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New plants for SPRING 2017!

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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R60.00  |   Buy now

Campanula latifolia alba

Description: Clump forming exotic perennial with stiff stems of funnel shaped white flowers from sum - aut.

Growing conditions: Part shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 100cm
Flowering time:
Bloom/flower colour:
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Chaenomleles x superba

Description: A tough exotic shrub with spiny woody branches and oblong glossy green leaves. Cup shaped red flowers are followed by large fruits. Attracts bees.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 1m
Flowering time: Win - Spr
Bloom/flower colour: Red
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R85.00  |   Buy now

Cistus - Grayswood pink

Description: Compact mound forming extoic shrub with grey green wavy edged leaves. Cup shaped single pale pink flwers. Attracts bees, butterflies and birds.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 75cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Croton pseudopulchellus

Description: My favourite indigenous shrub. Beautiful silver-backed foliage, small white flowers, golden seed pods. Attracts butterflies. RARE

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 3m; 1m in Gauteng
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R300.00  |   Buy now

Deutzia - Mont rose

Description: Bushy well shaped exotic shrub with narrow dark green leaves. Clusters of pale pink flowers in summer. Prune after flowering.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 1.2m
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Deutzia scabra - Pride of Rochester

Description: An upright exotic shrub with arching stems and lance shaped leaves. Pendant clusters of star shaped double white flowers. Prune after flowering.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 2m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Dianthus mooiensis

Description: A lovely multi stemmed indigenous perennial with thin silver needle like leaves and large pale pink flowers with fringed edges on rigid stems.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R50.00  |   Buy now

Dimorphotheca jucunda

Description: An unusual upright highveld perennial with white daisy like flowers. Attracts butterflies. Well suited to rockeries and mass planting.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R50.00  |   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 - Niveum

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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R50.00  |   Buy now

Freylinah undulata

Description: A sparse indigenous shrub with lax stems and sparse leaves. Sprays of tubular mauve flowers. Waterwise. Nice

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 2m - not sure about this one!
Flowering time: Win - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Freylinah visserii

Description: A lax indigenous shrub with bell shaped purple flowers. Classified as threatened in the Red data Book. Sandy alkaline soil. 10L bags

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 3m
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Galtonia candicans

Description: Gorgeous indigenous bulb with spikes of white bell flowers in summer. Plant with the top of the bulb just under the surface of the soil. Cut flower.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 1.2m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Hoslandia opposita

Description: A soft woody perennial with small insignificant flowers followed by tasty orange berries. Birds, butterflies and bees love it.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 75cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Jasminum bignonianceum

Description: An upright bushy exotic shrub with narrow bright green leaves. Scented small tubular yellow flowers all year.

Family: Oleaceae
Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1.5m
Flowering time: All year
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Maurandya barclayana

Description: A tough exotic climber with soft green leaves and tubular purple flowers all season. Use for an obelisk, as a screen of as a ground cover.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 3m
Flowering time: Spr - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Muehlenbeckia complexa

Description: Vigorous exotic twining climber. Small round dark green leaves. Smallish greenish white flowers in summer

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 3m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Nymphoides thunbergiana

Description: A fast-growing,aquatic perennnial which has flat, rounded floating leaves and dainty star-shaped yellow flowers and a feathery edge. It gives habitat for invertebrates, juvenile fish and birds.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: Leaves 30cm in diameter
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Polyanthus tuberose

Description: A clump forming Mexican bulb with pale green leaves and tall flower stalks with scented tubular white flowers.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 40cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Ruellia macrantha

Description: A soft stemmed exotic perennial with lance shaped bright green leaves. It has showy rose pink flowers. Indoor plant?

Growing conditions: Part shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Aut - Win
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R80.00  |   Buy now

Salvia - Apple Blossom

Description: A fast growing exotic perennial with pointed toothed pale green leaves. Long tubed coral flowers all season.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 80cm
Flowering time: Spr - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R50.00  |   Buy now

Salvia - Royal distinction

Description: Compact exotic perennial with crinkled dull green leaves. Tall spikes of rose red flowers in spring

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Salvia azurea

Description: A multistemmed exotic perennial with lax growth with linear leaves. Panicles of true blue flowers in spring. Good cut flower.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 1m
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Salvia dolomitica

Description: A well shaped shrub with aromatic grey green leaves. Pale blue flowers with white centres and maroon bracts.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1.2m
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Salvia involucrata - Joan

Description: Woody based exotic perennial with aromatic pale green leaves. Floriferous with cerise flowers.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 70cm
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Salvia splendens - Van Houttei

Description: A deceptively delicate looking exotic perennial with pointed toothed pale yellow-green leaves. It has long tubular bright red flowers all season. Lovely in a mixed border. Cut flower.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 75cm
Flowering time: All season
Bloom/flower colour: Red
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Senecio speciosus

Description: A clump forming indigenous perennial with a basal rosette of toothed leaves and sprays of lilac pink flowers. Tough!

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: Win - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Stachys aethiopica

Description: Lovely indigenous perennial with pale green quilted leaves. Spikes of small white flowers. Attracts birds, bees and butterflies

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Spr - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R40.00  |   Buy now

Thunbergia dregeana

Description: A scrambling indigenous climber with heart shaped toothed furry green leaves. It has large cream flowers in summer. Bees love it. Waterwise.

Growing conditions: Part shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1.5m
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Cream
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Turraea obtusifolia

Description: Rounded indigenous shrub. Fragrant white flowers in summer followed by red fruits. Good container plant. Birds. 10l bags

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 1.5m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Watsonia ardernei

Description: A NEW clump forming corm with slightly twisted sharp tipped basal leaves and bracts of pink or white flowers. Lovely cut flower. 5l bags

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1.6m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Weigelia florida - Foliis Purpureis

Description: A compact exotic shrub with arching stems and maroon leaves. Rose pink tubular flowers. Slow growing.

Growing conditions: Sun / shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 1m
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Zantedeschia - Marshmallow

Description: Gorgeous indigenous perennial with ovate dark green fleshy leaves. Large deep pink flower spathes.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 1m
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Zephyranthes grandiflora

Description: Clump forming exotic bulb. Upright strap like basal leaves. Pink cup shaped flowers just before the rains

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 25cm
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R50.00  |   Buy now

Zephyranthes robusta

Description: A clump forming exotic bulb with upright narrow strap like basal leaves. Bright pink cup shaped flowers on long stalks.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R50.00  |   Buy now