Hawaiian Botanicals


Cultivation Information & Illustrations

This page is simply an index to articles and info sheets which we have written over the years. We hope that you will find the information contained in the articles useful.


Air Plants (Tillandsia) A cultivation guide for Air Plants (Tillandsia species).


Carnivorous Plants
An introduction to the most common carnivorous plant genera. Brief information regarding cultivation.


Carnivorous Plant Bog


A carnivorous plant bog built for the 2005 Vancouver Garden Show at the VanDusen Botanical Garden. Click on the thumbnails to view larger images. Page includes a 'fractured fairy tale'.

Lotus (Nelumbo)

Tips for Lotus (Nelumbo species) cultivation in temperate & continental climates.


Plumeria (Frangipani) Basic information for the novice Plumeria grower.  


Pond Plants An introduction to aquatic plants for water gardens.


Sub-tropical Gardens Tips for preparing outdoor sub-tropical plants for winter.


Water Gardens, Small An examination of the various styles of 'Tub Gardens'.


Water Lilies, Hardy
A short article on planting water lily rhizomes. Written for the trade, but also relevant for hobbyists.


Water Lilies, Tropical How to grow tropical water lilies in temperate climates.


Water Lilies, Re-potting A simple illustrated planting guide for water lilies.