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Acalypha Wilkesiana Haleakala
Stock Number: 42010
Large furled solid copper purple leaves with a deeply fingered elaborate filigree edge--appropriately named for the Maui volcano noted for its watery cascades eroding extremely deep valleys. Very unique selection with a distinct urge to grow ever upward--modest pinching of tips assures a wide dramatic show of incredibl...
$10.00
Acalypha Wilkesiana Kilauea
Stock Number: 41525
"Miniature Fire-dragon" Very tiny spindle-shaped leaves of dusky red and coppery rose with creamy feathered margins; much branching dwarf forming small mounds. Thus: the most likely "Copperleaf" to be seen as a demure tropical bonsai subject. With limited light the foliage turns clear ochre with dusky pink; the best ch...
$4.25
Acalypha Wilkesiana Macafeana Tahiti
Stock Number: 40017
Rumpled coppered leaves with gold dustings, pink margins fade to parchment blond when give full sun; rare selection which is a good performer in the conservatory in a sunny location. Best for the collector as very chill sensitive.
$20.00
Acalypha Wilkesiana Macrophylla
Stock Number: 59213
"Heart Copperleaf" Large russet leaves with long pointed leaves extending from the cordate tops, bronze-green & copper tones--this is the best quick growing cultivar for outdoor borders, for showy urns and big windowboxes as it makes a big bold statement very quickly. Given free root run in a conservatory, this dramati...
$5.00
Acalypha Wilkesiana Obovata Cristata
Stock Number: 40015
Spectacular ruffled & fluted "Copper Swirl" leaves serrated & highlighted in pink, bronze, red; famous even in late Victorian gardening as the splendid and dramaticly foliaged "Ceylon Plant." More demanding of warmth and full sun than the similar 'Hoffmanii.' Certainly (and deservedly) the most popular color and dispos...
$8.50
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Acalypha Wilkesiana Raggedy Ann
Stock Number: 41955
Brazenly flashy "Razzle Dazzle Plant" with woody decorative stems achchoring large deeply lobed irregularly twisted leaves with saw toothed edges accentuating the deep maroon tones highlighted with deeply disturbed bronzes and reds--no two leaves ever display the same outline. Remarkably ostrobogulous dramatic as a spe...
$7.00
Acalypha Wilkesiana Rex
Stock Number: 31714
Distinctive "King Kopperleaf" from our Cajin friends with tall wand-like stems heavily cloaked with elongated bronze foliage, tipped creamy green and parchment rose--rather delicate tones within this bold and brassy crew. Extremely sensitive to chill; can only ship this delicately featured cultivar during the warmest m...
$5.25
Aechmea Foster's Favorite [Hyb]
Stock Number: 52015
"Red Urn" Rich glossy maroon narrow urns brilliantly display fabulous heads of coral "berries" tipped with blue blossoms. Easy "Lacquered Wine Cup" a hybrid of A. victoriana x racinae quickly forming a colony of glossy elegantly fluted urns... and why not try this as an addition to your summer urns as a dramatic jolt o...
$6.50
Aechmea Fulgens Discolor Albo-Marginata
Stock Number: 52017
"Coralberry" Beautiful open urns of glaucous green leaves with faint crossbands and showy ivory margins, purpled beneath; violet purple flowers followed by quite dramatic wide spikes of "Coralberry" fruit. Stunning rosettes of seemingly unreal laquerware, yet easy houseplants. Once not uncommon in collections, this mar...
$22.50
Aechmea Red Ribbon
Stock Number: 52272
Elegant 'Foster's Favorite' type upright urns of overlapping lacquered glossy rose blushed ochre leaves with dramatic central red bands. Easy to grow despite its flamboyant color and habit. The dense red bracted spikes with red sepaed blossoms with lilac petals emerge from the depths of mature urns. An excellent choice...
$8.50
Aeonium Arboreum Schwartzkopf
Stock Number: 60213
"Black Tree" Wide leaves tipped purple in flat rosettes topping thick erect trunks; golden blossoms in impressive pyramidal clusters often appear midwinter. This form has very deep maroon "Black Tree" leaves with shiny flat leaved rosettes reaching their most beautiful level mid winter--tends to rest in the heat of mid...
$7.50
Alocasia Mark Campell
Stock Number: 30578
Impressive somewhat rounded arrow shaped emerald black leaves (irridescent eggplant purple) with lovely decorative veins--astounding new David Fell hybrid of lowii x nobilis.
$28.00
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Alocasia Plumbea Nigra [Atropurpurea]
Stock Number: 30108
"Black Taro" Elegant polished, blackish purple leaves form handsome specimens; produces clusters of large ivory hood shaped spathes protecting the 8"+ spadix. Very popular addition to the bog garden; trendy color for the urn fancier--especially those designing "Black Gardens." Not to be confused with the smaller, non-g...
$10.00
Alocasia Purple Prince
Stock Number: 30654
Fabulous short waxy arrowhead leaves with striking irridescent purple veins. Outstanding strong growing Fell hybrid.
$28.00
Aloe Walmsley's Bronze [Hyb]
Stock Number: 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.
$4.00
Alpinia Luteocarpa
Stock Number: 53063
"Purple Ladder" from Thailand, and thus very chill sensitive. Closely set elegantly slim leaves with bright red-maroon underleaf boldly displayed on short stems which thickly clump to create a very showy compact specimen--mature stalks display lemon white shellflowers. Considered by some to be Z10 hardy (where the foli...
$10.00
Alternanthera Dentata Rubiginosa [Ruby]
Stock Number: 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 favorite for its prolific winter display; but newly popular for its ease of culture in adding a quick splash of unabashed purple to summer container ga...
$4.00
Alternanthera Ficoidea Bettzickiana Gold Thread
Stock Number: 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.
$4.00
Alternanthera Ficoidea Bettzickiana Red Thread
Stock Number: 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...
$4.25
Alternanthera Purple Knight [Hort]
Stock Number: 51710
Low spreading (or cascading) carpet of glossy crisped wide leaves of metallic purplish tones. Quite attractive combined with container or windowbox groupings--do not confuse this with the far more narrow leved A. polygonoides. Popular for rich color and rapid growth rate. This is available in seed catalogues from time ...
$4.00
Begonia Benisuzume
Stock Number: 56719
Elongated deep shimmery emerald and cocoa toned leaves with fluted surface slashed with paltinum blotches; elaborate rose and carmine underleaf tones; needs constant good humidity with adequate air movement to maintain perfect foliage, any climate changes (such as shipping) typically lead to a mini snit of defoliation....
$4.75
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Begonia Benitochiba [Hyb]
Stock Number: 65334
Deep nile green upturned leaves with whorled points displaying the silvery pewter overlaid patterns with purpled veins; upright habit. Although aggressively marketed currently, we find this exceedingly beautiful creature to be an imperfect houseplant as it needs very constant humidity levels, constant bright light and ...
$6.50
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Begonia Cherries And Chocolate [Hyb]
Stock Number: 56707
(rex/rz) Small saturated easily grown clumping mound of beautifully marbled mahogany black leaves with pecan tones, highlighted with bright pewter brushings amplified by the dramatic cherry red underleaves. Amazingly vigorous and undemanding.
$5.50
Begonia Hocking Wink
Stock Number: 56710
(rz) Endearingly pelted (haired) small spiraled leaves of dark mahogany green with pale honeydew toned radiating veins; compact habit with stems bending under clusters of soft pink winter blossoms. Ken Frieling hybird from 'Hocking Shockwave.'
$6.75
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Begonia Immense [Hyb]
Stock Number: 56023
Giant basil green leaves in a heracleifolia outline outthrust on haired petioles anchored on thick surface rhizomes. Not for the timid.
$10.00
Begonia Plum Gorgeous [Hyb]
Stock Number: 56751
(rz) Rounded cut edged leaves reaching impressive dimensions becoming a showstopper because the dark maroon-cocoa leaves are held at an upright angle emphasizing the sangria red rouged underleaf & petiole. Clusters of pink blossoms late winter. This makes a statement--designers are now quite successfully adding this to...
$5.25
Breynia Disticha Roseo-Picta
Stock Number: 40081
This does not get ordered as often as the above dwarf form, so it is propagated to order only. Called the "Foliage Flower Shrub" because of the white, pink emerald & purple oval leaves. True flowers are tiny green suction cup-shaped strands hidden beneath. This clone holds foliage if kept warm, not deciduous like Flori...
$12.50
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Canna Australia [Feurzauber]
Stock Number: 66889
Semi-aquatic "Feurzauber" forms a tight tall 5'+ clump of very stunning burgundy black leaves topped by petite scarlet (fading to salmon) flowers. Does well as bog or container subject (especially as does not go dormant), maintaining dramatic burnished chestnut foliar color even in high shade. Outstanding in the summer...
$18.00
Canna Indica Purpurea / Red Stripe [Greenline]
Stock Number: 41952
Remarkable strong clean avacado green leaves with strong deep purplish red parallel chevroned veins suggesting a delicate transparency. Marvelous when grown as a bog subject. Try at the edge of your pool where, if content, it can reach a height of eight feet topped with a cluster of petite brilliantly carmine red bloss...
$18.00
Chamaedorea Metalica
Stock Number: 41761
Mexican "Metalic Palm" with deep blue-green leaves with odd metalic sheen accentuated by beging fused (very occasionally pinnate) to form an upward cup of undivided pinnate leaves. Black fruit.
$10.00
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