Stock Number: 40281
"Green Island Fig" Dark glossy boat-shaped oval leaves very thickly set on much-branched stems which soon develop corky bark of great character. Very popular bonsai subject which readily develops cute clusters of acorn-like fruit. In good or bright light, these have a blunt leaf; in our greenhouses with less than full ...
Stock Number: 40292
"Oakleaf Fig" Long prostrate branches display 3" to 6" long leaves lobed like an oak; accompanied by "acorn mimic" fig fruits; prefers low light. Excellent as an elegant arching groundcover; dramatic as an unusual, unexpected hanging basket candidate (if the basket never receives full sun which will burn this species);...
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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 ...
Stock Number: 40300
Very low growing stifly arching stems are cloaked with attractive dark glossy leaves. The leaves are smaller and more leathery than Ficus pumila. Very popular for bonsai ground cover and for Fariy Garden carpets.
Stock Number: 40314
"Red Wing Fuchsia" Upright stems with deep bronzy foliage, violet beneath; single red bloom clusters; good houseplant as species parent is native to warm West indies. 1906 German hybrid gradually clumping in to a modest shrub; thus easily grown in the same container for years.
Stock Number: 88896
An abbreviated birdsfoot ivy. Develops an amethyst chocolate tone if in winter chill, slightly more glossy than and more fingered than the similar 'Willie.' A natural for terrariums and mossed topiary.
Stock Number: 41882
Quite distinct and most subtle in colorations, remarkably lovely "Frosted Ivy" with gently cascading stems cloaked with shallowly three-lobed leaves each with pale frosted center. A subtle beauty beautifully self-heading into perfect mounds, and thus popular as a hanging basket subject.
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.
Stock Number: 89225
"Deltoid Ivy" Reddish brown stems rigidy hold thick darkly toned heavily textured leaves with a deltoid heart outline. Reluctant to self-head. Reputed to be Z6 hardy. Perfect for that Valentine gift.
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 ...
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.
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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: 59397
"Narrow Leaf Flame Ivy" Metallic purplish papery narrow leaves in attractive trailing clumps; odd papery tan flowers. "Dragon Flame Creeper" newly popular as a lovely cascading filler for intimate windowboxes, small patio container combinations, mossed topiaries and even as a semi-aquatic for tubs. In fact, this is so ...
Stock Number: 40948
Unusual Hibiscus cousin: attractive dark lance leaves along woody upright stems with remarkable blossoms: impressive whorled brilliantly red incurved bracts overwhelm the solt reddish purple petals and blue anthers. A most unique attractive look--perfect for the jaded collector. Be the first on your block harboring a T...
Stock Number: 40351
"Snowflake Hibiscus" cultivar with slim leaves lavishly splashed greenish-tan, white; single rose-red flowers. Handsome and easy. Must have sun and warmth to produce the blossoms.
Stock Number: 41612
Similar to 'El Capitalio' but the stamenoid flower column is completely covered by a series of red and pink ruffles like many leveled pagoda petticoats. Vigorous growing plant if protected from chill. We propagate this only after receiving your order.
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Stock Number: 42161
Upright moulded fingered foliage perfect with the small but plentiful lilac to salmon blossoms with central white thumbprints. Given adequate heat, sunlight, and rich fertilizer, becomes a refined statured shrub of easy container culture. Very distinct from its kin, maintaining modest porportions, producing small charm...
Stock Number: 66910
"Variegated Hau Tree" The heartshaped leathery leaves, very very brilliantly variegated cream and; lemon, on art deco sinuous interlocking branches (forming hau lanai shelters and canoe outriggers); lemon flowers fade to apricot, then red. Remarkable. (The much larger, yet similar, H. elatus we sometimes offer has flow...
Stock Number: 60972
Teardrop miniature leaves with silver markings. Very prostrate habit and thus perfect if grown on a moss plaque. We have seen this grown also as a very full hanging basket subject when it requires perfect drainage; far happier on moss as forms only surface roots. Flowers are small, but the tearleaf form with mottled si...
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Stock Number: 60695
Slim succulent leaves with soft pewter green rubbery surface outlined with a dramatic cocco purple margin--forms a thick mound of cascading foliage from which dangle elegant flat umbels of red and soft rose toned elaborate blossoms. A very beautiful undemanding houseplant, especially suited for a small hanging basket s...
Stock Number: 41102
"Musk Plant" or "Misty Plume Plant" Attractive woody-stemmed shrublet with attractive small musk-scented leaves and creamy-white winter blossom panicles creating a beautiful whispy mist around Christmas time--thus its great popularity with Victorian gardeners and continued fascination for today's hobby greenhousers. Ca...
Stock Number: 40384
"Ceylon Jewelweed" Cascading thick red succulent stems (which self branch to form a mat) populated by masses of tiny coppery kidney shaped leaves dramatically punctuated by occassional impressive cornucopia shaped yellow hooded blossoms. Always popular with indoor litegardeners and with hobby greenhousers as a wonderfu...
Stock Number: 41887
"Angel Hair Jasmine" from India to China: Freely spreading shrub with downy cordate leaves and clusters of intensely sweet scented white starlike flowers at the tips and along the stems when given full sun, adequate humidity and a rich medium. This "Downy Jasmine" has long been known as J. pubescens in the Florida trad...
Stock Number: 40421
"French Perfume" Vigorous climber with attractive compound (foliate) leaves in opposite pairs and mid-winter clouds of white richly-scented flower clusters (which have pinkish cast in bright light as the unopened buds are blushed red). Basic to any collection, the Yunnan native is quite vigorous. Very very strongly sce...
Stock Number: 40425
"Australian Wax jasmine" Small glossy leaves dappled lemon-gold when temperatures are cool, on strong vines; open clusters of quite fragrant white star-like flowers produced irregularly throughout the yeard with sufficient sun and fertilizer, especially if given free rootrun. Needs full sun to perform; known in Asia as...
Stock Number: 60374
Gray green noodle leaves in rigid opposite pairs with ridged tips producing adventitious plantlets, on scrambling wiry stems. Clusters of pendant glossy olive calyx bells, each with shiny salmon-pink petals with violet-speckled rims--quite a midwinter show. (Probably constitutes a distinct species as yet unidentified f...
Stock Number: 60373
"False Hoya" The wiry stems and blackish-green narrow curved leaves are Hoya mimics--but the adventituous plantlets on the leaf tips and the nodding maroon-dotted flask flowers strongly indicate the true identity. From Madagascar, where the hooked leaves help in the scramble through the brush and thornshrubs to display...
Stock Number: 60393
"Silver Teaspoons" perfect description of the platinum hair pelting the oval leaves with narrow petioles; these remarkable leaves are rigidly ranked on slim extremely erect stems (thus lending this plant new status as a unique but successful rigidly at attention topiary standard). A curiously similar habit to that of K...
Stock Number: 60409
"Blooming Boxes" Maroon-rimmed stout rubbery fishbone leaves rigidly ranked on handsome erect trunks; terminal inflorescence of showy yellow flowers, each peeping from a bizarre dangling four-sided box-like bract, followed by a dazzling "proliferation" of plantlets. Madagascar native with the "Byrophyllum" urge--but ad...
Stock Number: 40428
"Golden Lantana" Bright yellow-zoned leaves are the perfect foil for the golden flower heads; needs bright light. Very old clone which has yet to be bested. The intensity of variegation varies with different qualities of light, temperature, and fertilizer.