Product Code: 66268
A wonderful rich bright green fasciation of "Eve's Pincushion " with the typical persistent fleshy needles erupting from a short tangle of white fuzzy spined cushions. Eventually forms a tall hemisphere of thick curved crests. Chilean native requiring full sun, reliable air movement, excellent drainage. We prefer to se...
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Product Code: 56942
"Cotton Coral Cactus" Slim very furry slim columns densely cloaked with thin long white hairs--must have good air movement, full sunlite. Deep red flowers appear on this "Cotton Pole" with erect stalks.
Shipped as cuttings in perlite
Product Code: 66267
"Cotton Coral Cactus" Slim very furry fans with dramatic fasciate tips densely cloaked with thin long white hairs--must have good air movement, full sunlite, and excellent drainage. Deep red flowers appear on any reverted "Cotton Pole" slim stalks. Usually most safely shipped as calloused unrooted cuttings, but best in...
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Product Code: 66049
"Marbled Maverick Cactus" Remains the dramatic vertically bold tropical Cactus most easily grown into a stunning piece of living sculpture--even on a sunny windowsill, as it has no seasons and no objections to fertilizer or heat. Rich ivory marbled slightly flattened pad clusters become pinkish-violet in high light. Be...
Product Code: 66050
"Joseph's Coat" Long flattened white chocolate pads with random designs of green. Must have full light to survive. An oddity originally received from Hummel--not to be confused with the dwarf, much branched "Maverick Cactus." Typically, we cut and root a pad for you only upon receiving your order; but can easily send a...
Product Code: 60151
"Starfish Cactus" (But of course not a Cactus but a member of the Milkweed family.) Small stems bear large yellow starflowers marked umber and purple, accented by a central ring (called annulus). Formerly Stapelia variegata, requiring constant warmth, quickly rotting if chilled. These are sent as sections in dry perlit...
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Product Code: 65833
"Sea Onion" or "German Onion" Glossy strap leaves top the ever expanding, ever more impressive opalescent green bulbs (which sit on the surface of the soil) whose sides constantly erupt to give "birth" to new bulblets (produced in clusters under each onion skin of the bulb surface), thus known everywhere as the "Pregna...
Product Code: 65616
Very showy glossy surface bulbs topped with sweeps of upright slim lf blades & wands of green flowers used for cutting in tropical gardens. Offsetting clumps soon produce handsome specimens with gradually forming hemispheres of the waxy endlessly offsetting bulbs. Must have full sun to keep the foliage erect.
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Product Code: 40701
Impressive stocky erect stems hold fleshy leaves and orange to yellow flowers. Grow as a succulent; prefers a Summer rest period in the warm south. Strong upright grower in your Winter greenhouse.
Product Code: 66706
No two stems fasciate in the same pattern on this succulent species with yellow flower clusters. This photo shows a double crest as well as a species form reversion. This Oxalis will try to constantly revert.
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Product Code: 67350
Mexican species with smooth erect stems with attractive fleshy velvety oval leaves and terminal reddish papery bracts hiding green centers; needs no cool dormant season to bloom. "Shoe Flower" (specific name) or "Slipper Flower." Very distinct from the other "Devil's Backbone" types.
Product Code: 68473
The "Seashells Devil's Backbone" upright zigzagged stems are ranked with extremely concave (cupped) leaves like tiny turtle shells edged white ivory. Very erect stems are decoratively clasped by alternate ranks of these sea shell leaves, resulting in a fabulous living sculpture on your windowsill.
Product Code: 67354
"Marbled Devil's Backbone" The zig-zag stems are richly marbled ivory-cream; the same vigorous growth rate and the same "Red Bird" bill-shaped red inflorescence of the species--remember that these flower buds form most reliably if the plant is kept cool (not freezing, please) and relatively dry throughout the fall.
Product Code: 67353
Very choice miniature: the tiny leathery mossy green leaves tightly line the congested shiny stems in two stiff rows; outstanding, handsome houseplant; Fabulous bright white margines along each leaf. Venezuelan form shown to great advantage in a small bonsai pot and most valuable to give a very compact upright accent i...
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Product Code: 67355
Very choice miniature: the tiny leathery black-green leaves tightly line the congested shiny stems in two stiff rows; outstanding, handsome houseplant; Venezuelan form shown to great advantage in a small bonsai pot and most valuable to give a very compact upright accent in a dish garden design. We intend to have suffic...
Product Code: 67356
"Boatleaved Devil's Backbone" Arched zig-zagging stems sport cupped, creamy ochre-edged reduced leaves (leaves thicker and much smaller than 'Variegata' clone); small-statured rarely available variety from Brazil--we have never observed any flowering. Self branches to form a very strong visual presence.
Product Code: 58715
"Mottled Devil's Backbone" Wonderful introduction from Thailand, this clone not only has strongly striped zig zag stems, but heavily textured ivory leaves splashed and marbled with intense deep green. Easily grown if chill is avoided.
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: 40745
"Succulent Geranium" Thick-trunked "bonsai" with rine toned-rimmed carroty leaves. The clusters of flowers have narrow white petals with a basal red spot. Grow in a shallow containter as the surface roots will not tolerate extended periods of moisture; give full sun. Inclined to go semi dormant mid summer -...
Product Code: 53523
Very large waxy blush-silver leaves with dark "crab-legs" veins not quite reaching the margins. From Bruce McAlpin; during his tenure at the New York Botanic Gardens. Very showy "Watermelon Peperomia" clone unfortunately also very sensitive to chill, but remarkably tolerant of low humidity. Somehow we have lost track o...
Product Code: 53546
Very stubby erect stems completely obscured by the flat short jade toned tubby leaves which expose their trunicated keeled leaf tips that apprear to be multiple closely packed tiny horseshoes. This Peruvian Andes native has very shallow roots; thus "Pearly columns plant" is easily sun scorched! Quite p...
Product Code: 53558
A fine addition to any collection. The "Prayer Peperomia" features thick fused windowed leaves sticking out from succulent stocky erect stems ending in long wand of tiny flowers. Lima-bean lime-colored leaves give a unique character to this Peruvian native. Succulent culture imperative: bright light, perfect drainage, ...
Product Code: 53562
"Pincushion Peperomia" Short thick succulent stems topped with many narrow trough-shaped leaves very nearly fused; the easiest succulent species to grow. How this relates to iron (ferrea) we do not know, unless it was collected near a railroad track. Much more dependable than the similar dolabriformis.
Product Code: 66976
Stockier blunt ferreyrae with fused leaves on thick, succulent stems; perhaps a variation; perhaps a separate species? Prefers high light and air movement, but less fussy than some succulent types. Sometimes sent as an unrooted cutting. This tubby heart throb is probably an underdescribed species.
Product Code: 53570
Whorled oval leaflets on tumbling grass green stems which develop into clumps.
Product Code: 53572
Back again is this eye catching succulent species with stout short stems cloaked with red bluched very chubby leaves. Treat this beauty as a succulent with porus well draining mix and plenty of light in a shallow container. Best known these days as a "Red Wax Plant"
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: 66880
Upright stoutly succulent stem studded with multitudes of basil green slim leaves to resemble a petite bottlebrush, but soon self-branching into an impressive clump of rich foliage, which as soon as exposed to sun turns a rich violet cayenne color of some intensity. This undemanding unnamed native of Peru has proven to...
Product Code: 53658
Pairs of thick, blunt-edged jade leaves spaced like pendant beads on strong arching, then hanging stems, thus also called "Jade Cascade"; unique habit--best grown like a Rhipsalis. Some consider this to be a version of Peperomia pereskiaefolia. Sent as a mossed unrooted cutting
Product Code: 66054
"Gold leaved Lemon Cactus" This excellent indoor or tropical vine has waxy wavy foliage shimmeringly tinted copper and salmon, sumptuously hued a blush rose-red beneath--thus a breathtaker when grown in a hanging basket to be viewed from below. As this true cactus family member grows rapidly in warm conditions, it has ...