Colour, texture and form are neatly wrapped up in this bold and beautiful succulent with wavy blue-green leaves edged in glowing pinks and purples as the plant matures, the weather cools or the summer gets dry. An ideal plant for small tubs or that dry spot in the garden, be it a traditional rockery or an innovative minimalist or xeriscape theme.
ThIS succulent's a stunning rosette-forming perennial with leaves that start off apple green and mature to dark bronze tones from autumn to spring. The green young leaves have an inviting freshness, while the chocolate-coloured mature leaves have a regal air. Late summer and autumn, brilliant red flowers form on 25cm stems and look stunning en masse.
A dwarf variety of coneflower forming a compact mound. In mid-summer numerous stems of mid pink flowers emerge with a second flush in autumn. The petals are reflexed backwards away from the centre of the flower; alluring the butterflies. Remove spent flowersas required. 60cm tall and 40cm wide.
An evergreen perennial that flowers its heart out from spring to summer. It grows rapidly to form a multi-branched bush with grey-green leaves. Large, 30cm, intense blue flowers stand high above the foliage to make a brilliant garden display. Flowers intrigue up close, and the bush is fantastic viewed from afar.
Nice, bushy grey-green leafed shrub with a camphorous fragrance. Small bright white purple- centred long lasting flowers smother the plant from late autumn until winter. A very hardy specimen tolerating dry and windy conditions. 1x1 metres.
Eriostemon Bournda Beauty
Eriostemon myoporoides 'Bournda Beauty'
A free-flowering evergreen shrub with a compact and tidy habit built in. Early in spring tiny buds form, colouring to red prior to opening to a myriad of white star-shaped flowers. An excellent border choice that lends itself to floral use - flowers last well in a vase and crushed foliage has a distinctive fresh fragrance.
A stunning small and compact rounded shrub that's absolutely smothered with pretty pink flower buds in winter and on through spring. As the springtime weather warms, these open to a dazzling display of sparkling star-shaped white flowers. A fantastic sight that needs to be seen to be believed.
A compact shrub growing to form a large mound that is covered with small red flowers in summer. Good as a low hedge which may be clipped to the desired height. Hardy and easy to grow; suits sun or part shade, indifferent to soil conditions and tolerant of coastal conditions. Left unclipped it forms a rounded bush to about 1 metre tall.
Eucomis Sparkling Burgundy
Eucomis 'Sparkling Burgundy'
Here's a choice plant for a summer garden and a touch of tropical beauty. Rich wine-red strape-like foliage provides a distinctive look through summer. This is topped off with a bright red pineapple-like flower - a bold statement however you use it.
Amazed by the shimmering colours in the plumage of our native Kea? Then you will appreciate this plant - blue-grey-green foliage, new leaves tipped with a hint of red and a cloud of lime-gold flowers in spring. An exceptionally striking plant for containers or the garden, dramatic in dry gardens, perfect for architectural settings.