Monthly Archives: December 2013

Sweet Mist® Phormium is an ultra compact contrasting plant

Sweet Mist® Phormium is an ultra compact contrasting plant 

Sweet Mist® Phormium tenax 'PH0S2' PBR

Sweet Mist® Phormium is a real sweetie, it’s the most compact purpurea foliage Phormium out there. It’s beautiful bronze foliage provides great stunning contrast to any garden.

Growing to an approx height of 35cm to 40cm tall makes it ideal as a garden border for mass planting or as a specimen plant.

Sweet Mist® Phormium grows well in full sun to shaded positions it tolerates heavy frost and moderately dry conditions and will need summer irrigations in most parts of Australia. Used in Sydney it is best in a free draining sheltered garden.

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Tough Strappy Leaf Plants are great for Landscaping

Tough Strappy Leaf Plants are great for Landscaping

 

Drought tolerant strappy leaf plants are widely used in harsh climatic conditions in hot parts of Australia and the USA. Breeding has improved these ornamental grass like plants so now they are much more beautiful for home gardening and commercial landscapes. Best of all they are evergreen.

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Isabella® Liriope works as a lawn alternative, groundcover or border plant

Isabella® Liriope as a lawn alternative, ground cover or border plant

 

Isabella® Liriope can be used as a lawn alternative, ground cover or border plant

This fine leaf compact spreading Liriope has beautiful pink flowers and is a one mow per year lawn alternative for sun or very heavy shaded landscapes.

Isabella® Liriope is a better border than Mondo as it performs better in full sun, drought and frost. It also recovers better from damage.

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Tasred® Dianella is a tough & reliable strappy leaf plant

Tasred® Dianella is a tough & reliable strappy leaf plant

Tasred® Dianella tasmanica 'TR20' PBR

Tasred® Dianella is one tough, adaptable and reliable Australian native plant. It’s the best performing, biggest selling Dianella tasmanica in Australia. It has really beautiful flowers and great colour contrast with changing foliage colours throughout the year. It is best suited to non-humid regions but does well in Sydney if planted in the shade.

In southern NSW, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania it works well in full sun and moderately heavy shade. Tasred® Dianella is certainly drought and frost tolerant.

Tasred® Dianella tasmanica 'TR20' PBR

After it finishes flowering Tasred® Dianella has large beautiful purple berries. In most situations Tasred® Dianella gets to about 40cm high but in good soils it can get a little higher. Use it for mass planting or as a garden specimen plant.

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