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acalypha reptans_dwarf red cat tails

1. Red cats tail, Chenille plant, Firetail, Acalypha   (Acalypha reptans)

Acalypha reptans is a tropical or subtropical subshrub with decorative pendulous tassels of red flowers in summer to autumn. An easy care, low maintenance plant. They are good garden feature plants, for massed plantings and borders, and for containers. They can be used as indoor...
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adiantum raddianum_maidenhair fern_crested majus_1

2. Maidenhair fern   (Adiantum raddianum)
        Cultivar/variety: 'Crested Majus'

Adiantum 'Crested Majus' is a larger variety of maidenhair fern that does well in cooler climates. It has shiny black stems with dainty round leaves. It likes a moist and peaty soil. Likes a partly shaded position to very shady, and can be grown...
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adantium raddianum_maidenhair fern_triumph_2

3. Maidenhair fern   (Adiantum raddianum)
        Cultivar/variety: 'Triumph'

A very fine leafed variety of maidenhair fern, Triumph has softly lacy and arching fronds with shiny black stems. Likes a moist and humus rich soil and good humidity levels. Weekly misting is beneficial to increase humidity. Likes a frost free climate. Feed in...
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4. Giant maidenhair fern   (Adiantum trapeziforme)

The Giant maidenhair fern is a lovely fern with shiny black stems and large diamond shaped leaves. The stems are attractively arched, and the new leaves are pale, maturing to having a silvery green then dark green. It likes a moist soil rich in organic matter....
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5. Maidenhair fern   (Adiantum variegatum)

The variegated maidenhair fern has soft tear drop shaped leaves, green and attractively coloured with cream markings, with stems that are shiny black and arching. Likes a humus rich soil and consistent moisture levels. If allowed to dry out, the fronds will die back, but...
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aechmea weilbachii_bromeliad

6. Bromeliad   (Aechmea weilbachii)

Aechmea weilbachii is an attractive bromeliad that has long lasting purple flowers with red bracts from autumn to spring. It has soft shiny leaves, and readily forms clumps. It is relatively slow growing, and is not frost tolerant. It likes a semi shaded position, under trees...
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aglaonemas_chinese evergreen_brilliant beauty_1

7. Chinese Evergreen   (Aglaonemas)
        Cultivar/variety: 'Brilliant Beauty'

Aglaonemas 'Brilliant Beauty' is a great foliage plant for indoors and sheltered outdoor spaces. It has broad sword shaped leaves, two toned green heavily splashed with cream and gold. Aglaonemas are from tropical south east Asia, and are widely grown. A good easy care...
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8. Chinese Evergreen   (Aglaonemas)
        Cultivar/variety: 'Silver Rain'

A lovely easy care slow growing foliage plant for indoors and for shady garden beds in warm areas. It has compact growth and broad deep green leaves with bold silver markings. The leaves tend to hang down around the pot, making it oustanding for use...
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ajuga reptans_ajuga black scallop plant

9. Ajuga, Carpet bugle, Bugle   (Ajuga reptans)
        Cultivar/variety: 'Black Scallop'

Ajuga reptans 'Black Scallop' is a selected form of the hardy herbaceous groundcover plant Ajuga. It has dark purple-black leaves with decorative ruffled margins, and it spreads from underground stolons to form a mat-like groundcover. It is a very useful plant for shady and semi shaded...
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10. Blue Bugle   (Ajuga reptans)

Ajuga reptans is a useful creeping groundcover perennial plant with dark green leaves and spikes of blue flowers in spring. The foliage is glossy and attractive, and it grows by sending out runners on the soil, which root along their length. This creates a dense...
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alcantarea imperialis_bromeliad_hellfire_1

11. Bromeliad   (Alcantarea imperialis)

A large and spectacular feature plant with broad mainly burgundy red leaves with some dark green colouring. It is a tough and easy care plant which will be an eye catching feature in the garden, and is also brilliant for container growing. When it...
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alocasia macrorrhizos_giant elephant ears

12. Elephant Ears   (Alocasia)

Alocasias, or elephant ears, are perennial plants that are noted for their eye catching foliage. They have large leaves, arising from a rhizome or tuber, and give a tropical feel to a garden, patio or indoors. They are best in tropical and sub-tropical climates, but can...
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alocasia alba_elephant ear leaf

13. Elephant ear, Alocasia   (Alocasia alba)

Alocasias, or elephant ears, are perennial plants that are noted for their eye catching foliage, which arises from a rhizome. Alocasia alba is fast growing, but small for an alocasia, growing to around 1.5 metres. The leaves are heavily crinkled with veins on the leaf reverse....
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alocasia chaii_elephants ears plant

14. Elephant ear, Alocasia   (Alocasia chaii)

Alocasia chaii is a relatively small growing Alocasia, at around 30-45 cms high. It has spectacular large metallic green leaves. Alocasias give a tropical feel to a garden, patio or indoors. They are best in tropical and sub-tropical climates, but can also grow in temperate...
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alocasia alba_elephants ears plant(1)

15. Elephant ear, Alocasia   (Alocasia crassifolia)

Alocasias, or elephant ears, are perennial plants that are noted for their eye catching foliage, which arises from a rhizome. Alocasia crassifolia is fast growing, but small for an alocasia, growing to around 1.5 metres. The leaves are heavily crinkled with veins on the leaf reverse....
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alocasia cucullata_elephants ears

16. Elephant ear, Buddha's hand, Hooded elephant ear, Alocasia   (Alocasia cucullata)

Alocasia cucullata is different to other Alocasias, as it grows into a small but thick clump, and is hardy, and can take lower temperatures, even to minor frosts. The small leaves are heart shaped with curly tips and upturned leaf margins. In Thailand, people place the plant...
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alocasia gageana_dwarf elephant ear

17. Dwarf elephant ear, Elephant ear, Alocasia   (Alocasia gageana)

Alocasia gageana, the Dwarf Elephant Ear, is a tuberous tropical perennial plant that makes a great foliage plant for indoors or outdoors. It has large round emerald green leaves with decoratively scalloped edges on a clumping plant. It grows from tropical to temperate areas, and...
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alocasia longiloba_elephant ear

18. Elephant ear, Alocasia   (Alocasia longiloba)

Alocasia longiloba is a tropical, tuberous perennial plant that is a decorative foliage plant.. It has huge arrow shaped leaves of a bluish green colour, with silver margins and veining. The leaf revereses are a contrasting purple. It can grow in full sun, but does...
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alocasia macrorrhiza variegata

19. Giant taro, Upright elephant ear, Elephant ear, Alocasia   (Alocasia macrorrhiza)
        Cultivar/variety: 'Variegata'

Alocasia macrorrhiza 'Variegata', or giant taro, is a tuberous perennial tropical plant with beautifully marbled large glossy leaves. The leaves are up to a metre long, and the variegation is random, so each leaf is different. This is a fast growing Alocasia which can reach...
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20. Elephant ear, Upright elephant ear, Giant taro   (Alocasia macrorrhiza)

Alocasia macrorrhizos, the Giant Elephant Ear, is a perennial tuberous tropical plant that is a great specimen plant for the garden or indoors. It will give a lush tropical look, and is suitable for tropical to warm temperate climates. It can survive mild frosts. It...
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