Suggested local plants.


NOTES

H = mature height in metres

W = mature width in metres

Aspect: F(ull sun); P(artial sun); tolerates N(o sun)

These indigenous (local) plants are generally available from Bungalook Nursery:
(Whitehorse Community Indigenous Plant Project Inc.)


Botanical Name H W Aspect Comments
Acacia genistifolia 2 2 FP
Acacia myrtifolia 2 1.5 FPN
Acacia paradoxa 3 3.5 FP
Acacia verticillata 4 4 P prune when young
Billardiera scandens ./. ./. FPN low creeper
Bursaria spinosa 4 2.5 FP
Cassinia arcuata 2 1.5 FP
Correa reflexa 1 1.5 FPN
Dichondra repens ./. ./. PN matting groundcover
Geranium solanderi ./. ./. FP small herb
Glycene clandestina 0.3 2 PN moist; small climber
Goodenia ovata 1.5 2 FPN
Goodia lotifolia 3 3 FP prune when young
Hypericum gramineum ./. ./. FP small herb; plant in clusters
Indigofera australis 1.5 1.5 FPN
Kennedia prostrata ./. ./. FP low creeper
Lomandra longifolia 0.7 0.9 FPN
Melicytus dentatus 3 1.5 FP
Ozothamnus ferrugineus 4 2 FP
Pelargonium inodorum ./. ./. FP small herb
Prostanthera lasianthos 5 3.5 FPN moist
Themeda triandra 0.6 0.8 FP interesting grass
Viminaria juncea 3.5 2 P
Wahlenbergia multicaulis ./. ./. P small herb; plant in clusters

** Balloon **The Indigenous Plants 'Bibel' for Melburnians: FLORA OF MELBOURNE: a guide to the indigenous plants of the greater Melbourne area (Society for Growing Australian Plants). Try these libraries: Whitehorse Manningham Regional Library Corporation or Eastern Regional Libraries.

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