Ground Covers

Convolvulus cneorum – Silver Bush

Common Name: Bindweed Hardy, evergreen shrub with silky, silvery-grey leaves. From mid spring to summer masses of pinkish buds are followed by large, white flowers. Ideal for white or silver themed gardens, seaside gardens, borders, containers and general garden use. Height 30 – 40cm x 30 – 40cm.

Banksia Robur

Common Name: Swamp Banksia Banksia is a genus of woody shrubs and trees native to Australia. It belongs to the family Proteaceae and is renowned for its distinctive flower spikes and unique foliage. Banksia flowers are unique and often feature a cylindrical or bottlebrush-shaped spike composed of numerous individual flowers grouped together. The genus Banksia is diverse, …

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Gastrolobium sericeum – Lemon Drops

Gastrolobium sericeum, commonly known as Silky Gastrolobium, is an Australian native shrub with striking silvery-haired leaves that impart a unique texture. This medium-sized shrub, reaching up to 2 meters in height, is adorned with vibrant tubular flowers in shades of red, orange, and yellow. Silky Gastrolobium thrives in a Mediterranean climate, preferring full sun to …

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Banksia Ericifolia – Red Form

Banksia is a diverse group of woody shrubs and trees native to Australia. There are over 170 recognized species in the genus, and they are known for their distinctive inflorescences or flower spikes. The leaves of Banksia species vary widely in shape and size. They can be serrated or lobed and are typically leathery and often have …

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Banksia Birdsong

Common Name: Banksia This eye-catching Western Australian dwarf banksia has bright yellow flowers in spring and summer. These lovely flowers are native bird attracting, bringing bird-song to the garden. The foliage consists of linear leaves 20-30cm long and 3cm wide which are deeply serrated and olive green in colour.  Preferring light well-drained sandy soil in open …

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Scleranthus Biflorus

Common Name: Cushion Bush Scleranthus biflorus is a beautiful compact, evergreen Australian native ground cover, with vibrant green foliage all year round, and yellow green flowers during summer. Ideal ground cover for growing in between garden rockeries, creeping over logs, cascading out of pots, between pavers or stone walls. Plant in a sunny or part …

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Myoporum parvifolium Purpurea 140 mm

Common Name: Purple Creeping Boobialla Myoporum parvifolium ‘Purpurea’ ia a groundcover that produces small white ‘Starry’ flowers that almost entirely cover its fine, evergreen, purple-tinged foliage during summer. Great ground cover for rockeries, dry sunny banks and low-maintenance gardens. Performs best when planted in full sun or semi-shade, thrives in well-drained soils and enjoys extra water …

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