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Albizia julibrissin 'E.H. Wilson'
Albizia julibrissin 'E.H. Wilson'
Persian silk tree
 
The most winter hardy Persian silk tree (sometimes referred to as Persian sleep tree) with pink-white flowers and leaves that close at night.
 
10 seeds
€ 3,00
Albizia kalkora
Albizia kalkora
Kalkora mimosa
 
A rare sleep tree/silk tree with white flowers which is hardy in a sheltered, sunny spot. At night, the leaves of this species fold over and close.
 
10 seeds
€ 3,50
Amorphophallus bulbifer
Amorphophallus bulbifer
Voodoo lily
 
A hardy arum from the mountains of India, with special pink-white flowers. 
 
2 small bulbs
€ 3,50
Amorphophallus paeoniifolius
Amorphophallus paeoniifolius
Elephant yam
 
Overwhelmingly beautiful flower that looks like the famous giant arum in botanical gardens, but can easily be grown.
 
5 seeds
€ 6,00
Anigozanthos flavidus 'Yellow'
Anigozanthos flavidus 'Yellow'
Yellow kangaroo paw

The yellow flowers are pollinated by birds in Australia which can reach the nectar with their long beaks. A beautiful, compact plant for the patio or balcony. 
 
20 seeds
€ 3,00
Anigozanthos manglesii
Anigozanthos manglesii
Red-green kangaroo paw
 
The red-green flowers are native to Western Australia and grow to be quite pretty. A beautiful, compact plant for the patio or balcony. 
 
20 seeds
€ 3,00
Aristolochia baetica
Aristolochia baetica
Andalusian Dutchman's Pipe

A hardy climber from Portugal with brown-purple to red flowers in the shape of a pipe. 
 
10 seeds
€ 3,50
Aristolochia elegans
Aristolochia elegans
Calico flower
 
The brown-purple (calico) spotted flowers grow on a graceful climber with heart-shaped leaves. Winter hardy up to -5 degrees Celsius.

10 seeds
€ 3,00
Aristolochia gigantea
Aristolochia gigantea
Brazilian Dutchman's Pipe / Giant Pipe Flower
 
The brown-purple flowers of this species can grow up to 30 cm! It’s a creeper from Brazil that can grow at a minimum temperature of 5 degrees Celsius.

5 seeds
€ 3,00
Aristolochia macrophylla
Aristolochia macrophylla
Dutchman's Pipe
 
The large, heart-shaped leaves give this species a high ornamental value. The large-leaved pipe flower is fully hardy and grows very nicely against e.g. a fence or wall.
 
10 seeds
€ 4,00
Bauhinia monandra
Bauhinia monandra
Pink Bauhinia
 
The pale pink flowers gave one yellow petal full of red-purple spots. A tropical plant from Madagascar with leaves in the shape of a butterfly.
 
5 seeds
€ 3,50
Bauhinia tomentosa
Bauhinia tomentosa
Yellow Bauhinia

A tropical plant from southern Africa with bright yellow flowers that attract many butterflies and bees. Older plants can withstand some degrees of frost. 
 
5 seeds
€ 3,00
Bauhinia variegata 'alba'
Bauhinia variegata 'alba'
White orchid tree
 
A plant from India with remarkable, large, white flowers and heart-shaped leaves. The plant can withstand light frost.

5 seeds
€ 3,00
Beaumontia grandiflora
Beaumontia grandiflora
Nepal trumpet flower
 
A climbing container plant from the mountains of Nepal, with large, white trumpet flowers. Can be kept outside at a minimum temperature of -3 degrees Celsius.
 
5 seeds
€ 3,50
Brugmansia arborea
Brugmansia arborea
Angel's trumpet

Because this species grows at heights up to 3.000 meters in the Andes, it can resist low temperatures. The white trumpet flowers are very graceful and numerous.

10 seeds


€ 3,00
Butea monosperma
Butea monosperma
Flame of the forest / Palash

Blooms with plumes full of bright, orange-red flowers that are pollinated by birds. Keep the plant at a minimum of 3 degrees Celsius.

5 seeds
€ 4,00
Caesalpinia gilliesii
Caesalpinia gilliesii
Desert Bird of Paradise

A very graceful species with pinnate leaves that close in the evening and that has red-yellow flowers which are followed by pods with red hairs. Minimum temperature -5 degrees Celsius, possibly lower.

5 seeds
€ 3,00
Caesalpinia pulcherrima rosea
Caesalpinia pulcherrima rosea
Pink Peacock flower

After the pink bloom, pods grow which burst open when ripe with a clearly audible noise. The plant has pretty, pinnate leaves.

10 seeds
€ 3,50
Calliandra eriophylla
Calliandra eriophylla
Fairy Duster

A small perennial plant with flowers which form a brush of pink stamens. Suitable species for the terrace or balcony.

10 seeds
€ 3,00
Callistemon phoeniceus
Callistemon phoeniceus
Scarlet Bottlebrush

A container plant with pretty, red brush-like flowers which attract all sorts of insects. Can withstand some light frost.

Portion of seeds
€ 3,00
Calycanthus floridus
Calycanthus floridus
Spice bush / Melon tree / Sweet shrub

Hardy bush with reddish-brown flowers which spread a melon-like fragrance. Other parts of the plant also spread a wonderful scent.

5 seeds
€ 4,00
Calycanthus occidentalis
Calycanthus occidentalis
Spice bush / Western sweet shrub

The flowers and leaves emit a fragrance that resembles to the smell of red wine. Fully winter-hardy bush.

5 seeds
€ 4,00
Cananga odorata
Cananga odorata
Ylang-Ylang

The flowers emit a lovely scent in the evening, so this species is ideal as a houseplant. The species is especially known for its oil which is extracted from the flowers.

10 seeds
€ 3,50
Canarina canariensis
Canarina canariensis
Canary Island Bellflower

A small species with bell-shaped flowers that originally grew in the cool forests of the Canary Islands. Protect the underground tubers against frost.

10 seeds
€ 3,00
Capparis spinosa
Capparis spinosa
Caper bush

Capers are the unopened flower buds of the caper plant. A small container plant which may even bloom in the first year (min. temperature -5 degrees Celsius).

10 seeds


€ 3,00
Chimonanthus praecox
Chimonanthus praecox
Wintersweet

Blooms in spring, produces white-yellow flowers which emit a mix of fragrances. Hardy plant.

5 seeds
€ 3,50
Chiranthodendron pentadactylon (not available)
Chiranthodendron pentadactylon
Monkey's hand tree

A stunningly beautiful plant with bright red flowers in the shape of a monkey’s hand. Originates from the mountain forests of Guatemala. Can withstand temperatures up to 6 degrees Celsius below zero.

5 seeds
€ 6,00
Chorisia speciosa
Chorisia speciosa
Silk floss tree

Seed fluff of the silk tree is used for making traditional canoe’s, paper and rope. The species can withstand light frost and resembles to the kapok tree.

10 seeds
€ 3,00
Clianthus puniceus
Clianthus puniceus
Kaka beak / Parrot's beak

The remarkable red flowers look like the beak of the New Zealand Kaka, a parrot species. Performs well as a container plant. 

10 seeds
€ 3,00
Clianthus puniceus 'alba'
Clianthus puniceus 'alba'
White kaka beak / white parrot's beak

A rare white variety of the red parrot beak. In the wild, this species is almost extinct. Fortunately, the species is cultivated in large worldwide.

10 seeds
€ 4,00
Davidia involucrata
Davidia involucrata
Dove tree / Handkerchief tree

Beautiful, hardy tree with flowers which hang down just like a handkerchief. The flowers are white and have irregular leaves. 

2 seeds
€ 6,00
Delonix regia
Delonix regia
Flamboyant

Lovely tree from Madagascar with pinnate leaves and abundant flowering of bright red flowers. Overwintering is possible with a temperature of at least 10 degrees Celsius.

5 seeds
€ 3,00
Delonix regia 'orange'
Delonix regia 'orange'
Orange flamboyant

The orange variety of the red flamboyant is rarely seen, but performs well as a container plant at a minimum of 10 degrees Celsius.

5 seeds
€ 4,50
Delonix regia var. flavida
Delonix regia var. flavida
Yellow flamboyant

A yellow variety of the red flamboyant which occurs in Madagascar. A very decorative container plant with pinnate leaves and yellow flowers. Overwintering is possible at a temperature of at least 10 degrees Celsius.

5 seeds
€ 4,50
Deppea splendens
Deppea splendens
€ 20,00
Doryanthes excelsa
Doryanthes excelsa
Gymea Lily

An Australian plant with clusters of bright red flowers on a long stem. Easily kept species at a minimum of 7 degrees Celsius.

5 seeds
€ 3,00
Doryanthes palmeri
Doryanthes palmeri
Giant Spear Lily

The inflorescence may be five meters high and hangs often down by the weight of the bright red flower clusters. Resistant to temperatures up -4 degrees Celsius.

5 seeds
€ 3,50
Dracunculus vulgaris
Dracunculus vulgaris
Dragon Arum

The purple inflorescence is very impressive and may grow up to 80 cm. The species originally grew in the Mediterranean and is quite hardy.

5 seeds
€ 3,50
Echium fastuosum
Echium fastuosum
Pride of Madeira

Starting during its second year, this plant produces blue flower clusters of up to 45 cm. The plant originally grew in Madeira and can be overwintered at a temperature of at least 5 degrees Celsius.

20 seeds
€ 3,00
Echium wildpretii
Echium wildpretii
Tower of Jewels

Biennial plant from the slopes of the volcano Teide on Tenerife with an impressive, red inflorescence that can reach up to 3 meters tall. Overwintering is possible at a temperature of at least minus 5 degrees Celsius. 

20 seeds
€ 3,50