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Carrion Flower (Stapelia hirsuta)

Carrion Flower (Stapelia hirsuta)

A species with beautiful dark red flowers, which in nature are pollinated by flies.

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Bell Stapelia (Stapelia leendertziae)

Bell Stapelia (Stapelia leendertziae)

An unusual carrion flower with bell shaped purple flowers of up to 12cm large. A rare species with populations in South Africa and Swaziland.

€ 3,50
Mandrake (Mandragora officinarum)

Mandrake (Mandragora officinarum)

The root of mandrake has a rich history in witchcraft, superstition and its medicinal uses. In Harry Potter for instance mandrake is used to neutralize negative spells. Winter...

€ 6,00 p/3 seeds
Feijoa (Feijoa sellowiana)

Feijoa (Feijoa sellowiana)

The green fruits smell like pineapple and taste sweet-sour. They can be eaten fresh or mixed in salads or pies. The white-red flowers are quite graceful.

€ 3,00 p/20 seeds
Aroena (Quaqua mammillaris)

Aroena (Quaqua mammillaris)

Rare species from Namibia with flowers of varying shades of red to black. The juicy stems are eaten in Namibia against thirst, hangovers or stomach ulcers.

€ 4,00
Australian Passionflower (Passiflora aurantia)

Australian Passionflower (Passiflora aurantia)

A Passionflower from Australia with a compact growth that grows well as an indoor plant. This species produces plenty of flowers, which colour gradually from yellow to red.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Bananadilla (Passiflora mollissima)

Bananadilla (Passiflora mollissima)

The elegant pink hanging flowers are followed by tasteful oblong yellow fruits. The species originates in the Andes and can resist lower temperatures up to a minimum of -3 degC.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Banana Shrub (Magnolia figo)

Banana Shrub (Magnolia figo)

The cream-colored flowers have a purple outline, and spread a banana-like smell.

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Bau Banana (Musa bauensis)

Bau Banana (Musa bauensis)

A very rare species that has been discovered in 2002 on Borneo. The purplish white inflorescence is followed by pale yellow bananas.

€ 5,00 p/5 seeds
Mountain Strelitzia (Strelitzia caudata)

Mountain Strelitzia (Strelitzia caudata)

This very rare bird-of-paradise-flower grows in the mountains of Swaziland and produces white flowers with a light blue petal.

€ 5,00 p/2 seeds
Bhutan Banana (Musa griersonii)

Bhutan Banana (Musa griersonii)

A recently discovered banana species from Bhutan with a pinkish white inflorescence. Hibernate at a minimum of 5 degC.

€ 5,00 p/5 seeds
Forest Lily (Veltheimia bracteata)

Forest Lily (Veltheimia bracteata)

The pink flowers grow on long stems and are pollinated by birds. Grows well in the shadow, at a minimum temperature of -5 degC.

€ 4,00 p/10 seeds
Woodland Passionflower (Passiflora morifolia)

Woodland Passionflower (Passiflora morifolia)

A small passionflower from the dryer forests of South America with white/purple flowers. Grows well as an indoor or container plant at a minimum of 0 degC.

€ 4,00 p/10 seeds
Bronze Banana (Musa laterita)

Bronze Banana (Musa laterita)

A relatively small banana species with a very particular, dark-red inflorescence. Hibernate at a minimum of 5 degC.

€ 4,00 p/5 seeds
Calico Flower (Aristolochia elegans)

Calico Flower (Aristolochia elegans)

The brown-purple (calico) spotted flowers grow on a graceful climber with heart-shaped leaves. Winter hardy up to -5 degrees Celsius.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Canary Island Bellflower (Canarina canariensis)

Canary Island Bellflower (Canarina canariensis)

A small species with bell-shaped flowers that originally grew in the cool forests of the Canary Islands. Protect the underground tubers against frost.

€ 3,50 p/10 seeds
Canary Island Foxglove (Isoplexis canariensis)

Canary Island Foxglove (Isoplexis canariensis)

A species of the Canary Islands with orange flowers that resemble those of the foxglove. It is a small perennial plant which grows well in a pot.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Decary's flamboyant (Delonix decaryi)

Decary's flamboyant (Delonix decaryi)

Rare species from southern Madagascar with a striking thickened trunk. The flowers are a colourful mix of white petals, a yellow spot and red stamens.

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Dwarf Banana (Musa acuminata)

Dwarf Banana (Musa acuminata)

The precursor of the commonly eaten banana, with sweet bananas of about 12 cm in size. Hibernate the species at a minimum of 5 degC.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Hedgehog Lily (Massonia depressa)

Hedgehog Lily (Massonia depressa)

A peculiar plant from South Africa with two leaves and a spiky cluster of flowers in the center. The flowers are pollinated by rodents.

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Angel's Trumpet (Brugmansia arborea)

Angel's Trumpet (Brugmansia arborea)

Because this species grows at heights up to 3.000 meters in the Andes, it can resist low temperatures. The white trumpet flowers are very graceful and numerous.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Himalayan Honeysuckle (Leycesteria formosa)

Himalayan Honeysuckle (Leycesteria formosa)

The trusses of white flowers with purple bracts hang down like earrings. The berries taste like chocolate/caramel-raisins.

€ 3,50 p/portion of seeds
Fairy Duster (Calliandra eriophylla)

Fairy Duster (Calliandra eriophylla)

A small perennial plant with flowers which form a brush of pink stamens. Suitable species for the terrace or balcony.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Velvet Bean (Mucuna sempervirens)

Velvet Bean (Mucuna sempervirens)

The flower trusses with beautiful purple/yellow flowers grow directly from the stem and can be up to 35 cm big.

€ 4,00 p/2 seeds
Frangipani (Plumeria rubra)

Frangipani (Plumeria rubra)

The beautiful flowers spread a wonderful smell and have been used for perfumes for hundreds of years. It is a special plant for a sunny spot.

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Fried-egg-tree (Oncoba spinosa)

Fried-egg-tree (Oncoba spinosa)

The white flowers have a center of numerous yellow stamens, and is therefore a.o. in Zimbabwe called the ‘fried-egg-tree’.

€ 4,00 p/5 seeds
Yellow Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos flavidus 'Yellow')

Yellow Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos flavidus 'Yellow')

The yellow flowers are pollinated by birds in Australia which can reach the nectar with their long beaks. A beautiful, compact plant for the patio or balcony. 

€ 3,00 p/20 seeds
Yellow Bauhinia (Bauhinia tomentosa)

Yellow Bauhinia (Bauhinia tomentosa)

A tropical plant from southern Africa with bright yellow flowers that attract many butterflies and bees. Older plants can withstand some degrees of frost. 

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Yellow Bird of Paradise Flower (Strelitzia reginae 'Mandela's Gold')

Yellow Bird of Paradise Flower (Strelitzia reginae 'Mandela's Gold')

A rare yellow bird of paradise flower, that is named after Nelson Mandela. The minimum temperature of this species is 5 degC.

€ 4,00 p/3 seeds
Narrow-leaved Bird of Paradise Flower (Strelitzia juncea)

Narrow-leaved Bird of Paradise Flower (Strelitzia juncea)

An orange bird of paradise flower with narrow, speared leaves and a slight red accent in the flowers. Keep this species at a minimum temperature of –5 degC.

€ 4,00 p/3 seeds
Winged-stem Passionflower (Passiflora alata)

Winged-stem Passionflower (Passiflora alata)

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Golden Champaca (Magnolia champaca)

Golden Champaca (Magnolia champaca)

The yellow/golden flowers spread a delicious smell throughout the whole garden. The flowers are often used in the production of expensive perfumes.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Golden Fuchsia (Deppea splendens)

Golden Fuchsia (Deppea splendens)

A very rare species from southern Mexico, with beautiful flowers. The tropical species is extinct in nature, but was saved by a botanist. Suitable as indoor plant.

€ 6,00
Dutchman's Pipe (Aristolochia macrophylla)

Dutchman's Pipe (Aristolochia macrophylla)

The large, heart-shaped leaves give this species a high ornamental value. The large-leaved pipe flower is fully hardy and grows very nicely against e.g. a fence or wall.  

€ 4,00 p/10 seeds
Giant Carrion Flower (Stapelia grandiflora)

Giant Carrion Flower (Stapelia grandiflora)

€ 4,00 p/5 seeds
Gymea Lily (Doryanthes excelsa)

Gymea Lily (Doryanthes excelsa)

An Australian plant with clusters of bright red flowers on a long stem. Easily kept species at a minimum of 7 degrees Celsius.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Golden Lotus Banana (Musella lasiocarpa)

Golden Lotus Banana (Musella lasiocarpa)

The inflorescence of this species is overwhelming, with a big yellow flower that can bloom for a whole year and spreads a delicious smell.

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Hong Kong Rose (Rhodoleia championii)

Hong Kong Rose (Rhodoleia championii)

A rare, winterhardy species from China with beautiful pink flowers that are naturally pollinated by birds.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Indian Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera)

Indian Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera)

Beautiful water lily with large leaves and pinky white flowers. The plant can be kept outside, as long as the water around the roots doesn’t freeze.

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Injo Passionflower (Passiflora ambigua)

Injo Passionflower (Passiflora ambigua)

This species has even been grown by the Maya’s for their 5 cm large, orange-yellow edible fruits. The plants can still be found on old Maya temples.

€ 4,00 p/10 seeds
Caper Bush (Capparis spinosa)

Caper Bush (Capparis spinosa)

Capers are the unopened flower buds of the caper plant. A small container plant which may even bloom in the first year (min. temperature -5 degrees Celsius).

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Cucumber Magnolia (Magnolia acuminata)

Cucumber Magnolia (Magnolia acuminata)

The green, unripe fruits resemble a small cucumber, and become dark red when they ripen. The yellow/greenish flowers smell delicious.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Coral Tree (Erythrina arborescens)

Coral Tree (Erythrina arborescens)

A species from the Himalayas with beautiful orange-red flower clusters. Can be overwintered at a minimum of 5 degrees Celsius.

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Cockspur Coral Tree (Erythrina crista-galli)

Cockspur Coral Tree (Erythrina crista-galli)

The coral red flowers grow in clusters of up to 30 cm large. The plant originates from Brazil and grows well as a compact container plant, at a minimum of five degrees Celsius.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Black Hamburger Bean (Mucuna holtonii)

Black Hamburger Bean (Mucuna holtonii)

A tropical climber with creamy white flowers that hang from long stems, and are pollinated by bats. The seeds can float and are dispersed by the ocean all over the world.

€ 4,00 p/2 seeds
Corkscrew Vine (Cochliasanthus caracalla)

Corkscrew Vine (Cochliasanthus caracalla)

A tropical vine with unusual asymmetric curled flowers that produce a good fragrance. Minimum temperature of 10 degC.  

€ 6,00 p/5 seeds
Lion's Tail (Leonotis leonurus)

Lion's Tail (Leonotis leonurus)

This South African species produces orange flowers and can very well be kept as a container plant. A calming tea can be made of the leaves.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Maypop Passionflower (Passiflora incarnata)

Maypop Passionflower (Passiflora incarnata)

A hardy passionflower, with flowers in varying in color from pale white to pink and purple. The passionfruits are edible and very delicious.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Mudgee acacia (Acacia spectabilis)

Mudgee acacia (Acacia spectabilis)

This decorative Acacia species flowers extravagantly with bright yellow flowers. Sometimes the inflorescence is so heavy with flowers that the branches bend down.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Giant White Bird of Paradise Flower (Strelitzia nicolai)

Giant White Bird of Paradise Flower (Strelitzia nicolai)

A beautiful species from South Africa to grow in a tub, at a minimum temperature of 0 degC. The species produces white flowers with a light blue bract.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Nepal Trumpet Flower (Beaumontia grandiflora)

Nepal Trumpet Flower (Beaumontia grandiflora)

A climbing container plant from the mountains of Nepal, with large, white trumpet flowers. Can be kept outside at a minimum temperature of -3 degrees Celsius.

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens)

Ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens)

Desert plant with spiny stems and striking red flowers. Can be kept in a large pot at a minimum temperature of -15 degC.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Hamburger Bean (Mucuna sloanei)

Hamburger Bean (Mucuna sloanei)

The seeds of this climbing plant have a hard seed wall, to protect them on their journey overseas. The decorative seeds are often used for jewelry.

€ 3,50 p/3 seeds
Purple Magnolia (Magnolia liliiflora)

Purple Magnolia (Magnolia liliiflora)

A small variety of magnolia with purple flowers. The flowers disperse a delicious smell.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Bird of Paradise Flower (Strelitzia reginae)

Bird of Paradise Flower (Strelitzia reginae)

The most well-known bird of paradise flower with beautiful orange flowers and banana-like leaves. Minimum temperature is 5 degC.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Passionflower (Passiflora actinia)

Passionflower (Passiflora actinia)

A passionflower with purplish white flowers and orange, sweet passion fruits. The species grows originally in Brazil and can endure lower temperatures to a minimum of 4 degC.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Passionflower (Passiflora capsularis)

Passionflower (Passiflora capsularis)

A small passionflower white flowers and red, ribbed fruits that burst open upon ripening. Can be grown as an indoor or container plant.

€ 3,50 p/10 seeds
Passionflower (Passiflora matthewsii)

Passionflower (Passiflora matthewsii)

A very rare passionflower from the forests of Ecuador and Peru, with pink flowers and edible passionfruits. Minimum temperature is 5 degC.

€ 6,00 p/10 seeds
Persian Carpet Flower (Edithcolea grandis)

Persian Carpet Flower (Edithcolea grandis)

The individual flowers of this species resemble the pattern of a Persian carpet. It is an easy plant that can tolerate drought well.

€ 4,00 p/5 seeds
Pohutukawa (Metrosideros excelsa)

Pohutukawa (Metrosideros excelsa)

A beautiful species from New Zealand with grey-green hairy leaves and elegant red flowers. Subtropical plant that needs a sunny spot and can be kept in a pot.

€ 3,00 p/20 seeds
Andalusian Dutchman's Pipe (Aristolochia baetica)

Andalusian Dutchman's Pipe (Aristolochia baetica)

A hardy climber from Portugal with brown-purple to red flowers in the shape of a pipe. 

€ 3,50 p/10 seeds
Prairie Smoke (Geum triflorum)

Prairie Smoke (Geum triflorum)

Species from the prairies in North America, with purple-pink flowers that are followed by seeds with long feathers. In the wind, these look like smoke plumes.

€ 3,50 p/portion of seeds
Zulu Giant (Stapelia gigantea)

Zulu Giant (Stapelia gigantea)

This carrion flower produces yellow-red flowers of up to 40cm large: the largest of all Stapelia flowers! An easy succulent for a sunny spot.

€ 4,00
Giant Granadilla (Passiflora quadrangularis)

Giant Granadilla (Passiflora quadrangularis)

The giant granadilla is the largest passionflower and can grow 15 meters per year. The flowers are quite large, reaching a diameter of around 10 cm. The sweet and edible fruits...

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Brazilian Dutchman's Pipe (Aristolochia gigantea)

Brazilian Dutchman's Pipe (Aristolochia gigantea)

The brown-purple flowers of this species can grow up to 30 cm! It’s a creeper from Brazil that can grow at a minimum temperature of 5 degC.

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Giant Spear Lily (Doryanthes palmeri)

Giant Spear Lily (Doryanthes palmeri)

The inflorescence may be five meters high and hangs often down by the weight of the bright red flower clusters. Resistant to temperatures up -4 degrees Celsius.

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Scarlet Bottlebrush (Callistemon phoeniceus)

Scarlet Bottlebrush (Callistemon phoeniceus)

A container plant with pretty, red brush-like flowers which attract all sorts of insects. Can withstand some light frost.

€ 3,00 p/portion of seeds
Red Sesbania (Sesbania tripetii)

Red Sesbania (Sesbania tripetii)

A container plant that remains small and has beautiful clusters of red flowers and pods that hang on the plant for a long time. The seeds rattle in the pods if it’s windy.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Scarlet Banana (Musa coccinea)

Scarlet Banana (Musa coccinea)

The beautiful red bracts that surround the yellow flowers make this banana species a very decorative indoor plant. The small orange fruits are not edible.

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Red-green Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos manglesii)

Red-green Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos manglesii)

The red-green flowers are native to Western Australia and grow to be quite pretty. A beautiful, compact plant for the patio or balcony. 

€ 3,00 p/20 seeds
Rouge de Réunion (Strongylodon siderospermum)

Rouge de Réunion (Strongylodon siderospermum)

An incredibly beautiful and rare tropical climbing plant from the Réunion island with up to 40 cm large flower clusters.

€ 5,00 p/seed
Pink Banana (Musa ornata)

Pink Banana (Musa ornata)

This species has a pink inflorescence and can be grown well as a container plant because of its compact growth. Hibernate at a minimum of 5 degC.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Pink Dwarf Banana (Musa velutina)

Pink Dwarf Banana (Musa velutina)

A small banana species with a beautiful pink inflorescence that is followed by sweet pink edible bananas. A nice plant to keep in a container at a minimum of 0 degC.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Pink Ipê (Handroanthus impetiginosus)

Pink Ipê (Handroanthus impetiginosus)

A beautiful flowering tree from South America, which is popular for its hardwood. The local population uses it as a traditional medicine against flu.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Pink Bauhinia (Bauhinia monandra)

Pink Bauhinia (Bauhinia monandra)

The pale pink flowers gave one yellow petal full of red-purple spots. A tropical plant from Madagascar with leaves in the shape of a butterfly.

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Saba Ling (Mucuna macrocarpa)

Saba Ling (Mucuna macrocarpa)

A rare climber from south-east Asia, with purple/yellow flower trusses, and seeds that are dispersed by water.

€ 4,00 p/seed
Spice Bush (Calycanthus floridus)

Spice Bush (Calycanthus floridus)

Hardy bush with reddish-brown flowers which spread a melon-like fragrance. Other parts of the plant also spread a wonderful scent.

€ 4,00 p/5 seeds
Star Magnolia (Magnolia stellata)

Star Magnolia (Magnolia stellata)

The star-shaped flowers of this magnolia are white and spread a delicious smell. This species can flower from an early age. 

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Sturt's Desert Pea (Swainsona formosa)

Sturt's Desert Pea (Swainsona formosa)

Species from the dry areas of Western Australia, which has alluring bright red flowers. These flowers bloom above the climbing stems and create an interesting contrast with...

€ 3,50 p/10 seeds
Taiwanese Banana (Musa itinerans var.  formosana)

Taiwanese Banana (Musa itinerans var. formosana)

Grows originally in the hills of Taiwan and has a purple/red inflorescence, followed by edible bananas. Hibernate at a minimum of 5 degC.

€ 4,00 p/5 seeds
Thomson Banana (Musa thomsonii)

Thomson Banana (Musa thomsonii)

A species that originates in northern India and Bhutan, and has a dark-red inflorescence. Hibernate at a minimum of 0 degC.

€ 4,00 p/5 seeds
Victoria Water Lily (Victoria amazonica)

Victoria Water Lily (Victoria amazonica)

€ 10,00 p/5 seeds
Black Batflower (Tacca chantrieri)

Black Batflower (Tacca chantrieri)

The peculiar black flowers are associated with bats and grow on stems up to 70 cm. The plant is a suitable houseplant, reaching a height of around 1 meter.

€ 3,50 p/10 seeds
Western Spice Bush (Calycanthus occidentalis)

Western Spice Bush (Calycanthus occidentalis)

The flowers and leaves emit a fragrance that resembles to the smell of red wine. Fully winter-hardy bush.

€ 4,00 p/5 seeds
Wintersweet (Chimonanthus praecox)

Wintersweet (Chimonanthus praecox)

Blooms in spring, produces white-yellow flowers which emit a mix of fragrances. Hardy plant.

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
White Indian Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera 'alba')

White Indian Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera 'alba')

A white variety of the pinky/white water lily. The white variety grows the same, and is hardy as long as the water around the roots doesn’t freeze.  

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
White orchid tree (Bauhinia variegata 'candida')

White orchid tree (Bauhinia variegata 'candida')

White orchid tree   A plant from India with remarkable, large, white flowers and heart-shaped leaves. The plant can withstand light frost. 5 seeds

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
White Batflower (Tacca integrifolia)

White Batflower (Tacca integrifolia)

A tropical plant from Southeast Asia, which has peculiar white flowers that resemble the shape of a bat.

€ 3,50 p/10 seeds
Desert Rose (Adenium obesum)

Desert Rose (Adenium obesum)

A striking appearance in the Sahel desert with a swollen trunk and graceful pink-white flowers. An easy potplant that can also be grown as a bonsai.

€ 3,50 p/10 seeds
Sausage Tree (Kigelia africana)

Sausage Tree (Kigelia africana)

The outstanding, dark-red flowers are rich in nectar and form sausage-like fruits after pollination by megabats.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Ylang-ylang (Cananga odorata)

Ylang-ylang (Cananga odorata)

The flowers emit a lovely scent in the evening, so this species is ideal as a houseplant. The species is especially known for its oil which is extracted from the flowers.

€ 4,00 p/10 seeds
Silk Floss Tree (Ceiba speciosa)

Silk Floss Tree (Ceiba speciosa)

Seed fluff of the silk tree is used for making traditional canoe’s, paper and rope. The species can withstand light frost and resembles to the kapok tree.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Sweet Wild Banana (Musa balbisiana)

Sweet Wild Banana (Musa balbisiana)

This species has a beautiful red inflorescence and blue-greenish edible bananas. The species can survive frost at a minimum of -5 degC.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora)

Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora)

The white flowers can become up to 30 cm big, and disperse a delicious smell to attract insects.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Black Jade Vine (Mucuna nigricans)

Black Jade Vine (Mucuna nigricans)

Rare, spectacular climber plant from Eastern Asia. Black purple flowers grow in clusters of 30 cm. Plant is suitable for a subtropical or tropical climate.

€ 4,00 p/seed

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