Subtropical Garden Plant List – Sherman Library and Gardens

Subtropical Garden Plant List

Subtropical Garden Plant List

The transitional zone between tropical and temperate often showcases unique species that have adapted to this unusual climate, and those plants are often displayed in the Subtropical Garden.  Species Impatiens, Clivia, and Brazilian firetree are just some examples of the exceptional specimens in this garden. 

Cestrum fasciculatum var. ‘Newellii’

Family Name: Solanaceae
Common Name: Newell’s Red Cestrum

Chamaedorea hooperiana

Family Name: Arecaceae
Common Name: Baby Queen Palm

Coprosma repens ‘Pacific Sunset’

Family Name: Rubiaceae
Common Name: Mirror Plant

Dypsis leptocheilos

Family Name: Arecaceae
Common Name: Teddy Bear Palm

Ophiopogon planiscapus ‘Nigrescens’

Family Name: Asparagaceae
Common Name: Black Mondo Grass

Pericallis x hybrida 'Senetti Blue'

Family Name: Asteraceae
Common Name: Senetti Blue Cineraria

Schizanthus ‘Royal Pierrot’

Family Name: Solanaceae
Common Name: Poor Man’s Orchid

Schizolobium parahyba

Family Name: Fabaceae
Common Name: Brazilian Ferntree