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Drought Tolerant Plants

Browse our diverse range of drought-tolerant plants for the Australian climate. With a large range to choose from you can achieve a beautiful and vibrant garden with minimal watering requirements. 

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CATMINT 'WALKER'S LOW'
CATMINT 'WALKER'S LOW'
PLANTS: PCAWA
This classic low-growing edging or border plant is just as at home beneath old-world roses where it is an exceptional companion plant. This vigorous repeat-flowering catmint provides months of colour from spring to autumn with its beautiful mauve-blue flower spikes, drawing beneficial insects and pollinators into the garden. Its grey-green aroma...
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CATMINT 'WALKER'S LOW' (3 Plants)
CATMINT 'WALKER'S LOW' (3 Plants)
PLANTS: PCAWA3
‘MEMBERS SAVE WITH MULTIPACKS’ A classic edging plant for the flower border and just as at home beneath old-world roses where it is an exceptional companion plant. Long flowering and vigorous, this catmint provides months of colour and its beautiful mauve-blue flowers attract beneficial insects and pollinators to the garden. 3 plants.
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COTTAGE FLOWER DUO 6 Plants
COTTAGE FLOWER DUO 6 Plants
PLANTS: PCOG
The essential starter pack to begin your cottage flower border. Includes three plants each of Catmint `Walker's Low' and Evening Primrose 'Heronswood Pink' - a surefire combination that we use at Heronswood to create a long-flowering display of pastel pinks and blues.
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ECHIUM 'HERONSWOOD BLUE'
ECHIUM 'HERONSWOOD BLUE'
PLANTS: WECHB
Originally selected from a chance seedling at Heronswood, this prized, dry-tolerant echium is covered with tall candle-like spires of cool sky-blue flowers soaring above its grey-green whorls of evergreen foliage. A spectacular spring flowering highlight to add drama and sculpture to the dry garden or perennial border. Ideal for attracting bees ...
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ECHIUM 'HERONSWOOD PINK'
ECHIUM 'HERONSWOOD PINK'
PLANTS: WECHP
Fat, mid-pink candles of flowers are produced over a compact, grey-green evergreen shrub. Growing and flowering much like the familiar blue Pride of Madeira, this unique pink variety is useful in cool colour schemes with pastel combinations, even in the hottest spot in the garden. Ideal for attracting bees to increase pollination of all your fru...
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ECHIUM SIMPLEX
ECHIUM SIMPLEX
PLANTS: WECSI
Tapering towers of glistening white rise from a starry rosette of grey felted foliage. Makes a stunning statement by producing tall white flowering totem poles. A real eye-catcher that always impresses visitors to Heronswood in mid-spring. Dies after flowering, so save some seed.
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ERIGERON ‘QUAKERESS’
ERIGERON ‘QUAKERESS’
PLANTS: PEGQ
An abundantly flowering daisy that features masses of flowers with very pale pink slender rays, surrounding small golden centres. Thick glaucous foliage successfully suppresses weeds. Flowering throughout summer, this vigorous, clump forming perennial with grey-green foliage is an old garden favourite. Attractive to bees and pollinators. Ideal f...
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EUPHORBIA WULFENII
EUPHORBIA WULFENII
PLANTS: PEUW
This unusual dry-tolerant perennial flowers for a long time in sun or shade. Large lime-green flowers lift the winter garden, with blue-grey foliage creating a striking contrast among spring and summer flowering perennials.
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EVENING PRIMROSE ‘HERONSWOOD PINK’
EVENING PRIMROSE ‘HERONSWOOD PINK’
PLANTS: PEVP
Generous and exuberant, evening primrose bears masses of fragrant, candy-pink flowers, providing months of colour from spring to autumn. This vigorous ground cover, valued for its long flowering and ability to perform in tough conditions, is best planted as a border or in high traffic areas to contain its spread. Remove spent flowers to avoid se...
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EVENING PRIMROSE ‘HERONSWOOD PINK’ (3 Plants)
EVENING PRIMROSE ‘HERONSWOOD PINK’ (3 Plants)
PLANTS: PEVP3
'MEMBERS SAVE WITH MULTIPACKS'. Generous and exuberant, evening primrose bears masses of fragrant, candy pink flowers aging to soft-pink, providing months of colour from spring through summer. This vigorous ground cover, valued for its long flowering and ability to perform in tough conditions, is best planted as a border or ground cover in high ...
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GAURA 'SUMMER BREEZE'
GAURA 'SUMMER BREEZE'
PLANTS: PGAS
A graceful and long flowered selection with bountiful flowers dancing on upright stems throughout summer and autumn. The glistening white butterfly-like flowers emerge with long filaments, unfolding from delicate pink buds. A garden essential that rewards without effort with a continuous floral display throughout the warmer months. Bees love thi...
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GAURA 'SUMMER BREEZE' (3 Plants)
GAURA 'SUMMER BREEZE' (3 Plants)
PLANTS: PGAS3
‘MEMBERS SAVE WITH MULTIPACKS’ A graceful and long flowered selection, whose myriad flowers dance on tall stems throughout summer and autumn. These glistening butterfly-like white flowers emerge with long filaments, unfolding from pink buds. A garden essential blooming for months. Bees love this one. Pack contains 3 plants.
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LAMB'S EARS 'BIG EARS'
LAMB'S EARS 'BIG EARS'
PLANTS: PLAMB
An outstanding silver-leaved ground cover with a soft appearance that belies its toughness. Versatile and vigorous, ‘Big Ears’ tolerates even the harshest of soils. Great to use in hot spots where other plants fail to thrive. This variety is a bold foliage plant, grown for its thicker velvety leaves, which form a dense, rapidly spreading and wee...
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LAMB'S EARS 'BIG EARS' (3 Plants)
LAMB'S EARS 'BIG EARS' (3 Plants)
PLANTS: PLAMB3
‘MEMBERS SAVE WITH MULTIPACKS’ An outstanding silver-leaved ground cover with a soft appearance that belies its toughness. Versatile and vigorous, 'Big Ears' tolerates even the harshest of soils. Great to use in hot spots where other plants fail to thrive. This variety is a bold foliage plant, grown for its thicker velvety leaves, which form a d...
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LAVENDER 'DWARF MONET'
LAVENDER 'DWARF MONET'
PLANTS: PLAMO
This charming dwarf French Lavender has the finest of foliage, slightly greener than other varieties, and darker mauve flowers that appear almost continuously throughout the year. Each felted leaf is delicately toothed and rich in essential oils, pervading the garden with its delightful camphor scent when brushed. The perfect fragrant and colour...
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LAVENDER 'GROSSO'
LAVENDER 'GROSSO'
PLANTS: PLAEG
The most fragrant of all the lavenders, 'Grosso' produces an abundance of violet-blue spikes with high oil content. This is the classic lavender for perfume, decorating the French countryside where it is farmed en masse. 'Grosso' is heat and frost tolerant and adored by bees.
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LAVENDER 'HIDCOTE'
LAVENDER 'HIDCOTE'
PLANTS: PLAH
Famous for the deepest of purple flowers borne on a compact silvery-leaved shrub throughout spring and summer. Prized for its highly aromatic flowers, this lavender is a favourite of oil producers but is equally valuable as a garden plant that thrives in the harshest of summers. Dry-tolerant and adored by bees, this hardy lavender also performs ...
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LAVENDER 'HIDCOTE' (3 Plants)
LAVENDER 'HIDCOTE' (3 Plants)
PLANTS: PLAH3
MEMBERS SAVE WITH MULTIPACKS. Famous for the deepest of purple flowers borne on a compact silvery-leaved shrub throughout spring and summer. The highly aromatic flowers make this lavender a favourite for oil producers but is equally valuable as a garden plant that thrives in the harshest of summers. Dry-tolerant, adored by bees, this hardy laven...
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MOROCCAN DAISY
MOROCCAN DAISY
PLANTS: PMODA
From the sun-baked hills of Morocco comes this beautiful pink daisy. Produces a continual succession of clear pink flowers, each with a darkened eye, over mounds of attractive blue-green leaves. Flowers from spring through summer.
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OREGANO 'ROSENKUPPEL'
OREGANO 'ROSENKUPPEL'
PLANTS: PORO
An ornamental oregano with deep purple bracts topped with pinky-mauve flowers in delicate sprays above the dark green foliage in spring to summer. A tough and dry-tolerant performer, ‘Rosenkuppel’ is a colourful and low maintenance edging or front of border plant, not only for its rich showy flowers, but for its semi-evergreen mat-forming foliag...
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PHLOMIS 'LEMON BLUSH'
PHLOMIS 'LEMON BLUSH'
PLANTS: PPHI
Masses of soft yellow-primrose hooded flowers, faintly blushed pink, are held in whorls along upright spires during spring and occasionally in summer. The soft felted grey-green heart-shaped leaves with softer grey edges and undersides form a dense, handsome foliage mound all year, providing a great foil for other colourful perennials. Thriving ...
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SALVIA AFRICANA-LUTEA
SALVIA AFRICANA-LUTEA
PLANTS: PSAAFL
Standard texts say that this salvia will flower from spring to the first frosts but ours at Heronswood seems to keep flowering all year. Striking rust-brown flowers emerge from soft yellow buds, which provide a contrast to the small aromatic grey-green leaves. This dense evergreen shrub clips well, suitable for a screen, hedge or feature in a fu...
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SALVIA LANCEOLATA
SALVIA LANCEOLATA
PLANTS: PSALN
Another South African native salvia, this one flowers through the heat of summer with hooded flowers that emerge yellow, then fade off to a dusky-pink. A neat little evergreen shrub with compact grey leaves.
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SALVIA MUIRII
SALVIA MUIRII
PLANTS: PSAMU
An exceptionally tough salvia originating from South Africa. The dainty pale sky-blue flowers cover this compact shrub-like salvia from spring through to autumn. Small soft green leaves lend well to clipping for small hedges or features. The perfect candidate as a foreground planting in dry-tolerant or gravel gardens, it copes well in tough cond...
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Waves of Blue cut flower collection
Waves of Blue cut flower collection
SEEDS: S912
Produces nature's finest, enchanting shades of blues and whites. Freshly picked, gathered and hand arranged, these plants give a long-lasting, elegant floral arrangement that is sure to impress. Includes Delphinium Butterfly Mix, Blue Sea Holly, Salvia Blue Monday and False Queen Anne's Lace.
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CITRUS STARTER PACK
CITRUS STARTER PACK
PLANTS: WCITSP
If you’re thinking about growing your own citrus at home, this is the ultimate starter collection. We’ve combined five of our favourite varieties to help you create your own citrus grove, including one plant each of Orange ‘Lane’s Late’, Lemon ‘Prior Lisbon’, Lime ‘Tahitian’, Tangelo ‘Minneola’ and Mandarin ‘Imperial’. Once established, you’ll b...
Member $170.00
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2 year membership + Garden Calendar and 2 Seed Packets
2 year membership + Garden Calendar and 2 Seed Packets
Membership: MNE2CA2
Join the club and receive an exclusive gift, valued at $30. A stunning calendar featuring key dates, a guide to which seeds to sow each month and plenty of space to add your own events. Plus two free packets of some popular seeds – Tomato 'Black Cherry' and Lettuce Heirloom Mix.
Member $79.00
Non-Member $79.00
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