Crassula perfoliata v. heterotricha
Name uncertain but bought as this. A vigourous growing succulent with densely packed leaves on long stems. These tend to flop, making it ideal for a wide shallow bowl, or for bedding out in the summer.
Yet to be identified, this vigourous spreading succulent sports tight clusters of red-edged green leaves. Great for a shallow bowl, or even planted out in a sunny border for the summer
An ancient palm-like plant which dates back to the dinosaur era. Makes an eye-catching specimen plant for a tub indoors, eventually forming a thick trunk and growing to around 2m but can be kept more compact by keeping in a moderate sized pot.
POISONOUS TO PETS AND HUMANS
Cyperus 'Zumila'Dwarf Pot Sedge, Cat Grass
A miniature sedge, with bright green leaves topped by the typical umbrella arrangement of flowers. A nice little plant for a cool windowsill.
Cyperus esculentaChufa, Tiger Nut
A frost tender sedge, with umbrella like flowers. Produces edible tubers called Tiger Nuts.
Papyrus makes a wonderful specimen for a warm conservatory, stood in a shallow tray of water. It can be placed outdoor for the summer in a warm sunny sheltered location.
Dodonaea viscosa 'Purpurea'
Evergreen shrub from New Zealand with very attractive red-purple foliage. For fertile, well drained soil in sun to part shade. Drought and pollution tolerant. Small flowers may be folowed by papery seed pods. Good for coastal and frost free gardens.
Drimiopsis maculataLittle White Soldiers, African False Hosta
A curious little bulbous plant with fleshy, spotted, hosta-like leaves and spikles of small white flowers in April to May.
Echeveria 'Violet Queen'
Tidy rosettes of blue leaves with a pinky violet tinge. Makes effective ground cover either in a summer bedding scheme, or in a conservatory.
Epiphyllum 'Beavertail'Orchid Cactus
A variety with very wide fleshy wavy leaves which arch upwards before trailing downwards. This seems to be new in cultivation under this name, and we're not sure if it flowers well. It makes an impressive foliage plant, so flowers
Fuchsia 'Bryan Breary'
An encliandra cultivar with small leaves and small flowers. Likes soil based compost and cool frost-free conditions with a moist atmosphere.
A beautiful little succulent producing fanned rosettes of chunky smokey grey-green leaves. Great for a sunny windowsill
Name uncertain, thsi may be a variety of bicolor. This makes pleasing clumps of fleshy green leaves, spotted and striped with paler green, ideal for a shallow pot or bowl.
Homalocladium platycladumTapeworm/Centipede Plant
A strange shrub from tropical regions with curious flattened and jointed stems which give rise to the common names Tapeworm/ Centipede plant or ribbon bush.
Ipomoea indicaPerennial Morning Glory, Blue Dawn Flower
Vigorous climber with stunning blue Convolvulus-like flowers amidst lovely, soft heart shaped leaves all summer. Tender but can be grown outside in a big pot between June and September
Jasminum sambac 'Maid of Orleans'Arabian Jasmine
Tender Jasmine which makes a superb climber for the conservatory with large rounded leaves on stiff, arching stems and sweetly scented single white flowers all summer.
Justicia aureaBrazilian Plume
Upright tender perennial with large heads of drooping, tubular yellow flowers.