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|
|Arthropodium milleflorum||Pale Vanilla Lily||Grass-like tufted perennial; pale pink or mauve flowers; Sept-March|
|Arthropodium strictum||Chocolate Lily||Grass-like tufted perennial; violet flowers; Sept-Dec.|
|Bulbine bulbosa||Bulbine Lily||Densely tufted perennial; yellow star flowers; Sept-Dec.|
|Dianella admixta||Black-anther Flax-lily||Narrow leaves; blue flowers spring; blue fruits. (syn. D. revoluta)|
|Dianella laevis var. laevis||Pale Flax-lily||Dark-green leaves;blue flowers spr.; purple fruit. (syn. D.longifolia var.longifolia)|
|Dianella tasmanica||Tasman Flax-lily||Large leaves; blue flowers; large purple berries.|
|Lomandra longifolia||Spiny-headed Mat-rush||Tussock. strap-like leaves; yellow flowers.|
NB: All of these perennials often die down to their tuberous rootstock during the dry season, but will grow again when adequate moisture is available.
All are best grown in groups.
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