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Summer – Sun Perennials

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AchilleaAchillea Yarrow


Yarrow

Achillea has finely dissected, feathery foliage and a profusion of flat – topped flower heads in a variety of colours all season long. Water-wise plants that prefer drier soil in full sun. Excellent as a contrast plant in borders and as a cut flower.

Height: 60cm - Spread: 35-40cm

Colours: Mixed

R220.00 per tray / 24 plants

Agapanthusagapanthus


Dwarf Blue

Beautiful mini version of the popular original! Small clumps give rise to deep-blue flower clusters on erect stalks. Perfect for a tidy edging against walkways or lawn. Indigenous.

Height: 35cm - Spread: 35-40cm

R280.00 per tray / 24 plants

AngeloniaAngelonia


Archangel - Loves hot dry conditions! - Best Seller!

Compact and strong growing, with masses of orchid like flowers. This is a winner in the summer garden as it is perpetually in flower! Does very well in containers.

Height: 30cm - Spread: 20-25cm

Colours: Pink, Purple, Rose, White, Blue BicolourMixed

R360.00 per tray / 24 plants
R80.00 per tray / 4 plants

ArgyranthemumArgyranthemum Daisy Bush


Daisy Bush

Vastly improved varieties of the traditional ‘daisy bush’ with a more compact habit and improved flower colours. Easy to grow.

Height: 35-45cm - Spread: 30-40cm

Colours: White (double-flowers), Crested Yellow, Crested Violet, Red, Crested Merlot

R340.00 per tray / 24 plants

BacopaBacopa Sultera

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Sultera

Bacopa is a trailing and spreading plant covered with masses of small flowers in lovely clear colours. Ideal for baskets, containers, rockeries and awkward corners. Indigenous.

Height: 15-20cm - Spread: extensive

Colours: White, Pink, Deep Blue, Blue

R400.00 per tray / 24 plants

BrachyscomeBrachyscome


Swan River Daisy - Requires minimal care

Brachyscome is a good choice for filling in around tall, leggy plants and carpeting bare spots.They are especially effective as mass plantings, draping over retaining walls, in pots,hanging baskets and as borders.

Height: 10cm - Spread: 30-40cm

Colours: Violet, Magenta

R420.00 per tray / 24 plants

CoreopsisCoreopsis Tickweed


Tickweed

This perennial plant needs no introduction – it is easy to grow and most rewarding, producing its glorious double, golden-yellow flowers all summer long on compact plants. Easy to grow, prefers hot dry conditions

Height: 60cm - Spread: 30-35cm

R260.00 per tray / 24 plants

Cupheacuphea false heather


False Heather

A neat, compact plant with attractive shiny leaves and a profusion of flowers borne over a long period. It is versatile, being suitable for mass plantings, as a hedge or in containers.

Height: 25cm - Spread: 20cm

Colours: White (lime coloured foliage), Lavender (green foliage)

R280.00 per tray / 24 plants

DiasciaDiascia light pink

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Twinspur

One of our most beautiful indigenous plants is available in several delightful colours. Perfect for beds and borders or containers, they will repeat bloom if deadheaded correctly.

Height: 30cm - Spread: 25-30cm

Colours: Cranberry Red, Pink, White, Orange

R380.00 per tray / 24 plants

Echinacea F1echinacea-tall-pink


Cone Flower

The flowers are large and showy, on strong growing, uniform plants. The bold daisy-like flowers create a beautiful contrast in the mixed border and combine well with Achillea and other perennials that require lower moisture levels.

Height: 40-60cm

Colours: Tall Pink (height 60cm), White (height 40cm), Rose (height 40cm)

R280.00 per tray / 24 plants

Erigeron KarvinskianusErigeron Karvinskianus


Fleabane

Useful “tough as nails” ground cover. Will grow anywhere and everywhere...Needs to be controlled.

Height: 20-30cm - Spread: extensive

R200.00 per tray / 24 plants
R430.00 per tray / 128 plants

Felicia AmelloidesFelicia amelloides

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Kingfisher Daisy


This brilliant blue flowered indigenous plant is ideal for rockeries, edging or the odd difficult corner. Tough and long lived, cut back once a year to shape. Indigenous.

Height: 35cm - Spread: 30-40cm

Colours: Blue (variegated foliage), Blue (green foliage)

R300.00 per tray / 24 plants

Gaura BellezaGaura Belleza


Butterfly Bush

These exquisite clump-forming plants produce masses of butterfly shaped flowers almost all year long. The long arching stems lend grace and charm, and the compact growth habit makes them especially suited to small gardens. Cut back annually to retain shape.

Height: 45-50cm - Spread: 40-50cm

Colours: Pink, White

R480.00 per tray / 24 plants

Gaura LindheimeriGaura Lindheimeri


White Sparkle

This is a much taller and broader growing plant well suited to corporate landscapes and larger gardens. The white, flushed pink flowers resemble a multitude of butterflies when the plant is in full flower. These plants are cheerful, carefree and long flowering in warm, dry conditions.

Height: 60-70cm - Spread: 40-50cm

R500.00 per tray / 128 plants

Gazania F1Gazania mixed

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Dazzling indigenous colour - water wise!43
Indigenous plants producing bright multi -coloured flowers, daisy like in appearance. They need well-drained sandy soil.

Height: 25cm - Spread: 20cm

Colours: Mahogany Kiss, Red, Yellow, Orange, Mixed Pink Shades, Strawberry Shortcake Mix, White, Mixed

R200.00 per tray / 24 plants
R430.00 per tray / 128 plants

Geranium Multibloom Series F1Geranium Multibloom Series


Pelargoniums that last and last!

Known as ‘Zonal Geraniums’ due to the markings on the upper leaf surface, these upright Pelargoniums have been a firm favourite with gardeners for generations. An essential part of summer planting, they are useful in beds and containers.

Height: 30-35cm - Spread: 35-40cm

Colours: Mixed, White, Rose, Aplleblossom, Red, Coral Spice

R250.00 per tray / 24 plants

Lavandula DentataLavandula Dentata French Lavender


Royal Crown

French Lavender is a spreading, bushy shrub with dark grey – green leaves with characteristic toothed edges, and large, plump lavender coloured flowers. Flowers all summer long. Must have excellent drainage and full sun.

Height: 60cm - Spread: 50cm

R370.00 per tray / 24 plants

LavandulaLavender Margaret Roberts


Margaret Roberts - Best Seller!

One of the most popular Lavenders as it is fast growing. Evergreen and bushy with narrow grey leaves, it produces its tightly packed, dark blue flowers throughout the summer. Trim back flower stems to promote additional flowering.

Height: 1,2m - Spread: 1,2m

R320.00 per tray / 24 plants

LavandulaLavender Ellagance


Ellagance

An outstanding variety selected for its colour and flower power. Intense purple-blue blossoms atop bushy mounds of fragrant, silver-green foliage throughout summer and autumn.

Height: 50cm - Spread: 45cm

R320.00 per tray / 24 plants

Nemesia AromaticaNemesia Aromatica

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Nesia Series (Large Flowers)

A new and improved wonderful indigenous plant with slightly fragrant flowers, much loved by bees. Nemesia prefers a warm spot in full sun and should not be over watered. Suitable for rockeries, containers and bedding.

Height: 30-35cm - Spread: 20-25cm
Colours: Tropical, Magenta, Pink, Yellow, Pink Fantasy, Banana Swirl

R390.00 per tray / 24 plants

Osteospermumosteospermum-double-berry-white

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Indigenous delight

An easy to-grow indigenous plant that has a compact growth habit, and produces masses of daisy– like flowers.

Height: 45cm - Spread: 35-40cm

Colours: Dark Purple, Red, White, Voltage Yellow, Rose Magic, Peach Magic, Bronze, Sunset Magic

R440.00 per tray / 24 plants

PelargoniumPelargonium Red


Ivy Leaved

Compact plants that produce much larger flowers almost continuously throughout the warmer months. Perfect for baskets and containers of all kinds

Height: 20-25cm - Spread: 35-40cm

Colours: Amethyst, Pink, Lavender, Mixed, Red Ice, Red, White<, Burgandy Ice/em>

R480.00 per tray / 24 plants

PenstemonPenstemon Arabesque Series


Arabesque series - strong, upright and compact

Improved hybrid Penstemons that bear spikes of large, vibrant, tubular flowers in colours ranging from light pink to purple to red to magenta to violet, most with a contrasting white centre.

Height: 50-60cm - Spread: 35cm

Colours: Pink, Orchid, Appleblossom, Violet

R400.00 per tray / 24 plants

Pentas F1Pentas Northern Lights


Northern Lights - a new variety of Pentas

A new variety of Pentas with masses of pale lavender, star-shaped flowers in large umbels produced continuously on the plants throughout the season. These are excellent as a background plant, in borders and in large containers. Grows best in areas with morning sun and some late afternoon shade, otherwise they are generally unfussy.

Height: 50-60cm - Spread: 30cm

R280.00 per tray / 24 plants

Perovskia Blue SteelPerovskia Russian Sage


Russian Sage

Perovskia is an extremely valuable perennial because of its long flowering season in the summer garden. Plants have fragrant grey foliage and quickly form bushy, upright clumps, bearing in summer, spikes of rich, violet-blue flowers. They also grow well in containers or tubs.

Height: 90-150cm - Spread: 60-90cm

Colours: Lavender

R260.00 per tray / 24 plants

PhloxPhlox Paniculata


Paniculata - wonderfully fragrant and excellent cut flowers

Only available in pots

Phlox are easy to grow, quick to flower and need little attention. Perennial Phlox are one of the most recognisable and widely grown perennials. Available in pots only.

Height: 50-60cm - Spread: 30-35cm

Colours: Dark Pink, Light Pink, Purple, White

R70.00 per 19cm pot

Salvia FarinaceaSalvia Farinacea Mealy Sage


Mealy Sage

Although classed as a perennial, this Salvia is usually treated as an annual. Our Victoria Blue strain has the deepest of blue flowers and dense basal branching.

Height: 40cm

Colours: Victoria Blue

R200.00 per tray / 24 plants
R430.00 per tray / 128 plants

Salvia GreggiiSalvia Greggii Autumn Sage


Autumn Sage

This has become a firm perennial favourite and justifiably so as it freely produces its brightly coloured flowers from early summer right through to the autumn. Snip back occasionally to keep in shape and it will quickly resume flowering. A winner!

Height: 50-60cm - Spread: 40-50cm

Colours: Red, Pink, White, Hot Lips (Bi-colour Red and White)

R380.00 per tray / 24 plants

Salvia Mystic SpiresSalvia Mystic Spires


Deepest blue flowers of all time!


Very useful as a back of border or focal plant or massed in large groups. The well-branched plants have dark green foliage and tall spikes of dark blue flowers.

Height: 50-60cm - Spread: 40-50cm

Colours: Dark Blue

R380.00 per tray / 24 plants

Scabiosascabiosa-butterfly-blue

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Butterflies love them!

Easy-to-grow Scabiosa must be one of the prettiest garden flowers. Growing in small clumps, the flowerheads stand above the foliage, gently moving with the slightest breeze.

Height: Tall - 40cm, Dwarf - 25cm

Tall: Fama Dark Blue, Fama White
Dwarf: Butterfly Blue

R400.00 per tray / 24 plants

ScaevolaScaevola


A superb container plant

Scaevola produces a mass of lavender blue, fan-shaped flowers all summer long on mounded and spreading plants, making it an excellent container plant. It likes a position in full sun and can tolerate drought.

Height: 20-25cm - Spread: 30cm

Colours: Blue, White

R380.00 per tray / 24 plants

Shasta DaisyShasta Daisy


Brings essential white to the garden

White’ is vitally important in a garden. Apart from being a focal point, white acts as a ‘break’ between other colours. And what better way to do this than by using clumps of ever-so-easy Shastas. Just watch those buds enjoy the spring sunshine.

Height: 60cm - Spread:30-40cm

R240.00 per tray / 24 plants

Stachys LanataStachys Lanata Lamb's Ear


Lamb's Ears

A quick spreading groundcover best known for its delightful grey foliage, which is so, so soft. To keep plants compact and tidy, cut out flower spikes as they form.

Height: 25cm - Spread: 30-40cm

R220.00 per tray / 24 plants

Statice PereziiStatice Perezzii Sea Lavender


Sea Lavender

Statice perezii will flower for 12 months of the year – a blue blessing for any garden. But be warned – once planted they don’t like being moved!!

Height: 40cm - Spread: 35cm

R220.00 per tray / 24 plants
R430.00 per tray / 128 plants

Verbascum F1Verbascum Southern Charm


Southern Charm - bold and dramatic!

These old-fashioned and charming plants are invaluable for lending height in borders. Southern Charm is a seed strain with a unique pastel colour range including creamy yellow, rose and lavender. Perfect cottage garden plant, will flower continually throughout the season.

Height: 70cm - Spread: 40cm

Colours: Mixed

R320.00 per tray / 24 plants

VerbenaVerbena Denim Blue


Spilling and tumbling sensations

The fabulous perennial verbena produces long lasting blooms on drought tolerant plants that make a lovely addition to any garden. With their outstanding spreading habit, Verbena will look sensational spilling from baskets and containers or tumbling through borders and rockeries.

Height: 15-20cm - Spread: 40-50cm

Colours: Denim Blue, White, Pink, Wild Rose, Purple, Dark Blue, Red, Magenta

R380.00 per tray / 24 plants

Growing guide for our full sun perennials

sun_logoSUNNY SPOTS AND SUN LOVERS: Plants, which have a full sun requirement, means exactly that! If these plants get too much shade and not enough sun, they will perform poorly. They usually grow leggy, have weak stems, flop over and will flower poorly. Sun lovers need at least 6-8 hours of direct sun each day.