Ornamentals and Flowers, 1995 - present

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    Naturalizing Orchids and the Hawaii Pacific Weed Risk Assessment System
    (University of Hawaii, 2012-08) Clifford, Patti ; Kobayashi, Kent
    This report examines the process of orchid naturalization, and the possiblity of orchids as invasive species.
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    Producing Potted Ornamental Ohelo
    (University of Hawaii, 2010-04) Zee, Francis ; Hamasaki, Randall T. ; Nakamoto, Stuart T. ; Keith, Lisa ; Hummer, Kim ; Reed, Barbara ; Kawabata, Andrew
    The bright red berries of this native Hawaiian species are most commonly harvested from wild plants for jam. However, the plant has potential as a potted ornamental. Propagation from seed and raising of seedlings to size were covered in detail. Work with a clonally propagated cultivar, 'Kilauea', was described. Powdery mildew and the Mexican leaf roller caterpillar were the major pests.
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    Xeriscape Plants
    (University of Hawaii, 2008-03) Wong, Melvin
    Plants suited for dry conditions in Hawaii are listed.
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    Perennial Bedding Plants for Hawai'i
    (University of Hawaii, 2008-03) Wong, Melvin
    About 40 bedding plants suggested by the author for use in Hawaii landscapes are illustrated with photographs and briefly described; perenniality is a desirable feature in bedding plants for Hawaii's year-round growing conditions.
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    Kupukupu Fern
    (University of Hawaii, 2008-09) Sadanaga, Kent ; Kobayashi, Kent
    At least 5 Nephrolepis (sword fern) species are indigenous to Hawaii; their characteristics, uses, and horticulture are described.
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    Foxtail Palm, Wodyetia bifurcata
    (University of Hawaii, 2009-06) Perez, Kauahi ; Kobayashi, Kent ; Sako, Glenn
    This import from Queensland, Australia, has received attention in the Hawaii landscape and plant nursery industries because of its beauty, fast growth, and adaptability.
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    Liriope, the "Other" Mondo Grass
    (University of Hawaii, 1999-11) Deputy, Jay
    Uses, propagation, and maintenance of spreading and clumping types of liriope are detailed, along with advice on managing insect pests, plant diseases, and weeds.
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    Ficus Plants for Hawai'i Landscapes
    (University of Hawaii, 2007-05) Wong, Melvin
    About 30 species or varieties in the Ficus genus favored by the author for Hawaii landscapes are illustrated with photographs and briefly described.
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    Care of Potted Poinsettias
    (University of Hawaii, 2009-01) Grzebik, Jayme ; Mersino, Edwin
    Poinsettias purchased during the year-end holidays can be maintained by potting up or transplanting; tips on their care are given.
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    Best Native Plants for Landscapes
    (University of Hawaii, 2008-03) Wong, Melvin
    Indigenous and endemic native Hawaiian plants recommended for landscapes by the author are listed, described, and illustrated with photographs.
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