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Brunfelsia americana Brunfelsia americana
Code: 50410
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Lady of the Night

Wonderfully fragrant large creamy white flowers with a long tube. Light green leathery foliage. Solanaceae

 
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Bryophyllum pinnatum Bryophyllum pinnatum
Code: 80169
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(Syn.: Kalanchoe pinnata, Cotyledon pinnata), Life Plant, Chandelier Plant, Hawaiian Air Plant, Oliwa Ku Kahakai

This succulent plant is often sold to Hawaiian tourists as a souvenir oddity because of its ability to grow small plantlets on its leaf margins, even if just pinned to a curtain in the air. Clustered greenish white to reddish flowers dangle from the flower stalk, as on a chandelier. Fast growing, drought tolerant 2 to 3 feet high. Tolerates almost any conditions, sun or shade, but likes moisture with good drainage. Easy popular house plant. Can also be grown outdoors in mild climates (no frost), but can be invasive in the tropics. Has many tribal and herbal medicinal uses. Naturalized in the Hawaiian Islands, but probably native to Madagascar. Crassulaceae

 
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Bryophyllum proliferum Bryophyllum proliferum
Code: 90521
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(Syn.: Kalanchoe prolifera), Blooming Boxes, Tree Kalanchoe

This interesting giant succulent from Madagascar grows 6 to 9 feet tall with its unbranched 1½ inch thick jointed stems holding opposite pairs of fleshy green pinnately compound leaves. Fairly fast growing with flowers appearing after a couple of years that have greenish yellow box shaped bracts and greenish orange flowers in late winter. Later these yield numerous plantlets on the flower stalks. Plant in light shade. Drought resistant and can take a mild frost of short duration. Under certain conditions it might be somewhat invasive because of its prolific production of plantlets. Crassulaceae

 
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Buddleja Collection Buddleja Collection
Code: BDL3
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3 different, our choice Scrophulariaceae

 
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Calathea rufibarba Compact Calathea rufibarba 'Compact'
Code: 90352
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Fuzzy lanciolate dark green leaves, red reverse. Smaller growing than the typical species. Inconspicuous spikes of golden yellow flowers appear at the soil level. Easy house plant. Shade or bright indirect light. Native to tropical America. USDA zones 10 - 12. Marantaceae

 
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Callisia congesta Variegata Callisia congesta 'Variegata'
Code: 90591
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This, easy to grow relative of the wandering jew plant, is a worthy addition to a hanging basket or mixed container of plants, indoors or outside in the shade garden. The 2 to 3 inch tightly whorled variegated leaves are in colors of pink, green, and cream, with some purple tones. Long trailing stems are thick and succulent. Give excellent drainage in shade or part sun. Plant has always been known by the above botanical name, although we can find no scholarly reference to a congesta species of Callisia. Callisia are native to the southwest USA and tropical America. Commelinaceae

 
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Callisia fragrans Melnikoff Callisia fragrans 'Melnikoff'
Code: 90527
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Basket Plant, False Bromeliad, Octopus Plant

This is a low growing perennial with 6 to 10 inch bright green waxy leaves with white to cream colored lengthwise stripes of varying widths. The tightly overlapping leaves form a rosette somewhat resembling a bromeliad. It has small fragrant white flowers borne in clusters on long upright stalks. Best in well-drained moist soil in part shade. It makes a good groundcover in mild climates as an accent with other tropical plantings or as a beautiful large hanging basket with its cascading trailing stems. Old fashioned houseplant. Native to Mexico. USDA zones 9 - 11. Commelinaceae

 
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Callisia gentlei var elegans Callisia gentlei var. elegans
Code: 90593
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(Syn.: Callisia elegans), Pinstriped Inch Plant, Striped Inch Plant

Dark slate green fleshy 1ΒΌ" leaves are marked with distinctive parallel white lines. Small white flowers appear at the tip of elongated stems in summer. Give bright shade and good drainage. It's best to keep on the dry side, as overwatering can be detrimental. Easy, fast growing uncommon house plant, mat forming groundcover, or basket plant. Outdoors USDA zones 10 - 11. Native to Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras. Commelinaceae

 
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Cantua buxifolia Hot Pants Cantua buxifolia 'Hot Pants'
Code: 50710
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Sacred Flower of the Incas

Rose-crimson flaring tubular flowers, shrub, small leaves, prefers cool climate. Polemoniaceae

 
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Carissa macrocarpa Humphreyi Variegata Carissa macrocarpa 'Humphreyi Variegata'
Code: 50405
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Small glossy leaves beautifully variegated cream and light green, very full, compact habit, perfect for bonsai. Fragrant white flowers. Apocynaceae

 
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Centratherum punctatum Centratherum punctatum
Code: 90218
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(Syn.: Centratherum intermedium), Manaos Beauty, Brazilian Button, Pineapple Weed

Tender perennial with pineapple scented foliage and 1½ inch fluffy lavender-blue button-like flowers. Wonderful for borders or containers. Grows 12 to 24 inches high and wide. Blooms over a long period, from summer to frost. Likes rich, moist soil in full sun, but can tolerate some shade and dryness. Reseeds heavily. Attractive to butterflies. USDA zones 9 - 11. Native to tropical areas of South and Central America. Asteraceae

 
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Ceropegia ampliata Ceropegia ampliata
Code: 90260
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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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