Plant Index

Scientific Name Common Height Width Family Foliage Flower color Bloom Season Light Requirements Water Requirements Cold Hardiness (F°) Toxic When to Overwinter Inside (F)
Adenium obesum desert rose 3' 2-3' Apocynaceae green pink winter sunny or part shade low 50° yes 50°
Aeonium arboreum 'Schwartzkof' black rose 3-4ft 1-2ft Crassulaceae red/purple yellow summer cool sun/light shade low 30°   50°
Aeonium 'Cyclops' giant red aeonium 4-5' 3-4' Crassulaceae red/purple yellow winter sun or shade low 30°   50°
Aeonium 'Mardis gras'    12-15" 12" Crassulaceae red/green varigated yellow spring/summer full to part sun low 40°   50°
Aeonium 'Sunburst'   18"-24" 18"-24" Crassulaceae yellow green varigated w pink white summer full to part sun low 30°   50°
Aeonium 'Sunburst' Fasciated or crestata   12" 12" Crassulaceae yellow green varigated w pink white summer full to part sun low 30°   50°
Aeonium urbicum saucer plant 3'-4' 1-2' Crassulaceae green w/ pink pink/white winter/spring full to part sun low 30°   50°
Agave 'Blue Glow'   1-2' 2-3' Agavaceae blue/green yellow once full to part sun low 20°   50°
Agave colorata   1-3' 2-4' Agavaceae blue/green yellow infrequent full sun low 20°   50°
Agave geminiflora twin flowered agave 2-3' 2-4' Agavaceae green yellow infrequent light shade low 30° yes 50°
Agave guiengola 'Crème Brulee' crème brulee century plant 3' 4' Agavaceae green yellow varigated yellow infrequent full sun low 30°   50°
Agave americana 'Matsumota' century plant 2-3' 3-4' Agavaceae green yellow varigated yellow infrequent full sun low 30° yes 50°
Agave desmetiana smooth agave 2-3' 3-4' Agavaceae green yellow infrequent full sun low 25°   50°
Agave potatorum butterfly agave 1-2' 2-3' Agavaceae powder blue yellow infrequent full sun low 30°   50°
Agave potatorum 'Kichiokan Marginata' dwarf blue agave 12" 1-2' Agavaceae green yellow varigated yellow infrequent full sun low 30°   50°
Agave stricta sea urchin agave 6-12" 6-12" Agavaceae green yellow infrequent full to part sun low 25°   50°
Alocasia portodora upright elephant ears 6-8' 4-6' Araceae green green and white infrequent full to part sun moderate 15°   50°
Aloe 'Blizzard'   6" 9-12" Aloeaceae bronze and white coral/apricot winter/spring full sun to part shade low 25° yes 50°
Aloe 'Blue Elf'   1-2' 1-2' Aloeaceae blue green orange winter/spring full to part sun low 30° yes 50°
Aloe brevifolia short leaved aloe 12" 12" Aloeaceae green orange/red spring/summer full sun to part shade low 20° yes 50°
Aloe cameronii red aloe 1-2' 2-4' Aloeaceae green to red orange/red winter full sun low 30° yes 50°
Aloe ferox cape aloe 6-9' 3-5' Aloeaceae blue green orange/red fall/winter full sun low 25°   50°
Aloe 'Grassy Lassie' grassy lassie aloe 1' 8-12" Aloeaceae green orange fall/winter sun or shade low 25°   50°
Aloe 'Lavender Star'   6" 1' Aloeaceae bronze orange winter sun or shade low 30°   50°
Aloe nobilis golden toothed aloe 1-2' 1-2' Aloeaceae green orange/red summer sun or shade low 25°   50°
Aloe 'Sunrise' griffin sunrise aloe 6-12" 6-12" Aloeaceae grey green with orange orange/red winter sun or shade low 30°   50°
Aloe 'Twilight Zone'   12" 12" Aloeaceae green with white orange winter full sun to part shade low 30°   50°
Anacampseros telephiastrum 'Variegated'   6" 6" Anacampserotaceae green to pink pink infrequent partial sun to partial shade low 30° yes 50°
Aptenia cordifolia major variegata baby sun rose 6" 12-15" Aisoaceae green with white red all year partial shade to full low 15°   50°
Cordyline 'Electric Flash'   4' 3-4' Dracaenaceae green with white white spring sun or part shade low 15°   50°
Crassula arborescens silver dollar jade 4' 3-4' Crassulaceae green with white white fall/winter partial sun low 20° yes 50°
Crassula arborescens undulatifolia 'Ripple Jade'    3-4' 2-3' Crassulaceae green white fall/winter partial sun low 25° yes 50°
Crassula 'Blue Waves'   2-3' 1-3' Crassulaceae green with white pinkish white winter/spring full to part sun low 30° yes 50°
Crassula falcata propeller plant 2' 2-3' Crassulaceae green with white orange/red spring/summer full to part sun low 25° yes 50°
Crassula marnieriana jade necklace vine 6-8" 2-3" Crassulaceae green with white pinkish white fall/winter full sun low 25° yes 50°
Crassula 'Morgan's Pink'  morgan's beauty 3" 3"-4" Crassulaceae green with white pink spring partial sun low 30° yes 50°
Crassula ovata jade plant 3-6' 2-3' Crassulaceae green with white pinkish white winter partial sun low 50° yes 50°
Crassula ovata variegata variegated jade plant 3-4' 1-3' Crassulaceae green with white white winter/spring partial sun low 50° yes 50°
Crassula pellucida variegata calico kitten 9-12" trailing Crassulaceae green white with pink white spring full to part sun low 30° yes 50°
Crassula perforata variegata string of buttons 9-12" 2-3" Crassulaceae green white varigated with pink tips white winter/spring full to part sun low 20° yes 50°
Crassula tetragona miniature pine tree 3' 2-3' Crassulaceae green white spring/summer full sun low 30° yes 50°
Crassula 'The Hobbit' hobbit jade 1-3' 1-2' Crassulaceae green pink-white infrequent sun or shade low 25° yes 50°
Cyathea australis rough tree fern 8-10' 12-15' Cyathaeceae green insignificant insignificant partial to full shade moderate 15°   50°
Dasylirion wheeleri  spoon yucca 4-6' 3-4' Agavaceae green white summer full sun low 10°   50°
Echeveria 'Afterglow'   6-12" 1-2' Crassulaceae pink/lavender orange/red summer sun or shade low 25°   50°
Echeveria agavoides 'Lipstick'   6" 8-12" Crassulaceae green to pink red/yellow summer sun or shade low 20°   50°
Echeveria agavoides 'Red Tip'   6" 12" Crassulaceae green to red red summer full sun to part shade low 30°   50°
Echeveria 'Blue Bird'   3-5" 3-5" Crassulaceae blue grey with pink pink summer full sun low 25°   50°
Echeveria 'Blue Sky'   8" 12" Crassulaceae blue green to pink pink summer full sun low 25°   50°
Echeveria 'Chroma''   3-5" 8" Crassulaceae red to gold gold orange spring full to part sun low 30°   50°
Echeveria 'Coral Reef'   8-10" 10-12" Crassulaceae red to green red to pink winter/spring part sun to part shade low 20°   50°
Echeveria 'Dinner Plate'   3-5" 4-12" Crassulaceae green/blue to red pink/orange winter/spring part sun to part shade low 25°   50°
Echeveria 'Haageana' green goddess 3-5" 5-6" Crassulaceae green pink spring full sun to part shade low 20°   50°
Echeveria harmsii plush plant 10-12" 8-12" Crassulaceae green to pink yellow/orange infrequently all year full sun low 35°   50°
Echeveria 'Mauna Loa'   1-2' 1-2' Crassulaceae green to red orange/pink fall/winter part sun to part shade low 30°   50°
Echeveria 'Panda'   10-12" 10-12" Crassulaceae grey silver to copper red spring full sun low 30°   50°
Echeveria 'Perle Von Nurnberg'   10-12" 10-12" Crassulaceae green to purple coral/apricot summer full sun or shade low 30°   50°
Echeveria 'Ripples'   3-5" 5-6" Crassulaceae green to maroon red infrequently all year full to part sun low 30°   50°
Echeveria subsessilis peacock echeveria 3" 6" Crassulaceae greenish blue red spring/summer full to part sun low 30°   50°
Echeveria 'Violet Queen'   3-5" clumping Crassulaceae green to pink pink spring sun or shade low 25°   50°
Echinocactus sp. barrel cactus 18-24" 10-12" Cactaeceae green yellow spring/summer full to part sun low 30°   50°
Echinopsis pachanoi cristata crested san pedro cactus 3' 3' Cactaeceae green with white white summer full low 40°   50°
Eugenia globulus--- Triple Ball Standard   20' 15' Myrtaceae green white spring/summer full to part sun moderate 30°   50°
Euphorbia milii (large leaf) crown of thorns 3-4' 3-4' Euphorbiaceae green red frequently full to part sun moderate 10° yes 50°
Euphorbia milii hybrid (small leaf) crown of thorns 2-4' 2-4' Euphorbiaceae green red/yellow frequently full to part sun moderate 10° yes 50°
Euphorbia tirucalli indian tree spurge 8-10' 5-6' Euphorbiaceae green yellow spring/summer full sun low 30°   50°
Euphorbia tirucalli 'Firesticks' red pencil tree 4-8' 3-5' Euphorbiaceae green to red insignificant not significant full sun low 30°   50°
Faucaria tigrina tiger jaws 3" 6" Aizoaceae green yellow fall/winter full sun low 30°   50°
Fenestraria rhopalophylla baby toes 6" clumping Aizoaceae green white to yellow infrequent full sun low 30°   50°
Gasteraloe 'Flow'   6-8" 5-6" Asphodelaceae green orange infrequent part sun low 30°   50°
Graptopetalum paraguayense ghost plant 6-8" 5-6" Crassulaceae grey blue/green insignificant insignificant full to part sun low 20°   50°
Graptosedum 'California Sunset'   6-8" 3-4" Crassulaceae pink with blue green white spring/summer full to part sun low 30°   50°
Graptoveria 'Bashful'   3-5" 5-6" Crassulaceae pink with green insignificant insignificant partial sun low 30°   50°
Graptoveria 'Fred Ives'   8-12" 12" Crassulaceae purple to green pale yellow summer sun or shade low 30°   50°
Graptoveria titubens porcelain plant 6-8" 4" Crassulaceae blue green with silver yellow spring full sun low 20°   50°
Graptpetalum 'Vera Higgins'   10-12" 1-2' Crassulaceae purple to green yellow spring/summer sun or shade low 30°   50°
Haworthia cuspidata   3-5" 5-6" Asphodelaceae green white infrequently partial sun to partial shade low 30°   50°
Haworthia fasciata zebra cactus 5" 8" Asphodelaceae green with white stripes white/pink infrequently full to part sun low 30°   50°
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis---Standard Braided---Peach Flower   6' 6' Malvaceae green peach/apricot summer full to part sun moderate 45°   50°
Kalanchoe tomentosa panda plant 18-24" 18-24" Crassulaceae green yellow brown to purple summer full to part sun low 20° yes 50°
Lapidaria margaretae karoo rose 2-3" 2-3" Aizoaceae blue green to pink yellow winter/spring full sun low 30°   50°
Lithops   2-3" 2-3" Aizoaceae blue green to pink yellow to pink to white winter/spring full sun low 30°   50°
Lithops optica rubra   2" 2-3" Aizoaceae red to purple white fall full sun low 30°   50°
Mammillaria parkinsonii owl eye cactus 6-8" 6-8" Cactaeceae green yellow/red summer full sun low 30°   50°
Myrtillocactus geometrizans cristata    4-5' 18-24" Cactaeceae green insignificant insignificant full sun low 30°   50°
Nephthytis ssp arrowhead plant 6' trailing Araceae green to white insignificant insignificant part sun to part shade moderate 45° yes 50°
Oreocereus celsianus old man cactus 8-9' 4-8" Cactaeceae green pink spring/summer full sun low 20°   50°
Oscularia deltoides    10-12" 2-3' Aizoaceae green pink spring full sun low 20°   50°
Pachyphytum oviferum moonstones 10-12" 10-12" Crassulaceae pale purple/pink red winter sun or shade low 30°   50°
Pachyveria glauca little jewel 6" 6" Crassulaceae blue/green with pink peach winter full sun to part shade low 30°   50°
Peperomia ferreyrae pincushion peperomia 12" 10" Piperacea green insignificant insignificant full to part sun low 35°   50°
Philodendron selloum tree philodendron 4-5' 4-5' Araceae green white rarely partsun to part shade moderate 50° yes 50°
Portulacaria afra variegata rainbow bush 4' 4-6' Didiereaceae green white varigated lavender summer sun or shade low 30°   50°
Sansevieria cylindrica skyline spear sansevieria 3-4' 2-3' Asparagaceae green white infrequent part sun to part shade low 30°   50°
Sansevieria trifasciata 'Black Gold' black gold snake plant 2-3' 2-3' Asparagaceae green yellow varigated white infrequent part sun to full shade low 30°   50°
Sedeveria 'Blue Giant'   6-8" 3-4" Crassulaceae grey blue insignificant insignificant full sun low 30°   50°
Sedeveria 'Letizia'   10-12" 10-12" Crassulaceae green to red white spring sun to shade low 25°   50°
Sedum clavatum tiscalatengo gorge sedum 1-12" 1-2' Crassulaceae blue green white summer part sun to part shade low 30°   50°
Sedum dasyphyllum 'Himalayan skies'   2-3" 2-3" Crassulaceae blue green to pink white summer full sun low   50°
Sedum morganianum  burro's tail 3-4' trailing 3" Crassulaceae green pink spring full sun low 30°   50°
Sedum nussbaumerianum coppertone stonecrop 8-9" 2-3' Crassulaceae green to orange white winter/spring full sun low 30°   50°
Sempervivum 'Green Wheel'   2-3" 3-4" Crassulaceae green pink summer full sun low - 20°   40°
Senecio articulatus candle plant 10-12" 8-10" Asteraceae grey green white winter full sun to part shade low 25° yes 50°
Senecio haworthii cocoon plant 10-12" 1-2' Asteraceae white to green yellow infrequent full sun low 30° yes 50°
Senecio kleiniiformis spear head 9-12" 6-10" Asteraceae green yellow infrequent full sun low 20° yes 50°
Senecio scaposus   9-12" 9-12" Asteraceae green to grey yellow summer sun or shade low 30° yes 50°

 

The above Plant index is a collection based on our knowledge that we accumulated over years of growing in our climate and in containers.  As such, bloom time, height, and color are approximations for our area, weather and site conditions may affect these.  

All plants are considered tender in the Chicago land area and should be brought in when temperatures reach below 50 degrees.

All sales are final on plant material.