Trailing groundcover with succulent shiny green leaves and vivid pink flowers that open in full sun. Tolerant to long dry spells and moderate frosts, with a long flowering season from Spring through to Autumn.
A wonderful fast growing evergreen shrub that grows to 50cm high by 100cm wide. The five petalled flowers are a vivid blue with white centres, blooming from summer through to autumn. It is happiest in a hot, sunny border where it is excellent at suppressing weeds and softening the edge of your garden bed. It also looks stunning cascading over a wall or in...
This native mint has the scent of exotic pennyroyal but in bushtucker recipes can be used in the same way as common mint. Plants are low growing and clump forming, with tiny bee attracting white flowers appearing on mass during summer. Leaves are highly fragrant and said to aid insect repellent in the garden around cabbages and tomatoes.
As the name indicates this groundcover naturally grows on coastal banks and has high wind and drought tolerance. This native plant plays an important role in erosion control. Both the leaves and fruit are edible.
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.
Kangkong is a fast growing leafy vegetable which loves growing in boggy wet soil. Kang Kong is highly nutritious and rich in iron, calcium and vitamin A. Where space is limited it can be grown in an aquaponic environment to provide you with leafy greens all year round.
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.
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 bright coloured flowers of the nastursium make it a real flowering event in our garden each year. Easy to grow, the flowers and leaves of this annual plant can be added to season salads.
A wonderful dense and vigorous creeping groundcover which enjoys moist soil and partial sun. We find it suppress weeds in the understory of garden beds and reduces the need to mulch. The flowers are edible and add a touch of beauty to summer salads.
This portulaca is a hardy ground cover with succulent mid-green leaves and bright yellow flowers. Both the leaves and flowers are edible, and due to the presence of oxalic acid leaves should be eaten steamed or cooked.
Purple Fanfare is a dense low growing prostrate shrub native to Australia. It is sun hardy with small purple fan shaped flowers in Spring and Summer.
A leafy green groundcover well suited for cooking in the same way as spinach. Drought hardy, fast growing and tasty, this native plant regularly turns up in bushfood recipes.