Menu Index: Plant Database

Philotheca buxifolia ‘Cascade Of Stars – Waxflower

A naturally compact and delightful small shrub with a cascading habit, and aromatic light green foliage. It gets masses of soft pink buds in early spring which open to white star shaped flowers in mid to late spring. It needs a well drained soil in a sunny to part shaded spot, and will cope with dry spells once it […]

Rhagodia spinescens – Saltbush

A small to medium hardy shrub with attractive silvery foliage and a nice dense habit which can be improved with an annual pruning. It can be trimmed to be a hedge planting. A very low maintenance and useful plant for landscaping work, and it is reputed to be fire retardant. Grow in full sun to […]

Lagunaria patersonia – Norfolk Island Hibiscus

A medium to large tree, originally from Norfolk and Lord Howe Island. A very adaptable tree for a wide range of soils, and can grow from tropical to warm temperate areas. Copes well with salt laden winds, so very useful for coastal gardens, but needs care as the seed pods contain very irritant hairs, a […]

Grevillea ‘Red Coral’

A new and very attractive Grevillea cultivar, prostrate in habit. The bright red toothbrush flowers contrast beautifully with the grey green ferny foliage and pale stems and buds. The naturally dense ground covering habit can be further encouraged with tip pruning after flowering to create a weed deterring mat. The blooms are attractive to nectar […]

Grevillea ‘Scarlet Moon’

A lovely new cultivar with striking large red flowers produced all year round on a medium sized shrub. The flowers are loved by nectar feeding birds, and contrast beautifully with the pale buds and ferny foliage. Good for subtropical to warm temperate climates. Likes well drained soils and a sunny aspect. A good easy care […]

Grevillea ‘RSL Spirit Of Anzac’

A medium sized Grevillea growing to 3 metres tall, with large red brush flowers produced all year round, which attract nectar feeding wildlife. The bright flower colour contrasts nicely with the foliage, which is mid green with pale reverse and pale stems. Prune to encourage an even more dense habit. Likes a well drained soil […]

Grevillea thelmanniana ‘Red Lantern’

A medium sized shrub growing to 1.5 metres high and 2 metres wide, it has pendulous bright red flowers all through winter and into early spring, with spot flowering at other times, and they are very attractive to nectar feeding birds. The foliage is fine and attractive. Best in full sun but can be used in […]

Grevillea hybrid ‘Aussie Crawl’

A hardy ground cover Grevillea that can spread to 3 metres in width. It has red toothbrush flowers in winter and spring, with spot flowers possible at other times. The deep green deeply lobed foliage is attractive, and is highlighted by bronze new growth, the dense habit deters weed growth.  Best in a sunny spot in […]

Dianella tasmanica ‘Tiny Tas’

An easy care clumping perennial, useful for low maintenance gardens. A small and compact variety of Dianella tasmanica, growing to only around 30 cm high. It has masses of fine blue spikes of tiny blue flowers in spring, followed by decorative blue berries which are not recommended as edible. Can be grown in sun to part […]