Product Code: 41510
"Bangkok indian Shot" or "Pretoria Canna" Spectacular garden canna cultivar forming dramatic clumps of brightly striped green and butter yellow leaves topped by heads of large orange flowers. Blooms in winter greenhouse as has no real dormancy cycle. We suggest to those interested in research that a quick look in the i...
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Product Code: 80009
New for 2013. "Star Sedge" or "Gray Sedge" Low growing attractive tufts of grassy green topped with attractively inflated peringynia sought after for dried arrangements; modest garden subject with remarkable "mace" headed seedheads. Zones 5-9 best.
Product Code: 88775
Tightly clumping "Cream Sedge" forms jewel like tuffets of glossy leathery slim blades with far wider cream-ivory margins than the similarly vigorous 8" tall cultivar 'Variegata.' Z5 treasure for bog, border, or small container. Availability can be limited--check before ordering in quantities.
Product Code: 40099
Vigorous clone of "Natal Plum: with nearly rounded leathery leaves thickly placed on the nearly spineless stems; much used in large bonsai especially for the corky barks on mature trunks. Must have sunlight, evenly moist soil and adequate fertilizer to work well as a pot plant.
Product Code: 40100
The "Weeping Natal Plum" for limber stems cascade straight down with carpets of tiny leathery oval leaves; remarkable as a basket or wall subject in north; carpeting groundcover in subtropic climates. But most sought after as a subject for a bonsai cascade styles. We have admired old specimens grown in half pots mounte...
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Product Code: 80262
Low rosettes of strikingly toothed narrow leaves need perfect drainage and full sun to present a stout short stem with bouquets of large silvery-white daisy-like blossoms. A rock or trough garden basic.
Product Code: 40106
"Fukien Tea" Handsome woody stems with tiny glossy blackish green leaves having minute hairs; starry blossoms (typically starting in late winter) followed by bright red berries. Excellent indoor bonsai subject; from Japan where still best known as Erethia buxifolia. Do not try to grow in a low humidity locations as wil...
Product Code: 71261
"Golden Leaved Blue Spiraea" From England comes this golden lime (fading to ocher in fall) foliaged shrub with late blue flowers tinged lilac.
Product Code: 71727
Elegant stems cloaked with very bright white edged leaves - remarkably scorch proof in full sun - and lined with clusters of "Blue Mist" flowers starting in August. Our last winters have been severe, yet this beautiful clone has re-emerged vigorously each spring.
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Product Code: 70058
Golden-leaved form of "Southern Catalpa" with pyramidal panicles of white tubular blossoms with yellow spots in rows oversprinkled with purple spots. Quite a remarkable tropical effect can be achieved with this in the northern garden--especially when the very showy clusters of blossoms are open over the new pinkish gol...
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Product Code: 54547
"Purple Feathers Plant" From seed collected by Charles Malden Fitch at Cambodian temples.The upright decorative dusky purple foliage is topped by many candles of six inch slim plumes of bicolored violet flowers. Use in annual displays or as a novelity in your winter greenhouse.
Product Code: 40107
"Brazilian Button Flower" of Victorian gardens. Serrate leaves scented of pineapple, and thus newly marketed as the "Pineapple Sangria Plant"; quite showy bluish-lavender button flowers resembling tiny Canadian Thistle blossoms, thus also called the "Martinique Batchelor's Button." Easy culture with bright light, thus ...
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Product Code: 70690
"Chinese Plum Yew" Spreading bush-form; tapering leaves spread horizontally form branches. Ours is the Dawes Arboretum Clone, thus obviously hardier than Zone 6. Handsome choice dark conifer thriving even in high shade under water robbing mature trees.
Product Code: 60913
Very miniature very deep green upright fat fluted columns freely branch and offset to suggest wee castle tops. Easily grown in a sunny windowsill by children of all ages.
Product Code: 60017
"Rosary Vine" or "String of Hearts" Thread-like vine with large "rosary bead" tubercles and small pairs of heart-leaves designed with bright silver surfaces. Dependable tried and true houseplant unless you overwater!
These are usually sent as one or two starter strands, with a below surface tuber, not a full pot.
Product Code: 60019
"Spade Leaved Rosary Vine" or "String of Hearts" Thread-like vine with large "rosary bead" tubercles and small pairs of heart-leaves designed with bright silver surfaces. This clone differs from the standard species by having more elongated leaves and different coloring. Most likely a hybrid, but very distinctive!
Product Code: 60985
The remarkeble "Variegated Rosary Vine" with each fleshy heart shaped leaf bordered in creamy pink. Marketed as 'Lady Heart' in Asian nurseries. This is so extremely variegated as to be quite slow growing and demanding of quite specific cultural conditions: needs perfect drainage in a shallow container (orchid bark or ...
Product Code: 56568
The upright "Guatemalan Jasmine" presents very ornamental somewhat upright pyramidal clusters of bronzy orange tubular blossoms, distinctly but not agressively fragrant, once achieving maturity. We find that this lance leaved species usually needs to reach some size before reliably blooming. This tends to have unpredic...
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Product Code: 51919
Handsome and dramatic "Red Night Blooming Jasmine" becomes a compact dark foliaged shrub with arching woody branches terminating in congested panicles of short tubular red blossoms transforming into tight clusters of purple red berries. Needs bright light to dependably maintain its status as the showoff beauty of the g...
Product Code: 40112
"Night Blooming Jessamine/Jasmine" Slender nightshade shrub with open sprays of greenish white creamy tubular blossoms intensely fragrant at night, followed by white berries.
Product Code: 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...
Product Code: 65689
Although eventually a large forest tree from western North America, this clone (usually grafted) of vertically pendant sprays of rich foliage will stay modest size as these are on their own roots and thus will never break over with age.
Product Code: 70106
Formerly 'squarrosa cyano-viridis.' Soft silvery-blue foliage on upright "Blue Moss Shrub." Very handsome outdoor specimen, equally popular as a bonsai or ming tree subject.
Product Code: 70273
Beautiful billowy soft foliaged blue grey stems tipped with frosty pale new growth, A much larger statured shrub than 'Snow.'
Product Code: 70099
Golden thread like arching foliage less likely to scorch in winter sun in our climate than the familiar 'Golden Mops.' A lovely fine textured wide cushion forms from the wiry arched stems cloaked with the new golden mini dreadlock leaves
Product Code: 70506
Elegant arching lemon-chartreuse thread foliage, some with juvenile growth; a sport of C.P. 'Squarrosa Lutea'--more elegant in habit and a paler more refined hue than the common "Golden Mops" usually planted. Takes patience to grow this to a larger size.
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Product Code: 70551
Weeping green whips with clumping of the foliage in to tight masses. Robert Fincham notes this is actually C. p. squarossa 'Greg's Reversion' with no official name--selected by Greg William in Vermont. Vigorous in Ohio weather and making an interesting visual with age.
Product Code: 70507
Bright white-flecked foliage very striking, especially as the reverse remains silvery; said to be a sport of 'Minima Aurea.' Rounded cushion outline remains petite enough for a trough if regularly shaped; but also quite successful in your dwarf conifer garden, adding a cool shimmery quality to complement any evergreen ...
Product Code: 70143
Upright conical shrub with delicate frond-like foliage speckled white. A very reliable non-burning heirloom cultivar deserving more attention. Some Europeans list this rarely available distinguished clone as 'nana albovariegata.' The only one which forms a forman cone outline without and pruning. Tolerant of high...
Product Code: 70738
Dwarf mutation of 'Sqarrosa' very densely branched compact gray green globular dwarf with golden tipped new ferny growth which should be protected from sunscald. One of the dwarfest conifers for rockery or bonsai containers.
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