Product Code: 53393
A very broad version of C. acaulis with subtle silver overlaid light green leaves. As with others in this group, perfect in any terrarium design.
Product Code: 52062
Brazils' "Marbled Spoon Earth Star" forms a rosette of thin spoon shaped leaves with attractive marbling. Central white blossoms.
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Product Code: 52065
Chocolate markings amid red and pink. Close to the true species--often marketed as the "Chocolate Soldier Earthstar." Seems to have evolved just for terrarium designers.
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Product Code: 53297
Light green stars with violet pink edges repeated with purple and lilac interior stripes. A considerable beauty always a favorite among collectors as well as designers of distinctive terrarium groupings. Very similar to 'Novistar'; more petite and more vividly colored than 'Pink Starlite'; a new star in Fairy Garden de...
Product Code: 52303
A vibrant pink and white to cream striped beauty. As with others in this group, perfect in any terrarium design--although this cultivar is so dramatically variegated as to become a stunning focal point in any design--especially in Fairy Garden combinations. Few plants so dramatically variegated are as easy to grow succ...
Product Code: 52067
A C. bivitattus with the vibrant color of dark ruby red. One of the most popular at the greenhouses always. As with others in this easily grown group of "Earthstars," perfect in any terrarium design.
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Product Code: 52070
Wide starry rosette of undulating chocolate-purple cardboard leaves (of zonatus blood) with dramatic platinum bars. Showy large hybrid for wardian case; although always reliable as a houseplant as it tolerates less than perfect humidity levels.
Product Code: 53362
Bright glossy bronze sheened upright rosettes of elegantly arched leathery fleshy leaves mimic a dwarfed pineapple. Readily offsets to form an impressive large hemisphere as matures, bringing it the nomination for best windowsill performance. This clone not the spiny Brazilian type.
Product Code: 53246
Dark colored fosteriana/zonatus habit with glorious zoning of rosy verdigris and chocolate blush toned deep bronze leaves dusted scrufty gray in perfect light. Odd dusky giant; becomes quite large.
Product Code: 53397
Open rosette of quite long armed ribbon leaves of thick leathery texture of rose hued green dramatically bordered a ruby red, turning purplish in full sun. Unusual habit. Needs full sun to maintain remarkable coloration. A disinclination to easily offset results in a elevated price.
Product Code: 52075
Flat rosettes of marbled zoned stiff overlapping leaves with coppery sheen. The zebra bands are set off by a rose toned margin.
Product Code: 52079
The reverse of the famous Cryptanthus 'Ti,' with rose-toned cream & orange stripes on the edge of each glossy leaf. Bright pink sometimes fades to white after time. One of the most beautifully color striped larger statured hybrid "Starflower" plants. Much larger statured than the similarly colored 'Pink Starlite.' ...
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Product Code: 52086
The reverse of the famous Cryptanthus 'It,' with rose-toned cream & orange stripes in the center of the glossy leathery leaf rather than the white to pink edge. One of the most beautifully toned big boned hybrids of easy culture.
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Product Code: 52315
Leaves of rich sage green with very showy bright pink stripes in compact congested rosettes--unique and beautiful--which slowly but steadily form perfect hemispheres of color in the terrarium. Grows too slowly to compete with others; so locate carefully. Collectors agree that this is indeed the most stunningly beautifu...
Product Code: 52081
"Cloud Plant" Lovely dwarf statured species with masses of hazy-pink blushed slim leaves in quite flat profiled rosettes gradually offsetting from the center after blooming; a natural for the small terrarium. This has quickly become a basic in Fairy Garden designs. Avoid deep pots as the roots remain quite shallow.
Product Code: 52082
Very wide golden-green leaves flecked with silver crystal forming a wide low rosette. Easy as a windowsill plant, magnificent as a basal plant in a large terrarium where it will produce lovely white "hidden" flowers.
Product Code: 53374
Wide dramatic big starry rosettes evenly frosted silvery gray (one might even suggest this to be a feuillemorte tone!)--developing a scrufty surface in high light and good exposure. Requires far less food than most geese.
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Product Code: 52087
Very compact species with cardboardish leaf edges quite ruffled; eventually forms mounding tuffets.
Product Code: 52093
Erect rosette with coppery leathery leaves mottled, gray-green reverse; greenish flowers. Cryptanthus beuckeri x Billbergia nutans. An heirloom bromel still sought after for its modest size, good habit and quite unusual colorations. Easy very attractive houseplant tolerating less than perfect levels of humidity. Updati...
Product Code: 52092
Beautiful pot plant of dark maroon-red laquered curved leaves tightly overlapping to form fountains of moderate size, backed with silver tones. Hybrid of Cryptanthus bahianus x Bilbergia nutans. Recommended. Low growing heirloom bromel always reliable as an easily grown houseplant, quite happy on any windowsill. A grea...
Product Code: 66017
"Zig Zag Cactus" or "Anthony's Rickrack" Fragrant peachy yellow and red night blooms on the sculpturesque flat fishbone designed stems. This is an epiphyte from Chiapas rainforest so avoid scorching sun and plant in an epiphytic mix--Epiphyllum culture. Smaller statured and far easier to grow and to flower than the mas...
Product Code: 70147
Thick bowed dark needles on spreading, nodding branches on broad irregular shrub. May be same as 'Enko-sugi' as develops the same type of whipcord limbs which, in our type climate, always turn a decided tannish brown during the winter months to the possible dismay of those on winter tours of your garden.
Product Code: 70721
This bright dwarf Japanese cedar forms a very dense ball of intrical branchlets cloaked with overlapping incurved leatherly needle leaves. An upright evergreen conifer. Newly popular in hardy Fairy Gardens.
Product Code: 70952
Vigorous dense-crowned tree with mast-like trunks; variety name describes branches' easy rooting ability when they touch the ground. (This is in no way a laterally oriented cultivar.) Important in Japanese timber industry. Tolerates considerable exposure in midwestern winters, unlike most cultivars, although developing...
Product Code: 88829
Very handsome "trendy" perennial especially helpful by lending a dusky rich purple foliage foil to a gold & white Hosta planting. "Purple Japanese Celery" is also successful as a bog plant, the rather oddly formed buff pink blushed white flower sprays (nearly umbels) appear late summer--every butterfly in your gard...
Product Code: 54342
Fanned clusters of large rigidly oblong leaves, each most dramatically splashed in creamy lime, angled on stiff geometric stalks. Formerly offered as C. glabra 'Giant Splashed'--this can reach considerable dimensions in time.
Product Code: 40167
Fans of deep green leathery leaves - each with dark feathered lines - slowly clump into impressive low statured specimens. "fish bone calathea" "never never plant"
Product Code: 42105
"Mexican Loosestrife" Slender arched stems, ranked w/ slim leaves, topped with petite lilac and green tubular blossoms with deep purple petals opposite four wider rosetoned petals. Height of bloom mid-winter. Easily grown also as a semi-aquatic. More a curiosity (and potential genetic pool for hybridizers) than an impo...
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Product Code: 41927
Marvelous step upward from the traditional "Firecracker Plant" (C. ignea/platycentra) with bright red tubular flowers on dark foliaged vigorous plants which translates as the ultimate Hummingbird favorite in our gardens here. This high performer is the best choice for urns, containers, and large baskets (especially if ...
Product Code: 40169
"Hawaiian Heather" everblooming lavender flowers on an upright outcurved compact bush. Good for large terrariums, dish gardens and small windowsills. As the nursery trade basically grows only the 'Yatabusa' selection, this old favorite has basically disappeared from the general market.