The Bird of Paradise is a stunning plant; it has a uniquely shaped flower which resembles a bird’s head (A Bird-of-Paradise...). Flowers are orange and blue and flower most of the year. The warmer the climate, the more they will bloom. It has paddle shaped leathery leaves that are aprox 20cm long and 15cm wide. It forms great clumps of over a meter wide, up to 2 meters high.
Triangle Palm (Dypsis decaryi) - Amazing Palm tree with triangular shape and spectacular grey-green foliage. Drought and frost hardy. Fast growing, for gardens and pots. Plants for sale: Strong palms ready to plant out approx 30-40cm tall.
A gorgeous little ground cover plant, with delightful little pink flowers and thin strap like foliage. They flower several times a year, usually after a rain, earning them the common name of 'rain lily' or 'pink rain lily'. This Lily grows from little bulbs, which can be divided and planted elsewhere in the garden. Zephyranthes is best planted in groups or clumps for maximum effect, as they are quite delicate and can get lost in amongst other plants. However, I do love using these Lilies scattered around the garden, and it always sparks comments from visitors, 'what is that beautiful little flower?
Liquorice Official Seed (Glycyrrhiza glabra) Certified Organic Seed.
What an interesting, beautiful and versatile herb for your garden!
30-50 times sweeter than sugar! (20 seeds+ germination instructions)
Agapanthus Orientalis Blue (Blue African Lily) is a stunning garden plant which originates in South Africa. It has beautiful bright green, slim leaves and a tall flower stalk. Flowers are pendulous and light blue and are borne in a cluster on top of the flower stalk, providing a wonderful display of colour. Sometimes they can be dark blue or white also. Agapanthus africanus is best grown in well draining soil, in the garden or pots. Soil should be a sandy mix which does not get water logged, and is slightly acidic. Fertilise regularly with a slow release fertiliser. Best flowering is achieved when it is pot bound – this is an excellent container plant!
Plants for sale: Bulbs with foliage, just babies - 5cm tall.
This is a wonderful little groundcover from South Africa. It has succulent, thick green leaves which are covered in Leopard spots. The spots are a dark green to almost black, and the colour tends to be enhanced (e.g. darker spots on the foliage) in a shady spot.
Graceful small palm to 2-3m tall with bamboo-like long slender stems. Native to Mexico and Central America where is grows as an understory palm. Usually grown with multiple plants in a pot or spot, although the plant itself naturally spreads by offshoots similar to Bamboo. The Bamboo Palm is frequently used indoors; it is tolerant to low-light areas and is low maintenance.
Ponytails are a very interesting plant that have a massive swollen base to their trunks. Trunks can reach 3 meters in diameter and the tree 9m tall. They are native to the dry, desert regions of Mexico and Southern United States. They make a hardy and interesting pot plant for many years as they grow large enough for their final garden position.
Canna indica is a very nice tropical plant with bright green, lush foliage and flowers which are carried on tall stalks. This Canna grows to around 1m tall, with flower spikes up to 1.5m. They are beautiful in between your other foliage and flowering plants in the garden, providing bulk and colour when in flower.
Cardboard Palm (Zamia furfuracea) Member of the Cycad family (Cycad is Greek for ‘palm’, as most Cycads bear resemblance to palms). It is native to the warm sandy coastal plains of Mexico. It’s a very distinctive cycad with thick, felty leaves up to 1.2m long that emerge from the middle of the plant, forming a rosette. When grown in bright light, the rosette becomes a 1m high clump of tightly overlapping that can (although slowly) grow to 1.8m in diameter. The leaves are slightly fuzzy and feel a bit like cardboard when rubbed. Foliage emerges from a thick fleshy trunk that serves as water storage in drought.Plants for sale: Seedlings, 20-30cm tall.
Alpinia mutica (Small Shell / Cardamom Ginger) A hardy and wonderful spicy-scented understory plant to add to the lush look of your tropical garden. Plants available approx 30cm in height.
This hardy ginger will clump and reach a height of up to 2m and produce upright flowers that look similar to white shells.
Blonde Flamethrower Palm - Chambeyronia macrocarpa var. hookeri Cream to yellow crownshaft on the blonde version. New leaves emerge bright red, and fade to a shiny dark green after a few weeks. Some people believe new leaves on the Blonde Flamethrower Palm are redder than leaves on the standard Flamethrower Palm. This Palm is fairly small which makes it manageable for most gardens; it grows to 7-10m tall. The Blonde Flamethrower’s fronds arch very gracefully, and it is self cleaning as an added bonus!For more plant info click on title or 'product details'.Supplied as: plants, approx 30cm tall
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Peanut Butter Bush - Bunchosia argenta - Fabulous bush tucker food! Bright yellow flowers and red creamy peanut butter flavoured berries! Popular with adults and kids! Strong Seedling trees approx 30cm tall
A gorgeous little shrub for year-round colour in your garden. Beautiful, lush, burgundy foliage with pink highlights, native to Central and South America. Ruby Leaf carries white to cream flowers but is mainly grown for its coloured foliage. It is very fast growing and suitable as a low hedge, ground cover plant, or general colourful garden fill. Grows to around half a meter tall. Sold as Cuttings x3 approx 20cm (easy to root)
Lipstick Palm seeds. A brilliantly, almost unbelievably vivid red trunk & crown shaft, found in lowland coastal swamps in SE Asia. It’s a medium sized, to about 6m, clumping palm. One of the most spectacular and colourful tropical palms and extremely popular as garden and landscaping plant.
Black Sapote - Chocolate Pudding Fruit (Diospyros Dignya) Fruit similar in taste and texture to Chocolate Pudding!!! Yes, you read right! This is a lovely tree too, evergreen with large glossy leaves and small white flowers. Strong Seedling Trees approx 30cm tall
Dwarf Date Palm Tree (Phoenix roebelenii). The Dwarf Date Palm is a beautiful, solitary palm which grows to around 3m tall. The old leaves form a Hula skirt around the trunk. Flowers are cream, and are followed by egg shaped, black, edible fruit.
Giant Bird of Paradise - Strelitzia nicolai - Incredibly fast growing in the right position, perfect for a quick screen! Beautiful plant from Natal, South Africa. Tall, striking foliage plant growing up to 6m high and 4m wide. It is evergreen, with multiple stems that form a dense clump. Very hardy with large dramatic leaves for a true tropical effect. Will grow as far south as Melbourne if it is provided a frost-free position. Huge flowers resemble birds’ heads and can be used in floral arrangements. Flowers appear within a year in the right conditions. Excellent indoor and potted plant, even in exposed positions, but provide some shelter from strong winds. Flowers are eye-catching, white and blue. Easy care, mulch garden specimens, provide water as required, and slow release fertilizer in spring and summer.
Dwarf Date Palm Tree (Phoenix roebelenii) Seeds x 20 Beautiful, solitary palm which grows to around 3m tall. The old leaves form a Hula skirt around the trunk. Flowers are cream, and are followed by egg shaped, black, edible fruit. Dwarf Date Palms are best grown in full sun to part shade. Choose a well draining soil. Dwarf Dates are frost hardy to around -5. Seed x 20
The Desert Rose is a native of East Africa found in dry arid climates and able to cope with extreme temperatures. Can can grow very large over time, a spectacular specimen tree. The "obesum" refers to the thick base of the trunk. They can be grown as bonsai and shaped and trained.... Plants for sale: 20-30 cm tall. Unknown flower colour, it will be a lovely surprise :)
Plants for sale: rhizome with new growth. Galangal Plants are part of the Ginger family Zingiberaceae, which also includes, amongst others, the Ginger plants Alpinia, Hedychium, Curcuma and Zingiber. They are grown for their culinary, decorative and medicinal uses. Galangal is a fantastic, useful plant. My Galangal plants grow happily in the garden with no maintenance whatsoever, they look great with their lush green foliage and yellow flowers, AND all I have to do is walk out of my kitchen and cut a piece of root; fresh Galangal for cooking!
Plants for sale: Creeping 20-30cm long Trachelospermum Tricolor. Make fabulous ground covers, and great for hanging baskets, but can also be trained perfectly to create show-stopping features on a trellis. Also deliciously fragrant, so much so you won't want to walk away from it. Gain maximum rewards in the form of elegance in exchange for minimal and simple love and care.
Lady Palms are very elegant, graceful multi stemmed palms, growing to around 3-4 meters tall. They are often called ‘Bamboo palm’ due to the coarse, fibrous material with which the canes are covered. Lady Palm has deep green, glossy leaves; stems can be covered in brown fibres. Rhapis excelsa is easy to grow, being adaptable to a wide range of conditions and soil types. It prefers neutral to slightly acid, well draining soils, and greatly benefits from regular application of compost / organic matter / organic fertilizer. It is best grown in part to full shade, on the verandah, under trees, or a shady, sheltered spot in the garden. Rhapis excelsa can be grown in full sun, but leaves will yellow and can burn easily. Adequate water needs to be provided if this palm is to grow in full sun. Lady Palms are quite cold hardy, handling temperatures as low as -5C. Plants for sale: 15cm tall. (See photo in full description).
Fiji Fan Palm (Pritchardia pacifica) is a stunning palm native to Tonga. With large flat stiff rounded leaves, they were traditionally used as fans for the chiefs of the village. Reaches a height of 5-10 metres, this tropical palm tolerates coastal spray. Palms for sale: approx 15-20cm tall
Plants for sale: young plants, 30-40cm tall. Light-frost hardy. Foxtail Palm's habitat is the gravel hills on Cape Melville in Cape York. It is a very attractive palm with 2-3m long leaves which grows up to 10m tall with a grey trunk. It produces large orange fruits (about the size of a duck egg!)
This palm was only discovered in the 1970’s and its seeds were always in high demand, the QLD government still has the Foxtail on their endangered species list, even though there are now many of these palms growing throughout the world.
Madagascar Jasmine is a climbing plant native to Asia, Africa & Madagascar. It is truly magic with its gorgeous trusses of white flowers; flowers which are soooo fragrant: you can smell them without being anywhere near the plant! Leaves are beautiful succulent glossy green, and....
Plants for sale: Heliconia Waxy Red-Sold as Rhizome with new growth.
Showy lush evergreen foliage with red pendulous bracts. The Waxy Red flowers between Autumn and Winter, bringing colour to life in your garden when you least expect it. Perfect for landscaping.
Plants for sale: Rhizome with new growth. Beautiful little tropical foliage plant from the Ginger family which grows to just over 1/2 a meter tall. It has underground rhizomes which look a bit like a set of keys, or a bunch of funny shaped carrots. Leaves are a very nice light green. Foliage tends to be more dark green in a shady position. Flowers are pink to white. Rhizomes, young leaves and shoots are edible, and can be used in salads, pickles, soups etc. It can be eaten raw but is also used in cooking.
Alpinia caerulea is a beautiful ginger, native to Australia. Leaves are large and shiny. Very hardy, non-invasive, creates a nice bushy plant. Current stock 30-40cm tall - bigger and stronger than second photo!
Syzygium Resilience (Syzygium australe resilience) LillyPilly
This is one of the best lillypilly's for your garden! This fast growing, attractive large native shrub has a beautiful compact habit and gorgeous foliage.
Plants for sale: aprox 30cm long. The Rangoon Creeper is a very beautiful tropical plant. It is a vine with a shrubby habit, and has gorgeous flowers which start out white, and age to pink and then a deep red. Fragrance is wonderful, very strong and exotic, a cross between ‘fruity, sweet and coconut’. It is often at its most fragrant at night and in early mornings. Flowers are long and tubular, form stunning clusters which hang down from the.....
Agapanthus Snow White (White African Lily) is a stunning garden plant which originates in South Africa. It has beautiful bright green, slim leaves and a tall flower stalk. Flowers are pendulous and white and are borne in a cluster on top of the flower stalk, providing a wonderful display of colour. Agapanthus africanus is best grown in well draining soil, in the garden or pots. Soil should be a sandy mix which does not get water logged, and is slightly acidic. Fertilise regularly with a slow release fertiliser. Best flowering is achieved when it is pot bound – this is an excellent container plant!
Acalypha Wilkensiana - Such a stunning plant as an understory plant or hedge! Hardy evergreen, will bounce back even after a mild frost, grows to 2 metres in full sun to part shade. Seedlings 20-25cm tall
Plants for sale: 30-40cm tall. Bushy & compact to around 3m tall. Large, glossy, dark green foliage, Deep pink double flowers. Easily pruned to shape..Good for frost free areas, full sun. Very drought hardy. Tropical Hibiscus trees have beautiful, huge flowers. Many hybrids of Hibiscus (rosa-sinensis) have been developed, making blooms available in almost any colour imaginable. Hibiscus are tropical plants and grow well in frost free areas of Australia.
Plants for sale: 25-35cm tall. This is a fairly small palm, only growing up to 5m tall, with beautiful bright green feathery foliage, similar to the Foxtail Palm. Its overall appearance is very similar to the MacArthur Palm which is very popular for use in landscaping. The PNG Cluster Palm can be solitary or clustering, and is suitable as indoor palm, as well as....
Dragon Tree (Dracaena draco), Living Fossil! Fascinating plant with thick trunk which branches widely, crown of thick blue-green foliage. Very hardy, frost & drought tolerant. Full sun, and well suited to pots. Plants for sale: 20-25cm tall
Plants for sale: 10-15cm tall, garden ready. Wonderful foliage, purple on one side, dark green on the other. Very hardy, easy plant to grow and will provide colour all year round. Grows Australia-wide, but may burn in frost after which it should recover. Great as a groundcover or feature in a pot.
For sale: 3 cuttings (no roots). A beautiful, fast growing ground cover plant, which is covered in gorgeous little blue flowers. Evolvulus is suitable for gardens or pots. Best grown in full sun, grows well in pretty well any soil. Thrives with additional watering, but Evolvulus is a very easy ground cover which is quite drought hardy and will grow nearly anywhere. Looks stunning in pots, cascading over the sides.
Plants for sale: 20-30cm long. Such beautiful coloured foliage! Devil’s Ivy, or Epipremnum Aureum, is a variegated plant with attractive leaves in varying shades of green. Despite the name (and despite a few old wives tales about bad luck) Devil’s Ivy is a popular houseplant as it requires little maintenance and keeps its variegated colour despite poor conditions. In the wild Epipremnum can grow up to 40 feet long-but as a potted plant it will trail to only about 8 feet.
Syngonium White Butterfly is a stunning, variegated vine/climbing plant. It is one of the very best plants for indoors or pots, grown up a totem pole or cascading down in a hanging basket. This plant is an extremely fast growing and is incredibly hardy.
This Clivia grows up to 45cm tall with stunning orange flowers. Easy to grow. Deep green leaves. They are not frost hardy, but will tolerate some cold conditions. You can also plant them in pots so you can move them around, or dig them up just before the frost. Good for pots, gardens, indoors. Seedlings 15-20cm tall
The flowers of Heliconia Sassy are a multitude of colours, ranging from pale green to magenta on the bracts, while the petals themselves are bright orange with dark green tips. This spectacular plant is often called “parrot’s beak” because of its wonderful blooms. Sassy can grow between 1m and 1.5m tall. For sale: Rhizome (rootstock), with new growth.
Jaboticaba (Myrciara cauliflora) - Brazillian Tree Grape - This native of Brazil is a truely amazing tree! I love cauliflorous trees (trees that grow their fruit on their trunks), well, just because it is so unusual!
Size: approx 20cm tall - The variegated Shell ginger is a stunning tropical foliage plant, with green and white variegated leaves. Flowers are very similar to the regular Shell ginger (Alpinia zerumbet), but leaves provide colour year round! They are fairly small growing, to around 1.5m tall, forming a clump around 2m wide.
Liriope is a beautiful, evergreen grassy type ground cover. It bears gorgeous little purple flowers and grows to 50-70cm tall, and 50cm wide. The strappy leaves are dark green, glossy and narrow. Liriope, or Turf Lily is very tough and adaptable. It thrives without care in almost any garden. It is well suited to growing in pots, as a ground cover or as a border around a garden. Liriope is also often used as a lawn substitute, it doesn’t require anywhere near as much water as the lawn does to look good! Liriope is best grown ‘en masse’, with a whole bunch planted all together for maximum effect. Plants for sale: aprox 25cm wide
Lady Slipper (Euphorbia tithymaloides) - 3 cuttings approx 20cm (no roots) Striking succulent from the Euphorbia family with light green stems in a zigzag shape. 2mx2m. Frost hardy to -5. Full sun to part shade. Drought tolerant. Pretty bird attracting orange red flowers.
Furcrea foetida Medio Picta is a beautiful succulent from Central America. It has long leaves, similar to Agave plants, with amazing colour which would provide an eye catching feature in the garden. Leaves are variegated, white with green stripes and outlines.
Furcrea foetida Medio Picta grows to approximately 1.5m tall and wide, and does not produce a trunk. The foliage doesn’t have any spikes or sharp edges and is therefore excellent for use around path ways and gardens. It will provide colour year round in the garden!
Plants for sale: approx 30 cm tall. The Macarthur Palm (Cluster Palm,Hurricane Palm) is a beautiful and elegant palm . Native to North Queensland, it thrives on neglect when grown in the tropics & subtropics. In cooler areas it is best grown indoors or in a greenhouse. The Macarthur Palm can...
Super interesting air plant to add to your garden! Native to the southeastern United States, Bahamas and Central and South America, it is now well naturalised in Queensland and French Polynesia. This tiny angiosperm (or flowering plant) is in fact an epiphyte and a bromeliad which grows on hanging branches in sun to partial shade. Although grown historically as a packaging material for use in furniture, fibre and insulation, it is now grown as a rare and interesting curiosity for your garden! It looks fantastic draped over a tree limb or growing on your tressis.
Plants for sale: Vine approx 30cm- 40cm long. Fraser Island Vine (Tecomanthe hillii) The Fraser Island Vine, as its name suggests is native to Fraser Island in South Queensland, Australia. However, it has also been spotted on the mainland in South-East and North-East Queensland. It is a woody evergreen that belongs to the Bignoniaceae family. It is extremely rare and can only found in Queensland. This unusual and attractive perennial is subtropical and definitely would be a wonderful feature plant adding a tropical feel to any garden. It is fairly easy to manage and maintain. You can even train it to climb supports, trellises, archways, verandas, fencing and even trees. It is pretty versatile, but so extraordinarily special, it’ll have all your guests asking where they can get one of their own.
The Ice Cream Bean - Large shady evergreen tree, tough, produces brushlike white flowers followed by long twisted seed pods with soft cottony pulp which is said to taste like Vanilla ice cream. Plants for sale: Seedling trees 25-30cm tall
Pigeon Pea - Cajanus Cajan (Toor dal, Congo pea, Gungo pea)
We have been growing these super plants organically for years and they are so good for many reasons! Super popular for those interested in permaculture, biodynamics and organics and survival foods.
Plants for sale: Lobster Claws (Heliconia rostrata): Supplied as Rhizome with new growth. An outstandingly brilliant show of colours from this flawless perennial. Suitable for tropical landscapes, or indoor growth. Makes exceptional cut flowers.
Gardenia White, I am not certain of the variety as the label is lost but it looks like Professor Pucci a larger variety of Gardenia, growing to 1.5m tall. Flowers are very large, much larger than the standard Gardenia shrubs, and it produces flowers up to 10cm across. Supplied as: plants, 10-20cm
Plants for sale: aprox 30cm tall. Beautiful Canna with bright, cherry pink, big flowers. Deep green foliage.
This Canna is very easy to grow; nice fertile well draining soil & a shady to sunny position. Best with some protection from harsh sun as it won't look as good in very hot weather. It will handle it however, if water is kept up t.....
The Australian Fan Palm is one of Australia's most beautiful native palms. It originates from the North Queensland Rainforests, from north of Townsville to Cape York. The Australian Fan Palm has very large round fan leaves and is best grown in a shady spot. Leaves will be greener in deeper shade but does need some light to grow. As the Aussie Fan Palm grows taller it will, in its natural habitat, receive more sun and will handle full sun when it outgrows the other trees. For more plant info please click on title or 'product details'. Photo of mature palm, online plants for sale: Seedlings 15-20cm tall
Redneck Palm (Dypsis leptocheilos)
Red, hairy crown shaft. From Madagascar and grows 10m tall. Very easy to grow, grows well as far south as Sydney.
Common names: Redneck Palm, Teddy Bear Palm. Also known as 'Red Neck Palm' Plants for sale: approx 25-30cm tall (larger than those in 2nd picture)
Aglaonema Silver King is a stunning tropical plants with variegated, ornamental foliage. It is a fantastic pot plant and is well suited to shady positions or for indoors. Aglanoema Silver King is native to tropical Asia and will grow best in a warm position with plenty of water and humidity. Fertilize regularly for best growth. Young plants approx 20cm tall.
The Garlic Vine (mansoa allicea) is native to Tropical South America. It is named for the garlicky smell of its leaves and flowers, especially when crushed. It is a very rare tropical plant, not often seen in gardens or cultivation. Plants for sale: approx 20cm tall.
Plants for sale: Rhizome (currently 30cm tall growth, which will be pruned right down to help them travel better). 1-2 stems. These plants are grown from rhizome, not seed, so they have a much stronger root system, and once they have established themselves will grow much faster than tubestock! These plants will be 2m tall within a year if you provide the right conditions. Note they may take a few weeks to re-grow, but then they will be off like a rocket.
Tiger Grass is a great, fast growing screening or feature plant. It looks like a dwarf Bamboo, growing to around 2m tall and forming clumps 1m wide. Handles short periods of frost and....
Plants for sale: rhizome (rootstock) with new growth. The edible vegetable Arrowroot is a very hardy plant from the Canna family. Canna is very easy and fast growing and is an excellent food plant to grow year-round in any frost-free garden of Australia, or it can be dug up before frosts hit & replanted in spring in colder climate gardens. You can also cut the plant right back, cover
Palms for sale: 40cm tall (bigger than 2nd photo). Popular clustering palm. Easy to grow. Drought tolerant. Full sun. Well draining positions. Ringed, bamboo-like trunks. Non invasive. Good around the pool.
Plants for sale: approx 15-20cm tall - organically grown. Native to Africa and surrounding regions. Aloe Vera is famous for is medicinal properties especially for burns by using the inner flesh on the plant. Aloe vera can grow to around 40cm tall. Leaves are dark gray to green and edged with tiny blunt teeth. Leaves are reddish in full sun to bright green in shade. Flowers are orange to yellow.
An absolutely stunning tree, and one of our own! The Native Frangipani is native to most of the East Coast of Australia, from Sydney to Cape York, and also PNG. Depending on where this tree grows, it usually grows to around 10m in warm/tropical areas of the country, smaller in cooler areas. Foliage is beautiful, glossy deep green up to 15cm long, and flowers are formed in spring. The whole canopy of the tree is covered in sweetly fragrant and yellowy cream flowers which age to a deep orange, and are borne throughout spring & early summer. Plants for sale: 30cm tall
Miracle Tree - Moringa olefera is also known as the horseradish or drumstick tree. A fast-growing tree native to the southern foothills of the himalayas, used as part of traditional medicine for centuries. Packed with an incredible amount of nutrition: protein, essential amion acids, minerals, antioxidants, beta carotene, vitamin C, calcium, potassium and more. You will feel healthier just for having planted one!
Red Pineapple Plant - Ananas bracteatus -Native of South America, fabulous ornamental with red edible fruit and prickly leaves that make a great security border! Tough and drought hardy, red fruit and violet flowers.
Plants for sale: aprox 30cm tall. Beautiful Canna with small red flowers, and lots of them! Grows to approximately 1.5m tall, easy to grow. Add lots of nice foliage to your garden, and stunning pops of colour! Full sun to part shade.
Plants for sale: Sissoo Spinach (Brazilian Spinach) - 50mm tubes, 100% organic.
A fabulously attractive edible perennial that can be grown as a non-invasive groundcover. Swap your ordinary spinach for something with a bit more crunch. Great tasting, and amazingly pleasing to the eye.
Beautiful apple green foliage, flowers are creamy yellow splashed with sparking Orange. King Humbert grows to a medium height, aprox 1.5m tall. Cannas belong to the cannaecea family and have a rhizome root system. Canna’s are best grown in full sun in fertile, well draining soil.
Pentas (Pentas lanceolata) are beautiful flowering plants that are known for their amazing colours. Popular for their ability to attract butterflies, the star shaped blooms are grown....for more click on title or 'product details'Supplied as: plants, 15-20cm tall
White Orchid Tree (Bauhinia Alba) - Coming Soon! Large, fragrant, snow white flowers resembling orchids, which is where the common name originates from, and are absolutely stunning. Leaves are large and shaped like a butterfly. The Orchid Tree is native to Asia, and it is the emblem of Hong Kong. Plants for sale: Seedling trees approx 25-30cm tall
Ipomoea carnea is a stunning shrub which is not often offered in garden nurseries. It is a vigorous plants, which can grow up to 5m tall, with gorgeous pink flowers. The flowers resemble Petunia flowers, which is why one of the common names is ‘Petunia Bush’. I find they also look similar to.....
The Deep Purple Orchid Tree (Bauhinia Purpura) - Coming Soon! Large, fragrant, deep purple flowers resembling orchids, which is where the common name originates from, and are absolutely stunning. Leaves are large and shaped like a butterfly. The Orchid Tree is native to Asia, and it is the emblem of Hong Kong. Plants for sale: Seedling trees approx 25-30cm tall
The Orchid Tree (Bauhinia Varigata) - Coming Soon! Large, fragrant, pink to purple flowers resembling orchids, which is where the common name originates from, and are absolutely stunning. Leaves are large and shaped like a butterfly. The Orchid Tree is native to Asia, and it is the emblem of Hong Kong. Plants for sale: Seedling trees approx 25-30cm tall
Purple Wreath Vine (Petrea Volubilis) Is a strong growing, evergreen vine which produces masses of purples flowers through summer. It is a wonderful alternative to Wisteria in the subtropical and tropic climate and probably one of the best purple flowering vines for the climate. Plants 20cm tall
Plants for sale; 20-30cm tall.
Livistona decipiens (Ribbon Fan Palm) is a tall attractive palm native to north eastern Australia. Beautiful weeping yellow green leaves grows up to 15 metres in the wild with a trunk up to 25 cms in diameter. Plant in well drained soil in full sun very drought tolerant but will do better if watered regularly.
Stunning plant with white and green upper leaves and beautiful purple colour underneath. Handles cold to about 0 degrees for a short amount of time. Spreading, will create a beautiful bushy patch in a very short amount of time. Non-invasive. Best in a shady to part shaded position, in moist fertile soil.
Plants for sale: rhizome with new growth. Hedychium Luna Moth is a member of the Zingiber (Ginger) family. Hedychium Luna Moth is a beautiful Ginger with highly scented flowers that resemble a moth in flight. It is much sought after due to its attractiveness and the ease with which it can be grown. The white flowers have orange stamens for contrast, making it an attractive addition to any garden. Soil This Ginger plant thrives in moist soil which is sandy, acidic and loamy. The roots lie quite close to the surface of the soil. Conditions Luna moth can grow up to 1.5m Plants for sale: beautiful strong plants, rhizome with new growth Quite cold hardy and can be grown in a temperate climate. Well draining soil in a shady to part shady position.
Ruffled Fan Palm (Licuala grandis) Very beautiful, dainty palm with a height of aprox 2 m. It originates in South East Asia and is a rainforest understory palm, single trunk and glossy, dark green whole leaves.
Plants for sale: aprox 40cm tall. Stunning plant for indoor positions or shady spot outdoors. Grows to around 1m tall and can be grown up a totem pole for a beautiful indoor pot. Water well during growing season, less in winter. Feed twice a year in spring and mid summer. Keep away from direct sunlight. Native to Central and South America likes humidity and misting.
Plants for sale: 20-35cm tall. The Scarlet Fuchsia Shrub, Graptophyllum excelsum, is one of our beautiful Australian native plants. Handles light frost! It occurs naturally in the top of North Queensland, and a small patch in Coastal Central Queensland. This shrub really stands out amongst other shrubs and plants – it first caught my eye around our dam when in flower. Before it flowered it never caught my eye, but when this shrub is in flower it is a true attention-drawer.
Taro (Colocasia esculenta) is a tropical perennial plant native to Asia and India. It is a vigorous, fast growing plants which is grown for its edible tuber. The tuber can be prepared similar to potato; boiled, baked etc. Leaves are also edible.
Taro is best grown in a warm, frost free position. In warm parts of the country it can be planted year round, but in cooler parts it's best to plant in spring. Taro can be grown in a greenhouse or even indoors of your climate is too cold to grow Taro outdoors. Taro performs best with regular watering and humidity.
Taro grows best in a well draining but rich soil.
Spindle Palms are solitary palms, with a distinctive, spindle shaped trunk. The grey trunk is swollen at the centre and is narrow at the bottom and top, forming a spindle shape. Spindles grow up to around 6m tall and are critically endangered in their native habitat (Rodriguez Island - Mauritius). It prefers a position in full sun, in moist but well draining soil. Spindle Palms are frost & salt tolerant, and are one of the best palms for seaside gardens. Plants for sale: 30-50cm tall
Hibiscus (Regius-Maximus) Tropical Hibiscus trees have beautiful, huge flowers. Many hybrids of Hibiscus (rosa-sinensis) have been developed, making blooms available in almost any colour imaginable. Hibiscus are tropical plants and grow well in frost free areas of Australia. Hibiscus Regius-Maximus is a large growing Hibiscus, to around 3m tall. It has very large, glossy red flowers and adds wonderful colour to the garden. Approx 30cm tall
Plants for sale: seedlings. Very rare! Thrinax parviflora (Jamican Thatch Palm) native of Jamaica small to medium palm grows between 3-15 metres. The leaves when dried are used for thatch. Leaves are almost round and fan shaped, green in colour. The moderately fragrant flowers are a yellow white colour and are followed by white fruit. Plant in full sun to part sun will tolerate temperatures of -4 degrees.
For more information click on product details,photo or the title. Similar to Golden Cane Palm, but stunning powdery whitish blue, bamboo like trunks. 8m tall. Clumping feather palm. Full sun, regular watering. Supplied as: Plants approx 40cm tall
Geisha Girl (goldy green ) native of Central America small lilac/blue flowers, with orange berries, striking gold green leaves. Compact shrub growing to 1.5 metres tall and 1 metre wide will tolerate full sun . Tropical plant but can withstand light frosts . Masses of flowers in spring/summer attractive to butterflies. Plants for sale: 10cm
Plants for sale: Bacopa monniera - 50mm tube stock
This fabulously simple yet elegant plant offers more than the eye can see. It is a medicinal herb that is extremely good for you. Great for memory and coordination.
Dwarf Coconuts flower in their 3rd year in ideal conditions. They are suitable as indoor plants for 18-24 months. Dwarf coconuts palms are generally precocious, which means they increase in size at a slower rate but mature early. Dwarf Coconuts are higher yielding than tall Coconuts, as fruits have been selected for larger volume-to-husk ratio. Dwarf Coconut palms are generally self-pollinating, due to the male & female flowers opening at the same time, and they grow to approximately 1/3 of the size of the tall coconuts. Dwarf Coconuts grow best in tropical conditions, but you could try growing them as far south as Coffs Harbour in Coastal conditions, or grow them indoors as house plant.......for more click on title or 'product details'. Supplied as: plants, aprox 30cm tall.
A great way to purify the air in your office, house or work space! The Peace Lily is an ideal indoor plant and can be grown in darker spots in the house, as well as shady positions in the garden. The Peace Lily flower is a very simple design, the flowers are pale green at the start then change to snow white with a yellow centre. The peace lily grows best in a dark shady spot, it will not tolerate direct sun light. Keep the soil moist, can grow to 90 cms tall and an equal width. It will grow outdoors in tropical areas in filtered light. Young plants 20-25cm tall
striking looking plants with unusual flowers-Psittacorum Pearl is no exception! Pearl is a fairly new variety of Heliconia, and is characterised by its delicate, pale lemony white coloured flowers. Heliconia are very rewarding..... Plants for sale: rhizome with new growth
Plants for sale: small, aprox 30cm tall. The Atherton Palm is an attractive, medium sized feather palm. It is either solitary or clumping up to about 8m tall. It’s native to north Queensland’s’ rainforests and likes a warm, sheltered and moist spot. Very easy and attractive for the garden, and grows well as far south as Sydney.
Plants for sale: approx 30cm tall. Fairly large growing Hibiscus, to around 2-3m tall, but easily kept in shape by pruning. Beautiful soft pink flowers.Good for frost free areas, full sun. Tropical Hibiscus trees have beautiful, huge flowers. Many....
Plants for sale: 20-30cm tall. Pruned right back as they're going semi-dormant now. They will re-grow beautifully in spring. Fairly large growing Hibiscus, to around 2m tall, but easily kept in shape by pruning. Beautiful white flowers. Good for frost free areas, full sun. Very drought hardy.
This info is for reference only - we do not supply this plant at the moment. The Madagascar Palm is native to Madagascar and has a thick trunk with leaves at the top. The trunk is covered in spines. A mature plant will produce beautiful big waxy white and fragrant flowers that look a bit like the flowers of a frangipani.
Plants for sale: 25cm tall. A great way to purify the air in your office, house or work space! The Peace Lily is an ideal indoor plant and can be grown in darker spots in the house, as well as shady positions in the garden. The Peace Lily flower is a very simple design, the flowers are pale green at the start then change to snow white with a yellow centre. Foliage is a beautiful variegated green and white. The peace lily grows best in a dark shady spot, it will not tolerate direct sun light. Keep the soil moist, can grow to 90 cms tall and an equal width. It will grow outdoors in tropical areas in filtered light.
Plants for sale: rhizome with new growth. A beautiful Heliconia , which grows 1.5 - 2m tall. Flowers are stunning, in shades of orange, pink, yellow and deep pink. Heliconia Peter bacon is an easy to grow plant. It prefers a full sun to part shady position, in fertile soil
Plants for sale: Pepino Melon - 50mm tube, 100% organic.
This wonderfully attractive evergreen shrub bears delicious, versatile and healthy fruits. Great to look at, great to eat, and fantastic for keeping skin looking healthy and young!
Plants for sale: 20cm tall, some holes in foliage. Gorgeous compact growth habit with round, deep purple leaves. Very hardy plant grow garden or pot. In our opinion best in at least part shade, but will grow in full sun in moist, fertile position.
Commonly known as “Bloodleaf”, this beautiful plant is a bushy perennial that has striking foliage setting it apart from the crowds. The heart shaped leaves are a deep crimson colour with pretty pink veins, while the flowers are small and white. It is the leaves that make this plant so eye catching and popular, and.....
Plants for sale: 10cm pot size, 15-20cm tall. Bit yellow & spotty - see photo. End of stock run out! One of the most beautiful orchids around, Peggy Ruth is a delicate perennial that will flower repeatedly. Flowers last 4-8 weeks. It has lilac blooms with darker pinky purple spots and an edging of white-it truly is a little stunner! It is a mix of several other types of Orchid and has evolved into a rewarding and beautiful plant to grow indoors, or.....
Plants for sale: 20-30cm tall aprox. Acalypha Raggedy Anne has very large foliage which is a fantastic red colour. This plant is excellent for screening and really stands out in your garden with it's autumn colours - a must have for winter colour in your garden! When the light catches the foliage it's nearly on fire, one of my favourites!
Acalypha Raggedy Anne is part of the Euphorbe family and is extremely tough and drought hardy. They are excellent for Australian gardens, although best in a frost free position. Excellent for screening due to it's bushy growth habit, and looks wonderful in pots. Very easy to look after! Plants for sale: plants, 20-30cm tall.
Wonderful hardy Yucca with narrow blue foliage, which stands straight up from the trunk. It can grow to 3.5m tall. The name ‘rostrata’ refers to the fruit, which looks like the beak of a bird (‘Beaked Yucca’). It comes from Mexica & Texas and is found growing on rocky outcrops and in limestone gravel. Yucca rostrata can branch with age. Plants for sale: aprox 30cm tall.
Plants for sale: Small rhizome bare root with new growth.
Roots can grow up to 2 meters. Once fully developed, will show a lovely display of either white or blue flowers and pods. Roots can be eaten raw or cooked. Great for salads and stews. Frost tender - requires 9 months frost free for good harvest. Warm areas, or greenhouse recommended. Extremely fast growing, providing delicious goodness! The Climbing Yam Bean can reach 4 - 5 meters if suitably supported. Common names:
Yam bean, Jicama, Mexican turnip
Stripey Mondo Grass- Stunning looking groundcover to around 40cm tall. It has white and green variegated foliage. Very easy to grow and low maintenance. Drought hardy & tolerates mild frost. Excellent for borders. Grow in full sun, well draining soil. Great looking plants 15-25cm tall.
Scarlet Passion Flower (Passiflora coccinea) OMG! This is one amazing showy vine! Although the fruit are edible, and not too bad I think, it is generally grown for the most amazing flowers, even my pics don't do it justice!
Plants for sale: 30-40cm tall. Beautiful architectural Cordyline with a more formal habit than most. Narrow leaves and narrow growth habit. Leaves are dark green to nearly black. Full sun or part shade. Fast growing and very tough. Grow garden or pot.