Stock Number: 54474
A clone shared with us by J. C. Raulston proven to be somewhat root hardy in the very deep South (along the gulf and south): odd rangy habit with small dangling bronze-orange blossoms; survives Z8 if given a long hot summer in order to establish a heavy root mass below winter 's eventual frost line; seems to produce bl...
Stock Number: 42276
Beautiful nodding flowers. An unusual shade of bronze orange with a striking red center and sometimes pale carmine veins. Very erect habit excellent for topiary work. Outstanding in a cool greenhouse with lots of sun as this hybrid only wants to bloom mid-winter.
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Stock Number: 42263
Leaf almost entirely white with small central green flame; pale bronzy salmon fls dangle from the tall stems. Best grown in very bright light in a cool greenhouse in intense climates as can burn in the heat of the deep South. But in zones with smaller numbers this not only performs in the winter greenhouse but forms a ...
Stock Number: 42193
Erect shrub with many satin glossy nodding (very, very dark red) bellflowers. Easier to bloom than some of the heirloom cultivars. The darkest "Flowering Maple" blossom we have observed.
Stock Number: 40005
Yellow, nodding bellflowers with ochre clappers accent this vigorous "Flowering Maple" with soft fresh green leaves on self branching stems. Possibly a more reliably summer blooming selection of England's 'Moonchimes.' Has the reputation among our customers as being one of the few in this group of Hibiscus cousins perf...
Stock Number: 40007
Soft maple leaves richly flecked gold on a tightly branched shrub sporting many salmon bellflowers; striking in annual beds. Deservedly the most popular "Flowering Maple" as it is a brilliant display whether in flower or not; most effective when grown with plants displaying purple toned foliage. An unexpectedly subtle ...
Stock Number: 50565
Erect woody stems festooned with spectacularly big nodding blossoms of festive tangerine; this "Giant Chime Flowering Maple" can be kept as a modest heavily flowering pot plant, or encouraged to easily reach 8' --thus perfect for training into standards or for backgrounds in the deep south. Blooms for a very long perio...
Stock Number: 41253
Reiter hybrid of A. megapotamicum with strongly held laterally weeping branches perfectly displaying the charming show of ranks of dangling flared large yellow blossoms highlighted by darker-toned throat (as long as not exposed to considerable warmth year round). Perfect for hanging baskets, most impressive in windowbo...
Stock Number: 89007
Celebrated at the Queen's Golden Jubilee in 2002, this new form emerges with crowns of crinkled purpled leaves transforming into richly aromatic rosettes of golden yellow foliage; fluffy lavender flower spikes. Needs perfect drainage.
Stock Number: 66777
inflorescence "Hairy Ball" podded "Bladder Fruit" whose slim stems and willowy leaves are topped with creamy white flower clusters (beloved by butterflies) followed by big sea urchin shaped pods. South African easily reaching 6' in one summer. If you are of a somewhat more delicately evolved personality, please call th...
Stock Number: 41485
Striking spineless fast growing herbaceous shrublet from South Africa which flourishes in an exposed, even dry, setting where it will produce Acanthus type blossoms ranging from blue through mauve to pink. A new candidate for summer urns, windowboxes, and mixed containers as well as a good performer in the winter green...
Stock Number: 49461
Out arching slim stems cascade under the weight of the soft petite leaves; terminal clusters of lovely violet blossoms fading to old rose magenta. This South African reaches a peak of bloom in late fall; the habit is far more lateral than most of the Barlerias we offer.
Stock Number: 71017
Stunning "Cotton Butterfly Bush" from the estate of the Earl of Stair with marvelous silvery gray felted foliage which perfectly foils the many fragrant panicles of lilac blossoms faintly toned carmine; great used in summer container groups. Certainly the most vigorous and showy form in Z6 gardens aflutter with butterf...
Stock Number: 99455
A selection from hardies like Foeniculum, Caryopteris, Physotegia, Veronica, Oenothera, Liatrus, Echinacea, Monarda, Lobelia, Origanum, Amsonia, Buddleia, Calamintha, Coreopsis, and so forth; or you might suggest a more immediate "this season" garden with tropicals like Passiflora, Dichorisandra, Curcuma, Barleria, Plu...
Stock Number: 70501
"Japanese Beautyberry" Small shrub with oval leaves; pale pink flowers (beloved by butterflies) followed by striking blue-violet berry-like drupes in clusters. Certainly one of the most charming shrubs for the garden, often treated as a perennial and cut to the ground each winter so that the new arching stems will form...
Stock Number: 80114
"Yugoslavian Bellflower" Carpets of crimpted foliage foil perfectly the sprays of powder-blue cupped starflowers; once established, very drought resistant and a vigorous colonizer. That means do not plant this near tiny treasures which might not appreciate such a vigorous neighbor.
Stock Number: 88666
Low carpeting foliage gives rise to strong stalks beautifully displaying the dramatic large purpled rose dangling bellflowers, spotted inside; larger and darker than 'Rubriflora' and quite delighted with the Midwest's climate, unlike so many other "Bellflowers" which slowly fade away in summer's heat. Long an excellent...
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Stock Number: 70227
"Trumpet Vine" hybrid of grandiflora x radicans; aerial rootlets anchor creeping vines with pairs of pinnate leaves & terminal clusters of brassy salmon-red trumpet flowers enjoyed by all Hummingbirds. This hybrid blooms for many months each year once it is established.
Stock Number: 40101
Compact; prostrate rigid stems; reduced spines; pinwheel flowers produce edible fruit; used in Japanese cascade bonsai as 'Naikoku-ume'; still uncommon in USA. Stems held in rigid horizontal planes, not weeping like 'Green Cascade.'
Stock Number: 88420
A tried and true selection much prized for its thickly stemmed rounded shape of elegantly toned gray green foliage so perfect with the vivid violet blue flowers. Needs sun and good drainage to flourish.
Stock Number: 71727
The delicate "Blue Mist" flowers line the long elegant three foot stems (once the clump has matured--initially shorter) which are punctuated with pairs of serrate leaves--each strikingly margined with bright white variegation. An amazingly beauty which has proven to be hardy Zones 5 thru 9--but note that in the colder ...
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Stock Number: 71261
"Golden Leaved Blue Spiraea" From England comes this golden lime (fading to ocher in fall) foliaged shrub with late blue flowers tinged lilac.
Stock Number: 56568
The upright "Guatemalan Jasmine" presents very ornamental somewhat upright pyramidal clusters of bronzy orange tubular blossoms, distinctly but not agressively fragrant, once achieving maturity. We find that this lance leaved species usually needs to reach some size before reliably blooming. This tends to have unpredic...
Stock Number: 40110
"Day Jessamine" or "Willow-lvd Jasmine" West indies shrub with clusters of greenish-white flowers, with petals bent backward, spearmint-fragrant by day; followed by even more dramatic and strikingly beautiful eggplant purple berries in abundant sprays so dense as to tip the branchlets. Demands bright light & even m...
Stock Number: 56569
The downy foliage is topped with thick clusters of waxy tubular dusky pink fls richly scented. The humidity of most hobby greenhouses is sufficient to deter its archenemy, spider mite. This dusky softly foliaged central Mexican form is the easiest to consistently bloom in the plantroom or on the windowsill--most of its...
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Stock Number: 51919
Handsome and dramatic "Red Night Blooming Jasmine" becomes a compact dark foliaged shrub with arching woody branches terminating in congested panicles of short tubular red blossoms transforming into tight clusters of purple red berries. Needs bright light to dependably maintain its status as the showoff beauty of the g...
Stock Number: 40112
"Night Blooming Jessamine/Jasmine" Slender nightshade shrub with open sprays of greenish white creamy tubular blossoms intensely fragrant at night, followed by white berries.
Stock Number: 59210
This vigorous "Golden Night Jessamine" forms wide shrubs of attractively veined foliage topped with heads of bronzy gold fls opening from lilac buds; ever-blooming subtropical plant with fall colored foliage when grown outside in the south. Needs high light to bud in northern greenhouses. We've offered this for fifteen...
Stock Number: 81082
White flowered selection of this low-growing glossy floiaged perennial creating a mound of deeply cut leaves never over a foot in height. Zone 3 hardy. The daisy flowers appear in late fall. Old favorite being offered again starting in 2012.
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Stock Number: 41488
"Dwarf Mirror Plant" Dwarf densely branched willowy stems with small waxy lance leaves margined bright white; said to produce nearly translucent flowers dotted scarlet, which are followed by creamy white berries. C. acerosa x repens hybrid demanding full sun to flourish. Wonderful cascading from a hanging basket or fro...