Here are some plants adapted to drought, heat, and humidity as long as you give them a sprinkle or two of water. To see other serious foliage that will knock your socks off, visit our host, Pam, at http://www.penick.net/digging .
Kaempferia elegans aka Kaempferia laotica
Kaempferia pulchra 'Chocolate'
Kaempferia pulchra 'Ben Lee' from Mercer arboretum
Kaempferia pulchra 'Silverspot'
A colony of Kaempferia masonii in bloom
Neoregelias seem content with daily temperatures hovering around 100 degrees. Keep them in dappled shade.
This is Neoregelia 'Happy Thoughts'
My squid agave (Agave bracteosa) has finally started to look like its namesake.
This is part of my Agave collection.
Thanks for stopping by Tropical Texana.