Stock Number: 52207
Tidy compact carpets of multiple rosette heads of grayish green--each crowded succulent leathery leaflet tipped with a somewhat flexible spine & lined with teeth. Green flowered bromel from rocky exposed areas of Argentina making a wonderful accent plant in any succulent collection or as a base for a caudiform bons...
Stock Number: 52259
Smooth-edged succulent leaves, spine tipped, with dull glossed silvery leather surfaces packed in tight elongated rosettes branching to form extensive rine gray hard edged sadistic cushions. Whew! Small green bromel beaked blossoms in tidy clusters; native to rock crevices of Argentina--this is extremely slow growing a...
Stock Number: 41088
Columns of four-ranked, felted aromatic leaves completely hide the small arching stems tipped with soft pink lipped flowers. Very beautiful "Teddy Bear Mint" forms beautiful pot plant or perfect groundcover for taller leggy succulents. Comercial source of soap oils.
This plant nees the bright light and perfect drain...
Stock Number: 68472
Succulent chrystaline embedded surfaces on fleshy leaf pairs strickingly margined ivory on fleshy cascading stems with showy clusters of rich maroon red flowers; "The Giant Sun Rose" needs full light, adequate light, and constant warmth to reach its full potential.
Stock Number: 60969
Curious deeply and dramatically cascading vine with white starry blossoms produced with great abandon. May be a Delosperma species--still in debate. A popular favorite among hobbyists for outdoor summer urns and windowboxes when the design demands a reliable rapidly cascading accent plant--that is, a dependable "spille...
Stock Number: 50511
Dense mats of waxy succulent lime-green leaves & tiny eggshell- blue flowers; This beautiful glossy beauty remains the most commonly grown basket plant of the spiderworts. Quite content grown in full sun and thus a natural for growing as a low cover on moss topiaries and even quite successful on living wreath...
Stock Number: 60017
"Rosary Vine" or "String of Hearts" Thread-like vine with large "rosary bead" tubercles and small pairs of heart-leaves designed with bright silver surfaces. Dependable tried and true houseplant unless you overwater!
These are usually sent as one or two starter strands, with a below surface tuber, not a full pot.
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Stock Number: 60259
"String of Buttons" The opposite oval red-edged button leaves fuse around the stem like some Eucalyptus. Perfect much branching small statured subject for hanging baskets, fine on succulent wreaths.
Stock Number: 61008
Petite tumbling tinkertoy stems set with multitudes of paired tiny fat leaflets; cute tuffet for a planter. Always popular as a key element of succulent wreaths. The perfect tuffet for the base of a succulent bonsai and a big hit with Fairy Garden designers.
Stock Number: 52087
Very compact species with cardboardish leaf edges quite ruffled; eventually forms mounding tuffets.
Stock Number: 50514
"Pussy Ears" Succulent creeper with triangular curved, glossy green leaves with soft white hairs creating a "fringe"; flowers said to be purple & orange--although after growing this twenty years, we have yet to observe any. Excellent for small baskets; perfect groundcover in succulent dish gardens (especially Fairy...
Stock Number: 60634
Madagascar species with terete jointed branches accented occassionally by tiny clusters of blimp blossoms to show its kinship with its close Dischidia kith. Sent as unrooted cuttings only if potted ones are currently sold out--remember that cuts root readily. Originally from the succulent collection at the Milwaukee Do...
Stock Number: 60044
"Propeller Vine" Propeller-shaped pairs of attractive gray- green leaves on soft swollen pendant (or climbing if it can find something to twine around) stems make this a great basket subject--extremely popular twining about on open wire topiary frames. Bizarre little clusters of urn shaped blimp blossoms sometimes appe...
Stock Number: 60632
Frilled rosettes of fleshy crested-edged leaves with gray glaucous pearly surfaces distinguish this as the "Topsy Turvy Plant" because the alabaster leaves look as if they are tightly packed upside down into a tight ball--like an ivory football mum! Full sun brings out the best pearly toned surface and encourages the m...
Stock Number: 65413
The unique "False Tillandsia" has the stoloniferous character and stiff open rosette of H. limifolia (under which it has been classified); however the pale green smooth leaves lack any ridging. Handsome unique species turning liliac in bright light. Stoloniferous habit makes this popular in mossed topiary and in mossed...
Stock Number: 60094
Tassel-like pendant umbels of fuzzy lemon-greenish white flowers with lemon centers and soft fragrance (a very clean aroma) perfectly match the dwarf-statured quilted leaves; the name derives form the lacunose leaf surface. That is, the surface of the leaf is cupped or depressed between the veins. Malaysian native beau...
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Stock Number: 60373
"False Hoya" The wiry stems and blackish-green narrow curved leaves are Hoya mimics--but the adventituous plantlets on the leaf tips and the nodding maroon-dotted flask flowers strongly indicate the true identity. From Madagascar, where the hooked leaves help in the scramble through the brush and thornshrubs to display...
Stock Number: 65827
Formerly Scilla violacea. "Silver Squill" Rich purple swollen bulblets in thick clusters support small violet- backed leaves whose surfaces are dotted silver. Easy houseplant with small wands of tiny white flowers produced seasonally. If allowed to become a many-headed specimen, the winter blooms can be quite impressiv...
Stock Number: 53589
Cheerful red-stemmed tangles with whorls of fat succulents patterned button leaves, violet-red beneath in high light. Great miniature stoloniferous plant much employed by orchid hobbyists to carpet the barky bare surfaces as (altho of delicate appearance) tolerates and even seems to prefer bright light and variable hum...
Stock Number: 41041
Popularity indicated by multitude of popular names; "Shiny Creeping Charley," "Giant Baby Tears" "Mini Peperomia", by any name an excellent terrarium groundcover easily grown, attractive base for any leggy houseplant.
Stock Number: 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,.
Stock Number: 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...
Stock Number: 41050
"Creeping Charley" Pairs of quilted pebbled leaves overlap trailing prostate stems. Once commonly offered as a bright apple green hanging basket plant--but we would suggest an area with higher humidity. Great in the larger Wardian cases as a brightly toned richly textured carpet.
Stock Number: 41711
Short woody stems are completely covered by mounds of thick succulent tiny "scalloped pillow" leaves with hirsuit surface-- giving off very pungent fragrance when brushed. Popular. Probably a form of the Kenyan Plectranthus coeruleus.
Stock Number: 41124
"Pillow Plant" or "Succulent Swedish Ivy" Profusions of tiny thick crenulate leaves form a lime-green mat--lines of purple form on leaf edges if in bright light; white flowers toned violet. Very popular as a filler in succulent wreaths and prized by designers of topiary animals as remains very low growing. Always a goo...
Stock Number: 41125
Another "Succulent Swedish Ivy" Profusions of tiny thick velvety leaves form a lime-green mat--lines of purple form on leaf edges if in bright light; seasonally produces a beautiful carpet of lovely small leaves topped late summer with a miriad of small spikes of white flowers toned violet.
Stock Number: 11114
The "Naked Rabbit Foot Fern," so called as the small bright chalk white rhizomes are not furred but seem to flow over the surface, dividing like "E.T.'s Fingers" under a very low canopy of beautiful delicately lobed bluish fronds. Easy once established--a tremendous performer on a mossed topiary globe..
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Stock Number: 66038
"Drunkard's Dream" or "Dancing Bones" Epiphytic Rhipsalis cousin with stiftly arching thickly-branched sprays of bottle-shaped branchlets tipped with yellow flowers fading to salmon; soon makes a wonderful windowsill potplant (or with time, a stunning hanging basket subject) with very regularly dividing bone shaped ste...
Stock Number: 66262
Fabulous extreme form of this species named "formed like hair" as the very tiny slim stems divide constantly to form arched thick manes of fringed mopheads of foliage shown to advantage in a small basket or adding grace to a succulent wreath; quite tiny cream flowers. Epiphytic soil mix is imperative. Often sent as a m...
Stock Number: 66121
A lovely soft white-haired deep green-emerald miniature; slim short segments in attractive bundles arching to form mini fountains. Rare terrestial species from Madagascar, ever so perfect when introduced to a succulent wreath design as it loves the perfectly drained moss. While usually available in pots in the nursery,...