First discovered by Randy Lindsey (Propagator at Panoramic Farm USA) as a sport on the well known Abelia × grandiflora ‘Little Richard’ . A. 'Kaleidoscope' carries with it all the wonderful attributes of it parent - dense, compact growth habit with a high foliage retention during the dormant winter months. The really stand out attraction of 'Kaleidoscope', however, is the dynamic color it brings to the garden landscape.
New, variegated growth emerges as bright yellow with a light green centre throughout spring gradually turning to golden yellow with deeper green markings into the summer months intensifying in colour rather than bleaching from long, hot summer days.
By autumn this combination turns to a bright orange to fiery red throughout the winter months extending until the early spring. These colours are further highlighted by the brilliant red stems and the abundance of dainty white flowers first appearing in summer.
Exceptionally easy to grow and maintain once established, this versatile shrub will serve many purposes in both commercial and home garden schemes.
Beautifully fragrant this easy to grow and hardy perennial is more commonly known as 'garden pinks'. A compact form with deep crimson, frilled flowers appearing on short stems for a lengthy display in autumn and spring.
Beautifully fragrant this easy to grow and hardy perennial is more commonly known as 'garden pinks'. A compact form with mid pink, frilled flowers highlighted with cherry central markings appear during autumn and spring. Buds are also an attractive plum colour.
• Deepest, darkest coloured foliage found amongst Loropetalums - retaining colour year round • Vivid deep raspberry coloured, tasseled flowers during spring and autumn • Maintains a naturally dense, domed habit • Easy to grow with minimal maintenance
This exciting new Polygala introduction, offering excellent garden attributes, making it ideal for a wide range of conditions.
A naturally dwarf evergreen shrub with glaucous grey green leaves. It flowers heavily with its main flush in spring/summer, and continuously throughout the remainder of the year (depending on location and local conditions) with pretty mauve/purple pea like flowers.
Heat and frost hardy, this tough plant is ideal for a wide range of domestic and commercial landscapes.
The exceptional flower colour of this variety of salvia needs to be seen to be believed. The intense and vibrant blue is as close to a true blue that you will ever find in the plant kingdom. Its charm does not end there, however, as the foliage too offers ornamental value to the garden designer. As young leaves emerge they a delightful plum colour slowly changing to an olive green as they age but always retaining a bronze tinge providing the plant is in full sun. When planted in light shade greener foliage results.
As the name suggests, 'Aztec Blue' is a native of Mexico and originates in the countrys province of Sinaloa. A delightful little plant which will grow and spread slowly via underground runners to form an attractive ground cover which is non-invasive.
• Striking flowers in clear purple shade with high volume of blooms produced in spring. Further flushes continue throughout the warmer months. • Very compact and dense growth habits. • Low maintenance, dry tolerant and easy to grow.
• Striking flower colour of deep purple with high volume of blooms produced in spring. Further flushes continue throughout the warmer months. • Very compact and dense growth habits. • Low maintenance, dry tolerant and easy to grow.
A chance seedling discovered by a salvia enthusiast in Victoria - S. 'Wendy's Wish' flowers for a lengthy season (warmer months) displaying large, vibrant magenta flowers which are tubular and capped by a colourful calyx which remain some time after flowering extending its interest even longer. Mid green foliage is dense with a lush appearance with complimentary dark maroon stems.
Native to Australia this is a small, evergreen plant with a cottage garden quality. Compact, lightly suckering and everflowering shrub producing masses of delicate mauve-pink pendent bell flowers. The flowers also last well in a posy.
This variety has been selected for the Border Stars™range and has been selected specifically for its hardiness and reliability in performance under difficult circumstances. It tolerates both dry and wet conditions and feature long periods of flowering displays. Bred by PGA to incorporate these tough characteristics with new colour variation to others in range. FEATURES: • Very hardy, clump forming perennials • Fine, grass-like foliage is evergreen and ornamental year round • Long flowering - from spring through to late winter • Low water requirements • Easy to grow with minimal maintenance