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This ssssnake plant is a special variety!

Sansevieria Samurai (AKA Sword Sansevieria) is known for it's beautiful architectural growth pattern -- with blade-like leaves that stack and fan out in a zig-zag pattern.

Loves the sun

Does not like soggy soil

Drought tolerant - water every 1-2 weeks (winter = monthly)

Light: Indirect Light

AKA Wishbone Flower

If your shady spots are looking a little dull and uninspired, you may want to consider Torenia, which blooms generously and brightly in shade! These flowers can tolerate the Galveston summer heat.

Enjoy wishbone flowers in garden beds and borders, as well as containers.

The wishbone flower is ideal for containers and may be grown as a houseplant.

Read more at Gardening Know How: Wishbone Flower Plant – Tips On How To Grow A Wishbone Flower 

Light: Full Shade,Part Shade

Imagine butterflies & hummingbirds visiting your garden all summer long!

Pentas are sun lovers and so easy to care for, featuring sparkling star-shaped flowers in either pink, red, white, purple, or lavender colors.

Light: Sun

Water: Medium water needs

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/pentas/growing-penta-plants.htm

Light: Full Sun,Part Sun

AKA Clerodendrum thomsoniae

Bleeding-Heart Vines are known for their shiny green foliage and crimson & white blooms. The name comes from the red flowers exuding from the heart-shaped calyx. 

They like partial shade or dappled sunlight, but it will tolerate full sunlight with plenty of moisture. The plant prefers rich, fertile, well-drained soil.

Read more at Gardening Know How: Clerodendrum Bleeding Heart Care: How To Grow Bleeding Heart Vines

Light: Part Sun,Part Shade

One of the most adaptable of houseplants and the easiest to grow, the spider plant is named after the little spiderettes/pups that dangle down from the mother plant like spiders on a web.

These plants make a great houseplant and can also be planted outdoors.

This plant can grow in a wide range of conditions and suffers from few problems, other than brown tips.

Read more at Gardening Know How: Spider Plant Care: Gardening Tips For Spider Plants https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/spider-plant/spider-plant-care-gardening-tips-for-spider-plants.htm

Light: Indirect Light

Plumerias are a beautiful, fragrant flower that come in a multitude of unique colors. Fun fact: the flowers are used to make traditional Hawaiian leis

You can find also #JungleJackPlumeria at Tom’s Thumb Nursery!

Why is Jungle Jack Plumeria so special? They come directly from Jungle Jack’s 100-acre Thailand gardens. Every year they offer new varieties that cannot be found anywhere else..

Light: Full Sun,Part Sun

Also Known As Periwinkle

Shiny green leaves and large multiple five-petaled blooms.

Vinca is a classic, old-school plant that’s earned its place in our gardens because they thrive in garden beds, borders, and containers! Their low-water, heat-loving nature make them a popular plants in Galveston.

Likes Full sun to part shade

Light: Full Sun,Part Sun,Part Shade

also known as swiss cheese plant

The specific epithet deliciosa means "delicious", referring to the edible fruit, while monstera means "monstrous," in reference to the size that this plant can grow up to 30 ft!

Ever wonder how they get their signature holes?

While it's not known exactly why the leaves develop their holes, the theory is that by producing splits, the leaves have the greater surface area and thus capture more light as they climb up trees.

Light: Indirect Light
Caladium leaves can be shaped like hearts, arrows, or lances in color combinations of red, pink, rose, white, chartreuse, and green. The brilliant foliage of this classic plant is often translucent, which makes them light up your garden. They’ve brightened shady spots for generations, but now you have the option of newer selections that can take some direct sun.
Light: Full Shade,Part Sun,Part Shade
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This ssssnake plant is a special variety! Sansevieria Samurai (AKA Sword Sansevieria) is known for it's beautiful architectural growth pattern -- with blade-like leaves that stack and fan out in a zig-zag pattern. Loves the sun Does not like soggy soil Drought tolerant - water every 1-2 weeks (winter = monthly)
Light: Indirect Light
AKA Wishbone Flower If your shady spots are looking a little dull and uninspired, you may want to consider Torenia, which blooms generously and brightly in shade! These flowers can tolerate the Galveston summer heat. Enjoy wishbone flowers in garden beds and borders, as well as containers. The wishbone flower is ideal for containers and may be grown as a houseplant. Read more at Gardening Know How: Wishbone Flower Plant – Tips On How To Grow A Wishbone Flower 
Light: Full Shade,Part Shade
Imagine butterflies & hummingbirds visiting your garden all summer long! Pentas are sun lovers and so easy to care for, featuring sparkling star-shaped flowers in either pink, red, white, purple, or lavender colors. Light: Sun Water: Medium water needs https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/pentas/growing-penta-plants.htm
Light: Full Sun,Part Sun
AKA Clerodendrum thomsoniae Bleeding-Heart Vines are known for their shiny green foliage and crimson & white blooms. The name comes from the red flowers exuding from the heart-shaped calyx.  They like partial shade or dappled sunlight, but it will tolerate full sunlight with plenty of moisture. The plant prefers rich, fertile, well-drained soil. Read more at Gardening Know How: Clerodendrum Bleeding Heart Care: How To Grow Bleeding Heart Vines
Light: Part Sun,Part Shade
One of the most adaptable of houseplants and the easiest to grow, the spider plant is named after the little spiderettes/pups that dangle down from the mother plant like spiders on a web. These plants make a great houseplant and can also be planted outdoors. This plant can grow in a wide range of conditions and suffers from few problems, other than brown tips. Read more at Gardening Know How: Spider Plant Care: Gardening Tips For Spider Plants https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/spider-plant/spider-plant-care-gardening-tips-for-spider-plants.htm
Light: Indirect Light
Plumerias are a beautiful, fragrant flower that come in a multitude of unique colors. Fun fact: the flowers are used to make traditional Hawaiian leis You can find also #JungleJackPlumeria at Tom’s Thumb Nursery! Why is Jungle Jack Plumeria so special? They come directly from Jungle Jack’s 100-acre Thailand gardens. Every year they offer new varieties that cannot be found anywhere else..
Light: Full Sun,Part Sun
Also Known As Periwinkle Shiny green leaves and large multiple five-petaled blooms. Vinca is a classic, old-school plant that’s earned its place in our gardens because they thrive in garden beds, borders, and containers! Their low-water, heat-loving nature make them a popular plants in Galveston. Likes Full sun to part shade
Light: Full Sun,Part Sun,Part Shade
also known as swiss cheese plant The specific epithet deliciosa means "delicious", referring to the edible fruit, while monstera means "monstrous," in reference to the size that this plant can grow up to 30 ft! Ever wonder how they get their signature holes? While it's not known exactly why the leaves develop their holes, the theory is that by producing splits, the leaves have the greater surface area and thus capture more light as they climb up trees.
Light: Indirect Light
Caladium leaves can be shaped like hearts, arrows, or lances in color combinations of red, pink, rose, white, chartreuse, and green. The brilliant foliage of this classic plant is often translucent, which makes them light up your garden. They’ve brightened shady spots for generations, but now you have the option of newer selections that can take some direct sun.
Light: Full Shade,Part Sun,Part Shade