18 Stunning Tropical Plants To Grow In Your Yard

18 Stunning Tropical Plants To Grow In Your Yard

#11 Caladium (Caladium)

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Caladium (Caladium) brings bright colors into your shaded foliage with caladiums. It grows well in shaded, moist soil with good drainage. These heat-loving plants are only hardy to USDA Zone 9 and won’t survive frost.

#13 Hardy Hibiscus (Hibiscus moscheutos)

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Hardy Hibiscus (Hibiscus moscheutos)can withstand winter temperatures to USDA Zone 4. Keep the soil moist and well-mulched.

#14 Ginger (Zingiber)

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Ginger (Zingiber) thrives in the shade, though it requires hot, humid conditions to produce much of its prized root. You can grow ginger outdoors in USDA Zones 7-10.

#15 Purple Passionflower (Passiflora incarnata)

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Purple Passionflower (Passiflora incarnata) is native to the southern United States. It can survive temperatures down to -20 F and thrives when grown along fences or trellises.

#16 Japanese Painted Fern (Athyrium niponicum)

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Japanese Painted Fern (Athyrium niponicum) thrives in zones 4-8. It’s a slow-spreading, low-maintenance plant.

#17 Windmill Palm (Trachycarpus fortunei)

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Windmill Palm (Trachycarpus fortunei) is hardy through USDA Zone 7. Most will grow 10-20 feet tall and prefer full to partial sun.

#18 Chicago Hardy Fig Tree (Ficus carica)

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Chicago Hardy Fig Trees thrive in sunny spots with well-drained soil.

#19 Canna Lily (Canna indica)

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Canna Lily (Canna indica) grows quickly and is adaptable to a variety of growing conditions, it can grow year-round in USDA growing zones 8-11.

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