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Philodendron hederaceum 'brasil'
Lovely vining form of the philodendron family with green leaves that have brush stroke of yellow through the centre to form a stunning contrast of variegation. Highly sough after plants these are stunning to train either up a totem pole or left to hang down from a pot placed upon shelf. These plants are small and measure approx 15cm in width and 8cm in height but will grow fast.
Monstera adansonii, more commonly and incorrectly referred to as Monstera obliqua is our all time favourite house plant. This plant has magnificent foliage, full of fenestrations (holes) coupled with a glorious trailing habit that will allow you to let it run wild. This plant is in huge demand amongst indoor plant enthusiasts and sells out at lightening speed. Relatively easy to care for, this plant enjoys moderate watering and a good amount of indirect light. Regular fertilising in the warmer months will result insignificant new growth. The plant you are buying measures approx 10cm in height and 16cm in 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...
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 27cm 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.
Gorgeous large love heart shaped leaves when mature that can reach well over 30cm in diameter with lighter white coloured veins, this one is highly recommended for the beginner. Will clump as it matures. This one is not a velvet variety but has shiny leaves that are similar in texture to an elephant ear Alocasia. This one likes a good level of light so be sure to keep it in a brightly lit spot. Each plant measures approx 10cm in height from soil level and has one leaf as per photo.
Philodendron Prince of Orange
Philodendron ‘Prince of Orange” is a hybrid, with a light green to yellow foliage. Unlike other philodendrons that are climbers, this one is self heading, which means the large leaves grow from the centre base. The older leaves (which can reach lengths of close to 40 cm when mature) eventually fall away, making room for newer growth to take their place. Prince of Orange leaves start out a bright copper like colour, but change to a shade of green as they mature. Each plant measure approx 25cm in height and 35 cm in width. The plant will be shipped bare...
Philodendron gloriosum | velvet philodendron
Emerald green leaves with a velvet texture, these are at the easier end in terms of difficulty to grow. Each plant has one leaf only. Each plant measures approx 15cm in height from soil level and 13cm in diameter.Current stock of plants have between one and two leaves per plant.
Philodendron Micans - Hederaceum
Bronze and velvet leafed, a lovely one for those looking for some texture. Originating from the South Americas and certain parts of the Carribean. As it matures, the leaves increase in size but tend to lose the velvet touch. Relatively easy to grow compared to other members of the philodendron family with velvet leaves. Each plant measures approx 12 to 15 cm in height. The plant will be shipped bare rooted, wrapped in sphagnum moss (except WA), surrounded in bubble wrap and taped securely within a large postage tube to minimise movement during transit. Please note that some damage can...
Sanseveria Trifasciata | Bantel's Sensation white variegated snake plant
This is a rarer variety of the common snake plants or mother in laws tongue. We adore this one as it has more white variegation than green in the foliage. This one is less common and not easy to find. Each plant measures approx 25 in height and approx 10 cms if not slighter larger at its widest point.
Philodendron Mamei is a truly spectacular aroid, it has mottled green leaves with silver grey markings. When mature, leaves can reach up to 70cm in diameter in tropical FNQ. Unlikely to come close to this is southern states but nonetheless, a lovely member of the philodendron family. Likes open well drained soils, moist but not wet, so a good free draining potting mix is a must. Each plant measures approx 10 cm in height and 10cm in width.
Ficus Elastica Shivereana-Speckled Foliage
A very special and hard to find speckled member of the rubber tree family. This one is very hardy and great for the beginner. Each plant measures approx 20 to 25cm in height from soil level.
Thaumatophyllum stenolobum -formerly known as Philodendron stenolobum
Formely known as Philodendron stenolobum, a reclassification from botanists just over 12 months ago, places this into a new genus category, Thaumatophyllum. Self heading plant, deep spearhead shaped deep green leaves to 1m, semi shade This plant has long wavy narrow leaves that average 60cm to 90cm in length and can be approximately 30cm wide if grown. This plant is generally known to collectors as a self header and is thought by some not to be a climber. This plant is sometimes incorrectly sold as P. willamsii in the plant trade and was thought by some to be a narrow leaf form of P. williamsii. These species are not one...
Philodendron white princess
This hybrid is somewhat similar to the highly sought after philodendron white knight but is self heading. White princess has striking ornamental foliage which is deep green with random splashes of pure white, variegated patterns. Suited to free draining, moist soils or potting media in filtered light. Tolerant of poor light conditions and very sensitive to frost. Each plant is small, measuring approx 15cm in diameter and 5cm in height.
Lovely compact plant with dark green foliage that has a number of stunning white/yellow contrasting thin stripes. These are a new release hybrid philodendron on the Australian market. Each plant measures approx 12 to 15cm in height and 12 to 15cm in width.
Philodendron Hastatum Silver Sword
A hard to find member of the philodendron family with silver or metallic looking foliage, that has a sheen to the foliage that makes this specimen a real stunner. The foliage on the Philodendron Hastatum (Silver Sword) is a pale metallic grey when juvenile, that transforms as it matures to a deeper blue in colour. This is a very hardy grower, so as with most philodendrons, prefers to be supported by a totem or pole. A good hardy option on the easier end of difficulty. Each plant measures approx 20 cm in height. The plant will be shipped bare rooted,...
Philodendron Painted Lady
This one is for the collectors. A rare variegated aroid, the foliage has a stunning yellow background with mottled green or brown markings throughout which are subtle. A slow grower but worth the wait. Each plant measures approximately between 15cm and 12cm in width.
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,...
Ficus binnendijkii "Alii 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...
Ficus longifolia | Narrow Leaf Fig
Ficus longifolia look like a mini eucalyptus tree, due to their fast growing, slender dark green foliage. As this plant is a member of the Ficus family, Home of Houseplants strongly recommends this plant be contained within a pot. This is an easy to care for plant that is a statement piece and increasing in popularity for indoor stylists. This plant enjoys bright, indirect light and only likes to be watered when the soil is dry. Each plant current measures approx 70 to 90 cm in height and approx 20 cm in width.
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. Each plant measures cm in height and cm in width.