Bred specifically to support Alzheimer's research is the beautiful Dianthus 'Memories'. With a pure white bloom, 'Memories' comes from renowned Dianthus specialists Whetman Pinks in the UK. With all the characteristics we have come to expect from modern Dianthus, 'Memories' shares these and more. Long flowering blooms held on sturdy stems, dry tolerance, delightful fragrance and exceptional hardiness are the hallmark breeding traits of its cousins in the well known Whetman Pink Scent First Collection and 'Memories' certainly shares these outstanding features.
'Memories' was purpose bred to raise funds for Alzheimer's research with specific reference given to the strong link between scent and memory. 'Memories' is a fitting variety to represent such a worthy cause.
Of all the 5 senses, scent is proven to be the most powerful trigger of memory. The delightful fragrance of 'Memories' will no doubt transport many of us straight back to our grandmothers gardens and spark fond childhood reflections.
Dianthus 'Memories' is the perfect gift, performing equally well in garden beds, containers or long lasting cut flower displays. 50 cents from the sale of each plant will go directly to the Alzheimer's Australia Dementia Research Foundation. In the words of Ita Buttrose, NSW Ambassador for Alzheimer's - "I couldn’t think of a better way to honour a loved one than with a beautiful flower such as Dianthus Memories.”
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.
• 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.
Stunning new flower colour - deep purple with deeper plum coloured bracts.
Long flowering - through the warmer months.
Fantastic dome shaped habit
Fast and easy to grow.
Water wise plant for gardens or large containers.
The third instalment in the Salvia Wish Collection -'Love and Wishes' continues the strong alignment with Make-A-Wish Australia with part proceeds from the sale of every plant being donated to this special charity to help grant wishes for children with life threatening medical conditions.
• 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