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ABT3  

Abutilon Collection




Abutilon Collection

$26.95  

3 different, our choice.

50017  

Abutilon megapotamicum 'Pink Charm'




Abutilon megapotamicum Pink Charm

$9.95  

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


90042  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Louis Sasson'




Abutilon x hybridum Louis Sasson

$9.95  

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


50032  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Old Rose Belle'




Abutilon x hybridum Old Rose Belle

$9.95  

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


90044  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Pompeii'




Abutilon x hybridum Pompeii

$10.95  

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

$9.95  

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


90045  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Red-Orange'




Abutilon x hybridum Red-Orange

$9.95  

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

$9.95  

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


50036  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Silver Belle'




Abutilon x hybridum Silver Belle

$9.95  

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


50049  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Tangerine Belle'




Abutilon x hybridum Tangerine Belle

$9.95  

Large flaring tangerine-orange flowers with red veins. Malvaceae


50075  

Acalypha 'Brazen'




Acalypha Brazen

$9.95  

Large leaves with solid light copper color. Euphorbiaceae


50091  

Acalypha 'Fairy Dust'




Acalypha Fairy Dust

$9.95  

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


ACL3  

Acalypha Fancy Leaf Collection




Acalypha Fancy Leaf Collection

$26.95  

3 different plants, our choice

50092  

Acalypha 'Heterophylla'




Acalypha Heterophylla

$9.95  

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


50080  

Acalypha 'Hoffmanii'




Acalypha Hoffmanii

$9.95  

Dark green crested leaves with narrow cream margins. Euphorbiaceae


50078  

Acalypha 'Inferno'




Acalypha Inferno

$9.95  

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


50077  

Acalypha 'Kilauea'

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



Acalypha Kilauea

$9.95  

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


50079  

Acalypha 'Kona Coast'




Acalypha Kona Coast

$9.95  

Large yellow and green splotched leaves. Euphorbiaceae


50094  

Acalypha 'Macrophylla'




Acalypha Macrophylla

$9.95  

Huge heart-shaped deep red, copper and bronze leaves. Euphorbiaceae


50095  

Acalypha 'Marginata'

Copperleaf



Acalypha Marginata

$9.95  

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


50088  

Acalypha 'Raggedy Ann'




Acalypha Raggedy Ann

$9.95  

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


50098  

Acalypha 'Tequilla Sunrise'




Acalypha Tequilla Sunrise

$9.95  

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


69134  

Acnistus arborescens

Wild Tree Tobacco, Hollowheart



Acnistus arborescens

$10.95  

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

$20.95  

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


62202  

Aeollanthus repens




Aeollanthus repens

$9.95  

Creeping ground cover from Africa with fuzzy 2 inch gray leaves and numerous lavender flower clusters, which have a very strong skunk-like odor. Used as a ground cover in Hawaii, in spite of this trait. Makes a nice hanging basket. Plant in a sunny location in a frost free area. Related to Plectranthus. Lamiaceae


C105  

Aeschynanthus Collection




Aeschynanthus Collection

$26.95  

3 different, our choice. Gesneriaceae


90234  

Albuca bracteata

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



Albuca bracteata

$9.95  

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


67053  

Allamanda cathartica 'Hendersonii'

Golden Trumpet



Allamanda cathartica Hendersonii

$11.95  

Throughout the tropics one of the most popular vines and rightly so. Trainable as a vine or shrub, it is famous for its profusion of 5 inch bright yellow flowers throughout the year and handsome 6 inch tapered glossy green foliage. In cooler areas such as coastal California, it blooms outdoors in summer and fall. It is deciduous with frost and likes a warm protected site. In the greenhouse it is dazzling all year. Spectacular variety. South America. 40F. Apocynaceae


67054  

Allamanda schottii 'Australian Silver'




Allamanda schottii Australian Silver

$11.95  

A cultivar with narrow silver-gray leaves, yellow flowers. Compact grower. Apocynaceae


50182  

Alpinia formosana 'Pinstripe'

Pinstripe Ginger



Alpinia formosana Pinstripe

$20.95  

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


40012  

Alternanthera ficoidea 'Snowball'




Alternanthera ficoidea Snowball

$9.95  

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


90434  

Alternanthera porrigens 'Little Grapes'

Little Grapes, Teensy Weensy, Airy Bachelor Buttons



Alternanthera porrigens 'Little Grapes'

$9.95  

We prevously listed this as Gomphrena serrata 'Little Grapes'. However, it is actually an Alternanthera. Everyone loves this mini cultivar for its cute globe amaranthe type purple blossoms. They are held high above on wiry sprawling stems, thus creating an airy display. The abundant flowers can be used for cutting and also dry nicely. This tender perennial likes full sun, amended soil, and regular watering. It forms a mound about 3 feet high. The airy blooms combine nicely with other plants in the flower garden. It's recommended to cut it back in the winter to force fresh spring growth. Flowers summer and fall. It's native to western South America. USDA zones 9 - 11. Amaranthaceae


90562  

Amorphophallus konjac

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



Amorphophallus konjac

$9.95  

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

$9.95  

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


90663  

Anthurium pentaphyllum




Anthurium pentaphyllum

$49.95  

New! We are pleased to offer this rare Anthurium from our collection for the first time. This is a palmate-leaved aroid, normally with 5 (sometimes 7 to 9) leaflets. The span of the leaves can grow up to 18 inches wide. When blooming, the upright spadix is purplish in color. Easy to grow in warm tropical conditions, it quickly scrambles up trees with its many aerial roots. Also, it can grow upon itself forming an upright clump to 4 feet. Try potted as an indoor house plant with well draining epiphytic type soil on a moss pole. Grow in part to full shade with a minimum temperature of 50F. It's a variable species, ranging from Mexico, Central America, Columbia and Ecuador to the Amazonian region of Brazil. It is usually found in moist to wet mountain or lowland zones from sea level to 2,500 feet. USDA zones 10 - 11. Araceae


90570  

Anthurium scandens

Pearl Anthurium



Anthurium scandens

$18.95  

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


69070  

Aphelandra schiedeana




Aphelandra schiedeana

$9.95  

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

$10.95  

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

$10.95  

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

$9.95  

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

$9.95  

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

$9.95  

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


90226  

Asystasia gangetica - White Flower

Chinese Violet, Coromandel, Ganges Primrose, Creeping Foxglove



Asystasia gangetica - White Flower

$9.95  

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

$9.95  

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


80122  

Augusta rivalis

(Syn.: Lindenia rivalis), Needle Flower




Augusta rivalis

$10.95  

This rare exotic shrub has 5 inch long white tubular flowers flaring to 1½ inches wide in clusters. It gets its common name from the needle-like unopened flower buds. Almost everblooming, even on young plants. Compact growing to 3 feet in height. Ideal for containers or small gardens. Plant in acid to neutral soil with plenty of moisture in full sun to part shade. It's cold hardy to the low 30's, but needs warmth and humidity to grow and thrive. Native to Central America where it grows along stream beds and is pollinated by hawkmoths. Some Florida commercial growers are selling this with the name Albertia sp. Belize in error. Rubiaceae


90569  

Ballochia rotundifolia




Ballochia rotundifolia

$15.95  

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

$9.95  

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


90094  

Barleria obtusa

Bush Violet



Barleria obtusa

$9.95  

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


80084  

Barleria repens 'Pink'

Pink Bush Violet



Barleria repens Pink

$9.95  

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

$9.95  

'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

$9.95  

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


80093  

Barleria rotundifolia

Spiny Yellow Barleria, Thorny Bush Violet, Yellow Barleria



Barleria rotundifolia

$9.95  

Beautiful butter-yellow flowers with small shiny green leaves on this evergreen, spiny shrub from South Africa. Grows fast to 3 feet high in part shade to full sun, well-drained soil. Use in flowers beds, containers, or can be planted as a thorny barrier. Attracts butterflies. Tolerates light frost. Acanthaceae


90668  

Begonia 'Afternoon Delight'




Begonia Afternoon Delight

$11.95  

New! From our Brad Thomas collection comes this begonia introduced in 1990 with dark green wavy leaves, silver spots and dark pink flowers. It grows semi-upright to about 1.5 feet high and makes a great basket plant. It's easy to grow and a heavy bloomer. It's a cross of B. 'Lenore Olivier' and B. albopicta. (Thompson)

90316  

Begonia 'Barbara Rose'




Begonia Barbara Rose

$11.95  

Medium to tall growing upright cane with medium sized dark bronzy leaves. Leaves are lobed, undulated, with a saw tooth edge and covered with prominent white spots. Grows very full easily and can be trained to be very compact. Flowers are a lovely shade of bright rose pink flowers in hydrangea type clusters above the foliage. Very easy to grow and not prone to mildew. Always a beauty, selected for it's ease of culture, full growing habit, and ease of flowering. (Thompson)

90062  

Begonia 'Bunny Hug'




Begonia Bunny Hug

$10.95  

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)

20378  

Begonia 'Caribbean Prince'




Begonia Caribbean Prince

$10.95  

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

90283  

Begonia 'Carol Pease'




Begonia Carol Pease

$10.95  

Medium to large growing shrub with medium sized hairy bright green leaves. Similar in habit and appearance to Begonia 'Ginny' but leaves are larger, wider and more lobed. Profuse bloomer with pure white fuzzy flowers in all light conditions. Great contrast plant for mass plantings with Begonia 'Ginny' and Begonia 'Pastel Princess'. Although tall if allowed to grow to full height, it is easily trained and maintained at any size needed. Very carefree and easy to grow.

90298  

Begonia 'Castaway'




Begonia Castaway

$11.95  

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)

C126A  

Begonia Compact Cane Collection




Begonia Compact Cane Collection

$28.95  

3 different, our choice, compact varieties.

20104  

Begonia 'Coral Chimes'




Begonia Coral Chimes

$9.95  

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

90289  

Begonia domingensis




Begonia domingensis

$11.95  

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.

90475  

Begonia 'Dangling Cherries'




Begonia Dangling Cherries

$11.95  

Original plant by that name was lost, this is a new creation with much hardier parentage. Miniature to low growing cane. Small narrow dark green to bronze leaves with serrated edges. Never gets tall, makes a great hanging basket. Profuse red flowers, nearly ever blooming. Easy to grow. First time offered. (Thompson)

90109  

Begonia 'Deco Checks'




Begonia Deco Checks

$11.95  

Medium sized dark green leaves with dark black checkering and white center eye. Markings are consistent regardless of light conditions, so won't fade out or change with seasons as do some with similar markings. Leaves are deeply lobed but not quite star-shaped, more rounded. Profuse light pink flowers in spring. Markings are very unusual and distinct. (Anderson)

90476  

Begonia 'Earthtones'




Begonia Earthtones

$12.95  

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)

69206  

Begonia 'Emerald Glow'




Begonia Emerald Glow

$10.95  

Full growing, compact upright to 18 inches but can be kept shorter. Leaves are cupped bright glowing green, medium sized with light hairiness and textured. Flowers in summer with upright clusters of bright pink flowers on long stems. Easy to grow, very full growing, and very showy even out of bloom. Makes a nice specimen plant. (Thompson)

20217  

Begonia foliosa var miniata

(Begonia fuchsioides)



Begonia foliosa var miniata

$9.95  

Deep coral-red flowers hang in clusters resembling fuchsias. Tiny dark green glossy leaves. Can be trained for hanging basket or as upright grower. (F, B)

69209  

Begonia 'Fredas Folly'




Begonia Fredas Folly

$10.95  

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)

69210  

Begonia 'Gary Hunt'




Begonia Gary Hunt

$10.95  

Full and upright growing to 2 feet. Leaves are triangle-shaped, cupped and fuzzy, dark maroon-green with narrow yellowish stripe down the center. Flowers are medium pink and fuzzy on upright stems, mostly in summer. Showy even out of bloom and easy to grow. (Thompson)

90300  

Begonia 'Gideon'




Begonia Gideon

$11.95  

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

$9.95  

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

90284  

Begonia jairii




Begonia jairii

$9.95  

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.

69332  

Begonia 'Kingsbury'




Begonia Kingsbury

$10.95  

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'.

69213  

Begonia 'Little Antique White'




Begonia Little Antique White

$10.95  

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)

90114  

Begonia 'Little Red Eye'




Begonia Little Red Eye

$11.95  

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)

69322  

Begonia 'Mrs. Miller'




Begonia Mrs Miller

$10.95  

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)

20609  

Begonia 'Orococo'




Begonia Orococo

$9.95  

(Trailing-scandent Begonia) Textured ivy-shaped leaves of great substance, green-gold, shaded and edged deep red. Procumbent stems. Sprays of delicate white flowers. Sturdy grower. Beautiful, self-branching plant for pots or hanging baskets. (Worley) (F, B)

20556  

Begonia polygonoides




Begonia polygonoides

$9.95  

(Trailing-scandent African Begonia) Small glossy narrow tapered leaves, trailing stems. White flowers edged pink.

20228  

Begonia 'Palomar Pirate'




Begonia Palomar Pirate

$9.95  

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

90490  

Begonia 'Palomar Storm'




Begonia Palomar Storm

$10.95  

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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$10.95  

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

$10.95  

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)

C130  

Begonia Rhizomatous Collection




Begonia Rhizomatous Collection

$28.95  

3 different Rhizomatous Begonias, our choice:

C131  

Begonia Rhizomatous Miniature Collection




Begonia Rhizomatous Miniature Collection

$28.95  

3 different Miniature Rhizomatous Begonias, our choice.

C129  

Begonia Shrub-like Collection




Begonia Shrub-like Collection

$28.95  

3 different, our choice.

CB3  

Begonia Special Collection of 3




Begonia Special Collection of 3

$28.95  


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

$50.95  


Our choice of 6 different begonias from different groups.

C126B  

Begonia Tall Cane Collection




Begonia Tall Cane Collection

$28.95  

3 different, our choice, tall varieties.

69308  

Begonia 'Tinkerbell'




Begonia Tinkerbell

$10.95  

Semperflorum shrub-type begonia. Bears some resemblance to Begonia fischeri but is actually a tamer hybrid of Begonia schmidtiana. Compact, full growing and ever blooming with bright pink flowers. Small round pleated green leaves. Quickly makes a full plant. Very cute plant, makes a great basket. Doesn't reseed itself like the species. Easy to grow. (Thompson)

69343  

Begonia 'Tom Ment'




Begonia Tom Ment

$9.95  

Low growing cane with small bronze leaves with large silver spots. Blooms well with dark salmon to coral flowers. Easy to grow, quickly makes a nice full basket or low growing upright. Makes a great plant without much trimming or training and a good plant for beginners or for anyone interested in begonias to grow for shows. (Mentelos)

90050  

Begonia 'Vista Way'




Begonia Vista Way

$10.95  

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)

20130  

Begonia 'Vivian Hill'




Begonia Vivian Hill

$10.95  

Large clusters of scarlet-red flowers, silver spotted red backed coppery leaves. (Thompson)

50270  

Breynia disticha 'Minima'

Miniature Snowbush



Breynia disticha Minima

$10.95  

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

$9.95  

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


80087  

Brugmansia 'Culebra'

(Syn.: Methysticodendron amesianum)



Brugmansia Culebra

$15.95  

A very unusual and rare cultivar of B. aurea with narrow ribbon-like leaves. Flowers are white with narrow spoon-shaped petals. Culebra is an indian name referring to its serpent-like leaves. Used by Columbian shamens for both medicinal and ceremonial purposes. It is slow growing and apparently does not like to be over-watered. Solanaceae


90176  

Brugmansia 'Milk 'n' Honey'




Brugmansia Milk n Honey

$11.95  

Impressive display of beautiful large fragrant white trumpets with green veins and long tips. Flowers turning to a honey color with age. Green, smooth textured foliage. Can grow 10 to 20 feet hight, 4 to 6 feet wide. However, it's best to occasionally prune back heavily to encourage new growth. Angel's Trumpets thrive in full sun to light shade with heavy feeding and moisture. Hybrid of B. 'Ecuador Pink' and B. versicolor 'Peach'. USDA zones 8b - 10. Versicolor cultivar. Solanaceae


90179  

Brugmansia 'Peach'




Brugmansia Peach

$11.95  

Long tube extends past calyx, then bloom flares, peach color petals occasional split. A versicolor cultivar. We obtained it under the unverifiable name of 'Maui Peach'. Solanaceae


90359  

Brugmansia 'Shooting Star'




Brugmansia Shooting Star

$14.95  

Beautiful yellow-orange fragrant blossoms are 5 inches wide to 7 inches long. Very floriferous. Grows up to 7 feet high and wide. (Ludger Schneider) Solanaceae


50410  

Brunfelsia americana

Lady of the Night



Brunfelsia americana

$11.95  

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


BDL3  

Buddleja Collection




Buddleja Collection

$26.95  

3 different, our choice Scrophulariaceae


50561  

Buddleja indica

(Syn.: Nicodemia diversifolia), Indoor Oak



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$9.95  

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


50551  

Buddleja 'Lochinch'




Buddleja Lochinch

$9.95  

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


90352  

Calathea rufibarba 'Compact'




Calathea rufibarba Compact

$10.95  

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


90527  

Callisia fragrans 'Melnikoff'

Basket Plant, False Bromeliad, Octopus Plant



Callisia fragrans Melnikoff

$9.95  

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

$9.95  

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


90429  

Carissa macrocarpa 'Frost'

Golden Natal Plum



Carissa macrocarpa Frost

$14.95  

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


50405  

Carissa macrocarpa 'Humphreyi Variegata'




Carissa macrocarpa Humphreyi Variegata

$9.95  

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

$9.95  

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

$18.95  

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


67461  

Clerodendrum x speciosum




Clerodendrum x speciosum

$10.95  

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

$19.95  

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


90564  

Clusia lanceolata

Red-Heart Porcelain Flower, Lance-leaf Autograph Tree



Clusia lanceolata

$13.95  

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

$15.95  

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


90159  

Cnidoscolus aconitifolius

(Cnidoscolus chayamansa), Mayan Spinach Tree, Chaya



Cnidoscolus aconitifolius

$9.95  

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

$26.95  

3 different, our choice. Gesneriaceae


10352  

Codonanthe carnosa




Codonanthe carnosa

$9.95  

Delightful waxy white flowers are strongly scented. Small round dark foliage, trailing. Lovely. (F, B, W) Gesneriaceae


90583  

Codonanthe devosiana 'Zizo'




Codonanthe devosiana Zizo

$9.95  

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)

90412  

xCodonatanthus 'Golden Tambourine'




Codonatanthus Golden Tambourine

$9.95  

Very compact habit with small golden yellow foliage. Dainty rose pink and cream flowers. Nice for windowsill or terrarium. Gesneriaceae


C109  

Columnea Collection




Columnea Collection

$26.95  

3 different, our choice. Gesneriaceae


10207  

Columnea 'Crimson Spike'




Columnea Crimson Spike

$9.95  

Clusters of crimson-rose flowers on upright stems, smooth pointed leaves. (Kartuz) Gesneriaceae


10219  

Columnea 'Orange Spike'




Columnea Orange Spike

$9.95  

Clusters of orange flowers on upright stems, smooth pointed leaves. Gesneriaceae


50921  

Coprosma kirkii 'Kiwi Gold'




Coprosma kirkii Kiwi Gold

$9.95  

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

$9.95  

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


50923  

Coprosma repens 'Beatens Gold'

Gold Variegated Coprosma



Coprosma repens Beatens Gold

$9.95  

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

$9.95  

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

$9.95  

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

$9.95  

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

$9.95  

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


50927  

Coprosma repens 'Picturata'




Coprosma repens Picturata

$9.95  

Green leaves with a bright blotch of creamy yellow in the center. Grows 6 feet tall. Rubiaceae


50928  

Coprosma repens 'Pink Splendor'

Coprosma repens 'Autumn Splendor'



Coprosma repens Pink Splendor

$9.95  

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

$9.95  

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

$9.95  

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

$9.95  

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


51016  

Costus arabicus 'Variegatus'

(Misapplied: Costus amazonicus 'Variegatus')



Costus arabicus Variegatus

$18.95  

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


51015  

Costus comosus var. bakeri

(Misapplied: Costus barbatus)



Costus comosus var bakeri

$18.95  

Large showy terminal cones of red bracts with yellow flowers. Smooth velvety green leaves, large, tall, tropical, easy. Hardy to 32F. Incorrectly known in the nursery trade as Costus barbatus. Costaceae


51014  

Costus pulverulentus 'Purple Passion'




Costus pulverulentus Purple Passion

$18.95  

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


51203  

Cuphea 'David Verity'

Large Firecracker Plant



Cuphea David Verity

$9.95  

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

$9.95  

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


90660  

Cynanchum insigne

(Syn.: Sarcostemma insigne), Green Spaghetti Plant



Cynanchum insigne

$19.95  

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


90436  

Dahlia imperialis 'Double or Nothing'

Double Flowered Lavender Tree Dahlia



Dahlia imperialis Double or Nothing

$12.95  

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


80190  

Dermatobotrys saundersii

Tree Jockey



Dermatobotrys saundersii

$20.95  

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

$18.95  

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

$18.95  

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

$9.95  

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


67514  

Dischidia ovata




Dischidia ovata

$19.95  

Small coppery red leaves, lighter veins, twining stems.

4 inch Pot Apocynaceae


90380  

Dombeya elegans hybrid

Pink Shrub Dombeya



Dombeya elegans hybrid

$12.95  

This beautiful evergreen shrub covers itself in clusters of honey-scented bright pink flowers from early October to mid-November. Unlike some other dombeyas, its flowers drop off cleanly after blooming. As no seed is produced, it's probably a hybrid. The actual D. elegans species, native to Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean, looks somewhat different. This could be the USDA introduction Dombeya 'Pink Clouds', but images posted online appear to be a lighter pink. It's moderately fast growing to a height of 10 feet with dense foliage and branches ascending outward from a central crown. Plant in full sun to part shade. Drought tolerant once established. USDA zones 9 - 11. We previously sold this as the cultivar Dombeya 'Seminole' in error. Malvaceae


51445  

Duranta erecta 'Alba'

Sky Flower



Duranta erecta Alba

$9.95  

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

$9.95  

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


51452  

Duranta erecta 'Gold'




Duranta erecta Gold

$9.95  

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


51453  

Duranta erecta 'Golden Edge'




Duranta erecta Golden Edge

$9.95  

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

$9.95  

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

$9.95  

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

$9.95  

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


51455  

Duranta erecta 'Sweet Memories'

(Syn.: Duranta erecta 'Geisha Girl')



Duranta erecta Sweet Memories

$9.95  

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

$9.95  

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


69148  

Duvernoia aconitiflora

Lemon Pistol Bush



Duvernoia aconitiflora

$9.95  

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


51481  

Ecbolium viride

Green Ice Crossandra, Green Shrimp, Turquoise Crossandra



Ecbolium viride

$9.95  

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


51500  

Eranthemum pulchellum




Eranthemum pulchellum

$9.95  

Terminal clusters of electric blue flowers in winter, dark green foliage. Acanthaceae


51501  

Eranthemum wattii




Eranthemum wattii

$9.95  

Similar to Eranthemum pulchellum but with a deeper purple flower. Prefers a rich soil, semi-shade and frost protection. Colorful greenhouse plant. India. Acanthaceae


40050  

Erodium reichardii

(Syn.: Erodium chamaedryoides), Alpine Geranium



Erodium reichardii

$9.95  

Small rosettes of tiny, slightly lobed, dark green leaves, ½ inch white flowers veined rose-red. Grow on a sunny window, or out-of-doors in pots or as a rock garden ground cover. All are hardy to 25F. and are easy to grow. Corsica. (M) Geraniaceae


40051  

Erodium reichardii 'Bishops Form'

(Syn.: Erodium chamaedryoides 'Bishops Form')



Erodium reichardii Bishops Form

$9.95  

Small rosettes of tiny, slightly lobed, dark green leaves with ½ inch pink flowers veined rose-red. Grow on a sunny window, or out-of-doors in pots or as a rock garden ground cover. (M) Geraniaceae


40052  

Erodium reichardii 'Flore Plena'

(Syn.: Erodium chamaedryoides 'Flore Plena')



Erodium reichardii Flore Plena

$9.95  

Small rosettes of tiny, slightly lobed, dark green leaves with double pink flowers. Grow on a sunny window, or out-of-doors in pots or as a rock garden ground cover. (M) Geraniaceae


80092  

Erythrina humeana 'Raja'

Dwarf Natal Coral Tree



Erythrina humeana Raja

$10.95  

This dwarf form of the natal coral tree grows up to 12 feet high and wide. A true collector's plant that can be grown as a large bonsai with its fast growing caudex. We've seen the caudex grow 3 feet wide. It produces a brilliant show with bold spikes of dark red flowers when very young, blooming from late summer through fall. Plant in full sun with good drainage and protect from frost. USDA zones 9b - 11. Native to southern Africa. Our plants offered in 2¾ inch pots with caudex already forming. Leguminosae


80111  

Eugenia uniflora

Surinam Cherry, Brazilian Cherry, Pitanga



Eugenia uniflora

$9.95  

Evergreen shrub or small tree to 15 feet with glossy red fruit rich in vitamin C. Delicious eaten fresh or made into jams or jellies. New leaves bronzy red with small, fragrant white flowers in summer. Can be used as a clipped hedge plant, which may sacrifice fruit, or as a screen. USDA zones 9 - 12. Native to tropical America. Sorry, cannot be shipped to Florida. Myrtaceae


90341  

Euphorbia bicompacta var. rubra - Green Form

(Syn.: Synadenium compactum var. rubrum, incorrectly as Synadenium grantii), African Milk Bush



Euphorbia bicompacta var. rubra (Green Form)

$14.95  

This is a thornless semi-succulent shrub that is grown in tropical gardens for its large fleshy colorful leaves. The leaf color varies for different forms from green with red splotches to mostly reddish-purple with green spots. Plants offered here are of the green form. It's grown as a tropical looking ornamental and can be used as an informal hedge. Grows 6 to 15 feet high. Requires part to full sun and very good drainage. This drought resistant plant doesn't like to be overwatered. It's hardy to a light frost, but will probably drop its leaves. USDA zones 9 - 12. This native of Kenya is usually misnamed in the horticulture trade being confused with its rarely grown greener relative Synadenium grantii (now known as Euphorbia umbellata). Most of the synadeniums have been reclassified into the Euphorbia family.

Warning: When injured or pruned, it produces large amounts of white latex sap which is an extreme irritant and can cause dermatitis and eye injury. Don't grow it around small children or animals that might ingest it, as it is poisonous. Euphorbiaceae


67530  

Faradaya splendida




Faradaya splendida

$14.95  

Large vine for tropical or subtropical garden. Showy white flowers in large terminal clusters in spring with fragrance of carnations. Leaves smooth, 6 to 12 inches long. Rare. Australia. Lamiaceae


90346  

× Fatshedera lizei 'Annemieke'

(Syn.: × Fatshedera lizei 'Mediopicta', 'Aureovariegata', 'Aureomaculata', 'Lemon and Lime'),
Anne Mieke Tree Ivy, Golden Variegated Fatshedera, or Botanical Wonder



Fatshedera lizei Annemieke

$12.95  

The original all green Botanical Wonder was a rare chance hybrid between Japanese aralia, Fatsia japonica, and ivy, Hedera (either helix or hibernica), at a nursery in France around 1910. Because of this bigeneric parentage, it can't decide if it wants to be a shrub or a vine. It has large leathery, dark green, maple-like leaves boldly splashed with yellow-green in its center. Grows best in light shade, but is tolerant of dark shade, making a nice contrast with many other shade-loving plants. In the fall are produced small clusters of sterile white flowers on terminal panicles. Train it upright as a shrub or small patio tree, espaliered against a wall, or just use it as a large vine. It lacks the damaging aerial roots of ivy. Pinch growing tips to force side branching. Because it can thrive in low light, it can easily be grown as a houseplant. Evergreen to about 20F and damaged in the mid-teens. USDA zones 8 - 11. Araliaceae


90347  

× Fatshedera lizei 'Variegata'

(Syn.: × Fatshedera lizei 'Argenteovariegata'), Variegated Tree Ivy, Aralia Ivy, or Botanical Wonder



Fatshedera lizei Variegata

$12.95  

The original all green Botanical Wonder was a rare chance hybrid between Japanese aralia, Fatsia japonia, and ivy, Hedera (either helix or hibernica), at a nursery in France around 1910. This is a variegated bigeneric variety with narrow cream margins and shades of gray and green on the leaves. In the fall, it has clusters of small, sterile greenish-white flowers in terminal panicles. Grow in part to full shade. This evergreen can be trained as a shrub or vine with support. Makes a very nice espalier on a shady wall. Pinch growing tips to encourage side branching. Because it can thrive in low light, it can easily be grown as a houseplant. USDA zones 8 - 11. Araliaceae


90455  

Ficus microcarpa var. crassifolia 'Green Mound'

(Syn.: Ficus 'Green Mound'), Wax Ficus



Ficus microcarpa var. crassifolia Green Mound

$9.95  

Two similar varieties are often confused in the Florida plant trade. This Ficus 'Green Mound' has heavy-textured pointed leaves with the plant growing to a height of 6 feet, while Ficus 'Green Island' has somewhat smaller rounded leaves and it grows prostrate to only 3 to 4 feet in height. Our selection came from Hawaii where, like in Florida, it is used as a small shrub or a low hedge, standing up to salt, wind and drought. With almost no pruning, it forms a dense dark green mound, easily kept below six feet. It also makes a very desirable bonsai. It should be protected from frost as very cold temperatures may cause some leaf spotting, but it should survive down to an occasional 30F. It is native to Asia. USDA zones 9 - 11. Moraceae


51442  

Ficus natalensis subsp. leprieurii 'Malay Gold'

(Syn.: Ficus triangularis 'Variegata', Ficus triangularis 'Coconut Cream'), Variegated Dwarf Triangle Fig



Ficus natalensis subsp leprieurii Malay Gold

$74.95  

Beautiful 2 to 3 inch variegated triangular leaves and a dwarf, compact habit distinguish this interesting houseplant. Young leaves are broadly edged golden yellow and patterned in shades of dark green and gray green. Older leaves are patterned light and dark green, with no two leaves exactly alike. Recommended for bonsai.

Kartuz Greenhouses has been offering this cultivar, 'Malay Gold', for over 30 years. We recently obtained 'Coconut Cream', which seems to be a popular variety in Eastern Europe. We can not detect any differences between the two and consider them to be the same plant. Moraceae


40006  

Ficus pumila 'Snowflake'




Ficus pumila Snowflake

$9.95  

Tiny dark green leaves bordered white, creeping stems. Terrarium, dish garden, or tropical ground cover. (F,D,T) Moraceae


51444  

Ficus salicaria

(Syn.: Ficus subulata, Ficus salicifolia, Ficus neriifolia)



Ficus salicaria

$10.95  

Narrow, dark evergreen glossy leaves, compact, upright. Great for bonsai. Moraceae


90673  

Fockea edulis

Hottentot Bread



Fockea edulis

$12.95  

New! This collector's plant is a semi-decidous succulent perennial grown for its swollen caudiciform base. It has thin, twining stems growing up to 3 feet with 1/2 to 1 inch long gray-green oval leaves and tiny lightly scented starfish-shaped, lime green flowers. It is dioecious with male and female flowers on separate plants. In nature, the tuberous caudex grows underground reaching a size up to 2 feet in diameter. Growers leave the young plants with this base buried in the pot until the desired size is reached. It's then repotted with the caudex above ground creating the unique bonsai look. To protect this base from sunburn grow the plant in light shade. Train the twining stems on a framework or keep trimmed to keep them from growing over nearby plants. Plant in a fast-draining cactus mix and water regularly from spring to fall, then reduce watering in winter during dormancy to prevent rotting. Though the name 'edulis' indicates the plant is edible, it requires an elaborate process to rid the tuber of its toxicity. This endangered species, native to South Africa and Namibia, can withstand a light frost as low as 28F for short periods. USDA zones 9b - 11. Apocynaceae


90217  

Gardenia jasminoides 'Glazerii'




Gardenia jasminoides Glazerii

$10.95  

An ideal corsage variety as flowers tend to be flat, 3 to 5 inches in width. Compact, bushy grower with intense fragrance. Plant in moist, acidic soil with good drainage in partial sun. USDA zones 9 - 11. Rubiaceae


CG1  

Gesneriad Collection - 3 Genera




Gesneriad Collection - 3 Genera

$26.95  

This collection is offered to give the undecided grower a chance to sample different members in the various genera (groups) in the gesneriad family. We will choose easy to grow varieties.

Our choice of one each of 3 different genera, for example: Streptocarpus, Sinningia, and Nematanthus, etc. Gesneriaceae


CG2  

Gesneriad Collection - 6 Genera




Gesneriad Collection - 6 Genera

$50.95  

This collection is offered to give the undecided grower a chance to sample different members in the various genera (groups) in the gesneriad family. We will choose easy to grow varieties.

Our choice of one each of 6 different genera, for example: Streptocarpus, Sinningia, and Nematanthus, etc. Gesneriaceae


GIFT  

Gift Certificate




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51775  

Gmelina philippensis

Parrot's Beak



Gmelina philippensis

$13.95  

Tropical shrub with hop-like pendulous racemes of yellow flowers. Makes a beautiful espalier, patio tree or topiary in full sun. India, Philippines. Lamiaceae


GPS3  

Graptophyllum and Pseuderanthemum Collection




Graptophyllum and Pseuderanthemum Collection

$26.95  

3 different, our choice, from a selection of colorful leafed tropical subshrubs such as: Pseuderanthemum alatum, Pseuderanthemum carruthersii cultivars, Graptophyllum pictum 'Tricolor', Graptophyllum pictum 'Chocolate', etc. Acanthaceae


80062  

Graptophyllum excelsum

Scarlet Fuchsia Bush



Graptophyllum excelsum

$10.95  

An erect multiple stemmed shrub or small tree to 9 feet with attractive glossy green foliage. Waxy, deep red, 1 inch tubular flowers occur in spring and early summer. In a good season, the plant becomes a mass of brilliant scarlet red flowers. Plant does sucker, creating a clump. Best flowering in full sun. Drought tolerant. Slow growing. As an Australian native plant, be sure that any fertilizer used has very little phosphorus. Nectar feeding birds, such as hummingbirds, find the flowers irresistible. Can be grown from a cool temperate to tropical climate, but protect from frost. USDA zones 9 to 12. Acanthaceae


80065  

Graptophyllum pictum 'Alba Variegata'

Variegated Caricature Plant



Graptophyllum pictum Alba Variegata

$9.95  

Colorful green and white leaves. Evergreen tropical shrub to 6 feet, but can be kept to 3 feet as a greenhouse plant. Flowers are tubular, reddish-purple. Best with bright light and moist soil. Use in tropical landscape beds or in mixed containers. Heat and humidity tolerant. Minimum winter temperature of 40F. Acanthaceae


80064  

Graptophyllum pictum 'Aurea Marginata'

Golden Caricature Plant



Graptophyllum pictum Aurea Marginata

$9.95  

Colorful golden leaves with green center area and wavy edges. Evergreen tropical shrub to 4 feet, but can be kept to 2 feet as a greenhouse plant. Flowers are tubular, reddish-purple. Best with bright light and moist soil. Use in tropical landscape beds or in mixed containers. Heat and humidity tolerant. Minimum winter temperature of 40F. Acanthaceae


80063  

Graptophyllum pictum 'Bronze'

Bronze Caricature Plant



Graptophyllum pictum Bronze

$9.95  

These plants are cultivated chiefly for their colorful, glossy foliage. This one is with solid dark bronze, almost chocolate colored leaves. Evergreen tropical shrub to 6 feet, but can be kept to 3 feet as a greenhouse plant. Flowers are tubular, reddish-purple. Best with bright light and moist soil. Use in tropical landscape beds or in mixed containers. Heat and humidity tolerant. Minimum winter temperature of 40F. Acanthaceae


80067  

Graptophyllum pictum 'Eldorado'

Eldorado Caricature Plant



Graptophyllum pictum Eldorado

$9.95  

Dark green leaves with a large irregular, yellow margin that is bright golden yellow in high light or yellow green in low light. Evergreen tropical shrub to 6 feet, but can be kept to 3 feet as a greenhouse plant. Flowers are tubular, reddish-purple. Best with bright light and moist soil. Use in tropical landscape beds or in mixed containers. Heat and humidity tolerant. Minimum winter temperature of 40F. Acanthaceae


90531  

Gynura aurantiaca

Velvet Plant. Purple Velvet Plant, Royal Velvet Plant, Velvet Tree



Gynura aurantiaca

$9.95  

This showy plant from Java is grown for its handsome velvety 5 inch leaves and stems that are covered in dense purple hairs. Its growth is robust with upright stems that are thick and succulent, growing 3 to 5 feet in height. Its tall stems may need some staking. Best purple leaf color is in bright light on new growth. Clusters of tiny, daisy-like, orange-yellow flowers appear in winter. It dislikes extreme heat or cold and needs winter protection below 40F. Plant it as a soft purple accent in a tropical garden bed. USDA zones 10 - 12. It is usually found that its botanical name is given in error to the common trailing house plant "Purple Passion Plant", which is probably a hybrid between Gynura aurantiaca and Gynura procumbens. Asteraceae


90657  

Haworthia cymbiformis

(Syn.: Haworthia cuspidatus), Cathedral Window Haworthia



Haworthia cymbiformis

$7.95  

New! This popular succulent plant has a pale green rosette of fat, fleshy boat-shaped leaves with dark longitudinal stripes and transparent tips. Small tubular green or brown veined flowers are white to pale pink on slender 8 inch stalks. It's an easy to grow potted plant that grows into a dense clump. Plant in a gritty succulent potting soil for good drainage. Allow the soil to dry out between watering. It grows best in morning sun or partial shade and is able to tolerate low, indoor light. Haworthias are winter growers and go dormant in the hot summer months when it is important not to over-water. Outdoors, it can handle cool weather but protect from frost. Native to South Africa. Asphodelaceae


90658  

Haworthia retusa

Star Cactus, Window Succulent



Haworthia retusa

$7.95  

New! Despite the common name Star Cactus, it is not a cactus at all. This is a small succulent that forms star-shaped rosettes of lime green leaves with translucent windows and veining at the tips. These plump "retuse" leaves are curved back allowing sunlight into the plant through its transparent windows. This helps it tolerate low-light conditions allowing interior photosynthesis of the leaves. In its native habitat of South Africa, it's often buried in the ground with just its flattened leaves showing. Small tubular green or brown veined flowers are white on slender 20 inch stalks, blooming typically in late spring to summer. Haworthia are slow growers and in pots can eventually develop into dense clumps. Plant in a gritty succulent potting soil for good drainage. Allow the soil to dry out between watering. It grows best in morning sun or partial shade and is able to tolerate low, indoor light. Haworthias are winter growers and go dormant in the hot summer months when it is important not to over-water. Outdoors, it can handle cool weather but protect from frost. Asphodelaceae


HTPK  

Heat Pack




Heat Pack

$5.00  

UniHeat 72 Hour (Air Activated Heat Packs)

We recommend this product to protect your plants in transit against freezing. It will maintain lifesaving warmth for up to 3 days. You should consider this product if temperatures are below 40F in your area. One pack is recommended for a 1 cubic foot size box. Larger orders may require 2 to 3 packs. There is no handling or shipping charge on this item.

Operation is very simple. The heat pack turns on when we open the package and expose it to air and insert it into your package. Sealed in the heat pack is a high grade iron powder which undergoes rapid rusting, thereby producing heat as a by-product. All ingredients are not only natural but are safe, nontoxic, nonflammable and 100% biodegradable. Just dispose of the used heat pack in the garbage.

80026  

Helianthus maximiliani

Maximilian's Sunflower



Helianthus maximiliani

$9.95  

A 5 to 10 foot perennial forming a 3 foot clump. Blooms in fall with abundant 3 inch golden yellow flowers. Southwestern U.S. native. Asteraceae


90130  

Hemigraphis alternata 'Exotica'

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



Hemigraphis alternata Exotica

$9.95  

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


90574  

Hibbertia scandens

Guinea Gold Vine



Hibbertia scandens

$10.95  

This is a fast growing vigorous vine from Australia that has narrow 3 inch waxy dark green leaves with large showy golden yellow flowers. Blooms occur from spring to fall. Use on a trellis, fence, or as a ground cover, growing 8 to 10 feet in length. It will grow in semi-shaded locations, but flowers best in full sun and will survive brief periods of drought and a light frost. Also, it tolerate a wide variety of soils but needs good drainage. Best to prune in fall or winter. USDA zones 9 - 11. Dilleniaceae


90230  

Hibiscus diversifolius

Swamp Hibiscus



Hibiscus diversifolius

$10.95  

Large 4 inch yellow flowers with rich maroon blotch in center. Free-flowering in warmer months. Leaves have three to five lobes and are rough to the touch. Stems with short prickles. Grows fast to 3 or 4 feet high and wide. Responds well to pruning. Train against a wall or useful as a container plant. Likes full sun to part shade and is tolerant of a wide range of conditions such as dry or swampy ground, poor soil, wind, and light to moderate frost. Native to Tropical Africa and Asia. USDA zones 9 - 11. Malvaceae


90631  

Hibiscus 'Dainty Pink'

(Syn.: Hibiscus 'Fantasia', 'Itsy Bitsy Pink', 'Old Hawaiian Variety', 'Pink Butterfly', 'Pink La France', 'Pink Psyche', 'Shirley Temple')



Hibiscus Dainty Pink

$10.95  

This is an old fashioned heirloom hibiscus, dating back to the 1950's from Florida. It is now grown throughout the tropics. With miniature pink windmill type flowers, this tall growing shrub has thin stems and tiny leaves. If left unpruned, it has a slightly weeping habit. It sometimes sports pure white flowers, which are known as the cultivar 'Dainty White'. Makes a nice background shrub in a tropical landscape. USDA zones 9 - 12. Malvaceae


80112  

Hibiscus ovalifolius

(Syn.: Hibiscus calyphyllus), Rock's Hibiscus



Hibiscus ovalifolius

$10.95  

Hibiscus species used for ground cover and bedding plant in Hawaii. Also can be trained as a hedge or container plant. Sprawling growth to 3 feet high. Sulfur colored flowers with maroon eye. Blooms summer, fall. Full sun, average well-drained soil. Frost tender plant native to tropical Africa. USDA zones 10 and 11. Malvaceae


51782  

Holmskioldia sanguinea 'Copper Flower'

Chinese Hat Plant



Holmskioldia sanguinea Copper Flower

$10.95  

Coppery red bracts and tubular flowers on this variety give the appearance of tiny, wide-brimmed chinese style hats. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Easy to grow. Full sun to part shade. Evergreen scandent shrub to 10 feet. USDA zones 9 - 11. Minimum temperature 32F. From India and the Himalayas. Lamiaceae


51780  

Holmskioldia sanguinea 'Red Flower'

Chinese Hat Plant, Mandarin's Hat



Holmskioldia sanguinea Red Flower

$10.95  

Deep red bracts and tubular flowers give the unmistakable appearance of tiny, wide-brimmed chinese style hats, and have made this a popular everblooming shrub in the tropics. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. From India and the Himalayas. 32F. Lamiaceae


80055  

Homalocladium platycladum

(Syn.: Muehlenbeckia platyclada), Centipede Plant, Ribbon Plant



Homalocladium platycladum

$9.95  

Unusual evergreen plant from the Solomon Islands. Leafless, it has flat, ribbon-like jointed green stems with tiny whitish-green flowers in spring. Container plant or well-drained soil in part shade. Tolerates light frost. Polygonaceae


CH1  

Hoya Collection




Hoya Collection

$62.95  

Collection, 3 different, our choice. Apocynaceae


90092  

Hypoestes aristata

Ribbon Bush



Hypoestes aristata

$9.95  

This evergreen shrubby perennial, with erect stems holding soft green leaves, is covered with spikes of showy lavender flowers from fall to early winter. The lavender two-lipped flowers have the upper lip spotted with darker markings. Grows 4 to 5 feet tall and wide. Plant in full sun to light shade with occasional water in the summer. Frost and drought tolerant. Prune back hard after blooming. May reseed. Native to South Africa. USDA zones 9 - 11. Acanthaceae


51814  

Impatiens hians




Impatiens hians

$9.95  

Large unusually shaped red and green flowers with a broad green tail tipped red. Balsaminaceae


80102  

Impatiens niamniamensis 'African Princess'




Impatiens niamniamensis African Princess

$9.95  

This one has clusters of cornucopia-shaped red and cream flowers produced all year on dark brown succulent stems. Very similar to the variety Impatiens niamniamensis 'Hare's Hybrid'. With some pinching, a young plant assumes the look of an odd miniature tree a foot tall. Requires rich, moist, well draining soil and shade. Protect from frost. Balsaminaceae


51826  

Impatiens repens




Impatiens repens

$9.95  

A beautiful species with succulent creeping red stems, tiny leaves and 1½ inch bright yellow balsam-shaped flowers. Good for baskets and as a ground cover. (B,D) Balsaminaceae


IOC3  

Iochroma Collection




Iochroma Collection

$28.95  

3 different; our choice (does not include Acnistus or Iochoma australe). Solanaceae


90121  

Iochroma umbellata

(Acnistus umbellatus, Dunalia umbellata, Lycium umbellatum)



Iochroma umbellata

$14.95  

Rare Iochroma for the collector with greenish-yellow flowers mottled with purple and many-seeded bitter greenish-white fruit. Shrub or small tree growing from 7 to 16 feet high. Give rich soil with adequate moisture, part shade to full sun. Collected by Paul C. Hutchison, J. Wright, and R. Straw near Huamachuco, Peru at an elevation of 9,350 feet in 1964 for the U.C. Berkeley Botanical Garden. Has been found by others growing in Peru from 6,200 to 12,700 feet. Growing at these high elevations probably means some frost tolerance. Solanaceae


51859  

Iochroma 'Wine Red'




Iochroma Wine Red

$10.95  

Clusters of deep crimson flowers all season. Solanaceae


90669  

Iresine herbstii 'Blazin' Lime'

Blazin' Lime Blood Leaf, Beefsteak Plant, Chicken Gizzard



Iresine herbstii Blazin' Lime

$9.95  

New! This tender tropical perennial from Brazil has striking lime green leaves, veins with cream variegation, and rose colored stems. Its colorful foliage is prized for use in containers, annual beds, and tropical plantings. This low maintenance plant is both heat and shade tolerant. Grow it in filtered sun to part shade and moist, fertile, well-drained soil. The foliage color is more intense in bright light. Grows to 16 inch high and 18 inches wide. It's best to occasionally pinch to encourage a bushy habit. As it is not frost tolerant, it may be overwintered indoors as a houseplant. This cultivar is similar to or may be the same as Iresine 'Formosa'.

52880  

Jasminum angulare




Jasminum angulare

$10.95  

Star-shaped, fragrant 1 inch flowers in summer. Three-part dark green glossy leaves, vining stems. Oleaceae


51876  

Jasminum beesianum




Jasminum beesianum

$10.95  

Clusters of lightly fragrant pink flowers, vigorous climbing vine, hardy to 10F. Oleaceae


51875  

Jasminum mesnyi

Primrose Jasmine



Jasminum mesnyi

$10.95  

Bright yellow flowers in spring, small dark foliage. Excellent for cool greenhouse or outdoors in mild climates. From China. Oleaceae


51878  

Jasminum multiflorum

Downy Jasmine, Indian Jasmine



Jasminum multiflorum

$11.95  

New! This is a beautiful evergreen vine with small dark green oval leaves covered with soft downy hairs. Clusters of slightly fragrant 1 inch white star-shaped flowers appear nearly year-round, heaviest from fall to spring. A fast growing climber, it can also be pruned into a shrubby shape and used as a hedge. Grows best in full sun with protection from the mid-day sun. Can also be grown indoors if given enough bright light. Native to India and Southeast Asia. USDA zones 8a to 11b Oleaceae


51880  

Jasminum nudiflorum

Winter Jasmine



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$10.95  

One inch yellow flowers appear before leaves unfold, January to March. Deciduous viny shrub, very hardy. Oleaceae


51874  

Jasminum simplicifolium subsp. australiense

(Syn.: Jasminum volubile), Wax Jasmine



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$10.95  

Clusters of small waxy white flowers with a wonderful strong scent. Dark green glossy foliage. Oleaceae


69126  

Jasminum simplicifolium subsp. le-ratii

(Syn.: Jasminum ligustrifolium), Privet-Leaved Jasmine



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$10.95  

Tender evergreen vine from New Caladonia. Shiny lanceolate leaves on thin green twining stems, height eventually to 12 feet. Flowers are small waxy stars with a marvellous scent. Oleaceae


51872  

Jasminum tortuosum




Jasminum tortuosum

$10.95  

Terminal clusters of starry white flowers with delightful citrus fragrance produced throughout the year. Scrambling vine with small dark green glossy leaves. Hardy to 25F. Oleaceae


69146  

Justicia adhatoda

(Syn.: Adhatoda vasica), Malabar Nut, Adulsa, Adhatoda, Vasa, or Vasaka



Justicia adhatoda

$9.95  

Evergreen tropical shrub to 8 feet high. White flowers have a curved upper lip and are veined red to purplish pink. Summer Blooming. Native to India and Sri Lanka. This is a medicinal plant commonly used in Asia. USDA zones 9 - 11. Acanthaceae


69144  

Justicia amplifolia

(Syn.: Justicia sp. Sidicaro) Orange Plume Justicia



Justicia amplifolia

$9.95  

With an abundance of flaming bright orange flowers, this unusual shrimp plant blooms continuously from early spring through fall. It's a fast growing upright herbaceous shrub that grows to 8 feet in height in tropical Florida. Full or partial sun. It can be grown in a container for colder areas and brought indoors for the winter. Previously, we had this listed as Justicia sp. Sidicaro of unknown origin. University of Florida Herbarium is our authority for the identification. It's very attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies. USDA zones 9 - 11. Acanthaceae


69086  

Justicia betonica




Justicia betonica

$9.95  

Bushy shrub, upright white bracts with green netting. White flowers turn pink with age. Acanthaceae


51888  

Justicia brandegeana

(Syn.: Beloperone guttata), Shrimp Plant



Justicia brandegeana

$9.95  

Continually in bloom with arching spikes of white tubular flowers overlapped by coppery bronze bracts, somewhat resembling large shrimp. This easy evergreen plant grows to 2½ feet high and wide in part shade to full sun. Makes a nice container plant. Protect from frost. Native of Mexico. USDA zones 9 - 11. Acanthaceae


51889  

Justicia brandegeana 'Mutant'

Mutant Shrimp Plant



Justicia brandegeana Mutant

$9.95  

Erect spikes of deep burnished red bracts with deep pink lipped flowers. Acanthaceae


80163  

Justicia brandegeana 'Pink'

Pink Shrimp Plant



Justicia brandegeana Pink

$9.95  

A different form of the popular shrimp plant that has rosy pink floral bracts, and tubular pink flowers. Acanthaceae


51893  

Justicia brandegeana 'Variegata'

Variegated Shrimp Plant



Justicia brandegeana Variegata

$9.95  

This special form of the popular shrimp plant has leaves splashed creamy white, bronzy orange floral bracts, and tubular white flowers. Acanthaceae


51894  

Justicia brandegeana 'Yellow Queen'

Yellow Queen Shrimp Plant



Justicia brandegeana Yellow Queen

$9.95  

This popular selection has chartreuse-yellow bracts and white flowers. Acanthaceae


69147  

Justicia brasiliana

(Syn.: Dianthera nodosa 'Brazil') Lady in Pink, Pretty in Pink



Justicia brasiliana

$9.95  

A relative of the shrimp plant (Justicia brandegeana), this has clusters of beautiful bright pink, tubular, three-lipped flowers along the stems. Bloom almost continuously. A great container plant. Grows 1 to 3 feet high. Prefers part shade with a moist, well drained soil. Protect from frost. From Eastern Brazil. Acanthaceae


90271  

Justicia candicans

(Syn.: Justicia ovata), Red Justicia, Arizona Water Willow



Justicia candicans

$9.95  

This Arizona native has bright red tubular 1 inch flowers and oval light green fuzzy leaves. Blooms most of the year. Upright grower to 5 feet by 3 feet wide. Prefers well-drained, light moist soils and is best in filtered shade. Attracts hummingbirds. Can tolerate heavy frost to 25F. USDA zones 9 - 10. Acanthaceae


51897  

Justicia carnea

Brazilian Plume Flower



Justicia carnea

$9.95  

Dense soft-wooded shrub with showy terminal spikes of pink flowers. Grows 3 to 5 feet high and to 2 feet wide, blooming midsummer to fall. Cut back in spring to encourage new growth. Plant in part to full shade with ample water and rich soil. Can be grown as an indoor or greenhouse plant in cold climates. Native to South America. Hardy to 28F. USDA zones 9 - 12. Acanthaceae


51898  

Justicia carnea 'Radiant'

(Syn.: Justicia carnea 'Huntington Form'), Radiant Brazilian Plume Flower



Justicia carnea Radiant

$9.95  

A more compact Justicia carnea variety growing 3 to 4 feet high with striking salmon-rose pink flowers and deep green, red backed foliage. Blooms midsummer to fall. Cut back in spring to encourage new growth. Plant in part to full shade with ample water and rich soil. Can be grown as an indoor or greenhouse plant in cold climates. Native to South America. Hardy to 28F. USDA zones 9 - 12. Acanthaceae


69139  

Justicia extensa

Silverspot Justicia, Camouflage Plant



Justicia extensa

$9.95  

Novel plant with dark green, shiny leaves spotted with ash-silver. Very small horned flowers green with pink spots, in long terminal panicles in winter. Erect stems with narrow growth habit can reach 6 feet in partial shade. Can be pruned to keep as a foliage houseplant. Native to tropical Africa. Protect from frost. Acanthaceae


51895  

Justicia 'Fruit Salad'

(Syn.: Justicia 'Rainbow')



Justicia Fruit Salad

$9.95  

Red flowers with yellow bracts. Much showier than other shrimp plants. Acanthaceae


80061  

Justicia gendarussa 'Variegata'

(Syn.: Gendarussa vulgaris 'Variegata', Adhatoda subserrata 'Variegata'), Variegated Gandarusa, Variegated Water Willow, Variegated Willow-Leaved Justicia, Daun Rusa (Malay), Tuhod Manok (Philippines)



Justicia gendarussa Variegata

$9.95  

A variegated leaf form of gandarusa with various shades of white, green, and gray. Otherwise, the information is the same as for the green form. Acanthaceae


51886  

Justicia leonardii

Orange Justicia, Summer Sun Justicia



Justicia leonardii

$9.95  

With clusters of upright tubular orange flowers, this easy Mexican plant is attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies. Blooms from late spring through fall. Grows 3 to 4 feet high, 4 to 6 feet wide with small felted ovate leaves. Plant in sun or part shade with good drainage. One of the hardiest justicias. USDA zones 8b - 11. Acanthaceae


90409  

Justicia petiolaris subsp. bowiei

Blue Justicia, Kissing Leaves



Justicia petiolaris subsp bowiei

$9.95  

Attractive 1 ft perennial with soft, velvety oval leaves and two-lipped pink-purple 1 inch flowers. Blooms most of the year. Grow in semi-shade, rich well-drained soil and regular watering. Older plants somewhat drought tolerant. Pinch when young to shape. It self-seeds and roots easily from cuttings. May recover from mild frost by sending up new shoots in spring. Native to South Africa. USDA zones 9 - 11. Acanthaceae


51883  

Justicia sericea 'Inca Queen'




Justicia sericea Inca Queen

$9.95  

This 3 foot shrub has dark green elliptic leaves with stems covered with silky hairs. Blooms in warm weather with 2 inch long bright red lobelia-like flowers that are about 1 inch wide with a large lower lip. It should be planted in full sun, well-drained soil, and seems to tolerate some drought and light frost. A fairly tough plant. Attracts hummingbirds. Peru. Acanthaceae


69145  

Justicia spicigera

Mexican Honeysuckle



Justicia spicigera

$9.95  

Evergreen shrub with clusters of 1½ inch orange flowers from spring through fall. Grows 3 feet high and 4 feet wide in full sun or partial shade. Attracts hummingbirds. From Mexico and Central America. USDA zones 9 - 11. Acanthaceae


90649  

Kalanchoe manginii

(Syn.: Bryophyllum manginii), Chandelier Plant, Beach Bells



Kalanchoe manginii

$11.95  

New! This succulent plant displays spoon-shaped glossy green fleshy leaves, turning reddish in full sun, with trailing red-tinged stems. It blooms in late winter or early spring with dangling clusters of salmon-red 1 inch bell-shaped flowers. Growing up to 12 inches tall and wide, it makes an easy to grow ideal hanging basket. It also can be grown as an epiphyte, as it does in its native Madagascar. Best grown in a bright sunny location with protection from the midday sun in well-drained potting soil. Intolerant of frost. Crassulaceae


80169  

Kalanchoe pinnata

(Syn.: Bryophyllum pinnatum), Life Plant, Chandelier Plant, Hawaiian Air Plant, Oliwa Ku Kahakai



Kalanchoe pinnata

$9.95  

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


90536  

Kalanchoe porphyrocalyx

(Syn.: Bryophyllum porphyrocalyx), Pearl Bells Kalanchoe



Kalanchoe porphyrocalyx

$11.95  

Pearl Bells is a compact, bushy succulent growing up to 8 inches high with slender leaves that are rubbery and irregularly notched. It's very showy with clusters of nodding reddish urn-shaped flowers with creamy colored tips on slender purple-tinted stems. Blooms heavily during the shorter days of late winter for about 7 weeks. Give it bright light or morning sun, well-drained soil, and protection from frost. Allow to dry between waterings. It grows on the ground or up in the trees as an epiphyte in the rainforest areas of central and northeastern Madagascar. Similar to and often confused with Kalanchoe 'Wendy' and 'Lucky Bells'. Crassulaceae


90521  

Kalanchoe prolifera

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



Kalanchoe prolifera

$9.95  

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


90653  

Kalanchoe schizophylla

(Syn.: Bryophyllum schizophyllum)



Kalanchoe schizophylla

$11.95  

New! This is a very curious kalanchoe, as it is one of the few climbing species along with Kalanchoe beauverdii. Its smooth leaves are deeply cut with a fern-like appearance turning orangish in bright light. It climbs by means of its hook-like finely divided mature leaves. The stems are thin curling up to 12 feet or more in length. The seldom seen inflorescence consists of pendulous, bell-shaped lavender-grey flowers in spring to summer. It seems to be given to vegetative growth so that flowering is rare, especially if frequent pruning has been necessary. The variable leaves are very decorative and the plants are easy to grow. In its native Madagascar it is a hemiepiphyte (seedlings growing in the canopy as an epiphyte, later with roots growing down into the ground). It is found in rocky and shady brush in central Madagascar from 3 to 5 thousand feet in elevation. All parts are toxic, a rarity in the family Crassulaceae. Give it bright shade with extra humidity, well-drained potting soil and water sparingly. Grow it as an epiphyte, in a hanging basket, or as an interesting climber on a trellis. Intolerant of frost. Crassulaceae


90353  

Kohleria 'Ann's Facial Tattoo'




Kohleria Anns Facial Tattoo

$9.95  

Clusters of rose and purple flowers boldly spotted purple. Gesneriaceae


10620  

Kohleria 'Astarte'




Kohleria Astarte

$9.95  

Clusters of bright red flowers produced freely throughout the year. Compact habit, easy culture. (F, B, D) Gesneriaceae


C113  

Kohleria Collection




Kohleria Collection

$26.95  

3 different, our choice. Gesneriaceae


10613  

Kohleria 'Marquise De Sade'




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$9.95  

Pink and white flowers with deep pink spots. Dark coppery foliage. (Boggan) (F, B) Gesneriaceae


10615  

Kohleria 'Queen Victoria'




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$9.95  

Masses of deep pink flowers with red spots. Dark olive-green leaves. (Boggan) (F, B) Gesneriaceae


90173  

Kohleria 'Ruby'




Kohleria Ruby

$9.95  

Free flowering with red flowers, lower petals white dotted red. Compact grower with nice very dark foliage. Gesneriaceae


90203  

Louteridium mexicanum

(Syn.: Louteridium conzattii, Neolindenia mexicana), Mexican louteridium



Louteridium mexicanum

$14.95  

Unusual collector's plant with odd shaped 1½ to 2 inch pale green flowers with pale purple veins. The calx is three lobed, unlike 5 in other genera of the Acanthus family. The stamens and style extend far beyond the corolla mouth. Probably bat pollinated. Grows as a shrub or soft wooded small tree, 10 to 20 feet high. Native to Mexican states of Veracruz, Oaxaca, and Chiapas. Found in wet mountain forests at elevations of 3,500 to 6,500 feet. Plant in area with plenty of moisture and protect from wind as stems are brittle. Minimum temperature of 45F. USDA zones 10 - 11. Acanthaceae


80165  

Lycianthes rantonnetii 'Lynn's Variegated'

(Syn.: Solanum rantonnetii 'Lynn's Variegated'), Lynn's Variegated Potato Bush



Lycianthes rantonnetii Lynns Variegated

$10.95  

A rare white variegated form of the common potato bush. The purplish-blue flowers are in sharp contrast to the bold variegated foliage. Easy to grow, full sun or part shade, any soil, drought tolerant. Good in containers. Looks best with regular feeding. Tip frequently to keep bushy. Hardy to U.S.D.A. zone 9. Solanaceae


69088  

Lycianthes rantonnetii 'Royal Robe Variegata'

(Syn.: Solanum rantonnetii 'Royal Robe Variegata')



Lycianthes rantonnetii Royal Robe Variegata

$10.95  

Striking leaves variegated with yellow and green in contrast with the solid purple flowers. Maybe somewhat less hardy than the normal green form. Native to Argentina and Paraguay. USDA zones 9 - 11. Solanaceae


51901  

Mackaya bella




Mackaya bella

$9.95  

A beautiful shrub with slender branches bearing small dark green leaves, having mauve to white flowers in terminal racemes marked with fine purple-pink lines. Bella, meaning beautiful, refers to it's large bell-shaped flowers. It's frost tender and it is advisable to plant in a protected shady spot. Makes a nice container plant. Spring blooming. Native to South Africa. Acanthaceae


60010  

Macleania insignis




Macleania insignis

$14.95  

Rare. Epiphytic vining shrub with long slender shoots, woody tuberous base with age. Leaves are reddish, maturing to deep green. Profusion of red tubular flowers tipped white. Can be trained as semi-climber or espalier. Part shade, tolerates cool temps. Central America. 32F. Ericaceae


49705  

Malpighia coccigera

Singapore Holly



Malpighia coccigera

$9.95  

Glossy green ½ inch holly-like leaves, compact growth, with ½ inch frilly pink fragrant flowers in summer. Edible Berries. Excellent bonsai specimen. Native to West Indies. 40F. Malpighiaceae


90166  

Malva 'Purisima'

(Syn.: Lavatera 'Purissima'), Hybrid Tree Mallow



Malva Purisima

$11.95  

This fast growing sprawling evergreen shrub produces an abundance of striking, tropical looking 3 inch maroon-veined lavender-pink flowers from midspring to late summer. It has large maple-like leaves. Can grow up to 8 feet high and 10 feet wide in part to full sun. Drought and frost resistant. Use for an informal hedge or specimen. Can benefit from vigorous pruning. This is a hybrid of Malva assurgentifolia from Southern California's Channel Islands and Malva venosa from Baja California, introduced by Tree of Life Nursery. Needs protection from gophers and rabbits. As a nectar source for the Painted Lady Butterfly, it's a great addition to the butterfly garden. USDA zones 9 - 10. Malvaceae



 


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