(syn Rhipsalis m., Lepismium m.) An epiphytic cactus from South America, with flattened stems on which appear small waxy orange flowers in spring, folowed by pink seed pods.
Pilea cadiereiAluminium Plant
An attractive houseplant from the tropical Far East, making a bushy clump of green foliage, each leaf with striking metalic-white markings.
A spreading tender perennial with green leaves with deep red coloration on the underside. Makes a nice windowsill plant.
Plectranthus coleoides 'Variegata'Variegated Mintleaf
A tender perennial which makes mounds of variegated aromatically scented foliage. Ideal in pots or containers where it can spread and trail, or as ground cover under e.g. Bananas.
Plectranthus zuluensisZulu spurflower
Tender perennial with aromatic leaves and large spikes of tubular blue flowers for most of the year. Great for a pot on the summer patio Loved by bees.
Tender evergreen shrub with mint scented leaves and masses of purple flowers in May to June. In flower now, best collected from the nursery
Pteris cretica var. albolineataCretan Brake, Table Fern
A colourful indoor fern with green and white fronds. Ideal for any room in the house providing it doesn't get strong direct sun.
Radermachera sinicaChina Doll
An attractive and popular evergreen house plant, with finely cut leaves. Likes bright light. But no hot sun under glass.
Found growing in trees in Brazilian forests, this epiphytic cactus has characteristically flattened segmented stems, and small white flowers in winter. For a hanging pot indoors in indirect light.
An upright then trailing tree-dwelling cactus from Brazil, with fleshy stems, red tinged at the tips. Small cream flowers appear on mature plants.
Rhoicissus digitataBaboon Grape
Rarely offered in the UK, this is a frost-tender vigourous South African climbing or trailing plant.
Ricinus communis 'New Zealand Purple'Castor Oil Plant
Frost-tender shrub with dark purple jungly foliage, and attractive pink flowers, followed by spiny fruit. Dramatic quick-growing bedding plant. POISONOUS.
Ruellia tweediana 'Pink Flowered'
Related to the Acanthus, rather then the Petunia, the ‘Mexican Petunia’ is a vigorous spreading (suckering) perennial with large pink flowers over a long period.
Tender evergreen shrub with grey woolly leaves and unusual reddish brown flowers with purple tinted calyces from summer-late autumn. For a sunny spot.