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Pink Princess Philodendron
This one is in demand for its gorgeous splashes of pink on a dark green back ground. Each plant is approx 10 cm in height from soil level and 15cm in width. Each plant has very small splashes of pink on it. The plant will be shipped bare rooted, wrapped in paper towel, surrounded in bubble wrap and taped securely within a large postage tube to minimise movement during transit. Please note that some damage can occur during transit on occasions, despite my best efforts to package our plants ready for travel.
Philodendron florida is a hybrid between Philodendron squamiferum and Philodendron pedatum. This one is a climber so it will really do well if you provide it with a totem pole to encourage leaves to mature. Plant in the photo is the one that is being offered for sale. It currently measures approx 9cm in height and width.
The famous pilea peperomioides has been at the very top of the in trend house plant list for some time now. Close to impossible to source in Australia less than 2 to 3 years ago, this plant is slowly becoming more accessible to the public. Still relatively hard to come by though, this plant is also known as the chinese money plant. As it matures, it develops a stunning woody stem which can be grow bolt upright or can equally have a tendancy to flop down over the edge of the pot. Either way, it will continue to have glorious...
Aspidistra Elatior “Milky Way”
Aspidistra elatior ‘milky way’ is an old-fashioned and rarely seen variant of the cast iron plant with yellow polka dots on leaves that are shiny and much more narrow that the normal variety of this plant. The plant you are buying measures 15 cm in height and 20cm in width with a similar mount of leaves as the plant depicted in the photo. This one is a stunner for any indoor plant collector or lover of all things unusual in the plant world. Milky way is an ideal choice for the darker spot in the house compared to other indoor...
Monstera adansonii (var-laniata)
This plant is the much harder to source cultivar of the Monstera adansonii named Laniata. I find the foliage to be much more pale in colour compared to adansonii, which a more glossy appearance. I also find the fenestrations to be finer too. PLEASE NOTE CURRENT STOCK IS STILL JUVENILE AND NOT DEMONSTRATING HOLES IN LEAVES, THESE WILL APPEAR IN DUE COURSE, JUST NOT PRESENT AT THE MOMENT. Each plant measures approx 20cm in height and 15cm in width.
NOW PERMITTED IN WA!! YAY Originally from Equador, this plant has very unique leaves which can be described as a deep blue and green colour with silver markings or reflections that fade as the plant grows. If allowed to grow upright, this plant develops magnificent holes or fenestrations in the leaves when mature, which are well worth the wait. We recommend training this one up a bark post or totem if you wish to see this develop in your plant The plant you are buying measures approximately 12cm in height from soil level and is approx 15cm in width. The...
Sansevieria Masoniana - Whale Fin Snake Plant-Paddle Plant
PERMITTED INTO WA AS OF 16 APRIL 2019 YAY! This is not your typical variety of snake plant, with leaves that are wider and more "paddle shaped" than your typical and more common snake plant, many consider this plant to also resemble a whale fin in appearance. Very difficult to source, this one is for the collector. Please note that these have been recovered from a very old garden and are not in mind, commercial nursery condition. What I mean by this is that each plant will reflect what is has been exposed to outdoors in a tropical garden, which...
Pothos Snow Queen
A gorgeous variegated variety of the devils ivy or pothos family, snow queen has a luscious colour combination of emerald green and white on each leaf, with a trailing or cascading habit as it grows. The plant you are buying is approx 17cm in height from soil level and 15 cm across and prefers a moist but well drained potting mix. Snow queen likes bright but indirect light and would benefit from being fertilised during the warmer months. The plant will be shipped bare rooted, wrapped in sphagnum moss, surrounded in bubble wrap and taped securely to minimise movement during...
Variegated Devils Ivy
This member of the devils ivy family has highly prized yellow and green variegated foliage, that is highly attractive. As with all members of the pothos family, this one will thrive on neglect and is a great one for the beginner. Able to withstand a lower level of light than most other indoor plants, this one will trail and tumble over the edge of the pot so is great to have on display on a mantle or shelf. Each plant measures approx 15cm in height and 15cm in width. The plant will be shipped bare rooted, wrapped in paper towell,...
Rhaphidophora Tetrasperma - Minni Monstera
This one is a must for the indoor plant collector. Neither a Philodendron or a Monstera, it is a member of the aroid family and is a native of Thailand and Malaysia. To get the best out of this plant, it is strongly suggest you grown this one with the support of a totem, and in warmer weather, can grow relatively quickly. A rare vining aroid, it likes to be placed in a warm, brightly lit spot with filtered or indirect sunlight. Be careful not to over water, only doing so when the top 2 -3 cm of soil is...
Oxalis triangularis | Purple Shamrock | False shamrock
Oxalis triangularis, commonly called 'purple shamrock' or 'false shamrock' due to its triangular leaves of deep purple, is a very good houseplant for the beginner This plant is photophilic, which means that when the light at the end of the day begins to reduce, the foliage of this plant folds up for the night, re-opening again in the morning. Each plant measures approx 10cm in height and 5cm in width. PLEASE NOTE THAT MY EXPERIENCE HAS SHOWN THAT THIS PLANT IS VERY LIKELY AND/OR GUARANTEED TO GO LIMP DURING POSTAGE BUT SHOULD RECOVER QUICKLY IF POTTED UP QUICKLY AND KEPT MOIST UPON ARRIVAL....
Peperomia rotundifolia | String of Turtles
WILL NOT SHIP THIS PLANT TO WA AS POSTAL DELAYS ARE 7 BUSINESS DAYS AND THIS PLANT WILL BE ROTTEN MUSH WHEN IT ARRIVES A super cute and in demand member of the peperomia family, this one is hard to come by. The leaves are approx 1cm in diameter when mature with a brownish variegation. As it grows it cascades over the edges of the pot, which would make it an ideal plant for a macrame hanging pot or something equally as pretty. The pattern on the foliage resembles a tiny sea turtle shell. Peperomia routundifolia thrives in a brightly...
Epipremnum aureum "Marble Queen"-variegated white and green pothos
With lush, attractively marbled, heart-shaped leaves carried on trailing stems, this tropical plant is ideal for a warm spot indoors that is brightly lit. A vary hard to find member of the pothos family, this variety is at the top of most devils ivy collector's wish lists for its stunning white and green variegation Each plant measures approx 10cm in height from soil level.
Anthurium vittarifolium | belt leaf anthurium
PERMITTED INTO WA! The definitive strap or belt -leaf Anthurium vittarifolium, is native to Columbia. In the wild, it grows deep in the humid rainforests, on the thin layer of forest soil or in cavities between branches of trees, with long aerial roots and the round, compact core, more leaves are collected in the cavities from which the Anthurium again benefits. This plant grows pendant, with leaves that can easily reach over a metre long (in their native habitat) and yet barely 5cm in width. The combination of the special red inflorescence and the beautiful pink berries that almost look...
Tradescantia Fluminensis Tricolour - Variegated Pink Wandering Jew
Description For sale is this hard to find Tradescantia Tricolour plant. Photos are of the actual plant that you will receive. Beautiful variegation in shades of green, white and pale pink. The underside of the leaves a dark pink / purple. Great for hanging baskets. It is quite fast growing and may require regular pruning to maintain nice shape. This plant is currently growing in a 10cm pot but will be sent semi-bare rooted Measures approx 5cm in height from soil level and 12 cm across in diameter Position and Care Easy CareBright indirect lightFree draining soilWater well and then allow...
Ficus binnendijkii "Alii XL Petite" | Dwarf Sabre Leafed Fig | Long Leaf Fig
The long narrow leaves are naturally glossy and taper to a point to resemble a spear. It produces a mass of dense green foliage but as it matures, it may drop its lower leaves revealing a bare woody trunk. This particular variety is slow growing and has a strong resistance to leaf drop and lower light levels. Ficus Alii Petite is ideal as a container plant indoors and out. Great for patios, pool areas or to create a tropical look. It can be grown as a small tree or hedge and can be pruned into a topiary shape. Ficus Alii...
Unlike the Picasso, this variety of spathiphyllum has variegation (white and green) and texture in the form of rippled foliage. Each plant measures approx 30c in height from soil level.
Cissus Ellen Danica
Cissus ‘Ellen Danica’ is a stunning option, often overlooked by most as an ideal choice for an indoor plant. A fast growing plant with masses of shiny, green, oak-shaped leaves which can be trained to grow upwards or cascade down. This one is ideal for a beginner who wants maximum impact with low care requirements and has been happily living here at Home of Houseplants in a room that gets moderate to low level filtered light. Best watered after a short period of drying out, this plant likes to live in a potting mix that drains well. Fertilise regularly during...
Clerodendrum thomsoniae - Bleeding Heart Pot Plant Rare Exotic
This hard to find vine has attractive green heart shaped leaves, that if grown in appropriate conditions will produce attractive clusters of white flowers with crimson tips in Summer. Home of Houseplants loves this plant for the foliage however which will add an instant impact if left to trail downwards rather than trained to grow upright. Grown indoors more so for its stunning foliage this vine requires a moderate amount of watering and loves a super warm position indoors that has access to bright filtered sunlight. At the moment this is the only variety available of this stunning vine...
This is our favourite variety of the calathea family, calathea orbifolia has large, rounded leaves in a light green colour with uniform silvery white stripes or markings. When mature, it grows up to 50cm in height and thickens up to make a gorgeous houseplant plant, particularly for those not so bright spots in the house. Calathea orbifolia does not like to be overwatered, so keep watering at a moderate level, best described as being on the dryer side of wet. The plant you are buying measures approx 10cm in height from soil level and 10cm across.