Product Code: 40373
Slowly stacking compact columns lined with distichous pale pearly gray fleshy leaves that are rather ribbon like and outlined with a soft fringe of teeth
Product Code: 65045
"Christmas Candles" From wide fleshy rosettes arise spikes with large coral-red tubular flowers mid-winter. Handsome. Called "Soap Aloe" to indicate the practical use of the richly sappy succulent leaves.
Product Code: 65044
Wide fleshy speckled leaves with randomly occurring bright gold bands gradually overlap to form thick rosettes; occasional flowers are toned red through yellow. Some consider this to be a hybrid of A. striata x picta.
Product Code: 65038
Fast clumping slim statured hybrid with rough textured bright apple green leaves armed with showy harmless teeth. The elegantly tall willowy habit makes this quite distinctive among our offerings. Considered to be an ancient Hummel hybrid.
Product Code: 56952
A state of the art hybrid Aloe with great color saturation given reliable light intensities. Fat arched textured leaves in beautiful rosettes blushed pink. How can one resist this lovely compact hemisphere of succulence?
Product Code: 65677
Unique and distinctive species with winter dormancy cycle so pronounced that it typically sheds its foliage! In early spring the thick central base sends up long bright olive curved succulent leaves persisting during the summer and fall. For the seriously jaded collector who has yearned for a caudiform Aloe.
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Product Code: 65064
Tapered textured glaucous leaves with faint brushings and sienna margin (appearing only in full sun exposures) form wide low dense rosette; plus the pale salmon flowers on short stalks are quite showy. A large silvery version of 'Pink Blush' of a more vigorous dramatic bend.
Product Code: 60928
Soft toothed upangled fleshy leaves, stud sturdy trunks. Can turn coppery red in full sun and minimal fertilizer.
Our price reflects the challenge of packing these big boned creatures.
Product Code: 65052
Not the common "Burn Plant" (now considered to be the cultivar 'Chinensis') but closer to the original Canary Islands form with grayish glaucous leaves forming a much larger statured rosette. With some maturity sends up a stalk with tubular orange flowers. Remember: this is much larger than the common 'Chinensis' culti...
Product Code: 65051
"Burn Aloe" Shiny fleshy basil green leaves, pale spots fading with age; eventually central stalks energe with small yellow flowers. Nomenclature controversial; origin probably Canary Islands and Barbary Coast, but mentioned even in very ancient Chinese texts on medicine (and possibly an early traveler on the famous si...
Product Code: 65021
The fans of fleshy speckled leaves are attractively striped pale lime yellow. Thus the "Variegated Burn Aloe". Sometimes this produces solid green reverted offsets: simply use these in your herbal preparations!
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Product Code: 65054
"Blue Clusters" Chalky blue-green leaves tightly packed on stubby stems completely hidden by clustering suckers of beautifully colored foliage. Easy companion plant in many successful dish gardens.
Product Code: 56940
Tightly clustered clumps of succulent leaves tinted copper. This clone has yellow to cream stripes running up and down the leaves; not always the brightest variegation in every offset, but definitely forming small beautiful plants. As this has shallow roots be sure to pot this in a shallow container.
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Product Code: 65055
Tightly clustered clumps of succulent leaves tinted copper; perfect in any dishgarden; even works successfully as part of a succulent wreath, punching through with unexpected stoloniferous pups. If light saturation is poor, the foliage will turn green.
Product Code: 65056
Compact upright stems invisible under their armature of short fat green-toothed leaves speckled with lemon. Easy and reliable old favorite for it flourishes in a wide range of growing conditions. The perfect compact upright accent in a succulent dish garden design.
Product Code: 65082
Small columns completely studded by arched thick fat leaves of gray to pea-green. Quite unique appearance and quite tolerant of very low humidity. An unusual and vigorous hybrid from Australia of Astroloba deltoidea x an Aloe species forming thick overlapping blunt leaves with olive freckling. Rare compact beauty of ea...
Product Code: 65643
Beautiful thick stacks of elaborately jewel-like work "inlaid" leaves. The silver of the dark striated thick leaf centers are quite ornately dotted platinum, each thick gray green leaf is also mottled beneath--indicative of its Aloe parent; the whorled hard surfaced upreaching habit suggests the Astroloba bloodline. Ve...
Product Code: 53001
Rhizomatous "Katsumada's Galangal" with closely bunched stems sheathed with slim fragrant leaves; waxy white blossom richly fragrant; followed by seeds (called Tsao Tou Kou) used to treat spleen and stomach problems, used also to control vomiting. An elegant slim species shared with us by the late Cindy Riviere from he...
Product Code: 53064
"Ripple leaved Ginger" Extremely puckered and quilted lance leaves in opposite ranks. Mature 2' stalk is topped with a cone shaped flower head.
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Product Code: 53066
A striated sport discovered by Dale Wagner in a clump of what the Hawaiians call 'zerumbel'--however, this is evergreen, topping out at eighteen feet for us with a terminal richly scented delicately colored pendant inflorescence. An enormous variegated specimen in time; attempts at dwarfing this clumping drama in a con...
Product Code: 53005
Used in China for treating infections; here for the strikingly beautiful dark leathery slim leaves striped and slashed with rich yellow. This "Variegated Shell Ginger" constitutes a very handsome evergreen gradually clumping plant tolerating adverse house conditions--where, unlike its Zingiber cousins, the foliage is m...
Product Code: 54554
Remarkable "Frosted Peruvian Lily" The elegant clusters of tubular cinnamon flowers are the final over-the-top gesture by this upright stemmed plant with such brilliantly white tipped foliage. The gradually widening clusters of this most showy Andean have proven winter hardy here in Zone 6 with adequate winter mulch. B...
Product Code: 32500
While the true "Red Parrot Plant" may no longer be in actual cultivation, this cultivar from Dale Huddleson sports coppery green flame leaves with red tones; pink centers with purplish veins and wine colored splashes. Very slow growing until the heat of the summer.
Product Code: 66878
Strongly mounding bright basil green looker with each leaf wildly slashed with pink and magenta highlights--a natural as a basic container companion, soon forming a wide open shrublet of marvelous colors easily blending diverse plants types and colors in any combination; midwinter strawfls at petioles adds to the appea...
Product Code: 42125
Very tiny leaved selection with grayish green foliage thickly held in petite conical mounds. Marvelous very small plants with congested down curved leaves nonetheless are stalwart growers; absolutely marvelous in any terrarium landscape--no one will guess the genus of this elfin critter. We will send this slow growing ...
Product Code: 40025
"Christmas Clover" has deep maroon leaves accented by masses of long-lasting ivory popcorn flowerheads lasting all winter-- thus also called "False Globe Amaranth." Old traditional houseplant, a favorite for its prolific winter display; but newly popular for its ease of culture in adding a quick splash of unabashed pur...
Product Code: 54470
Twiggy bushy mound of showy foliage; this "find" of Dorothy Bonitz seems to produce more lime and pink tones on wider leaves than the familiar 'aureo-nana'. Much more compact and upright mounding than the prostrate 'Gold Threads'.
Product Code: 56546
Marvelous tuffet of very slim yellow leaves--the "Golden Calico Plant" makes a perfect windowsill pot plant, an excellent addition to the small windowbox or urn; even a wonderful "dot" plant for the small scale summer border, or for hiding that blank space in your rockery left by dormant spring bulbs.
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Product Code: 53714
Excellent tuffets of slim scarlet purple thread leaves--very attractive, yet easy container plant. Perhaps the most popular of the tribe with our customers as it lends itself unstintingly to a myriad of necessary design tasks from topiaries to urns, from windowsill pots to summer rockery covers for dormant spring bulbs...
Product Code: 55515
Low growing wide spreading "Golden Calico Plant" with very broad solid chartreuse leaves turning bright yellow in full sun when used as a dramatic bedding subject. Very popular, but extremely intolerant of chill if kept too damp in the winter.