Tree & Shrub Seeds

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  1. PITTOSPORUM 'GARNETTII'

    This shrub or small tree is a form of Pittosporum tenuifolium, but this variety has its evergreen leaves irregularly edged with creamy white, which often later turn an attractive pink in cold winters. ... Learn More

    $3.14

  2. PODANTHUS OVATIFOLIUS

    Unusual, aromatic, pom-pom flowers open on this rarely seen and most unusual dwarf shrub, which in its Chilean home is often grown for its herbal and medicinal properties. Thick, leathery leaves clasp the dark stems, hence one of its common names! It can tolerate occasional freezing spells of about -5 ° C, but needs a sheltered position to thrive. ... Learn More

    $4.19

  3. PROTEA CORONATA

    This superb variety has bright apple-green flower heads hidden amongst its silvery foliage. Wonderful in floristry as a cut flower. Making an upright, 2-3 m tall, sparsely branched, tree up to 5 m high, it bears leaves which are covered in long shaggy hairs, giving them a silvery sheen, upward-pointing, narrow and lance-shaped turning purplish around the flower head. Young growth is often attractively-tinged red or coppery. Proteas require extremely well drained soil which is both acidic and very low in nutrients, fertiliser containing excess phosphates or nitrates may kill them! Proteas should not be fed with standard liquid feeds. Protea feed is available from specialist stockists. Proteas prefer full sun on a south facing slope in an open unshaded position. ... Learn More

    $4.78

  4. PROTEA CYNAROIDES

    The most famous of all, the 'King Protea', has large distinctive leaves and huge flower heads which open throughout the year with white, pink and red bracts, depending on the variant. Flower heads persist for a long time, also making excellent cut flowers. Plants should be pruned if leaves suffer frost damage to encourage rapid new growth as soon as possible. Proteas require extremely well drained soil which is both acidic and very low in nutrients, fertiliser containing excess phosphates or nitrates may kill them! Proteas should not be fed with standard liquid feeds. Protea feed is available from specialist stockists. Proteas prefer full sun on a south facing slope in an open unshaded position. ... Learn More

    $4.91

  5. PROTEA EXIMIA

    This beautiful, robust, easy-to-grow variety presents its sizeable, showy, deep pink, purple-centred flower heads above greyish green foliage. Making a large upright shrub, it forms a single main trunk with sparsely branched growth habit. The leathery, hairless, and broadly egg-shaped grey-to-purplish-green foliage is coated with an attractive whitish bloom that can be rubbed off. Proteas require extremely well drained soil which is both acidic and very low in nutrients, fertiliser containing excess phosphates or nitrates may kill them! Proteas should not be fed with standard liquid feeds. Protea feed is available from specialist stockists. As a rule proteas prefer full sun on a south facing slope in an open unshaded position. ... Learn More

    $4.91

  6. PROTEA REPENS 'WHITE'

    This is the pure white-flowered form of the red one! It is a sturdy, densely shrubby Protea which is an excellent addition to any "wild-life" garden, as the large amount of nectar produced attracts birds, bees and other insects. The latin name "repens" is wrong and was caused by a mix-up in ancient times. The botanist Thunberg later named the same plant Protea mellifera, referring to the sweet nectar produced by the flowers. However, this later correct name was not valid so so this upright shrub is now called Protea repens! Proteas require extremely well drained soil which is both acidic and very low in nutrients, fertiliser containing excess phosphates or nitrates may kill them! Proteas should not be fed with standard liquid feeds. Protea feed is available from specialist stockists. As a rule proteas prefer full sun on a south facing slope in an open unshaded position. ... Learn More

    $4.72

  7. PROTEA ROUPELLIAE

    This beautiful shrub is one of the few proteas found in summer rainfall areas, its leaves being smooth, silky and silvery. The numerous flower heads are goblet-shaped, pink to brown in colour, with bracts also being covered in silky, silver hairs. Flowering of this fast-growing, adaptable and attractive shrub occurs from summer to autumn. Proteas require extremely well-drained soil which is both acidic and very low in nutrients, fertiliser containing excess phosphates or nitrates may kill them! Proteas should not be fed with standard liquid feeds. Protea feed is available from specialist stockists. As a rule proteas prefer full sun on a south facing slope in an open unshaded position. ... Learn More

    $4.78

  8. PROTEA SUBVESTITA

    From the summer rainfall regions of South Africa comes this wonderful large shrub or small tree which produces its flower-heads in summer and autumn. These vary in colour from carmine pink to orange-pink to creamy white. With an upright, bushy, evergreen habit, it generally gets to 2–5 m high with a single trunk of finally up to 300 mm in diameter. A late flowerer, it produces noticeably more flowers in mid to late summer. In the wild it grows on rocky sandstone slopes in the Drakensberg Escarpment near Wakkerstroom in Mpumalanga. It is one of the rarer proteas and is now believed to be extinct in Lesotho. Proteas require extremely well-drained soil which is both acidic and very low in nutrients, fertiliser containing excess phosphates or nitrates may kill them! Proteas should not be fed with standard liquid feeds. Protea feed is available from specialist stockists. As a rule proteas prefer full sun on a south facing slope in an open unshaded position. ... Learn More

    $4.91

  9. PROUSTIA PYRIFOLIA

    Looking rather like an escallonia, but is no relative, this lovely evergreen shrub bears numerous pink flowers massed together in attractive bunches, sometimes resembling a bottlebrush. A rare plant, and a species in danger of extinction, it lives in the foothills of the Andes and ascends to more than 2,000 metres where it can tolerate occasional freezing spells down to around -5° C (the typical morning frost of central Chile). ... Learn More

    $4.26

  10. PRUNUS SPINOSA "SLOE"

    White-powdered, quite bitter blue fruits appear in late autumn and have a long list of culinary uses, most famous being in the preparation of Sloe Gin. Berries are lightly pricked and then steeped in gin and sugar for many months. The resulting liqueur is held in very high esteem and rarely lasts long in the bottle! One of the delights of the English countryside in early spring, sprays of white flowers appear in March and April, which are often mistaken for Hawthorn, or "May" which predictably flowers...in May! ... Learn More

    $3.21

  11. PSEUDOPANAX LINEARIS

    This rarely-offered plant has striking, linear, purple-brown and white foliage. This slow-to-grow endemic shrub from South Island, Fiordland, the Southern Alps and northwest Nelson in New Zealand is more of less hardy, preferring montane to low alpine forest in damper regions mainly west of the Main Divide. ... Learn More

    $3.86

  12. PYRACANTHA 'GOLD CHARM'

    The 'Firethorn' is possibly the most versatile shrub in the garden making an ideal climbing, specimen or screening plant, and it can be pruned robustly to any manageable size as required. This lovely golden-berried variant has evergreen foliage and fragrant white flowers in late spring, and is attractive to bees, butterflies and birds. Pyracantha seed requires at least three months of cold stratification in order to germinate. ... Learn More

    $3.60

  13. RHAPHITHAMNUS CYANOCARPUS

    Collected on our 1994 Chile expedition, (RB 941010,) this shrubby and spiny unlikely verbena relative, with small, shiny evergreen leaves, produces clusters of smallish mauve bell-flowers in spring followed by most attractive violet berries in autumn. ... Learn More

    $3.47

  14. RHODODENDRON CAMTSCHATICUM

    This is a very dwarf, bone hardy shrub, with large pink flowers up to two inches across and obovate leaves with bristly margins, growing in tundra and alpine areas of Alaska. In the wild, large sections of sea shores and mountain sides turn pink. ... Learn More

    $3.60

  15. Rhododendron japonicum ornage
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    RHODODENDRON JAPONICUM

    Showy, fragrant orange flowers open in early summer of this beautiful Japanese azalea. In its native Japan and China, this low-growing shrub forms dense thickets in the mountains, and is therefore an ideal plant for growing in grass or even a shady woodland garden. ... Learn More

    $4.39

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