Lush Tropicals for a Summer Oasis

Create a summer paradise at home with tropicals such as palm trees, hibiscus, bromeliads and more. Just pass the piña colada!

Tropical Plants

Want a vacation vibe at home?

Add tropical plants as accents around your backyard patio, pool or your front porch. Here at Hicks Nurseries, we carry a huge selection of top-quality tropical plants to create a stay-cation worthy home. Our selection is unmatched! From the quintessential hibiscus to different varieties of palm trees, here are some of our favorites:

hibiscus flower


elephant ear tropical plant

Elephant Ear

passion vine

Passion Flower Vine


  • Hibiscus – Hibiscus flowers bloom all summer long and add tropical flair around your pool or patio. They come in many vibrant colors and can grow as small shrubs or larger trees. Hibiscus prefer full sun and well-draining soil.
  • Elephant Ear – This plant has large, heart-shaped leaves that can create a dramatic effect on a patio. It prefers part shade and well-draining soil.

  • Passion Flower VinePassion flower vine is a type of climbing vine that is known for its intricate and exotic flowers. They are easy to grow and can be trained to climb up trellises, fences, and walls. They prefer a warm and sunny location with well-draining soil.
Palm Plant Tropical Houseplant

Palm Tree




Fan Palm

  • Palm trees – Palms are iconic tropical plants and can add a lot of character to your back yard. Consider varieties such as the Dwarf Date Palm, Fan Palm or the Areca Palm, which can grow well in containers and also make great patio plants.
    • CaladiumCaladium are known for their large, heart-shaped leaves that often have intricate patterns of contrasting colors including green, white, pink, and red. They prefer bright, indirect light and love humidity.







    • Mandevilla – This flowering vine produces brightly colored flowers in shades of pink, red, and white. It does well in full sun and can add a vertical element to a patio, arbor or trellis.
    • CrotonCroton plants have striking, colorful glossy leaves in intricate and contrasting colors adding interest and texture to any location. They prefer bright, indirect light and well-draining soil.
    • CordylineCordyline plants are known for their long, strap-like leaves that come in a range of colors, including green, red, pink, and purple. They prefer bright, indirect light and well-draining soil.

      Shop in-store for the largest selection of tropical patio plants or browse our curated online offering and get curbside pick up or local delivery.


      Be confident in our quality and value. Our plants come with a 30-day guarantee. 

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