Dietes iridioides $37.50/1000 seeds available in stock
Common Name: Wild Iris, Butterfly Iris
Dietes iridioides is a compact, evergreen perennial. The attractive flowers on long stems only last one day. Like D. grandiflora, it is ideal as a border/edging plant as well as useful for erosion control on steep slopes. Drought and frost hardy.
Dietes grandiflora $27.50/1000 seeds from upcoming fresh harvest
Common Name: Large Wild Iris, Fairy Iris
Dietes grandiflora is a clumping, evergreen perennial with flowers that last several days. A drought and frost hardy plant, it is ideal for border/edging in low maintenance gardens, waterway banks and erosion control.
Alpinia caerulea Red Back $125.00/1000 seeds available in stock
Common Name: Atherton Native Ginger
A variety of Alpinia caerulea, the broad green leaves have a red underside. Grows to about 2 m tall, 1 m wide. Prefers light to full shade and grows well indoors, with fragrant white flowers late spring to early summer, followed by blue berries.
Alpinia caerulea $125.00/1000 seeds available in stock
Common Name: Native Ginger
Native to eastern Australia. An understorey clumping perennial growing to 3 m. A bush tucker plant/edible herb, the new leaf shoots and berries have a mild ginger flavour, eaten fresh or used in cooking. Fragrant white flowers appear throughout the year followed by blue fruit. Fast growing, prefers light to full shade and does well indoors, attracts bees, butterflies and other insects.
Aralia elegantissima $25.00/1000 seeds from upcoming fresh harvest
Common Name: False Aralia
Native to New Caledonia, an evergreen large shrub growing 2 to 3 m but more compact as a houseplant. Leaves are deeply serrated and textured with coppery tones. Prefers good light but not direct sun. Clusters of pale green flowers are followed by black fruit in autumn. Excellent indoor foliage plant.
Aralia sieboldii syn Fatsia japonica $18.00/1000 seeds from upcoming fresh harvest
Common Name: Japanese Aralia
Native to Korea and Japan. Grows 1 to 3 m with deeply loped fan-like leaves. Prefers part to full shade. Clusters of small creamy-white flowers appear autumn to winter. An interesting indoor foliage specimen, also used as a hedge/screening plant and pool-scaping specimen.
Wodyetia bifurcata $235.00/1000 seeds available from fresh collection
Common Name: Foxtail Palm
Native to Queensland. Grows up to 10 m tall with leaves 2 to 3 m long. White flowers followed by large orange/red fruit. The trunk is smooth grey/white and self-cleaning. Interesting ornamental garden specimen and highly sought after around the world.
Dypsis lutescens $37.50/1000 seeds from upcoming fresh harvest
Common Name: Areca Palm, Golden Cane Palm
Clumping trunks 6 to 12 m tall with leaves 2 to 3 m long. Prefers full sun/part shade. Pannicles of yellow flowers in summer are bird and insect attracting. Excellent ornamental garden plant used for screening or poolside and as an indoor container plant.
Phoenix canariensis $45/1000 seeds from upcoming fresh harvest
Common Name: Canary Island Date Palm
Native to Canary Islands, usually grows 10 to 20 m but can reach up to 40 m. A single trunk palm with a dense dome of feathery, arching foliage. Grows best in Mediterranean and humid Subtropical climates, is slow growing and exclusively propagated by seed. Best suited to large gardens and parks. Related to Phoenix dactylifera, the true Date Palm.
Chamaerops humilis $149.00/1000 seeds from upcoming fresh harvest
Common Name: Dwarf Fan Palm
Native to the Mediterranean region such as the rocky coastal mountains of Morocco, Spain and France. Grows 3 to 6 m, spiny multi-trunked palm with fan-shaped leaves. Prefers full sun, well drained position, is slow growing.
Agapanthus orientalis White $17.00/1000 seeds
Agapanthus orientalis Blue $16.00/1000 seeds
Available in stock
Common Name: African Lily
Native to South Africa. Grows to 1 m high in a clumping habit of long, strappy green leaves about 1 m in length. Flower are arranged in clusters on stems in summer (November to February). Drought tolerant once established, hardy perennial, low maintenance. Used as background, border and mass plantings, also does well in pots and containers.
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