Rudbeckia 'Marmalade' seeds450 seeds approx
Hardy Annual for a sunny border with large bright yellow flowers in summer and autumn.
Ruellia macranthaChristmas Pride
Spectacular tender shrub with large pink trumpets from autumn-winter. Feed monthly in growing season.
Ruellia tweedianaMexican Petunia
Related to the Acanthus, rather then the Petunia, this is a vigorous spreading suckering perennial with large blue flowers over a long period.
Salvia 'Indigo Spires'Sage
Half hardy cultivar with very tall spires of small dark indigo-blue flowers from June to October. Needs sun, good drainage and a sheltered site, or a frost free greenhouse.
Senecio (Curio) 'Himalayan Blue'
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 angulatusClimbing 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.
Shrubby succulent with fleshy, frosted blue stems and blue-grey leaves. Has small, pale yellow daisies in summer.
Setaria palmifoliaPalm Grass, Lachang
A tender clump forming grass with amazing finely pleated 2 inch wide leaves which on well grown plants can be up to 5 inch wide.
Sinningia tubifloraHardy Gloxinia
A tuberous plant from South America producing sweetly scented flowers in summer. Best grown in a container, leaving the tubers to become congested seems to improve flowering, as does a cool, frost-free winter rest. Can be grown o
Solanum (Lycianthes) rantonnetiiBlue Potato Bush
A vigorous, semi-evergreen shrub with masses of mauve-purple flowers to 2.5cm (1in) across throughout summer. Has a lax habit so may need support, and looks good trained against a wall.
Solanum atropurpureumPurple Devil, Malevolence, Five Minute Plant
A wickedly spiny plant for lovers of such things. A half hardy short lived perennial growing to around 2 metres, the deep purple stems are clothed with long spines, hence its common names. Large dissected leaves make it an attractive and interesting plant. All parts poisonous.
Solanum laciniatumPoroporo, Kangaroo Apple
Large, tender evergreen shrub with mauve flowers to 5cm (2in) across throughout summer, sometimes followed by orange fruit. Prune back in spring and feed during summer.
A vicious looking plant with leaves adorned with large orange spines on both upper and lower surfaces. The fuzzy stems are also spiny, definitely not a plant to fondle. Half hardy perennial
Stenotaphrum secundatum variegatumBuffalo Grass, St Augustine Grass
Tender, evergreen grass with a prostrate habit and green leaves with a yellow margin. Ideal for a hanging basket or container, or ground cover for beds in a conservatory
An exotic shrub found near a Mexican volcano of that name. Makes a large leafy plant to 6 feet, with leaves up to 6" long, bronzy colour on the top and purple underneath. Great for bedding out with Cannas and Bananas. Hardiness unknown. Keep frost free to be on the safe side
An unusual tender shrubs with attractive deep greenish purple foliage. Masses of pale lavender flowers in autumn and winter.