Tropical gardening links: main resources


Main resources

Web sites, which have become a kind of authority in its subject, officially or non-officially

Growing Tropical Hibiscus Up North
Probably everything you need to know about growing tropical Hibiscus out of tropics
International Banana Society
Tips on growing bananas, banana seed germination tips, banana recipes, buy sell trade bananas, extensive banana photo gallery, banana wiki, banana links, and more. Everything you want to know about banana plants.
The most comprehensive online resource for everything palm related.
Plumeria Today
A long time awaited Plumeria dedicated web site with all things Plumeria (Frangipani). The most promising and most anticipated part will be the detailed descriptions of cultivars, completed with photo albums.
An amazing resource on bananas. You'll find here everything there is to know about banana plants, its cultivar diversity, pests and diseases, as well as latest news and research.
The Heliconia Society International (HSI)
HSI is the official International Cultivar Registration Authority (ICRA) for the genera Heliconia, Etlingera, Costus, Cheilocostus, Chamaecostus, and Paracostus. HSI also sponsors a small grants program supporting research projects on any aspects of the botany and horticulture of the Zingiberales conducted by graduate and post-doctoral students. Annual grants of $1,000 are available.
The Heliconia Society of Puerto Rico
You will find here the most comprehensive list of Heliconia species and cultivars with photos.
The International Palm Society
The Internet's comprehensive source of information on palms. This web site includes extensive information on palmhorticulture, online access to over 50 years of articles published in the Palms Journal, and Principes, a gallery of images...
The Plumeria Society of America
The Plumeria Society of America is an International organization dedicated to furthering society's knowledge of the Plumeria. The propagation, culture, classification, identification of the species and registration of Plumeria cultivators are the primary goals.

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