Coast Banksia trees produce flowers laden with sweet nectar in Autumn and Winter. Soak the flower in water to impart a sweet flavour or sit back and watch bees hum happily around the flowers on the tree as they gather pollen to feed their hive.
Coastal Rosemary is a very hardy native shrub, popular in street scaping due to its tolerance to high winds, full sun, salt spray and low water. This plant is host to the Rayed Blue butterfly. The shrub can be hedged or grown freely into a dense spreading shrub reaching 2m in height.
Small hardy compact herb with spectacular grey foliage. The curry scented leaves have moth and insect repellent qualities, some saying it even repels cats.
Dichondra Silver Falls is a drought hardy ground cover with stunning silver foliage. Suited to hanging baskets or trailing over the edge of a planter box.
Dog Bane is hardy low growing dense shrub suitable for water-wise gardens. It tolerates dry poor soil conditions and will grow in full sun or part shade. Dog Bane is marketed with cat and dog repellent qualities and often named Dog Gone. Leaves are evergreen, succulent and pungent to smell when crushed.
This species of lavender is suited to growing in the sub-tropics. Flowers are a vibrant dark purple and the aromatic lavender leaves can be used as a pest repellent in the garden or in the home as you would with traditional English Lavender.
A herb that is widely used in a number of dishes including omlettes, stirfry's, dips and plenty more
Ghost Plant is a low clumping succulent, with rosettes that change colour from grey-green to light purple when grown in full sun.
This small succulent shrub has powder blue-grey leaves that bring in tones of pink as they age. Light pink flowers with purple margins appear in late winter, a clear signal that spring will soon be upon us.
Lamb's Ear is a low growing perennial with soft felted silver leaves that are inviting to touch. Grown mostly as an ornamental you will find the leaves contrast well with other nearby plants in the front of the garden bed.
Highly ornamental selection of Kalanchoe fedtschenkoi (lavender scallops) with upright stems and incredible leaves. Leaf colour varies with age and season, older leaves are lavender-grey and newer leaves are blue-grey. Flowers in winter when many other plants don't. Block plant for dramatic colour effect in the garden all year round.
Mother of Herbs is a prostrate herb that grows faster than any other in our garden. Highly aromatic leaves have a scent comparable to oregano and can be used to add great flavour to meat dishes.
The pink flowers on this hibiscus shrub are highly ornamental and edible.
The olive tree means much to many past and present civilizations. Pickled olives and olive oil grace kitchens everywhere and the tree itself is beautiful.
This succulent plant is popular for its felted blue-grey leaves dotted with chocolate brown margins. Grows best in a dry position and protected from the midday sun. Can be grown indoors in a well lit area.
Tillandsia utriculata is the largest species in its genus, growing to around 0.5m high x 1m wide. Floral bracts are erect and dark green with purple margins.
Tillandsia streptophylla is one of the larger airplants, it has long curled leaves and stunning frost pink inflorescence when in flower.