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New plants for SUMMER 2020

Amorphophallus bulbifer

Common name: Voodoo lily

Description: A rare bulb which appears in early summer when a mottled curled up leaf pushes up from the ground. Bulbils form on the hand shaped dark green leaves. Large flowers with pink spathe.
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R150.00  |   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

Baphia racemosa

Common name: Natal camwood

Description: Dense rounded indigenous shrub with grey bark and tapering leaves. Racemes of pea shaped violet scented white flowers from spring to summer. Attracts bees and butterflies. I have searched for this shrub for almost ten years and finally found it! 20l bags. Plants are too large for postal delivery.
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R500.00  |   Buy now

Begonia dregei

Common name: Dwarf wild begonia

Description: Endangered tuberous indigenous begonia with a caudex and small spotted leaves. Pendulous white flowers.
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R90.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Bowkeria verticillata

Common name: Natal Shell flower bush

Description: A beautiful multi-stemmed indigenous shrub with lovely quilted leaves and scented shell like white flowers in summer.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Brugmansia - Angel's Honeymoon

Description: A compact shrub with compact dark pink double flowers from summer to autumn.

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R120.00  |   Buy now

Campanula punctata - alba

Common name:

Description: A clump forming exotic perennial with bright green leaves with heart shaped base. It has large bell shaped white flowers in summer. A lovely ground cover for a shady spot. Best C in my garden.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Campanula rapunculoides

Common name: Creeping bell flower

Description: A rhizomatous exotic perennial with upright stems and lanceolate leaves. Spikes of drooping white flowers in summer.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Canna - Black knight

Description: Lovely canna with bright red flowers and large deep red / maroon leaves. Robust

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R75.00  |   Buy now

Canna - Catriona

Description: A medium sized canna with red stems and red veining in leaves. Dark fleshy coloured salmon pink flowers in summer. Flowers well

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R75.00  |   Buy now

Canna - cf Wyoming

Description: NEW exotic tall robust canna with reddish bronze paddle shaped leaves and orange flowers. It multiplies well. Attracts birds and butterflies.

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R75.00  |   Buy now

Canna - Lemon Cream

Description: A real beauty. Cream flowers with a pink markings in the centre.

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R75.00  |   Buy now

Canna En Avante

Description: A robust tall canna with green paddle shaped leaves and lovely yellow speckled flowers.

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R75.00  |   Buy now

Cassinopsis ilicifolia

Common name: Lemon thorn

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. 5l bags
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Chironia laxa

Common name: Cape centaury

Description: A multi branched indigenous perennial with wiry stems and slender leaves. Bright pink star-shaped flowers in summer
Soil selection: Moist soil
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Clerodendrum thomsoniae

Common name: Bleeding heart

Description: A gorgeous West African twining climber with smooth edged dark green leaves. Terminal clusters of red and white flowers in summer
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Cobaea scandens alba

Common name: White Cathedral bell

Description: A vigorous seemingly delicate exotic climber. Green leafed with branched tendrils, fragrant cream aging to greenish flowers from summer to autumn - although mine seem to flower throughout the winter months as well.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Cotula nigellifolia

Common name: Staggersweed

Description: A fast growing indigenous bog plant. Grey green fern-like foliage and small daisy like white flowers all season. Fatal to cattle.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Cydonia oblonga

Common name: Portugal Quince tree

Description: An attractive exotic fruit tree with rounded grey leaves and large white flowers in spring, followed by pear shaped orange fruit. Brought to England in the early 17th Century. Great tree to espalier.
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R200.00  |   Buy now

Cyphomandra betacea

Common name: Tree tomato

Description: A single trunked exotic tree with shallow roots with heart shaped leaves. Edible tomato type fruits in summer. Prolific bearer; attracts insects.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Cyrtonium falcatum

Common name: Japanese holly fern

Description: An easy-to-grow dense fern, with large, glossy, mid-green fronds. Arching, glossy, dark green fronds which are sickle-shaped.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Dalechampia dioscoreifolia

Common name: Bowtie vine

Description: A gorgeous rare exotic vine with heart shaped leaves. Showy red flowers with purple bracts.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Dierama medium

Common name: Lilac harebell

Description: A clump forming corm with narrow grass like leaves and delicate arching flower spikes. It is frost resistant. The sprays of pink flowers occur in summer.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Drimia elata

Common name:

Description: A rare indigenous upright bulb with a racemes of white flowers in spring followed by a cluster of linear green leaves. Medicinal.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Dyschoriste fischeri

Common name:

Description: An upright woody shrublet. Small greyish green leaves. Gorgeous turquoise(or mauvey blue) flowers all season. Likes those very hot spots in the garden.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Echinodorus palaefolius

Common name: Giant amazon sword

Description: A Brazilian bog plant with large bright green pointed oval leaves and three petalled white flowers on floral stems. Allow up to 25cm of water above the crown of the plant.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Echinops ritro

Common name: Small globe thistle

Description: Tough exotic perennial, spiney woolly dark green leaves, globe shaped blue flowers in summer. Good cut flowers.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Epidendrum spp

Common name: Orange ground orchid

Description: An epiphytic orchid with rambling stems and leathery leaves. Racemes of scented orange flowers all season.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Erythrina caffra

Common name: Coastal coral tree

Description: A fast growing round-headed tree with grey trunk and branches. Trifoliate leaves with spikes of gorgeous orange scarlet flowers from winter - spring. Attracts birds and insects.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Eucharis x grandiflora

Common name: Amazon lily

Description: A bulbous exotic perennial with large elliptic wavy deep green leaves. Umbels of white flowers in summer. Indoor plant. Huge bulbs
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Eucomis montana

Common name: Dwarf pineaple

Description: Striking unusual indigenous bulb Smooth edged leaves with spotted undersides. Purple stems with smelly green, purple and white flowers
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R100.00  |   Buy now

Eucomis pallidiflora ssp pole-evansii

Common name: Giant pineapple lily

Description: Largest of all the pineapple lilies. Large leaves with deep midrib. Large spikes of yellowish green flowers crowned by leafy bracts. Flowers in summer.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Filipendula vulgaris

Common name: Dropwort

Description: A rosette forming perennial with fern like finely divided leaves and sprays of white flowers.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Fuchsia alpestris

Common name: Brazilian climbing fuchsia

Description: A lax exotic climber with long narrow dark green leaves. Pendant red and purple flowers. Supposedly the best climbing fuchsia. Plants still small
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R90.00  |   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

Fuchsia boliviana

Common name: Bolivian Fuchsia

Description: Large tree-sized exotic shrub with long narrow elliptical hairy leaves and clusters of tubular white and red flowers. A cool climate plant.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Galphimia glauca

Common name: Golden thyrallis

Description: A must have shrub. Gorgeous rounded exotic shrub with neat glossy foliage. Clusters of yellow flowers in summer. Good autumn foliage.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Impatiens arguta

Common name: Blue dream impatiens

Description: A fast growing exotic perennial, with tubular bluish lavender flowers. One of the most heat tolerant of all the impatiens.
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R50.00  |   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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R75.00  |   Buy now

Iochroma fuchsiodes

Common name: Red Iochroma

Description: A fast growing exotic shrub with soft hairy grey green leaves. Trusses of tubular red flowers in summer and autumn. RARE
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R150.00  |   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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R150.00  |   Buy now

Lavatera arborea

Common name: Tree mallow

Description: An upright multistemmed exotic shrub with grey green maple-like leaves. Pink saucer shaped flowers from sum-aut. This one seems to be more robust than Lavatera clementii.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Lavatera x clementii

Common name: Tree mallow

Description: An upright exotic shrub with maple like greyish leaves and saucer-shaped pink flowers. Hard prune in spring.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Lophospernum erubescens alba

Common name: White creeping gloxinia

Description: A fast growing Mexican climber with downy heart shaped green leaves and trumpet shaped white flowers in summer. Birds and bees
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R150.00  |   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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R75.00  |   Buy now

Maurandya barclayana - alba

Common name: White Climbing snap dragon

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.
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R90.00  |   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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R150.00  |   Buy now

Nymphaea - Pink Grapefruit

Description: A large, 15cm peachy-pink blossom that stands above the water's surface. Pink Grapefruit is free flowering and highly scented.

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R150.00  |   Buy now

Parthenocissus quinquefolia

Common name: Virginia creeper

Description: A vigorous exotic climbing ivy with dark green three lobed green leaves with gorgeous autumn foliage. Adhesive tendrils allow the climber to cling to walls. Small white flowers in summer followed by dark berries.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Passiflora - Iris

Common name:

Description: Floriferous climber with deep blue purple flowers all season. Good for a container
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Pelargonium - Orange Fizz

Common name: Name incorrect - definitely no orange

Description: A low growing indigenous perennial with ruffled leaves. Gorgeous salmon pink flowers in spring. Flowers for months in my garden.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Pelargonium tongaense pink

Common name: Tonga pelargonium

Description: Dainty rounded indigenous perennial, clump forming with bright green leaves, masses of luminous bright dark pink flowers. One of the few shade loving pelargoniums.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Persicaria senegalensis

Common name: Silver snake root

Description: A spreading stolenous perennial with thick stems, large silver leaves and sprays of golden grasslike flowers. It does equally well in a pond or in the garden.
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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. They come from bright green to glaucous green and have undulate margins.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Phlox paniculata - Lilac

Common name: Perennial Phlox lilac

Description: A night scented, upright perennial with panicles of lilac flowers in summer. Attracts birds and bees.
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R60.00  |   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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R60.00  |   Buy now

Psychotria capensis

Common name: Black birdberry

Description: Gorgeous indigenous shrub or small tree. Large glossy green leaves. Flat clusters of golden yellow flowers. Beautiful fruit. Birds/bees love it.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Rudbeckia lacinata - Herbstonne

Common name: Coneflower - Herbstonne

Description: Upright rhizamotous perennial with deeply lobed basal leaves. Daisy like yellow flowers from sum - aut. Butterflies
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Salvia - African Sky

Common name:

Description: A twiggy shrublet with small leathery grey green leaves and spikes of blue flowers. Incorrectly named.
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Salvia - Royal distinction

Common name: Woodland sage

Description: Compact exotic perennial with crinkled dull green leaves. Tall spikes of rose red flowers from spring - summer.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Salvia azurea

Common name: Prairie sage

Description: A multistemmed exotic perennial with lax growth with linear leaves. Panicles of true blue flowers in spring. Good cut flower.
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R75.00  |   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 guarantica - Amistad

Common name: Sage - Amistad

Description: A NEW floriferous shrub with pointed toothed pale green leaves and long tubed purple flowers. Attracts birds and butterflies.
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R75.00  |   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 oxyphora

Common name: Bolivian hummingbird sage

Description: Rare perennial with large spade shaped textured veined leaves. Spikes of furry coral red from summer to autumn. Often difficult to grow.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Salvia radula

Common name: Scrappy african sage

Description: Stunning upright indigenous shrub with furry and aromatic grey leaves. Panicles of white flowers all season.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Scabiosa atropurpurea

Common name: Purple pincushion

Description: A self seeding upright perennial with deeply lobed leaves. Wiry stems with rounded plum flowers from spring to autumn. Attracts bees, insects and butterflies
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Solanum wendlandii

Common name: Paradise flower

Description: A woody exotic climber with thorny lime green leaves. Clusters of large pale blue flwers in summer.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Stictocardia beraviensis

Common name: Hawaiian sunset vine

Description: A fast growing exotic vine with large heart shaped velvety leaves. Tri-coloured orange flowers. Very tender
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Tricyrtis - Lilac towers

Common name: Toad lily - Lilac towers

Description: Upright clump forming exotic perennial. Furry lance-shaped leaves. Lily like lilac spotted flowers in autumn.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Tricyrtis - Tiny toad

Common name: Toad lily - Tiny toad

Description: An upright clump forming exotic perennial with lance shaped leaves. Yellow centred spotted orchid-like flowers in autumn. attracts butterflies.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Tricyrtis - Toyen

Common name: Toad lily - toyen

Description: New upright perennial with sturdy stems and lance shaped leaves. Sprays of orchid like lilac edged white flowers. Waterwise
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Uncarina grandidieri

Common name: Succulent sesame

Description: A very rare upright exotic succulent shrub with stout stems and hairy leaves. Black centred bright yellow flowers all season. Semi hardy in my garden.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Weigelia florida variegata

Common name:

Description: A compact exotic shrub with white edged green leaves. Masses of rose pink tubular flowers on arching stems in summer. Birds. Cut flower
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Zantedeschia rehmannii

Common name: Calla lily

Description: A rare grassland bulb with lance shaped leaves and small trumpet shaped pink flushed cream flowers
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R90.00  |   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