OUR SEED SELECTIONS OF THE WEEK!
Allamanda neriifolia $179.00/1000 seeds
Common Name: Bush Allamanda
Native to Brazil, Allamanda neriifolia is an evergreen, ornamental shrub growing 1.5 to 3 m tall with a spread of about 2 m. Fast growing in full sun or partial shade in the garden or pots/tubs. Large yellow flowers appear all year, most predominantly in spring, followed by spiny fruit pods in summer.
Lagerstroemia indica $12.00/25 g (Pink and White Mix)
Common Name: Crepe Myrtle
Native throughout Asia from Japan to India, Lagerstroemia indica is a deciduous tree growing to 6 m tall. A showy ornamental garden specimen that sheds its bark after summer, revealing a smooth and attractively mottled trunk. Flowers appear mid to late summer. Lagerstroemia indica prefers full sun, is frost tolerant and drought hardy once established. Grows in most soil conditions.
Caesalpinia pulcherrima $13.00/25 g, $249.00/kg
Common Name: Dwarf Poinciana
Caesalpinia pulcherrima is endemic to the tropics and subtropics of the Americas. A shrub growing to 3 m, it is sensitive to cold but will regrow mid to late spring, preferring warm climates with mild winters. Flowers throughout the year are red/yellow/orange and attract butterflies. Caesalpinia pulcherrima makes a striking ornamental garden specimen as a feature plant or hedge planting.
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OUR SELECTED SEEDS OF THE WEEK - FLOWERS, PALMS AND PIONEER SPECIES!
Bismarckia nobilis $575.00/1000 sds
Common Name: Madagascar Palm
In it natural habitat in Madagascar, Bismarckia nobilis will grow to 25 m but typically grows to 12 m high in cultivation (and just as wide). Wide spreading leaves are silver-blue growing from a single trunk. Suitable for large gardens with room to spread, full sun, well-drained soil in tropical and subtropical climates.
Caryota mitis $120.00/1000 sds
Common Name: Fishtail Palm
Native to India and south east Asia, Caryota mitis is a clustering palm growing to 8 m. Prefers a shaded, well-drained position in tropical and subtropical climates. Also suitable for indoor containers.
Sophora tomentosa $9.00/25 g, $179.00/kg
Common Name: Necklacepod, Silver Bush
Shrub/small tree growing 5 to 7 m in coastal dunes. Endemic to Northern Territory, Cape York and from north east Queensland down to north east New South Wales. A pioneer species and nectar plant for bees and butterflies.
Davidia involucrata $29.00/25 g
Common Name: Handkerchief Tree
Native to China, Davidia involucrata is a deciduous tree growing 20 to 25 m. Best known for the flowers, each flower head is 12 to 25 cm and pure white, hanging in long rows beneath the horizontal branches, best in late May.
Strelitzia nicolai $95.00/1000 sds
Common Name: Giant White Bird of Paradise
An interesting landscaping plant in frost-free, tropical to sub-tropical gardens, Strelitzia nicolai grows to 10 m tall and 4 m wide. Large banana-like leaves grow in a fan-like arrangement. A great indoor pot plant.
Agapanthus praecox Baby Blue $62.50/1000 sds
Native to South Africa but naturalized in the Mediteranean climates of many countries, Baby Blue grows up to 1 m tall, flowering December to February. An ideal border planting specimen and group plantings in mixed gardens.
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THIS WEEKS SEED SPECIALS!
Melicope elleryana $10/25 g, $235/kg
syn Euodia elleryana
Common Name: Pink Euodia, Corkwood
An evergreen, small to medium tree growing 5 to 8 m (up to 25 m in its natural habitat), Melicope elleryana naturally occurs in rainforests of northern New South Wales to northern Queensland. Masses of pink flowers bloom along the branches in summer, attracting nectar feeding birds, insects and butterflies, including the blue Ulysses butterfly. Tolerates mild frost. Shallow root systems is suitable for planting in gardens and street plantings.
Plumbago capensis $59/1000 seeds
Common Name: Blue Plumbago
A perennial shrub/climber native to South Africa, Plumbago capensis prefers a full sun/part shade position in the garden. Tolerant of poor soils and drought, it is a showy, low maintenance garden specimen, flowering heavily November through to March.
Schinus molle $11/25 g, $179/kg
Common Name: Peruvian Pepper
An evergreen native of the Peruvian Andes, Schinus molle grows to 15 m tall. The new growth on upper branches tend to have a drooping habit. Profuse drooping clusters of small, white flowers occur on the end of branches and the following fruit resembles pink peppercorns. Used as an ornamental garden or street tree.