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Plant List for 2019

Updated on 10.4.19

Lepidozamia peroffskyanaCycad with palm-like, spineless leaves from New South Wales and Queensland, Australia. Shade and drought-tolerant.
Agave bracteosa ‘Monterrey Frost’An extra nice specimen of this variegated cultivar. This agave has slender arching leaves and offsets sporadically. 
Agave chazaroi – 2 galA newer species of Agave from Jalisco that was described in 2007 and named to honor Mexican botanist Miquel Chazaro.
Agave valenciana – 2 galA fantastic, large growing Agave from Jalisco that was described as recently as 2006 by Mexican botanist, Miquel Chazaro.
Agave ‘Cornelius’ – dish potThe “Quasimoto Agave”, a possible cultivar of Agave americana with variegated yellow and green leaves with an undulating appearance. Remains compact, at 18″ tall and 3′ wide. 
Agave franzosinii ‘Lost Wax’The name ‘Lost Wax’  refers to the distinct bud imprints of this clone and is a play on the lost wax technique used to cast metal sculpture.
Agave group – terra cotta3 plantsA. macroacantha, A. pelona, A. × macroacantha
Agave stricta – 1 gal – Group of 3This agave resembles a spiny hedgehog and stays low to the ground (2 feet tall). Will form offsets and create a colony. Reddish-brown flowers are borne on an inflorescence up to 6 feet tall.  Grown from seed from the type locality.
Ananas comosus var. bracteatus ‘Tricolor’ – 1 galVariegated pineapple with white, green, and pink coloration in the leaves and fruits. 
Bromelia balansaeLarge terrestrial bromeliad known as the “heart of flame.”
Puya dyckioides – 1 galA fantastic Argentinian bromeliad. Seed grown from a parent plant that was originally from Dutch Vandervort.
Puya group – 1 gal – Group of 3Puya chilensis, P. dyckioides, and P. mirabilis.
Dyckia remotiflora v. montevidensis – 1 galOne of four varieties of D. remotiflora, this one from southern Brazil.
Hechtia tillandsioides × argentea – terra cottaA fantastic hybrid originally from Dutch Vandervort.
Quesnelia marmorata ‘Tim Plowman’ – 1 gallonBromeliad with a tall, upright appearance and curly leaves with reddish spots. Inflorescence has pink bracts and blue flowers. 
Billbergia (dark purple)- terra cottaAn unknown cultivar donated to Lotusland by Ron Caird. Displays dark purple leaves with striking lime green spots. 
Neoregelia ‘Fireball’- 1 galThis popular epiphytic bromeliad turns deep red when exposed to bright light. A great choice for mounting on a log as it produces many offsets.
Neoregelia group – 3 plantsNeoregelia ‘Harpo’, N. ‘Polka Dot’, and N. ‘Freckles’ hybrid.
Neoregelia ‘Lucifer’ – 1 gallonShowy bromeliad with burgundy and green marbled leaves edged in blood red. Reaches 18″-22″ in diameter.
Tillandsia latifolia From the coastal regions of Peru and Ecuador comes this choice form of this species.
Begonia barkeri (syn. B. megaphylla)One of the largest leaved begonias from Mexico.
Begonia ‘Boomer’ – 1 galThick-stemmed begonia with white flowers and textural purple-green leaves.
Begonia ‘Hyroglyphics’ – 1 galCompact begonia with black-edged ruffly leaves and pink flowers
Begonia ‘Madame Queen’ – terra cottaLarge leaves with ruffled edges showcase the red undersides of this rhizomatous begonia. 
Begonia reniformis – 1 galThis begonia can reach tree-like proportions with thick stems and sprays of white flowers. 
Begonia ‘Shelley Andros’ – 1 galA Brad Thompson rhizomatous begonia introduction with spiral leaves and a dark margin. 
Begonia ‘Passing Storm’ – decorative potBegonia with shiny pink leaves with gray veins. Rhizomatous.
Begonia bipinnatifidaSpectacular small shrubby species with pink flowers from New Guinea. Requires terrarium or greenhouse culture.
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. 
Strelitzia juncea – 5 galAn incredibly sculptural leafless species of bird of paradise. 
Sansevieria ballyi – decorative potThis fantastic stoloniferous Sansevieria was originally collected by Peter Bally (Bally 12681) in 1963 on Kivuko Hill in SE Kenya.
Sansevieria sp. – 1 galOriginally from Huntington Botanic Gardens labelled as “form of cylindrica.” From Somalia, near the top of Eil Pass.
Jatropha podagrica – 3″ potChoice caudiciform in the euphorbia or spurge family. Common names include: Buddha belly plant, bottleplant shrub, gout plant, purging-nut, Guatemalan rhubarb, and goutystalk nettlespurge.
Calibanus hookeri × (C. hookeri × Beaucarnea recurvata) – 4″ potWill grow into an enormous caudiciform.
Dorstenia foetida – bonsai potA very unusual succulent member of the fig family, Dorstenia is found in the New and Old World with most of the succulent members from northern Africa and Arabia. Seeds are launched from the interesting receptacle that houses the flowers.
Plectranthus ernstii – 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. 
Bursera fagaroides and B. schlechtendalii – decorative potTwo beautiful bonsai specimens of this Mexican caudiciform genus
Brachychiton rupestris – bonsai forestEnjoy this tiny grove of Australian bottle trees. 
Pelargonium carnosum hybriddecorative potHybrid of this summer-dormant South African native. Thick, succulent grey stems form a sculptural shrub. Blooms in early summer before going into dormancy. 
Operculicarya decaryi – decorative potEndemic to Madagascar, this pachycaul tree is an excellent candidate for bonsai.
Beaucarnea recurvata – 5 galThe iconic “ponytail palm” that makes a statement by itself or massed à la Madame Ganna Walska. 
Haworthia arrangementA wonderful dish garden containing plants of this South African genus.
Haworthia reinwardtii f. zebrina – decorative potSlow growing haworthia with cylindrical rosettes of leaves. Native to South Africa. 
Haworthia windowsill collection – Group of 5Haworthia zantnerana, H. translucens ssp. tenera, H. rycroftiana, H. retusa var. acuminata, and H. mirabilis.
Gasteria rawlinsonii   bonsai potThe species is restricted to a small area of steep cliffs in South Africa. Narrow succulent leaves arranged in ranks will slowly develop an impressive presence with multiple stems snaking their way over a pot edge.
Graptopetalum paraguayense ssp. bernalense – 1 galThis subspecies was discovered growing on one mountain (Cerro Bernal) in Tamaulipas, Mexico by Alfred Lau. The species G. paraguayense is not known in the wild.
Tradescantia sillamontana – bonsai potOne of the most succulent and xerophytic Tradescantia. This plant is covered with distinctive white hairs, giving it the name “cobweb spiderwort.” Endemic to Nuevo León in northeastern Mexico.
Monadenium spectabile – 5″ potOne of the most desirable of all Mondadenium, M. spectabile has a very restricted range in the Iringa District of Tanzania.
Euphorbia ammak crest – decorative potA wonderful crest of this diminutive form of E. ammak.
Euphorbia bongolavensisThis sub-shrub is endemic to Madagascar where it grows in subtropical to tropical dry forests. Spineless branches bear numerous branchlets in an umbrella arrangement. 
Euphorbia coerulescensA fascinating blue-stemmed Euphorbia with a 4-6 angled stem and large prickles on the margins. 
Euphorbia ingens – 5 galA seedling from the iconic plants in the Lotusland landscape. May become the “weeping” form.
Euphorbia horrida – 5 gal 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 grey/green stripes. 
Euphorbia horrida var. striata – 1 galBeautiful stripes on grey stems. Propagation of a plant originally collected by Frank Horwood who briefly worked at Lotusland under Charlie Glass. 
Euphorbia polygona ‘Snowflake’ – 3 galA beautiful white form of this South African species.
Encephalartos trispinosus – 5 galBlue cycad with three-lobed leaflets from the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. 
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 princeps x horridus A one of a kind cycad hybrid between two highly desirable blue leaved species.
Aloe brevifolia (variegated) – 1 galRosette-forming clumping aloe species from South Africa with unique variegation. 
Aloe maculata (variegated) – 3 galA beautifully variegated form of this species. This plant was originally acquired from local nurseryman Richard Bogart.
Aloe diolii – 3 galPropagated from the ISI type collection on Lorienetom Mountain in SE Sudan. 
Aloe megalacantha – 1 galEthiopian and Somalian aloe species with orange to yellow, sometimes red flowers. 
Aloe vanbalenii – 5  galLeaves of this aloe have a cinnamon or musky odor when damaged or bruised. Forms a stemless clump up to 3′ wide with twisting, deeply-channeled leaves with red edges. Flowers are yellow and orange. 
Aloe elgonica – 3 and 5 gal – Group of 2Aloe native to Kenya on Mount Elgon. Clump-forming aloe with 1′ wide rosettes of pink blushed leaves and large teeth. 
Myrtillocactus geometrizans crest – small formA “living sculpture” crest of this Mexican cactus. 
Echinocereus engelmannii – terra cottaThe “strawberry hedgehog cactus” native to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. Displays bright pink flowers.
Tephrocactus aoracanthus – bonsai potGenus in the subfamily Opuntioideae with round segments instead of flat pads like those found in the genus Opuntia. Endemic to Argentina. 
Eriogonum arborescens – 1 galKnown as Santa Cruz Island Buckwheat, E. arborescens is endemic to the northern Channel Islands and highly desirable in the garden.
Ceratozamia subroseophylla – 25 galThis wonderful plant was considered a form of Ceratozamia robusta, previously known as ‘Santiago Tuxtla’ but has now been split into its own species.
Encephalartos lebomboensis – decorative potFrom the Lebombo Mountains in Mozambique and South Africa. The Zulu name for this species (isiGqiki-somkhovu) translates to “zombie’s pillow.”
Pedilanthus macrocarpus – 15 galSucculent plant with inconspicuous leaves and orange-red flowers that give this species the common name slipper plant. 
Aloe tongaensis – 24″ boxNative to tropical coastal forests between Mozambique and South Africa. A stout tree that will reach up to 9 feet tall and was formerly known as the “medusa” form of A. barberae.
Aechmea blanchetiana – 2 galLarge bromeliad with orange foliage and yellow and red floral bracts. Plant in full sun for best color. Native to eastern Brazil.
Aechmea ornata v. nationalis – 2 galThis bromeliad will stand out in your garden with its variegated margins and inflorescence with bright pink bracts and purple flowers.
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. 
Hechtia lanata – 1 gal – Group of 3A highly desirable terrestrial bromeliad that is endemic to Oaxaca, Mexico.
Ochagavia carnea – 5 galEndemic to Chile, this extra spiny terrestrial bromeliad grows on rock faces and scree on the western slopes of the central and southern Andes. When blooming, the center of the rosette flushes bright pink, contrasting with the silvery green leaves. 
Puya laxa – 1 galBolivian endemic with spiny leaves covered in woolly hairs. Flowers are small but a unique purple-black color and are borne on reddish stems. 
Sincoraea (Orthophytum) ophiuroides – 4″ potBromeliad from Brazil adapted to neotropical rock outcrops. Entire plant flushes purple and red when blooming with white flowers. 
Tillandsia paleacea – 3 formsSuper tiny, small, and large forms of this tillandsia. Tolerates full sun and produces small purple-blue flowers. Native to Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, and Peru. 
Tillandsia duratiiAn immense 40 year old specimen of this amazing species of Tillandsia.
Amorphophallus konjac The voodoo lily from Vietnam, Japan and China south to Indonesia. Produces one leaf per year until it is mature enough to flower. The corm is used in traditional Chinese medicine, is high in soluble fiber, and is used to thicken foods. 
Anthurium sp. – 3 gal Seed originally from Loran Whitelock.
Philodendron patriciaeNew species from Colombia with long bullate leaves. Requires indoor or greenhouse culture.
Microgramma heterophyllaSmall epiphytic fern for terrariums native to the Caribbean. 
Microgramma vaccinifolia – terra cottaThis vining epiphytic fern grows well in a hanging basket where its long creeping white rhizomes can be displayed. Native to tropical America and can be grown outdoors in our climate. 
Coelogyne stricta – 4″ potOrchid native to Bhutan, NE India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, and Vietnam. Displays white flowers with a yellow/orange splash on the middle lobe.
Begonia ‘San Miguel’ – 2 galLarge, hairy-leafed begonia with reddish undersides. Hybrid of B. venosa and B. scharffiana. 
Begonia ‘Paul Hernandez’ – 10″ potA large growing plant that is a hybrid of B. luxurians and B. gehrtii.
Begonia ‘Immense’ – 10″ potThis Begonia is thought to be a chance seedling of B. ricinifolia dating back to 1936. As the name implies, it can reach large proportions.
Begonia gehrtii – 1 galThis rhizomatous begonia displays unforgettable leaves with a crinkly, puckered appearance. 
Salvia discolor – 1 galShimmery silver leaves and black-purple flowers adorn this Peruvian salvia. 
Melaleuca diosmifolia – 1 galShrub with small green leaves and lime green flowers endemic to the southwest of Western Australia. 
Chilean plant group – 5 plantsNolana crassulifolia, Erigeron luxurians, Lobelia excelsa, Escallonia angustifolia and Fabiana viscosa. A great group of Chilean native plants from that countries Mediterranean climate region that will do excellent in California gardens.
Chilean tree group – 2 plantsVachellia caven, previously Acacia caven, (espino) and Geoffroea decorticans (chanar). Two ornamental and drought tolerant trees that would look great in a succulent garden.
Ficus gasparrinianaSmall subtropical shrub with bright red figs. Self-fertile species! Can be grown outdoors when protected from cold.
Ficus vasta – 2 gal A 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. 
Boswellia nana × B. sacraHybrid between these two plants in the Burseraceae. 
Boswellia sacra – 2 gallonPrimary tree from which frankincense resin is harvested. Forms a small deciduous tree with papery bark. Native to Oman, Yemen, and Somalia. 
Brachychiton rupestris – bonsai This Brachychiton has been grown as a bonsai specimen over a piece of Lotusland slag glass. 
Bursera fagaroides – 2 galTrain this specimen into a bonsai tree with its 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. 
Carica quercifoliaAn uncommon caudiciform papaya that will form little, miniature fruits.
Beaucarnea aff. guatemalensis A great caudiciform for any garden.
Pachypodium lamerei – 5 galA low branching form of this Madagascan endemic. 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 lealii ssp. saundersiiGrown from seed by the donor. This Pachypodium is endemic to the Lebombo mountains near the east coast of Southern Africa, in the countries of South Africa, Swaziland, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe.
Chrysodracon hawaiiensis – 1 galA Dracaena relative that is a Hawaiian endemic.
Dracaena draco – 3′ tall2 plantsThe iconic “dragon tree” of Lotusland; native to the Canary Islands, Madeira, and western Morocco. 
Doryanthes palmeri – 5 galSpear lily from Australia. Grows to large proportions with leaves up to eight feet tall. Large, showy flower stalks appear in late spring and carry bright red cup-like flowers. 
Brahea aculeata – 5 galGrown from seed by Lotusland’s curator Paul Mills, from a tree at Goleta Beach Park. Originally identified by Barry Osborne, famed palm specialist. 
Butia × Parajubaea hybrids – 5 gal – Group of 3 Butia × Parajubaea cocoides, Butia × P. sunkha and Butia × P. torallyi.
Encephalartos (munchii × chimanimaniensis) × munchiiA interesting hybrid that should resemble a  very robust E. munchii when mature.
Encephalartos paucidentatus – 3 galThe Barberton cycad is a large growing species with dense foliage and immense cones making it stunning specimen. Able to withstand some shade as it grows in forested area in its native habitat although it is under increase threat of extinction. 
Encephalartos transvenosus × horridusA promising hybrid of these two desirable species.
Encephalartos nubimontanus – 2 seedlingsOne of the most desirable of South African cycads. E. nubimontanus is believed to be extinct in the wild.
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.
Sansevieria aethiopica – 3 galThis southern African species displays a rosette of leaves with contrasting light green stripes. Grows in semi-shade and is drought tolerant. 
Sansevieria aff. cylindrica – 1 galOriginally collected at the top of Eil Pass, Somalia. UCSB ex. HBG (HBG 31201).
Sansevieria group This choice grouping will contain the obscure and hard to find variegated Sansevieria ‘Fernwood’,  along with S. ‘Starfish’, a compact hybrid of S. cylindrica, and S. pinguicula.
Euphorbia canariensis – 3 galEuphorbia endemic to the Canary Islands. Grows among boulders, lava slopes, and cliffs in its native habitat. 
Euphorbia millii – decorative potA miniature form that is at least 25 years old.
Euphorbia neriifolia crest – 2 galCrested form of the “Indian spurge tree”, one of the three large growing euphorbias native to India. The specific epithet, neriifolia, means “leaves like an oleander.”
Euphorbia caput-medusae – ceramic bowlThis euphorbia displays serpent-like knobby stems radiating out from a central caudex. Can reach up to 3′ wide with a 1′ height. When in flower, each individual stem is ringed with white flowers at the tip. 
Aloe sinana – 5 galEndangered Ethiopian aloe with orange-red flowers. Similar to Aloe camperi. 
Aloe cheranganiensis – 1 galAloe native to Kenya and Uganda from seed originally collected by Tom Cole on Mt. Moroto, Kenya. Grows 3-4′ with a 2-3′ branching inflorescence with red flowers. 
Aloe flexilifolia – 5 galA critically endangered species from a single location in Tanzania. Sprawling and much-branched form. 
Aloe scorpioides – 1 galA seldom seen Aloe from Angola originally donated to Lotusland by Charles Glass and Bob Foster and collected by John Lavranos. Growing with a branching, shrubby form, mature plants can produce many flower spikes blooming in unison. 
Agave parryi – 3 galA monstrose and lightly variegated form.
Agave ocahui – 1 gal – Group of 3Group of three. A relatively small Agave with dark green leaves with smooth margins in a tight rosette- very sculptural.
Agave ‘Snow Glow’A stunning plant that is a sport of A. ‘Blue Glow’ which was originally selected by Kelly Griffin.
Kniphofia northiae – 5 gal One of the few Kniphofia known to form a trunk up to 1 foot tall. Flowers are pinkish-red in bud and open to a pale yellow. Native to eastern South Africa. 
Haemanthus hybrid – terra cottaHybrid bulb with pink paintbrush-like flowers and large evergreen leaves. Propagated from Lotusland’s plant near the Fern Garden pool. 
Xerosicyos danguyi – terra cottaA climbing vine in the Cucurbitaceae native to southwestern Madagascar.  Succulent, round leaves resemble coins; hence the common names, silver dollar or penny plant. 
Myrtillocactus geometrizans crestCrested form of this cactus native to Mexico.
Rhipsalis group – 4″ pot – Group of 4 Rhipsalis pilocarpa, R. baccifera, and two forms of R. paradoxa
Epiphytic cactus group – 3 plantsHatiora salicornioides, Rhipsalis ewaldiana and R. monacantha.
Rhododendron ‘Helen Johnson’5 galA great Rhododendron for Southern California with pink flowers. Plant from Nuccio’s Nursery.
Camellia ‘LASCA Beauty’5 galOriginated at the Los Angeles County Arboretum as a cross between C. japonica ‘Mrs. D.W. Davis’ and C. reticulata ‘Comedian.’ Plant from Nuccio’s Nursery.
Begonia ‘Lotusland’ (large)An immense specimen of Lotusland’s namesake Begonia. Introduced by Rudy Ziesenhenne at his Santa Barbara nursery in honor of Madame Ganna Walska.
Dracaena serrulataAn ultra-rare Dracaena from Yemen. Slow-growing but can ultimately reach 6-8 feet tall in cultivation. 
Dioon edule and Euphorbia polygona – 20 galAn instant landscape feature with these two plants growing together.
Dioon purpusii – 1 gallonReferred to as “giant purpusii” this plant comes from Papalo, Oaxaca. There is some debate whether this is a separate species or a robust form of D. purpusii.
Cycas panzhihuaensis × debaoensis – 5 galAn interesting hybrid between these two Chinese cycad species.
Cycas debaoensis – 4″ tree potUltra-rare Chinese cycad with multipinnate leaves, giving the plant a fluffy appearance. Known only from a small population in Debao county in western Guangxi. 
Cycas zambalensis – 3″ caudexA critically endangered cycad from Luzon, Philippines.
Cycas cairnsiana – 4″ tree potNative to northern Australia, this is one of the bluest of all cycads.
Encephalartos macrostrobilusA rare and hard to find species from northwestern Uganda.
Encephalartos aemulans – 5 galA critically endangered cycad that was long referred to as the “fuzzy natalensis” due to the tomentum on the cones. Unusual in that the male and female cones look very similar.
Encephalartos munchiiThe beautiful blue form of this cycad from Mozambique that is listed by the IUCN as possibly extinct in the wild.
Encephalartos dyerianus – 1 galCritically endangered in the wild, this plant is guarded 24/7 by armed guards in habitat in Limpopo, South Africa.
Encephalartos arenariusA large rooted offset from a female plant.
Encephalartos longifolius × latifrons – 2 seedlingsA promising hybrid of these two desirable species.
Encephalartos horridus × woodii – 1 gal Lotusland hybrid that promises to be an interesting landscape plant. 
Encephalartos horridus (monstrose) – 1 galStrange, fused leaflets on this Lotusland seedling.
Microcycas calocoma – 4″ tree potA rare and unique cycad that is endemic to western Cuba. Requires greenhouse conditions. 
Zamia meermanii – 1 gallonA recently described species from Belize. 
The Cycads – 2 volume setThe definitive books on cycads, co-authored by Loran Whitelock and Duke Benadom.
Agave victoriae-reginae ‘Albomarginata’Unique cultivar with white variegated margins. Slow growing and requires good drainage. 
Agave oteroiThis amazing and ferocious Agave has forever been known as the green form of A. titanota or as Agave sp. FO 076 but was just recently described as A. oteroi by Greg Starr to honor Felipe Otero who discovered the plant.
Agave franzosinii – 5 galAn iconic Lotusland plant. This species of Agave is not known in the wild and was originally described from plants in European gardens. 
Agave attenuata ‘Variegata’ – 3 galThis yellow-variegated form of this ubiquitous agave is sure to stand out in your garden. Slower growing than the species and prefers filtered light.
×Calibanus hookeri – 5 galUnique to Lotusland. Second generation (F2) seedling of what is a 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 a monster. 
Dioscorea hemicrypta – 3 galA fantastic caudiciform that is endemic to the Western Cape region of South Africa, found in and around the Little Karoo.
Dorstenia gigas – 3′ tall in decorative potA rare and unusual succulent that is endemic to the island of Socotra off the horn of Africa. 
Commiphora kua – 6″ potRare member of the Burseraceae from Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia, and Yemen. Resin from this species and others in the same genus is used for making myrrh.
Boswellia elongata – 6″ potA highly desirable frankincense relative from Socotra.
Euphorbia ledienii crestCrested form of this branching euphorbia from the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. 
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 poissonii – decorative potHighly toxic and rarely cultivated member of the Euphorbiaceae native to tropical west Africa (Guinea to Nigeria). Its latex sap contains the neurotoxins resiniferatoxin and tinyatoxin, both analogues of capsaicin. Named after French botanist Henri Louis Poisson.
Sansevieria masoniana – terra cottaLeaves 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. 
Bowiea volubilis– decorative pot 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.
Anchomanes difformisA rarely seen plant in cultivation, A. difformis is a relative of the titan arum from tropical Africa.
Amorphophallus titanum – 4′ tallThe famed titan arum or corpse flower. Plant with the largest unbranched inflorescence in the world. Greenhouse grown.
Costus osae – 1 galNative to Costa Rica. Prefers a shaded, moist, warm environment. Leaves are fuzzy and flowers bright red. 
Aristolochia philippinensisA new dwarf upright species that is not a vine, unlike other members of its genus common in cultivation. Used medicinally in the Philippines. Displays unique flowers that resemble a deflating balloon. Grow as an indoor tropical plant.
Piper marsupiferumGrows to about 2′ tall.  Requires greenhouse or terrarium culture and needs high humidity. 
Piper sp.Tall cloud forest species growing to 6′ tall or more. Leaves are fuzzy below. Keep cool and shaded, protect from frost. From Ecuador. 
Rhodocodon campanulatusUnusual Madagascan bulb with weird urn-shaped flowers. Winter deciduous. Indoors or outdoors protected from rain.
Sinningia defoliataAmazing species with leaves to 12” wide, with a petroleum scent. Red flowers sprout directly from the tuber.
Sinningia leopoldiiRare caudiciform plant. Tuber grows to 6” across or more. Requires indoor culture.
Emmenopteris henryi – 1 galPlant introduced to horticulture in 1907 by fearless plant explorer Ernest Wilson who described it as “one of the most strikingly beautiful trees of Chinese forests.” Rarely found outside of botanic gardens, this tree displays fragrant white flowers in summer alongside opposite green leaves with red petioles. 
Nageia nagi – 1 galEvergreen, coniferous tree native to Japan, China, and Vietnam. Plants are dioecious; male plants produce catkin-like cones and female plants produce fleshy, round, bluish-green cones. Propagated from Lotusland seed. 
Ficus macrophylla f. columnaris – 5 galForm of the banyan tree endemic to Lord Howe Island with columnar growth form and adventitious roots. 
Begonia ‘Comedian’ – 2 galDark-leaved and frilly Begonia cultivar from Brad Thompson. 
Begonia ‘Rudy’ – 10″ potThis cultivar was created in 1975 by local begonia expert, Rudy Ziesenhenne, and named after him by a customer. It is a cross of B. ludwigii x B. ‘Popennoei’ and displays silvery leaves on thick stems. 
Begonia ‘Amberley’ – 10″ potRoss Bolwell hybrid with new burgundy news leaves splashed with chartreuse. From Australia, Ross Bolwell is one of the most prolific of all Begonia hybridizers. Rhizomatous.
Begonia ‘Autumn Ember’ – 10″ potLogee’s hybrid between B. ‘Marmaduke’ and ‘Angel Glow’. This rhizomatous begonia displays bright orange leaves that brilliantly glow especially when first emerging. 
Begonia ‘Blazing Sun’ – 8″ potRoss Bolwell hybrid with richly colored purple leaves. Rhizomatous. 
Begonia ‘Grey Norse’- 8″ potRoss Bolwell hybrid out of Australia.
Begonia ‘Mumtaz’ – 10″ potHybrid of Begonia goegoensis and B. rajah. Large round leaves with a distinctive textured appearance. 
Laelia superbiens var. albaThe rare white flowered form known only from Honduras.
Hohenbergiopsis guatemalensis The sole species in the genus Hohenbergiopsis. Native to Mexico (Chiapas and Oaxaca) and Guatemala. 
Aloe ankoberensisEndangered Aloe species from Ethiopia. 
Aloe labworana ssp. labworana and A. labworana ssp. longifolia 1 and 3 gal- Group of 4Attractive aloe with recurved blue-green leaves, white spots, and yellow flowers. The subspecies longifolia is a larger plant with erect unspotted leaves that lack the greenish grey color of the straight species. 
Aloe lukeana – 10 galThis Aloe was first described by Tom Cole in 2015 and named in honor of his late brother, Luke Cole. This species is found in northeastern Uganda and displays striking red to orange flowers that are held upright before becoming pendant. 
Aloe polyphylla – 10 galAn unforgettable spiral aloe that displays a striking growth habit with foliage arranged in a perfect pattern. This rosette stays close to the ground and produces a short inflorescence with flowers ranging from yellow to red. Requires excellent drainage and prefers to keep its roots cool. 
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 pillansii – 3 galOne of the rarest tree aloes (syn. Aloidendron pillansii) in arid environments in South Africa and Namibia. This species is similar to Aloe dichotoma (Aloidendron dichotomum) but has broader and paler leaves with pendant yellow flowers.
Aloe ramosissima – 5 galThe “maiden’s quiver” is a slow growing Aloe that will eventually reach 5-6′ with yellow flowers. Native to arid southwestern Africa.
Jeff Moore book groupSigned copies of Aloes and Agaves in Cultivation, Under the Spell of Succulents, Soft Succulents and his latest book, Spiny Succulents.
Custom Stained Glass PieceCreated especially for Lotusland by a Lotusland volunteer.
Furcraea roezlii – 5 gal, 1 gal – Group of 3Group of three (syn. F. parmentieri). Tall succulent plant with strap-like leaves that remain to cover the trunk and act as a skirt. 
Galapagos Opuntia group  – 5, 2 and 1 gal- Group of 3O. galapageia var. profusa, O. megasperma var. orientalis and O. megasperma var. mesophytica.
Pritchardia hillebrandii – 1 galPalm endemic to the Hawaiian islets of Huelo and Mokapa off the north coast of Molokai at elevations of 100-1900′. Displays large, fan-shaped leaves with silvery undersides. 
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.
Rhopalostylis baueri – 10 galPalm endemic to the Kermandec Islands in New Zealand and Norfolk Island, Australia. 
Brahea nitida – 5 galThe one of two species of 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. 
Coccothrinax spirituana – seedlingA newly described species from Sancti Spiritus, Cuba. Leaves appear blue at a young age.  
Hedyscepe canterburyana – 15 galA highly desirable palm that is endemic to Lord Howe Island, Australia. Prefers cool sun and some light shade. 
Brachychiton rupestris – 15 galSemi-deciduous tree with a swollen trunk. Leaves emerge palmate with narrow leaflets but change their morphology with age and to simple and broad. Endemic to Australia (central Queensland to northern New South Wales).
A one of a kind painting of LotuslandLocal artist, Kevin Gleason, will be painting live during the event.
One of a kind water lily hybrid with naming rightsOfficially register this Nymphaea hybrid with the cultivar name of your choice. The lucky winner will have to pay $140 for the official registration
Fockea edulis– decorative potAn amazing show-worthy specimen of this species with a sculptural warty caudex with twining stems. Small green flowers emerge in late summer and female plants form 2″ long follicles (fruits). 
Encephalartos kisambo A large leaved cycad from cloud forests of Tanzania and Kenya. Can tolerate full coastal sun but prefers filtered light to part shade. 
Encephalartos trispinosus (spineless form)10 galUnique form of this popular blue cycad with spines only on the leaf tips.
Beaucarnea ‘Gold Star’Believed to be a selection of B. guatemalensis, this plant has beautifully variegated foliage.
Dracaena draco – 2 – 24″ box, 1 – 15 galThree large specimens of the dragon tree native to the Canary Islands, Cape Verde, Madeira, and western Morocco. 
Jubaea chilensis – 30″ boxThis iconic Chilean wine palm originates from central Chile where it is now protected in habitat. The fruits resemble miniature coconuts and are edible, hence the common name ‘coquito.’ Although it is slow growing, this palm will reach up to 75′ tall with a 3′ diameter trunk. 
Brachychiton rupestris – 24″ boxSemi-deciduous tree with a swollen trunk. Leaves emerge palmate with narrow leaflets but change their morphology with age and to simple and broad. Endemic to Australia (central Queensland to northern New South Wales).
Brachychiton rupestris – 24″ boxSemi-deciduous tree with a swollen trunk. Leaves emerge palmate with narrow leaflets but change their morphology with age and to simple and broad. Endemic to Australia (central Queensland to northern New South Wales).
Japanese Maple Group Three choice Japanese maples to celebrate the re-opening of Lotusland’s Japanese garden. As symbols of peace, abundant blessings and beauty, these graceful trees will add a special element to any garden. Includes Acer palmatum var. dissectum ‘Viridis’ and A. palmatum var. dissectum ‘Tamukeyama’.
Chusquea coronalis – box Highly ornamental bamboo with leaves occurring in fluffy whorls along arched stems. Native to Southern Mexico and Central America. 
×Calibanus hookeri – 7′ OAHUnique to Lotusland. This plant is a 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 a monster. 

 

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