Stock Number: 30095
Apple green shield leaves; eventually forms lovely clumps. Commercially offered as 'Green Shield' plant--lovely, but with the serious drawback that this Philippine native often demands a considerable winter dormancy and thus is not an ideal houseplant or winter greenhouse performer. "Clypeolata" means " "little shield....
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Stock Number: 30093
"Giant Ape Plant" "Chinese Taro" An upright Bengal species (actually found from Shri Lanka to Myanmar) with small thick waxed pointed leaves veined in relief with dramatic upturned margins. Tolerates cool conditions, maintaining year-round foliage, and thus a reliable container subject; very popular in an aquatic situa...
Stock Number: 31712
Modest spoon shaped waxy leaves with irregular ochre yellow edges. Same thick trunk as the species. This is the Asiatica clone.
Stock Number: 30101
"Variegated Taro" Elephant ears dramatically splashed creamy to marble white in irregular patterns--no two giant leaves will ever be alike. For the serious collector. Not a reliable winter grower for us (typically retaining only a few winter leaves), but always completely amazing by mid summer. Hard to top for sheer sp...
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Stock Number: 30578
Impressive somewhat rounded arrow shaped emerald black leaves (irridescent eggplant purple) with lovely decorative veins--astounding new David Fell hybrid of lowii x nobilis.
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Stock Number: 30102
"African Mask" Also known as "Freydyk," this plant is a favorite for the summer patio yet it also makes a great houseplant also. Unlike some other plants in this group it does not go dormant in normal WARM wintertime houseplant conditions--but cool or dry conditions will trigger a dormancy from which it will emerge lat...
Stock Number: 32115
Merely a giant, the "Tree Elephant Ear Plant" from Burma and South China has enormous somewhat succulent leaves dwarfing macrorrhiza on (if you live long enough) thick tall trunks. A very showy young container plant prefering wet feet.
Stock Number: 30108
"Black Taro" Elegant polished, blackish purple leaves form handsome specimens; produces clusters of large ivory hood shaped spathes protecting the 8"+ spadix. Very popular addition to the bog garden; trendy color for the urn fancier--especially those designing "Black Gardens." Not to be confused with the smaller, non-g...
Stock Number: 30199
(Usually COLOCASIA 'Golden Delicious' or 'Chartreuse' in catalogues) Remarkable dramatic yellow "Elephant Ear" dramatic in any setting, whether an urn, a bog, or (in the very deep South) released in any moist area of your garden. Requires full sun and constantly moist soil to maintain good golden ochre tones and reach ...
Stock Number: 30095
Miniature clumps of 8" to 10" stem are tipped with small waxy cupped leaves. Unique look for a small lovely character as easy to grow and as evergreen as Alocasia cuculata.
Stock Number: 33099
A new variegated form of Alocasia wentii discolor with pinkish freckling and flecking over the entire shield shaped leaf.A subtlely variegated form of the New Guinea "Uhinkii"with air-brushed pinkish nacre hardening into vanilla variegation with age.
Stock Number: 65532
Dependable "Candelabra Plant" with thickly set arched octopus leaves enclosing the erect trunks topped (in time) with dense spikes of red tubular flowers--easy and most dramatic. May have become a tree by the time your grandchildren are fifty.
Stock Number: 65002
The fabulous "Gilded Candelabra" flaunts succulent, arching octopus leaves are boldly banded cream and gold, on upright trunks; dense racemes of red flowers may appear once the stalk matures. One of the most stunning variegates in our display.
Stock Number: 65010
Very compact, multibranched Madagascar native with slim, spotted leaves, with creamy soft-spined margins, interweaving to form mini-thickets; yellow apricot flowers with green rims appear during late fall. Excellent windowsill or dish garden subject; very successful under light where leaves typically become suffused wi...
Stock Number: 65497
East African species with up-arching long glossy succulent leaves with bold white markings; salmon-red showy blossoms. This clone rapidly selfheads into a glossy succulent clump to make a handsome potplant.
Stock Number: 56951
Compact hybrid Aloe with great rich color and wonderfully pebbled sufaces--the brighter the light, the better the pink/red edges intensify. Will not reliably maintain these dramatic tones in low light. Often of limited avaibility as is slow to offset.
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Stock Number: 65014
"Climbing Aloe" Rich green leaves in open spirals with arched tips clever at grabbing hold of any nearby stem or fence while clambering; freely suckering with maturity. Red flowers tipped green in cute clusters usually appear midwinter.
Stock Number: 65063
Dwarf column of small deep slate green recurved triangular leaves with white-warted surface and firm highly decorative white marginal teeth From limestone areas of Madagascar, this demure charmer gradually forms a tiny hemisphere of bright rosettes.
Stock Number: 40373
Slowly stacking compact columns lined with disticious pale pearly gray fleshy leaves that are rather ribbon like and outlined with a soft fringe of teeth
Stock Number: 65045
"Christmas Candles" From wide fleshy rosettes arise spikes with large coral-red tubular flowers mid-winter. Handsome. Called "Soap Aloe" to indicate the practical use of the richly sappy succulent leaves.
Stock Number: 65044
Wide fleshy speckled leaves with randomly occurring bright gold bands gradually overlap to form thick rosettes; occasional flowers are toned red through yellow. Some consider this to be a hybrid of A. striata x picta.
Stock Number: 65038
Fast clumping slim statured hybrid with rough textured bright apple green leaves armed with showy harmless teeth. The elegantly tall willowy habit makes this quite distinctive among our offerings. Considered to be an ancient Hummel hybrid.
Stock Number: 56952
A state of the art hybrid Aloe with great color saturation given reliable light intensities. Fat arched textured leaves in beautiful rosettes blushed pink. How can one resist this lovely compact hemisphere of succulence?
Stock Number: 65677
Unique and distinctive species with winter dormancy cycle so pronounced that it typically sheds its foliage! In early spring the thick central base sends up long bright olive curved succulent leaves persisting during the summer and fall. For the seriously jaded collector who has yearned for a caudiform Aloe.
Stock Number: 65064
Tapered textured glaucous leaves with faint brushings and sienna margin (appearing only in full sun exposures) form wide low dense rosette; plus the pale salmon flowers on short stalks are quite showy. A large silvery version of 'Pink Blush' of a more vigorous dramatic bend.
Stock Number: 65052
Not the common "Burn Plant" (now considered to be the cultivar 'Chinensis') but closer to the original Canary Islands form with grayish glaucous leaves forming a much larger statured rosette. With some maturity sends up a stalk with tubular orange flowers. Remember: this is much larger than the common 'Chinensis' culti...
Stock Number: 65051
"Burn Aloe" Shiny fleshy basil green leaves, pale spots fading with age; eventually central stalks energe with small yellow flowers. Nomenclature controversial; origin probably Canary Islands and Barbary Coast, but mentioned even in very ancient Chinese texts on medicine (and possibly an early traveler on the famous si...
Stock Number: 65021
The fans of fleshy speckled leaves are attractively striped pale lime yellow. Thus the "Variegated Burn Aloe". Sometimes this produces solid green reverted offsets: simply use these in your herbal preparations!
Stock Number: 65054
"Blue Clusters" Chalky blue-green leaves tightly packed on stubby stems completely hidden by clustering suckers of beautifully colored foliage. Easy companion plant in many successful dish gardens.
Stock Number: 56940
Tightly clustered clumps of succulent leaves tinted copper. This clone has yellow to cream stripes running up and down the leaves; not always the brightest variegation in every offset, but definitely forming small beautiful plants. As this has shallow roots besure to pot this in a shallow container.