Plants



2 to 2.5m
Full sun to part shade

A good landscaping plant with dark green foliage with slender pendulous bright red flowers. More cold tolerant than most heliconias.

2.5 to 3.5m
Full sun to part shade

A tight clumping, hardy and cold tolerant heliconia with large pendulous flowers. The stems and undersides of the leaves have a white waxy coating. A great landscaping plant.

1.5 to 2m
Prefers part shade

A cold tolerant heliconia with pendulous red bracts.

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.

1 to 1.5m
Full sun to part shade

The Petra is great for cut flowers. Quite a distinct look with the green 'leaf-shaped' tip on the lower bract. A little bit taller growing than the other Psittacorums.

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

A psittacorum with bright golden bracts with a slightly red tinge. Great for a splash of colour in the garden - flowers prolifically in Summer through to late Autumn. Great cut flower and pot plant.

1 to 1.5m
Full sun to part shade

A heliconia found throughout the Daintree rainforest. Orange / yellow flowers. Great filler in tropical gardens.

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.

1.5 to 2m
Full sun to part shade

A vigorous grower with a tight clumping and upright habit. Great for cut flowers and as a landscaping plant. Bracts are pastel red toward the tips, fading to peach at the base.

2 to 2.5m
Part shade

A widely cultivated heliconia which usually produces vast amounts of pendulous flowers up to 0.5 meters long. Best in protected spots with a little bit of shade. Fertilise regularly during growth season and keep well mulched.

1 to 1.5m
Full sun to part shade

A great landscaping plant with bright red flowers and lush green foliage. A good cut flower.

0.5 to 1m
Part shade

A small heliconia with relatively large flowers. Needs a nice warm sheltered position with rich well drained soil.

1 to 1.5m
Part shade

A relatively small growing heliconia with large bright red flowers.

50 to 80cm
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.

1.5 to 2m
Full sun to part shade

A nice landscaping plant in tropical gardens. Large upright flowers with mostly red bracts with yellow bases and green lip. Like most strictas, growth is fairly open clumping.

From $25.00

1.5m to 2.5m
Full sun to part shade

A hardy heliconia which is a bit more cold tolerant than most of the large heliconias. Flowers during Spring and Summer. A good landscaping plant.

2m to 3m
Full sun to part shade

A hardy heliconia which is a bit more cold tolerant than most of the large heliconias. Flowers during Spring and Summer. A good landscaping plant.

3m
Min.temp: -10°C
Full sun to part shade

Delicate looking bamboo with fine leaves. Prefers cool temperate climates.

Up to 6m
Min.temp: Tolerates light frosts
Part shade / Shade

The Kentia palm is considered one of the most beautiful palms in the world, and is suitable for growing either indoors or outdoors. Reputed to be one of the most sought after indoor palms due to its upright elegant appearance and general hardiness.

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 $330.00

Up to 5m when mature
Part shade

A spectacularly attractive fan palm with large rounded leaves which are bright silvery white on the undersides. There are no thorns on these palms, so it a great feature palm in ornamental gardens.

1.5m
Prefers part shade

A hardy landscaping plant with slightly wrinkled, dark green compact foliage. Green and white bracts form at the top of each stem, which then gets small delicate white flowers. A great midstory filler in shady spots in the garden.

2 to 4m
Min.temp: Frost free
Part shade / shade

A stunning cycad which is considered as one of the tallest in the world. Endemic to QLD, this cycad tends to grow in moist and shady positions along creek beds and gullies. Spectacular leaves which easily get to 2m in length with glossy green leaflets.

8 to 10m
Min.temp: Tolerates light frosts
Full sun

An eye catching specimen tree grown for its picturesque patterned trunk and soft fern like foliage. Both hardy and drought tolerant, this tree is best suited to large blocks, parks and acreage plantings.

From $49.50

up to 5m
Min.temp: Frost free
Part shade / shade

A very attractive, solitary fan palm up to 5m tall, with large, undivided, dark green leaves to 1.5m across. Best suited to growing in areas where there is some shade. It can be grown in subtropical regions provided the area is frost free.

10 to 20m
Min.temp: Frost free
Part shade / shade

An Australian native palm from northern parts of QLD which has spectacular near circular leaves up to 2m in diameter. Best suited to growing in areas where there is some shade. It can be grown in subtropical regions provided the area is frost free.

From $6.50

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

A large strappy leafed plant that grows naturally around fresh water creeks, rivers, lakes and moist gullies. The lomandra hystrix is drought tolerant and hardy, but will look best with occasional watering during dry periods of the year.

From $16.50

40-70cm
Full sun

A water iris from the swamps of Louisiana which grows best in shallow water or boggy and marginal areas. The Louisiana Iris are evergreen, tolerate light frosts, and flowers spectacularly in Spring.

2m
Full sun/Part shade

Often called variegated tapioca. The boldy variegated foliage starts reddish - pink then as it matures they turn into exotic gold, cream & green variegated leaves with pink branches coming off the trunk.

Part shade / Shade

An evergreen perennial with spectacularly coloured leaves . A great ground-cover in warm climates, or indoor / patio plant in cooler climates. Prefers moist shady areas.

From $27.50

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.

2 to 3m
Min.temp: Frost Free
Full sun to part shade

Showy, lush and versatile, this fast growing shrub gives a tropical feel to any garden. The spectacular crimson red bracts with small white flowers emerge sporadically throughout the year with a mass of blooms appearing in Summer through to Autumn.

6m
Min.temp: -3°C
Full sun to part shade

A small open clumping bamboo. Both shoots and a pear-like seeds are edible.

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.

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

A highly sought after fern with attractive glossy strappy leaves which resemble that of a crocodile skin. Its a hardy, easy to grow fern suitable for partly shaded garden beds. Can also be grown as a pot plant on verandas or brightly lit spots indoors.

1m
Part shade / Shade

An evergreen perennial plant producing a cluster of leaves from the roots and growing about 1 m tall. It produces very small, non-scented, yellow flowers year around. The plant is sometimes gathered from the wild for the fibre obtained from its leaves.

From $17.50

30 to 50cm
Grows best in part shade

A dwarf ginger which is tough and easy to grow with spiralling stems and yellow flowers. A great under-story plant.

From $25.00

1m
Min.temp: 10°C
Shade

A very popular indoor-plant that is easy to grow. Its glossy, Swiss-cheese like leaves make it look great in any style of home.

50 to 150cm
Shade

This is the dwarf version of the very popular 'Swiss Cheese Plant'. Its deep green, glossy, highly perforated leaves makes this plant a real stand-out as an indoor plant.

From $12.50

20mm
Part shade / shade

Create your own moss garden with this hardy moss. Suitable for damp areas in shady spots. Will quickly cover the soil, rocks, logs or stone statues provided there is consistent moisture.

15m
Min.temp: -2°C
Full sun

Beautiful light green culms and soft fine-leafed foliage. Needs good growing conditions and well drained soil in order to grow well. The new shoots are among the best for eating, so good in fact, that they can be eaten raw.

5m
Min.temp: 0°C

A beautiful bamboo native to Australia (Iron Ranges, Cape York peninsula) and New Guinea. It is tight clumping with very large leaves. Prefers some shade or warm protected areas. Does not tolerate frost.

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.

From $35.00

25cm
Part shade

A highly sought after medium sized bromeliad with glossy light green leaves with white margins and heavy pink speckles throughout. Does best in bright filtered light.

From $22.00

20cm
Full sun to part shade

A bright red coloured bromeliad that will form clusters of pups. Grow it in bright light for maximum red-hot look. Outstanding in landscape, hanging baskets and will even grow up a tree trunk.

30 to 50cm
Min.temp: Frost free
Part shade / Bright filtered light

The Asian Pitcher Plant is by far one of the most ostentatious carnivorous plant. The large colourful traps hang down making it a great candidate for a brightly lit window sill, hanging basket, or planted in a stump in the garden.

25cm
Shade

A beautiful fern with soft, fluffy bright green fronds. The fern can be planted indoors or outdoors in containers or hanging baskets.

6m
Min.temp: -9°C
Full sun to part shade

Open clumping with weeping culms. Very fine leaves

1 to 1.5m
Min.temp: Frost free
Full sun to part shade

A very hardy and decorative plant with long green & gold strappy leaves spiralling from a branching trunk. A great under-story plant which will grow in areas with high root competition (ie. under palms, bamboo, etc). Smooth leaves without spines.

1.5m
Min.temp: Tolerates light frost
Full sun

An ornamental grass with burgundy foliage and long feathery flowers held high above the foliage. Best grown in full sun to get the good red colour.

Peperomia turboensis (Red Watermelon)
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25cm
Part shade

A beautiful new cultivar with metallic curved silver foliage and stunning red undersides. Grows well in bright indirect light. Pinch out the stem tips when the plant is overgrowing to keep it in shape.

40cm
Full sun to part shade

Perennial grass with flat, arching, green and white striped leaf blades. Will quickly colonize and serve as a dense, weed-free ground cover in areas where invasiveness in not a concern.

From $14.50

50cm
Part shade / shade

A low growing clumping philodendron with dark green glossy leaves that emerge with iconic bold white pinstripes as it matures. Position in bright, indirect sunlight to help encourage the leaf to develop the variegation.

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.

Philodendron 'Congo' (Chinese Clone)
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60 to 80cm
Part shade / Shade

One the best philodendrons for pot plants, borders, or under-story fillers. The Chinese Congo has a nice short and full growth habit, which will not climb. A hardy plant which requires minimal maintenance.

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.

70cm
Part shade / Shade

A robust philodendron with thick glossy green leaves. This philodendron is an excellent low maintenance under-storey filler or indoor pot plant.

Philodendron 'Little Phil'
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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'.

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.

40 to 60cm
Part shade / shade

Philodendron Prince of Orange is a hybrid self heading philodendron, with beautiful coppery - orange leaves that turn into a dark and muted olive green as they mature.

Philodendron 'Rojo Congo'
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Now from $6.00

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.

1 to 4m
Part shade / Shade

An easy to grow and cold tolerant philodendron with a slow climbing tendency. Stems and new emerging leaves are bright red which darken as they get older. If allowed to grow up a tree trunk or palm, it will add a fantastic rainforest feel to your garden.

70cm
Part shade / Shade

An interesting self heading philodendron with long dark-green creased leaves. The ribbed leaves and unusual texture makes this philodendron a stunning understory plant or indoor pot plant.

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.

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 90cm
Shade

A beautiful fern with blue-green foliage for shady spots in the garden. Can also be grown in pots or hanging baskets on patios out of direct sun.

20m
Min.temp: -20°C
Full sun

A large running bamboo with excellent quality timber and shoots. Native to China, this species is the most common source of bamboo timber in China for manufacturing and bamboo textiles. Grows best in temperate climates, or cool sub-tropical regions.

5m
Min.temp: -10°C
Full sun to part shade

A beautiful black stemmed running bamboo. A great bamboo for large pots and planter boxes. Grows best in Temperate climates - so best suited to southern parts of Australia.

Up to 6m
Min.temp: Frost free
Tolerates some full sun

An elegant clumping palm with light coloured trunks which can be used as a feature, as well as mass planted to provide privacy screening. A good alternative to the common Golden Cane Palm. Best in light shade or protected positions with morning sun.

Part shade

Bring the the deep tropical rainforest look to your backyard. Attach to any tree, log, palm or wall. We sell these in pots. Remove pot and tease out the roots, then use a wide strap or strip of shadecloth to tie to tree or log.

0.5m
Min.temp: -10°C
Full sun to part shade

An outstanding low growing running bamboo with lush green foliage . A great bamboo for pots and planter boxes, or planted in ground as a ground cover.

0.5m
Min.temp: -10°C
Full sun to part shade

An outstanding low growing running bamboo with golden green foliage . A great bamboo for pots and planter boxes, or planted in ground as a ground cover.

1.8m
Part shade

Tough foliage plant with purple backed leaves and unusual wheat coloured flowers. A beautiful accent plant in any tropical garden or pot plant on patio or verandah.

Up to 5m
Full sun to part shade

Plumeria pudica is a very fast growing evergreen frangipani. It features deep green foliage and iridescent white non-perfumed flowers. It flowers throughout spring & summer with a very long flowering season. Can be pruned to keep a desired shape.

30 to 40cm
Full sun to part shade

A compact and bushy small grass, excellent for edging around rock gardens and is especially good around ponds where it gets plenty of water.

50cm
Full sun to part shade

A nice soft grass which grows in tight clumps. Great for borders, rock gardens, around ponds and water-features.

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.

up to 5m
Min.temp: Frost free
Part shade

A lovely multi-stemmed palm from Cape York. A great addition to tropical gardens. The Macarthur Palms prefer a rich moist loamy soil with good humidity - moderately shaded areas in amongst lots of other tropical foliage plants is ideal.

1 -2m
Part shade

This one is a must for the indoor plant collector with deeply lobed glossy leaves that adds a jungle vibe to your indoor space. It can grow tall and prefers growing on a totem pole or tree. Enjoys plenty of bright indirect light.

1 to 3m
Min.temp: Tolerates quick light frosts
Part shade / shade

A very attractive slow growing multi-stemmed palm with large fan shaped variegated leaves. A fantastic indoor pot plant. In tropical and subtropical climates it can be grown in sheltered positions in the garden.

3 to 4m
Min.temp: Tolerates quick light frosts
Part shade

A very attractive slow growing multi-stemmed palm with large fan shaped leaves. A fantastic indoor pot plant. In tropical and subtropical climates it can be grown in sheltered positions in the garden.

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.

50cm
Full sun to part shade

12m
Min.temp: -2°C
Full sun

A thin walled bamboo with erect green culms and large leaves. A beautiful ornamental with a distinct tropical look.

12m
Min.temp: -2°C
Full sun to part shade

The epitome of tropical gardens. Erect bright yellow culms with green stripes and large yellow striped leaves. Very beautiful.

5m
Min.temp: -2°C
Full sun to part shade

An unusual looking bamboo with long pendulous culms which tend to splay out over the surrounding area. Looks great when allowed to drape over river banks, rock ledges, etc. If there is a nearby tree or rock wall, the culms can have some climbing tendency.

15m
Min.temp: -2°C
Full sun to part shade

Thin walled beauty with yellow culms and green stripes.

8m
Min.temp: -2°C
Full sun

A fantastic ornamental bamboo. The slightly rough green culms with slender weeping tops makes this bamboo a great centerpiece.

5m
Min.temp: -2°C
Full sun to part shade

A nice smaller, green culmed, bushy bamboo with large leaves. Great as a small feature or privacy screen. Long, thin-walled internodes used for flute making.

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

An ornamental, tight clumping bamboo with long internodes.

15m
Min.temp: -2°C
Full sun

A beautiful ornamental. The culms sheaths tend to stay attached to the culms which gives the bamboo a stripy appearance. The timber is thin walled and straight.

5m
Min.temp: -2°C
Full sun to part shade

This is a native Australian bamboo with straight upright culms and branchless lower section. Being tight clumping this bamboo creates a good screen for areas with limited space.