Tag: "Featured Plants"

Featured Plant: Rhopalostylis sapida ‘Pitt Island’

Featured Plant: Rhopalostylis sapida ‘Pitt Island’

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 [...]

Trents Nursery Ellerslie 'Show Offs'

Trents Nursery Ellerslie ‘Show Offs’

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…

 

Featured Plant: Brachychiton rupestris - Queensland Bottle Tree

Featured Plant: Brachychiton rupestris – Queensland Bottle Tree

The Bottle Tree (Brachychiton rupestris) is native of Queensland, Australia and its swollen trunk gives it a remarkable appearance, giving rise to the name.

Featured Plant: eco-friendly Agapanthus Pavlova

Featured Plant: eco-friendly Agapanthus Pavlova

The new eco-friendly range of non invasive Agapanthus includes “Pavlova” , “Baby Pete” and “Sarah”, all of which can be planted with a clear environmental conscience.

Featured Plant: Petunia Black Velvet - new!

Featured Plant: Petunia Black Velvet – new!

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.

Featured Plant: Flower Carpet Rose, white

Featured Plant: Flower Carpet Rose, white

Long flowering, easy care ground cover rose in softly hued white. An ideal landscaping plant suitable for mass, companion or specimen plantings and makes a great subject for a container.

Featured Plant: Agapanthus Streamline

Featured Plant: Agapanthus Streamline

A superior Jack Hobbs selection of these versatile and robust performers is renowned for its very long flowering period, which peaks in late spring and early summer.

Featured Plant: Lavender Foveaux Storm

Featured Plant: Lavender Foveaux Storm

An exciting New Zealand selection with the deepest royal purple flowers opening out into short, thick flower-heads. Ideal for picking and will retain its colour when dried.

Featured Plant: Felicia amelloides - Blue Jay

Featured Plant: Felicia amelloides – Blue Jay

A super selection of kingfisher daisy (or Marguerite daisy) featuring large electric blue blooms with yellow centres and an excellent compact habit. Flowers over a long season from late spring until the end of summer.

Featured Plant: Osteospermum Magenta Medley

Featured Plant: Osteospermum Magenta Medley

This little easy care stunner has masses of flowers ranging from palest to rich magenta. Flowers from early spring to autumn and only requiring clipping back after flowering to encourage new growth,

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