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90037  

Abutilon megapotamicum 'Little Shrimp'




Abutilon megapotamicum hybrid Little Shrimp

$8.95  

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


62202  

Aeollanthus repens




Aeollanthus repens

$8.95  

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


90538  

Aneilema zebrinum

(Syn.: Ballya zebrina)



Aneilema zebrinum

$8.95  

This rare "Wandering Jew" relative from Eastern Africa (Ethiopia to South Africa) has small ½ inch succulent shiny ovate leaves of a grayish-green color with pale lines on its upper side and very small lilac blooms hidden by the foliage. Grow this spreading, mat-forming perennial in shade as a small ground cover or hanging basket plant. Not frost hardy. Commelinaceae


90225  

Asystasia gangetica - Blue Flower

Chinese Violet, Coromandel, Ganges Primrose, Creeping Foxglove



Asystasia gangetica - Blue Flower

$8.95  

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


90385  

Asystasia gangetica - Dark Purple Flower

Chinese Violet, Coromandel, Ganges Primrose, Creeping Foxglove



Asystasia gangetica - Dark Purple Flower

$8.95  

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


90224  

Asystasia gangetica - Light Blue Flower

Chinese Violet, Coromandel, Ganges Primrose, Creeping Foxglove



Asystasia gangetica - Light Blue Flower

$8.95  

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


90226  

Asystasia gangetica - White Flower

Chinese Violet, Coromandel, Ganges Primrose, Creeping Foxglove



Asystasia gangetica - White Flower

$8.95  

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

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

90384  

Asystasia gangetica 'St. John'

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



Asystasia gangetica St John

$8.95  

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


90546  

Asystasia gangetica 'You're So Vein'

Veined Leaf Chinese Violet, Coromandel, Ganges Primrose, Creeping Foxglove



Asystasia gangetica You're So Vein

$8.95  

NEW! - This is an eye-catching tender perennial with unique ruffled and puckered bright green leaves veined in bright white. As it sprawls over the ground, it produces numerous 1 inch lavender-purple, white throated trumpet-shaped flowers. Butterflies are attracted to these blooms. It thrives in sun or partial shade and can tolerant dry conditions, heat, humidity, salty air, and poor nutrient soils. Give this easy growing plant good drainage, medium moisture, and regular feeding for optimum growth. Just protect it from frost. 'You're So Vein' is great as a house plant and for mixed containers, planter boxes, or hanging baskets. In colder regions, try it as an annual groundcover or potted plant. It's a more compact grower than the other varieties. The species is believed to be native to India, Malaysia, and eastern Africa and has naturalized in many other tropical regions. USDA zones 9 - 12. Acanthaceae


80084  

Barleria repens 'Pink'

Pink Bush Violet



Barleria repens Pink

$8.95  

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


80083  

Barleria repens 'Purple Prince'

Purple Prince Bush Violet



Barleria repens Purple Prince

$8.95  

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


80082  

Barleria repens 'Rosea'

Coral Creeper Bush Violet



Barleria repens Rosea

$8.95  

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


69152  

Callisia repens 'Bianca'

Variegated Inch Plant



Callisia repens Bianca

$8.95  

A mat-forming plant, related to wandering jew, with tiny oval glossy leaves striped with pink and cream. Makes a nice rounded hanging basket or small scale ground cover. Shy bloomer with tiny white flowers in autumn. Plant in bright light in moist but well-drained soil. Frost tender from tropical America. Commelinaceae


50501  

Clusia rosea 'Nana'

Small Leafed Clusia, Dwarf Pitch Apple



Clusia rosea Nana

$9.95  

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

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


50921  

Coprosma kirkii 'Kiwi Gold'




Coprosma kirkii Kiwi Gold

$8.95  

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


69076  

Coprosma kirkii 'Variegata'




Coprosma kirkii Variegata

$8.95  

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


90428  

Crossandra nilotica

Red Firecracker Plant



Crossandra nilotica

$8.95  

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


40050  

Erodium reichardii

(Syn.: Erodium chamaedryoides), Alpine Geranium



Erodium reichardii

$8.95  

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

$8.95  

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

$8.95  

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


40006  

Ficus pumila 'Snowflake'




Ficus pumila Snowflake

$8.95  

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


69151  

Hemigraphis alternata

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



Hemigraphis alternata

$8.95  

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


90338  

Hemigraphis minima




Hemigraphis minima

$8.95  

Dense spreading tropical groundcover with beautiful 1 inch dark green leaves colored maroon on the reverse. Spreading growth habit to 1 foot high. Flowers not notable. In the U.S., this plant is uncommon. However, it is widely used as an aquarium plant in Eastern Europe. Grows in shade with ample moisture. Makes a nice groundcover in a conservatory or greenhouse or planted in a hanging basket. Probably not frost tolerant. Our guess is USDA zones 10 - 11. Native to SE Asia. Unfortunately, we are not able to verify its correct botanical name. Acanthaceae


90574  

Hibbertia scandens

Guinea Gold Vine



Hibbertia scandens

$9.95  

NEW! - 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


80112  

Hibiscus ovalifolius

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



Hibiscus ovalifolius

$9.95  

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


80017  

Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'

Black Mondo Grass



Ophiopogon planiscapus Nigrescens

$6.95  

Distinctive purplish-black grassy leaves with small violet-white flowers, followed by globular bluish-black berries. Height 6 to 9 inches. Grows well in a container or useful as a slow growing ground cover. Give rich, humusy soil with adequate moisture. Part shade or sun for darkest color. Originally native to Japan and Korea, the black form was developed in England. USDA zones 6 - 10. Ruscaceae


90151  

Pellionia pulchra

Satin Pellionia



Pellionia pulchra

$8.95  

Great trailing indoor plant for basket or terrarium. Showy leaves are dark veined with an olive-green background, purple underside. Likes humidity and warmth, bright light but not direct sunlight. Keep moist but not wet. Easy to grow. Can be grown as a ground cover in tropical climates. Native to Southeast Asia. This is now listed by botanists as a variation of Pellionia repens. Urticaceae


90152  

Pellionia repens

(Syn.: Pellionia daveauana), Watermelon Pellionia



Pellionia repens

$8.95  

Grown for the beauty of its leaves, it makes an ideal basket or terrarium plant. Showy leaves are purplish-brown on the edges with a deep green surface and a light green center. Likes humidity and warmth, bright light but not direct sunlight. Keep moist but not wet. Easy to grow. Can be grown as a ground cover in tropical climates. Native to Southeast Asia. Urticaceae


80090  

Plectranthus neochilus 'Dwarf Variegated'

Fuzzy Wuzzy Plectranthus



Plectranthus neochilus Dwarf Variegated

$8.95  

Dwarf form with small leaves of various shades of green with white feathered edges. A new find for the indoor and outdoor variegated foliage lover. Use it in patio pots, window boxes, hanging baskets, or as a small ground cover in partial shade. Lamiaceae


62209  

Plectranthus oertendahlii 'Lime Light'




Plectranthus oertendahlii Lime Light

$8.95  

Colorful basket or ground cover plant with three and sometimes four colors of variegation (green, cream, yellow, and gray-green). Part shade. South Africa. Lamiaceae


64121  

Ruellia devosiana

Azure Velvet Plant



Ruellia devosiana

$8.95  

Small foliage similar to Ruellia makoyana with beautiful powder blue flowers. Suitable for a hanging basket or tropical ground cover. Brazil. (B,W) Acanthaceae


64123  

Ruellia elegans 'Rio Red'

Rio Red Ragin Cajin Ruellia



Ruellia elegans Rio Red

$8.95  

A compact form growing 12 inches high and producing 1 inch deep red tubular blooms from late spring to fall. A tough perennial which spreads slowly as a ground cover. Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. USDA zones 8 - 10. Acanthaceae


64120  

Ruellia makoyana

Trailing Velvet Plant



Ruellia makoyana

$8.95  

Brilliant reddish-purple 2 flowers are produced all year, heaviest from fall through spring. Beautiful 2 inch long leaves veined white above purple beneath. Spreading habit excellent for baskets or tropical ground cover. A popular favorite. Brazil. 28F. (B,W) Acanthaceae


64204  

Russelia equisetiformis - red

Coral Plant, Firecracker Plant, Fountain Plant



Russelia equisetiformis red

$8.95  

A popular and colorful plant, with many scarlet red 1 inch tubular flowers displayed throughout the year on bright green, rush-like, leafless stems. Fountain-shaped cascading growth makes a beautiful hanging basket. Also, use for a ground cover, or for spilling over garden walls. Attracts hummingbirds. Mexico. Hardy to 25F. Plantaginaceae


80160  

Russelia equisetiformis 'Salmon Pink'

Coral Fountain, Firecracker Plant



Russelia equisetiformis Salmon Pink

$8.95  

Spectacular penstemon relative with horsetail-like, arching, stems and tubular, salmon-pink flowers. Blooms spring and summer. Hummingbirds love it. Good in hanging baskets, ground cover, or spilling over a garden wall. It requires full sun to bloom well and is drought tolerant. Hardy to 25F. Native to Mexico. Plantaginaceae


64205  

Russelia equisetiformis 'Yellow Gold'

Golden Firecracker Plant



Russelia equisetiformis Yellow Gold

$8.95  

A choice variety with tubular yellow flowers. Use for hanging baskets, ground cover, or spilling over garden walls. Sun or part shade. Plantaginaceae


73871  

Sphagneticola trilobata 'Texas Gold'

(Syn.: Wedelia trilobata 'Outenreath Gold')
West Indian Creeper, Creeping Oxeye, Singapore Daisy



Sphagneticola trilobata Texas Gold

$8.95  

Fast growing subtropical ground cover. Leaves are green brightly splashed with yellow with golden colored daisy flowers. Asteraceae


80019  

Stenotaphrum secundatum 'Variegatum'

Variegated St. Augustine Grass



Stenotaphrum secundatum Variegatum

$8.95  

Ornamental grass striped white and green. Basket or ground cover. Poaceae


55920  

Thunbergia gregorii

Golden Clock Vine



Thunbergia gregorii

$9.95  

Compact climbing vine with 2 inch bright golden orange flowers all year. Soft triangular leaves. Can be used as hanging basket, on trellis or ground cover. Easy, vigorous. Acanthaceae


80088  

Tradescantia 'Baby Bunny Bellies'




Tradescantia Baby Bunny Bellies

$8.95  

Trailing wandering jew with velvety green leaves and soft downy purple undersides like a baby rabbit's belly. Must be touched to appreciate its silky texture. A wonderful trailing plant for baskets, mixed patio containers, or ground cover. Grows 4 to 8 inches in full or partial sun. Easily propagated from cuttings. Commelinaceae


71948  

Tradescantia pallida 'Kartuz Giant'

(Syn.: Setcreasea purpurea, Tradescantia hybrida 'Biltmore Estate'),
Giant Purple Heart Wandering Jew



Tradescantia pallida Kartuz Giant

$8.95  

Unusual giant leaf form that we have offered for many years. Stunning broad purple leaves, lilac-pink flowers. Easy ground cover for tropical areas. Commelinaceae


90155  

Tradescantia sillamontana

White Gossamer Plant, White Velvet Wandering Jew, Cobweb Spiderwort



Tradescantia sillamontana

$8.95  

This charming basket plant has grayish green leaves densely covered in silvery white cobwebs. Magenta-pink flowers in summer. Can grow 10 inches high by 18 inches wide as a ground cover. Give it bright shade or sun and avoid overwatering. Briefly dies back in winter. Native to the mountains of northern Mexico. USDA zones 7 - 10. Commelinaceae





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