Touch of class plants

Story Title: Touch of class plants
Episode: Seven
Date: April 17th 2010
Presenter: Trevor Cochrane

Trevor visits a special display garden full of stunning plant varieties from the 'Touch of Class' range.

Featured Plants

Cordyline Cabernett

Key Features:

Stunningly cabernet wine coloured semi/upright weeping foliage.

Size:

2m x 1.5m

Position:

Prefers full sun to part shade

Growth Rate:

Moderate to fast

Botanical Name:

Cordyline australis Cabernett

Description:

Cordyline Cabernett is a stunning new architectural plant. It will grow to approximately 2 metres in height and with its mainly multi stemmed habit can be approximately 1.5 metres wide. The plant features wonderful foliage coloured just like a Cabernet red wine that is sword shaped and can reach lengths of 1.5 metres. After time, in summer white to cream flowers appear high above the foliage on long drooping panicles.

Pittosporum Golf Ball

Key Features:

Small growing Pittosporum, no trimming required. The best hedging plant in the country!

Size:

50cm x 50cm

Position:

Full sun to part Shade

Growth Rate:

Fast

Botanical Name:

Pittosporum tenuifolium Golf Ball

Description:

An existing new generation of Pittosporum. Golf Ball is a vigorous grower, yet stays very compact and round with little pruning. Branching freely from its base, it develops a very dense, multi-stemmed shape. It has bright mint-green glossy leaves with small, inconspicuous chocolate-purple flowers in late spring/early summer. This evergreen specimen is low maintenance, staying around 50cm tall x 50cm wide.



Hebe Pretty n Pink

Key Features:

Deep green oval shaped leaves no more than 2.5cm in length, that are a deep burgundy on all of the tips & younger foliage.

Size:

30cm x 90cm

Position:

Plant in full sun for best results.

Growth Rate:

Medium

Botanical Name:

Hebe hybrid Pretty'n'Pink

Description:

This superior form has dark oval shaped foliage and flowers very heavily and a very long time. This foliage is a deep burgundy on the spear shaped tips. It is a very hardy evergreen spreading shrub, growing 30cm in height & approximately 90cm wide. Short racemes of lovely pink flowers are borne over a long period of time throughout the year during autumn & into winter.


Contact

Greenhills Propagation Nursery
Email: info@toc.com.au
Website: touchofclassplants.com
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