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Alpinia zerumbet 'Variegata' (variegated ginger)
4.5" pot available for only: $15.00
Alternanthera 'Purple Knight' (Alternanthera)
3.25" pot available for only: $4.00
Alternanthera 'Red Threads' (Alternanthera)
3.25" pot available for only: $4.00
Striking yellow stripes on dark green leaves. Fragrant, white flowers tinged purple-pink with crinkled, yellow lip with red and brown stripes. Zone 8 tropical.
Glossy dark purple foliage makes a wonderful foliage contrast with anything! Plants don't overpower others in combinations, and stay dense, never leggy. Grows 12-16" high and wide. This wonderful easy care plant can be kept as a houseplant during winter. Dark purple threadleaf foliage adds foliage contrast and fine texture. Plants won't crowd out others in combinations, and stay dense, never leggy. Grows 12-16" high and wide.
Angel Ivy, Wire Vine (Meuhlenbeckia axillaries)
3.25" pot available for only: $4.00
Asparagus Fern (Apsparagus sprengeri)
3.25" pot available for only: $3.00
Tiny, round green leaves densely cover reddish-brown, wiry stems. This vigorous little plant makes a wonderful filler and foliage contrast plant in combo baskets and planters. Wire vine also makes a great topiary frame plant, and miniature fairy garden subject. Try some in the ground as a filler around annuals and perennials. One of our favorites. Light, ferny green foliage is the prefect green filler for flowering annuals and thickly textured tropicals. Pretty on its own, also, and makes a great easy care houseplant. Plants can grow 2-3' tall and wide, depending on container size. Growing 12-36" tall, our coleus varieties are equally at home in sun or shade. Great contrast foliage for just about any other plant, or a cool stand alone all by itself. Also wonderful combined with each other!
Begonia Gryphon (Begonia boliviensis)
4.5" pot available for only: $10.00
Boston Fern (Nephrolepis exaltata 'Massii')
4.5" pot available for only: $5.00
Growing 2-3' tall and wide, large dark purple leaves are veiled in silvery lace overlay. This striking plant makes a wonderful patio planter to bring in through the winter months. Low light and water needs. Easy care just don't ever water! The classic tropical houseplant, Boston ferns love humidity and do best in indirect light. They can grow up to 3' high and wide and can be moved outdoors during summer so long as they are kept in a shady spot. Boston ferns make great underplanting foliage for larger plants like banana trees. Very large, tropical-looking dark purple foliage, interesting flower spikes and cool neon red seed pods. In the ground, castor bean plants can grow up to 10' tall. Used in pots they won't grow as large. Save some seed for next year.

NOTE: The seeds of this plant are toxic. Keep away from children and curious animals.
Celosia 'New Century mix (Celosia plumosa)
2" pot available for only: $2.00
Celosia 'Purple Flamingo' Purple (Celosia argentea)
3.25" pot available for only: $3.00
Chicken Gizzard (Iresine herbstii)
3.25" pot available for only: $4.00
This plumed celosia mix grows 1218"'. Magenta pink, yellow, orange, light pink, and ivory plumes all summer long.  This is a wonderful plant to use for height in a container combo, or at the back of the flower bed. Very hardy and heat tolerant. Also makes great cut flowers and can be dried for long-lasting arrangements. This plumed celosia mix grows to a height of 2-3'. Deep burgundy-purple foliage is covered with bright purple plumes all summer long, and plants self seed freely. This is a wonderful plant to use for height in a container combo, or at the back of the flower bed. Very hardy and heat tolerant. Also makes great cut flowers and can be dried for long-lasting arrangements. Blood red foliage is veined in pink. Leaves are rounded and slightly puckered. Yes, they slightly resemble avain innards. An heirloom foliage that's easy to grow and pretty with dusty miller and other contrasting foliage. The variegated version is green, white with dark red stems.

Plants reach 10-12" rather slowly, but can grow larger. Pinching from time to time will keep plants from becoming leggy.
Colocasia esculenta 'Black Magic' (black taro)
4.5" pot available for only: $15.00
Cordyline 'Crimson Star'
4.5" deep pot available for only: $8.00
Cyclamen 'Metis' mix
4.5" pot available for only: $5.00
Large, black-purple, heart-shaped leaves on 4 purple stems. Outstanding tropical plant for moist areas. Great for containers. Wide, thick blades of red (left) or purple (right) make cool alternatives to spike in combo containers. Easy to care for, they are equally at home in sun and shade, and like to dry out between waterings in winter. Plant in partial sun (at least 3 hrs of sun). Plants grow 8-14" tall and 6-8" wide.  Blossoms twist and turn like butterfly wings. The silvery, marbled coloring of the foliage accents the beautiful flower colors of lavender, rose, maroon red or white (rose and red pictured). Keep soil moist, in moderate
temps (avoid drafty windows in winter).
Dichondra (Dichondra argentea)
3.25" pot available for only: $4.00
Dracena (Dracena indivisa)
3.25" pot available for only: $3.00
Dusty Miller (Senecio cineraria)
3.25" pot available for only: $3.00
Long trailing vines with small, round, silver foliage tumble from hanging baskets, window boxes and garden walls creating an exotic look. Try it with purple Setcreasea, Algerian ivy and golden creeping Jenny for colorful trailing foliage combination. Sun or shade. Spike is the traditional centerpiece for petunia and geranium planters. Kept in pots and overwintered indoors, they will grow into large palm-like plants that produce large ivory flower clusters. Requires no care and looks great with anything else in sun or shade. Classic annual foliage that often survives mild winters when planted in beds. Grows to a height of 10-14", making it an excellent choice for planters, hanging baskets and garden bed edges. Great contrast foliage.
Egyptian Papyrus (Cyperus papyrus)
4.5" deep green pot $15.00
Fiber Optic Grass (Isolepsis cernus)
3.25" pot available for only: $5.00
Foxtail Fern (Asparagus densiflorus meyeri)
#1 gal. pot available for only: $10.00
Exotic-looking, fantastic bold form with pendulous leaves atop upright stems. This fast grower makes an impressive centerpiece in the container garden and prefers the moist conditions of water gardens and containers without drainage holes. Grows just 2-3' high and wide. Short, fine grass is topped with small "flowers" at the end of each grass blade, producing a fiber optic effect. Excellent contrast foliage for mixed containers, and a vigorous grower in any conditions. Dense grass tufts grow to about 12" high and wide. The same fine textured foliage of A. sprengeri, but the offshoot branches off main stems stay short giving the plant the look of green tails growing from the ground.
Geranium 'Occold Shield' (Pelargonium x hortorum)
4.5" pot available for only: $5.00
Geranium 'Tricolor' (Pelargonium x hortorum)
4.5" pot available for only: $5.00
Unusual variegated foliage of green with a creamy-white center with pink flowers. This upright zonal grows 14-18" tall. Bright chartreuse green foliage is overlaid with a reddish-brown shield. Flowers open to brilliant red-orange. These upright zonals grow 12-15" tall, and make great container companions for a multitude of annuals and tropicals. Very striking. Dark red blooms open over tri-color variegated foliage of green, almost black purple and white. Upright zonals grow 12" tall.
Ivy Assorted Variegated (Hedera)
4.5" pot available for only: $5.00
Even if these geraniums never bloomed, they would be an essential ornamental annual. Variegated foliage is fan-shaped, with bright lime green edges surrounding russet brown centers. Blooms of scarlet brighten the plants even more. Excellent paired with purple flowering plants, as well as reds, oranges and yellows. Try it with deep yellow Nemesia 'Angelart' Pear for a striking combination. Vancouver Centennial is an upright zonal that grows only 10-15" tall. Add this variegated geranium to your unusual geranium collection. Green foliage edged in white with red flowers. This upright zonal grows 14-18" tall. Choose from three variegated ivy cultivars 'Gold Child' (left), Koliebri (center), or 'Laurens Lace' (right). Low light ivies are slow growing and ask for little. They can be used as stand alone foliage plants or in combination with other other tropicals or flowering annuals in containers, hanging baskets, and on topiary frames.
Jewels of Opar (Talinum paniculatum 'Kingwood Gold')
3.25" pot available for only: $4.00
Licorice 'Icicles' (Helichyrsum thianschanicum)
3.25" pot available for only: $3.00
Large leaves of green edged and splashed with ivory cover pretty burgundy stems. A very pretty stand alone houseplant in hanging baskets or trained as topiary. Also makes a nice trailer for container combinations. Bold and striking. Bright yellow-green foliage makes a great contrast with other plants. Midsummer shoots emerge and many tiny pink blooms open forming a hazy pink cloud sort of like a baby's breath or statice. Great for cut flower arrangements. Plants self seed freely, and grow in poor, dry soil. Very pretty planted in the ground, but also nice in containers. Interesting spiky-textured, silver foliage stays dense and compact, and makes a perfect filler around other foliage or flowering annuals. Also makes a nice bedding edger and contrast plant. Grows 12-16" tall and wide.