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.
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…
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.
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.