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New plants for SPRING 2021

Abutilon: Amiti

Common name: Chinese Lantern

Description: A tall multi purpose shrub up to 1.6m with bell shaped cream flowers all year.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Abutilon: Linda Vista Peach

Description: One of our new bush type abutilons. I love them because they are compact and very floriferous. Gorgeous bell shaped orangey yellow flowers.Plants still quite small - give them another 3 weeks.

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R75.00  |   Buy now

Abutilon: Marion

Description: A dynamic persimon colour - an old favourite but always a show stopper.

Average height: 1.6m
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Abutilon: Snow white

Description: A tall multi purpose shrub with bell shaped off white or cream flowers all year.

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R75.00  |   Buy now

Acanthus mollis - Whitewater

Common name: Bears breeches - Whitewater

Description: Gorgeous exotic perennial with large lobed dark green leaves with splashes of white. Pink and white funnel shaped flowers in spring. Cut flower. Butterflies. 20cm pot
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R350.00  |   Buy now

Alstroemeria - pink

Common name: Pink Inca Lily

Description: A lovely exotic perennial with tuberous roots and soft leaves. Lovely salmon pink flowers in summer. Excellent flowers for the vase.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Alstroemeria - Red

Common name: Red Inca Lily

Description: A fleshy rooted herbaceous perennial with spreading clumps of erect stems with narrow lance-shaped leaves. Umbels of showy funnel-shaped White flowers in summer.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Amorphophallus konjac

Common name: Voodoo lily - konjac

Description: Rare unusual exotic edible tuber. The leaf stalk is a mottled pinkish-gray and olive green. Huge tropical type leaves. Arum like purple flowers in spring.
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R250.00  |   Buy now

Anemone - Hadspen abundance

Common name: Japanese anemone

Description: Suckering exotic perennial. Oval 3-palmate mid green leaves. Two tone pink flowers in autumn. Lovely.
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R120.00  |   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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R120.00  |   Buy now

Anemone - Whirlwind

Common name: Double white japanese anemone

Description: A suckering exotic perennial with mid green leaves. Umbrels of double white flowers in autumn.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Aristolochia fimbriata

Common name: Fringed dutchmans pipe

Description: Rare unusual prostrate trailer. Rounded leaves with silver veining, small yellow and maroon balloon like flowers. Attracts butterflies. Container plant. A collectors item.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Astrantia major White

Common name: Masterwort

Description: A mound shaped perennial with deeply lobed palmate leaves. Delicate white flowers in summer. Divide root bulbs in autumn and spring.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Bauhinia yunnamense

Common name: Climbing Chinese orchid tree

Description: A gorgeous fast growing woody exotic climber with cleft heart-shaped leaves. Five petaled pink flowers. Hardy to -5 degrees. Waterwise.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Begonia dregei

Common name: Dwarf wild begonia

Description: Rare endangered tuberous indigenous begonia with a caudex and small asymmetrical spotted leaves. Yellow centred white flowers sum - aut. 5l bags
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Begonia sutherlandii

Common name: Wild orange begonia

Description: A soft indigenous tuberous bulb. Lovely for moist shade and containers. Small orange red flowers all season. Easily propagated from small bulblets that form on the soft stems later in the season.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Bergenia cordiflora

Common name: Elephants ears

Description: a Fast growing exotic ground cover with rounded heart shaped pale green leaves. Clusters of waxy bell shaped pink flowers in spring.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Brugmansia - Angel's Endless summer

Common name: Moonflower - Endless summer

Description: A robust grower with large double almost triple orange flowers. Floriferous. I think this one may need a boggy spot.
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R200.00  |   Buy now

Brugmansia - Angel's Eyecatcher

Description: Large orange / peach-edged double white flowers from summer to autumn.

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R150.00  |   Buy now

Brugmansia - Angel's Swingtime

Description: Free flowering with well shaped double white fading to creamy yellow flowers.

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R150.00  |   Buy now

Buddleja - Black Knight

Common name: Purple butterfly bush

Description: A fast growing exotic shrub with arching shoots and lance shaped leaves. Sprays of small yellow eyed purple flowers. Attract butterflies.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Cassia fistula

Common name: Indian laburnum

Description: Magnificent tropical tree with spreading branches and an open crown. Drooping racemes of fragrant yellow flowers in summer. I have tried to grow this unsuccessfully for many years and finally managed to source some plants
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R750.00  |   Buy now

Cistus x purpureus - Brilliancy

Common name: Rock rose Brilliancy

Description: A bushy compact exotic shrub with oval crinkled edged greyish green leaves. Large magenta dotted dark pink flowers in summer.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Coddia rudis

Common name: Small bone apple

Description: Tough multi-stemmed indigenous shrub with small fragrant cream bell shaped flowers and "small apple" fruits. Good for birds, bees, butterflies, bonsai and containers. 20l
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R400.00  |   Buy now

Cyphostema hypoleucum

Common name: Double-barrel vine

Description: Attractive indigenous climber with double barreled stems and velvety bright green leaves. Yellow branched inflorescence follwed by red fruit. Attracts bees and bees.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Dahlia imperialis

Common name: Tree dahlia

Description: A fast growing exotic perennial with bamboo-like stems. Orange centred lilac flowers in summer. Bees and Butterflies
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R200.00  |   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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R75.00  |   Buy now

Dimorphotheca jucunda

Common name: Trailing white daisy

Description: An unusual highveld perennial with white daisy like flowers. Attracts butterflies. Well suited to rockeries and mass planting.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Dolichos purpureus

Common name: Lab lab bean

Description: A tough twining African climber with large purple backed leaves. Lilac flowers then edible maroon beans.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Euphorbia wulfenii

Common name: Mediterranean spurge

Description: A well-shaped shrub with purplish stems and grey green leaves, yellow green florets and nectar glands. Attracts butterflies and birds.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Exotic: Hymenocallis littoralis

Common name: Spider lily

Description: A clump forming exotic bulb with a basal rosette of dark green strap like leaves. Frilly edged white flowers from sum - aut.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Fuchsia arborescens

Common name: Tree fuchsia

Description: A fast growing shrub with lance shaped bright green leaves. Panicles of small rose to magenta flowers are followed by edible purple seeds / berries. Plants still very small.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Gunnera perpensa

Common name: River pumpkin

Description: A robust indigenous aquatic perennial, large dark round leaves with rough toothed edges. Spikes of brownish flowers in summer. I stand mine in the water. 10l bags.
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R300.00  |   Buy now

Hamelia patens

Common name: Firebush

Description: A multi-purpose exotic shrub - mine is shaped to climb. Sprays of orange flowers from summer - autumn. Bees insects butterflies.
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R250.00  |   Buy now

Hibiscus syriacus

Common name: Rose of Sharon - White

Description: An upright exotic shrub with palmate leathery textured leaves. Holly-hock like double white flowers from summer to autumn. Attracts butterflies.
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R200.00  |   Buy now

Holmskioldia sanguinea - Citron

Common name: Citron chinese hat plant

Description: A rare upright exotic shrub with arching stems and slender pointed ovate leaves. Trumpet shaped yellow fading to orange flowers. Waterwise. Good for a hedge or as a specimen plant.
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R200.00  |   Buy now

Holmskioldia sanquinea - red

Common name: Red Chinese hat plant

Description: An upright exotic shrub with arching stems and slender pointed ovate leaves. Trumpet shaped RED flowers in summer. Waterwise. Good for a hedge or as a specimen plant.
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R250.00  |   Buy now

Hosta hybrid - Francee

Common name: Plantain lilies

Description: Clump forming exotic perennial. Large attractive heart shaped white edged green leaves.Bell shaped lavender flowers in summer
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Hosta plantaginea

Common name: Plantain lily

Description: Clump forming exotic perennial with large ribbed glossy green leaves. Bell shaped scented waxy white flowers on long scapes in summer. Cut flower.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Hydrangea macrophylla - White

Common name: White mophead hydrangea

Description: A rare rounded exotic shrub with large bright green leaves. Clusters of white - maybe ivory- flowers from sum - aut.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Hypericum x moserianum

Common name: St Johns Wort

Description: A compact bushy shrub with red stems narrow leaves. Yellow cup-shaped flowers with prominent stamens.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Hypoestes forskaolii

Common name: Ribbon bush

Description: An upright self seeding indigenous perennial. Dull green leaves with a velvety surface. Spikes of mauve lobed flowers in autumn.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Impatiens namachabarwensis

Common name: Blue dream

Description: Self seeding exotic impatiens. Multi branched with bright green serrated leaves. Beautiful sapphire blue flowers. Could be an annual in SA? Does better in cooler climates.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Indigenous: Crocosmia - Lucifer

Common name: Red montbretia

Description: A clump forming indigenous bulb with erect lance-shaped ribbed leaves. Spikes of scarlet flowers from sum - aut.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Indigenous: Oxyanthus pyriformis

Common name: Natal Loquat

Description: A multistemmed indigenous shrub with horizontal branches and glossy dark green leaves. Heads of spindly scented flowers in summer. Attracts moths and birds. 10l bag
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R300.00  |   Buy now

Indigenous: 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

Kaempferia pulchra

Common name: Peacock ginger

Description: A low growing rhizamotous perennial with silver markings on dark green leaves. Three petalled lilac flwers in summer.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Leucojum aestivum

Common name: Summer snowflake

Description: A clump forming bulb with erect glossy strap-like leaves. Bell shaped scented white flowers in late winter early spring. Summer deciduous. Plant en masse.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Lysimachia barystachys

Common name: Manchurian yellow loosestrife

Description: A creeping exotic perennial for the woodland garden with dense 30cm racemes of white flowers. Bees and butterflies.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Metarungia longistrobus

Common name: Sunbird bush

Description: An attractive dense shrub with spikes of yellow orange flowers that attract birds, butterflies and bees. A good container plant. Self seeds.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Michelia figo

Common name: Port wine magnolia

Description: Dense slow growing mound shaped exotic shrub with leathery large glossy leaves. Scented cup shaped cream tinged flowers in spring. 10l bags
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R400.00  |   Buy now

Monarda - Mahogany

Common name: Bergamot

Description: A clump forming perennial with aromatic lance shaped leaves. Whorls of tubular maroon flowers. Attracts bees.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Muehlenbeckia complexa

Common name: Maidenhair vine

Description: Vigorous exotic twining climber. Small round dark green leaves. Smallish greenish white flowers in summer.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Nelumbo nucifera

Common name: Lotus flower

Description: Rhizamotous aquatic perennial found on the shallow margins or muddy banks of pools. Circular leaves are held above the water level. Showy fragrant water lily type flowers are borne on long stalks and develop distinctive flat topped seedpods. Uncertain of the colours
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R400.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Nymphaea - Black princess

Description: An medium sized waterlily with red leaves and 10cm cerise red flowers. Blooms well.

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R150.00  |   Buy now

Nymphaea - Director George T.Moore

Description: A tropical waterlily with large floating flecked lily pads and deep blue / violet flowers with yellow centre of about 20cm. A good performer.

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R150.00  |   Buy now

Nymphaea - Monkey wedding

Description: One of my favourites. Floriferous pale blue with yellow stamens.

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R150.00  |   Buy now

Nymphaea lotus

Common name: Night flowering white water lily

Description: Large multi-petaled night flowering white waterlily with large green leaves.
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R200.00  |   Buy now

Nymphaea lotus hybird

Common name: Night flowering pink water lily

Description: Large multi-petaled pink waterlily with large maroon leaves.
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R200.00  |   Buy now

Ochna pulchra

Common name: Lekkerbreek

Description: Rare and hard-to-find. Rounded tree with distinctive peeling bark and gorgeous spring foliage. Racemes of yellow flowers in spring. Attracts birds and bees. 10l bags. Photograph courtesy of Reuben Heydenrich. Not suitable for on-line orders
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R400.00  |   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. 10L BAGS.
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R400.00  |   Buy now

Osteospernum imbricatum

Common name: Orange daisy

Description: A tough indigenous perennial with upright stalks and narrow leaves. Gorgeous dark yellow flowers in summer.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Phlebodium aureum

Common name: Blue star fern

Description: A rhizomatous exotic fern, with the creeping thick rhizome densely covered in the golden-brown scales that give the species its name. The fronds are large and deeply lobed with undulated margins.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Physostegia virginiana alba

Common name: White obedient plant

Description: An upright suckering exotic perennial with tall panicles of white flowers in summer.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Polyanthus tuberose

Common name: Tuberose

Description: A clump forming Mexican bulb with pale green leaves and tall flower stalks with scented tubular white flowers.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Polygala virgata alba

Common name: White broom

Description: A self seeding shrub with spikes of WHITE flowers all season. Prune back to shape and group for effect. A good cut flower.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Pycnostachys reticulata

Common name: Blue soldier salvia

Description: An slender upright indigenous shrub with slightly furry short stalked narrow leaves. Dense spikes of two tone pale blue flowers in autumn. Attracts butterflies and bees.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Quisqualis indica

Common name: Rangoon creeper

Description: Gorgeous rare strong growing exotic climber with oblong leaves and clusters of white fading to pink to red flowers in summer and autumn. With the white, pink anr red flowers they attract bees, butterflies and moths for pollination. Gorgeous scent
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R200.00  |   Buy now

Rothmannia capensis

Common name: Wild gardenia

Description: A small dense well shaped indigenous tree with glossy foliage and rounded fruits. Large fragrant bell shaped cream flowers. Attracts butterflies. Non agressive roots.
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R200.00  |   Buy now

Salvia - Black and Blue

Common name: Anise scented sage

Description: A creeping exotic perennial with vibrant blue flowers with a black calyx all season. Cut back in winter.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Salvia chiapensis

Common name: Chiapas sage

Description: A gorgeous Mexican perennial with glossy deeply veined leaves on airy stems and whorls of cerise flowers. Plants still very small.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Salvia gesneriiflora

Common name: Mexican salvia

Description: Multistemmed exotic subshrub. Aromatic heart shaped leaves. Tubular orange red flowers from winter - spring. Birds
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Salvia roscida

Common name:

Description: Gorgeous new bushy salvia with heart shaped dark green creased leaves. Spikes of blue flowers above the foliage. Aut - sum. Good for a hedge, screen or specimen plants
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Salvia x microphylla - Cerro potosi

Common name:

Description: Shrubby upright perennial with W fragrant oval shaped medium green leaves and tubular electric pink flowers. Attracts bees.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Senecio rhomboideus

Common name:

Description: A gorgeous indigenous succulent with elongated tubers and large toothed grey green leaves. Sprays of yellow flowers in summer. Our plants frizzed into little brown bundles during winter, but here they are merrily pushing out sprays of leaves again. A gorgeous succulent.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Senecio voigtii - Ezra

Common name: Kei River senecio deltoideus

Description: A gorgeous new indigenous perennial r with soft scalloped variegated leaves. Clusters of yellow flowers in autumn.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Streptocarpus x Blue Leyla

Common name: Cape Primrose - Blue Leyla

Description: Large hybrid perennial with rosette of dark green wrinkled furry leaves. Slender stems with clusters of white flowers with purple-veined lower lobes. Indoor plant.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Streptocarpus x Harlequin lace

Common name: Cape Primrose - Harlequin lace

Description: Lovely indigenous hybrid perennial with rosette of wrinkled furry leaves. Slender stems with clusters of baby blue upper lobes and lace patterns on lower lobes. Indoor plant.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Streptocarpus x Purple

Common name: Cape primrose - Purple

Description: Compact hybrid perennial with rosette of dark green wrinkled furry leaves. Slender stems with clusters of purple flowers from sum - aut. Indoor plant.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Streptocarpus x Roulette Azur

Common name: Cape Primrose - Roulette Azur

Description: Lovely indigenous hybrid perennial with rosette of dark green wrinkled furry leaves. Slender stems with clusters of white flowers with a band of violet-blue on the edges. From sum - aut. Indoor plant.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Strobilanthes kunthiana

Common name: Neelakurinji

Description: A woody based exotic shrub with deeply veined dark jade green leaves. Pale lilac flowers every twelve years! Lovely foliage. This one finally has a name!
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Syncolostemon hybrid

Common name: Pink Plume hybrid

Description: A hybrid of two syncolostemons. Sparse branching and toothed leaves. Loose panicles of cerise flowers. Thrilled to have stock of this beauty that I have enjoyed in my garden for many years.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Syringa vulgaris

Common name: Common lilac

Description: A RARE multistemmed upright suckering shrub. Panicles of scented lilac flowers in spring. Not suitable for warmer climates.
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R350.00  |   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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R250.00  |   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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R150.00  |   Buy now

Thunbergia alata - Fire red

Common name: Black eyed susan - Fire red

Description: A lovely indigenous climber with large maroon centred orange flowers all year. Colour differentiation more marked in winter when the orange becomes an apricot colour.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Thunbergia atriplicifolia

Common name: Natal primrose

Description: A rare attractive clump forming perennial with stalkless oval furry leaves and large pale yellow flowers. NICE! Attracts insects and butterflies.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Thunbergia battiscombei

Common name: Blue glory

Description: A upright African shrub with lustrous apple green leaves. Large yellow centred royal blue flowers all season. Stunning. I cant seem to have enough of these in my garden. Hardy to -4.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Thunbergia grandiflora

Common name: Blue 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

Tradescantia virginiana Magenta

Common name: Magenta spider wort

Description: A tough low growing perennial with fleshy strap like leaves. Terminal clusters of three petalled maroon flowers all season.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Tradescantia virginiana Pale blue

Common name: Pale blue spiderwort

Description: A tough low growing perennial with fleshy strap like leaves. Terminal clusters of three petalled pale blue flowers all season.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Tradescantia virginiana Royal blue

Common name: Royal blue spider lily

Description: fleshy strap like leaves. Terminal clusters of three petalled royal blue flowers all season.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Tradescantia virginiana White

Common name: White Spiderwort

Description: A tough low growing perennial with fleshy strap like leaves. Terminal clusters of three petalled white flowers all season.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Zephyranthes robusta

Common name: Rain lily

Description: A clump forming exotic bulb with upright narrow strap like basal leaves. Bright pink cup shaped flowers on long stalks.
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R60.00  |   Buy now