Agapetes 'Ludgvan Cross'£7.00
An evergreen shrub with masses of small lantern-shaped pink flowers with intricate red markings. Good for frost free gardens in the UK.
Agave americana£7.00Century Plant, Maguey
A large architectural succulent with blue-green leaves & VERY SHARP SPINES!
Agave americana 'Variegata'£9.50Century Plant, Maguey
A very prickly evergreen plant with fleshy grey green leaves with a creamy margin. A strong architectural plant for desert or exotic schemes. Does well in a large pot where it will get to 1.5m in time. Hardy in mild gardens otherwise move to a greenhouse over winter.
Ageratum corymbosum£6.50Perennial Ageratum, Butterfly Mist
A rarely offered slightly tender perennial for a sunny border. Long flowering and good for bees!
Aloe aristata£6.50Lace 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.
Aloe dawei£6.50Dawe's Aloe
(Aloe pole-evansii, Aloe beniensis.) An Aloe from Uganda with beautiful red flowers in winter. It is a smaller Aloe and forms nice clumps. The leaves are long, narrow, bright green and edged with small teeth. Plant in full sun to semi-shade.
Aloe tenuior£6.50Fence Aloe
A spreading, branching Aloe with showy spikes of yellow flowers in mid-summer. Nice in a large pot on a sunny patio. Worth trying outdoors in very mild gardens in very free draining soil and covered with fleece in winter.
Asclepias curassavica Silky Red£6.50
Probably a variety of A. curassavica. An upright tender perennial with masses of red flowers over a long period in summer.
Brugmansia arborea£6.50Angel’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
Bulbine frutescens 'Hallmark'£6.50Stalked 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'£9.50Bottlebrush
Evergreen shrub from Australia with bright pink bottlebrush flowers in spring and autumn. For a sheltered, frost free garden or a cool conservatory.
Canna 'Cannova'£6.50Indian 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 musifolia 'Grande'£8.00Banana-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.
A tender bulbous plant with very scented, yellow trumpet flowers from June to July. Hardy in mild gardens, in cold areas grow in pots.
Cissus striata£6.50Ivy 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 perfoliata v. heterotricha£6.50
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.
Cyperus 'Zumila'£7.50Dwarf 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.
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.