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OPEN Wed thru Sat This Week + New Plants!

Heliconia rostrata blooming in Melbourne Beach FL

Heliconia rostrata blooming in Melbourne Beach FL

Exotica Tropicals will be OPEN Wed- Saturday This Week

WED : 10am – 1:30pm

THU: 10am – 1:30pm

FRI: 10am – 1:30pm

SAT: 10am – 1:30pm

 

The nursery is PACKED with new plants at this time! Some notables include:

NEW HELICONIA: Heliconia bihai “Manoa Sunrise”

NEW HELICONIA: Heliconia latispatha x collinsiana ‘Bali’ aka ‘Coral Suprise’

NEW HELICONIA: Heliconia bihai x caribaea “Brazilian Bomber” aka ‘Hot Rio Nites’

as well as these popular Heliconia:

Heliconia jacquinii, Heliconia rostrata ‘Hanging Lobster Claw’, Heliconia stricta ‘Iris Bannochie’

Heliconia plagiotropa, Heliconia ‘Carmensita’, Heliconia bihai x marginata ‘Rauliniana’, Heliconia hirsuta ‘Costa Flores’

TREES:

Rainbow Eucalyptus – Eucalyptus deglupta (4-6 feet tall)
Sausage Tree – Kigelia africanaYlang Ylang – Cananga odorata (fragrant)
Adam’s Apple – Tabernaemontana crassa (fragrant)
+More

GINGERS:

NEW: Costus vargasii ‘Raspberry Yogurt’
NEW: Costus venosus
NEW: Variegated Alpinia vittata
Indonesian Wax Ginger – Big Red Beehive Blooms
Variegated Shampoo Ginger
+More

AROIDS:

Many rare Philodendron, including
Philodendon tripartitum
Philodendron barrosoanum giganteum
Philodendron giganteum
Philodendron ‘Golden Dragon’
Philodendron peltatum
Philodendron gloriousum+More
Alocasia x calidora (Elephant Ear with huge round leaves)
Alocasia x portora (Elephant Ear with huge triangular leaves)
Alocasia x ‘Regal Shields’ (Elephant Ear with huge dark leaves)

PLUS Plumerias, Rare Hibiscus, and many other oddball plants..

Come check out the jungle!

Indonesian Wax Ginger

Indonesian Wax Ginger

 

Plumeria 'Candy Stripe'

Plumeria ‘Candy Stripe’

 

Heliconia x rauliniana

Heliconia x rauliniana

 

Philodendron 'McDowell'

Philodendron ‘McDowell’

 

Heliconia jacquinii

Heliconia bihai ‘Manoa Sunrise’

Heliconia bihai ‘Manoa Sunrise’

 

Heliconia 'Brazilian Bomber' aka 'Hot Rio Nites'

Heliconia ‘Brazilian Bomber’ aka ‘Hot Rio Nites’

 

Costus vargasii 'Raspberry Yogurt'

Costus vargasii ‘Raspberry Yogurt’

 

 

 

New Plants + OPEN Wed – Saturday This Week

Heliconia rostrata blooming in Melbourne Beach FL

Heliconia rostrata blooming in Melbourne Beach FL

Exotica Tropicals will be OPEN Wed- Saturday This Week

WED :      10am – 1:30pm

THU:      10am – 1:30pm

FRI:      10am – 1:30pm

SAT:     10am – 1:30pm

 

The nursery is PACKED with new plants at this time! Some notables include:

NEW HELICONIA:  Heliconia bihai “Manoa Sunrise”

NEW HELICONIA:  Heliconia latispatha x collinsiana ‘Bali’ aka ‘Coral Suprise’

NEW HELICONIA:  Heliconia bihai x caribaea “Brazilian Bomber” aka ‘Hot Rio Nites’

as well as these popular Heliconia:

Heliconia jacquinii,  Heliconia rostrata ‘Hanging Lobster Claw’, Heliconia stricta ‘Iris Bannochie’

Heliconia plagiotropa, Heliconia ‘Carmensita’, Heliconia bihai x marginata ‘Rauliniana’, Heliconia hirsuta ‘Costa Flores’

TREES:

Rainbow Eucalyptus – Eucalyptus deglupta (4-6 feet tall)
Sausage Tree – Kigelia africanaYlang Ylang – Cananga odorata (fragrant)
Adam’s Apple – Tabernaemontana crassa (fragrant)
+More

GINGERS:

NEW: Costus vargasii ‘Raspberry Yogurt’
NEW: Costus venosus
NEW: Variegated Alpinia vittata
Indonesian Wax Ginger – Big Red Beehive Blooms
Variegated Shampoo Ginger
+More

AROIDS:

Many rare Philodendron, including
Philodendon tripartitum
Philodendron barrosoanum giganteum
Philodendron giganteum
Philodendron ‘Golden Dragon’
Philodendron peltatum
Philodendron gloriousum+More
Alocasia x calidora (Elephant Ear with huge round leaves)
Alocasia x portora (Elephant Ear with huge triangular leaves)
Alocasia x ‘Regal Shields’  (Elephant Ear with huge dark leaves)

PLUS Plumerias, Rare Hibiscus, and many other oddball plants..

Come check out the jungle!

Indonesian Wax Ginger

Indonesian Wax Ginger

 

Plumeria 'Candy Stripe'

Plumeria ‘Candy Stripe’

 

Heliconia x rauliniana

Heliconia x rauliniana

 

Philodendron 'McDowell'

Philodendron ‘McDowell’

 

Heliconia jacquinii

Heliconia bihai ‘Manoa Sunrise’

Heliconia bihai ‘Manoa Sunrise’

 

Heliconia 'Brazilian Bomber' aka 'Hot Rio Nites'

Heliconia ‘Brazilian Bomber’ aka ‘Hot Rio Nites’

 

Costus vargasii 'Raspberry Yogurt'

Costus vargasii ‘Raspberry Yogurt’

 

 

 

OPEN THIS WEEK + NEW PLANTS

Heliconia rostrata is blooming like crazy both in our garden and at the nursery.
We have blooming specimens available for sale now!

Heliconia rostrata blooming in Melbourne Beach FL

Heliconia rostrata blooming in Melbourne Beach FL

 

hanging lobster claw heliconia for sale

Another view of the garden

 

We also have lots of NEW plants in stock including, but not limited to:

Musical Notes Clerodendron

Tabernaemontana crassa – ‘Adam’s Apple’  Very cool + fragrant!

Heliconia “Brazilian Bomber” aka “Hot Rio Nites” – a huge red bloomer.

Some 8 foot Rainbow Eucalyptus Trees – with peeling trunks

Ylang Ylang Trees (Cananga odorata)

Sausage Trees (Kigelia africana)

Belize Yellow Costus Ginger (Yellow Buttons)

Variegated Shampoo Ginger

Red Tower Hybrid Ginger

Dwarf Hawaiian Red Ginger (Alpinia purpurata)

…and loads more.  Come check it out!

 

New Store Sign!

Out with the old, in with the new- after 4 years in business, our old storefront sign had just about vanished from the beating south-facing sun.  Today we finally put up a new sign- soon to be framed in bamboo! Stop by the jungle and see what’s new!  

Fresh Tropical Flowers for Mother’s Day 2016

It’s that time of year again- Mother’s’ Day 2016 is fast approaching (MAY 8th) , 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 FRI 5/6 – SAT…

CLOSED WEEK OF 4/24 – Reopening Wed May 4th 2016

Exotica Tropicals will be closed the week of 4/24 – the nursery will reopen Wednesday, May 4th. We will have TROPICAL FLOWERS FOR MOTHER’S DAY avaialble again this year! Pre-order yours now, as they will sell out. Mail order is still open in our ONLINE STORE  

Exotica Tropicals Open This Week
THURS thru Sat 4/21 – 4/23/16

Exotica Tropicals is open this week as Spring heats up:) Tons of unusual Philodendrons, Monstera, Heliconia and Alocasia.. as well as  Rainbow Eucalyptus, Ylang Ylang trees and more. Other notables include Brazilian Red Cloak, Pink Perfection Ginger and the new “Red Hybrid” Costus Ginger. Come check out the jungle! Wed              CLOSED Thu             …

Exotica Tropicals Open This Week
THU thru Sat 4/7 – 4/9/16

Exotica Tropicals is open this week as Spring heats up:) Tons of unusual Philodendrons, Monstera, Heliconia and Alocasia.. as well as  Rainbow Eucalyptus, Ylang Ylang trees and more. Other notables include Brazilian Red Cloak, Pink Perfection Ginger and the new “Red Hybrid” Costus Ginger. Come check out the jungle! Wed              CLOSED Thu             …

CLOSED FOR SPRING BREAK

Exotica Tropicals will be CLOSED the week of  3/20/16 for Spring Break. The nursery will re-open next week- will post the hours here. Mail order is still open for orders here.    

Selling Plants at FIT Botanical Fest This Weekend – Sat Mar 5th

Exotica Tropicals will be a vendor at the Florida Tech Botanical Fest this Saturday 3/5/2016. The nursery will technically be open on Friday 5/4, however we will be loading a truck for the FIT Show and it will be chaotic Exotica Tropicals will have tons of cool plants available at the FIT Show – including…