Cross-leaved Honey Myrtle medium to tall shrub. Small narrow leaves, short mauve-pink bottlebrush flowers in spring and early summer. Planting info: Any position. Tolerating lime, salt soil, smog, and frost. Attracts birds, bees and butterflies.
Morning Iris is a tufted plant with many purple flowers over a long period. Planting info: Prefers semi shade, but will tolerate full sun. Mulch to keep the soil moist and to deter weed growth. Coastal and inland.
Knobby club-rush is a dense tufted native rush with stiff stems. Rounded brown flower knobs in summer. Height 60cm x width 1m. Planting info: Suit damp or moist sandy soil. Extremely hardy. Coastal and 2nd line planting. Drought tolerant, frost, saline soils and salt spray.
Austral Indigo is an attractive open, spreading to erect shrub, 1-2m high x 1-2m wide. Graceful arching branches and fern-like leaves. Sprays of mauve, occasionally pink or white pea flowers in spring. Attracts bees, birds and butterflies. Planting info: Most well-drained soils in sun or semi shade. Prune to encourage…