Stock Number: 51707
This plant sometimes goes under the name of Hibiscus acetosella. The excellent "Maple Leaved Mallow" with blackish purple maple shaped (sure!) deeply lobed leaves blushed red in full sun. Engaging mimic of "Mary Jane" for an erect accent in planters and urns; if a consevatory subject, expect dusky sultry wine-toned win...
Stock Number: 41763
Beautiful small featured 'Cooperi' selection with new leaves emerging ivory speckled with pink and veridian green, then darker green with age highlighted ivory and rose; very fetching red blossoms. Z10 with protection. Must have sun and warmth to produce the flowers which are remarkably similar to 'Matensis'.
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.
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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: 40362
"Waltzing Ladies" or "Fringed Hibiscus" indicates the bright red, deeply cut and fringed recurved blossoms which dangle from slim arching stems; also "Skeleton Hibiscus." Very intolerant of root chill--it is native to Kenya. This is the most popular and most ordered for the hobby greenhouse! Always be careful when prun...
Stock Number: 43121
Our cross of these essentially evergreen species should produce a range of flared scarlet blossoms with a white throat. Take your chances.
Stock Number: 51059
This collector's fantasy, the "Banded Amaryllis" with cream centered wide strap leaves, produces handsome trumpet blossoms of soft white elegantly reticulated with rose veins; famous heirloom hybrid of H. reticulatum x `Defiance' of 1800's, Veitch & Sons. Unlike the "Dutch" hybrids mass marketed today, this fabulou...
Stock Number: 51003
"Butterfly Amaryllis" Nearly evergreen glossy strap leaves; heads of red blossoms flamed with creamy white throats. Show stopper. Does not require a "dormant" period to bloom, thus an easy houseplant always maintaining its attractive foliage. If you have room for only one Hippeastrum in your plantroom, this fabulously ...
Stock Number: 51058
The compact stunning "Striped Amaryllis" of Brazil. Mauve-pink flowers overshadowed by wide but short deep green strap leaves with brilliant white midribs quite stunning. This slow to increase dwarf bulb makes an excellent houseplant--remember that keeping underpotted as well as allowing a slight dormancy will help thi...
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Stock Number: 51295
Compactly statured clumping Amaryllis with reddish veined violet blushed strap leaf reverses; violet pink blossom clusters. Likely overwinters in Z8 and higher as hybridizer William Bell crossed Hippeastrum aulicum stenopetalum x traubii doraniae. Thanks to Steve Lowe for sharing this with us--as has proven to be an ea...
Stock Number: 51912
The sanguine form of the "Chinese Coolie Hat Plant" with showy terminal sprays of curious and attractive blossoms, each with a red scarlet tubular corolla framed by a bronzy salmon orange bell shaped calyx collar which becomes a most arresting bronze red in direct sun. Needs bright light to flower--for us usually at th...
Stock Number: 55702
Dependable "Hindu Rope Plant" with waxy tortollini torked leaves so closely set as to obscure the succulent stems; very beautiful clusters of fragrant deep pink blossoms. Currently considered more correctly called Hoya c. 'Regalis'--usually in pots, but can be a generous unrooted cutting.
Stock Number: 60077
"Waffle Hoya" Puckered deep green waxy wide leaves; beautiful showy pink blossom clusters are freely produced. Name given for the (usually) eight distinct "dimples" on each thick jade substanced decorative leaf. May be sent as an unrooted cutting in moss.
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: 42168
Succulent erect stems give a commanding presence; cornucopia shaped blossoms of deep burnt scarlet with glossy scarlet lips appear in clusters along the thick trunk, both below and with the attractively rippled dark puckered green leaves. Unusual.
Stock Number: 54496
Succulent upright stems with apple green curved leaves and odd yellow helmet-shaped blossoms with rich orange and saffron highlights, thus famous as the shamelessly showy "Congo Cockatoo" with the colors and spurred "Tropical Touch-Me-Not" blossoms constantly produced if given adequate light, humidity, porus soil and o...
Stock Number: 59194
"Purple Yam" (although technically a "Sweet Potato" and not even related to the yam gang) Hawaiian clone with purple fleshed tubers (said to be at their most yummy when prepared with your deep pit roast pig); very ornately cut clean-green cookie cutter somewhat palmate foliage on self branching meandering stems. Amazin...
Stock Number: 56564
Extremely vigorous "Fingered Sweet Potato" with strong stems holding aloft stunning dark leaves, with seven deep fingered lobes accented with dark purple raised veins on the reverse. Loves aquatic conditions; but thrives equally well cascading dramatically from a windowbox or urn; needs a large basket if grown in a han...
Stock Number: 42025
"Rose Jasmine" from Western China. Zone 7 willowy shrub to clambering vine (depending on where you site it) with pairs of sharply pointed lance leaves and dark rose pink fragrant blossoms. Must have full sunlight to perform well. Our stock plants have happily lived outdoors in an exposed coldframe for many years, bloom...
Stock Number: 41428
Pink tinted fragrant blossom clusters on vine with clouds of glossy opposite small pinnate leaves giving a lacy appearance. Easy in containers. If given rootrun in the subtropics will soon clamber up a wall or fence. A seasonal bloomer like the similar much larger statured J. polyanthum.
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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...
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Stock Number: 40418
"Hardy Chinese Jasmine" Yellow odorless tubular blossoms on rush like twigs of this dull polished three-part leaved shrub from late winter on through March. "Pinwheel Jasmine" is hardy here, typically starting the long bloom period mid February unless the winter has been quite harsh. Late winter visitors to the outdoor...
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: 40423
"Arabian Jasmine" clone with double cauliflowered camellia- like fragrant flowers, thus known as the "Moss Rose Jasmine"--perhaps now more correctly J.sambac `Flore-plena.' Excellent foliage of deep green ruffled leaves on strong rigidly erect canes; easily produces its typically solitary flower if provided richly fert...
Stock Number: 40424
This "Arabian Jasmine" clone has semi-double flowers of rich fragrance on woody shrubs with pale foliage; considered the best for houseculture by the Elberts--certainly the easiest to bloom indoors. The famous J.s. `Multiplex' grown for oils used in the French perfume industry; traditionally the Chinese use this attrac...
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: 50042
"King's Crown" or "Brazilian Plume" Erect stems bear large, very showy plumes of rose-pink tubular hooked flowers. Knockout when in full flower. Available usually in late Spring. Other times of the year, it might be propagated to order.
Stock Number: 69003
Beautiful mauve blossoms perfectly foiled by wide rounded sheened leaves, each with a bright radiating midvein. An introduction from Kirstenbosch fomerly listed a J. bowiei--actually looks more like a Barleria! Fabulous in a shaded basket or mixed urn.
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: 60386
"Life Plant" or "Mother of Thousands" Plantlets form on the crenulated margins of the liver-green triangular fleshy leaves, spotted reddish-brown; heads of pendant pinkish midwinter blossoms gradually fade to a delicate gray-violet hue. Formerly in the genus Bryophyllum, appropriate as the Latin translates to "sproutin...