Aeonium simsii - variegated
A low growing branching succulent with soft pale green leaves edged with white, lovely in a shallow bowl.
Aloe brevifoliaShort Leaved Aloe
Attractive succulent forming geometric mounds of tight rosettes of short softly spined leaves. Spikes of orange flowers in summer. Reasonably winter hardy if kept dry.
Aloe veraBurn Plant, Medicine Plant
This popular succulent is very useful to have around the home. The fleshy interior of the leaves can soothe and help heal minor skin ailments and burns. Works superbly to alleviate pain from stinging nettles. Spikes of yellow flowers appear in summer
Aristaloe aristataLace Aloe
(Previously Aloe aristata.)
A fairly hardy quick growing succulent with neat rosettes of green leaves with soft white spines. Spikes of pink flowers in spring.
Begonia cane variety
A pretty variety of cane begonia (name unknown) with small spotted leaves and clusters of small salmon pink flowers. Protect from hot sun.
Begonia albopicta 'Rosea'
A pretty cane begonia, growing to about a metre, with medium-sized, long spotty leaves, and hanging clusters of pink flowers. A great easy to look after house plant. Shade from hot sun.
Shrubby Begonia with dark green leaves with a metallic sheen and dark red veins. Red-pink flowers appear in autumn. Protect from strong sunlight. Min 10°C.
A vigorous species with huge leaves on hairy fleshy stems arising from a horizontal fleshy rhizome. For a shady spot indoors, in a shallow bowl to accomodate its tendency to spread sideways.
Billbergia nutans var. shimperianaQueen's Tears
A narrow-leaved form of this easy to grow bromeliad with funnel-shaped leaves which hold water and exotic, red and blue pendant flowers on long stems in mid-summer.
Bulbine frutescens 'Hallmark'Stalked Bulbine
An orange flowered selection of the yellow flowered species. Spreading clumps of narrow fleshy leaves topped with spikes of small orange flowers in spring and summer. Hardy in mild gardens.
Campanula isophylla 'Alba' Italian Bellflower
A tender perennial with pure white flowers in summer. Grow in a greenhouse or similar all year, or pop into a hanging basket for the summer.
Campanula isophylla 'Variegata'Variegated Italian Bellflower
A tender perennial with variegated leaves & pale blue flowers in summer. Grow in a greenhouse or similar all year, or pop into a hanging basket for the summer.
Chlorophytum 'Bonnie'Curly Spider Plant
A more compact version of the Spider Plant with curly variegated foliage. Ideal for a trailing plant in a tight spot.
Chlorophytum comosum varietySpider Plant
This Spider plant has curiously twisted plain green leaves with a paler green central stripe.
Cissus antarcticaKangaroo Vine
Tender tendril climber with glossy evergreen leaves, The cymes of small green flowers from spring to summer are possibly followed by black berries.
Cissus striataIvy of Uruguay
A slightly tender evergreen climber with palmate leaves and red stems. Small green flowers in summer are followed by ornamental black berries. Ideal for covering a wall in a conservatory or a sheltered spot outdoors. Can also be used as a trailing houseplant if kept in a smallish pot
Crassula ovata 'Gollum Variegated'Jade Plant, Money Plant
A distinctive dwarf hybrid with curious elongated leaves terminating in a shallow depression. The leaves are variegated green and yellow and take on a reddish tinge in cold weather.
Crassula ovata 'Gollum'Jade Plant, Money Plant
A distinctive dwarf hybrid with curious elongated leaves terminating in a shallow depression. The leaves take on a reddish tinge in cold weather.