Stock Number: 52207
Tidy compact carpets of multiple rosette heads of grayish green--each crowded succulent leathery leaflet tipped with a somewhat flexible spine & lined with teeth. Green flowered bromel from rocky exposed areas of Argentina making a wonderful accent plant in any succulent collection or as a base for a caudiform bons...
Stock Number: 52259
Smooth-edged succulent leaves, spine tipped, with dull glossed silvery leather surfaces packed in tight elongated rosettes branching to form extensive rine gray hard edged sadistic cushions. Whew! Small green bromel beaked blossoms in tidy clusters; native to rock crevices of Argentina--this is extremely slow growing a...
Stock Number: 60502
"Impala Lily" Fat swollen trunks taper into stubby branches with spiral leaves and white funnel flowers edged crimson. A reliable and beautiful start into a collection of caudiform plants.
Stock Number: 41088
Columns of four-ranked, felted aromatic leaves completely hide the small arching stems tipped with soft pink lipped flowers. Very beautiful "Teddy Bear Mint" forms beautiful pot plant or perfect groundcover for taller leggy succulents. Comercial source of soap oils.
Stock Number: 60213
"Black Tree" Wide leaves tipped purple in flat rosettes topping thick erect trunks; golden blossoms in impressive pyramidal clusters often appear midwinter. This form has very deep maroon "Black Tree" leaves with shiny flat leaved rosettes reaching their most beautiful level mid winter--tends to rest in the heat of mid...
Stock Number: 60737
Standard "Canary Island Aeonium." Sometimes called A. decorum or Aeonium arboreum. This is an easy grower with a flush of succulent pelted foliage all winter, then a summer rest. The thickly crouded whorled leaves overlap so tightly that many think this mimics a rose blossom. Very easy to grow with good light and...
Stock Number: 60726
Slim wiry stalks topped with congestions of wide cillate leaves with their variegated broadened tips suggesting fashion conscious nails painted lime cream--this variegation trailing on up the margin of each of the waxy dainty leaves. The beautiful colorations seems always to be especially much more bright in the cooler...
Stock Number: 60225
"Euphorb Antidote" The California clone (we have the old Hummel bloodline) with sticky felted rosettes on wiry stems always appearing to be a species from Mars--juice from the watery succulent leaf reputed to counteract the toxic sap of Euphorbiaceae. May be sent as an URCUT in dry moss.
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Stock Number: 60725
Gray green leaves margined bright white--the whole squeezing out of terminally fasciating stems, wonderful succulent cockscombs. This clone seems to morph in and out of its crested mode during the many years we have grown it. The purity of the excellent variegation, nonetheless, never varies. Unusual--keep barely moist...
Stock Number: 68004
"Gold-banded Century Plant" Glaucous gray-green lvs sharply bend downward above the middle, edges with hooked teeth & a terminal spine; becomes a yellow-edged handsome rosette.
Stock Number: 68005
Limited. Please Inquire before ordering. Wonderful and rare variegated and somewhat monstrose Agave. This was originally introduced and sold at his nursery in California by Ed Hummel in the 1960s. It has always been considered a rare and unusual plant as the heavily armed leaves are far more truncate and wavy than most...
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: 68007
"Ivory-striped Century Plant" Brilliant white wide central band on each short curved deep green leaf--this forms a remarkable specimen noted for performing well as a houseplant. Unique and most certainly the most popular and coveted of the variegated Agave cultivars.
Stock Number: 68008
Blue-blushed leaves liberally streaked cream and gold; forms a wide, low glaucous rosette--very outstanding specimen. Always a rarity as does not necessarilly pup true.
Stock Number: 68009
"Banded Caribbean Agave" Stiff bayonette leaves of bluish-gray liberally margined in creamy white and lined with attractive brown spines; rugged decorative houseplant fast growing with adequate light and moisture. A great plant for the house; a stunning performer on the summer patio. Easily grown as is native to an are...
Stock Number: 68011
Wonderful and rare variegated spinelss Agave. This was originally introduced by Ed Hummel in the 1960s. It has always been considered a rare and unusual plant and sometimes drew prices of upwards of a thousand dollars. This is a meristemmed version that has come down in price and sometimes goes under the clonal name of...
Stock Number: 68012
Wonderful and rare subtlely variegated gold spineless Agave. This was originally introduced by Ed Hummel in the 1960s as A. attenuata 'Kara.' These plants are mutations from 'Kara' that are bright gold. It has always been considered a rare and unusual plant which in that time period sometimes drew prices of upwards of ...
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: 94008
A most charming Agave cultivar (or perhaps a hybrid?)--an evaluation seldom given to any of this typically forbidding genus. Tightly set glaucous blue fat leaves in a beautiful hemisphere with eventual offsets peeking out from beneath the compact skirts--great for pots indoors, or outside in warmer temperartures.
Stock Number: 68580
"Pet Me Porcupine" Very attractive soft leaved Mexican which forms short rushlike leaved spheres perfect in containers. The sculptural foliage holds up well in lower light conditions than those of most Agave kin. The only cute Agave of which we are aware which does not bite back when petted--remarkable, considering its...
Stock Number: 68053
"Paper Tooth Agave" This becomes a very special compact specimen of intense presence. Spines are papery on the dramatic very thickly substanced short stout leaves jutting out in their numbers to form into a dusky toned spherical outline; perhaps a large form of the Japanese `Kissyokan' or a juvenile form of titanota, F...
Stock Number: 68310
Very dwarf gray-leaved Japanese clone forming tight stacks of pseudo-spined succulent foliage. A basic in dish garden groupings.
Stock Number: 56939
Wonderful and rare variegated "Happy Crown" Agave always sought after by serious collectors interested in the compact highly variegated Japanese clones. Very beautiful--and compact enough to use in dish garden designs.
Stock Number: 68475
Extremely showy variegation with no two showy armed leaves striped in the same precise pattern. Waxy Central American (thus, intolerant of extended chill, but tolerant of watering year round) collector's favorite with striking stripes and ornately toothed margins forming thick compact mounded outlines which as it becom...
Stock Number: 68017
"Octopus Agave" Coppery-green outfacing, spreading leaves with decorative amber mid-ribs and tiny whitish teeth. Oaxaca native. Beware: the outthrust slim but thick succulent leaves are easily broken and thus a serious challenge to our expert packing crew. Sometimes offered in Florida as 'striata'--which is actually a ...
Stock Number: 68581
Wonderful and rare Agave.This spectacular agave displays blue-green leaves surrounded by a dramatic smooth creamy-white margin. The thick leaves comprising the 12 inch clump feature maroon-black leaf tips and haarmless teeth along the margins when quite mature. Leaf impressions from the reverse side of unfurling leaves...
Stock Number: 68341
Wonderful and rare Agave. It has always been considered a rare and unusual plant and sometimes drew prices of upwards of a thousand dollars. This is a meristemmed version that has come down in price and is listed under differing names. This plant originally came in from one of our Japanese plant collectors in the mid e...
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Stock Number: 68321
A seedlings from a plant collected near Flagstaff, Arizona. Silver grey foliage. The leaves are narrower than the typical A. parryii form. We retain the clone designation with which we received this beauty: so still "Super Hardy," but we do not know how far North this will be hardy as can easily survive cold dry winter...
Stock Number: 68582
Distinctive grey leaves, broad and short with rich golden cream margins. Great compact plant for growing under lights or in dish garden arrangements. Always commented on here in our display gardens.
Stock Number: 68316
Wonderful and rare "Queen of the White Thread" developing a similar form and symmetry to the dramatic beauty of 'Shira ito no Ohi' to capture one's attention. Each thick, dark-green leaf is margined by a crisp white border, highlighted by silver interior markings and edged with white curly filifers. Eventually forms a ...