Most species are endemic to Australia, but some species grow in New Zealand,Malaysia. A shrub or small tree, early settlers soaked the leaves in boiling water to make a brewed tea rich in ascorbic acid (vit C).
Native Violet - Viola Hederacea Prostrate 15 x Flowers most of the year especially late winter to spring Semi shade, moist to wet soil Tolerates poor drainage & full sun to full shade Local to City of Yarra
Baeckea camphorata - Lovely spreading shrub with oblong, flat bright green scented leaves and profuse white flowers in late spring or early summer. Would work well in a Japanese style garden.