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.
Bidgee Widgee is an ambling ground cover forming a dense layer of small fern-like foliage to 10cm high x around 1m spread. Globular greenish white flowers on slender stalks in spring are followed by burr-like seed heads. Planting info: Adaptable, tolerating wet or dry conditions in full sun or shade.…
Melaleuca nesophila Showy Honey Myrtle is an evergreen tall shrub with papery bark. Oval grey-green leaves and mauve-pink flowers in spring and summer. Planting info: Most soils, tolerating dryness, lime, salt soil and smog. Frost tender.
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.