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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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ACHILLEA 'HELLA GLASHOFF'
ACHILLEA 'HELLA GLASHOFF'
PLANTS: PACHG
A stout, free-flowering yarrow producing a long display of flattened, lemon-yellow flowerheads. Provides a perfect foil when combined with agastache, catmint and meadow sage. Clumping mounds of ferny foliage are ...
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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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BABY SUN ROSE
BABY SUN ROSE
PLANTS: PAPT
The perfect ground cover for sun-drenched slopes, this spreading succulent soaks up the searing summer sun while keeping the soil cool and weed-free. Not just a hardy living mulch, toss the piquant leaves into a salad too! ...
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ECHIUM 'HERONSWOOD BLUE'
ECHIUM 'HERONSWOOD BLUE'
PLANTS: WECHB
Originally selected from a chance seedling at Heronswood, this echium is covered with tall candle-like spikes of cool sky-blue in spring. Ideal for attracting bees to your garden to increase pollination of all your ...
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ECHIUM 'HERONSWOOD PINK'
ECHIUM 'HERONSWOOD PINK'
PLANTS: WECHP
Fat, mid-pink candles of flowers are produced over a compact shrub. Growing and flowering much like the familiar blue Pride of Madeira, except you can use this one with pastel colour combinations, even in the hottest ...
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ECHIUM 'HERONSWOOD WHITE'
ECHIUM 'HERONSWOOD WHITE'
PLANTS: WECHW
SOLD OUT. Candles of glistening white flowers are held over architectural grey foliage, bringing a touch of elegance to the dry garden. Exclusive to Diggers, this Mediterranean shrub thrives in our arid summers, ...
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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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GERANIUM INCANUM
GERANIUM INCANUM
PLANTS: PGEIN
A wonderful spreading, ground-hugging geranium suitable for use as a living mulch. Happily smothers weeds flowering in abundance. Fine soft foliage is adorned with up to six months of fine purple flowers. Plant ...
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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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HANGING ROSEMARY
HANGING ROSEMARY
PLANTS: PROS
A carpet of fragrant foliage to drape over walls or to use as a ground cover, this excellent culinary rosemary is also tolerant of drought and seaspray. Revels in full sun. Delicious with lamb roast and potatoes.
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LEMON THYME
LEMON THYME
PLANTS: PTHL
A lemony version of this popular garden staple, the fragrant foliage is perfectly paired with fish or poultry dishes. Masses of pink spring blossoms attract the bees while the foliage deters the bad bugs.
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MINORCAN COTTON LAVENDER
MINORCAN COTTON LAVENDER
PLANTS: PSANM
From the sun drenched Balearic Islands comes this carpeting cotton lavender. A spreading prostrate shrub, this remarkable species has evolved to survive the dry windswept coastlines. During late spring, the ...
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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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NEW ZEALAND LILY 'MATAPOURI BAY'
NEW ZEALAND LILY 'MATAPOURI BAY'
PLANTS: PARCM
Also known as the 'Renga Renga Lily', this robust variety was selected for its superior waxy blue-green foliage produced in dense clumps. During spring, branching flowerheads carry numerous white stars. The solution for any dry shady site. Tolerant of coastal conditions.
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NEW ZEALAND WIND GRASS
NEW ZEALAND WIND GRASS
PLANTS: PNZWG
A compact elegant ornamental grass with narrow arching leaves that blush with auburn tones in autumn and summer. An excellent addition to the perennial border and a highlight all year round.
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Pink Evening Primrose
Pink Evening Primrose
PLANTS: PEVP
Generous and exuberant, evening primrose flowers all summer, with soft pink flowers in such profusion they provide months of colour. Best planted as a border or ground cover in high traffic areas to contain its spread.
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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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SILVER TRAILING GAZANIA
SILVER TRAILING GAZANIA
PLANTS: PGAZR
Bright yellow sunny daisies are sprinkled across the neat silver-grey leaves of this incredibly tough ground cover in spring and early summer. An excellent living mulch which grows well in sandy soils and coastal ...
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STRAWBERRY 'CHANDLER' POTTED
STRAWBERRY 'CHANDLER' POTTED
PLANTS: PSTCHP
The most delicious of all the large fruited strawberries. Huge berries up to 60g are produced in profusion in summer. Easy to grow in most climates, these have to be the chef's choice. 82/100 in our taste tests.
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MULTIFLORA PINK ROSE CLUB SPECIAL 10
MULTIFLORA PINK ROSE CLUB SPECIAL 10
PLANTS: RMULP10
A profusion of apple blossom pink flowers in Spring smother this vigorous self supporting rose. This fast growing thicket becomes an ideal farm fence or informal hedge. 10 plants.
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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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