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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 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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R60.00  |   Buy now

Catalpa bignoniodes

Description: An attractive upright exotic tree with large heart shaped lime green leaves. Panicles of white spotted trumpet shaped flowers in summer

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 5m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Childanthus fragrans

Description: Lovely exotic bulb with flared tubular scented yellow flowers in summer. Plant with top of bulb exposed.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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R60.00  |   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

Clytostoma callistegioides

Description: A lovely exotic climber with shiny bright green leaves and a magnificent display of trumpet-shaped mauve flowers streaked with violet. Hardy to -9 degrees

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 5m
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Cobaea scandens

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.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 10m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Cotula coronopifolia

Description: Creeping aquatic perennial with fleshy leaves and slender stalked yellow flowers all season. Maximum depth 15cm

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 10cm
Flowering time: Spr - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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R50.00  |   Buy now

Dichromena colorata

Description: NEW Clump forming exotic perennial with grassy type foliage. White star shaped flowers. Cover with up to 15cm water.

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

Exotic: 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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Exotic: Dolichos purpureus

Description: A tough twining African climber with large purple backed leaves. Lilac flowers then edible maroon beans.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 2.5m
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Exotic: 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

Exotic: Vigna caracalla

Description: An interesting exotic climber from the pea family. It has clusters of scented yellow fading to lavender snail like flowers. Huge rootball so do not plant near foundations.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 5m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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R75.00  |   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

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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R60.00  |   Buy now

Geranium multisectum

Description: A soft indigenous ground cover with feathery foliage. Cup shaped mauve flowers in summer.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R50.00  |   Buy now

Geranium sanguineum - Elke

Description: A trailing exotic perennial with white edged pink flowers all season. Cut back foliage after flowering. This one has been on my wish list for years.

Growing conditions: Shade / semi shade
Hardiness:
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time:
Bloom/flower colour:
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Helichrysum cymosum

Description: An gorgeous indigenous ground cover with woolly stems and aromatic small silver leaves. Clusters of yellow flowers in late summer.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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Helichrysum petiolare

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

Growing conditions: Full sun
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 100cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Cream
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R75.00  |   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

Indigenous: Lessertia frutescens

Description: Short lived indigenous shrub with pinnate silvery leaves and bright orange flowers. These are followed by bladder-like seedpods. Miracle medicinal plant. Self seeds.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 100cm
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Orange
Soil selection: Dry sandy soil
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Jasminum multipartitum

Description: A scrambling climber with glossy linear green leaves and scented flowers.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1.5m
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Justicia carnea

Description: A sparsely branched exotic shrub with robust stems and large leaves. Plumes of tubular pink flowers. Prune back hard in spring.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 1.5m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R75.00  |   Buy now

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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R60.00  |   Buy now

Nymphaea - Blue beauty

Description: A tropical waterlily with floating lily pads and fragrant sky blue flowers with yellow stamens. 20cm blooms. Fabuolous performer.

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R120.00  |   Buy now

Nymphaea - Fabiola

Description: A tropical waterlily with large floating lily pads and pink flowers with yellow stamens. Flower 15cm.

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R120.00  |   Buy now

Nymphaea - Night flowering white

Description: Large multi-petalled white waterlily with large green leaves.

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R150.00  |   Buy now

Passiflora - Fata confetto

Description: Gorgeous floriferous exotic climber with lovely scented lilac flowers with frilly corollas. Use on a trellis, arch or screen. Hardy to - 9 degrees.

Growing conditions: Sun / shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 4m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Philadelphus Mont Blanc

Description: A fast growing exotic shrub with bell shaped scented white flowers in summer. Lovely as specimen plant or in a border.

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

Plumbago zeylinicah

Description: Scrambling indigenous climber with wiry stems and narrow leaves. Clusters of white star shaped flowers spr - sum. Medicinal

Growing conditions: Shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1.5m
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R75.00  |   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

Ruttya fruticosa

Description: Rounded indigenous shrub with glossy dark green foliage and two-lipped black centred red flowers. Attracts bees, butterflies and birds. Waterwise

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 2m - not sure about this one
Flowering time: Win - Spr
Bloom/flower colour: Red
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R90.00  |   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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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

Scabiosa columbaria

Description: Clump forming hybrid indigenous perennial with rosettes of deeply lobed leaves. LARGE blue pom pom flowers spr - sum. 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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R60.00  |   Buy now

Scadoxus puniceus

Description: A rare spectacular indigenous bulb. Dense round red flowers appear before the erect leaves. Birds love it.

Growing conditions: Shade / semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 40cm
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Red
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Sisyrinchium striatum

Description: A clump-forming, evergreen perennial with linear to lance shaped, iris-like greyish green leaves. Spikes of pale yellow flowers in summer. It self seeds.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 70cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Sium repanda

Description: A rhizomatous indigenous perennial with simple fern like leaves. Umbels of cream flowers in summer.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1.5m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Cream
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Solanum wendlandii

Description: A woody exotic climber with thorny lime green leaves. Clusters of large pale blue flwers in summer.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 120cm
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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R75.00  |   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

Trichocladus ellipticus subsp ellipticus

Description: Upright shrub with dark stems and glossy leaves with furry brown undersides. Scented spiky cream flowers. Foliage for the vase. Photograph: Geoff Nichols

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 6m
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Cream
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R100.00  |   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