Author: HTBG admin (Dan)

Tabebuia pallida Truly a stunningly beautiful tree when in bloom. The Pink Tabebuia is a small stature tree also known as the “Carib Queen” which depicts its origin from the Caribbean. During most of the year the trees bear very characteristic broad leaflets that are pointed...

The Garden As A Living ClassroomEducation is important to us. It is integral to our mission and part of our vision we have been quietly pursing in the background for the last two years. We are excited to help further education for learners of all...

Etlingera elatior Torch ginger is native to Thailand, Malaysia and New Guinea. It is sold as a cut flower, used for cooking and used as a medicinal herb. Torch ginger flowers can be found in flower markets and floral shops in the tropics and with modern transportation...

Codiaeum variegatum Croton is a diverse and complex taxonomic group of plants ranging from herbs and shrubs to trees. This genus is pantropical, with some species extending into temperate areas. It is known to be one of the largest and most complex genera of angiosperms in...

Medinilla miniata This stunner grows as a large shrub in the mountains of the Philippines. It tends to arch as it grows with large hanging red flower clusters with red bracts. It has large deep green waxy foliage and the blooms are terminal year round. The...

Calathea crotalifera Rattlesnake plant is a member of the Calathea genus. It is related to common house plants known as prayer plants called this because the leaves fold up at night and when the sun beats down on them. Rattlesnake plant is native to Mexico, Central America...