Star Blush is a compact evergreen bushy NZ selection of this African species. Similar to a heather in its growth habit, summertime finds Star Blush covered with attractive deep pink, star like flowers. The foliage has a lemon scent when touched. Good in containers or
in the border. Very tolerant of coastal conditions and light frosts. Perennial
This is a lovely little shrub that smothers itself in tight clear pink buds that gradually open to pink flowers that have a hint of white. The flowers last for a very long time. Grow in morning sun or a dappled shade position in rich, moist, acid soil for best results. Hardy and evergreen.
A small appealing shrub with needle like foliage and delicate yellow flowers in spring to early summer. New growth is tinged red providing a nice contrast of colour with flowers eventually converting to red cones. Makes an attractive patio plant. Evergreen
Dwarf spreading groundcover with dusky-red flower heads. New leaf growth has a lovely rust colour. Likes light to medium well-drained soils in full sun or partial shade. Drought and frost tolerant once established. Great option for coastal or embankment planting and containers. Slow growing. Evergreen.
Heath Banksia Bushy large shrub with large golden brown flowers in Autumn-Winter which attracts nectar feeding birds. Ideally suited to an open sunny situation. Adaptable to many soil types. Responds well to pruning to maintain shape and size.
A medium to tall shrub with exceptionally long flowers spikes up to 40cm long. Flowers are deep orange and appear from Autumn-Winter. An adaptable shrub ideal for nectar eating birds. Suit moderately well drained sites in the sun.
A select, low growing form of the Bull Banksia. It has a low, wide spreading growth habit with a mature plant producing many large, creamy yellow flower heads which are borne terminally in late spring/summer. Suitable to be used in coastal plantings, rockeries even in a container. Evergreen.
A Banksia ericafolia hybrid with erect growth habit. Flower buds are lemon yellow opening to orange gold flowers. Flower cones up to 30cm long. Flowers from spring to early summer. Bird attracting. Suited to most well draining soils. Evergreen
Bushy shrub, fast growing with creamy white flowers from winter to spring. Lancelet tooth edged leaves. Prune lightly but not below the green growth. Full sun in well drained soils. Hardy and frost tolerant. Evergreen.