up on new stuff in the nursery. The place will be packed by the end of the month. What’s more, I came back from the holidays to find a bunch of new blooms on the plants- see below for some photos….