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Starter Packs Catalog

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Crane Flower Single Pack (Strelitzia juncea)

Crane Flower Single Pack contains everything you need to grow Strelitzia juncea from seed.
 
Contains 2 seeds of this unique plant. To help you get started, the pack contains detailed growing instructions and smoke primer to enhance ther germination process.
 
The strelitzia is suitable for low-frost climates.This is one of the most striking ornamental plants in South Africa. It grows to a height of 1-2m, with long, upright, rigid, needle-like leaves, forming clumps which are attractive in their own right.The flowers are a dramatic blue/purple and orange and have a distinctive shape resembling the head of a bird- hence the name 'Crane flower'. Although the leaves are very different, the flowers are very similar to the Strelitzia reginae. Flowers appear from end of autumn through to mid spring.
 
They are slow growers, but once established are long-lived. They require full sun to flower well, can survive with little water and can tolerate light frosts. They are spectacular as cut flowers and last well.
$2.60

Mixed Daisy Starter Pack

An attractive, postable envelope-sized package containing everything you need to grow indigenous South African daisies from seed.  Makes an ideal gift.  The package is adorned with attractive photos of the flowers and covered in cellophane.

Contains 10 seeds each of a variety of these bright, easy to grow Spring flowers. To help you get started, the pack contains detailed growing instructions.  Best time for planting is in autumn.

 
$5.00

Fynbos Feast Starter Pack

An attractive, postable envelope-sized package containing everything you need to grow a selection of 6 indigenous South African fynbos plants from seed.  Makes an ideal gift.  The package is adorned with attractive photos of the flowers and covered in cellophane.

Contains 5 seeds each of Protea cynaroides, Watsonia spp, Leucospermum spp, Erica spp, Leucadendron spp and a Restio spp.  To help you get started, the pack contains Kirstenbosch Instant Smoke Plus Seed Primer and detailed growing instructions.  The plants are suitable for low-frost climates.

$5.00

Bulb Starter Pack

An attractive, postable envelope-sized package containing everything you need to grow indigenous South African bulbs from seed.  Makes an ideal gift.  The package is adorned with attractive photos of the flowers and covered in cellophane.

Contains 5 seeds each of a variety of bulb plants (geophytes).  To help you get started, the pack contains Kirstenbosch Instant Smoke Plus Seed Primer and detailed growing instructions.  The plants are suitable for low-frost climates.

$5.00

Erica Starter Pack

An attractive, postable envelope-sized package containing everything you need to grow indigenous South African erica from seed.  Makes an ideal gift.  The package is adorned with attractive photos of the flowers and packed in a self sealing cellophane sleeve.

Contains 5 seeds each of a variety of six different erica plants.  To help you get started, the pack contains Kirstenbosch Instant Smoke Plus Seed Primer and detailed growing instructions.  The plants are suitable for low-frost climates.

$5.00

Protea Starter Pack

An attractive, postable envelope-sized package containing everything you need to grow indigenous South African protea from seed.  Makes an ideal gift.  The package is adorned with attractive photos of the flowers and covered in cellophane.

Contains 5 seeds each of a variety of magnificent Protea, Pincushions and Leucadendrons.  To help you get started, the pack contains Kirstenbosch Instant Smoke Plus Seed Primer and detailed growing instructions.  The plants are suitable for low-frost climates.

$5.00

Restio Starter Pack

An attractive, postable envelope-sized package containing everything you need to grow indigenous South African restios from seed.  Makes an ideal gift.  The package is adorned with attractive photos of the restios (Cape Reeds) and covered in cellophane.

Contains everything you need to germinate and grow Restios (Cape Reeds).  Contains 5 seeds of each of 6 unique Cape reeds.  To help you get started, the pack contains detailed growing instructions, smoke primer (for seed germination), and online support.  Restios are suitable for low-frost climates.

$5.00

Bird of Paradise Single Pack (Strelitzia reginae)

An attractive, postable envelope-sized package containing everything you need to grow indigenous South African Strelitzia from seed.  Makes an ideal gift.  The package is adorned with attractive photos of the flowers and covered in cellophane.

Contains everything you need to grow the Crane Flower (Strelitzia Reginae).  Contains 5 seeds of this unique plant.  To help you get started, the pack contains detailed growing instructions.  The strelitzia is suitable for low-frost climates.

$1.60

King Protea Single Pack (Protea cynaroides)

Contains everything you need to grow Protea cynaroides - commonly known as 'King Protea'. This is  the national flower of South Africa. The pack contains 5 seeds, detailed growing instructions and enhanced smoke primer to germinate the seeds. The King Protea is suitable for low-frost climates and grows in a wide range of soils and conditions.

$1.80

Healing Herbs Starter Pack

Contains everything you need to start your own little collection of indigenous South African medicinal plants.  Contains 5 seeds of each of 6 South African plants that have been used as traditional remedies by the bushmen and the early settlers to the Cape.  To help you get started, the pack contains detailed growing instructions. information about the medicinal uses of the plants, and online support.  These plants are suitable for low-frost climates.

The pack is in an attractive, postable envelope-sized package that makes an ideal gift.  The package is adorned with attractive photos of the plants and flowers and covered in cellophane.

$5.00

Waterwise Starter Pack

Grows these hardy, waterwise plants to help save water. The starter pack includes beautiful and sometimes useful garden plants that do not need constant care in order to look good. Detailed growing instructions included.

$5.00

Blue Lily Single Pack (Agapanthus praecox)

This pack contains 5 seeds of the elegant Agapanthus praecox bulb. It is commonly known as the Blue Lily. It is an evergreen species. The flowers form a dense cluster of blue, borne on a slender stem. They grow to a height of up to 1m, flowering from mid to late summer. They enjoy full sun or semi-shade (flower less frequently when in shade). The Xhosa women consider it to have medicinal properties relating to fertility & pregnancy. They fashion necklaces from the root to ensure healthy babies. Hikers often put the leaves in their boots or use them to wrap their feet in after a long walk to reduce inflammation and swelling. It is an elegant & useful addition to any garden.

$1.20

Mandela's Gold Single Pack (Strelitzia reginae yellow)

This pack contains everything you need to grow the Strelitzia reginae (Mandela's Gold). Contains 2 seeds of this unique and rare plant. To help you get started, the pack contains detailed growing instructions and smoke primer to enhance the germination process. The strelitzia is suitable for low-frost climates. This is a rare yellow form of one of the most striking rhizomatous shrubs in South Africa – Strelitzia Reginae. Up until 1996 it was known as 'Kirstenbosch Gold'. It grows to a height of around 1.5m, with large basal leaves forming clumps which are attractive in their own right. The flowers are a dramatic blue and yellow and appear during winter and spring.They are sensitive to cold and in climates where the winter low is -7 to -1 degrees C, they should be grown in pots in a sunny or well-lit conservatory or moved to a sheltered position during the colder months.

Mandela's Gold$3.00

Silver Tree Single Pack

Leucadendron argenteum$1.80