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.
Flower Colour: Pink Habit: Compact Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 30cm x 50cm
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.
Flower Colour: Grey Habit: Rounded Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2.5m
A dwarf plant suitable for rockeriesand patio containers. Foliage turns a plum colour in winter to contrast with the white flowers which appear in spring.
Adaptable to most free draining soils in either full or partial sun.
Flower Colour: White Habit: Low growing upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 45cm x cm
An attractive West Australian shrub. Light green diamond shaped leaves are arranged scale like on the wiry branches. Bush is covered with colourful bright orange-red bottlebrush flowers in late summer and autumn. Prefers a warm site with well drained soil. Thrives if not in a very dry site.
Flowers on one year old wood, so only prune straight after flowering.
Flower Colour: Red Habit: Bushy Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 100cm x 100cm
Something a little different for those narrow spaces. This ornamental Barberry has a naturally upright columnar habit. Striking wine red leaves that intensify in colour as the weather cools. Easy to grow in sun or part shade. Deciduous.
Habit: Columnar Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.5m x 0.6m
This attractive dwarf Barberry has leaves in tones of purple, mottled silver pink and bright rose. Extremely hardy and easy to grow. Useful to plant as a contrast shrub or where you wish to avoid pet or people traffic. Easy to grow and very hardy. Deciduous.
Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 100cm x 100cm
aka white flowered brunia or coffee scented brunia
Brunia albiflora is a tall, slender, single-stemmed but well-branched shrub, reaching 2-3 m in height. The long, slender branches are densely leafy, with beautiful dark green foliage that resembles a pine tree, but is much softer. The leaves are 10-14 mm long and narrow
The flowers are tiny, and are crowded into tight spherical knob-like inflorescences that are clustered into flat, rounded heads. Perennial
A must if you want to attract butterflies to the garden. It has grey-green foliage and scented violet-blue flowers in Summer through Autumn, arching stems and is hardy and suited to most soils. Vigorous growing . Trim hard after flowering to encourage repeat flowering.
Frost hardy,grows in sandy soils in exposed or coastal conditions
Flower Colour: Violet-blue Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 2m x 2m
A favourite amongst florists. The Chinese Beauty Berry is unique and beautiful when the slender branches are all dressed up with rich purple shiny berries from autumn through to winter. These are followed by soft downy sage green leaves. Prune after berries fall. Deciduous.
Flower Colour: Pink Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 2m x 1.5m