68006 AGAVE AMERICANA MEDIO-PICTA AGA HP CGH PRICE: $ 45.00 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 plant is not always available. It is actually rarer than the white form. Please inquire.
68035 AGAVE DESMETTIANA (WEBERII) AUREO-MARGINATA / VARIEGATA AGA HP TGH PRICE: $ 15.00 Plant often goes under either of these two names. Elegantly recurved spineless leaves margined in bright cream. This is an excellent indoor plant. 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 showing off on your patio or deck, without serious damage imflicted upon the human trundlers. We thank Ruud Cuhfus for helping determine the more currently correct name for this excellent houseplant.
60270 CRASSULA OVATA SUNSET [HORT ] CRA HP CGH PRICE: $12.00 "Golden Jade Tree" In bright saturated light and cool (not chill, please) temperatures the leaves can become richly edged in golden ochre--warm temperatures and high nitrogen fertilizer will prevent this edging contrast. Very striking as a large specimen. Be cause these are grown in our greenhouses, these plants are often shipped withouth the full color recorded in the picture image. If you have a bright location with coolish nights, the best color can be achieved.
EUPHORBIA MILII WHISPERS EUP HP TGH PRICE: $ 7.50Very clear lemon yellow blossoms. Curiously irregular habit.
40412 FICUS BENJAMINA REGINALD MOR TGH HP PRICE: $ 9.00 We have a nice price, lower for this wonderful fig, less than half the price of previous year. We have better stock right now. Impressive "Golden Weeping Fig" wide branching stems packed with large quite wide glossy leaves of a beautiful creamy lime with splashes of darker green along the midvein. Distinctive cv. received from John Criswick. Such extreme variegation typically requires higher levels of humidity than other "Weeping Fig" cultivars--a good choice for conservatories and hobby greenhouses; nonetheless, we have grown this quite successfuly near a sunny window indoors. This variegated variegate is not a dwarf--it will become a full sized amazingly impressive specimen in time. Very beautiful variegated variegate.
60647 HOYA CUMINGIANA ASC HP TGH PRICE: $ 4.75 Overlapping small glossy Carissa-like leaves; short internodes & branching give shrubby effect; odd yellow & maroon blossoms in crayola shades. Very interesting and unique shrubby species of easy culture--for extra vigor add some lime to the mix. If not potted, may be sent as unrooted cuttings in moss. An excellent choice in your beginning collection as it always gives positive feedback!
60753 HOYA MEREDITHII [VITELLINOIDES] ASC CGH HP PRICE: $ 20.00. "Cardboard Wax Plant" Large undulating thick plastic leaves, with cardboard texture with undulating edges, gray splashed lime green w/ emerald vein netting; open clusters of lime-yellow flowers with ivory coronas. Originally distributed as 'Borneo 80-05'
60419 KALANCHOE THYRSIFLORA CRA CGH HP PRICE: $ 4.25 "Flap Jacks" or "Oyster Plant" common names reflect the considerable popularity of this South African species with flat oval diagonally-placed leaves with an arresting silvery effect from white mealy surfaces, & with a distinct red rim appearing when grown in high light. Paniculate inflorescence with yellow flowers. Needs full sun to perform well.
60425 KALANCHOE TOMENTOSA GOLDEN GIRL CRA HP CGH PRICE: $ 4.50 Small concave leaves vary from sienna to butter tones; unusual clone of the "Panda Plant" requiring high light.
66774 MANIHOT ESCULENTA VARIEGATA EUPH HP PRICE: $ 15.00 Major rarity, the gorgeous "Variegated Tapioca" has deeply lobed leaves with radiating bright yellow central stripes; the heavy tuberous roots are the stuff of cassava and other starch products. Will prefer to go somewhat dormant if kept cool in winter. The second image here shows the plant in mid summer.
58716 PERESKIA ACULEATA GODSEFFIANA VARIEGATA CAC HP TGH PRICE: $7.25 This is the two-toned version of the famous "Lemon Cactus." This excellent
Rain forest tropical Cactus vine has waxy leaves of coppery salmon with a dramatic milky green central flame; the leaves are blushed rosy red beneath. Best not to allow to dry out severely and always grow in a warm area.
60782 PORTULACARIA AFRA GOLD POR HP TGH] PRICE: $ 7.75 "Golden Elephant Bush" New leaves emerge completely golden ochre, fade to bright lime. Certainly a vigorous, easily grown visual treat in any hobby greenhouse display of succulents.
68118 SANSEVIERIA GUINEENSIS VARIEGATA AGA HP TGH PRICE: $ 25.00 "Golden Hemp" Wavy gray-green waxy leaves--usually under one foot in length-- richly
margined in creamy-yellow and distinctly curved under at margins as they mature; rarely more than three leaves in a "head." Quite striking plant which must be constantly warm-otherwise the nearly opaque variegation can be quite easily damaged. This is seriously beautiful.
60923 SANSEVIERIA TRIFASCIATA GOLD FLAME PRICE: $ 50.00 Highly variegated and very thick leaves tend to arch out in proper light. In Futura group perhaps as openly vase forming leaves (the Dutch would say "tulip shaped") are more open and shorter than typical trifasciata cultivars. The inner emerging leaf on mature plants can be totally golden.
68187 SANSEVIERIA TRIFASCIATA HAHNII GOLDEN HAHNII AGA PRICE: $15.00 Now! PRICE: $12.50 "Golden Birdsnest." Special lower price for Fall 2010. East Asian clone with wide cream-yellow bands. Grow in a porous mix and avoid chill. This is the original clone. Quite beautiful.
68399 SANSEVIERIA TRIFASCIATA MORGENSTERN'S AUREA AGA HP TGH PRICE: $ 35.00 Larger than the hahnii crew (but with colors of 'Silver Frost') but not quite achieving the stature of 'Futura'; quite beautiful, but very slow to offset.Very rare clone, much sought after among the collectors--Our clone derives from the (now at Kew) Morgenstern collection which was shared with us by Tony Falco and thus is the clone pictured in "Sansevierias.".
60607 TALINUM PATENS KINGWOOD GOLD POR CGH HP PRICE: $ 3.25 Marvelous "Golden Fame Flower" selection made at Kingwood Center in Mansfield, Ohio with bright
chartreuse-gold foliage creating a very striking contrast with the misty clusters of carmine flowers. This is now quite popular as an outdoor summer bedding subject--to see a sweep of these at
Kingwood Center is a true design overload. Equally dramatic as a dependable spot of gold in your winter windowsill.