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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ACHILLEA 'TERRACOTTA'
ACHILLEA 'TERRACOTTA'
PLANTS: PACT
This variable achillea produces plate-like flowerheads 10cm across which open as a firey-orange and fade to yellow like sunset on water as the flowers age. An essential plant for our long summers, achilleas flower ...
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AEONIUM 'VELOUR'
AEONIUM 'VELOUR'
PLANTS: PAVE
Another aeonium from the `Atropurpureum' stable from which the jet black `Schwarzkopf' was selected. This one has a more rounded form with compact rosettes that retain a green centre - a vivid contrast to the deep ...
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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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ALOE 'BUSH BABY YELLOW'
ALOE 'BUSH BABY YELLOW'
PLANTS: PALBB
Fine, upright, soft-green leaves are topped with clear, yellow nectar-rich flowers during summer. A compact aloe suited to frost-free gardens. The flower spikes unfurl from the base to the tip creating a subtle, but ...
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ALOE ECHIDNA R
ALOE ECHIDNA R
PLANTS: PALNN
Named for its similar appearance to Australia's favourite spiky marsupial, this small, rounded aloe produces a mass of stems bicoloured pastel red to cream bi-coloured flowers in winter. Compact and best suited the front of ...
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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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ANTHEMIS 'E.C. BUXTON'
ANTHEMIS 'E.C. BUXTON'
PLANTS: PANEC
Pale-yellow daisies cover the ferny, ground-hugging foliage. Beth Chatto lists this as one of the 10 best plants in her garden. Combine with hot coloured dahlias or blue catmints and salvias. Flowers profusely from ...
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BAY TREE
BAY TREE
PLANTS: WBAT
Aromatic, deep green leaves best-known as an essential ingredient in casseroles and bolognese. Plant as a feature tree, hedge or clip for topiary. Drought and salt-tolerant once established. Prune to maintain ...
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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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CARYOPTERIS 'WORCESTER GOLD'
CARYOPTERIS 'WORCESTER GOLD'
PLANTS: WCAW
There is life after Christmas with this aromatic shrub which revels in our hot summers. Cool, lilac-blue fuzzy flowers adorn this colourful shrub throughout autumn, while bright lemon-green foliage illuminates the garden ...
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ECHEVERIA IMBRICATA
ECHEVERIA IMBRICATA
PLANTS: WECIM
The symmetrical configuration of the leaves combined with the soft dusky hue makes this sun-loving ground cover one of the most useful plants in the garden. Happy in open ground or in a container, the soft blue leaves, tinged with pink combine well with other succulents and ground covers. Suitable for use as an edging plant along pathways and ga...
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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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Gaillardia 'Arizona Apricot'
Gaillardia 'Arizona Apricot'
PLANTS: PGAAA
A blaze of summer colour, this compact green mound is studded in cheerful golden-apricot flowers. Each petal is painted a rich apricot, fading to gold at the tip. A compact and tidy perennial, smothered in flowers from ...
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GREEK OREGANO
GREEK OREGANO
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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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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LORD HOWE 'WEDDING LILY'
LORD HOWE 'WEDDING LILY'
PLANTS: PDIRO
This rare plant, known to botanists for years, is now available to gardeners. Endemic to Lord Howe Island, 600km off the north NSW coast, this lily is a botanical curio with its closest relatives native to South ...
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MARJORAM GOLDEN
MARJORAM GOLDEN
PLANTS: PMAG
Striking, golden foliage makes this culinary herb beautifully decorative as a ground cover or edging plant. Fewer flowers extends its culinary season and flavour. Tolerant of poor soils, drought and frost. Plant in...
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MEXICAN SAGE
MEXICAN SAGE
PLANTS: PSALE
Not only are the flowers constructed from intensely magenta-purple velvet, the foliage is crinkled sage-grey on one side and cotton wool on the other. A garden winner with both excellent flower and foliage ...
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MONTHLY RAIN GAUGE
MONTHLY RAIN GAUGE
HARDWARE: HRG
Rain Gauge, made from tough virtually unbreakable UV stabilised scratch resistant clear plastic. Has easy to read separate raised graduation jug in mm and inches with large heavy duty funnel. Comes ...
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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 gives 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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SCABIOSA COLUMBARIA
SCABIOSA COLUMBARIA
PLANTS: PSCC
Pincushion is a reliable garden perennial with green, ferny foliage which spreads comfortably across the ground to form an attractive living mulch. The pale-violet blooms sit atop near-invisible stems, creating the ...
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TRADESCANTIA 'PURPLE HEART'
TRADESCANTIA 'PURPLE HEART'
PLANTS: WPUT
A striking foliage plant that's perfect for even the toughest locations. Plant in full sun to bring out the most intense magenta-purple colour in the foliage. An excellent spreading plant for rockeries and rough ...
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TREE EUPHORBIA
TREE EUPHORBIA
PLANTS: PEUL
Perfectly symmetrical rosettes of leaf are crowned with acid green flowers in Spring. Forming a clear trunk with a tuft of leaves at the top, this Euphorbia looks like it was designed by Dr. Seuss! Protect from frost ...
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EDIBLE FLOWER COLLECTION
EDIBLE FLOWER COLLECTION
SEEDS: S916
Edible flowers tick all the boxes. They bring colour, flavour and vitality to the plate and to your garden. And the selection we offer here are all fun and easy to grow too. The collection includes Borage for sensational ice cubes for summer Pimms, Calendula for the soft orange petals to spark up salads, Nasturtium for its warm spicy leaves, Mar...
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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. Includes one plant of Gordo Blanco and one plant of Black Muscat. The perfect duo for covering a trellis, arbour or pergola.
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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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