Category Archives: Flowering Perennials

Flowering perennials are important long-term companions to all gardens in all zones, and provide colorful, refreshing blooms over and over, year after year.

‘Mahachok’: Lovely Tropical Bulb Plants in Thailand With Fragrant White Blooms

In my perspective, the ‘Mahachok’ (ว่านมหาโชค) bulb plants are among Thailand’s loveliest tropical flowering herbs. These evergreen bulbs thrive in hot tropical climates and produce attractive fragrant white blooms from time to time. The ‘Mahachok’ (ว่านมหาโชค) bulb plants are a … Continue reading

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Glorious Thai Orchids: Awesome Floral Exhibition at Siam Paragon

Endowed with a humid tropical climate, Thailand is renowned for its plethora of stunningly beautiful orchid varieties, which can be found naturally in forests, in botanical gardens, and among the multitudes of commercial orchid farms.  In fact, orchids form a … Continue reading

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Leb Mue Nang: Majestic Tropical Vines

Among the most vintage of all traditional Thai flowering perennials is the “Leb Mue Nang”, a majestic tropical flowering vine with very fragrant, colorful blossoms that can quickly cover an entire garden wall. Since I was very young, I can … Continue reading

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Allamanda Plants: Cheerful Tropical Blooms

Tropical Allamanda Plants Provide Bright, Cheerful Blooms Amidst the Summer Heat and Humidity Originally from Central and South America, Allamanda vines and bushes are now very prevalent throughout the tropics, and Thailand is no exception. These plants provide bright, cheerful … Continue reading

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