Tropical foliage



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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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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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.

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'.

60 to 80cm
Full sun to part shade

A perennial plant that produces large corms underground. The corms, leaves and stems can be eaten if cooked. ALL parts of the plants are toxic if eaten uncooked. An important stable food in many parts of the tropics.

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1m
Part shade

A cordyline with ruby red foliage, deepening to burgundy as it ages. A beautiful addition to any tropical garden.

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

1m
Full sun to part shade

Deep dark purple leaves with a contrasting cream edge make this cordyline a colourful and vibrant addition to any tropical garden.

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.

1m
Min.temp: 5°C
Part shade

A broad leafed cordyline with a boldly striped leaves with shades of green, gold, burgundy red and orange. A great landscaping plant or pot plant.

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20cm
Part shade / Shade

A low growing ground cover featuring silver foliage with thin green herring-bone pattern.

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20cm to 30cm
Part shade / Shade

A beautiful low growing ground cover, ideal for shady spots. Quite large rectangular shaped leaves which are silver in colour with a bold dark green herring-bone pattern.

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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.

80 to 100cm
Part shade / Shade

The Greystar has silvery leaves with dark green veins and deep burgundy undersides. An good contrasting colour under-story filler in any tropical garden.

Up to 1m
Part shade / Shade

Ideal plant for indoors (especially bathrooms) or shady spots in the garden. Tall upright stems with tough leathery foliage. Prefers warm humid position free from draughts.

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 to 2m
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.

Neomarica gracilis (Walking Iris)
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50cm
Part shade / Shade

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

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30cm
Part shade / Shade

A short but broad growing understory plant or pot plant with thick colourful leaves. Fantastic indoor plant.

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.

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.

40cm
Filtered sun / shade

A beautiful compact and easy to grow philodendron that stays in low growing bushy 'shrubs'. Will not climb like so many other Philodendrons. Great ground cover or pot plant for heavily shaded areas. Great plant for creating 'green walls'.

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50 to 80cm
Full sun to part shade

This plant creates a tropical feel in any garden. Lush, compact, tidy growth with glossy lobed leaves. Great as an understory filler or mass planted in feature gardens or borders. Grows well in pots, provided they are positioned in bright, well lit areas.

60 to 80cm
Full sun

Clusters of highly fragrant showy white flowers rise from clusters of grass like clumps during summer and autumn. Very popular among florists as cut flowers, traditionally used in wedding bouquets. Can be grown in garden or in pots in full sun.

30cm
Full sun to heavy shade

A 'Mother-in-Law's Tongue' cultivar with short stiff compact leaves which are silvery green and heavily banded with yellow. Very hardy ground cover plants or indoor potted specimen. Requires very little maintenance and grows very well in 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.

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).