Looking for ways to make your patio stand out? Want passers-by to stop in to take a closer look? Ready to answer the question "Wow, is that plant real?!" over and over?
Then this blog post is for you! Keep reading to see 11 different weird and crazy plants certain to grab attention.
1. Flapjack Paddle Plant
The visual texture created by the overlapping 'paddles' and the beautiful green-to-red color transitions are sure to get people to stop and stare!
2. Frizzle Sizzle
Curly, crazy mounds of leaves and tall, branching yellow blooms? "Eye-catchingly weird" is the perfect description!
3. Graceful Grasses® Fiber Optic Grass
The tiny white flowers all along the delicate grass blades look like little fairy lights!
4. Jurassic™ Rex Begonia Varieties
These spiky, alien-looking plants come in a bunch of different color and pattern varieties... and every one of them is equally as striking! See some of the others in the link below.
5. Dwarf Papyrus
The lush feathery tops and bright yellow-green color brings to mind exotic tropical landscapes.
6. Pyromania™ Red Hot Poker Plant
The vivid colors of these striking blooms can't help but stand out!
7. Graceful Grasses® Toffee Twist
The earthy copper tones of this grass are a more distinctive choice than the usual bright green.
8. Coffee Plant
Coffee may be a super popular drink, but not many people would recognize the plant it comes from! Definitely a conversation starter.
9. Namaqua Century Plant
Native to Africa, this unique succulent's look stands out from a crowd!
10. "Clear Crystals" Black Pansy
These velvety deep black versions of the popular pansy are sure to grab attention. Black goes with everything!
11. Dolce® Wildberry Coral Bells
Love unexpected pops of color? The rich purple of these leaves is definitely unexpected! Purple not your thing? Dolce® Coral Bells come in other unique colors as well, check them out in the link below (scroll to the bottom).
There's so many different plant varieties available now that there's bound to be one (or a bunch) perfect for your space! Here are some other helpful resources:
The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map- Find out which growing zone your location is in.
Lists of Plant Options by Zone- Select your growing zone and see hundreds of plant options.