Greenhouse & Conservatory
Aloe feroxFerocious Aloe, Cape Aloe€2.25
The Cape Aloe is a distinctly handsome plant, with broad, lance-shaped, fleshy leaves and a large candelabra-like flower-head. There are usually between five and eight branches, each carrying a spike-like head of many flowers.
Aloe castaneaCat's Tail Aloe€2.35
Commonly known as the Cat's Tail Aloe, Aloe castanea is one of the larger ‘shrub’ aloes available to the home gardener. The rosette gives rise to multiple, fuzzy, orange racemes which are held upright and curve like a cat’s tail.
Agave xylonacantha 'Blue'Saw Leaf Agave, Maguey Diente de Tiburón€2.35
Agave xylonacantha 'Blue' is the beautiful blue-green leafed form. Rare in cultivation, this dramatic specimen is armed with the most bizarre large white teeth of all the family. One of its previous names, Agave carchariodonta was in reference to the teeth (odonta) of the Great White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias.
Agave parryi subsp. parryiNew Mexico Agave, Parry’s Agave or Mescal Agave.€3.30Agave parryi is a dramatic specimen that forms a compact rosette of bluish green leaves, heavily armed with dark tipped spines. Cold hardy to minus 18°C it will withstand snow and ice and has the ability to grow 60cm wide and as tall. This stylish succulent has long been highlighted in magazines and television shows.
Agave mckelveyana, 'McKelvey's Century Plant'McKelvey's Century Plant€2.90
Agave mckelvyana is a small, relatively rare species of American Agave from western Arizona. This little beauty forms a tight rosette of broad, bluish green, fleshy leaves with small teeth. It is one of the hardiest agaves, it can take winter rain and is tolerant of drought and severe freezes to minus 15°C.
Agapanthus praecox ssp. minimus 'Peter Pan'Lily of the Nile, Dwarf cultivar€2.90
The Agapanthus is one of the aristocrats of the late summer garden. 'Peter Pan Blue' is a fine dwarf hybrid with neat clumps of leaves and large clusters of light- blue flowerheads. The exotic combination of graceful foliage and stunning flowers is equally impressive in the border or container.
Agapanthus africanus BlueLily of the Nile€2.50
The Agapanthus or Blue African Lily is one of the aristocrats of the late summer garden. Requiring only the minimum of care, the exotic combination of graceful foliage and stunning flowers is equally impressive in the border or large planter. This is a lovely plant to grow and they are very easy from seed.
Acoelorrhaphe wrightii, 'Everglades Palm’Paurotis Palm€2.35
Acoelorrhaphe wrightii is native to Florida and parts of the Caribbean, this striking fan palm is small to moderately tall. Hardy to -6°C (20°F) it is one of just a few palms that can survive in saturated soil conditions. A good outdoor palm for a milder areas and a very tropical alternative to a hedge of shrubs.
Abutilon x hybridum 'Giant Flowering Mix'Chinese Lantern€2.45
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Seldom offered as seed, Abutilon x hybridum is a popular group of hybrids that are frost-tender shrubs typically growing 60 to 90cm tall. The lantern-like buds open to solitary, pendulous, bell shaped flowers up to 8cm in diameter.