Stock Number: 52259
Smooth-edged succulent leaves, spine tipped, with dull glossed silvery leather surfaces packed in tight elongated rosettes branching to form extensive rine gray hard edged sadistic cushions. Whew! Small green bromel beaked blossoms in tidy clusters; native to rock crevices of Argentina--this is extremely slow growing a...
Stock Number: 10014
"Silver Dollar Maidenhair Fern" We hope to have these available again throughout the Fall Season! Large dramatic species with pink toned new foliage hardening into rich green arching fronds. Must have high humidity to perform well--loves a large Wardian Case as its home (this is far too large for a small or narrow terr...
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Stock Number: 52010
Rather uncommon selection of the "Pink Feather Duster" (a description of the dramatic inflorescence). Wurthman's prefered form of the white-banded "Silver Urn." This remarkable beauty will be shipped in moss.
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Stock Number: 52032
"Bristle Cone Plant" Copper pink hued silver urn edged in maroon teeth--compact; pinecone inflorescence of red bracts over- whelming the small yellow blossoms, held aloft on stout stem. Erect urns need full sun to maintain brilliant coloration. An heirloom Bromeliad still essential in any collection for its distinctive...
Stock Number: 68310
Very dwarf gray-leaved Japanese clone forming tight stacks of pseudo-spined succulent foliage. A basic in dish garden groupings.
Stock Number: 68341
A clustering native with slim arching leaves- considered zone 18 hardy.
Stock Number: 30498
"Aluminum Chinese Evergreen" Sturdy erect gray stems cloaked with beautiful thick dull-glossed silver lance leaves. Original plants from Zac Sarian's Phillipine collection. We also maintain named clones within this complex--watch the speciality lists for them to appear.
Stock Number: 60507
Erect silver-gray trunks ranked with loose spirals of gray tapered cone-like spines with paired oblong leaves which turn horizontally one year, vertically the next. Excellent house plant appearing to belong to the world of science fiction.
Stock Number: 65054
"Blue Clusters" Chalky blue-green leaves tightly packed on stubby stems completely hidden by clustering suckers of beautifully colored foliage. Easy companion plant in many successful dish gardens.
Stock Number: 56917
(rex) Shimmery, glossy silver/pewter leaf surface decorated with a pink blushed color toned heart repeated on the lobed margins and highlighted by violet toned veins. Needs reliable levels of humidity at all times. Expect this to be at least semi-dormant mid summer and mid winter, but foliage will soon reappear.
Stock Number: 56786
(upright rhizomatous) Fabulously unique: thick rope rhizomes arch out under the showy lobed leaves with dramatically silver splashed midribs--giving a stained glass window effect when viewed from below. Not for the faint of heart. Certainly one of the easiest, yet quite dramatically colored, to grow as a housepla...
Stock Number: 56026
(shrub) Prim ranks of small waxy blue-green leaves on dimunitive upright, somewhat woody stems; lovely Cuban species often called the "Holly Leaf Begonia." The erect woody dark stems & small waxy platinum toned foliage make this an obvious candidate for a glazed bonsai pot. Small featured petite shrublet with very ...
Stock Number: 56055
(shrub/caudex) Short arched stems plumed with metallic silvery long tapered leaves, red beneath. Platinum beauty with demure white blossoms: The "Himalayan Silver Begonia." Easily grown in the windowsill garden, small enough for a large terrarium. Tends to favor a late fall rest if too dry (humiditywise) to too cool, b...
Stock Number: 56059
(rz / rex) Fabulous silvered Begonia crestibruchii mimic. This is available from time to time--always available unless yet another blog declares it the most fab of the rococo period. Fabulous platinum silver leaves trumpet erectly with flourishes of crested ruffles; best in cool conditions. If your summers are markedly...
Stock Number: 56061
(trailing) "Carpet Begonia." Procumbent stems hold pebbly bronze and silver-streaked leaves; prefers filtered light, cool location to bring out amber tones and a terrarium home to keep the atmosphere stable. White winter blooming Mexican classic species--this horticultural selection seems more heat tolerant than ...
Stock Number: 56368
(caudex shrub) Stout short trunks present swirled palmate star leaves of silvery toned emerald green veins and edges. Johnson hybrid with pink blossoms over the rex like foliage. Just in case you've neglected this a bit and the foliage fails, never fear for the slightly tuberous base will resprout new stems; conversely...
Stock Number: 56148
(cane) Shiny silver leaves ruffled at margins and veined matte green; reddish beneath. Worley's showiest cane creation--has never been equaled in combining ease of culture with sheer visual impact.
Stock Number: 56372
(shrub) Furry nacre green and pinkish (colors of 'Sir Percy') leaves wildly furled to reveal their 'Cathedral' crestings; truly marvelous Logee hybrid with white spring flowers. Smaller statured and far more delicate in appearance than 'Cathedral.' Nonetheless of a similar thwarterous appearance.
Stock Number: 56082
(rhizomatous) Low carpet of beautifully whorled pistachio green leaves highlighted with champagne pewter tones; similar to 'Curly Fascination,' but colors more contrasty, leaf lobes more pointed and far more prostrate. Best grown in a large terrarium.
Stock Number: 56096
(upright trunk) Succulent rangy tall trunks hold fleshy silver-pelted leaves which become thick and waxy during winter cycle if excess humidity is avoided; clusters of white flowers. Needs bright light and good air movement to succeed. Works well when grown with your succulent collection. This is a long term project.
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Stock Number: 52275
Unusual form with wide undulant leaves displaying large nearly translucent cream spots entangled by Art Deco slim dusty silver crossbands, all framed by decorative purple teeth. inflorescence of pink, green, and blue bracts and blossoms. One of our most beautiful and easily grown Bromeliads.
Stock Number: 11634
Available again now for Spring & Summer Shipping 2013. Charming "Dwarf Silver Tree Fern" with pewter gray toned arching fronds in a wide rosette atop the very gradually developing woody trunk. Needs good reliable humidity levels. This plant is also a possible subject for terrariums also.
Stock Number: 50009
"India Plant" is a low growing beautiful Brazilian native with leathery flat leaves with silver netting. Small stature and dramatic coloring assure its continuing popularity as a basic in any terrarium. For another similar Acanthus relative perfect also in terrariums, see Ruellia devosiana in our offerings.
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Stock Number: 20463
Flared rosette of very succulent serrated leaves richly traced with silver, from which rise stout stems with soft lavender pouched flaring blossoms of considerable substance. Handsome Nakayama hybrid more free-flowering than species clones. Certainly one of the easiest of all houseplants, equally at home in the windows...
Stock Number: 41078
Growth habit of the typical "Curtain Ivy," with the more waxy wide leaves producing a lustrous silver nacre patina on their surface. A visual treat. Many cascading aerial roots can form a "curtan" effect.
Stock Number: 60241
"Blue Bird Jade" Bluish-gray elongate twisted leaf pairs stand erect on much branched pseudo-tree. Good succulent bonsai with compact rounded heads of pink star flowers whose glossy petals are more wide and blunt than those of most C. ovata cultivars. If the leaves develop any surface scars, this usually means that the...
Stock Number: 60272
This rare "Silver Jade Tree" may be more sensitive to chill than the other cultivars. Not really silver, the blunted quite thick leaves are of a pallid rine-gray tone. Another unusual Hummel selection rarely offered as grows very slowly and deliberately, developing gnarled "character" trunks prized by succulent bonsai ...
Stock Number: 60288
Cascading succulent stems punctuated with pairs of rounded coarsely toothed waxed leaves with creamy-greengold central stripes--this sport originated in our greenhouses in the mid seventies and remains popular in the trade today. Terminal clusters of pale starry flowers appear midwinter.
Stock Number: 53374
Wide dramatic big starry rosettes evenly frosted silvery gray (one might even suggest this to be a feuillemorte tone!)--developing a scrufty surface in high light and good exposure. Requires far less food than most geese.
Stock Number: 10484
"White Rabbit Foot." The arched, vigorous foot is covered with pure white hairs-- very furry. The fronds are lacy and deep, rich green. "Humata" is the true genus name, but we double referenced it because it looks so much like a Davallia and sometimes appears as such in the wholesale trade. Excellent as a pot plant, ou...