Plant Selector

Plant Selector

Use our plant selector feature to narrow down your choice of plants from all the stock that we carry. For example, if you want to see all of the shrubs that we carry, change the category to "Shrubs" and ensure all the other criteria are set at "All". If you just want to see shrubs which are water-wise, change the category to "Shrubs" and the Water section to "Low". The plants which meet your criteria will appear below.

Plugs For The Industry

Windy Willows sells a wide range of plugs and 1L plants. Click below for an up-to-date list of available plugs or ask to be put on the monthly mailing list.

Botanical Name
Pittosporum tenuifolium
Common Name
Kahuhu
Category
Shrub, Hedging Plants
Light
Sun

Ideal for Hedging

Height
3m
Spread
1.5m
Frost
Hardy
Water
Low
Leaves
Evergreen
Origin
Exotic
Botanical Name
Plectranthus ‘Mono Lavender’
Common Name
Mono Lavender
Category
Groundcover
Light
Semi-shade, Shade

Good for container

Height
60cm
Spread
40cm
Frost
Semi Hardy
Water
Medium
Leaves
Evergreen
Origin
Indigenous
Botanical Name
Plectranthus ciliatus
Common Name
Speckled Spur Flower
Category
Groundcover
Light
Sun, Semi-shade

Good for hanging basket

Height
30cm
Spread
40cm
Frost
Semi Hardy
Water
Low
Leaves
Evergreen
Origin
Indigenous
Botanical Name
Plectranthus ciliatus gold
Common Name
Easy Gold
Category
Groundcover
Light
Semi-shade, Shade

Good for hanging basket

Height
30cm
Spread
60cm
Frost
Semi Hardy
Water
Low
Leaves
Evergreen
Origin
Indigenous
Botanical Name
Plectranthus madagascariensis variegated
Common Name
Madagascar Spur Flower
Category
Groundcover
Light
Sun, Semi-shade

Ideal for hanging basket

Height
15cm
Spread
30cm
Frost
Semi Hardy
Water
Medium
Leaves
Evergreen
Origin
Indigenous
Botanical Name
Plectranthus neochilus
Common Name
Smelly Spur Flower
Category
Groundcover
Light
Semi-shade

Aromatic leaves.
Attracts bees

Height
45cm
Spread
60cm
Frost
Semi Hardy
Water
Low
Leaves
Evergreen
Origin
Indigenous
Botanical Name
Plectranthus zuluensis
Common Name
Zulu Spur Flower
Category
Perennial, Shrub
Light
Semi-shade

Good for container

Height
1m
Spread
80cm
Frost
Semi Hardy
Water
Medium
Leaves
Evergreen
Origin
Indigenous
Botanical Name
Plumbago auriculata blue
Common Name
Blue Plumbago
Category
Shrub
Light
Sun

Attractive light blue flowers; good for hedging.

Height
3m
Spread
3m
Frost
Semi Hardy
Water
Medium
Leaves
Evergreen
Origin
Indigenous
Botanical Name
Polygala myrtifolia
Common Name
September Bush
Category
Shrub
Light
Sun

Good for hedging

Height
2.5-3m
Spread
2m
Frost
Semi Hardy
Water
Medium
Leaves
Evergreen
Origin
Indigenous
Botanical Name
Portulacaria afra
Common Name
Spekboom
Category
Shrub, Succulent
Light
Sun

Good for rockery gardens

Height
2.5m
Spread
4.5m
Frost
Semi Hardy
Water
Low
Leaves
Evergreen
Origin
Indigenous
Botanical Name
Prunus nigra
Common Name
Purple Leaf Plum
Category
Tree
Light
Sun

n/a

Height
5m
Spread
3m
Frost
Hardy
Water
Medium
Leaves
Deciduous
Origin
Exotic
Botanical Name
Pyracantha orange charmer
Common Name
Firethorn
Category
Shrub, Hedging Plants
Light
Sun, Semi-shade

Orange berries and thorns; good as a security plant or for hedging.

Height
3m
Spread
2m
Frost
Hardy
Water
Low
Leaves
Evergreen
Origin
Exotic
Botanical Name
Rhamnus prenoides
Common Name
African Dogwood
Category
Shrub
Light
Sun, Semi-shade

Good for hedging

Height
4.5m
Spread
3m
Frost
Hardy
Water
Medium
Leaves
Evergreen
Origin
Indigenous
Botanical Name
Rhus lancea
Common Name
Karee Tree
Category
Tree
Light
Sun

Good for parking lot

Height
8m
Spread
7m
Frost
Semi Hardy
Water
Medium
Leaves
Evergreen
Origin
Indigenous
Botanical Name
Rose iceberg white
Common Name
Iceberg White
Category
Shrub
Light
Sun, Semi-shade

Flowers all summer long; a favourite for borders.

Height
1m
Spread
1m
Frost
Hardy
Water
Medium
Leaves
Deciduous
Origin
Exotic
Botanical Name
Rose satchmo red
Common Name
Satchmo Red Rose
Category
Shrub
Light
Sun

Good as standards/lollipops.

Height
1m
Spread
1m
Frost
Hardy
Water
Medium
Leaves
Deciduous
Origin
Exotic
Botanical Name
Rose simplicity pink
Common Name
Simplicity Pink
Category
Shrub
Light
Sun, Semi-shade

Flowers all summer long; a favourite for borders.

Height
1m
Spread
1m
Frost
Hardy
Water
Medium
Leaves
Deciduous
Origin
Exotic
Botanical Name
Rosemarinus officinalis (McConnells Blue)
Common Name
Rosemary
Category
Shrub, Herbs
Light
Sun

Rosemary herb used in cooking. Attractive blue flowers.

Height
70cm
Spread
50cm
Frost
Hardy
Water
Medium
Leaves
Evergreen
Origin
Exotic
Botanical Name
Sagina subulata
Common Name
Irish Moss
Category
Groundcover
Light
Sun

Grass alternative; tiny white flowers.

Height
20cm
Spread
30cm
Frost
Hardy
Water
Medium
Leaves
Evergreen
Origin
Exotic
Botanical Name
Salvia farinacea
Common Name
Mealy sage
Category
Perennial
Light
Sun

Attractive blue flowers throughout summer; good for borders or containers; attracts bees and butterflies.

Height
50cm
Spread
50cm
Frost
Semi Hardy
Water
Medium
Leaves
Evergreen
Origin
Exotic