Plants 1m and Under

Discover an exceptional selection of premium plants that grow under 1.0m on the Sunshine Coast. Perfect for small gardens, patios, and indoor spaces, Pots etc. our range includes quality healthy plants that we grow well on the Sunshine Coast, lush foliage, and hardy plants. Plants are grown in Full sun and are ready to go straight into the ground and your next gardening project. Visit us today to find the perfect addition to your garden!

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Alternanthera Little Ruby

Alternanthera Little Ruby

Description: Alternanthera 'Little Ruby', commonly known as Little Ruby Alternanthera, is a striking evergreen groundcover prized for its vibrant, deep burgundy foliage. This compact plant is particularly valued for its colorful foliage and low-maintenance nature, making it an excellent choice for garden beds, borders, and containers. Flowers: Blooms: The plant produces small, inconspicuous white flowers in summer. While the flowers are not significant for ornamental value, they add a delicate touch to the foliage. Fragrance: The flowers have no notable fragrance. Foliage: Leaves: The leaves are small, oval, and deep burgundy to dark purple, providing a rich and vibrant appearance year-round. The foliage's intense color makes it a standout in any garden setting. Seasonal Color: The foliage maintains its deep burgundy color throughout the year, adding continuous visual interest. Fruit: Fruit: The plant rarely produces noticeable fruit. The primary ornamental value lies in its foliage. Form and Size: Size: Typically grows 30-40 cm tall and 60-90 cm wide, forming a dense, low-growing mat. Habit: Low-growing and spreading, making it suitable for various landscape uses as a groundcover or in mixed plantings. Growing Conditions: Climate: Thrives in tropical to subtropical climates and is suitable for various regions in Australia. It can tolerate light frosts but prefers warmer conditions. Soil: Prefers well-draining, fertile soils but can adapt to a variety of soil types, including sandy and loamy soils. Avoid waterlogged conditions. Sunlight: Best grown in full sun to partial shade. Full sun promotes the best foliage color, while partial shade is tolerated. Watering: Regular watering during the establishment phase is crucial. Once established, it benefits from consistent moisture but can tolerate short periods of drought. Uses: Groundcover: Highly valued as a groundcover for its low, spreading habit and vibrant foliage. Borders and Edging: Ideal for creating colorful borders and edging in garden beds. Containers: Perfect for pots and containers, adding a splash of color to patios, balconies, and small gardens. Mixed Plantings: Suitable for mixed plantings and garden beds, providing a contrasting color to green-leaved plants. Maintenance: Pruning: Trim back occasionally to maintain shape and encourage bushier growth. Pinching back tips promotes denser foliage. Fertilizing: Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in early spring to promote healthy growth and vibrant foliage color. Pests and Diseases: Generally pest and disease-resistant. Monitor for common pests such as aphids and spider mites. Good air circulation and proper watering practices help prevent fungal diseases. Notes: Hardiness: Hardy in USDA zones 9-11. In cooler regions of Australia, provide protection from severe frost to prevent damage to new growth. Companion Plants: Pair with other colorful perennials and annuals such as coleus, petunias, and marigolds to create a vibrant and diverse garden display. Propagation: Propagate by softwood cuttings in spring or by division. Alternanthera 'Little Ruby' Common Name: Little Ruby Alternanthera Botanical Name: Alternanthera dentata 'Little Ruby' Family: Amaranthaceae Origin: Native to Central and South America, cultivated variety of Alternanthera

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Bidens ferulifolia Goldilocks Rocks

Description Bidens ferulifolia 'Goldilocks Rocks' is a vigorous, mounding annual known for its bright, cheerful flowers and finely divided, fern-like foliage. It is a popular choice for adding a splash of color to garden beds, borders, hanging baskets, and containers. Flowers The plant produces an abundance of small, golden-yellow, daisy-like flowers that bloom profusely from spring to frost. The flowers have a central disc surrounded by ray petals, creating a bright and sunny appearance. Foliage The foliage of 'Goldilocks Rocks' is finely divided and fern-like, with a lush green color. The leaves are delicate and airy, providing an attractive backdrop to the bright flowers. Fruit Bidens ferulifolia can produce small seeds after flowering, but the plant is primarily grown for its ornamental blooms. Form and Size 'Goldilocks Rocks' has a mounding, trailing growth habit, typically reaching a height of 30-45 cm (12-18 inches) and spreading up to 60 cm (24 inches). Its cascading form makes it ideal for hanging baskets and containers. Growing Conditions Light: Prefers full sun to part shade. It performs best with at least 6 hours of direct sunlight daily. Water: Requires regular watering to keep the soil evenly moist, especially during hot, dry periods. Ensure good drainage to prevent root rot. Humidity: Tolerant of a wide range of humidity levels but performs best in moderate to high humidity. Temperature: Thrives in warm temperatures and is frost-sensitive. Ideal growing temperatures are between 18-30°C (65-85°F). Uses Bidens 'Goldilocks Rocks' is perfect for: Adding vibrant color to garden beds and borders Filling hanging baskets and containers Creating a cheerful ground cover Complementing other flowering annuals in mixed plantings Maintenance Pruning: Deadhead spent flowers regularly to encourage continuous blooming. Lightly trim the plant if it becomes leggy to maintain a compact form. Repotting: Not typically necessary for annuals. However, if growing in containers, refresh the soil each growing season. Pests: Generally pest-resistant but can occasionally be affected by aphids or whiteflies. Treat infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil. Notes Bidens 'Goldilocks Rocks' is a low-maintenance plant that provides long-lasting color throughout the growing season. It attracts pollinators such as bees and butterflies, making it a valuable addition to pollinator-friendly gardens. Companion Plants Petunias Verbena Calibrachoa Lobelia These plants share similar growing conditions and can create stunning mixed plantings with Bidens 'Goldilocks Rocks'. Bidens ferulifolia 'Goldilocks Rocks' Common Name Bidens, Goldilocks Rocks Botanical Name Bidens ferulifolia 'Goldilocks Rocks' Family Asteraceae Origin Native to the southwestern United States, Mexico, Central America, and South America.

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Cuphea White

Description Cuphea ‘White’, commonly known as White Cuphea, is a small, compact shrub admired for its abundant, delicate white flowers and vibrant green foliage. This versatile plant is well-suited for garden beds, borders, and containers, providing year-round interest and color. Flowers White Cuphea produces numerous small, tubular white flowers with a delicate, airy appearance. The flowers bloom profusely throughout the year, attracting pollinators such as bees and butterflies to the garden. Foliage The foliage of Cuphea ‘White’ consists of small, lance-shaped leaves that are bright green and densely packed along the stems. The lush foliage forms a neat and attractive mound, adding to the plant’s ornamental value. Form and Size Cuphea ‘White’ typically grows to a height of 30-60 cm with a similar spread. It has a compact, rounded form that makes it ideal for use as an edging plant or in mixed borders. Growing Conditions Soil: Prefers well-drained, fertile soils but can tolerate a range of soil types, including sandy and loamy soils. Sunlight: Thrives in full sun to partial shade. It performs best with at least 4-6 hours of direct sunlight daily. Water: Requires regular watering, especially during dry periods. Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Climate: Suitable for warm, temperate climates. It is frost-sensitive and should be protected from cold temperatures. Uses Garden Beds and Borders: Ideal for adding color and texture to garden beds and borders. Its compact size makes it perfect for edging. Containers: Can be grown in pots and containers, making it a versatile choice for patios, balconies, and small garden spaces. Ground Cover: Works well as a ground cover, providing a lush, green carpet dotted with white flowers. Maintenance Pruning: Light pruning is beneficial to maintain a compact shape and encourage bushier growth. Remove spent flowers to promote continuous blooming. Fertilizing: Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer during the growing season to support healthy growth and flowering. Pest and Disease: Generally pest-resistant but can occasionally be affected by aphids or whiteflies. Monitor regularly and treat as needed. Notes Cuphea ‘White’ is a charming and low-maintenance plant that adds a touch of elegance to any garden setting. Its continuous blooming and compact form make it a popular choice for both novice and experienced gardeners. Companion Plants Salvia spp. (Sage) Lavandula spp. (Lavender) Gaura lindheimeri (Gaura) Heuchera spp. (Coral Bells) Common Name White Cuphea Botanical Name Cuphea ‘White’ Family Lythraceae Origin Native to the tropical and subtropical regions of Central and South America, Cuphea has been cultivated widely for ornamental use in gardens around the world.

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Dichondra Silver Falls

Dichondra Silver Falls

Description Dichondra ‘Silver Falls’, commonly known as Silver Falls Dichondra, is a trailing perennial plant prized for its beautiful, silver-gray foliage and cascading growth habit. It is an excellent choice for hanging baskets, ground cover, and as a spiller in mixed containers, providing a striking contrast to other plants. Flowers Silver Falls Dichondra produces small, inconspicuous white to pale green flowers. While the flowers are not a significant ornamental feature, they add a subtle touch of interest to the foliage. Foliage The foliage of Dichondra ‘Silver Falls’ consists of small, rounded leaves with a distinctive silver-gray hue. The leaves are densely packed along the trailing stems, creating a lush, cascading effect that is highly ornamental. Form and Size Silver Falls Dichondra has a prostrate, trailing growth habit, typically reaching a length of 1-1.5 meters. It forms a dense, mat-like ground cover or a cascading waterfall effect when grown in containers or hanging baskets. Growing Conditions Soil: Prefers well-drained soils, ranging from sandy to loamy. It is tolerant of poor soil conditions but thrives in fertile, well-draining substrates. Sunlight: Grows best in full sun to partial shade. Full sun exposure enhances the silver coloration of the foliage. Water: Requires moderate watering. It is drought-tolerant once established but performs best with regular watering, especially during dry periods. Climate: Suitable for warm, temperate, and subtropical climates. It can tolerate light frosts but should be protected from severe cold. Uses Ground Cover: Ideal for use as a ground cover, providing a dense, silver carpet that suppresses weeds and adds visual interest. Hanging Baskets: Perfect for hanging baskets, where its trailing stems can cascade over the edges, creating a stunning waterfall effect. Containers: Works well in mixed containers as a spiller plant, complementing upright and bushy plants with its trailing habit. Landscaping: Used in rock gardens, along retaining walls, and in borders to add texture and color contrast. Maintenance Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Trim back stems as needed to control growth and maintain shape. Fertilizing: Benefits from occasional feeding with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer during the growing season. Pest and Disease: Generally pest-free but can be susceptible to root rot in poorly drained soils. Ensure good drainage to prevent issues. Notes Dichondra ‘Silver Falls’ is a low-maintenance and versatile plant that adds a touch of elegance to any garden or landscape. Its unique silver foliage and cascading growth make it a standout choice for various planting applications. Companion Plants Petunia spp. (Petunia) Bacopa spp. (Sutera) Calibrachoa spp. (Million Bells) Euphorbia ‘Diamond Frost’ Common Name Silver Falls Dichondra Botanical Name Dichondra argentea ‘Silver Falls’ Family Convolvulaceae Origin Native to the southwestern United States and Mexico, Dichondra ‘Silver Falls’ has become popular in gardens worldwide for its ornamental foliage and versatile growth habit.

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Euphorbia Ascot Rainbow

Euphorbia Ascot Rainbow

Euphorbia Ascot Rainbow Grows approx 50cm High x 50cm Wide in Full Sun  Distinct foliage that changes with the seasons Year-round foliage interest As tough as they come - sun, frost, wind: the lot! Euphorbia ‘Ascot Rainbow’ is a favourite the world over. Internationally recognised with an 'Award of Garden Merit' from the prestigious Royal Horticultural Society in the UK, this hardy shrub was selected for its distinctive foliage which changes with the seasons. The foliage displays tones of cream, green and blue merging to stunning red and pink colouring throughout the cooler months of the year. Spikes of flowers in a blend of cream, lime and green appear from late winter through spring. 'Ascot Rainbow' offers extreme tolerance for the hot and dry conditions experienced by Mediterranean gardeners around the world, but can also happily survives frosts, and even snow coverings, as pictured. It truly is a variety for all conditions. With no known pests or diseases and stunning foliage colour throughout the year being highlighted in cooler months of winter. ‘Ascot Rainbow’ with all its attributes is a true performer for the modern garden and landscape. Care Low water requirements. 'Ascot Rainbow' is dry tolerant once established. Plant in most soil types that have good drainage. Euphorbias do not like wet feet. Feed in spring with a slow release fertiliser for optimum results. Pruning generally not required although cutting back spent flower stems to base will encourage a bushier habit. Take care to avoid skin contact with the milky sap as it can be irritating to some - wear gloves and dispose of cuttings. CAUTION - Harmful if eaten/skin & eye irritant. Suggested uses Striking container displays for winter and spring as well as garden plantings Small gardens, patios and courtyards, dry or gravel style gardens or xeriscaping Adding a mediterranean feel to your garden or sunny herbaceous border Year round interest from foliage colour - ideal for structure in perennial borders Coastal regions 

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Euphorbia Silver Swan

Euphorbia Silver Swan

Euphorbia Silver Swan Grows approx 75cm High x 75cm Wide and in Full Sun & Part Shade Beautiful tones of light green and cream Year-round foliage interest As tough as they come - sun, frost, wind: the lot! Euphorbia Silver Swan = 'Wilcott' is a striking architectural delight. Its variegated foliage of grey-green is highlighted with silvery edging year round. This is a variety that will add structure and interest in any setting. A sure show stopper. From late winter through to spring, stunning displays of creamy coloured flower spikes cover the plant. Evergreen and hardy, without any special needs. Care Low water requirements. Dry tolerant once established. Plant in most soil types that have good drainage. Euphorbias do not like wet feet. Feed-in spring with a slow-release fertiliser for optimum results. Pruning is generally not required although cutting back spent flower stems to base will encourage a bushier habit. Take care to avoid skin contact with the milky sap as it can be irritating to some - wear gloves and dispose of cuttings. CAUTION - Harmful if eaten/skin & eye irritant. be irritating to some - wear gloves and dispose of cuttings. CAUTION Harmful if eaten/skin & eye irritant Suggested uses Container displays, small gardens, patios and courtyards  Adding Mediterranean feel to gardens and their unusual colours work well to accent other plants around them Coastal regions Commercial landscapes Its hardy nature and minimal water requirements lend it to dry or gravel style gardens or xeriscaping  

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Evolvulos Pillosus Blue

Description Evolvulus pilosus ‘Blue’, commonly known as Blue Daze, is a low-growing, spreading perennial plant admired for its vibrant blue flowers and silvery-green foliage. This plant is a popular choice for garden beds, borders, hanging baskets, and ground cover due to its continuous blooming and attractive appearance. Flowers Blue Daze produces an abundance of small, sky-blue flowers with a white or yellow center. The flowers bloom profusely from spring through fall, attracting pollinators such as bees and butterflies to the garden. Foliage The foliage of Evolvulus pilosus ‘Blue’ consists of small, oval-shaped leaves covered with fine hairs, giving them a silvery-green appearance. The dense foliage forms a neat, mat-like ground cover that enhances the plant’s ornamental value. Form and Size Blue Daze typically grows to a height of 15-30 cm with a spread of 60-90 cm. It has a low, spreading habit that makes it ideal for use as a ground cover or in cascading arrangements in containers and hanging baskets. Growing Conditions Soil: Prefers well-drained, sandy to loamy soils. It is tolerant of poor soil conditions but performs best in fertile, well-draining soil. Sunlight: Thrives in full sun to partial shade. Full sun exposure encourages more prolific flowering. Water: Requires moderate watering. It is somewhat drought-tolerant once established but benefits from regular watering during dry periods. Climate: Suitable for warm, temperate, and subtropical climates. It can tolerate light frosts but should be protected from severe cold. Uses Ground Cover: Ideal for use as a ground cover, providing a dense, colorful carpet that suppresses weeds and adds visual interest. Hanging Baskets: Perfect for hanging baskets, where its trailing stems can cascade over the edges, creating a stunning display. Containers: Works well in mixed containers as a spiller plant, complementing upright and bushy plants with its spreading habit. Landscaping: Used in garden beds, borders, rock gardens, and along pathways to add texture and color contrast. Maintenance Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Trim back stems as needed to control growth and encourage bushier growth. Fertilizing: Benefits from occasional feeding with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer during the growing season. Pest and Disease: Generally pest-resistant but can be susceptible to root rot in poorly drained soils. Ensure good drainage to prevent issues. Notes Blue Daze is a low-maintenance and versatile plant that adds a splash of vibrant blue to any garden or landscape. Its continuous blooming and spreading habit make it a standout choice for various planting applications. Companion Plants Lantana spp. (Lantana) Portulaca spp. (Moss Rose) Verbena spp. (Verbena) Gaillardia spp. (Blanket Flower) Common Name Blue Daze Botanical Name Evolvulus pilosus ‘Blue’ Family Convolvulaceae Origin Native to Brazil, Evolvulus pilosus ‘Blue’ has become a popular ornamental plant in gardens around the world for its striking blue flowers and hardy nature.

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Evolvulus Pillosus - "Blue Eyes"

Evolvulus Pillosus - "Blue Eyes"

Description: Evolvulus pilosus 'Blue Eyes', commonly known as Blue Eyes or Dwarf Morning Glory, is a charming evergreen perennial prized for its vibrant blue flowers and silvery-green foliage. This groundcover plant is particularly valued for its low-growing, spreading habit, making it an excellent choice for garden beds, borders, and containers. Flowers: Blooms: The plant produces a profusion of small, bright blue, funnel-shaped flowers with a white center. Blooms appear from late spring through autumn, adding a splash of color to the garden. Fragrance: The flowers have no notable fragrance but are highly ornamental. Foliage: Leaves: The leaves are small, oval, and covered with fine hairs, giving them a silvery-green appearance. The foliage provides a soft texture and attractive backdrop to the vibrant flowers. Seasonal Color: The foliage maintains its silvery-green color year-round, with flowers adding seasonal interest. Fruit: Fruit: The plant produces small, inconspicuous seed capsules. These are generally not significant for ornamental value. Form and Size: Size: Typically grows 15-30 cm tall and 60-90 cm wide, forming a low, spreading mat. Habit: Low-growing and spreading, making it suitable for various landscape uses as a groundcover or in hanging baskets. Growing Conditions: Climate: Thrives in temperate to subtropical climates and is suitable for various regions in Australia. It can tolerate light frosts but prefers warmer conditions. Soil: Prefers well-draining, fertile soils but can adapt to a variety of soil types, including sandy and loamy soils. Avoid waterlogged conditions. Sunlight: Best grown in full sun to partial shade. Full sun promotes the best flowering and foliage color, while partial shade is tolerated. Watering: Regular watering during the establishment phase is crucial. Once established, it benefits from consistent moisture but can tolerate short periods of drought. Uses: Groundcover: Highly valued as a groundcover for its low, spreading habit and vibrant flowers. Borders and Edging: Ideal for creating colorful borders and edging in garden beds. Containers: Perfect for pots, containers, and hanging baskets, adding a splash of color to patios, balconies, and small gardens. Rock Gardens: Suitable for rock gardens and other low-water landscapes due to its drought tolerance. Maintenance: Pruning: Trim back occasionally to maintain shape and encourage bushier growth. Remove spent flowers to promote continuous blooming. Fertilizing: Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in early spring to promote healthy growth and abundant flowering. Pests and Diseases: Generally pest and disease-resistant. Monitor for common pests such as aphids and spider mites. Good air circulation and proper watering practices help prevent fungal diseases. Notes: Hardiness: Hardy in USDA zones 9-11. In cooler regions of Australia, provide protection from severe frost to prevent damage to new growth. Companion Plants: Pair with other low-growing perennials and annuals such as gazanias, portulacas, and marigolds to create a vibrant and diverse garden display. Propagation: Propagate by softwood cuttings in spring or by seed. Evolvulus pilosus 'Blue Eyes' Common Name: Blue Eyes, Dwarf Morning Glory Botanical Name: Evolvulus pilosus 'Blue Eyes' Family: Convolvulaceae Origin: Native to Brazil, cultivated variety of Evolvulus

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Gardenia Radicans

Gardenia Radicans

Description Gardenia jasminoides ‘Radicans’, commonly known as Gardenia Radicans, is a low-growing, spreading evergreen shrub prized for its fragrant white flowers and glossy green foliage. This dwarf variety of gardenia is ideal for ground cover, borders, and container plantings, adding elegance and charm to any garden setting. Flowers Gardenia Radicans produces an abundance of small, double white flowers that are highly fragrant. The blooms appear from late spring through summer, providing a delightful scent and attractive display. Foliage The foliage of Gardenia Radicans consists of small, dark green, glossy leaves that are densely packed along the stems. The evergreen leaves retain their vibrant color throughout the year, adding year-round interest to the garden. Form and Size Gardenia Radicans typically grows to a height of 30-45 cm with a spread of 60-90 cm. It has a low, spreading habit, making it ideal for use as a ground cover or in compact garden spaces. Growing Conditions Soil: Prefers well-drained, acidic soils rich in organic matter. It thrives in moist, well-draining soil conditions. Sunlight: Grows best in partial shade to full sun. In hotter climates, partial shade is beneficial to prevent leaf scorch. Water: Requires regular watering to keep the soil consistently moist, especially during dry periods. Avoid waterlogging. Climate: Suitable for warm, temperate, and subtropical climates. It can tolerate light frosts but should be protected from severe cold. Uses Ground Cover: Ideal for use as a ground cover, providing a dense, fragrant carpet that suppresses weeds and adds visual interest. Borders: Perfect for borders, where its low, spreading habit can soften edges and create a cohesive look. Containers: Can be grown in pots and containers, making it a versatile choice for patios, balconies, and small garden spaces. Landscaping: Used in garden beds, rock gardens, and along pathways to add texture, fragrance, and color contrast. Maintenance Pruning: Light pruning is beneficial to maintain a compact shape and encourage bushier growth. Prune after flowering to avoid removing flower buds. Fertilizing: Benefits from regular applications of a balanced, slow-release fertilizer formulated for acid-loving plants during the growing season. Pest and Disease: Generally pest-resistant but can be susceptible to aphids, whiteflies, and spider mites. Monitor regularly and treat as needed. Notes Gardenia Radicans is a charming and low-maintenance plant that adds a touch of elegance and fragrance to any garden or landscape. Its continuous blooming and spreading habit make it a popular choice for both novice and experienced gardeners. Companion Plants Azalea spp. (Azalea) Rhododendron spp. (Rhododendron) Camellia spp. (Camellia) Hydrangea macrophylla (Bigleaf Hydrangea) Common Name Gardenia Radicans Botanical Name Gardenia jasminoides ‘Radicans’ Family Rubiaceae Origin Native to China and Japan, Gardenia jasminoides ‘Radicans’ has been cultivated widely for ornamental use in gardens around the world due to its fragrant flowers and attractive foliage.

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Nandina domestica Magical Daybreak™

Nandina domestica Magical Daybreak™

Description: Nandina domestica 'Magical Daybreak™', commonly known as Magical Daybreak™ Nandina, is an evergreen shrub prized for its striking, multi-colored foliage and compact growth habit. This cultivar is noted for its bright, vibrant colors and low maintenance, making it an excellent choice for various garden settings. Flowers: Blooms: Produces small, white flowers in late spring to early summer. The flowers are borne in clusters and add a delicate touch to the plant. Fragrance: The flowers are not particularly fragrant. Fruit: Fruit: Small, red berries may follow the flowers in autumn. While ornamental, the fruit is not typically a significant feature of this cultivar. Foliage: Leaves: The foliage is the standout feature, with new growth emerging in shades of bright pink, cream, and green. As the leaves mature, they transition to various shades of green, red, and yellow, providing a dynamic, multi-colored display throughout the year. Seasonal Color: Magical Daybreak™ maintains its vibrant foliage color year-round, providing continuous interest. Form and Size: Size: Typically grows 60-90 cm tall and wide, forming a compact, mounded habit. Habit: Upright and bushy, with a dense, rounded shape that makes it suitable for small gardens, borders, and containers. Growing Conditions: Climate: Thrives in temperate to subtropical climates, making it suitable for various regions in Australia. It prefers mild winters and warm summers. Soil: Prefers well-draining, fertile soil but can adapt to a variety of soil types, including sandy and loamy soils. Mulching helps retain moisture and regulate soil temperature. Sunlight: Best grown in full sun to partial shade. Full sun encourages the brightest foliage color, while partial shade is beneficial in hotter climates to prevent leaf scorch. Watering: Regular watering during the establishment phase is crucial. Once established, it is drought-tolerant but benefits from occasional deep watering during prolonged dry spells. Uses: Borders and Edges: Ideal for creating colorful borders and edging in garden beds due to its compact size and vibrant foliage. Specimen Plant: Can be used as a standalone specimen plant in small gardens and courtyards, where its bright foliage can be showcased. Containers: Suitable for growing in large containers or pots on patios and balconies, providing a splash of color throughout the year. Hedges and Screens: Its dense growth makes it suitable for low hedges and privacy screens. Maintenance: Pruning: Minimal pruning is required to maintain its shape. Remove any dead or damaged foliage as needed. Pruning in late winter or early spring can help encourage fresh, new growth. Fertilizing: Apply a balanced fertilizer in early spring to promote healthy growth and maintain vibrant foliage color. Pests and Diseases: Generally resistant to pests and diseases. Monitor for scale insects, aphids, and leaf spot, especially in humid conditions. Notes: Hardiness: Hardy in USDA zones 6-11. In cooler regions of Australia, provide protection from severe frost to prevent damage to young shoots. Companion Plants: Pair with other colorful foliage plants or flowering perennials to create a dynamic garden display. Good companions include Heuchera, Liriope, and ornamental grasses. Nandina domestica 'Magical Daybreak™' Common Name: Magical Daybreak™ Nandina, Heavenly Bamboo Botanical Name: Nandina domestica 'Magical Daybreak™' Family: Berberidaceae Origin: Cultivar selected for its ornamental foliage and vibrant color

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Rhaphiolepis indica Snow Maiden

Rhaphiolepis indica Snow Maiden

Description: Rhaphiolepis indica 'Snow Maiden', commonly known as Snow Maiden Indian Hawthorn, is an evergreen shrub prized for its compact form, attractive foliage, and profusion of white flowers. This cultivar is particularly valued for its hardiness and ornamental appeal, making it an excellent choice for gardens, borders, and containers. Flowers: Blooms: The shrub produces clusters of small, pure white flowers in late winter to early spring. These blossoms add a fresh and elegant touch to the garden and are highly attractive to pollinators. Fragrance: The flowers have a light, pleasant fragrance. Foliage: Leaves: The leaves are glossy, dark green, and leathery, providing a rich backdrop to the flowers. New growth emerges with a bronze tint, adding seasonal interest. Seasonal Color: The foliage maintains its deep green color year-round, with new growth showing a bronzy-red hue. Fruit: Fruit: Small, blue-black berries develop after the flowering period, adding further ornamental interest. These berries are generally not significant but can provide food for birds. Form and Size: Size: Typically grows 0.75-1 meter tall and wide, forming a dense, rounded shape. Habit: Compact and bushy with a well-branched structure, making it suitable for various landscape uses. Growing Conditions: Climate: Thrives in temperate to subtropical climates and is suitable for various regions in Australia. It can tolerate light frosts and coastal conditions. Soil: Prefers well-draining, fertile soils but can adapt to a variety of soil types, including sandy and loamy soils. Avoid waterlogged conditions. Sunlight: Best grown in full sun to partial shade to ensure robust growth and vibrant foliage color. Watering: Regular watering during the establishment phase is crucial. Once established, it benefits from consistent moisture but can tolerate some drought. Uses: Ornamental Shrub: Highly valued as an ornamental shrub for its attractive foliage and prolific white flowers. Hedges and Borders: Ideal for creating low hedges, borders, and foundation plantings due to its dense growth habit. Containers: Suitable for growing in containers, making it a versatile choice for patios and small gardens. Accent Plant: Can be used as an accent plant in larger landscapes or mixed borders. Maintenance: Pruning: Prune after flowering to maintain shape and remove dead or diseased wood. Light pruning encourages bushier growth and enhances the plant’s appearance. Fertilizing: Apply a balanced fertilizer in early spring to promote healthy growth and vibrant foliage color. Pests and Diseases: Generally resistant to many pests and diseases. Monitor for aphids, scale insects, and fungal diseases, especially in humid conditions. Notes: Hardiness: Hardy in USDA zones 8-10. In cooler regions of Australia, provide protection from severe frost to prevent damage to new growth. Companion Plants: Pair with other evergreen shrubs and perennials, such as loropetalums and heucheras, to create a vibrant and colorful garden display. Propagation: Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings in summer or by seed. Rhaphiolepis indica 'Snow Maiden' Common Name: Snow Maiden Indian Hawthorn Botanical Name: Rhaphiolepis indica 'Snow Maiden' Family: Rosaceae Origin: Cultivated variety of Rhaphiolepis indica

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Rhaphiolepis Oriental Pink

Rhaphiolepis Oriental Pink

Description: Rhaphiolepis indica 'Oriental Pink', commonly known as Oriental Pink Indian Hawthorn, is an evergreen shrub admired for its compact form, attractive foliage, and delicate pink flowers. This hardy and low-maintenance plant is particularly valued for its year-round interest and versatility in the landscape, making it an excellent choice for garden beds, borders, and containers. Flowers: Blooms: The plant produces clusters of small, pink, star-shaped flowers in late winter to early spring. The blooms are showy and attract pollinators such as bees and butterflies. Fragrance: The flowers have a light, pleasant fragrance. Foliage: Leaves: The leaves are leathery, dark green, and glossy, providing a lush appearance year-round. New growth often has a reddish tint, adding to the plant's visual interest. Seasonal Color: The foliage remains dark green throughout the year, with new growth providing seasonal color. Fruit: Fruit: The plant produces small, bluish-black berries in late summer to autumn. These berries are attractive to birds but are not typically significant for ornamental value. Form and Size: Size: Typically grows 1-1.5 meters tall and wide, forming a compact, rounded shape. Habit: Upright and bushy with a well-branched structure, making it suitable for various landscape uses. Growing Conditions: Climate: Thrives in temperate to subtropical climates and is suitable for various regions in Australia. It can tolerate light frosts and coastal conditions. Soil: Prefers well-draining, fertile soils but can adapt to a variety of soil types, including sandy and loamy soils. Avoid waterlogged conditions. Sunlight: Best grown in full sun to partial shade. Full sun promotes the best growth and flowering, while partial shade is tolerated. Watering: Regular watering during the establishment phase is crucial. Once established, it benefits from consistent moisture but is drought-tolerant. Uses: Ornamental Shrub: Highly valued as an ornamental shrub for its attractive flowers and foliage. Hedges and Screening: Ideal for creating low to medium hedges, borders, and screens due to its dense growth habit. Containers: Suitable for growing in containers, adding a touch of color to patios, balconies, and small gardens. Coastal Gardens: Perfect for coastal gardens due to its salt tolerance. Maintenance: Pruning: Prune lightly after flowering to maintain shape and encourage bushier growth. Regular pruning helps keep the plant tidy and promotes healthy new growth. Fertilizing: Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in early spring to promote healthy growth and vibrant foliage. Pests and Diseases: Generally resistant to many pests and diseases. Monitor for common pests such as aphids and spider mites. Good air circulation and proper watering practices help prevent fungal diseases. Notes: Hardiness: Hardy in USDA zones 8-10. In cooler regions of Australia, provide protection from severe frost to prevent damage to new growth. Companion Plants: Pair with other evergreen shrubs and perennials, such as camellias, gardenias, and azaleas, to create a harmonious and visually appealing garden display. Propagation: Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings in summer or by seed. Rhaphiolepis 'Oriental Pink' Common Name: Oriental Pink Indian Hawthorn Botanical Name: Rhaphiolepis indica 'Oriental Pink' Family: Rosaceae Origin: Native to Asia, cultivated variety of Rhaphiolepis indica

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Scaevola Mauve Clusters

Description Scaevola aemula ‘Mauve Clusters’, commonly known as Fairy Fan Flower or Fan Flower, is a low-growing, spreading perennial that is celebrated for its unique, fan-shaped mauve flowers and lush green foliage. This hardy and versatile plant is ideal for garden beds, borders, hanging baskets, and containers, providing vibrant color and texture throughout the growing season. Flowers Fairy Fan Flower produces numerous fan-shaped flowers in a beautiful mauve color. The blooms appear from spring through fall, attracting pollinators such as bees and butterflies. The unique shape and vibrant color of the flowers add a whimsical touch to the garden. Foliage The foliage of Scaevola ‘Mauve Clusters’ consists of small, oval to lance-shaped leaves that are bright green and slightly serrated. The dense foliage forms a neat, cascading mat, enhancing the plant’s ornamental appeal. Form and Size Scaevola ‘Mauve Clusters’ typically grows to a height of 15-30 cm with a spread of 60-90 cm. It has a prostrate, spreading habit, making it ideal for use as a ground cover or trailing plant in containers and hanging baskets. Growing Conditions Soil: Prefers well-drained soils, ranging from sandy to loamy. It can tolerate poor soil conditions but thrives in fertile, well-draining substrates. Sunlight: Grows best in full sun to partial shade. Full sun exposure encourages more prolific flowering. Water: Requires moderate watering. It is drought-tolerant once established but performs best with regular watering, especially during dry periods. Climate: Suitable for warm, temperate, and subtropical climates. It can tolerate light frosts but should be protected from severe cold. Uses Ground Cover: Ideal for use as a ground cover, providing a dense, colorful carpet that suppresses weeds and adds visual interest. Hanging Baskets: Perfect for hanging baskets, where its trailing stems can cascade over the edges, creating a stunning display. Containers: Works well in mixed containers as a spiller plant, complementing upright and bushy plants with its spreading habit. Landscaping: Used in garden beds, borders, rock gardens, and along pathways to add texture and color contrast. Maintenance Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Trim back stems as needed to control growth and encourage bushier growth. Fertilizing: Benefits from occasional feeding with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer during the growing season. Pest and Disease: Generally pest-resistant but can be susceptible to aphids and whiteflies. Monitor regularly and treat as needed. Notes Scaevola ‘Mauve Clusters’ is a low-maintenance and versatile plant that adds a splash of vibrant color to any garden or landscape. Its continuous blooming and spreading habit make it a standout choice for various planting applications. Companion Plants Lobelia spp. (Lobelia) Bacopa spp. (Sutera) Petunia spp. (Petunia) Calibrachoa spp. (Million Bells) Common Name Fairy Fan Flower, Fan Flower Botanical Name Scaevola aemula ‘Mauve Clusters’ Family Goodeniaceae Origin Native to Australia, Scaevola aemula ‘Mauve Clusters’ has become popular in gardens worldwide for its unique flowers and hardy nature.

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Tulbaghia Galaxy

Tulbaghia Galaxy

Description Tulbaghia Galaxy is a hardy, clump-forming perennial known for its attractive, grass-like foliage and clusters of star-shaped, mauve-pink flowers. It is a vigorous grower, adding a splash of color and texture to garden borders, rock gardens, and containers. Flowers The flowers are small, star-shaped, and a lovely mauve-pink color, appearing in clusters on long, slender stems. They bloom from late spring to autumn, providing a long-lasting display. The flowers are lightly fragrant and attract pollinators such as bees and butterflies. Foliage The foliage is narrow, strap-like, and gray-green, resembling ornamental grass. The leaves grow in a dense clump, reaching up to 30-40 cm in length. When crushed, the leaves emit a garlic-like scent, hence the common name "Society Garlic." Fruit Tulbaghia Galaxy produces small, inconspicuous seed capsules following the flowering period. The seeds can be collected for propagation, but the plant is primarily grown for its ornamental flowers and foliage. Form and Size Tulbaghia Galaxy forms a compact, clump-forming habit. It typically reaches a height of 30-45 cm and a spread of 30-60 cm. The plant has an upright growth habit with flower stems rising above the foliage. Growing Conditions Soil: Prefers well-draining, sandy or loamy soils. It can tolerate poor soils and is drought-tolerant once established. Sunlight: Thrives in full sun to partial shade. It blooms best in full sun. Water: Requires moderate watering. Allow the soil to dry out between waterings. It is drought-tolerant but performs better with regular watering. Climate: Suitable for temperate to subtropical climates. It is frost-tolerant and can survive mild winters. Uses Landscaping: Ideal for garden borders, rock gardens, and as an edging plant. It can also be used in containers and raised beds. Groundcover: Effective as a groundcover in sunny areas, providing a carpet of green foliage and colorful flowers. Ornamental: The long-lasting flowers and attractive foliage add visual interest to gardens and landscapes. Maintenance Pruning: Deadhead spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming. Cut back foliage in late winter to refresh the plant. Fertilizing: Benefits from occasional feeding with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer during the growing season. Pest and Disease: Generally pest-resistant but can be susceptible to snails and slugs. Ensure good air circulation to minimize disease risk. Notes Tulbaghia Galaxy is a versatile and low-maintenance plant that adds color and texture to any garden setting. Its long blooming period and drought tolerance make it an excellent choice for water-wise gardens. Companion Plants Lavandula spp. (Lavender) Sedum spp. (Stonecrop) Echinacea purpurea (Purple Coneflower) Salvia spp. (Sage) Common Name Tulbaghia Galaxy Botanical Name Tulbaghia violacea 'Galaxy' Family Amaryllidaceae Origin Native to South Africa

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