Product Code: 89216
Sometimes called "Golden crest" this has a graceful willowy habit with ranks of small glossy elongated (oval) leaves emerging yellow lime then hardening to green on the slim stems. Very distinct look and habit, leaves of solid lime gold-not margined like 'Peergold'. Liter size pots
Product Code: 41555
A selection by Scarff Nursery (Ohio) noted for compact habit and resistance to winter windburn. Popular for bonsai; because of its eventual rounded shape, much used also as a hedge. Alternate: Buxus sinica insularis 'Winter Beauty'.
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Product Code: 71689
Peergold is also called Golden Dreams- with wide spreading wiry branches cloaked with tiny leathery leaves edged dramatically with lime yellow. Very deliberate growth rate would suggest this is best grown as a potted mini shrub.
Product Code: 41787
Slender erect habbit with elegantly drooping side branches cloaked in small curved leathery leaves of deep green, varying in level of bright creamy variegation from random streaks & splashes to entire leaves of cream. While slow growing, this is a very beautiful distinctive clone, gaining popularity as a dense acce...
Product Code: 71104
Very distinctive "Fastigate Boxwood" quickly growing into an exceptionally narrow tall plant; the parent seedling has now reached some 20' yet is only 3' wide, resembling a broad-leaved fastigate Irish Yew. Perhaps the alternate name of 'National' reflects its selection from seedlings at the Blandy Experimental Farm (i...
Product Code: 73892
This "Littleleaf Boxwood" is a dense, upright, somewhat fastigate boxwood; grows to a medium-sized hedge or topiary. In mid-summer acquires a bluish cast to the deep green leaves.
Product Code: 41346
British clone which has yellow-rimmed (gradually hardening to dusky ivory) dark leathery oval leaves; A favorite for bonsai, also making an excellent showy pot subject; although for us is hardy in zone 6, this very showy cultivar can and will burn if planted where it receives bright winter sun. We follow the European a...
Product Code: 71393
Much sought-after "Squat Box" with low wide self-branching habit (in 14 years may be 18" tall, 38" wide) and rich glaucous leathery foliage. 1940s selection at Boulevard Nursery once touted for clipped mini-hedges; now popular for bonsai.
Product Code: 89011
Petite leathery leaves of solid gold with a central green flame are ranked along woody stems. Forms wide mounding habit similar to the "Korean Boxwood" clones sold as "Wintergreen".
Product Code: 71149
Beautiful foliage narrower, habit taller, and a far deeper green 'Kingsville.' Very fine textured fastigate dwarf "Korean Boxwood" eventually maturing to configure a tall cone outline; quite deliberate in growth , thus trustworthy as a perfect dark green vertical accent for the rockery.
Product Code: 20107
This 'Rattlesnake Calathea' is an ornately patterened arow root and needs good humidity and perfect drainage (as well as indirect light) to flourish as a long time houseplant.
Product Code: 41352
Arching undulate oval bottomed lance leaves of dark bronzed velvet with pale midribs and olive stripes. Brazilian species of modest size with the endearing habit of producing plantlets along the bloom clusters creating tuffets of bronzy leaves midair. Does not demand the constant humidity and does not brown as the soil...
Product Code: 40091
Tapered leaves feathered pale lime champange from the midribs; soft rose blushed reverse. Easier to grow than most its kin as seems more resistent to mealybugs and spider mite but needs high humidity to thrive.
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Product Code: 40096
"Powder Puff" balls of crimson stamens throughout the year (if given adequate light and good fertilizer) on attractive woody trunks softened by ferny pinnate leaves -- very popular for bonsai or flowering pot subject. Do not allow to dry out. Ever. We can not ship this in cooler part of year.
Product Code: 70501
"Japanese Beautyberry" Small shrub with oval leaves; pale pink flowers (beloved by butterflies) followed by striking blue-violet berry-like drupes in clusters. Certainly one of the most charming shrubs for the garden, often treated as a perennial and cut to the ground each winter so that the new arching stems will form...
Product Code: 71264
"Variegated Japanese Beauty Berry". Each pointed leaf streaked in a unique pattern of white splashes and slashes; especially stunning with the clusters of violet drupe-berries appearing late Fall.
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Product Code: 50511
Dense mats of waxy succulent lime-green leaves & tiny eggshell- blue flowers; This beautiful glossy beauty remains the most commonly grown basket plant of the spiderworts. Quite content grown in full sun and thus a natural for growing as a low cover on moss topiaries and even quite successful on living wreath...
Product Code: 50502
"Pinstriped Inch Plant" native to central Mexico. Beautiful dark slate green leaves with trim silvery-tan parallel stripes clasping mat-forming fat stems. Somewhat longer & darker leaves than Ballyii, but also needing the succulent culture of Ballyii & Cyanotis. Flourishes with full light and perfect drainage. ...
Product Code: 50503
Formerly Spironema or Tradescantia dracaenoides--the latter providing a good take on the foliage as mimic. Upright cupped whorls of purple-edged leaves give character of "False Bromeliad"; multiple cascading runners effective in hanging basket use. Vigorous Mexican native with scented spiderwort flowers on impressively...
Product Code: 50504
Impressive glossy leaves banded in bold ochre-gold. Striking sight as the cascading succulent stems clasped by these bold jade like leaves liven up any urn, windowbox or hanging basket. The species name reflects the unusual scent of the "Spiderwort" flowers occassionally produced mid winter on impressively branched inf...
Product Code: 50512
Tiny glossy "Pink Button" leaves striped or fully pink and cream--be sure to remove any solid green reversions which will quickly overwhelm the more fragile variegated sections. Marketed as 'Bianca' in Europe; sometimes this is confused with the much larger statured Tradescantia 'Laekenensis Rainbow' in the wholesale t...
Product Code: 50501
Tightly whorled heads of purple-toned leaves with striking wide white bands on thick succulent running stems; showy basket subject; outstanding in urns and windowboxes to cascade down in dramatic color.
Formerly offered as Callisia congesta
Product Code: 71300
This hybrid of 'Carolina All Spice' (C. Floridus) is larger saturated and much larger flowered- yet the brownish maroon blossoms seems less fragrant than the species. Needs good drainage and good light.
Product Code: 50509
Bamboo-like stalks topped with stepladder-whorls of glossy leaves highlighted with narrow white mint steaks; this popular selection by Frieling here at the GHW is less spectacular than 'Mexican Flag," but is more tolerant of shade and cold; this form will do well in your indoor plant room. Perhaps a Dichorisandra, poss...
Product Code: 50510
Spectacular spiderwort with whorls of foot-long ivory-white striped leaves on bamboo-like striated stalks topped by white spiderwort blossoms; must have warmth & good light. Most definitely not a houseplant. In European trade usually offered as Dichorisandra albo-lineata, while some authorities now consider this to...
Product Code: 89137
Broad pyramidal "Trumpet Vine" with spreading branches with rich yellow-gold variegated pinnate leaves. Quite impressive delicate specimen given good sun and ample space. These are starter sized plants.
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Product Code: 70227
"Trumpet Vine" hybrid of grandiflora x radicans; aerial rootlets anchor creeping vines with pairs of pinnate leaves & terminal clusters of brassy salmon-red trumpet flowers enjoyed by all Hummingbirds. This hybrid blooms for many months each year once it is established.
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Product Code: 10102
"String Fern" Resembles the difficult shoestring fern (Vittaria), but this is a far easier culture. Still a slow grower though; . Fronds are up to twelve inches long. Close clumping fern with the very narrow dark toned "fronds" arching out like an explosion over the slowly expanding woody surface "feet."
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Product Code: 11446
"Crested American Strap Fern" Slowly creeping rootstock anchors papery-textured erect fronds of bright green topped with elaborate tasselling; striking clone from collector Jack Craig. This is extremely slow to increase, so best check with us for availability before ordering. Very good choice for a crested footed fern ...
Product Code: 66889
Semi-aquatic "Feurzauber" forms a tight tall 5'+ clump of very stunning burgundy black leaves topped by petite scarlet (fading to salmon) flowers. Does well as bog or container subject (especially as does not go dormant), maintaining dramatic burnished chestnut foliar color even in high shade. Outstanding in the summer...
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