Tussock Grass is an ornamental perennial tufting grass to 80cm. Pale-green grass foliage topped with feathery green-beige flowers in summer. Planting info: Most soils in full sun, tolerant of dry, shaded or temporarily wet conditions. Ideal for damper situations and around a water feature. Attracts birds and butterflies.
Swamp Billy Buttons are a tufted perennial herb. Yellow globular heads on stalks, 15-40cm long, appear in spring. Planting info: Moist to boggy soils in full sun. Great in a wetland or near a dam edge.
Prickley Moses is a hardy medium to tall shrub producing masses of lemon rod-like flowers during June-December. Followed by seedpods which attract seed eating birds. Planting info: Will grow in dry or wet soils, in full sun or dappled shade. Usually frost tolerant. Good coastal plant. Erosion control.
Native Violet is a herbaceous ground cover, spreading by layering stems. Bright green kidney-shaped leaves. Purple and white flowers appear singly on stems about 150mm high, throughout the warmer parts of the year. Single plants can spread to cover very large areas, particularly in moist positions. Planting info: Prefers moist…