Queensland can have some very extreme conditions for landscape plantings, wet, dry and high humidity can cause problems for a lot of plant species. Lomandras are a notoriously tough plant, but not every lomandra variety is suited to the Queensland climate. This article will show which are the best lomandras for Queensland, even ones that are phytophthora resistant.
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Posted in Australian Native Plants, Drought Tolerant Plants, landscape lomandras, Landscape Plants, Landscaping, Landscaping Plants, Lomandra, Lomandra fluvialtilis, Lomandra Hystrix, Lomandra Longifolia, Lomandras, Mass Planting, Ozbreed, phytophthora resistant
Tagged Drought Tolerant, humidity tolerant, landscape plants for queensland, landscaping lomandras, lomandras for qld, phytophthora resistant
Landscape professionals need landscape plants that are longer lived and are strong growers so that they will perform well in landscapes. But what plants will also give the landscape that real ‘wow’ factor, with stunning coloured foliage and amazing flowers?
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Posted in Landscape Plants, Landscaping, Landscaping Plants
Tagged amazing flowers, blaze dianella, BLUSH Nandina, cold tolerant, coloured foliage, Commercial and residential uses, Dianella, Drought Tolerant, landscape plants, Liriope, Little Ruby Alternanthera, Obsession Nandina, red foliage, rich purple foliage, Sweet Mist Phormium, Tanika Lomandra, tough landscape plants, variegated foliage, WYEENA
Grey Box™ Westringia has been named Plant of the Year 2015 at the well-respected Nursery & Garden Industry Australia awards. It has been an outstanding seller for nurseries around Australia. With a super compact form, stunning foliage and remarkable versatility it makes a perfect addition in gardens and landscapes alike.
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Posted in Native Shrubs, Plant of the Year, Shrubs, Westringia
Tagged box hedge plant, compact shrub, container plant, Drought Tolerant, frost tolerant, garden border plant, Greenroof Plants, Greenwall Plants, Grey Box Westringia, handle periods of wet feet, low maintenance plant, Mass Planting, plant of the year, Rain Garden Plants, rain gardens, tidy form, tolerates drought, tough, versatile, Westringia
Encore Azaleas make a multi-season flowering landscape a reality. With a variety of beautiful vibrant colours and evergreen foliage, Encore Azaleas are the ideal choice for Australian gardens. But it’s not just their beauty or bloom time that sets them apart, they are more drought tolerant, heat & frost tolerant and there are even 2 varieties that are lace bug resistant. So why not add Encore Azaleas to your garden today.
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Posted in Azaleas, Encore Azaleas, Landscape Plants
Tagged Azaleas, Azaleas that flower more often, Colour Contrast, Colour Contrast Plant, Drought Tolerant, drought tough Azaleas, Encore Azaleas, evergreen foliage, feature plant, frost tolerant, frost tough azaleas, lace bug resistant, landscape azalea, Ozbreed, repeat flowering, tolerates drought, vibrant flowers
Australian’s need to cut through the hype of grass company publicity and select the best grass type to suit their home lawn requirements; Buffalo or other. Here we have a more in depth look at 3 of Australia’s top selling Soft Leaf Buffalo lawn grass varieties.
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Posted in Buffalo Grass, Buffalo Turf, Choosing the right lawn, Lawn Care, Palmetto Soft Leaf Buffalo Turf, Sapphire Buffalo Grass, Soft Leaf Buffalo Grass, Soft Leaf Buffalo Turf
Tagged best brand of Buffalo turf, best Buffalo turf, best turf, Buffalo Grass, Buffalo Grass Reviews, Buffalo Turf, Buffalo Turf Projects, Couch, Drought Tolerant, Empire Zoysia, home lawn, KENDA KIKUYU TURF, Kikuyu, lawn grass, Ozbreed, Palmetto Buffalo Turf, turf, Zoysia
If you are looking for a strappy leaf plant that is tremendously versatile and exceptionally tough, you can’t go past Liriopes.
From bitterly cold areas to tropical locations, Liriopes with tolerate them all.
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Posted in drought tolerant Liriope, Drought Tolerant Plants, Lawn Alternative, Liriope, Liriope Varieties
Tagged Drought Tolerant, feature plant, Full sun, Groundcover, handle periods of wet feet, heavy shade, Liriope, Mass Planting, Ozbreed, strappy leaf plants, variegated foliage
Flat Mat™ Trachelospermum is lower growing plant and forms a ground cover more quickly compared to the common form. It makes a flatter climber when supported on trellises and requires less pruning to form a flatter ground cover.
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Tagged 'FT01', border plant, cold tolerant, container plant, Drought Tolerant, drought tolerant plant, FLAT MAT™, ground cover, Groundcover, hardy exotic range, Japanese Star Jasmine, plant for arch, plant for arches, plant for trellis, plant for trellises, Star Jasmine, Trachelospermum, Trachelospermum asiaticum