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New plants for AUTUMN 2019

Abutilon: Sophina

Description: A multi purpose shrub up to 75cm with cup shaped pale pink flowers all year.

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R75.00  |   Buy now

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

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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R90.00  |   Buy now

Anemone - Prinz Heinrich

Common name: Double pink Japanese anemone

Description: A suckering exotic perennial with oval palmate mid green leaves. It has spikes of double dark pink flowers in autumn. Multiplies well.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Anemone - September Charm

Common name: Japanese anemone

Description: A suckering perennial with oval palmate mid green leaves and sprays of pink flowers. Gorgeous slightly cupped pink flowers in autumn. Good cut flower. Attracts butterflies.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Anemone tomentosa

Common name: Japanese anemone short form pink

Description: A suckering perennial with oval palmate mid green leaves and sprays of pink flowers.
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Barleria gueinzii

Common name:

Description: An scrambling indigenous perennial with spikes of pale blue flowers. Soft grey green hairy leaves. Attracts insects and butterflies.
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R60.00  |   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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R150.00  |   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

Cantua buxifolia

Common name: Sacred flower of the incas

Description: A semi scandent lax exotic shrub with small lance shaped lobed leaves and pendant tubes of cerise pink flowers in spring. Needs support. Prune after flowering.
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R120.00  |   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

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

Croton gratissimus

Common name: Lavender fever berry

Description: An attractive indigenous shrub with pale bark and shiny silver backed leaves. Spikes of small yellow flowers in summer
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R300.00  |   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

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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R90.00  |   Buy now

Eulophia welwitschii

Common name:

Description: A terrestrial orchid growing from underground corms with pleated upright leaves. Dense head of yellow flowers with darker sides on an upright stem in summer.
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R200.00  |   Buy now

Exotic: 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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R50.00  |   Buy now

Exotic: 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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R90.00  |   Buy now

Exotic: Jasminum sambac

Common name: Arabian jasmine

Description: A bushy scrambling exotic climber with strongly scented white flowers in spring.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Gladiolus dalenii

Common name: African gladiolus

Description: A Lovely indigenous corm with fan shaped strap like leaves. Sprays of orange flowers in summer. Good cut flower.
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R60.00  |   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

Indigenous: 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

Indigenous: 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

Iochroma australe

Common name: Blue angel trumpet

Description: A well shaped floriferous exotic shrub. Large leaves and small trumpet shaped flowers all season.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Iochroma australe alba

Common name: White Angels trumpet

Description: A well shaped floriferous exotic shrub. Large leaves and small trumpet shaped flowers all season.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Iochroma grandiflora

Common name: Giant iochroma

Description: Rare exotic shrub, lax branches with large leaves, clusters of long blue flowers from spring - autumn.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Laelia anceps

Common name:

Description: Gorgeous Mexican orchid clump forming with tough oblong leaves. Sprays of white flowers in early summer. Mounted.
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R200.00  |   Buy now

Lessertia frutescens

Common name: Cancer bush, kankerbos

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.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Ludisia discolor

Common name: Jewel orchid

Description: Easy to grow exotic orchid with velvety textured maroon leaves. Sprays of white flowers from win - spr.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Lychnis chalcedonica

Common name: Maltese cross

Description: A clump forming exotic perennial lush green foliage and clusters of dazzling red flowers in summer. Attracts birds and bees.
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R75.00  |   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

Nerine sarniensis

Common name: Guernsey lily

Description: A beautiful summer deciduous indigenous bulb with dark green strap-like leaves. Umbels of red flowers in autumn.
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R60.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

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 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  |   Buy now

Pavetta gardeniifolia

Common name: Christmas brides bush

Description: A beautiful compact indigenous shrub with glossy green foliage. Sprays of scented white flowers in summer. Attracts birds, bees, insects
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R200.00  |   Buy now

Pavetta lanceolata

Common name: Weeping brides bush

Description: A beautiful indigenous shrub with grey bark and elliptical dark green leaves. Sprays of scented white flowers in summer. Attracts birds, bees insects
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R150.00  |   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

Plectranthus ciliatus aurea

Common name:

Description: A creeping indigenous perennial with attractive golden toned quilted leaves.Spikes of blue flowers in autumn.
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R60.00  |   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  |   Buy now

Reinwartia indica

Common name: Yellow flax

Description: A rounded exotic shrub with finely toothed grey green leaves. Bright yellow flowers guarantee winter colour.
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R120.00  |   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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R120.00  |   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

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 - Mystic spires

Common name: Sage - Mystic spires blue

Description: A compact bushy exotic perennial with emerald green leaves and spikes of purple flowers all season. Cut flower. Plant en masse.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Salvia canariensis - alba

Common name: White Canary Island sage

Description: New rounded robust shrub with woolly arrow shaped leaves and WHITE flowers. Attracts birds, bees and butterflies.
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R120.00  |   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 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

Selago canescens

Common name: Bitter bush

Description: An upright indigenous shrub with dense tufts of short narrow leaves. Tight clusters of mauve flowers. Butterflies
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Sisyrinchium fasicultum - E.K. Balls

Common name: Blue eyed grass

Description: A tough tufted exotic perennial with narrow leaves and star shaped purple flowers in summer. Waterwise.
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R50.00  |   Buy now

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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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

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 - Arizona glow

Common name:

Description: NEW hybrid indigenous climber with black centred dark orange flowers. Attracts birds, butterflies and bees to the garden. 17cm pot
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R120.00  |   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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R200.00  |   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