Darryl’s Discoveries

Darryl’s Discoveries

These Specimens are Limited-Time/Limited Quantity

Welcome to my collection of unique plants from the remote corners of our nurseries. I regularly stumble upon some amazing finds – specimens you’ve probably not seen before, and won’t find anywhere else. I’m excited to share my discoveries.

Don’t take too long to decide which you want – these beauties go quickly, and they are first-come first-served. We’re constantly adding new plants, so check back each week to see what’s new.

Philodendron 'Jose Buono'

Botanical Name: Philodendron ‘Imbe Variegata’
This is a very rare, variegated philodendron with large leaves and heavy variegation. The thick leaves can get up to 2 feet long and are covered with varying degrees of variegation, from white specs to half leaf to full on white. The white variegation contrasts nicely against the dark green foliage making this an attractive, eye-catching plant. It can be grown outdoors in warmer climates where it can get quite large, or indoors where it stays smaller. This is a very large specimen with leaves that are about 18” long. Plants this size and in this condition are very hard to come by.
Qty Available: 2
Size: 3’ tall x 4’ wide in 14” pot


Oversized Calathea Beauty Star

I have five calathea beauty stars left over from a crop which have gotten too big for us to ship as one of our standard sizes. The beauty star is a clumping calathea with large, oval leaves. The leaves are dark green with lime green, white and/or pink stripes. The undersides of the leaves are a striking purple color with a velvety texture. These are one of the easier calatheas to take care of in my opinion.
Qty Available: 5
Size: About 3’ tall x 3’ wide


Philodendon Burgundy Princess

Botanical Name: Philodendron erubescens 'Pink Princess'
Want a Pink Princess at a bargain price? The Philodendron Burgundy Princess is essentially a Pink Princess which hasn’t produced pink variegation YET. I say yet because it is very possible that the pink leaves could come out at any time. Often times environmental conditions such as light, fertilizing or watering could cause the plants to produce less variegation. In any case, the plant is beautiful just as it is! These princesses are grown on a stake and have large beautiful leaves.
Qty Available: 2
Size: 38” tall x 32” wide in 8” Pots


Australian Fan Palm Tree

Botanical Name: Licuala Ramsayi
This amazing palm is similar to Licuala Peltata, but with split leaves which can get over 6ft wide in the wild! The bright green leaves which often have silvery undersides protrude gracefully from a single, slender trunk. A drought tolerant palm, it makes an amazing statement piece while being easy to care for. Although it’s a slow grower, give it ample water and fertilizer, and it will thrive; creating a lush tropical vibe in any space it inhabits.
Qty Available: 4
Size: Over 4ft tall x 3.5ft wide in a 14” pot


Homalomena Purple Sword

Botanical Name: Apoballis acuminatissima 'Lavallaei'
This striking topical plant can get up to 18” tall. The green leaves are mottled with silver, giving it an almost camouflage look. The bottom of the leaves are burgundy, which shows itself when new leaves shoot upright. This is a unique plant which just recently got its own genus. It likes moist (but not drenched) soil, and a humid environment.
Qty Available: 5
Size: 4” Pots


Past Discoveries

Oversized Philodendron Gloriosum

Unlike many other philodendrons, the Gloriosum is more terrestrial and wants to crawls along the ground rather than climb. The gorgeous heart shaped leaves are velvety green with striking white veins. Flashes of pink will occasionally show on the margins, veins and new growth. Not only is it beautiful but it’s also a low maintenance plant which is easy to maintain- just place in a spot with about 70% shade and keep the soil moist, but not drenched. The Philodendron Gloriosum is arguably one of the most striking philodendrons which adds dramatic tropical flair to any space. This particular specimen is huge with many stems which could be divided into numerous plants.
Qty Available: SOLD OUT
Size: 3’ tall x 4’ wide in 14” pot


Philodendon Summer Glory

Botanical Name: Philodendron Bob McColley x Gloriosum
If you love Philodendron Gloriosum, you’ll LUST after this new hybrid. Created by Lariann Garner, this new hybrid is an incredible cross between the Bob McColley and Gloriosum. It seems to have inherited the best features of both – gorgeous red new leaves, reddish-pink veining which mature to a dreamy cream color, dark green foliage and a handsome upright growth habit. Put it on a totem and watch it grow to its full potential. This is an exciting addition to the rare plant market.
Qty Available: SOLD OUT
Size: 6” Pots


Giant Philodendron Totem

Botanical Name: Philodendon Giganteum
I’d say it’s giganteum, but then again I’m a fisherman so who knows. This popular houseplant gets its name from the gigantic size of its shiny leaves which can get up to 5ft long and 3ft across in nature! When used as a houseplant the leaves don’t get nearly as large but still large enough to create a lush tropical vibe. We grew this one out in the garden so it got way better it normally would have indoors… the leaves are huge. They do well in bright, indirect light and are somewhat drought tolerant. If you like ‘em small, go ahead and find one on the internet, but if you like it big, I’ve got it right here!
Qty Available: SOLD OUT
Size: Over 4ft tall x 5ft wide in a 14” pot


Bird's Nest Anthurium

Oversized Bird’s Nest Anthurium
Botanical Name: Anthurium Hookeri
I believe Bird’s nest anthuriums are one of the more under-rated houseplants. They check every box a plant parent looks for: low maintenance, tolerant of neglect, requires little water, and high impact. Anthurium Hookeri is a magnificent tropical plant with large, lush leaves. They’re considered epiphytic, sometimes growing in trees and logs. The cool inflorescence tend to arch down and have a whimsical look to them. You can use this inside, on your patio or in your garden (if you live in warmer climates). Take a look at the size of this monster specimen!! Have a big space you need to fill with a plant that is sure to amaze? Come and get it!
Qty Available: SOLD OUT
Size: Over 4ft tall x 5ft wide in a 14” pot


Variegated Alocasia Macrorrhiza

Botanical Name: Alocasia Macrorrhiza 'Variegated'
This rare elephant ear looks like a painting with splashes of white, cream and shades of green. The leaves can grow to about two feet long and are held on sturdy stems, which are also variegated. Because these alocasias require less light than their green counterpart, they can be placed in shadier areas, but make sure they get sufficient indirect light.
Qty Available: SOLD OUT
Size: 3ft – 3.5ft tall


Philodendron 'Golden Dragon'

Botanical Name: Philodendron Hybrid ‘Golden Dragon’
This rare philodendron hybrid features lovely lobed leaves covered with golden splashes. The glossy foliage resemble a dragon’s head, hence the name. New leaves usually start off without lobes and variegation, but those become more pronounced as they mature.
As a low maintenance, slow climber, it would benefit from a totem pole to reach its full potential. Originating from Thailand, not much is known about who created it or which are the mother plants. This plant can be kept as a very large specimen or split to make 4 or 5 individual plants.
Qty Available: SOLD OUT
Size: about 2’ tall x 30” wide in 10” pot


Dwarf Philodendron 'Rojo Congo'

Botanical Name: Philodendron ‘Rojo Congo Dwarf’
This is a hard to find cultivar of the ever popular Philodendron Rojo Congo. The Philodendron Red Congo is so popular because of its beautiful tropical look and is extremely easy to grow. The Dwarf Rojo Congo features smaller leaves and a very compact growth habit. It retains the red stems and burgundy-green glossy leaves which made its mother so trendy. I only have 3 of these which are very difficult to find on the market, and are never available in mature sizes like this.
Qty Available: 3
Size: 10” pots


Philodendron 'Variegated Burle Marx'

Botanical Name: Philodendron Burle Marx Variegata
Look at how big and bushy these variegated Burle Marx Philodendrons are! Glossy, heart-shaped leaves are the focal point of this low profile Philodendron; but the awesome variegation makes them even better. A highly successful ground cover or border plant, the Burle Marx is also one of the easiest go grow indoor plants. This plant was named in honor of the brilliant Brazilian artist and landscape architect, Roberto Burle Marx.
I have a couple of these Variegated Burle Marx, both of which are so big they’re ready to be propagated.
Qty Available: SOLD OUT
Size: 8” pots


Watermelon Peperomia - Hanging Basket

Of all peperomias, watermelon peperomia is one of the most impressive. This cute South American native is grown for its attractive foliage and pretty stems. The fleshy, teardrop-shaped leaves feature prominent silver stripes over dark green, giving them their signature watermelon appearance. They’re very easy to grow, making them an excellent choice for beginners, but fit right in with any plant enthusiast’s collection. Watermelon peperomias require very little watering and a decent amount of light.
These plants are usually available in very small sizes but here’s your opportunity to get some huge, busy specimens in hanging baskets. Each pot comes with multiple plants making it easy to propagate.
Qty Available: 8
Size: 8” Hanging Baskets


Monstera Deliciosa ‘Thai Constellation’

Monstera Thai Constellation is one of the most sought after Monsteras for good reason. It has the most stable variegation of all variegated monstera deliciosas and is relatively easy to grow. The huge Swiss-cheese leaves with their deep fenestrations are a real show-stopper. It gets its name because of the spots of variegation which resemble a star constellation. Because of that high degree of variegation, Thai Constellations don’t photosynthesize as well as, and thus require more light than regular Monstera Deliciosas. I’ve got 6 large, well established plants with large leaves ready to go - which could be at your door in as little as a couple days.
Qty Available: SOLD OUT
Size: 24” – 30” tall in 10” Pots


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