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:Hibbertia racemosa Grey Leaf Form

Our Plant of the Month for October is the Hibbertia racemosa  Grey Leaf Form commonly known as the Stalked Guinea Flower. This is an ornamental compact shrub with grey green lance shaped foliage and has abundant yellow flowers in Winter and Spring. Hibbertia racemosa Grey Leaf will grow to 50cm tall and will do well in full sun or part shade. It tolerates limestone and does well as a container plant. In the garden you could mass plant for a greater impact.

 

Plant of the Month:Adenanthos sericeus

Our Plant of the Month for September is Adenanthos sericeus commonly known as the Albany Woolly Bush. It is a medium to large shrub with soft, narrow grey green foliage. Tubular orange-red flowers appear over a long period which attract nectar feeding birds. Grow in a sunny to partly shaded position in well drained soil. Tolerant of lime. Can be hedged.  Grows to around 2-6 metres.

 

 

Plant of the Month:Anigozanthos Bush Inferno

Our Plant of the Month for August is the Anigozanthos Bush Inferno. This compact and bushy Kangaroo Paw produces masses of bright red flowers over a long period from Winter through to Spring. This plant will grow best in a well drained sunny position in the garden, is bird attracting and makes a great cut flower. It is drought hardy and will also tolerate light frost. Grows to around 60cm high x 45cm wide.