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: 42079
Each ruffled coppery ochre leaf is margined with parchment toned scallops. Most furled leaves of any cultivar we know. It is an excellent conservatory subject where it receives the high humidity, bright light and constant warmth this cultivar demands on in order to stay startling. (We believe this excellent...
Stock Number: 30724
Marvelous small tufts of bright golden chartreuse fans of tiny flat leaf blades; wonderful in small undrained containers; very showy golden tuffet in a terrarium as well. But most popular as an eye catcher in a Fairy Garden landscape.
Stock Number: 30551
"Golden Sweetflag" Elegant ranks of 6"+ sword leaves of bright yellow-ochre with emerald pinstripes. Striking indoors in a small blue bonsai pot; beautiful evergreen golden-grass effect when grown in a boggy spot outdoors; popular in aquatic tubs for the deck as keeps small stature. This is a Japanese clone which also ...
Stock Number: 68006
Very dramatic gold central stripes on each potentially massive leaf; does not flower without nearly free root-run. American Indians use this in native medicine as an antiinflamatory This plant is not always available. It is actually harder to find in the nursery trade currently than the compact variegated white form as...
Stock Number: 68035
This elegantly poised beauty currently goes under either of these two names. Elegantly recurved spineless leaves margined in bright cream. This is an excellent indoor plant with smooth leaves are not as hard or stiff as its desert brethern, thus easier to trundle out of your plantroom or greenhouse for a summer of show...
Stock Number: 56823
This is the second of two new variegated forms of the "Scalloped Elephant Ear" Deep green lacquered leaves with dramatically raised bold white ivory veins which create a mask on the waxed leaves This clone has fantastic gold to yellow variegated splotches and sections. These often not ready until summer.
Stock Number: 30199
(Usually COLOCASIA 'Golden Delicious' or 'Chartreuse' in catalogues) Remarkable dramatic yellow "Elephant Ear" dramatic in any setting, whether an urn, a bog, or (in the very deep South) released in any moist area of your garden. Requires full sun and constantly moist soil to maintain good golden ochre tones and reach ...
Stock Number: 53005
Used in China for treating infections; here for the strikingly beautiful dark leathery slim leaves striped and slashed with rich yellow. This "Variegated Shell Ginger" constitutes a very handsome evergreen gradually clumping plant tolerating adverse house conditions--where, unlike its Zingiber cousins, the foliage is m...
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.
Stock Number: 55515
Low growing wide spreading "Golden Calico Plant" with very broad solid chartreuse leaves turning bright yellow in full sun when used as a dramatic bedding subject. Very popular, but extremely intolerant of chill if kept too damp in the winter.
Stock Number: 66933
Heavily flowering "Golden Butterfly Weed: (a tropcal heat loving species reliably everblooming with constant good sunlight) with orange tone-free flower clusters topping the stalward erect stems. Will keep your butterflies quite happy.
Stock Number: 41530
The full sized tropical "Golden Culm Bamboo" Striking yellow stems with some green striping, leaves occasionally striped as well; 35' potential, so site carefully in your conservatory or greenhouse. Many things are offered as this; but this is the real thing. Typically we send well rooted culms--if you wish to receive ...
Stock Number: 31392
A fabulous form of "Philippine Violet Shrub" featuring many clustered blossoms of blue-violet combined with gold variegated leaves; from India & Burma/Myanmar. Thanks to David Biggar for sharing this showy quite slow growing cultivar imperative in any serious collection of variegates.
Stock Number: 56116
(sempervirens) "Sunspot Wax Beg." Creamy yellow mottled waxy glossy leaves a backdrop to the constant soft pink flowers freely produced; try under lights or in outdoor beds. As so many patio and deck container designers ask for this to be included in collections, we decided to list it again!
Stock Number: 56125
(rhizomatous) Very thick surface rhizomes support the dramatically sized quilted leaves of bright yellow ochre, held aloft on thick succulent petioles righly haired. Give this one room. Equally impressive indoors or in your patio containers where its ochre gold coloring is amazing as an upright echo of Ipomea 'Margarit...
Stock Number: 50504
Impressive glossy leaves banded in bold ochre-gold. Striking sight as the cascading succulent stems clasped by these bold jade like leaves liven up any urn, windowbox or hanging basket. The species name reflects the unusual scent of the "Spiderwort" flowers occassionally produced mid winter on impressively branched inf...
Stock Number: 65683
"Golden Spider Plant" Similar in stature to 'vittatum,' yet every rich green leaf blade is centered with vivid ochre and rich champagne tones--quickly clumps and sends off long shoots tipped with variegated "Airplane" offsets. Please remember that this lovely cultivar is popular for its subtle variegation, not for any ...
Stock Number: 41362
"Variegated Lemon" Beautifully gold-streaked foliage; leaves much smaller than variegated 'Ponderosa Lemon" and splashings are yellow-gold & green, not creamy white; fragrant flowers, if polinated, produce dramatically striped fruit. Popular for it produces fruit as a small container subject given good light and fertil...
Stock Number: 41245
"Japanese Glorybower" Wide spread shrub with decorative leaves widely margined in yellow-ochre; sprays of starry white fragrant fls in reddish calyces; followed by blue berries. This is an imperative for all collectors of variegates, even though it demands considerable and constant warmth to flourish. Not zone 5 hardy ...
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Stock Number: 66945
These are three years old at least--the winter heads of pale yellow blossom clusters are breathtaking..although not many blossoms per head are produced as in the Belgian hybrids.
Stock Number: 55628
Solid golden ochre leaves elaborately ruffled around quilted medallion centers-- looks like an absolutely mad basil plant bred on Mars. Upright sturdy habit; one of the very few ochre yellow color types holding up well in winter windows. Certainly more chill tolerant than most of the gold/ochre leaved hybrids.
Stock Number: 55957
Pert small lime leaves with bright pastel lemon margins neatly scalloped; excellent bedding selection; very sun tolerant upright straw toned heavily branched reliable creature with excellent color in the winter conservatory. True: various others are gold while this is straw-lemon; but we did NOT name this. Very strong ...
Stock Number: 49443
Tiny deeply lobed and fingered leaves form a froth of bright yellow with undertones of bronzy lime. Petite stature, yet self branching and decidedly more tolerant of an early fall chill than most of the dwarf hybrids.
Stock Number: 55510
Doug Lohman selection with bright yellow & ochre sabre leaves tufted over fasciating stems resembling wide ribbons, then wild cockscombs as the season progresses. Merely fabulous--but beware that the fasciation start forming in mid to late summer, very seldom earlier. So this is an excellent choice for the Winter g...
Stock Number: 49468
Certainly the brightest and most highly skirted to date: the very bright lemon yellow leaves, each with a clever lime heart, are extremely flounced and skirted (enclosing the stem completely) with very ruffled crennations--far more fingered than 'Killer Gold' with a brighter yellow margin.. Soooooo Cooool.
Stock Number: 59399
Very broad golden yellow leaves of heavy substance on strong stems which reliably self-branch. Good choice for a yellow gold bedder, especially as the leaves seldom discolor as do many yellow types we have trialed over the years. We thank Peter Kopp for this one.
Stock Number: 53182
Giant golden leaves dappled straw blond along the veins; cassis blushed stems. A massive presence derived from a Frieling cross of 'Japanese Giant' and 'Amazon.' Not advised for the timid grower or the miniature garden.
Stock Number: 56812
Elephant ears of milky green with golden lime splashes and freckling. Yinger's inspired name for this clone which is easier to grow than 'Milky Way' but also quite sensitive to even a slight chill. Seems remarkably like the old cultivar in our collection from a Hawaiian grower called Colocasia 'Manini Owali'. For the c...