Some plants of the Whitehorse (Victoria, Australia) area.

The following list is a sample of the range of plants indigenous to this region which are grown at the nursery.

The following are species we TRY to grow given the season and availability of seed and cuttings.
Please ask – we may have a few other species from time to time
Note: there have been many name changes recently


Botanical Name Common Name Characteristics
GROUND COVERS, LOW PLANTS
Acaena echinata Sheep’s Burr Perennial tufted herb; tiny whitish flowers.
Acaena novae-zelandiae Bidgee-widgee Mat-like, long runners; white fl. brown seeds.
Centella cordifolia Swamp Pennywort Dwarf, creeping perennial herb; moist.
Chrysocephalum semipapposum Clustered Everlasting Wiry stems; clusters yellow flowers spring.
Coronidium scorpoides Curling Everlasting Whitish-green leaves; bright yellow fl. spr/sum.
Dichondra repens Kidney Weed Creeping herb; small cream-green flowers spring.
Geranium solanderi Crane's Bill Creeping perennial herb; small flowers.
Gonocarpus tetragynus Common Raspwort Small herb; tiny pinkish-red flowers
Hydrocotyle laxiflora Stinking Pennywort Creeping perennial herb; poor or rocky sites; semi-shade
Hypericum gramineum Small St. John’s Wort Small erect perennial herb; small orange-yellow fl.
Leptorhynchos tenuifolius Wiry Buttons Thin brown stems; small leaves; yellow fl. summer.
Microseris lanceolata Yam Daisy Simple bright yellow daisy fl.; moist to well drained soils.
Pelargonium australe Austral Stork’s-bill Soft perennial herb; pink fl; often on rocky outcrops
Pelargonium inodorum Kopata Annual herb; soft, hairy stems; pink fl.
Platylobium obtusangulum Common Flat-pea 1-2 yellow with red central markings fl.;drier well drained soils.
Solenogyne sp. Solenogyne
Stylidium graminifolium Grass-leaved Triggerplant Tufted perennial herb; deep ink fl.; well-drained soil.
Viola hederacea Native Violet/td> Tufted herb; single violet fl.
Wahlenbergia gracilis Bluebell Small spreading

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