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Exotic Plants


Renowned for their showy blooms and lush foliage, our superb range of unusual and exotic plants are excellent for lending a tropical feel to your garden. Exotic-looking plants are often thought of as tender and difficult to maintain but some are very hardy in the UK! Try growing these great-value exotic flowers in borders, conservatories, or in patio containers as feature plants.

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Begonia 'Garden Angels Collection'

A world first, these decorative Begonia plants are hardy to 3°C (38°F), and in mild areas can be grown outdoors all year round! The large, palmate foliage of Begonia 'Garden Angels' is deeply veined, with a metallic sheen of purple or silver, adding an exotic feel to any garden. In late summer, small bright pink flowers appear as an added bonus. Reaching up to 60cm (24") tall, these unique Begonias will make a dramatic statement in beds, tropical-themed borders and patio containers. Given winter protection Begonia 'Garden Angels' will naturally die back in the winter, resuming growth in the spring. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 45cm (18"). Supplied as plug plants. More info
    • 4 begonia plug plants - 2 of each variety

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    • £14.98
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Grasses 'Gold, Black and Red Collection'

Lilyturf, Black Mondo, Red Hook Sedge

Although not true grasses, these evergreen hardy perennials will provide colourful grass-like foliage all year round. Neat clumps of linear leaves give an architectural presence in containers, at the front of borders or dotted throughout rockeries. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 40cm (16"). Supplied in 9cm pots.

  • Collection comprises:
  • Acorus Ogon - An unusual variety with striking striped foliage.
  • Ophiopogon nigrescens (Black Mondo) - Jet black foliage forms a lovely backdrop for the dainty bell shaped blooms and dark inky-blue berries.
  • Uncinia rubra 'Everflame' (Red Hook Sedge) - A vibrant sedge that forms tussocks of bright scarlet foliage.
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    • 3 grass plants in 9cm pots - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £17.97

Plumeria Collection

Frangipani

Native to Central America and the Caribbean, Frangipani are glorious exotic plants which are ideal for you to enjoy on your summer patio. Succulent, lush plants house clusters of colourful perfumed flowers with a fragrance so good you’ll wish you could bottle it! Get the holiday look - and fragrance - in your very own garden! We have sourced 4 of the most popular Plumeria colours for you to enjoy; Pink, Red, Yellow and White. Grow in containers and ideally keep over 10°C (50F). Height: 400cm (157"). Spread: 250cm (98").. More info
    • 4 bare root plumeria plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £29.98

Campsis x tagliabuana 'Madame Galen' (Large Plant)

Trumpet Vine, Trumpet Creeper

Campsis x tagliabuana 'Madame Galen' is a remarkable, fast-growing climber, producing striking trumpet-shaped flowers during late summer. This plant may appear tropical but it is actually hardy in the UK and easy to grow.

Trumpet Vine is an impressive climbing plant and once established, will thrive on neglect, so it is perfect for lazy or busy gardeners. Campsis is an ideal choice to cover walls and fences and it climbs by aerial roots, sometimes reaching up to 12m (39') tall! An alternative option is to grow Campsis 'Madame Galen' in large patio containers. Height: up to 12m (39’). Spread: 3m (9.8’).

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    • 1 campsis plant in 2 litre pot

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £18.99
    • 2 campsis plants in 2 litre pots

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £28.98

Angels Trumpet Tricolour

Angels Trumpet

A spectacular arrangement of three of the best and most attractive Brugmansia plants all grown together into one breathtaking plant will give you a display of the most amazing Angels Trumpets that you will ever see. A combination of White, Pink and Yellow blooms will decorate the entire shrub as they hang down in masses all during the summer months, bringing a scented touch of the exotic to your patio or conservatory. Height: 250cm (98"). Spread: 150cm (59"). More info
    • 1 brugmansia plant in 12cm pot

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £11.99
    • 2 brugmansia plants in 12cm pots

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    • £19.98

Mimulus 'Leopard Print Mix'

Diplacus, Monkey Flower, Musk

Mimulus 'Leopard Print' gives a punch of colour in places that most need it! This shade loving annual is ideal for those gloomy spots that rarely see the sun. Enjoy exotic colours and orchid like blooms from June to August with this lovely blend of Monkey Flowers. These compact bushy plants are perfect for growing in borders, containers or hanging baskets. Height: 23cm (9"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 24 mimulus plug tray plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £8.99 £5.99
    • 48 mimulus plug tray plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £12.98 £8.98
    • 72 mimulus plug tray plants

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    • £14.97 £12.97
    • 140 mini-plug mimulus plants

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Tropaeolum speciosum

Flame creeper, Flame nasturtium

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An eruption of fiery red flowers will set walls and fences ablaze with exotic blooms throughout summer. Set against a backdrop of attractive foliage, the spurred flowers are followed by spherical blue fruits. This frost hardy climber is ideal for romping through evergreen shrubs or scrambling over walls. An unusual and sought after plant! Height and spread: 3m (10').
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    • 1 bare root Tropaeolum speciosumplant

    • Despatch: By end of February 2017
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    • £7.99
    • 2 bare root Tropaeolum speciosumplants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2017
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    • £12.98

Tree Fern

Dicksonia antarctica, Australian Tree Fern

The Australian Tree Fern makes an extraordinary sight! Long, finely cut fronds of up to 1.5m (5’) unfurl from the crown in a truly magnificent display that adds drama to damp, shaded areas of the garden. Native to Australia, Dicksonia antarctica is hardy to around -5°C (23°F) and thrives in the relatively mild, wet climate of the UK. This slow growing RHS AGM species forms only 3cm of trunk per year, taking many years to reach its ultimate height of around 4m. A truly exciting addition to a sheltered garden and perfect for woodland areas and exotic borders. Supplied in 2 litre pot or as a 90cm (3ft) trunk. Height and spread: 4m (13’).
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    • 1 tree fern 90cm trunk

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £99.99
    • 1 tree fern plant in 2 litre pot

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £19.99
    • 1 tree fern with 15cm trunk

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £39.99
    • 2 tree fern plants in 2 litre pots

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £34.98
    • 2 tree ferns with 15cm trunk

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £69.98

Canna 'Tropicanna'

Indian Shot Plant

The stunning Canna 'Tropicanna' is a tender perennial which has the ability to transform a garden into a tropical paradise. Its exotic red, gold and green multicoloured foliage flourishes in warm conditions. This sun-loving plant also produces brilliant tangerine and orange coloured flowers from June through to October. Whether planted in a border, beside a pond or in patio pots and containers, this is a stunning feature plant that is sure to catch the eye of gardeners and visitors alike. Furthermore, its rhizomes can be dug up and stored over the winter months to protect it from frost, ensuring that the Canna 'Tropicanna' remains magnificent for many years. Height: 150cm (60"). Spread: 50cm (20"). Supplied as a plug plant.
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    • 2 canna plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £14.99 £8.99
    • 4 canna plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • 10 canna plug plants

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    • £49.95 £24.95

Passiflora caerulea (Large Plant)

Granadilla, Passion flower

The glossy evergreen foliage of this magnificent climber is the perfect backdrop for its glamorous looking blooms. Snow white petals are crowned with an explosion of purple stamens at their centre for a really exotic look. The prominent egg shaped, orange fruits that follow are edible, although rather unpleasant to taste. An easily trained, vigorous climber that will quickly cover sunny walls and pergolas. Height: 10m (32’). Supplied as 40mm plug plants. Supplied in 2 litre pots.
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    • 1 passiflora plant in 2 litre pot

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £11.99
    • 2 passiflora plants in 2 litre pots

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    • £18.98

Salpiglossis sinuata 'Tongue Twisters'

Painted Tongue

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Velvety trumpet blooms etched with gold make an opulent display in beds, borders and containers all summer long. Salpiglossis sinuata 'Tongue Twisters' bears its regal blooms on tall stems that are ideal for cutting for an eye-catching flower arrangement indoors. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 30cm (12"). Supplied as plug tray plants.
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    • 24 salpiglossis plug tray plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £8.49
    • 48 salpiglossis plug tray plants

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    • 72 salpiglossis plug tray plants

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    • 140 salpiglossis mini-plug plants

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Acacia dealbata

Mimosa, Silver Wattle

  • Fragrant yellow blooms
  • Half-hardy evergreen
  • Attractive to bees
Evergreen fern-like foliage makes an attractive foil for clusters of bright yellow, fluffy ball shaped mimosa flowers. Its fragrant, nectar rich blooms are a big attraction for bees and other insects in spring. This half hardy evergreen makes an ideal specimen plant for containers, or sheltered sunny borders. An excellent focal point for a large conservatory. Height if unrestricted: 15m (49') Spread if unrestricted: 6m (19'). Supplied in 9cm pots.

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    • 1 x 9cm acacia pot-plant

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 9cm acacia pot-plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £14.98