Logee's Greenhouses

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Danielson, CT / Logee's Greenhouses has been in business since 1892. Specializing in rare and unusual plants.
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Cordyline ‘Chocolate Queen’ (Cordyline terminalis) Often grown as a color-ful annual in the summer garden, the fancy leaves of ‘Chocolate Queen’ make it an ideal container plant or garden specimen. The leaves emerge a variegated green and are heavily striped with cream and white. As they mature, the leaves become even more spectacular when the brilliant tones of chocolate, red and purple show their full glory.

Cordyline ‘Chocolate Queen’ (Cordyline terminalis) Often grown as a color-ful annual in the summer garden, the fancy leaves of ‘Chocolate Queen’ make it an ideal container plant or garden specimen. The leaves emerge a variegated green and are

Fig ‘White Marseilles’ (Ficus carica) Introduced to this country by Thomas Jefferson, the ‘White Marseilles’ Fig was one of his favorites and he is quoted as saying “it is unquestionably superior to any fig I have ever seen.” Originally from southern France, ‘White Marseilles’ is a mid-season fig that produces its crop towards the end of July. The short-necked, delicately sweet fruit is greenish-yellow with a pale yellow inner flesh. Hardy in zones 6-9

Fig ‘White Marseilles’ (Ficus carica) a mid-season fig that produces a crop towards the end of July.

Fig ‘Chicago Hardy’ (Ficus carica) This edible fig can take subfreezing temperatures, dying back in the fall and resprouting in the spring. The medium-sized fruit ripens to a delicious, sweetness in late summer and early fall. For northern growers, give it a heavy mulch with hay or leaves when dormant.

Fig ‘Chicago Hardy’ (Ficus carica) This edible fig can take subfreezing temperatures, dying back in the fall and resprouting in the spring. The medium-sized fruit ripens to a delicious, sweetness in late summer and early fall.

Fig ‘Ischia’ (Ficus carica) Figs are well-loved as container plants because they bear fruit at a young age and are self-fruitful without the need of a cross-pollinator. ‘Ischia’ is a productive yellow-skinned fig. The sweet, succulent fruit is large and can measure up to 2” in diameter with a reddish interior. They can be eaten fresh or dried to enjoy later. This fig variety can produce two crops a year, especially if it’s grown in a warm location during the fall months to give the second…

Fig ‘Ischia’ (Ficus carica) Figs are well-loved as container plants because they bear fruit at a young age and are self-fruitful without the need of a cross-pollinator. ‘Ischia’ is a productive yellow-skinned fig. The sweet, succulent fruit is

Fig ‘Black Mission’ (Ficus carica) ‘Black Mission’ Fig is the most famous fig in cultivation. It produces two sizeable crops a year and its sweet distinct fig flavor is delicious whether eaten fresh or dried. Grow in full sun outside in the garden. Mulch with hay and wrap well to overwinter in marginal planting zones. Or grow inside in a pot. If the temperatures get cool inside and light levels drop, the fig will go dormant.

Fig ‘Black Mission’ (Ficus carica) ‘Black Mission’ Fig is the most famous fig in cultivation. It produces two sizeable crops a year and its sweet distinct fig flavor is delicious whether eaten fresh or dried. Grow in full sun outside in the ga

Fig ‘LSU Purple’ (Ficus carica) The purplest of all figs on the outside with a light strawberry color inside makes this Louisiana introduction well loved by fig connoisseurs. Besides the pleasing flavor of ‘LSU Purple,’ it also produces an abundance of fruit within the first year when grown in a container; after 5 years, it can produce up to three crops of figs in a single season. ‘LSU Purple’ has the ability to produce figs on last year’s wood and on new growth.

Fig ‘LSU Purple’ (Ficus carica) produces an abundance of fruit within the first year when grown in a container; after 5 years, it can produce up to three crops of figs in a single season.

Fig Violette de Bordeaux; (Ficus carica) A dwarf growth habit makes Fig 'Violette de Bordeaux' well adapted for containers. The medium-sized, purplish-black fruit has a sweet, dark red interior and many people consider this variety to be one of the best tasting figs for fresh eating or preserves. 'Violette de Bordeaux' produces an early breba crop followed by a later fruit set in the fall.

Fig 'Violette de Bordeaux' (Ficus carica) A dwarf growth habit makes Fig 'Violette de Bordeaux' well adapted for containers. The medium-sized, purplish-black fruit has a sweet, dark red interior and many people consider this variety to be one

Fig ‘Olympian’ (Ficus carica) First discovered in Olympia, Washington, 'Olympian' Fig bears fruit at an early age and has an abundant early first crop. The large purple figs are the size of tangerines and have a sweet, dark inner pulp. 'Olympian' is an award-winningfig that produces well in cool and costal climates since it's cold hardy to zone 6.

Fig ‘Olympian’ (Ficus carica) First discovered in Olympia, Washington, 'Olympian' Fig bears fruit at an early age and has an abundant early first crop. The large purple figs are the size of tangerines and have a sweet, dark inner pulp.

Avocado ‘Florida Hass’ (Persea americana) ‘Florida Hass’ Avocado has performed exceptionally well for us in containers. The 6” long fruit has green, bumpy skin and good eating quality similar to the typical Hass Avocado. The fruit ripens in late summer through early fall. It’s important to start harvesting the largest fruits in late summer since mature FL Hass avocados stay green even when fully ripe.

Avocado ‘Florida Hass’ (Persea americana) ‘Florida Hass’ Avocado has performed exceptionally well for us in containers. The long fruit has green, bumpy skin and good eating quality similar to the typical Hass Avocado. The fruit ripens

Joy Perfume Tree (Michelia champaca) Highly fragrant flowers bloom during the spring to summer months in shades of cream to yellow. These delightful flowers are the floral scent used for “Joy” perfume. A native tree to SE Asia, Michelia champaca is a fast grower that reaches 20’ tall when grown in tropical regions.

Joy Perfume Tree (Michelia champaca) Highly fragrant flowers bloom during the spring to summer months in shades of cream to yellow. These delightful flowers are the floral scent used for “Joy” perfume. A native tree to SE Asia, Michelia champ

Queen’s Wreath (Petrea volubilis) This woody climber from Central America puts on a spectacular display of lavender-purple flowers in late winter or early spring in indoor/greenhouse culture. The key to flowering is a full sun exposure and allowing the vining stems to develop side branches from which the flower buds emerge. The chains of blooms on mature plants resemble cascading wisteria.

Queen’s Wreath (Petrea volubilis) This woody climber from Central America puts on a spectacular display of lavender-purple flowers in late winter or early spring in indoor/greenhouse culture. The key to flowering is a full sun exposure and all

Hoya ‘Dee’s Big One’ (Hoya skinneriana) Are you looking for a spectacular hoya to add to your collection? ‘Dee’s Big One,’ also called Hoya skinneriana, has pink, ¾” flowers with white highlights on the petals and red centers. There are usually 20-25 flowers that appear in huge clusters – up to softball-size on mature plants.

Hoya ‘Dee’s Big One’ (Hoya skinneriana) Are you looking for a spectacular hoya to add to your collection? ‘Dee’s Big One,’ also called Hoya skinneriana, has pink, ¾” flowers with white highlights on the petals and red centers.

Foliage Flower (Phyllanthus angustifolius) This unusual plant from the Caribbean covers itself in tiny pink flowers on and off throughout the year. The blooms have a smell of corn chips. It’s a slow grower that loves a sunny spot and doesn’t mind a drier environment. The leaves are flattened petioles or flower stems.

Foliage Flower (Phyllanthus angustifolius) This unusual plant from the Caribbean covers itself in tiny pink flowers on and off throughout the year. The blooms have a smell of corn chips. It’s a slow grower that loves a sunny spot and doesn’t

Day Blooming Jasmine (Cestrun diurnum) A delightfully sweet fragrance arises from the profusion of white blooms on this fast-growing Caribbean native. Its main flowering season occurs in the fall and sporadically in the spring as it responds to the decreasing and lengthening days as the seasons change. Clusters of flowers form along the upright stems with the flowering cycle lasting for a couple of weeks.

Day Blooming Jasmine (Cestrum diurnum) A delightfully sweet fragrance arises from the profusion of white blooms on this fast-growing Caribbean native. Its main flowering season occurs in the fall and sporadically in the spring as it responds t

Coco Loco Plant (Cocos nucifera) Here’s an unusual gift for any gardening enthusiast. The Coco Loco Plant, or Dwarf Green Malaysian Coconut, is shipped with the plant growing out of a coconut as shown in the photo. People in zones 9-11 can plant it in their outdoor garden where it will reach up to 50’ tall and produce flowers and coconuts in as little as 5 years. If you live in northern zones, grow it outside during the warm summer months and inside during the winter.

Coco Loco Plant (Cocos nucifera) Here’s an unusual gift for any gardening enthusiast. The Coco Loco Plant, or Dwarf Green Malaysian Coconut, is shipped with the plant growing out of a coconut as shown in the photo. People in zones c

Begonia luxurians (Begonia fibrous species) Unusual palmate leaves with a draping style makes this stunning plant a must have in any home environment. Reminiscent of a character in a “Dr. Seuss” book, the plumes of white flowers, which emerge in late spring through summer add to its appeal. This upright fibrous species comes from the rainforest of Brazil and can grow up to 8-10’ tall but with judicious pruning, it is just as happy in a smaller pot.

Begonia luxurians (Begonia fibrous species) Unusual palmate leaves with a draping style make this stunning plant a must-have for any home. Reminiscent of a character in a “Dr. Seuss” book, plumes of white flowers emerge late spring through s