Stock Number: 67442
"White Crown of Thorns" Lophogona hybrid with fleshy leaves with typically thick midveins studding the erect trunks, flanked by 3 to 7-spined ridges; large pure white overlapping cyathophylls of good substance, with occasional red midrib pinstripe in high lite. Excellent--but often overordered--we suggest you inquire a...
Stock Number: 68712
Simply stunning. Substantial heavy erect stems, ridged with spines, with large rubbery creamy white leaves flamed basil green (vigorous lophogona-like habit) with clusters of four bright coral red flowers (cyathophylls). Merely spectacular. Unlike the yellow variegated milii imperatae offered above, this is a much larg...
Stock Number: 55577
Brilliantly variegated "Rubber Tree" with amazing color possible to keep even in areas of lower humidity as the thick leathery leaves have a waxy surface protecting them from and rapid loss of moisture. The angular growth habit is easily toned down by judicious pruning.
Stock Number: 42115
Small-statured 'Kleiner Diamant' with diamond shaped gray splashed leaves with delicate white border. Very shrubby; a conversation piece small enough for the alpine house; lovely as an upright accent in a terrarium.
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: 60079
"Variegated Hindu Rope Waxflower" Originally received from the legendary Ed Hummel: pink flower umbels dangle from the meandering stems completely invisible under the thick waxy wavy crinkly leaves, each with a bright cream border. Often called "Hoya compacta regalis," this is usually shipped in pots, but may be shippe...
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Stock Number: 56548
A fabulous clone on which the thick succulent heart shaped leaves are margined a wide ivory-yellow. A strong growing clone from Thailand, which, if not currently in pots, will be shipped as an ample unrooted cutting in moss. This is stunningly beautiful in the category of handsome. The ultimate spectacular Valentine.
Stock Number: 51072
"Caribbean Amaryllis" Evergreen foot-long waxy strap leaves with fantasticly beautiful wide rich ivory margins; Very showy cultivar demanding much warmth and constant moisture--actually prefers to be completely aquatic to produce the elaborate scented blossoms. If allowed to chill or slightly dry during the winter this...
Stock Number: 50040
"Snow Shrimp" Fabulous snowy white variegation on foliage fading to pure white margins; white bracts turn copper in bright light. Rare and striking sport. Not a totally successful houseplant unless you can provide the essential levels of humidity necessary to prevent spider mite. But with good light and a pebble tray t...
Stock Number: 60748
Low mounding beauty: wide pale gray-green fleshy leaves with crenulate edges broadly margined white which do perfectly accent the seasonal fire engine red clusters of upfacing flowers. Flashy, hard to locate variegated version of the common blooming Kalanchoe--the green leaved version which you are most likely to...
Stock Number: 60390
"Aurora Borealis Plant" Scalloped purplish leaves margined in bright ivory, toned pink in high light. Beautiful with the dangling clusters of mid-winter blossoms.
Stock Number: 60731
This salmon flowered clone has fleshy scalloped/crenate leaves strikingly margined with a white band developing pinkish tints in high light. This impressively variegated sport was found and selected, then reselected by Ken Frieling here at the Glasshouse Works--a quite distinct sport of a not at all unusual species whi...
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: 54362
A very compact nearly prostratein habit, small-leaved shrublet freely producing cute heads of rich white minute blossoms closely packed in heavy clusters--thus, the "Silver Mound" Lantana which is noted for lateral growth habit.
Stock Number: 30267
"Variegated Splitleaf Philodendron" Wide windowed and split foliage splashed with clear white. Stunning if grown in high humitity conditions--the white areas will burn or rust if confronted with dry heat over a period of time.
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Stock Number: 50520
"Bamboo Spiderwort" Clumping jointed bamboo-like short stems of this vigorous houseplant hold elegantly arching reed-like boldly white-striped, glossy leaves. Outstanding specimen. After years of being an elusively hard to find greenhouse subject with constant popularity as a windowsill showoff, this "Bamboo Spiderwort...
Stock Number: 53359
The fabulous carmine red compact urns of the species form, brilliantly accented with broad ivory cream margins. Needs bright light and good humidity to best form its colony of pert rosettes. Very beautiful; a fantastic visual effect remarkable for the ease of culture in achieving it.
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: 40678
"Silver Mist Lilyturf" with short narrow strap leaves richly lined in cream-white, pink tinted in high light. Rare because is slow to offset; considered at least Z7 hardy. Evidentally same as `Folius Albo-striatus.' Fabulous container subject.
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: 66049
"Marbled Maverick Cactus" Remains the dramatic vertically bold tropical Cactus most easily grown into a stunning piece of living sculpture--even on a sunny windowsill, as it has no seasons and no objections to fertilizer or heat. Rich ivory marbled slightly flattened pad clusters become pinkish-violet in high light. Be...
Stock Number: 66050
"Joseph's Coat" Long flattened white chocolate pads with random designs of green. Must have full light to survive. An oddity originally received from Hummel--not to be confused with the dwarf, much branched "Maverick Cactus." Typically, we cut and root a pad for you only upon receiving your order; but can easily send a...
Stock Number: 51901
A splendid "Silver Oxalis" sport from Dorothy Chao with splendidly large obtriangular leaves a glaucous milky green--most distinctive pewter hue beautifully complemented by clusters of palest lilac pink blossoms produced with abandon. Subtle power. Tends to catch the eye no matter how it is situated.
Stock Number: 40731
Deeply lobed fingered foliage upstaged by "White Passionflower" blooms prolifically produced; the overlay of lavender blue sometimes shows more clearly. considered very cold hardy. Root hardy in our Z6b
Stock Number: 58715
"Mottled Devil's Backbone" Wonderful introduction from Thailand, this clone not only has strongly striped zig zag stems, but heavily textured ivory leaves splashed and marbled with intense deep green. Easily grown if chill is avoided.
Stock Number: 67357
"Variegated Devil's Backbone" Gray-green zig-zagged stems arch and bend under large puckered fleshy leaves margined in bright clear white; red bird beak/bill-shaped blossoms appear if grown in full sun in a cool (not freezing) winter greenhouse, or in a garden on the banks of the Rio Grande. Much larger statured, less ...
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Stock Number: 53538
Beautiful Brazilian "Silver Ripple" The waxed corrugated leaves solid silver-gray. "Caperata" means wrinkled or puckered. Bright toned cultivar of a favorite houseplant relaible self-shaping itself into a glossyy tuffet always prized for its ability to tolerate less humidity than many houseplants; thus it thrives on th...
Stock Number: 53545
"Jellie Plant" Upright "False Clusia" leaves brilliantly bordered in wide ivory bands toned pink. This is not uncommon, but it is one of the most astounding variegated forms of the Peperomia group.
Stock Number: 53604
"Hummel White Cloud" Rippled, puckered waxy leaves margined ivory. Interesting petite habit heavily self branching to form a remarkable hemisphere of bright variegation tolerant of less than ideal levels of humidity. We received this stunning variegate from Ed Hummel in the 70s and have found the ongoing demand unflagg...
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,.