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The Black Garden

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Begonia Black Truffles
Product Code: 56914
(rhizomatous) Small statured. Crinkly spirals of dark sheen with brilliant white eye; forming a tight, neat tuffet of busy foliage. Much darker than 'Hocking Bravura' with more fingered margins. A thickly foliaged candidate for your "Black Garden."  Popular in Wardian Cases.
$10.00
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Begonia Gladys Meyer [hyb]
Product Code: 56324
(rhizomatous) Dark velvety Sherwood green leaves, nicely lobed, with maroon red undersides. Very showy Tropp hybrid with masses of white flower clusters mid winter.
$7.75
Coleus Cantigny Royale
Product Code: 55695
Very tiny elaborately lobed mahogany maroon leaves tightly packed on muchbranched short toppling stems. Intensifies the similarly statured 'Purple Duckfoot,' 'Charlie McCarthy,' & 'India Frills' when planted as a group. From Cantigny Gardens in Wheaton, Il. The touchstone by which any new mini must be evaluated. Co...
$7.50
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Coleus Krispy Kritter
Product Code: 66838
A rich black maroon Lohman creation with more compact & far deeper 3-d ruffles than 'Othello.' Showy spires of violet flowers early winter for a windowsill show. Extremely popular over-the-top fastigate hybrid. Quite a remarkable presence.
$6.00
Colocasia 'Black Saphire'
Product Code: 39184
(The correct original name is C. jenkensii 'Uahiapele') The solidly dusky deep purple leaved taro creating a sensation in the garden & conservatory alike; also sold as 'Cranberry,' & 'Black Magic.' Very happy as a semi-aquatic--will maintain foliage readily in the warm winter greenhouse as long as it is given c...
$12.00
Colocasia 'Electric Blue'  Gecko
Product Code: 33106
This dwarf colocasia,  only reachesabout  2 to 3'. It has a clumping nature in growth.  Each leaf is a beautiful, extremely dark black to metallic blue or purple, depending on how the light hits it with a stunning maroon underside. You may order now but it shipping is on Hold for Spring of 2019 for th...
$10.00
Euphorbia Flameleaf (Species)
Product Code: 67035
"Flameleaf Spurge" Multitudes of slender stems flutter with rounded diamond-shaped leaves of dusky violet fading to emerald green edges. While of delicate appearance, actually a very easy-to-grow houseplant, marvelous under lights. Amazon native. Absolutely excellent when added to outdoor summer urns, windowboxes and e...
$5.00
Hedera pastuchovii
Product Code: 41403
Distinctive Ivy with beautiful black-green glossy elongate (often rather hastate) leaves. Very popular with serious plant collectors with a more botanic than horticultural bend. Native to limestone cliffs of the Caspian forests in Asia--but definitely not winter hardy in our part of the Ohio River Valley. We offer this...
$15.00
Peperomia repii
Product Code: 53648
"Purple Cloud Plant" Low, much-branched purple stems covered with glossy deep toned purple leaves with silver midrib flame; excellent indoor plant of rapid growth; perfect for small hanging baskets; a natural for terrariums. Ever so perfect.
$8.00
Philodendron andreanum
Product Code: 30294
"Black Gold" Elongated heart-shaped leaves of dark velvet with a lovely coppery sheen and delicate ivory veins. Thrives in high humidity and low light, and will need a misting system if not kept in a case. This is one of the true beauties of the philodendron world. Not a houseplant unless grown in a wardian case and yo...
$45.00
Philodendron Black Cardinal [hyb]
Product Code: 30700
Bamboo Nurseries self heading hybrid forming a wide dramatic waxy birdsnest habit of overlapping wide rippled leaves of burgundy flushed purple; violet petioles.. . still keeps some purple tones when grown in lower light conditions, but does tend to become scandent in lower light conditions..
$30.00
Pilea spruceana Norfolk
Product Code: 41054
Puckered oval black green metallic leaves quaintly quilted and rickly banded pewter; low growing stoloniferous species from Peru with tiny clusters of rosy toned tinsy flowers when happy in your terrarium. Extremely sensitive to any chill, thus only shipped during the warmer months.
$7.00
Pseuderanthemum atropurpureum rubrum
Product Code: 50051
Very wide laquered maroon oval wide leaf pairs. Rare form which is the most dramatic of this showy group of Acanthus relatives; recently rediscovered by outdoor designers for the "Tropical Look" as its color saturation in full sun matches the skin of a ripe eggplant. Although we have offered this for thirty some years,...
$10.00
Sansevieria trifasciata Black Magic [hort]
Product Code: 61094
Erect very dark emerald leaves with dramatic gold edge; very similar to the more dramatic 'goldiana' clones--perhaps shorter.
$15.00
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Sansevieria trifasciata Black Sport/Form
Product Code: 68221
Very slow growing "Ebony Hemp" Rough surface of blackish-green. Very distinctive rugose surfaced extremely vertical foliage makes this a curosity in any collection. Ken Frieling found this unique curiosity in a random heap in a central Florida roadside nursery too many years ago for him to admit the date. If anyone has...
$25.00
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Sansevieria trifasciata Crane's Black Sport
Product Code: 68223
Remarkable erect tulip-shaped rosette of black-green leaves with bright gold rim. Habit similar to nelsonii or to a giant incurved 'Loops's Pride' but more ornate than either of these. Unique very slow growing treasure from Ruth Crane's remarkable collection.
$32.00
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Sansevieria trifasciata hahnii Jade
Product Code: 68413
"Jade Birdsnest Plant" One of the most distinctive of the Hahni group as the foliage displays no markings or chevrons on the gorgeous deep jade surfaced thick substanced leaves of deep mahogany green-- the somewhat sheened pointed leaves thickly overlap to form tight upright cups.
$8.00
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