Plants



30 to 40cm
Best in dappled light

A low growing plant with a spreading growth habit. A fantastic ground cover which will gently spill out over garden edges or containers. Quite hardy once established. Will grown in areas where there is already a lot of roots from surrounding plants.

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50cm
Part shade / shade

A wonderfully pinstriped aglaonema hybrid with bright pink stems. A fantastic indoor pot plant or understory plant in warm protected gardens. As and indoor plant, it will do well in poorly lit areas and is a great plant for removing toxins from the air.

50cm
Part shade / shade

A heavily speckled aglaonema hybrid with with bright pink midribs. A fantastic indoor pot plant or understory plant in warm protected gardens. As and indoor plant, it will do well in poorly lit areas and is a great plant for removing toxins from the air.

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50cm
Part shade / shade

An aglaonema hybrid with dark green leaves with silvery veins and and thin pink edges. A fantastic indoor pot plant or understory plant in warm protected gardens. As and indoor plant, it will do well in poorly lit areas.

1m
Full sun

One of the most impressive of the large Alcantarea bromeliads. Silver upper-sides of leaves, and dark burgundy red undersides.

1m
Full sun

A truly spectacular bromeliad which performs best when grown in full sun. The deep red colour is most predominant during the cooler months of of the year and bit more on the green side during summer. Will grow to 1m width and 1m height in pot or garden.

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50 to 80cm
Part shade / shade

A tight clumping elephant's ear with dark green leaves and light green silvery veins. Undersides of leaves and dark burgundy red and stems are pink. A truly beautiful pot plant or under-storey plant in shady yet brightly lit positions in the garden.

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1.5 to 2m
Full sun to part shade

An unusual and incredibly attractive ginger. Grows in shallow water, whether it be dams, ponds or water bowls. Can also be grown in any moist or waterlogged soil. Makes an attractive feature plant with upright tidy foliage with light pink flowers.

1.5 to 2.5m
Prefers part shade, but can tolerate full sun if kept moist.

A hardy tight clumping ginger, great as a landscaping plant. Produces hanging flowers in Spring and Summer. Also makes a great pot plant on verandas and patios.

1 to 1.5m
Part shade / Shade

A hardy landscaping plant with tough variegated foliage. Produces hanging flowers in Spring. Great under-storey filler and pot plant.

up to 1m
Min.temp: Tolerates light frost
Part shade / shade

A wonderful, drought tolerant plant with long green leaves with slightly rippled or wavy edges. A fantastic pot plant or feature plant as well as an under-story filler in between larger trees and shrubs.

Up to 1m
Min.temp: Tolerates light frost
Part shade / shade

A very hardy and beautiful under-story plant. The schlechtendalii has quite broad and rounded leaves. A fantastic plant in pots indoors or on patios.

60 to 80cm
Min.temp: Frost free
Full sun to part shade

A very attractive evergreen clumping plant with green needle-like leaves. Drought-resistant plant that needs little care and looks bright green all year long. Looks great in hanging baskets, containers or as a groundcover. Ideal for coastal gardens.

50cm
Part shade / Shade

A very hardy indoor plant, suitable for indoor pots or shady spots in the garden. It has quite a big root system which is what makes it particularly tough and drought tolerant. Competes well in areas with high competition, ie around palms and bamboo.

50 to 100cm
Min.temp: Tolerates light frost
Part shade / shade

A cold hardy bird's nest fern suitable for growing in most parts of Australia. Can grow up to 1m wide and 1m high. An easy to look after pot plant or garden plant. The A. antiquum is hardier and more compact than the common bird's nest fern (A. nidus).

50 to 100cm
Part shade / shade

A stunning bird's nest fern with deeply serrated foliage. Can grow to 1m in height and width if conditions are good. An ideal feature pot plant on a shaded patio or courtyard, or as an under-story plant in shady spots in the garden.

4 to 6m
Min.temp: -2°C
Full sun to part shade

An incredibly lush and bushy bamboo. Excellent pot plant, small privacy screen or feature.

4m
Min.temp: -12°C
Full sun to part shade

One of the most popular small bamboo species. Nice upright, tight clumping bamboo with gold striped culms. Its upright growth habit and tight clumping nature, makes this bamboo a great screening plant in smaller gardens.

8 to 10m
Min.temp: -2°C
Full sun to part shade

A seriously beautiful bamboo. Very tight clumping, clean smooth culms, lush slightly weeping tops. This particular Nana clone is the one often referred to as the Quail Gardens Clone (San Diego Botanic Gardens).

6 - 7m
Min.temp: -12°C
Full sun to part shade

A beautiful tidy upright bamboo, great for privacy screens or as feature plantings. The smooth clean culms, lush green foliage and general hardiness has earned this bamboo a spot as one the most popular bamboo species in Australia.

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50 to 80cm
Min.temp: Frost free
Part shade

An Angel Wing Begonia with silver spotted leaves and scarlet/pink flowers. A great pot plant or understory filler.

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1m
Filtered sun / shade

A hardy fast growing fern for shady spots in the garden. Its a great filler plant which is sure to add a touch of the tropics to your garden. Silver Lady can also be grown in pots on patios out of direct sun.

From $7.50

1m
Filtered sun / shade

A hardy fast growing fern for shady spots in the garden. Its a great filler plant which is sure to add a touch of the tropics to your garden. Can also be grown in pots on patios out of direct sun. Similar to the Silver Lady, but with more open foliage.

60 to 90cm
Can be grown in full sun, but does better in semi shaded spots

A tropical perennial plant with thick fleshy rootlets which are widely used in cooking in Thailand and Indonesia for their aromatic spicy flavour. Can be eaten raw in salads, added to soups and curries, and made into pickles.

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40 to 60cm
Part shade / shade

A perennial tuber grown for its colourful foliage. The heart shaped leaves usually have a combination green, pink, red and white. Will die down during the winter months.

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50 to 70cm
Part shade / Shade

A hardy calathea with a thick foliage and tight clumping growth habit make this a great under-story filler. Best planted in moist, shady gardens with good protection. Also makes a great indoor pot plant.

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50cm
Part shade / Shade

A tight clumping calathea with long wavy-edged leaves which are light green in colour with dark blotches. A great landscaping filler for shady spots in the garden, or ornamental pot plant.

50cm
Part shade / Shade

A variation of the poplular insignis - grows much the same, but with few 'spots' on the leaves. A great landscaping filler for shady spots in the garden, or ornamental pot plant.

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50 to 70cm
Part shade / Shade

The beautifully patterned glossy leaves and clumping growth habit make this a great under-story filler. Best planted in moist, shady gardens with good protection. Also makes a great indoor pot plant.

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60 to 90cm
Part shade / Shade

A very popular calathea, both as an under-story plant or indoor pot plant. Spectacular long boldly-striped leaves.

3m
Part shade / Shade

A shade loving palm particularly suited to growing in pots either indoors or on patios and verandas. Named 'Bamboo Palm' due to its multi-stemmed growth habit, resembling that of bamboo. A great air-purifying plant for indoor spaces and offices.

1 to 2m
Full sun to part shade

A ginger with frilly white flowers on top of red spiralling stems. Stays nice and compact. A good landscaping plant. May be deciduous in cooler climates.

5m
Min.temp: -12°C
Full sun

A nice tidy upright running bamboo which makes fantastic pot plant or planter box specimens. Will usually get to about 2m tall in pots.

40 to 50cm
Shade

A rare and particularly stunning foliage plant with broad green foliage and vibrant orange-hued petioles and leaf midribs. The bright orange colour remains year-round and really illuminates the center of each plant, and hence its name 'Fire Flash'.

From $5.50

30cm
Part shade / Shade

An easy to grow, small tight clumping plant suitable for borders, surrounding ponds, rockeries, etc. Best in part shade or well lit indoor positions.

From $110.00

3m
Min.temp: -6°C
Part shade

A beautiful ornamental with very small leaves which grow in clusters close to the culm. Quite rare and a must for collectors. Prefers cooler climates.

Up to 5m
Min.temp: Frost free
Full sun to part shade

Grow your own coffee! An evergreen shrub with glossy green foliage which produces masses of white flowers in spring, followed by green berries which turn red when maturing in Autumn. Harvestable berries (coffee beans) within 2 or 3 years of planting.

From $8.50

Up to 1m
Min.temp: 5°C
Full sun to part shade

As the name suggests, these smaller varieties of cordylines have small broad leaves growing in very compact arrangements around the stems. Fantastic plants for adding some colour to tropical gardens. Can be grown as border plants if trimmed regularly.

1m
Min.temp: 5°C
Full sun to part shade

A compact growing cordyline with silvery green and red leaves with distinct light yellow margins. The compact growth and crisp clean foliage makes it an ideal accent or border plant.

1m
Min.temp: 5°C
Part shade

A wonderfully coloured green and white leaf with bold hot pink margins. Needs a little shade to look its best. Can be quite variable in the amount of variegations.

1m
Min.temp: 5°C
Part shade

A great colour contrasting cordyline with shades of dark green, brown, orange and deep red. Great accent plant in tropical gardens. Can be trimmed into a hedge or border if desired. Can grow in full sun but likes a bit of protection from the hottest sun.

1m
Min.temp: 5°C
Part shade

A popular cordyline with bright green and lime green variegations and hot pink edges. When mass planted, the Cordyline 'Kiwi' is sure to brighten up the garden. Grows best in part shade and is also well suited as indoor potted specimens.

1m
Full sun to part shade

A colourful and vibrant addition to any tropical garden. Fantastic splash of colour when planted in amongst palms and leafy tropicals.

up to 1m
Min.temp: 5°C
Full sun to part shade

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1 to 2m
Prefers part shade

A great hardy landscaping ginger with red edible flowers produced from lemon yellow cones.

1 to 1.5m
Prefers part shade

A beautiful hardy and cold tolerant ginger with variegated foliage with snowy white flowers. Has a tendency to revert to solid green leaves - prune away any stems with green leaves to maintain variegations. Good pot plant.

2 to 3m
Prefers part shade

One of the best ornamental gingers. Its large size and showy flowers make it a great addition to any garden. It flowers nearly year round, both from the tops of the stems and from basal stems. Makes a great pot plant for patios and verandas.

70 to 100cm
Part shade

This is a new release and an absolute gem of a ginger. A compact growing costus with maroon stems and undersides of leaves. As with many costus, the yellow flowers are edible and make a great zesty addition to salads.

1.5 to 2m
Part shade

The compact growth and year-round flowering makes this a great addition to the garden. Easy to grow in-ground. Makes great pot plants.

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50 to 80cm
Part shade / shade

A small compact costus with bright yellow flowers atop thin spiralling stems with fine hairs. A great under-story ginger for for shady spots in the garden.

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0.5 to 1m
Part shade / Shade

A fantastic ginger which flowers nearly year round. Bright red bracts with orange flowers. Great in any garden or pot. The orange day flowers are edible which make a zesty addition to your garden salads.

1 to 2m
Part shade

Beautiful hardy ginger with spiraling stems which produces long red cone-like bracts with red and yellow flowers. Good pot plant and cut flower.

1 to 1.5m
Part shade

A hardy and cold tolerant ginger with dark green foliage and maroon cones which produce bright pink flowers (usually one at a time). Great pot plant or landscaping plant.

1 to 1.5m
Part shade / Shade

A hybrid which shares properties from both varzearum and productus. Great contrasting foliage with maroon undersides. Pink bracts with green tips producing orange tubular flowers. A great landscaping plant.

1 to 1.5m
Prefers part shade

A somewhat fitting name - the pinky red colour of the flower is 'smudged' into the base of the leaves. Very smooth and tough foliage. A good landscaping ginger and pot plant.

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70 to 100cm
Part shade / Shade

A wonderful foliage plant for a shady spot in your garden. Great contrasting colour - silver leaves with bold dark green herring-bone pattern.

1 to 1.5m
Part shade / Shade

A highly decorative plant which is great in protected areas or pots. Flowers easily during Summer and Autumn. Though this plant looks and grows like a ginger, it does not actually belong to the ginger family.

3 to 5m
Min.temp: Frost free
Full sun to part shade

A multi-stemmed shrub with whorls of strappy green and yellow variegated leaves. A very adaptable plant which can be grown in full sun outdoors, or in lower light levels indoors. A fantastic accent plant in tropical gardens. Hardy indoor pot plant.

3 to 5m
Min.temp: Frost free
Full sun to part shade

A multi-stemmed shrub with whorls of strappy lime green / dark green variegated leaves. A very adaptable plant which can be grown in full sun outdoors, or in lower light levels indoors. A fantastic accent plant in tropical gardens. Hardy indoor pot plant.

1.5m
Part shade / Shade

Despite its name, this plant actually has no relation to bamboo. It is however a fantastic plant for growing indoors or on patios and verandas if you want to achieve a bit of the bamboo look. Cut stems can easily be grown in just water.

Up to 1m
Min.temp: Frost free
Full sun to part shade

Crucifix Orchids have tough leathery leaves and long, thin stems with long lasting clusters of flowers. The common name refers to the lip of the flower called the labellum, which resembles a small cross. Great beginner's orchid - tough and easy to grow.

Up to 40cm
Min.temp: Frost free
Full sun to part shade

The Mini Lilac is quite a rare crucifix orchid which only grows to 30 to 40cm tall. Flowers just as easily as the more common varieties.

Up to 50cm
Min.temp: Frost free
Full sun to part shade

A prolific flowering smaller growing Crucifix Orchid. Fantastic bright orange coloured flowers which only grow to about 50cm in height. Great in pots or in small gardens around the house. Easy to grow.

Up to 1m
Min.temp: Frost free
Full sun to part shade

Crucifix Orchids have tough leathery leaves and long, thin stems with long lasting clusters of flowers. The common name refers to the lip of the flower called the labellum, which resembles a small cross. Great beginner's orchid - tough and easy to grow.

Up to 1m
Min.temp: Frost free
Full sun to part shade

Crucifix Orchids have tough leathery leaves and long, thin stems with long lasting clusters of flowers. The common name refers to the lip of the flower called the labellum, which resembles a small cross. Great beginner's orchid - tough and easy to grow.

Up to 1m
Min.temp: Frost free
Full sun to part shade

Crucifix Orchids have tough leathery leaves and long, thin stems with long lasting clusters of flowers. The common name refers to the lip of the flower called the labellum, which resembles a small cross. Great beginner's orchid - tough and easy to grow.

Up to 1m
Min.temp: Frost free
Full sun to part shade

Crucifix Orchids have tough leathery leaves and long, thin stems with long lasting clusters of flowers. The common name refers to the lip of the flower called the labellum, which resembles a small cross. Great beginner's orchid - tough and easy to grow.

Up to 1m
Min.temp: Frost free
Full sun to part shade

Crucifix Orchids have tough leathery leaves and long, thin stems with long lasting clusters of flowers. The common name refers to the lip of the flower called the labellum, which resembles a small cross. Great beginner's orchid - tough and easy to grow.

Up to 1m
Min.temp: Frost free
Full sun to part shade

Crucifix Orchids have tough leathery leaves and long, thin stems with long lasting clusters of flowers. The common name refers to the lip of the flower called the labellum, which resembles a small cross. Great beginner's orchid - tough and easy to grow.

50 to 70cm
Part shade / shade

A shade-loving lily with wonderfully rich green foliage which products sprays of white scented flowers throughout the warmer months of the year. An easy to grow plant both in the garden and in pots.

2m (in pot), 20m+ (in ground)
Part shade / shade if grown in pots.

A spectacular indoor pot plant or outdoor canopy tree. Thick glossy leathery leaves which range from burgundy red to almost black. Cutting the tops off will cause side branching which easily enables a staggered bushy look when grown as an indoor specimen.

2m (in pot), 20m+ (in ground)
Part shade / Shade (if grown in pots)

Thick glossy leathery leaves with a somewhat mottled assortment of colours . Great indoor or patio pot plant. Can easily be pruned to desired size and shape.

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1 to 1.5m
Part shade

Stunning white flowers which resemble a moth in flight. Flowers have strong sweet scent.

1 to 1.5m
Part shade

One of the most popular hedychiums. Beautiful snow white flowers produced throughout summer. Grows well in cooler climates. Needs moist rich soil.

1m
Part shade

An absolutely stunning heliconia with dark green foliage and red and white flowers. Good under-story plant. Great as cut flowers and as pot plants.

1.5m
Part shade

A small heliconia with dark green foliage and yellow and white flowers. Flowers from June to September. Great as cut flowers.

1 to 1.5m
Full sun to part shade

A great smaller sized heliconia for pots or under-story filler. Stays in quite compact clumps.

1m
Full sun to part shade

A prolific flowering psittacorum which displays a fantastic show of colour for most of the year. Great cut flower and pot plant.

1m
Full sun to part shade

A yellow and pink psittacorum - both flowers and foliage is usually a bit smaller than the other psittacorums.

1m
Full sun to part shade

Reddish pink bracts that are usually held high above the foliage.

1m
Full sun to part shade

A stunning psittacorum with bright yellow and pink flowers. Great for a splash of colour in the garden - flowers prolifically from Spring right through to late Autumn. Great cut flower and pot plant.

1m
Full sun to part shade

A beautiful 'almost white' psittacorum. Flowers are held high above the foliage. Great cut flower and pot plant.

1m
Full sun to part shade

An absolutely stunning psittacorum and probably the most colourful out of them all. The multi-coloured flowers are held high above the foliage, producing a spectacular display when mass planted. Great cut flower and pot plant.

1m
Full sun to part shade

The psittacorum with the most red in the flowers. A brilliant firey display when in full bloom.

1 to 1.5m
Full sun to part shade

A great heliconia for cut flowers.

1 to 1.5m
Full sun to part shade

The golden coloured bracts and wide leaves makes this one a great filler and splash of colour in tropical gardens.

0.5m
Part shade / shade

One of the smallest heliconias with bright red flower bracts with dark green edges. A great under-story plant in tropical gardens. Makes a great pot plant.

30cm
Part shade / Shade

A small fine-leafed fern with silvery white rhizomes that tend to creep along the surface of the soil or surround the pot that it is planted in. Highly suitable for hanging baskets to show off the matted web of silver white rhizomes.

From $22.00

1m
Min.temp: Frost free
Part shade / shade

Dark green glossy leaves and large pendulous grape-like clusters of pink flowers. An easy to grow plant that will reward you with flowers throughout the year. A great under-story filler or patio pot plant.

60cm
Part shade / Shade

Upright flat 'strappy' fronds with fully crested tops and frilly edges. A Queensland native fern, suitable for part shade to full shade. A very easy to grow and hardy ground cover, or specimen pot plant - indoors or out.

50cm
Min.temp: Tolerates light frost
Part shade

An Australian native fern with dark green leathery fronds and long spreading hairy rhizomes. The low-growing spreading habit makes this fern ideal as a ground-cover or in hanging baskets. Will grow up trees in a shady humid spot. Very hardy.

50cm
Part shade / Shade

An attractive ground cover or pot plant. A clumping growth habit with long strappy arching leaves. Flowers during winter. Even if its not in flower, the dark green foliage makes for very elegant displays.

30cm
Part shade / shade

A short but broad growing understory plant or pot plant with thick glossy, rounded leaves. Fantastic indoor plant, especially in hanging baskets in bright conditions without harsh direct sun.

30cm
Part shade / shade

A short but broad growing understory plant or pot plant with thick glossy, rounded leaves. Fantastic indoor plant, especially in hanging baskets in bright conditions without harsh direct sun.

50cm
Part shade / shade

A low growing clumping hybrid philodendron with dark green, almost black leaves. New emerging leaves are a beautiful glossy bronze colour. Great low-growing understory plant in shady gardens.

70cm
Part shade / Shade

A hardy and robust philodendron with thick glossy green leaves. The short fat stem is barely visible and provides the plants with a strong upright growth habit. This philodendron is an excellent low maintenance under-storey filler or indoor pot plant.

50cm
Part shade / shade

A fantastically bright, almost fluorescent green philodendron with a low clumping growth habit. A great colour contrast plant for shady spots in the garden. Best in positions where there is no direct sun. Dappled sun or very early morning sun is ok.

Part shade / Shade

Quite a large leafed philodendron with a slow climbing habit. New emerging leaves tend to be bright red, almost copper coloured, maturing to a deep burgundy and then finally to a very dark green. Makes great indoor plant displays.

Part shade / Shade

A very rare and unusual philodendron with silver, almost metallic-looking foliage. Has a strong climbing habit, so needs a post, log, trellis, or tree to grow on. Makes great indoor displays or window plant.

50cm
Filtered sun / shade

A beautiful compact philodendron that stays in low growing bushy 'shrubs'. Will not climb like so many other Philodendrons. Great ground cover or pot plant.