Product Code: 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...
Product Code: 65666
Very congested hemispheres of multiple disticous heads of very short fat silvery gray leaves. Coral toned tubular blossoms presented on short erect stems are for more showy than any other species we have observed. Fat offsets are sent. Very very beautiful when grown to a full specimen comprising a hemisphere of obese p...
Product Code: 65649
The wonderful fat leaved "Silver Tongue" with whorled ranks of succulent platinum colored short fat leaves with some occasional green random lines. Not the "Bowtie" disticous form also known by this name; this is the Gastrolea type.
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Product Code: 65117
Hybrid or selection we received thirty plus years ago from Ed Hummel; Upright, rigid fans of strikingly pebbled green striped coriaceus leaves with ridged surface of gray-silver. Very easily grown even though it looks so challenging with its unique designs resembling expensive jewelry.
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Product Code: 60363
"Ghost Plant" Fat angled amethyst-gray leaves, with a silvery bloom giving a "mother-of-pearl" effect, on swooping thick stems; modest white flowers. A traditional favorite potplant for the sunny windowsill, for that pearly foliaged patio accent plant and for that hanging basket showoff; certainly imperative in any suc...
Product Code: 54548
Wide three-lobed leaves of pale gray green tones brushed nearly to the edges of the white margins; keeps contrast well. Strong growing care free cultivar.
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Product Code: 60381
"Beechleaf Feltbush" believed to be a hybrid originating with Ed Hummel from whom this clone derives well over thirty years ago. Tightly stacked succulent gray-furred leaves on stubby, slowly branched gray furred stems; very attractive, excellent window sill pot plant if given adequate light saturation., eventually for...
Product Code: 60879
Heavy rigid notchless triangular leaves with dusky rough felt surfaces. Eventually enormous given space & time. This easily grown felted cupleaved beauty is shamelessly showy when added to a mixed summer container.
Product Code: 60392
Handsome large wide coppery "Donkey Ears" leaves inlaid with purple heiroglyphics and liberally dusted with silver on very short central trunks--striking basket subject with masses of midwinter blossoms of delicate pink emerging from the bell like calyx cups. Unique species needing saturated (but never burning) light t...
Product Code: 60393
"Silver Teaspoons" perfect description of the platinum hair pelting the oval leaves with narrow petioles; these remarkable leaves are rigidly ranked on slim extremely erect stems (thus lending this plant new status as a unique but successful rigidly at attention topiary standard). A curiously similar habit to that of K...
Product Code: 61009
Also known as Kalanchoe HBG 73004, from Huntington Botanic Gardens' distribution. Upright stout short trunks support thick upturned pearly surfaced fleshy leaves (so wide as to be nearly round in outline), each heavily ringed by a margin of cute baby plantlets--every kid needs one. Perhaps the most architecturally plea...
Product Code: 60411
"Flour Dust Plant" Purple-hued notched flat leaves are dusted in silvery-white; modest small Madagascar native with violet urn-shaped pink hued flowers in refined panicles. Compact small habit--must have very high light to maintain the bright silvery tones; needs good air movement to encourage the flour dustings so adm...
Product Code: 60419
"Paddle Plant" or "Flap Jack" or "Oyster Plant." These common names reflect the considerable popularity of this South African species with flat oval diagonally-placed leaves with an arresting silvery effect from white mealy surfaces, & with a distinct red rim appearing when grown in high light. A paniculate inflore...
Product Code: 60423
Dense wider "Panda Plant" leaves than the typical species form with very bright white pelting and blackish toned toothed tips as long as given very bright light and good air movement. Best contrast of any selection we have trialed , but absolutely needs full sun and reliable air movement to achieve its potential.
Product Code: 51901
A splendid "Silver Oxalis" sport from Dorothy Chao with splendidly large obtriangular leaves a glaucous milky green--most distinctive pewter hue beautifully complemented by clusters of palest lilac pink blossoms produced with abandon. Subtle power. Tends to catch the eye no matter how it is situated.
Product Code: 53533
"Emerald Isle" or "Brazil" Delightful tuffets of creamy wax pewter leaves with peltate dimples; stature of a tinsy griseo-argentea. Choice easily grown dwarf for the terrarium. And the rather hopeless name? Well, it means "Curved Ovule" allowing the micropyle to come quite near the funicle. We assume this is why other ...
Product Code: 53538
Beautiful Brazilian "Silver Ripple" The waxed corrugated leaves solid silver-gray. "Caperata" means wrinkled or puckered. Bright toned cultivar of a favorite houseplant relaible self-shaping itself into a glossyy tuffet always prized for its ability to tolerate less humidity than many houseplants; thus it thrives on th...
Product Code: 53576
Large 'Blackie' clone with overlapping upper lobes; old leaves fade to ashy-lemon to give an interesting two-tone contrast to the vigorous mounds. This Ruth Crane distribution may be the same plant known as 'Rosifolia' in Europe.
Product Code: 53579
Incurved ear shaped waxy leaves with deep blushed depressed veins highlighting the pewter toned ridges--leaves quickly forming tightly foliaged low hemispheres topped with cute erect tapered catkins. Easy houseplant but very tempermental if planted in a large container as it has very shallow roots.
Product Code: 53586
"Felted Pepperface" Fabulous succulent leaves of gray felt (or "Amazon Fuzz") on upright fur-covered stems; easily grown Brazilian tolerating low humidity as long as grown in very bright light. Interesting also as a summer deck or patio subject as tolerates exposed conditions and adds texture and heft as well as a colo...
Product Code: 53655
(Catch the pun?) Reclining upright stems hold elegant pebbled leaves with upcurled edges and bright central silver flames--this Andean species prefers a coolish location to display best colors with perfect drainage. Astoundingly beautiful..
Product Code: 53656
"Pewter Waxleaf Plant" Short arching (or scandent) succulent stems lined with thick leaves with a pewter-aluminum patina. Like acuminata, crassicaulis, and disticha this forms a beautiful moss pole specimen. Rare, yet easily grown species for small pots or baskets.
Product Code: 30629
"Blue Fiddle-leaf Philo" The small-statured leaves are a waxy bluish-gray, closely spaced. Perhaps a fixed juvenile form. This has proven a handsome & reliable houseplant; if given a moss pole to slowy climb up will beautifully display a design of overlapping shingled foliage.
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Product Code: 30299
Dave Gordon's amazing selecting of this waxy leaved charmer with the fiddle shaped leaves now lavishly slashed and splashed with nacre cream. Definitely a show winner best displayed on a moss pole..
Only 4 availabe at time of listing. One per person/Order.
Product Code: 30273
"Blue Philodendron" This extremely slow growing rarity is one of the standouts of the scandent Philodendrons. Aluminum silver to blue over a waxy undertoned flared arrow leaves anchored on folded petioles. Availability irregular as this is very slow growing. If it ever blooms, botanists may declare this a Raphido...
Product Code: 41040
Subtle splotches of honey yellow sometimes turn soft cream or pale lime on the already silver-pillowed leaf surfaces as they mature. A remarkable, though subtle, selection by Patti Lee.
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,.
Product Code: 41051
Beautiful bright, completely silver-pink leaves ruffled and serrated; marvelous striking mounds of thick foliage make this the crown jewel of the Pileas. Very intolerant of chill. Brightens up any terrarium design. Extremely sensitive to chill.
Product Code: 13041
Robust French selection of this impressive "Staghorn Fern" with erect fronds covered with fabulous white tomentum--that is, a white pelted specimen. Beautiful when grown in a pot, but truely astounding when mounted on a plaque so that bright light and perfect air movement can bring out the fantastic white pelt. We have...
Product Code: 54034
Strikingly beautiful native of Queensland, Australia, with upright, then cascading succulent stems cloaked with thick leaves heavily pelted silver-gray; used by Longwood Gardens in their famous Silver Garden. Perfect in baskets or pots; very popular in patio containers and tropical bedding currently.