FEATURED PLANTS OF THE WEEK

Cordyline australis $33.50/1000 seedsCordyline australis 1

Common Name: Cabbage Tree

  • Grows up to 20 m tall
  • Native to New Zealand
  • Strappy leaves grow in dense tufts at the end of the branches
  • Perfumed flowers appear in spring/early summer in dense flower spikes 60 to 100 cm long
  • Flowers attract birds and insects

 

 

Cordyline australis atropurpurea $37.00/1000 seedsCordyline australis atropurpurea 1

Common Name: Purple Cabbage Tree

  • Leaves are wine purple colour growing in dense tufts at the end of the branches
  • Older plants develop trunks and can grow 3 to 4 m tall
  • Frost and drought tolerant, low maintenance, prefers full sun
  • Can be grown in containers and makes an interesting specimen in architectural landscape designs

 

 

 

 

Cassia brewsterii $11.00/25 g, $275.00/kg

Cassia brewsteri 1

Common Name: Leichardt Bean

  • Endemic to Queensland
  • Grows up to 12 m tall
  • Flowers are yellow and red in hanging clusters in autumn, followed by pods up to 40 cm long
  • Suitable for coastal plantings

 

 

 

Bauhinia carronii $12.00/25 g, $372.00/kgBauhinia carronii 1

Common Name: Red Bauhinia, Queensland Ebony

  • Known as Lysiphyllum carronii in Queensland
  • Grows up to 10 m tall
  • Drought hardy
  • Used as shade and fodder for stock in dry times
  • Interesting timber for woodworking with its ‘ebony’ markings in the grain

 

 

 

Erythrina vespertilio $10.00/25 g, $235.00/kgErythrina vespertilio 1

Common Name: Bat’s Wing Coral Tree

  • Grows 6 to 10 m tall
  • Australian native
  • The three-lobed leaves resemble a bat’s open wings
  • Deciduous in the dry season
  • Flowers August/September when the tree is leafless
  • Orange/red or deep red pea flowers

Pittosporum rhombifoliumPittosporum rhombifolium 1

$14.00/25 g, $325/kg

Common Name:  Queensland Pittosporum

An Australian native from rainforests of southern Queensland and northern New South Wales.  A small/medium tree growing to 25 m, usually smaller in cultivation.  An attractive shade tree for suburban gardens with smooth grey bard and glossy green foliage.  Small white perfumed flowers are followed by clusters of orange berries in autumn.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agapanthus Peter Pan                      Agapanthus Getty White                      Agapanthus africanus var Queen Anne

$39.00/1000 seeds                             $37.50/1000 *special promo price*          $35.00/1000 seeds *special promo price*

Agapanthus Peter Pan 1                    Agapanthus Getty White 2        Agapanthus africanus var Queen Anne 1

Agapanthus are perennial evergreens with strappy, green leaevs, growing in a clumping habit.  Produces large, showy heads of flowers in spring/summer that attract bees and butterflies.  Old flower spikes should be removed to promote re-blooming.  Prefers full sun but tolerates part shade.  Easy to grow, pest and disease resistant and tolerant of salty, coastal winds.  Ideal for mass plantings, borders, containers and cut flowers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Specials of the Week!

 

Psidium guajavaPsidium guajava 1

$10.00/25 g, $225.00/kg

Common Name:  Guava

Psidium guajava is a shrub/small tree growing 1 to 6 m tall, widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions around the world.  Mainly grown for fruit (an excellent source of vitamin C), the wood is utilised in handicrafts, tool handles, poles, fenceposts and firewood.

 

 

 

 Strelitzia reginae Mandela's Gold

Strelitzia reginae Mandelas Gold 1

$625.00 / 1000 seeds

Mandela's Gol

d is the yellow form of the orange Strelitzia reginae.  Growing to 1.5 m, it prefers a warm climate, full sun and well drained soil.  Mandela's Gold makes an interesting landscaping feature in the garden and can be grown in large tubs/contains.  Grows in a clumping habit.  Flowers in winter/spring are excellent for cut arrangements.

 

 

 

Asparagus meyeri 1

Asparagus meyeri

$150.00 / 1000 seeds

FRESH COLLECTIONS APRIL/MAY

Common Name:  Foxtail Fern

Native to South Africa, this evergreen plant thrives in Mediterranean type climates in full sun/part shade.  It is very low maintenance and frost hardy.  The clumping habit of Asparagus meyeri makes it ideal for indoor pots and hanging baskets.

 

 

 

 

Punica granatum nana

Punica granatum nana 1

$17.00/25 g, $550.00/kg

Common Name:  Dwarf Pomegranate

An evergreen/semi-deciduous shrub growing 1.5 x 1.5 m grows best in full sun in deep, well drained soils.  Punica granantum nana is frost hardy and low maintenance with a neat and compact form.  Flowers are orange/red colour, September to January, followed by fruit in March to May.

 

 

 

 

Archontophoenix alexandrae 3

Archontophoenix alexandrae

$33.50 / 1000 seeds

Common Name:  Alexandra Palm

A single trunk palm up to 30 m tall with a crown of 10 to 12 leves, each leaf 3 to 4 m long.  An Australian native, endemic to northern and central Queensland, it thirives in riparian rainforest/swamps and natural drainage courses.  A popular park and garden plant.  Tolerates rain inundation.

 

 

 

 Macrozamia communis

Macrozamia communis 1

$229.00 / 1000 seeds

Common Name:  Burrawong

Native to eastern New South Wales, Macrozamia communis is a medium/large cycad with a woody trunk 30 to 80 cm diameter trunk, growing 30 to 200 cm tall.  The trunk is typically underground but may show above ground when growing in shallow/rocky soils.  Female plants bear large cones.  Highly ornamental specimen for gardens and large containers.

 

 

 

 

 

RED HOT SPECIAL

Dypsis lutescens  

$20.00/1000 seeds

Dypsis lutescens 1

 

Common Name:  Areca Palm, Golden Cane Palm

Dear Customers

Resulting from a cancelled order, we have a significant surplus of fresh collected Dypsis lutescens (Areca) which we must clear and offer at the exceptional price of $20.00/1000 seeds, ex-warehouse - a once only offer, please take advantage to full extent.

Clumping trunks 6 to 12 m tall

Leaves 2 to 3 long

Full sun/part shade

Pannicles of yellow flowers in summer are bird and insect attracting.

Excellent ornamental garden plant used for screening or poolside and as an indoor container plant.

 

Dypsis lutescens 3Dypsis lutescens 4 FlowersDypsis lutescens 5 FlowersDypsis lutescens 6 FlowersDypsis lutescens 2