Welcome to our November 2014 Live Plant list.
Will be constantly updated
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Terms and Conditions. Please note we are not a large scale nursery and many items will be available in limited amounts. Orders will be taken on a strict first come, first served basis. If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your purchase please return for a full refund or replacement order if requested. All items are available for interested buyers in the Southern Hemisphere only.
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Acis Autumnalis ( Aka Leucojum Autumnale) A lovely ubiquitous Amaryllid with rigid , upright grassy leaves and dainty white Autumn bells on 10cm stems from late summer through Autumn. Great in pots or en masse in the garden. Easy and hardy Winter grower. Click photo for full size image Few remaining
5 for $4.00
20 for $12.00
Agapanthus "Tasmanian Sapphire" Deciduous Hyb with round ,orange sized umbels of tightly packed sapphire blue flowers. Very hardy to at least zone 6, multiplying well and very free flowering. Click photo for full size image
3 for $15.00
Allium Senescens Var Montanum Very tough , drought resistant and bone hardy semi evergreen Allium . Long flowering from mid Spring through until Autumn with continuous rounded umbels of densely packed mauve flowers to 30cm. Click photo for full size image
4 for $10.00
Allium Flavum Summer flowering species with a semi-evergreen habit. Growing 12-15cm high with narrow semi upright foliage and rounded umbels of bright yellow flowers on short stems. Frost hardy , garden borders or pots. Click photo for full size image
3 for $10.00
( Limit 3 )
Babiana Angustifolia **NEW** A good free flowering species ideal for well drained soil or deep 20cm+ pots. Flowering from late Winter into Spring with deep blue flowers and black markings in the throat. Easy and undemanding , certainly worth a try in the open garden in a warm climate where frosts are light or of short duration.
5 for $12.00
Babiana Framesii **NEW** A really nice large flowered species , the deep blue/violet flowers are enhanced by lovely throat markings. This is a real standout species deserving a place in any collection. Very early flowering , often beginning in late Winter.Requires a deep sandy loam , dry in summer. Very few only this year. SOLD OUT
Limit 2 per order
3 for $13.50
5 for $14.00
Boophone Haemanthiodes **NEW** First time offered here. A lovely , rare winter growing South African amaryllid extending to the Bokkeveld Plateau and hardy enough to try in the open garden in climates that do not receive heavy , constant winter frosts. Grey green wavy foliage to 40cm high appearing from late summer just after or with the attractive pink inflorescence. Easy to cultivate in a well drained sandy soil , moist from Autumn to Spring with a dry 'bake' in smmer. Well developed 3rd season bulbs on offer , at least 4 years to flowering. Flower photos courtesy of Rob Hamilton Close-up , Seedlings
3 for $25.00
(Limit 6 per order)
Brunsvigia Josephinae "Candelabra Lily" **NEW** Many imposters offered under this name which are merely hybrids , often crossed with Amaryllis Belladonna. The true form is a plant of massive proportions , hardier than the hybs , if fact growing in the open garden here despite frosts reaching -20oC. Our own bulb flowered 12 years from seed , performing much better when not confined to a pot. Over time the bulb will rise from the soil to almost half its depth and will be over 25cm in diameter, weighing many kgs at maturity. The inflorescence will reach over 1 meter in diameter with dozens of dark red flowers prior to the leaves in late Summer. The foliage is very broad , grey green and leathery in a semi upright rosette. Both 3rd and 4th season bulbs on offer this year courtesy of our own plant which produces varying amounts of ripe seed each year. Mature bulb at onset of anthesis , Foliage at maturity
3rd Season $5.50 each ( Limit 2)
4th Season 7.50 each
Brunsvigia Orientalis **NEW** One of the larger and even more spectacular members of this stunning group of South African Amaryllids. Broad , dark green and leathery leaves lie flat on the surface of the soil. The magnificent umbel of deep crimson/red flowers on this Winter growing species appear in late summer prior to the emergence of the foliage. Tolerant of some frost and requires a very sandy mix for successful cultivation with a dry summer rest. 4th season bulbs on offer , varying in size so only the largest will be sold this year. At least 5 years to flowering. Photo courtesy of Cameron Macmaster.
Limit 2 Per order
Colchicum "The Giant" (Speciosum x Bivonae) . **NEW** A free flowering and vigorous hybrid , similar flowers to Cochicum Speciosum. When left undisturbed it will absolutely carpet the ground in stunning 10cm wide rosey pink , white throated flowers in early Autumn. Easy and hardy enough for most climates, dormant in summer. Full Size .
5 for $14.00
Cyclamen Hederifolium **NEW** Bone hardy species mostly found in Southern France and Turkey where it inhabits woodlands. Lovely ivy leafed foliage with attractive markings forming a seasonal ground cover from Autumn through to late Spring. Masses of flowers in Autumn ranging from white , through pale and deep pink (Seed grown stock will vary). Tubers are very long lived , 25 years or more and old plants can produce hundreds of blooms in a single season. Moist shade or semi shade.Young , flowering size tubers on offer. Plant immediately upon receipt , 3cm deep in moist well drained soil. More info
5 for 18.00
10 for $32.00
Cyrtanthus O'Brienne Similar to C.Mackenii with larger more pendulous flowers of Coral red. Fully frost hardy and easy to establish in full sun or semi shade , flowers appear in mid to late Spring and may continue until mid summer.Garden or pots. Click photo for full size image
3 for $12.50
Dierama Hyb. White A nice free flowering Dierama Pulcherrimum Album x. Medium height to 1 meter , multiplies well in any good garden soil in full sun. Click photo for full size image
Ferraria Crispa "Starfish Lily" Both beautiful and unusual. 5cm wide white flowers , heavily blotched in deep brown with very crisped edges closely resembling a starfish, giving rise to its common name. Prefers a sandy , well drained soil in full sun and will persist in the open garden providing drainage is excellent and has shelter from severe frost. Flowering size tubers.
3 for $15.00
Limit 6 per order.
Freesia Hybrid Mix **NEW** A value mix of large flowered hybrids ranging in color from pure white "Ambience", yellow "Port Salute" , purple (unnamed) and bicolored. All are very large flowered and retain the strong scent of one of the parents Freesia refracta alba. Tolerant of light frost only and well suited to mild/temperate to sub tropical climates. Flowering Size.
10 for $7.00
20 for $12.00
Fritillaria Acmopetala One of the easiest species to begin with , thriving in any well drained soil , kept moist in winter and Spring. Lime green bells to 4cm long of a nice lime green overlaid with deep maroon on the bases and tips. Reaches approx. 40cm in height in full bloom. A very elegant plant , not requiring lifting or dry storage in summer. Suited to cool/temperate , temperate climates. Full size bulbs.
5 for $15.00
Fritillaria Biflora A lovely and easy North American species with pairs of chocolate colored bells on 10 to 15cm stems in mid Spring. Bright green broad foliage almost hugs the ground. Due to its low growing habit this Frit is well suited to pot culture and will thrive in a loamy/sandy soil in a 20cm pot or deeper, kept on the drier side during summer. Cool/temperate climates. Full size bulbs.
5 for 17.50
Geissorhiza Corrugata **NEW** Very rarely offered late Winter/early Spring corm with spiraled leaves and 25mm wide flowers of golden yellow on 10cm stems. The new Autumn foliage must emerge in Autumn in full , all day sun to achieve the spiral effect. Half hardy species , tolerating frosts to approx-5oC. Well drained sandy loam and a dry rest from late Spring until early Autumn is essential for success. Flowering Sized , naturally small corms on offer.
3 for $15
(Limit 3 per order)
Gladiolus Cardinalis Hyb ( G.Cardinalis x G.Carneus ) **NEW** A beautiful hybrid originally bred in South Africa. Deep cardinal red flowers with the diamond shaped markings of Gladiolus Carneus. Much easier to cultivate then the true form of G.Cardinalis , retaining the vigorous growth of its other parent. Treat as a Winter grower , keeping moist until flowering has finished. Naturally small corms. Flowering Size
5 for $25.00
Gladiolus Communis Subsp Byzantinus **NEW** A stunning Turkish species with an almost alpine growth habit. Foliage appears from mid to late winter and persists until after flowering in mid Spring before going dormant once more in early summer. The flowers are a brilliant carmine red and very eye catching. Very frost hardy and suited to most climates. Very few this year . Flowering size Corms.
( Limit 2 per order )
Gladiolus Tristus **NEW** Easy moisture loving winter growing South African species with a wide geographical range in its native habitat. 2 or 3 stiff upright , quill like leaves and white to pale yellow trumpets appearing in Spring. Usually variably marked , both in the center and exterior of the petals in yellow, green or brown. More frost tolerant than many other western cape species.
5 for $12.00
Hyacinthus Orientalis The wild parent of the many hybrid hyacinths we see in gardens today. Native to South west Asia and Europe. Unlike the hybrids this species multiplies quickly and flowers freely every year forming dense clumps of heavenly scented sky blue flowers. Very hardy , trouble free and highly rewarding. Flowering size bulbs.
5 for $10.00
10 for $17.00