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.

70 to 150cm
Full sun to part shade

A tall terrestrial orchid with reedy stems, which can grow into large clumps. An easy to grow orchid in gardens which receive full sun. Usually flowers during all of Summer and Autumn.

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.

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 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

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.

0.5 to 1m
Full sun to part shade

A perennial with flat, fan-like arrangement of leaves with small star shaped speckled flowers. Grows well in moist, well drained positions in full sun. The rhizomes have important medicinal properties which have been traditionally used in China.

From $11.00

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.

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).

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.