Tree & Shrub Seeds

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  1. LEONURUS CARDIACA

    This very old, softly-prickly cottage garden plant, between June and August, has hairy flowers which are pale pink to purple, alternating up the stems, with whorls of leaves which are oak-shaped and deeply lobed into three. Motherwort has a long history of use as a herb in traditional medicine in Central Europe, Asia and North America. Midwives used it for a variety of purposes, including uterine tonic and prevention of uterine infection in women, hence the name Motherwort. And finally, in the Victorian 'Language of Flowers' it symbolizes concealed love. ... Learn More

    $3.59

  2. LEPTOSPERMUM GRANDIFOLIUM

    Bearing grey-green foliage, which is highly aromatic when crushed, this evergreen, upright shrub has hairy white stems, and saucer-shaped white flowers borne in summer. It thrives in a hot sheltered position, but is nonetheless quite frost hardy in a well-drained spot. ... Learn More

    $3.09

  3. LEUCAENEA LEUCOCEPHALA

    A lovely relative of the "mimosas", sprays of fragrant, creamy-yellow flowers open in very early spring at the ends of branches clad in delicate fern-like leaves. This plant was promoted as a "miracle tree" because of its worldwide success as a long-lived, highly nutritious forage tree. As well as forage, leucaena can provide firewood, timber, human food, green manure, shade and erosion control. In addition, the young pods are edible and occasionally eaten with Javanese vegetables salad with spicy peanut sauce and spicy fish wrapped in papaya or taro leaves in Indonesia, papaya salad in Laos and in Thailand, where they are known as phakatin ... Learn More

    $3.72

  4. LEYCESTERIA CROCOTHYRSOS

    A challenge for your knowledgeable friends to name. Whilst related to L.formosa, this beauty bears no comparison, with trusses of golden yellow trumpets showing prominent stamens, amidst distinctive bronzed foliage which clads the cane-like stems. ... Learn More

    $2.84

  5. LEYCESTERIA FORMOSA

    This multi-value plant leaves its bright green bamboo-like stems in winter, but opens delicate white pendent flowers amidst tasselled, ruby-coloured bracts in summer. Soft bunches of purple-brown caramel flavoured berries (also loved by birds) appear in autumn. ... Learn More

    $2.65

  6. LEYCESTERIA FORMOSA 'GOLD LEAF'

    A gorgeous form of this multi-value plant which has bright green bamboo-like stems in winter, along with delicate, white pendent flowers amidst tasselled, ruby-coloured bracts in summer. Finally, in autumn, soft bunches of purple-brown caramel flavoured berries (loved by birds) appear. But this new form also has the most gorgeous crimson-tinged bright golden leaves. Coming completely true from seed this exciting new plant is perfect to brighten up a shady corner. ... Learn More

    $3.09

  7. LINUM ARBOREUM

    This dwarf, evergreen shrub opens its bright yellow flowers successively over a very long period throughout late spring and summer. It will do best in a hot sunny spot and is completely frost hardy. ... Learn More

    $3.15

  8. LIVISTONA JENKINSIANA

    One of the most beautiful Livistonas with a dense crown of very large, regularly segmented fan-shaped leaves which are almost completely circular and indented and which erupt atop the grey pseudo stem, which is smooth and quite thin. The sprays of fruit are bright blue and they ripen in September with oily and edible flesh and are sometimes eaten as a substitute for betel nuts. This lovely fan palm is native to India, Sikkim, Bangladesh, Myanmar, China and Thailand and is a very slow grower, even in the tropics where the leaves are often used for thatch and hats by the Lepchas tribe of northeast India and Sikkim. ... Learn More

    $3.72

  9. LONICERA NITIDA 'FERTILIS'

    The commonly-grown evergreen form, best known for making quick-growing hedges, is always sterile. This rare mutant produces attractive purple berries over the entire stems in August and September and if neatly trained makes a most attractive standard. ... Learn More

    $2.96

  10. LONICERA XYLOSTEUM

    Five-petalled white flowers, resembling big white bluebottle flies, bloom in June on this unusual, rarely-seen, much-branched shrub which grows most commonly in lush woods on slopes, and around fields, and was being cultivated in Britain by 1683. The attractive sprays of red berries appear in the autumn. Few seeds collected. ... Learn More

    $3.46

  11. LUPINUS CHAMISSONIS

    From a low dome of tiny, silky, silvery blue-green "lupin" leaves, arise short, stumpy spikes of blue and white flowers. This little gem looks exotic and tender, but is completely frost-hardy, but if pot grown, and starved, can win many a prize! Very few viable seeds have been collected. ... Learn More

    $4.98

  12. LUPINUS 'DUMPTY'

    Lupinus versicolor with a spreading dwarf habit, has crossed in our gardens with the large tree lupins producing plants with an astonishing range of habits, from prostrate to erect bushes. Flowers are blue, white or pale yellow. ... Learn More

    $2.58

  13. MAGNOLIA SIEBOLDII

    This spreading, deciduous shrub blooms from late spring to late summer, with superb, white fragrant blossoms. It is best grown where the nodding flowers which have rich rose-red stamens can be admired from below. Very few fertile seeeds collected. ... Learn More

    $6.11

  14. MAGNOLIA SOULANGEANA

    Large, fragrant, tulip-like, white flowers faintly flushed with pink, open from earliest spring to early summer. These open on the bare branches before the first leaves appear, giving a glorious candelabra effect. ... Learn More

    $4.98

  15. MAGNOLIA WILSONII

    This breathtakingly beautiful species bears nodding blooms which open as pure white cups with rosy-purple or crimson stamens, later opening fully like bone-china saucers. Introduced from China nearly a century ago, it is also fortunately lime-tolerant. ... Learn More

    $4.98

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