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Equisetum scirpoides contorta
Stock Number: 40248
"Dwarf Scouring Rush" Tangled low mat of very dwarf twisted bright green wiry stalks; needs semi-aquatic conditions. Odd form small enough for terrariums; darling in troughs.
$8.00
Euonymus fortunei minima [kewensis]
Stock Number: 70176
Spreading mat of small prostrate stems lined with leathery oval leaves seldom longer than a half inch. Very attractive as evergreen groundcover or bonsai base; effective in moss topiary as well. We will need lead time to finish this if you order in quite large numbers.
$5.50
Euonymus japonica microphylla Ken's Flame
Stock Number: 70179
Clusters of erect very small statured stems ranked with small leathery leaves, each with a bright ochre central flame. Selected here at Glasshouse Works; but not reliably winter hardy here.
$15.00
Ficus benjamina Too Little
Stock Number: 54387
The perfect miniature fig for indoor bonsai: thickly foliaged with tiny recurved glossy leaflets on twiggy branchlets. A great find by Jim Atchison, from whom this clone derives. Possibly the best place to start for an indoor bonsai experience if you anticipate needing some immediate positive stroking as a master of tr...
$12.00
Ficus Fred Boutin
Stock Number: 41260
Unique woody, twiggy low growing "character" trunks give this quirky hybrid of F. carica x pumila high marks with cascade bonsai trainers who also value its richly haired, quilted foliage. This selfbranching jewel needs high humidity like its carica parent to maintain good spidermite free foliage; loves a pole or wall ...
$5.00
Ficus microphylla Tiny Limey
Stock Number: 58487
"Dwarf Tiger Bark Fig" Excellent bonsai with short, branching trunk and very dwarf leaves.  The petite waxy leaves, constant selfbranching and tolerance of lower humidity has made this beauty the most popular (most ordered) of all the minature figs for tropical bonsai;  perfect for terrarium culture and a mus...
$12.00
Ficus pumila [repens]
Stock Number: 94028
"Creeping Fig" clasping stems covered by overlapping small dark oval leaves much valued as can be used in topiary, terrariums, wall covers, hanging baskets. Yes, this is the remarkable wall cover used so dramatically and beautifully at Longwood Gardens. The basic dependable plant for covering any moss filled wired topi...
$4.00
Ficus pumila [repens] minima
Stock Number: 40289
"Quilted Creeping Fig" lovely tiny puckered leaves; miniatured dimpled form of a miniature species--the clasping stems tend to be utterly plastered against whatever it is busily covering. The best choice for covering the base surface of any tropical bonsai as prefers to flatten itself to the contour of the surface and ...
$4.25
Ficus pumila [repens] Snowflake
Stock Number: 41881
Beautiful "Snowflake Fig" forms an overlapping mat made of irregularly lobed small glossy leaves with showy marginal bands of bright clear white. Show stopper known in Europe for reasons unclear to us as 'Arina' or 'White Sunny.'
$4.75
Ficus salicaria (salicifolia)
Stock Number: 40301
"Willow Leaf Fig" Masses of narrow leaves (thus also called F. neriifolia as well as F. salicifolia) on upright dwarf multi-trunked trees; perfect bonsai. Roots are said to be chewed as a sterility cure in Zimbabwe! We make no guarantee on curative powers, but believe it an excellent container subject. Newly published ...
$9.50
Fittonia verschaffeltii argyroneura Autumn Flame (Forest Flame)
Stock Number: 58486
Popular recent introduction. This selection of "Pink Snakeskin Plant" features the bright pinkish to red fishnet pattern on a very miniature plant and miniature leaves. Great for the terrarium enthusiast.
$8.50
Fittonia verschaffeltii Dark Star
Stock Number: 68485
Well, "Of All the Nerve Plants" with stunning new leaves emerging dark pink narrowed thick edged leaves in emerald green, the foliage gradually maturing to green with mosaic veins.
$6.75
Fittonia verschaffeltii fortissimo
Stock Number: 58329
If you wanted something bigger and more robust that could be grown anywhere, this is your choice. Not as colorfully bright as the other cultivars, but still a fine addition. Can be used to advantage in the Wardian Case..
$6.75
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Fragaria vesca albo-variegata
Stock Number: 80174
Cultivar of woodlands "Sow-teat Strawberry" with deep green leaves margined white; white fowers followed by small pale fruit. Emerald foliage develops crimson blush during winter. Great plant for the variegation fanatic.  While winter hardy, will perform in the winter greenhouse.
$12.00
Fuchsia encliandra Lottie Hobbie
Stock Number: 59180
Very tiny foliaged arched stems with bright tiny dark pink & cerise blossoms along their length; very miniature selection reputed to be winter hardy at least to Z7. Very popular with the bonsai & alpine greenhouse crowds! Petite enough for a terrarium. We prefer to ship this when the temperatures are moderate f...
$8.00
Gardenia jasminoides radicans florepleno
Stock Number: 40321
"Dwarf Gardenia" Low shrub with tidy glossy dark green leaves paired on much-branched stems to beautifully frame lovely fragrant double white blooms; unlike florist types, this produces a few fls at a time, but throughout the year. Easy as a windowsill potplant; excellent as a low statured bonsai subject developing exc...
$5.00
Haemaria discolor dawsoniana
Stock Number: 40329
Available once again. Many of our customers have enjoyed this in terrariums. "Jewel Orchid" Black leaves veined in coral; fragrant cream elaborate mini-orchid blossoms with pinkish bracts. Best in humid terrarium environments, yet we have observed beautiful old specimens grown on indoor windowsills and splendidly color...
$12.50
Haemaria discolor nigrescens
Stock Number: 40330
The ebony leaf "Jewel Orchid"--pale scarlet midrib on licorice black or very dark leaves. A special fabulous addition to any terrarium design; but truely "black" when grown in a lite garden site.
$15.00
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Hedera helix conglomerata
Stock Number: 41161
Undulating leathery, blackish green leaves clasp stiff, often contorted, upright stems; forms semi-erect bush with time.
$6.00
Hedera helix conglomerata erecta
Stock Number: 41162
Nearly triangular, dark green leaves deeply grooved; the unique three-cornered leaves are held rigidly in two ranks on stiff erect stems. Quite Evergreen when used as a shrublet in Zone 6 (our zone). Quite a surprise to many gardeners who do not think of "ivies" including rockery shrubs; even more amusing when planted ...
$5.00
Hedera helix Duck Foot
Stock Number: 41166
Fantastic tiny mounds of miniature duckfoot-shaped leaves. Use as a tiny tuffet at the base of a bonsai; add to your terrarium, or encourage it over a mini-boulder in your rockery.
$4.00
Hedera helix filigran
Stock Number: 41212
"Filigree Ivy" Outrageously fluted, lobed foliage of dark glossy green--remarkable appearance. Very dark deeply cut foliage leathery enough not to winterburn here, surviving to cause a sensation in the rockery. Fantastic spilling out of a basket in your hobby greenhouse.
$15.00
Hedera helix Henriette
Stock Number: 55613
See 1995 Ivy Jorunal, Vol 21, pp 19. Heavily textured extremely small elongated leaves with irregular variegation. At first view does not seem to be an Ivy as the shingled frosted leaves are softly lobed, if lobed at all. Has proven to be quite winter hardy here in Ohio if situated out of winter sun and out of any poss...
$10.00
Hedera helix Little Diamond
Stock Number: 42115
Small-statured 'Kleiner Diamant' with diamond shaped gray splashed leaves with delicate white border. Very shrubby; a conversation piece small enough for the alpine house; lovely as an upright accent in a terrarium.
$6.25
Hedera helix Misty
Stock Number: 41402
Wide sharply-toothed fan leaves streaked ivory and gray green. Very petite closely overlapping leaves; very slow-growing, flattopped mounded habit. Popular in terrariums.
$6.75
Hedera helix Spetchley
Stock Number: 41399
"Gnome Ivy" Very tiny triangular round lobed arrowhead outlined leaves of blackish green thickly shingled on slim dark stems, maroon when young, heading in very straight lines, but branching at most nodes when in a brightly lit situation; very winter hardy selection from Spetchley Park in England. Extremely popular as ...
$5.00
Hedera helix Tiny Hussler
Stock Number: 58490
Dimunitive and self branching tumbling tuffet of tiny round lobed three dimensional leaves.
$6.00
Hedera helix Willie
Stock Number: 54504
Girard Nursery's name for this sophisticated "Bonsai Ivy" with each tiny deeply cut leather leaf segment (typically five lobes) entwined short stems studded with foliaged spur growths. Very small tuffets develop--thus a terrarium favorite as well.
$5.75
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Helxine soleirolii
Stock Number: 41030
"Baby Tears" Mossy mat of tiny dewdrop leaves; tiny green flowers; European name, "Corsican Curse" indicates origin. Needs humidity. Often used as a bonsai groundcover for plants that are kept evenly moist. Works in a terrarium to a fault.
$4.00
Helxine soleirolii Gold Pool [aurea]
Stock Number: 41031
"Golden Baby Tears" Tiny leaves a rich acid yellow: tempermental terrarium plant groundcover as can be charmingly bright in any terrarium design. If needed in larger numbers, we will consider your needs on a propagate-to-order basis as this can be maddingly slow to produce. Easily overwhelmed by a nearby Selaginella--s...
$6.75
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