Stock Number: 40362
"Waltzing Ladies" or "Fringed Hibiscus" indicates the bright red, deeply cut and fringed recurved blossoms which dangle from slim arching stems; also "Skeleton Hibiscus." Very intolerant of root chill--it is native to Kenya. This is the most popular and most ordered for the hobby greenhouse! Always be careful when prun...
Stock Number: 43121
Our cross of these essentially evergreen species should produce a range of flared scarlet blossoms with a white throat. Take your chances.
Stock Number: 51059
This collector's fantasy, the "Banded Amaryllis" with cream centered wide strap leaves, produces handsome trumpet blossoms of soft white elegantly reticulated with rose veins; famous heirloom hybrid of H. reticulatum x `Defiance' of 1800's, Veitch & Sons. Unlike the "Dutch" hybrids mass marketed today, this fabulou...
Stock Number: 51003
"Butterfly Amaryllis" Nearly evergreen glossy strap leaves; heads of red blossoms flamed with creamy white throats. Show stopper. Does not require a "dormant" period to bloom, thus an easy houseplant always maintaining its attractive foliage. If you have room for only one Hippeastrum in your plantroom, this fabulously ...
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Stock Number: 51058
The compact stunning "Striped Amaryllis" of Brazil. Mauve-pink flowers overshadowed by wide but short deep green strap leaves with brilliant white midribs quite stunning. This slow to increase dwarf bulb makes an excellent houseplant--remember that keeping underpotted as well as allowing a slight dormancy will help thi...
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Stock Number: 51295
Compactly statured clumping Amaryllis with reddish veined violet blushed strap leaf reverses; violet pink blossom clusters. Likely overwinters in Z8 and higher as hybridizer William Bell crossed Hippeastrum aulicum stenopetalum x traubii doraniae. Thanks to Steve Lowe for sharing this with us--as has proven to be an ea...
Stock Number: 51912
The sanguine form of the "Chinese Coolie Hat Plant" with showy terminal sprays of curious and attractive blossoms, each with a red scarlet tubular corolla framed by a bronzy salmon orange bell shaped calyx collar which becomes a most arresting bronze red in direct sun. Needs bright light to flower--for us usually at th...
Stock Number: 55702
Dependable "Hindu Rope Plant" with waxy tortollini torked leaves so closely set as to obscure the succulent stems; very beautiful clusters of fragrant deep pink blossoms. Currently considered more correctly called Hoya c. 'Regalis'-- May be sent as an unrooted cutting in moss. Price is for a single strand
Stock Number: 60077
"Waffle Hoya" Puckered deep green waxy wide leaves; beautiful showy pink blossom clusters are freely produced. Name given for the (usually) eight distinct "dimples" on each thick jade substanced decorative leaf. May be sent as an unrooted cutting in moss.
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Stock Number: 41102
"Musk Plant" or "Misty Plume Plant" Attractive woody-stemmed shrublet with attractive small musk-scented leaves and creamy-white winter blossom panicles creating a beautiful whispy mist around Christmas time--thus its great popularity with Victorian gardeners and continued fascination for today's hobby greenhousers. Ca...
Stock Number: 42168
Succulent erect stems give a commanding presence; cornucopia shaped blossoms of deep burnt scarlet with glossy scarlet lips appear in clusters along the thick trunk, both below and with the attractively rippled dark puckered green leaves. Unusual.
Stock Number: 54496
Succulent upright stems with apple green curved leaves and odd yellow helmet-shaped blossoms with rich orange and saffron highlights, thus famous as the shamelessly showy "Congo Cockatoo" with the colors and spurred "Tropical Touch-Me-Not" blossoms constantly produced if given adequate light, humidity, porus soil and o...
Stock Number: 59194
"Purple Yam" (although technically a "Sweet Potato" and not even related to the yam gang) Hawaiian clone with purple fleshed tubers (said to be at their most yummy when prepared with your deep pit roast pig); very ornately cut clean-green cookie cutter somewhat palmate foliage on self branching meandering stems. Amazin...
Stock Number: 56564
Extremely vigorous "Fingered Sweet Potato" with strong stems holding aloft stunning dark leaves, with seven deep fingered lobes accented with dark purple raised veins on the reverse. Loves aquatic conditions; but thrives equally well cascading dramatically from a windowbox or urn; needs a large basket if grown in a han...
Stock Number: 42025
"Rose Jasmine" from Western China. Zone 7 willowy shrub to clambering vine (depending on where you site it) with pairs of sharply pointed lance leaves and dark rose pink fragrant blossoms. Must have full sunlight to perform well. Our stock plants have happily lived outdoors in an exposed coldframe for many years, bloom...
Stock Number: 41428
Pink tinted fragrant blossom clusters on vine with clouds of glossy opposite small pinnate leaves giving a lacy appearance. Easy in containers. If given rootrun in the subtropics will soon clamber up a wall or fence. A seasonal bloomer like the similar much larger statured J. polyanthum.
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Stock Number: 41887
"Angel Hair Jasmine" from India to China: Freely spreading shrub with downy cordate leaves and clusters of intensely sweet scented white starlike flowers at the tips and along the stems when given full sun, adequate humidity and a rich medium. This "Downy Jasmine" has long been known as J. pubescens in the Florida trad...
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Stock Number: 40421
"French Perfume" Vigorous climber with attractive compound (foliate) leaves in opposite pairs and mid-winter clouds of white richly-scented flower clusters (which have pinkish cast in bright light as the unopened buds are blushed red). Basic to any collection, the Yunnan native is quite vigorous. Very very strongly sce...
Stock Number: 40423
"Arabian Jasmine" clone with double cauliflowered camellia- like fragrant flowers, thus known as the "Moss Rose Jasmine"--perhaps now more correctly J.sambac `Flore-plena.' Excellent foliage of deep green ruffled leaves on strong rigidly erect canes; easily produces its typically solitary flower if provided richly fert...
Stock Number: 40424
This "Arabian Jasmine" clone has semi-double flowers of rich fragrance on woody shrubs with pale foliage; considered the best for houseculture by the Elberts--certainly the easiest to bloom indoors. The famous J.s. `Multiplex' grown for oils used in the French perfume industry; traditionally the Chinese use this attrac...
Stock Number: 50040
"Snow Shrimp" Fabulous snowy white variegation on foliage fading to pure white margins; white bracts turn copper in bright light. Rare and striking sport. Not a totally successful houseplant unless you can provide the essential levels of humidity necessary to prevent spider mite. But with good light and a pebble tray t...
Stock Number: 50042
"King's Crown" or "Brazilian Plume" Erect stems bear large, very showy plumes of rose-pink tubular hooked flowers. Knockout when in full flower. Available usually in late Spring. Other times of the year, it might be propagated to order.
Stock Number: 69003
Beautiful mauve blossoms perfectly foiled by wide rounded sheened leaves, each with a bright radiating midvein. An introduction from Kirstenbosch fomerly listed a J. bowiei--actually looks more like a Barleria! Fabulous in a shaded basket or mixed urn.
Stock Number: 60374
Gray green noodle leaves in rigid opposite pairs with ridged tips producing adventitious plantlets, on scrambling wiry stems. Clusters of pendant glossy olive calyx bells, each with shiny salmon-pink petals with violet-speckled rims--quite a midwinter show. (Probably constitutes a distinct species as yet unidentified f...
Stock Number: 60386
"Life Plant" or "Mother of Thousands" Plantlets form on the crenulated margins of the liver-green triangular fleshy leaves, spotted reddish-brown; heads of pendant pinkish midwinter blossoms gradually fade to a delicate gray-violet hue. Formerly in the genus Bryophyllum, appropriate as the Latin translates to "sproutin...
Stock Number: 60389
"Purple Scallops" Amethyst, flour-dusted scalloped leaves are margined purple with brownish notches producing adventitious buds in sufficient light and humidity; elegant terminal clusters of pendant khaki-pink flowers appearing late winter. Madagascar native. Very attractive; easily grown given good light. Lovely color...
Stock Number: 60394
Also K. poincarei, the famous "Good Luck Plant" A hybrid "Life Plant" of daigremontiana x tubiflora with tan-pink channeled slim leaves (distinctly wider and flatter than tubiflora) with purple designs and toothed margins producing many adventitious plantlets. Easy favorite with very showy rigid umbles of down turned b...
Stock Number: 60407
Attractive broad succulent leaves on very short stems beautifully accent and frame the hemispheres of upfacing brick-red flowers. Attractive compact bouquet from Tanzania. Marvelous tuffet outline gradually branching with time; certainly the most flower power for the foliar size and thus astoundingly popular both as an...
Stock Number: 60410
"Air Plant" or "Miracle Leaf" Most famous "Bryophyllum" for each of the ornately notched leaves produce clinging adventitious plantlets along their margins; these plantlets will form even when the mature leaf is wrenched from the stout stems and pinned to a curtain. (And if you remember those ads and drawings in the Su...
Stock Number: 60409
"Blooming Boxes" Maroon-rimmed stout rubbery fishbone leaves rigidly ranked on handsome erect trunks; terminal inflorescence of showy yellow flowers, each peeping from a bizarre dangling four-sided box-like bract, followed by a dazzling "proliferation" of plantlets. Madagascar native with the "Byrophyllum" urge--but ad...