Stock Number: 66056
"Rose Cactus" Woody spiny stems (shrubby unless given something to vine up) with waxy fleshy leaves and clusters of quite dramatic rose-pink flowers. We offer the Elbert's clone of this Brazilian species prized for its extraordinary blossom display.
Stock Number: 53502
Extremely aromatic "Root Beer Plant" or "False Sasparilla" Marvelous greenhouse plant with rigidly erect thick bamboo like stems supporting dramatic marvelously soft fragrant leaves. (Nonetheless, some of our customers tell us that they have grown it beautifully in a two gallon pot in their plant room.) These leaves pl...
Stock Number: 72792
A Chinese shrub with white margined foliage; with maturity this Z9 beauty produces small fragrant yellow flowers. Very petite in appearance, but quite sturdy--growing remarkably fast for a plant so heavily variegated.
Stock Number: 40819
"Tropical Mock Orange" Shrub with pseudo-whorls of glossy gray-green leaves margined white; orange-scented white flowers.
Stock Number: 55572
Called "Cuban Oregano" or "indian Borage" for culinary uses in Mexico & West indies, although from SE Asia where its handsome foliage is used to treat bronchitis, asthma, headaches, burns, & scorpion sting; the leaves are used in tea, or to scent your laundry. Certainly the most attractive hanging basket plant ...
Stock Number: 58423
A beautiful selection of the "Scaredy Cat Plant", with each succulent pungent leaf on the thick tumbling stems brightly margined ivory white. Will need bright light and perfect drainage to thrive.
Stock Number: 41711
Short woody stems are completely covered by mounds of thick succulent tiny "scalloped pillow" leaves with hirsuit surface-- giving off very pungent fragrance when brushed. Popular. Probably a form of the Kenyan Plectranthus coeruleus.
Stock Number: 41658
Pine scented scalloped furry succulent leaves on thickly furred cascading stems--these stems start out upright but eventually arch under the weight of the fat foliage. Very potent "fragrance."
Stock Number: 41132
This is somewhat seasonal. Attractive coleus-statured species of uncertain nomenclature famous as the source of musky "Patchouli" intensely fragrant mint-sandlewood perfume--the predominent scent of every good rock concert (or do I date myself?). The source of Asian herb preparations for digestion, for snake bite; depr...
Stock Number: 66905
The fabuously scented "Double Flowered Tuberose" for intense fragrance in your winter greenhouse. Traditional summer bedding plant.
Stock Number: 41770
Swooping, looping branchlets of this contorted sport of "Trifoliate Orange" make this a conversation container subject--looking like a potted living barbed wire coil (barbs included); now also used as a dwarfing understock for citrus. Also, this is called "Chinese Bitter Orange." This "Karatachi" is hardy outdoors in o...
Stock Number: 70405
Widely arching canes with deep green foliage produce a constant succession of sprays of small rich red double blossoms even in the winter greenhouse--although quite winter hardy in our Z6b. Interesting in large hanging baskets or cascading from large urns; but unrivaled as a constantly reblooming ground cover in full s...
Stock Number: 71523
The famous "Variegated Rose" of Danish horticulture with richly splashed foliage perfect with the lovely double pink "Hybrid Tea Rose" blossoms topping the short upright canes. Yinger kindly shared this potentially difficult (because a cold greenhouse subject in far northern winters) creature with us; these are small r...
Stock Number: 68102
"Fountain Plant" Arched rosettes similar to S. parva, but with wider pale tannish leaves more strap like and slightly glaucous, becoming low arched for they are far more flexible--thus making it a perfect basket subject. Delicately scented bloom spikes. Underground stolons soon fill pot with glaucous soft strapped whor...
Stock Number: 68108
Upright stems thickly covered with pale green terete leaves, which are keeled and horned half way, with pale bands and smooth surfaces becoming grooved with age; offsetting highly decorative art noveau stolons punctuated with tufted "hedgehog" clumps of foliage which can produce bottlebrushes of pale fragrant flowers w...
Stock Number: 68121
Seed collected in the Transvaal by Kirstenbosch Botanic Gardens Yet some writers still consider this correct for hort. guineensis (a Ceylon species!)--but this still seems to have remained quite distinct for us over the last twenty years with handsome thick, curved abbreviated strap leaves, strongly banded, and margine...
Stock Number: 68125
Known horticulturally as S. metallica; or as the "Star Sansevieria." Wide flattened rosette of thick wide stiftly undulant leaves richly mottled pale green on black-emerald; astonishing cone-shaped inflorescence of greenish-white scented blossoms (we say "scented"; we do not say "fragrant" as do some books and catalogu...
Stock Number: 68139
"Kenya Hyacinth" Thick deep green banded leaves in small dense rosettes which send out long pendant runners (stolons) ending in tiny plantlets; thus, excellent choice for growing in baskets. Fragrant palest pink bottlebrush blooms. Also known as S. d'amabilise, in early Sansevieria books; definitely more erect in habit...
Stock Number: 68157
"Tea Spoon Hemp" Manda's compact houseplant with unique spatulate short leaves of deep green ending in "spoon handle" bottoms; pale fragrant tubular flowers. Certainly one of the most attractive and appealing of the small statured "Hemps" even if its botanic identity remains in limbo. Certainly much too compact and dar...
Stock Number: 40922
"Golden Chalice Vine" Enormous nine inch long yellow cupped trumpet flowers with five purple lines; on stout stems--a Mexican native essential for conservatory or porch garden. Various plant friends lug a tub of this substantial shrub (vining only when so encouraged) into their winter plantrooms for an amazing stunning...
Stock Number: 54109
Handsome "Variegated Nightshade Jasmine" with each fingered lf of butter yellow accented with a central green & ochre flame; clusters of yellow beaked white flowers. A vining shrub lovely trained on a small wreath or allowed to trail down from a container.
Stock Number: 38164
Very narrow glossy leaves under one foot; small white spathes abundantly produced above like "White Sails" scented rather like mint candy (NOT so in my experience--but then I usually miss most fragrances). An heirloom hybrid valuable for its vertical habit.
Stock Number: 40928
"Madagascar Jasmine" Beautiful clusters of waxy ivory, very fragrant tubular flowers on wiry stems; dark leathery leaves. Once considered a basic in bridal bouquets. Never allow the root zone to chill.
Stock Number: 41138
"Mint Oak" Tidy woody stems hold pelted succulent oak-shaped leaves with delicate mint fragrance; purple flowers appear on seasonal spikes. Eventually develops a gnarled woody base beloved by bonsai fanciers. Treat as you would its Iboza cousins. For a giant dramatic cousin, check Tetradenia.
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.