Australian native garden
Last updated 2 years ago
Click image to close this window
Grevillea 'Poorinda Royal Mantle' It flows down this knoll like a stream. is one of the most successful ground cover grevilleas. It has lush foliage with coppery red new growth, and red toothbrush flowers. Each plant has a spread of several metres, so for good coverage position plant centres 3m (10′) apart. This grevillea is worth trying in most areas of Australia.
New Zealand Tea Tree (leptospermum scopa...
Also know as Australian Tea Tree (leptospermum laevigatum), most of the 86 different Leptospermum species make desirable garden plants and are available with white, pink or red flower shades. Cultivars range in size from 3-26 feet, so read labels carefully to avoid extra pruning. Leaves are evergreen and small. Hardiest are L. scoparium, L. lanigerum, L. liversidgei, L. polygalifolium, and L. rupestre, all of which can tolerate temperatures to -18°F; others are sensitive to frost. They tolerate