Stock Number: 60726
Slim wiry stalks topped with congestions of wide cillate leaves with their variegated broadened tips suggesting fashion conscious nails painted lime cream--this variegation trailing on up the margin of each of the waxy dainty leaves. The beautiful colorations seems always to be especially much more bright in the cooler...
Stock Number: 60725
Gray green leaves margined bright white--the whole squeezing out of terminally fasciating stems, wonderful succulent cockscombs. This clone seems to morph in and out of its crested mode during the many years we have grown it. The purity of the excellent variegation, nonetheless, never varies. Unusual--keep barely moist...
Stock Number: 31368
Excellent "Zebra Vine" form with cascading maroon stems ranked with pairs of brightly zoned succulent leaves, & with (often solitary) odd upright orange tubular blossoms. Tolerates lower levels of humidity than most Gesneriads. Usually sent as a generous cutting in moist moss.
Stock Number: 20402
Elliptical leaves ranked on arched, cascading stems terminating with clusters of upright flowers: each maroon cupped calyx holding a blood red "Lipstick Vine" blossom--typically blooming only once a year; this low price reflects that these are small starters.
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Stock Number: 20020
An "alba" selection of the popular 'Lipstick Vine" with out arched stems ranked with leathery leaves variegated white; tipped with clusters of maroon cupped calyxes from which arise the dragon blossoms.
Stock Number: 20016
"Variegated Himalayan Lipstick Plant" The leathery glossy foliage emerges with ivory-white striations which fades with time into bright lime brushings--striking with the intense small red-purple flowers. Easily grown small statured species preferring cooler temperatures to produce the best variegation. While most Aesch...
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Stock Number: 38484
Most curious and fun plant. Typical Lipstick blooms but with reflexed leaves--thus it slightly resembles the "Hindu Rope" plant. Must have strong light and perfect drainage to survive.
Stock Number: 73893
"Yellow Buckeye" seedlings from a huge grandmother buckeye in the cemetery at the annexed village of Harmar in Marietta, the oldest organized city in Ohio (1788). Even older, Fort Harmar was build in 1785. We're talkin' older than Woody Hayes. These horse chestnut cousins have smooth outer skins with no spines, and gor...
Stock Number: 71571
Wonderful "Red Buckeye"--a shrubby tree with tropical appearing foliage topped in the spring with massive pyramidal panicles of showy rosy red blossoms. Prefers poor soil with shaded roots.
Stock Number: 51289
Somewhat compact glaucous foliaged selection of the "Nile Lily" with heads of ivory white flowers emerging from the attractive leathery leaf fans; must reach maturity before blooming.
Stock Number: 50117
Vigorus growing deep blue 8" wide flower heads on thick stems above the dark green upright two foot tall foliage fans; typically starts heavy flowering period three weeks later than most when grown outdoors in the deep South--seems to bloom with the others for us in northern greenhouses. Most certainly easier to flower...
Stock Number: 89007
Celebrated at the Queen's Golden Jubilee in 2002, this new form emerges with crowns of crinkled purpled leaves transforming into richly aromatic rosettes of golden yellow foliage; fluffy lavender flower spikes. Needs perfect drainage.
Stock Number: 68004
"Gold-banded Century Plant" Glaucous gray-green lvs sharply bend downward above the middle, edges with hooked teeth & a terminal spine; becomes a yellow-edged handsome rosette.
Stock Number: 68005
Limited. Please Inquire before ordering. Wonderful and rare variegated and somewhat monstrose Agave. This was originally introduced and sold at his nursery in California by Ed Hummel in the 1960s. It has always been considered a rare and unusual plant as the heavily armed leaves are far more truncate and wavy than most...
Stock Number: 68006
Very dramatic gold central stripes on each potentially massive leaf; does not flower without nearly free root-run. American Indians use this in native medicine as an antiinflamatory. This decidedly rare cultivar is actually harder to find in the nursery trade currently than the compact variegated white form as th...
Stock Number: 68007
"Ivory-striped Century Plant" Brilliant white wide central band on each short curved deep green leaf--this forms a remarkable specimen noted for performing well as a houseplant. Unique and most certainly the most popular and coveted of the variegated Agave cultivars.
Stock Number: 68008
Blue-blushed leaves liberally streaked cream and gold; forms a wide, low glaucous rosette--very outstanding specimen. Always a rarity as does not necessarilly pup true.
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Stock Number: 68009
"Banded Caribbean Agave" Stiff bayonette leaves of bluish-gray liberally margined in creamy white and lined with attractive brown spines; rugged decorative houseplant fast growing with adequate light and moisture. A great plant for the house; a stunning performer on the summer patio. Easily grown as is native to an are...
Stock Number: 68011
Wonderful and rare variegated spinelss Agave. This was originally introduced by Ed Hummel in the 1960s. It has always been considered a rare and unusual plant and sometimes drew prices of upwards of a thousand dollars. This is a meristemmed version that has come down in price and sometimes goes under the clonal name of...
Stock Number: 68012
Wonderful and rare subtlely variegated gold spineless Agave. This was originally introduced by Ed Hummel in the 1960s as A. attenuata 'Kara.' These plants are mutations from 'Kara' that are bright gold. It has always been considered a rare and unusual plant which in that time period sometimes drew prices of upwards of ...
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Stock Number: 68035
This elegantly poised beauty currently goes under either of these two names. Elegantly recurved spineless leaves margined in bright cream. This is an excellent indoor plant with smooth leaves are not as hard or stiff as its desert brethern, thus easier to trundle out of your plantroom or greenhouse for a summer of show...
Stock Number: 94008
A most charming Agave cultivar (or perhaps a hybrid?)--an evaluation seldom given to any of this typically forbidding genus. Tightly set glaucous blue fat leaves in a beautiful hemisphere with eventual offsets peeking out from beneath the compact skirts--great for pots indoors, or outside in warmer temperartures.
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Stock Number: 68580
"Pet Me Porcupine" Very attractive soft leaved Mexican which forms short rushlike leaved spheres perfect in containers. The sculptural foliage holds up well in lower light conditions than those of most Agave kin. The only cute Agave of which we are aware which does not bite back when petted--remarkable, considering its...
Stock Number: 68053
"Paper Tooth Agave" This becomes a very special compact specimen of intense presence. Spines are papery on the dramatic very thickly substanced short stout leaves jutting out in their numbers to form into a dusky toned spherical outline; perhaps a large form of the Japanese `Kissyokan' or a juvenile form of titanota, F...
Stock Number: 68310
Very dwarf gray-leaved Japanese clone forming tight stacks of pseudo-spined succulent foliage. A basic in dish garden groupings.
Stock Number: 56939
Wonderful and rare variegated "Happy Crown" Agave always sought after by serious collectors interested in the compact highly variegated Japanese clones. Very beautiful--and compact enough to use in dish garden designs.
Stock Number: 68475
Extremely showy variegation with no two showy armed leaves striped in the same precise pattern. Waxy Central American (thus, intolerant of extended chill, but tolerant of watering year round) collector's favorite with striking stripes and ornately toothed margins forming thick compact mounded outlines which as it becom...
Stock Number: 68017
"Octopus Agave" Coppery-green outfacing, spreading leaves with decorative amber mid-ribs and tiny whitish teeth. Oaxaca native. Beware: the outthrust slim but thick succulent leaves are easily broken and thus a serious challenge to our expert packing crew. Sometimes offered in Florida as 'striata'--which is actually a ...
Stock Number: 68341
A clustering native with slim arching leaves- considered zone 18 hardy.
Stock Number: 68581
Wonderful and rare Agave.This spectacular agave displays blue-green leaves surrounded by a dramatic smooth creamy-white margin. The thick leaves comprising the 12 inch clump feature maroon-black leaf tips and haarmless teeth along the margins when quite mature. Leaf impressions from the reverse side of unfurling leaves...