Taro - Bun Long is a tropical perennial plant native to Asia and India. It is a vigorous, fast growing plants which is grown for its edible tuber. 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 performs best with plenty of water.
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 – Before it flowered it never caught my eye, but when this shrub is in flower it is a true attention-drawer.
Ponytail Palm - Beaucarnea - 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. Strong established root approx 30cm tall, beautiful plants.
Rubber Plant - Ficus Elastica Ruby; Yes! This is the very popular indoor plant - the Rubber Plant! The Ficus elastica is a dream, with gorgeous glossy leaves and easy to care for! Ficus elastica is a tropical plant from north-east India and south to Indonesia.
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: Strong seedlings, 20-30cm tall.
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 in the garden approx 40cm tall.
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 25-30cm tall
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.
Parlour Palm Chamaedorea Elegans - Very attractive small palm. Grow to 2m tall. Understory plant, shady sheltered position. Good in pots, gardens, house plant. Cold tolerant. Plants for sale 15-20cm 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 rare tropical plant, not often seen in gardens or cultivation. Plants available - strong young plants, beautiful roots 20cm tall
Stripey Mondo Grass- Stunning looking groundcover grows 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 20-25cm tall
Small leaved fig - Ficus obliqua, It is a beautiful tree with glossy leaves. This tree can grow to 60m! NOT suitable for the average backyard. Amazing feature / shade tree for your acreage or you can grow one in your city appartment as a BONSAI!
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.
Alpinia arundelliana - Wavy Leaf Ginger. Beautiful Native Ginger, well suited as an understorey or shaded / semi shaded postition in the garden. This very hardy, compact Ginger will grow to around 1m tall and produces lovely pink flowers and blue berries in mid to late Summer.
Fraser Island Vine (Tecomanthe hillii) - 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.
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: strong rhizome - 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. Supplied as large strong rhizome with strong growth.
Plants for sale: healthy young plants approx 25cm high - 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.
Edible Ginger Plant - Zingiber officinale - 30-40cm tall and LUSH!. Easy to grow. Plant them in pots or in the garden, in well draining soil. Ginger loves a feed, so fertilise regularly with good organic fertiliser, such as Rooster Booster or Organic Xtra. Mulch well.
Pink Rain Lily - 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?
The Tamarind tree most likely originated in Tropical Africa and although widely grown India is the largest producer of Tamarind. The Tamarind tree is leguminous tree and produces a pod containing seeds that is surrounded by an edible reddish brown pulp that is uniquely sweet / sour and quite delicious.
For sale: 5 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.
Epipremnum Aureum - Devil's Ivy or Golden pothos (Scindapsus aures) - Such beautiful coloured foliage! Variegated plant with attractive leaves in varying shades of green and gold. 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.
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 and over winter.
Turmeric is one of the most useful plants you can add to your garden. It is a member of the ginger family and native to S.E. Asia. It is an edible plant and used in many Asian and Middle Eastern dishes, but is also incredibly ornamental. It grows to around 1m tall with big, lush, green foliage and a stunning white flower. Just growing it for the flower is worth it.
The Orchid Tree (Bauhinia Varigata) - 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
Pigeon Pea - Cajanus Cajan (Toor dal, Congo pea, Gungo pea)
Super popular for those interested in permaculture, biodynamics and survival foods. Grown extensively in India, Africa and Central America and known as "dahl" in India, this particular variety is high yeilding and produces around 3 crops a year.
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!
Pittosporum angustifolium / Pittosporum Phylliraeoides or Gumby Gumby Tree - Also known as: Weeping Pittosporum, Butterbush, Cattle Bush, Native Apricot, Gumbi Gumbi, Cumby Cumby, Meemeei and Berrigan. Gumby Gumby has been long used by the Aboriginal people of Australia as a wonderful medicinal plant. It has now been researched and recognised by western science, and is still being explored for its many uses as a medicinal plant. Seedling trees, reliably sourced as quality stock - approx 30-35cm tall
Black Bean Tree, Magic Bean Tree, Moreton Bay Chestnut - Castanospermum australe.
During October - November, you will be treated to a gorgeous display of red and yellow pea-shaped flowers 3-4 cm long, amongst the lush foliage. The flowers will attract native birds and bees a-plenty.
Spider Plant - Chlorophytum comosum. This varigated strappy plant looks gorgeous and is the perfect houseplant! Beautiful, tough and easy to care for, it is best suited to a table centre piece or in a hanging basket (macrame optional).
Rusty Fig - Ficus rubignosa, It gets its name from the unusual "rusty" coloured hairs it develops on the underside of the leaves which when caught in the wind will produce a wonderful contrast against the deep green tops. This tree will keep its leaves in winter, so it is a year round display.
Aloe Vera Barbadensis var. "Vera" Sweet - Yellow flower. There are hundreds of varieties of aloe. We have sourced the popular yellow flowered aloe vera. (We also stock the standard Aloe Vera Barbadensis (orange flower).
Native Gardenia (Randia Fitzalanii), also known as the yellow mangosteen, is a beautiful rainforest tree, native to the North Coast of Queensland in Australia. Randia fitzalanii grows to around 5m tall, possibly a little taller in some conditions, and makes an excellent small tree for many gardens! Foliage is very beautiful and glossy green, and flowers resemble the flowers of Gardenia’s, which is where the name ‘Native Gardenia’ originates. The flowers are highly fragrant.
Kurrajong Tree - Brachychiton populneus Seeds - Very drought hardy Australian native tree which grows 5-15m tall. Seeds, leaves, flowers and roots are edible, and fibre from the bark was traditionally used to make rope and nets. Frost hardy to -5, possibly lower. Extremely adaptable to any position, suitable as feature tree, shade tree, canopy tree, emergency stock fodder
Silk Hankerchief Tree - Maniltoa lenticellata - An incredible tree for the garden, it also produces creamy white and fruit scented flowers, an amazing display is formed by new leaves which fold inside the red bracts and then are released in an incredible "silk hankerchief display".
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 20cm wide
Syngonium Neon Pink is pretty as a picture! Such beautiful shades of pink! This stunning pink variegated vine/climber is perfect as an indoor plant or in a deep shady patch in the garden. 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.
Japanese Aralia - Fatsia Japonica - It is extremely versatile, hardy, and is extremely popular as a house plant, a lush hedge or as a container plant. Cute little white blossoms are quite architectural, floating on the end of tiny stems, it makes great floral arrangements. It will also feed the birds with juicy black berries following flowering.
Bamboo Ginger - Alpinia luteocarpa, Gorgeous decorative clumping ginger. Similar colouration as the Native Alpinia red backed ginger.
Small white flower is produced, but this plant is generally grown for its amazing foliage.
Grevillea baileyana - This stunning tree has large, glossy leaves with a rusty tinge to the undersurface making a stunning contrast. It is complemented by sprays of honey-scented cream coloured flowers in spring / summer.
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
African Mahogany - Khaya senegalensis is a high value hardwood tree, versatile, and a native of Africa. Tough, highly adaptable and valuable. Utilised in traditional medicine for a wide variety of ailments.
Ivory Cane Palm - Pinanga Coronata / Kuhlii- Very attractive, medium sized clumping palm from the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra. Can grow to around 3-6 meters tall, slim, ringed green trunk with feather shaped leaves. It will produce multiple ivory canes but remains in a nice clump.
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.
Malabar Chestnut (Pachira aquatica / glabra) a stunning tree. Foliage is shiny deep green, with lighter green new growth. Leaves are palmate, or finger-shaped. It gives away its distant relative - the Boabob with a distinctive swollen trunk base. This makes it very suitable as a bonsai or house plant, as well as a beautiful shade tree for parks, gardens and bush blocks.
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.
Sabal Minor originates in the low lying areas of south-eastern America. It is a low growing and slow growing palm, which normally grows up to about 1 meter, but can grow up to 2,5 max. It typically has no more than 10 leaves, but it can live up to 400 years old. Sabal Minor has a short trunk (up 30cm in diameter), but usually appears trunkless due to its subterranean trunk which actually grows down into the soil. It has blue green costa palmate leaves (‘stiff shredded fan shaped leaves’).
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.
Philodendron Tuxla Seeds- Philodendron Tuxla is a hybrid philodendron that is not commonly seen and regarded by some as rather rare. It makes an incredible pot plant due to its incredibly glossy leaves but also lends itself to landscaping tropical gardens.
Plants for sale: Rhizome. A stunning Heliconia! Beautiful red and white flowers which are very long-lived. Heliconia Red Christmas flowers right through winter, providing a low maintenance, hardy clump, around 1m tall. Quite drought hardy for a Heliconia, but does look best with regular watering. This Heliconia grows just about anywhere, and in most soils. Best soil is a well draining, fertile, water retentive mix. Best position is full sun to part shade. Also suitable for pots!
Scarlet Passion Flower (Passiflora coccinea) Seeds 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!
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 40cm tall - looking fabulous!
Epipremnum Aureum - Devil's Ivy - Marble Queen - Hard to find variety with attractive leaves with gorgeous white and green marbled leaves - Amazing! 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.
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, 30cm tall looking fabulous
Epidendrum ibaguense - Crucifix Orchid - Red. Crucifix Orchids are very tough plants and very suitable for beginning gardeners. Without too much effort you will have flowers most of the year :) They get their name from the small cross that decorates the centre of the flower, quite lovely.
Syzygium Resilience (Syzygium australe select ) 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.
Miracle Tree - Moringa Oleifera Seeds - Also known as the horseradish or drumstick tree. A fast-growing tree native to the southern foothills of the himalayas, its leaves have been used as part of traditional medicine for centuries, and as a food source for at least 4,000 years.
Colville's Glory Tree - Colvillea racemosa; Outrageously beautiful, soft feather leaves similar to Royal poinciana with amazing bright orange flowers grown in cone like clusters! Loved by butterflies and bees!
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.
The Deep Purple Orchid Tree (Bauhinia Purpura) - 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
Bottle Palm (Hyophorbe lagenicaulis) is a solitary dwarf palm 3-3.5m tall with a hugely swollen trunk up to 60cm in diameter. Trunks are rounded in young specimens and flatten out a little when it gets older. It has upwardly arching feather leaves (pinnate) on top of a smooth green crown shaft. Leaves grow up to 3m in length. Bottle Palms originate in Round Island but is almost extinct in native habitat. It is however widely cultivated for its unique beauty all around the world. Plants for sale: strong little palms approx 25cm tall
Duranta Lorentzii (Vanilla scented Duranta) - Seriously amazing vanilla scent! Gorgeous lush lime green evergreen shrub! The sparkling white blooms smell of sweet vanilla and so attractive to bees and butterflies.
Chinese Evergreen - 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.
The Bird of Paradise is a stunning plant; it has a uniquely shaped flower which resembles a bird. 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 1.5 meters high.
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.
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.
Four O'Clock Plant (Mirabilis jalapa) - Amazing flowers which open late in the afternoon, hence 'Four o'Clock plant'. Flowers are unique with various colours on every plant, mostly pink, yellow and orange.
Michelia coco is a member of the magnoliaceae family, and it is a relative of the Magnolia. It bears beautiful, highly fragrant cream flowers during many months of the year. Michelia coco grows to around 4m tall and 6m wide. The Large Leafed Port Wine Magnolia is suited to use in pots, hedges and general garden feature plant. Michelia coco is also well suited as an indoor plant. Michelia coco is best grown in moist, fertile ground. Ensure soil is well draining and slightly acid. Michelia should be grown in a warm, bright position, part sun to part shade.
Heliconia psittacorum x spathocircinata - Golden Torch is a beautiful tropical plant, the heliconia is related to Ginger and Bananas! This variety is just gorgeous with bright yellow coloured bracts, such a lovely addition to a space in need of some lush bright green foliage and colour.
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.
Madagascar Palm - Pachypodium Lamerei is native to Madagascar and has a thick trunk with leaves at the top. Incredible specimen plant - looks like a spiny palm tree! A mature plant will produce beautiful big waxy white and fragrant flowers that look a bit like the flowers of a frangipani.
Variegated Peace Lily - 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.
Spirea White May - Spirea White May blooms in September / October, not May as its name suggests, and when it blooms, boy does it bloom! Arching branches heavy with snow white clusters that will leave you awestruck!
Dracaena marginata - Colorama Dragon Tree, grows to aprox 5m tall. It can easily be maintained at any height by pruning the tops. Wherever you prune a cane, multiple canes will re-shoot, creating a beautiful bushy plant. It is one of the very best indoor plants, and looks great in a pot. You can plant them with 2- 3 in a pot to develop a nice, ‘full’ looking plant. It develops Cordyline-like canes, with tufts of sword-like foliage. Foliage is green with red margins. Not only is it great indoors, it also fares very well out in the garden, in full sun to part shade. It is a very versatile plant, which needs no water once established & provides a great feature in any garden. Plants for sale: single stem, approx 30-40cm tall - looking great :)
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: Established seedlings approx 15cm tall (a little bigger than 2nd photo.)
Calathea lancifolia - Rattlesnake Plant- A stunning little plant, well suited to pots indoors or shady positions in the garden. This plant is very easy to grow. Provide a shady position, well draining soil with plenty of water and rich in organic matter. If growing as a pot plant indoors, please take this plant outside every couple of weeks to give it a hose off and get rid of dust etc.
Cissus Rotundifolia - Arabian Wax Leaf Vine - A rare and unusual addition to your house plant collection, patio trellis or fence, out of East Africa! The Arabian Wax Leaf vine is perfect as a beginners plant as it thrives on neglect, it won't mind if you forget to water it regularly.
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 - lush, well established plants approx 30cm in height.
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
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.
A stunning, vigorous vine with dark green leaves, this clerodendrum, flowers profusely and will reach up to 3m in height. It is pefect for a pergola, trellis or fence. Strong Plants deep green vines 40cm-50cm long plus! Looking amazing!
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 20-30cm tall
Pigeon Pea - Cajanus Cajan (Toor dal, Congo pea, Gungo pea)
We have been growing these super plants for years and they are so good for many reasons! Super popular for those interested in permaculture, biodynamics and survival foods.
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. Strong Seedlings 15-20cm tall
Grow a Gymea Lily! Seeds available now! Native Australian plant with stunning, 6m tall, flower spike. Bright red flowers. Frost hardy to -7. Sword like leaves over 1m long and 10cm wide. Gardens, pots, floral arrangements.
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: 25-35 cm tall, developed base Unknown flower colour, it will be a lovely surprise :)
Cordyline Purple Compacta - 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. Approx 20-30cm tall
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: 30cm tall
A very tasty ornamental! This Lilly Pilly is not just a beautiful ornamental tree, it is very useful edible tree as well. The ‘Riberries’, on this Lilly Pilly are bright red, and follow the showy white powder-puff flowers. The taste is described as resembling cranberry and are a very popular bush tucker
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
Kenaf - Hibiscus cannabinus originated in central Africa. It is a member of the hibiscus family and is closely related to okra and cotton. Fast growing with amazing maroon blooms, this plant is cultivated for its fibre. Useful to quickly fill a space with interesting foliage and make your own paper!
Epipremnum Aureum - Devil's Ivy - Frosty - Hard to find variety with attractive leaves with strong white splashes. 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.
Pure High Quality Beeswax Candle - Our homemade, candles are made from pure beeswax straight from the hive so we have total control of the quality and purity. We manage our hives organically, no chemicals are ever used in our hives.
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!
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
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!
Chinese Fan Palm (Livistona chinensis) - The Chinese Fan Palm is a beautiful solitary fan palm that will eventually reach 8 -12 meters. With lush fan shaped leaves, this is an absolutely stunning Palm that produces small cream colored flowers then large bunches of attractive blue fruit! Plants available approx 30-40cm tall!
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, 20-30cm tall.
Parlour Palm Chamaedorea Elegans - Very attractive small palm. Grow to 2m tall. Understory plant, shady sheltered position. Good in pots, gardens, house plant. Cold tolerant. Plants for sale: Established 30-40cm tall.
The Pemba Palm is a fast growing palm from Pemba, a small island of the coast of Africa. It grows up to 12m tall and has beautiful deep green, bamboo-like, ringed trunks. It is similar to Dypsis lanceolata.
Dracaena marginata, or Red Edge Dragon Tree, grows to aprox 5m tall. It can easily be maintained at any height by pruning the tops. Wherever you prune a cane, multiple canes will re-shoot, creating a beautiful bushy plant. It is one of the very best indoor plants, and looks great in a pot. You can plant them with 2- 3 in a pot to develop a nice, ‘full’ looking plant. It develops Cordyline-like canes, with tufts of sword-like foliage. Foliage is green with red margins. Not only is it great indoors, it also fares very well out in the garden, in full sun to part shade. It is a very versatile plant, which needs no water once established & provides a great feature in any garden. Plants for sale: single stem, approx 30cm tall - looking great :)
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.
Ixora - Coral Fire - Ixora Coral Fire bears vibrant coral/tangerine coloured flowers in profusion during spring / summer. It displays beautiful dark green foliage with bronze tips. This smaller variety makes a great low growing hedge or a mass of colour where needed. They also look amazing as an underplanting of larger trees and as a stunning house or patio plant.