PLANT OF THE WEEK
- Leptospermum Cardwell is a tea tree with intensely fragrant leaves all year round, and is covered in typical tea tree flowers from late winter to summer.
After flowering the little nut like fruits appear on the bush.
I'm talking with Adrian O'Malley, horticulturist and native plant expert.
Tea trees are not necessarily long lived so getting 5 years out of this small shrub is probably good going.
Bird and insect attracting makes it a lovely addition to your garden.
Look out for the “Cardwell’ cultivar because of it’s weeping habit and how it’s covered in tiny flowers that make it stand out like a beacon when planted in your garden.
PLANT OF THE WEEK: Nr. 2
Sounds too perfect, but there is such a plant and it’s endemic to Australia.
Let’s find out more about creeping boobialla
I'm talking with Adrian O’Malley, qualified horticulturist and native plant expert.
Also bird and insect attracting makes it a lovely addition to your garden.
- Creeping boobialla is also excellent as a lawn alternative in low traffic areas.
- Once the plant has established, you can virtually forget it about.
PLANT OF THE WEEK Nr 3
Sounds lovely doesn’t it and it’s endemic to Australia.
Let’s find out more…
I'm talking withAdrian O’Mally, qualified horticulturist and native plant expert.
- Butterfly and insect attracting, boronia always make a lovely addition to your garden.
- Plant it where you can enjoy the scent the most, somewhere near the back door, or your outside eating area would be idea.
- Brown Boronia:Boronia megastigma
- Red Boronia (B. heterophylla),
- Pale-pink Boronia (B. floribunda),
- the green-flowered, Bremer Boronia (B. clavata),
- Winter Boronia (B. purdiana),
- Yellow Boronia (B. tetrandra)
- Native Rose (B. serrulata).
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