Stock Number: 60019
"Spade Leaved Rosary Vine" or "String of Hearts" Thread-like vine with large "rosary bead" tubercles and small pairs of heart-leaves designed with bright silver surfaces. This clone differs from the standard species by having more elongated leaves and different coloring. Most likely a hybrid, but very distinctive!
Stock Number: 60985
The remarkeble "Variegated Rosary Vine" with each fleshy heart shaped leaf bordered in creamy pink. Marketed as 'Lady Heart' in Asian nurseries. This is so extremely variegated as to be quite slow growing and demanding of quite specific cultural conditions: needs perfect drainage in a shallow container (orchid bark or ...
Stock Number: 40117
"Spider Plant / Airplane Plant" Glossy green arched leaves; long bloom stems terminating with forks bearing tiny white starflowers, but soon bend with many thick-rooted plantlets vivipariously formed by the tiny blossoms. The basic utterly green, astoundingly vigorous species form which seldom appears in commerce now e...
Stock Number: 40119
"White Spider" Unusual low succulent flat outstretched leaves margined ivory; odd cultivar of remarkable endurance. Far more succulent rubbery foliage with more lateral growth habit than the rest of the tribe: thus, emerging as the best form to plant out in bedding, urns, windowboxes, and so on as survives (and even pe...
Stock Number: 41359
From smooth swelling woody caudex arise annual stems with quite attractie snowflake incised (palmately dissected) leaves and meandering tendrils. One of the easiest caudiforms performing well as a houseplant.
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Stock Number: 31450
The shimmery "Black Caladium" with central purple mask between the pale veins of ash silver. Prefers aquatic spot, but successful as regular pot plant, soon forming a colony. Many of you have bought this over the years from us and realize that it has a very long winter dormancy if temperatures stay on the cool side: be...
Stock Number: 30625
Popular "Elephant Ear" whose giant quilted peltate leaves have always made it a popular accent plant for outdoor beds; the tubers are the source of "Taro."
Stock Number: 30606
"Imperial Taro" Soft shimmery heart shaped leaves with purple brushings between the veins. Semiaquatic conditions best. Keep root/bulb zone quite warm to encourage ample foliage.
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Stock Number: 39184
(The correct original name is C. jenkensii 'Uahiapele') The solidly dusky deep purple leaved taro creating a sensation in the garden & conservatory alike; also sold as 'Cranberry,' & 'Black Magic.' Very happy as a semi-aquatic--will maintain foliage readily in the warm winter greenhouse as long as it is given c...
Stock Number: 31254
Dusky purple blushed dramatic arrow shaped leaves held over the showy smoky purple petioles; excellent in water gardens as well as regular containers. Prefers to go dormant mid-winter, even in greenhouse situations.
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Stock Number: 30633
Charming "Miniature Taro" Small one foot plant with small shield-shaped leaves with dark radiating veins accenting the pink-blushed centers. Nearly evergreen if kept in warmish winter greenhouse avoiding an extended winter dormancy. The same semi-aquatic plant as the one various of you ordered from us years ago as 'Haw...
Stock Number: 33121
Heavily mottled new arrowhead Colocasia with richly contrasting spots and slashes. Very eyecatching and easy to grow if given constant moisture and strong light.
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Stock Number: 31414
Heavily mottled arrow shaped foliage always stays compact for us; must have moisture and considerable constant warmth for best dramatic show. Our original clone of this is from Larry Lowman, Ridgecrest Nursery, this resembles a Caladium more than it resembles the other taros.
Stock Number: 51209
"Giant Red Spider Lily" Broad fleshy upright leaves emerge a rich purplish maroon in a massive whorl gradually fading to coppery violet; the heavy trunk supports giant stalks of richly fragrant violet toned blossom clusters. Impressive! While excellent as a container subject with silvered or golden foliaged plants, thi...
Stock Number: 51027
"Striped Bengal Lily" Large fleshy sword-like leaves are most liberally streaked white & cream; fragrant clusters of waxy white blossoms with purpled centers--these clusters, held alof on strong two edged stalks, can produce up to twenty individual flowers on a mature plant. Striking decorator specimen for the warm...
Stock Number: 51152
Large clone with bright central banded variegation on each ( broad fleshy leaf held in a crown of foliage above the long necked stem); R. Bennett's excellent clone which presents impressively fragrant blossoms--these immense heads of tubular ivory flowers are best initiated by letting the old mature bulb dry enough dur...
Stock Number: 51029
Variegated form of "Longneck Swamp Lily" of Natal; broad, nearly succulent leaves with creamy white and straw yellow stripes, usually with bright green rim top a somewhat woody trunk or "neck" adding much drama. Tulip shaped pale pink quickly fading to pearl white flowers in nodding clusters. This most showy. "Veldt Li...
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Stock Number: 51032
"Tulip Crinum" Fragrant snowwhite tulip shaped-cupped flower clusters over compact vases of fleshy evergreen leaves. We cannot categorically testify that the lovely blossoms reliably appear on St. Christopher's Day when grown in Ohio; we have received reports that customers have bloomed this in a sunny window with regu...
Stock Number: 40172
VERY LIMITED AVAILABLILTY. "Indoor Hosta" Rosettes of corrugated heart (cordi-) leaves arise from thickened corms. Unusual soil level blossoms give its Latin name "Blue Star." An evergreen, very tropical, low height, Hosta look-alike. Imperative for serious collectors. Totally distinctive; seldom offered because of ext...
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Stock Number: 51039
Shared by Warren Stoutemier. Habranthus-like foliage is topped with clear pinkish red tubular flowers with six fused petals. Prolific bloomer. Some consider this a form of Vallota speciosa.
Stock Number: 50517
"Blue Ginger" Heads of dark electric-blue flowers top tall, jointed stems with glossy heavy leaves faintly banded silver & toned purplish-blue beneath. Brazilian native of easy culture. This and its name arrived here from Longwood Gardens many years ago. The amount of coloration on the foliage depends strongly on l...
Stock Number: 41582
"Cheshire Cat Plant" From surface succulent caudex of odd lumpy old-man-knees arise short slim stems studded with leaves ending in fleur-de-lis tridents; distinctive hypanthodium shaped like a smiling sliver tipped with cat's whiskers. Best to grow a year plus with the branching pale "E.T.' Fingers" caudex burrowing ha...
Stock Number: 65093
Maroon-green spots on bright evergreen green leaves with a narrow "petiole" over fat surface bulbs; spikes of white flowers fading to green.
Stock Number: 65681
Wide fleshy spotted leaves randomly striped a softly toned creamy lime; forms an impressive low growing fleshy rosette of fabulous foliage of subtle longitudinal stripes over strewn polka dots.
Stock Number: 51287
The excellent extremely fragrant "Compact Amazon Lily" with slimmer tighter foliage than the species grandiflora, yet relatively large waxy white daffodil shaped flowers are produced in considerable numbers once the offsetting bulbs reach a mature size thanks to your providing a warm richly fertilized mix with bight li...
Stock Number: 51040
"Amazon Lily" Highly scented white waxy blossoms shaped like nodding daffodils held above glossy deep green leaves; ideal houseplant for a room too warm for its amaryllis cousins to thrive.
Stock Number: 83241
This selection of "Pineapple Lily" has stout stalks of distinctly pink toned flowers on the thick stems topped with the "Carmen Miranda" leafy bracted topknot. This winter dormant genus now more correctly in Hyacinthaceae. We selected this color clone from plants grown from seed received from the Kirstenbosch Botanical...
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Stock Number: 65640
Once again in stock and available! The lovely "Purple Pineapple Lily" with somewhat succulent burgundy foliage forming a wide succulent rosette from which arise the distinctive greenish white flowers closely packed on a long succulent spike lasting months (typically topped with a bizarre topknot of leaflets, thus resem...
Stock Number: 51246
Xerophytic Ecuadorian with attractive Phaedranassa-like leaves; dusky bronze-red flowers in elaborate shapes are clustered on erect slim stems. The dormancy cycle seems rather unpredictable! Nonetheless, quite attractive when it tires of dormancy. A small statured plant for those searching for modestly scal...
Stock Number: 20166
Formerly Seemannia latifolia. "Christmas Slippers" This is a select evergreen clone with narrow felted dark leaves closely ranked, nearly obscuring the stiff cascading stems; topped with many red-orange slim guppy-mouthed blossoms during the winter months. Excellent houseplant; even when not in bloom the attractive fol...