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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


90226  

Asystasia gangetica - White Flower

Chinese Violet, Coromandel, Ganges Primrose, Creeping Foxglove



Asystasia gangetica - White Flower

$9.95  

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

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

90384  

Asystasia gangetica 'St. John'

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



Asystasia gangetica St John

$9.95  

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


90546  

Asystasia gangetica 'You're So Vein'

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



Asystasia gangetica You're So Vein

$9.95  

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

$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


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 1ΒΌ" 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


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


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


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


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


80017  

Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'

Black Mondo Grass



Ophiopogon planiscapus Nigrescens

$9.95  

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. Asparagaceae


90431  

Oplismenus hirtellus 'Variegatus'

Variegated Basket Grass



Oplismenus hirtellus Variegatus

$9.95  

This tropical grass is popular in hanging baskets with its tri-colored striped leaves in green, pink, and white. Use it as a striking accent in a mixed container or a window box. It hugs the ground as it spreads making a colorful ground cover for a warm area or conservatory, growing to a maximum height of 6 inches with a spread of 12 inches. Plant in sun for the best color, but it will also tolerate some shade. Keep moist. Treat as an annual in cold climates as it does not tolerate frost. USDA zones 9 - 11. Poaceae


90151  

Pellionia pulchra

Satin Pellionia



Pellionia pulchra

$9.95  

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

$9.95  

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

$9.95  

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


90665  

Plectranthus spicatus

Spike Spurflower, Lavender Plectranthus



Plectranthus spicatus

$9.95  

New! This is a succulent plectranthus with small bright green, serrated leaves. It has a long bloom period of narrow 12 inch spikes of lavender blue flowers. In nature, it is found growing in full sun in hot dry rocky ground inland of Durban, South Africa. In gardens there, it is used as a vigorous ground cover and has been found suitable as a green roof plant. It's a tough groundcover that prefers dry conditions and grows in both sun or semi-shade. The shallow root system makes it ideal for shallow dry soil. Try it as a succulent groundcover for rockeries, slopes, or planted around Aloes or other large succulents. However be cautious, as it grows rapidly and might smother less vigorous smaller plants and can be damaged by the lightest frost. It does make an excellent potted plant where it has a more compact habit. Lamiaceae


64123  

Ruellia elegans 'Rio Red'

Rio Red Ragin Cajin Ruellia



Ruellia elegans Rio Red

$9.95  

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

$9.95  

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


80160  

Russelia equisetiformis 'Salmon Pink'

Coral Fountain, Firecracker Plant



Russelia equisetiformis Salmon Pink

$9.95  

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

$9.95  

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


90637  

Senecio macroglossus

Wax Ivy, German Ivy, Jade Ivy



Senecio macroglossus

$15.95  

New! This is a twining vine that resembles a small English Ivy with glossy green succulent leaves and pale yellow daisy-like flowers. It makes a welcome addition to a hanging basket and makes a lush ground cover in frost-free areas. Plant in partial shade, in well-drained soil, and with regular watering. It can climb up to 6 feet high. Easy plant for growing indoors. Native to southern Africa. Asteraceae


73871  

Sphagneticola trilobata 'Texas Gold'

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



Sphagneticola trilobata Texas Gold

$9.95  

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

$9.95  

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


55920  

Thunbergia gregorii

Golden Clock Vine



Thunbergia gregorii

$10.95  

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


90611  

Tradescantia fluminensis 'Variegata'

Variegated Inch Plant



Tradescantia fluminensis Variegata

$15.95  

Glossy green "Wandering Jew" with irregular bands of creamy white striped foliage. Great for baskets or as a groundcover in warm climates or try as an annual in colder climates. Likes part sun to shade, dryness between waterings, and is very tolerant to neglect. Very easy houseplant. Can be invasive in the South. Native to Brazil and Argentina. USDA Zones 10 - 11. Commelinaceae


90155  

Tradescantia sillamontana

White Gossamer Plant, White Velvet Wandering Jew, Cobweb Spiderwort



Tradescantia sillamontana

$9.95  

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


90595  

Tradescantia zebrina

(Syn.: Tradescantia pendula) Silver Inch Plant, Purple Wandering Jew



Tradescantia zebrina

$9.95  

This popular hanging basket houseplant is grown for its striking variegated foliage. The fleshy lance-shaped leaves are bronzy purple with two broad silvery stripes above and with undersides of solid rosy purple. For the strongest leaf color, give bright light indoors or light shade outdoors. Best with consistently moist well-drained soil, but with less water in winter. Pinch stems to promote thicker growth. It can be used as a ground cover or filler around potted tropicals. In warm climates, it is best used as a container plant as it can become invasive in the ground. This tender perennial can be grown outdoors in mild climates (USDA zones 9-11) where it does not freeze or as an annual elsewhere. Native to southern Mexico and Guatemala. Commelinaceae


90153  

Volkameria inermis

(Syn.: Clerodendrum inerme), Seaside Clerodendrum



Volkameria inermis

$10.95  

Sprawling evergreen shrub with clusters of small fragrant white flowers and protruding maroon stamens. It's valued in landscaping as a groundcover or hedge plant, as it somewhat resembles a privet. It likes sun and is salt, heat, and wind tolerant. Can grow 3 to 6 feet tall. It can be grown as a topiary and is a great plant for bonsai. In Micronesia it's cultivated for medicinal uses. Native to Australia, tropical Asia and western Polynesia, where it grows along the seacoast. Can be invasive along tropical seashores. USDA zones 9b - 12. Lamiaceae





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