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!
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.
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.
This hardy ginger will clump and reach a height of up to 2m and produce upright flowers that look similar to white shells.
For sale: 10 fresh seeds. Passionfruit Panama Red is a vigorously growing passionfruit, with red skinned fruits. It bears fruits from autumn to spring. First fruits can be expected in the first year. Panama Red passionfruit is beautiful and very sweet.....
Seeds for sale: 0.15g (aprox 20 seeds). The Native Frangipani is a stunning Australian native tree or shrub (it can be grow as both!). Keep it pruned if you'd like a smaller shrub-like plant, and let it go crazy if you prefer a nice big tree. They're a good shade tree and will grow up to 10m tall in warm areas. It will grow......
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
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.
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?
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
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 :)
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Native Holly Chain Fruit - Alyxia Ruscifolia Seeds -A very interesting and attractive native shrub that forms beautiful fragrant white flowers and the most unusual fruit. Although non-edible the fruit is never-the-less very attractive and link together ino a "necklace-like" formation which is why it is commonly called "chain fruit". Seeds x 12
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.
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 15-25cm tall.
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
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 establish root approx 30cm tall, beautiful plants. Plants are bigger than 2nd picture
Lady Palms - Rhaphis Excelsa, are very elegant, graceful multi stemmed palms, which grow to 3-4m tall. They have deep green, glossy leaves. Easy to grow, adaptable to a wide range of conditions and soil types. Lady Palms are quite cold hardy, handling temperatures as low as -5C. Plants for sale: approx 20- 25cm tall. (See photo in full description).
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: approx 30cm tall (See photo in full description!).
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
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.
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!
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.
Philodendron - Black Knight- highly attractive philodendron with a clumping rather than climbing habit. With striking dark burgundy / green and almost black leaves it will look amazing as an understory plant in your yard or as a pot plant.
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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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. Plant them with 3 or more 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 25cm tall - looking great :)
Banksia Integrifolia - Coastal Banksia
This beautiful banksia is a wonderful addition to the garden. Fast growing, it is a excellent ornamental producing pale yellow nectar rich flowers that attract a wide range of bird species and bees.
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!
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)
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Royal Poinciana Tree (Delonix regia) Incredible display of bright red flowers from December to February. Around 10m tall with very wide canopy, perfect as a shade tree. Needs space! Full sun, frost free position. As far south as Sydney. Seeds x 10 and germination instructions.
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
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.
Plants for sale: about 30cm tall - 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.
Plants for sale: approx 15-20cm tall - 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.
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.
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.
Dwarf Snake Plant (Sansevieria trifasciata hahnii)
Are you a plant killer? Well, good luck with this one! This little beauty is tough, in fact, it prefers if you forget to water it most of the time. Improves the air!
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.
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.
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 approx 20-30cm tall.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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
Areca Triandra - An attractive, clustering understory palm from tropical & subtropical rainforests in India & South East Asia. Triandra Palms grow to 5m tall, with light green white ringed stems and dark green fronds. Easily grown in the tropics and subtropics. Provide shade when young with moist, well draining soil in a frost free spot. Excellent indoor plant.
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
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
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
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.
Plants for sale: aprox 30cm tall. Native to just one place in the entire world (Australia!), the Hibiscus Insularis is a pretty special plant. Not only is it a ravishing beauty to add to your borders, but it is also easy to grow....
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.
This Yucca reaches a height of approximately 6 meters and bears stunning clusters of white flowers (can be purplish-white) on a spike of over ½ meter tall. It cluster freely, forming offsets at the base of the trunk, and these offsets can be cut & replanted elsewhere if required. Leaves are strap-like up to 60cm long, young leaves point upwards, older ones point downwards. Plants for sale: 10-25cm 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.
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: 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.
Cestrum nocturnum or the Night-scented Jessamine - has green foliage and creamy white flowers, but after 6:00pm on a summer night, these highly decorative flowers release the most amazing scent. The scent is described as almond, musk, honey or sweet custard!! Plants for sale are 25-30cm 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!
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.
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.
Plants for sale: Rhizome (rootstock) with beautiful new growth. A less tongue twisting name for this plant is “Ox Blood Ginger”, so called because the undersides of this Spiral Ginger’s leaves are bright, startling red. It makes a wonderful contrast with the dark green of the upper leaves, and when it is in flower this Costus is exceptional. It is a lovely plant to have in your garden, and will add colour to your corners.Subtropical to tropical climates. 0.5-1m tall.
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.
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....
Beautiful Philodendron for indoor positions or shady spot outdoors. This Philo has a very nice red colour to the foliage. Grows to around 90cm tall and can be grown up a totem pole to achieve extra height and for support. 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. Good size plants 30-40cm tall
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
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
Plants for sale: 100mm tall pot, see photo in full description. Vanilla is one of the most widely used flavourings in this world-it is in everything from food to fragrance-and it actually comes from the seed pods of a type of Orchid. A climbing vine which can grow up......
Epipremnum Aureum - Devil's Ivy or Golden pothos (Scindapsus aures) - Such beautiful coloured foliage! 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.
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
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.
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: 20 - 30cm tall. The Upright Shell Ginger is a rhizomatous, evergreen perennial species of ginger native to East Asia. It is grown as an ornamental plant because of its extraordinary colourful funnel-shaped flowers, which grow in clumps in an upright position. The flowers have white and pink perianths with yellow labella with red stripes and spots. There is one pistil and three stamens, but only one of the stamen has pollen. The fruit is rounded with many striations.
It is called the 'Shell Ginger' or 'Shell Flower' because of each individual flower having a strong resemblance to sea shells, particularly when in bud. Its leaves are often used for herbal tea which has hypotensive, diurectic and antiulcerogenic properties. They are also used for flavouring noodles and to wrap rice cakes. The leaves have been known to alleviate fevers, and in partnership with the rhizomes have been proven effective against HIV-1 intergrase and neuraminidase enzymes, as well as showing an anti-diabetic effect
Plants for sale: rhizome with new growth. 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. We love it! Turmeric plants for sale: rhizome with new growth
Plants for sale: 15-30cm long (trailing). The ever talented, ever useful, evergreen perennial, flaunting dark green glossy heart shaped leaves which can be eaten cooked or raw (perhaps in a salad or as a wrap) but can also be used for health and medicinal purposes. This is most definitely an important member of the Piperaceae family, which you would be proud to welcome in to your garden. For those looking for more than 'just another plant'.
The Ivory Cane Palm is a nice, medium sized clumping palm from rainforests on Indonesian islands growing to around 8 meters tall. It develops a slim, ringed green trunk with feather shaped leaves. Pinanga coronata bears bright red, oval fruit which turns black once ripe. The Ivory Cane Palm is best grown in part to full shade. It is mainly grown in the tropics, but this palm has some tolerance to cold and can withstand cold temperatures for short amounts of time. Excellent indoor plant. In the garden this Ivory Cane prefers a sheltered and moist position. Quite easy to grow and very rewarding! Supplied as: plants, 20-30cm tall
Plants for sale: 20-30cm tall. 1-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.
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: 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.
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
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.
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.
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....
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: 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
Plants for sale: Canna Pandora Rhizomes with beautiful new growth. Seductively deep and dark red flowers with attractive evergreen foliage. Easy to love and care for, and can be planted during any season. A great plant to add a tropical theme to your garden.
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!
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
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, 20-40cm tall. Sabal Minor originates in the low lying areas of south-eastern America. It is a low 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’).
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
Edible Ginger Plant - Zingiber officinale - Rhizome with 10-20cm new shoot. 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.
Plants for sale: Rhizome (usually with beautiful new growth). Shell Ginger (Alpinia zerumbet) is a cold hardy ginger growing as far south as Melbourne, it has flowers that resemble sea shells which are white with pink tips, flowering in spring and summer in the cooler areas and all year round in the warmer parts of Australia, prefers morning sun and will grow in semi shade it can also be used for a screen plant. Grows up to 2 meters + the ginger likes rich organic soil in a moist well drained position and will tolerate dry conditions once established, can also be grown in a container but not as an indoor plant. When you receive your rhizomes plant them in a pot until established, plant the rhizomes with the new shoots/stem/buds pointing upwards no more than 3-4 cm under the soil with the shoots or buds above the soil, water thoroughly and then do not water again until the soil feels dry, keep moist when shoots start to grow. Use slow release fertilizer and keep the pots in a warm shady position until the leaves unfold then your ginger can be planted into your garden.
Cinnamon Vine - Chinese Wild Yam (Dioscorea opposita). A stylish trailing perennial flaunting small white flowers with a delicious cinnamon scent. Edible roots make the ultimate 'super vegetable'. Ideal for anyone who would like to appreciate all their senses with one plant. Tastes, looks and smells great! Vines with tuber 15-20cm tall.
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.