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Houseplants and Patio Plants
Here are mail-order garden companies which specialize in houseplants and those smaller beauties we want in pots close to our home. You may also find many types of houseplants listed in the Tropical and Ornamental categories.
Last Update: September 21, 2013
***September 21 - Added Heart of Florida Greenhouses***
***September 7 - Added Bloomin' Jungle; Gary's Out of Africa***
***March 30 - Added Violet Supply***
ACCENTS FOR HOME AND GARDEN
13034 Cedar Creek Road
Milton, DE 19968
302-684-8092, Fax: 302-684-1186
Houseplants, begonias, gesneriads, perennials, succulents and cacti, some tropicals; annual plants and herbs, décor items. Some interesting plants and some basic ones too. Possible to order online; I don't see any mention of a printed catalog. This is the mail-order division of Pepper's Greenhouses.
Price: $$
Variety: Average

AFRICAN VIOLET POTS
No street address
800-786-6175
Handmade ceramic "self-watering" pots for African violets. Call or email to order; no online ordering and no print catalog. Probably ships to US only.
Price: $$$
Variety: Good

ANGELWOOD NURSERY
12839 McKee School Road N.E.
Woodburn OR 97071
503-634-2233
Ivy and begonia specialists, wholesale nursery.80 varieties of ivy, 70 varieties of Rex Begonias as well as many other items. They have a number of topiary designs and ship UPS
Price:$$
Variety: Good (Ivies & Begonias)

BLOOMIN' JUNGLE -
NEW!
12716 Coleman Rd.
Red Creek NY 13143
315-626-3745
Bloomin' Jungle is a very small business specializing in African violets. Inventory shifts often depending on what's growing best. Ordering info is on the website; probably US shipping only; no print catalog.
Price: $
Variety: Good

BLUEBIRD GREENHOUSE
4821 Jessie Dr
Apex, NC 27539
919-362-0530, Fax 208-977-3089
Large selection of African violets, respectable selection of orchids. Leaves & plants available on most violets. Order online, doesn't seem to be a print catalog.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

CALADIUM WORLD
PO Box 629
Sebring, FL 33871
863-385-7661 FAX 863-385-5836
Caladium specialist, minimum 5 bulbs. Order online or free print catalog. Ships to US ZIPcodes only.
Price:unknown
Variety:unknown

CAPE COD VIOLETRY
587 Shawmut Av
New Bedford MA 02740
508-993-2386
Supplies for growing African violets: pots, saucers, fertilizers, everything. Email or call to order. Plants are available via Ebay. Doesn't look like there is a print catalog anymore.
Price:$$
Variety: Excellent

CEDAR CREEK VIOLETS
P.O. Box 113
Stanford KY 40484-0013
606-282-3432
African violets: standards, minis, and trailers. Chiritas and Petrocosmea. Mostly leaves, some plants may be ordered. Possible to order online, also order form available on website if you want to mail, probably ships to US only. Don't see a print catalog mentioned.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

CLASSIC CALADIUMS
1315 S.R. 64 West
Avon Park FL
33825
888-912-0020, 863-453-0014 Fax: 863-453-0015
Caladium bulbs - lots of colors and patterns. Also has colocasia and alocasia (elephant ear) bulbs. Order online, US shipping only, no print catalog.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

COLOR FARM COLEUS
1604 West Richway Drive
Albert Lea MN 56007
Phone:unknown
Beautiful coleus, many colors and shapes. Minimum order $10.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

DAISY FARM INC
9995 SW 66th Street
Miami FL 33173
305-274-9813
Orchids, gesneriads, ferns, hoyas. Catalog for SASE, two stamps. Email timothya7@aol.com
Price:unknown
Variety:unknown

DAVE'S VIOLETS
1372 S. Kentwood Ave
Springfield, MO 65804-0220
417-887-8904, FAX 417-887-1378
African violets: standards, minis, and trailers. Gesneriads: achimenes, chirita, sinningeas, more. A few supplies. Order form available on website, ships to US only.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

DAVIDSON GREENHOUSE & NURSERY
3147 East Ladoga Road
Crawfordsville, IN 47933
877-SCENT34; 765-364-0556; Fax 765-364-0563
Carry a wide variety of unusual houseplants and patio plants including a large number of geranium [Pelargonium] varieties. Print catalog $3.00 refundable.
Price:$$
Variety:Good

EASTERN LEAF
4789 Cheyenne Way
Chino CA 91710
888-684-8377, 909-517-2990
Bonsai trees, "lucky bamboo", a few orchids - pretty plants like you'd find at your local home megastore although the selection is probably better. Some tools and accessories, also has some eastern-themed home décor items, stuff for business gifts. Order online or request print catalog.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

EXOTIC PLANTS BY BETH
1560 Sterling Creek Road
Jacksonville OR 97530
541-899-1662, FAX 541-899-1328
Begonias, hoyas, espicias, gesneriads, more.$2.00 catalog. Web site disappeared spring of '02; don't know about company.
Price: unknown
Variety:unknown

FANCY PLANTS FARMS
P.O. Box 989
Lake Placid,FL 33862
800-869-0953
20+ fancy leaf caladiums. Free catalog/list
Price: $$$
Variety: Good

FLORA EXOTICA
2435 rue Valade
Saint-Laurent, Quebec, Canada H4M-1N2
514-747-7628, 514-268-2323
Selection of plants to add that exotic flavor to your garden or house. Not all are tropical, but most are at least exotic-looking. Ships everywhere; order via email or phone.
Price: $
Variety: Good

FUCHSIALAND.COM
P.O. Box 2388
Shelton, WA 98584
360-868-4114
Fuchsias, a couple hundred types with shrub & upright types their speciality. Sold in groupings and assortments. Ships throughout the U.S., list available via email request.
Price: $$$
Variety: Good

GARY'S OUT OF AFRICA
NEW!
2842 Brown St
Portage IN 46368
219-763-4861
Gary's Out of African specializes in African violets, streptocarpus, and other gesneriads. Nice selection with minimum order of 6 plants. Order online, probably no print catalog, can ship internationally with prior arrangement.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

HARBORCREST GARDENS
Suite 230 1581-H Hillside Ave
Victoria BC Canada V8T 2C1
250-642-7309,FAX 250-642-7551
African violets and tropical houseplants. Nice selection but recent (5/03) complaints about plant quality. Print catalog $2 refundable.
Price: $
Variety: Excellent

HEART OF FLORIDA GREENHOUSES INC -
NEW!
Street Address Unknown
Zolfo Springs FL
800-226-4079
Heart of Florida carries a smallish line of tropical foliage plants, all easy-care common varieties that will grow well indoors or on the patio. Some pretty anthuriums. Plugs or 6" pots. A few supplies for indoor growing and a line of plants to give as gifts. Also a wholesale supplier. Looks like US shipping only, no print catalog. Order online.
Price: $$
Variety: Average

HOUSEPLANTS 4 LESS
3701 Oakwood Road
Charlotte NC 28269
704-393-1027
Mix of tropical houseplants and other potted plants, garden plants, and seeds.
Price: $$
Variety: Average

JAMMY'S GEMS
1 Mayfield Court
North Augusta SC 29860
803-640-2660
Nice selection of brugmansias. Order online, no print catalog.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

JOS VIOLETS
2205 College Dr
Victoria,TX 77901
800-295-1344 or 361-575-1344
African violets, trailers, miniatures, standards and a few other plants. Plants and leaves available. Order form available on website.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

KARTUZ GREENHOUSES
1408 Sunset Drive
Vista, CA 92083
760-941-3613, Fax 760-941-1123
Begonias, gesneriads, passifloras, hoyas, and a nice selection of flowering plants both for containers and outside (but generally on the tender side). Printed catalog $2.
Price: $$
Variety:unknown

KENT'S FLOWERS
2501 East 23rd Ave
Fremont,NE 68025
402-721-1478
African violets,50¢
Price: unknown
Variety:unknown

LAURAY OF SALISBURY
432 Undermountain Rd.
Salisbury, CT06068
860-435-2263
Orchids, Gesneriads, Begonias, cactus and succulents, other houseplants. Min order $15; will ship some plants outside US (min order $50). Price list available for SASE. Fill out order form and mail, no online ordering (as of 12/04).
Price: $$
Variety: Excellent

LOGEE'S GREENHOUSES
141 North St.
Danielson, CT 06239
888-330-8038 fax 888-774-9932
Large selection of tropical plants, tender perennials, some succulents, and more to grow as houseplants. Lots of uncommon varieties. Extensive print catalog $4.95 refundable.
Price: $$ - $$$
Variety: Excellent

LYNDON LYON GREENHOUSES
P.O. Box 249
Dolgeville,NY 13329
315-429-8291 FAX 315-429-3820
African violets, begonias, houseplants. Minimum order 3 plants. Will ship outside US.
Price:$$
Variety:unknown

MISCHEL'S GREENHOUSES
11660 Arrowhead Drive
Williamsburg MI 49690-8605
800-830-8447, 231-264-5489, FAX 231-264-0289
Plants for pots, baskets, beds. Pelargoniums, impatiens, fuchsias, more. Color catalog.
Price: unknown
Variety:unknown

MOUNTAIN VIEW TROPICALS
2007 Fort Sheppard Drive
Nelson, B. C. Canada V1L 6A2
250-352-5267
Tropical houseplants, from the tried and true to some new interesting varieties. Specializes in streptocarpus and chiritas, most everything else is propagated to order. Ships within Canada only, $30 min order, order form available on website.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

PAT'S PETS
4189 Jarvis Road
Hillsboro, MO 63050
636-789-3604
African violets and other gesneriads. Some supplies. $20 minimum order, US shipping only.
Price: $$
Variety: Excellent

THE PLANT ATTRACTION -
NEW!
6306 Goldfinch St
Sarasota FL 34241
Phone: unknown
Plant Attraction has a smallish but interesting selection of popular and colorful tropicals and houseplants from all over the world - hoyas, succulents, some trees & shrubs. Plants, seeds, and some bulk seeds. They are also an EBay seller so it's possible the inventory is rather flexible, I checked this site in March 2013. International shipping possible. Order online, no print catalog.
Price: $$
Variety: Average

PLEASANT HILL AFRICAN VIOLETS
4851 Pieper Rd
Brenham TX 77833
409-830-2126
Houseplants.African violets; catalog $1.50
Price:unknown
Variety:unknown

RAINBOW ACRES
P.O. Box 1543
Sebring,FL 33871-1543
813-382-4449; 813-382-1011
Fancy leaf caladiums. No prices, just photos (?).Free catalog/list
Price: unknown
Variety:unknown

SELECTIVE GARDENER
P.O. Box 78398
Nashville TN 37207-8398
Phone: unknown
African violets from Optimara. Plants, pots, other supplies. Can order by the leaf too.
Price: $$$
Variety: Good

SRQ HOYAS
No street address
Sarasota, FL
941-925-8968
Big selection of hoyas. A small grower. Possible to order online, may need to contact via email for confirmation. Will ship internationally with $100 minimum order.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

TAYLOR GREENHOUSES
9228 Matthews Rd
Portland NY 14769
Phone: unknown
A selection of various types of plants - begonias, gesneriads, some perennials, water plants, some tropicals. Doesn't seem to be a lot of anything (as of 4/07) but looks like expansion is planned. Possible to order online, don't see a print catalog offered.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

TRAVIS' VIOLETS
P.O. Box 42
Ochlochnee,GA 31773-0042
912-574-5167, fax 912-574-5605
African violet hybridizer, about 300 varieties. Order form on site or get printed catalog, 2.00
Price: unknown
Variety:unknown

VICTORIA'S SIGN OF THE DOVE
2735 Lakeside Trail
Cumming, GA 30041
770-406-8864
Houseplants - episcias, some gesneriads, begonias, other small tropicals suited for indoor growing. Some garden décor items. Email before ordering, probably no print catalog. Ships overseas.
Price: $$
Variety: Average

THE VIOLET BARN
P.O. Box 9
Naples NY 14512
585-374-8592, fax: 585-374-6947
Standard and miniature African violets, trailing African violets, streptocarpus, gesnariads, begonias, hoyas, exotic and miniature houseplants. Nice ideas for terrariums and indoor gardens. Growing supplies for houseplants. Order online, don't see a print catalog mentioned. Will ship overseas. Used to be called Rob's Violets.
Price: $$$
Variety: Good

VIOLET CREATIONS
5520 Wilkins Rd
Tampa,FL 33610
813-626-6817, 800-771-7421 FAX 813-621-5093
African violets/gesneriads. Free catalog/list
Price: unknown
Variety:unknown

THE VIOLET SHOWCASE
3147 South Broadway
Englewood, CO 80110
303-761-1770, Fax 303-762-1808
African violets and growing supplies. Free catalog for US customers, $2 for others.
Price: unknown
Variety:unknown

VIOLET SUPPLY -
NEW!
20 Park Road
Painesville OH 44077
888-437-0022, 440-357-0022, Fax: 440-357-5122
Lots of items for African violet growers, orchid growers, and others at Violet Supply, including violet mixes, fertilizers, grow lights, humidity trays, violet pots, growing supplies and greenhouses. This is the same company as Arcadia Greenhouses and Orchid Supply.com. Order online.
Price: $$$
Variety: Good

VIOLETS IN VOGUE
9249 Mainwaring Road
Sidney BC V8L 1J9 Canada
250-656-5170
African violets - standards, minis, trailers and more. Other related gesneriads. Will ship internationally. $3 for print catalog (no pix), or print out order form from website and mail.
Price:$$
Variety: Excellent

WEISS GESNERIADS
2293 So. Taylor Road
Cleveland Heights OH 44118
Phone:unknown
Free catalog. Begonias, gesneriads, more.
Price:unknown
Variety:unknown
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