Menu Index: Plant of the Day

Dianella caerulea – Blue Flax Lily

A hardy and very easy care clumping perennial plant, growing up to a metre high and wide. It has sprays of small blue flowers in spring and summer, followed by edible bright blue berries. The berries have small black seeds inside. It grows from an underground rhizome, so it can be cut back to tidy up […]

Brunonia australis – Blue Pincushion Flower

This lovely perennial plant is known for its unique and eye-catching blue flowers, produced mostly in Spring and appearing at times through Autumn. The unique charm of the flowers makes it a great feature in a container or garden, with each stem bearing masses of tiny blue flowers in a pincushion shape above a cluster of […]

Bracteantha bracteata – Everlasting Daisy

This plant is variable, from annual forms to low growing perennial sub-shrubs. There are many colourful annual types available as seed and as bedding plants, as well as lovely named longer lasting varieties. As well as being beautiful garden plants, the blooms are great for cut flower work, either fresh or as dried flowers which […]

Lomandra longifolia ‘Verday’ – Lomandra

The verdant, dark green, narrow foliage is the outstanding feature of this ultra-tough, long-lived lomandra. The fine leaves and slightly weeping habit give this versatile lomandra a beautiful tussocky, grass-like appearance that makes it one of the best landscape plants on the market. It produces slightly fragrant flowers amongst the foliage and is perfect for borders, […]