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Banana shaped succulent green foliage adorns the creeping to trailing stems of this adorable, easy to grow South African succulent. The String of Bananas prefers high indirect sunlight or cool morning sunlight at most and a well-drained soil. Enjoy it in a bright window or as a hanging plant or in mixed cactus gardens on a covered patio or porch during the warmest months of the year. Allow the soil to become dry between waterings. Item# 660

Grows To: 6-12''H and trailing to 4-5'L
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Part shade, Light shade
2.25 inch Pot / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
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String of Dolphins, Dolphin Plant, Flying Dolphins

Curio x peregrinus, Senecio x peregrinus, C. peregrinus

Unusual bluish-green to gray-green foliage is shaped like dolphins leaping from the water and are attached to thin succulent trailing stems that can reach over 36 inches in length. The String of Dolphins or Dolphin Plant is considered to be a hybrid of the String of Pearls, Senecio rowleyanus, and the Candle Plant, Senecio articulatus. Like its parents, it prefers a soil with excellent drainage and cool sunlight to high indirect light making this an easy choice for a covered porch, patio, or windowsill. May produce white discoid flowers in fall that are very similar to those of the String of Pearls. Allow the soil to become moderately dry between waterings although it can tolerate slightly more moisture when in active growth. To learn more about how to care for this plant see our Cactus and Succulent Growing Guide. Item# 12172

Grows To: 3-6"H x 12-36"L
Outdoor Light: Cool sunlight like early morning or late evening, Part sun, Light shade, Filtered shade
2.25 inch Pot / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
Currently In Stock: 29
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String of Spades, Heartless String of Hearts, Rosary Vine, Sweetheart Vine

Ceropegia collaricorona subsp. collaricorona 'String of Spades', C. linearis subsp. woodii, C. woodii

Spade and lance shaped foliage with white variegation along its veins against a backdrop of bluish to gray-green foliage that is tinged with pink and purple under high light conditions. The leaves adorn fine lax trailing stems that can reach over 3' in length. An interesting cultivar or hybrid of the String of Hearts, Ceropegia collaricorona subsp. collaricorona previouslyCeropegia linearis woodii, that is considered to be just as easy and vigorous as its 'parent'. These plants make beautiful, low maintenance hanging basket and container specimens that are sure to be a conversation piece. The String of Spades also produces the whitish, parachute-like, almost alien looking flowers whose purple-brown petals are fused together at their tips. Provide a very well-drained soil and allow the soil to become moderately dry between waterings. Item# 12292

 

 
 
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10,11,12 - prefers temperatures above 55-60oF
Grows To: 1-4''H and spreading
Outdoor Light: Light shade, Filtered shade, Cool direct sunlight like early in the morning or very late afternoon
2.25 inch Pot / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
Currently In Stock: 9
US$17.99

Suwanne Blue-Eyed Grass

Sisyrinchium 'Suwanne'

Suwanne Blue-Eyed Grass produces a profusion of sky-blue, 3/4" wide miniature iris-like flowers for weeks in spring. A clump forming Iris-like native perennial, Suwanne is considered one of the best Blue-Eyed Grasses for gardens with its long flowering season and mannerly habit. Suitable for sun or light shade. Item# 10589

Grows To: 8-14''H x 12-16''W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun

Sweetbay Magnolia, White Bay

Magnolia virginiana

The Sweetbay Magnolia or White Bay is an upright to pyramidal generally small to medium-sized native tree typically found growing in baygalls as well as along small creeks and streams in nearly every state bordering the Atlantic Ocean including the Gulf Coast. In midspring, mature trees produce fragrant white flowers to about 4" across and are followed by typical Magnolia cones whose seeds turn a bright orangey-red when mature in fall and winter and are utilized by songbirds as well as other wildlife. Magnolia virginiana is sometimes used as a caterpillar host by Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly, Palamedes Swallowtail Butterfly, Spicebush Swallowtail Butterfly, and the Sweet Bay Silk Moth .The deep blue-green to green foliage has a white reverse and can be used in the place of the unrelated Bay Leaf which is also known as Sweetbay or Laurus nobilis. Prefers average moist to moist to boggy to swampy acidic soils and is tolerant of clay soils. Item# 11713

Grows To: 12-20'H x 8-16'W is typical in garden settings but very old trees can reach over 90'H
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part sun, Part shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Wide bluish green upright to arching foliage creates a beautiful almost formal evergreen specimen that is topped by large showy clusters of creamy white flowers that adorn the 6-8' high sturdy stems held well above the foliage in summer on mature plants. The Weeping Yucca's, Yucca cernua, nearly formal habit on medium-sized,sometimes multi-trunked, plants making this rare beauty an excellent choice for gardens and landscapes with average to well-drained soils. The white flowers attract hummingbird moths and other pollianators. Young plants may take 3 or more years to begin flowering and the large specimen shown here is about 8-10 years of age in 2020. The Weeping Yucca is still relatively new to science (2003 - Eric Keith) and was only recently determined to be a distinct species that is found only in Newton and Jasper counties of east Texas. Item# 9883

Grows To: 3-5'H x 2-3'W foliage, 6-8'H flower spikes
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 16
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White Jade Pineapple Plant

Ananus comosus 'White Jade'

This super sweet Hawaiian pineapple has white, low acid flesh with a fully edible core on a spineless plant. White Jade Pineapple quickly reaches maturity flowering and fruiting within the first 1-2 years. This bromeliad develops into a large rosette of tapering blue-green foliage that adds a tropical flare to the patio or the garden and landscape where hardy. Where not hardy it makes an easy and forgiving container plant that can be overwintered indoors when temperatures fall below freezing. It can be grown in sun to light shade and provide a well-drained, fertile soil for optimum vigor. Once it fruits, save the top of the pineapple to grow a new plant. Item# 12301

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10,11, may tolerate very short dips below 32oF
Grows To: 2-3'H x 3-4'W
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Part sun, Part shade, Light shade, Full sun if acclimated properly
4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 5
US$14.99
Cannot Ship To: AK,CA,HI

Woodlander's Blue Dusty Zenobia, Honeycup

Zenobia pulverulenta 'Woodlander's Blue', Andromeda cassinefolia

Grown mainly for it's beautiful silvery blue-green foliage, Woodlander's Blue Zenobia also produces large spikes of fragrant anise-scented, 3/8" wide, bell-shaped white flowers in spring and often golden, and sometimes even red and purple, fall color that may last well into winter. Excellent for mass plantings in moist acid soils that are well-drained. Item# 10154.

Grows To: 2-4'+H x 3-5'+W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Light shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 10
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Yellow Boy Mexican Hat, Grey Headed Coneflower, Upright Prairie Coneflower, Red Hats

Ratibida columnifera 'Yellow Boy', R. columnaris, Rudbeckia columnifera

Brilliant golden yellow drooping petals surround the tall gray cones from late spring to fall. This is a solid yellow flowered seed grown strain that we have selected. Mexican Hat is an easy to grow clump forming perennial with finely textured blue-gray foliage. A tough, drought resistant, hardy and reliable US native perennial. The disc flowers that compose the 'cone' attract a variety of smaller pollinators. Item# 10985

Grows To: 18-24''H x 24-30''W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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1" wide bright sunny yellow starry flowers are held in small clusters atop sturdy stems that push the flowers just above the wide blue-green grass-like foliage. Flowering is heaviest in spring but may continue sporadically through summer and into fall. Yellow-Eyed Grass, Sisyrhinchium californicum, is a naturally evergreen clump-forming miniature iris-like perennial that readily reseeds under good conditions. This West Coast native is typically found in consistently moist to wet sites in coastal areas, lake edges, and seeps but it is tolerant of short dry spells and is adaptable to a variety of growing conditons from average moist to wet, salt, and acid to alkaline soils. Provide a full to mostly sunny site for optimum vigor and flowering. Yellow-Eyed Grass may reseed into zone 6 and is considered perennial in zones 8-10. Item# 12290

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8,9,10 and an annual in 6-7
Grows To: 8-14''H x 12-16''W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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1" wide bright sunny yellow starry flowers are held in small clusters atop sturdy stems that push the flowers just above the wide blue-green grass-like foliage. Flowering is heaviest in spring but may continue sporadically through summer and into fall. Yellow-Eyed Grass, Sisyrhinchium californicum, is a naturally evergreen clump-forming miniature iris-like perennial that readily reseeds under good conditions. This West Coast native is typically found in consistently moist to wet sites in coastal areas, lake edges, and seeps but it is tolerant of short dry spells and is adaptable to a variety of growing conditons from average moist to wet, salt, and acid to alkaline soils. Provide a full to mostly sunny site for optimum vigor and flowering. Yellow-Eyed Grass may reseed into zone 6 and is considered perennial in zones 8-10. Item# 13020

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8,9,10 and an annual in 6-7
Grows To: 8-14''H x 12-16''W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Banana shaped succulent green foliage adorns the creeping to trailing stems of this adorable, easy to grow South African succulent. The String of Bananas prefers high indirect sunlight or cool morning sunlight at most and a well-drained soil. Enjoy it in a bright window or as a hanging plant or in mixed cactus gardens on a covered patio or porch during the warmest months of the year. Allow the soil to become dry between waterings. Item# 660

Grows To: 6-12''H and trailing to 4-5'L
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Part shade, Light shade
2.25 inch Pot / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
Currently In Stock: 0
US$12.99
Temporarily Out of Stock

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