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Tropicals & House Plants – P

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Pachira aquatica
Product Code: 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.
$12.50
Pachystachys lutea
Product Code: 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.  Sometimes promoted.
$7.00
Pandanus baptistii aureus
Product Code: 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...
$25.00
Pandanus pygmaeus [polycephalus]
Product Code: 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 gre...
$28.00
Pandorea jasminoides variegata
Product Code: 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 ...
$10.00
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Passiflora caerulea Constance Elliott
Product Code: 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
$4.75
Passiflora citrina
Product Code: 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.
$10.00
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Passiflora Incense [hyb]
Product Code: 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...
$10.00
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Passiflora suberosa
Product Code: 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].  Considered a native of South Florida.
$8.00
Pavonia spinifex
Product Code: 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...
$6.00
Pedilanthus tithymaloides Embraceable You
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.
$6.00
Pedilanthus tithymaloides Marblestem
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.
$6.50
Pedilanthus tithymaloides nana marginata
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...
$8.00
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Pedilanthus tithymaloides nanus
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...
$10.00
Pedilanthus tithymaloides smallii
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.
$5.00
Pedilanthus tithymaloides Splish Splash
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.
$12.00
Pedilanthus tithymaloides variegatus
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 ...
$5.00
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Pelargonium hortorum Crystal Palace Gem
Product Code: 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.
$6.50
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Pelargonium hortorum Grossersorten
Product Code: 40800
Dwarf somewhat waxy leaves zoned deep purple on short much-branched stems topped with airy clear salmon pink flowers--heavy winter bloomer. Cute and easy self branching hybrid more correct as 'Groszer Garten'--after it performs with abandon on a sunny windowsill all winter, stick some cuttings in your windowbox for a f...
$4.50
Pelargonium hortorum Petals
Product Code: 56563
Single pearl eyed soft pink nighty colored flower clusters fading to pinkish mauve over silvery green upcupped irregularly outlined leaves brightly margined ivory; compact habit. A good summer performer, unlike many variegates.
$5.25
Pelargonium hortorum Platinum
Product Code: 56562
Salmon toned scarlet single scarlet flowers arise above the quite odd waffled pale milky green rounded leaves with evenly cut creamy white margins; wide oddly angular mounding habit. A sport of 'Frank Headley' from Heidgen.
$5.50
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Pelargonium peltatum Crocodile
Product Code: 40762
Beautiful golden netted "Ivory Geranium" leaves; pink flower heads. One of the traditional "Ivy Leaved" heirloom cascading types quite dramatic cascading from a windowbox, a summer urn, or a hanging basket.
$8.00
Pelargonium stellar Bird Dancer
Product Code: 40790
Stout-stemmed dwarf with petite zagged, deeply cut (one could say "pinked") leaves with parallel dramatic dark ric-rac zones; marvelous salmon red fls with apricot overtones are extrememly zagged--each spidery flower cluster constituting tiny floral fireworks. The most popular Geranium here at the greenhouses for small...
$6.25
Pelargonium stellar Peppermint Star
Product Code: 41492
Small toothed half moon leaves of gold veined in lime populate stubby branching stems.  Pale Ivory feathered start burst flowers feature love pink blushed centers.
$8.00
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Pelargonium stellar Ragtime
Product Code: 41498
Toothed leaves with subtle chocolate zoning perfectly foil the starburst orange-toned blossoms; special color and very vigorous habit make this Australian hybrid a favorite. With bright light and adequate fertilizer this blooms year 'round.
$8.00
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Pellaea falcata
Product Code: 10700
Dark emerald oval pinnae on erect fronds forming an attractive small fern. Requires lime to maintain deep tones as it grows to become a handsome house plant requiring pebble tray conditions.
$8.50
Pellaea rotundifolia
Product Code: 10702
"Button Fern" Dime-sized round dark green leaflets on wiry stems--perfect for the tall terrarium as long as the soil is sweet (a lime lover); much darker green and larger statured than Nephrolepis 'Duffii' the other "Button Fern." Newly offered again in 2012.
$5.50
Pellionia daveauana [elatostema repens]
Product Code: 41035
Reliable "Satin Creeper" from Viet Nam with crisped oval leaves of deep olive marked umber, becoming cupped and dark purple-chocolate with age. Perfect small basket subject or terrarium groundcover. Listed sometimes as "Trailing Watermelon Begonia."
$4.00
Pellionia pulchra
Product Code: 41036
Called "Watermelon Patch Vine" because purple-green grape sized leaves are reticulated with a mosaic of blackish veins; easy miniature hanging basket subject for the shaded greenhouse or terrarium groundcover delight from the humid jungles of Viet Nam.
$5.00
Pentas lanceolata Stars & Stripes
Product Code: 41652
This "Snowy Star-Cluster"  cultivar needs a strong light location to produce white and creamy lime frostings on the leaves- a wonderful backdrop for the showy heads of red flowers. Certainly a challege to grow! 
$8.00
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