Stock Number: 40179
"Variegated Umbrella" Broad white bands on stalks & blades. Quite spectacular. This is the recommended umbrella plant for house culture. Can be used aquatically or as a standard house plant. If grown as a regular houseplant, just place a saucer under the plant so that it can be kept very moist.
Stock Number: 40223
Formerly Pleomele reflexa. Short attractive waxy leathery dark strap leaves in tightly overlapped worls to cover slender upright strong stems. This attractive deep green houseplant will grow where all else fails; indeed, if you kill this you automatically enter the "Brown Thumb" hall of fame.
Stock Number: 40224
Ribbed trunks support thick swirls of short dark strap leaves margined in wide ivory bands. Formerly listed in reference books as Pleomele reflexa variegata or 'Song of India.' Few house plants this highly variegated flourish in normal dry indoor conditions as well as this one.
Stock Number: 40225
Swirled strap leaves with central yellow stripes; readily tolerates low light conditions. Waxy foliage withstands lack of humidity indoors where other plants fail. We are often low in stock.
Stock Number: 40232
Stiff fans of crepe mimic leaves; this Pleomele thalioides famous for surviving very low light conditions. The terminal spikes of highly scented flowers may be fragrant to some, but reminescent of airplane glue to others. Not the most stunning showpiece, but a handsome survivor with attractive leathery foliage.
Stock Number: 40246
"Tropical Horsetail" Soft gray green central stems form a tiny bamboo-like thicket: each central stem, with delicately nodding tip, is ringed with skirts of lateral stemlets to create intricate patterns; marvelous pot plant. Will survive some winters in our zone if the ground barely freezes, but best grown as a cool gr...
Stock Number: 40247
"Horsetail" Clumps of grooved green reed-like maroon-ringed stems bear conelike sporing structures at tips; high silica content makes them "Scouring Rushes" for pots. Their extreme vertical aspect makes them a decorative must for shallow pool/bog designs; while their primitive aspect makes them a favorite in very conte...
Stock Number: 40249
Low growing colonies of bright green erect 2" to 4" wiry wands; this is similar to E. variegatum, but the finer, less rigid stems which form lovely interlaced mats are a far brighter green fall color than E. variegatum. Lovely in pots or borders; a true visual gem (with ease of culture--full light and moist feet) for t...
Stock Number: 81827
New "Smaller White Snakeroot" selection of John Jocius with leaves brilliantly frosted creamy white, a perfect combination with the flat-topped clusters (like "Boneset") of fuzzy white Ageratum-like blossoms; neither aromatic nor toxic; customers have claimed to observe over six species of butterflies visiting this at ...
Stock Number: 50033
"Baby Waffle" Slightly puckered, purple grape-sized leaves on miniature creeping stems creating extensive lovely low mats and thus quite popular as a Terrarium subject and as a basic for mossed topiary. Very effective cascading from a windowbox or patio urn; a traditional low growing houseplant; more recently also disc...
Stock Number: 80245
"Cameleon Plant" Branched stems with leaves of pink, yellow, ochre, and violet--as well as bronze-red if grown in sun; modest white-bracted flower spikes. Outstanding foot tall ornamental perennial. Orange-scented Asian herb which is extremely invasive if situated in an area with moist soil and full sun.
Stock Number: 80246
Ivory-bracted flowers over deeply toned highly pungent purplish mahogany blushed heart-like foliage--these spicy leaves are much prized in Asian cooking as 'Doku-dami' and 'Giap ca' for orange-coriander aroma.
Stock Number: 88576
Remarkably beautiful VERY low growing "White Edged Navelwort" with every tiny serrated kidney leaf brightly margined. A winning new groundcover for which a round of applause for Barry Yinger is richly due. While newly popular as cascading "vine" for hanging baskets and windowboxes, giving a lacy gold and cream froth ef...
Stock Number: 51072
"Caribbean Amaryllis" Evergreen foot-long waxy strap leaves with fantasticly beautiful wide rich ivory margins; Very showy cultivar demanding much warmth and constant moisture--actually prefers to be completely aquatic to produce the elaborate scented blossoms. If allowed to chill or slightly dry during the winter this...
Stock Number: 54523
Stout erect stems topped with toppling explosions of grassy short bronzy decorative seedheads; compact aquatic for full sun pools; good in undrained pots where its stiff tightly packed foliage forms a rigid vase shape to great advantage.
Stock Number: 80304
"Gooseneck Loosestrife" Soft leaves cloak erect stems topped with curving racemes of small white flowers giving this a marvelously antique quality.
Invasive in wet conditions.
Stock Number: 80013
"Golden Moneywort" Prostrate rooting stems with coin-shaped golden leaves; If wintered, produces yellow "Creeping Jennie" primrose flowers. Popular as bold golden groundcover outside or hanging baskets indoors. "Lloydiella"
Stock Number: 88585
An excellent subtropical "Golden Nosegay" selection with the clusters of bright yellow flowers highlighting the muted golden foliage of this procumbent half hardy perennial; NOT the patented yellow margined form.
Stock Number: 88588
Excellent new selection of the yellow flowered standby with brightly white margined leaves crowded along the 1'to 2' stems; prefers a moist to boggy situation in full sun.
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Stock Number: 10564
Pinnae are lobed and look crested. Rhizomes creep and cover large area. For ponds during summer, although this "Notched Water Clover" is popular for indoor pools or aquariums--a must for collectors of unusual tropical evergreen aquatic ferns. This is available seasonally usually in the Spring season.
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Stock Number: 80328
"Variegated Waterlily" Amazing selection with glossy dramatic leaves freckled white and splotched pink--often entire pink round leaves are produced in fall; the beautiful amply produced double white blossoms fade to pearl. We send heavy divisions. If you maintain a small pond or a large patio tub, this will give you th...
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Stock Number: 59207
Unusual swollen trunks topped w/ attractive palmate foliage make this a popular container subject; planted out, the "Malabar Chestnut" is a large tropical tree producing showy pink shavings brush flowers followed by a fruit with edible seeds. Caudiform base makes this a favorite of succulent collectors as well.
Stock Number: 80863
"Golden Carrizo" Variegated clone of "Common Reed" with the glaucous blades striped golden & lime; weeping one-sided panicles of showy purple seeds fading to russet in Fall; thrives in moist clay and full sun; tends to wander. But if if wanders too far you can harvest it because this graceful reed has long been use...
Stock Number: 41040
Subtle splotches of honey yellow sometimes turn soft cream or pale lime on the already silver-pillowed leaf surfaces as they mature. A remarkable, though subtle, selection by Patti Lee.
Stock Number: 41046
Also Pilea grandis superba. "Copper Pilea" Striking richly quilted pinkish- copper shimmery leaves on erect large spreading Jamaican bush. Easy.
Stock Number: 41045
Bright ochre basil green glossy leaves, toothed & puckered. Reliable in a wide range of climates--fun to add this quilted texture to windowbox and patio urn combinations.
Stock Number: 30631
"Water Lettuce" Glorious open rosettes of spongy pearly-lime leaves with tiny caladium-like flowers nestled at their base. Great in a pool; or follow G. Elbert's suggestion and grow these "Floating Roses" with their pubescent pillow leaves in moist wet sphagnum for a perfect plant under lights--just anchor a rosette in...
Stock Number: 88649
Wonderful "Variegated Buttercup" with very low foliage toned metallic over golden centers framed with green crennations; a perfect palette of color for its bright yellow blossoms. This splendid carpeting groundcover tolerates shade but prefers moist, even boggy situation in good light to achieve its considerable beauty...
Stock Number: 40863
Outstanding carpeting "False Lilyturf" with short, ranked leaves striped bright ivory; vigorous Japanese clone with brick red flowers followed by berries. Green species form marginally winter hardy here in Zone 6--this variegated clone is less hardy. A far more successful and gorgeous citizen of your cool greenhouse (n...
Stock Number: 57504
Stiff slim leaves rank the dark erect stems topped with showy bright pink blossoms; does well as bog plant, thus the "Pink Kathy Water Ruellia"--or grow in your outdoor summer beds as a pink flowered "Texas Petunia" and it will perform and perform and perform.