Australian plants for shady spots - GardenDrum
One of the perennial gardening problems is finding plants that will thrive in shady spots next to fences or underneath established trees. Even more difficult is to find ones that also flower well in these conditions.
Myoporum parvifolium Putuh Creek • Australian Native Plants • Plants • 800.701.6517
Myoporum parvifolium Putuh Creek [Groundcover Myoporum] part of the Myoporaceae family with White flowers flowering in Most of the year avaliable from Australian Native Plants located in Ventura, CA
PRATIA GLACIER WHITE: An excellent mat forming groundcover. Bears a profusion of dainty white star-shaped flowers on short stems during spring and summer. Excellent in containers or under planting. NZ native. Sun or semi shade.
Myoporum parvifolium Fine Leaf
Creeping Boobialla is an evergreen groundcover with petite foliage and clusters of small, white flowers appearing in summer. Ideal for cottage or contemporary gardens, utilise Creeping Boobialla as a groundcover, in rockeries, embankment planting, or
Pratia pedunculata or Groundcover Pratia is a mat forming perennial that only grows to about 1.5cms in height and will spread to indeterminate width by taking root at the nodes. This is a ground hugging plant that has with tiny, rounded dark green leaves
Kennedia prostrata (aka Running Postman) Size 0.0m Colour red Flowers July – November Best seasons Spring, Winter Description Prostrate ground cover with large leaves and bright red pea flowers in winter to spring. Bird and Bee attracting,shade tolerant.
Einadia nutans - Amaranthaceae - Nodding Saltbush. A prostrate perennial herb to sub-shrub native to inland Australia. A useful ground cover in roadside plantings and revegetation sites. Very good drought, wind and salt spray tolerance.