Previously included in the Vinca plant genus as Vinca roseus or Vinca rastrera, Catharanthus roseusis is an evergreen sub-shrub known for its glossy green leaves. It belongs to the Apocynaceae (dogbane) family
The “Madagascar Palm” Pachypodium lamerei [pak-uh-PO-dee-um] [la-MER-ee-eye] is a flowering plant native to Africa, the island of Madagascar. The Pachypodium lamerei plant is not a cactus or a palm tree but gets labeled as one. The
Hoya Kerrii [HOY-a, KER-ee-eye] is a tropical succulent vine from the family Apocynaceae that includes Adenium varieties (Desert rose), Mandevilla, and Periwinkles. Its distinctive heart shape and single leaf make
Desert Rose plants are semi-succulent shrubs belonging to the family Apocynaceae, including Periwinkle plants. It is grown as an evergreen ornamental plant in gardens and as an attractive houseplant in the USDA hardiness
Amsonia tabernaemontana [am-SO-nee-uh, tab-er-nay-MON-tah-nuh] is a native herbaceous perennial growing most frequently in rich, open woods and thickets. Native to several states in North America including Texas, Florida, Missouri, Illinois,
The Yellow Oleander – Thevetia peruviana [thev-VET-ee-uh per-u-vee-AN-uh] is a tall shrub from Mexico and Central America. It’s part of the family Apocynaceae, which is commonly called the dogbane family.
The periwinkle plant (Vinca flower) – Catharanthus roseus or lochnera rosea, also known as rosy periwinkles, is a lovely small plant that grows outside very well but finds itself at home in a summer window.
The herbaceous perennial Asclepias tuberosa (a.k.a. Butterfly Weed or BUtterfly Milkweed) makes an excellent addition to any garden and is especially suited to butterfly gardens. This beautiful, blazing native plant