Friday, August 19, 2011

Bismarckia Nobilus

Bismarckia Nobilus is a stunning feature plant for any garden with it's huge purple gray leaves. These palms grow natively in Madagascar where the climate is ideal for them to emerge from the tree canopy and reach up to 25 meters in hight.

I won't include a full botanical write up on the palm here but can point you in the right direction. You can read up on it at the following websites:
Wikipedia (