The first one is a grevillea. The third one is a callistemon. But what is the middle one?
It has the broad leaf of a lilly, but not the flower. It also has the broad leaf of an aspidistra, but not the flower.
I think it is fairly common, and could even be a *gasp* ... weed!
Onya Diane! She identified the middle plant above as a Ginger Plant (alpinia zerumbet) with this link ... http://www.tradewindsfruit.com/shell_ginger.htm. Jilly agreed and provided this link ... http://toptropicals.com/pics/garden/c9/7575.jpg
Thank you sooo much, DB.
January 16, 2011 11:35 PM