Perennials: Exotic

Most of the plants listed here are sold in 18cm pots or 4L bags. Where container sizes differ this is noted in the plant description.  Our plant descriptions are based on our own research and observations, and we are always happy to receive additional comments - or corrections! Please feel free to email us at leone@petalfaire.co.za .

Achillea - Dark pink

Description: A mat forming exotic perennial with fern like aromatic foliage. Flat corymbs of dark pink flowers in summer. Waterwise

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Achillea - Red velvet

Description: A mat forming exotic perennial with fern like aromatic foliage. Flat corymbs of red flowers in summer. Waterwise

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Red
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Achillea millefolium - White beauty

Description: A mat forming exotic perennial with fern like aromatic foliage. Flat corymbs of white flowers in summer. Waterwise

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Aegopodium podagraria

Description: Non-invasive (in SA) groundcover with wispy variegated foliage and small white flowers. Ideal for mass planting or a small border.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 15cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Agastache x Arizona sandstone

Description: An compact perennial with aromatic leaves and spikes of tangerine flowers. Loved by butterflies and bees.

This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Orange
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Ajania pacifica

Description: A tough mound forming exotic perennial, with silky silver edged leaves and yellow flowerheads in autumn.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Autumn
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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Anemone - Honorine Jobert

Description: A suckering exotic perennial with mid green leaves. Umbrels of single white flowers in autumn. Plants ready by end December.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 1m
Flowering time: Autumn
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Anemone - Prinz Heinrich

Description: A suckering exotic perennial with oval palmate mid green leaves. It has spikes of double dark pink flowers in autumn. Multiplies well.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 90cm
Flowering time: Autumn
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Anemone tomentosa

Description: A suckering perennial with oval palmate mid green leaves and sprays of pink flowers.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 65cm
Flowering time: Autumn
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Anthemis tinctoria - Kelwayi

Description: Mounded forming exotic perennial with fern like grey green foliage. Bright yellow daisy like flowers in summer. Butterflies.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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Aster ericoides

Description: A bushy compact exotic perennial with narrow heath-like leaves. Sprays of white daisy flowers in summer. Attracts butterflies.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Aster novi belgii - Jenny

Description: A mound forming exotic perennial with tapered dark green leaves. Yellow centred lilac flowers in autumn. Attracts butterflies.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Bletilla striata

Description: A clump forming exotic terrestrial orchid with strap like leaves. Sprays of pink / lilac flowers in spring. Keep dry in winter divide in early spring.

Growing conditions: Part shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: Cerise pink
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Browallia americana

Description: A self seeding annual with star shaped blue flowers all season. These seeds come from my mother's garden - hence my common name! Self seeds.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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R40.00  |   Buy now

Campanula - Fairholme Favourite

Description: A bushy compact perennial with heart shaped leaves. Spikes of pink bell shaped flowers in summer.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Campanula - Pretty petticoat

Description: Showy creeping exotic perennial with heart shaped leaves and spikes of double pink bells shaped flowers ins ummer.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Campanula latifolia

Description: A clump forming upright perennial with bright green rounded leaves and spikes of bell shaped blue flowers. Cut back unbranched stems after flowering.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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Campanula portenschlagiana

Description: A mat forming low growing exotic perennial with rounded leaves and bell shaped violet flowers. Bees

Growing conditions: Shade / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 15cm
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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Campanula punctata - alba

Description: A clump forming exotic perennial with bright green leaves with heart shaped base. It has large bell shaped white flowers in summer. A lovely ground cover for a shady spot. Best C in my garden.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 40cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Campanula punctata - Bowl of cherries

Description: A mound shaped perennial with a spreading mound of pale green leaves and drooping purple pink bells.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 45cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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Convolvulus sabatius

Description: Trailing mat forming perennial, round green leaves and cup shaped blue flowers all season. Use over wall, hanging basket or in a container

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 15cm
Flowering time: Spr - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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Dichorisandra thyrsiflora

Description: An upright exotic perennial with lance like leaves on cane like stems. Clusters of deep violet flowers. Spectacular. Plants still small.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 1.5m
Flowering time: Autumn
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Epimedium - Frohnleiten

Description: A lovely exotic ground cover with yellow cup shaped flowers in spring. Cut back leaves in late winter for a good show.

Growing conditions: Deep shade / shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 20cm
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Epimedium pubescens

Description: Clump forming exotic perennial with wiry stems and triangular leaves. Sprays of white flowers in spring.

Growing conditions: Shade / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Exotic: Dendrobium nobile

Description: A gorgeous exotic epiphytic orchid with strap-like leaves. Racemes of flowers in spring. Mixed colours

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 2m - not sure about this one
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour:
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Farfugium aureo-maculata

Description: Clump forming exotic perennial with glossy yellow-spotted round leaves. Yellow daisy like flowers in autumn.

Growing conditions: Deep shade / shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Autumn
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Farfugium japonicum - Argenteum

Description: Very rare, difficult to propagate exotic perennial. Huge kidney shaped dark green leaves with white splashes. Yellow daisy like flowers in autumn.

Growing conditions: Shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: Autumn
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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R200.00  |   Buy now

Geranium - Russel Pritchard

Description: A clump forming exotic perennial with mat forming lobed silver grey foliage. Vivid pink cup like flowers all season. Bees. Cut back hard after flowering.

This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Spr - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Geranium dalmaticum

Description: A mat-forming exotic perennial with rosettes of basal leaves. Long stalked mauve flowers. Nice.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 20cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Geranium Mavis Simpson

Description: A water wise clump forming perennial with brilliant blue flowers. Cut back foliage after flowering.

Growing conditions: Sun / shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Geranium phaeum

Description: A rounded self seeding perennial with upright stems of dusky purple flowers in spring. Cut back after flowering to keep neat.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 25cm
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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Hedychium coronarium

Description: Sterile form of an exotic ginger. Upright canes, lance shaped leaves and spikes of orange flowers. Sterile form

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1.5m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Red
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Hedychium greenii

Description: A clump forming rhizomatous exotic ginger with reddish purple stems and undersides of leaves with dark green upper leaves. Bright red / orange butterfly-like flowers. It produces small plantlets on the flowerheads which are easily propagated.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 1,2m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Red
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R100.00  |   Buy now

Impatiens namachabarwensis

Description: Self seeding exotic impatiens. Multi branched with bright green serrated leaves. Beautiful sapphire blue flowers. Could be an annual in SA? Needs special care.

Growing conditions:
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Impatiens tinctoria

Description: A rare tuberous African perennial with ovate lined serrated leaves and fragrant white flowers.

Growing conditions: Deep shade / shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 2m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Iris siberica

Description: A rhizomatous beardless exotic iris with narrow grass like leaves and blue violet flowers on branched stems.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 75cm
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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Justicia fulvicoma

Description: A soft rounded exotic perennial with arching shoots and downy leaves. Elongated bract with red flowers in autumn. Stunning

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: Aut - Win
Bloom/flower colour: Red
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Justicia rizzinii

Description: A compact perennial with a rounded shape, small leaves and yellow tipped red flowers. It also grows in deep shade.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 75cm
Flowering time: Win - Spr
Bloom/flower colour: Red
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Kohleria digitalifolia

Description: A spreading rhizomatous perennial with hairy lance shaped leaves. Bright pink flowers with spotted lobes. Lovely in hanging bowl or container.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Leucanthemum sp

Description: A clump-forming exotic perennial with huge yellow centred white flowers. Cut flower. Butterflies. Waterwise

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: Spr - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: White
Soil selection: Dry sandy soil
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Libertia formosa

Description: A clump forming exotic perennial with a basal fan of spiky sword like leaves. Spikes of white bowl shaped flowers in summer. Cut back hard in early spring.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 90cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Lobelia Purple Showers

Description: An upright exotic bog perennial. Clump forming with tapered leaves and spikes of purple flowers in summer. Cut flower.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 80cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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Lychnis flos cuculi

Description: A mat-forming exotic perennial with rosette forming lanceolate leaves and narrow petaled pink flowers. Lovely in a woodland garden.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Lysimachia ciliata

Description: A spreading exotic perennial with lance shaped dark marooon leaves. Sprays of open yellow flowers in summer.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 40cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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Malvastrum lateritium

Description: A new gorgeous exotic groundcover with lobed mid green leaves. Yellow centred peach flowers in summer

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 10cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Neomarica caerulea

Description: Large rhizomatous perennial with brown centred scented dark blue flowers. Use in mixed border or as accent plant.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1.6m
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Oenothera fruticosa - Sundrops

Description: A wonderful clumpforning ground cover with lance shaped dark green leaves and cup shaped deep yellow flowers in early spring. I plant and then split in April for the next seasons sales! Gorgeous.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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R50.00  |   Buy now

Penstemon digitalis - Huskers red

Description: A superb perennial with lance shaped toothed ruby leaves, black stems and cream tubular pink flowers. Bees birds butterflies

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R60.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Persicaria - Red Dragon

Description: A spreading clump forming perennial with lovely variegated leaves with dark chevron markings and sprays of white flowers.

Growing conditions: Shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Phlomis lanata

Description: A compact Mediterranean shrublet with woolly crinkly grey green leaves and whorls of yellow flowers. Waterwise.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 90cm
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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Phlox paniculata

Description: A night scented, self seeding upright perennial with panicles of flowers in summer. Attracts birds and bees. One of the best.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 90cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Pilea pepperomioides

Description: A creeping exotic perennial with leathery disc-shaped glossy leaves. Small white flowers in spring. Indoor plant. It seems to be on the "must have" list, folklore?

Growing conditions: Shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 20cm
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Polygonatum biflorum

Description: A very rare rhizomatous perennial with arching stems, lance shaped leaves and greenish white flowers. Wonderful for a woodland setting.

Growing conditions: Shade / semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Potentilla nepalensis - Melton fire

Description: Low growing, clump forming perennial with lobed dark green leaves. Five petalled red flowers in summer. Plants small

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Red
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Rudbeckia fulgida - Goldstrum

Description: A low growing perennial with dark green ovate rough basal leaves and golden daisy like flowers.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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Rudbeckia lacinata - Goldquelle

Description: A striking exotic perennial with uprights stems, lobed leaves and double yellow flowers.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 90cm
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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Rudbeckia lacinata - Herbstsonne

Description: Upright rhizamotous perennial with deeply lobed basal leaves. Daisy like yellow flowers from sum - aut. Butterflies

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 1.2m with flowers
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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Ruellia brittoniana

Description: A multi stemmed exotic perennial with dark green leaves on fleshy purple stems. Sprays of purple petunia like flowers from October to April. This one is not invasive!

Growing conditions: Shade / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 75cm
Flowering time: All season
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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Ruellia brittoniana pink

Description: A NEW soft stemmed perennial with lance shaped dark green leaves and funnel shaped pink flowers.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Ruellia graecizans

Description: A self seeding perennial with narrow bright green leaves and tubular red flowers. Likes acid soil.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: All season
Bloom/flower colour: Red
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Salvia - Mystic spires

Description: A compact bushy exotic perennial with emerald green leaves and spikes of purple flowers all season. Cut flower. Plant en masse.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Spr - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
Soil selection:
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Scabiosa x columbarian - Blue note

Description: Clump forming hybrid perennial with rosettes of deeply lobed leaves. LARGE blue pom pom flowers. Butterflies

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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Sedum mexicanum - Lemon ball

Description: A tough spreading exotic ground cover with soft linear foliage. Bright yellow star shaped flowers in late spring. Container!

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 15cm
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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Sedum spectabile

Description: A clump forming perennial with star shaped flowers and green stems with scalloped grey green leaves. Attracts butterflies.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 45cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Sedum tetractinum

Description: Cascading exotic groundcover with fleshy rounded leaves which bronze in winter. Small daisy like flowers in summer.

Growing conditions: Sun / shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 10cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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Sisyrinchium fasicultum - E.K. Balls

Description: A tough tufted exotic perennial with narrow leaves and star shaped purple flowers in summer. Waterwise.

Origin: Americas
Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 20cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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Solidago - Golden baby

Description: A dwarf form of perennial with lance shaped leaves. Spikes of featherly bright yellow flowers.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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Sphaeralcea Newleaze Coral

Description: An upright exotic perennial with soft grey green leaves. Spikes of cup-shaped coral flowers all season. Likes it hot! May need staking.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 75cm
Flowering time: All season
Bloom/flower colour: Orange
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Stokesia laevis

Description: A mound shaped clump forming perennial with dark leathery leaves and frilly daisy-like flowers that attract butterflies and bees.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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Stokesia laevis white

Description: A mound shaped clump forming perennial with dark leathery leaves and frilly daisy-like flowers that attract butterflies and bees.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Strobilanthes attenuata

Description: A spreading rounded perennial with heart shaped furry lime green leaves. Hooded violet flowers in summer. Lovely

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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Symphytum tauricum

Description: Clump forming exotic perennial, tuberous roots, oblong green leaves, tubular white flowers.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 40cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Thalictrum delavayi

Description: A clump forming perennial with lovely greyish green fern-like foliage and clusters of pendulous lilac flowers.

Growing conditions: Part shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 100cm
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Tradescantia - Blushing Bride

Description: A trailing ground cover with striking green, cream, purple tipped strap like leaves. The colour differentiation more prominent in winter. Cut back to get more differentiation.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 10cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Tradescantia virginiana

Description: A tough low growing perennial with fleshy strap like leaves and heads of three petalled flowers all season.

Growing conditions: Shade / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 45cm
Flowering time: All season
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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Tricyrtis - Gilt Edge

Description: A shorter form of the rhizomatous toad lily. It has white edged leaves and white orchid like flowers with purple spots. Multiplies well. The foliage is beautiful for deep shade areas. I cut mine back regularly.

Growing conditions: Shade / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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Tricyrtis formosana

Description: An clump forming rhizomatous perennial with spotted lance shaped leaves. Star shaped orchid like lilac flowers in autumn. Gorgeous.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 80cm
Flowering time: Autumn
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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Trifolium ochroleucum

Description: A creeping perennial with grey green leaves and scented pom-pom like flowers that attract bees.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 60cm5
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Tweedia caerulea

Description: A gorgeous exotic perennial with green felted leaves. Fragrant five petalled true blue flowers in spring. Not an easy-to-grow plant

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 40cm
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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Veronica spicata

Description: A clump forming bushy perennial with long toothed green leaves and slender blue flower spikes. Flowers for a long time and a must have for any sunny border. Butterflies.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 90cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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Zingiber zerumbeet

Description: A clump forming exotic perennial with long narrow leaves develop on rhizome. Pine cone type flowers in summer. Medicinal

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 2m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Cream
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