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ABT3  

Abutilon Collection




Abutilon Collection

$21.95  

3 different, our choice.

69142  

Abutilon grandifolium

Golden Flowered Hairy Abutilon, Hawaiian Ma'o



Abutilon grandifolium

$8.95  

This is the double flowered form of the species. Grows to about 6 feet high in sun or part shade with one inch golden flowers. Needs protection from frost. In Hawaii it's used as an i'lima flower lei substitute. The single flowered species grows as a roadside weed in tropical climates. Native to South America. Malvaceae


90037  

Abutilon megapotamicum 'Little Shrimp'




Abutilon megapotamicum hybrid Little Shrimp

$8.95  

Small spreading shrub with small dusky salmon pink flowers with reddish cap. Because of its trailing habit, it can be trained as a border shrub, shady ground cover, or used in a hanging basket. Malvaceae


50017  

Abutilon megapotamicum 'Pink Charm'




Abutilon megapotamicum Pink Charm

$8.95  

Bright pink flowers in profusion, trailing basket variety, small dark green foliage. Malvaceae


90038  

Abutilon pictum




Abutilon pictum

$8.95  

The species with bell-shaped apricot colored flowers with strong red veining. Showy upright shrub with maple-like leaves to 15 feet. Native of Brazil. Malvaceae


50022  

Abutilon pictum 'Gold Dust'




Abutilon pictum Gold Dust

$8.95  

Leaves boldly variegated yellow and green. Orange blooms with red veins. Malvaceae


90039  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Apricot Glow'




Abutilon x hybridum Apricot Glow

$8.95  

Sprawling shrub to 5 feet high with hanging pale apricot colored flowers with red veins. Malvaceae


90041  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Halo'




Abutilon x hybridum Halo

$8.95  

This floriferous shrub is very showy with bright yellow lantern-shaped flowers with red veining. Compact growth to 4 feet high. Malvaceae


50012  

Abutilon x hybridum 'L'Orangerie'




Abutilon x hybridum LOrangerie

$8.95  

Large flaring salmon-orange flowers veined orange-red. Compact, free-flowering. Malvaceae


90042  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Louis Sasson'




Abutilon x hybridum Louis Sasson

$8.95  

Nice selection with deep red-orange flowers on a compact shrub to 4 feet high. Malvaceae


80162  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Moonbeam'




Abutilon x hybridum Moonbeam

$8.95  

Abundant small pale lemon-yellow flowers on a narrow upright shrub. With its light green leaves, it can brighten a shady area with a yellow green effect. Fast growing. Malvaceae


50032  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Old Rose Belle'




Abutilon x hybridum Old Rose Belle

$8.95  

Bell-shaped flowers are a beautiful shade of rose-pink on this compact and very floriferous selection. Malvaceae


90043  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Orange Drop'




Abutilon x hybridum Orange Drop

$8.95  

Strong upright, vigorous growing shrub with bright orange flowers with red veins. Leaves large and dark green. Malvaceae


90044  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Pompeii'




Abutilon x hybridum Pompeii

$8.95  

Compact shrub to 4 feet high with free blooming warm orange-red flowers. Malvaceae


50019  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Red Monarch'




Abutilon x hybridum Red Monarch

$8.95  

Dangling gold flowers with orange veins. Named for the bright red calyx. Malvaceae


90045  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Red-Orange'




Abutilon x hybridum Red-Orange

$8.95  

Compact shrub to 4 feet high with free blooming orange-red flowers cupped like small hanging bells. Malvaceae


90046  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Rosalie'




Abutilon x hybridum Rosalie

$8.95  

Vigorous plant to 8 feet with medium to large soft pink flowers. Rounded shrub is dense with large dark green leaves. Malvaceae


50033  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Satin Pink Belle'




Abutilon x hybridum Satin Pink Belle

$8.95  

Large ruffled flowers of clear pink. Compact and floriferous. Malvaceae


50034  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Savitzii'




Abutilon x hybridum Savitzii

$8.95  

This unusual dwarf variegated abutilon looks more white than green. Salmon-orange flowers. Slow, compact growth; easily kept at 10 feet tall. Malvaceae


50036  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Silver Belle'




Abutilon x hybridum Silver Belle

$8.95  

Very large pure white flowers, dark green foliage. Compact, upright, and free flowering. Malvaceae


50038  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Souvenir De Bonn'




Abutilon x hybridum Souvenir De Bonn

$8.95  

Large variegated maple-shaped leaves are green with a white border on a vigorous, upright plant with orange bell-shaped flowers. Malvaceae


50018  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Tangelo'




Abutilon x hybridum Tangelo

$8.95  

Large deep tangerine-orange flowers, small leaves, compact. Excellent for hanging basket. Malvaceae


50049  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Tangerine Belle'




Abutilon x hybridum Tangerine Belle

$8.95  

Large flaring tangerine-orange flowers with red veins. Malvaceae


50035  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Victor Reiter'




Abutilon x hybridum Victor Reiter

$8.95  

A sturdy, upright plant, reaching 8 feet or more with large, broad, deep green leaves. Huge salmon-orange colored flowers. Ideal for training into a patio tree. Malvaceae


90387  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Victorian Lady'




Abutilon x hybridum Victorian Lady

$9.95  

This is an unusual "Flowering Maple" with 2 inch double ruffled soft pink flowers. It's upright and vigorous, growing 4 to 6 feet tall with maple-like leaves. Prune back in Fall to control size. Best with moist rich soil, fed regularly, and given sun in cool coastal areas, afternoon shade in hotter climates. USDA zones 9 - 11.

50009  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Watercolor Orange'




Abutilon x hybridum Watercolor Orange

$8.95  

Large salmon-orange flowers veined deep orange. Spreading stems make this a beautiful basket variety. Malvaceae


69166  

Abutilon x hybridum 'White'




Abutilon x hybridum White

$8.95  

Charming white bell-shaped flowers on a mounding shrub with rich green maple-like leaves. Good container plant. Can be trained as a small patio tree. Malvaceae


50075  

Acalypha 'Brazen'




Acalypha Brazen

$8.95  

Large leaves with solid light copper color. Euphorbiaceae


50076  

Acalypha 'Ceylon'

Fire Dragon



Acalypha Ceylon

$8.95  

Bronzy red crested coppery leaves, cream margins. Euphorbiaceae


50091  

Acalypha 'Fairy Dust'




Acalypha Fairy Dust

$8.95  

Green leaves margined white with creamy gold dustings and splotches throughout the leaf. Euphorbiaceae


ACL3  

Acalypha Fancy Leaf Collection




Acalypha Fancy Leaf Collection

$21.95  

3 different plants, our choice

50082  

Acalypha 'Haleakala'




Acalypha Haleakala

$8.95  

Crested, dark maroon, deeply fluted leaves. Euphorbiaceae


50092  

Acalypha 'Heterophylla'




Acalypha Heterophylla

$8.95  

Branches pendulous with ragged, wavy, narrow ribbon-like leaves. Green with yellow edges. Euphorbiaceae


50065  

Acalypha hispida

Red Hot Cattail, Chenile Plant



Acalypha hispida - Red

$8.95  

Covered with long, dangling rose-red cattails all year. Tropical. Euphorbiaceae


50067  

Acalypha hispida 'White Margined'




Acalypha hispida White Margined

$8.95  

Cream colored cattails with creamy white teeth on older leaf margins. Euphorbiaceae


50080  

Acalypha 'Hoffmanii'




Acalypha Hoffmanii

$8.95  

Dark green crested leaves with narrow cream margins. Euphorbiaceae


50078  

Acalypha 'Inferno'




Acalypha Inferno

$8.95  

Small leaves on fire, varying from yellow to orange to red. Australian cultivar. Euphorbiaceae


50090  

Acalypha 'Jungle Dragon'




Acalypha Jungle Dragon

$8.95  

Large red leaves streaked and spattered with green and gold. From plant collector David Lloyd. Euphorbiaceae


90396  

Acalypha 'Kapiolani Bronze'




Acalypha Kapiolani Bronze

$8.95  

Small reddish-bronze leaves on dense shrub to 6 feet high. We discovered this cultivar in Waikiki Beach's Kapiolani Park. Euphorbiaceae


50077  

Acalypha 'Kilauea'

(Syn.: Acalypha 'Firestorm', probably the same as 'Cypress Elf', and 'Mardi Gras')



Acalypha Kilauea

$8.95  

Dark green finely cut leaves bordered pink, becoming more colorful in summer heat. Euphorbiaceae


50079  

Acalypha 'Kona Coast'




Acalypha Kona Coast

$8.95  

Large yellow and green splotched leaves. Euphorbiaceae


50081  

Acalypha 'Kona Gold'




Acalypha Kona Gold

$8.95  

Smaller leaves colored green and yellow. Euphorbiaceae


50085  

Acalypha 'Loco'




Acalypha Loco

$8.95  

Medium sized frilly, twisted leaves of bronze and green. Euphorbiaceae


50093  

Acalypha 'Louisiana Red'




Acalypha Louisiana Red

$8.95  

Macafeeana selection with large slightly contorted leaves of intense reds and bronze. Euphorbiaceae


50095  

Acalypha 'Marginata'

Copperleaf



Acalypha Marginata

$8.95  

Coppery leaves, with thin serrate margins of pink. Hardiest variety to 32F. Euphorbiaceae


50097  

Acalypha 'Marginata Green'




Acalypha Marginata Green

$8.95  

Green leaves, with serrate white margins, leaves later darkening to copper with rosy edge. Euphorbiaceae


50066  

Acalypha pendula

(Syn.: Acalypha chamaedrifolia var. pendula), Strawberry Fire Tails, Trailing Red Hot Cattail, Kitten's Tail



Acalypha pendula

$8.95  

Deep red dangling cattails, small leaves, trailing. Use for ground cover or basket plant. Native of Cuba. 40F. (B)

What is its proper botanical name? Botanists list the existence of three plant species, Acalypha pendula, Acalypha chamaedrifolia (Syn.: A. reptans, A. hispaniolae), and Acalypha pygmaea, all of which seem to be the same plant. Euphorbiaceae


50088  

Acalypha 'Raggedy Ann'




Acalypha Raggedy Ann

$8.95  

Australian cultivar with narrow maroon leaves highly serrated and cut. Euphorbiaceae


50086  

Acalypha 'Tahiti'




Acalypha Tahiti

$8.95  

Large twisted leaves, green with yellow markings. Euphorbiaceae


50098  

Acalypha 'Tequilla Sunrise'




Acalypha Tequilla Sunrise

$8.95  

Large yellow leaves with splotches of green and gold with specks of red. From plant collector David Lloyd. Euphorbiaceae


90339  

Acalypha 'Tiki Peach Whirl'




Acalypha Tiki Peach Whirl

$8.95  

Large, swirled leaves with striking pink, peach and green coloring. Euphorbiaceae


90414  

Acanthus sennii




Acanthus sennii

$10.95  

This rare African Acanthus from Ethiopia has attention-getting spikes of bright orange-red exotic flowers in fall. Spreading 3 to 5 foot shrub with attractive holly-like silver veined dark green leaves armed with vicious spines (be careful). The tops are frost hardy to the mid 20's, dying back and resprouting in the spring. Mulch in colder climates. Drought tolerant when established. Needs part to full sun and good drainage. USDA zones 8b - 11. Acanthaceae


61005  

Achetaria azurea

(Syn.: Otacanthus azureus, Otacanthus caeruleus), Amazon-Blue, Brazilian Snapdragon



Achetaria azurea

$8.95  

Unsurpassed for blue flower color in winter or summer garden, this compact shrublet covers itself with 1 inch snapdragon-like flowers of the brightest blue. A must for collectors of blue flowered plants. Can be used for cut flower bouquets and arrangements. Brazil. Hardy to 28F. Plantaginaceae


69134  

Acnistus arborescens

Wild Tree Tobacco, Hollowheart



Acnistus arborescens

$9.95  

Related to Iochroma. Uncommon small to medium sized tree, growing 10 to 20 feet high. Soft bark is beige, corky with deep vertical ridges and fissures. Try growing orchids, tillandsias and other epiphytes on it's limbs. Very small ¼th inch bell-shaped scented white flowers clustered on branches are followed by tiny orange tomato-like inedible fruits that are popular with birds. Plant has anticancer properties, but no nicotine derivatives, as common name would suggest. Subtropical, it will survive brief frosts. We're not sure of it's landscape value, but it might be of interest to collectors. Native to Central and South America and the Caribbean. Solanaceae


90348  

Adenocalymma comosum

(Syn.: Adenocalymna comosum, Bignonia comosa)



Adenocalymma comosum

$19.95  

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


C105  

Aeschynanthus Collection




Aeschynanthus Collection

$21.95  

3 different, our choice. Gesneriaceae


80206  

Aeschynanthus 'Thai Pink'

Thai Pink Lipstick Plant



Aeschynanthus Thai Pink

$10.95  

Upright clusters of bright pink tubular flowers above calyces flushed pink. Flowers several times a year. Small round, smooth fleshy leaves, trailing stems. Some are suggesting this as Aeschynanthus chinanthus. Gesneriaceae


90234  

Albuca bracteata

(Syn.: Ornithogalum longibracteatum, Ornithogalum caudatum), Pregnant Onion, False Sea Onion



Albuca bracteata

$8.95  

The pregnant onion is an old-fashioned novel houseplant that resembles an onion with numerous baby bulbs forming on its sides. A great conversation piece. A lot of people just adore this plant. It has long strap-like leaves that droop downward and tall wands of small white flowers striped in green. Makes a nice hanging basket. It's not really an onion and should NOT be eaten. Some individuals may have an allergic skin reaction. Native to South Africa and easy to grow outdoors in similar climates. Grow in part shade and allow soil to dry between waterings. Hardy to 25F. Asparagaceae


50182  

Alpinia formosana 'Pinstripe'

Pinstripe Ginger



Alpinia formosana Pinstripe

$10.95  

This cultivar with white pinstripe leaves grows slowly to about 3 feet high. White, yellow and red flowers are showy on upright stalks. Usually only blooms in warmer climates or greenhoused. Needs shade, damp soil. Native to Taiwan. USDA zones 8 - 11. Zingiberaceae


10430  

Alsobia 'Iris August'




Alsobia Iris August

$8.95  

Similar to Alsobia 'San Miguel' with white flowers and purple dotted petals. Soft leaves on trailing, stoloniferous plant. Gesneriaceae


40012  

Alternanthera ficoidea 'Snowball'




Alternanthera ficoidea Snowball

$7.95  

Tiny irregularly shaped leaves variegated blush white on this variety of Joseph's Coat. Very compact. Easy. Used as a bedding or edging plant or for containers, hanging baskets, or as a houseplant. Give light shade or full sun and rich organic soil with good drainage. Native to the Caribbean, Mexico, and South America. (F,M,T) Amaranthaceae


50223  

Alyogyne hakeifolia - Yellow Form




Alyogyne hakeifolia - Yellow Form

$8.95  

Large silky yellow hibiscus-like flowers, dark green needle-like foliage. Drought tolerant, sun loving. Native to Australia. Malvaceae


90019  

Alyogyne hakeifolia - Purple Form




Alyogyne hakeifolia Purple Form

$8.95  

Large open-faced purple hibiscus-like flowers, dark green needle-like foliage. Rapidly growing shrub to 10 feet high. Drought tolerant, sun loving. Intolerant of poor drainage and areas with wet summers. Native to deserts of South and Western Australia. USDA zones 9 - 10. Malvaceae


90020  

Alyogyne hakeifolia - White Form




Alyogyne hakeifolia White Form

$8.95  

Large silky white hibiscus-like flowers, dark green needle-like foliage. Rapidly growing shrub to 10 feet high. Drought tolerant, sun loving. Intolerant of poor drainage and areas with wet summers. Native to deserts of South and Western Australia. USDA zones 9 - 10. Malvaceae


50220  

Alyogyne huegelii

(Syn.: Hibiscus huegelii), Blue Hibiscus



Alyogyne huegelii

$8.95  

Beautiful lavender-blue silky hibiscus-like flowers appear throughout the year. Deeply cut leaves, shrubby habit. Good container plant or outdoors in California. Drought tolerant. Australia. 20F. Malvaceae


50221  

Alyogyne huegelii 'Mood Indigo'




Alyogyne huegelii Mood Indigo

$8.95  

Deep violet-blue silky flowers throughout the year. Small, deeply cut foliage, compact, shrubby. Excellent in containers. Alyogyne huegelii is highly sensitive to phosphorus fertilizer and poor drainage. Also, it is short lived in subtropical wet summer areas. USDA zones 9 - 10. Malvaceae


90021  

Alyogyne huegelii 'Pink Tulip'




Alyogyne huegelii Pink Tulip

$8.95  

Pink form of the blue hibiscus with tulip-shaped flowers. Plant in well-drained soil in sun or partial shade. Grows 6 to 10 feet high and as wide. Prune alyogynes regularly to shape and control growth. Protect from strong winds. Summer drought resistant. USDA zones 9 - 10. Malvaceae


50222  

Alyogyne huegelii 'White Swan'




Alyogyne huegelii White Swan

$8.95  

A beautiful white flowered form, tinged lilac under cool conditions. (UC Santa Cruz introduction). Malvaceae


90017  

Alyogyne 'Lady Barbara Rose'




Alyogyne Lady Barbara Rose

$9.95  

Has pale lavender flowers with a distinct raspberry eye. Grows to six feet tall but can be kept to any height with pruning. Finely cut bright green foliage is unlike any other Alyogyne and gives mature plants an almost fern-like appearance. Grows very full and easily with little encouragement and the fern-like foliage coupled with the unique pale shade of lavender makes for a spectacular specimen plant. May be less sensitive to phosphorus than other types because of its mixed parentage. Never offered for sale before, this is it's first offering anywhere. Be the first to add this lovely plant to your garden. USDA zones 9 - 10. (Thompson) Malvaceae


90562  

Amorphophallus konjac

(Syn.: Amorphophallus rivieri), Konjac Voodoo Lily, Konnyaku Potato, Devil's Tongue



Amorphophallus konjac

$8.95  

This unusual exotic plant is in the same family as the Giant Corpse Flower (A. titanum), which often is a newsmaker when in bloom. This easy to grow plant is a much smaller cousin with a 5 foot flower stalk that has an amazing dark, liver-purple spadix surrounded by a lighter purple spathe. It emits an interesting provocative scent mimicking a dead animal to lure in flies for pollination. The single huge snowflake-like leaf emerges from the corm after blooming growing up to 4 feet high on a green and purple mottled, fleshy stalk. In cold climates lift the huge corm in the fall to store. The large corm is commonly used in Asian cuisine and for herbal remedies. It's a widespread species from the eastern Himalayas to China and the Philippines. Image from Curtis's Botanical Magazine 1875. Araceae

Sold in 3" pots.



90204  

Anisacanthus quadrifidus var. wrightii

Desert Honeysuckle, Texas Firecracker



Anisacanthus quadrifidus var wrightii

$8.95  

Mounding shrub to 5 feet with narrow light green leaves and spikes of tubular, bright red-orange flowers. Blooms heaviest in spring, occasionally in summer and fall. Heat loving, drought tolerant, for sun or partial shade. Deciduous. Cut back to keep dense and for more blooms. A favorite for butterflies and hummingbirds. Native to southwest Texas and northern Mexico. USDA zones 7 - 10. Acanthaceae


90570  

Anthurium scandens

Pearl Anthurium



Anthurium scandens

$12.95  

This cute aroid is widespread in its forest habitat from southern Mexico and the West Indies to southern Brazil and found from sea level to almost 9,000 feet in elevation. It's a creeping epiphyte with up to 2 inch dark green leaves and, at a young age, a profusion of waxy, white or faintly violet fruit (berries) that look like little pearls. It has small brown sheaths that cover the stems giving them a woody look and aerial roots along the stems that penetrate cracks in the bark of trees to help anchor and climb. As a container plant, it remains small and compact. Tolerates full sun, but is best in part shade. Perfect for growing in a terrarium. USDA zones 10 - 12. Araceae


69159  

Anthurium schlechtendalii

Pheasant's Tail, Birdsnest Anthurium



Anthurium schlechtendalii

$12.95  

Anthurium schlechtendalii is our best guess. Although, it could be a form of Anthurium hookerii. This is a large dramatic bird's nest anthurium. In the wild it's an epiphyte. Its vase shape is composed of bright green leaves more than six feet long and two feet wide. The inconspicuous inflorescence, which has a ripe banana-like fragrance, produces showy red fruit. Use as a tropical landscape accent in a wind protected garden or as a tubbed specimen. Protect from snails. Has survived in Southern California in USDA zone 9 with minimal frost protection. Native Mexico south to Nicaragua. Araceae


69070  

Aphelandra schiedeana




Aphelandra schiedeana

$8.95  

Grows to 4 feet high, with 5 inch long thin, finely pubescent, narrow ovate leaves. Blooms in winter with 3 inch spikes of 1 inch long dark red bracts with 2 inch bright red flowers resembling those of the shrimp plant. Part shade. Protect from frost. USDA zones 9b - 11. Acanthaceae


69071  

Aphelandra sinclairiana

Coral Aphelandra



Aphelandra sinclairiana

$9.95  

Evergreen tropical shrub with tubular pink flowers emerging from shell-like orange bracts. Inflorescence up to 8 inches long, very showy. Summer bloom. Grow in bright shade. Very tender to cold. Minimum temperature of 50F. Central America. USDA zones 10b - 11. Acanthaceae


80114  

Arachnothryx leucophylla

(Syn.: Rondeletia leucophylla), Panama Rose, Bush Pentas



Arachnothryx leucophylla

$9.95  

Small woody evergreen shrub with rose-pink flowers, primarily in winter and spring with scattered blooms the rest of the year. Very attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies. It becomes fragrant after sunset. Grows 3 to 5 feet high. Full sun to part shade. It's a tender shrub that will not survive freezing. USDA zones 9 - 11. Native of Mexico through Panama. Rubiaceae


80123  

Asclepias curassavica - orange

Orange Butterfly Weed



Asclepias curassavica orange

$8.95  

Standard variety with orange and gold flowers all summer. Easy to grow perennial to 18 inches high, full sun, regular water. Attracts the monarch butterfly. This species grows year-round in warmer climates, unlike North America's native species. Because a tiny parasite that harms monarch butterflies may overwinter on this tropical milkweed, it is advisable to cut it down in winter to let it regrow clean foliage. USDA zones 8 - 11. Summer annual elsewhere. Native to tropical America. Apocynaceae


69072  

Asclepias curassavica - red

Red Butterfly Weed



Asclepias curassavica red

$8.95  

A selected variety with red and yellow flowers all summer. Easy to grow perennial to 18 inches high, full sun, regular water. Attracts the monarch butterfly. This species grows year-round in warmer climates, unlike North America's native species. Because a tiny parasite that harms monarch butterflies may overwinter on this tropical milkweed, it is advisable to cut it down in winter to let it regrow clean foliage. USDA zones 8 - 11. Summer annual elsewhere. Native to tropical America. Apocynaceae


50252  

Asclepias curassavica 'Silky Gold'

Silky Gold Butterfly Weed



Asclepias curassavica Silky Gold

$8.95  

A selected variety with golden yellow flowers all summer. Easy to grow perennial to 18 inches high, full sun, regular water. Attracts the monarch butterfly. This species grows year-round in warmer climates, unlike North America's native species. Because a tiny parasite that harms monarch butterflies may overwinter on this tropical milkweed, it is advisable to cut it down in winter to let it regrow clean foliage. USDA zones 8 - 11. Summer annual elsewhere. Native to tropical America. Apocynaceae


80125  

Asclepias physocarpa

Family Jewels, White Butterfly Weed, Swan Plant, Balloon Plant



Asclepias physocarpa

$8.95  

This milkweed has small white flowers followed by unusual golf ball sized seed capsules. These are light green and covered by rough hairs (a real conversation piece). It's an easy fast growing perennial shrub to 6 feet high. Plant in full sun, well-drained soil. Summer blooming. The plant is a great food source for the monarch butterfly caterpillar. Tender perennial, USDA zones 8 - 10. Native to southeast Africa. Apocynaceae


90225  

Asystasia gangetica - Blue Flower

Chinese Violet, Coromandel, Ganges Primrose, Creeping Foxglove



Asystasia gangetica - Blue Flower

$8.95  

This is a tender tropical perennial that sprawls over the ground, producing numerous dainty 1 inch trumpet-shaped flowers with five flaring lobes, opening bluish and becoming flushed with purple tones as they age. The oval to heart-shaped dark green leaves are held in opposite pairs on creeping stems. It thrives in sun or partial shade and can tolerant dry conditions, heat, humidity, salty air, and poor nutrient soils. Give this easy growing plant good drainage and medium moisture for optimum growth. Just protect it from frost. It's mature height is 1 to 2 ft and spreads 3 to 4 ft wide. Useful as a groundcover and for mass plantings under large trees and borders. It can be trimmed hard and resprouts quickly. Its flowers attract numerous varieties of butterflies. Useful as a house plant and looks great spilling over from containers, planter boxes, or hanging baskets. In colder regions, try it as an annual groundcover or potted plant. In the tropics, it is sometimes regarded as a pretty weed as it easily sets seeds. It is believed to be native to India, Malaysia, and eastern Africa and has naturalized in many other tropical regions. USDA zones 9 - 12. Acanthaceae


90224  

Asystasia gangetica - Light Blue Flower

Chinese Violet, Coromandel, Ganges Primrose, Creeping Foxglove



Asystasia gangetica - Light Blue Flower

$8.95  

This is a tender tropical perennial that sprawls over the ground, producing numerous dainty 1 inch trumpet-shaped flowers with five flaring lobes, opening light blue and becoming flushed with light purple tones as they age. The oval to heart-shaped dark green leaves are held in opposite pairs on creeping stems. It thrives in sun or partial shade and can tolerant dry conditions, heat, humidity, salty air, and poor nutrient soils. Give this easy growing plant good drainage and medium moisture for optimum growth. Just protect it from frost. It's mature height is 1 to 2 ft and spreads 3 to 4 ft wide. Useful as a groundcover and for mass plantings under large trees and borders. It can be trimmed hard and resprouts quickly. Its flowers attract numerous varieties of butterflies. Useful as a house plant and looks great spilling over from containers, planter boxes, or hanging baskets. In colder regions, try it as an annual groundcover or potted plant. In the tropics, it is sometimes regarded as a pretty weed as it easily sets seeds. It is believed to be native to India, Malaysia, and eastern Africa and has naturalized in many other tropical regions. USDA zones 9 - 12. Acanthaceae


90226  

Asystasia gangetica - White Flower

Chinese Violet, Coromandel, Ganges Primrose, Creeping Foxglove



Asystasia gangetica - White Flower

$8.95  

This is a tender tropical perennial that sprawls over the ground, producing numerous dainty 1 inch trumpet-shaped flowers with five flaring lobes, opening white and becoming flushed with pale purplish tones as they age. The oval to heart-shaped dark green leaves are held in opposite pairs on creeping stems. It thrives in sun or partial shade and can tolerant dry conditions, heat, humidity, salty air, and poor nutrient soils. Give this easy growing plant good drainage and medium moisture for optimum growth. Just protect it from frost. It's mature height is 1 to 2 ft and spreads 3 to 4 ft wide. Useful as a groundcover and for mass plantings under large trees and borders. It can be trimmed hard and resprouts quickly. Its flowers attract numerous varieties of butterflies. Useful as a house plant and looks great spilling over from containers, planter boxes, or hanging baskets. In colder regions, try it as an annual groundcover or potted plant. In the tropics, it is sometimes regarded as a pretty weed as it easily sets seeds. It is believed to be native to India, Malaysia, and eastern Africa and has naturalized in many other tropical regions. USDA zones 9 - 12. Acanthaceae

These plants should not be confused with Asystasia gangetica ssp. micrantha, which has white 1 inch bell-shaped flowers with purple stripes and hairy leaves and stems. That plant should never be planted, as it is a very serious weed.

90384  

Asystasia gangetica 'St. John'

(Syn.: Asystasia gangetica 'Variegata', 'Ivory Ribbons'), Chinese Violet, Coromandel, Ganges Primrose, Creeping Foxglove



Asystasia gangetica St John

$8.95  

This is a tender tropical perennial that sprawls over the ground, producing numerous dainty 1 inch lavender-purple trumpet-shaped flowers with five flaring lobes. The brightly variegated leaves of yellow and dark green, make a great contrast with the flowers. It thrives in sun or partial shade and can tolerant dry conditions, heat, humidity, salty air, and poor nutrient soils. Give this easy growing plant good drainage and medium moisture for optimum growth. Just protect it from frost. It's mature height is 1 to 2 ft and spreads 3 to 4 ft wide. Useful as a groundcover and for mass plantings under large trees and borders. It can be trimmed hard and resprouts quickly. Its flowers attract numerous varieties of butterflies. Useful as a house plant and looks great spilling over from containers, planter boxes, or hanging baskets. In colder regions, try it as an annual groundcover or potted plant. The species is believed to be native to India, Malaysia, and eastern Africa and has naturalized in many other tropical regions. USDA zones 9 - 12. Acanthaceae


80170  

Bakeridesia integerrima

(Syn.: Abutilon chittendenii), Canary Tree



Bakeridesia integerrima

$9.95  

Evergreen shrub or small tree to 15 feet. One to two inch yellow flowers with orange streaks in the throat. Blooms in profusion for 6 to 8 months. Keep soil evenly moist, in well drained soil. Ideal for small gardens or large containers. Attractive to butterflies. Can probably withstand brief periods of mild frost. From Honduras and Guatemala. USDA zones 9 - 11. Malvaceae


90569  

Ballochia rotundifolia




Ballochia rotundifolia

$14.95  

This very rare endangered plant is native to the island of Socotra (part of Yemen) located in the Arabian Sea. The foliage looks somewhat like that of boxwood, but with small 1 inch slightly bent orange tubular flowers in summer. It's a low growing, heavily branched shrub growing up to 3 feet high, with gray twigs, and rounded ½ inch long dark green leaves. In its natural habitat, it grows at an elevation of 1,500 to 2,000 feet in subtropical/tropical drought-deciduous forests, with only about 15 inches of rainfall a year. There is no information available on its culture and habit in cultivation. It would seem to be a long-lived, drought resistant shrub that needs excellent drainage, full sun, and protection from frost. It could possibly be trained as an unusual bonsai. Our guess: USDA zones 9b - 12. Acanthaceae


69073  

Barleria cristata

Philippine Violet



Barleria cristata

$8.95  

Four foot shrub with funnel-shaped, five-lobed blue flowers. Blooms summer through fall in shade or sun. We offer a selected form with larger blue flowers. From India and Burma. Protect from frost. 35F. Acanthaceae


90572  

Barleria lupulina

(Syn.: Dicliptera spinosa), Hophead Philippine Violet, Porcupine Flower



Barleria lupulina

$8.95  

Species name lupulina means "resemble hops," referring to the flower heads. From a terminal spike of purple tipped overlapping bracts, appearing in summer, are buttery yellow flowers with long stamens. This is a thorny upright shrub to 4 feet in height with dark reddish brown stems and dark green leaves, that have a prominent red vein running down the center. It's commonly sheared and used as an attractive barrier hedge in the tropics. In Asia, it is sometimes used medicinally as an anti-inflammatory poultice for insect and snake bites. Give it full sun to partial shade and fertile, moist, well-drained (sandy or gritty) soil. It is somewhat drought tolerant. Native to Mauritius in the Indian Ocean, but naturalized throughout the tropics. Cannot take any frost. USDA zones 10b - 11. Acanthaceae


90094  

Barleria obtusa

Bush Violet



Barleria obtusa

$8.95  

Sprawling evergreen shrub to 3 feet high by 5 feet wide with dark green elliptic leaves, covered with 1 inch blue-purple flowers in late fall and winter. Sun or light shade. Fast growing. Drought resistant and can take a small amount of frost. Native to South Africa. USDA zones 9 - 11. Acanthaceae


50304  

Barleria oenotheroides




Barleria oenotheroides

$8.95  

Tender small shrub to 4 feet with spikes of golden yellow flowers. Sun or part shade. Minimum temperature of 35F. USDA zones 10 - 11. Native to Southern Mexico to Columbia. Sometimes incorrectly sold as Barleria micans. Acanthaceae


80084  

Barleria repens 'Pink'

Pink Bush Violet



Barleria repens Pink

$8.95  

This cultivar is characterized by its pink flowers and dark green glossy leaves. It's an excellent ground cover that can be pruned into a low hedge. Very suitable as a container plant, or on top of a low wall, where its foliage and flowers can spill down. Prune and fertilize at regular intervals and keep well watered. Plant does best in cool sun or light shade. Height 1 to 2 feet. Hardy to 28F in a protected location. Native to South Africa. Acanthaceae


80083  

Barleria repens 'Purple Prince'

Purple Prince Bush Violet



Barleria repens Purple Prince

$8.95  

'Purple Prince' is a medium grower with glossy green leaves with deep purple tubular flowers. It's an excellent ground cover that can be pruned into a low hedge. Very suitable as a container plant, or on top of a low wall, where its foliage and flowers can spill down. Prune and fertilize at regular intervals and keep well watered. Plant does best in cool sun or light shade. Hardy to 28F in a protected location. Height 1 to 2 feet. Native to South Africa. Acanthaceae


80082  

Barleria repens 'Rosea'

Coral Creeper Bush Violet



Barleria repens Rosea

$8.95  

A vigorous evergreen low grower with small rounded soft glossy leaves and flame-red flowers at various times throughout the year. Very suitable as a container plant, or on top of a low wall, where its foliage and flowers can spill down. Mass plant in partial shade under trees to form a ground cover, or plant along the edge of an informal border. Prune and fertilize at regular intervals and keep well watered. Plant does best in cool sun or light shade. Height 1 to 2 feet. Hardy to 28F in a protected location. Native to South Africa. Acanthaceae


90471  

Bartlettina sordida

Blue Mist Flower



Bartlettina sordida

$9.95  

This is a fast growing perennial shrub in the Daisy family from the cloud forests of Mexico. Grows up to 10 feet in height with large, velvety green, tropical looking leaves. In early Spring, it blooms with massive clusters of ageratum-like fragrant flowers of bluish-violet. It thrives in bright shade and rich, moist soil. It does best in mild climates with cool nights. Frost tender. USDA zones 9 - 10. Asteraceae


80126  

Bartlettina sp.

Blue Spur Flower, Blue Mist Flower



Bartlettina sp

$9.95  

This strikingly beautiful shrub comes from the cloud forests of Mexico. The large velvety heart-shaped leaves are purplish green with purple veining, dark purple beneath. Young growth and stems are deep maroon-purple with large bluish violet ageratum-like flower clusters in spring. Fast growing to 4 feet high. Needs bright shade and ample water. Can be grown in a cool greenhouse in large pots in the winter (minimum temperature 35F) and then brought outdoors in spring and summer. Give frost protection. USDA zones 9 - 11.

With hundreds of Ageratum, Bartlettina, and Eupatorium species, the proper identification of this plant is uncertain. It is sometimes offered elsewhere as Ageratum corymbosum, but it does not fit the botanical description for A. corymbosum (flat-top whiteweed, desert ageratum). Also, listed by another grower as Ageratum 'Azure Skies'. The typical Bartlettina sordida has greener leaves and is larger growing. Our guess is that this is probably a variety or subspecies of Bartlettina sordida or a closely related species. Asteraceae


69129  

Begonia 'Alleryi'




Begonia Alleryi

$8.95  

An easy to grow, older hybrid of Begonia metallica.

69305  

Begonia 'Baby Grand'




Begonia Baby Grand

$10.95  

Small growing shrub begonia. Sister plant to '62 Grand' but differs in that the leaves are cupped solid colored and nearly black. Flowers also dark pink. Very full growing, small and compact. (Thompson)

90617  

Begonia 'Believe in Magic'




Begonia Believe in Magic

$11.95  

Small to medium growing rhizomatous begonia. Normally the leaves are on the small side but in the right conditions could be much larger. This compact plant is covered with leaves in various shades from silver to lavender but generally when seen close up they are silver with red speckles. One of the smallest varieties to have a star shaped leaf, although still larger than a mini begonia. Showy and easy to grow with its magical coloring. New introduction for 2017. (Thompson)

20164  

Begonia 'Benigo'




Begonia Benigo

$8.95  

Small dark coppery green fluted leaves finely spotted deep pink. Pink flowers.

90453  

Begonia boisiana




Begonia boisiana

$9.95  

This is an easy to grow collectable begonia with upright growth to 2 feet with small white flowers and slight pink edging. It blooms in the summer. With glossy green leaves, its underside has noticeable burgundy colored venation. It has some unusual floral and vegetative characteristics that are not typical of most begonias. Native to tropical rain forests of central and northern Vietnam.

69330  

Begonia 'Brown Derby'




Begonia Brown Derby

$8.95  

Small leaved rhizomatous similar in size shape and habit to Begonia 'Kit Kat' but leaves are solid chocolate-brown color. Unusual coloring for one of the smaller type rhizomatous. Pink blooms in spring, very cute and easy to grow. (Kartuz)

90062  

Begonia 'Bunny Hug'




Begonia Bunny Hug

$9.95  

Medium sized silver, textured, sparsely hairy leaves with a slight pink hue. White flowers on long petioles in spring. Very full growing and much easier to grow than many of the silver rhizomatous. Quickly makes a great specimen plant. First time offered for sale. (Worley)

20175  

Begonia 'Burning Bush'




Begonia Burning Bush

$8.95  

Tight clusters of pink flowers all year on a nice compact plant. Small, dark coppery, red backed tapered leaves. (F,D)

20378  

Begonia 'Caribbean Prince'




Begonia Caribbean Prince

$9.95  

Light green leaves with a rhizomatous growth habit. This easy, vigorous grower makes a full compact plant and an outstanding hanging basket. (Anderson)

90519  

Begonia 'Carmel Browne'




Begonia Carmel Browne

$10.95  

Carmel Browne's leaves have many pointed stars, cleft with a serrated edge, and are dark green to dark brown depending on light intensity or seasons. But, it is most often brown and has an unusual matte finish. It also has a prominent red eye in the center of each leaf. Easy to grow, stays compact and full. Pink flowers in spring. (Keepin)

90298  

Begonia 'Castaway'




Begonia Castaway

$10.95  

A compact growing cane with dark olive leaves with red backs. Rubra type cane. Flowers are pale pink and everblooming. Castaway comes close to being a perfect plant. It's easy to grow, blooms continuously, and doesn't seem to get mildew. Makes a great windowsill plant, potted plant, can be used in landscaping, and easily makes a perfect hanging baskets with little training. A great plant for experienced or new begonia growers. First time offered for sale at Kartuz Greenhouses. (Thompson)

90582  

Begonia 'Chameleon's Way'




Begonia Chameleons Way

$11.95  

This medium-sized full growing plant easily makes a perfectly shaped specimen. As the name implies the leaves change color with growing conditions, usually the changing light of the seasons. The star shaped leaves can range from green with brown markings to orange, red, bronze and all shades in between. A flurry of pink flowers in spring. Lovely multi-use plant for a large pot or hanging basket. (Thompson)

69256  

Begonia 'Chiquita Rosa'




Begonia Chiquita Rosa

$9.95  

Upright growing to 1 foot tall, full and wide. Similar to Begonia foliosa, without its tall upright growing habit. This plant stays small and compact and also blooms much more profusely. It's other parent gave it the compact full growing habit. Flowers are small with red ovaries with pink and white tepals (petals). Leaves are small, oval serrated, like foliosa. Makes a great basket or small potted plant. (Thompson)

69260  

Begonia 'Chuckles'




Begonia Chuckles

$8.95  

Low to medium growing rhizomatous. Leaves are medium sized, dark velvety brown, round lightly lobed, undulated. Very full growing, stays compact. Pink flowers in spring. Easy to grow. Part of the Comedy series. (Thompson)

C126A  

Begonia Compact Cane Collection




Begonia Compact Cane Collection

$23.95  

3 different, our choice, compact varieties.

20177  

Begonia 'Copper Gold'




Begonia Copper Gold

$10.95  

Clusters of deep orange flowers all year. Dark coppery leaves lightly spotted. Compact. One of the best orange flowered canes. (Kartuz) (F,D)

90615  

Begonia 'Copper King'




Begonia Copper King

$11.95  

Small rhizomatous begonia. The name is a bit of a misnomer in that it really should be Copper Kid or something with a small name, but just didn't seem to fit. The picture doesn't do justice to the strong overall copper color of the leaf. Younger leaves have somewhat shallow lobes but mature leaves are more star shaped. The copper coloring is most vivid in the center and along the central veins and along the sparsely hairy edge. A smaller begonia but still vigorous and easy to grow with plenty of white to light pink flowers in spring. A good candidate for a windowsill, small basket, or just as a potted plant. New introduction for 2017. (Thompson)

20104  

Begonia 'Coral Chimes'




Begonia Coral Chimes

$8.95  

Clusters of deep coral-salmon flowers all year. Small silver spotted leaves edged red. Very dwarf, compact. (Kartuz) (F,D,B)

20424  

Begonia coriacea




Begonia coriacea

$9.95  

Small, round, peltate, slightly cupped leaves, dark coppery color, red under. Deep pink flowers are produced almost all year. Lovely dwarf species from Sumatra. (F, D, T)

90289  

Begonia domingensis




Begonia domingensis

$10.95  

A beautiful and easy to grow low growing species from the West Indies. Usually stays 12 to 18 inches tall and tend to grow more wide though stems are very stiff and upright. Leaves are small rounded and leathery and bright green to gray/green depending on light intensity. Very unusual flowers during the warm months of the year. It sends up short spikes of small pink and white flowers that totally cover the plant. Very easy to grow and very tough. Would make a great windowsill plant or small potted plant though in warm climates would grow great planted in the soil.

20166  

Begonia 'Don Miller'




Begonia Don Miller

$8.95  

Small leaves densely spotted with fine silvery white dots. Pink flowers, full, compact habit. (F,D)

90476  

Begonia 'Earthtones'




Begonia Earthtones

$11.95  

Small to medium growing rhizomatous. Leaves are medium sized, rounded, slightly lobed, on long straight stiff petioles. Gets its name from the leaf colors which change with the seasons or light conditions and can be any shade from aqua marine to raw umber or even ochre with dark veining and spots. Full growing and compact. Dark hot pink flowers in spring. Easy to grow. (Thompson)

90274  

Begonia elaeagnifolia

(Syn.: Begonia schultzei)



Begonia elaeagnifolia

$10.95  

Terrarium begonia with 1¾ inch dark green smooth leaves with the undersides lightly felted. The creeping stems are covered with short brown hairs. Blooms in summer under lights with profuse quantities of minute flowers which are pink fading to white at the tip. An African species described in 1871 by J. D. Hooker. Native from Cameroon to the Congo. Tropical.

20367  

Begonia 'Emerald Lacewing'




Begonia Emerald Lacewing

$8.95  

Small deeply cut light green leaves, compact. Light pink flowers. (F, D, W)

90601  

Begonia 'Firewater'




Begonia Firewater

$11.95  

This is one of those begonias that isn't quite a mini rhizomatous but isn't a medium either, so it falls in-between. Named 'Firewater' because the leaves are red and green, which brings to mind fire and water. The small lobed leaves also have a thin layer of silver overlay, which the photo fails to adequately show. Coloring stays fairly consistent all year regardless of light conditions. Though small, it is easy to grow and quickly fills the pot with narrow rhizomes. This multi-purpose begonia is very versatile and fast growing. This is great begonia to have, especially if you want smaller growing ones. New introduction for 2017. (Thompson)

69209  

Begonia 'Fredas Folly'




Begonia Fredas Folly

$9.95  

Upright growing to 3 feet but can be shaped to any size. Very full growing and easy to grow. Leaves are bright green, cupped and cleft. Multiple dainty sprays of small white flowers with pink ovaries. Makes an easy specimen plant. (Thompson)

90300  

Begonia 'Gideon'




Begonia Gideon

$10.95  

This interesting begonia is grown for its variegated leaves with green venation on a pale green background. The leaves have a reddish edge and are heavily textured. Winter flowering with tall stems of white flowers. This compact grower may loose some variegation during the winter. This is a Freda Holly hybrid (2000) of Begonia valida. There's an elatior tuberous begonia with the patented name of Begonia 'Gideon' registered in 2008. This is not the same plant.

20219  

Begonia 'Ginny'




Begonia Ginny

$8.95  

Narrow red backed coppery leaves, clusters of pink and white flowers all year. Compact, easy. (F, D)

20137  

Begonia 'Green Snowballs'




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$9.95  

Large clusters of white flowers shaded green. Tapered leaves, upright habit.

90284  

Begonia jairii




Begonia jairii

$8.95  

Probably can be grown to be large but is easily maintained and kept to a small size. Considered by some to be a form of Begonia ulmifolia though its growth habits are much different. Medium green leaves are small and narrow with a rounded tip and hairy. In certain light conditions the hairs give the plant a pinkish/purple hue. Stems have an arching habit which give it a weeping appearance. Would probably make a great hanging basket. White flowers in spring but quite attractive even out of bloom. Although it has been in cultivation for a long period is not widely known or grown and this is probably the first time it has been available online. A must have for collectors of hairy leaves and species begonias.

20108  

Begonia 'Josephine'




Begonia Josephine

$9.95  

Clusters of large translucent pink flowers are held above the foliage. Wavy silver spotted leaves, compact. (Thompson)

69332  

Begonia 'Kingsbury'




Begonia Kingsbury

$9.95  

Medium to large sized angular-shaped leaves with red hairs on margin. Leaves are a pale gray-green color and have a hairy red collar around the leaf stalk where leaf connects. Pink flowers in spring. Takes a little work to get a shapely plant but worth the effort. Rhizome grows upright. Old hybrid, but rarely offered. Similar to Begonia 'Colonel Gale'.

20552  

Begonia kisluana




Begonia kisluana

$9.95  

Small oval leathery leaves, red center vein. White flowers tipped pink.

20357  

Begonia 'Kit Jeans Mounger'




Begonia Kit Jeans Mounger

$9.95  

Large deeply cut spiraled bronzy textured leaves. Unusual lime-green flowers.

90066  

Begonia 'Laughter'




Begonia Laughter

$10.95  

Medium sized lobed bright green leaves with large chocolate chip markings. Stays very compact with the leaves on short petioles. Profuse bright light pink flowers in spring. Very showy and easy to grow. First time offered for sale online. Part of the Comedy series. (Thompson)

69318  

Begonia 'Liberty'




Begonia Liberty

$10.95  

Low to medium growing cane. Leaves are cupped, long and narrow with a lobed and dentated edge. Leaves are pure gray-silver in color which doesn't vary with growing location or blooming cycle. Flowers are dark rose-pink, nearly red and profuse. Very compact and showy plant. (Thompson)

90549  

Begonia listada

(Striped Begonia)



Begonia listada

$9.95  

This Brazilian species has dark olive green leaves with a distinctive chartreuse line down the middle, and reddish underside. The velvety leaves are elliptical in shape. Small pink-tinted white flowers are produced intermittently throughout the year. Growth is somewhat horizontal and makes a wonderful hanging basket. Needs warmth.

69225  

Begonia 'Little Alabaster'




Begonia Little Alabaster

$9.95  

Low, full growing compact cane. The small glossy dark olive leaves cup and overlap. Flowers are a clear solid bright light pink in tight hydrangea-shaped clusters. Very cute and easy to grow, can be trained as a basket. Flowers are very unusual color. (Thompson)

69213  

Begonia 'Little Antique White'




Begonia Little Antique White

$9.95  

Similar to Begonia 'Emerald Glow' but smaller growing and smaller leaves. Very compact and full growing with the same textured glowing green leaves. Cute upright spikes of antique white flowers in spring or summer. Showy even out of bloom, makes a nice compact specimen plant. (Thompson)

69306  

Begonia 'Little Frosty'




Begonia Little Frosty

$10.95  

Low growing shrub of mixed parentage, could be considered a mallet. Leaves are small and cupped with a pointed tip, bright light green with white textured speckles over entire surface. Bright light pink flowers, nearly everblooming. Compact, full and easy to grow, makes a cute potted plant or could be grown into a basket. Very showy. (Thompson)

90629  

Begonia 'Little Miss Sherri'




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$11.95  

This is a miniature cane-like begonia with small dark green leaves dotted with white spots and small clusters of white flowers most of the year. Very nice. (Thompson)

90114  

Begonia 'Little Red Eye'




Begonia Little Red Eye

$10.95  

Reintroduction of this small growing cane. Small bright green leaves that are deeply lobed with green/silver spots and a bright red center eye on each leaf. Flowers are profuse and white to light pink depending on light. Easy to grow small basket or windowsill begonia. Similar in type to Begonia 'Lois Burkes'. (Thompson)

69320  

Begonia 'Lomita Lass'




Begonia Lomita Lass

$10.95  

Low growing cane. Little sister to Begonia 'Lomita Lady'. Leaves are much smaller dark green and pointed. More compact than its sister but shares the same vigorous growth, ease of culture, and everblooming traits. Flowers are also very hot pink, held above the foliage. Makes a perfect basket on its own with little training but can also be grown as a low upright potted plant. (Thompson)

90276  

Begonia 'Lovely Louise'




Begonia Lovely Louise

$9.95  

Compact growing upright cane. Medium sized long narrow, dark green (nearly black) leaves with lobed and wavy dentated edge with prominent evenly spaced white spots. Upright growing but can be kept to compact 18 inch height easily. Flowers are bright pink in open clusters held above the foliage. Easy to grow and free blooming though just as showy out of bloom. New Introduction for 2011, first time offered for sale. (Thompson)

90501  

Begonia 'Madame Rarick'




Begonia Madame Rarick

$11.95  

A medium leaved rhizomatous begonia. Depending on light conditions, B. 'Madame Rarick' can be pale green with a dark edge to a bright green with a few dark markings and a stitched edge that is roughly scalloped and serrated. Leaves have a very pronounced double spiral. Very tight compact habit, often hard to tell where one leaf starts and the other ends. Easy to grow and always showy. Dark bright pink flowers in spring on tall stalks. (Thompson)

90279  

Begonia 'Margaret Thompson'




Begonia Margaret Thompson

$9.95  

Upright growing compact cane with dark bronze leaves that are long and narrow with a serrated and lobed edge. Profuse pink flowers are held in open sprays above the foliage and lightly scented. Flowers are similar to Begonia 'Tea Rose' for people familiar with that variety. Easy to grow and full growing. Makes a great more upright hanging basket. Although introduced many years ago, it has never been offered online before. (Thompson)

20317  

Begonia 'Mirage'




Begonia Mirage

$8.95  

Medium sized leaves of milky silver flushed pink, maturing to silver. Sturdy, subtle beauty. Light pink flowers. (Worley) (F, D, W)

20227  

Begonia 'Morocco'




Begonia Morocco

$8.95  

Textured verdant leaves shaded and edged red, plush red under. Clusters of white flowers. Sturdy, excellent. (Kartuz)

69322  

Begonia 'Mrs. Miller'




Begonia Mrs Miller

$9.95  

Low growing cane. Full growing compact plant with bronze ruffled leaves with silver spots. Profuse bloomer with unusual shade of salmon flowers. Great basket or small upright. (Thompson)

90509  

Begonia 'Night Eyes'




Begonia Night Eyes

$11.95  

Its small to medium leaves go through color changes with the seasons from tawny brown with faint markings to black, but always with the glowing centers which give it its name. The glowing centers are usually white but also can turn red. Usually black leaves and red eyes occur around Halloween like Begonia 'Halloween Treat', but it's a much larger growing plant. Leaf surface has a satin sheen with sparse hairs. Leaves are lobed and serrated. The prominent eyes makes for an eye catching plant. Dark hot pink flowers in spring. Easy to grow and compact. (Thompson)

69285  

Begonia 'Nonsense'




Begonia Nonsense

$9.95  

Medium to large growing rhizomatous. Medium sized, rounded, scalloped double spiral leaves, bright green with red chocolate-chip markings. Very showy. Pink flowers in spring. Makes an impressive specimen plant. Part of the Comedy series. (Thompson)

20228  

Begonia 'Palomar Pirate'




Begonia Palomar Pirate

$8.95  

Slim glossy textured red backed leaves, white flowers. Sturdy, easy. (Kartuz)

90490  

Begonia 'Palomar Storm'




Begonia Palomar Storm

$9.95  

Slim, dark green glossy leaves with bubbly texture, red undersides. White flowers in summer held above foliage. Compact habit, easy, hardy. (Kartuz)

69232  

Begonia 'Peppermint Princess'




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$9.95  

Small to medium growing upright with dark green leaves and small white spots. Flower clusters are large and peppermint colored two-toned. (Thompson)

69325  

Begonia 'Pink Sabers'




Begonia Pink Sabers

$9.95  

Low to medium growing upright cane. Leaves are medium green, medium sized long and narrow with dentated edge and sharp point. Flowers are profuse in open clusters of pale clear pink, nearly everblooming. Easy to grow, showy and compact. Could make a basket easily. This is a 2003 cross between Begonia 'Bolero' and a Philippines species. (Thompson)

20556  

Begonia polygonoides




Begonia polygonoides

$8.95  

Small glossy narrow tapered leaves, trailing stems. White flowers edged pink.

69286  

Begonia 'Precious Patti'




Begonia Precious Patti

$8.95  

Low growing rhizomatous. Small rounded fuzzy leaves with a black stitched edge and point. Stays small, full, and compact. White flowers in spring. Easy to grow. (Thompson)

C130  

Begonia Rhizomatous Collection




Begonia Rhizomatous Collection

$23.95  

3 different, our choice:

C131  

Begonia Rhizomatous Miniature Collection




Begonia Rhizomatous Miniature Collection

$23.95  

3 different, our choice.

20376  

Begonia 'Royal Lustre'




Begonia Royal Lustre

$8.95  

Tiny leaves, lustrous silver purple and green. White flowers. Unusual and very beautiful. (F, D, W)

69234  

Begonia 'Ruby Tears'




Begonia Ruby Tears

$8.95  

Medium growing upright to 2 feet. Full growing with dark green oval leaves with light dentation on the outer edge and some light small spots. Flowers are dark ruby-red. Easy to grow. (Thompson)

69202  

Begonia 'San Pebbles'




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$10.95  

Mallet-type hybrid with rosy bronze leaves with silver spots and red stems. Flowers are dark pink. Easy to grow, can get very large. (Thompson)

C129  

Begonia Shrub-like Collection




Begonia Shrub-like Collection

$23.95  

3 different, our choice.

20344  

Begonia 'Sierra Green Butterfly'




Begonia Sierra Green Butterfly

$8.95  

Ruffled, fluted, double spiraled verdant green leaves with red stems. Nice compact habit. Pink flowers. (Bishop) (F. D. W)

20124  

Begonia 'Silvermist'




Begonia Silvermist

$8.95  

Great clusters of light pink flowers. Wavy, lobed leaves heavily splashed silver. Tall superba-type. Distinctive, vigorous. (Nuss)

CB3  

Begonia Special Collection of 3




Begonia Special Collection of 3

$23.95  


If you can't make up your mind of what begonias to order, these collections offer a wide selection of different easy to grow varieties. Our choice of one each from 3 different begonia groups, for example, one cane-like, one shrub-like, and one rhizomatous.

CB6  

Begonia Special Collection of 6




Begonia Special Collection of 6

$45.95  


Our choice of 6 different begonias from different groups.

C126B  

Begonia Tall Cane Collection




Begonia Tall Cane Collection

$23.95  

3 different, our choice, tall varieties.

90483  

Begonia 'Thelma O'Reilly'




Begonia Thelma O'Reilly

$10.95  

Low to medium growing rhizomatous. Leaves are medium sized, bright green with dark brown spots and stripes, with a nice spiral center. Can put out solid dark colored leaves in low light or under lights but usually keeps consistent striking markings and coloring. Compact and easy to grow. First time offered. (Thompson)

20129  

Begonia 'Venona'




Begonia Venona

$8.95  

Red flowers, dark green red backed silver spotted leaves. Compact, upright.

90505  

Begonia 'Vista Checks'




Begonia Vista Checks

$10.95  

Medium bright green leaves with nearly black checkered markings. Leaves are a distorted star shape with rounded tips and a sparsely hairy surface and edge with a prominent white eye. Leaves are on longer hairy petioles so while it is full growing it isn't always compact. Medium pink flowers with speckles and a lighter pink edge in spring. Very easy to grow and vigorous. (Thompson)

90580  

Begonia 'Vista Silver Shimmer'




Begonia Vista Silver Shimmer

$11.95  

Small to medium leaves on a compact full growing plant. Leaves are small, rounded and cupped on short petioles. They are green with brown checkered markings overlaid with a thin layer of semi-transparent silver giving the plant an almost holographic look depending on the angle of viewing. Easy to grow and makes a nice symmetrical plant with little effort. Would be a great windowsill plant or lovely small potted plant. Spring flowering. (Thompson)

90050  

Begonia 'Vista Way'




Begonia Vista Way

$9.95  

The perfect marriage of the best traits of two popular shrub species, Begonia egregia and Begonia echinosepala. Leaves have the texture, coloring, and red edge of Begonia egregia on a plant that has the full growing, free branching, everblooming habit of Begonia echinosepala. Can be trained for multiple uses from very full hanging baskets, to large specimen plants, or can be pruned easily to keep as a small compact potted plant. Flowers are pure white and held above the foliage. (Thompson)

90053  

Begonia 'Wabbit Twacks'




Begonia Wabbit Twacks

$8.95  

Begonia ghertii hybrid similiar in some ways to Begonia 'Dale Kramer', but different growth habit and coloring. Leaves are medium sized limey green with reddish coloring to the veins. Leaves have the waffled texture of Begonia ghertii. Growth habit is full, upright growing but short and compact, staying short and wide. Flowers are held above the foliage and are fuzzy pink ovaries with white petals. Easy to grow and unique. (Thompson)

90606  

Begonia 'White Sabers'




Begonia White Sabers

$11.95  

This begonia is a member of Brad Thompson's "Saber" series of cane begonias ('Coral Sabers', 'Peppermint Sabers', and 'Pink Sabers'). Although named at the same time as its siblings, it was slow to mature at the time and didn't get circulated with the others. Leaves are a lovely dark olive green with deeply serrated edges and light white spots. It's a heavy bloomer with pure white flowers, which seem unaffected by sun scorch. It's growth habit is also different in that does not grow small and compact like the other "Sabers", but loves to shoot straight up to the stars. It's very full growing and easy to grow and can be kept lower growing with some training. Very few people have this "Saber" and it will be new to most of our customers. New Kartuz introduction for 2017. (Thompson)

69328  

Begonia 'Wild Irish Rose'




Begonia Wild Irish Rose

$10.95  

Low growing cane. Has small narrow bright green undulated leaves. Has white flowers with rose-blush in a loose open spider web cluster. Low growing and compact everblooming basket. Flowers are a very unusual color and striking. (Thompson)

90306  

Beschorneria yuccoides

Mexican False Red Yucca, Yucca-Leaf Agave Lily



Beschorneria yuccoides

$9.95  

This gorgeous plant resembles a yucca, but its gray-green leaves are soft and spineless. The stemless rosette eventually forms offsets to make a clump 3 to 4 feet wide and high. When in June bloom, it somewhat looks like a giant bromeliad with a 5 foot stalk of rosy-pink bracts and protuding rosy-pink flowers with bright green tips. Hummingbirds love it. Makes a nice specimen or container plant. Plant in full sun (partial shade in hot areas), fertile soil, and with good drainage. Drought tolerant. Native to dry woodlands of Mexico. USDA zones 9 - 11. Asparagaceae subfamily Agavoideae


90424  

Bowiea volubilis

Sea Onion, Climbing Onion



Bowiea volubilis

$12.95  

This bulb is a curiosity. It's neither from the sea or related to an onion, but instead is a member of the Asparagus family. The long-lived pale green bulb can grow up to 10 inches across, from which emerges a dense froth of lacy stems climbing up to 6 feet in height (resembling an asparagus fern). In winter, the stems die back as it enters dormancy. It is treated as a succulent and thrives on neglect. Plant in well-draining soil, only half buried, and keep on the dry side in winter. Best in partial shade. In cold climates it needs to be brought indoors during the winter. Be cautious as the bulb is reported to be toxic if ingested. Native to southern and eastern Africa. Asparagaceae


50270  

Breynia disticha 'Minima'

Miniature Snowbush



Breynia disticha Minima

$9.95  

Very compact growing shrub with tiny round leaves splotched white, shaded pink. Grow in bright shade. Bonsai subject. USDA zones 10 - 11. Phyllanthaceae (previously in the Euphorbiaceae family)


50305  

Brillantaisia owariensis

(Syn.: Brillantaisia nitens, Brillantaisia nyanzarum), Tropical Giant Salvia



Brillantaisia owariensis

$8.95  

Herbaceous shrub growing 4 to 6 feet tall, with large arrowhead-shaped leaves and spikes of large blue-purple flowers. Plant in part shade with moisture. Native to Central and Western Africa. Hardy to 30F. USDA zones 9 - 11. Acanthaceae


50413  

Brunfelsia pauciflora 'Floribunda Compacta'

(Syn.: Brunfelsia eximia), Compact Yesterday Today and Tomorrow



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$9.95  

Similar to Brunfelsia pauciflora 'Floribunda' but it's a dwarf selection. Clusters of purple to white flowers changing colors in successive days. Flowers a bit smaller but but more heavily produced. Solanaceae


80169  

Bryophyllum pinnatum

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



Bryophyllum pinnatum

$8.95  

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


90521  

Bryophyllum proliferum

(Syn.: Kalanchoe prolifera), Blooming Boxes, Tree Kalanchoe



Bryophyllum proliferum

$8.95  

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


50550  

Buddleja asiatica

Fragrant Butterfly Bush



Buddleja asiatica

$8.95  

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


BDL3  

Buddleja Collection




Buddleja Collection

$21.95  

3 different, our choice Scrophulariaceae


50564  

Buddleja crispa




Buddleja crispa

$8.95  

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


50561  

Buddleja indica

(Syn.: Nicodemia diversifolia), Indoor Oak



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$8.95  

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


50562  

Buddleja lindleyana 'Compact Form'

Lindley's Butterfly Bush (Compact Form)



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$8.95  

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


50551  

Buddleja 'Lochinch'




Buddleja Lochinch

$8.95  

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


50556  

Buddleja madagascariensis




Buddleja madagascariensis

$8.95  

Spikes of Fragrant yellow-orange flowers fall through spring. White backed leaves. 25F. Scrophulariaceae


90233  

Buddleja officinalis

Pole Butterflybush



Buddleja officinalis

$9.95  

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


90352  

Calathea rufibarba 'Compact'




Calathea rufibarba Compact

$9.95  

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


90591  

Callisia congesta 'Variegata'




Callisia congesta Variegata

$8.95  

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


90527  

Callisia fragrans 'Melnikoff'

Basket Plant, False Bromeliad, Octopus Plant



Callisia fragrans Melnikoff

$8.95  

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


90593  

Callisia gentlei var. elegans

(Syn.: Callisia elegans), Pinstriped Inch Plant, Striped Inch Plant



Callisia gentlei var elegans

$8.95  

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


80124  

Camptosema spectabile

(Syn.: Camptosema grandiflora), Cuitelo, Cipo Tapia, Crista-De-Galo (Rooster's Crest), Dwarf Red Jade Vine
(Sometimes miss-identified as a Mucuna species)



Camptosema spectabile

$19.95  

Spectacular vine from Brazil with long pendulous chains of fiery orange-red flowers. It can be brought to bloom after a couple of seasons in a large container, but this heavy vine needs a large support. It's best outdoors or in a conservatory or greenhouse where enough space can be given. An arbor is ideal so that the brilliant flowering racemes can hang down from the ceiling. Blooms in fall and winter. Prune heavily in spring after flowering. Give full or partial sun with adequate moisture and fertilizer.

It hails from the Cerrados parts of Minas Gerais and Sao Paulo states of Brazil at an elevation of 1,500 to 3,000 feet. Therefore, it can tolerate some drought and frost. It survived 4 nights that dropped briefly to 25F at the nursery without any damage. USDA zones 9b - 11.

Why someone has recently given it the name of "Dwarf Red Jade Vine" is anyone's guess? It's definitely not a dwarf growing vine, nor is it a close relative of Mucuna bennettii, the tropical Red Jade Vine from Papua New Guinea. Leguminosae


50405  

Carissa macrocarpa 'Humphreyi Variegata'




Carissa macrocarpa Humphreyi Variegata

$8.95  

Small glossy leaves beautifully variegated cream and light green, very full, compact habit, perfect for bonsai. Fragrant white flowers. Apocynaceae


90218  

Centratherum punctatum

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



Centratherum punctatum

$8.95  

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


51013  

Chamaecostus cuspidatus

(Syn.: Costus cuspidatus, Costus igneus), Fiery Spiral Ginger



Chamaecostus cuspidatus

$10.95  

Very large bright orange crepe paper flowers, tapered deep green leaves, dwarf, compact, striking. Brazil. This species was moved from Costus to the new genus Chamaecostus recently. Costaceae


51019  

Cheilocostus speciosus 'Variegatus'

(Syn.: Costus speciosus 'Variegatus'), Variegated Crepe Ginger



Cheilocostus speciosus Variegatus

$10.95  

Beautiful white and green striped leaves on sweeping 5 to 7 foot spiral stems. Red cones with white flowers. This species was moved from Costus to the new genus Cheilocostus recently. Costaceae


50825  

Chlorophytum 'Fire Flash'

(Possible species names: Chlorophytum filipendulum subsp. amaniense, Chlorophytum orchidastrum, or Chlorophytum orchidantheroides), Fire Flash, Fire Glory, Mandarin Plant, Tangerine, Sierra Leone Lily



Chlorophytum Fire Flash

$8.95  

Resembles a bromeliad but it's related to the common spider plant. Rosette of dark green leaves with bright coral gold midveins and petioles, grows to 2 feet. Give bright indirect light for best color. Native to east Africa. Botanists can't seem to agree on its proper botanical name. Asparagaceae


50903  

Clerodendrum bungei

Cashmere Bouquet



Clerodendrum bungei

$9.95  

Strongly fragrant corymbs of rosy red flowers. Large leaves adorn this shrub from China. 25F. Lamiaceae


67463  

Clerodendrum splendens




Clerodendrum splendens

$9.95  

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


67462  

Clerodendrum thomsoniae 'Variegatum'

Variegated Bleeding Heart



Clerodendrum thomsoniae Variegatum

$9.95  

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


67461  

Clerodendrum x speciosum




Clerodendrum x speciosum

$9.95  

This beautiful hybrid is noted for its long lasting rosy red bracts and bright red flowers. Deep green oval leaves. 32F. Lamiaceae


50425  

Clivia miniata

Forest Lily, Fire Lily



Clivia miniata - Orange Fl

$17.95  

Clusters of deep orange trumpet-shaped flowers. Dark green wide strap-like leaves, evergreen. Grow in shade, cool greenhouse or conservatory in winter, outdoors all year in frost free locations. Flowering time is February through May. USDA zones 9 - 11. Native to South Africa.

Large blooming size plants in 4 inch pots. Amaryllidaceae


90027  

Clivia miniata 'Good Hope'

Good Hope Fire Lily



Clivia miniata Good Hope

$14.95  

Once offered at astronomical prices, we are pleased to offer this beautiful Clivia at an affordable price. Clivia 'Good Hope' is a superior strain of yellow Clivia, representing more than ten years of breeding and selection in Japan and the US. With beautiful clusters of clear yellow blooms and wide strap-like leaves, its flower clusters are large and long lasting, blooming from February through May. This clean yellow can be seen at a distance, making it an ideal plant to brighten dark corners. Wonderful for shady borders, containers, or as a houseplant.

Clivia are tough plants. Plant in a shady, frost free location. Allow to dry slightly between waterings. We offer large plants in 4 inch pots. Transplant into a larger container and in 12 to 18 months you should be rewarded with beautiful blooms. USDA zones 9 - 11. Native to South Africa. Amaryllidaceae


90564  

Clusia lanceolata

Red-Heart Porcelain Flower, Lance-leaf Autograph Tree



Clusia lanceolata

$12.95  

This showy exotic has lovely 1½ inch porcelain white flowers with a dark red center and 3 inch narrow, leathery leaves. In nature it grows as a shrub or small tree to 10 feet high. However, it makes a fine container plant, where its size can be controlled with judicious pruning. Try growing it as a 2 foot container specimen. It starts blooming at a young age and for most of the year, with the flowers holding on for a few days. Grows well in full sun to light shade. It's native to sandy coastal areas of Brazil and Venezuela, so it's tolerant of tropical seacoast conditions, such as wind, drought, and salt air. It's frost tender, so winter protection is necessary in colder climates, with a minimum temperature of 40F. It's well adapted to subtropical and tropical gardens. USDA zones 10 - 12. Clusiaceae


50502  

Clusia rosea

(Syn.: Clusia major), Autograph Tree



Clusia rosea

$14.95  

We now offer a clone that has proven to be somewhat resistant to cold temperatures. In a sheltered location, the mother plant has withstood brief temperatures down to the mid 20's without harm (Vista, California - USDA zone 9a). However, no assurance can be given since micro climates do vary. This is a large shrub or small tree with broad, thick, leathery 8 inch dark green leaves. Pale pink 2 inch camellia-like flowers. Scratch your autograph on a young leaf and watch it grow. Useful landscape tree in tropical to subtropical climates or an unusual containerized house plant elsewhere. Full sun to dappled shade, salt tolerant. Native to Southern Florida, Mexico and the Caribbean. Clusiaceae


50501  

Clusia rosea 'Nana'

Small Leafed Clusia, Dwarf Pitch Apple



Clusia rosea Nana

$9.95  

Small leathery, pear-shaped leaves on compact, rounded shrub, with small light pink flowers. Popular for landscape use in tropical climates where it can be used as a low-growing shrub or ground cover. As a moderate grower, preferring full to part sun, it grows 2 feet high and spreads 2 to 3 feet wide. It even can be made into a bonsai. Native to tropical America.

We previously sold this as Clusia guttifera, which is evidently a larger growing dwarf more closely resembling Clusia rosea in form. Clusia rosea 'Nana' is the name Florida nurseries use for this plant. Both Clusia guttifera and Clusia rosea 'Nana' names have not been verified by botanists. Clusiaceae


90159  

Cnidoscolus aconitifolius

(Cnidoscolus chayamansa), Mayan Spinach Tree, Chaya



Cnidoscolus aconitifolius

$8.95  

Chaya is a highly nutritious green vegetable shrub from southern Mexico and Central America. It's very rich in protein, vitamins, calcium, and iron. Grows 6 to 8 feet high, somewhat resembling a cassava plant. As it is from the dry tropics, it is quite drought resistant. Plant in sun or light shade. It cannot take frost or water-logged soil. Butterflies love the small white flowers. Due to the fact that the leaves contain cyanide, they must be cooked to remove the toxic substances. Please do an extensive internet search for advice before consuming. USDA zones 9b - 11. Euphorbiaceae


C107  

Codonanthe and xCodonatanthus Collection




Codonanthe and xCodonatanthus Collection

$21.95  

3 different, our choice. Gesneriaceae


90583  

Codonanthe devosiana 'Zizo'




Codonanthe devosiana Zizo

$8.95  

Compact easy growing trailer with many white flowers followed by attractive orange berries. Give this epiphyte good drainage and a semi-shady spot. Native to the Atlantic forests of southeast Brazil. (F, B)

10361  

Codonanthe gracilis




Codonanthe gracilis

$8.95  

Numerous white flowers, dark throat, showy orange berries. Small pointed waxy leaves, graceful pendant stems. (F, B) Gesneriaceae


C109  

Columnea Collection




Columnea Collection

$21.95  

3 different, our choice. Gesneriaceae


50921  

Coprosma kirkii 'Kiwi Gold'




Coprosma kirkii Kiwi Gold

$8.95  

The shiny small green leaves are heavily splashed with gold. Full sun or bright shade. Grows just a few inches tall and can spread more than several feet wide. Excellent bonsai or ground cover. Rubiaceae


69076  

Coprosma kirkii 'Variegata'




Coprosma kirkii Variegata

$8.95  

Evergreen ground cover native to New Zealand, grown for its attractive glossy leaves. Tiny oval leaves variegated green, edged white. Compact, prostrate. Excellent for bonsai. Full sun to part shade in well-drained soil. Rubiaceae


50922  

Coprosma repens 'Argentia'




Coprosma repens Argentia

$8.95  

Shiny variegated leaves with creamy white edge and center blotch of green. Grows 4 feet high. Rubiaceae


50923  

Coprosma repens 'Beatens Gold'

Gold Variegated Coprosma



Coprosma repens Beatens Gold

$8.95  

It's an excellent choice for bonsai or topiary with small green leaves with gold centers. In the ground, it grows as an erect shrub to 6 feet. Too much shade and it may lose it's variegation. Rubiaceae


50924  

Coprosma repens 'Coppershine'




Coprosma repens Coppershine

$8.95  

Very easy to grow shrub with small very glossy leaves that are bright bronze with a greenish center. Grows to 6 feet tall. Excellent at the coast, tolerating salt spray and wind. Rubiaceae


50925  

Coprosma repens 'Evening Glow'




Coprosma repens Evening Glow

$8.95  

Dramatic colorful foliage of deep green with blotches of gold changing to shades of bright orange and red in the fall and winter. Upright habit to 4 feet in a natural pyramid form, but can be pruned to any shape. Hardy to 20 - 25F. Rubiaceae


50926  

Coprosma repens 'Marble Queen'




Coprosma repens Marble Queen

$8.95  

Attractive white and green blotched and speckled leaves, giving a marble effect. Dense growth 5 to 8 feet tall by 4 to 6 feet wide. Hardy to 20F. Rubiaceae


90196  

Coprosma repens 'Painters Palette'




Coprosma repens Painters Palette

$8.95  

Upright plant with distinctly colored leaves of red, orange, pink and green variegations, intensifying in winter. Beautiful shiny luster to the leaves. Compact growth. Rubiaceae


50928  

Coprosma repens 'Pink Splendor'

Coprosma repens 'Autumn Splendor'



Coprosma repens Pink Splendor

$8.95  

Beautiful dense, mounding shrub with leaves of peachy pink, tan, cream and green with bright yellow margins developing a rosy pink glow in cooler winter months. Grows 6 to 8 feet high. Hardy to 20F. Rubiaceae


50929  

Coprosma repens 'Rainbow Surprise'




Coprosma repens Rainbow Surprise

$8.95  

Dense, rounded shrub with small shiny leaves, flushed with pink variegation with a pale cream margin. Leaves take on burnt orange to red foliage in winter. Easy shrub, growing 4 to 5 feet high. Tolerates shearing. Hardy to 20 - 25F. Rubiaceae


50930  

Coprosma repens 'Roys Red'

Red Mirror Plant



Coprosma repens Roys Red

$8.95  

A small dense shrub with shiny dark bronzy green leaves turning a deep purple-red in winter. Plant in full sun. Grows 3 to 4 feet high. Hardy to 20F. Rubiaceae


90197  

Coprosma repens 'Taupata Gold'




Coprosma repens Taupata Gold

$8.95  

An upright form with bold variegated leaves of crisp yellow with dark green centers. Use to brighten up foundation plantings, growing to about 4 feet high. Rubiaceae


51001  

Cornutia pyramidata

(Syn.: Cornutia grandifolia), Tropical Lilac



Cornutia pyramidata

$9.95  

Evergreen bush or small tree with aromatic velvety leaves with clusters of huge purplish blue flower spikes in spring and summer. Attracts butterflies. Native to Central America. Protect from frost. Lamiaceae


51016  

Costus arabicus 'Variegatus'

(Misapplied: Costus amazonicus 'Variegatus')



Costus arabicus Variegatus

$10.95  

Beautiful white and green striped foliage. White flowers sometimes emerge from cone-like clusters on mature stalks. Grows to 5 feet tall in cultivation. Give shade, rich soil, and moisture. Incorrectly sold in the nursery trade as Costus amazonicus 'Variegatus'. Costaceae


51014  

Costus pulverulentus 'Purple Passion'




Costus pulverulentus Purple Passion

$12.95  

This is a compact costus with beautiful dark green leaves with dark purple undersides. The green stalks are arranged in a spiral form with purple bands at the leaf bases topped with bright orange-red flowers protruding from the red cone-shaped inflorescence. This desirable plant is easy to grow and flower. Its compact height, to 4 feet, makes it a fine potted plant or landscape specimen. Give it moist well draining soil in bright shade and frost protection in the winter. It was first collected in a Panamanian garden and is considered of hybrid origin, possibly with Costus laevis as a parent. USDA zones 10 - 12. Our catalog previously listed this plant as Costus laevis in error. Costaceae


90187  

Costus woodsonii

Dwarf Cone Ginger, Red Buttons, Dwarf French Kiss



Costus woodsonii

$10.95  

This easy to grow dwarf ginger blooms with orange-yellow flowers protruding from 2 inch bright waxy red bracts. Flowers most of the year in warm climates. Upright canes are 3 to 4 feet with bright green glossy leaves on spiral stems. This popular south Florida border plant also makes a wonderful specimen or house plant. It has a wide tolerance for sun or part shade. Native to the Caribbean side of Costa Rica and Panama. USDA zones 10 - 11. Costaceae


90534  

Crescentia alata

Mexican Calabash, Gourd Tree



Crescentia alata

$12.95  

This small curious tree has flowers and large cannonball-like fruits that occur directly on its branches and trunk (cauliflorous). The 2½ inch bell-shaped flowers are tinted yellow with a trace of purple and open for a single night and then fall the following day. In the wild, pollinating bats are attracted by the flower's musky scent. Flowering occurs from May until November. The resulting 5 inch round, hard fruits are green, turn yellow as they ripen, and eventually fall from the tree. The round dry shells from the fruit are cut into bowls and often made into musical rattles known as maracas. To produce odd shapes for birdhouses, etc., string is sometimes tied around the fruit as it grows. When the hard fruit is broken open, seeds are exposed that are edible and high in protein with a sweet licorice-like taste. With age, the young seedlings will develop normal leaves that are trifoliolate with a leaflike winged petiole shaped like a cross.

It grows to 25 feet in height, is semi-deciduous, drought tolerant, and has a spreading low canopy and open, branching growth habit. It can be used as a unique large bonsai specimen in the landscape and is well suited for patio planters and container growing. Epiphytes love to grow on its corky bark. It does need a frost free growing environment. Native to southern Mexico and Central America south to Costa Rica. USDA zones 9b - 11. Bignoniaceae


90428  

Crossandra nilotica

Red Firecracker Plant



Crossandra nilotica

$8.95  

Tropical evergreen herbaceous shrub growing 1 to 2 feet high with clusters of brick-red blooms and lance-shaped, deep green leaves. Flowers throughout the warmer months in bright or filtered shade. Needs warmth and humidity. Does not tolerate cold conditions. Grow as a ground cover or as a house plant. This is possibly the hybrid known as 'Nile Queen'. Crossandra nilotica petals are slightly smaller and deeper lobed than the more common orange flowered Crossandra infundibuliformis. The common name "Firecracker Plant" refers to the dry seedpods which explode when wet. Native to Tropical Africa. USDA zones 10 - 11. Acanthaceae


51203  

Cuphea 'David Verity'

Large Firecracker Plant



Cuphea David Verity

$8.95  

Dark orange tubular flowers with yellow-orange tips closely set with small glossy leaves. Hummingbirds love this plant. Flowers virtually all year. Presumed hybrid between Cuphea ignea and Cuphea micropetala. Grows 5 to 6 feet in mild climates. 15F. We erroneously sold it last year as Cuphea ignea. Lythraceae


80156  

Cuphea salvadorensis

(Syn.: Cuphea oreophila), Christmas Cigar Flower, Salvadoran Cigar Plant



Cuphea salvadorensis

$8.95  

Rare cuphea with bright orange-red 1½ inch tubular flowers with green tips at the mouth of the floral tubes. In Hawaii, an unusual Christmas lei is sometimes made from the flowers because of its bright red and green holiday colors. Mounding shrub to 5 feet. Give full sun, protection from frost. Hummingbirds love it. From Southern Mexico and El Salvador. Photos by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) from Plants of Hawaii. Tropicos.org of Missouri Botanical Garden lists C. oreophila as a synonym, even though others list it as a different species. It sure looks the same to us. Lythraceae


90472  

Cymbopogon citratus

Lemon Grass



Cymbopogon citratus

$6.95  

This rapid growing perennial tropical grass is native to Southeast Asia where it is used in cooking to give a lemon flavoring. Also, it is a fine looking ornamental, growing in a dense clump to 3 feet high and as wide. Leaves emit a wonderful lemony fragrance when bruised. Plant in ground or in containers. Prefers full sun, but tolerates a bit of shade. Best in rich soil with good drainage. It is not frost hardy. In cold climates it's suggested to makes small potted divisions and overwinter in a bright indoor location. The bulbous lower leaf sections are harvested and minced or mashed for asian cooking. Leaves may be used fresh or dried for flavoring. USDA zones 10 - 11. Poaceae


90436  

Dahlia imperialis 'Double or Nothing'

Double Flowered Lavender Tree Dahlia



Dahlia imperialis Double or Nothing

$11.95  

Tall growing unusual Dahlia with bamboo-like stalks 8 to 10 feet high with leaves divided into many leaflets. This giant blooms in late fall to early winter with 3 inch anemone-like, lavender double flowers at branch ends. Needs a frost free location to appreciate the flowers. Give full sun or part shade, wind protection. Usually stems are cut back to ground after flowering or frost. Native to Guatemala to Colombia. USDA zones 9 - 11. Asteraceae


67520  

Dalechampia dioscoreifolia

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



Dalechampia dioscoreifolia

$9.95  

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


80190  

Dermatobotrys saundersii

Tree Jockey



Dermatobotrys saundersii

$19.95  

An unusual epiphytic small shrub of the snapdragon family. Native to Zululand, South Africa, where it's at risk of becoming extinct. In nature, found growing in the forks of trees, hence it's common name. The leaves are soft and rubbery with shallow toothed margins and reddish veins. Tubular deep red flowers appear midwinter encircling the top of each stem just below the leaves. Pollinated in Africa by sunbirds. Makes a great pot plant or try growing as an epiphyte in the fork of a tree. Needs a very loose, well-draining soil mix with plenty of leaf litter or compost. Important to not over-water. Requires a mild, frost free climate, bright shade.

Plants are a large size in 4 inch pots. Scrophulariaceae


69155  

Dichorisandra penduliflora

(Syn.: Dichorisandra pendula), Weeping Blue Ginger, Blue Pendant Ginger



Dichorisandra penduliflora

$9.95  

This blue ginger relative looks like a costus or ginger with its jointed stems with glossy leaves faintly banded silver and purplish-blue beneath. Blooms continually from summer to autumn with clusters of sky blue flowers that droop in a pendant fashion from each stem. Grows to 3 feet tall. It should be planted in a partially shaded, moist location. Use it to provide an exotic tropical look with its rare color. It is also well suited as a patio pot plant. USDA zones 10 - 11. Origin: Brazil. Commelinaceae


51400  

Dichorisandra thyrsiflora

Blue Ginger



Dichorisandra thyrsiflora

$9.95  

Terminal clusters of intense cobalt blue flowers. Upright habit, similar to some members of the ginger family, gives this famous tropical plant its common name. Foliage is silvery green, spirally arranged on 3 foot stems. 30F. Commelinaceae


69157  

Dicliptera sericea

(Syn.: Dicliptera suberecta, Jacobinia suberecta), King's Crown, Hummingbird Plant



Dicliptera sericea

$8.95  

Velvety soft gray leaves adorn this heat and drought loving plant. Topped from late spring until fall with terminal clusters of tubular orange flowers, a magnet to hummingbirds. Grows 2 to 3 feet wide in full or partial sun. Hardy in USDA zones 8 and higher. Native to Uruguay. Acanthaceae


51445  

Duranta erecta 'Alba'

Sky Flower



Duranta erecta Alba

$8.95  

All durantas are evergreen, hardy to 25F. This white flowered form of the species is predominantly summer flowering with clusters of ½ inch honey scented flowers followed by showy clusters of ½ inch yellow berries. Shiny green leaves to 3 inches long. New World tropics and subtropics. Verbenaceae


51456  

Duranta erecta 'Compacta'




Duranta erecta Compacta

$8.95  

A compact form with smaller green leaves and numerous light blue flowers. Verbenaceae


51452  

Duranta erecta 'Gold'




Duranta erecta Gold

$8.95  

Compact shrub with small leaves entirely golden yellow. Clusters of lavender-blue flowers. Verbenaceae


51453  

Duranta erecta 'Golden Edge'




Duranta erecta Golden Edge

$8.95  

Shiny green leaves with bright golden edges. Truly a distinctive variegated cultivar with sprays of purple flowers, golden berries. Verbenaceae


51451  

Duranta erecta 'Green and Gold'




Duranta erecta Green and Gold

$8.95  

Beautiful variegation on this compact shrub with small yellow-green foliage bordered deep green. Lavender-blue flowers. Verbenaceae


90406  

Duranta erecta 'Little Geisha Girl'

Compact Golden Dew Drop 'Little Geisha Girl'



Duranta erecta Little Geisha Girl

$8.95  

This is a compact form of Duranta erecta 'Geisha Girl' ('Sweet Memories') with tighter blossoms and weeping stems. It makes a splendid hanging basket plant. Verbenaceae


51448  

Duranta erecta 'Sarasota'




Duranta erecta Sarasota

$8.95  

This excellent selection was chosen for compact growth and superior flowering habit. Blooms throughout the year with racemes of rich lavender blue flowers with a sweet, delicate scent. Clusters of ornamental golden yellow berries. Verbenaceae


51449  

Duranta erecta 'Snow Flurry'




Duranta erecta Snow Flurry

$9.95  

A very rare and sought after foliage plant with small fringed leaves, variegated white and green. Slow, compact growth. Excellent bonsai plant. Lavender blue flowers. Part shade recommended. Verbenaceae


51455  

Duranta erecta 'Sweet Memories'

(Syn.: Duranta erecta 'Geisha Girl')



Duranta erecta Sweet Memories

$8.95  

Evergreen shrub with ruffled picotee dark blue flowers edged white. Flowers are produced at a young age, making an ideal container plant. Full sun. Hardy to 25F. Verbenaceae


51450  

Duranta erecta 'Variegata'




Duranta erecta Variegata

$8.95  

Showy leaves splashed white and green, compact shrub. Lavender-blue flowers. Verbenaceae


69148  

Duvernoia aconitiflora

Lemon Pistol Bush



Duvernoia aconitiflora

$8.95  

This species from South Africa is related to Justicia. It's a tall, much-branched, wind tolerant shrub growing to 9 feet in height. Two-lipped white to cream flowers, tinged with mauve, are borne at the end of stems in 3 to 7 opposite pairs. Blooms late summer through fall. The ripe club-shaped seed pods burst open with a loud, explosive crack, hence its common name. It has bright green narrow pendulous leaves. Plant in a frost free position in part shade to full sun. It requires rich soil and plenty of summer water. USDA zones 9 - 11. Acanthaceae


69153  

Dyschoriste thunbergiiflora

(Syn.: Calophanes thunbergiiflora), Purple Bells



Dyschoriste thunbergiiflora

$8.95  

Evergreen small shrub with lavender colored trumpet-shaped flowers, with deep violet streaking in the throat, appearing in clusters on upright stems. Leaves are rounded to 1 inch long. Grows up to 3 feet high. Can be easily pruned as an informal hedge. Give regular watering, average soil in part shade to full sun. Loves water, but is quite drought tolerant. The flowers attract butterflies. Native to east Africa, particularly Kenya. Tolerates light frost. USDA zones 9 - 11. We previously listed this as Dyschoriste hygrophyllodes in error. Acanthaceae


51481  

Ecbolium viride

Green Ice Crossandra, Green Shrimp, Turquoise Crossandra



Ecbolium viride

$8.95  

A most unusual flower color of aquamarine on this small shade loving greenhouse plant. Justicia relative from Arabia. Acanthaceae



 


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