Stock Number: 56805
The truely enormous "Giant Elephant Ear" aroid with very decoratively prominate "ears". This giant bog "Yuatia" of the hot tropics is considered to remain evergreen if kept warm (but evidentally our greenhouses are not tropical enough as it is mostly dormant for us); but quite successfully kept dormant in winter along ...
Stock Number: 30440
"Blue Taro" Purple stems arch into swooping arrowhead leaves of dusky violet darkening to a rich purple toward the margins; this West Indian semi-aquatic "Blue Ape" must have warm winter conditions to maintain evergreen foliage; easiest to grow as a semi-aquatic in summer (but very successful as a container companion p...
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Stock Number: 68078
"Striped Dagger" The pointed "Spanish Bayonet" stiff flat leaves are strikingly variegated with central blush ivory & and tan stripes--emerging somewhat pinkish in full sun. Slow tropical tree. Only a few available.
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Stock Number: 80478
Vigorous clumping evergreen, was "Golden Sword" ? Rounded hemisphere of sword-like leaves, each with creamy-ochre center, from which arises a heavy stalk with ivory bellflowers. First picture from the left is from our Rock Garden area in our gardens.
Stock Number: 40978
"Fern Leaf Zamia" or "Fish Tail Zamia" Spindle trunks with thin, leathery shiny pinnate leaves giving air of elegance. Mexican native. Often in limited numbers.
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Stock Number: 41295
"Cardboard Palm" Very handsome golden brown tomentum covers the surface of the oblong hard leaflets on this thick, fat- trunked cycad. Must have sun light to maintain sculptural beauty. Certainly one of the most successful Cycads for small container culture.
Stock Number: 30446
"Aroid Palm" Very thick purpled petioles hold ranks of waxy succulent leaves on outarched thick succulent stems arising from a tuberous root. This elegant plant, now heavily marketed as the "ZZ Palm" is one of the few purely desert aroids. Beware that the leaflets typically shatter when shipped--just tuck them into a r...
Stock Number: 31252
Fleshy rich green foliage perfect for the large ivory white "Calla Lily" blossoms; best performance in the cool winter greenhouse with ample sun; nonetheless, our customers often grow it in a moist to boggish location in full sun outdoors during the summer and it blooms--a bouquet in your garden! Some plants will simpl...
Stock Number: 51950
Impressive "Winter Hardy Calla Lily" from a Natal collection by high mountain bogs. Rubbery green foliage and typical white "Calla" blossoms once established (will take several years) and mature--ours in Zone 6b took 5 years to bloom. We received this originally from the late C.R. Waldron. These will be sent as starter...
Stock Number: 50553
"Pink Wandering Jew" Broad pinkish-cream & ochre stripes on the glittery leaves with their opulently hued purple reverses. This has always been one of our most ordered variegated plants.
Stock Number: 50556
Deep pruple foliage--the darkest we have seen--with slight silvery chevrons giving depth to the darkness. Rather smaller foliage than most cultivars.
Stock Number: 59394
A selection of the "Silver Banded Inch Plant" with very showy broad bands of glittery silver on each succulent leaf if grown in very high light. Appearance will vary radically with different levels of light, ambient humidity and nutrients. We consider this far more dramatic in baskets and urns than the species form.
Stock Number: 51081
Mexican "Zephyr-lily" Rich pink funnel flowers often appear after a rain, thus "Pink Storm Lily." Short grassy foliage on quickly offsetting bulbs near the soil surface; thus perfect in a clay azalea style pot, blooming more freely once the roots become crowded. Give full sun. Winter hardy in the deep South where the b...
Stock Number: 51120
Blunt edged succulent rushlike foliage packed over the nearly surface offsetting bulbs; with full sun and good fertilizer will produce cycles of white flowers (sometimes triggered by a dry cycle followed by heavy pseudo rain). Seed collected in Rio Uruguay, San Javier, Uruguay.
Stock Number: 56544
Marvelous "Black Ginger" with arched stems winged with glossy maroon overlapping leaves; the lovely blossoms open creamy yellow gradually changing to peachy apricot. Wonderful color in any plant combination, or as a solo pot plant. If the roots are slightly chilled, or if (not that this could happen) watering schedules...
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Stock Number: 66069
"Christmas Cactus" Crab-claw segments form stems arching under the weight of large rose blushed blossoms fading to lovely apricot hues. Slow to establish. Sent as Unrooted Cuts in moss.
Stock Number: 60961
Deep crimson with striking ivory throat, large statured.
Stock Number: 66274
Arched segmented stems tipped mid winter with showy ivory blossoms with a trace of lilac at each throat.