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...
Stock Number: 68582
Distinctive grey leaves, broad and short with rich golden cream margins. Great compact plant for growing under lights or in dish garden arrangements. Always commented on here in our display gardens.
Stock Number: 68316
Wonderful and rare "Queen of the White Thread" developing a similar form and symmetry to the dramatic beauty of 'Shira ito no Ohi' to capture one's attention. Each thick, dark-green leaf is margined by a crisp white border, highlighted by silver interior markings and edged with white curly filifers. Eventually forms a ...
Stock Number: 68370
Truncate stature--thick fleshy short leaves with papery incurved "teeth" dramatic on the serrated edges of the glaucous blushed metal green alabastar flesh. Best give full sun and moving air to prevent rot.
Stock Number: 68340
Highly decorative hemispherical rosette of stiff blunt black green leaves with silvery-white margins. Mexican species requiring less intense light than most species, thus a natural for the sunny windowsill.
Stock Number: 68031
Once again available in very limited numbers; must have perfect drainate and high light concentrations. Compact prism leaves margined in yellow--a rare characteristically small statured clone.
Stock Number: 68033
"Miniature Agave" Very attractive dwarf with tiny papery white & tan edges; forms clump of rosettes eventually forming a fabulous jewel like hemisphere. Tolerates lower light than most of this genus.
Stock Number: 68345
Pearly gray swirled glaucous lvs thickly overlapping on the wide undulating crested trunk of this fabulous sci-fi monster. Easily grown into an impressive showwinner. From Hiroshi in Japan.
Stock Number: 68319
Seldom seen "Blue Mexican Agave" gradually forming an essentially flat profiled rosette of smooth flat overlapping leaves with a pearly blue grey color in bright light growing conditions, each with a slightly horny tip and a somewhat undulant margin. These uniquely prostrate rosettes derive as reversions from a crested...
Stock Number: 10677
"Crowning Bear's Claw Fern" Deep green ornately lobed outarching "fronds" with sing like basal oak leaf pattern anchored on large sienna pelted showy rhizomes. Very sturdy and reliable. Often sold as Pseudodrynaria cornans.
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Stock Number: 10035
Available now for shipping. Sturdy variety with long, narrow fronds and occasional oak leaf shaped basal fronds as well. This "Lacy Bearspaw Fern" is perfect in hanging baskets with good drainage; the darkgreen leathery fronds never spore, suggesting this a hybrid.
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Stock Number: 30586
The most beautiful form of the one of the most common of all Aglaonemas. While sturdy and robust, standing up to tough indoor conditions, it produces strikingly beautiful golden splotches on the chevroned leaf surfaces so that it remains among the choicest and most treasured of all plants among Asian collectors. Very l...
Stock Number: 30498
"Aluminum Chinese Evergreen" Sturdy erect gray stems cloaked with beautiful thick dull-glossed silver lance leaves. Original plants from Zac Sarian's Phillipine collection. We also maintain named clones within this complex--watch the speciality lists for them to appear.
Stock Number: 22124
A new hybrid of the standard Aglaonema group with incredible coloring. Seems to be easily grown. Now also appearing as 'Thai Christmas'.
Stock Number: 30743
Very reliable "Chinese Evergreen" survives any household. Reliable.Waxy dull green leaves clasp the succulent upright stems. This is the original green form, seldom found in the trade. Uncommon but still beautiful.
Stock Number: 30056
"Variegated Chinese Evergreen" A most stunning form of this species with heavy leaves splashed with pure ivory. Of easy culture.
Stock Number: 30782
This "Frogskin" selection has much wider leaves than the typical foliage of this pewter & green patterned species while keeping the thick lax stems--the succulent stems are not erect, but reclining. As with most "Chinese Evergreens" this flourishes in lower light and rich soil.
Stock Number: 30546
A vigorous nitidum hybrid with beautiful creamy gray green long lance-shaped leaves with showy white petioles' color extending on into the ivory midribs; saturated avacado green marigns add a final elegant touch. Tolerant of low light. As with all Aglaonemas, avoid chill.
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Stock Number: 43113
Very dramatic, yet undemanding "Hanging Bamboo Grass" given the current marketing "Green Twist" boost as this finely bladed, thickly substanced subtropical grass soon becomes a most dramatic hanging basket subject--obviously a great favorite with the designers of "Green Walls." Never ever allow this to dry out as certa...
Stock Number: 80021
The clustering (not carpeting) marvelously 3-D "Spinach Bugleweed" forms a slowly-increasing flat mound of crinkly purple foliage; over which appear springtime tiny spikes of blue lipped flowers. Choice. Ross suggests this to more accurately be 'Mini Crisp Red,' while it is also sometimes sold as A.p. purpurea crispa i...
Stock Number: 88864
From the garden of Charles & Linda Applegate comes this brightly basil toned vigorous groundcover topped with showy spires of white in the spring--Very slowly carpeting selection with extremely thickly tostled congested foliage unique among the "Bugleweeds"--just so in vogue currently! Our most popular Ajuga--espec...
Stock Number: 88862
A very miniature tuffet (eventually a carpet if given a few years) of purple blushed cocoa bronze mouseear leaves; spikes of blue flowers (fading to dark blue purple) only 3" tall! From Valfredda nursery in Italy. Now we have a perfectly behaved "Bugleweed" appropriate for even small trough gardens and an excellent und...
Stock Number: 70017
Japanese selection of "Fiveleaf Akebia" with dark purplish- green palmately compound pinwheel leaves; fragrant clusters of unusual blossoms--chocolate purple pistillate and rose staminate. Odd violet-brown sausage pod opens to reveal a waxy fleshy pink interior with seeds. Very vigorous in our climate.
Stock Number: 71227
The ubiquitous "Mimosa Tree" from northern areas of India with wide spreading crown of elegantly arching limbs graced with intricately laced foliage and pink puffs of flowers. This is our local clone (Z6b) which rarely suffers winter killback unlike most more southern USA collections--tends to bloom from old growth eve...
Stock Number: 65001
Elegant strap leaves from glossy exposed surface spherical bulb from which arise wands of white lily flowers with red median stripes; from South Africa. At least two thirds of the bulb's volume needs to be above ground/soil level. Appearance of an Ornithogalum caudatum on serious steroids (but we have not noticed any s...
Stock Number: 88790
Heavily Clumping senescen hybrid with foot tall stems of showy light magenta pink balls of bloom early fall. A Mark McDonough selection of a very high performer. May remain evergreen in the deeper south.
Stock Number: 60506
OUT OF STOCK UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Thick bowling pin trunks studded with leathery inverted heart-shaped leaves and ranked spines. Impressive specimen plants for a sunny window; stunning vertical accent in your greenhouse or conservatory. Madagascar creature.
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Stock Number: 60510
Tall columnar, often slightly curving, woody trunk with silvery thorns tipped black; each decorative short thorn is accented with closely held leathery heart shaped oval leaves. Handsome. Availability uncertain as demand usually outstrips our propagations.
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Stock Number: 60507
Erect silver-gray trunks ranked with loose spirals of gray tapered cone-like spines with paired oblong leaves which turn horizontally one year, vertically the next. Excellent house plant appearing to belong to the world of science fiction.
Stock Number: 31249
A very compact selection with 8" rounded blackish green leaves with exotically veloured surfaces emboldened by irridescent creamy white veins. Borneo native perfect for terrariums. Much shorter statured than most species; this is very intolerant of prolonged chill.