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Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml

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Bromeliaceae

Pink Zebra Earth Star, Cryptanthus

Cryptanthus zebrinus 'Pink Zebra'

This lovely, large cryptanthus is rare and very unique. It’s 7” long leaves have bright, ½” crimson-pink edges with a zebra-like band down the center of coppery green, which are cross-banded with uneven strips of white, making a beautiful, large rosette.

Cryptanthus are one of the easiest terrestrial bromeliads to grow. Provide with a well-drained soil, average moisture, and high humidity. High light levels ,but not direct sun, will produce the most intense foliage colors, colored forms may pale or even turn green under low light levels.

Average Mature Size: 8-12''H x 10-14''W

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10,11

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Outdoor Light: Light shade, AM sun

Indoor Light: High, Medium

 
Burro's Tail
Thick silvery blue-green pointed succulent leaves are densely strung along
the fleshy stem. Great for hanging baskets. A popular find and easily
grown with minimal care. Makes a beautiful groundcover for taller
succulents or other low water plants. When the stems reach 12" or more
they may produce trailing spikes of peachy pink to orange urn-shaped
flowers. Item # 342.
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White Jacobinia, White Brazilian Plume
An erect shrubby tropical perennial with tall, cone-like spikes of pure white flowers that glow atop the glossy deep green tropical foliage. With their long flowering season and compact habit Jacobinia's are excellent choices for mixed containers or as specimens on a shaded patio. Item# 727. Price: US$9.99

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Giant Pink Earth Star, Cryptanthus
Bright pink foliage have irregular stripes of green across the foliage making a beautiful large rosette. Use this beautiful larger growing Cryptanthus in mixed container gardens or as an underplanting for larger growing tropicals. Easy to grow. Item # 1037. Price: US$12.99

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Triple Yellow Hibiscus
The multitude of bright golden-yellow petals create a rounded, 3-4'', peony-like bloom that seems to glow in the garden. Beautiful rich green foliage and a vigorous plant. Item# 1052.
Price: US$9.99

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White Candles
White Candles is a shade loving shrub-like perennial that produces Jacobinia-like spikes of 2" pure white tubular flowers throughout most of the year. The large tropical dark green foliage creates the perfect foil for the brilliant white flowers. This is an excellent choice for container culture. Item# 3131.
Price: US$7.99

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Worley's Butter Cream Winter Cassia, Christmas Senna, Primrose Senna
Few plants can bring color to the fall garden like the Winter Cassia! Clusters of butterfly-like creamy yellow 1" blooms that are edged in white are born in October-November on this large arching tree-like shrub/perennial. A rare creamy-yellow colored selection developed by Patrick Worley. Item# 345. Price: US$9.99

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Ti-Ti, Leatherwood Tree
A native of Louisiana's wet soils, this tardily deciduous shrub produces 6" long drooping clusters of creamy-white flowers from May to June. The flowers are held against glossy dark green willow-like foliage. Glowing red, orange, and yellow fall color.  Item # 677 Price: US$12.99

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White Profusion Butterfly Bush
White, fragrant bloom spikes reaching 16", are held against the green, velvety foliage. Attracts scads of butterflies. Considered by many to be the best white butterfly bush. Item # 735. Price: US$9.99

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Lace-Leaf Vitex, Cut-Leaf Vitex
View Beautifully cut medium green deeply cut lacy foliage that is reminiscent of the delicately cut foliage of some Japanese Maples adorns this vigorous 'Chaste Tree'. 6-8" spikes of lavender-pink flowers that attract butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees are borne in summer. The Lace-Leaf Vitex is considered by many to be the most hardy of the Chaste Trees.  Item# 787. Price: US$9.99

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Alice Oakleaf Hydrangea
View A vigorous and reliable Oakleaf Hydrangea selection with sturdy stems and good sun tolerance. The 10-14" white bloom panicles, with individual blooms as large as a half-dollar, are borne in spring and fade to pink. Item # 1181 Price: US$12.99

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