Scented Paperbark is a fast growing erect open to compact large shrub, 2-5m high x 1-2m wide. Attractive scented yellow brush flowers in spring-summer. Planting info: Moist to wet soil in sunny or partly- shaded situation. Good screen.
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.
Weeping Grass is a perennial native grass suitable as a lawn substitute when mown or grazed regularly. Do not mow below 10cm. Planting info: Best in moist, well- drained soil in full sun or part shade.
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.
Tree everlasting is an open rounded shrub or small tree, 2-6m high x 1-3m wide. Broad white flowers in clusters over summer. Planting info: Moist well-drained soil in full or part shade. Good screen. Attracts birds and butterflies.
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.
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.
The Quandong, or wild peach, has a tangy tart peach like flavour which is slightly salty sour. It can be used fresh, dried, frozen or added as a powder. The delicious flavour of this small glossy fruit makes a great addition to both baking and beverages. Perfect for… jams and…
Seaberry Saltbush is a hardy, dense sprawling or scrambling shrub to 2m high x several metres spread. Succulent dark green leaves. Inconspicuous tiny flowers in summer-autumn are followed by small pale green berries which ripen to deep red. Planting info: Well-drained soil. Full sun or part shade. Coastal and Inland.…
Bower Spinach is a trailing succulent coastal ground cover to 2m wide. Thick succulent edible leaves with a similar flavour and texture to spinach. Small yellow daisy-like flowers are followed by edible red berries. Planting info: Prefers light sandy soil in an open sunny/ part shade position. Frost tender. Coastal…