Brachychiton discolour $11.00/25 g, $329.00/kg – upcoming collection January
Common Name: Lacebark, Pink Kurrajong
A rainforest tree of eastern Australia from Newcastle to Mackay, growing up to 30 m. Deciduous prior to flowering. Deep pink bell-shaped flowers with no petals appear November to February. Used as an ornamental plant for parks and large gardens. Prefers a sunny, well-drained position but will tolerate a range of soil conditions. Frost tolerant once established.
Schinus molle $11.00/25 g, $179.00/kg – limited quantity available in stock
Common Name: Peruvian Pepper
Native to the Peruvian Andes, an evergreen, dioecious tree growing to 15 m with a drooping habit. Small white flowers appear in profuse panicles followed by green berries which ripen to red/pink in dense clusters late spring to early autumn. Fruit are referred to as pink peppercorns although it is no related to true pepper (Piper nigrum). Hardy, drought tolerant.
Dietes bicolor $29.50/1000 seeds – available in stock
Common Name: African Iris
Native to South Africa, a perennial growing 60 to 100 cm high with a clumping habit and long grass-like leaves. Flowers appearing spring/summer are creamy yellow with three dark purple spots surrounded by an orange halo. Popular in mass plantings, can be used for weed suppression and erosion control. Drought tolerant.
Harpullia pendula $159.00/1000 seeds – fresh collection in stock
Common Name: Tulipwood
A small to medium rainforest tree in tropical and subtropical climates, grows to 24 m in natural habitat but as a street tree only to 6 m. A popular ornamental with a compact canopy and timber is used in cabinetry and turning. Panicles of green/yellow flowers appear November to January followed by orange/yellow/red fruit containing two shiny black/brown seeds. Hardy, fast growing and non-invasive.
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