Stock Number: 54474
A clone shared with us by J. C. Raulston proven to be somewhat root hardy in the very deep South (along the gulf and south): odd rangy habit with small dangling bronze-orange blossoms; survives Z8 if given a long hot summer in order to establish a heavy root mass below winter 's eventual frost line; seems to produce bl...
Stock Number: 42263
Leaf almost entirely white with small central green flame; pale bronzy salmon fls dangle from the tall stems. Best grown in very bright light in a cool greenhouse in intense climates as can burn in the heat of the deep South. But in zones with smaller numbers this not only performs in the winter greenhouse but forms a ...
Stock Number: 40005
Yellow, nodding bellflowers with ochre clappers accent this vigorous "Flowering Maple" with soft fresh green leaves on self branching stems. Possibly a more reliably summer blooming selection of England's 'Moonchimes.' Has the reputation among our customers as being one of the few in this group of Hibiscus cousins perf...
Stock Number: 40007
Soft maple leaves richly flecked gold on a tightly branched shrub sporting many salmon bellflowers; striking in annual beds. Deservedly the most popular "Flowering Maple" as it is a brilliant display whether in flower or not; most effective when grown with plants displaying purple toned foliage. An unexpectedly subtle ...
Stock Number: 50565
Erect woody stems festooned with spectacularly big nodding blossoms of festive tangerine; this "Giant Chime Flowering Maple" can be kept as a modest heavily flowering pot plant, or encouraged to easily reach 8' --thus perfect for training into standards or for backgrounds in the deep south. Blooms for a very long perio...
Stock Number: 41253
Reiter hybrid of A. megapotamicum with strongly held laterally weeping branches perfectly displaying the charming show of ranks of dangling flared large yellow blossoms highlighted by darker-toned throat (as long as not exposed to considerable warmth year round). Perfect for hanging baskets, most impressive in windowbo...
Stock Number: 68341
A clustering native with slim arching leaves- considered zone 18 hardy.
Stock Number: 66777
inflorescence "Hairy Ball" podded "Bladder Fruit" whose slim stems and willowy leaves are topped with creamy white flower clusters (beloved by butterflies) followed by big sea urchin shaped pods. South African easily reaching 6' in one summer. If you are of a somewhat more delicately evolved personality, please call th...
Stock Number: 80114
"Yugoslavian Bellflower" Carpets of crimpted foliage foil perfectly the sprays of powder-blue cupped starflowers; once established, very drought resistant and a vigorous colonizer. That means do not plant this near tiny treasures which might not appreciate such a vigorous neighbor.
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Stock Number: 70227
"Trumpet Vine" hybrid of grandiflora x radicans; aerial rootlets anchor creeping vines with pairs of pinnate leaves & terminal clusters of brassy salmon-red trumpet flowers enjoyed by all Hummingbirds. This hybrid blooms for many months each year once it is established.
Stock Number: 40101
Compact; prostrate rigid stems; reduced spines; pinwheel flowers produce edible fruit; used in Japanese cascade bonsai as 'Naikoku-ume'; still uncommon in USA. Stems held in rigid horizontal planes, not weeping like 'Green Cascade.'
Stock Number: 56568
The upright "Guatemalan Jasmine" presents very ornamental somewhat upright pyramidal clusters of bronzy orange tubular blossoms, distinctly but not agressively fragrant, once achieving maturity. We find that this lance leaved species usually needs to reach some size before reliably blooming. This tends to have unpredic...
Stock Number: 40110
"Day Jessamine" or "Willow-lvd Jasmine" West indies shrub with clusters of greenish-white flowers, with petals bent backward, spearmint-fragrant by day; followed by even more dramatic and strikingly beautiful eggplant purple berries in abundant sprays so dense as to tip the branchlets. Demands bright light & even m...
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Stock Number: 56569
The downy foliage is topped with thick clusters of waxy tubular dusky pink fls richly scented. The humidity of most hobby greenhouses is sufficient to deter its archenemy, spider mite. This dusky softly foliaged central Mexican form is the easiest to consistently bloom in the plantroom or on the windowsill--most of its...
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Stock Number: 51919
Handsome and dramatic "Red Night Blooming Jasmine" becomes a compact dark foliaged shrub with arching woody branches terminating in congested panicles of short tubular red blossoms transforming into tight clusters of purple red berries. Needs bright light to dependably maintain its status as the showoff beauty of the g...
Stock Number: 40112
"Night Blooming Jessamine/Jasmine" Slender nightshade shrub with open sprays of greenish white creamy tubular blossoms intensely fragrant at night, followed by white berries.
Stock Number: 59210
This vigorous "Golden Night Jessamine" forms wide shrubs of attractively veined foliage topped with heads of bronzy gold fls opening from lilac buds; ever-blooming subtropical plant with fall colored foliage when grown outside in the south. Needs high light to bud in northern greenhouses. We've offered this for fifteen...
Stock Number: 41488
"Dwarf Mirror Plant" Dwarf densely branched willowy stems with small waxy lance leaves margined bright white; said to produce nearly translucent flowers dotted scarlet, which are followed by creamy white berries. C. acerosa x repens hybrid demanding full sun to flourish. Wonderful cascading from a hanging basket or fro...
Stock Number: 83232
Cheerful canary yellow flowers on strong wands; rapidly offsets to form a small statured clump of cheerful gladiola like foliage with many blossoms if given full sun and good fertilizer. Dependable and showy.
Stock Number: 81578
Erect spear leaves perfectly foil the arched stems lined with bright red flowers--still the most reliable for a major eruption of scarlet in your garden beds; this is not a subtle addition to your display beds. Totally winter hardy for us.
Stock Number: 88929
Dark tall pleated foliage topped with strong wands lined with terra-cotta buds opening into large starshaped wide brilliant tangerine orange flowers with deep cream eyes; by far the most dramatic and largest we grow; this 1912 George Davidson hybrid more properly is x crosmiiflora! Slow to offset, so always in limited ...
Stock Number: 42105
"Mexican Loosestrife" Slender arched stems, ranked w/ slim leaves, topped with petite lilac and green tubular blossoms with deep purple petals opposite four wider rosetoned petals. Height of bloom mid-winter. Easily grown also as a semi-aquatic. More a curiosity (and potential genetic pool for hybridizers) than an impo...
Stock Number: 41927
Marvelous step upward from the traditional "Firecracker Plant" (C. ignea/platycentra) with bright red tubular flowers on dark foliaged vigorous plants which translates as the ultimate Hummingbird favorite in our gardens here. This high performer is the best choice for urns, containers, and large baskets (especially if ...
Stock Number: 40169
"Hawaiian Heather" everblooming lavender flowers on an upright outcurved compact bush. Good for large terrariums, dish gardens and small windowsills. As the nursery trade basically grows only the 'Yatabusa' selection, this old favorite has basically disappeared from the general market.
Stock Number: 41376
Compact laterally-branching cultivar of "Dwarf Hawaiian Heather" selected at Downer's Greenhouses here in Ohio with sprays of pure white flowers; the perfect companion for the purple flowered cultivars. Good flowering indoor bonsai subject and quite popular in summertime urns. Still a favorite for the larger terrarium ...
Stock Number: 41333
A delicate color selection of the reliable "Hawaiian Heather" (a native of Guatemala, naturally) with very pale lilac ever blooming flowers on arched stems. A random seedling originally found in our greenhouses here, and still in great demand.
Stock Number: 42209
Foliage larger, lilac flowered color more intense than the more elegant 'Compacta', yet keeps lateral low growth habit. As this more laterally angled woody stemed selection grows rapidly, it will always appeal to bonsai designers.
Stock Number: 42349
Mexican "Cigar Flower" Modest bushy shrublet, easliy pruned to any desired size, producing many dark red tubular flowers with dark band and white rim at the tip. Always the favorite of kids. The lower more lateral growth habit (unlike the thriller 'David Verity') dictate this a spiller in container combos.
Stock Number: 66923
Multitudes of pert pink "Cigar Flowers" (each with a dark tip) on compact wide spreading shrublets. We have noted (with amusement) varying cute marketing names for this cultivar over the years as it appears, disappears, then reappears in the bedding plant market. Most peculiar indeed. We also maintain a white toned ver...
Stock Number: 54371
Dark glossy foliage on strong limber stems (habit closer to Cuphea aequipetala) display multitudes of white-orange tubular flowers with fringed spidery tips only when this receives the full sun and warm root zone temps it prefers. Mexican (some say Caribbean) shrub eventually forming a woody base with time. This is a m...