AMORENTIA

Ornamental Nursery

Overview


Amorentia Ornamental Nursery is a wholesale nursery which specialises in the production of Camellias, Gardenias and Azaleas.

We also produce a wide range of other popular ornamental bushes, standards, fruit trees, ground covers, grasses, herbs, aloes, succulents, roses, and some rare species.

We supply wholesale distributors, landscapers and retail garden centres.

We are SANA members and contributors to www.lifeisagarden.co.za 

Availble Plants

Royal Azalea

Botanical Name: Rhododendron

Common Name: Azalea

  • A variety of colours and sizes available in bushes and standards.

  • Large and small singles and doubles

  • Spring bloomer

  • Exotic

  • Evergreen

  • Perennial, vigorous shrub

  • Green foliage

  • Semi-shade

  • Hardy

  • Height: from under 1m and up

rhododendron-indica-azalea

Botanical Name: Rhododendron indica

Common Name: Azalea alba magnifica

  • Large single white flower

  • Spring bloomer
    Exotic

  • Evergreen

  • Perennial, vigorous shrub

  • Green foliage

  • Semi-shade – sun

  • Hardy

  • Height: 3m+

gardenia-augusta

Botanical Name: Gardenia augusta

  • Gardenia is a genus of over 100 species of flowering plants in the coffee family, (Rubiaceae) native to the tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, Southern Asia, and Australia.
  • Beautiful fragrance/scent
  • Large double white flowers
  • Spring and summer bloomer
  • Exotic
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial
  • Green foliage
  • Semi shade to sun in mild climates
  • Hardy
  • Height: 2m+
Amorentia Estate ©

Botanical Name: Gardenia cinderella

Common Name: Gardenia

  • Proudly produced by Amorentia Ornamental Nursery. This Gardenia has a smaller leaf and the flower is just as beautiful and fragrant yet it flowers more than once.
  • Beautiful fragrance/scent
  • Large double white flowers
  • Spring and summer bloomer (flowers more than once)
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial
  • Green foliage
  • Semi shade to sun in mild climates
  • Hardy
  • Height: 2m+
Camellia Sasanqua

Botanical Name: Camellia sasanqua

Common Name: sasanqua camellia

  • Large single flowers in pinks and whites

  • Autumn bloomer

  • Exotic

  • Evergreen

  • Perennial

  • Green foliage

  • Shade –semi shade and sun in mild climates

  • Hardy

  • Height: 4m+

Aloebain, Amorentia

Botanical Name: Aloe bainesii or barberae

Common Name: Tree aloe

  • Africa’s tallest aloe, forming branches
  • Flowers: Orange spike
  • Winter bloomer 
  • Indigenous 
  • Evergreen 
  • Full sun 
  • Hardy 
  • Height: 15m
coffea-arabica

Botanical Name: Coffea arabica

Common Name: Coffee

  • Arabica Coffee is a species of coffee originally indigenous to the forests of the Ethiopia. It is also known as the “coffee shrub of Arabia”, “mountain coffee”, or “arabica coffee”. It is believed to be the first species of coffee to be cultivated.
  • We have 2 varieties of Arabica:
  • 1) Bourbon with a red berry with excellent cup quality
  • 2) Catuai is high yielding
    Clusters of white flowers
    Fruit bearing for coffee production
  • Shade –semi shade and sun in mild climates
    Evergreen
    Full Sun
Camellia Japonica

Botanical Name: Camellia japonica (The Japanese Camellia) 

Common Name: Camellia / The Rose of winter Camellia.

  • Camellia, is a genus of flowering plants in the family Theaceae (tea). 
  • Available in large single or double flowers in pink, white and red. 
  • Winter bloomer 

  • Exotic 

  • Evergreen 

  • Perennial Green foliage 

  • Shade – semi shade and sun in mild climates. 

  • Hardy 

  • Height: 4m+

Macadamia Tree Nursery.

Botanical name: Viburnum sinensis

Common name: Viburnum

  • A popular choice for a fast growing hedge due it’s beautiful, green foliage and pretty, small white flowers. The leaves are big and thick. It also makes a beautiful garden bed plant.
  • Exotic
  • Evergreen
  • Full sun to half sun
  • Hardy
  • Height: Up to 5m plus
Flower pink, Amorentia

Botanical Name: Rhaphiolepis indica

Common name: Indian hawthorn

  • A striking show of small flowers – ranging from white to light pink and dark pink with a gorgeous dark purple/blue berry. The thick, leathery leaves are green making the plant wonderful for en masse planting in a garden bed or as a stand-alone.The flowers and berries work well in a vase.In spring time the leaves become a bronze colour. 
  • Exotic – native to Asia
  • Evergreen
  • Full sun
  • Hardy
  • Height:1 -2 m
Aloe, Amorentia

Botanical Name: Aloe arborescens

Common Name: Krantz aloe

  • Enjoyed for it’s a striking display of colour in winter and it’s many medicinal uses.
  • Flowers: Orange spike
  • Winter bloomer 
  • Indigenous 
  • Evergreen 
  • Attractive green foliage 
  • Full sun 
  • Hardy 
  • Height: 2-3m
Star Jasmine, Amorentia

Bontanical name: Trachelospermum jasminoides

Common name: Star jasmin

  • Beautiful strong fragrance and delicate star shaped bloom.
  • Exotic
  • Evergreen
  • Full sun
  • Hardy
  • Height: Climbs up to 6m

Glossery

Bush: A shrub grown according to its natural shape and growth patterns.

Standard: A shrub trained to have a long naked stem with a rounded and bush head.

Sizes:
 Our sizes all come in bags and are indicative of capacity and weight. For example: a 5L bag contains approx. 5L of growing medium and weighs approximately 5kg.

Open Root: The option to buy in bulk with no bag – these plants will need to be planted directly in the ground or into bags ASAP

Single flower: A flower with but one set of petals

Double flower: In double flowers, stamens have been transformed into extra petals for a fuller, showier bloom