Beautiful, evergreen, multi-stemmed palm with feathery, arching leaves. One of the most popular houseplants and adds a tropical touch to living rooms, offices receptions and patios. Does well in bright light indoors and on patios and needs moderate watering. Benefits with occasional misting to increase humidity.
Large-lobed, evergreen leaves add a tropical flair to any space. Philodendron Hope can be used as a solitary specimen, in lobbies, on patios or in the garden. An easy-care plant that filters toxins from the air when used indoors. Great in containers -indoors or outdoors. Plant in well drained soil.
Exotic looking. Ideal for large shady areas. Magnificent in containers. This medium to large tree fern from Australia is single-stemmed, with a tall trunk and an umbrella-like crown of large fronds. Young fern leaves are rolled up and beautiful to watch unfold. Tolerates quite a bit of sun. Water often into the crown, but not into the crown during the winter. Keep soil moist. If grown indoors, ensure that it is placed in a light and airy room.
This lush and bold plant with its jungle leaves will make an impact in any space. Mainly an indoor plant or veranda plant, but will do well outdoors against a tree. Position in a light spot and water well in summer and feed with a liquid fertiliser. Water less in winter. An easy house plant.
The leaves of the young plant are heart shaped and under the right conditions the leaves will get bigger and develop oval holes. Wipe the leaves with a cloth dipped in buttermilk or a commercial leaf gloss to get leaves shiny.
An excellent addition to any home with its striking,apple-green ,saucer-shaped foliage. This trendy houseplant is very popular and has caught the imagination of plant lovers around the world. Very easy to to care of and ideal for newbie plant parents. Thrives in bright indirect light and needs moderate watering.Plant in well-draining soil and clean leaves regularly. It is believed to bring good luck and prosperity to your household.
A beautiful fern with dramatic leathery and glossy foliage. Compact grower, suitable for a shady spot. Doesn't tolerate strong wind. When grown indoors ensure that it is not in a centrally heated home. It requires a light position out of direct sunlight. Can be grown in a relatively small container and should be watered moderately.
Creates a tropical vibe. A compact, low maintenance choice that can be used both indoors and outdoors. Often becomes wider than it is tall. Becomes more attractive with ageing. Requires good drainage. Moderate, indirect light is preferable
1m H x 1.3m W
Semi-Shade to Shade
Tree Philodendron | Thaumatophyllum Bipinnatifidum 'Selloum'
This stunning specimen has a semi-upright growing habit and beautiful large,glossy green leaves. In warm regions it can reach a height of 3m tall and wide,and it is also one of the hardiest philedendrons. The tree philedendron does well in larger gardens, where it can be used effectively to combine artfully with other tropical plants.Also striking as a potted houseplant with its lush evergreen foliage and dramatically lobed leaves. These tropical beauties thrive in hot,humid conditions and prefer rich, well-draining soil.
Snake plants, sometimes referred to as mother-in-law's-tongue, are some of the toughest plants you can find. They are one of the best plants to clean indoor air, especially for people with allergies. Whether indoors, in your garden or on your balcony, these spiky beauties lends themselves to being grouped with other plants for striking contrast.
Long leaves unfold from the heart of the fern which is covered in chocolate coloured hairs resembling a bird's nest. One of the best places to keep this fern is near a shower or bath where it will receive optimal humidity. It is best to keep sufficient space around the leaves as the edges are easily damaged. Can also be grown in the garden in filtered light. Do not water directly into the rosette to prevent rot. This low-maintenance beauty performs best in well draining soil.
Not a palm, but looks like one. In fact an ancient plant from Japan and Taiwan. A lovely and very popular cycad that is often used in landscaping due to the drama and perfection that it adds to any garden. Marvelous to see the young leaves unfurl as soft and later becoming sturdy. It may flower as it gets older. There are male and female plants. The male produces a cone at the centre and the female produces a mass of orange woolly seeds after fertilisation. These lie open at the centre of the plant. Protect this plant from the hot afternoon sun and place it in a warm, light spot. Only feed the plant when new leaves develop. Keep the compost moist but not wet. Can be grown indoors.
The Kalanchoe Calandiva is an evergreen, bushy succulent plant with glossy green leaves. The flower buds are large and produce flowers, which bloom for almost six weeks long. Flowers range from white, red, purple, pink and orange.
These extremely popular, undemanding, houseplants is one of todays 'it' plants. They grace the pages of magazines and instagram. They prefer lots of bright filtered light and should be kept away from drafts. They grow outdoors in a sub-tropical climate and should therefore be kept indoors or on a protected patio in the Western Cape. Misting and sponging the leaves are beneficial and buttermilk or commercial leaf gloss will enhance the sheen of the leaves. Only water when the soil feels dry.
Hope is a soft succulent with light green, round foliage that is slightly thicker than most other peperomia varieties. These easy to care for beauties are ideal to bring a modern dash of colour to your interior space.
Snake plants, sometimes referred to as mother-in-law's-tongue, are some of the toughest plants you can find. Whether indoors, in your garden or on your balcony, these spiky beauties with green and silver leaves can put up with almost anything. .
A succulent, evergreen trailing vine with dainty heart-shaped leaves, marbled with shades of silver and green on the top, and green to purple on the undersides. Bears small pinkish flowers and aerial tubers, which forms at the nodes along the delicate pink stems. Allow the soil to almost dry out before watering. In winter, water very sparingly.
A very popular flowering houseplant, with glossy oval leaves that emerge from the ground. With enough light, your Peace lily will produce striking white flowers starting in the early summer, blooming throughout the year in the right conditions. Can withstand darker growing conditions but will not flower.
Does not want its roots wet and enjoys water at room temperature and not cold water. A good air purifier.
This evergreen beauty showcases glossy, oval leaves in a chic palette of dark green with stylish hints of pink and cream. Ruby loves medium indirect light but thrives with a touch of brightness to keep her variegated leaves on point.
Not just a style icon, she's also an air-purifying superstar, filtering toxins to keep your space fresh and clean. And for that extra shine, treat her to a leafy spa day with a gentle wipe using buttermilk or leaf gloss.
Ficus Elastica 'Ruby'
4m H x 1.5m W
Bright indirect light
String of Dolphins | Senecio Peregrinus Hanging Basket
A succulent perennial with erect, fleshy ,bluish green pencil-like stems. They are adorned with purple-green patterns and lined with soft spines along the sides. Brilliant red to orange thistle like flowers appear in summer. Easy to grow, the pickle plant is great for containers and can be used as a houseplant. Slightly cascading when mature,it is also perfect for hanging baskets.Also excellent for rock gardens and succulent gardens to add colour contrast and interest.
Asplenium 'Crispy Wave' represents a captivating new cultivar of the reliable Bird's Nest Fern. Renowned for its exceptional durability as a houseplant, this sculptural wonder thrives effortlessly indoors, whether gracing your home or office. With its lush, deeply pleated, bright green leaves, it not only adds architectural elegance but also excels at purifying the air. For optimal growth, provide bright, indirect sunlight and remember to water into the soil, not the rosette. 'Crispy Wave' is the epitome of low-maintenance indoor greenery.
An interesting evergreen succulent with trailing stems covered in overlapping blue-green leaves, resembling a braided tail. The waxy layer on the leaves protect the plant from the sun. Low maintenance and ideal for containers or hanging baskets. A very forgiving plant if you forget to water it - if the young leaves start shrivelling it is a reminder that it needs water. Also known as a donkey’s tail or beaver’s tail or burro’s tail. Also used as an indoor plant in a bright spot.
Chlorophytum comosum vittata stands out with its green-edged leaves, a deviation from the typical yellow variegation.
This indoor favorite excels in air purification and adapts beautifully to hanging baskets, containers, or as a ground cover in outdoor gardens, especially in partial shade.
Its slender stems produce delicate white flowers and 'babies,' earning it the endearing name 'hen and chickens.' Keep the soil consistently moist, avoiding waterlogged conditions, and water from the bottom. As an indigenous plant, it effortlessly blends into its environment
A tropical,herbaceous perennial plant, also commonly known as" ZZ plant" or "Emerald palm". It's grown mainly as a houseplant for its attractive ,bright green,glossy foliage and easy care. Bright yellow flowers appear in midsummer to early autumn. Due to its strong, waxy green leaves it is especially suitable for open, bright rooms. They can tolerate poor conditions and neglect, making them an excellent plant for beginner indoor gardens.
The golden barrel cactus is armed with golden yellow spines. In its native Mexico, plants can eventually grow to around 90cm wide. It makes an easy to care for plant - feed plants once a month during the growing season, and it does not matter if it dries out from time to time. Be extremely careful not to over water - especially during winter. It makes a real statement when planted one per single contemporary planter. Or, if you have space, to place a set of these in a row in a bed with excellent drainage.
When used as an indoor plant, place the plant by a sunny window.
An ornamental shrub-like succulent with v-shaped oblong leaves growing from wine red stems. The succulent leaves are a transparent green on top and red underneath. Ruby Glow bears tiny yellow-white flowers on long stems that resembles a mouse tail.