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Quercifilix Zeylanica [Tectaria Zeylanica]
Stock Number: 12232
Due to high demand currently, we need to accept orders for this very slow growing beauty on a propagate-to-order basis. "Oak Leaf Creeper" Dwarf fern from Ceylon with dimorphic fronds held very low and tight. Terrarium Fern--very slow growing; very shallow wiry roots; must have high levels of humidity and fibrous media...
$18.00
Reineckia Carnea Variegata
Stock Number: 40863
Outstanding carpeting "False Lilyturf" with short, ranked leaves striped bright ivory; vigorous Japanese clone with brick red flowers followed by berries. Green species form marginally winter hardy here in Zone 6--this is less hardy. A far more successful and gorgeous citizen of your cool greenhouse (need a groundcover...
$6.25
Rhaphidophora Panama [Species]
Stock Number: 30632
Marvelous corrugated/waffled deep green leaves, developing windows and inner lobees as matures, closely set on a tough stemmed scandent vine--unflowered, thus possibly a large statured Epipremnum. "Panama Shingle Plant."
$15.00
Rhaphidophora Pinnata [Hort/Nybg]
Stock Number: 30396
Extremely deeply lobed leaves resembling a palm more than its cousin, the Philodendrons, are produced in tight groups along the thick rambling scandent stem. The individual elaborate leaves are far more deeply fingered than any Monstera we offer. Beautiful, quite distinctive Aroid , somewhat sensitive to chill, is alwa...
$15.00
Rhapis Excelsa Selection
Stock Number: 42300
Inquire for prices of larger sized plants. Strong woody petioles rigidly present deep green pleated leaves with cookie cutter edges richly decorating the rusty haired erect clustering stalks. Avoid red spider with adequate levels of humidity.
$12.00
Rhoeo Spathacea Vittata Variegata
Stock Number: 50526
Variegated "Moses-in-a-Boat/Cradle/Raft" The old favorite with fleshy leaves striped yellow and purple beneath; the bracts holding small white flowers are boat-shaped. Demands consistent warmth to thrive.
$22.00
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Rivina Humilis
Stock Number: 40868
"Rouge Plant" or "Blushberry" Pendant sprays of bright red shiny berries follow the spikes of starry white flowers. Native from the far southern areas of USA on into Central America where also known as the "Currant Mimic Shrub." Always a favorite for the bright window pot; a novelity for winter greenhouse hobbyists. Ne...
$4.25
Rohdea Japonica Mure Suzume
Stock Number: 65694
Fabulous "Dwarf Nippon Lily" forming dense clumps of tightly disticous leathery curved short leaves streaked and flecked creamy white and lime. By far the most tiny cultivar we have ever grown. Like the whole tribe, this demands perfect drainage (will not tolerate boggy conditions); a traditional subject for small bons...
$18.00
Rondeletia Leucophylla [Splendens: Hort]
Stock Number: 61714
Lovely rounded shrublet, the "Panama Rose" produces many clusters of rose pink tubular flowers; pairs of tidy papery leaves.Excellent conservatory or hobby greenhouse subject. We only ship this during the warm months of the year. Please allow for some prep time, as we propagate this plant per order.
$12.00
Rosa Chinensis Viridiflora
Stock Number: 71174
"Green China Rose" double green flowers actually more a case of multiple sepals? More bizarre than lovely and thus a must for serious collectors of blossoms virid. Good performer in the winter conservatory where it will produce winter blossoms. (And actually winter hardy outdoors at least as far north as Z6.)
$10.00
Rosa Si [Hyb]
Stock Number: 71152
"Bonsai Rose" Miniature short (soon clumping) wiry woody stems support congested puffs of impossibly tiny glossy leaves topped with very demure teensy light pink windmill petaled blossoms. Although first treasured by lite gardeners, the bonsai fanciers have seriously embraced this astoundingly minute (yet quite vigorou...
$10.00
Rosa Verschuren [Hyb]
Stock Number: 71523
The famous "Variegated Rose" of Danish horticulture with richly splashed foliage perfect with the lovely double pink "Hybrid Tea Rose" blossoms topping the short upright canes. Yinger kindly shared this potentially difficult (because a cold greenhouse subject in far northern winters) creature with us; these are small r...
$38.00
Rosmarinus Officinalis Shish Kabob
Stock Number: 40897
Very sharply scented "Blue Flowered Rosemary"; narrow large leaves clumped on the erect woody stems. The fastigate habit makes this cultivar ideal for a standard type topiary. Old woody stems can be employed as skewers for Shish Kabob.
$6.50
Ruellia Amoena [Graecizans]
Stock Number: 50059
"Red Christmas Pride" Erect somewhat woody stems support attractive foliage with purple blushed underleaf; scarlet pouch flowers reach their blooming peak midwinter. Extremely vigorous and as popular now as in Victorian times when it filled that pre-poinsettia era with red blossoms at Christmas.
$1.50
Ruellia Brittoniana Chi Chi
Stock Number: 57504
Stiff slim leaves rank the dark erect stems topped with showy bright pink blossoms; does well as bog plant, thus the "Pink Kathy Water Ruellia"--or grow in your outdoor summer beds as a pink flowered "Texas Petunia" and it will perform and perform and perform.
$3.75
Ruellia Brittoniana Kathy Ferguson
Stock Number: 52991
A vigorous heavily-bloomed very dwarf selection of the woody Mexican shrublet with tidy linear leaves & long showy lavender tubular flowers maturing to a brilliant deep purple; Lynn Lowery's selection is sometimes offered as 'Katie's Dwarf.' Does as well as an aquatic as it does as a regular container or bedding subjec...
$4.25
Ruellia Brittoniana Strawberries & Cream
Stock Number: 30864
Purple blue flowers over the richly white speckled leaves, turning blush pink in full sun. Scott Reaves discovered this dwarf variegated sport which does well in semiaquatic conditions. Very popular with indoor litegardeners who sit this in a saucer of water and report that it blooms constantly under the tubes.
$6.25
Ruellia Colorata [Trivialis?]
Stock Number: 50060
"Lobster Claw" from the Amazon basin producing spikes of brilliant scarlet bracts coloring just in time for Christmas and staying bright carmine several months--pretty tubular blossoms emerge, then disappear from these long lasting showy bracts. This showy inflorescence tops each stem of this stout branched shrub of ea...
$15.00
Ruellia Devosiana [Hort] Affinity
Stock Number: 50098
Nearly prostrate stems with pairs of elongated dark toned leaves beautifully decorated with dusky pewter vein designs fading to soft lime tones. Tiny flowers of white and lilac. Best considered a terrarium subject. Nomenclature is very uncertain.
$8.00
Ruellia Macrantha Prostrate Selection
Stock Number: 55570
Softly mounding "Mexican Petunia" now used as a groundcover throughout the tropics, readily produces many upward facing rosy purple "Christmas Pride" blossoms on the downy foliage. Recently discovered by "Tropicals Outdoors" designers for summer boxes and urns for its ability to quickly fill in gaps and vigorously casc...
$2.25
Ruellia Makoyana
Stock Number: 50061
"Monkey Plant." Purplish mauve slightly pendant flowers bloom freely on scandent handsome leaved low shrub.Brazil. Soft dark velvet leaves with vibrant silver veins ensure the continuing popularity of this beautiful "Trailing Velvet Plant."
$6.00
Ruscus Aculeatus Wheeler's Self Fruiting
Stock Number: 40902
"Butcher's Broom" erect stems with spiky leathery cladophylls (leaf-like branchlet) bearing riny green flowers, then reddish berries; dark green botanical curiosity used in wreaths. Also used as a medicinal herb: for a laxitive, for gout, and for hypertension control. The leathery cladophylls are much shorter and a muc...
$10.00
Ruscus Hypoglossum
Stock Number: 40903
"Butchers Broom" Erect stems taller than R. aculeatus ,with the leathery cladophylls (the leaf like branchlet bearing the reduced leaves and fls in their centers) larger and paler than those of R. aculeatus. Handsome. Reputed winter hardy to zone 7; although we doubt this--but this does suggest that this handsome clump...
$10.00
Russelia Equisetiformis [Juncea]
Stock Number: 40904
"Coral Fountain Plant" Gracefully arching fine rush-like glossy stems bear many scarlet red tubular flowers--a living "Firecracker Factory" in constant bloom with bright light. This has nearly endless uses in garden and container designs.
$3.75
Russelia Sarmentosa
Stock Number: 49436
An unusual "Red Firecracker" plant with tightly whorled bunches of petite bright red tubular flowers at every leafy node on gracefully wide arching stems; the salvia like leaves turn purplish in full sun with cooler temps. Easy in sun. (Although customers observe they've observed this species blooming heavily in the sh...
$5.50
Russelia Sarmentosa Peter's Komet
Stock Number: 58406
"Dwarf Firecracker Factory" Smaller foliage and shorter more deeply arching foliage than the species form--but still with the many scarlet red tubular flowers with cayenne brushings clustered at each leafy node--in cooler temperatues in full sun these leafy collars turn a turquoise purple. Much more compact and much mo...
$7.50
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