Stock Number: 55544
DO NOT ORDER UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Tree Hibiscus from Norfolk Island with wooly-silvery under leaves emerging from scale-scruft; odd pink flowers; red seeds. Remember this is considered a "tree" rather than a "shrub." Needs full sun to flower. SOLD OUT CURRENTLY.
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Stock Number: 66977
Striking heads of maroon toned scarlet flowers with petite lime yellow eyes--while not the most vigorous cultivar, valued for it adds a lot of visual heat to a windowbox.
Stock Number: 54078
Distinctive discovery by Grant of a sport of the heirloom 'Flava' with its heads of sulphur yellow flowers fading to saffron pink, quite effective against this sport's leaves slashed with bright gold and splashed with cream. Showy--but be sure to remove all reversions. Greg claims to have scaled the wall of a nunnery t...
Stock Number: 40428
"Golden Lantana" Bright yellow-zoned leaves are the perfect foil for the golden flower heads; needs bright light. Very old clone which has yet to be bested. The intensity of variegation varies with different qualities of light, temperature, and fertilizer.
Stock Number: 54362
A very compact nearly prostratein habit, small-leaved shrublet freely producing cute heads of rich white minute blossoms closely packed in heavy clusters--thus, the "Silver Mound" Lantana which is noted for lateral growth habit.
Stock Number: 40427
It is quite aromatic beautiful. "Sweet Bay" or "Greek Laurel" Stiff decorative fragrant leaves on erect woody maroon stems make this the ideal "Formally Shaped" shrub candidate. Aromatic leaves are used to flavor food & to yield an essential oil of perfumery and medicine. The plant police will get you if you even a...
Stock Number: 41932
"Piecrust Bay Tree" Curious selection with each aromatic deep green slim leathery leaf crimped along the margin. This rare cultivar becomes an absolutely stunning topiary, whether clipped into a wide based cone, a pyramid, or cube; or, limbed up as a sturdy trunk topped with a spherical pompon.
Stock Number: 81943
The imposing "Golden Tree Mallow" with downy chartreuse to gold (in winter) foliage on the eventually 3' plus trunks with lovely pink blossoms. A tree in its native Western Med. areas; the striking foliage of this sport makes it a candidate for many horticultural niches. An easy container subject--but site this careful...
Stock Number: 65823
Very wide pale green jade-toned fleshy leaves fan out into an open circle over the fat, swollen surface bulb; winter dormant (leafless) if kept quite cool during winter; very slow to offset. Of more botanic than horticultural interest.
Stock Number: 65824
Wonderful miniature with delicately mottled fleshy leaves on clustering glossy surface bulbs. Lovely undemanding houseplant; always a favorite carefree windowsill citizen; excellent addition to any dish garden and a great visual companion to the more commonly available L. socialis.
Stock Number: 65827
Formerly Scilla violacea. "Silver Squill" Rich purple swollen bulblets in thick clusters support small violet- backed leaves whose surfaces are dotted silver. Easy houseplant with small wands of tiny white flowers produced seasonally. If allowed to become a many-headed specimen, the winter blooms can be quite impressiv...
Stock Number: 65829
A lovely olive ovals scattered on ash blue to glaucus green leaves held in bunches over the swollen bulbs which ofset to form a perfect hemisphere. Originally shared with us by Ruth Crane, this beauty is probably a separate species not accurately identified.
Stock Number: 65830
A cultivar selected by the late Juda Livesay sporting fantastic white variegation as stripes throughout which become pink-tinted in strong light. Much valued by collectors of unusual variegates. Not as vigorous as the species forms. Usually shipped as divisions in dry perlite to prevent any rotting.
Stock Number: 56904
Whorled fleshy leaves with dark motting emerge from the clustering surface bulbs. Known as Scilla violacea in victorian times. Much larger statured than the other "Tropical Squills" offered in this list.
Stock Number: 41076
Wide compound layers of glossy purple leaflets on maroon stems top woody erect trunks; Striking specimen plant. Sometimes given its own family, Leeaceae (Vitaceae).. More correct as perhaps as Leea guineensis 'Burgundy'
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Stock Number: 11430
Resembles a sophisticated Pyrrosia with very slim surface rhizomes; strap fronds with indented polka-dot spore patches distinguish this "Sechuan Ribbon Fern" which Eco-Gardens has determined to be Zone 8 hardy. Quite beautiful and distinct in pot or basket--even though its initial slow deliberate growth rate may test y...
Stock Number: 40436
"Leopard Plant" Gorgeous glossy rounded leaves with big yellow spots, brightest lemon gold spots produced when grown in cool conditions; pale yellow daisy fls. Often listed as Farfugium japonicum from the Victorain era when the colder (no central heating) houses allowed this evergreen giant daisy to easily grow as a fa...
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Stock Number: 72840
Lovely shrublet of uncertain origin quickly self branching to form a wide (yet petite in appearance) outline of tiny glossy leaves with crimped wavy edges nicely variegated. Should be a valuable new candidate for bonsai. Keeps color well and trims well.
Stock Number: 43148
Small shrubby tree with dark minutely hairy leaves which, when bruised, give off a stong licorice/anise fragrance. Good container plant for sunny location, easily shaped and sheared to compact shapes and even tolerating temps in the upper 40s mid winter when it produces many tiny Lantana-like heads of blossoms. This im...
Stock Number: 41727
The famous "Sweet Herb" known by the Aztec as "Tzopelic Xlhuitl" who used the leaves as a sweetener--just chew the leaf before you take a bite of any fruit or raw vegetable for the sweet sensation! Forms a laterally arching mound studded with many tiny "Lantana" heads with fringes of white Lantana blossoms. We are told...
Stock Number: 81916
This semi vining Chinese native is best treated as a tender perennial in the south and as a pot plant in zone 7 and above. After flowering, attractive "Goji Berry" red friut develops late summer - berries valued for antiozidant qualities and for high vitamin content. A modern value far from its 18th century...
Stock Number: 80957
Low spreading dark velvety foliage beautifully foils the clear bright yellow blossoms which appear in tight bouquets; thus "Nosegay Flower" recently renamed " Persian Chocolate"; hanging basket, aquatic, moss standards, and so on.
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Stock Number: 88585
An excellent subtropical "Golden Nosegay" selection with the clusters of bright yellow flowers highlighting the muted golden foliage of this procumbent half hardy perennial; NOT the patented yellow margined form.
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