supplier of rare & wonderful plants for the past 15 years.
Annie Hayes shares the desire for rarities that drives plant-a-holics.
Plants are no longer for locals only ... Annie's Annuals are now available by mail-order.
Clianthus puniceus ‘Albus’
'White Lobster Claw' - Clianthus aka 'Kaka Beak' or 'Parrot's Beak'
A fast growing evergreen shrub or small tree for a sunny setting; not fussy about soil type.
Average to low water; USDA zones 8-11 but web site mentions plants surviving
13 degrees fahrenheit.
A richly scented, uncommon South African species, growing 12” tall & wide with multi-branching stems. A profuse bloomer for the night garden, Z. capensis boasts
white flowers backed by maroon. Easy to grow in sun; average to low water.
USDA Zone 9-11 or as an annual.
"Steel blue eye encircled by a golden ring... pearly white daisy from South Africa.
...behaves as a perennial in USDA zones 9-11 - grown as an annual in colder winter gardens. Flowers ... close up at night.
Plant in well-drained soil in sun; average water/No summer water."
(Photos of available plants, courtesy Annie's Annuals)
Link to Annie's Annuals