Stock Number: 40232
Stiff fans of crepe mimic leaves; this Pleomele thalioides famous for surviving very low light conditions. The terminal spikes of highly scented flowers may be fragrant to some, but reminescent of airplane glue to others. Not the most stunning showpiece, but a handsome survivor with attractive leathery foliage.
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Stock Number: 40246
"Tropical Horsetail" Soft gray green central stems form a tiny bamboo-like thicket: each central stem, with delicately nodding tip, is ringed with skirts of lateral stemlets to create intricate patterns; marvelous pot plant. Will survive some winters in our zone if the ground barely freezes, but best grown as a cool gr...
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Stock Number: 40247
"Horsetail" Clumps of grooved green reed-like maroon-ringed stems bear conelike sporing structures at tips; high silica content makes them "Scouring Rushes" for pots. Their extreme vertical aspect makes them a decorative must for shallow pool/bog designs; while their primitive aspect makes them a favorite in very conte...
Stock Number: 40249
Low growing colonies of bright green erect 2" to 4" wiry wands; this is similar to E. variegatum, but the finer, less rigid stems which form lovely interlaced mats are a far brighter green fall color than E. variegatum. Lovely in pots or borders; a true visual gem (with ease of culture--full light and moist feet) for t...
Stock Number: 81827
New "Smaller White Snakeroot" selection of John Jocius with leaves brilliantly frosted creamy white, a perfect combination with the flat-topped clusters (like "Boneset") of fuzzy white Ageratum-like blossoms; neither aromatic nor toxic; customers have claimed to observe over six species of butterflies visiting this at ...
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Stock Number: 50033
"Baby Waffle" Slightly puckered, purple grape-sized leaves on miniature creeping stems creating extensive lovely low mats and thus quite popular as a Terrarium subject and as a basic for mossed topiary. Very effective cascading from a windowbox or patio urn; a traditional low growing houseplant; more recently also disc...
Stock Number: 80245
"Cameleon Plant" Branched stems with leaves of pink, yellow, ochre, and violet--as well as bronze-red if grown in sun; modest white-bracted flower spikes. Outstanding foot tall ornamental perennial. Orange-scented Asian herb which is extremely invasive if situated in an area with moist soil and full sun.
Stock Number: 80246
Ivory-bracted flowers over deeply toned highly pungent purplish mahogany blushed heart-like foliage--these spicy leaves are much prized in Asian cooking as 'Doku-dami' and 'Giap ca' for orange-coriander aroma.
Stock Number: 88576
Remarkably beautiful VERY low growing "White Edged Navelwort" with every tiny serrated kidney leaf brightly margined. A winning new groundcover for which a round of applause for Barry Yinger is richly due. While newly popular as cascading "vine" for hanging baskets and windowboxes, giving a lacy gold and cream froth ef...
Stock Number: 51072
"Caribbean Amaryllis" Evergreen foot-long waxy strap leaves with fantasticly beautiful wide rich ivory margins; Very showy cultivar demanding much warmth and constant moisture--actually prefers to be completely aquatic to produce the elaborate scented blossoms. If allowed to chill or slightly dry during the winter this...
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Stock Number: 80304
"Gooseneck Loosestrife" Soft leaves cloak erect stems topped with curving racemes of small white flowers giving this a marvelously antique quality.
Invasive in wet conditions.
Stock Number: 80013
"Golden Moneywort" Prostrate rooting stems with coin-shaped golden leaves; If wintered, produces yellow "Creeping Jennie" primrose flowers. Popular as bold golden groundcover outside or hanging baskets indoors. "Lloydiella"
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Stock Number: 88585
An excellent subtropical "Golden Nosegay" selection with the clusters of bright yellow flowers highlighting the muted golden foliage of this procumbent half hardy perennial; NOT the patented yellow margined form.
Stock Number: 88588
Excellent new selection of the yellow flowered standby with brightly white margined leaves crowded along the 1'to 2' stems; prefers a moist to boggy situation in full sun.
Stock Number: 59207
Unusual swollen trunks topped w/ attractive palmate foliage make this a popular container subject; planted out, the "Malabar Chestnut" is a large tropical tree producing showy pink shavings brush flowers followed by a fruit with edible seeds. Caudiform base makes this a favorite of succulent collectors as well.
Stock Number: 41040
Subtle splotches of honey yellow sometimes turn soft cream or pale lime on the already silver-pillowed leaf surfaces as they mature. A remarkable, though subtle, selection by Patti Lee.
Stock Number: 41046
Also Pilea grandis superba. "Copper Pilea" Striking richly quilted pinkish- copper shimmery leaves on erect large spreading Jamaican bush. Easy.
Stock Number: 41045
Bright ochre basil green glossy leaves, toothed & puckered. Reliable in a wide range of climates--fun to add this quilted texture to windowbox and patio urn combinations.
Stock Number: 30631
"Water Lettuce" Glorious open rosettes of spongy pearly-lime leaves with tiny caladium-like flowers nestled at their base. Great in a pool; or follow G. Elbert's suggestion and grow these "Floating Roses" with their pubescent pillow leaves in moist wet sphagnum for a perfect plant under lights--just anchor a rosette in...
Stock Number: 88649
Wonderful "Variegated Buttercup" with very low foliage toned metallic over golden centers framed with green crennations; a perfect palette of color for its bright yellow blossoms. This splendid carpeting groundcover tolerates shade but prefers moist, even boggy situation in good light to achieve its considerable beauty...
Stock Number: 40863
Outstanding carpeting "False Lilyturf" with short, ranked leaves striped bright ivory; vigorous Japanese clone with brick red flowers followed by berries. Green species form marginally winter hardy here in Zone 6--this variegated clone is less hardy. A far more successful and gorgeous citizen of your cool greenhouse (n...
Stock Number: 57504
Stiff slim leaves rank the dark erect stems topped with showy bright pink blossoms; does well as bog plant, thus the "Pink Kathy Water Ruellia"--or grow in your outdoor summer beds as a pink flowered "Texas Petunia" and it will perform and perform and perform.
Stock Number: 52991
A vigorous heavily-bloomed very dwarf selection of the woody Mexican shrublet with tidy linear leaves & long showy lavender tubular flowers maturing to a brilliant deep purple; Lynn Lowery's selection is sometimes offered as 'Katie's Dwarf.' Does as well as an aquatic as it does as a regular container or bedding su...
Stock Number: 81858
An excellent low statured eye catching bog lover with beet red foliage accented with dark veins, thus called "Bloody Dock". A very hardy North African with edible foliage and medicinal seeds.
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Stock Number: 51900
Fabulous "Purple Netted Pitcher Plant" with elegant pink capped hollow "Hunter's Horn" upright "leaves" of pink and green fantastically netted reddish purple with especially brilliant pink and red contrasts on the ruffled big hoods. Adds considerable drama to any bog; easily grown in a container if kept constantly sogg...
Stock Number: 51916
Way cool upright "Pitcher Plant" tubular leaves in impressive tight clusters to 16" with maturity; the highly ruffled hood over the pitcher is nearly parchment white with richly contrasting mosiac veins of red. A bog plant easily grown in a container.
We have a batch currently in propagation-should be read...
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Stock Number: 42902
Great colorful Scarlet and Green picture plant with elongated tubular leaves in impressive tight clusters to 15" with maturity; the highly ruffled hood over the pitcher is nearly parchment white with richly contrasting mosiac veins of red. A bog plant easily grown in a container.
Stock Number: 40916
"Electric Grass" or "Fountain Bullrush" Perfect miniature tufts of translucent pendant green thread leaves tipped with bright straw-white bracts not unlike a mop of fiber optics! Must have constant moisture to thrive. Equally successful as an aquatic tub subject or a tuffet in a terrarium, or a mane in moss topiary; so...
Stock Number: 38164
Very narrow glossy leaves under one foot; small white spathes abundantly produced above like "White Sails" scented rather like mint candy (NOT so in my experience--but then I usually miss most fragrances). An heirloom hybrid valuable for its vertical habit.
Stock Number: 88870
Dramatic aquatic with leathery oval leaves held in fans over the red stems--all covered with white powder; stalks of soft violet blossoms soon followed by strikingly attractive clusters of purple black seeds. Native to S. Carolina on thru Texas--but don't freeze roots--and seen here at our nursery as that massive clump...