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Tropicals & House Plants – G-H

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Gardenia cornuta
Stock Number: 40319
"Natal Gardenia" glossy narrow crimped leaves; fragrant spicy "Pinwheel" blossoms irregularly produced. Same odd angular boxy habit of G. thumbergii (the stems are at right angles mostly), but a different flower scent and odd orange fruit. This African native is used extensively for bonsai in Asia.
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Gardenia jasminoides radicans florepleno
Stock Number: 40321
"Dwarf Gardenia" Low shrub with tidy glossy dark green leaves paired on much-branched stems to beautifully frame lovely fragrant double white blooms; unlike florist types, this produces a few fls at a time, but throughout the year. Easy as a windowsill potplant; excellent as a low statured bonsai subject developing exc...
Gloxinia sylvatica
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...
Gmelina philippensis [hystrix]
Stock Number: 53391
"Parrot Beak Plant" Woody stems with small attractively lobed leaves and terminal pendulous racemes of showy overlapping bracts and yellowish blossoms. Excellent container plant; try as a tropical bosai. A Genus from India on through the Philippines. Availability can be spotty--best to check before ordering as we do no...
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Graptophyllum pictum
Stock Number: 50023
"Caricature Plant" Elegant polished purpled-green leaves with pink and creamy-white centers; interesting small crimson flowers in delicate sprays. Typically featured in Australian plant books as Graptophyllum 'Bronze Variegata.' Newly popular along with its Pseuderanthemum kith & kin as an outdoor summer container ...
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Gymnostachyum ceylanicum
Stock Number: 50027
"Ceylon Plant" Choice miniature of low habit with dark green laquered leaves pewter veined and ribbed white. A treasure from Shri Lanka considerably smaller than its Latin name. plant available irregularly but worth the effort because extremely slow growing. Can be very good for terrariums and dish gardens.
Gynura aurantiaca
Stock Number: 40325
"Velvet Plant" Erect thick somewhat succulent stems (seldom branching, thus solitary) studded with large soft leaves with rich purple plush hairs if given very bright light; thus called also the "Purple Passion Tree." Resents summer heat; yet also intolerant of winter chill; thus, best grown in a warm winter greenhouse...
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Gynura Bicolor Species Forms
Stock Number: 69028
This is the true form of the Gynura bicolor. This prostrate collection of the "Velour Passion Plant" has short stems, intolerant of southern temperatures with closely spaced deeply cut felted leaves marked with darker chocolate purple veins. Avoid extremes of summer heat; guard against slug appetites.
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Gynura Bicolor [hort]
Stock Number: 40326
Prostrate stems with deep velour leaves, purple beneath, emerge from swollen root surface; Underated species from the Molluccas excellent in wintertime greenhouse baskets; equally at home cascading from windowboxes or urns in your summertime outdoor plantings. As eager and willing to grow and impress as aurantiaca is w...
Gynura sarmentosa Pink Ice
Stock Number: 56571
The marginal variegation of this "Purple Passion" selection emerges a glaucous pink in bright cool locations, hardening to a paler cream (with a violet hue) than the similar clone known as 'aureo-variegata.' Limited during warmer part of the year as is difficult to produce then. One of the more dramatic variegated vine...
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Gynura sarmentosa [hort]
Stock Number: 40327
"Purple Passion Vine" Succulent jagged leaves carpeted with rich purple hair on gracefully arching or (if given a mossed pole) clambering stems; All the sarmentosas need full sun and reliable air movement to perform well..
Stock Number: 51043
Slim tubular leaves, highly glossy, from clustering bulbs.  Funnel shaped lemony blossoms- Glaucous grassy gold flowers blushed cupper umber
Habranthus robustus Russell Manning
Stock Number: 51045
Select small evergreen bulb, a close cousin of the more familiar "Agentine Rain Lily" with clear magenta petals fading to a delicate lilac-purple. Now considered H. estensis by some. Evergreen waxy strap foliage is evergreen when situated in the conservatory/greenhouse; best to bind the succulent roots in a shallow pot...
Haemanthus albiflos pubescens
Stock Number: 51047
Ciliate-margined evergreen leaves with downy leaf surfaces; "White Paint Brush" flowers presented on top of short thick stems, mid winter. Some sources relegate this to just H. albiflos, yet we find this to be easier to grow and to bloom, more attractively foliaged, and slightly more compact than the species form; This...
Haemaria discolor dawsoniana
Stock Number: 40329
Available once again. Many of our customers have enjoyed this in terrariums. "Jewel Orchid" Black leaves veined in coral; fragrant cream elaborate mini-orchid blossoms with pinkish bracts. Best in humid terrarium environments, yet we have observed beautiful old specimens grown on indoor windowsills and splendidly color...
Haemaria discolor nigrescens
Stock Number: 40330
The ebony leaf "Jewel Orchid"--pale scarlet midrib on licorice black or very dark leaves. A special fabulous addition to any terrarium design; but truely "black" when grown in a lite garden site.
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Haworthia heidelbergensis
Stock Number: 60013
Beautiful flat thick rosettes of fat leaves with pink flattened widowed tips
Haworthia marmiana
Stock Number: 67476
Rich grass green congested rosettes sprinkled with raised jewel bumps quickly for tight congested clumps.
Hechtia marnier-lapostollei
Stock Number: 53337
Very thick recurved hard surfaced silver gray leaves, quite ornately edged form a nearly hemispherical to spherical outline. Must have full sun and reliably moving air to achieve and maintain this otherworldly color. In demand--inquire first; we will prepare a division for you upon receiving your order. See our succule...
Hedera algeriensis [canariensis] Gloire De Marengo
Stock Number: 41151
Well-known white-margined "Algerian Ivy" with showy large statured foliage.
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Hedera colchica Sulphur Heart
Stock Number: 41153
A cultivar of this thickly-substanced "Persian Ivy," native from the Caucasus to Iran, with beautiful yellow ochre leaf centers turning saffron during cool winters as the green borders become a chocolate purple tone; spicy aromatic foliage. Known in England as 'Paddy's Pride'. Hardy outdoors here if given a very shelte...
Hedera helix  White Mein Hertz Mein Hertz
Stock Number: 49430
Arrowhead leaves of thick substance with deep green, lime and near white varigated.  Very slow growing.
Hedera helix Anita
Stock Number: 88896
An abbreviated birdsfoot ivy. Develops an amethyst chocolate tone if in winter chill, slightly more glossy than and more fingered than the similar 'Willie.' A natural for terrariums and mossed topiary.
Hedera helix Asterisk
Stock Number: 54348
Excellent viner with elaborate leaves divided into five or seven narrow recurved lobes thus seeming to resemble an asterisk symbol.
Hedera helix Bettina
Stock Number: 54076
Very handsome compact Ivy with fluted triangularly lobed leaves of soft green & taupe with bright white margins.
Hedera helix Big Shot
Stock Number: 58312
Woody stems ranked with wide leathery elongated (and barely lobed) leaves dramatically mottled and splattered with white and bleached wheat variegation, gradually darkening to a somber John Deere green as the foliage ages. A big boned ivy with serious visual impact.
Hedera helix Buttercup
Stock Number: 41159
"Golden English Ivy" Glossy new leaves a bright yellow, if grown in bright light, fading to a deep leathery green--sometimes a bit of tip pruning helps this reliable golden workhouse more quickly branch to fully cover a wall or topiary form. Most remarkably the leathery foliage seldon burns in our Zone 6b winter, even ...
Hedera helix conglomerata
Stock Number: 41161
Undulating leathery, blackish green leaves clasp stiff, often contorted, upright stems; forms semi-erect bush with time.
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Hedera helix conglomerata erecta
Stock Number: 41162
Nearly triangular, dark green leaves deeply grooved; the unique three-cornered leaves are held rigidly in two ranks on stiff erect stems. Quite Evergreen when used as a shrublet in Zone 6 (our zone). Quite a surprise to many gardeners who do not think of "ivies" including rockery shrubs; even more amusing when planted ...
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Hedera helix Curly Locks
Stock Number: 42020
Small leaves with rippled fluted lobes; closely packed in cute toppling columns--gives a very soft, very 3-D effect.
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