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ABT3  

Abutilon Collection




Abutilon Collection

$26.95  

3 different, our choice.

69142  

Abutilon grandifolium

Golden Flowered Hairy Abutilon, Hawaiian Ma'o



Abutilon grandifolium

$9.95  

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


50022  

Abutilon pictum 'Gold Dust'




Abutilon pictum Gold Dust

$9.95  

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


90039  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Apricot Glow'




Abutilon x hybridum Apricot Glow

$9.95  

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


90041  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Halo'




Abutilon x hybridum Halo

$9.95  

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


50012  

Abutilon x hybridum 'L'Orangerie'




Abutilon x hybridum LOrangerie

$9.95  

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


90043  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Orange Drop'




Abutilon x hybridum Orange Drop

$9.95  

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


90044  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Pompeii'




Abutilon x hybridum Pompeii

$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


50018  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Tangelo'




Abutilon x hybridum Tangelo

$9.95  

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


50049  

Abutilon x hybridum 'Tangerine Belle'




Abutilon x hybridum Tangerine Belle

$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

50082  

Acalypha 'Haleakala'




Acalypha Haleakala

$9.95  

Crested, dark maroon, deeply fluted leaves. Euphorbiaceae


50092  

Acalypha 'Heterophylla'




Acalypha Heterophylla

$9.95  

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


50065  

Acalypha hispida

Red Hot Cattail, Chenile Plant



Acalypha hispida - Red

$9.95  

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


50067  

Acalypha hispida 'White Margined'




Acalypha hispida White Margined

$9.95  

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


50090  

Acalypha 'Jungle Dragon'




Acalypha Jungle Dragon

$9.95  

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


50085  

Acalypha 'Loco'




Acalypha Loco

$9.95  

Medium sized frilly, twisted leaves of bronze and green. 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


50066  

Acalypha pendula

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



Acalypha pendula

$9.95  

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

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


50088  

Acalypha 'Raggedy Ann'




Acalypha Raggedy Ann

$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


90414  

Acanthus sennii




Acanthus sennii

$11.95  

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


61005  

Achetaria azurea

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



Achetaria azurea

$9.95  

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


69134  

Acnistus arborescens

Wild Tree Tobacco, Hollowheart



Acnistus arborescens

$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


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


90634  

Alternanthera bettzickiana 'Rainbow'

(Syn: Alternanthera amabilis var. tricolor), Rainbow or Tricolor Calico Plant



Alternanthera bettzickiana Rainbow

$8.95  

New! This is a colorful tropical ground cover or bedding plant with dark green leaf edges and center areas tinged in orange, red, pink, and yellow. Great as a container plant in part shade to full sun. Trim occasionally to keep it compact. Use as an annual in temperate climates. Native to Brazil. USDA zones 9-12. Amaranthaceae


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


90017  

Alyogyne 'Lady Barbara Rose'




Alyogyne Lady Barbara Rose

$10.95  

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


90562  

Amorphophallus konjac

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



Amorphophallus konjac

$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


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


90643  

Aphelandra arborea

(Syn.: Aphelandra tetragona)



Aphelandra arborea

$14.95  

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


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


69920  

Aristolochia Gigantea




No Image Available


$16.95  


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


80125  

Asclepias physocarpa

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



Asclepias physocarpa

$9.95  

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


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


90572  

Barleria lupulina

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



Barleria lupulina

$9.95  

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


90094  

Barleria obtusa

Bush Violet



Barleria obtusa

$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


50304  

Barleria oenotheroides




Barleria oenotheroides

$9.95  

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


80084  

Barleria repens 'Pink'

Pink Bush Violet



Barleria repens Pink

$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


69310  

Begonia 'Arlene Ingles'




Begonia Arlene Ingles

$11.95  

Medium growing superba-type cane. Leaves are medium sized lobed gray green with silver markings. Flowers are light pink in large clusters. Easy to grow. (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)

90617  

Begonia 'Believe in Magic'




Begonia Believe in Magic

$12.95  

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

90054  

Begonia 'Black Gold'




Begonia Black Gold

$10.95  

Dark oil colored lobed leaves with large light pink flowers. Heavy bloomer. Medium growing but branches well and stays full with little effort. Maintains a good shape on its own. Doesn't get mildew or drop leaves. Flowers are rose scented. (Thompson)

90281  

Begonia 'Black Pearls'




Begonia Black Pearls

$11.95  

Tall growing upright cane with medium to large sized dark nearly black leaves. Leaves are lobed and covered with raised white markings when grown in good light. Grows very tall and upright and usually requires staking because it's huge clusters of pink flowers often snap the stems on mature plants. A great plant for collectors of dark leaves, huge clusters of flowers, or raised spots. Awesome in or out of bloom. First time sold online. (Thompson)

69330  

Begonia 'Brown Derby'




Begonia Brown Derby

$9.95  

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

90062  

Begonia 'Bunny Hug'




Begonia Bunny Hug

$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)

20346  

Begonia 'Careless Whisper'




Begonia Careless Whisper

$10.95  

Large wavy double spiraled olive-green leaves, red stems, white flowers. Best new introduction (2000 American Begonia Society Convention). (Sytch)

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)

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)

90286  

Begonia 'Charm'




Begonia Charm

$9.95  

Semperflorens. A variegated form of the type commonly called wax begonia. Lime green leaves with white and cream variegation. Very compact and full growing with pink flowers. Seems to be much more mildew resistant than most other semperflorens and we have actually never encountered one with mildew in any of the growing conditions here. Makes a great basket, potted plant, windowsill begonia, or even a great bedding plant. Has been around many years and keeps its variegation very well. A must have for collectors of semperflorens, variegated plants, or great begonias. First time offered for sale online.

69256  

Begonia 'Chiquita Rosa'




Begonia Chiquita Rosa

$10.95  

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

C126A  

Begonia Compact Cane Collection




Begonia Compact Cane Collection

$28.95  

3 different, our choice, compact varieties.

69333  

Begonia 'Concord'




Begonia Concord

$9.95  

This popular favorite is easy to grow and blooms continuously under various light conditions. The leaves are nearly black and the plant is constantly covered with a cloud of pink flowers. In low light the leaves are blacker with fewer flowers, in some sun or high light the leaves are more bronze but nearly obscured by the amount of flowers. Commonly used in baskets, pots or can even be used in the landscape in frost free areas. (Kartuz)

90065  

Begonia cubensis




Begonia cubensis

$10.95  

A cute species from Cuba discovered in 1858. This is the true species, not cubensis hort. It has small wavy waxy gray/green leaves on short thin woody stems. Blooms nearly continuously with bright pink flowers held above the foliage. Very compact and very easy to grow and mildew resistant. A must for collectors and beginners alike. A good windowsill begonia. Very rarely offered for sale.

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)

90639  

Begonia 'Deco Raspberry Truffle'




Begonia Deco Raspberry Truffle

$11.95  

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

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.

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)

90111  

Begonia 'Enchanting'




Begonia Enchanting

$10.95  

Recreation and reintroduction of "Best New Introduction Plant for 1995". Small growing cane with small bronzy green leaves with serrated edge and pink/silver markings. Flowers are two-toned red and white. Blooms in flushes but attractive even out of bloom. Stems are low and arching habit similar to Begonia 'Shinnecock'. First time offered anywhere as original plant was lost and never circulated. (Thompson)

90361  

Begonia 'Erythrophylla'

(Beefsteak Begonia, Kidney Begonia)



Begonia Erythrophylla

$9.95  

Old-fashioned cultivar with dark green, glossy, round, peltate leaves, red underside. This German cross of Begonia hydrocotylifolia and Begonia manicata was made in 1845, making it one of the earliest hybrids in cultivation. It has been passed down by families for generations, which is the reason it has stayed around for such a long time. Easy.

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)

90610  

Begonia 'Green Wings'




Begonia Green Wings

$12.95  

Begonia 'Green Wings' is a small easy to grow cane with dark olive green leaves. Leaves are a uniform color without spots and with a waxy shine and red undersides. Blooms profusely, especially during the warm months of the year. We haven't seen one with mildew so probably it is fairly resistant. Can be used in many ways but especially makes a nice small hanging basket. It's not a new release but hasn't been widely circulated. Compact and easy to grow. New introduction for 2017. (Thompson)

20105  

Begonia 'Ionic'




Begonia Ionic

$9.95  

Extra big clusters of large, deep salmon flowers. Wavy, satiny leaves, compact. Delightfully scented flowers, everbearing. It's been over 20 years since we last listed this fine begonia. (Kartuz) (F, D)

90619  

Begonia 'King Me'




Begonia King Me

$12.95  

Medium leaved rhizomatous begonia. Bright green leaves with so many nearly red checks that some leaves have almost no green at all. Leaves are a distorted star shape with rounded tips and a sparsely hairy surface and edge with a prominent white eye. Leaves are on short petioles, so it stays very full and compact. The name refers to the checkers game, since it has so many checks that the name just seems to fit. Medium pink flowers with speckles and a lighter pink edge blooming in spring. Very easy to grow and vigorous, a good companion for its sibling Begonia 'Vista Checks'. New introduction for 2017. (Thompson)

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'.

20112  

Begonia 'Lana'




Begonia Lana

$9.95  

Profuse clusters of rose-red flowers. Dark green lobed leaves are heavily splashed silver. Superba. Outstanding show variety. (Lee)

69212  

Begonia 'Last Tango'




Begonia Last Tango

$9.95  

Sprawling upright plant to 2 feet. Small dark green oval leaves that come to a point. Profuse flowers from spring to fall (outdoors) that are upright spikes of rose-red clusters. Easy to grow. (Thompson)

69320  

Begonia 'Lomita Lass'




Begonia Lomita Lass

$11.95  

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

90276  

Begonia 'Lovely Louise'




Begonia Lovely Louise

$10.95  

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

90279  

Begonia 'Margaret Thompson'




Begonia Margaret Thompson

$10.95  

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

20310  

Begonia 'Marmaduke'




Begonia Marmaduke

$9.95  

Large bubbly leaves splashed copper and gold. Tall sprays of pink flowers. (F, W)

20227  

Begonia 'Morocco'




Begonia Morocco

$9.95  

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

90509  

Begonia 'Night Eyes'




Begonia Night Eyes

$12.95  

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

20609  

Begonia 'Orococo'




Begonia Orococo

$9.95  

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)

20228  

Begonia 'Palomar Pirate'




Begonia Palomar Pirate

$9.95  

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

23047  

Begonia 'Palomar Shadows'




Begonia Palomar Shadows

$9.95  

Double spiraled leaves shaded dark green along main veins. Compact, pink flowers. (Kartuz) (F, D, W)

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)

69231  

Begonia 'Paper Snowflakes'




Begonia Paper Snowflakes

$11.95  

Upright growing to 2 feet. Large deeply lobed bright green leaves with irregular-shaped large white spots. Flowers are dark dusky rose-red held above the foliage. Makes a stunning specimen plant, easy to grow. (Thompson)

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)

69324  

Begonia 'Peppermint Sabers'




Begonia Peppermint Sabers

$10.95  

Low to medium growing upright cane. Leaves are dark glossy green, medium long and narrow with a deeply dentated edge and sharp point. Flowers are profuse in open clusters that are dark pink and white striped. Very showy, compact and easy to grow. Could be trained as a basket. (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)

20556  

Begonia polygonoides




Begonia polygonoides

$9.95  

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

C130  

Begonia Rhizomatous Collection




Begonia Rhizomatous Collection

$28.95  

3 different, our choice:

C131  

Begonia Rhizomatous Miniature Collection




Begonia Rhizomatous Miniature Collection

$28.95  

3 different, our choice.

90511  

Begonia 'Rosalie'




Begonia Rosalie

$12.95  

Roundish cupped leaf with very nice double spirals. Leaf is usually reddish bronze with green in the spiral center. Leaf edge is roughly scalloped with sparse hair and a pointed tip. Flowers are dark speckled pink on the outside and a light pink on the inside. A must have for any grower who likes spirals or burgundy/red leaves. First time ever offered for sale. A truly special begonia named after a special lady. (Thompson)

69234  

Begonia 'Ruby Tears'




Begonia Ruby Tears

$9.95  

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

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.

90483  

Begonia 'Thelma O'Reilly'




Begonia Thelma O'Reilly

$11.95  

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

90067  

Begonia 'Thurstonii'




Begonia Thurstonii

$18.95  

A true heirloom begonia created in 1887. A large growing shrub with medium sized metallic olive green leaves that are slightly cupped with an undulated surface. Large bright fuzzy pink flowers usually in summer but can bloom at any time of year. Very easy to grow and very attractive in or out of bloom. Having been in circulation for over a hundred years, obviously it is vigorous and a begonia everyone should have. Rarely offered for sale online anywhere. (Thurston)

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)

90285  

Begonia valida




Begonia valida

$9.95  

Large growing large leaved thick-stemmed begonia. For those unfamiliar with the term, thick-stemmed begonias are basically shrubs with very large diameter stems. Most have a tendency to have leaves mainly at the tops with the bare stems showing but Begonia valida can be trained to be shorter and full or tall and bare depending on your preference. Leaves are almost round with slight lobes. In good light light leaves are dark green with some texture but are large and flat in low light. Blooms in late spring to early summer with profuse upright clusters of white flowers. Has the unique habit of putting out variegated leaves at various times of the year, most often in summer or during blooming period. The variegated leaves eventually turn green though hybrids of Begonia valida often retain variegation such as Begonia 'Gideon'. A great plant for collectors or for growers that like large plants. Very easy to grow. Rarely offered.

20129  

Begonia 'Venona'




Begonia Venona

$9.95  

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

20130  

Begonia 'Vivian Hill'




Begonia Vivian Hill

$10.95  

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

90053  

Begonia 'Wabbit Twacks'




Begonia Wabbit Twacks

$9.95  

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

90424  

Bowiea volubilis

Sea Onion, Climbing Onion



Bowiea volubilis

$13.95  

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


50270  

Breynia disticha 'Minima'

Miniature Snowbush



Breynia disticha Minima

$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


50347  

Brugmansia 'Cypress Gardens'




Brugmansia Cypress Gardens

$11.95  

Huge pendant trumpet-shaped white flowers with upturned edges in abundance. Possibly a suaveolens and versicolor hybrid. Solanaceae


90222  

Brugmansia 'Jamie's Monkey Business'




Brugmansia Jamies Monkey Business

$15.95  

Beautiful fragrant dark orange flowers on large study plant. German hybrid by Ludger Schneider, released in 2006.

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


80169  

Bryophyllum pinnatum

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



Bryophyllum pinnatum

$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


90521  

Bryophyllum proliferum

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



Bryophyllum proliferum

$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


50550  

Buddleja asiatica

Fragrant Butterfly Bush



Buddleja asiatica

$9.95  

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


BDL3  

Buddleja Collection




Buddleja Collection

$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


50562  

Buddleja lindleyana 'Compact Form'

Lindley's Butterfly Bush (Compact Form)



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$9.95  

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


50551  

Buddleja 'Lochinch'




Buddleja Lochinch

$9.95  

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


90233  

Buddleja officinalis

Pole Butterflybush



Buddleja officinalis

$10.95  

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


90352  

Calathea rufibarba 'Compact'




Calathea rufibarba Compact

$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


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


90260  

Ceropegia ampliata

Bushman's Pipe, Horny Wonder, Condom Plant



Ceropegia ampliata

$9.95  

This unusual conversation piece produces in abundance strange looking green and white flowers in late summer. It has a unique method of pollination. The tubular 2½ inch flowers are lined inside with downward pointing hairs that temporarily trap insects. They are then released the next day covered with pollen. With thick leafless twining stems, it is best displayed in a hanging basket. Plant in partial shade with a well-draining cactus mix and allow to dry out between waterings. Needs protection from freezing. Native to South Africa. A detailed description of this weird plant can be found at PlantZAfrica.com. Apocynaceae


90638  

Ceropegia sandersonii

Parachute or Umbrella Plant



Ceropegia sandersonii

$9.95  

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


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


50825  

Chlorophytum 'Fire Flash'

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



Chlorophytum Fire Flash

$15.95  

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


50903  

Clerodendrum bungei

Cashmere Bouquet



Clerodendrum bungei

$10.95  

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


50915  

Clerodendrum speciosissimum




Clerodendrum speciosissimum

$10.95  

Large upright panicles of fiery scarlet flowers, broad dark green leaves. Very showy. Java, Ceylon. 35F. Lamiaceae


67463  

Clerodendrum splendens




Clerodendrum splendens

$10.95  

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


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


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


50501  

Clusia rosea 'Nana'

Small Leafed Clusia, Dwarf Pitch Apple



Clusia rosea Nana

$10.95  

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

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


90159  

Cnidoscolus aconitifolius

(Cnidoscolus chayamansa), Mayan Spinach Tree, Chaya



Cnidoscolus aconitifolius

$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


10356  

Codonanthe devosiana




Codonanthe devosiana

$9.95  

Charming diminutive trailer with tiny round leaves shaded purple. Pink throated, waxy white flowers, showy orange berries. Everblooming. (F, B, D) Gesneriaceae


C109  

Columnea Collection




Columnea Collection

$26.95  

3 different, our choice. Gesneriaceae


10225  

Columnea 'Lava Flow'




Columnea Lava Flow

$9.95  

Large outward facing fiery red flowers spotted yellow. Trailing stems, compact. (Kartuz) (B) Gesneriaceae


10206  

Columnea 'Orange Sherbet'




Columnea Orange Sherbet

$9.95  

Quantities of large flaming orange flowers produced all year on this vigorous, trailing plant. Small bright green leaves. (Schwarz) (F, B) 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


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


69079  

Costus malortieanus




Costus malortieanus

$18.95  

Beautiful broad velvety emerald green leaves. Bright yellow flowers with red stripes. 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


90428  

Crossandra nilotica

Red Firecracker Plant



Crossandra nilotica

$9.95  

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


51203  

Cuphea 'David Verity'

Large Firecracker Plant



Cuphea David Verity

$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


90472  

Cymbopogon citratus

Lemon Grass



Cymbopogon citratus

$9.95  

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


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


90379  

Dombeya burgessiae 'Seminole'

Tropical Rose Hydrangea



Dombeya burgessiae Seminole

$12.95  

Often called tropical hydrangea, this beautiful Dombeya hybrid produces large clusters of pinkish-red flowers with a long flowering period from late fall to spring. With its compact rounded shape, it can be kept trimmed to around 4 feet for container growing. It's normal height is 6 to 8 feet. Needs moist, well drained soil with full sun to part shade. Developed at the USDA Subtropical Horticultural Research Station in Miami in 1973. Popular flowering hedge plant in Florida. Its parent, Dombeya burgessiae, is native to eastern Africa. USDA zones 9 - 11. 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


51449  

Duranta erecta 'Snow Flurry'




Duranta erecta Snow Flurry

$10.95  

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


51455  

Duranta erecta 'Sweet Memories'

(Syn.: Duranta erecta 'Geisha Girl')



Duranta erecta Sweet Memories

$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


69153  

Dyschoriste thunbergiiflora

(Syn.: Calophanes thunbergiiflora), Purple Bells



Dyschoriste thunbergiiflora

$9.95  

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


51481  

Ecbolium viride

Green Ice Crossandra, Green Shrimp, Turquoise Crossandra



Ecbolium viride

$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


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


69077  

Euphorbia cotinifolia




Euphorbia cotinifolia

$9.95  

Tall shrub or small tree with glowing copper-red leaves. Be careful of irritating sap! Mexico to So. America. 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


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


51441  

Ficus deltoidea

(Syn.: Ficus diversifolia), Mistletoe Fig



Ficus deltoidea

$9.95  

This species has small delta-shaped deep green leaves, ornamental yellowish fruit. Excellent bonsai subject. 28F. Moraceae


90433  

Ficus microcarpa 'Hawaii'

(Syn.: Ficus nitida, Ficus retusa), Variegated Cuban Laurel, Indian Laurel Fig, Chinese Banyan



Ficus microcarpa Hawaii

$15.95  

Also known as Ficus microcarpa 'Variegata', this evergreen tree has 2 to 4 inch elliptic thick leathery leaves boldly variegated with dark green, gray-green, and white. The bark is a light gray in color. Outdoors it grows into a large specimen tree, or used indoors as a house plant, even as a bonsai. With age can form aerial roots. USDA zones 9 - 11. Moraceae


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


40004  

Ficus pumila 'Crinkles'




Ficus pumila Crinkles

$9.95  

Miniature creeper with tiny twisted leaves, dark green with yellow center. Terrarium or dish garden. (F,T,D) 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


69078  

Ficus rubiginosa 'Variegata'




Ficus rubiginosa Variegata

$15.95  

Ornamental shrub or tree with leathery oval leaves variegated creamy white. 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


51554  

Fuchsia boliviana




Fuchsia boliviana

$9.95  

Frost tender shrub with soft gray-green leaves and red veins, pendent clusters of long-tubed scarlet flowers. So. American Andies. Onagraceae


51565  

Fuchsia 'Gartenmeister Bohnstedt'

Honeysuckle Fuchsia



Fuchsia Gartenmeister Bohnstedt

$9.95  

Clusters of red flowers, loved by hummingbirds. Onagraceae


90016  

Gardenia (Kailarsenia) vietnamensis

Gardenia 'Vietnam', Vietnamese Gardenia



Gardenia (Kailarsenia) vietnamensis

$11.95  

Beautiful white pinwheel-shaped flowers are 2 to 3 inches across with with an intoxicating fragrance, blooming intermittently throughout the year. With oval semi-glossy leaves and bushy habit, it makes an ideal plant for containers. Grows 4 to 6 feet high in the ground. Plant in sun to part shade with acid soil conditions. Although this easy to grow gardenia is native to Vietnam, it seems to be quite hardy. Gardenia vietnamensis is not a valid botanical name. It probably belongs to the Asian genus of Kailarsenia, possibly a form of Kailarsenia lineata. USDA zones 9 - 11. Rubiaceae


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


51572  

Gardenia jasminoides 'Miami Supreme'

(Syn.: Gardenia augusta 'Miami Supreme')



Gardenia jasminoides Miami Supreme

$10.95  

Flowers fully double and fragrant, as large as Gardenia jasminoides 'Aimee Yoshida'. Excellent foliage and compact growth. 15F. 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


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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


90434  

Gomphrena serrata 'Little Grapes'

(Syn.: Gomphrena decumbens), Airy Bachelor Buttons



Gomphrena serrata Little Grapes

$9.95  

Everyone loves this plant for its cute mini 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. Sometimes sold as Gomphrena 'Teensy Weensy'. It's native to the West Indies, Brazil and Argentina. USDA zones 9 - 11. Amaranthaceae


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


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


69080  

Hedychium greenei

Fire Ginger



Hedychium greenei

$18.95  

Terminal clusters of fiery red flowers, dark bronzy foliage. India. 28F. Zingiberaceae


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


69151  

Hemigraphis alternata

(Syn.: Hemigraphis colorata), Metallic Plant, Metal Leaf, Red Ivy



Hemigraphis alternata

$9.95  

Scalloped leaves of metallic gray-green with purple-red underneath. Use as a tropical ground cover or as an attractive hanging basket. Grows best in part shade, moist soil. Minimum temperature 50F. Native to Malaysia. 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


51676  

Hibiscus 'Carnival'

Pink Cooperi



Hibiscus Carnival

$11.95  

Showy pink variegated foliage splashed pink, white and rose with shades of green. Dwarf, with single red flowers. Very tender to cold. Minimum temperature 40F. Malvaceae


69083  

Hibiscus 'Cooperi'




Hibiscus Cooperi

$10.95  

Showy variegated foliage splashed white and pink with shades of green. Dwarf, single red flowers. 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


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


90213  

Hibiscus 'El Capitolio Sport'

(Syn.: Hibiscus 'Salmon El Capitolio')



Hibiscus El Capitolio Sport

$10.95  

With soft apricot ruffled petals and a scarlet red center, it's even more colorful than its red parent, 'El Capitolio'. It has a most unusual formation with the end of the style massed with ruffled petals, resembling a flower within a flower or giving it a poodle effect. With flowers are up to 5 inches in size, it's a very prolific bloomer from early summer until fall. This tall upright vigorous grower is ideal for training into a patio tree. Give full sun, good air circulation, and regular feeding. Best when slightly dry between waterings. Protect from frost. USDA zones 9 - 11. Malvaceae


90390  

Hibiscus 'Madame Chiang Kai Shek'




Hibiscus Madame Chiang Kai Shek

$10.95  

This hibiscus is a very old cultivar in Southern California. It grows tall and vigorous to an believable height of 30 feet with large double pale salmon-pink flowers. There is the slightest sweet scent to the flowers, which may indicate some Hibiscus arnottianus in its breeding. It's very free flowering during the summer and may be kept smaller with pruning. Plant in full sun, amended well drained soil, and give regular feeding. Protect from frost. There is also a registered yellow flowered Hawaiian hibiscus hybrid with this name. USDA zones 9 - 11. 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


69081  

Hibiscus schizopetalus

Fringed Hibiscus



Hibiscus schizopetalus

$10.95  

Very ornate fringed double flowers streaked with pink and red hang from arching branches like little chandeliers. Blooms best with heat and humidity. Often grown as a hanging basket plant or trained as a standard. A most unusual hibiscus. Tropical East Africa. Malvaceae


90462  

Hippeastrum papilio

Butterfly Amaryllis



Hippeastrum papilio

$10.95  

This evergreen bulb from Brazil sports orchid-like exotic flowers of deep burgandy and cream. Hardy outdoors in Southern California. It can also be grown as a houseplant with its strapping glossy green leaves in a sunny window. Flowering period is anytime from September to December. Plant with its neck above ground with good drainage in sun to part shade. Growing plants in 2¾ inch pots. Amaryllidaceae


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



 


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