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.

 

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general patio plants

Additional patio plants Available at the Nursery

Bidens

Varieties and Colours: Aurea, Bidtis, Bidy Boom Fireside, Bidy Gonzales Big, Spotlight.

 

 

Brachyscome

Varieties and Colours: Brasco Violet, Magenta Delight, Surdaisy White.

Brachyscome, commonly called Swan River Daisy, is native to Western and South Australia. It is a compact, bushy, mounded, spreading annual. It features, fragrant, daisy-like 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: Torpedo

An excellent basket / pot plant which will make long shoots, suitable for a large hanging basket. Purple and Red combination that looks like little ‘mice’.

 

Diascia Flying Colours

Varieties and Colours: Antique Rose, Appleblossom, Deep Salmon, Light Pink, Orange, Red, Rose.

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: Scentropia

Sweet summer colour, intensely fragrant, heat – loving colour. Densely branched and big blooms. The ultimate attractor for butterflies.

Lantana Bandana

Varieties and Colours: Cherry, Hot Pink, Mango, Yellow, White.

Lantana Bandana’s have compact mounding habit, they maintain a tight and dense mound. It is heat, humidity and drought tolerant.

 

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

  • Cherry on Ice – Red and White

Nemesia Sunpeddle

  • Blue Rose
  • Painted Plum

Nemesia

  • Amelie 

Nemesia Aroma

  • Heart Of Gold
  • Plums and Custard
  • Rhubarb and Custard

Nepeta Varigata

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 Compact

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, 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. 

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 Ruby Ann & White.

The clean and easy way of growing strawberries. Copious amounts of beautifully sweet fruit. Red or white flowers.

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: African Sunset, Orange Beauty, Tangerine Slice.

Also known as black eyed suzy.
Thunbergia alata is a soft, climber with many twining stems. The leaves are heart, or arrow-shaped, softly hairy and sometimes toothed. Many flowers are borne singly. 

Torenia

Varieties and Colours: Moon Purple, Moon Rose, Moon Yellow.

Torenia commonly called wishbone flower, is a bushy annual plant, that typically grows 6-12″ tall and is noted for it’s ability to bloom well in shady conditions.

Tradescantia

Varieties and Colours: Zebrina. Maiden’s Blush

Tradescantia Zebrina is a succulent, trailing herbaceous plant, distinguished by its paired, silvery green leaves flushed with purple on the upper surface and purple underneath, asymmetrical at the base. It has bright pink flowers with three petals.

Maiden’s Blush is a trailing perennial with lance-shaped leaves that emerge pink, becoming green, with small white flowers that open sporadically through the year.