General Patio Plants

This is just one part of of our patio plants range.  Please read below and watch out for links as they appear to species specific pages with our slideshows and variety availablity lists.

general patio plants

Additional patio plants Available at the Nursery

Bidens

Varieties and Colours: Aurea, Bidtis, Bidy Gonzales Upright, Hawaiian Flare Orange Drops, Pink Princess, Spotlight

Aurea has yellow flowers or borne on long arching branches which ‘escape’ the basket or pot. One of the only plants which mixes well with Surfinias. Bidtis is a more compact variety. Bidy Gonzales Upright is a vibrant beatiful yellow flower. Hawaiian Flare Orange drops is a deep orange flower with lighter centre. Pink Princess is a beautiful two tone pink flower. Spotlight is a pale yellow flower.

Brachyscome

  • Blue – Beautiful shade of blue flower.
  • Mauve Delight – Pearl Blue.
  • Strawberry Mousse – Light Pink Flower.
  • Surdaisy White – White Flowers.

Centredenia

Varieties and Colours: Florabunda

Bright coppery-red foliage having bright magenta flowers. Soaks up the sun and it’s long branches make it a great plant for a mixed basket.

Cineraria

Varieties and Colours: Gold Showers

Fine delicate foliage having a mass of tiny yellow flowers. A great mixing plant for that cottage garden look.

Coleus Canina

Varieties and Colours: Nick-named ‘Scardy Cat’

Green foliage plant having strong growth. It is rumoured that cats do not like it’s scent.

Convolvulus

Varieties and Colours: Maur. Blue Trumpeter

Long trailing stems having Wedgewood Blue flowers. Can trail up to 1mt!

Cuphea

Varieties and Colours: Tiny Mice

Very interesting Red/yellow/purple flowers, shaped like mice or shrimps – you choose!

Diascia Flying Colours

Varieties and Colours: Antique Rose, Apricot, Appleblossom, Deep Salmon, Light Pink, Red, Rose, White

A tender perennial which does amazingly well in baskets and containers. Masses of small flowers in several colours. Flowers all summer long.

Felicia

Varieties and Colours: Amelloides Varigata

A good foliage plant for pots or borders. Blue flowers. Tender perennial.

Heliotrope

Varieties and Colours: Arborescens Scentropia

Irresistable Vanilla Scent. Dark Blue Flowers.

Lantana Bandana

  • Cherry – Cherry Red Flowers
  • Hot Pink – Beautiful Mixture of Colours
  • Orange Sunrise – Orange Fading to Yellow Flowers
  • Pink – Pink Fading to White Flowers
  • Red – Bright Red Flowers
  • White – White Flowers, With Yellow like Centre

Lysimachia

Varieties and Colours: Nummularia Aurea, Nummularia

Creeping Jenny’. Great mixer for baskets or tubs. Can also be used as a ground cover plant. Hardy perennial.

Nemesia Sunsatia

  • Cassis – Pink
  • Cherry on Ice – Red and White
  • Granada – Scarlet
  • Papaya – Orange and Yellow
  • Peach – Peach
  • Pomelo – Yellow

Nemesia

  • Amelie – Scented Lilac Bicolour
  • Easter Bonnet – Yellow and Pink

Nepeta Varigata

Varieties and Colours: Vigorous Varigated Foliage Plant.

Pale green and white foliage, can trail up to 1.5mts.

Plectranthus

Varieties and Colours: Argentatus

A sun-loving Australian plant having silver-white foliage. Purple flower spikes through the summer. Does best when mixed with plants of similar needs. Nice foliage plant.

Polygonum

Varieties and Colours: Pink Bubbles

Masses of pink ball-shaped flowers. Plum coloured foliage.

Sanvitalia speciosa

Varieties and Colours: Cuzcu

Creeping Zinnia – Baskets, pots, ground cover, front of border? Where ever you plant this it will do you proud. Compact growth

Scaevola Whirlwind

Varieties and Colours: Blue, Pink, White

Fairy-fan Flower’. An unusual five-lobed flower, native to Australia. Rumour has it, it was named after an Aboriginal warrior who cut of his arm to prove allegiance to his chief. A lovely addition to any mixed basket or tub, as the arching branches support flowers along the stem. We now boast several different shades of bue, pink and also white.

Solanum crispum

Varieties and Colours: Snow White

A vigorous climber with Jasmin-like flowers best against a sunny wall. Hardy in the south. Trialed on my patio!

Solenopsis Isotoma

Varieties and Colours: Astro Blue, Astro White

Numerous star-shaped blue flowers from spring to autumn. Tender perennial. Great in tubs or summer borders.

Strawberries trailing

Varieties and Colours: Fragoo

The clean and easy way of growing strawberries. Copious amounts of beautifully sweet fruit. Pink or white flowers to boot!

Streptocarpus Saxorum

Varieties and Colours: Light Blue Throated Flowers

Native to South Africa. Lovely in pots if you are looking for something a bit different as it has an unusually shaped flower. Use them as an indoor potplant through the winter months.

Thunbergia Alata

Varieties and Colours: Black eyed Suzy

Yellow/Orange with dark eye. Great basket or pot mixer.

Tradescantia

Varieties and Colours: Zebrina

Dark Green Variegated.