Pistol Bush Duvernoia adhatodoides It grows easily and is ideal for shady, moist spots. It has large dark green leaves and showy, fragrant white flowers streaked with red. Although it can grow tall, it can easily be kept shorter with pruning. Ensure that it gets enough water otherwise the leaves go yellow.
Winter Daphne Daphne odora ‘Aureomarginata’ It is a delicious and unique fragrance that, once experienced, will never be forgotten. This is a slow growing, evergreen shrub that is rare and scarce in this country. Its leaves are lance shaped and leathery with a narrow cream or yellow margin. Terminal clusters of mauve or purple flowers […]
Silver or common birch Betula pendula The birch is one of the best-known trees in cultivation today, especially in temperate regions, and is a common feature of forests, woodlands and gardens in Europe and parts of northern Asia. The leaves, bark, and oil extracted from the bark, are used for medicinal and culinary purposes. Sap […]
Spear Queen This is a spectacular evergreen foliage plant belonging to the Elephant’s ear family. Upright, fleshy, rhizomatous stems bear stout, cylindrical leaf stalks topped with lush, green, heart-shaped leaves with prominent veins. The plants develop into multi stemmed clumps about 1,2 m tall and often equally as wide. They produce small, somewhat insignificant green […]
Wavy Plantain Lily, Variegated Wavy Plantain Lily Hosta undulata var. univittata has dark green leaves with creamy centres. Mature size about 35 x 35 cm. Hostas have always been useful perennials for shade gardens, especially very cold gardens. This is perhaps why, over the years, hundreds of hybrids have been developed from the different species […]
Brazilian dwarf tree fern, Red Brazilian tree fern, and red dwarf tree fern A most attractive fern with beautiful pinkred new growth that develops into handsome dark green fronds atop a rhizome-like trunk that attains a height of 30cm. Excellent for shaded, woodland type gardens or beside water features.