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.
Begonia scented - white
A vigorous variety making a large trailing plant with masses of beatifully scented double white flowers all summer.
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.
Brachychiton bidwilliiKurrajong, Bottle Tree
Bottle tree with attractive horizontally held felty leaves. Its swollen trunk stores water. Curious fleshy red flowers appear in late winter, even on small plants.
Brachychiton discolorLace Bark, Kurrajong, Bottle Tree
A tall tree in its native Queensland. Good specimen plant with palmate leaves for a conservatory. Will possibly produce red trumpet shaped flowers summer-autumn on large plants. Minimum 0°C.
Brugmansia arboreaAngel’s Trumpet
A frost-tender deciduous shrub with large, pendulous, night-scented white trumpets in summer. Fantastic for bedding out or growing in pots on the Patio. Needs frost protection in winter
Tender evergreen shrub with yellow trumpets with flared red tips mainly spring to autumn. Prune to shape in spring. Seed raised.
Brugmansia sanguinea 'Aurea'
The yellow flowered form of this tender evergreen shrub with yellow trumpets mainly spring to autumn. Prune to shape in spring. Seed raised.
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.
Callistemon 'Perth Pink'Bottlebrush
Evergreen shrub from Australia with bright pink bottlebrush flowers in spring and autumn. For a sheltered, frost free garden or a cool conservatory.
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.
Canna 'Cannova'Indian Shot
Compact long-flowering Canna with bright red, orange or yellow flowers all summer, for pots & tropical bedding schemes. Rich moist, well drained soil in full sun.
Canna brasiliensisIndian Shot
A compact species of Canna with sage green leaves and small vivid red and orange flowers over a long period in summer. Ideal for growing in pots as part of an jungle/ exotic scheme. Move into a greenhouse for protection over winter. May survive outdoors in very mild gardens with a very thick mulch
Canna indicaIndian Shot
The species from which many large flowered varieties have arisen. Small but eye-catching red and yellow flowers appear over a long period.
Canna musifolia 'Grande'Banana-leaved Canna
A fantastic jungly plant (musifolia = banana leaves!) with large green leaves with red-tinged margins & central rib. Good moist soil in sun, best bedded out for the summer.