January is a great time of year to get out of the cold and come into warm, tropical gardens. Meander through the 120 year-old greenhouses and inhale the fragrance of the flowers. Every season brings a different flower into full bloom.
The Pink Ball Tree (Dombeya wallichii) is the first flowering shrub that greets visitors at this time of year.
Lollipop Flower (Pachystachys lutea) is an easy grower and has creamy yellow blooms year-round.
Bougainvillea “Blueberry Ice” – A year-round bloomer with variegated leaves.
Over 5 varieties of citrus are grafted on this Kumquat Tree.
Amazon Lily Christine (Eucharis amazonica) is a fragrant lily.
Meyer Lemons are the best tasting lemons and have more juice than regular table lemons.
African Gardenia (Mitriostigma Axillare)- A fragrant ever bloomer that fills an entire room with its intoxicating scent.
Thunbergia Grandiflora is a wonderful winter bloomer, nicknamed, “The Blue Skyflower.”
Ponderosa Lemon blossom fills the greenhouse this time of year.
Hibiscus “The Path” has Big, Dinner plate sized blooms which are always eye-catching
- Dwarf Jamaican Heliconia (Heliconia stricta)- is a winter and spring bloomer with flowers lasting for weeks.
Each month, we will give you an update about what is in bloom or growing well at Logees. Better yet, don’t believe us, come take a look for yourselves.