PHOTOS PRINTED WITH PERMISSION BY LON SMITH, DEVEREUX GARDENS

Tropical plants that are unusual in this market area will be topics of presentation at the June 6 Master Gardener Summer Symposium.

The Palay rubber vine is a self supporting, scrambling, many-stemmed vine that grows up to 6 feet tall with long trailing whips. With large and showy white to light purple petals in a funnel shape, the plant can be toxic
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The Madagascar bridal (wreath) jasmine is a fragrant vine with twining growth that needs a standing support and thrives with bright but indirect light. Moving the plant when in bloom may cause the buds to fall.