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Plant of the Month: Eremophila glabra grey

Our Plant of the Month for December is the Eremophila glabra grey which is a low compact spreading shrub which grows from 50cm to 1 metre in height.  This plant is covered in masses of tubular yellowish green flowers  in Spring and has silvery grey foliage which makes it a great contrast plant in your garden. Eremophila  which is  commonly known as Emu Bush is  very low maintenance and is  bird attracting. It is best to plant them in a sunny position in well drained soils for best results.

New Plant of the Month: Grevillea stenomera red

Our new Plant of the Month for November is the stunning  Grevillea stenomera red commonly known as the Lace Net Grevillea. This is a beautiful small to medium shrub with finely cut greyish green leaves, growing around   1 – 1.5 metres tall. It has masses of red flowers  in Winter and Spring which attract native wildlife, bees, nectar feeding birds and butterflies. This tough native shrub will thrive in most well drained gardens and will tolerate drought and frost.

 

Plant of the Month: Diascia Aurora Dark Pink

The Plant of the Month for November is the Diascia  Aurora Dark Pink which has an upright habit with triangular flower spikes. I is long flowering and can be grown in garden borders, rockeries, containers and baskets. Dark Pink looks fantastic when mass planted or placed in a decorative pot. It grows 30cm high by 50cm wide and is best in either full  sun or part shade. This colourful plant has low water requirements once established.

 

Plant of the Month:Grevillea Apricot Glow

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Our Plant of the Month for June is Grevillea olivacea Apricot Glow which is a great water wise shrub with dark green foliage and beautiful apricot coloured spidery flowers from Autumn to Spring. This tall shrub grows to 3 metres and suits most soil types. It does really well in a coastal garden and makes a great hedge or screen.
This will attract many birds to your garden and is very low maintenance although it is like most natives and will benefit from a light prune to keep it dense and looking good.

Plant of the Month: Limonium Perezii Blue

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Our Plant of the Month for May is the Limonium Perezii Blue. Limonium is a hardy perennial growing 60cm to 1 metre tall with large clusters of deep mauve papery flowers through Spring to Autumn.
Limonium Perezii Blue will survive harsh coastal conditions, prefers well drained soils and will grow in full sun or part shade. It requires very little water once established but needs protection from frost. They look great planted en masse as border plant or in pots. They can be used as a cut flower and are very attractive to bees🐝🐝🐝