Product Code: 52098
Hummel's selection of a yellow variegated succulent mounding Bromeliad eventually resembling a hemisphere of interlocked Agaves. Beautiful & rare, yet of easy culture demanding only very bright light and perfectly drained media. Very slow growing; and thus a rarity.
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Product Code: 60359
Originally received from Hummel, this is an heirloom hybrid of Echevaria setosa with E. pulvinata, with resultingly stout stubby stems thickly covered with rosettes of fat glossy leaves thickly pelted with white hairs. But, looks friendly!
Product Code: 60307
Thick small spindle leaves of pearly gray-green on slim fanned stems. At the present we are offering the standard form; periodically we have a crested form. Another Hummel creation (and indeed, named for his wife) with thick spindle shaped leaves bunched on short stems & large tulip-shaped bright yellow blossoms. M...
Product Code: 60330
Stout stem, felted with oatmeal toned hairs, are studded with many succulent gray pelted leaves; an old favorite for a sunny windowsill or succulent dish garden.
Product Code: 60355
Stunning Oaxaca native with tall rosette of fleshy silvery felty fuzzy leaves (silver haired) staggered on rusty-haired stout short stems; side branches of winter flowers hued sienna and red. Only a few ready each season.
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Product Code: 60632
Frilled rosettes of fleshy crested-edged leaves with gray glaucous pearly surfaces distinguish this as the "Topsy Turvy Plant" because the alabaster leaves look as if they are tightly packed upside down into a tight ball--like an ivory football mum! Full sun brings out the best pearly toned surface and encourages the m...
Product Code: 89105
'Green Twister' has wonderful lemon green tones spatulate petals with carmine bases encircling the chocolate brown center cones. This beautiful echinacae is a great polinator! Will reach roughly 40 inches tall.
Product Code: 89220
Rich basal foliage topped with many "Condflowers" of deep purple, magenta, orange and eggshell white. Unusually vigorous.
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Product Code: 66280
The famous "Golden Barrel Cactus." Need we say more?
Product Code: 66278
"Mexican Coral Cactus" with a preposterous latin name. Beautiful constantly dividing forking succulent stems with tiny white papery spines soon form an upright living desert coral--customers report a pale red blossom.
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Product Code: 67329
"Sierra Leone Poison" Rounded trunks hold large deep green leathery leaves with keeled midribs--the sap is reported to be very poisonous. If the seed were not a drupe, this would be an Euphorb! We probably should not offer such a politically incorrect plant, but our old one threatened to become a tree and after severe ...
Product Code: 41029
"Weeping Pilea" Slightly quilted toothed leaves of deep shiny green clusters on arched "weeping" fleshy succulent stems; this selection darker and more compact than species type--we are informed that many herbal cures include the sap of this plant. Adds height in a Wardian Case design.
Product Code: 40237
"Nut Grass" Rich green 1" to 2" tufts of glossy spikes tipped with tiny decorative seedheads; much used as a carpeting base for bonsai and newly popular as a "lawn of grass" in fairy garden designs. Great tufted "Toe Tickler Grass" (tho actually in the spikerush clan) most popular for multiple uses, even for bright ter...
Product Code: 53021
"Dwarf Cardamom Ginger" Small version of this spice--attractive, easily grown houseplant with wonderfully fragrant foliage quickly clumping in a windowsill pot. A tonic and expectorant, also ingested to aid digestion; belived by some to detoxify caffeine. We most emphatically do not stand by any of these claims! ...
Product Code: 71521
Slim woody branched "Variegated Fiveleaf Aralia" with white splashed foliage and modest umbels of white flowers. Formerly offered as an Acanthopanax. This shrub adds a tropical tone to the garden.
Product Code: 66033
A Euphorb relative with thick central trunk studded with waxy leathery leaves. Handsome and rare.
Product Code: 41690
"Orange Reed Orchid" Clone from Seidel Orchids with very regular rounded inflorescence of bright orange blossoms. Easy.
Product Code: 66253
Modest upright long lasting greenish white flowers gradually fade to ivory blushed violet -- easily produced on the slim stems which typically branch from the base to form a balanced habit for hanging basket not characteristic of most "Orchid Cactus" hybrids which develop what can, at best, be described as a "free form...
Product Code: 66227
Irridescent pearl white flowers; in high light, the thick foliage develops a blushed edge. This hybrid will not form buds without high light and a coolish fall period.
Product Code: 66172
Unusually transparent petals give extra carmine shimmer. Sent as mossed unrooted ample cuts.
Product Code: 66021
"Fernleaf Cactus" Bright glossy green flat stems in wide fish-bone pattern; nightblooming white flowers with masses of golden filaments suggest its native Mexican name, "Golden Heart." Impressive in large hanging baskets--but be reminded that this species is a long term project. We send generous unrooted cuttings in dr...
Product Code: 66171
Thick stems support very large irridescent scarlet flowers--must reach maturity before reliably blooms. Sent as a mossed unrooted cutting.
Product Code: 66025
Large-statured hybrid with recurved petals, in shades of golden lemon to bronze, creating a bell-shaped blossom. Sent as an unrooted cutting in moss.
Product Code: 66024
Cylindrical epiphytic stems with thick midnerve develop into thick flat waxy crenate "wings" irregularly notched and moulded. Large extravagantly fragrant blossoms, red, white, & ochre with yellow stamens; this likely is the cultivar known as `Chichicastenango,' from Guatemala. Certainly one of the most interesting...
Product Code: 68174
Not only has not been observed in bloom (we find seedpods indicating that it does bloom when we are not watching), but looks as if constantly prostrated with the cares of the world even in the best of conditions. A plant for the Oddities collection. Fortunately, not hard to grow. Take a gander at the images! We send ge...
Product Code: 66167
Beautifully colored pink-salmon fading to buff flowers. (Does this scream "Cantalope" to you?) Strong statured antique hybrid of uncertain origin. Sent as mossed unrooted cuttings.
Product Code: 66023
"Night Blooming Cereus" or "Orchid Cactus" Large fragrant white flowers, rose outside, on flat waxy crenate "leaves" (actually the terminal sections of the stems) flaring out at the ends of the lower supporting stiff rounded stems. This is the one Grandma drug out to the open front porch so that every possible neighbor...
Product Code: 66032
Old reliable hybrid with many salmon-pink flowers on succulent tidy foliage which makes an excellent basket with time. Sent as a mossed unrooted cutting.
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Product Code: 66193
Lovely slim deep green ribbons cascade to present the demure white winter blossoms. Very effective grown as a cascading specimen of cascading succulent ribbons like upsidedown seaweed--would never even need to bloom in order to deserve a place in any display. An excellent one to start with as a houseplant as it is nati...
Product Code: 30233
"Golden Pothos" Beautiful scandent vine with closely ranked golden lance leaves; this eyecatching cultivar of the vigorous indonesian species creates a spectacular hanging basket curtain of bright lemon gold, while equally beautiful in dishgardens and as a ground cover for taller, more leggy houseplants. Rarely offered...