There are about 150 different types of perennials and bulbs in the nursery including:
Rare plants and bulbs
There are a few seed varieties and plastic labels available for sale. Visitors can obtain a printed catalogue and are welcome to wander around and enjoy looking at the variety of lines on offer. Some photos are on display or online.
"Its been said that life is like a garden. Every small work of kindness and every thoughtful gesture is like a tiny seed. And when you plant these seeds, wonderful things can happen." - Tracey Donovan
To over 2 metres. Flowers are up to 10 cms across with cone-shaped, greenish-yellow centres and back-tilted, golden-yellow rays. Late summer to autumn flowering. Sun or part shade. Moist well-drained soil. Impressive for back of border. Winter dormant.
To 75 cms. RARE and popular sell-out variety. Racemes of purple lipped, yellow flowers in summer. The leaves are large, deep-green, ovate or trianagular-ovate, deeply wrinkled and slightly hairy. Well-drained soil, sun. Winter dormant.
Seldom seen in New Zealand. 30-60 cms in height. The 1-1.5 in flowers grow in whorls on an inflorescence about 30 cms long. The name castanea, which means 'chestnut coloured', refers to the purplish-maroon flowers. Summer flowering. Sun. Winter dormant.