The Rhopalostylis sapida ‘Pitt Island’ is the world’s southernmost palm. They are able to tolerate full sun, are fast growing and are able to withstand coastal conditions better than the NZ mainland Nikau. This is most evident in the fronds where the browning off happens to a much lesser extent. It is for this reason [...]
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Trents is once again providing the Ellerslie International Flower Show with a multitude of fantastic plants for the Exhibition Gardens, and two entries in the ‘Show Offs’ category – exciting new plants for the garden – in the Go Gardening display inside the Hort Galore marquee.
Scabiosa Crimson Clouds and Leucanthemum Banana Cream (pictured) are delicious…
The Bottle Tree (Brachychiton rupestris) is native of Queensland, Australia and its swollen trunk gives it a remarkable appearance, giving rise to the name.
The world’s first black petunia, Black Velvet is easy to grow, has a tightly branched habit and is perfect in baskets, containers and in the garden. Looks amazing planted on its own or combined with small white flowered varieties such as Lobelia, Verbena and Bacopa.