New plants and different uses for old plants is the life's blood of our industry. We are constantly looking for new material to offer to you. Following are our current offerings and information on ordering. You can order directly from this web site by going to the Order Information page or contact us by phone, fax or e-mail if you have any other questions.
These compact and mounded Ipomea have a dark leaf and perform great in heat, drought and poor soils. They can be used for border plantings or compact combinations.
This Westringea has small, rosemary-like leaves arranged in whorls along the branches. The pale gray-green foliage is highly glaucous which gives the plant an overall ‘gray’ look. Low maintenance and drought tolerant! It also responds well to pruning.
igiplexis ‘Illumination Flame,’ bred by Thompson & Morgan and presented by Cultivaris, is a striking hybrid between two genera: digitalis and a digitalis relative native to the Canary Islands called isoplexis.
The result is a vigorous plant with gorgeous foliage and beautiful spikes of rose-colored flowers with an orange throat. Flowers appear all summer long, and the plant is 3 feet tall when in bloom.
The plants are bushy in habit and sterile. Flowering begins in the spring after four to six weeks of cool temperatures. Plants are hardy in USDA Zones 8 to 11.
Digiplexis 'Illumination Flame' also won the Plant of the Year award at the 2012 Chelsea Flower Show.
Available in 72cp
Agave 'Kissho Kan' is a slow growing clumper that forms a beautiful rossette of blue gray leaves that have creamy white margins. Habit and Growth Rate: Slow growing clumper. Height 12-15 inches, spread 18 inches. It's great for containers!
Available in 72cp
Crinum 'Stars and Stripes' makes a compact clump at the base 20" tall. This hybrid blooms on sturdy 2' stalks of beautiful white petaled flowers, with dark fuschia stripes down the center. Mid- to late-summer bloomer, with stunning white flowers that have dark fuschia stripes; overall height of 24 inches.
Great focal point as blooms curl back to show the beauty of the contrasting stripes. Have a sweet fragrance that is not overpowering.
Zone 7b to 10
Available in 72cp
This beauty has deeply puckered, dark chocolate leaves that are supported by strong, near-black stems on a bushy yet compact plant . ‘Puckered Up’ is good for container plants, gardens and borders.
Available as 72cp
Availability starting early Fall 2013
Goji plants are deciduous and very adaptable, growing to 4' to 7' tall with arching branches. For best results, soil should be between 6.8-8.1. These require a well-drained media and full to partial sun. Goji can be easily grown in containers for a deck or patio plant or in the field. The plants are drought tolerant once established. In mid summer the 1" long orange-red fruits ripen, and can be dried or eaten fresh. The edible leaves can be picked to use fresh in salads or dried in a dehydrator, then crushed into a powder.
Perennial in zones 3 to 10
Available as 72cp
Availability starting late July/early August
Caladium Lil' Star is a striking selection of Caladium humboltii 'Marcel' and will change the way you view Caladiums forever.
Lil' Star has small, bright white, heart shaped leaves with contrasting green veins. This plant has been observed for many years and have determined that it does not have a dormancy requirement allowing year round production given adequate temperature and light.
Still trending….Edibles! We are still seeing the market for Edibles in high demand. Whether it is organic vegetables or fruit from tissue culture, we do offer a wide variety of these particular plants. So this month and next, we will be featuring some great Edible selections for your nursery!
Thornless Blackberries (University of Arkansas hybrids--great for homeowners or commercial production). From 72 cp tray to 1 gallon: 2 months:: Natchez PP 20,891: early fruiting with large, high quality berries. Great for containers with trellis; disease resistant; Hardy zone 6-10 : Ouachita PP 17,162: Medium sized plump berries on upright branching canes. Hardy Zone 5-9; disease resistant
Raspberries: high antioxidants; great for homeowners and commercial production. From 72 cp tray to 1 gallon: 2-3 months:: Caroline PP10,412: superb taste & productivity; fall bearing red raspberry that produces on 1 year old canes. Better producer than Heritage raspberry. Hardy Zone 5-9
Figs: Easy to grow, great in containers and for homeowners. Grow as a tree, or prune as a bush. From 72 cell pack tray to 1 gallon pot: 3-4 months; Hardy Zone 7-10:: Brown Turkey: Delicious large brownish fruit, great for fresh eating or preserves:: Black Mission: Dark purple fruit with bright red flesh; excellent fresh or dried:: LSU Purple: Beautiful purple fig with high sugar content; great for fresh eating or preserves:: Texas Everbearing: copper bronze skin on large figs, early ripening; good fresh eating and excellent for processing
Blueberries: Self fertile varieties; From 72 cp to 1 gallon: 6 months. Requires low pH 4.5-5.0 with peat and/or pine bark mixture::: Palmetto PP16,756: Early fruiting southern highbush from University of Georgia. Excellent flavor, tough plant and one of the best. Hardy Zone 7-10:: Sunshine Blue: Dwarf bush with outstanding flavored medium size berries. Great for homeowners; forms a pretty rounded bush. Hardy Zone 5-10:: Misty: Bright blue green foliage with very flavorful fruit; good compatibility with Sunshine Blue. Hardy Zone 6-10
Veggies: We have a wide variety of grafted vegetables available. These veggies have a great marketing program behind them, that includes the ability to purchase branded pots and tags. Grafted Veggies include Eggplants, Peppers and Tomatoes.
‘Hot Lips' is a vigorous growing tropical with large deep red flowers with a velvet look. 'Hot Lips' is vigorous grower and produces an abundance of flowers all summer long. Excellent for 6, 8 and 10 inch containers or hanging baskets. 'Hot Lips' has exceptional heat tolerance and are best grown in full sun to a maximum of 30% shade. The vining charteristics of 'Hot Lips' is directly related to the amount of direct sun provided.
Zones: 10+ Available in 98cp
Talk about "Wow" power, 'Mello Yellow' is in a league all it's own with broad yellow petals outlined in purple. A fast growing well branched garden orchid commonly producing multiple flower spikes each producing numerous large (2” in diameter) showy flowers. Once the flower show starts it continues on and on.
'Mello Yellow' is a full, compact plant 24” to 30" tall. Perfect for 6-8 inch pots.
Zones: 10+ Available in 98cp
Geckos have a way of commanding attention, and 'Red-eyed Gecko' is no exception with its bright chartreuse foliage and central red eye. A medium-sized grower, this striking selection will reach 4'-5' in optimal growing conditions.
We are proud to announce that we have established a new Anthurium program. This new program currently has over 10 varieties, with new ones coming out in the near future. These are currently coming in from Holland and are being produced in South Florida. If you are interested in an Anthurium program, please contact us so that we can get a trial order out to you!
Another fantastic addition to the Masquerade™ series, 'Zulu Mask' has long, narrow and deeply lobed leaves that can reach 2' in length. Architecturally striking, each leaf is dark-green with white veins and has a dark maroon underside.
A new Sun Parasol® Mandevilla! This is the first bedding plant Mandevilla. It is naturally compact and is bred to be produced in 4 inch pots. Garden Crimson is exquiste in landscapes. It is a dark red with 3-4 inch blooms. The beautiful plant can also be used in hanging baskets.
Storybook Roses are now called SUNROSA Roses!!
These landscape and patio Roses have a dense, compact growth habit. They have perpetual flower power, and rebloom over a long period of time. Sunrosa Roses drop dead blooms easily. They offer maximum ornamental value through foliage, flowers and hips. They are highly disease resistant. So give us a call today to receive availability and pricing information!
This new double flowering Adenium is available year round.
3 new varieties of bottlebrush: Slim, Flame & McArthur
Callistemon ‘MacArthur™'--MacArthur is a ‘Little John’ x ‘Captain Hook’ hybrid. It is a fast grower, yet still a semi-dwarf habit. It has loads of vivid red bottlebrush flowers.
Callistemon ‘Scarlet Flame™’--Scarlet Flame has a beautiful auburn color new growth. It has a dwarf habit and great Bottlebrush flowers. It flowers in the Spring.
Callistemon ‘Slim™’--The Bottlebrush has a columnar habit and responds well to pruning. It is great for creating hedges. It flowers in Spring and Fall.
Zone 8-11; Available in 72cp
Mighty ‘Mato Grafted Tomatoes are stronger, faster, more able to fend off foes than regular tomato plants – and their harvests are bigger! Mighty ‘Mato goes above and beyond the call of duty, defending against pests, diseases, temperature extremes, and poor soils while producing long, abundant harvests of tasty fruit!
Grafting joins the top part of one plant (the scion) to the root system of a separate plant (the rootstock). As their tissues heal, they fuse into one super plant that combines the rootstock’s vigor and disease resistance with the scion’s exceptional fruit quality. The graft must stay above soil level, and prune lateral suckers for best fruiting.
Looking for an alternative to liners? Look no further! We have a great supplier of bare root, bulbs and the like. Now is the time to be ordering, as shipping season is August.
Plants include: Astilbe, Daylilies, Iris, Hosta & many more!
These showy evergreen dwarf beauties have numerous bright colorful bracts growing in an upright habit. This plant flowers in as small as a 4" pot and is great for landscape and patio containers.
Height: 2-3ft Width: 1-2ft
Phyllostachys nigra 'Henon' is native to many different areas of China and thought to be the actualnigra species. Tall upright habit with delicate foliage lends an impressive display in the garden. Strong canes mature to a grayish olive color. This variety expresses good vigor. It will grow taller and proves to be hardier than Phyllostachys nigra. It is reputedly drought tolerant once established. In cold zones, such as 5b, it likely will only achieve a maximum height of approximately 15-25. In more temperate climates such as the West Coast, it can reach heights of up to 60.
At last, a tough beautiful ground cover Westringia.Westringias are one of the most popular shrubs, due to their toughness, and all year round clean foliage.
Mundi-Mundi is an ideal plant for toughroadsides, for mass planting as a ground coverin gardens and large amenity areas. Greatfor where you need a low growing plantthat gets minimal care.
Naringa- Naringa is the best hedging form of Westringia. It keeps its form even after years of growth. Naringa in the middle is far more tidy then the normal Westringia. Even as a
Speciman plant Naringa provides a more tidy option. If desired it can be shaped to suit with minor pruning.