New Zealand Spinach is a prostate perennial to 20cm grown for its fleshy leaves which can be cooked and eaten. Small yellow flowers in spring. Planting info: Tolerates coastal conditions with adequate soil moisture. Very hardy and frost tolerant. Sun / Part shade.
Native Thyme is a compact native shrub to 1.5m high. Toothed leaves have a strong aroma when crushed. Mauve flowers in spring. Edible and Medicinal. Planting info: Full sun to part shade in most soils in a sheltered position. Lightly prune after flowering to maintain compact habit.
Old Man Saltbush is a tough, medium shrub, 1-3m high x 2-4m wide. Attractive silvery- grey leaves. Very hardy, tolerating severe droughts and periodic flooding. Frost and salt tolerant. Good screen and fodder plant. Planting info: Well-drained soil in full sun. Responds well to pruning.
Ruby Saltbush produces edible yellow or red berries, can be eaten raw or soaked in water to make a tea. Ruby Saltbush grows about 2mm in diameter and spreads outward with a height of 1m. Planting info: Coastal and inland. Full sun or part shade. Well drained soil.