Stock Number: 11430
Resembles a sophisticated Pyrrosia with very slim surface rhizomes; strap fronds with indented polka-dot spore patches distinguish this "Sechuan Ribbon Fern" which Eco-Gardens has determined to be Zone 8 hardy. Quite beautiful and distinct in pot or basket--even though its initial slow deliberate growth rate may test y...
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: 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: 11476
"Prayer Plant" Bluish-green leaves, with feathery centerband of silver in thin stripes of pink, later silver, extending out toward the margin, after passing zone of reddish brown fading to rich umber hues; dramatic purple blushed red underleaf. Newly offered again in 2012.
Stock Number: 10607
Many semiglossy small elongated-oval fronds held erect over the slim slightly flatened rhizomes meandering over cork or treefern; because this fern evolved upon tropical treetrunks, it survives low humidity better than some; but truely thrives when given artifical rain forest (good humidity) conditions in a terrarium w...
Stock Number: 30285
Small bluish toned twisting javelin shaped leaves of waxy texture with darker mosaic of veins are closely "shingled" along the succulent stem which roots as it wanders--juvenile form, small enough for terrarium display, although as tolerant of exposure as any Philodendron scandens cultivar. A great favorite of topiary ...
Stock Number: 30288
Similarly shaped, but smaller statured leaves than M. pittierii, but seldom forms windows until mature.The leaf surface is entirely blushed with lovely ash-silver. Availability of this can be irregular; please inquire before ordering--for sometimes is ordered in considerable numbers for moss topiary projects, seriously...
Stock Number: 40647
"Maidenhair Vine" Tiny round leaves on black wiry stems; with strange white bubble flowers followed by purple berries. Easy. Although of delicate fragile appearance, this tolerant vine prefers a very bright situation with well drained soil.
Stock Number: 55965
"Lobed Maidenhair Vine" Wild mats of wiry maroon stems with waxy white fls & a flutter of trilobed leaflets creates very complex 3-D visuals; if planted in the conservatory ground, this will weave its way to the roof within a year to great effect.
Stock Number: 40654
"African Boxwood" or "Cape Myrtle" Thick-foliaged popular pseudo-bonsai, pleniful tiny leathery coin shaped leaves stud distinctly fastigate woody stems. We recommend this for indoor bonsai for it can be shaped successfully; nonetheless, the very erect woody trunks just cry out to be staked topiaries with single woody ...
Stock Number: 42156
Tiny crinkled fleshy leaves, with lovely mint/verbena fragrance, on rigid much-branched twiglets emerging from woody trunks--perfect tropical bonsai for high light; the orange " Bahana Berries" (following petite verbenia-shaped cream flowers) add that distincly vanilla flavor to Moujean tea. Also used in topiary as the...
Stock Number: 40669
Leathery leaved "Oleander" with unrepentantly rich red flower clusters. These toxic sapped shrubs need full sun in order to bloom; so best considered a deck container subject or greenhouse citizen in northern climes. Traditionally an outdoor shrub in such areas as the Rio Grande valley.
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Stock Number: 40668
The leathery long leaves are edged irregularly in ivory; the impressive clusters of flowers are double pink to lavender, streaked pale rose. Handsome. An older cultivar, yet very seldom offered in the trade. A major performer even in a limited space.
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Stock Number: 40684
"Basket Grass" Pink, green, and white-striped leaves; trailing stems create a traditionally favorite hanging basket. Easy old favorite possibly more correct as O. africanus vittatus.While traditionally a house and greenhouse subject, this is quite wonderful added to urns and windowboxes for the summer displays as it is...
Stock Number: 40688
Broad regular cream margins on holly-mimic leaves--very popular as an indoor Christmas houseplant. This fragrant-flowering species is listed as O. ilicifolius in many books. Please give us some lead time on this plant, as we propagate per order.
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Stock Number: 54108
Strikingly beautiful "Margined Bower Plant" Clusters of fragrant jasmine scented pink trumpet flowers against glossy deep green pinnate leaves, each (of the five to nine) brightly margined ivory white. A strong performer as a windowsill vine easily trained on a small trellis; an outstanding performer in appearance and ...
Stock Number: 56562
Salmon toned scarlet single scarlet flowers arise above the quite odd waffled pale milky green rounded leaves with evenly cut creamy white margins; wide oddly angular mounding habit. A sport of 'Frank Headley' from Heidgen.
Stock Number: 41035
Reliable "Satin Creeper" from Viet Nam with crisped oval leaves of deep olive marked umber, becoming cupped and dark purple-chocolate with age. Perfect small basket subject or terrarium groundcover. Listed sometimes as "Trailing Watermelon Begonia."
Stock Number: 41036
Called "Watermelon Patch Vine" because purple-green grape sized leaves are reticulated with a mosaic of blackish veins; easy miniature hanging basket subject for the shaded greenhouse or terrarium groundcover delight from the humid jungles of Viet Nam.
Stock Number: 53517
Thick oval waxy leaves, with pointed edges, richly splashed creamy green and yellow ochre, set like pieces of jade on thick cascading stems thus perfect in hanging baskets; nonetheless, as these thick stems are even more scandent (rooting along the nodes as they climb) this is a wonderful plant to cover a mossed pole, ...
Stock Number: 53554
"False Philodendron" Similar to distichia [scandens], but longer, waxy leaves with slightly downcurled thickish tips, and sporting slightly swollen purple-ringed leaf nodes which distinguish it from others; excellent reliable hanging basket subject. This clone which was shared with us by the Univeristy of Copenhagen Bo...
Stock Number: 53616
"Crazy Quilt Plant" Irregular patches of gray-green and soft ivory--a Ruth Crane selection we introduced years ago, yet is still rare in most collections. A wonderful unique cultivar with no two leaves ever matching--oddly this will occassionally sport to a stable 'medio-picta' form.
Stock Number: 53589
Cheerful red-stemmed tangles with whorls of fat succulents patterned button leaves, violet-red beneath in high light. Great miniature stoloniferous plant much employed by orchid hobbyists to carpet the barky bare surfaces as (altho of delicate appearance) tolerates and even seems to prefer bright light and variable hum...
Stock Number: 53656
"Pewter Waxleaf Plant" Short arching (or scandent) succulent stems lined with thick leaves with a pewter-aluminum patina. Like acuminata, crassicaulis, and disticha this forms a beautiful moss pole specimen. Rare, yet easily grown species for small pots or baskets.
Stock Number: 58716
This is the two-toned version of the famous "Lemon Cactus." This excellent Rain forest tropical Cactus vine has waxy leaves of coppery salmon with a dramatic milky green central flame; the leaves are blushed rosy red beneath. Best not to allow to dry out severely and always grow in a warm area.
Stock Number: 30324
Climber whose leaves mimic the "Algerian Ivy"--and thus the species name. Easy house plant with rubbery foliage able to survive lower humidity levels than most. While judicious pinching will produce a shrubby specimen, it is most successful when embracing a mossed pole or stiftly cascading from a pot. Proof that one ca...
Stock Number: 41041
Popularity indicated by multitude of popular names; "Shiny Creeping Charley," "Giant Baby Tears" "Mini Peperomia", by any name an excellent terrarium groundcover easily grown, attractive base for any leggy houseplant.
Stock Number: 53150
Carpeting "Silver Sprinkles" or gray artillery fern--very prostrate much branching stemlets with multitudes of tiny (barely a pea's width) glaucous oval leaves. A fabulous tiny featured groundcover, perfect for terrariums or for dishgardens--proven in the latter as has proven remarkably tolerant of low humidity,.
Stock Number: 41049
"Waterfall Fern" Prostrate succulent stems with tiny watery leaves create a ferny, weeping effect when used in hanging baskets; perfect for terrarium carpet. Due to waxy surfaced tiny leaves, the most tolerant of any finely lacy appearing plant of lower levels of humidity and of higher levels of direct sun. Very popula...
Stock Number: 41050
"Creeping Charley" Pairs of quilted pebbled leaves overlap trailing prostate stems. Once commonly offered as a bright apple green hanging basket plant--but we would suggest an area with higher humidity. Great in the larger Wardian cases as a brightly toned richly textured carpet.