Stock Number: 30287
Available soon as we working on building stock back up. Rich ivory splashes on elongated, round tipped leaves; very beautiful selection of this scandent vine shingled with soft leathery foliage of deep green slashed with ivory white. The foliage remains quite small and the internodes long (even extended at times) on th...
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Stock Number: 40647
"Maidenhair Vine" Tiny round leaves on black wiry stems; with strange white bubble flowers followed by purple berries. Easy. Although of delicate fragile appearance, this tolerant vine prefers a very bright situation with well drained soil.
Stock Number: 55965
"Lobed Maidenhair Vine" Wild mats of wiry maroon stems with waxy white fls & a flutter of trilobed leaflets creates very complex 3-D visuals; if planted in the conservatory ground, this will weave its way to the roof within a year to great effect.
Stock Number: 50520
"Bamboo Spiderwort" Clumping jointed bamboo-like short stems of this vigorous houseplant hold elegantly arching reed-like boldly white-striped, glossy leaves. Outstanding specimen. After years of being an elusively hard to find greenhouse subject with constant popularity as a windowsill showoff, this "Bamboo Spiderwort...
Stock Number: 57496
Prefering cooler climes, this "Northern Novelty Banana" from the Ryuku Islands sends up large pale green draping tropical foliage from rootstocks needing winter protection (with mulch this is quite winter hardy in our Zone 6 gardens); odd inflorescence with white pulp fruit insipid; Japanese use 10' plant for fiber. In...
Stock Number: 40650
"Abyssinian Black Banana" While having the thick heavy substance of M. ventricosa, the blackish red leaves flaunt mahogany midribs and margins; purple-carmine underleaf is revealed as leaf unfurls; red-bracted inflorescenceorescence. This is the astounding giant we keep at the patio-pond area here every summer. Come fa...
Stock Number: 57498
The extremely rare "Chinese Yellow Banana" pictured with snow on its gray green tropical leaves where native (but the root clump will not survive sub-terranian frost in our experience); small statured (good in pots to display the very distinctive swollen leaf bases); striking artichoke shaped inflorescenceorescence of ...
Stock Number: 40654
"African Boxwood" or "Cape Myrtle" Thick-foliaged popular pseudo-bonsai, pleniful tiny leathery coin shaped leaves stud distinctly fastigate woody stems. We recommend this for indoor bonsai for it can be shaped successfully; nonetheless, the very erect woody trunks just cry out to be staked topiaries with single woody ...
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Stock Number: 42156
Tiny crinkled fleshy leaves, with lovely mint/verbena fragrance, on rigid much-branched twiglets emerging from woody trunks--perfect tropical bonsai for high light; the orange " Bahana Berries" (following petite verbenia-shaped cream flowers) add that distincly vanilla flavor to Moujean tea. Also used in topiary as the...
Stock Number: 20188
Erect fleshy stems with brazen glossy purple-bronze leaves, and odd yellowish-cream flowers with maroon hairs tucked at leaf axils. The "Black Alloplectus" is very easy Gesneriad potplant--but completely intolerant of chill.
Stock Number: 20432
Dark patterned leaves on arched stems from which dangle lovely lemon yellow blossoms fading to dusky red. Typically we start these upon receiving your order or can easly send as mossed cuttings if you suggest.
Stock Number: 20199
Upright woody stems are ranked with fleshy glossy bright leaves and outfacing pale-orange blossoms shaped like purses with guppy mouths and leaves margined in white variegation. Quite a great looking plant. Great variegated form.
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Stock Number: 20477
Stout upright stems, toned red, hold elongated heart leaves with felted surface and red-veined reverse. Attractive inflorescence with tubular blossoms emerging from dramatic calyxes: and the colors would be? (Check clonal name.) This is far more vigorous and strapling than the others we maintain.
Stock Number: 40661
"Sea Urchin Plant" From huge "Swollen Pickle" ground-level stems, thinner succulent stems arise, bearing rough waxy, fingered leaves; unique yet of easy culture. The basal thick "pickles" form the first season, then send up vines the next. Too much fun not to grow. Every collector needs a cucumber in their windowsill.
Stock Number: 54394
Remarkable "Giant Toad Cup Lily" with tall strong, nearly glaucous, fans of erect iris leaves; showy wide clear pale blue "Iris" blossoms with elaborate multihued designs. Must have full sun to perform well. This species does not reliably produce plantlets on the old flowering tips as does the following much more easil...
Stock Number: 40664
"Apostle Plant" Fans of leaves with spikes of Iris fls of pale lilac with brown, yellow, blue; spikes deeply arch to touch a nearby surface (thus "Walking Iris") as new plantlets form where earlier the flowers bloomed. Central American species with delicate fragrance.
Stock Number: 52285
Lovely "Flask Plant" form with very wide leaves with deep violet wine banding & heavy purple teeth; soon forms a colony of small erect rosettes in which hide white fls with blue edges.
Stock Number: 53398
A new striking hybrid Neoregelia with some of the most beautiful variegated foliage we have seen for a Bromeliad. Price reflects the size of this glorious creature resulting in special packing requirements.
Stock Number: 52144
Selection of the dramatic 'Blushing Bromeliad' with pink blushed (in full sun) central stripes of bright blonde. A basic because it has passed the test of time for excellent performance of a highly variegated dramatic houseplant.
Stock Number: 52300
Clustering fat small urns of rosy toned olive richly dotted rich mahogany. Very lovely deeply colored bromeliad. Highly recommended for distinctively saturated hues and for ease of culture.
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Stock Number: 52138
Brightly toned magenta and sienna hybrid richly peppered in purple-brown; beautiful compact vases closely clustered.
Stock Number: 53359
The fabulous carmine red compact urns of the species form, brilliantly accented with broad ivory cream margins. Needs bright light and good humidity to best form its colony of pert rosettes. Very beautiful; a fantastic visual effect remarkable for the ease of culture in achieving it.
Stock Number: 52137
Tinker-toy stolons support colonies of brilliant red- purple small open vases; famous "Fireball Plant.' A great start to any collection of Bromeliads, or indeed, a grouping of houseplants. "Fireball" must have very bright light to maintain the rich red tones.
Stock Number: 52269
Bold stripes form dramatic starburst patters on the red waxy leaves forming pert compact burnished foliar urns. Very beautiful in outdoor summer patio combinations, yet also easy in a southern windowsill; always splendid in your hobby greenhouse, eventually forming a splendid mound perfect as a groundcover/undercover f...
Stock Number: 43023
More tolerant of low humidity than most "Pitcher Plant" species, this strong growing carnivor produces its bright bulbus pitchers, dappled pink in good light, as a very young plant.
Stock Number: 43027
Easily grown "Pitcher Plant" native to the Phillippines. Robust leaves tipped with purple and red spotted pitchers.
Stock Number: 41997
Species from the Phillipines with deep green bulbous pitcher and black-purple lip with spurs. This clone has a red lip. Very handsome.
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Stock Number: 14002
"Fishtail Fern" Large; frond tips fork into sections; this is a very large statured robust fern demanding a considerable space when mature--as tolerates full sun, now also a popular deck subject--but will take some time to achieve its full potential. Jones classifies this ornate cultivar as Nephrolepis falcata forma fu...
Stock Number: 14009
"Tatting ribbon Fern" Small erect, then somewhat arched fronds with all pinnae reduced to rounded buttons along the rachis--larger statured than N.C. 'Duffii' with appearance of Pellaea rotundifolia. Also called 'Patty Roosevelt' even though, like all the cordifolia cultivars, this forms weird subsurface tubercules res...
Stock Number: 11649
Very dark green mounding "Dwarf Petticoat Fern" with fronds closely ranked with glossy crinkly pinnae; when a frond reaches 6" to 8" it starts to crest by forking and reforking at the tips. Give this little forker good light and keep evenly moist. Excellent houseplant; fabulous conservatory showoff.