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New plants for SPRING 2019

Acanthus mollis - Hollards Gold

Common name: Bears breeches - Hollards gold

Description: Gorgeous exotic perennial with large lobed leaves. They start the season a golden colour. Revert to acid green in summer.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Agapanthus inapertus

Common name: Drooping agapanthus

Description: A clump forming grassland bulb with upright narrow strap like leaves. Umbels of dark purple flowers in summer.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Allium triquetrum

Common name: Three cornered leek

Description: A NEW edible Mediterranean bulb with triangular stems, strap like leaves and green striped flowers that attract bees. All parts of plant edible.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Alstonia venenata

Common name: Poison devil tree

Description: A rare medicinal exotic shrub with wavy margins on lance shaped leaves. Clusters of white flowers in summer
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Anemone - Honorine Jobert

Common name: White Japanese anemone

Description: A suckering exotic perennial with mid green leaves. Umbrels of single white flowers in autumn.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Arthropodium cirrathum

Common name: New Zealand rock lily

Description: A tufted exotic perennial with lance shaped grey green leaves. Panicles of star shaped white flowers in summer. Dry shade. Rather gorgeous!
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Astilbe hybrids

Common name: False goats berd

Description: Clump forming exotic perennial with mounds of fern like foliage. Delicate feathery blooms.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Brillantaisia subulugurica

Common name: Giant salvia

Description: A fast growing indigenous shrub up to 1.8m tall with large bright glossy leaves. Spikes of large purple purple flowers in summer. A gorgeous filler in the garden.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Brugmansia - Herzenbrucke

Common name: Moonflower - herzenbruck

Description: NEW A striking shrub with large furry leaves. A gorgeous large yellow with orange edges.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Brugmansia - Mimi

Common name: Moonflower - Mimi

Description: A new addition - free flowering with well shaped double white flowers.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Callisia fragrans - Melnikoff

Common name: False bromeliad, basket plant

Description: A creeping herbaceous plant with leaves crowded into rosette-like clusters and spreading laterally via long runners.Elliptic pointed fleshy variegated leaves. Pinch plants to prevent long, scraggly growth.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Canna - Sugar CandyT

Common name:

Description: NEW: A rhizomatous exotic perennial with green paddle shaped leaves and shocking pink blooms. Short form.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Canna - Vanilla cream

Common name:

Description: A rhizomatous exotic perennial with large paddle shaped leaves. Large flecked pink flowers from sum - aut.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Cassinopsis ilicifolia

Common name: Lemon thorn

Description: A dense spiny indigenous shrub with lovely shiny green leaves, small whitish flowers in spring followed by large orange berries in autumn. Birds love the berries. Makes a good screen.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Chaenomeles x superba - pink

Common name: Flowering quince - Appleblossom

Description: Floriferous tough shrub with pale pink flowers. Fruit makes a delicious jelly. Attracts bees.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Chaenomleles x superba

Common name: Flowering quince

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.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Clerodendrum schweinfurthii

Common name: Gurke clerodendrum

Description: Very rare fast growing African shrub / trailer with bright leaves, unusual blue-black fruits and clusters of scented white flowers.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Cobaea scandens

Common name: Cathedral bell

Description: A vigorous seemingly delicate exotic climber. Green leafed with branched tendrils, fragrant cream aging to purple flowers from summer to autumn - although mine seem to flower throughout the winter months as well.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Colquhounia coccinea

Common name: Himalayan mint shrub

Description: An upright exotic shrub with grey lance shaped toothed furry scented leaves. Orange red flowers from summer - autumn.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Curcuma zedoaria

Common name: White tumeric

Description: New - rare exotic bulb with large paddle-shaped leaves. Ginger type WHITE flowers in summer. Edible roots.
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R100.00  |   Buy now

Cyrtanthus breviflorus

Common name: Yellow fire lily

Description: A bulb with strap-shaped leaves that grows in marshy areas. Tubular scented bright yellow flowers mainly in spring. Multiplies rapidly. Bulb edible. Allow for up to 10cm of water above the crown of the bulb.
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R50.00  |   Buy now

Dendrobium nobile

Common name: Noble dendrobium

Description: A gorgeous exotic epiphytic orchid with strap-like leaves. Racemes of flowers in spring. Mixed colours
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Deutzia gracilas

Common name: Dwarf deutzia

Description: A lovely exotic shrub with arching stems and racemes of small white flowers in spring. Prune back immediately after flowering.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Deutzia x magnifica

Common name: Showy deutzia

Description: A gorgeous exotic shrub with arching stems and racemes of double white flowers in late spring. Prune immediately after flowering.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Dietes iridioides variegata

Common name: Variegated dietes

Description: Rare indigenous perennial with white variegated strap like leaves and stiff stalks with pretty white flowers with lavender and yellow markings all year. Lovely in the shady parts of the garden.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Echium candicans

Common name: Pride of Madeira

Description: A rounded upright shrub with woody stems and hairy whitish leaves and panicles of vibrant blue flowers. 20cm pots
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Exotic - Cistus x agularii

Common name:

Description: RARE rounded Mediterranean shrub with oval crinkled leaves and large yellow stamened white flowers. Attracts butterflies.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Exotic - Jasminum sambac

Common name: Arabian jasmine

Description: A bushy scrambling exotic climber with strongly scented white flowers in spring. Lovely.
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R175.00  |   Buy now

Fuchsia - Lady Boothby

Common name: Climbing fuchsia

Description: A tough exotic climber with dark green leaves and red and purple dangling flowers. Grow over an arch, a trellis or fence.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Helichrysum petiolare

Common name: Kooigoed

Description: A beautiful soft indigenous shrub with round aromatic silver leaves. Sprays of insignificant cream flowers in summer. Medicinal
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Hesperantha coccinea

Common name: Scarlet river lily

Description: A clump forming indigenous water loving bulb with long narrow leaves. Bright red (and paler shades) star shaped flowers from summer to autumn. Attracts butterflies. Plant on edge of pond or pop container into the water.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Hibiscus praeteritus

Common name:

Description: A fast-growing, upright slender shrub, with ovate coarsely serrated leaves. Stems and leaves slightly hairy. Red five petalled in summer. Waterwise.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Hosta hybrid - various

Common name: Plantain lilies

Description: Clump forming exotic bulb. Large attractive variegated or green leaves. Snails and slugs love them! Bell shaped flowers in summer
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Justicia carnea alba

Common name: White brazilian plume flower

Description: NEW soft wooded shrub with robust stems and mid green leaves. Plumes of white flowers.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Kleinia sp

Common name: Coral senecio - needs a name

Description: A succulent upright succulent with large pale green leaves. It forms new plants where the stems touch the ground. Gorgeous tufted coral flowers.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Kniphofia praecox

Common name: Winter Marsh Poker

Description: A sturdy indigenous perennial with hard strap like leaves and aloe type orange flowers in winter. Attracts nectar feeding birds, butterflies and insects.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Loropetalum chinense Rubrum

Common name: Chinese fringe flower

Description: A gorgeous cascading exotic shrub with fluffy spider like cerise flowers from spring to autumn. Plant over a retaining wall or in container.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Moringa oleifera

Common name: Moringa miracle tree

Description: Fast growing exotic tree with smooth bark and feathery leaves. Sprays of small cream flowers from sum - aut. Medicinal and edible
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Neomarica gracilas

Common name: Apostle plant

Description: A clump forming exotic bulb. It has white flowers with pruple markings in spring. Multiplies well. Good house plant. Attracts bees, butterflies, birds.
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R50.00  |   Buy now

Nerine filifolia

Common name: Grass leafed nerine

Description: Rare indigenous bulb, fine grass like leaves, wavy petalled pink flowers in autumn. Bees, butterflies. Good cut flower.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Osmanthus fragrans

Common name: Fragrant olive

Description: Rare upright exotic shrub with lance shaped leathery leaves. Clusters of scented VERY SMALL white flowers from aut - spr.
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R350.00  |   Buy now

Passiflora - Betty Myles Young

Common name: Passion flower

Description: A vigorous exotic climber with bowl shaped dark lilac flowers. Bees love it. Hardy to -5 degrees.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Passiflora - Cary

Common name:

Description: A new exotic climber with dark purple flowers all season. A good container plant.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Passiflora - Constance Elliot

Common name:

Description: A vigorous exotic climber with bowl shaped white flowers in summer. Bees love it. Hardy to between -5 and - 10 degrees.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Passiflora - Iris

Common name:

Description: Floriferous climber with deep blue purple flowers all season. Good for a container
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Passiflora - White wedding

Common name:

Description: A vigorous climber with large well shaped scented pure white flowers. Prune back in spring. Hardy to -5.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Passiflora edulis - Ester

Common name: Grenadilla - Ester

Description: Award winning fruiting climber with large white flowers and purple fruits.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Passiflora x violaceae

Common name:

Description: A vigorous exotic climber with five lobed leaves. Large bowl shaped violet purple flowers from summer to autumn. Hardy to -8*
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R120.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Pelargonium peltatum

Common name: Ivy-leafed geranium

Description: A climbing indigenous perennial with fleshy ivy shaped leaves and clusters of pale lilac flowers. Various
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Philadelphus - Virginal

Common name: Double mock orange

Description: A fast growing upright exotic shrub with bell shaped scented double white flowers in summer. Lovely as specimen plant or in a border. Waterwise. Attracts butterflies. Prune immediately after flowering.
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R120.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Phlox - Bright eyes

Common name: Perennial phlox

Description: A night scented, upright perennial with panicles of dark pinke flowers in summer. Attracts birds and bees.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Plectranthus chirindensis

Common name:

Description: A stunning indigenous shrub with round tapered grooved leaves and sprays of true blue flowers.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Pseudogynoxys chenopodioides

Common name: Mexican flame vine

Description: A fast growing climber with soft lime green leaves. Dramatic fragrant daisy like flowers are a dazzling orange. Attract butterflies and bees. Plant up a trellis, an obelisk or cascading from a large hanging basket.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Pycnostachys urticifolia

Common name: Hedgehog sage

Description: A fast growing indigenous shrub. Use as an accent or hedge plant. Dense spikes of true blue flowers.
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R90.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Rhododendron vireya

Common name: Malaysian rhododendron

Description: A spectacular shrub with shiny green leaves. Clusters of yellow, pink or red blooms throughout the year. I grow them like azaleas and have been delighted with their performance. Some hybrids flower up to six times a year! They are also much more hardy than expected. An excellent container plant.
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R500.00  |   Buy now

Rotheca myricoides

Common name: Blue cats whiskers

Description: An upright Limpopo shrub with smelly bright green leaves. Soft two toned blue flowers in summer. Attracts butterflies. NOT to be confused with Rotheca myracoides Ugandense.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Ruellia macrantha

Common name: Christmas pride

Description: A soft stemmed exotic perennial with lance shaped bright green leaves. It has showy rose pink flowers. Indoor plant?
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Rumohra adiantiformis

Common name: Leather eaf fern

Description: A rhizomatous creeping indigenous fern with large leathery deep green leaves. Leaves are used by florists because of longevity.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Salvia - Flame

Common name: Salvia Flame

Description: A much branched perennial with red lipped flowers, and aromatic leaves which turn red in autumn. Attracts bees.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Salvia eizi-matudae

Common name:

Description: NEW very RARE exotic perennial with oval furry scalloped dull green foliage. Sprays of cerise flowers from sum - win. Attracts bees and butterflies.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Salvia Javier

Common name: Salvia - Javier

Description: A stunning perennial with black calyx and purple blue flowers. Attracts bees. I Love It.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Salvia orthostachys

Common name: Straight spike sage

Description: A new upright exotic perennial with interesting shaped leaves. Spikes of red flowers from sum - aut.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Salvia staminea

Common name: Iranian sage

Description: New well shaped exotic shrub with dark green leaves. Dark bracts with white flowers in summer. Waterwise.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Salvia x microphylla - Hotlips

Common name:

Description: A much branched perennial with red and white lipped flowers, and aromatic leaves which turn red in autumn. Attracts bees. Strong grower.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Senecio deltoideus variegata

Common name: Kei River senecio deltoideus

Description: A gorgeous new indigenous climber with soft scalloped variegated leaves. Clusters of yellow flowers in autumn.
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R75.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Stanhopea sp

Common name:

Description: An usual exotic orchid where pendant flowers grow from pseudobulbs. Clusters of scented cream flowers in summer.
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R750.00  |   Buy now

Stipa dregeana

Common name: Bushmans grass

Description: A tufted indigenous gras with lax clumps of lime green leaves. Panicles of golden spikelets in summer. Gorgeous. Self seeds. Host plants for butterflies.
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R50.00  |   Buy now

Strobilanthes gossypinus

Common name: Cotton-leaf persian shield

Description: A show stopping exotic shrub with large unusual silver gold foliage. Insignificant trumpet like lavender flowers from summer - spring. Waterwise
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Tabernaemontana divaricata

Common name: Paper gardenia

Description: Rounded bushy exotic shrub, oblong glossy dark green leaves, waxy white flowers in summer.
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R200.00  |   Buy now

Tectaria gemmifera

Common name: Button ball fern

Description: Creeping rhizomatous indigenous fern, arching fronds of bright green leaves, propagate from bulbils on main axis of leaves.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Thunbergia grandiflora alba

Common name: White sky flower

Description: A vigorous woody stemmed exotic climber with heart-shaped dark green leaves. Trumpet shaped pale blue flowers in summer.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Tibouchina grandiflora

Common name: Glory flower

Description: A showy exotic shrub with large fuzzy grey green leaves and spikes of gorgeous flowers from summer to autumn.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Tibouchina granulosa rosea

Common name: Pink glory tree

Description: A very rare Brazilian tree with grainy textured leaves. Terminal panicles of dark pink flowers in spring.
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R400.00  |   Buy now

Trichodesma phsaloides

Common name: Chocolate bells

Description: I was privileged to see clumps of "Chocolate Bells" in the veld many years ago. Thrilled to have them in the nursery! A bushy indigenous shrublet with bell shaped pendulous white flowers with brown calyx in spring. The picture says it all.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Viburnum plicatum

Common name: Doublefile viburnum

Description: A multi-stemmed exotic shrub with layered horizontal branching and dark green "pleated" leaves. Flat topped sprays of white flowers.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Wahlenbergia rivularis

Common name: Bell flower

Description: A mat forming groundcover with flat lobed dark green leaves and bell shaped white flowers in summer. Nice.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Watsonia - Celeste

Common name:

Description: A clump forming indigenous corm with long strap like leaves and bracts of dark pink flowers in spring.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Watsonia - Persephone

Common name:

Description: Clump forming hybrid indigenous bulb. Red stems and strap like leaves Spikes of pale pink flowers. Summer deciduous.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Watsonia - Snow White

Common name:

Description: A clump forming indigenous corm with long strap like leaves and bracts of white flowers in spring.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Watsonia - Victoria

Description: Clump forming hybrid indigenous bulb Red stems and strap like leaves and spikes of magenta flowers.

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R75.00  |   Buy now

Weigelia florida variegata

Common name:

Description: A compact exotic shrub with white edged green leaves. Masses of rose pink tubular flowers on arching stems in summer. Birds. Cut flower
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R150.00  |   Buy now

X Barstasia

Common name: Barleria x Asystasia hybrid

Description: A gorgeous indigenous perennial with trumpet shaped mauve flowers in autumn. I need more information on this plant!
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R75.00  |   Buy now