A small species not often offered for sale, this produces small but attractive flowers, the colour of which is difficult to describe - depending on the light, they can appear a subtle grey, blue, pink or cream.
(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.
Phlebodium aureum 'Davana'£6.50
A variety of the Blue Bearís Paw Fern with markedly wavy grey fronds. For a brightly lit humid spot indoors, or a sheltered place outdoors in the summer.
A spreading tender perennial with green leaves with deep red coloration on the underside. Makes a nice windowsill plant.
Plectranthus coleoides 'Variegata'£6.50Variegated 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 verticillatus£6.50Swedish Ivy
A semi-succulent trailing plant for a shady position indoors, with attractive glossy leaves and short spikes of white and blue flowers. Great in a hanging basket.
Prostanthera rotundifolia£8.50 - £20.00
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. albolineata£6.50Cretan 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 sinica£6.50China 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.
Ricinus communis 'New Zealand Purple'£6.50Castor 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£6.50Mexican Petunia
Related to the Acanthus, rather then the Petunia, this is a vigorous spreading suckering perennial with large blue 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.
Senecio (Curio) 'Himalayan Blue'£6.50
Similar to S. ficoides but with finer foliage, a pretty plant which would look attractive in a shallow pot, placed outdoors on a sunny patio or terrace. Bring in for the winter, when it will enjoy a sunny windowsill.
Senecio angulatus£6.50Climbing Groundsel, Cape Ivy
A half-hardy vigourous South African climbing succulent with fleshy leaves and clusters of small bright yellow flowers in summer & autumn, which should be scented.