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Cestrum nocturnum X diurnum Orange Peel [hyb]
Stock Number: 59210
This vigorous "Golden Night Jessamine" forms wide shrubs of attractively veined foliage topped with heads of bronzy gold fls opening from lilac buds; ever-blooming subtropical plant with fall colored foliage when grown outside in the south. Needs high light to bud in northern greenhouses. We've offered this for fifteen...
$4.75
Chamaedorea metalica
Stock Number: 41761
Mexican "Metalic Palm" with deep blue-green leaves with odd metalic sheen accentuated by beging fused (very occasionally pinnate) to form an upward cup of undivided pinnate leaves. Black fruit.
$20.00
Chamaeranthemum venosum
Stock Number: 50009
"India Plant" is a low growing beautiful Brazilian native with leathery flat leaves with silver netting. Small stature and dramatic coloring assure its continuing popularity as a basic in any terrarium. For another similar Acanthus relative perfect also in terrariums, see Ruellia devosiana in our offerings.
$12.00
Chamaerops humilis
Stock Number: 58422
"Dwarf Fan Palm." In all Western Mediterranean Countries, where it grows spontaneously, the leaves of the Dwarf Fan Palm are always utilised for various kinds of wickerwork. Its buds are employed as food (palm-cabbage), chiefly in North Africa, but also in Sicily where it is known as "ciafagghiuni". Another of those se...
$15.00
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Chirita Diane Marie [Hyb]
Stock Number: 20643
Strikingly beautiful houseplant forming a rumpled rosette like posie of thick jadelike silver surfaced leaves with pewter line and serrate margins; many nodding lavender slipper flowers with flared mouth revealing maroon lines and lemon throat. The foliage is succulent and easily broken or crushed when being moved. Inq...
$10.00
Chirita sinensis Hisako [hyb]
Stock Number: 20463
Flared rosette of very succulent serrated leaves richly traced with silver, from which rise stout stems with soft lavender pouched flaring blossoms of considerable substance. Handsome Nakayama hybrid more free-flowering than species clones. Certainly one of the easiest of all houseplants, equally at home in the windows...
$4.50
Chirita Sweet Charity [hyb]
Stock Number: 20645
Very dark jade like foliage; nodding slipper blossoms. The glossy succulent leaves become quite impressively dimensional. Performs well as a windowsill houseplant.
$5.00
Chlorophytum amaniense
Stock Number: 40114
Glossy broad lance leaves, orange-rust at base form arched vase shaped rosettes; Usambara Mountain species with club-like inforescense. Nice houseplant--a much smaller stature than C. macrophyllum, with much deeper green tones. Slow growing.
$12.00
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Chlorophytum bichetii Charlotte
Stock Number: 65682
A lovely form of the "Gabon Lily" with disticious fans of arching leaf blades, each with a wide straw yellow central band. Can survive the occassional neglect as has the typical "Pongol" tuberous root mass. Larger statured than species
$18.00
Chlorophytum bichetii Wilbur
Stock Number: 65699
"Giant Gabon Lily Turf" over the tightly clumped tuberous root arise fans of bright spear leaves with wide lime gold margins. This clone (like 'Charlotte') is a larger statured form of the African species. Considerably larger and more dramatically variegated than the following species form.
$18.00
Chlorophytum bichetii [laxum]
Stock Number: 40115
"False Lily Turf" Marvelous tufts of small arching blades margined in ivory white; good in low light; from Gabon. "Pongol" has become a great favorite with terrarium fanciers as it maintains its petite tightly clumping tuffet outline to provide a welcome white banded foil to flashier companions. This belongs in the sho...
$6.75
Chlorophytum comosum
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...
$2.00
Chlorophytum comosum Bonnie
Stock Number: 43117
The uniquely fetching "Curly Spider Plant" with centrally striped creamy variegation but each short leaf curls and swirls in the Shirley Temple tuffets, sending out abbreviated corkscrew stems with more twisted plantlets suspended in air. Oglesby introduction. This whorled, tostled, and flounced cultivar remains much s...
$4.25
Chlorophytum comosum Golden Glow
Stock Number: 65683
"Golden Spider Plant" Similar in stature to 'vittatum,' yet every rich green leaf blade is centered with vivid ochre and rich champagne tones--quickly clumps and sends off long shoots tipped with variegated "Airplane" offsets. Please remember that this lovely cultivar is popular for its subtle variegation, not for any ...
$4.50
Chlorophytum comosum mandianum
Stock Number: 40118
"Yellow Spider " Golden Ribbon Plant" Rather dwarf cultivar with rich yellow center stripes on curling short leaves thickly clustered; low dwarfish growing habit insures its popularity as a pot plant as its rich colors and congested habit will not elbow out its neighbors--This old old compact selection from Manda's Gre...
$4.00
Chlorophytum comosum Streaker
Stock Number: 65665
This "Striped Airplane Plant" selection, unlike 'Vittatum,' sports a single very bright ivory stripe down the center of each deep green leaf. For the collector who must needs have the complete set.
$6.25
Chlorophytum comosum variegatum
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...
$4.00
Chlorophytum comosum vittatum
Stock Number: 40120
"Variegated Spider Plant" Bright wide central stripe. Dead common but reliably beautiful heirloom cultivar your grandmother grew, probably putting a few of the suspended offsets in glasses of water to amuse the grandkids. As this is so available everywhere and thus seldom ordered, please give us extra time to find and ...
$4.00
Chlorophytum comosum White Lightning
Stock Number: 58304
"Broad Variegated Spider Plant" Clearly the clearest white center of any of the center variegated Spider Plants--as white as 'Variegatum's' margins, but in lower light conditions quickly fades into a'Vittatum' look-alike.
$5.00
Chlorophytum macrophyllum
Stock Number: 40121
Wide rosette of glossy ribbon leaves; club-shaped inflorescence of white starry flowers emerging from odd green bracts; one of the giant "Tropic Plantain" without plantlets forming on outarching stolons; however the occassional plantlet emerges on the short stout erect flower spikes as they ripen. This eventually needs...
$6.00
Chlorophytum [orchidastrum?] Fire Flush
Stock Number: 42017
"Copper Sierra Leone Lily" Rosette of rubbery lance leaves, a coppery tone in good ligh, with showy orangy red petioles to create a dramatic specimen houseplant. Will be equally effective as an addition to your summer patio container creations with this combination of perfect habit & hard to find coloration. Contro...
$20.00
Cissus antarctica
Stock Number: 41059
"Kangaroo Vine" Leathery toothed leaves on strong wiry stems; rugged Australian surviving difficult cultural conditions--thus a basic houseplant whether in a hanging basket or windowsill pot. Has to be in the top ten of the "I will survive" houseplants!
$4.75
Cissus discolor
Stock Number: 14106
"Rex Begonia Vine" Cambodian species with velvety quilted green-violet leaves with elevated silver areas highlighted by rouged veins--and complemented by a glowing maroon underleaf. Even in greenhouse, this will definitely rest during winter, shedding its leaves and extended vine stems, but maintaining the thick nearly...
$7.75
Cissus hamaderohensis
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.
$10.00
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Cissus quadrangula [quadrangularis]
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...
$7.25
Cissus quinangularis
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...
$4.75
Cissus rhombifolia
Stock Number: 41065
"Grape Ivy" Dark green glossy three-part leaflets, with hair brownish-rust, on bushy vine perfect for hanging baskets.
$4.50
Cissus rhombifolia Fionia
Stock Number: 41067
"Oak Leaf Grape Ivy" Uniquely thick-substanced foliage with beautifully lobed, somewhat waxy, leaflets slightly furred beneath if grown in high light. Very slow-growing selection of great charm. Always one of the most ordered plants.
$6.00
Cissus rotundifolia
Stock Number: 41071
"Succulent Grape" or "Wax Cissus" Waxy serrated lily-pad leaves and occasional red (grape) berries on corky stems which also develop thick pudgy aerial roots in moist atmospheres. Easy very handsome vine as long as not subjected to extended chill.  Initially slow growing; but fills out in time - avoid extended chi...
$8.50
Cissus sicyoides albo-nitens
Stock Number: 41078
Growth habit of the typical "Curtain Ivy," with the more waxy wide leaves producing a lustrous silver nacre patina on their surface. A visual treat. Many cascading aerial roots can form a "curtan" effect.
$5.50
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