Stock Number: 65082
Small columns completely studded by arched thick fat leaves of gray to pea-green. Quite unique appearance and quite tolerant of very low humidity. An unusual and vigorous hybrid from Australia of Astroloba deltoidea x an Aloe species forming thick overlapping blunt leaves with olive freckling. Rare compact beauty of ea...
Stock Number: 65643
Beautiful thick stacks of elaborately jewel-like work "inlaid" leaves. The silver of the dark striated thick leaf centers are quite ornately dotted platinum, each thick gray green leaf is also mottled beneath--indicative of its Aloe parent; the whorled hard surfaced upreaching habit suggests the Astroloba bloodline. Ve...
Stock Number: 60512
"Good Luck Plant" Mat of spiral rosettes of purplish-brown fat-angled leaves with white cobwebbing in the axils, over odd thickened bulb-like root; beautiful magenta-pink "Rose Moss" type flowers are produced if given full sun.
Stock Number: 65573
Easily grown caudiform: from swollen surface roots arises a thick succulent trunk topped with a crown of fat strap leaves (not unlike a Dracaena experiencing a bad hair day); finally ending with slim wands of white starflowers. Eventually quite impressive; very long lived, becoming a handsome member of your caudiform p...
Stock Number: 68472
Succulent chrystaline embedded surfaces on fleshy leaf pairs strickingly margined ivory on fleshy cascading stems with showy clusters of rich maroon red flowers; "The Giant Sun Rose" needs full light, adequate light, and constant warmth to reach its full potential.
Stock Number: 60195
Succulent "Ice Plant" mat with many rose red rayed blossoms. Famous as "Hearts & Flowers" always popular in summer outdoor plantings of tubs, urns, and windowboxes, perfect in a succulent wreath.
Stock Number: 60969
Curious deeply and dramatically cascading vine with white starry blossoms produced with great abandon. May be a Delosperma species--still in debate. A popular favorite among hobbyists for outdoor summer urns and windowboxes when the design demands a reliable rapidly cascading accent plant--that is, a dependable "spille...
Stock Number: 65184
Overlapping leaves in spiraling rows; leaves taper to a sharp point, with oblique keel beneath. This form seems to have slimmer, longer leaves than the type.
Out of Stock
Stock Number: 66270
"Bishop's Cap Cactus" Prominently ribbed spineless globes with the entire surface spotted white; odd yellow blossoms. Mexican. The pictures show a couple photos of the size range we ship. The larger plant pictures are from a customer who has grown this on in his house!
Stock Number: 68442
Distinctive species of "Bottle Ponytail" with lush thick foliage of rose toned bronze forming a thick fountain of arching leaf blades atop the thick trunk which arises from the dramatic swollen base. At times the new growth has a red tint if grown in full sun, thus sometimes called the "Red Ponytail" or the "Rosy Nolin...
Stock Number: 68362
Distinctive species of "Bottle Ponytail" with lush thick foliage of grassy green forming a thick fountain of arching leaf blades atop the thick trunk which arises from the dramatic swollen base. A plant more tolerant of neglect and abuse does not come to mind.
Stock Number: 68361
Striking "Blue Ponytail" with stout caudex base topped by an explosion of straight firm keeled needle leaves a beautiful glaucous blue green.
Out of Stock
Stock Number: 56276
(thick-stemmed) Impressive stout thick upright stems hold large sharply lobed deciduous leaves; enormous sprays of tiny flowers appear in late winter to break dormancy. This astounding species holds great interest to caudiform collectors as well. We are always impressed with the continued popularity of this big boy.
Stock Number: 56270
(semi-tuberous) Attractive frilled dregii foliage and nearly everblooming white flowers once established and mature. This Frieling hybrid seems to have no real dormant cycle.
Stock Number: 56093
(tuberous) Finely cut nearly palmate leaves & attractive caudiform base make this compact species a favorite for "Begonia Bonsai." Now more correct as dregii 'Partita.'
Stock Number: 56260
(thick stemmed) Quite a bold presence with thick bamboo mimic stalks shingled with bright acid green wide leaves with odd delicately toothed margins and an attractive pattern of veins. Dainty white flowers in considerable numbers mid-winter. Brazilian shrub with considerable presence--we suspect it secretly considers i...
Stock Number: 60716
The famous Mexican "Silk Floss Tree" makes a handsome potted caudiform subject with emerging red leaves handsomely designed; planted outside in the tropics this thick trunked tree rapidly develops considerable stature, displaying bundles of rose pink "Shaving Brush" silky stamens. Excellent indoors for those of us not ...
Stock Number: 41548
"Madeira Vine" or "Mignonette Vine" From tuberous roots rise rapidly growing stems with succulent leaves and racemes of heavily fragrant white flowers. Argentina native, thus the tubers are persistent in subtropical zones if below any frost line; in the north, either dig or bring in the container for winter. Nonetheles...
Stock Number: 65084
"Climbing Onion" Pale spherical bulbs send up many-branched stems of pale ochre; flowers greenish-white. Considered to be quite toxic if ingested--do not grow this intriguing plant if children are around, (or pets.)
The pictures are of a mature specimen. You will receive a starter sized plant.
Stock Number: 60558
Named for the pinnate leaves resemblence to the Prickly-Ash family such as fellow West-indian native, the Satinwood. Heavy trunks topped by interlaced limber stems with strong fragrance, thus the "Mexican Frankinsence Shrub." Fabulous in the greenhouse succulent collection; handsome as a sunny windowsill potplant; alwa...
Stock Number: 65091
Large quite wide corky caudex of a "Ponytail"; a small rock mimic caudex base gradually grows to asume a very broad surface from which sprout multi-headed tufts of semi-glaucous leathery leaves. Central Mexico.
Out of Stock
Stock Number: 99027
Diverse group of fat bottomed plants from a considerable range of plant families to give you a taste of the astounding range of these easily grown succulents--Adenium, Crassula, Euphorbia decryii, cylindrifolia, neobosseri, knuthii, persistens, etc.; Jatropa, Trichodiadema, Gonolobus, Zamia, Chorisia, Kalanchoe, Alluau...
Stock Number: 60913
Very miniature very deep green upright fat fluted columns freely branch and offset to suggest wee castle tops. Easily grown in a sunny windowsill by children of all ages.
Out of Stock
Stock Number: 60017
"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. Dependable tried and true houseplant unless you overwater!
These are usually sent as one or two starter strands, not a full pot.
Out of Stock
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!
Out of Stock
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: 60024
The tropical "Parachute Plant" with elaborate canopy topped blossoms held over thick prostrate stems with pairs of fleshy leaves.
Stock Number: 41357
"Tapeworm Grape" Thick slate green flattened woody tapeworm stems of long-spaced joints climb with tendrils; leaves deciduous. For kids, this is a totally neat plant. Sent as mossed URCuts if have none potted when you order as it seems to travel fine as a mossed cut.
Out of Stock
Stock Number: 41062
Weird four-sided winged succulent sectioned stems; small leaves soon decidious; green flowers. Favorite of succulent collectors; although very slow growing--extremely sensitive to chill and seldom tolerant of high humidity. To prevent breaking of this very brittle species, we usually send this as a mossed cutting. Than...
Stock Number: 41064
Attractive succulent with five-winged stems; dark decidious leaves are thick succulent wedges jutting out from the nodes. Most interesting in any rare vine collection; of easy culture as long as is situated in adequate light--seems unconcerned as to humidity levels as long as the roots are in a perfectly drained mix. A...