Tropical foliage



50cm
Full sun to part shade

50 to 70cm
Part shade / shade

A very popular indoor pot plant grown for its lush dark green foliage and showy white flowers. A good indoor plant or office plant, capable of removing toxins from the air. Grows easily in garden beds in filtered light.

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

A fairly easy to grow landscaping plant and ornamental pot plant. Grows best in well drained soil in partly shaded positions. Will flower almost year-round in warm climates. May die down during winter in cool climates.

5 to 6m
Min.temp: 5 degrees
Full sun to part shade

The Nicolai is the large form of the common 'Bird of Paradise'. Nicolai wil grow to about 6m tall, and is very hardy and reasonably drought tolerant. Great as a two-storey screening plant in suburban gardens.

1m
Min.temp: Tolerates light frost
Full sun to part shade

A well known Aussie garden favourite. A very hardy plant that produces the easily identifiable flowers. Tolerates full sun to part shade and copes well in areas with lots of competition from surrounding plants (ie. around palms and bamboo).

From $12.50

50 to 100cm
Min.temp: Frost free
Part shade / shade

Evergreen dark green foliage with light-green tones and reddish-brown undersides of the leaves. A great landscaping plant or indoor pot plant.

50 to 100cm
Min.temp: Frost free
Part shade / shade

Brighten up dull corners of your garden with this dramatically coloured Stromanthe. Dark green leaves with white variegations and pink undersides of the leaves. A great landscaping plant or indoor pot plant.

1.5m
Part shade

A great under-story filler plant in tropical gardens. Large light green leaves and masses of small orange bracts produced during summer and autumn. In Peru and Equador, the leaves are often used to wrap food in cooking.

60 to 80cm
Min.temp: Tolerates light frost
Part shade / shade

A fantastic plant in pots indoors or on patios.

1 to 1.5m
Filtered sun / shade

An absolute stunner of a plant with long narrow and wavy leaves which can get close to a meter long. A great indoor pot plant or understory feature plant in the garden.

2 to 5m
Min.temp: 5°C
Part shade

The vanilla vine is actually a climbing orchid which produces the valuable vanilla pods. Quite large green/yellow flowers are produced which must be hand pollinated in order for them to produce the vanilla pods.

1 to 2m
Min.temp: Frost free
Full sun to part shade

A wonderful pot plant or under-story filler with large dark green leaves with black veins on the back. The stems are dark purple/black with a white residue covering. The plant is often cultivated for its edible roots and leaves in parts of the tropics.

60 to 80cm
Heavy to medium shade

The thick glossy leaves and compact growth habit makes this a fabulous indoor pot plant or under-storey filler in the garden. The popular slogan 'Thrives on Neglect' sums it up - it doesn't need much water or light. Suitable for 'brown thumbed' people.

30 to 40cm
Full sun to part shade

A small plant with grassy looking strappy foliage which produces flowers during Spring right through to Autumn. It oftens tends to produce new flower after a good rain - hence the name. Great for borders or mass plantings. Can also be grown in pots.