Hawaii's Floral Splendor 

Hawai'i is a botanical splendor of some of the finest tropicals and ornamentals out of anywhere else in the world.  Many plants have been introduced to this isolated land mass, leading to a series of invasive, naturalized, native, and endemic plants.  This is the beginning to a catalog of these very species that create the floral backdrop of Hawai'i. 

Upcountry Maui is scattered with wild Orange Epidendrum Orchids, blooming most of the year, they offer a wonderful color and girth to these lei.  In combination with the Firecracker plant, another Maui staple, and a calyx neckpiece from the florescent of the Queen Palm. 

Upcountry Maui is scattered with wild Orange Epidendrum Orchids, blooming most of the year, they offer a wonderful color and girth to these lei.  In combination with the Firecracker plant, another Maui staple, and a calyx neckpiece from the florescent of the Queen Palm. 

He'e is a perfect example of a plant that has become both naturalized and now invasive.  It even has a Hawaiian name and is a common material for lei.  This is combined with rattlesnake heliconia, crown flower, and ti leaf.  

He'e is a perfect example of a plant that has become both naturalized and now invasive.  It even has a Hawaiian name and is a common material for lei.  This is combined with rattlesnake heliconia, crown flower, and ti leaf.  

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Upcountry Maui Azalea's 

Upcountry Maui Azalea's 

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Calla Lily stamens and immature Queen Palm seeds.

Calla Lily stamens and immature Queen Palm seeds.

Strongylodon macrobotrys, Jade Vine with various other additions. 

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Rainbow Lei featuring a combination of various leaves and flowers found on Maui.   Made with a gradient of Ginger flower petals, Orange Trumpet vine, Maile leaves, Agapanthus flowers, Bougainvillea, and Mock Orange.  

Rainbow Lei featuring a combination of various leaves and flowers found on Maui.   Made with a gradient of Ginger flower petals, Orange Trumpet vine, Maile leaves, Agapanthus flowers, Bougainvillea, and Mock Orange.  

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