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.
Lebanese watercress will grow in abundance given the right growing conditions, providing a fresh source of greens for salads all year round. Leaves and stalks are edible with a celery like flavour. Stems gently weep from the base of the plant growing to 30cmin length. Although lebanese watercress will grow in moist soil we find it grows best with...
The Lemon Aspen tree is a small tropical tree growing to 9 meters with glossy leaves and edible tart citrus flavoured fruit.
Use of Lemon Balm dates back over 2000 years when Greek and Roman civilisations valued in it for medicinal purposes, hence the species name officinalis. The genus name Melissa refers to the bee attracting qualities of its flowers, whilst leaves contain a citronella compound known to repel mosquitoes.
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.
The vibrant lemon flavoured leaves will turn a cup of hot water into something special. The profuse white flowers and thick dark green leaves also bring beauty to the garden.
Leaves have a strong lemon aroma when crushed. Plants can be used as an effective screen or incorporated into a native garden featuring the fine copper green leaves.
The lipstick tree is a perfect sized tree for the backyard with limited space. The tree gets its name from the seeds which contain a natural red pigment, used by American Indians as body paint and lipstick.
The Loquat tree is very ornamental and useful. The leaves are long and textured, the flowers are sweetly scented and the fruit is delicious. Fruit ripens in later winter,providing a source of food at a time when many other plants don't.
White and green striped leaves bring a fresh crispness to the garden all year round. Matchstick flowers are blue and pink, and plants steadily offset to fill voids in the garden.
A native clumping grass with long glossy light green leaves.