Archive for Plant of the Month

Plant of the Month: Myrsine africana

Our Plant of the Month for February is Myrsine africana African Boxwood. African Boxwood has glossy dark green foliage and is great for hedging. It tolerates a range of soils and conditions. Prune regularly to promote compact growth. Height 1.5m and width 75cm.

Plant of the Month: Mandevilla ‘Aloha White’

Our Plant of the Month for January is Mandevilla ‘Aloha White’. ‘Aloha White’ will climb onto frames, wire fencing and pergolas. Aloha White produces crisp white flowers with a glowing yellow throat from mid Spring to late Autumn which contrast beautifully against glossy green foliage. Suitable for in ground planting or pots. Full sun/part shade, heat tolerant, tolerates coastal conditions, protect from frost.

Plant of the Month: Grevillea olivacea Red

Our Plant of the Month for December is Grevillea olivacea Red. Olivacea Red is a medium sized evergreen shrub that displays a profusion of red flowers from Winter to early Spring. It is great for hedges, screening and coastal sites. Prefers full sun but will tolerate some shade. Withstands long dry spells and moderate frost. Height 2 – 4m, width 2 – 6m.

Plant of the Month: Sisyrinchium ‘Devon Skies’

Our Plant of the Month for November is Sisyrinchium ‘Devon Skies’. Devon Skies is a clumping perennial with bright green strap like leaves that produces a dazzling display of blue flowers in Spring and Summer. It is ideal for containers, borders and creates a spectacular display when mass planted. Grows to 15cm high and 15-20cm wide.

Plant of the Month: Syzygium ‘Bush Christmas’

Our plant of the month for October is Syzygium ‘Bush Christmas’. Bush Christmas is a compact syzygium that if left unpruned can reach 3m in height and spread to 1.5m. It is great for topiary and hedging. During the Winter months the plant is highlighted with new growth that is a beautiful orange colour. Full sun to part shade.