I believe that giant thing is a lily...
Mmmm, bird of paradise.
The petals are barely visible at the very tips; that fantastic-ness is merely the bracts of this bromeliad.
Chenille Plant. (Better than "pipe cleaner plant" I suppose...)
No idea, but who cares with that color?
Pineapple Sage: gardener and hummingbird's delight.
My hibiscus never look like that. (And it's about the size of a dessert plate...)
Most of the palms in the Palm House were in bloom this year.
Who needs a flower when your stem looks like this?
(There are little fruits on the end of the dark red threads...)