Acacia genistifolia is a small to medium Australian native shrub with narrow, pointed foliage. Fluffy, cream to pale yellow flowers are produced in late Summer to Spring.

Acacia genistifolia is a small to medium Australian native shrub with narrow, pointed foliage. Fluffy, cream to pale yellow flowers are produced in late Summer to Spring.

Tea tree oil's incredibly potent topical anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties are the reason I chose it for this selection. #health #LaMav #organichealth Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jim-sf/3973422590/in/photostream

Tea tree oil's incredibly potent topical anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties are the reason I chose it for this selection. #health #LaMav #organichealth Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jim-sf/3973422590/in/photostream

Adelaide Botanic Garden; the Australian Native Garden is a South Australian Government 'Sustainable Landscapes' project.

Adelaide Botanic Garden; the Australian Native Garden is a South Australian Government 'Sustainable Landscapes' project.

Dampiera diversifolia  An Australian native ground cover. Covered in deep blue flowers from spring to early summer. Thrives in a partly shaded position with good drainage, tolerates some dryness. Perfect for rockeries and retaining walls.

Dampiera diversifolia An Australian native ground cover. Covered in deep blue flowers from spring to early summer. Thrives in a partly shaded position with good drainage, tolerates some dryness. Perfect for rockeries and retaining walls.

Australian native violet with purple and white flowers. Flowers are edible and can be used in salads.

Australian native violet with purple and white flowers. Flowers are edible and can be used in salads.

Myoporum parvifolium  Creeping boobialla white is a dense ground cover that anchors itself and continues to spread.  Fleshy green foliage and dainty white flowers in summer.  Frost and drought tolerant once established.  Prefers a full sun to part shade position.  Ideal for rockeries and hard to landscape a...

Myoporum parvifolium Creeping boobialla white is a dense ground cover that anchors itself and continues to spread. Fleshy green foliage and dainty white flowers in summer. Frost and drought tolerant once established. Prefers a full sun to part shade position. Ideal for rockeries and hard to landscape a...

<p> <span style="font-style: italic;">Dampiera diversifolia</span><br /> <br /> Dampiera is a native ground cover with masses of royal purple flowers in spring and summer. Ideal for rockeries and borders, but also for pots and containers (use Australian native potting mix).  Prefers a full sun to part shade position, in well drained soil.%2...

<p> <span style="font-style: italic;">Dampiera diversifolia</span><br /> <br /> Dampiera is a native ground cover with masses of royal purple flowers in spring and summer. Ideal for rockeries and borders, but also for pots and containers (use Australian native potting mix). Prefers a full sun to part shade position, in well drained soil.%2...


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Ptilotus Joey - Australian native shrub for dry conditions full sun. will tolerate mild frost

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Grevillea Purple Haze from http://www.australisplants.com.au/ornamentals/grafted.htm

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Spring is round the corner.     Ornamental weeping gum with white trunk and large red flowers that are produced in spring.    Flowers from a mature "Silver Princess".

Spring is round the corner. Ornamental weeping gum with white trunk and large red flowers that are produced in spring. Flowers from a mature "Silver Princess".

Brachyscome is one of the #australian natives featured in our #rhschelsea #garden.

Brachyscome is one of the #australian natives featured in our #rhschelsea #garden.

Leptosperma, Australian tea tree.  Something different, pretty little flowers for the garden.

Leptosperma, Australian tea tree. Something different, pretty little flowers for the garden.

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