Stock Number: 58447
A rare South African cousin of the common "Society Garlic" with purple toned strap leaves typically reaching 18' and topped by stout stems holding lovely mauve blossoms when the clumping (semi-aquatic?) clump is frown in full sun.
Stock Number: 51270
South African "Mauve Onion" with evergreen succulent strap foliage; sweetly scented mauve colored flower heads. Good pot herb with fashionably edible flowers; seems to flower more readily if crowded in a 10"clay pot. We notice that this is now featured as an aquatic subject of late. Typically sent as divisions.
Stock Number: 41478
"Variegated Society Garlic" Clumping evergreen narrow fleshy leaves edged pearly white; lavender flowers on one foot stems. Try the leaves in a sandwich! Ever so sophisticated addition to any tub of tropical herbs, giving a dramatic vertical accent. Now you can have your variegate and eat it too.
Stock Number: 80457
Very slim leaves usually a foot tall; tiny fat "cattails." Mature late summer. Treat as an aquatic or bog plants.
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Stock Number: 31720
Small statured mound of arrowshaped (cordate) grass green leaves on long oddly channeled stalks emerging from a tube. The "Perak Herb" with yellow spathes dotted blood red characteristically emerging along with the dainty foliage late fall after summer dormancy. Dale Wagner's Philippine clone used for various mysteriou...
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Stock Number: 30684
"Voo Doo Bulb" Sauromatum venosum's correct name: in late winter the elongated dark brown spadix emerges from the fat bulb, opening to reveal its maroon spoted interior and the slim blackish spadix whose fetid fragrance is beloved of flies. After a few days this bloom collapses--you will have probably collapsed somewha...
Stock Number: 66780
This small shrub collection from China shared with us by Robert Newman (and named for his mother) is a quite special member of the "Asian Snowflake Mallows," sporting beautiful lobed leaves of pale ochre dramatically banded in dark green; demure lilac mini-hibiscus blossoms line the stems early winter. Thus a goo...
Stock Number: 40957
Always popular vine. Wide leathery waxy leaves line the thick vining stems; important commercial "Vanilla Orchid" source of the vanilla bean--the yellow-green flowers are hard to produce with inadequate light, considerable heat, and considerable patience. Sent as generous unrooted cuttings in dry moss. If you wish us t...
Stock Number: 40959
Irregular bands of green-gold throughout each glossy succulent leaf closely held to the succulent scandent stems. A most beautiful & vigorous conversation piece of easy house culture--especially if given a moss stuffed pole to gradually climb so that the foliage can be encouraged to create a shingle effect. Handsom...
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Stock Number: 40968
Short branching mounds of bright glossy keeled leaves of rich green and delicate papery nodding Amaryllis mimic small blossoms white yet toned pink and green. This marvelous native of the Natal becomes an evergreen gem, exquisite in a Wardian Case design. In European reference books it is sometimes called Talbotia eleg...
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Stock Number: 65630
Premire among the showier, easily grown winter flowered bulbs, often overlapping the Clivia display for us. Fleshy glossy leaved "Cape Cowslip" with stout spikes of tubular pink flowers tipped green emerging from the art noveau rosette of rich toned fleshy leaves, richly undulate along the margins A very heavy feeder w...
Stock Number: 82447
New variegated Veronica for your garden. Miffy Brute Speedwell is has panicles of powder blue flowers with white eyes rising above the foliage from late spring to early summer. It's attractive oval leaves emerge pink in spring, then turn white and green in colour. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Stock Number: 80425
Strong upright stems coaked with stunning white edged deep green leaves are topped by elegant spikes of white blossoms- thus typically reaching two feet of clumping elegance. Reblooms when dead headed. From Rijnbeek and Son Perennials. pp23803
Stock Number: 88722
Beautiful "Golden Veronica" forms prostrate mats of bright lime yellow foliage topped by tiny blue spikes in the spring. Must have good light and NEVER ever dry out. Will not compete well with more vigorous neighbors.
Stock Number: 80466
"Golden Blue-buttons" Showy cultivar of this "Perriwinkle" with long cascading stems ranked with opposite glossy oval leaves, each one centered with golden-mustard variegation. Beautiful blue spring blossoms. "Maculata" in Irish garden books.
Stock Number: 80465
"Urn Plant" Cascading slim stems ranked with pairs of white margined leaves; if has cool winter cycle produces remarkable "Giant Periwinkle" blue flowers. Common florist plant in the days of cemetery urns; it may be dirt common, but still earns a spot in the garden for its ability to be subtle and bold simultaneously.
Stock Number: 80469
Curious selection with finer foliage and small white flowers. This is excellent for use with dwarf conifers and shaded troughs as the foliage and habit is very petite.
Stock Number: 88638
Very dark emerald leaf pairs, each with thin white border; deep blue blossoms. Patented selection which quickly forms a dense low glossy refined carpet of foliage.
Stock Number: 80891
The "Frosted Marsh Violet" with beautiful violet colored spring blossoms. This selection, discovered here in Stewart, with richly splashed emerging foliage is named for the mother of Donna Hatcher.
Stock Number: 80575
An Eastern USA species found originally by Darrell Probst with very broad furled heart shaped leaves emerging with streaks and mottlings of pink and ivory typically fading in summer heat. Purpled lilac flowers.
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Stock Number: 81680
Vigorous "Freckled Violet"--many Spring-white to eggshell blue flowers splashed deep lilac.
Stock Number: 40971
"Basket Violet" or "Australian Violet" Trailing stems with clumps of rounded leaves and lovely flowers of violet-purple with innocent white eyes. Easy, popular compact candidate for baskets or as a nonaggresive groundcover in your greenhouse; we've even seen it used on large mossed topiaries although a bear blooming wi...
Stock Number: 81424
"Japanese Arrowhead Violet" Veined pale mauve flowers crown the vigorous rosette of stiff arrowhead leaves with their distinctive winged petioles. Like V. pedata, this does best in full sun.
Stock Number: 52181
Closely clustered elegant small maroon-purple vases, often called "Lobster Claw Bromo" for its mid-winter inflorescence which mimics a Heliconia's attempt to attract every nearby hummingbird. as the short stalks are topped with opposite ranks of miniature pale orange claw-like flowers. Excellent in the greenhouse; attr...
Stock Number: 70872
Astounding form with racemes to 3' or more in length. Amazing when this vine we originally imported from Japan forms a wall of extremely long racemes of pea blossoms of mauve purple with a yellow blotch. Several years needed to establish this beauty enough for the first blooming from old growth.
Stock Number: 69016
Remarkable selection of our "Southern Wisteria" this quickly forms heavy bonsai-worthy sinuous trunks with ornate pinnate foliage foiling the beautiful pendant clusters of closely packed blue pea flowers on new growth (not on last season's wood like the rest). Excellent container or tub plant for the cool greenhouse; s...
Stock Number: 71345
These are seedlings from our white flowered native- modest vine irregularly covered with many short dense racemes of showy pea blossoms.
Stock Number: 30863
Amazing golden arrow leaved aroid forming clumps quickly if given bright light and semi-aquatic conditions. Absolutely the same as Alocasia 'Golden Delicious' but listed here on our website under both names since various reference books and articles are undecided! A considerable number of our customers have told us tha...
Stock Number: 30444
Crested leaves with whitish striations raised above the arrowhead leaves' surface (technically ectopic growths); unexpectedly easy to grow as this is as vigorous as any of its similar cousin Colocasias. May we insert information you will never use: this very odd 'Monstrose Elephant Ear' is now included in the "Undipes ...
Stock Number: 30443
A famous spotted and maculated aroid grown in Hawaii as well as in collections around the world. This is sometimes called "Alocasia Hilo Beauty." A very showy white splotched form that grow semi-aquatically.
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