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 ‘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
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 '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.
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 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 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.
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 (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 c
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