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Ground Covers

Ground covers are invaluable for smothering weeds and conserving soil moisture. We have a range of ground hugging plants available that are easy to grow and fill the most difficult of sites.
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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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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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BALLOTA 'DWARF'
BALLOTA 'DWARF'
PLANTS: PBAP
Useful in any garden, the dense, felted, silver-grey leaves are the perfect complement to pastel plantings, grasses and other perennials.
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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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BLUE GRASS 'Elijah Blue'
BLUE GRASS 'Elijah Blue'
PLANTS: PFEEJ
The bluest of the blue fescues, this grass is the perfect foil for tough summer lavenders and perennials as it holds its form and colour for the whole season. Plant in groups of three or more for maximum impact.
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COMMON SAGE
COMMON SAGE
PLANTS: PSAG
Every herb garden needs sage and every cook appreciates the versatility of this culinary herb. Use it in stuffings, to make sage butter or to add flavour to chicken dishes. It's a wonderful addition to any garden for ...
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CONVOLVULUS SABATIUS
CONVOLVULUS SABATIUS
PLANTS: PCOSA
A vigorous ground cover to drape over rocks, spill down steep slopes, pour out of pots, or as a reliable ground cover in dry, sunny spots. The gently creeping leaves form a thick, living mulch and the cool, blue ...
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DOUBLE MAUVE PARMA VIOLET
DOUBLE MAUVE PARMA VIOLET
PLANTS: PVIDM
Parma violets were a favourite of Empress Josephine and have been in cultivation since the 18th century. Highly fragrant and originally grown for their perfume, this violet bears delicately streaked flowers of ...
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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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GARDEN THYME
GARDEN THYME
PLANTS: PTHCO
The most commonly used kitchen herb, thyme is a staple for any herb garden. Easy to grow in dry and sunny spots, thyme forms a dense, weed-suppressing ground cover that has a delicate and attractive flower ...
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Gaura 'SUMMER BREEZE'
Gaura 'SUMMER BREEZE'
PLANTS: PGAS
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. ...
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GERANIUM 'ROZANNE'
GERANIUM 'ROZANNE'
PLANTS: PGERO
Bright violet-blue flowers, each with a white central eye, adorn this cranesbill for months on end. Delicate red veins radiate outward into each petal. Come early spring, beautiful lobed foliage emerges, forming a neat, low mound. Flowers are soon produced and will extend throughout autumn after a light trim in summer. A perfect choice for plant...
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GREEK MOUNTAIN TEA
GREEK MOUNTAIN TEA
PLANTS: WTEG
This tough Mediterranean herb forms a decorative carpet of felted silver leaves. During spring, furry green spikes of acid-yellow flowers appear. A perfect ground cover for any sun-baked spot.
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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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LAVENDER 'HIDCOTE'
LAVENDER 'HIDCOTE'
PLANTS: PLAH
Famous for the deepest of purple flowers borne on a compact silvery-leaved shrub. Prized for its highly aromatic flowers, this lavender is favoured by oil producers, but is equally valuable as a garden plant that thrives in the harshest of summers. Drought-tolerant.
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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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OREGANO 'ROSENKUPPEL'
OREGANO 'ROSENKUPPEL'
PLANTS: PORO
A compact ornamental oregano with deep purple bracts, topped with pinky-mauve flowers in delicate sprays above the dark green foliage.
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OREGANO 'THUMBLES GOLD'
OREGANO 'THUMBLES GOLD'
PLANTS: PORTG
Edible and ornamental, this less vigorous variety of oregano is an excellent ground cover, useful foliage plant and wonderful addition to the herb or kitchen garden, offering vibrant foliage contrasts and spicy, ...
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PINK VALERIAN
PINK VALERIAN
PLANTS: PVAR
This perennial valerian is a spring stalwart, producing huge airy heads of reddish-pink flowers. This rosy display combines well with most cottage plants. After a hard summer trim, centranthus will repeat flower during ...
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SEDUM 'BERTRAM ANDERSON'
SEDUM 'BERTRAM ANDERSON'
PLANTS: PSEBE
A stunning deep-purple foliaged ground cover with star-shaped pink flowers held in umbels. The perfect contrast against grey foliage plants and ideal positioned at the front of garden beds and borders.
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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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Sicilian Chamomile
Sicilian Chamomile
PLANTS: PANCU
A hardy evergreen perennial with large 6cm diameter white daisy flowers from spring to summer and striking blue-grey foliage in winter.
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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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COMPLETE AUTUMN VEGIE PATCH COLLECTION
COMPLETE AUTUMN VEGIE PATCH COLLECTION
SEEDS: SCAVPC
A collection of our favourite cool season crops to fill your garden with produce this winter and early spring. Includes Broad Bean 'Çhocolate Flowered', Broccoli 'Green Sprouting', Cabbage 'Mini Wombok', Carrot 'Paris Market', Cauliflower 'Mini', Kale 'Halbhoher Gruner', Lettuce Heirloom Mix, Parsnip 'Hollow Crown', Pea 'Greenfeast', Radish 'Fre...
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2yr membership +FREE vegie seeds
2yr membership +FREE vegie seeds
Membership: MNE2VS
Grow the best tasting vegies with free Carrot 'Purple Dragon', Broccoli 'Romanesco' and Silverbeet 'Five Colour Mix' and Spring Onion 'Red' seeds (one packet of each, valued at $21).
Member $79.00
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