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Aphelandra arborea

(Syn.: Aphelandra tetragona)

Aphelandra arborea


New! This is a rarely offered brilliant colored tropical shrub from South America and the West Indies with plumes of rich scarlet on four sided spikes. Each shrimp plant (Justicia) like flower is about 2 inches long. The 6 inch leaves are a bright glossy green. Plant in a bright semi-shaded location. Grows somewhat straggly to a height of 3 feet. To maintain a more compact form, prune back after flowering by removing weak growth and heading back to 2 or 3 strong buds on strongest stems. A well-drained loamy soil and humid tropical growing conditions is best. USDA zones 10-11. Acanthaceae


Begonia 'Boomer'

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New! In 1987, Mabel Corwin bred Begonia solimutata with Begonia reniformis and produced this notable thick-stemmed rhizomatous hybrid. It's an impressive grower with large circular bronzy-green textured leaves. Although it doesn't branch much, it does send up new growth from the base. Sprays of small white flowers adorn the plant in spring. Grow indoors in bright indirect light or outdoors in bright shade. Allow it to dry somewhat between waterings. It also likes extra humidity. It's a very attractive large growing begonia.


Begonia 'Deco Raspberry Truffle'

Begonia Deco Raspberry Truffle


New! This is a rhizomatous begonia with medium sized light green leaves with dark purplish-black checkering and a light green center eye. Leaves are lobed but not quite star-shaped, more rounded. Markings are very unusual and distinct. Similar to Begonia 'Deco Checks' but larger growing.


Begonia gardneri

Begonia gardneri


New! This is a thick stemmed species from Brazil with large green parted leaves. Grows 4 feet tall with small white flowers. Allow it to get slightly dry between waterings but never completely dry and grow in full to partial shade.


Begonia 'Harmony's Stormy Sunset'

Begonia Harmony's Stormy Sunset


New! This charming rhizomatous begonia, a sport of Begonia 'Passing Storm', has tear shaped leaves of pink that gradually age to silvery gray. Veins are gray colored. Grows in a mounding habit to about 12 inches tall with light pink flowers. (Harmony Foliage, FL)


Carissa macrocarpa 'Frost'

Golden Natal Plum

Carissa macrocarpa Frost


New! This evergreen South African natal plum has small glossy green leaves beautifully variegated with golden cream and fragrant white flowers. Open growth habit to 4 feet. Grow in part shade to full sun with good drainage and in a frost free location. Tolerates beachfront locations. Apocynaceae


Carissa macrocarpa 'Jen's Beauty'

White Variegated Natal Plum

Carissa macrocarpa Jen's Beauty


New! This is a chance variegated sport of the compact Carissa macrocarpa 'Tuttle' with small glossy green leaves and creamy white variegation. It's fragrant white flowers are followed by small edible red fruit. Compact slow growth to 4 feet. Grow in part shade to full sun with good drainage and in a frost free location. Tolerates beachfront locations. Good candidate for use as a Bonsai. Apocynaceae


Codonanthe 'Tommy'

Codonanthe Tommy


New! This Codonanthe is festooned with numerous white flowers with speckled throats. The small pointed deep green waxy leaves with reddish reverse are densly packed on graceful pendant stems. (F, B) Gesneriaceae


Cynanchum insigne

(Syn.: Sarcostemma insigne), Green Spaghetti Plant

Cynanchum insigne


New! - This is a rare leafless succulent plant from Madagascar with green trailing cylindrical stems, resembling a Rhipsalis. Scented flowers appear along the stems that are pale white with red stripes, much like the veins in a bloodshot eye. It's an ideal plant for a hanging basket. With its low water requirement, give it warmth and bright shade. Apocynaceae


Dracaena reflexa 'Song of India'

(Syn.: Pleomele reflexa), Song Of India Dracaena

Dracaena reflexa Song of India


New! This is a common multi-stemmed accent shrub in tropical gardens world-wide. It has creamy yellow stripes on narrow green leaves that are spirally arranged on the thick, irregular stems. Outdoors it can grow up to 18 feet high, indoors it can be kept much smaller, usually to about 3 feet in height. It's a very adaptable plant for full sun outdoors in the tropics, or lower light levels indoors as an easy houseplant. It can't take any frost. Native to Madagascar, Mauritius, and other islands of the Indian Ocean. USDA zones 10 - 12. Asparagaceae


Ficus elastica 'Variegata'

Variegated Indian Rubber Tree

Ficus elastica Variegata


New! The Variegated Rubber Plant has thick, light green leaves margined with various shades of creamy white. For a colorful contrast, new leaves appear with overtones of pink from bright red sheaths that cover the unopened leaves. In its native tropical Asia, this tree can reach an enormous height of over 100 feet with large buttresses and aerial roots. However for us, it makes an ideal specimen container plant, indoors or out, staying a manageable size for years. This is an easy houseplant, as long as it is not overwatered. Always let it dry out a bit between waterings and give it bright indirect light. Needs protection from frost. USDA zones 10 - 12. Moraceae


Haworthia retusa

Haworthia retusa


New! Xanthorrhoeaceae


Hemigraphis alternata 'Exotica'

(Syn.: Hemigraphis colorata 'Exotica'), Purple Waffle Plant

Hemigraphis alternata Exotica


New! This is commonly called the "Purple Waffle Plant" because of its puckered waffle-like maroon leaves. Grow this colorful plant in hanging baskets, as a filler in containers, or as a ground cover in the tropics. Growing 6 to 9 inches high, it spreads widely as it stems root growing outward. It's best in part shade with moist soil. Although its minimum temperature is probably best above 50F, this cultivar has proven hardier to us than the common silvery Hemigraphis alternata ("Red Flame Ivy"), which does not have the puckered leaves. It can be grown as an annual in cold climates. Native to Malaysia. USDA zones 10 - 12. Acanthaceae


Kalanchoe uniflora

Coral Berry, Coral Bell Plant

Kalanchoe uniflora


New! This is an attractive trailing succulent plant with small fleshy scalloped leaves and an abundance of small coral bell-shaped flowers in late winter. As an epiphytic plant, it grows best in hanging baskets or mounted to a slap in bright, but limited sunlight. Allow it to dry out between waterings. It's drought resistant and should not be overwatered. Grow as an indoor plant or in a greenhouse with warmth and humidity. Native to Madagascar. USDA zones 9- 12. Crassulaceae


Ledebouria socialis

(Syn.: Scilla violacea), Silver Squill, Leopard Lily

Ledebouria socialis


New! This is an evergreen bulbous plant from South Africa with silvery leaves dotted with olive green spots and undersides of deep violet. The exposed purplish colored bulbs cluster and multiply quickly filling a pot to overflowing with small spikes of greenish white flowers in May. Easy to grow houseplant treated as a succulent with fast draining soil. Give part shade. USDA zones 8b-10. Asparagaceae


Monstera adansonii

Swiss Cheese Plant

Monstera adansonii


New! With its unusual leaf structure this is a very popular climbing houseplant. The leaves are about 6 inches long showing off multiple holes, called fenestrations. Fast growing, it makes an impressive hanging basket or allow it to grow up a totem to display its unique leaves. Give it a rich, fast draining soil mix, humidity, and indirect light. In the tropics it can be allowed to grow up in the shade of a tree for an exotic jungle look. Often incorrectly sold as Monstera obliqua, which is another extremely rare Monstera and almost never sold. The juvenile growth stage was once thought to be a different species and was given the now invalid name of Monstera friedrichsthalii. Native to the Amazonian region of Peru, Ecuador and Brazil. USDA zones 10 - 12. Araceae


Pelargonium carnosum

(Syn.: Pelargonium ferulaceum), Fleshy Stalk Pelargonium

Pelargonium carnosum


New! Native to South Africa, this succulent geranium has thick succulent gray stems swollen at the internodes with green frilly leaves on long petioles. The small flowers are white with red stigmas. Plant in fast draining soil in a bright sunny location. It goes semi-dormant in summer, when watering should be sparingly given. A fine candidate for use as a bonsai. It's best to protect from frost, although it can probably take a brief exposure. Geraniaceae


Peperomia caperata 'Rosso'

Emerald Ripple Radiator Plant

Peperomia caperata Rosso


New! This perfect houseplant shows off glossy green deeply grooved leaves with dark veins and contrasting undersides of rich red. Grows about 8 inch high and wide in bright, indirect light. The reddish flower spikes poke up through the leaves with tiny whitish flowers. The parent species is native to Central and South America. (D, F, H, T) Piperaceae


Peperomia scandens 'Variegata'

Variegated Cupid Peperomia

Peperomia scandens Variegata


New! This "False Philodendron" is a popular house plant with heart-shaped waxy variegated leaves of green and creamy white. Easy to grow and makes a great hanging basket house plant. Give bright light, but not direct sunlight, and allow to dry out somewhat between waterings. (B, F) Piperaceae


Pereskia aculeata 'Godseffiana Variegata'

Variegated Barbados Gooseberry or Lemon Vine

Pereskia aculeata Godseffiana Variegata


New! This is an unusual climbing primitive cactus with golden waxy leaves with a green central flame on the upper surface and rosy-red color on the reverse. Its white flowers are followed by small edible fruit. Grow in partial to full sun and allow it to partially dry out between waterings. It's frequently grown in greenhouses and as a hanging basket houseplant. Native to the West Indies, coastal northern South America, and Panama. USDA zones 9 - 11. Cactaceae


Tetradenia riparia

(Syn.: Iboza riparia), Misty Plume Bush, Ginger Bush, Nutmeg Bush

Tetradenia riparia


New! This is a shrubby ornamental that bloom in wintertime with snow-white blossoms on long upright panicles creating a beautiful wispy mist. It is semi-deciduous, depending on the climate, in winter when flowering occurs. The thick light green velvety leaves have a scalloped edge and are very aromatic and medicinal. Grows 8 to 9 feet in height. Give it a frost-free position in well-drained soil in sun or partial shade, mulch well, and give regular summer watering, drier in winter. It respond well to pruning and can be cut back after flowering. Also, makes an excellent container plant, blooming at a young age. Native to eastern South Africa and eastern tropical Africa where it is common in damp places, often beside streams. USDA zones 9B - 11. Lamiaceae

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