Collector Plants

Firmiana simplex

A rarely used deciduous  tree comes from China and Japan and its huge leaves make a tropical statement without the tree its self being tropical. It will grow in anopen aspect and tolerate a range of different soils so there can only be one excuse for its lack of representation in Australian gardens, no one …

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Canarina canariensis

This is a bit of horticultural tautology as its name  means a Canary Islands plant from the Canary Islands! It is a herbaceous perennial winter growing climber that can reach about 3metres and its rich orange bells hang from its succulent stems all late winter and spring.I use it up deciduous shrubs in my garden …

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Trillium hybrid

These rare North American plants are rarely available in Australia. They are a stunningly rare and beautiful plant. Any wonder as they take eight years from seed to flower. So when you buy a flowering size plant you’re buying time! If you would like to grow them select a shaded site and add lots of …

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