June – July 2019 Catalogue

Newsletter June – July 2019

The magic of being a gardener is the discovery of nature. Listen to others and then work out what you reckon …that’s the fun of it. New discoveries are made every day. There is no ‘one and only’ way. Welcome to your June-July Catalogue.
….From Bob & Bev Chalmers

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Click here to view PDF Catalogue

YOU CAN NOW PRINT OUT YOU OWN CATALOGUE. When we send you an email message that our latest is out….you can now print out your catalogue in the same format as in our hard paper version. Do it in colour if you like. Browse when you are away from your computer if you like. Its simple to make the book up….just follow the video tip on this Blog Post.

 

SEE OUR ‘SPECTACULAR GINGERS & OTHER AMAZING EXOTIC PLANTS’ CATALOGUE

Also available in PDF form for printing.

 

DID YOU KNOW

* When you remove flowers clearly on their way out you will encourage another round of flowering.
* Remove a backward looking leaf or frond from a plant and there will always be a new one waiting to come up.
* Use vermicaste on your plants…just mix with water.. one handful to a watering can and throw in some kelp or fish fertiliser if you like to multiply the beneficical microbes. Watch your plants thrive and flower and fruit 5 times as much. Do it every few weeks especially through winter!

 

Last Months Did You Know
* Alpacas are very protective of their ‘people’ be it goats…sheep or humans. Put one with a flock and beware wild dogs, cats and foxes.
* Epipremnum or Pothos vines can easily grow 20m long and as the vine gets thicker the leaves also get huge. Here at Paradise we have Epipremnum aureum ‘Devils Ivy’, 20m long up trees and with leaves 30cm across.
* Never let someone elses idea rule your life. You can only run your life with your own ideas otherwise you are letting someon else run it for you. Sadhguru said something like this.

 

 

West Australian & NT & Tasmanian Orders

These states have strict quarantine protocols in place. All have inspection procedures in place at both ends. Please note you do nothing… we do all the work and payments. These order are intended to be sent on the following day: Friday 5th of July. We need your order by the 12.30 PM Tuesday 2nd of July, QLD time before this date as we go through an intricate Quarantine Inspection process 7.00am Monday & need to do this in one batch to make the process feasible. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON WA, TAS. & NT ORDERS ……………PLEASE GO TO THE VERY BOTTOM OF THIS CATALOGUE AND THE FAQ’s.

 

Your Plants

Your Plants are packaged with love and care to travel the world if need be. They are among the largest and strongest you can possibly receive by courier/mail delivery.
We intend to supply you a continually new and surprisingly amazing array of the most interesting plants on our planet.
We have been doing this for 31 years ! Its not easy. You will see many others have come and gone thinking there was an ‘easy’ life doing this work. It is a life of passion for the fantastic gifts of nature.

 

Payment Options

PayPal: Can be used in checkout if you have PayPal.
NAB: In the checkout, you’ll be taken to a secure website where you can safety enter your credit card information.
Direct Deposit: Our Account is BSB 014 669. Account No. 1021 45286 RW & BA Chalmers Trading as Paradise Distributors….ANZ Bank Nambour Qld. Please email the amount & date of the deposit when if you choose this option.
Cheque/Money Order: Please send your cheque / Money order to Paradise Distributors, 9 Paradise Place, Nambour, QLD, 4560.
Our Paypal: bob@paraplants.com
Orders can also be phoned 07-5441 5921 or faxed 07 5441 5456 or mailed.

 

 

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Our Mail Order Business started in 1984 as Paradise Distributors. Our first website was called www.paraplants.com and we had to change it later to www.rareplants.net.au for reasons I forget…who knows now!
Paradise Place was named after our Nursery a few years back. We have never been open to the public and are not a garden centre….more of a Botanists Dream with plants here..there …and everywhere. We are open by appointment to people who have an idea what they are after as our time is precious in the balancing act of growing, packing and cataloging your plants. We send plants to all States and Territories of Australia.
We live on the nursery property only one km from the heart of Nambour Qld. which I rate as easily one of the best towns in the world with its hilly nature and hinterland backdrop…older homes and great rainfall and greener than green landscapes.. laden with subtropical plants. It has always been a friendly town with a country atmosphere.
Early next year we will have packaged and personally sent our one millionth plant.
Many of our lovely customers have been with us for over 20 years.

 

 

 

 

 

Try ‘Grow Organic Fertiliser’ ….Used in our Nursery..

Delivers outstanding results every time it is applied to ornamentals, fruit and vegetables and herbs in fact anything. But there’s much more to fertiliser than meets the eye. Many ‘Fertilisers’, although supplying a stated quantity of plant available nutrients, fail to be biologically sustainable and almost without exception, create a weak link in the growing chain..

Available in 1, 2.5, 10 and 20 litre bottle. This is concentrated fertiliser so Mix at a ratio of 100:1 with water!
One Litre $16.50, 2.5 Litre $24, 10 Litre $84, 20 Litre $154

 

 

 

 

 

 

Busby the World Famous Planting Wonder Dog
Has Ordained 3 more Planting Wonder Dogs
Busby has taken on the role of World Famous PlantaDog. Look out for his articles and Videos and his
much sought ‘Paw of Approval’. Here are the 3 new Planting Wonder Dogs.

Busby Seal of Approval Website

 

 

 

New Planting Wonder Dogs. Send a photo and your name and area of abode if you are a keen Planting Dog….You also could be Ordained by Busby.

 

Busby believes we should be planting more…..more trees & more shrubs for the other animals and birds….more fruits….more veges for our food…more herbs for our health. More trees will catch the carbon dioxide and turn it into wood for our homes and animal homes. Get rid of the deserts by planting and improving the land. Instead of wasting money….. put it into land improvement and we will turn deserts into good land again. The climate will improve with more plants because they attract rain and breath the oxygen back into it. The plants hold the carbon. Science has proven this years ago.
Busby says save the planet ..plant more plants. We need workers out there planting to their hearts delight to put to shame the lazy talkers…. the conference goers …the politicians…get them out planting. Get other PlantaDogs to join me and nip around their heels.

 

 

 

 

 

PLANT ESSENTIALS…www.plantessentials.com.au

If you are interested in the use of plants for your health this great business in Townsville Nth Queensland might be helpful for you. Their products come directly from plants many of which have been used and proven overseas for a very long time. Many of the drugs of western medicine have been derived from them. So they wont be approved by most GPs until they are turned into a drug. Two of their products are reported by real people to be successful against cancer. I have used successfully on myself and animals. They also have essential oils and more. A unique and important service. Highly recommended.

 

 

 

 

DIABETES PLANT – Gynura procumbens
Next month I am going to tell you about all the values of the Diabetes Plant. Its not called the Plant of Longevity in Asia for no reason!!
I have got to advise if you only got yourself only one or two plants you will not have been able to give the plant a proper try as you need to be eating 6 to 10 leaves a day to get the benefits!! Our recommendation is to give a proper go you need 7 or 8 plants….then you will get plenty of leaves. They grow very fast in the warm months….don’t grow in winter.
If you cant wait till next month….simply go to the Scientific Review on our website. There are over 100 Scientific Papers on this plant quoted and summarised and you will be surprised by its health benefits….not only the effect of balancing blood glucose.
Click here to read the scientific review

 

 

 

Sun Grown

 

Flowers will change Colour or Colour Shades according to Light Conditions

Famous Australian Hoya Collector and Landscaper Martin Thearle recently flowered the Hoya dischorensis we collected in New Guinea. He was surprised because the flower came out a lovely shiny brown colour instead of light yellow with a darker corona. this particular plant was grown in shady conditions. See the photos taken by Martin Thearle. Scratching the proverbial head Martin contacted Iris Liddle the senior authority on Hoyas in Australia and she confirmed the colour variation as being known to her for this Hoya.
Many of you will have noticed how flower colour varies with light…so this will be another interesting example while for others of us it will be

Shade Grown

an ahaa aha……yes I thought that.

PS Martin has collected over 150 Hoyas and is willing to sell cuttings of
some if you are after a particular one Phone him on 0411 817 721

 

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Nambour…Home of the Platypus How many

Busy towns have Platypus living in a creek passing right through the middle of it. Not many I’m sure. Nambour is one where you can take a walk from the centre of town along Petrie Creek at dawn and sundown and see Platypus doing their job. Under the banks they have breeding burrows where they also escape to in flood time. They are a monotreme like the Echidna and lay eggs…they nest and warm the eggs and when they hatch the tiny baby attaches to an exterior nipple where it grows. Can you see the ideal banks (in our photo) for a Platypus to live.
PS If you have Platypus living in your town, please let us know.

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TRUE LIES

Our next door neighbour moved to Nambours Towen Mountain top to get rid of the hustle & bustle and be alone. One day he heard a knock at the door and no one was there but then he looked down and there sat a snail and it said “It is quite cold out here can I come in?” the man shouted “NO why don’t you all understand I want to be alone!” and he kicked the snail down the mountain. One year later there was a knock at the door and no one was there and then he looked down and there again sat a snail and it said, “What did you do that for?”

 

 

 

 

Please write down your Password and Username.

Yes, we know from experience that we always tell ourselves we will remember it….but do we? And its often the Username that gets muddled up the most. Just think most people seem to have 3 usernames and three passwords they commonly use…..so that means there are 9 different ways these can be combined and that’s why its so easy to use the wrong one if you don’t record it. If you have completely forgotten which one you can easily call us we will take you off completely and you can register.

 

Combined Postage/Shipping
We do combine postage/shipping with all our orders. This means you can buy as many plants as you like for a single postage/shipping price. eg, in NSW you might buy 100 plants for $16 freight.
Our Plants are not sent Bare Rooted
All our plants are sent in pots. Mostly in a pot of 70mm diameters and 110mm deep. This pot is 4 times the volume of the tiny 40mm tubes that many other suppliers use. Our Ferns are sent in 100mm pots. * Very large plants from large pots (Bamboo, Fiddle Leaf Fig, Heliconias) may be sent bare rooted.
However we do supply some Tiny plants for $3.90 to satisfy customers who like small prices. These plants are specified as Tiny Plants for Tiny Prices and are priced at $3.90.

If you can’t find what you’re looking in our catalogue, you can use the search bar at the top of all our pages, above navigational menu and also below the side Menu.

All Plants on our website are available, not just the ones in our latest catalogue.

 

 

We send our plants in 70mm pots! We do not bareroot our Plants.

If there is an exception we tell you.

 

Please Note; Rareplants…We send our plants in 70mm diameter pots. We do not send in 40 mm tubes.which are only 25% of the volume. Most other online sales are in either 40mm tubes or bareroot plants. We do not set plants back by taking the plant out of its pot and barerooting it.


 

LATEST PLANTS

Philodendron White Knight

WHITE KNIGHT PHILO – Sold Out

Philodendron ‘White Knight’
This is a gorgeous true white and green Philodendron with pointed foliage. Red stems with some white stem stripes. Clumps nicely and good climber. Lovely chunky white aroid flowers. Prefers well drained soil. Good indoors with good light. Philodendrons are tough epiphyte types, from tropical America where there is 450 species, so don’t overwater, esp in winter. Part shade. These are sent in 100mm pots. Existing customers will get preference. One per customer.

…..Priced at $39.00 each (700 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

….Hard to Get Torch Gingers….Etlingera elatior Pink Torch

PINK TORCH GINGER

(AD) Nicolaia elatior (Syn. Etlingera elatior). What a gorgeous concoction of colour, texture and shape. Big flowers borne on a 1.5m leafless stem that arises straight out of the ground. Needs plenty of warmth and well drained conditions. We would not expect flowering South of Coffs Harbour NSW or equivalent. Semi-shade or morning sun. Plants about 30cm tall sent in 70mm diameter pots.

…..Priced at $17.90 each (400 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLIVIA PEACHClivia peach

(50cmABcD) Clivia miniata ‘Peach’
Most spectacular peach apricot coloured flowers with large heads from spring to summer and sporadic flowering may occur through the year. Its foliage is thick, dark shiny green and straplike. Native to South Africa the Clivia Lily will grow outdoors anywhere the ground does not freeze. They like a shady position and not too moist when its cool. Love growing under trees. There will be some unusual variation in these flowers.

…..Priced at $14.90 each

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aechmea gamosepala pink blush

PINK BLUSHED BROMELIAD

(40cmABCD) Aechmia gamosepela x Variegated Pink Blush gives us lovely pink blushed variegated foliage and will give you spectacular late winter and spring flowers. Each flower head is crowded with purple, pink tipped flowers arranged symmetrically along the flower spike. Grows in the sun or shade and the blush will actually be stronger in the shade but still attractive in sun. Great in the garden in a pot or attached to something. Good indoors. South American in origin most Aechmeas are epiphytes that attach themselves to trees. Easy to grow. Sent as 30cm pups.

…..Priced at $9.90 each (160 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agave geminiflora

AGAVE GEMINIFLORA

(60cmFABCD) The spikes get attractive white flakes on the edges. A hardy upright, rounded rosette of narrow dark green leaves. A matured plant will reach around 60cm in height and 60cm in width. A narrow flower spike 4 metres tall with greenish flowers near the base that are flushed with red and purple. Brilliant as a pot specimen. Full sun to part shade frost & drought tolerant.

…..Priced at $9.90 each (200 Parries) or 3 for $27

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

…Elegant & Evergreen…Plumeria pudica everlasting love

EVERLASTING LOVE FRANGIPANI

(4mABCD) Plumeria pudica ‘Everlasting Love’
Gorgeous bright white flowers from late spring to autumn on this elegant evergreen species. Multibranching with a sculptured succulent trunk. Hardy to drought. You can grow Frangipanis in southern Australia in a warm position eg against a north facing brick wall. Height growth depends on the climate they are grown in. Best in coastal frostfree climates. Good in pots. Full sun to part shade in well drained conditions. Plants 30cm tall & sent in 70mm pots.

…..Priced at $14.90 each (200 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

UNUSUAL PLANTS

…Fast Attractive Cycad…Cycas taitungensis

CYCAS TAITUNGENSIS

(3mABCD) is a fast growing and highly attractive cycad with dark green fronds with very close feather type foliage that radiates out from the plants central trunk. The new leaves are thrown out in growth flushes several times a year. The male cones are up to 50cm long and 10 cm wide. Grows on stony hillsides in its native mountain habitat of southern Taiwan. Suited to warm temperate, sub- tropical to tropical climates and can take a light frost. Very tough. Full sun and good drainage. These are two leaf plants 300mm tall in 100mm super pots.

…..Priced at $15.90 (450 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

El MIRADORES GOLDAgave desmettiana El Miradores Gold

(1mABCD) *Agave desmettiana ‘El Miradores Gold’. Spectacular specimen succulent. Has lovely shiny recurved highly sculptured variegated foliage with golden edges. When it flowers it sends up a spectacular 3m spike with golden flowers. A native of Mexico it is very fast growing and hardy..almost indestructible. Great in a large pot or in the ground. Matures at 1mx1m at about 5 years. Protect from heavy frost, handles moist or dry conditions. Full sun or shade.

…..Priced at $8.90 each (250 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cephalocereus senilis

OLD MAN CACTUS

(10mAbcD) Cephalocereus spp is a unique cactus with fluffy white tufts of ‘hair’. Certainly a plant with personality. Pink flowers. This plant is endangered in the deserts of Mexico. After a while your cactus will clump but will stay smallish inside the house. Outdoors in hot, dry sunny conditions can grow big to 10m …but most are grown indoors in an unglazed container in bright light or window facing north or west. Keep on the dry side in a cactus mix… or sand, perlite and potting mix. Don’t overwater or it will rot and water only once or twice in winter! Big plants about 25cm tall…sent in 100mm pots.

…..Priced at $9.90 each (500 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paph. Hsinying Menta

Mottled Leaf Lady Slipper Orchid Paphiopedilum Hsinying Menta

(Maudiae ‘Napa Valley’ HCC/AOS x Hsinying Dragon ‘Double Trouble’) Flowers for you with lovely shades of green and yellow with a big brown striped white labellum. This Lady Slipper has gorgeous grey leaves with white mottling. Easy to grow. Shady conditions. These are small plants in 50mm pots.

…..Priced at $14.90 each

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sansevieria hahnii

….Great Sculptured Indoor Plant….

SNAKE PLANT

(25cmABCD) Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Hahnii’ makes a great sculptured speciman in a pot or in the garden. Lovely two tone green. Stocky tough thick pointed leaves. This is a proven old time performer recently acknowledged for its indoor style. Keep it dry. Inside or out full sun or shade. In 100mm pots……plants 25cm tall.

…..Priced at $8.90 each (170 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Platycerium bifurcatum

ELKHORN FERN

Platycerium bifurcatum is the wonderful native hanging fern with a shield base from which grow huge antlers like a reindeers. They attach themselves to trees in rainforest areas and will multiply right up to a huge mass to about one metre. Native to the East Coast Of Australia, New Caledonia and New Guinea. Easy to grow in a protected garden in filtered light to morning sun. Liquid fertilise often. These are small mounted Elkhorns 10 to 12cm wide with fronds about 20cm long.

…..Priced at $14.90 each.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Epidendrum purple

PURPLE CRUCIFIX ORCHIDS

Epidendron ibaguens Seedlings
These are the old style Epidendrums that take full sun. Bright purple flowers with interesting aerial roots that amazingly attach to anything. You can grow in a pot or attach to a tree. Full sun or shade. Sent in 70mm pots 250mm tall.

…..Priced at $14.90 each.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ferocactus

MIXED FEROCACTUS HYBRIDS

There are so many variations to these lovely hybrids but they have the characteristic colourful spines and all flower in relatively large vibrant reds, yellows orange and whites. Requires a well drained potting mix. Full sun to part shade. Sent in 100mm pots.

…..Priced at $5.90 each!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Euphorbia lophogona

 

EUPHORBIA LOPHOGONA

(1mABCD) This is a weird succulent that grows one metre of trunk which swells and gets thicker as it ages. Displaying quaint 2cm flowers on top in spring it produces small Frangipani like leaves. Most climates would be OK, this one likes well drained conditions. Sun or part shade. In 70mm pots.

…..Priced at $8.90 each (150 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPECCY PLANTS IN BAMBOO POTS

Our Bamboo Pots come from Bamboo grown here at Paradise in Nambour.
They have a base about 4cm from the bottom. The base is the natural division between the culms. We have not put drainage holes in the base as water will slowly drain anyway and this might be better. In any case a drainage hole is so simple to make with the light push of a screwdriver. If you decided you want to sit the pot in a container to collect or hold water the 4cm base allows an air space to humidify and absorb up but not to saturate the plant itself. Your plant comes in a separate temporary plastic pot…just repot it into the Bamboo Pot. The Bamboo Pot comes full of Coco Peat Fibre for you to use. Most plants love this material.

 

Vriesea in Bamboo Pot
Priced at $29 each
(Vriesea glutinosa)

 

Cryptanthus in Bamboo Pot
Priced at $29 each
(Cryptanthus Sunshine)

 

Chamaedorea atrovirensPalm in Bamboo Pot
Priced at $29 each
(Chamaedorea atrovirens)

 

Philodendron Silver SwordPhilodendron in Bamboo Pot
Priced at $29 each
(Philodendron Silver Sword)

 

Maidenhair in Bamboo Pot
Priced at $29 each
(Adiantum sp)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Syzygium uniflora

…Tiny Grower..Delicious Abundant Fruit…

BRAZILIAN CHERRY

(2mRfEdAbDe) Syzygium uniflora explodes into white fluffy flowers and delicious red edible 2.5cm fruits. The fruit can also be used to make tasty jellies and jams. Attractively shaped leaves and makes a nice speciman, screen, hedge or pot plant. Bird attracting. Brazil Cherry needs a partially shaded position in a well drained soil. Warm districts. Full sun or part shade.

…..Priced at $9.90 (180 Parries) or 3 for $26

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

….Very Tasty Fruit….Chrysophyllum cainito

STAR APPLE

(5mAbcD) Chrysophyllum cainato
Very tasty round purple fruit from the phillippines. The fruit is about 7cm across. This is a lovely rounded tree with attractive foliage that is gold underleaf. Flowers in spring. Full sun.

…..Priced at $12.90 each (200 Parries) or 3 for $29

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JACK FRUITartocarpus heterophyllus

(7mAbcD) Artocarpus heterophyllus. The fruit of the Jackfruit tree is huge even on a small tree. It is seldom less than than 25cm up to 50cm in diameter and up to 36kg in weight. They grow on the trunk branches and roots of the tree and are the worlds largest tree grown fruit. The pulp & seeds are edible & have been popular for thousands of years. Is eaten raw (mild pineapple taste) or processed in many ways and used in asian cuisine. Believed to be a native of the Indian Western Ghats rainforest. This is a handsome stately tree in the tropics. Smaller elsewhere. Takes light frost. Full sun.

…..Priced at $14.90 (500 Parries) or 3 for $39

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

…Delicious Pink Flesh …Not White…

PINK DRAGONFRUITHylocereus undatus pink fruit

(4.5mAbcD) Hylocereus undatus
This is the delicious Pink fleshed one not the tasteless white fleshed one they sell in Super-markets!aka Pitaya & Strawberry Pear. Hylocereus undatus is a weird climbing cactus-huge juicy delicious edible pink fruit (1kg) with a pink flesh. Its giant white fragrant flowers are 30cm across in late spring and summer. They appear only during the night! This cactus will climb up a wall or a tree and quickly develops multiple trunks. Vivid green three cornered stems. Will grow in desert but easy to grow elsewhere. Needs winter protection in cooler areas. Full sun or bright light.

…..Priced at $14.90 each (250 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plants in Tiny 45mm Tubes
…..Tiny Plants… Like our competitors

 

LOMANDRA HYSTRIXLomandra hystrix

(1m*,**FABCDE) Lovely bright green arching leaves and highly perfumed crowded cream blossoms on the end of a flower spike in spring. A popular landscape plant for rockeries, banks and on the edge of water features. Its long straplike foliage arches gracefully. Brilliant indoor speciman. It is a native of NSW & QLD and is very hardy. Drought and frost resistant and takes wet places. This one will grow in the shade or sun. Small plants in small 45mm tubes.

…..Priced at $2.90 each

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LIRIOPE EVERGREEN GIANTLiriope muscari

(70cmFABCD) Liriope giganteum
This is an attractive landscaping plant with tall dark green handsome grasslike foliage. Violet flower spikes in mid summer. This plant can be used as a tall groundcover, border plant, or accent plant. Will take full sun to partial shade. Very small plants In 45mm tubes like the other online nurseries send…thats why cheap.

…..Priced at $2.90 (150 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPANISH IRISDietes bicolor

(1mFABCDE) Dietes bicolor produces never ending yellow flowers with several attractive brown blotches, whenever the weather is warm. Flowers shoot out above the attractive swordlike foliage on spikes. Makes a nice accent, border or rockery plant.Native to South Africa (no not Spain at all!) It is both drought and frost resistant and can be grown in any climate. Full sun.

…..Priced at $2.90 each

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gardenia Four Seaons

FOUR SEASON GARDENIA

(1m*AbcD) Gardenia Four Seasons will flower and flower for you. Lovely white fragrant double flowers – 8cm. Only grows to one metre and very bushy glossy leaves. Narrow glossy leaves. Gardenias like warm to hot conditions in a protected position free from frost. They go well in southern areas if these requirements are satisfied. Part shade but will grow and flower in full sun.

…..Priced at $3.90

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

COLOUR SHRUBS

Plectranthus saccatus Lilac

Plectranthus saccatus ‘Lilac’

Will delight you right though early summer to end of autumn with masses of gorgeous flower spikes. Each flower is long bell saped with long protruding anthers. Plant it singly or en masse and it flowers in the shade beautifully. Also flower extremely well in full sun. Dark serrated leaves and darker under. Sent in 70mm pots..plants 300 tall.

….Priced at $7.90 each (150 Parries) or 3 for $21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IXORA PIRATES GOLDIxora Pirates Gold

(40cmAbcDE) Ixora chinensis ‘Pirates Gold’. This one will give you startling groups of yellow gold flowers on spikes in spring, summer and autumn. Attractive lush green shiny leaves. Great for some extra colour around other taller shrubs. Perfect hedge, borders or containers. Slow growing. Requires a warm frostfree climate. Sun or light shade.

…..Priced at $7.90 (150 Parries) or 3 for $21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Radermachera sinica

CHINA DOLL

(30mAbcD) Radermachera sinica
Glossy green foliage, flowering white trumpet like flowers in spring. In their natural habitat, they can grow up to 30m tall but can be grown as a compact 1m house plant! Plant in rich well drained soil. Protect from cold wind and frost. Full sun to part shade. If growing indoors, place in a bright spot with indirect light.

…..Priced at $7.90 (150 Parries) or 3 for $21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Syzygium Hinterland Gold

Syzygium Hinterland Gold

(4mRfABCD) Syzygium Hinterland Gold
This is a gold tipped form of Dwarf Brush Cherry with bronzed gold tipped new growth. It’s very compact and makes a lovely hedging plant. Full sun.

…..Priced at $7.90 each

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Azalea indica 'Alba Magnifica'

WHITE AZALEA

(1.5mABCD) Azalea indica ‘Alba Magnifica’ will sustain you through spring and early summer with heaps and heaps of big white flowers. This is a profusely flowering evergreen shrub, suitable for both cool and warm climates. Shade is preferred but will grow in full sun. Excellent in the garden or in a patio pot. Full sun.

…..Priced at $7.90 each.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

ORCHIDS

 Rth CHsinying Blue jay

Rth. Hsinying Bluejay ‘Blue Taiwan’

Cattleya family, rarer lilac coloured flowers, medium size clusters. Shadehouse conditions. These plants are 140mm tall in 70mm pots.

…..Priced at $21 each

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Phal. Fullers Ai-Plus

Phal. Fullers Al-Plus ‘89247’

New release medium size Phalaenopsis Moth Orchid Lovely white with striking red blotching, Big pansy lip. These plants 160mm leaf span in 70mm pots.

…..Priced at $18.90 each

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

JUNE – JULY AFRICAN VIOLET COLLECTION OF 5

Saintpaulia ‘African Violets’ hybrids. These are your latest named hybrids and not your common old garden type. There are thousands of varieties. Easy to grow inside on your window sill. We have 5 New African Violet Hybrids. They are…

African Violet Black Ace

African Violet Black Ace

African Violet Birthday Girl

African Violet Birthday Girl

African Violet Jays Flossie

African Violet Jays Flossie

African Violet Opt Trinidad

African Violet Opt Trinidad

African Violet Ballet Big Star

African Violet Ballet Big Star

Moderate light to indoor light.

$8.90 each…. Any three for $25 or ….Five for $39

 

 

 


 

 

 

FERNS

Adiantum peruvianum 'Silver Dollar'

SILVER DOLLAR MAIDENHAIR

(40cmAbcD) Adiantum peruvianum ‘Silver Dollar’. This is a highly sought Maidenhair with lovely semi-arching fronds to 70cm. Its new growth has a distinctive metallic sheen. Maidenhairs require warm bushhouse or sheltered conditions. Sent in 100mm pots.

….Priced at $13.90 each (200 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Microsorum fallax

Microsorum falax

(60cmABCD) This is a truly beautiful fern with flat heavily crested light green foliage. Very hard to get this one will be famed for its beauty in the future. Good in a hanger or pot or in the garden it should be suited in all but the very coldest areas. Light to medium shade. These are sent in 100mm pots.

…..Priced at $12.90 each (180 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adiantum aethiopicum

 

AETHIOPICUM MAIDENHAIR

(50cmAbcD) Adiantum aethiopicum
This is a rich green densely foliaged, medium growing Maid. Will grow in full sun with enough moisture Maidenhairs require warm bushhouse or sheltered conditions. Keep under cover & under watering is best. Sent in 100mm pots.

…..Priced at $13.90 each (200 Parries)

 

THESE THREE FERNS FOR $37

>>Click Here to get all three Ferns<<

 

 

 


 

 

Hoya Collection

A Home is not a Home….Without a Hoya

JUNE – JULY HOYA COLLECTION 1

HOYA CORIACEAHoya coriacea flower

Huge umbels of up to 50 light lime yellow flowers. The crown of the flower is pure white to pale pink with a mauve centre (corona). Medium to large blue-green leaves. Strong filtered light.

…..Priced at $9.90 (170 Parries) each

 

 

 

Hoya pubicalyx 'Red'

HOYA ‘RED’

(C) – Hoya publicalyx ‘Red’. Red flowers with long leaves. Large red clusters.

…..$8.90 (150 Parries)

 

 

HOYA ‘NEW GUINEA GOLD’

(W) Hoya coronarium. Small groups of large solid gold star shaped flowers with thickish slightly crinkled leaves. Full sun.

……$12.90 each (200 Parries)

THESE THREE HOYA FOR $29.00

 

 

 

 

JUNE – JULY HOYA COLLECTION 2

HOYA LONGIFOLIA SHEPHERDIIHoya shepherdii

(Vine AbcD) Unusual 10cm narrow dark green leaves The flowers are smallish in clusters of 15 plus & white to pale pink and furry edged with a white crown and a dark pink centre.

…..Priced at $12.90

 

 

Hoya obscura

HOYA OBSCURA

(M) Big 10cm clusters of bright fragrant flowers that have yellow centre & white edges. soft gold toned veined foliage.

…..Priced at $8.90 (180 Parries)

 

 

 

Hoya Los Banos

HOYA LAS BANOS

(W) – Clusters of gold reflexed starlike flowers with maroon centre…12 flowers per cluster….non twining. Good drainage & light to part sun.

…..$9.90 (180 Parries)

 

THESE THREE HOYA FOR $29.00

 

 

 

 

JUNE – JULY HOYA COLLECTION 3

Hoya dischorensis

HOYA DISCHORENSIS

(VAbcD) is beautiful hoya in New Guinea. Light yellow star shaped flowers & darker corona & big leaves. Flowers a large cluster of 25 to 30 flowers during the warmer months. Morning sun to part shade.

……Priced at $9.90 each

 

 

 

HOYA AUSTRALIS (M)Hoya australis

Hoya australis. Shiny ovate shaped leaves with clusters of white waxy triangler petal flowers with a red and white centre.

…..$9.90 (180 Parries)

 

 

 

HOYA NICHOLSONIAE Hoya nicholsoniae

Will give you eyecatching yellow flowers with white corona in the centre. It has a spicy fragrance and blooms in the warmer months. The leaves are light green with visible veins. It is an easy fast growing hoya.

….Priced at $9.90 (180 Parries)

 

THESE THREE HOYA FOR $27.00

 

Key to Cold Tolerance: Letter after Hoya Name:C=Cool Growing, M= Intermediate Temperatures W=Warm Growing-Sub Tropical+ Note: Cool Growing will also thrive in the hotter conditions but the warm growing do not appreciate the cooler conditions.

Hoya Ideas

Find a place where you can run some horizontal tie wires and run between two posts, trees or whatever. Run a tie wire about every 25-30cm and where the wires meet the post attach a pot of hoya of the climbing variety. You can strap them on or nail the pots on. Let the hoyas run along the wires as they grow. Vines that run horizontally produce more flowers than those running vertically.

 

 

 


 

Delicious Collection

Delicious June – July Collection 1

myrciaria cauliflora

Jaboticaba

(3mEdAbcD) Myrciria caulifora
Tasty black grape-plum sized fruit. Produces up to 6 crops a year. Will take mild frost to -3oC for 2-3 hrs when established. Needs good drainage. Full sun.
…..Priced at $9.90 (180 Parries) or 3 for $25

 

 

Pouteria Species

Ross Sapote

(5mEdAbcD) Pouteria species. A delicious tropical fruit tree. The orange coloured fruit grows in clusters. Sweet tasting when eaten fresh and used in cooking. Eat when bright yellow & soft.
…..Priced at $12.90 each or 3 for $29

 

 

 

 

annona muricata soursop

Soursop

(6mEdabcD) Annona muricata
Attractive little shade tree will give you the most delicious fruit to eat fresh. Very juicy and makes a tangy drink. Contains vitamin C, B1 and B2. For warm areas. Full sun.
….Priced at $12.90 (200 Parries) or 3 for $29

 

ALL THREE FOR $32.00

 

 

 

Delicious June – July Collection 2

Casimiroa edulis

White Sapote

(5mEdFmAbcD) Casimiroa edulis. Delicious soft pulped apple sized fruit. Protect young trees frost. Older trees are more hardy. Take some drought. Most well drained soils. Full sun.
…..Priced at $9.90 ea (180 Parries) or 3 for $25

 

 Hylocereus undatus pink fruit

Pink Dragonfruit

(4.5mEdAbcD) Hylocereus undatus. Delicious juicy pink fleshed and skin edible fruit! Needs winter protection. Full sun or bright light .
…..Priced at $14.90 each (250 Parries)

 

Diospyros digyna black sapote

Black Sapote

(5mEdAD) Diospyros digyna. Aka choc pudding. Pulp looks & tastes like a fine chocolate mousse. Eat fresh or after freezing. Tastes great! Full sun.
…Priced at $9.90 each (180 Parries) or 3 for $25

 

ALL THREE FOR $29.00

 

 

 

Delicious June – July Collection 3

artocarpus heterophyllus

Jack Fruit

(7mEdAbcD) Artocarpus heterophyllus. The fruit is huge even on a small tree. It is seldom less than than 25cm up to 50cm in diameter and up to36kg in weight. The pulp & seeds are edible. Is eaten raw (mild pineapple taste). Takes light frost. Full sun.
….Priced at $14.90 each (500 Parries) or 3 for $39

 

 

Garcinia intermedia

Bakupari Tree

(4mEdFmABCD) Rheedia brasiliensis. Unique plant with narrow shiny foliage that will provide you with a pleasant aromatic tasting fruit. The fruit is a 3-4cm long smooth skinned fruit! Full sun but will take shade in the tropics.
…..$12.90 each (180 Parries) or 3 for $29

 

 

Chrysophyllum cainito

Star Apple

(5mEdAbcD) Chrysophyllum cainato. Very tasty round purple fruit from the phillippines. The fruit is about 7cm across. This is a lovely rounded tree with attractive foliage that is gold underleaf. Flowers in spring. Full sun
…..$12.90 each (200 Parries) or 3 for $29

 

ALL THREE FOR $35.00

 

 

 

Delicious June – July Collection 4

Pouteria campechiana

Canistel Tree

(10mAbcD) Pouteria campechiana is a delicious tropical fruit tree. Thin skinned yellow coloured apple sized fruit grows in clusters & eaten fresh & has a egg custard flavour. Eat when bright yellow & soft. Full sun.
…..Priced at $12.90 (150 Parries) or 3 for $29

 

 

 

Syzygium uniflora fruit

Brazilian Cherry

(6mRfEdAbDe) Syzygium uniflora. Delicious red edible 2.5cm fruits. Can be used to make jellies & jams. Needs a partially shaded position & well drained soil. Warm districts. Full sun or part shade.
…..Priced at $8.90 each (180 Parries) or 3 for $23

 

 

 

Coffea arabica

Coffee Tree

(3m*AbcD) Coffea arabica.
Have a never ending supply of delicious coffee. Bearing fruits that are a brilliant red. Full sun to part shade.
…..$9.90 each (180 Parries) or 3 for $23

 

ALL THREE FOR $31.00

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Herbal Plants

Herbal June – July Collection 1

pandanus amaryllifolius

Cooking Pandan

(1mEdAD) Pandanus amaryllifolus. The leaves are widely used in Southeast Asia for cooking. The leaves have a nutty fragrance which enhances the flavor of foods, especially rice dishes. Partial Sun. Warm areas.
…..$29 each

 

 

Moringa oleifera

 

Noni Juice Plant

(5mEdaD) Moringa citrifolia. The juice comes from a fruit 7cm long. Likes sandy or well drained conditions. Fast growing ..a tree takes only 18 months to produce fruit and can then produce 4-8Kg of fruit every month. Full sun to part shade.
…..$12.90 each (250 Parries) or 3 for $29

 

 

 

Acai BerryEuterpe oleracea

(12mEdAbcD) Euterpe oleracea are known as a super food can be eaten raw or cooked. High in antioxidants, amino acids & very nutritious. The juice can be made into a tasty drink. Needs sub tropical or warmer. Full sun.
…..Priced at $9.90 each (180 Parries) or 3 for $27

 

ALL THREE FOR $45.00

 

 

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Herbal June – July Collection 2

Solanum quitoense

Golden Fruit of the Andes

(1mEdABCDe) Solanum quiroense is a rather spectacular foliage plant with a fruit that looks like Kiwi Fruit and is made into a refreshing drink. Should grow in all areas. Full sun to part shade.
…..Priced at $8.90 (150 Parries) or 3 for $23

 

 

 

Garcinia livingstonei

Imbe

(6mFmABCD) Garcinia livingstonei. Tasty sweet red to orange fruit which is highly nutritious and used in traditional medicine. They are plum sized and have a smoothe skin. Blooms during late spring to summer. Native to Africa. Partial Sun to Full Sun.
…..Priced at $9.90 (200 Parries) or 3 for $25

 

 

 

 

Malphigia glabra flower

Acerola Cherry

(2mEdAbcD) Malphigia glabra. Red edible berries which are high in Vitamin C being 80 times more concentrated than orange juice! We have no info on how it will tolerate cold winters but is frost tender. Full sun.
…..$9.90 each (180 Parries)

 

ALL THREE FOR $28.00

 

 

 

 

Herbal June – July Collection 3

Gumby Gumby

(3m*,**ABCD) Pittosporum phillyreoides. Famous for the treatment of cancer & many other ailments. If you read the background to this plant you would be drinking its tea easily made from its leaves every day!
…..Priced at $12.90 each (200 Parries)

 

 

Azadirachta indica

 

Neem Tree

(8mABCD) Azadirachta indica. Has been used for centuries against insects and for many medicinal purposes. Tender shoots and flowers are eaten in India. Full sun.
…..Priced at $12.90 (180 Parries)

 

 

 

Gynura procumbens

Diabetes Plant

(1mEdABCD) Gynura procumbens. Has reknowned reputation as a blood balancer. Tastes fines and be eaten raw or in smoothies, salads and stir fries. Good in tea. Shade.
…..$8.90 each (150 Parries) or 3 for $23 or 5 for $39 or 8 for $49

 

ALL THREE FOR $31.00

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

Succulents

Cephalocereus senilis

OLD MAN CACTUS

(10mAbcD) Cephalocereus senilis is a unique cactus with fluffy white tufts of ‘hair’. Certainly a plant with personality. Pink flowers. This plant is endangered in the deserts of Mexico. After a while your cactus will clump but will stay smallish inside the house. Outdoors in hot, dry sunny conditions can grow big to 10m …but most are grown indoors in an unglazed container in bright light or window facing north or west. Keep on the dry side in a cactus mix… or sand, perlite and potting mix. Don’t overwater or it will rot and water only once or twice in winter! Big plants about 25cm tall…sent in 100mm pots.

…..Priced at $9.90 each (500 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GIANT APPLE CACTUS

(8mABcD) Cereus peruvianus
This is an magnificent large growing cactus. As it matures, the cactus will bloom extraordinary yellow flowers that are then followed by an orange to red fruit which looks similar to an apple. Can be planted in very dry and hot or desert like areas. Plant in a well drained soil to avoid root rot. A high heat and drought tolerant cactus. Full sun. These are calloused plants ready to set roots. 300mm tall ex ground.

…..Priced at $39

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHIN CACTUSGymnocalycium spp

(15cmAbcD) Gymnocalycium spp
A free flowering small globular cactus with predominately pastel coloured 3cm flowers. Quick flowering. Will thrive if given plenty of light and free draining soil. Water well during summer, much less in winter and allow soil to dry out between watering. Perfect for pots or a sunny dry spot in the garden. Ideal for pots. Full sun.

…..Priced at $12.90 each

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ferocactus

MIXED FEROCACTUS HYBRIDS

There are so many variations to these lovely hybrids but they have the characteristic colourful spines and all flower in relatively large vibrant reds, yellows orange and whites. Requires a well drained potting mix. Full sun to part shade. Sent in 100mm pots.

…..Priced at $5.90 each!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Amazing Plants Available and in Stock!

 

FAT BOYPhilodendron martinianum

(70cmABCD) Philodendron martianum
You will be immediately drawn to this rare and very unusual Philodendron. Big fat golden stems are a standout which look great indoors, patio or garden. Attractive sculptured foliage on top and big white aroid flowers. Takes cold and heat but not frost. Good light or morning sun. These are strong multi stemmed plants 25cm tall out of 100mm pots.

…..Priced at $39 each.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

…Huge Spectacular Bromeliad…Alcantarea regina 'Alba'

ALCANTAREA REGINA ‘ALBA’

Syn.Vriesea regina ‘alba’ (1mABCD)
This is an amazing Bromeliad with spectacular bright red and yellow flowers that grow over 1m tall! The rosette that can grow to 1.5m across! It stays smaller in a pot. This ‘alba’ variety refers to the white powder look on the back of its leaves. Will grow and flower in light to medium shade. It can be grown in a pot in a well drained mix and will multiply.Good indoors but likes humidity. South American in origin most Bromeliads are epiphytes that attach themselves to trees. Very hard to get.

…..Priced at $14.90 each (300 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jaboticaba aka Brazilian Grape Treemyrciaria cauliflora

(3mEdAbcD) Myrciaria caulifora will give you delicious black grape-plum sized fruit that grows straight out of the branches of this unusual little tree. Will produce up to 6 crops a year. Prized for its sweet juicy fruit & makes a famous Brazilian wine. Will take mild frost to -3oC for 2-3 hrs only when established but not as a baby. Its branches get covered in white powder puff flowers before fruiting. Small attractive foliage & pretty orange stems. A goer from Sydney-Perth north. Must have good drainage. Good for Bonsai. Full sun to light shade.

…..Priced at $9.90 (180 Parries) or 3 for $25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LIRIOPE EVERGREEN GIANTLiriope muscari

(70cmFABCD) Liriope giganteum
This is an attractive landscaping plant with tall dark green handsome grasslike foliage. Violet flower spikes in mid summer. This plant can be used as a tall groundcover, border plant, or accent plant. Will take full sun to partial shade. Very small plants In 45mm tubes like the other online nurseries send…that’s why cheap.

…..Priced at $2.90 (150 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

….Gorgeous & Highly Sought….. Epipremnum aureum Snow Queen

POTHOS SNOW QUEEN

(VineAbcD) Epipremnum aureum ‘Snow Queen’
Lovely shiny white variegated foliage with this wonderful highly sought climbing plant. It’s virtually Gorgeous foliage. Great indoors..takes low or bright light and doesn’t mind collecting indoor pollutants from your house. Also takes waterlogging. Let your Snow Queen climb up a stake where it will set aerial roots. These plants are in 70mm pots and are about 25cm long and firing on all cylinders. Low light through to full sun.

…..Priced at $15.90 each (350 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BLACK BAT PLANTTacca chantrieri, black bat plant, bat plant

(50cmAbcD) Tacca chantrieri produces the most unusual and striking flowers. The flower is black with long sinister tentacles hanging down wards. Its leaves are broad and about 40cm long. They are quite hardy once grown up but need to be nurtured over their first winter in cooler climates than tropical. Give your Bat Plant a real well drained potting mix with good moisture in the summer but keep just moist in the winter. They do not like the cold frosty weather outside so you will need a warm spot, under shelter or inside. Keep it under light to heavy shade. Sent in 100mm pots.

…..Priced at $19.90 each

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WOOD APPLELimonia acidissima

(9mEdAbcD) Limonia acidissima
This is hard to get large growing tree that produces 5-9cm greyish hard shelled fruits with delicious edible pulp inside! The pulp can be eaten raw or made into jam or blended into a drink and also contains a large amount of protein, Vitamin B & C. The fruit, leaves & bark of the tree have been reported to have each of their own medicinal properties. This tree is slow growing with a upreaching branches providing a wide canopy. White 5 star petalled flowers. Leaves have a citrus scent when crushed. Native to India and Sri Lanka. Well drained soil. Full sun.

…..Priced at $12.90 each

 

 

 

 

 

 

…Huge Flowers….Be Surprised…

FRASER ISLAND CREEPER

(V**ABCD) Tecomanthe hillii is a hard to get spectacular creeper from Queenslands World Heritage Fraser Island. Big gorgeous bright pink bunches of flowers in summer. This is a small bushy climber with lovely glossy foliage. Grows in swampy and sandy creek bed locations. Will grow in all mild climates but will need special winter protection in cooler inland locations.

…..Priced at $12.90 (180 Parries) or 3 for $29

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

..Nutritious Flavoursome ….Floriferous..Garcinia livingstonei

IMBE

(6mFmABCD) Garcinia livingstonei
Imbe is famous for it’s tasty sweet red to orange fruit which is highly nutritious and used in traditional medicine..They are plum sized and have a smoothe skin. Attractive landscape plant. Unusual angular branch structure. Eyecatching deep blue-green foliage. Flowers are in groups of 5-15, greenish, whitish or yellow and scented. Dioecious so need male and female tree for pollination …so best to get 3 to increase chances of a male pollinator. Blooms during late spring to summer. Native to Africa. Partial Sun to Full Sun.

…..Priced at $9.90 (200 Parries) or 3 for $25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHITE SAPOTECasimiroa edulis

(5mEdFmAbcD) Casimiroa edulis will provide you with ample delicious soft pulped apple sized fruit. Taste can vary from Banana like mixed with Peach to Pear right through to Vanilla flavours. An attractive usually evergreen tree from Central America it can be grown anywhere oranges grow. Young trees may be damaged by even light frost but older trees are more hardy. Take some drought. Most well drained soils. Full sun.

…..Priced at $9.90 (180 Parries) or 3 for $25

PS It is unrelated to other ‘Sapotes’. Sapote comes from the Aztec word ‘tzapotl’ which was used to describe all soft sweet fruit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anthurium Red Fred

ANTHURIUM RED FRED

(50cmAbcD) Large remarkable large red wavy heart shaped flowers that stands tall above the dark green glossy foliage. As the plant grows the leaves and flowers grow larger. This one grows to a medium size about 10cm long. Perfect to brighten any room in the house. Keep in a well drained mix in filtered light.

…..Priced at $12.90 each.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Azadirachta indica

*NEEM TREE

(8mABCD) Azadirachta indica. Often called the Wonder Tree, the Neem has been used for centuries in Asia against insects and for many medicinal purposes. The natural insecticide Azadirachtin can be extracted from the seeds of the Neem Tree. The plant itself will protect other plants from insects. Extracts are also made from the leaves and for health and agricultural purposes. The full story fills a book. Good shade and good in a tub. Native to NE India this is an attractive long lived evergreen fast growing tree. Drought resistant it has a reputation for good growth on on dry infertile, stoney, acidic and poor soils. A good shade tree it has prolific white flowers and fruit with an olive like appearance. Does not like frost. Full sun.

…..Priced at $12.90 (180 Parries) or 3 for $29

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

…Highly Sought & Uncommonly Available…Hedychium greenii

SCARLET GINGER LILY

(1.5mAD) Hedychium greenii will delight you with its big scarlet red attractive butterfly shaped flowers in summer. Its deep green and red (under leaf) broad foliage is also a feature. This plant shoots off strong rhizomes. A native of India, as are all the Hedychiums. Best suited to areas of high humidity, but if the rhizome is protected in winter it should grow in protected situations in all but the coldest winter areas. This one needs to be kept dry in winter but loves moisture in the warmer months. Light to medium shade in well drained conditions.

…..Priced at $13.90 each (200 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

…Takes Cold Conditions…Chamaerops humilis

MEDITERRANEAN FAN PALM

(4mABCDE) Chamaerops humilis is a hard to get very cold hardy palm that is both attractive and versatile. This one clusters at the base. The leaves are a fan up to 1m of narrow segments. Native to the African and European fringes of the Mediterranean Sea. They are so hardy that they are found growing on rocky hills to 3000′ as well as sandy seaside locations. Reported good indoors. Full sun or shade. These are four leaf plants 400mm high from 140mm pots.

…..Priced at $4.90 or 3 for $12.90

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

annona muricata soursop

SOURSOP

(6mEdabcD) Annona muricata is an attractive little shade tree will giving you the most delicious fruit to eat fresh, in deserts or as a flavouring with many uses. Very juicy it makes a tangy drink. The big green fruit weighs up to 6kg. Fruit also contains significant amounts of vitamin C, vitamin B1, and vitamin B2. The fruit, seeds, and leaves have a number of herbal medicinal uses. If you are interested in cancer… read about its well proclaimed cancer killing properties. For warm areas and will fruit in pots (even in temperate areas if protected from the cold.) Full sun.

….Priced at $12.90 (200 Parries) or 3 for $29

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

…..Hard to Get Torch Gingers…..Etlingera elatior James Red

JAMES RED TORCH GINGER

(4mAD) Nicolaia elatior (Syn. Etlingera elatior Etlingeria ‘James Red’)
What a gorgeous concoction of colour, texture and shape. Big flowers borne on on a 1.5m leafless stem that arises straight out of the ground. Needs plenty of warmth and well drained conditions. We would not expect flowering South of Coffs Harbour NSW or equivalent. Semi-shade or morning sun. These are plants 35cm tall out of a 70mm pot.

…..Priced at $16.90 each

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monstera deliciosa

 

MONSTERA

(2mEdAbcD) Monstera deliciosa grows attractive huge glossy leaves up to one metre long. This is a most attractive plant for indoor and outdoor use. Outside let it lean against a post or a shed its aerial roots will soon cling on. The large fruit of the Monstera is about 25cm long and is very tasty. Monstera will grow in warm temperate frostfree climates. These plants are 35cm tall.

…..Priced at $14.90 (350 Parries) each

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Worsleya procera flowers

BLUE AMARYLLUS

Worsleya procera
This is the legendary Blue Amaryllus. One of the worlds most sought after plants. Huge blue flowers. Direction oriented straplike foliage. These are strong plants. 40cm tall out of 140mm pots. Light shade. Restricted numbers.

…..Priced at $195

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Syngonium Maya Red

SYNGONIUM MAYA RED

(30cmAbcD) Pastelred-pink foliage plant white with heart shaped leaves. Very attractive indoors or in the garden. Easy to grow in the shade.

…..Priced at $8.90 each

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Calathea Lancifolia

CALATHEA LANCIFOLIA

(35cmAbcD) A colourful foliage plant with long narrow leaves, marked with two tones of greens. They are medium stemmed. May die back in winter if subjected to a long cold period. Keep it drier at this time. Like warmth and humidity and make a nice house plant or in the garden in the sub-tropics and warmer. Filtered light.

…..Priced at $8.90 each (170 Parries) or 3 for $25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

…Grow Your Own Gourmet Coffee…Coffea arabica

COFFEE TREE

(3m*AbcD) Coffea arabica. This plant has been selected for it gourmet coffee flavour. Plant it, admire its beauty and have a never ending supply of delicious coffee. The Coffee Tree will give you masses of fragrant five petalled white flowers in clusters in the leaf axils. The attractive coffee bearing fruits are brilliant red. For frostfree areas, north of Sydney. Native to Ethiopa. Likes full sun to part shade.

…..Priced at $9.90 (150 Parries) or 3 for $25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rondeletia leucophylla

RONDELETIA LEUCOPHYLLA

(1m*FABCDE) Rondeletia leucophylla will surprise you with its huge clusters of scented pink flowers. They are Spring flowering in cooler climates and closer to the tropics they give an almost constant display. Medium light green pointed leaves. Attracts birds and butterflies. Can be grown outdoors anywhere. Full sun or shade.

…..Priced at $7.90 (150 Parries) or 3 for $21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

….Great Hedge & Ornamental….

MISS MUFFETTPittosporum tobira

(75cm*FmABCD) Pittosporum tobira ‘Miss Muffett’. Lovely cream highly fragrant spring flowers will be yours with this highly sought cultivar. Miss Muffett is famous for its beautiful tightly clustered shiny bright green rosetting foliage with lime new growth. This is a high impact compact landscape plant that even lends itself to formal shaping if you wish. It will grow to 75cm tall and one metre wide. Native to Japan and China and will grow in all climates. Great in sunny or lightly shaded gardens and also good in a pot.

…..Priced at $7.90 or 3 for $21 (170 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eugenia zeyheri

 

EUGENIA ZEYHERI

(1mRfABcD) is an attractive dense little rainforest plant with tiny glossy dark green and bronze tipped leaves. Small white flowers are followed by black fruit. This is a native of South Africa where it is rare in its native habitat. Wonderful as a garden or rockery feature, as a hedge or in a tub. Indoors for short stints.

…..Priced at $9.90 each (200 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

…Takes Shade & Wet & Good Indoors…

LOMANDRA HYSTRIX

(1m*,**FABCDE) will provide you with lovely bright green arching leaves and highly perfumed crowded cream blossoms on the end of a flower spike in spring. This one is a popular landscape plant for rockeries, banks and on the edge of water features. Its long straplike foliage arches gracefully. Brilliant indoor speciman. It is a native of NSW & Qld and is very hardy. It is drought and frost resistant and takes wet places. This one will grow in the shade or sun. Small plants In small 45mm tubes.

…..Priced at $2.90 each

 

 

 

 

 

Bc Island Charm 'Blumen Insel'

Bc. Island Charm ‘Blumen Insel’

Medium to large size white Cattleya with delicate lemon flaring/flush in the petals. Shadehouse conditions, 50-70% shade depending temperature and aspect. These plants are 130mm tall in 50mm pots.

…..Priced at $14.90

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vanda tricolor var suavisVanda tricolor var suavis

Vigorous growing Vanda species, with white flowers overlaid with red spotting and barring. Bright but indirect light position, frequent watering in the warmer months, cool tolerant. 50-70% shade. These plants have 150mm leaf span in 50mm pots.

…..Priced at $15.90

 

 

 

 

 

 

MAY – JUNE AFRICAN VIOLET COLLECTION OF 5

Saintpaulia ‘African Violets’ hybrids. These are your latest named hybrids and not your common old garden type. There are thousands of varieties. Easy to grow inside on your window sill. We have 5 New African Violet Hybrids. They are…

African violet Crystal Gazer

African violet Crystal Gazer

African Violet Green Lace Sport

African Violet Green Lace Sport

African Violet Wavy Navy

African Violet Wavy Navy

African Violet Ness Viking Frost

African Violet Ness Viking Frost

African Violet Opt Little Pearl

African Violet Opt Little Pearl

Moderate light to indoor light.

$8.90 each…. Any three for $25 or ….Five for $39

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Couroupita guianensis

…150mm Cannonball Fruits…

CANNONBALL TREE

(14mEdAbcD) Couroupita guianensis
Extremely fragrant and thousands of huge 100mm beautiful flowers! Multiple flowers on short branches straight out of the main trunk of the tree. See this video link on YouTube to believe it!! https://youtu.be/msZBaCYqZWo
One tree can hold a thousand flowers at once! Named after its fruit which is edible and has an appearance and size of a big rusted cannonball! Also has a loud and explosive sound when the heavy fruit drops to the ground. Native to South America. Full sun.

…..Priced at $15.90 each

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLIVIA ROBUSTAClivia robusta

(60cmABcD) Clivia robusta is a most spectacular clump forming perennial which will present you with heads of trumpet flowers with bright orange to green tipped flowers from spring to summer and sporadic flowering may occur through the year. Its foliage is thick, dark shiny green and broad straplike. Native to South Africa. Will grow outdoors anywhere the ground does not freeze. This one is a more robust plant than the Clivia gardenii. They like a shady position and not too moist when its cool. Love growing under trees.

…..Priced at $14.90 each (200 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michelia champaca

HIMALAYAN MAGNOLIA

(6m*FABCD) Michelia champaca will provide you with big (80mm) beautiful fraougrant, often twelve petalled yellow to orange flowers. Religious values. A magnificent shade tree it has 250mm long leaves. Flowers in Spring and through the year. Frost hardy and grows well in cooler areas and is renowned for its growth over the warm period. Full sun.

…..Priced at $12.90 each

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brunsfelsia Sweet Temptation

BRUNSFELSIA ‘SWEET TEMPTATION’

(2.0m*AbcD) All your friends will want it. Absolutely smothered in highly fragrant big white crinkled flowers 3 or 4 times a year!! The flowers turn to gold and this is the improved version of Brunfelsia americana. A sensational standout upright shrub. The attractive foliage is largish (10cm long) and dark toned with attractive burgundy tipped new growth. The fragrance will impress you. Great in the ground, in a pot or as a hedge. For all warm coastal climates. Full or part sun.

…..Priced at $9.90 (180 Parries) or 3 for $26

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

cooking pandan,pandanus amaryllifolus

…Rarely Available…

COOKING PANDAN

(1mEdAD) Pandanus amaryllifolus
Hard to get tropical plant. The leaves are widely used in Southeast Asia for cooking. The leaves have a nutty fragrance which enhances the flavor of foods, especially rice dishes and cakes. It is an upright, green plant with fan-shaped sprays of long, narrow, blade-like leaves and woody aerial roots. Partial Sun. Warm areas. These plants are in native tubes 20cm tall.

…..Priced at $29 each

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Azadirachta indica

*NEEM TREE

(8mABCD) Azadirachta indica. Often called the Wonder Tree, the Neem has been used for centuries in Asia against insects and for many medicinal purposes. The natural insecticide Azadirachtin can be extracted from the seeds of the Neem Tree. The plant itself will protect other plants from insects. Extracts are also made from the leaves and for health and agricultural purposes. The full story fills a book. Good shade and good in a tub. Native to NE India this is an attractive long lived evergreen fast growing tree. Drought resistant it has a reputation for good growth on on dry infertile, stoney, acidic and poor soils. A good shade tree it has prolific white flowers and fruit with an olive like appearance. Does not like frost. Full sun.

…..Priced at $12.90 (180 Parries) or 3 for $29

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hibiscus Rose Flake

HIBISCUS ‘ROSEFLAKE’

(1-2mAbcD) Hibiscus rosa-sinensis ‘Roseflake’ has the amazing coloured foliage in shades of creamy white, green and red. A tropical shrub featuring small attractive bright red flowers. Full sun to light shade.

…..Priced at $7.90 (150 Parries) or 3 for $21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vriesia glutinosa

VRIESIA GLUTINOSA

(1mAbcD) Vriesia glutinosa is a spectacular Bromeliad with long lasting Feather like flowers on a 30cm stem from a funnel of flat leaves. The ‘feather heads’ are red with striking shiny leaves with dark and light green stripes. It can be grown in a pot in a well drained mix and will multiply. Good indoors but likes humidity. South American in origin most Vriesias are epiphytes that attach themselves to trees. Prefers bright indirect light.

…..Priced at $12.90 each (250 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

YELLOW POINCIANAPeltophorum pterocarpum

(7m*AbcD) Peltophorum pterocarpum
Big clusters of fragrant yellow flowers will make you smile beneath the wide umbrella canopy of this beautiful tree. Each flower in the 40cm upright cluster is 4cm across and has crinkled petals and prominent orange stamens. Yellow Poinciana is native to coastal areas from Sri Lanka through the Malay archipelago and Indonesia to Northern Australia. Warm climates. Full sun.

…..Priced at $7.90 each or 3 for $21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

annona muricata soursop

SOURSOP

(6mEdabcD) Annona muricata is an attractive little shade tree will giving you the most delicious fruit to eat fresh, in deserts or as a flavouring with many uses. Very juicy it makes a tangy drink. The big green fruit weighs up to 6kg. Fruit also contains significant amounts of vitamin C, vitamin B1, and vitamin B2. The fruit, seeds, and leaves have a number of herbal medicinal uses. If you are interested in cancer… read about its well proclaimed cancer killing properties. For warm areas and will fruit in pots (even in temperate areas if protected from the cold.) Full sun.

…..Priced at $12.90 each (200 Parries) or 3 for $29

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pouteria campechiana

CANISTEL TREE

(10mAbcD) Pouteria campechiana.
This is a delicious tropical fruit tree from the Sapotaceae Family. The thin skinned yellow coloured apple sized fruit grows in clusters and has a moist yellow flesh and large seeds inside. It is eaten fresh & has a egg custard flavour. Can made into jam, marmalade, pancakes and flour as well. Perfect for milkshakes & ice cream as well! Eat when bright yellow & soft. This is an attractive medium sized open tree with small white flowers. Native to Central America. Full sun.

…..Priced at $12.90 (150 Parries) or 3 for $29

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

…A Collectors Must…Rare Variety…Drynaria Whitei

WHITEI FERN

(1m**ABCD) Drynaria rigidula cv. whitei. This rare variety from the Glasshouse Mountains throws new fronds right through the warm months and holds more foliage than other types. This plant is so highly sought but seldom obtainable. An unusual basket fern with big wide frilly arching fronds to 1m long and short erect nest leaves. Native to Nth NSW and QLD. Easily grown in a pot or hanger in a well drained mix. Full sun or shade. These are big plants 40cm tall plus in 130mm pots full of rhizome.

…..Priced at $39.00 each

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

….Gorgeous Resilient Native….

RIVER ROSEBauera rubioides

(1.5mF**ABCD) Bauera rubioides comes out in masses of small pink (rarely white) roselike flowers in spring and again in summer and carries flower throughout the year. Tiny (1cm) bright green leaves that form a dense compact little shrub. Native to the coastal heaths and forests of QLD, NSW, Vic, Tas and Kangaroo Island this one is resistant to frost and wet under foot. Can also be used as a taller groundcover on a bank or garden speciman in a shady spot. Keep moist in dry weather. Full sun or shade.

…..Priced at $7.90 (150 Parries) or 3 for $21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dendrochilum tenellum

 

Dendrochilum tenellum

Rare species from the Philippines, with clumps of needle type leaves which produce very fine spikes of white flowers in the late winter, rapidly forms a specimen. Grow moist at all times. Flowering size divisions in 80mm pots.

…..Priced at $27

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Phal. Allura ‘Paradise’Phal Allura Paradise

Moth orchid with miniature orange red flowers from very compact plants. Near flowering size 140mm leaf span in 70mm pots.

…..Priced at $17.90

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

….Very Very Frilled Form….Polypodium mandianum aureum

FRILLED LETTUCE FERN

(50cm**ABCD) Polypodium mandianum aureum ‘Frilled Form’.
This is a lovely native fern with large broad wavy frilled fronds, similar to a lettuce leaf. This is an even frillier on of the unusual frilled form. The Lettuce Fern grows on a Rhizome. Makes a good basket, pot or garden plant in a damp position. Sent in 100mm pots.

…..Priced at $12.90 (180 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adiantum tenerum Gloriosum RoseumAdiantum tenerum Gloriosum Roseum

(60cmAD) One of the most sought after Maidenhairs this fern is large and has attractive weeping fronds with broad pinnules, and deep pink new growth on black stems. Sent in 100mm pots.

…..Priced at $13.90 each (220 Parries)

 

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CRINKLED MACGILLIVARYI TYPEHoya macgiillivrayii Crinkled

(Vine*,**RfAbcD) Hoya Species macgiillivrayii Group
This is a hoya I collected in New Guinea in recent years and have only now had enough to advertise. As we have not flowered it yet we can’t be sure of the flower but expect a big maroon type flower in clusters. We believe this hoya to be in the Macgillivrii Group. It has quite long and thickish pointed crinkled leaves and this feature alone is very attractive. Collected on the river bank KB area near Alotau PNG…would possibly need to be kept warm in winter, above 2C has been unaffected here undershade. Easy to grow in warm conditions. Filtered light.

…..Priced at $15.90 (450 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ACAI BERRYEuterpe oleracea

(12mEdAbcD) Euterpe oleracea
The black fruits are known as a super food can be eaten raw or cooked. High in antioxidants, amino acids and very nutritious as well! The juice can be extracted to make a tasty and refreshing drink. The leaves are reported to be edible as well by being cooked and having a sweet flavour. Tall slender palm growing up to or over 20 metres in its native swampy habitat. Native to Brazil, Peru & Trinidad. Needs sub tropical or warmer. Full sun.

…..Priced at $9.90 ea (180 Parries) or 3 for $27

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heliconia psittacorum x spathocircinata Golden Torch

HELICONIA GOLDEN TORCH

(1.5-2mAD) Heliconia psittacorum x spathocircinata ‘Golden Torch’
The flowers are long lasting and excellent for cut flowers. This is an attractive dwarf clumping variety good in a tub or in the garden. Psittacorums are luxuriant Heliconias with brightly coloured bracts. Largish tropical bright green foliage. Heliconia Golden Torch will do well in all warm coastal climates and have flowered in Perth! Semi-shade to morning sun. Great for colour, features and screening. Well drained mix and keep in a warm well lit situation….medium shade to full sun. Sent as rooted plants.

…..Priced at $14.90 each (200 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Curcuma longa syn. domestica

…..Startling Wedding Flower Variety…..

WEDDING FLOWER -CREAM TURMERIC – Cut Flower

(70cmEdAD) Curcuma longa syn. domestica. This variety of Turmeric is also known as the Wedding flower as that is what it is renowned for. Gorgeous 30cm white and green bracts with startling yellow flowers emerging. This is a great cut flower. Yes it still has medicinal values but not as high a curcumin concentration as our Orange rhizomed variety. The young buds and new leaf are delicious fresh and used in cooking and you can cook fish in the older leaves. Warm conditions but a cold winter will not harm the foliage as it is deciduous. Full sun or shade.

…..Priced at $12.90 (180 Parries) or 3 for $29

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIOON SPINULOSUMDioon spinulosum

(10mAbcD) has very attractive blue foliage with symmetrical 2m fronds. This can be the talking point of your yard. Produces huge white wooly cones the size of watermelons! The new fronds emerge lime green. These are long lived plants (500 years) from limestone outcrops in Mexico’s rainforest and in that time will grow to 10m tall. Require very good drainage and moderate water. Full sun or part shade. These are 2 leaf plants 350mm tall in a long 100mm pot.

…..Priced at $15.90 each

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chamaedorea atrovirens

…Indoor Beauty…

CASCADE PALM

(2mABcD) Chamaedorea atrovirens
This one is a robust and compact dwarf palm with dark dense glossy foliage. Branches just above ground level. Red fruit. It is a native of Mexico. Great in the garden and good indoors when kept near a window or other light source and not allowed to dry out between waterings. Sun or shade.

…..Priced at $8.90 each (150 Parries) 3 for $23

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TULIPWOODHarpulia pendula

(6m**RfABCDE) Harpulia pendula has an unusual decorative orange bird attracting fruit which splits to reveal its contrasting black seeds in winter. This is one of the neatest of native feature trees, fine examples of which can be found in both Brisbane and Sydney streets. The attractive dense canopy makes nice shade.The leaves are compound and shiny. From the dry lowland rainforests of Nthn NSW to NE QLD. and suited to coastal, inland and cooler frostfree areas. Full sun or shade.

…..Priced at $8.90 (150 Parries) or 3 for $23

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GYMEA LILYDoryanthes excelsa

(4m**FABCDE) Doryanthes excelsa is an unusual and amazing native plant. A coastal plant from NSW, occuring from Sydney and north. The flower stem shoots for the sky and is to 4m tall with brilliant red flowers on its top – they are in large clusters to 70cm and each flower in the cluster is 10cm across and come in spring and summer. The leaves themselves are a feature growing to 1m long and are bright green, ribbed and sword shaped growing in a large rosette. This plant makes a monumental landscaping piece in the garden on a bank or in a large rockery. For all areas except the most bitterly cold Tablelands in Southern Australia. Takes frost. Full sun to light shade.

…..Priced at $9.90 (200 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ACEROLA CHERRY

(2mEdAbcD) Malphigia glabra is an exceptional branching shrub with small carmine rose flowers in dense clusters and then attractive red edible berries which are high in Vitamin C being 80 times more concentrated than orange juice!! Attractive dark green shiny leaves and a multibranching habit. Barbados Cherry is a native of Tropical America and at this stage we have no information on how it will tolerate cold winters but is frost tender. Full sun.

…..Priced at $9.90 each (180 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

…Amazing Groundcover Cycad…

ZAMIA INTEGRIFOLIAZamia integrifolia

(syn.floridana) (1.5mABcD) is a very interesting little Cycad from the Southern USA and the Caribbean. Described as a groundcover Cycad as it has much branched subterranean stems each to about 6cm across. The mature attractive fronds are 60cm to 150cm long and jump straight out of the ground forming incredible dense thickets. Coontie has attractive rusty red male and female cones both about10cm long. Used as an outdoor ornamental in the Southern US and indoors in the colder areas. All climates except cold Tablelands. Full sun to part shade. These are fourleaf plants 200mm high in 75mm pots.

…..Priced at $9.90 each (160 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

..Hard to Get Climber..Lilac Flowers..Mansoa alliaceae

GARLIC VINE

(VAbcD) Mansoa alliacea (syn.Pseudocalymma alliaceum) is not commonly available and will present you with very large heads of dark mauve to lilac trumpet flowers in summer. This is a spectacular climber from tropical America and wants a warm temperate to tropical climate. Full sun.

…..Priced at $7.90 (150 Parries) or 3 for $21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Galphimia glauca

MEXICAN GOLD BUSH

(2mAbcD) Galphimia gauca. Will delight you with its bright whirling clusters of gold star shaped flowers with prominent anthers. Its red stems are literally weighed down with flowers lasting weeks. Likes it on the dry side. Feature or can be clipped to a hedge. Full sun in all warm climates.

…..Priced at $7.90 (150 Parries) or 3 for $21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rth Chief Sunny Splash

Rth. Chief Sunny ‘Splash’

Compact growing splash petal Cattleya, flowers approx. 60mm in size. Near flowering size in 100mm pots.

……Priced at $27

 

 

 

 

 

Odontonia Pacific Pagan 'Kileua'

 

Odontonia Pacific Pagan ‘Kileua’

Fast growing Oncidium type, tall branching sprays of 35mm red and white flowers 400mm tall plants sent in 100mm pots…should flower within 12 months.

…..Priced at $27

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monstera Adansonii

SWISS CHEESE VINE

(2mAbcD) Monstera adansonii. This is a delightful plant with holey leaves a bit like a swiss cheese, Pastel green to dark green leaves about 15cm long. This plant will climb up whatever you want as it sets down strong tendrils. Often placed to climb up a totem pole. You can cut it back and replant at the tendrils which become the new roots. Do not overwater especially in winter and use a very well drained mix. Likes warm conditions in winter. Indirect sun or shade.

…..Priced at $19.90 (400 Parries) each

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GOLDEN FRUIT OF THE ANDESSolanum quitoense

(1mEdABCDe) Solanum quitoense is also known as Naranjilla. It is a very unusual looking and rather spectacular foliage plant with a fruit that looks like Kiwi Fruit and is made into a refreshing drink. The leaves are large (40cm) and light green with mauve strips along its veins. there are small surface prickles. It is always picked out as something unusual in our nursery. Native to the northern Andes of Colombia and Equador. Should grow in all areas. Full sun to part shade.

…..Priced at $8.90 (150 Parries) or 3 for $23

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pouteria Species

ROSS SAPOTE

(5mAbcD) Pouteria species. This is a delicious tropical fruit tree from the Sapotaceae Family. The thin skinned orange coloured apple sized fruit grows in clusters and has a moist yellow flesh. It is eaten fresh & is sweet & fruity and used in cooking & ice cream & shakes as well. Eat when bright yellow & soft. This is an attractive medium sized open tree with small white flowers. Native to Central America. Full sun.

…..Priced at $12.90 (150 Parries) or 3 for $29

 

 

 

 

 

Moringa oleifera

NONI JUICE PLANT

(5mEdaD) Moringa citrifolia
Used in Polynesian traditional medicine..you can grow your own if you live in a warm coastal area north of Brisbane. The juice comes from a fruit 7cm long & there are many health claims for the juice. This can grow into quite a tall tree with big leaves and likes sandy or well drained conditions. Fast growing ..a tree takes only 18months to produce fruit and can then produce 4-8 Kg of fruit every month. Full sun or part shade.

…..Priced at $12.90 (250 Parries) or 3 for $29

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Phildendron Silver Sword

…Clumping Silver Foliage…

SILVER SWORD

Philodendron ‘Silver Sword’
This is a gorgeous genuinely silver Phildendron with pointed foliage. Clumps magnificently and nice climber. Lovely chunky white aroid flowers. Prefers well drained soil. Part shade. These are sent in 100mm pots.

…..Priced at $15.90 each (300 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stephanotis floribunda

STEPHANOTIS

(V*AbCD) Stephanotis floribunda will give you long lasting pure white fragrant summer flowers. The flowers are tubular with flaring petals. The shiny leaves are neat, dark green and oval shaped. Large fruit pods. This one is a nice vine from Madagascar which is not rampant and can be grown against a sunny wall or along the edge of a pergola or the like. For mild frostfree climates. Full sun is best.

…..Priced at $8.90 (150 Parries) or 3 for $25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COSTUS ARABICUSCostus arabicus

(2mAbcD) Will present you with unusual white flowers that pop out of a large bract at the heads of the plant in summer & autumn. Likes a frostfree climate.In cooler climates they make a good pot speciman and can be taken indoors for winter. Part to full shade.Sent in 70mm pots.

…..Priced at $12.90 (160 Parries) or 3 for $29

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DONKEYS TAIL

(2mABCD) Stachytarpheta spp. Very attractive flowers and foliage combination. Unique flower arrangement coming out in sequence forming a
tail! We have 2;Stachytarpheta indica flower

 

 

White Donkey Tail
Attractive white flowers

 

 

Blue Donkey TailStachytarpheta cayennensis
Attractive blue flowers.

An upright woody stem with nice structure and rough wrinkled textured green oval leaves. The flowers attract butterflies. A wide range of medicinal uses in traditional medicine. Cold hardy. Native to southern America. Light shade.

Either one for $8.90… Any 3 for $23 …Both for $15.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dendrobium Love Pink StripeDendrobium Love Pink Stripe

Hardcane type, compact grower, long sprays of striped pink flowers. Prefers bright warm conditions, cool tolerant, but does need rain protection in the Winter months. Near flowering in 70mm pots.

…..Priced at $23

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diospyros digyna black sapote

BLACK SAPOTE

(5mEdAD) Diospyros digyna aka Choc. Pudding Fruit.
Pulp looks & tastes like a fine chocolate mousse! Tastes great. Eat fresh or after freezing. Ingredient for cakes, custard, liquors etc. No frost. Full sun.

…..Priced at $9.90 each (180 Parries) or 3 for $25
PS It is unrelated to other Sapotes. Sapote comes from the Aztec word ‘tzapotl’ which was used to describe all soft sweet fruit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

…Amazing Subterranean Apple Pear…

JICAMA FRUITPachyrhizus erosus

(4-5mEdVAbcD) Pachyrhizus erosus
Jicama produces a potato like underground fruit/tuber that tastes like a cross between an apple and a pear! Jicama contains many important vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, folate, potassium and magnesium. It’s low in calories and high in fiber. It also contains antioxidants, including vitamins C and E and beta-carotene. A climbing vine, will grow up to 4 or 5m tall with supports. Can be eaten raw or cooked. Will grow better in warmer climates, especially tropical areas. Native to Mexico. Full sun.

…..Priced at $8.90 (150 Parries) or 3 for $23
PS: The leaves, pods, flowers & seeds are toxic.

 

 

 

 

 

…Don’t Miss Me…Don’t Miss Me…

BANANA BUSHTabernaemantana pandacaqui banana bush

(2m*,**RfAbcD) Tabernaemontana pandacaqui. This is a weird but highly prized native that grows fruit that look like bright little orange bananas (non edible) after flowering with unusual white fragrant flowers that look like helicopter rotors! They have five petals which fuse to form a tube. Native to rainforest in Qld and Nthn NSW. Tropical glossy dark green foliage. Also makes an excellent container plant and takes clipping. Suited to warm climates north of Coffs Harbour NSW or equivalent. Partial sun to full sun.

…..Priced at $8.90 (150 Parries) or 3 for $23

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*BROAD LEAVED BOTTLE TREEBrachychiton australis

(5-8m**FABcDE) Brachychiton australis
A handsome & kinky native. White pre spring white flowers that appear when it is bare of foliage. Deciduous. Hardy small medium tree, native to Queensland. Suitable for hot and dry areas from rocky rainforest areas up to 800m altitude. OK around houses and ponds as it has a non-invasive root system and can also be used in containers. Should be good bonsai speciman. It has a rapidly tapering trunk and a thick, round base with a greenish-blue bark. Branches are sparse and looks odd – tree often grows in bizarre shapes. Its leaves have very different shapes at various stages. Drought tolerant. Full sun.

…..Priced at $8.90 (150 Parries) or 3 for $25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*BIRD OF PARADISEStrelizia reginae

(1mFABCD) Strelitzia reginae. Has the exotic bird like flowers in contrasting bright orange and blue. A remarkable plant it is amazingly drought resistant and withstands lows of minus 8oC. Splendid in floral arrangements and as feature plants. Florists are able to sell just a single flower at a premium. Full sun.

…..Priced at $9.90 each (170 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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…Fast Growing Stock Fodder and Shelter…Chamaecytisus proliferus

TREE LUCERNE

(6mFABCD) Chamaecytisus prolifer is also known as Tagasaste. The foliage on Tree Lucerne is relished by stock of all kinds. This is a widely planted very fast growing tree which is not only ornamental but great for stock shelter and fodder. White pea-shaped flowers in late winter and spring. Very hardy plant and will take frost. For all but the very coldest winter climates. Sent in 70mm pots.

…..Priced at $7.90 (150 Parries) or 3 for $21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FICUS GREEN ISLANDFicus microcarpa 'Green Island'

(1.5m**AbcD) Ficus microcarpa ‘Green Island’. This is a curious small native fig which tends to spread out sideways and is easy to train as a ground-hugging shrub clinging closely to rocks or across a bed. Green Island has thick roundish leaves that are dark green and shiny. It does well in low or medium light and is really easy to maintain indoors. This is a low maintenance plant & proven great for bonsai. Develops a thick trunk and aerial roots at a relatively early age. Shade or sun.

…..Priced at $8.90 (180 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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….Unusual Native….Eutaxia obovata

EGG AND BACON PLANT

(1-2mABCD) Eutaxia obovata. A small to medium size shrub with densely foliage. Pea shaped yellow and red flowers are borne from winter to early summer. An ideal screening plant, or plant in gardens and parks for late winter and spring colour. Tip prune when young to ensure bushy, healthy growth. Responds to heavy pruning. Takes shade or sun. Requires well drained soil in a position protected from frost.

…..Priced at $8.90 (180 Parries) or 3 for $21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RED BOTTLEBRUSHCallistemon citrinus 'Endeavour'

(3m**FmABCD) Callistemon ‘Red’ is an attractive hardy shrub that will most definitely catch anyone’s attention with it’s bright red flowers in spring to summer. Easy to grow and requires low maintenance. Ornamental all year long. Native to Australia. Stiff grey green foliage and furrowed bark on the trunk. Once established, it is drought and light frost tolerant. Full sun to part shade. Attracts birds and will take any future climate. Sent in 70mm pots.

…..Priced at $3.90 each (150 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Miltassia Phoenix Rising

Miltassia Phoenix Rising

Large spider shaped white flowers with contrasting markings. Shadehouse conditions, These plants are 220mm tall in 100mm pots.

…..Priced at $27 each

 

 

 

 

 

NETHERLANDS ELKPlatycerium veitchii Hybrid Netherlands Elk

(50cm**ABCD) Platycerium veitchii Hybrid is a hybrid developed in Holland. The Australian native Silver Elk is the only known parent. It has fronds that appear to be covered with a thick grey felt. This is a water conserving device. The fertile fronds are mostly erect while the shield fronds display unusual finger-like projections when grown in bright light. It can be mounted on a plaque or on a tree for a more natural growth pattern. The Silver Elk itself attaches to rock faces in open woodland on the western slopes of Central to Nth QLD. Easy to grow in a protected garden in good light and morning sun…not heavy shade. Liquid fertilise often. Very drought and frost resistant. Do not overwater! Sent in 90mm pots.

…..Priced at $9.90 each.

 

 

 

 

 

Microsorum musifolium

 

CROCODYLLUS

(60cmABCD) Microsorum musifolium ‘Crocodyllus’. This is the famous ‘Crocodyllus’ with its frond surface marked like a crocodile skin. Attractive broad bright green fronds that grow up to a metre tall. Bright light or part sun. Will grow in all climates.

……Priced at $14.90 each (250 Parries)

 

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CHOCOLATE BEEHIVE GINGERZingiber spectabile Chocolate

(2mAbcD) Zingiber spectabile ‘Chocolate’. Gorgeous long lasting 15cm dark chocolate honeycomb like flower bracts. Something special in your garden design. The shoot from the base of the plant on 20cm spikes from summer to autumn. The true flowers emerge like orchids from each ‘window’ on the bract.This one has medium sized leaves that may go back in winter in cooler climates. New shoots will power away in spring. If growing in cooler climates a frost free position is preferable. Grow in light shade to full sun in a warm well drained location.

…..Priced at $16.90 (350 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIABETES PLANTGynura procumbens

(1mEdABCD) Gynura procumbens. A reknowned reputation as a blood balancer. Reports are that if Diabetics eat 6-12 leaves a day they will no longer require insulin. Diabetes Plant is reputed to have other medicinal values like lowering cholesterol, lowering blood pressure and inhibiting cancer cells. Diabetes Plant tastes fine and can be eaten raw, in smoothies, salads and stir fries. Good in a tea. Fast growing in all areas….fleshy leaved evergreen. Full sun light shade.

…..Priced at $8.90 each (150 Parries) or 3 for $23 or 5 for $39

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

….Unusual Yellow Form….Holmskioldia sanguinea Yellow chinese hat plant

YELLOW CHINESE HAT PLANT

(3mABCD) Holmskioldia sanguinea ‘Yellow’. Unusual and curious yellow flowers shaped like a Chinese hat from late spring to autumn. They are clustered in dense terminal bunches. The ‘hat’ is actually a disc-like bract from which rises a tubular flower. This is a strong grower with long trailing canes and is suitable for espalier. For warm temperate to tropical climates in a sunny sheltered position.

…..Priced at $8.90 (180 Parries) each or 3 for $23

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wilsonara Pacific Passage

 

 

Wilsonara Pacific Passage ‘Peach Cobbler’

Easy to grow Oncidium type, tall upright spikes of medium sized bright yellow flowers having mahogany markings and barring. Shadehouse conditions, 70% shade recommended. Cool tolerant. These plants are in 100mm pots and are about 230 mm tall.

…..Priced at $25 each

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

…Giant Pink Flowers…Alpinia Giant Pink

GIANT PINK SHELL GINGER

(2.5m**AbcD) Alpinia zerumbet ‘Giant Pink’
Amazing standout giant pink flowers will light up your landscape ideas. Attractive clumping plant. Will grow in all frostfree areas. Shade or Full sun. Sent as strong plants.

…..Priced at $15.90 each (300 Parries) or 3 for $43

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

…Bright Longlasting Arrowlike Spikes…Vriesia frances spae

VRIESIA FRANCES SPAE

Is an unusual Bromeliad with spectacular long lasting bright red & yellow arrow like bracts with similar but smaller bracts at right angles below, from a funnel of flat leaves. Will grow and flower in light to medium shade. It can be grown in a pot in a well drained mix and will multiply. Good indoors but likes humidity. South American in origin most Vriesias are epiphytes that attach themselves to trees.

…..Priced at $12.90 each (240 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

…Arching Foliage…Lemon Flowers…Russellia equisitiformis Lemon Falls

LEMON CORAL BUSH

(1.5mFABCD) Russellia equisitiformis ‘Lemon Falls’
If you want an attractive small shrub with instant small prolific brilliant lemon tubular flowers in large sprays this one is for you. Beautiful light green arching foliage with soft needle like leaves. All new growth cascades from the centre of the plant. This little beauty is a native of Mexico and grows in most climates except the coldest tablelands. Great in the garden or cascading over a bank or water feature etc. Full sun to light shade.

…..Priced at $7.90 (150 Parries) 3 for $21

 

 

 

 

 

…Low Growing Gardenia…

GARDENIA ‘OCEAN PEARL’Gardenia augusta 'Radicans'

(50cm*ABCD) Gardenia augusta ‘Radicans’ is an interesting prostrate Gardenia with big pure white fragrant flowers 60mm in diameter. Small dark glossy leaves. They prefer part shade but will also flower in full sun. For all frost free climates except the cooler Tablelands.

….Priced at $7.90 (150 Parries) or 3 for $21

 

 

 

 

 

Phal Sheena

Phalaenopsis Sheena

Medium size flowers overlaid with dark pink striping and a pansy lip. Indoor or low light protected position, keep evenly moist at all times. These plants are 170mm tall in 80mm pots.

…..Priced at $23

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CANDY PINK BOTTLEBRUSHCallistemon Candy Pink

(3m**FABCD) Callistemon ‘Candy Pink’ (Syn. C. ‘Guyra Hybrid’) This is an attractive Bottlebrush with big brushes starting off pink/red and then turning pink. The foliage is light green and there is beautiful pink new growth. All climates even the very coldest. Withstands bad drainage. Full sun.

…..Priced at $7.90 (150 Parries) or 3 for $21

 

 

Cryptanthus striatum 'Sunshine'

CRYPTANTHUS STRIATUM ‘SUNSHINE’

A Striking miniature bromeliad to 30cm across and low growing. Brilliant bronze with two long prominent stripes. White flowers cluster in centre.

…..Priced at $12.90 each (200 Parries)

 

 

 

 

Mystery Anthurium

(60cmABCD) A surprise colour…we lost the name tag! Its beautiful pointed bright green foliage. Readily clumps and multiplies. Bred for mass flowering & cold hardiness. Filtered light.

…..$12.90 each (200 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aloe deltiodeodonta

ALOE DELTIODEODONTA

(30cmFABCD) Leaves with tiny white specks. Orange flowers on top of the foliage. Grows to 30 cm and will multiply beautifully forming an eyecatching clump. The epiphet ‘deltoideodonta’ means triangular teeth in reference to the shape of the teeth on the leaf margin. From Madagascar. Requires good drainage & water sparingly. Grow it in full sun to part shade.

…..Priced at $9.90 each (170 Parries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IXORA CORAL MALAYIxora Coral Malay

(1mAbcDE) Ixora ‘Coral Malay’ will surprise you with its startling large clusters soft coral orange flowers on spikes. Dark shiny leaves.

…..Priced at $7.90 each or 3 for $21

 

 

 

 

 

 

Allura Paradise

Allura ‘Paradise’

New release miniature moth orchid with a light fragrance. These plants have a 120mm leaf span in 70mm pots.

…..Priced at $16.90

 

 

 

 

 

Howeara Chian Tzy Lovely

 

Howeara Chian Tzy Lovely

Miniature growing Oncidium style, compact growth, upright spikes of yellow and orange. Medium to bright light, shadehouse conditions, forms a multiflowering clump when mature. These are about 100mm tall in small 50mm pots, Near to flowering.

….Priced at $14.90 each

 

Wilsonara Space Mine

 

Wilsonara Space Mine

This is a lovely compact grower from the Oncidium group with upright spikes of dark red 30mm flowers. The spikes will branch when flowered well. Shadehouse conditions and cold tolerant. These plants are 180mm tall in 70mm pots.

…..Priced at $19.90 each

 

 

 

 

 

 

scyphularia pycnocrpa

BLACK GRUB FERN

(50cmAbcD) Scyphularia pycnocarpa.
Beautiful deep green leathery foliage with dark hairy rhizomes. Excellent for a wire hanging basket in a sub-tropical climate. Grows 50cm tall. Sent in 100mm pots.

…..Priced at $12.90 each (180 Parries)

 

 

Macrozamia mooreii

….Hard to Get… Native Cycad….

MOORE’S CYCAD

(7mABcD) Macrozamia moorei. Tallest of all the Macrozamias this is a grand Australian species with keeled & arching blue-green foliage. Develops a strong trunk to 80cm. Found in Central QLD at elevation 300-500m asl. Cycads like this one are some of the oldest plants still living on the planet tracing back to the ancient Mesezoic period some 170 million years ago.Magnificent Cycad named after botanist Charles Moore. Hardy and suited to all areas. These are 4 leaf plants in 100mm pots.

…..Priced at $29 each

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GUMBY GUMBY LEAVES

Pittosporum phillyreoides syn.angustifolium. We have freshly dried leaves available now. Shown to kill cancer cells in the test tube at the University of Berlin and shown at the same institution to be a powerful immune system stimulant. Use it as a protector and immune system stimulant. You can make a tea out of it but I prefer to put 3 leaves in the Nutriblast every day and drink it with other fruit and berries. Use a capful of Cider Vinegar or Yoghurt to eliminate the bitter taste. Please note 40 grams is approximately 600 leaves.

…..Priced at 40 grams for $38

 

 

 

 

 

 

Phal Yukidian

Phal. Sogo Yukidian

Very large flowered white moth orchid, with cascading sprays. These plants are 160mm tall in 70mm pots.

…..Priced at $17.90 each

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DENDROBIUM AIRY CRIMSONDendrobium Airy Crimson

Hardcane type Dendrobium with very dark grape purple flowers of medium size on upright spikes. These plants are 170mm tall and are sent 70mm pots.

…..Priced at $17.90

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOYA NEW GUINEA GOLD ‘SIDEA’Hoya PNG New Star Backwards Cluster

(VAbcD) Hoya coronarium. This is an amazingly beautiful hoya with thick gold solid star shaped flowers and thickish slightly crinkled. Takes full sun and handled our winter outside down to 5oC. At least morning sun recommended. This is an eriostemma hoya. We collected this one right on the edge of the ocean on the island of Sidea 4 hours out of Alotau off the eastern end of Papua New Guinea.

…..Priced at $15.90 each

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pineapple DyckiaDyckia brevifolia

Dyckia brevifolia. 20cm bright orange – yellow flowers…Compact green small grower.

…..$12.90 each

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dendrobium Burana Pearl x Den. Chao Praya SweetDendrobium Burana Pearl x Den. Chao Praya Sweet

Mini to compact growing hardcane Dendrobium, with long spikes of medium size (50mm) flowers with deep maroon in the throat. Covered rain protection best, bright but indirect light position. Abundant water in the warmer months. Near flowering size in 70mm pots…..160mm tall.

…..Priced at $17.90 each

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dendrobium BubblegumDendrobium Bubblegum

Violet blue hardcane type, flowers from compact plants. Shadehouse, but does best with solid roof cover in a bright but indirect light position. These plants are in 70mm pots and are 150mm tall.

…..Priced at $17.90

 

 

 

 

If you can’t find all your plants in our latest catalogue please search our website as every plant on our website is available

 

 


 

WA & NT & Tasmanian Customers see Below

Roughly every 4-6 weeks so we can put all orders together & complete the WA & NT & Tas Quarantine Protocols in one batch & minimise the cost to you.

Next WA & NT & Tasmanian orders go Friday 5th July 2019.

We need your order by the 12.30 PM Tuesday 2nd of July, QLD time before this date as we go through an intricate Quarantine Inspection process 7.00am Thursday & need to do this in one batch to make the process feasable.
The Quarantine Protocol cost of $10 is included in your freight charge.

Mrytle Rust Alert now affects some plants into the NT & SA, Tas as well as WA…..which means we cannot sent plants from Family Myrtacea to these states. Restrictions will soon be lifted in Victoria as Myrtle Rust has been found in 60 locations. In reality it has probably been around Australia the last 100 years but it needs a very wet year to be noticeable.

…WA & SA, Tas & NT Customers….

There is an very old alert for Myrtle Rust still standing in WA & NT the following potential host genus are not allowed entry for probably an extended period:
Austromyrtus, Callistemon, Eugenia, Feijoa, Kunzea, Leptospermum, Melaleuca, Myrciaria, Psidium, Syzygium, Xanthostemon, Rhodomyrtus.
These are the plants that may appear in our catalogue & is not the complete list. The complete list includes all the Family Myrtaceae. It was hoped this would be a short term measure…..but the authorities are in no rush to take action that would lead to lift the restriction.

There are other plants that are not permitted into WA for various reasons. We get all our plants approved by the State Dept of Agricultures when sending.

Here are a few more for your information.

Euphorbia species, Citrus species, Microcitrus species, Hibiscus species, Azalea species, Feijoa species, Vaccinium species Blueberry, Rhododendron, Vireya.Save

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