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1198 SALPIGLOSSIS CHOCOLATE
Much sought after cottage garden favourite
for dark plant lovers. Related to Petunias, this
Salpiglossis has velvety trumpet shaped choc-
olate blooms with distinctive dark veins. Great
late season annual, flowering from mid-summer
through to autumn. Sow from Labour Weekend
through to mid-December. Transplant into well
drained humus rich soil.
1175 RHODOCHITON PURPLE
One of the most exciting, free-flowering and
unusual indoor or outdoor plants. The vines
produce masses of bell-shaped, Maroon-Purple
pendant flowers decorated with 5 lobed mouths,
a deep Purple corolla and heart-shaped leaves.
It begins to flower in about 4 months from
sowing and continues to flower profusely.
Only lightly cover seeds and keep warm until
1165 PORTULACA SUNNYSIDE
Beautiful large bright double blooms make
a colourful semi-succulent bedding plant
with flowers that stay open all day. Colours
include White, Orange, Pink and several shades
of Red. Heat and drought tolerant, the seed is
dust-like, so mix with sand for sowing, to ensure
a good spread in your garden, rockery or pots.
Easy to grow.
1180 RUDBECKIA CHERRY BABY
A dramatic Rudbeckia in shades of cherry Red.
Robust plants are outstanding in the summer
garden, tolerating heat, drought and poor soils.
Do not cover seed, just press into surface of seed
raising mix. Transplant outside only after last
frosts have truly passed.
1190 RUDBECKIA PRAIRIE SUN
Bright and sunny Golden Rudbeckia for feature
display borders and containers. The large
flowers have Lemon tipped Golden petals
encircling a green cone on sturdy stems and are
great for cutting. Seed germinates when lightly
covered and kept moist but not soaked, avoiding
direc t sunlight until seedlings size up. Drought
1195 RUDBECKIA RUSTIC
Compact plants with a profusion of large flowers
in Yellow, Gold, Bronze and Mahogany shades
with a contrasting Black cone. E xcellent for
bedding, pots, landscaping or as a mass
display. Heat tolerant.
SAGE - SALVIA
A large genus of over 700 species of annual,
perennial and biennial plants and shrubs of which
only a small percentage have herbal uses. Their
generic name, Salvia, is derived from the Latin
‘Salvare’ or ‘Salveo’, meaning to save, and refers
to the medicinal properties of some kinds.
1205 SALVIA LADY IN RED
Award winning Red Texas Sage ideal for
massive plantings and where dense bands
of colour are needed. The fast growing,
bushy upright annuals have fragrant foliage
and 10cm Scarlet flower spikes that bloom
from early summer to mid autumn. Drought
and heat tolerant. Suitable for part shade to
full sun positions.
1208 SALVIA PURPLE
Like a beacon of purple in your garden border,
these tall bushy Salvias display long lasting
colour through the summer. Heat resistant and
ideal for low maintenance drifts of colour. Can
also be used in large patio tubs.
1200 SALVIA BLUE BEDDER
True Wedgewood Blue elegant flower spikes
are produced abundantly on bushy plants
with grey-green foliage. Often used for
massed displays, or for background plantings.
Excellent cut flower for the home garden
preferring a spot in full sun. Flower spikes dry
beautifully, producing a pretty effect in dried
bouquets or arrangements. Barely cover seeds
as light aids germination.
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