The pink flannel flower is an uncommon perennial plant to find in the wild, and even less commonly found as a garden plant due to the rarity of commercially available seed. It naturally grows in damp eucalypt forests from the Blue Mountains to the Southern Highlands of NSW, growing well only after a fire year […]
A small shrub with small yellow flowers and lime-yellow bracts which age to orange-brown. Blooms in early spring to early summer, provides long lasting cut flowers. Needs a well drained soil, best in full sun or semi-shade. Grows well in pots. Grafted forms are best for more humid areas.
A large shrub to small tree, from cooler areas in south east NSW. Likes soil with good drainage and abundant moisture, sensitive to phosphorus. Bears red flowers in spring. Likes semi shaded positions to sunny with some protection. It grows from an underground lignotuber, which enables the plant to regrow if affected by fire.
A vigorous woody large vine with attractive glossy palmate leaves, new growth is red coloured. It bears umbels of yellow flowers in spring and summer, followed by blue-black berries, which though edible, can sometimes have an astringent aftertaste. Birds and possums appreciate the seeds, and they can be used to make jam. Can be grown […]
Eremophila ‘Meringur Midnight’ is a large shrub which grows 3-4m high by 2-3m wide and is useful as a feature large shrub. It has attractive bright green linear leaves with a pendulous habit. Flowers are large and elongated, dark purple measuring 35mm x 10mm. Unlike many Eremophila, the flower has no spots. Flowering time is […]
A charming smaller orchid, easy to grow among rocks or logs. They produce pseudobulbs, which have a fattened base which acts as a food storage, enabling survival in tougher conditions. Will thrive with a bit of extra care in the warmer months, but need less water in winter. Will form clumps, which can be […]
Eremophila ‘Meringur Isaac’ is a dense shrub 5m x 3m which has green leaves and which can be used as a feature shrub or small tree. Its flowers are large and deep lilac with darker spots on a cream background inside the throat. E. ‘Meringur Isaac’ is a registered cultivar and is a hybrid between […]
This is a fast growing tough shrub with pink tubular flowers which attract nectar feeding birds. It blooms in autumn and winter. The growth is vigorous and ground covering, height around half a metre and spreads to around 2 metres wide. Best in full sun, drought tolerant once established. ‘Mallee Lipstick’ is a hybrid between […]
A low growing form of Eremophila glabra, which makes a very easy care and tough ground cover plant. Named for the variation of flower colours, from yellow, orange to red, which contrast with the bright green foliage. Flowers throughout the year, and they are highly attractive to nectar feeding birds. Grows around 20cms high but […]
An attractive shrub with spectacular flowering displays, as the deep pink flowers contrast beautifully with the silvery grey foliage. It has orange-yellow buds, and main flowering is from August through to November. Very attractive to nectar feeding birds. It responds well to pruning, which creates a more dense habit and more abundant flowering. Attractive even […]