Month: October 2015

Verticordia plumosa

Hardy plant that grows up to 1m x 1m in part shade in well drained soils. Will look great in rockeries and in terraced or sloping ground. Could make a great informal hedge row. Flowers throughout spring with small star shaped deep mauve/purple flowers.

Native mint -Mentha australis

A strong fragrant herb that will make a great addition to an edible garden. This plant grows up to 50cm tall and 1m wide but should be clipped regularly to keep its shape.  Ideally suited to moist dark pockets in sand or clay soils. Can be used to flavour drinks or in salads.

Grevillea molongolo

versatile groubd cover grevillea that spreads 1m wide and jis best suited on embankments, terraces and on sloping ground. Can withstand full sun and can cope with clay soil. Numerous apricot coloured flowers appears in spring. Fertilise with low phosphorus native slow release. Once established can tolerate partial drought but not recommended.