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Adenocalymma comosum Adenocalymma comosum
Code: 90348
Price: $19.95

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(Syn.: Adenocalymna comosum, Bignonia comosa)

This rare evergreen climber produces large 2½ inch trumpet-shaped bright yellow flowers from March to August. It's a slow growing woody vine with glossy leathery compound leaves. Give fertile, rich, well-drained soil, part shade to full sun. Ideal for growing on an arch or wall. Hardiness is unknown. Probably needs protection from frost. Propagated by seed or air-layering. Native to Brazil. USDA zones 10 - 11. Bignoniaceae

 
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Amphilophium crucigerum Amphilophium crucigerum
Code: 90205
Price: $12.95

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(Syn: Pithecoctenium crucigerum), Monkey's Comb

NEW! - This semi-evergreen vine has 3 soft kidney-shaped leaflets with the middle one often becoming an unusual adhesive tendril that helps with support. It delivers a showy display in late spring with beautiful 2" creamy white flowers, interior yellow, that matures to solid yellow. Plant in sun or part shade with average watering. Evergreen to low 30's. Can resprout from mild frosts. Name "Monkey Comb" refers to the 3 inch spiny fruit which may have been used as a comb by the ancient Mayans. Popular ornamental in the tropics. Native to southern Mexico through tropical South America. USDA zones 9 - 12. Bignoniaceae

 
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Ceropegia ampliata Ceropegia ampliata
Code: 90260
Price: $8.95

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Bushman's Pipe, Horny Wonder, Condom Plant

This unusual conversation piece produces in abundance strange looking green and white flowers in late summer. It has a unique method of pollination. The tubular 2½ inch flowers are lined inside with downward pointing hairs that temporarily trap insects. They are then released the next day covered with pollen. With thick leafless twining stems, it is best displayed in a hanging basket. Plant in partial shade with a well-draining cactus mix and allow to dry out between waterings. Needs protection from freezing. Native to South Africa. A detailed description of this weird plant can be found at PlantZAfrica.com. Apocynaceae

 
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Clerodendrum splendens Clerodendrum splendens
Code: 67463
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Clusters of brilliant scarlet flowers over a long season adorn this showy vine. Bright green oval leaves. 32F. Lamiaceae

 
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Clerodendrum thomsoniae Variegatum Clerodendrum thomsoniae 'Variegatum'
Code: 67462
Price: $9.95

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Variegated Bleeding Heart

Similar to the species, but with leaves beautifully variegated creamy white and pale green. A stunning foliage plant with added bonus of showy flowers. Lamiaceae

 
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Clerodendrum x speciosum Clerodendrum x speciosum
Code: 67461
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This beautiful hybrid is noted for its long lasting rosy red bracts and bright red flowers. Deep green oval leaves. 32F. Lamiaceae

 
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Dalechampia dioscoreifolia Dalechampia dioscoreifolia
Code: 67520
Price: $9.95

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(Dalechampia aristolochiifolia is probably the correct botanical name)
Purple Wings, Costa Rican Butterfly Vine, Bowtie Vine

Showy flowers with large striking iridescent purple bracts and a greenish-yellow button-like center. Small heart-shaped oval leaves on twining stems. Give full sun or partial shade, moderate moisture and well-drained soil. Blooms spring through fall. Native from Costa Rica to Peru. USDA zones 9 - 10. Euphorbiaceae

 
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Dioscorea dodecaneura Dioscorea dodecaneura
Code: 90395
Price: $8.95

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(Syn.: Dioscorea discolor), Variegated Monkey Ball Vine, Ornamental Yam

NEW! - This is a dramatic tropical vine from Ecuador and Brazil that has brilliantly colored leaves. The large deep green heart shaped leaves are veined with silver and randomly mottled with maroon and black with the undersides a rich pinkish purple. As the season progresses the leaves increase in size. This vigorous but manageable vine grows in a counterclockwise direction to a height of 8 to 12 feet from underground tubers (same genus as edible yams) and has small drooping clusters of tiny white, aromatic flowers. Grow in sun or part shade in rich, well-drained soil with plenty of moisture. If temperatures drop to the mid 30's, it will go dormant. It is winter hardy in USDA Zones 8b - 11, where the tubers may be left in the ground, but they need to be kept dry to prevent rotting. In colder climates lift tubers in the fall to overwinter in a cool frost-free location. Use on trellises, porches, and pergolas or as a container plant in the greenhouse. It may also be grown as a houseplant in a bright sunny indoor location. Dioscoreaceae

 
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Faradaya splendida Faradaya splendida
Code: 67530
Price: $13.95

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Large vine for tropical or subtropical garden. Showy white flowers in large terminal clusters in spring with fragrance of carnations. Leaves smooth, 6 to 12 inches long. Rare. Australia. Lamiaceae

 
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