Dame Pattie Menzies House
16 Challis St, Dickson ACT 2602
13 22 81
(02) 6207 2244
A medium to tall upright shrub with light green foliage. In spring it is covered in masses of bright purple/red flowers. Plants grow approximately 2m high by 1.5m across. A hardy shrub suited to most positions. Prefers full sun or part shade. This form of Leptospermum is perfect for fence lines, where screening up to fence height is needed. Prune after flowering to encourage bushy habit.
A low spreading shrub, which flowers for most of the year. Ember Glow grows approximately 1m high x 2m across and is frost tolerant. Adaptable to most soils. Prefers full sun/part shade. Adds colour to the garden all year. Suits small gardens. Plant in front of larger shrubs or where low cover is required, where it will be a magnet for nectar feeding birds. Can be pruned quite heavily if required. Fertilize after pruning for fresh new growth and a mass of flowers.
Grevillea Goldfever is a low spreading shrub that produces golden flowers for most of the year. Goldfever grows to approximately 30cm high and 1.5m across. It is suitable for use as a groundcover or pot plant. Both heavy soil and frosts are tolerated.
‘Hills Jubilee’ is an attractive small grevillea that flowers profusely with pink and white flowers. Grows to approximately 1 – 1.5m high and 1m across. It flowers from spring to autumn and will attract nectar-feeding birds to the garden.
Correa Isabell is a spreading shrub that will grow to approximately 75cm high x 1.5 metres across. It has grey/green leaves that contrast beautifully with the soft pink flowers. Flowering is during autumn and winter. Isabell is frost hardy and drought tolerant once established.
Leptospermum ‘Julieanne’ is a fantastic ground cover form of tea-tree, suitable for a sunny position with adequate water. Thrives in most soil types, and is hardy in the harsh conditions experienced in the Canberra region. Water well through the first summer.