480 Northbourne avenue,
Dickson ACT 2602
13 22 81
(02) 6207 2244
Aussie Box Westringia can be pruned into a box hedge or left in its natural ball shape whilst staying compact and tidy. Produces mauve flowers throughout spring/summer and has a dense growth habit. Great alternative to exotic box plants as it has faster establishment time and requires less water and needs less pruning than other Westringias.
Evergreen open spreading or erect plant (1.5m x 2m) from all states of Australia including ACT. Pinnate blue green leaves open spaced on the stem. Sprays of purple pea flowers in summer. Useful as a hardy shrub for low maintenance areas or massed to cascade over a slope. Prune regularly for a more compact form. Frost and drought tolerant.
Evergreen upright bamboo-like perennial grass (1.5m x 0.8m) from NSW, Qld & Lord Howe Island. Soft deep green leaves on slender bamboo-like stems. Panicles of feathery pale green flower spikelets persistant from winter through to summer. Useful vertical accent or in groups amongst native grass beds or shrubs. Moderately frost tolerant. Drought tolerant.
Evergreen large bushy shrub (3m x 2m) from Qld, NSW, NT, Vic and New Caledonia. Dark green narrow-oblong leaves. White tea-tree-like flowers in summer. Useful as a screen, specimen or background plant. FDwarf form B. virgata ‘La Petite’ available. Prune after flowering to maintain form.
Evergreen pendulous shrub (1.5-2m x 1.5-2m) from Qld, NSW and Vic. Narrow needle-like leaves with a pointed apex. Small white flowers in the leaf axils in summer. Useful as a feature or mass planted in wet locations and around water features. Prune to maintain form, otherwise it will develop an open habit if in a shady spot.
Evergreen tree (8m x 4m) from Qld, Vic & NSW coastal areas. Leathery wedge shaped to oblong leaves, dark green above, grey below. Erect cone-like spikes of lime green to yellow flowers. Useful as a screen or shade tree. Bird attracting. Flowers better when planted in a sunny north-facing aspect, but still a great small tree when planted in part shade.