Top 10 Fire Retardant Plants for Victoria

The top 10 fire retardant plants for Victoria in this list are based on scientific evidence and suggestions from various articles. See http://www.ozbreed.com.au/plant-turf-research.html for more information.

Please note that any plant can burn when exposed to enough flames and heat, it is just that some are less likely to ignite. For this reason you cannot rely on plant selection alone to stop bush fires, but it makes sense to use plants that generally delay in their ignition.

Top 10 Fire Retardant Plants for VictoriaTanika® Lomandra longifolia ‘LM300’ PBR
Improved, compact, fine leaf form

Nyalla® Lomandra longifolia ‘LM400’ PBR
Semi-compact blue-grey fine leaf

Katrinus Deluxe Lomandra longifolia ‘Katrinus Deluxe’ PBR
Improved semi-compact fine leaf form

Gold Velvet Anigozanthos hybrid ‘Gold Velvet’ PBR
Mid-sized Kangaroo Paw; yellow flowers

Amber Velvet Anigozanthos hybrid ‘Amber Velvet’ PBR
Mid-sized Kangaroo Paw; red/yellow flower

Regal Velvet Anigozanthos hybrid ‘Regal Velvet’ PBR
Mid-sized Kangaroo Paw; red/green flower

Ruby Velvet™ Anigozanthos hybrid
Mid-sized Kangaroo Paw; red flowers

Free Fall™ Casuarina glauca prostrate ‘CAS01’ PBR
Wide spreading ground cover

Queen Mum™ Agapanthus orientalis ‘PMN06’ PBR
Large white and blue dual coloured flowers

Cloudy Days Agapanthus orientalis ‘Cloudy Days’ PBR
Mid-sized; dual coloured flowers

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