Product Code: 60427
"Hollywood Palm" or "Chandelier Plant" Erect pinkish stems thickly hung with pendant cylindric dark leaves spotted reddish brown and emerald and tipped with notches nurturing bundles of plantlets; showy clusters of pale red bellflowers pendant mid winter from elaborate terminal inflorescence. Madagascar native. The sec...
Product Code: 40458
Formerly M. penduliflorus. "Turk's Cap" or "Scotsman's Purse" Hibiscus cousin with folded pendulous bright red blossoms with protruding stamens. An easily bloomed shrub--reaching its height of flowering midwinter when you most need the scarlet blossoms. Long a traditional hobby greenhouse standby as never fails to intr...
Product Code: 41431
"Pink Turk's Cap" Semi-gloss foliage ranked along the woody Hibiscus like stems; intriguingly furled pink dangling flowers quite showy during the winter months.
Product Code: 54031
Very showy "Dwarf Sleepy Mallow" with brightly variegated chunky leaves accented with many cute bright scarlet "Turk's Cap" blossoms--but each flower is held uprignt, unlike the pendulous blossoms of M. arboreus. This brilliantly foliaged selection of this handsome small shrub was found and shared by Greg Grant. Much p...
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Product Code: 67331
"Masai Spurge" slender angled stems with upright art Noveau ridges topped with multiple scarlet to pink showy cymes--thesebright hooded flowers open near Thanksgiving and still are colorful at Easter! The serrate-edged keeled leaves are deciduous. Popular.
Product Code: 50114
Tropical "Firespike Bush"--strong stalks with rich green, somewhat corrugated foliage topped with bright red-scarlet tubular "Cardinal's Guard" flowers, usually in winter. Best pruned severely after flowering periods as can become a major jungle left on its own, easily reaching six feet or more if given free root run.
Product Code: 40685
"Sweet Olive" Leathery-leaved shrub; clusters of small white flowers emit a delightful rare fragrance "blending jasmine, ripe apricots & gardenia" used in China to scent tea. Himalayan native's leaf edges burn if humidity insufficient or if watered with a source high in salts or a watersoftener. Not a houseplant un...
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Product Code: 41829
"Bermuda Buttercup" South African species with long lived thickened roots and scaly bulbs; with winter foliage come the showy showers of yellow blossoms. This is absolutely summer dormant and will rot if kept too moist during this period.
Prefer to only ship in LATE SUMMER when emerging from a long dormancy. T...
Product Code: 40694
"Summer Shamrock" Reliably evergreen species with low, soft green fleshy leaves mounding over short succulent stalks which emerge from thick underground tubers; clusters of small white flowers reach their height during summer. Traditional Victorian favorite as a year 'round pot plant demanding full sun to flourish--now...
Product Code: 40970
Free-blooming "Old Fashioned Pink Shamrock" grandma grew on her windowsill with its seemingly endless clusters of bright rosy flowers, veined red, over the shamrock foliage. Thick tubers give rise to many succulent stalks--indestructable, does not go dormant unless you forget to water it for a month or so.
Product Code: 40705
Striking copper-pink leaves thickly overlapping on the strong succulent stems, which gradually arch over under the weight of the fabulously hued foliage; rare "Copper Velvet Shamrock" This variety does not have tubers, but is a vining subject, a traditional houseplant, with masses of cheerful yellow blossoms reaching t...
Product Code: 59405
An unusually dark leaved form of the species, seemingly the same as 'Bonfire' and other purple red clones such as 'Maroon Beauty' with yellow blossoms occasionally revealing red veining in the winter sun. Has had many many many names over the years.
Product Code: 40706
Summer-dormant "Grand Duchess Oxalis" produces pendant mound of soft clover leaves with large silky flowers of lavender--this needs very bright winter light to produce the showy blossoms. We prefer to ship this late summer just before the foliage emerges after summer dormancy cycle. This prima donna requires at least a...
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Product Code: 40739
"Fairy Hibiscus" Small-statured South American shrublet with small haired hastate leaves and many lovely mallow flowers of delicate tissue pink with a scarlet eye--if not warm and sunny, will form cleistogamous flowers in winter. Excellent in cool window or potted under lights. Becoming popular as a summertime patio co...
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Product Code: 51748
Seldom available shrubby Hibiscus cousin with attractive oblong leaves and lemon yellow flowers with elaborate bracts; best blooms are achieved in a greenhouse environment during the winter up north; while also a distinctive addition to summertime urns and tropical beds..While not really a solo act, will swell the chor...
Product Code: 67357
"Variegated Devil's Backbone" Gray-green zig-zagged stems arch and bend under large puckered fleshy leaves margined in bright clear white; red bird beak/bill-shaped blossoms appear if grown in full sun in a cool (not freezing) winter greenhouse, or in a garden on the banks of the Rio Grande. Much larger statured, less ...
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Product Code: 40800
Dwarf somewhat waxy leaves zoned deep purple on short much-branched stems topped with airy clear salmon pink flowers--heavy winter bloomer. Cute and easy self branching hybrid more correct as 'Groszer Garten'--after it performs with abandon on a sunny windowsill all winter, stick some cuttings in your windowbox for a f...
Product Code: 56562
Salmon toned scarlet single scarlet flowers arise above the quite odd waffled pale milky green rounded leaves with evenly cut creamy white margins; wide oddly angular mounding habit. A sport of 'Frank Headley' from Heidgen.
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Product Code: 40762
Beautiful golden netted "Ivory Geranium" leaves; pink flower heads. One of the traditional "Ivy Leaved" heirloom cascading types quite dramatic cascading from a windowbox, a summer urn, or a hanging basket.
Product Code: 40790
Stout-stemmed dwarf with petite zagged, deeply cut (one could say "pinked") leaves with parallel dramatic dark ric-rac zones; marvelous salmon red fls with apricot overtones are extrememly zagged--each spidery flower cluster constituting tiny floral fireworks. The most popular Geranium here at the greenhouses for small...
Product Code: 66056
"Rose Cactus" Woody spiny stems (shrubby unless given something to vine up) with waxy fleshy leaves and clusters of quite dramatic rose-pink flowers. We offer the Elbert's clone of this Brazilian species prized for its extraordinary blossom display.
Product Code: 40819
"Tropical Mock Orange" Shrub with pseudo-whorls of glossy gray-green leaves margined white; orange-scented white flowers.
Product Code: 41109
Thick succulent trunk bases swell from season to season into fissured caudexes; spade-shaped leaves. Pink to violet hooked tubular flowers give name, "Cockspur Flower." Trim back severely after bright early through midwinter bloomspikes fade. Very popular with lovers of caudiforms.
Product Code: 41128
Widely branching purpled stems with glossy wide rippled leaves toned violet provide a perfect background for the many thick spikes of garnet magenta blossoms freely produced late fall. Beautiful all year. Shamelessly trendy.
Product Code: 69051
Tidy shrublet with attractive foliage and rose lilac toned blossom clusters. May be a sport of Ruspolia seticalyx. Excellent in combination containers.
Product Code: 50059
"Red Christmas Pride" Erect somewhat woody stems support attractive foliage with purple blushed underleaf; scarlet pouch flowers reach their blooming peak midwinter. Extremely vigorous and as popular now as in Victorian times when it filled that pre-poinsettia era with red blossoms at Christmas.
Product Code: 50060
"Lobster Claw" from the Amazon basin producing spikes of brilliant scarlet bracts coloring just in time for Christmas and staying bright carmine several months--pretty tubular blossoms emerge, then disappear from these long lasting showy bracts. This showy inflorescence tops each stem of this stout branched shrub of ea...
Product Code: 60458
"Golden Glo" Arched stems heavy with thickly-set golden green keeled blimpshpaed leaves developing coppery margins in bright light; Mexican native with white flower clusters. A must in any succulent wreath.
Product Code: 60470
"Mexican Stonecrop" Mounds of waxy fresh-green soft needle shaped leaves densely packed on hidden fat toppling stems--makes a perfect ground cover for stemmy pot plants; quite basic for decorative small hanging baskets or dish gardens; a basic for succulent wreaths and small moss topiary. Starry yellow flowers usually ...
Product Code: 41469
"Mexican Flame Vine" Modest shrubby vine with fleshy toothed leaves turning purplish in the winter to accent the many showy arching clusters of extremely showy orange rayed daisy flowers. Victorian favorite. Some customers claim to bloom this in outdoor summer containers; but blooms most reliably for us in midwinter wh...