Common name(s): 

Pride-of-Barbados

Scientific name: 

Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Common name(s): 

Abelia

Scientific name: 

Abelia x grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope'

Native to: 

Mexico

Sun or shade?: 

Full sun to light shade

Height and width: 

2-3' H 3-4' W

Soil moisture: 

moist, well-drained, acidic

Bloom time: 

summer to fall

Comments: 

The image does not do justice to this beautiful plant. The foliage is variegated and changes colors as the seasons change. It has red stems. It's growth habit is neat and compact. It attracts butterflies.

Common name(s): 

Copper Plant

Scientific name: 

Acalypha

Sun or shade?: 

Sun

Common name(s): 

Begonia

Scientific name: 

Begonia semperflorens