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

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

Scleranthus biflorus  Clumping Australian native, although not actually a grass it grows in attractive mounds of what looks like a bright green moss. Ideal as a ground cover in rockeries and on steep banks.  Prefers a full sun position, requires well drained soil and needs%...

Scleranthus biflorus Clumping Australian native, although not actually a grass it grows in attractive mounds of what looks like a bright green moss. Ideal as a ground cover in rockeries and on steep banks. Prefers a full sun position, requires well drained soil and needs%...

Chorizema cordatum  Orange-red pea flowers in spring, on a fast growing scrambling shrub with heart shaped foliage. Ideal for rockeries and as an understory shrub. Perfers full sun to part shade position in well drained soil. Once established it is drought tolerant.

Chorizema cordatum Orange-red pea flowers in spring, on a fast growing scrambling shrub with heart shaped foliage. Ideal for rockeries and as an understory shrub. Perfers full sun to part shade position in well drained soil. Once established it is drought tolerant.

Casuarina glauca 'Cousin It' - GROUNDCOVER - related to the elegant she-oak, a native favourite, boasts the same slender leafless stems arranged in a quirky mop of green foliage that will hug the ground or spill prettily over walls. A good weed suppressor, this compact shrub is happy in most soils and most climates (Jamie Durie).

Casuarina glauca 'Cousin It' - GROUNDCOVER - related to the elegant she-oak, a native favourite, boasts the same slender leafless stems arranged in a quirky mop of green foliage that will hug the ground or spill prettily over walls. A good weed suppressor, this compact shrub is happy in most soils and most climates (Jamie Durie).


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templetonia retusa

Drought tolerant plants and planted them helter-skelter in the front yard. Bees, butterflies and birds visit year round and help pollinate.  Purple Acacia Tree Family: Mimosaceae (~Fabales) Origin: Australia (Australasia) Evergreen: Yes Flower Color: Yellow Bloomtime: Spring Height: 20-30 feet Width: 20-30 feet Exposure: Full Sun Seaside: Yes Drought Tolerant: Yes Deer Tolerant: Yes Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs Winter Hardiness: 20-25° F

Drought tolerant plants and planted them helter-skelter in the front yard. Bees, butterflies and birds visit year round and help pollinate. Purple Acacia Tree Family: Mimosaceae (~Fabales) Origin: Australia (Australasia) Evergreen: Yes Flower Color: Yellow Bloomtime: Spring Height: 20-30 feet Width: 20-30 feet Exposure: Full Sun Seaside: Yes Drought Tolerant: Yes Deer Tolerant: Yes Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs Winter Hardiness: 20-25° F

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