Stock Number: 40458
Formerly M. penduliflorus. "Turk's Cap" or "Scotsman's Purse" Hibiscus cousin with folded pendulous bright red blossoms with protruding stamens. An easily bloomed shrub--reaching its height of flowering midwinter when you most need the scarlet blossoms. Long a traditional hobby greenhouse standby as never fails to intr...
Stock Number: 41431
"Pink Turk's Cap" Semi-gloss foliage ranked along the woody Hibiscus like stems; intriguingly furled pink dangling flowers quite showy during the winter months.
Stock Number: 54031
Very showy "Dwarf Sleepy Mallow" with brightly variegated chunky leaves accented with many cute bright scarlet "Turk's Cap" blossoms--but each flower is held uprignt, unlike the pendulous blossoms of M. arboreus. This brilliantly foliaged selection of this handsome small shrub was found and shared by Greg Grant. Much p...
Stock Number: 40459
"Firecracker Vine" Pubescent climber with tubular "Candy Corn" flowers red with yellow tips; must have reliable levels of humidity and very bright light to set flower buds. We were first given a cutting of this old favorite by Mr. Easterbrook over thirty some years ago and it remains as popular now as it was then--And ...
Stock Number: 55538
"Variegated Tobacco" from Lance Reiners: ochre & cream splashes on the soft foliage; bunches of bright snot green flowers with dark majenta blue eyes (anthers) and weird blue colored pollen; needs full sun to flourish. Only available early summer.
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Stock Number: 89198
Remarkably beautiful chains of pendant bracts nodding at the tips of arched stems emerging from a woody rootstock, perfect with the glaucous foliage. A hybrid of O. scabrum crossed with rotundifolium found at Washfield Nursery in Kent.
Stock Number: 50048
"Lollipop Plant" Large golden bracts resemble candles. This handsome plant needs full sun and strong nutrients to set buds. This traditional winter greenhouse flowering cousin of the Justicia tribe is newly popular for its bright straw blond bracts in summer urns, bedding, and windowboxes.
Stock Number: 80842
Dramatic evergreen wine-purple foliage beautifully sets off the foot tall inflorescence of ivory flowers produced over several months. Possibly more accurate as P. digitata 'Husker Red.'
Stock Number: 40824
"Cape Leadwort" Woody meandering vine with marvelous phlox-like heads of sky-blue flowers. Classified as a shrub, yet will meander on up a trellis. This is a dark-toned cultivar (very likely this is "Imperial Blue") noted for its long blooming cycle.
Stock Number: 40904
"Coral Fountain Plant" Gracefully arching fine rush-like glossy stems bear many yellow to scarlet red tubular flowers--a living "Firecracker Factory" in constant bloom with bright light. This has nearly endless uses in garden and container designs.
Stock Number: 42271
"Peruvian Silver Sage" Silvery gray stems studded with pairs of tidy silver-pelted leaves--giving a hoary-edged effect to the sage green lf tops; very dark violent purple-maroon hooded blossoms with a faint currant fragrance appear late winter. Excellent performer in the sunny cool hobby greenhouse.
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Stock Number: 42234
A collection by Dufresne with felted deltoid-shaped leaves in pert pairs on slim woody angular stems and nearly everblooming shell pink flowers with wide flared lower lip of salmon-coral. "Hidalgo Little-leaf Sage"
Stock Number: 80412
Brilliant deep purple-lilac "Live Forevers" starflowers in rounded heads (like Sedum 'Brilliant' parent) top 15" stems; fleshy glaucous green foliage. A selection by Richard Davis & Meriwether Payne of The Ivy Farm.
Stock Number: 54528
Collected from the hillside of Roberto Burle Marx's nursery, the woody "Rio Pincess Tree" produces pairs of large dramatic deeply veined furred leaves & terminal clusters of rich purple blossoms with white centers fading to rose. Demands plenty of space, bright light, and air movement--but can survive more neglect ...
Stock Number: 49449
Small statured "Alstonville Varegate" produces terminal irridescent lavender blossons over the silvery margined foliage. Best as a greenhouse subject and not a houseplant.
Stock Number: 88722
Beautiful "Golden Veronica" forms prostrate mats of bright lime yellow foliage topped by tiny blue spikes in the spring. Must have good light and NEVER ever dry out. Will not compete well with more vigorous neighbors.
Stock Number: 31252
Fleshy rich green foliage perfect for the large ivory white "Calla Lily" blossoms; best performance in the cool winter greenhouse with ample sun; nonetheless, our customers often grow it in a moist to boggish location in full sun outdoors during the summer and it blooms--a bouquet in your garden! Some plants will simpl...
Stock Number: 51950
Impressive "Winter Hardy Calla Lily" from a Natal collection by high mountain bogs. Rubbery green foliage and typical white "Calla" blossoms once established (will take several years) and mature--ours in Zone 6b took 5 years to bloom. We received this originally from the late C.R. Waldron. These will be sent as starter...