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New plants for SPRING 2017!

Aster ericoides

Description: A bushy compact exotic perennial with narrow heath-like leaves. Sprays of white daisy flowers in summer. Attracts butterflies.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R75.00  |   Buy now

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

Cassinopsis ilicifolia

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.

Growing conditions: Shade / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 3m
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R120.00  |   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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R90.00  |   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

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  |  This item is currently out of stock.

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

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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Dolichos pupureus

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: Spring
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

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

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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R60.00  |   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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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

Hypericum - Tricolor

Description: A compact bushy shrub with red arching stems and pink and white edged leaves. Yellow cup-shaped flowers with prominent stamens.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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R75.00  |   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

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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R90.00  |   Buy now

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

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  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Nymphaea - Almost Black

Description: A hardy waterlily with large floating lily pads and dark red flowers. I dont think that this colour is very accurate.

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R120.00  |   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

Ornithogalum saundersiae

Description: Eyecatching indigenous bulb with rosettes of shiny sword shaped leaves. Flat black centred white flowers in summer. Huge plants.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 120cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R75.00  |   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

Phygelius capensis - red

Description: A fast growing indigenous perennial with a compact spike of showy trumpet shaped red or yellow flowers.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 1m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Red
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R60.00  |   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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R60.00  |   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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R60.00  |   Buy now

Salvia - Phyllis Fancy

Description: Well branched and floriferous shrub with crinkled aromatic leaves and fuzzy white flowers with blue bracts. Cut back hard in early spring. Birds butterflies and bees.

Growing conditions:
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 120cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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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  |  This item is currently out of stock.

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

Scabiosa africana

Description: Clump forming indigenous perennial with rosettes of deeply lobed leaves. Mauve pom pom flowers spr - sum. Butterflies

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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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

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

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

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

Vaccinium corymbosum

Description: A compact exotic shrub with oblong leaves. Small white flowers, edible blueberries.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 70cm
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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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

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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R120.00  |   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