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Low Horizon™ Westringia is a dense and ultra-compact ground cover

Low Horizon™ Westringia has much shorter internodes and a flat habit, making it the lowest maintenance ground cover Westringia.


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Wyeena™ Dianella is a variegated clean foliage Dianella

Wyeena™ Dianella is a variegated clean foliage Dianella 

Wyeena™ Dianella tasmanica 'TAS300' PBR

Wyeena™ Dianella is a hardy variegated form of the popular Dianella  tasmanica. It has striking colour contrast and clean growing foliage. This new Australian native is sure to be a hit in your garden. Wyeena™ Dianella is best suited to southern New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, the ACT and Tasmania.

It’s ideal for mass planting, for native gardens, accent gardens or as a foliage plant or a feature pot. Wyeena™ Dianella is the best variegated Dianella for tolerating frosts, cold or dry weather. Wyeena™ Dianella looks great under garden lighting and works in full sun to moderately heavy shade.

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Tropic Cascade™ Lomandra is a compact weeping Lomandra

Tropic Cascade™ Lomandra is a compact weeping Lomandra

Tropic Cascade™ Lomandra hystrix 'LHWP' PBR

If you need a weeping foliage plant Tropic Cascade™ Lomandra fits the bill, it’s just so weepingly beautiful. It is certainly more compact than the straight hystrix form but what really makes it outstanding is its beautiful weeping green foliage.

This Lomandra hystrix has large fragrant yellow flowers and will not produce seed. Tropic Cascade™ Lomandra is well suited to tropical and sub tropical regions, is drought tolerant and can handle periods of wet feet.

It has survived a period of minus 4 degrees celsius so it can handle moderate frost. It will grow to 60cm high and 60cm wide and tolerate full sun to moderately heavy shade.

It tolerates most soil types and makes a great rain garden plant. This plant loves Queensland but also grows well in colder states like VIctoria, especially in regions like Melbourne.

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Pink Pearl™ Liriope is a clean variegated Liriope with pink flowers

Pink Pearl™ Liriope is a very tough, very compact variegated Liriope. Its green and cream variegation gives an elegant contrast and it’s addition of vibrant pink flowers make it a beautiful garden plant for borders or mass planting as a ground cover.

Pink Pearl™ Liriope muscari 'VS0001' P

This very compact form has clean foliage and copes well with full sun heavy shade extreme cold and frost, drought, coastal conditions and humid conditions.

Pink Pearl™ Liriope only grows about 25cm high and 25 to 30cm wide and gives foliage interest all year round especially for shady spots where nothing seems to grow.

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Pennstripe™ Pennisetum is a beautiful variegated native grass

Variegated plants are not everyones cup of tea but Pennstripe™ Pennisetum has subtle variegation for those who want something with interesting foliage that’s softer and not so bold.

Pennstripe™ Pennisetum alopecuroides 'PAV300' PBR

From a distance the compact Pennstripe™ Pennisetum provides great colour contrast. In early summer to Autumn the cream flower heads bring out the cream in it’s foliage.

Pennstripe™ Pennisetum is a non-evasive native grass that will attract birds and is well suited to roadsides, mass planting and low maintenance gardens because of it’s drought and frost tolerance.

Only growing 45cm by 45cm also makes it a great choice and even better, it suited to most soil types. Simply cut back once a year in late Winter or early Spring to get fresh new growth.

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Low Horizon™ Westringia is a dense and ultra-compact ground cover

Low Horizon™ Westringia is a dense and ultra-compact ground cover

Low Horizon™ Westringia 'WES06' PBR

Low Horizon™ Westringia ‘WES06’ PBR

  • Dense, ultra-compact ground cover Westringia
  • Lowest maintenance ground cover Westringia available
  • Lower growing than Mundi™ Westringia

Low Horizon™ Westringia has much shorter internodes and a flat habit, making it the lowest maintenance ground cover Westringia. Testing in Canberra for cold tolerance shows it handles frost and cold well.

It has performed very well in Sydney, handling its humidity. The next step is to test it in Queensland and find out its wet feet tolerance/

Pruning occassionally makes this plant even tighter in appearance. Low Horizon™ Westringia is a great companion for the Grey Box™ plant and Lomandra varieties, which look so good next to Westringias…read more

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SunGold™ Lomandra is a very drought and cold tolerant plant with golden variegated foliage

SunGold™ Lomandra is a very drought and cold tolerant plant with golden variegated foliage

Sungold™ Lomandra longifolia 'LMV100' PBR

SunGold™ Lomandra is one of those drought tolerant, no fuss, easy care reliable plants. The variegation on this Lomandra longifolia is subtle, yet its golden colour provides rich contrast for any garden.

This tough Lomandra works well in cold climates such as Canberra, but also in hot dry zones. It will even cope with the humidity of South East Queensland, provided the soil is not heavy and periodically wet. Ultimately it will get 600mm high, but can be pruned each few years to keep it lower if you want. So go for gold, go Sungold.

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