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Drought tolerant garden

We have been trialing drought tolerant plants for over 30 years and offer an excellent range for all Australian gardens.
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BAY TREE
BAY TREE
PLANTS: WBAT
Popular for its aromatic deep green leaves, which are best-known as an essential ingredient in casseroles and bolognese. Bay can be planted as a feature tree, pruned to maintain compact height and width as a hedge and even clipped for topiary. Drought and salt-tolerant once established. Slow growing, they rarely reach their height potential, mak...
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CATMINT 'WALKER'S LOW'
CATMINT 'WALKER'S LOW'
PLANTS: PCAWA
A classic, low growing edging or border plant for a sunny position, just as at home beneath old-world roses where it is an exceptional companion plant. Long flowering and vigorous, this repeat flowering catmint provides months of colour from spring to autumn with its beautiful mauve-blue flower spikes, bringing beneficial insects and pollinators...
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DIERAMA TRICHORHIZUM
DIERAMA TRICHORHIZUM
PLANTS: PDITR
One look at these mauve bell-like flowers and it’s easy to see how they got their common name of Fairy’s Fishing Rod. Hailing from South Africa, this Dierama is as hardy as it is beautiful. One of the smallest varieties, it requires a well-drained position.
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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 'SILVER PINK'
ECHIUM 'SILVER PINK'
PLANTS: WECS
Hailing from the exotic island of Tenerife, the largest of Spain's Canary Islands, this stunning echium is covered in fat spikes of the softest pale-pink offset by intense, silver foliage. Grow as an informal ...
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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 ...
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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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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 that rarely flowers, grown for its thicker, velvety leaves that form a dense, rapidl...
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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 a high oil content. This is the classic lavender for perfume, decorating the French countryside where it is farmed en ...
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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. Drought-tolerant, adored by bees, this hardy lavender also perform...
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LEMON VERBENA
LEMON VERBENA
PLANTS: WLEV
This semi-deciduous shrub has highly lemon-scented leaves which can be used to make an invigorating tea, flavour cold water, or can be dried for perfumed sachets. Also useful as a hedge or a privacy screen.
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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 ...
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Oregano ‘Greek’
Oregano ‘Greek’
PLANTS: PORV
Oregano is closely related to marjoram but has a coarser texture and a stronger flavour. Greek Oregano, known locally as `rigani', has very pungent dried flower-tops that are most commonly used in Greek cooking. ...
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PHLOMIS 'LEMON BLUSH'
PHLOMIS 'LEMON BLUSH'
PLANTS: PPHI
Whorls 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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PINK EVENING PRIMROSE
PINK EVENING PRIMROSE
PLANTS: PEVP
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 traffic areas to contain its spr...
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PINK VALERIAN
PINK VALERIAN
PLANTS: PVAR
This old-world favourite Valerian is a spring stalwart, producing huge airy heads of reddish-pink, sweetly scented flowers over a long period. The colourful, rosy display and blue-green fleshy foliage combine well with most cottage plants, particularly spring flowering bearded iris. Centranthus will repeat flower in autumn, if trimmed back in su...
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SALVIA 'AFRICAN SKY'
SALVIA 'AFRICAN SKY'
PLANTS: PSAAF
A very tough salvia tolerant of full sun, shade, coastal conditions and light frost. Exceptionally drought tolerant and long flowering from spring through to autumn with each 10-15cm flower stem opening gradually from the base to the tip to extend blooms. Aromatic, light-green foliage and prominent two-toned pale mauve-blue and white flowers on ...
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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. Attractive to bees and other pollinators with striking rust brown flowers emerging from soft yellow buds that provide a contrast to the small aromatic grey-green leaves. This dense, evergreen shrub clips well, ...
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SALVIA AZUREA
SALVIA AZUREA
PLANTS: PSAAZ
Mass flowers of the softest sky-blue are the reward for even the laziest gardener. Flowering in full sun during summer and peaking in autumn. The heavenly blue flowers on erect, green flowering stems are held aloft linear grey-green foliage, providing a perfect landing for bees and beneficial insects. A herbaceous perennial that dies down over w...
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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 drought-tolerant or gravel gardens, it copes well in tough ...
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TEUCRIUM BETONICUM
TEUCRIUM BETONICUM
PLANTS: PTBE
A small to medium evergreen shrub with both foliage and flower appeal year-round. Soft sage-green leaves with ruffled margins clothe a dense shrub, complemented by small spikes of purple flowers held aloft the foliage through spring and summer. A tough drought and frost tolerant long-term performer in the grey garden or dry border in full sun or...
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THYME 'CREEPING PINK'
THYME 'CREEPING PINK'
PLANTS: PTCP
An edible and decorative ground cover thyme that forms a carpet of flowers from mid-summer. Popular with bees and butterflies, this hardy ground cover is as at home in the herb garden as it is among summer flowering perennials.
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TURKEY OAK
TURKEY OAK
PLANTS: WOAT
A handsome mid-sized deciduous oak, with glossy ornately-lobed leaves, which change to a buttery-yellow during autumn. Although known as the Turkey Oak, it is widespread throughout Asia Minor and southern Europe. Mature specimens develop a rounded crown, with lower lateral branches weeping with age. Being fast growing and tolerant of salt spray,...
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GARLIC GAMBLER'S CHOICE
GARLIC GAMBLER'S CHOICE
BULBS: BGACOG
LAST REMAINING STOCK Gamblers Choice, lucky dip selection of garlic. Garlic needs to be planted soon, so we are clearing remaining stock with this discounted offer! Great tasting garlic ready to harvest at the start of summer, with up to 12 months of storing, you will have enough to last all year with this pack! Includes 4 packs, each with 2 hea...
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OLD WORLD ROSE COLLECTION
OLD WORLD ROSE COLLECTION
PLANTS: RCOOW
PREORDER. Cultivate romance in your garden with an easy collection of heirloom bare root roses both fragrant and dreamy. The collection includes three old world rose varieties 'Madame Isaac Periere', Rugosa 'Roseraie De L'Hay' and climber 'Mutabilis' for wonder and beauty. PREORDER. BAREROOT ROSES WILL BE DESPATCHED FROM MID-JULY
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2 year membership  + Free Seed Sowing Poster and 2 seed packets
2 year membership + Free Seed Sowing Poster and 2 seed packets
Membership: MNE2SP2
A beautifully illustrated heirloom ‘sow what when’ poster for all areas of Australia so that you'll never have to think about what to sow this month again! You will also receive some free Cauliflower 'Mini' and Kale 'Red Russian' seeds to get your garden started.
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