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EXCEPTIONAL PLANTS LIST FOR 2018 –

Last updated 9.13.18

 

Bursera fagaroides – terra cottaTrain this specimen into a bonsai tree with a thick caudex and peeling reddish brown bark. Leaves emit a citrus odor when crushed and resin from this plant is used to produce copal incense. 
Echeveria gigantea crest Crested form of this giant echeveria. 
Aloe eminens – 7 galTree aloe endemic to Somalia with red flowers. 
Begonia ‘Lotusland’ 5 galImmense plant of Lotusland’s namesake Begonia.
Book: Aloes: The Definitive Guide Written by Susan Carter, John Lavranos, Len Newton, and Colin Walker. Published out of Kew Gardens. Contains descriptions, illustrations, distributions, and notes of all currently accepted Aloe taxa.
Operculicarya decaryi – decorative potSmall, dioecious tree in the sumac or cashew family (Anacardiaceae) and native to Madagascar. Displays a thick, twisted trunk and small pinnate leaves. Great for bonsai or shaping in the landscape.
The Cycads – Africa & The Americas, The Cycads – Asia & AustraliaTwo volume set of the updated Loran Whitelock book with Duke Benadom as contributing author.  
Euphorbia aff. ammak (crest and monstrose)This unusual specimen displays crested, monstrose, and variegated growth. 
Agave group – 5 – 20 galAgave atrovirens, A. franzosinii, A. impressa. 
Stained glass piece
Adromischus sphenophyllus – decorative potA small clumping succulent native to the Eastern Cape of South Africa. The specific epithet refers to the wedge-shaped leaves. White flowers with purple streaks are borne in a cyme. 
Hechtia tillandsioides – 2 galA unique Hechtia with smooth, slender leaves and lavender-purple flowers that resembles a Tillandsia.
Pelargonium otaviense – 4″From Namibia. Displays light pink flowers with red markings. 
Sansevieria aethiopica – terra cotta potThis southern African species displays a rosette of leaves with contrasting light green stripes . Grows in semi-shade and is drought tolerant. 
Sansevieria aff. desertiiResembles S. desertii with upright cylindrical leaves.
Sansevieria ‘Horwood’ decorative potLikely a species from Kenya collected by Frank Horwood who collaborated with Charles Glass and Bob Foster at Lotusland. 
Sansevieria masonianaLeaves of this sansevieria can reach up to 3-4′ in length and have a mottled look. Originally collected in the Democratic Republic of the Congo by Maurice Mason. 
Sansevieria patens – decorative potDisplays arching, cylindrical leaves that remain in their juvenile form though maturity. 
Sansevieria erythraeae (Syn. S. schweinfurthii)Pencil-like tubular leaves arranged in a fan shape. From Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Sudan.
Tillandsia aff. roseoscapaResembles T. roseoscapa with a pink inflorescence.
Tillandsia latifoliaAir plant, or, as the IUCN categorizes it, an “atmospheric plant,” that is common in the coastal regions of Peru and Ecuador.
Tillandsia paleacea An immense clump of this Peruvian species. T. paleacea is one of the most drought tolerant of all tillandsias.
Tillandsia paleacea – 2 formsTwo forms of T. paleacea. One has a finer texture while the other displays larger, more robust leaves. Flowers are lavender purple.
Tillandsia secundaBromeliad from the mountains of Ecuador. Individual rosettes can measure up to 24″ in diameter. “Secunda” refers to the downward-facing flowers attached dorsally on the reddish inflorescence scape. 
Tillandsia xerographica hybridInteresting hybrid clump with a pink and purple inflorescence.
Encephalartos munchii – 5 galA critically endangered and highly desirable cycad. Blue form. 
Encephalartos lanatus – 1 galYoung leaves and cones on this cycad have densely woolly hairs. 
Microcycas calocoma – 1 galA seedling of this unusual cycad that is endemic to Western Cuba.
Aloe melanacantha – 5 galThis black-spined Aloe is slow growing and forms a stemless rosette. Leaf spines emerge yellow and then darken to black with age. 
Aloe spicata – 5 galNamed for the densely packed flowers and spike-like inflorescence. 
Arborescent Aloe groupAloe salm-dyckiana ‘Veld Fire’, A. pluridens, A. rupestris
Tylecodon paniculataA thick-trunked, winter growing shrub or small tree. Branches are clothed in parchment-like bark that peels to maintain access to light for photosynthetic tissue beneath.
Anthurium pulcachenseA rare dwarf Peruvian species, possibly a houseplant subject.
Begonia blancii (mottled form)A new species from the Philippines with triangular-spathulate leaves with reddish undersides. Terranium culture.
Begonia sp.From Madagascar (as B. coursii), a large shrubby species with handsome bronzed leaves and large sprays of light pink flowers.
Cryptanthus grazielaeAn unusual species of “earth star” with broad glossy green leaves. Endemic to Brazil.
Hibiscus grandidieriSimilar to H. schizopetalus but with weeping branches and a brilliant red flower like dangling Christmas ornaments. 
Ornithogalum sardieniiA tiny winter-growing bulb with intricately ciliate leaves. Grows only 5 cm tall when in flower. Endemic to Little Karoo in South Africa.
Oxalis rusciformisA small tropical species with broad leaf salks functioning as leaves. Indoor plant.
Peperomia maypurensisA succulent rock-dweller from Amazonian Venezuela. Houseplant, requires bright light.
Pyrrosia sp.From the Philippines. A small, compact epiphytic fern for a terrarium or indoors.
Rosa abyssinicaA robust and well-armed rose from Yemen (Kawkaban). Flowers are white and delightfully scented.
Strongylodon macrobotrysThe “jade vine” of fame. Possibly amenable outdoors here in a warm sheltered location. 
Anthurium recavum
Olea europea – 36″ boxThis specimen olive tree comes with free installation into your landscape.
Camellia ‘Egao’ – 5 gal
Camellia ‘Hakuhan-kujaku’ – 5 galKnown as the white spotted peacock, or weeping camellia, with long narrow leaves and dangling red flowers mottled with white. Also sold under ‘Kujaku Tsubaki’.
Strelitzia reginae ‘Mandela’s Gold’ – 15 galA beautiful yellow-gold flowered version of the bird of paradise that was named for South Africa’s Nelson Mandela.
Encephalartos altensteinii – 6″ caudexCycad from the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. Individual leaves can reach up to 6′ long. 
Euphorbia beharensis var. guillemetiiMadagascan caudiciform with spiny branches.
Rhipsalis groupRhipsalis monacantha, R. micrantha and Hatiora saliconioides
Kalanchoe groupKalanchoe bracteata, K. synsepala, 
Ledebouria groupLedebouria socialis, L. pauciflora
Aloe forbesii – 1 galA diminutive Aloe species originally collected by John Lavranos at Adho Dewalu on the island of Socotra in 1963.
Dioon mejiae – 5 galCycad with stiff, flat leaves native to Honduras and Nicaragua.
Disocactus crenatus ‘Chichicastenango’ – 2 galFormerly included in Epiphyllum, this cactus comes from Chichicastenago in the highlands NW of Guatemala City. 
Drimia media – 1 galEvergreen bulb from South Africa with narrow leaves and dainty greenish-white flowers.
Eulophia petersii – 1 galAn interesting terrestrial orchid from southern and eastern Africa that is quite drought tolerant.
Haworthia group – small decorative pots
Plumeria cultivar – terra cottaA rooted cutting of a plant that originally belonged to Bill Paylen, the designer of the fern garden at Lotusland.
Jeff Moore Book GroupIncludes Aloes and Agaves in Cultivation, Under the Spell of Succulents, and his latest book, Soft Succulents.
Bowiea volubilis – decorative potsGroup of two. Scrambling, photosynthetic inflorescences emerge from succulent leaves acting as scales on this true bulb. It is considered toxic but used in traditional medicine in South Africa.
Dracaena draco – 20 galGroup of three large Dracaena draco. The iconic dragon tree of Lotusland native to the Canary Islands, Madeira, and western Morocco. 
Buckinghamia celsissima – 15 galOne of two species in this genus in the protea family. Endemic to the rainforests of Northern Queensland, Australia. New growth is bronze in color and large racemes of fragrant flowers emerge white to cream at the branch tips. 
Agave franzosinii – 10 galAn iconic Lotusland plant. This species of Agave is not known in the wild and was originally described from plants in European gardens.
Cycas siamensis – 20 gal Cycad native to Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Myanmar.
Pseudobombax ellipticum – decorative potFlowers on this tree resemble a shaving brush with profuse white stamens. The trunk forms a uniquely patterned caudex with green and white fissures. 
Dioon spinulosum – 5 galThis Mexican species is one of the tallest cycads in the world and can grow up to 40′ tall. From Veracruz and Oaxaca.
Lepidozamia peroffskyana – 15 gal.Cycad with palm-like, spineless leaves from New South Wales and Queensland, Australia. Shade and drought-tolerant.
Beaucarnea recurvata – 5 galA stout, multi-branched plant. Known as the Madagascar palm, this species displays a spiny gray trunk enlarged at the base and topped by a cluster of green leaves. Prefers a sunny and warm location. 
Pachypodium lamerei – 5 galA low branching form of this Madagascan endemic.
Rhopalostylis baueri – 10 galPalm endemic to the Kermandex Islands in New Zealand and Norfolk Island, Australia. 
Strelitzia juncea – 15 galAn incredibly sculptural leafless species of bird of paradise. 
Tillandsia latifolia Air plant, or, as the IUCN categorizes it, an “atmospheric plant,” that is common in the coastal regions of Peru and Ecuador.
Billbergia ‘Hallelujah’A hybrid of ‘Domingos Martins’ and ‘Ed McWilliams’. Develops a 16″ upright rosette in a rich purple color with white spots.
Gasteria excelsa – terra cottaOne of the largest of the Gasteria species. Native to cliff faces in South Africa’s Eastern Cape Province. Locals believe this plant offers protection from lightning and they are occasionally spotted growing on rooftops.
Draceana draco –decorative potThe iconic dragon tree of Lotusland native to the Canary Islands, Madeira, and western Morocco. 
Fockea edulis – decorative potShow stopping specimen of the South African caudiciform.
Phytolacca dioicaKnown as the Ombu, this tree is native to the pampas of South America. Fast-growing with spongy wood and can reach a height of 40-60′. Mature trees develop a swollen base.
Begonia heracleifolia var. sunderbruckii – 8″ potRhizomatous begonia from South America with palmate leaves displaying two-toned green markings. 
Begonia ‘Mr. Hunt’ – 10″ potOne of the most beautiful of the upright, jointed types of begonia. Named after local begonia aficionado and treasurer of the Rudolf Ziesenhenne Branch of the American Begonia Society, Gary Hunt. 
Begonia ‘North Star’ – 10″ potAn upright, joined rhizomatous begonia with showy silvery and maroon leaves.
Begonia ‘Red Fred’ – 10″ potRhizomatous begonia with large reddish-purple leaves. Originated from Brad Thompson at Hi-Mark Nursery and selected by Mike Flaherty. The parent plant, Begonia ‘Freddie’ was hybridized by Rudy Ziesenhenne. 
Group: B. ‘Angel Glow’ and two sports (‘Ray Glow’ and ‘Tio Glow’ – 6″ potsBegonias from Ross Boswell’s breeding program in Australia. 
Acacia caven – 2 gallonThis medium-sized shrub/tree is from South America and is known as Espinillo. It develops pronounced spines and yellow puff ball flowers as it matures. 
Acanthocereus horridus – 6″ terra cottaA sprawling, three-sided cactus native to Guatemala and Mexico. 
Adenium arabicum ‘Shada’ – terra cottaA form from Shada, Saudi Arabia with a large caudex and pink and white flowers.
Aeonium lindleyi – 2 galReported to be the antidote to irritating Euphorbia sap.
Agave ellemeetiana ‘Satina’ – 2 galStemless agave lacking teeth. Native to cloud forests of Mexico.
Agave mapisaga var. lisa – 15 galReputed to be the largest agave on the planet.
Agave ocahui – 1 gallonA relatively small Agave with dark green leaves with smooth margins in a tight rosette- very sculptural.
Alcantarea imperialis – 1 galThis bromeliad is endemic to Brazil and can reach 5′ across. It will produce a dramatic 6-8′ flower spike lasting at least 5 months. 
Alectryon coriaceus – 5 galAn Australian rainforest dweller and member of Sapindaceae, or soapberry family. Displays black seeds partially covered by a red fleshy red aril. 
Alluaudia procera – 5 galMadagascan endemic plant. Forms large stands in Madagascar’s spiny forests.
Aloe africana – 3 galGroup of three. Solitary, often unbranched, small tree-like aloe usually up to 6 feet with rosettes of arching 2 foot long, thick, grayish blue-green leaves. 
Aloe arenicola – 6″ terra cottaA spotted, creeping aloe with stems lying flat to the ground. 
Aloe confusa – 2 galAloe with pendulous leaves and yellow flowers. Native to Kenya and Tanzania.
Aloe dioliiPropagated from the ISI type collection on Lorienetom Mountain in SE Sudan. 
Aloe distans – 5 galSprawling and crawling aloe with yellow teeth on the margin.
Aloe flexilifolia – 5 galA critically endangered species from a single location in Tanzania. Sprawling and much-branched form. 
Aloe jibisanaNamed after its native range on Mt. Jibisana in Kenya. Trailing aloe with small yellow flowers. 
Aloe mubendiensisA choice aloe from Uganda.
Aloe scorpioides A seldom seen Aloe from Angola originally donated to Lotusland by Charles Glass and Bob Foster. Growing with a branching, shrubby form, mature plants can produce many flower spikes blooming in unison. 
Aloe ‘Tingtinkie’ – 1 galGroup of three. Hybrid created by renowned South African botanist/horticulturist Cynthia Giddy. Forms a mounding colony and displays a large bicolored inflorescence with reddish buds opening creamy yellow.
Ananas comosus var. variegatusVariegated pineapple with white, green, and pink coloration in the leaves and fruits. 
Anthurium ottonis – 3 galSeedling from a plant originally collected by Bill Baker. Very narrow upright leaves up to 2′ long and only 8″ wide. 
Anthurium sp. – 3 galGrown from seed from a plant in Loran Whitelock’s garden.
Begonia barkeriForm of B. megaphylla, which is now lumped into B. barkeri. One of the largest leaved begonias.
Begonia barkeriRound leaf form. One of the largest leaved begonias. 
Begonia ‘Lotusland’Spontaneous hybrid named by Rudy Ziesenhenne for Lotusland. 
Begonia ‘Marmaduke’Beautiful yellow-green leaves with purple markings. 
Begonia reniformis – 5 galThis begonia can reach tree-like proportions with thick stems and sprays of white flowers. 
Begonia ‘San Miguel’Large, hairy-leafed begonia with reddish undersides. Hybrid of B. venosa and B. scharffiana. 
Begonia scabrida – 1 gallonBegonia with a rough, scabrous, leaf surface. 
Begonia ‘Yanonali’A Rudy Ziesenhenne introduction named after the Chumash chief Yanonali. 
Boweia volubilis- 1 galScrambling, photosynthetic inflorescences emerge from succulent leaves acting as scales on this true bulb. It is considered toxic but used in traditional medicine in South Africa.
Brahea nitida – 5 galThe only Brahea without armor on the petiole. Leaves are shiny green with a white bloom on the underside. Seedling of a Lotusland plant that, according to Myron Kimnach, may be one of the oldest around. 
Bromelia balansaeLarge terrestrial bromeliad known as the “heart of flame.”
Bromelia pinguin ‘Variegata’Native to northern South America. Will produce a colony of rosettes. Fruit is harvested in its native range for food and it is grown as a hedge plant. 
Bromeliad group
Bursera fagaroides – 2 galTrain this specimen into a bonsai tree with a thick caudex and peeling reddish brown bark. Leaves emit a citrus odor when crushed and resin from this plant is used to produce copal incense. 
Calibanus hookeri – terra cotta potAn amazing specimen of this unusual caudiciform that was rediscovered in the wild by Charlie Glass and Bob Foster who referred to it as an “oddity of the plant world”.
Ceropegia dichotoma variegated – 1 galEndemic to the Canary Islands, this succulent plant has specialized flowers covered with downward pointing hairs that trap flies. 
Chilean Puya groupPuya chilensis, P. alpestris, P. coerulea
Dioon califanoiA highly desirable Mexican cycad that is an endangered species endemic to Oaxaca and Puebla.
Dracaena draco – 5 galThe iconic dragon tree of Lotusland native to the Canary Islands, Madeira, and western Morocco. 
Dyckia ‘Naked Lady’ – 1 galGroup of three. Terrestrial bromeliad with rosettes to 1 foot high. No spines along the margins, but a wicked terminal one on the end of the leaves. 
Echeveria compressicaulis – 6″ terra cottaRosettes of reddish-green to dark purple leaves. Native to Venezuela.
Echinocereus engelmanniiCactus native to the SW United States and Mexico. Bright magenta flowers emerge in spring. 
Echinopsis hybrid – 8″ terra cottaGolden flowers. Sigs Dunlap second generation hybrid from seed propagation. 
Encephalartos arenariusCycad from a small area of the Eastern Cape in South Africa. From the Latin, arenarious, meaning sandy, referring to the coastal dunes and forests where this species resides. 
Encephalartos horridus – 5 galSmall, low-growing cycad with recurved leaves and intertwined spiny, blue leaflets. Listed as endangered by the IUCN and endemic to the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.
Encephalartos horridus X woodii – 1 galLotusland hybrid that promises to be an interesting landscape plant. 
Encephalartos horridus X woodii – 1 galLotusland hybrid that promises to be an interesting landscape plant. 
Encephalartos horridus X woodii – 1 galLotusland hybrid that promises to be an interesting landscape plant. 
Encephalartos lehmannii – 5 galNative to the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. Leaves are slightly recurved at the tip and leaflets are blue-grey when young; eventually maturing to a darker green. 
Erythrina nigrorosea – 6″ terra cottaUnique pink-flowering Erythrina with black calyces. Native to Mexico.
Euphorbia ammak – 3 galKnown as the African candelabra euphorbia which accurately describes its growth as a central trunk with multiple branches.
Euphorbia canariensis – 3 galEuphorbia endemic to the Canary Islands. Grows among boulders, lava slopes, and cliffs in its native habitat. 
Euphorbia horrida  decorative pot Spiny clumping species from South Africa that looks remarkably like a cactus. Columnar stems with undulating ribs grow to 2′ or more with age. Younger stems display contrasting gray/green stripes. 
Euphorbia horrida var. striataBeautiful stripes on grey stems. Propagation of a plant originally collected by Frank Horwood.
Euphorbia kamponii – 3 galEndangered species of coralliform Euphorbia from Madagascar. In the wild this plant reaches tree-like proportions with thick, scaly bark. This plant comes from ISI seed that was wild collected in a degraded DidieriaAdansonia forest near Tulear, Madagascar.
Euphorbia obovalifolia – 1 galVigorously growing Euphorbia native to Ethiopia through Tanzania and Malawi. 
Ficus vasta – 8″ terra cottaA rock fig species found on the island of Socotra and in northern and eastern Africa. Produces small, hard, edible fruits and can reach 15-20′ high in our Mediterranean climate. 
Fockea edulis – terra cottaThis member of the dogbane family forms a sculptural warty caudex with twining stems. Small green flowers emerge in late summer and female plants form 2 inch long follicles (fruits).
Galapagos Opuntia group  – 1 gal, 2 galOpuntia galapageia, O. galapageia var. profusa, O. megasperma var. mesophytica, O. megasperma var. orientalis. 
Gasteria rawlinsonii – 6″ terra cottaThe species is restricted to a small area of steep cliffs in South Africa. Narrow succulent leaves arranged in ranks that will slowly develop an impressive presence with multiple stems snaking their way over a pot edge.
Graptopetalum paraguayense and G. paraguayense ssp. bernalenseThis plant was originally thought to have come from Paraguay and was discovered in New York on imported cactus plants. The subspecies bernalense was later found growing on a mountain in Tamaulipas, Mexico.
Haemanthus humilis – 6″ terra cottaA large growing South African bulb with white flowers.
Hechtia groupHechtia lanata, H. argentea X H. lanata, H. lanata X H. marnier-lapostollei
Hechtia texensis – 1 galBromeliad with clustered red rosettes. Native to the Chihuahuan Desert.
Jatropha podagrica – 1 gallonChoice caudiciform in the euphorbia or spurge family with yellow flowers. 
Jubaeopsis caffra – 5 galRare and unusual palm in the coconut group from South Africa. Its closest palm relative is the Chilean wine palm (Jubaea chilensis). Lotusland seedling.
Neoregelia groupNeoregelia ‘Harpo’, N. ‘Fireball’, N. ‘Polka Dot’, N. ‘Freckles’.
Peperomia kimnachii – terra cotta potCalled “radiator plant,” this semi-epiphytic member of the piper family will grow in a pot easily with minimal care. ISI plant named for Myron Kimnach and propagated from Lotusland stock. 
Plectranthus ernestii – 4″ terra cottaSmall, South African succulent in the Lamiaceae. Perfect as a succulent bonsai, only growing 18″ tall. Stems are grey and swollen with aromatic leaves. 
Puya mirabilis – 1 galWill flower one year after planting with bell-shaped, lime green flowers with flaring ends. Plant will eventually reach 20″ across.
Rauhia peruviana – small decorative potThis winter-dormant, evergreen bulb is named after intrepid explorer Werner Rauh, a botanist from Heidelberg, Germany. 
Sansevieria sp. – 1 gal2007-042
Sparmannia africana – 5 galPreviously grouped in the Tiliaceae, this plant is now thought to reside in the Malvaceae. White flowers with numerous yellow stamens that respond to touch as a pollination strategy. 
Stangeria eriopus – 1 gallonSole species in the genus Stangeria that was originally described as a fern until it produced a cone. Endemic to the east coast of South Africa and southern Mozambique. It is most closely related to the Australian genus Bowenia. This vulnerable species is under threat from harvesting for medicinal purposes and habitat loss. 
Tetradenia aff. cordataEndemic to Madagascar with felted leaves. 
X Calibanus hookeri – 5 galUnique to Lotusland. Presumed intergeneric hybrid between Calibanus hookeri and Beaucarnea recurvata discovered by Charlie Glass. Seed was collected of C. hookeri in the late 70’s from the succulent garden, but when grown, turned into this monster. 
Xerosicyos danguyi – 1 galA climbing vine in the Cucurbitaceae native to southwestern Madagascar.  Succulent, round leaves resemble coins; hence the common names, silver dollar or penny plant. 
Agave groupAgave titanota, A. xylonacantha, ……
Begonia ‘Boomer’Thick-stemmed begonia with white flowers and textural purple-green leaves.
Crassula ovata ‘Gollum’Part of the “Tolkien Group” of C. ovata hybrids, this cultivar was introduced to the trade by local legendary plantsman, John Bleck. 
Dorstenia foetida- terra cottaSucculent member of the Moraceae with individual flowers arranged on a structure called a hypanthodium. Ripe seeds are ejected from the parent plant and will happily germinate in surrounding pots. 
Euphorbia lactea ‘White Ghost’ crestSlow growing crested form of this variegated white euphorbia. Sometimes called “dragon bones tree.”
Furcraea roezlii – 5 galGroup of three. (Syn. F. parmentieri). Tall succulent plant with strap-like leaves that remain to cover the trunk and act as a skirt. 
Melaleuca diosmifolia – 2 galShrub with small green leaves and lime green flowers endemic to the southwest of Western Australia. 
Puya laxaBolivian endemic with spiny leaves covered in woolly hairs. Flowers are small but a unique purple-black color borne on reddish stems. 
Salvia discolor – 1 galShimmery silver leaves and black-purple flowers adorn this Peruvian salvia. 
Salvia iodantha – 1 galKnown as the Mexican fucshia sage, this salvia is loaded with fuzzy, bright pink flowers from fall to early spring. Has the potential to grow up to 8′ tall and 6′ wide but also withstands a hard pruning to retain a bushy form. 
Salvia madrensis – 1 galThis large salvia can reach 8′ tall with unusual yellow flowers appearing in September. Stems display winged ridges. 
Urginea delagoensis – 1 galSucculent, above-ground bulb. Native to Madagascar.
Quillaja saponariaKnown as soapbark tree in Chile, this plant will eventually form a narrow tree with pendulous evergreen branches. The genus is pronounced “key-YAW-haw.” Creamy yellow flowers appear in early summer and later form small pinwheel-shaped brown fruits. 
Eucalyptus caesiaEndemic to Western Australia, this weeping eucalyptus is known as “silver princess” in reference to its glaucous waxy leaf and stem covering. Decorative bark called “minni-ritchi” peels in narrow brown strips. Flowers are very ornamental and reddish pink in color with yellow tips. 
Greyia sutherlandiiDrought tolerant shrub from South Africa with scalloped leaves. Flowers are a striking red with waxy petals and protruding stamens. 
Orthophytum GroupO. gurkenii and O. magalhaesii
Drosanthemum speciosumLow-growing succulent from South Africa sometimes called the “municipal worker” because the orange-red flowers tend to only be open from 9am to 5pm.
Worsleya procera- 1 galOne of the rarest and highly sought after bulbs. Native to granitic cliffs in Brazil. Displays large lavender-blue flowers atop recurved evergreen leaves. 
Echeveria ‘Compton Carosel’– 1 galDelightfully variegated echeveria with a slight pink tinge to older leaves. Forms a rosette 4 to 6 inches wide. 
Begonia ‘Whitecotton’ – 8″ potA Don Miller hybrid from 2014. Rhizomatous.
Begonia manicata ‘Aureo-maculata’ – 8″ potKnown as the leopard begonia, this rhizomatous Begonia has beautiful variegation on the leaves.
Ochagavia carnea – 1 galFantastic terrestrial bromeliad from central Chile.
Momordica rostrataCaudiciform member of the Cucurbitaceae from east Africa. Edible fruits resemble oblong orange chilies with a beaked tip, in reference to the specific epithet. 

 

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