Tired of having to water, prune, and revive exotic plants which require extra care? Here are five options which give you a peaceful mind and a great garden view!
Native to tropical countries, bromeliad will feel right at home in Texas’ warm climate. While they’re usually found indoors, this plant grows best outdoors where it can display in full its hues of either green, orange, or yellow. Bromeliads may be slow growers, but once it acclimates properly and plants its roots down, it won’t need much attention from you. A sturdy plant that requires little to almost no maintenance at all, you’ll have a showstopper that’ll last a lifetime!
A popular ground cover which keeps on thriving and receives feet with grace under pressure, a peanut plant also enriches the soil it is planted on with its nitrogen-fixing characteristic. Peanut plant is dubbed as it is for its peanut-shaped yellow flower which grows in multitude. Once it has covered the area, you will have a lush green carpet dotted by yellow flowers.
Hawaiian Ti Plant
Also known as a good luck plant, you’re in luck with this in your garden because aside from its majestic stance of up to 1.5 meters, you also won’t need to pamper it. If your soil is mildly acidic, then this good luck plant will definitely thrive in it.
Orange Rocket Barberry
A low-lying shrub which embodies a burst of color, it starts off with a coral hue until it matures to a ruby red foliage. Showing its best from spring to fall, get an eye-catching shrub which you can use for borders, slopes, containers and even for a large swathe of area.
This plant enthralls everyone with its deep purple color. However, it also scares most gardeners due to its invasive characteristic. Best to grow it in a container to limit its growth and curb its invasiveness.