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Here is a range of plants for the collector, be it yourself or as an exciting plant for a present for the dicerning gardener. These are rare plants mostly grown by us or aquired from other passionate nurserymen.

The list will be slightly random as they are generally plants available in small numbers and are added as soon as they are available.

Hopefully you'll find it as exciting as we do growing them !

Currently available at the nursery:
Aechmea recurvata  

Aechmea recurvata

An attractive small Aechmea which can either be grown mounted or potted in a fast draining compost mix. Suitable for use in vivariums.

£6.50

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A. bracteosa  

Agave bracteosa - Squid Agave

From northern Mexico this architectural Agave gives great effect, is fast growing and best of all has no spikes or spines. will tolerate light frost but best brought in for the winter.

£12.50

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Agave franzosinii  

Agave franzosinii

A very large, striking agave with glaucous, light grey-blue leaves which curve at the top gracefully. Similar to Agave americana, this species is much less common. Grow in a container in well drained soil in full sun. Overwinter in a conservatory.

£16.50

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Agave macroacantha  

Agave macroacantha

An excellent plant for full sun to light shade. Ideal for smaller gardens or patios. Small to medium sized agave with dusky blue-grey to green leaves with a straight margin and dark brown teeth. Grow in a container in very well drained soil, requires minimal watering. Over winter in a conservatory.

£29.50

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Agave neomexicana  

Agave neomexicana

One of the hardier Agaves from the mountains of New Mexico and Texas requiring free draining soil and regular summer watering. Its moderate size and regular form make it a lovely plant for ornamental purposes with a reported hardiness to -29C a bonus. Keep dry in winter

£29.50

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Agave parrasana  

Agave parrasana

Rarely offered on the market this Agave has an unusual form due to the tightly held leaves. It occurs at elevations up to 8000ft so should tolerate dry cold to at least -6C. It has great symmetry making it a wonderful specimen for pot culture

£24.50

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Agave victoriae-reginae  

Agave victoriae-reginae

Stout, triangular leaves make this a very attractive Agave which could be considered to have the added bonus of not being spiky. Best in free draining soil in full sun it is hardy to - 12C though winter dryness is essential.

£19.99

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Agave victoriae-reginae  

Agave victoriae-reginae

Stout, triangular leaves make this a very attractive Agave which could be considered to have the added bonus of not being spiky. Best in free draining soil in full sun it is hardy to - 12C though winter dryness is essential.

£29.50

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Albizia  

Albizia julibrissin 'Summer Chocolate'

A beautiful small deciduous tree, suitable for the mild garden. Beautifully delicate reddish green leaves followed by fluffy pink flowers. Can be grown in a conservatory or greenhouse in colder areas.

£44.50

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colocasia  

Colocasia 'Diamond Head'

A new introduction from Hawaii. This elephant ear has shiny purple black, puckered leaves on red stems. Can reach over a metre high with 45cm long leaves. Can be grown outside in a container, planted out or even stood in water . Must be brought undercover for winter and protected from frost...Makes a great house plant too!

Delivered Price £15.00

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Colocasia esculenta  

Colocasia 'Hilo Bay'

Unique variety of elephants ear, having thick dark chocolate coloured stems topped with large, textured,olive green leaves with upturned edges.Wonderful for sub tropical borders or as a marginal pond plant. Must be brought undercover for winter and protected from frost...Makes a great house plant too!

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Farfugium  

Farfugium japonicum 'crispatum' - Crested Leopard Plant

Originally from Japan this wonderful clump forming perennial has tough wavy leaves which in summer are topped by daisy like flowers.

£9.50

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Fatsia japonica ‘Spider’s Web  

Fatsia japonica ‘Spider’s Web

The cultivar 'Spiders Web' has green leaves with white variegation that can also be speckled or with blotches which are dotted around the leaf margins or through to the centre of the leaf.

Fantastic specimens.

£19.99

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Furcraea longaeva  

Furcraea longaeva

A rare yucca-like plant with pale bluish-green upright sword-like leaves. White flower spikes are produced on mature plants in summer and can reach 10-12 feet in height. Prefers full sun in a well drained location and protection from frost

£6.50

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Hellebores (Helleborus)  

Hellebores (Helleborus)

Hellebores are extremely good plants for the shady areas of a garden, particularly when they are planted at the base of shrubs. Hellebores are very easy to grow in partial or full shade. There are many different species and cultivars to choose from, click here to see our full range.

 

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Kalanchoe beharensis  

Kalanchoe beharensis

Excellent house or conservatory plant produces large felty leaves making an architectural specimen. Tolerant of full sun and dry conditions making them ideal for the forgetful conservatory gardener

£12.50

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liriope  

Liriope muscari - Blue Turf Lily

We grow 5 different varieties of this wonderful ground cover plant. They all look great planted on-mass in dappled shade. Not only do they have robust deer resistant evergreen leaves in late summer masses of deep purple to white flowers are produced.

£5.75

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Puya chilensis (Chilean Puya)  

Melianthus major (Honey bush)

Honey Bush. A lovely, architectural, evergreen plant with deeply cut, glaucous blue-grey foliage and very unusual, brownish crimson to deep brick red flowers from May to July. May die down in winter but will grow up again in the spring. Height 1-2m. Spread 1-2m.

£12.50

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Puya chilensis (Chilean Puya)  

Puya chilensis (Chilean Puya)

Puya chilensis. An evergreen perennial from the hillsides of Chile. Forms large rosettes of grey-green strap like leaves with hooked spikes. Drought tolerant, will tolerate light frosts with protection needed in colder regions, prefers full sun. Half hardy, Plant can withstand temperatures down to 0°C (32°F), may need winter protection.

£29.50

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Schefflera  

Schefflera sp.

Becoming the Holy grail for exotic plant collectors, these Schefflera are destined to become a plant on everyone's list. Best grown in dappled shade where they can reach 2m or more. Very rare.

SORRY - Out of stock until 2014 !

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Wollemi  

Wollemia nobilis - Wollemi Pine

One of the oldest and rarest plants on the planet with only around 100 still in the wild. Discovered in 1994 this is a great opportunity to grow your own. proving hardy and went down to -14C last winter.

£59.50

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Zantedeschia  

Zantedeschia aethiopica 'Mr Martin'

Discovered in Worcestershire garden this hardy arum is a robust grower producing wonderful larger than average flower spathes during the summer months. Survived the last two winters outside with us and will grow in any rich fertile soil or even as a marginal plant.

£12.50

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