Bushfire Gardening

Plan & plant to reduce your risk of property loss during a bushfire. There are many garden design strategies and plants that could help to protect your home during a bushfire. Here are a collection of our least flammable varieties.  

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AGAVE ATTENUATA
AGAVE ATTENUATA
PLANTS: WAGA
The ultimate architectural plant that is perfect in containers as well as in the garden. Dramatic structural foliage that is almost completely neglect-proof. Ideal for pots in sun baked positions but will also take a ...
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AGAVE 'SILVER TRIM'
AGAVE 'SILVER TRIM'
PLANTS: WAGS
A cool selection of agave with an icy-silver margin on the leaf giving this tough summer performer an edge in the garden. Agaves are the easiest of plants to grow and provide a `set-and-forget' textural focus either in ...
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ALGERIAN OAK
ALGERIAN OAK
PLANTS: WALO
The Algerian Oak is found throughout the Mediterranean basin, forming a broad canopy of lobed leaves, similar to the English Oak. Semi-deciduous in cooler climates. More drught tolerant than English Oak and fire- ...
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ALOE 'FAIRY PINK'
ALOE 'FAIRY PINK'
PLANTS: PALFP
A unique aloe with delicate, white buds lightly brushed in apricot-pink at the base. Popular with bird watchers as the birds will flock to your garden to sample their sweet nectar. Flowers for weeks with flower spikes ...
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ARGENTINE OMBU
ARGENTINE OMBU
PLANTS: WARO
The Argentine Umbrella Tree, or Ombu, is a botanical curiosity that is very rarely seen in nurseries. It’s a fast-growing tree that grows 2 metres high in 2-3 years and has a massive swollen trunk that gives rise to snake-like buttressed roots. A superb evergreen shade tree that thrives on neglect, it can withstanding the longest of droughts by ...
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BLUE CHALK STICKS
BLUE CHALK STICKS
PLANTS: PSERE
This ground cover is one of the most valuable landscaping succulents. Planted en masse, it creates a dense rippling mat of compact silver-blue leaves that flow between other succulents and shrubs like a turquoise ...
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CLIVIA PEACH
CLIVIA PEACH
PLANTS: PCLP
The softest of luscious peach trumpets with a delicate creamy-yellow throat are held in compact bunches on 30cm long stems. Complements cream and red clivias for a massed effect. Perfect for low light positions.
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COTYLEDON ORBICULATA 'SILVER'
COTYLEDON ORBICULATA 'SILVER'
PLANTS: PCOOR
Powdery silver-white wavy leaves create a sea of foliage. As this variety does not flower it is perfect with all pastel colour schemes. This ground cover is as tough as they come, it will take the extremes of ...
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ECHEVERIA 'VIOLET QUEEN'
ECHEVERIA 'VIOLET QUEEN'
PLANTS: WECVQ
A fast-growing, spreading succulent with silver foliage edged in pink. Plant in full sun for maximum colour.
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FEIJOA - PINEAPPLE GUAVA
FEIJOA - PINEAPPLE GUAVA
PLANTS: WPIG
Highly aromatic, delicious, torpedo-shaped fruits are produced in abundance from fluffy red and white flowers with edible petals. A tough screening shrub, hedge or small tree, feijoas are drought-tolerant once ...
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FLAME TREE
FLAME TREE
PLANTS: WFLT
One of Australia's most famous and endearing trees, in no small part thanks to Aussie band, Cold Chisel. The tree loses its leaves at flowering time, creating a spectacular show of red like a daytime ...
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KALANCHOE PUMILA
KALANCHOE PUMILA
PLANTS: PKAP
Clean, silver new leaves age to dark grey with a pink-blushed wavy margin. Delicate cup-shaped lilac-pink flowers with prominent yellow stamen sit comfortably amongst this charming, decorative foliage for up to five ...
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MACADAMIA
MACADAMIA
PLANTS: WMAC
This is the macadamia for cooler regions, however the further south it's planted, the more sun it needs. The pointy, crinkled leaves are decorated in spring by long, graceful racemes of small flowers. These turn into ...
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NATIVE FRANGIPANI
NATIVE FRANGIPANI
PLANTS: WNAF
The exceptional perfume that comes from the Native Frangipani's striking, yellow spring flowers is reason enough to grow this fast-growing rainforest tree. Shiny, dark-green, pittosporum-like foliage allows light ...
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PEAR 'CONFERENCE'
PEAR 'CONFERENCE'
PLANTS: WPECON
With elegant, tapered fruit, this heirloom pear was named for the National Pear Conference of England in 1885, from which it was awarded first prize. The medium-large elongated, golden fruit yields crisp and juicy pears with ...
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PEAR 'CORELLA'
PEAR 'CORELLA'
PLANTS: WPECO
Developed by German settlers in the Barossa Valley and named after that colourful Aussie parrot, 'Corella' produces a profusion of small-medium greeny-yellow pears that blush with red on the sunny exposed side late in ...
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QUEENSLAND BOTTLE TREE
QUEENSLAND BOTTLE TREE
PLANTS: WBOT
If you want to plant a tree to get the neighbours talking then this is the one for you. The Bottle Tree is an Australian native and can be grown in a large pot in cooler climates or in the garden. The swollen trunk give it a comical look, like something you would expect to see in a Dr Seuss book!
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Rock Samphire
Rock Samphire
PLANTS: WROS
As the species name suggests, this plant will thrive in coastal gardens, forming a tight ground cover in rocky cracks and sandy soils. The fleshy, green-blue leaves are prepared as a pickle and used as a condiment ...
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SEDUM 'DRAGON'S BLOOD'
SEDUM 'DRAGON'S BLOOD'
PLANTS: PSEDB
A vigorous creeping sedum that rapidly forms a carpet of glossy jade and red succulent leaves. The brilliant colours are intensified with direct sunlight. Clusters of bright cerise, star-shaped flowers adorn this ...
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SWAMP WHITE OAK
SWAMP WHITE OAK
PLANTS: WOASW
Despite the name, the Swamp Oak grows well in drier Australian gardens. A generous and deep shade is the result of the thick and broad, fire-retardant foliage that are glossy on top but have a silvery-white sheen underneath. Autumn colour is usually yellow with flushes of reddish-purple.
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VARIEGATED SUN ROSE
VARIEGATED SUN ROSE
PLANTS: PAPTV
The perfect ground cover for sun-drenched slopes, soaking up the searing summer sun while keeping the soil cool and weed-free. This variegated form produces a silvery-green carpet, contrasting beautifully with the ...
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AGAVE 'NOVA ICE'
AGAVE 'NOVA ICE'
PLANTS: WAGNI
The coolest blue colour on the hottest day, it's a stunning feature in the Heronswood dry garden. The ultimate architectural plant and a focal point for any garden or container. Limit 3 per customer.
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ALOE SPARKLER
ALOE SPARKLER
PLANTS: PALSP
The greenish flower buds gradually turn white as they open, revealing bright yellow filaments with bright orange anthers that seem to jump from the flowers like sparks. The plant grows a very short stem and has longish ...
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ALOE TOPAZ
ALOE TOPAZ
PLANTS: PALTO
With delicate grass-like leaves and beautiful long lasting pinkish orange flowers, 'Topaz' is a verstile and dependable garden plant. Perfect planted in the dry garden where the deep green foliage give a lushness ...
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Old World Rose Collection
Old World Rose Collection
PLANTS: RCOOW
Cultivate romance in your garden with an easy collection of heirloom bare root roses both fragrant and dreamy. Collection includes three old world rose varieties 'Crepuscule', 'Souvenir De La Malmaison' and climber 'Veilchenblau' for wonder and beauty.
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The Two Muscatels Grape Collection
The Two Muscatels Grape Collection
PLANTS: WGRCOL4
A duo of our most popular muscat grape varieties. Suited to eating as both a table grape, or used to make highly aromatic wine, this white and black combo is the perfect partnership for your garden and table.
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2yr membership +FREE vegie seeds
2yr membership +FREE vegie seeds
Membership: MNE2VS
Grow the best tasting vegies with free Tomato 'Tigerella, Beetroot 'Bulls Blood, Silverbeet 'Fordhook' and Spring Onion 'Red' seeds (one packet of each, valued at $21).
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