Tropical Gardening: You are in trouble if you forget your valentine

Photo courtesy of Voltaire Moise This rare giant-leafed anthurium, displayed by Diane McWhirter at Kona Cloud Forest Sanctuary, is grown at 3,000-feet elevation. With protection from wind it may be grown at low elevations as well.

You are in luck if you read this column early today and can make the Plant People Road Show at the Old Kona Airport Pavilion starting at 8 a.m. and closing at 1 p.m. There will be choice plants for Valentine’s Day gifts, especially rare orchids and anthuriums.