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Lemon Meyer
Viewed 8946 times since Fri, May 10, 2013
Lemon Meyer   Meyer bears round, smooth lemons with a thin peel throughout the year. This is the best choice for pots.   The lemon tree has a number of attributes that qualify it for inclusion in the modern garden's list of core... Read More
Mackaya bella
Viewed 3121 times since Fri, Mar 16, 2012
Mackaya bella Commonly called river bells, this evergreen shrub grows naturally under trees and close to water. Hence the same position in the garden setting would be ideal for it to flourish. The flowers are very pretty – white to pale pink... Read More
Magnolia grandiflora ‘Little Gem’
Viewed 4007 times since Wed, Apr 4, 2012
Magnolia grandiflora ‘Little Gem'   Magnolia grandiflora is a handsome evergreen tree that originates from the south eastern parts of the USA. Today numerous different selections are grown around the world as magnificent specimen... Read More
Magnolia grandiflora ’Little Gem’
Viewed 4229 times since Thu, Mar 14, 2013
Magnolia grandiflora ‘Little Gem' Magnolia grandiflora is a handsome evergreen tree that originates from the south eastern parts of the USA. Today numerous different selections are grown around the world as magnificent specimen trees... Read More
Magnolia x soulangeana
Viewed 4009 times since Tue, May 28, 2013
Magnolia x soulangeana   Magnolia x soulangeana is a small, deciduous tree that grows to approximately 6 x 6 m, making it ideal for a small garden or a townhouse- style garden. Its many lateral branches extend from a central trunk and, starting... Read More
Mandevilla ‘My Fair Lady’
Viewed 10605 times since Tue, May 28, 2013
Mandevilla 'My Fair Lady'   Mandevilla ‘My Fair Lady' is a semi-creeper with white flowers that have light yellow throats. It is ideal for pots and hanging baskets. Mature size about 50 x 50 cm. If your pergola, trellis,... Read More
Mandevilla sanderi ‘Sundaville Red’ var. Sunmandecrim
Viewed 19052 times since Mon, Mar 12, 2012
Mandevilla sanderi ‘Sundaville Red' var. Sunmandecrim Launched on the local market about two years ago, this Mandevilla – commonly called the red bush Dipladenia – has been a phenomenal hit, and is already gracing many gardens in... Read More
Mandevilla x amabilis ‘Alice Du Pont’
Viewed 3882 times since Tue, May 28, 2013
Mandevilla x amabilis 'Alice Du Pont'   Mandevilla x amabilis ‘Alice Du Pont' is a large creeper with dark green, leathery leaves and large, bright pink flowers. If your pergola, trellis, garden arch or wire fence is... Read More
Mandevilla x amabilis ‘Coconut Ice’
Viewed 4737 times since Tue, May 28, 2013
Mandevilla x amabilis 'Coconut Ice'   Mandevilla x amabilis ‘Coconut Ice' has produces white to light pink flowers. If your pergola, trellis, garden arch or wire fence is still bare because you can't decide what... Read More
Mandevilla x amabilis ‘Moonlight Parfait’
Viewed 7827 times since Tue, May 28, 2013
Mandevilla x amabilis 'Moonlight Parfait'   Mandevilla x amabilis ‘Moonlight Parfait' is exceptional, semi-double pink buds that are white with pink throats when opened. It is a very willing bloomer with a long flowering... Read More
Mandevilla x amabilis ‘Pink Parfait’
Viewed 3928 times since Fri, Mar 16, 2012
Mandevilla x amabilis ‘Pink Parfait' Mandevillas (formerly Dipladenia) are amongst the most free flowering of all the ornamental climbers. Mandevilla x amabilis ‘Pink Parfait' has with distinctive, double petalled, tubular... Read More
Mandevilla x amoena ‘Alice du Pont’
Viewed 4734 times since Mon, Mar 12, 2012
Mandevilla x amoena ‘Alice du Pont' Previously Dipladenia splendens, this climber is a woody-stemmed, twining creeper with large, leathery, leaves with a wrinkled or ruffled surface. It is of garden or hybrid origin, bred from species... Read More
Mandeville laxa (Chilean jasmine)
Viewed 15446 times since Tue, May 28, 2013
Mandevilla laxa (Chilean jasmine)   Mandevilla laxa (Chilean jasmine) is a delicate deciduous creeper with sweetly-scented white flowers. If your pergola, trellis, garden arch or wire fence is still bare because you can't decide... Read More
Melaleuca alternifolia
Viewed 9248 times since Fri, Apr 19, 2013
Melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree) Melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree) will thrive in any soil but it needs full sun and a deeply dug and well-composted hole in which to begin its life. It will grow up to seven metres in height if left free but the... Read More
Metarungia longistrobus
Viewed 3720 times since Mon, Mar 12, 2012
Metarungia longistrobus   (Sunbird Bush) This is a robust plant and it needs little attention, provided that the plants are well mulched and fed with an organic fertiliser twice a year. It can be planted in sun or semi-shade, where it will... Read More
Microlepia speluncae
Viewed 3116 times since Fri, Apr 13, 2012
Microlepia speluncae   Tall growing, this fern can reach a height of 1,5m. It is a clump-forming fern with lime green fronds. It does best in warm, frost free gardens. Read More
Miscanthus
Viewed 2027 times since Tue, May 28, 2013
  Miscanthus The Japanese are especially fond of Miscanthus sinensis, an ornamental grass that features prominently in their rituals. Both of us have planted a new variety called Miscanthus sinensis var. condensatus ‘Cabaret’ and... Read More
Monanthotaxis caffra
Viewed 3492 times since Fri, Aug 31, 2012
Monanthotaxis caffra (Dwaba-berry) Type: Medium shrub, 2m. Form: Woody scrambler with sparse foliage. Flowers: Insignificant cream flowers, from December to March. Why plant it? The Dwaba-berry is a useful plant in a shade garden as it... Read More
Murdannia simplex
Viewed 13110 times since Mon, Mar 12, 2012
Murdannia simplex (Murdannia) Type: Groundcover, 10cm. Form: Clumping, with lanceolate dark green leaves. Flowers: Mauve, in terminal clusters, from September to May. This groundcover is easy to grow and spreads easily. Its delicate flowers open... Read More
Murraya exotica
Viewed 3375 times since Fri, Mar 16, 2012
Murraya exotica The dark green glossy leaves make this shrub attractive even when not in flower, but the large heads of sweetly scented white flowers make it a very attractive shrub to have in the garden. It is a low maintenance plant that requires... Read More
Myrciaria cauliflora
Viewed 1689 times since Fri, Mar 16, 2012
Myrciaria cauliflora   (Jaboticaba)  (Jaboticaba) is both attractive as a garden ornamental and productive, bearing an abundance of delicious fruit during November. This evergreen tree is a native of Brazil, is usually slow growing and... Read More
Myrciaria cauliflora 2
Viewed 6533 times since Fri, Sep 27, 2013
Myrciaria cauliflora MYRCIARIA cauliflora (Jaboticaba) is both attractive as a garden ornamental and productive, bearing an abundance of delicious fruit during November. This evergreen tree is a native of Brazil, but has been grown in... Read More
Myrtaceae family
Viewed 4085 times since Wed, Apr 11, 2012
Myrtaceae family   Myriads of Myrtles Myrtaceae is a large family of mainly trees and shrubs with over a hundred different genera, thousands of species and a huge number of garden hybrids and cultivars. Many well-known plants of gardens,... Read More