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Two Closely Kin but Very Different Plants Newsletter



The National Flower of Barbados is the Pride of Barbados
(Dwarf Poinciana or Flower Fence).

Hardy Bird of Paradise is a delicate and tough little tree.


There are two spectacular plants that are useful in the color garden but have confusingly similar names and appearances but are quite different. You should give both a try. Here are the details.

Here are some other useful resources from


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Naturally yours,

Howard Garrett
The Dirt Doctor


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