Australian native Ground Cover

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(Viola hederacea). Difficult damp, shady spots at the bottom of the garden can be transformed into a lovely green feature with delicate edib...

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 'Yareena' • Australian Native Plants Nursery • Plants • 800.701.6517

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.

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 gardens, utilise Creeping Boobialla as a groundcover, in rockeries, embankment planting, or borders. This very hardy little guy is tough to frost, salt and wind, so ideal for coastal areas as well. www.divineplantsonline.com.au

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

Purple Noon Flower (Carpobrotus glaucescens) This spreading ground cover succulent is found along the sandy beaches of New South Wales & Queensland.

Purple Noon Flower (Carpobrotus glaucescens) This spreading ground cover succulent is found along the sandy beaches of New South Wales & Queensland.

Pratia pedunculata: 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. Blue/white, star-shaped flowers are borne in abundance from spring to early summer and they almost cover the foliage with flowers. It looks great planted around pavers or stepping-stones. N.B This plant can become invasive, so keep an eye on it.

Pratia pedunculata

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

Pultenaea pedunculata Matted Bush-pea

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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.

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.

Running Postman climber & ground cover

Kennedia Prostrata — Lullfitz Nursery

Astroloma humifusum Cranberry Heath

Astroloma humifusum - Cranberry Heath

red flowers, ground cushion, prickly leaves, January, February, March , April, May, June

Tetragonia implexicoma (Bower Spinach) is a scrambling subshrub that forms dense leafy patches of up to 13 feet (4 m). The stems are long...

Tetragonia implexicoma (Bower Spinach) | World of Flowering Plants

Tetragonia implexicoma (Bower Spinach) is a scrambling subshrub that forms dense leafy patches of up to 13 feet (4 m). The stems are long...

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.

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.

Tetragonia implexicoma (Bower Spinach) is a scrambling subshrub that forms dense leafy patches of up to 13 feet (4 m). The stems are long...

Tetragonia implexicoma (Bower Spinach) | World of Flowering Plants

Tetragonia implexicoma (Bower Spinach) is a scrambling subshrub that forms dense leafy patches of up to 13 feet (4 m). The stems are long...

Enchylaena tomentosa Ruby Saltbush

Enchylaena tomentosa - Growing Native Plants