Product Code: 60284
"Trumpet Jade" Stiff short woody trunks support tufts of bizarre leaves so fused that only a curious trumpet fish-mouth remains at the tip--rather like E.T.'s fingers! The stems redivide constantly giving an old specimen a rather hemispherical outline unlike the more terete 'Hobbit' cultivar below. The cute name once a...
Product Code: 60285
Each leaf is rolled in from the sides and nearly fused into various bizarre forms of fat unrolled cigarettes. Popular conversation piece developing a considerably different outline as assumes a more mature habit than that of 'Gollum.'
Product Code: 60283
"Crosby's Compact Jade" Darker foliage on purplish trunks.Small statured & heavily self-branched: handsome in bonsai pot. More compact in stature, more tolerant of lower light, and uncomplicated in cultural demands than Crassula ovata cultivars--all qualities that contiuue to quarantee that this self branching shru...
Product Code: 60288
Cascading succulent stems punctuated with pairs of rounded coarsely toothed waxed leaves with creamy-greengold central stripes--this sport originated in our greenhouses in the mid seventies and remains popular in the trade today. Terminal clusters of pale starry flowers appear midwinter.
Product Code: 66041
Gets the prize for most stunning presence of any Crassula with wide thick cupped leaves thickly spaced in opposite ranks on thick stems. Plant so the very richly pigmented red-maroon undersides are showcased. Delicate clusters of white star flowers often appear in late summer. No for the faint of hear...
Product Code: 60291
"Chinese Pine" Stiff woody slim stems studded with spindle shaped needle leaves in four rigid ranks; white flowered native of the Eastern Cape is most effective grown in tightly clumped groups displayed in a small bonsai pot. Very popular as a miniature tree mimic for Fairy Garden designs--especially since it is ...
Product Code: 61008
Petite tumbling tinkertoy stems set with multitudes of paired tiny fat leaflets; cute tuffet for a planter. Always popular as a key element of succulent wreaths. The perfect tuffet for the base of a succulent bonsai and a big hit with Fairy Garden designers.
Product Code: 66017
"Zig Zag Cactus" or "Anthony's Rickrack" Fragrant peachy yellow and red night blooms on the sculpturesque flat fishbone designed stems. This is an epiphyte from Chiapas rainforest so avoid scorching sun and plant in an epiphytic mix--Epiphyllum culture. Smaller statured and far easier to grow and to flower than the mas...
Product Code: 50514
"Pussy Ears" Succulent creeper with triangular curved, glossy green leaves with soft white hairs creating a "fringe"; flowers said to be purple & orange--although after growing this twenty years, we have yet to observe any. Excellent for small baskets; perfect groundcover in succulent dish gardens (especially Fairy...
Product Code: 60634
Madagascar species with terete jointed branches accented occassionally by tiny clusters of blimp blossoms to show its kinship with its close Dischidia kith. Sent as unrooted cuttings only if potted ones are currently sold out--remember that cuts root readily. Originally from the succulent collection at the Milwaukee Do...
Product Code: 31466
Does the price indicate the true rarity of this epiphytic Cactus? The easily grown "Dogtail Cactus" perfect for baskets as the ornately ribbed fat stem sections will create an impressive jumbled cascading curtain in time. But if given the chance to climb, however, this rain forest tropical becomes an agressive scandent...
Product Code: 60044
"Propeller Vine" Propeller-shaped pairs of attractive gray- green leaves on soft swollen pendant (or climbing if it can find something to twine around) stems make this a great basket subject--extremely popular twining about on open wire topiary frames. Bizarre little clusters of urn shaped blimp blossoms sometimes appe...
Product Code: 60052
Similar habit to D. albida; but the fat glaucous leaves, always in pairs, are more diamond shaped. A collection from Nanning, China introduced by Plant It Herbs initially.
Product Code: 60049
"Rain of Coins" Stiff slim stems covered with masses of coin shaped, slightly curled rine gray leaves. Easy houseplant. Soon forms a cascading mound of coin leaves, thus the most horticulturally "attractive" of the species; although is quite willing to climb if given any support; of great value to designers of moss top...
Product Code: 61024
Slim stems stiftly arch out under the weight of precisely ranked small fleshy trapizoidal leaves. Very cute; much admired by those who collect the smaller statured Hoyas. As with all Dischidias, this needs a perfectly drained epiphytic mix in order to thrive, eventually forming an arching carpet of deep green cookie cu...
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Product Code: 59179
Attractive vine with opposite succulent leaves; odd blimp blossoms like tiny urns crouded into tight clusters. This is a great performer on wire topiary with its cute fleshy propeller leaf pairs like fleshy ears on the soft succulent (and very pliable) stems. Our customers often use this accomodating groundcover at the...
Product Code: 41748
Marvelous caudiform species with bowling pin trunk studded with small thick leaves and cute "open-handed" hypanthodiums. Prefers warmth, thus ideal for growing under lights. Certainly the least demanding (culturally) of the caudiform group of Dorstenias.
Product Code: 41582
"Cheshire Cat Plant" From surface succulent caudex of odd lumpy old-man-knees arise short slim stems studded with leaves ending in fleur-de-lis tridents; distinctive hypanthodium shaped like a smiling sliver tipped with cat's whiskers. Best to grow a year plus with the branching pale "E.T.' Fingers" caudex burrowing ha...
Product Code: 40207
Similar to upright purple blushed succulent stalked mannii, but leaves darker & hypanthodium producing a great number of shorter rays; perfect in any child's collection as the necessary "Hand Plant" demanding only high light to succeed.
Product Code: 65495
Cute round-tipped fleshy leaves, with darker spotting, top the small clustering bulbs; Lovely dish garden subject. Undemanding easily grown houseplant.
Product Code: 65093
Maroon-green spots on bright evergreen green leaves with a narrow "petiole" over fat surface bulbs; spikes of white flowers fading to green.
Product Code: 65681
Wide fleshy spotted leaves randomly striped a softly toned creamy lime; forms an impressive low growing fleshy rosette of fabulous foliage of subtle longitudinal stripes over strewn polka dots.
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Product Code: 52098
Hummel's selection of a yellow variegated succulent mounding Bromeliad eventually resembling a hemisphere of interlocked Agaves. Beautiful & rare, yet of easy culture demanding only very bright light and perfectly drained media. Very slow growing; and thus a rarity.
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Product Code: 60359
Originally received from Hummel, this is an heirloom hybrid of Echevaria setosa with E. pulvinata, with resultingly stout stubby stems thickly covered with rosettes of fat glossy leaves thickly pelted with white hairs. But, looks friendly!
Product Code: 60307
Thick small spindle leaves of pearly gray-green on slim fanned stems. At the present we are offering the standard form; periodically we have a crested form. Another Hummel creation (and indeed, named for his wife) with thick spindle shaped leaves bunched on short stems & large tulip-shaped bright yellow blossoms. M...
Product Code: 60330
Stout stem, felted with oatmeal toned hairs, are studded with many succulent gray pelted leaves; an old favorite for a sunny windowsill or succulent dish garden.
Product Code: 60355
Stunning Oaxaca native with tall rosette of fleshy silvery felty fuzzy leaves (silver haired) staggered on rusty-haired stout short stems; side branches of winter flowers hued sienna and red. Only a few ready each season.
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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: 66280
The famous "Golden Barrel Cactus." Need we say more?
Product Code: 66278
"Mexican Coral Cactus" with a preposterous latin name. Beautiful constantly dividing forking succulent stems with tiny white papery spines soon form an upright living desert coral--customers report a pale red blossom.
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