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Region: Tropical Africa
The humid and dry tropical area and subtropical areas of Central Africa. Bordered to the north by the Saharan Desert and to the South by the Kalahari Desert.
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Aloe scobinifolia Somalian Aloe - Stemless solitary plant w/open rosettes of smooth margined gray-green lvs and orange flwrs summer/ fall. Full Sun. Little H20. Hardiness not known. 
Aloe secundiflora var. sobolifera Tanzanian Aloe - Clustering succulent with narrow lanceolate leaves and rose pink flowers on 1 sided inflorescence. Full sun. Summer irrigation. Hardiness unknown. 
Aloe tongaensis 'Medusa' Mozambique Tree Aloe - Succulent tree to 9' tall w/pale green narrow lvs & pale orange flwrs in winter. Full sun. Well drained soil. Regular/iInfrequent H2O. Hardy to 22F. 
Aloe 'Verity Nice' Clustering succulent to 2' tall w/yellow summer-fall flowers. Plant in full sun to light shade with little to occasional water. Hardy to 25F. 
Aloe 'Zanzibar' Long-leafed Tiger Tooth Aloe - Low growing succulent w/many 1-2' long stems of clasping lvs tipped w/tight rosettes & red flowers. Sun/shade. Well drained soil. Hardy to 20-25F 
Brillantaisia nitens Tropical Giant Sage - Large evergreen perennial/subshrub to 4-6' tall will large dark green lvs and hooded violet flwrs summer-fall. Light shade. Regular H2O. Hardy to 30F. 
Clerodendrum thomsoniae Bleeding Heart Vine - Tender evergreen shrubby vine w/ dark green foliage and red tubular flwrs w/ white calyces. Part Sun/ shade. Regular water. Protect from frost. 
Clerodendrum ugandense Butterfly Bush - Evergreen shrub to 8' tall w/light blue flwrs spring-fall. Full (coastal) to part sun. Moderate to occasional irrigation. Hardy to 20-25 degrees F. 
Crotalaria agatiflora Canary Bird Bush - Evergreen shrub to 8-12 feet tall with yellow-green flowers in summer-fall. Sun/Light shade. Regular water. 20-25 degrees F. 
Erythrina abyssinica Abyssinian Coral Tree - Deciduous small tree 15- 30' tall with red flowers in late winter to summer. Full sun. Occasional to little H20. Hardy to about 30 F. 
Euphorbia 'Apache Red' Shrub to 2-3' tall with red flowers year-round. Full sun. Low water needs. 25-30 degrees F 
Euphorbia 'Flamingo' Succulent with thick spiny stems topped with pink flower bracts in summer. Sun/Light shade. Low water needs. Hardy to 25-30 F. 
Impatiens sodenii Poor Man's Rhododendron - Shrub/ Perennial to 4-8' tall as wide w/dark green foliage & pink flwrs year-round. Light shade (coastal sun). Regular water needs. 30-32 degrees F. 
Impatiens sodenii 'Madonna' White Poor Man's Rhododendron - Shrub/ Perennial to 4-8' tall as wide w/dark green lvs & white flwrs year-round. Light shade (coastal sun). Regular water needs. 30-32 degrees F. 
Ipomoea cairica Coastal Morning Glory - Vigorous vine to 6 to 10 feet tall with lavender blue-purple flowers nearly year-round. Full Sun. Water regularly. Hardy to at least 30-32 F 
Kalanchoe grandiflora Yellow Kalanchoe - Upright succulent to 3' with blue-green foliage. Small fragrant yellow flowers in late spring. Water occasionally. Hardy to 28F. 
Kalanchoe humilis Succulent shrub to 1-3' w/open rosettes of maroon spotted gray-green lvs & summer small purple flwrs. Full sun/light shade. Low H2O. Hardy ? 
Kniphofia thomsonii Alpine Poker - Perennial w/ tubular apricot flwrs on 4' stalks w/ gray-green leaves. Summer bloom. Frost hardy. Full sun/light shade. Grows in wet or dry conditions. 
Pennisetum 'Eaton Canyon' Dwarf Red Fountain Grass - Grass w/fine textured red-bronze foliage to 18-30" tall & red-bronze flwrs in summer. Full sun. Low water needs. Hardy to 25 F +/- evergreen >32 F. 
Pennisetum 'Fairy Tails' Evergreen Fountain Grass - Upright evergreen fountain grass to 4' tall with wheat colored bloom 18" above foliage. Regular to little water. Full sun. Hardy to 20 F?. 
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