The culms on this bamboo are slender and compact, growing 4-5m in height, with a slight weeping habit at the top. Useful as a fast growing screening plant, with culms also used in South East Asia to make fishing rods, blow pipes and flutes.
Chinese Dwarf bamboo grows naturally to 3-4m, but responds very well to hedging to a lower preferred height. Its dense and compact growth habit is softened by lush green foliage.
Citronella grass is drought and sun hardy. We have a clump planted near the outdoor seating area which helps to repel the mossies when the leaves are crushed or bruised.
Lemon grass is a hardy tropical clumping grass which is best known for its edible stems. In the garden it can be grown on steep banks for erosion control, or regularly clipped to use the stems as mulch. When grown in moist soil the stalks are juicier and better for cooking purposes.
A dense bushy bamboo, typically growing up to 4m high and 3m wide. Responds well to hedging, and is great to use as a privacy screen, wind break or noise break.
Popular for its dark green palm like leaves, this cycad plant has been around for at least 200 million years and is referred to as a living fossil. Hardy, ornamental and long lived, it is easy to reason why it is grown around the world in many different climates.
A native clumping grass with long glossy light green leaves.