Alocasia odora - Giant Upright Elephant Ear Alocasia odora - Giant Upright Elephant Ear
ELEPHANT EARS ~ ENORMOUS FOLIAGE! Striking foliage with large, deep green upright leaves provides for a dramatic effect in a container or the garden. Grow in moist soil …
Amazon.com | 31.08. 2007
Archontophoenix alexandrae - Alexandra Palm Archontophoenix alexandrae - Alexandra Palm
The King Palm is one of the most beautiful and stately palms. Its smooth, green trunk is tall, slender, and predominantly ringed. Its intricate dark green foliage is 8-10 feet in length. The King Palm is hardy to 28 degrees. A fast-growing palm, it reaches a height of 20-50 feet with …
Amazon.com | 13.10. 2007
Bismarkia nobilis - Bismark Fan Palm Bismarkia nobilis - Bismark Fan Palm
The Bismarck Fan Palm is another beautiful and desirable fan palm suitable for sub-tropical climates; although it can be grown as far north as Sarasota, Florida (freeze damage will occur, but the palm quickly recovers). Bismark Palms are native to Madagascar. Tolerates dought and …
Amazon.com | 01.07. 2007
Capsicum chinense 'Hot Paper Lantern' - Hot Pepper Capsicum chinense 'Hot Paper Lantern' - Hot Pepper
Earlier and much more productive in the North than regular habaneros. Magnificent, elongated and wrinkled, lantern-shaped fruits are 3-4 long. Bigger than our regular habaneros, they pack the same mouth-blistering heat. Tall plants put on a colorful display through the summer as the …
Amazon.com | 18.09. 2007
Cryptanthus bivittatus 'Black Mystic' - Earth Star, Starfish Plant Cryptanthus bivittatus 'Black Mystic' - Earth Star, Starfish Plant
The Black Mystic Earths Star (Cryptanthus) is an easy to grow house plant forming rosettes of leaves. The leaves are succulent, with wavy margins and teeth; they are strongly banded in silver and black. The white flowers appear nested in the center in this plant. Cryptanthus tolerate …
Amazon.com | 03.07. 2007
Cycas revoluta - Japanese Sago Palm Cycas revoluta - Japanese Sago Palm
This unique plant resembles a palm tree but is actually a cycad. These living fossils, members of the Cycadaceae family, dominated the landscape during the Mesozoic era over 150 million years ago. Today about 10 genera of cycads still survive. The most commonly grown is the Japanese …
Amazon.com | 07.10. 2007
Cynara scolymus - Globe Artichoke Cynara scolymus - Globe Artichoke
Globe Artichokes were cultivated by the Greeks and Romans who obtained them from North Africa. They have been grown in England since at least the 1500s and were considered an aristocratic vegetable. King Henry VIII (1491-1547; he who had 6 wives but could produce only 3 children) …
Amazon.com | 05.09. 2007
Desmodium gyrans - Telegraph Plant Desmodium gyrans - Telegraph Plant
Darwin called the plant Hedysarum; modern botanists call it either Desmodium gyrans or, more correctly these days, Codariocalyx motorius; its common name is Dancing Grass or Telegraph plant or Semaphore plant -- after the leaf movements, which resemble semaphore signals …
Amazon.com | 10.07. 2007
Dictospermum album var rubrum - Hurricane Palm Dictospermum album var rubrum - Hurricane Palm
Native to the Mascarene islands. Long arching fronds with broad leaflets to 3 having a blackish grey trunk to 30. Known for flowering at early age and for its bulging base and large crownshaft. Beautiful in the tropical landscape. Hardy in zones 10-11 …
Amazon.com | 20.09. 2007
Drosera adelae - Lance-Leafed Sundew Drosera adelae - Lance-Leafed Sundew
Drosera adelae (Lace-Leaf Australian Sundew Origin: Australia The tiny paddle-like hairy leaves are covered with drops of sticky goo, which trap insects that are attracted to the plant. In summer the sundews are topped with thin spikes holding small pink flowers. Sundews are winter …
Amazon.com | 18.10. 2007
Echium pininana - Tower of Jewels, Pride of Tenerife, Tajinaste, Taginaste Echium pininana - Tower of Jewels
Towering, majestic flower spikes head heavenward on this entrancing gem. Grows over 12 feet tall! Masses of blue-mauve florets are draped around the monstrous stem, along with bursts of striking silver, lanced leaves. Hardy in zones 8-10 …
Amazon.com | 31.08. 2007
Eucalyptus gunnii - Cider Gum Eucalyptus gunnii - Cider Gum
Eucalyptus is an enormous and fascinating genus. It comprises over 700 species, and accounts for more than two-thirds of Australias vegetation. It is unfortunate that they are frequently regarded as not being reliably hardy outside of the subtropics, because it discourages people …
Amazon.com | 08.07. 2007
Eucalyptus 'Baby Blue' Eucalyptus 'Baby Blue'
Eucalyptus is an enormous and fascinating genus. It comprises over 700 species, and accounts for more than two-thirds of Australias vegetation. It is unfortunate that they are frequently regarded as not being reliably hardy outside of the subtropics, because it discourages people …
Amazon.com | 30.06. 2007
Ficus benjamina 'Starlight' - Weeping Fig Ficus benjamina 'Starlight' - Weeping Fig
The Starlight Weeping Fig (Ficus benjamina Starlight is a new variegated form of durable green Weeping Fig. Just like its green counterpart, Starlight prefers very bright indirect light. Keep evenly moist, but not wet or dry. Trim as needed. Left alone the Starlight Weeping Fig can …
Amazon.com | 07.10. 2007
Jubaea chilensis - Chilean Wine Palm Jubaea chilensis - Chilean Wine Palm
Jubaea chilensis; Family: Palmae/Arecaceae (palm family); Common Names: Chilean wine palm, coquito palm, honey palm. This Incredible Hulk of the palm world, Jubaea chilensis, dominates the landscape with his thick muscular trunk. The straight gray trunks can grow to over 3 ft (0.9 …
Amazon.com | 14.08. 2007
Michelia champaca - Yellow Jade Orchid Tree Michelia champaca - Yellow Jade Orchid Tree
Also known as Huang Yu Lan. It is the oil of this michelia that is the essence of JOY, the worlds most expensive perfume. It can grow from a trunk of 16 inch into a giant tree over 30 feet. On the tip of every branch, flowers blossom all year round with yellow-orange petals, diffusing …
Amazon.com | 11.10. 2007
Musella lasiocarpa - Chinese Yellow Banana Musella lasiocarpa - Chinese Yellow Banana
Musella lasiocarpa is an exciting banana relative that comes from high altitudes (to frosty 2800m / 9200ft!) in the Yunnan province in China. The maximum height of the plant is only about 1.5m / 5ft, half of which is a very stout, conical trunk, topped by a crown of handsome, slightly …
Amazon.com | 08.07. 2007
Nicotiana glauca - Tree Tobacco Nicotiana glauca - Tree Tobacco
Large tobacco species growing up to the size of a small tree. Bluish foliage with rubber texture. Small tubular yellow flowers, about 4 cm long. Huge plant, 3 to 4 m high. Needless to say, this plant needs a very big container. Toxic foliage containing an alkaloid similar to nicotine …
Amazon.com | 05.07. 2007
Nicotiana tabaccum 'Variegata' - Variegated Tobacco Nicotiana tabaccum 'Variegata' - Variegated Tobacco
Tall 7 foot tobacco plant with large leaves and pink blooms and striking variegated foliage. Large 30-cm leaves, 5-cm flowers. Same botanical species as the cultivated tobacco and can be smoked. Leaves contain nicotine and can also be used to make an organic insecticide. Full sun …
Amazon.com | 11.08. 2007
Panax ginseng - Asian ginseng Panax ginseng - Asian ginseng
Korean Ginseng is part of the Araliaceae family and is also known as Panax, Asian, or Chinese ginseng. It is the original ginseng, and is the one revered most by the Chinese. It is very rare in the wild, and most sold today is cultivated commercially. Peeled roots are steamed before …
Amazon.com | 15.10. 2007
Pritchardia pacifica - Fiji Fan Palm Pritchardia pacifica - Fiji Fan Palm
A striking fan palm to 30 with straight smooth trunk with some fiber patterning at the x. Its numerous palmate leaves are 4 wide, 5 long and undivided with many pleats. Fast grower. Fragrant brownish flowers. Tropical. One of the most attractive Pritchardias, grown widely in tropical …
Amazon.com | 27.07. 2007
Ricinus communis 'Zanzibarensis' - Castor Bean Ricinus communis 'Zanzibarensis' - Castor Bean
THE CASTOR BEAN is a shrub-like plant with large, long-stemmed leaves that are lobed like fingers. Its spiny, clustered seed pods contain white, bean-like seeds (Botanically speaking, it isnt a true bean, but a Spurge), which typically bear attractive markings in various colours …
Amazon.com | 11.08. 2007