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Pilea glauca
Product Code: 53150
Carpeting "Silver Sprinkles" or gray artillery fern--very prostrate much branching stemlets with multitudes of tiny (barely a pea's width) glaucous oval leaves. A fabulous tiny featured groundcover, perfect for terrariums or for dishgardens--proven in the latter as has proven remarkably tolerant of low humidity,.
$4.50
Pilea grandifolia Coral
Product Code: 41046
Also Pilea grandis superba. "Copper Pilea" Striking richly quilted pinkish- copper shimmery leaves on erect large spreading Jamaican bush. Easy.
$5.50
Pilea microphylla prostrata
Product Code: 41049
"Waterfall Fern" Prostrate succulent stems with tiny watery leaves create a ferny, weeping effect when used in hanging baskets; perfect for terrarium carpet. Due to waxy surfaced tiny leaves, the most tolerant of any finely lacy appearing plant of lower levels of humidity and of higher levels of direct sun. Very popula...
$3.00
Pilea microphylla variegata
Product Code: 56553
Marvelous white toned new tear drop leaves foiled by darker foliage below; the "Snow Tipped Artillery Plant" produces "gunsmoke" pollen shots--cute beyond cute. Very slow growing and very sensitive to chill--we can ship this demanding cultivar only during warmer periods of the year.
$7.00
Pilea microphylla [callitrichoides]
Product Code: 41048
"Artillery Plant" Small, densely branched succulent upright stems arch with tiny "Fern Mimic" teardrop leaves; tiny flowers release pollen in puffs like gunsmoke, thus the common name. Easy to grow critter endlessly popular with children of all ages. A basic groundcover plant in any terrarium design as a fern mimic.
$4.50
Pilea semidentata
Product Code: 41044
Clouds of tiny lance leaves form compact mounds topped by large heads (stools) of tiny pink bubble blossoms--actually one of the few species one would grow for the infloresence. Reliable and terminally cute "Gnome Stools" plant good for windowsill or terrarium. One of our best terrarium plant subjects.
$6.50
Pilea Species Moonlight
Product Code: 54351
Small rounded quilted leaves with central pewter flame; soon forms a soft carpet. In the forgettii complex.
$5.00
Pilea spruceana Silver Tree
Product Code: 41053
Pointed, serrated chocolate leaves with dual pewter-silver bands; forms self-branching compact mound; a colorful easy addition to terrariums and dish gardens.
$4.50
Piper kadsura Pied Piper
Product Code: 54578
"Japanese Pepper" Dark dull-glossed deltoid leaves on semi-scandant vines, each leaf variably variegated with golden yellow, dark cream and/or cloudy pale green flecks, wedges and spots to create a splendid subtle tapestry but only if the leaf emerged in cool tems. Possibly Z9? Forms a fabulous low tapestry carpet as t...
$8.00
Plantago major Frills
Product Code: 88897
Absolutely charming "Parsley Leaved Plantain" forming tight rosettes of elaborately frilled and cripsed leaves--small enough for a large trough; excellent between garden walk pavers. Very cute; very amusing; very over the top. And if a few too many volunteers come up? Just gently remind the seedlings that their seeds a...
$4.75
Pogonatherum crinitum
Product Code: 56236
"German Bamboo" A lovely grass of great delicacy with fast clumping erect Bamboo-like stalks reaching a foot height; these branched stalks are clothed with sea-green slim leaf blades. Fabulous when displayed as a bonsai; customers in the subtropics inform us this is a most successful thickly clumped vertical vase perfe...
$8.00
Polystichum tsus-simense
Product Code: 11152
"Painted Rock Fern" Miniature deep green fern; perfect for cool large terrarium or wardian case, while hardy enough for the protected woodland or sheltered trough.
$6.50
Poncirus trifoliata Flying Dragon
Product Code: 41770
Swooping, looping branchlets of this contorted sport of "Trifoliate Orange" make this a conversation container subject--looking like a potted living barbed wire coil (barbs included); now also used as a dwarfing understock for citrus. Also, this is called "Chinese Bitter Orange." This "Karatachi" is hardy outdoors in o...
$15.00
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Reineckia carnea
Product Code: 40862
Double ranks of grass-like arched leaves only inches high line creeping soil-level rhizomes; basal reddish-magenta, scented basal flowers followed by ground level berries. This "Lily Turf Carpet" is valuable as groundcover for leggy plants; marginally hardy here even in mild winters.
$5.00
Reineckia carnea variegata
Product Code: 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...
$8.00
Ruellia makoyana
Product Code: 50061
"Monkey Plant." Purplish mauve slightly pendant flowers bloom freely on scandent handsome leaved low shrub native to Brazil. Soft dark velvet leaves with vibrant silver veins ensure the continuing popularity of this beautiful "Trailing Velvet Plant."
$6.00
Saginia subulata aurea
Product Code: 80861
This delightful "Golden Scotch Moss" soon forms a carpet of tiny foliage perfect in rockeries and Fairy Gardens.  Has tiny white "Pearlwort" flowers.
$7.00
Sarracenia Dana's Delight [Hyb]
Product Code: 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...
$10.00
Sarracenia Scarlet Belle
Product Code: 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.  
$10.00
Saxifraga cuscutaeformis Maroon Beauty
Product Code: 58310
Wide low rosettes of gray green thick leaves with silvery veins and rosy ruby blush beneath. Lovely carpeting subject (even surviving outdoors in some of our milder winters).
$10.00
Saxifraga stolonifera Aurea
Product Code: 40913
"Golden Magic Carpet" Round, toothed leaves either solid golden chartreuse or with green-flamed centers; very beautiful, tho less vigorous than the species. Stocks are low: please INQUIRE before ordering.
$8.50
Saxifraga stolonifera Tricolor
Product Code: 40915
"Magic Carpet" Wide gray and Ivory margins with pink tones & fine red edging on scalloped leaf edges; lovely in any terrarium and splendidly colored under lights--be sure your soil is sweet, be sure the temperatures are not too high. Can be a real challenge to grow in the heat of the South; but a lush grower in Van...
$15.00
Saxifraga stolonifera [Sarmentosa]
Product Code: 12912
"Strawberry Begonia" or "Creeping Sailor" Flat central rosette of silver-veined leaves, reddish beneath, sends out thread-like runners with new plantlets. Versatile plant although neither related botanically to strawberries nor to Begonias.
$4.00
Scabiosa Columbaria Butterly Blue
Product Code: 81710
"Dwarf Pincushion Flower" An Irish cultivar remaining a compact selection with intense lavender blushed blue flowers, cute mimics of pincushions, produced from May to October on 12" plants with distinctively cut very soft foliage.
$7.00
Scindapsus exotica [species]
Product Code: 30542
A more robust clone than our original slow growing clone. Leathery wide lance leaves of glossy grey green, nearly obscured with bright aluminum grey. Best grown on a moss pole with the lovely visual result of shingled silvery pewter toned foliage in a glowing column. Very sensitive to chill; thus, we can only ship duri...
$15.00
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Scirpus cernuus [isolepis gracilis]
Product Code: 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...
$8.00
Sedum Angelina [hyb?]
Product Code: 89175
"Golden Stonecrop" succulent mat former considered to be of Croatian origin. Upright stemlets thickly set with fat needle leaves turning a brilliant lime gold in full sun and cooler temperatures, then developing a decidedly orangy fall blush.
$4.00
Sedum tetractinum
Product Code: 89229
Showy wide rounded glossy waxy leaves overlap on tumbling stems tipped with heads of bright yellow starblossoms. Forms a beautiful succulent carpet bronzing beautifully in winter chill.
$4.50
Selaginella Fairy Plume [Species]
Product Code: 11416
Unidentified species from Southeast Asia with slim erect stems arching at top under weight of chartreuse plumes--possibly a compact form of S. victoriae. Must have rest period mid-winter; may reach one foot in height if given enough time. This is in the S. victoriae complex.
$6.00
Selaginella krausiana Gold Tips
Product Code: 11624
Fabulous ferny carpet with all new growth tipped bright yellow against the darker mature clubmoss foliage--the fans of growth are wider and slightly more erect initially than those of the very similar 'aurea.'
$4.00
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