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Adenocalymma comosum Adenocalymma comosum
Code: 90348
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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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Ceropegia ampliata Ceropegia ampliata
Code: 90260
Price: $9.95

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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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Ceropegia sandersonii Ceropegia sandersonii
Code: 90638
Price: $9.95

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Parachute or Umbrella Plant

The common name of this small succulent vine refers to its flowers that are shaped somewhat like parachutes or umbrellas. The flowers are even more unusual in that they give off a scent to trap flies. As the flies slide down the flower tube to the base they get covered in pollen. The flies are released later, as the flower withers, to pollinate other parachute flowers. It's fairly easy to grow as a basket plant or in a dry terrarium in well-drained soil and bright light (not direct sunlight). Native to Mozambique, South Africa, and Swaziland. (B,T) Apocynaceae    Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Wouter Hagens, Ceropegia sandersonii A, CC BY-SA 3.0

 
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Clerodendrum thomsoniae Variegatum Clerodendrum thomsoniae 'Variegatum'
Code: 67462
Price: $10.95

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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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Faradaya splendida Faradaya splendida
Code: 67530
Price: $14.95

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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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