480 Northbourne avenue,
Dickson ACT 2602
13 22 81
(02) 6207 2244
Evergreen low spreading shrub (0.5m x 1m). Dwarf form of B. marginata from ACT, NSW, Vic, Tas and SA. Narrow oblong leaves blunt at the tip with white velvety texture below. Yellow cylindrical flower spikes from summer to autumn. Useful feature or planted in groups or pot plant. Attracts honeyeater birds. Prefers well drained sandy soil. Frost and drought tolerant.
Evergreen compact almost prostrate shrub (0.45m x 0.6m). Selected dwarf form of B. spinulosa from NSW, QLD and VIC. Narrow green leaves with lime green new growth. Large upright cylindrical bronze flower heads. Useful for mass planting, containers, feature, rockery and bush gardens in a protected position. Bird attracting. Prefers well drained friable soil, neutral to acid pH.
Evergreen rounded compact shrub (3m x 3m) from Qld, NSW & Vic. Linear to oblong variably toothed leaves with a notched apex. Orange yellow cylindrical spike flowers in autumn and winter. Useful for mass planting and as a feature shrub. Bird attracting.
Evergreen dense bushy shrub (4m x 3m) from NSW. Bright green linear leaves crowded on the stem. Cylindrical bottlebrush-like orange flowers in winter and spring. Useful screen or feature. Bird attracting. Needs well drained soil but tolerates poor soil fertility.
Evergreen variable shrub (4-6m x 3m) from ACT, NSW, Vic, Tas and SA. Narrow oblong leaves blunt at the tip with white velvety texture below. Yellow cylindrical flower spikes from summer to autumn. Useful as a screen or feature plant. Attracts honeyeater birds. Dwarf forms available. Prefers well-drained sandy soil.
This is a highly adaptable small tree or bushy shrub, attractive and useful for small gardens and narrow areas. Fine dark green foliage with white/cream flowers appearing in spring. A very frost hardy little tree, and withstands dry conditions in summer.