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Find pass-a-long plants that your Grandparents may have grown and shared. These are proven perennials, trees, shrubs, and vines that have been grown and shared in gardens for over 100 years!
 

The large maple-like foliage is broadly edged in bright creamy white and provide a nice backdrop to the orange veined Chinese lantern-like, 2" long flowers. Souvenir de Bonn Variegated Abutilon is a vigorous upright growing Flowering Maple that makes an easy to grow addition to tropical settings or as an indoor plant (this is a type of heirloom Abutilon that was once called a Parlor Maple).  Easily reaches 6-8' high if allowed to. Item# 11318

Grows To: 3-9'H x 1-3'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade

Souvenir de la Malmaison Rose

Rosa x 'Souvenir de la Malmaison'

Truly, if we could have just one rose this might be it! Souvenir de la Malmaison produces wonderfully fragrant large, light pink, fully double, cabbage type roses beginning in early spring and on and off until fall on well-established plants. This is a mannerly, small to medium sized shrub rose with moderate disease resistance. It may flower some its first or second year in the garden but this slow grower usually requires about 3-5 years as a minimum to become fully established where it can flower at its full potential. It is certainly worth the wait! Item# 10477

Grows To: 3-5'H x 3-4'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Speedy Gonzalez Climbing Rose

Rosa 'Speedy Gonzalez, R. 'Martha Gonzalez Climbing'

A climbing sport of the popular found Rose Martha Gonzales, it produces deep red single flowers throughout the growing season. The dark green healthy foliage is accented by dark burgundy new growth. Speedy Gonzales Climbing Rose is another excellent selection and introduction by noted Texas horticulturist and author Greg Grant. Provide a full to mostly sunny site in a moderately fertile soil for optimum vigor and flowering. Item# 11672

Grows To: 8-12'H
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 30
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Splendens Double Pink Oleander, Mrs. Isadore Dyer Oleander

Nerium oleander 'Splendens', N. oleander 'Mrs. Isadore Dyer'

Large clusters of large fragrant soft rosy pink double flowers, often with one or more petals streaked or flecked with white, are born over a long period on this reliable old favorite. Mrs. Isadore Dyer is considered one of the first Oleanders to make its way to Galveston island, the Oleander capital city of the US. According to one of the grandchildren of Mrs. Isadore Dyer, their grandmother smuggled the original plants to Galveston Island from Cuba. This is a large, vigorous, and reliable Oleander. Item# 387.

Grows To: 6-12'+H x 8-12'+W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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The large, white lined, fragrant red trumpets of St. Joseph's Lily are born atop thick sturdy stems in late spring. This is one of the very best and hardiest Amaryllis for the garden and readily multiplies into a mass of bulbs. A very easy and low maintenance perennial that has long been a staple of Southern gardens. Item# 3059.

Grows To: 2'H x 2'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
2.25 inch Pot / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
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Strawberry Fig, Verdone Fig, Green Ischia Fig

Ficus carica 'Strawberry', F. carica 'Verte'

The Strawberry Fig produces large crops of medium to large dark green rounded to flattened fruit that may be blushed with purple and has a medium, open eye. The flesh is white with a dark purple pulp of excellent flavor and the fruit can be eaten fresh, dried, or preserved. Excellent quality and a good choice for drier Southern and Southwestern climates as well as cool climates as the fruit is only somewhat resistant to spoiling. Item #1008. 

Grows To: 8'H x 8'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
2.25 inch Pot / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
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String of Hearts, Rosary Vine, Sweetheart Vine

Ceropegia collaricorona subsp. collaricorona, C. linearis subsp woodii, C. woodii

Slender twining stems with heart-shaped leaves often having gray-green or purple markings on top of the leaves and reddish-purple undersides. Mature vines of the String of Hearts, typically 12" or longer, may produce exotic parachute-like dark purplish pink flowers with an unusual dark purplish brown parachute on top. A very easy to grow, low care, indoor plant. Item# 661

 
 
Grows To: 4''H and spreading
Outdoor Light: Light shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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String of Pearls

Senecio rowleyanus, Kleinia rowleyanus

An unusual and popular trailing succulent, the String of Pearls produces strings of perfectly round, pearl-sized, green to grayish green leaves that can reach 18-36" in length. This easy to grow succulent makes a beautiful small hanging basket or allow it to trail and spill from containers where it is sure to be a conversation piece. Not only is the foliage of this plant unique in form, each round leaf has a small slightly darker green narrow slit-like "epidermal window" that allows more light to enter the internal part of the leaf to help make up for the leave's overall reduced surface area, due to being round instead of flat, for photosynthesis. Provide a well-drained, cactus-like soil and allow the soil to become slightly dry between waterings. Prefers high light conditions but no direct sunlight. We ship nice full plants that are already beginning to trail. Item# 1125

Grows To: Trailing to 2-3'L
Outdoor Light: Light shade, Part shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
Currently In Stock: 20
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An Almost Eden Exclusive introduction! 'Sunset Scentsation' Night Blooming Jasmine has proven to be a vigorous repeat blooming selection, producing waves of the famously fragrant blooms about every 6 weeks during the growing season. The tubular white to greenish-white blooms begin to release their wonderful perfume at sunset and continues through early morning. This is a vigorous growing tropical shrub in warmer regions, or grow as a perennial in zone 8B. Item # 528.

Grows To: 8'H x 5'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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The Sweetbay develops into a large evergreen shrub or small tree and can easily be trained into topiary forms or shaped into a hedge. The large aromatic dark green foliage is often used in soups to for its flavor. An easy to grow plant that requires little additional care once established in the landscape. Where not hardy the Sweetbay can be overwintered indoors as a container plant. Item# 666.

Grows To: 12'H x 8'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
Quart Pot / 30 fl.oz. / 887 ml
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Sweet Fantasy Hydrangea boasts unusual bi-colored flowers composed of pink petals that are striped with deep rosy red in alkaline soils or with blue and deep blue in acid soils. It is exceptionally rare to see a Hydrangea with such beautifully variegated flowers! Sweet Fantasy Hydrangea has a naturally rounded habit and will prefer a moist, well-drained soil with shade during the hottest part of the day. Item# 11416

Grows To: 3-4'H x 4-5'W
Outdoor Light: Part shade, Morning sun, Filtered sun, Full sun in cool summer climates
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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The light coral pink flowers of this Turkscap are blushed a darker near red on the outside edges of the curling petals creating a sweet two toned bi-color effect. Sweet Lips Turk's Cap is another twist on this great plant developed by plantsman Greg Grant who also developed Big Momma and Pam Puryear's Pink Turk's Caps. Like the rest of the Turk's Caps this one is sure to attract hummingbirds and butterflies. A durable and reliable perennial that flowers from late spring to fall in full sun to partial shade. Item# 11034

Grows To: 3-5'H x 4-6'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Swiss Cheese Plant, Swiss Cheese Ivy, Window Leaf, Shotgun Ivy, Buckshot Ivy

Monstera adansonii (probably), M. friedrichsthalii

A popular and easy heirloom indoor plant with large dark green tropical foliage that is full of holes like Swiss Cheese. The Swiss Cheese Plant will readily cling to a wooden support via aerial roots or it can be allowed to spill from containers and hanging baskets. During the warmer months of the year or in freeze free climates this tropical plant can be grown on a shaded porch or patio. The Swiss Cheese Ivy can also be utilized as a groundcover beneath larger plants that enjoy similar growing conditions. Item# 9613

Grows To: 1'H trailing or climbing to 6' or more
Outdoor Light: Light Shade

This selection of Tea Camellia is as wonderful in the garden as it is in your glass. Tea Breeze produces aprofusion of fragrant 1-2" pure white flowers with a large boss of golden yellow stamens that are set against the deep green glossy leaves. An excellent variety for green tea. Item# 671.

Grows To: 20'H x 15'W
Outdoor Light: Part shade, Light shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 28
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Texas Everbearing Fig

Ficus carica 'Texas Everbearing'

 out of stock temporarily, should have more in late summer of 2020.    Item 11129

Grows To: 10'H x 12'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Clusters of medium sized, double roses that range in color from near white to deep rosy red, depending on their age, and are produced at the ends and along the arching stems of this climbing or rambling heirloom garden rose. Greg Grant, in The Rose Rustlers, states that "when the showy multicolored clusters of 'Tausendschon' are in bloom everybody wants one!" Tausendschön Rose, or the english translation Thousand Beauties, is a reliable,disease resistant, and nearly thornless rambling, scrambling, or climbing heirloom garden rose whose long arching canes can be trained up an arbor, trellis, or along a fence and are sure to provide an amazing splash of spring color.  Provide a full to mostly sunny position with average moisture in a moderately fertile well-drained soil for optimum vigor and flowering. Item# 11919

Grows To: 12-15'H
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 17
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Triple Lavender Althea, Rose of Sharon

Hibiscus syriacus 'Triple Lavender'

Beautiful 3" wide double bluish-lavender peony-like flowers are borne throughout much of summer on this easy to grow vigorous shrub, which is very tolerant of heat and most growing conditions. Althea or Rose of Sharon is a hardy Hibiscus that naturally develops into a multi-stemmed, vase-shaped deciduous shrub that can be trained into a tree form if desired. Provide an average moist to moderately moist, fertile soil and full sun for optimum growth and flowering. Item# 794.

Grows To: 8'H x 4-5'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade

Tropical Giant Spider Lily

Hymenocallis 'Tropical Giant'

Clusters of 6-8" wide night fragrant white flowers with long thin narrow petals and a wavy circular hymen are borne in summer atop the sturdy 2-3' high stems of this heirloom garden favorite. Tropical Giant Spider Lily is a vigorous clump forming, evergreen (to deciduous where freezes occur) bulbous perennial with large glossy medium green sword-shaped upright to arching foliage that readily multiplies into a dense clump of foliage and flowers. It makes an easy and low maintenance addition to the garden or landscape as well as an easy and forgiving container specimen plant. The lush, large sword-like, rich green upright to arching foliage is attractive even when the plant is not in flower. We ship large established plants growing in their own soil and container. Item# 1239

Grows To: 24-36"H x 24-36"W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Vanilla Orchid

Vanilla planifolia, V. fragrans

The Vanilla Orchid is an easily grown vining orchid that produces greenish-yellow flowers, and if pollinated, will be followed by the highly desirable 'beans' used to create Vanilla flavoring. Provide this easy to grow vine with a support, moderate to high light, and high humidity for best results. The flowers will need to be hand pollinated for fruit production. Item# 10433.

Grows To: 6-30'+H
Outdoor Light: Light shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Dark green curled fleshy foliage, edged in creamy white, is dense enough to appear as a living rope. Great for hanging baskets. Item # 699.

Grows To: May trail to 8'L
Outdoor Light: Light shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Dark green curled fleshy foliage, edged in creamy white is dense and twisted enough to appear as a living rope. Great for hanging baskets. From late spring to autumn, bears dense umbels up to 2-1/2 " across of 20 star-shaped, waxy, lightly scented flowers. Unusual. Item # 9674.

Grows To: May trail to 8'L
Outdoor Light: Light shade
2.25 inch Pot / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
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Variegated Kalanchoe, Lavender Scallops, South American Air Plant

Kalanchoe daigremontiana, Bryophyllum daigremontianum

Purple tinged bluish green scalloped foliage is broadly to narrowly edged in contrasting cream and pink. Lavender Scallops is an easy, low growing succulent that does great in containers or in the ground where hardy. Tolerant of a wide variety of growing conditions from outdoors to in. Provide a well-draining soil and high light for the best results. Item# 10584.

Grows To: 1-2'H x 1-2'W
Outdoor Light: Part shade, Light shade
2.25 inch Pot / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
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Variegated Toad Lilies, Toadlily

Tricyrtis hirta 'Variegata'

The 18" arching stems are adorned with deep green foliage edged in chartreuse and yellow and by late summer and fall when terminal clusters of orchid-like light purple to white flowers with darker speckling are produced. This Variegated Toadlily makes a beautiful addition to the shade garden where it is sure to shine. Toadlilies or Tricyrtis are slowly spreading rhizomatous winter deciduous perennials that are well suited to partially shaded sites with average moist soils. A few hours of cool sunlight like early morning, very late evening, or filtered shade help to ensure good vigor and flowering. They are generally considered hardy perennials well into zone 5. Item#11796

Grows To: 18-24''H x 18-24''W
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Partial sun, Partial shade, Light shade
4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Variegated Turk's Cap

Malvaviscus arboreus var drummondii 'Variegatus'

Worth growing just for its randomly variegated bright white and green variegated foliage that is a standout in the garden. The sleepy, deep red 1" blooms glow like Christmas lights against the white and green foliage. Super easy to grow and care for and your Hummingbirds and Butterflies will show their appreciation for this attractive plant as well. This selection does show solid green new growth from time to time which should be pruned away. Item# 712.

Grows To: 2-4'H x 3-5'W, larger in mild winter climates
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Part shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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The large maple-like foliage is broadly edged in bright creamy white and provide a nice backdrop to the orange veined Chinese lantern-like, 2" long flowers. Souvenir de Bonn Variegated Abutilon is a vigorous upright growing Flowering Maple that makes an easy to grow addition to tropical settings or as an indoor plant (this is a type of heirloom Abutilon that was once called a Parlor Maple).  Easily reaches 6-8' high if allowed to. Item# 11318

Grows To: 3-9'H x 1-3'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade

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