Stock Number: 59207
Unusual swollen trunks topped w/ attractive palmate foliage make this a popular container subject; planted out, the "Malabar Chestnut" is a large tropical tree producing showy pink shavings brush flowers followed by a fruit with edible seeds. Caudiform base makes this a favorite of succulent collectors as well.
Stock Number: 50048
"Lollipop Plant" Large golden bracts resemble candles. This handsome plant needs full sun and strong nutrients to set buds. This traditional winter greenhouse flowering cousin of the Justicia tribe is newly popular for its bright straw blond bracts in summer urns, bedding, and windowboxes.
Stock Number: 40712
Blue and Gold Screw Pine. One of the most unusual houseplants that also is a good grower and a source of color. This slightly spirally tropical plant has blue-green leaves with gold stiping down the center of each leaf. Unlike some other species of Pandanus it does not have the spines along the edges of the leaf. We ar...
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Stock Number: 40715
"Pigmy Screwpine" Super plant for indoor bonsai. These are already showing some stilt roots. Branched heads [polycephalus] of arched toothed narrow [graminifolius] leaf blades on sculpturesque angular trunks with multiple stilts. Small-statured. Real one--slow growing enough to remain a rarity always. We have some grea...
Stock Number: 54108
Strikingly beautiful "Margined Bower Plant" Clusters of fragrant jasmine scented pink trumpet flowers against glossy deep green pinnate leaves, each (of the five to nine) brightly margined ivory white. A strong performer as a windowsill vine easily trained on a small trellis; an outstanding performer in appearance and ...
Stock Number: 58424
One of the most beautiful of all of the "Lady Slipper" orchids. This plant has great spotted foliage and wonderful flowers with a range of colors. We have several color forms, all with the great spotted foliage types. Take a look at the photos. Since Phalaenopsis seem to be at every store now with imports coming in the...
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Stock Number: 40730
Fragrant 4" flowers of pink with purple, white & blue. Old hyb formerly known as 'pfordtii,' the "Orchid Passionflower" which retains winter foliage.
Stock Number: 54413
Called "Guate-Guate" in Panama, this vigorous vine has lovely winged leaves like petite boomerangs and pairs of white blossoms with vanilla-mauve corona filaments.
Stock Number: 57448
Beautiful large flowered blue passion flowers hybridized from the caerulea group.
Stock Number: 40731
Deeply lobed fingered foliage upstaged by "White Passionflower" blooms prolifically produced; the overlay of lavender blue sometimes shows more clearly. considered very cold hardy. Root hardy in our Z6b
Stock Number: 54041
Beautiful small vine originally collected by MacDougal in pine forests of Honduras & Guatemala; patterned small three lobed leaves beautifully complement the bright small yellow flowers, so freely produced & beloved of hummingbirds. Good reputation for blooming on the sunny windowsill.
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Stock Number: 59498
The richly flowered dark fruited "Brazilian Purple Granadilla" - large purple banded white flowers; deeply lobed leaves.
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Stock Number: 81152
"Hardy Passion Flower" Native with yellow edible fruit following the astoundingly beautiful pale lavender flowers with elaborately fringed pink-purple coronas. Please remember that this emerges from the ground very late in the spring unless situated in a warm courtyard: the local name of "Maypop" accurately refers to i...
Stock Number: 40734
Hybrid of P. incarnata x P. cincinnata. Many large deep rich purple flowers some 6" across with considerable fragrance; with purple stripes on the corona filliments. The green fruit is deemed edible. We have never noted any winter growth; vigorous grower with a good reputation for outdoor hardiness even up into norther...
Stock Number: 42999
Strong vine with readily produced dramatic blossoms a deep raspberry maroon red with lovely white filaments. Attractive lobed foliage; this hybrid of coccinea with caerulea gives good positive feedback to the beginner.
Stock Number: 40726
NOT AVAILABLE UNTIL FALL. "Granadilla" Large square stems carry large red, white and purple flowers followed by edible yellow-green pulpy fruit. But these beautiful blossoms will need considerable exposure to nature in order to become pollinated, then add warm soil and full sun. We have had fruit produced by vines esca...
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Stock Number: 54415
Hybrid of subpeltata with buonapartea with seed parent's beautiful lime lined foliage; mauve banded white flowers; pale yellow fruit. A delicate appearance. Often availability is limited.
Stock Number: 40724
"Passion Plums" Teardrop leaves shield delicate fringed flowers followed by decorative bright blue pearl-sized fruit. Ramps about freely forming extended corky barked vines. We formerly offered this incorrectly as P. malaforma ligularis [hort].
Stock Number: 40736
"Grape Leaf Passionflower" Lobed, toothed leaves foil richly scented vermilion flowers with scarlet corona. Fragrant fruit. A vigorous vine easily producing showy scarlet fls among the papery foliage. Superior in flower & ease of culture to P. coccinea in northern greenhouses.
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Stock Number: 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...
Stock Number: 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...
Stock Number: 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.
Stock Number: 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.
Stock Number: 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...
Stock Number: 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.
Stock Number: 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.
Stock Number: 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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Stock Number: 41742
"Fern Leaf Skeleton Geranium" Pine/lavender scented very finely cut leaves nearly reduced to vein ribs give a delicate lacy appearance. Pink flowers with white and purple. South African which must have full sun and cool winter conditions. We prefer to propagate this upon receiving your order as considerable lead time m...
Stock Number: 40748
Deeply lobed leaves with rich pungent fragrance on vigorously growing plant--try outside for summer bedding.
Stock Number: 42190
Soft pastel carmine flower clusters over big golden leaves with milky green center starbursts; wide spreading habit.The name reveals just how heirloom this really is.