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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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Brunfelsia jamaicensis Brunfelsia jamaicensis
Code: 50411
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Similar to Brunfelsia americana with larger very fragrant long, wavy creamy white flowers. Solanaceae

 
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Plowmania nyctaginoides Plowmania nyctaginoides
Code: 50419
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(Syn.: Brunfelsia nyctaginoides), Chiapas Red Trumpet

This rare plant is a very unusual Brunfelsia relative with racemes of small tubular red-orange flowers from spring to fall. Grows as a scandent upright bushy plant to 3 feet, but needs some support, or try it as a hanging basket plant. Requires well-drained soil rich in organic matter, part shade. Hummingbirds love it. Suitable for frost-free areas where summers are relatively cool, such as California coastal areas. Hails from the cloud forests of the volcanic mountains of southern Mexico and Guatemala at 4,000 to 9,000 feet elevation. USDA zones 9 - 11. 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 asiatica Buddleja asiatica
Code: 50550
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Fragrant Butterfly Bush

Of the many fine buddlejas in cultivation this one is unique for the intensely sweet freesia-like fragrance of its long spikes of white flowers in winter and spring. A shrub in full bloom can perfume a large area. Indoors, pruning will restrict its size, but do not prune after late fall. Silver-gray willowy leaves. South and east Asia. Hardy to 25F. Scrophulariaceae

 
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Buddleja crispa Buddleja crispa
Code: 50564
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Himalayan shrub to 10 feet high with silvery gray foliage and 4 inch clusters of fragrant lavender flowers, sporadically all year. Partly deciduous in winter. USDA zones 8 - 9. Scrophulariaceae

 
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Buddleja indica
Code: 50561
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(Syn.: Nicodemia diversifolia), Indoor Oak

From Madagascar, an uncommon foliage house plant with oak-shaped dark green leaves with a bronzy cast. Pinch new growth to insure dense habit. Best in part shade. Can be used as a bonsai subject. Scrophulariaceae

 
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Buddleja lindleyana 'Compact Form'
Code: 50562
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Lindley's Butterfly Bush (Compact Form)

Small shrub from China with cascading branches of purple flower spikes. A "2001 Florida Plant's of the Year" winner. Compact form. Scrophulariaceae

 
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Buddleja Lochinch Buddleja 'Lochinch'
Code: 50551
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Racemes of fragrant lilac-blue flowers with deep violet eye throughout the season. Beautiful small silvery foliage. Very compact, hardy. Scrophulariaceae

 
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Buddleja madagascariensis Buddleja madagascariensis
Code: 50556
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Spikes of Fragrant yellow-orange flowers fall through spring. White backed leaves. 25F. Scrophulariaceae

 
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Buddleja officinalis Buddleja officinalis
Code: 90233
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Pole Butterflybush

Evergreen shrub to 8 feet with sweetly scented lilac-mauve flowers with orange throat in 12 inch panicles. Leaves gray-green with gray wool beneath. Booms heavily in winter thru early spring and is attractive to butterflies. Native to Western China and Vietnam, where it's used as a source for dye, food, medicine, and perfume. Makes a great conservatory plant in the winter for it's hyacinth-like perfumed scent. Full sun, USDA zones 8 - 10. Scrophulariaceae

 
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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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NEW! - 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

NEW! - 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

NEW! - Dark slate green fleshy 1¼" 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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Callisia repens Bianca Callisia repens 'Bianca'
Code: 69152
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Variegated Inch Plant

A mat-forming plant, related to wandering jew, with tiny oval glossy leaves striped with pink and cream. Makes a nice rounded hanging basket or small scale ground cover. Shy bloomer with tiny white flowers in autumn. Plant in bright light in moist but well-drained soil. Frost tender from tropical America. 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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