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: 66910
"Variegated Hau Tree" The heartshaped leathery leaves, very very brilliantly variegated cream and; lemon, on art deco sinuous interlocking branches (forming hau lanai shelters and canoe outriggers); lemon flowers fade to apricot, then red. Remarkable. (The much larger, yet similar, H. elatus we sometimes offer has flow...
Stock Number: 51142
Rare form of the "Lily-of-the-Palace" with narrow starburst petals of pale orange and green with mauve centers brushed vermillion red. Clone originally originating at "Endless Summer" Nursery, who received if from Burle Marx. Our most ordered species.
Stock Number: 51133
Horticultural form; emerging strap leaves with a rich puplish cast foil the startling rich scarlet flowers (usually four per stalk) of rich heavy texture. In a warm greenhouse this is evergreen--indeed, the gracilis hybrids are smaller statured, more evergreen, and thus more easily bloomed the their giant Dutch cousins...
Stock Number: 43122
Our cross of a small flowered evergreen species with a giant pink blossomed Belgian hybrid "Amaryllis" could produce a range of flower types. For your experiment.
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: 51298
Spidery flowers strongly suggest its "Butterfly" genetics.
Stock Number: 51057
The Caribbean's "Evergreen Amaryllis" Large bright salmon-orange trumpet blossoms, with green & yellow flames, held elegantly over small glossy deep green strap leaves; keep underpotted for best bloom
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...
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: 55617
A West indies Lobelia shrublet now common in Madagascar & the tropical Pacific: stout short stems thickly skirted with very long dentate dark leaves over which long ivory elongated tubular "Moth Tease" blossoms appear. Various tropical herbal uses of toxic sap are still current. Unless your VooDoo priestess grandmo...
Stock Number: 40364
Hybrid with wide shimmering quilted leaves of green copper-satin. Handsome wide leaved hybrid of ghiesbrecktii x refulgens. Wonderful in the larger Wardian Case.
Stock Number: 40365
Velvety accordion ridged leaves with coppery underleaves. Tolerates but does not prefer cool winter temperatures. Excellent in a tall wardian case/terrarium or in greenhouse humidity.
Stock Number: 40366
Velvety accordion ridged leaves liberally splashed pinkish cream. Remarkable traditional cultivar renamed 'Strawberry Splash' in the California trade! Excellent in a tall wardian case/terrarium or in ambient greenhouse humidity.
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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: 40371
"Tapeworm Plant" if you are a kid or of the male persuasion; the lovely "Ribbon Plant" if you wish to put a more delicate feminine spin on this most popular of tropical oddities. Glossy flat-jointed stems with tiny arrow leaves and weird waxy green flowers swelling from the fat sepals, then black berries; Remarkable So...
Stock Number: 60816
Crinkle-edged leaves on pendant stems with flat umbles of white flowers with cute pink coronas. Indian collection originally distruibuted as H. Paxtonii (Nichols). Sent as a mossed unrooted cutting.
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Stock Number: 60063
Variegated leaf pairs on pendant stems with flat umbles of white flowers with cute pink coronas. We love the variegation in the middle of the leaves. Good growing easy plant usually sent as a mossed unrooted cutting.
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Stock Number: 56935
Prostrate vine with pairs of slim rubbery leaves outlined in dusky purple and centered lime gold. Soft rose blossoms in dangling umbels. Typically sent as a mossed unrooted cutting.
Stock Number: 60294
Thick oval leaves of deep tones with a sprinkling of pale speckles. Very slow growing vine, typically sent as an unrooted cutting.
Stock Number: 51072
"Caribbean Amaryllis" Evergreen foot-long waxy strap leaves with fantasticly beautiful wide rich ivory margins; Very showy cultivar demanding much warmth and constant moisture--actually prefers to be completely aquatic to produce the elaborate scented blossoms. If allowed to chill or slightly dry during the winter this...
Stock Number: 51015
The fabously scented "Peruvian Daffodil" sacred to the Inca. From strong bulbs emerge strap leaves topped with the outstreached flowers - Greek "hymen" meaning membrane with Greek "kallos" meaning beautiful. Use as a pot plant; or plant bulbs out in the spring then lift and store for the winter.
Stock Number: 51094
"Mexican Daffodil" Modest foot tall upright slim leaves; curious green-tinted upright webbed (that is, the hymen is intact!) white funnel-shaped flowers in a small umbel early summer; Mexico City native perfect for small water gardens or tubs. Seems to bloom more readily if encouraged to rest in the winter, emerging vi...