Stock Number: 66056
"Rose Cactus" Woody spiny stems (shrubby unless given something to vine up) with waxy fleshy leaves and clusters of quite dramatic rose-pink flowers. We offer the Elbert's clone of this Brazilian species prized for its extraordinary blossom display.
Stock Number: 40819
"Tropical Mock Orange" Shrub with pseudo-whorls of glossy gray-green leaves margined white; orange-scented white flowers.
Stock Number: 41109
Thick succulent trunk bases swell from season to season into fissured caudexes; spade-shaped leaves. Pink to violet hooked tubular flowers give name, "Cockspur Flower." Trim back severely after bright early through midwinter bloomspikes fade. Very popular with lovers of caudiforms.
Stock Number: 41128
Widely branching purpled stems with glossy wide rippled leaves toned violet provide a perfect background for the many thick spikes of garnet magenta blossoms freely produced late fall. Beautiful all year. Shamelessly trendy.
Stock Number: 69051
Tidy shrublet with attractive foliage and rose lilac toned blossom clusters. May be a sport of Ruspolia seticalyx. Excellent in combination containers.
Stock Number: 71523
The famous "Variegated Rose" of Danish horticulture with richly splashed foliage perfect with the lovely double pink "Hybrid Tea Rose" blossoms topping the short upright canes. Yinger kindly shared this potentially difficult (because a cold greenhouse subject in far northern winters) creature with us; these are small r...
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Stock Number: 50059
"Red Christmas Pride" Erect somewhat woody stems support attractive foliage with purple blushed underleaf; scarlet pouch flowers reach their blooming peak midwinter. Extremely vigorous and as popular now as in Victorian times when it filled that pre-poinsettia era with red blossoms at Christmas.
Stock Number: 50060
"Lobster Claw" from the Amazon basin producing spikes of brilliant scarlet bracts coloring just in time for Christmas and staying bright carmine several months--pretty tubular blossoms emerge, then disappear from these long lasting showy bracts. This showy inflorescence tops each stem of this stout branched shrub of ea...
Stock Number: 60458
"Golden Glo" Arched stems heavy with thickly-set golden green keeled blimpshpaed leaves developing coppery margins in bright light; Mexican native with white flower clusters. A must in any succulent wreath.
Stock Number: 60470
"Mexican Stonecrop" Mounds of waxy fresh-green soft needle shaped leaves densely packed on hidden fat toppling stems--makes a perfect ground cover for stemmy pot plants; quite basic for decorative small hanging baskets or dish gardens; a basic for succulent wreaths and small moss topiary. Starry yellow flowers usually ...
Stock Number: 41469
"Mexican Flame Vine" Modest shrubby vine with fleshy toothed leaves turning purplish in the winter to accent the many showy arching clusters of extremely showy orange rayed daisy flowers. Victorian favorite. Some customers claim to bloom this in outdoor summer containers; but blooms most reliably for us in midwinter wh...
Stock Number: 41472
Another "German Ivy" cousin; but actually a ray-flowered Asian species with angled holly like leaves somewhat elongately triangular. This attractive "Charlatan Ivy" produces showy heads of sulphur-yellow daisy flowers typically around Christmas; effectively displayed in a hanging baskets year round. Much showier blosso...
Stock Number: 40917
Miniature-statured woody shrub with interlacing twigs bear tiny glossy green leaves in pert pairs and cute double white flowers tucked along the stems. The "Double flowered Snow Rose" much valued as the bonsai "Kochok" because with time it gradually takes on the character of aged trees. Quite a treat when in bloom.
Stock Number: 42136
Hansoti #18. Marvelous compact selection with distinctly fastigate habit and reduced leaves; lovely pink blossoms. Very vigorous selection good in a sunny window. Also successful trained as a staked standard, achieving an appearance similar to that of a staked Myrtus.
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Stock Number: 40919
Available by Propagate-to-Order. Tiny lvs margined in cream-white, typically with a tiny white central flame as well; called "Tree of a Thousand Stars" for the many small white flowers along the stems late winter. Used in many styles of bonsai as "Iro-iro-kochoki."
Stock Number: 41801
Very dwarf fastigate twiggy habit with tiny leaves; unique tiny long-tubed white semi-erect flowers with narrow pointed tips. Choice "Kyoto Snow Rose" used in mame bonsai as "Kyoto Kochoki"--this is the difficult one as needs higher humidity than its kith & kin; nonetheless, certainly the most impressive as a bonsa...
Stock Number: 20219
"Dutchman's Pipe" Erect stems hold stiff leaves with reddish reverse and odd yellow swollen tubular blossoms fading to parchment white. Brazilian species best grown in lite garden or Wardian case culture--never allow to go totally dormant as with the typical tuberous species, or will enter that dread territory known as...
Stock Number: 20469
Our name for an extremely vigorous Ted Bona hybrid of S. reitzii; the erect purplish woody stems produce a multitude of small rosy tubed flowers with flounced overlapping tips of magenta with deep wine-red netting. Very long lived as keeps pilling up new tubers above old ones, making this irresistable to caudex collect...
Stock Number: 57486
"Costa Rican Chalice Vine" Smaller statured than nitida --Long whitish yellow trumpets ripen to rich buttery yellow with reddish violet stripes in bright light, usually peaking midwinter. Glossy vibrant foliage attractive all year. We thank Plant It Herbs for this distinctive "Chalice Vine" (actually a scrambling shrub...
Stock Number: 40922
"Golden Chalice Vine" Enormous nine inch long yellow cupped trumpet flowers with five purple lines; on stout stems--a Mexican native essential for conservatory or porch garden. Various plant friends lug a tub of this substantial shrub (vining only when so encouraged) into their winter plantrooms for an amazing stunning...
Stock Number: 42000
Traditional "Indoor Linden" still popular as the "Zimmerlinden" because it is a survivor. Woody stems support light green attractively haired leaves; winter clusters of white flowers with puffy yellow stamens (with purple tips) which move when touched appear in great numbers. (After which you might consider that some s...
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Stock Number: 50071
"Bedding Conehead" Masses of beautiful showy tubular lavender-blue flowers in mid-winter on branched, compact plants with dark green spear leaves, thus known as the "Willow-Leaf Strobilanthes." A seldom offered species from India grown (unlike most of this genus) for its blossoms more than for its willowy foliage.
Stock Number: 41138
"Mint Oak" Tidy woody stems hold pelted succulent oak-shaped leaves with delicate mint fragrance; purple flowers appear on seasonal spikes. Eventually develops a gnarled woody base beloved by bonsai fanciers. Treat as you would its Iboza cousins. For a giant dramatic cousin, check Tetradenia.
Stock Number: 53146
Attractive reliable shrubby "Picottee King's Mantle" with lavender blue trumpet shaped blossoms edged in white and throated yellow. Height of blooming in midwinter for us, although not exclusively. Foliage always beautifully maintained.
Stock Number: 40946
"Variegated Star Jasmine" or "Mottled Confederate Jasmine" Frilled, lobed, fragrant flowers of pure white; oval waxy leaves variegated yellow cream and slate green. Showy and of easy culture.
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Stock Number: 66780
This small shrub collection from China shared with us by Robert Newman (and named for his mother) is a quite special member of the "Asian Snowflake Mallows," sporting beautiful lobed leaves of pale ochre dramatically banded in dark green; demure lilac mini-hibiscus blossoms line the stems early winter. Thus a goo...
Stock Number: 65630
Premire among the showier, easily grown winter flowered bulbs, often overlapping the Clivia display for us. Fleshy glossy leaved "Cape Cowslip" with stout spikes of tubular pink flowers tipped green emerging from the art noveau rosette of rich toned fleshy leaves, richly undulate along the margins A very heavy feeder w...
Stock Number: 40971
"Basket Violet" or "Australian Violet" Trailing stems with clumps of rounded leaves and lovely flowers of violet-purple with innocent white eyes. Easy, popular compact candidate for baskets or as a nonaggresive groundcover in your greenhouse; we've even seen it used on large mossed topiaries although a bear blooming wi...
Stock Number: 99066
Mainly old Victorian favorites. If you have a greenhouse or cool bright plant room, this will be a fine collection for you to play with--we will select from such as Abutilon, Barleria, Brugmansia, Carissa, Cestrum newellii, Citrofortunella,Cochliostema, ' Dombeya, Epiphyllum, Gloxinia sylvatica, Hibiscus, Ibosa, Jasmin...
Stock Number: 99067
Mainly old Victorian favorites also, but these are plants that typically need a bright winter window or a cool to moderate temperature window for best performance. Remember blooming plants do need good light--none of the following will set buds and blooms if not given adequate light. Selections could be from Aechmea, A...