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New plants for AUTUMN 2018

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

Agapanthus inapertus - Graskop

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

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

Anemone - Hadspen abundance

Description: Suckering exotic perennial. Oval 3-palmate mid green leaves. Two tone pink flowers in autumn. Lovely.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 75cm
Flowering time: Autumn
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R90.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Anisodontae julii

Description: A sparse suckering shrub with velvety maple type leaves. Cup-shaped deep pink flowers mostly in summer. Good hedge plant.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 2m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Arthropodium cirrathum

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

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 75cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R90.00  |   Buy now

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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R60.00  |   Buy now

Bulbine natalensis

Description: An aloe like indigenous perennial with rosettes of thick fleshy leaves. Spikes of yellow flowers all year.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: All year
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Canavalia virosa

Description: A fast growing indigenous climber with lovely trifoliate leaves and sprays of bright pink flowers. Large velvety elongated flat seed pods.

Growing conditions: Sun / shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 10m
Flowering time: Autumn
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R120.00  |   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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R200.00  |   Buy now

Dahlia imperialis

Description: A fast growing exotic perennial with bamboo-like stems. Orange centred lilac flowers in summer. Bees and Butterflies

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 4m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R120.00  |   Buy now

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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R50.00  |   Buy now

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
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 100cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Cream
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Hibiscus calyphyllus

Description: Low growing cascading indigenous shrub. Large lobed toothed leaves. Large deep yellow flowers with red centre. Gorgeous

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: All year
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Holmskioldia sanguinea

Description: A scrambling lax shrub with slender pointed ovate leaves and orange saucer-shaped flowers. Attracts butterflies.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 2.5m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Orange
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Lathyrus latifolius

Description: An exotic climber with winged stems and blue green leaves. Suitable for a trellis or an arch. Racemes of pink to magenta flowers in summer.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 2m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R75.00  |   Buy now

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

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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R60.00  |   Buy now

Mandevilla laxa

Description: A vigorous, woody, twining vine. Fragrant white trumpet flowers, good for cut flowers, are borne in profusion in summer. Prune in late winter.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 4m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Maurandya barclayana

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

Family: Plantaginaceae
Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 3m
Flowering time: Spr - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R75.00  |   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 - Constance Elliot

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

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 10m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R90.00  |   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

Phlomis fruticosa

Description: An upright Mediterranean shrub with lovely crinkled grey leaves and clusters of yellow flowers in summer.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Rhododendron vireya

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.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 1m
Spread: 80cm
Flowering time: All year
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Rubus fruticosus - Chester

Description: Self fertile exotic climber with small pink flowers then delicious black fruits in summer. Cut back canes after fruiting. Does extremely well in my garden.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 2m
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R90.00  |   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

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  |  This item is currently out of stock.

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 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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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

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

Tephrosia grandiflora

Description: Sparse upright indigenous shrub with Soft fern type hairy leaves. Pea like magenta flowers all year.

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

Tephrosia pondoensis

Description: Endangered indigenous shrub /tree with fern-like furry leaves. Orange pea-like flowers in summer.

Growing conditions: Part shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 3m - mine never bigger than 1m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Orange
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R120.00  |   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

Thunbergia grandiflora alba

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

Origin: China, India, Nepal, Indochina and Burma
Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 10m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R200.00  |   Buy now

Thunbergia mysorensis

Description: A woody stemmed exotic climber, with hooded two lipped yellow flowers. Grow over a pergola to enjoy the cascading blooms.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 6m
Flowering time: Win - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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R200.00  |   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

Viburnum plicatum "Mariesii"

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

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 2m
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R250.00  |   Buy now

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