Top ten native plants. Native plant specialist Angus Stewart's top ten native Australian plants.
Native Hibiscus. An ever increasing interest in native hibiscus has led to the horticultural development of a number of new cultivars which rival the exotic types in beauty and flower size.
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Grevilleas for Cold Climates. Live in a colder part of Australia. These grevilleas for can handle it.
Euphorbia 'Stardust' is a tough waterwise perennial plant with a cloud of starry white flowers in summer to autumn. Though it is a nearly zero maintenance plant, it will look good in most areas of Australia from the tropics to cooler zones. It is frost tender, so in cool climates it is treated as an annual plant. It looks lovely as a container plant as well as superb as a garden plant, and can take shallow soils and dry periods. Fast growing with a neat mounded habit. Does well in sun to shade. Good for coastal sites.
Flower colour: white
Flowering season: spring summer autumn
Maximum height: 0.5 metres
Minimum height: 0.3 metres
Maximum width: 0.5 metres
Minimum width: 0.3 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical, tropical.
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Clay: dry, moist.
Sand: moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 6.0-7.5
Planting season: Spring.
Types of fertiliser: not specified.