Scientifically accurate: Easy to read with moisture, pH and light levels, knowing what is going on promotes healthy plants. And really helps you to know if your plants need water for indoor and outdoor plants! Stop over watering those valuable indoor plants! I use one all the time so thoughtSee more...

Scientifically accurate: Easy to read with moisture, pH and light levels, knowing what is going on promotes healthy plants. And really helps you to know if your plants need water for indoor and outdoor plants! Stop over watering those valuable indoor plants! I use one all the time so thought we should have some in the store!

Moisture Range: 1-10 (1-3 DRY, 4-7 OK, 8-10 WET); Relative Light: 0-2000 Lux (0-200 LOW, 200-500LOW+, 500-1000 NOR 1000-2000 HGH); pH Range: 3.5-8 pH (3.5-6.5 ACID, 7 NEUTRAL, 7-8 ALKALI).

Just plug into the soil and read after a few minutes. It’s very easy to use! If the plants are very dry, the Soil Meter’s Pointer will not rotate. It means that your plants need water right now.

Measures moisture at root level. No battery required, simple and convenient to use. Simply insert the meter into the soil, switch to the setting you want to measure and read the scale after a few minutes.

Features:

Battery is not needed.
Test soil pH.
Use indoors or outdoors.
Simple to operate.
Accurate results.

Specifications:

Material: Aluminium Alloy, Plastic.

Size: 50*38*290mm.

Probe Length: 20.2cm / 7.95in.

Colour: shown as pictures.

PH Range: 3.5-8.0 (3.5-6.5: ACIDIC, 7: NEUTRAL, 7-8: ALKALINE).

Moisture Range: 1-10 (1-3: DRY, 4-7: OK, 8-10: WET).

Illumination range : 0 DARK-2000 LIGHT

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500+ HAND MIXED SEEDS IN EVERY PACKET! ATTRACTS NATIVE BENEFICIAL INSECTS AND BIRDS! A selection of popular native Australian flowers to grow from seed. Includes billy buttons, clawflower (Calothamnus), gold everlasting, pink everlasting, flannel flowers, featherflower (Verticordia), green and red kangaroo paw Anigozanthos), purple flag and many more! Grow NotesSee more...

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Grow Notes
Water regularly once established and only use native specific fertilisers. Flowers 12 weeks from sowing.

Sow
Sow Spring, Summer and Autumn direct onto your garden soil or into seed raising mix, lightly cover seed to 0.5cm. Transplant when seedlings are about 7cm and water regularly until established.

Germination
Dependent on variety involved and when they are planted. See individual plants for more information.

Maturity
Dependent on variety involved, however most will begin to flower in approx 12 weeks from germination. See individual plants for more information.

Seeds will come in a mylar bag (white on the outside and silver on the inside) to ensure freshness as some of these seeds will germinate in light with little or no moisture. Make sure you undo the bag into two parts as some seeds are very small.

 

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Macrozamia communis, a cycad species, is native to the east coast of Australia. It thrives abundantly in wet to dry sclerophyll forests. In coastal areas, it grows in sandy soils, while in nearby coastal ranges, it prefers gravelly loams. The plant flourishes in a temperate climate with warm to hot summers and cool to cold winters, with some areas experiencing frost. Macrozamia communis typically prefers partially shaded locations under an open Eucalyptus forest canopy. Seed cones form after fire, with male and female seed cones appearing on separate plants. The large female seeds are ripe when they turn red or yellow.

Description: Macrozamia communis is a palm-like shrub characterized by long, gracefully arching, glossy green fronds that can reach up to 50 cm (20 inches) or more in mature specimens. The fronds have sharp, pointed leaflets arranged in two regular rows, with the lower few leaflets progressively reduced and spine-like. Mature female plants develop several large, football-like cones about 25 cm (10 inches) long, while male cones can measure up to 45 cm (18 inches), with up to ten cones per mature plant. This cycad features a woody trunk that ranges from 30-80 cm (12-31 inches) in diameter and 0.3-2 m (1-6.5 feet) in height. The trunk is typically underground but may emerge in shallow soils or rocky sites. The long fronds form a gracefully rounded crown arching from the central trunk.

Houseplant Care: Macrozamia communis grows very slowly, and potted specimens will not reach the same size as those grown in the open.

Light: Provide bright light at all times. Well-established plants can tolerate full sunlight exposure.

Temperature: Normal room temperatures are suitable if plenty of fresh air is available. Placing the potted plants on trays of moist pebbles helps maintain humidity. The ideal temperature range is 10-27°C, though the plant can tolerate temperatures above and below this range without apparent ill effects.

Water: Water liberally during hot weather (27°C or 81°F and above). At other times, water moderately, keeping the potting mix moist but not wet. Occasionally mist-spray the foliage.

Fertilizing: Apply a complete fertilizer dressing fortnightly during the growing season.

Potting and Repotting: Use a soil-based potting mix. Ensure adequate drainage by placing broken pot pieces or other drainage material at the bottom of the pot. Due to the plant’s slow growth, repotting is seldom necessary but should be done in late spring if needed.

Propagation: Propagate by seed, with germination occurring in 6-24 months, or from recently germinated seedlings collected from beneath female plants. Early seedling growth is very slow.

The name “Macrozamia” literally means “large Zamia,” referring to the tropical genus Zamia, one of the first cycads defined by botanists. Cycads, despite their palm-like appearance, are more closely related to conifers. These ancient plants have a fossil record dating back over 150 million years. Like conifers, cycads bear their seeds on scales arranged in large cones, except for Cycas, whose scales do not form a proper cone. All cycads, including Macrozamia communis, are dioecious, meaning they have separate male and female plants, with both male and female cones reaching significant sizes, sometimes up to 80 cm (31 inches) long.

Macrozamia communis is also known for being fire-retardant.

Uses: Macrozamia communis makes an attractive container plant for indoor spaces if kept in a well-lit, airy position. It is also suitable for verandahs and patios. Additionally, it is drought-tolerant and ideal for xeriscaping.

Summary:

Characteristics:

  • Foliage: Green
  • Shape: Upright
  • Height: 1.8-2.4 m

Proper Care:

  • Watering:
    • Rest period: Sparingly
    • Active growth period: Moderately
  • Light: Bright, filtered
  • Temperature:
    • Rest period: 10-21°C
    • Active growth period: 18-27°C
  • Humidity: High

Growing Macrozamia communis from seed requires patience and specific conditions to ensure successful germination and healthy seedling development. Here’s a step-by-step guide:

Seed Collection and Preparation:

  1. Collecting Seeds:
    • Harvest ripe seeds from female cones. Ripe seeds are typically red or yellow – our seeds are red.
    • Ensure seeds are fresh, as older seeds may have reduced viability. Yep! Our seeds are fresh!
  2. Cleaning Seeds:
    • Remove the fleshy outer layer of the seeds. You can leave the seeds in water outside or inside and wait for them to rot a little, getting the seeds out is much easier after soaking! Wear gloves as the seeds and their coverings can be toxic.
    • Wash the seeds thoroughly to remove any remaining pulp.
  3. Scarification (Optional but Recommended):
    • Gently nick or sand the seed coat to allow water to penetrate, aiding germination.
  4. Soaking Seeds:
    • Soak the seeds in water for 24-48 hours to help break dormancy and encourage germination.

Sowing Seeds:

  1. Prepare the Planting Medium:
    • Use a well-draining potting mix. A good mix can be a combination of sand, perlite, and peat moss or a specialized cycad mix.
    • Fill pots or seed trays with the prepared medium.
  2. Sowing:
    • Plant the seeds about 1-2 cm deep in the soil.
    • Space seeds adequately to allow room for root growth.
  3. Watering:
    • Water the medium thoroughly after planting the seeds.
    • Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged during the germination period.

Germination Conditions:

  1. Temperature:
    • Maintain a warm temperature around 25-30°C . Using a heat mat can help achieve this temperature range.
  2. Light:
    • Provide bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight, which can overheat and dry out the seeds.
  3. Humidity:
    • Keep the humidity high. Using a propagation dome or placing pots in a plastic bag can help maintain moisture levels.

Germination and Early Growth:

  1. Germination Time:
    • Germination can take anywhere from 6 to 24 months, so be patient and keep the conditions consistent.
  2. Monitoring:
    • Check the seeds regularly for signs of sprouting and ensure the soil remains moist.
  3. Transplanting Seedlings:
    • Once seedlings have developed a few leaves and a sturdy root system, they can be carefully transplanted into individual pots.
    • Use the same well-draining potting mix and place the pots in a bright, indirectly lit area.

Care for Young Plants:

  1. Watering:
    • Continue to water moderately, allowing the top layer of soil to dry out slightly between waterings.
  2. Light:
    • Provide bright, filtered light to young plants. Avoid direct sunlight, which can scorch the tender leaves.
  3. Feeding:
    • Feed with a diluted, balanced fertilizer during the growing season to support healthy growth.
  4. Repotting:
    • Repot as needed, typically every few years, to accommodate the growing root system.

Final Notes:

  • Be patient, as Macrozamia communis is a slow-growing plant.
  • Handle all parts of the plant with care, as they are toxic if ingested.
  • With proper care and attention, your Macrozamia communis seeds will eventually grow into healthy, mature plants.

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BUSH TUCKER! CLEMATIS MICROPHYLLA IS ALSO CALLED OLD MAN’S BEARD AND YOU CAN SEE WHY! DRESSES UP EUCALYPTUS AND OTHER TRUNKS, DROUGHT AND FROST TOLERANT! PEPPERY ROOTS ARE EATEN AND LEAVES CAN ADD A PEPPER TASTE TO OTHER FOODS! Description Crushing the leaves and inhaling their peppery aroma has beenSee more...

BUSH TUCKER! CLEMATIS MICROPHYLLA IS ALSO CALLED OLD MAN’S BEARD AND YOU CAN SEE WHY! DRESSES UP EUCALYPTUS AND OTHER TRUNKS, DROUGHT AND FROST TOLERANT! PEPPERY ROOTS ARE EATEN AND LEAVES CAN ADD A PEPPER TASTE TO OTHER FOODS!

Description
Crushing the leaves and inhaling their peppery aroma has been used by native peoples as a way to relieve headaches. Steaming the leaves and placing them on arthritic and just plain achy joints can bring welcome relief quite quickly!

Can be used as a screen or ground cover in coastal locations, native parks and reserves. The Clematis is ‘dioeceious’ with slightly different flowers on the female and male plants. The flowers on the females produce seed heads with fluffy white and silvery beards which is why they are often referred to as ‘ Old-man’s Beard’. Provides nesting sites for native birds and attracts bees.

Cultural use: Indigenous peoples used the cooked roots for food, fibre for decoration and leaves as a medicine.

The flowers are greenish white and very bird attracting.
Clematis microphylla is a member of the Ranunculaceae family and is a vigorous climber. Leaves are lance-shaped in threes, dull green or greyish and each leaflet is up to three centimetres long.

The flowers are up to four centimetres across, greenish-cream and cover the climber from August to November. The flowers, of female plants, produce one-seeded, small, dry fruits that have a feathery tail. The fruits are very light and the feathery tail allows them to be dispersed by the wind.
C. microphylla is a double-barrelled plant. Both when in flower and fruiting vines are eye-catching features. C. microphylla is found throughout Australia except in the Northern Territory.

BOAT SHAPED, LIGHT BROWN SEEDS, EASY TO SEE AND HANDLE.

Grow Notes
A drought and frost tolerant, evergreen vine, it is a vigorous grower to 3 meters and may be used as a groundcover given the absence of something to climb on or a climber when given a structure to climb on.

Does best in well-drained soils in a sunny spot.

C. microphylla flowers from July to December. Male and female flowers develop on different plants, female plants develop fluffy, cottonwool-like fruits.

Sow
Germination of C. microphylla seeds can be sped up by removing the outer casing with a piece of sandpaper or with a knife being very careful not to cut into the pulp of the seed, or by exposing seed to a cycle of wetting and drying before planting.

Sow in Spring or Summer. Place seed beneath the soil to 5 mm, cover with layer of soil or fine gravel and keep moist in open sunny position.

Germination
56 days.

Maturity
2-3 years.

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Easy to grow and care for and a stunning architectural plants that can be grown as a houseplant in the home or outside as a statement in the garden! Not growing as big in Australia as it does in its natural environment, it is a small evergreen tree with several stout branches arising from a single trunk. Leaves long, sword-shaped, in dense clusters at the branch tips. Large panicles of small, fragrant cream flowers that birds adore!

From Wikepedia:
Cordyline australis, commonly known as the cabbage tree, t’k’uka or cabbage-palm,[3] is a widely branched monocot tree endemic to New Zealand.

It grows up to 20 metres (66 feet) tall [4] with a stout trunk and sword-like leaves, which are clustered at the tips of the branches and can be up to 1 metre (3 feet 3 inches) long. With its tall, straight trunk and dense, rounded heads, it is a characteristic feature of the New Zealand landscape. Its fruit is a favourite food source for the kerer and other native birds. It is common over a wide latitudinal range from the far north of the North Island to the south of the South Island. Absent from much of Fiordland, it was probably introduced by M’ori to the Chatham Islands at 44° 00S and to Stewart Island / Rakiura at 46° 50S.[5] It grows in a broad range of habitats, including forest margins, river banks and open places, and is abundant near swamps.[4] The largest known tree with a single trunk is growing at Pakawau, Golden Bay / Mohua. It is estimated to be 400 or 500 years old and stands 17 metres (56 feet) tall with a circumference of 9 metres (30 feet) at the base.[6]

Known to Mori as t? kuka,[7] the tree was used as a source of food, particularly in the South Island, where it was cultivated in areas where other crops would not grow. It provided durable fibre for textiles, anchor ropes, fishing lines, baskets, waterproof rain capes and cloaks, and sandals. Hardy and fast growing, it is widely planted in New Zealand gardens, parks and streets, and numerous cultivars are available. The tree can also be found in large numbers in island restoration projects such as Tiritiri Matangi Island,[8] where it was among the first seedling trees to be planted.[9]

It is also grown as an ornamental tree in higher latitude Northern Hemisphere countries with maritime climates, including parts of the upper West Coast of the United States, Canada and the British Isles, where its common names include Torbay palm[10][11] and Torquay palm.[12] It does not do well in hot tropical climates like the Caribbean, Queensland, Southeast Asia or Florida.

Seed counts are approximate.

Grow Notes
Cold tolerant and drought tolerant. Suited for use as an indoor potted plant, garden specimen, or used in landscaping.

Plant in a sunny position in light to medium soil.

Sow
Sow seed 3mm seep in Spring or Autumn, avoid the coldest and hottest months of the year.
Gently water to avoid seed disturbance and place in a warm, shaded or semi-shaded position to avoid dying out. Keep soil moist, not wet and warm.

Germination
21-28 days if conditions are right, but they may take up to 90 days or longer depending on the conditions so don’t discard seed.

Maturity
Perennial, evergreen.

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DICHONDRA – LOWEST PRICE EVER! ONE OF THE BEST LAWN SUBSITUTES BUT ALSO FANTASTIC FOR HANGING BASKETS AND POTS! SMALL AREAS – SUN AND SHADE, DICHONDRA LIKES IT ALL! EACH PELLET CONTAINS MANY SEEDS! Dichondra (Dichondra Repens) - is a perennial ground cover plant which has a prostrate or creepingSee more...

DICHONDRA – LOWEST PRICE EVER! ONE OF THE BEST LAWN SUBSITUTES BUT ALSO FANTASTIC FOR HANGING BASKETS AND POTS! SMALL AREAS – SUN AND SHADE, DICHONDRA LIKES IT ALL! EACH PELLET CONTAINS MANY SEEDS!

Dichondra (Dichondra Repens) – is a perennial ground cover plant which has a prostrate or creeping growth habit with circular leaves and entire margins that is grown from Dichondra seed. It grows very close to the ground, (usually not over 2 inches tall) and is a warm season fast growing ground cover.

It is adapted to warmer climates, but will retain its striking green colour during winter temperatures as low as 2 degrees with only slight leaf browning. Dichondra has broad, almost circular leaves (looks similar to clover) and when mowed low establishes a thick dense carpet look.

Dichondra is now used in many ground cover situations where normal grasses may not do as well. It has a bright green colour and a very good feel underfoot.

Dichondra is highly resistant to diseases. Beautiful in landscaping areas of no maintenance where adapted, and does not need to be mowed. When used in lawn situations it can be mowed for an even, smooth finish.

Dichondra Repens is commonly called Kidney Weed, Dichondra Pony Foot, or Lawn Leaf. It grows so easily from ground cover seeds that it can be used as a lawn alternative to create a Dichondra Repens lawn.

THESE SEEDS HAVE BEEN TREATED SO WE CAN IMPORT THEM, PLEASE DO NOT HANDLE WITHOUT GLOVES OR BREATHE IN THE DUST FROM THEM,IT’S JUST A SULPHUR MIX SO WILL NOT HARM YOUR GARDEN BUT WILL DISSIPATE WHEN IT’S BEEN IN THE SOIL FOR A WHILE. BRIGHT BLUE COLOUR, EASY TO SEE AND HANDLE.

Grow Notes
Plant in full to part sun in well-draining soil.

These are pelleted seeds which means there are a number of seeds in each pellet.

Sow
Sow direct or raise seedlings in Spring or Summer by planting 5mm deep and 15cm apart.

Keep soil moist but never wet.

Germination
7-14 days at 18-24°C

Maturity
120 days, Perennial.

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EVERLASTINGS – PINK & WHITE STRAW FLOWERS! LAST FOR YEARS – GROW THEN COLLECT FOR EVERLASTING FLOWERS IN THE HOUSE!! SAVE SEEDS AND HAVE THEM OVER AND OVER FOREVER!

Everlasting flowers are a fascinating and rewarding variety of plants to grow. They offer their beauty beyond the experience of one growing season, into the winter, after the other flowers have faded and died. Plants that dry well can be used for arrangements and crafts that will be enjoyed for years.

Everlastings are easy to dry and preserve. It is best to cut them after the morning dew has dried, then remove unwanted leaves, rubber band in bundles loose enough for air to circulate through flowers and hang upside down in a dry place out of direct sunlight. You can extend the life of your finished art by using glycerine (available at craft stores) to help keep them bright longer.

This mix will create a piece of paradise in the driest of areas!

Grow Notes
Prefers full sun in well-draining soil.

Sow
Best to spread them directly in place in Autumn and Winter, very lightly rake over the soil, water, and leave it at that. It is not critical to cover all the seed.

Germination
7-14 days at 18-21°C after first rainfall.

Maturity
80 days.

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This easy fix and hang fly trap works well in animal pens, backyards, camping spots, parties and anywhere you need them to just buzz off! And the good thing is that it won't harm any other animals or contain poisons or chemicals! Just hang it away from the place youSee more...

This easy fix and hang fly trap works well in animal pens, backyards, camping spots, parties and anywhere you need them to just buzz off! And the good thing is that it won’t harm any other animals or contain poisons or chemicals! Just hang it away from the place you are hoping to protect.

Fill the bowl with anything that attracts flies such as:

  1. Slightly over-ripe fruit.
  2. A 50/50 water and sugar mix.
  3. Water mixed with honey or maple syrup.
  4. Grease from cooking.
  5. Maple syrup.

For fruit flies use Apple Cider Vinegar.

Once received pull the outer wires gently back into a circle shape, will be delivered slightly oblong so we can fit it in a smaller satchel and charge less for postage 😉

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SEEDS WILL PRODUCE CORMS WHEN MATURE, THE LANCE SHAPED LEAVES AND STUNNING STEMS OF RED TO ORANGE-RED TRUMPET SHAPED FLOWERS FOLLOWED BY BROWN CAPSULES CONTAINING DEEP RED SEEDS.   Grow Notes Plant in full to part sun. Needs a fair few hours of sunlight a day. Sow Sow direct inSee more...

SEEDS WILL PRODUCE CORMS WHEN MATURE, THE LANCE SHAPED LEAVES AND STUNNING STEMS OF RED TO ORANGE-RED TRUMPET SHAPED FLOWERS FOLLOWED BY BROWN CAPSULES CONTAINING DEEP RED SEEDS.

 

Grow Notes
Plant in full to part sun. Needs a fair few hours of sunlight a day.

Sow
Sow direct in Spring or Autumn.  You can sow direct into your garden or raise seedlings.

Soil must be very free draining. Likes neutral to acid soils.

30cms tall, 10cms wide, will grow in tightly packed drifts.

Germination
21-40 days @ 18-24 degrees

Maturity 1 -2 years before producing seeds. Will flower in Spring and Summer.

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These cute 100% cotton masks are hand made by a friend of mine. Very nicely made, they are in various patterns – add a bit of fun or look mysterious – whatever you like! The elastic ear straps are adjustable, each mask is individually wrapped. But the best thing is they are totally reusable and washable!

We have got various patterns, foxes, rabbits, giraffes, bright, world traveller, horses, owls, sunshine, rose colours… we have even got Dr Zuess! And many more! You can add a pattern you prefer in the comments at checkout, we will try to give you what you want but if we can’t we will send the next best thing 🙂

These are not intended for medical use but for general use where protection from particles in the air is needed. Re-usable – each mask is wrapped for protection.

If bacteria or fungi are already present in low numbers, they can quickly grow to very high numbers in optimal conditions. This includes many bacteria in soil that can cause problems in people – such as strains of nocardia (causes nocardiosis, an infection of the lungs or whole body), legionella (causes Legionnaires’ disease), and clostridium (causes tetanus).

Potting mix is usually a mixture of inorganic and organic material. It’s also often at a higher temperature compared to soil because of where and how it’s stored, so it retains heat for longer. Bacteria and fungi generally grow better and reach higher numbers when they are in moist and warm environments.

Numerous fungi can also be present in soil and potting mix. In certain areas of the world, soil contains fungi that can invade if inhaled and cause disease. These include the lung infection histoplasmosis, which is caused by a fungus that lives mainly in parts of the United States, but also in some parts of Central and South America, Africa, Asia, and Australia.

The risk to most people of becoming infected with any of these bacterial or fungal diseases is very low. Disease is more likely to be a risk when the micro-organisms are present in very high numbers.

Bacteria or fungi also need to be introduced into our bodies to cause disease. This usually happens through inhalation, where the organisms go into the lungs. It can also occur through the skin, such as with the chronic fungal infection sporotrichosis, also known as “rose gardener’s disease”. If, for any reason, micro-organisms are present in high numbers, then the exposure and risk will be higher.

There are many things we can do to protect ourselves from introducing bacteria or fungi into our bodies. The most essential is basic hygiene.

If people smoke, eat or drink without first washing their hands, they are at an increased risk of legionella infection from potting mix. This implies direct inhalation isn’t the only way for the bacteria to enter the body, but that oral intake of micro-organisms via contaminated hands is also a risk.

Another added protection measure is wearing gloves. This doesn’t mean you should then not wash your hands before eating. A physical barrier in addition to washing hands obviously provides better protection.

Masks can be worn in high-risk situations, such as when opening a bag of potting mix. Directing the bag away from yourself when opened, and being in a well-ventilated area, will decrease any inhalation risk.

People who have a lower immunity, such as those with diseases such as HIV or lymphoma, diabetes, any immunosuppressant use, or generally older in age are more at risk of catching something from potting mix. So it’s even more important they use extra appropriate precautions, including wearing masks when in higher-risk situations.

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NOT JUST FOR THE HERBALIST'S GARDEN!  AUSTRALIAN INDIGO! INDIGOFERA AUSTRALIS – SPRAYS OF PURPLE PEA TYPE FLOWERS ON A RICH GREEN BACKGROUND OF LEAVES, CAN BE USED FOR NATURAL DYES, BIRDS AND BUTTERFLIES ADORE IT, DOG, ANIMAL AND KID SAFE! A lovely ornamental shrub which is also a good plantSee more...

NOT JUST FOR THE HERBALIST’S GARDEN!  AUSTRALIAN INDIGO! INDIGOFERA AUSTRALIS – SPRAYS OF PURPLE PEA TYPE FLOWERS ON A RICH GREEN BACKGROUND OF LEAVES, CAN BE USED FOR NATURAL DYES, BIRDS AND BUTTERFLIES ADORE IT, DOG, ANIMAL AND KID SAFE!

A lovely ornamental shrub which is also a good plant for wildlife, being a good nectar and food source for butterflies. It will flower through spring, with spires of pink to purple blooms. Growing to around 2 metres tall and wide, it can take neglect and some frost and drought. Given regular watering, a handful of slow release fertiliser each spring, and a light prune, it will grow into a lovely garden specimen.
The leaves and stems can be used for natural dyes and give a soft yellow colour.

Scientific Name: Indigofera australis
Family: Fabaceae
Common Name: Australian Indigo
Plant Type: Small shrub, Large shrub
Height: 1 ~ 2 metre
Width: 1 ~ 2 metre
Flower Colour: Pink, Purple
Flowering Time: Spring
Plant Environment: Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden.
Climate Zone: Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid
Light: Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit: Evergreen, Open foliage, Spreading
Plant Usage: Feature plant, Border plant
Special Uses: Bonsai, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife: Bees, Nectar eating birds, Other insects.

MEDIUM/SMALL DARK SEEDS. EASY TO SEE AND HANDLE.

Grow Notes
Can be grown in full sun to light shade, in well-draining soil.

Drought resistant when established. Tolerates light frost.

Sow
Soak seeds overnight in just-boiled water.

Raise seedlings, or sow direct, in late Winter or Spring. Place the seeds in seed raising mix at a depth of 6mm, with 150cm plant spacing.

Keep soil moist, not wet.

Place in a warm shaded or semi shaded spot.

Germination
21-28 days at 18-24°C

Maturity
Frost Hardy Perennial.

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SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL! THE EMBLEM OF THE STATE OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA AND AN ICONIC FLOWER THAT IS AS HARDY AS IT IS BEAUTIFUL! A SOFT VELVET SHEEN TO THE VIVID RED AND GREEN WITH IT’S SOFT CLAWS RESEMBLE A KANGAROO PAW AND HENCE THE NAME! AN EASY GROWER! All species ofSee more...

SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL! THE EMBLEM OF THE STATE OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA AND AN ICONIC FLOWER THAT IS AS HARDY AS IT IS BEAUTIFUL! A SOFT VELVET SHEEN TO THE VIVID RED AND GREEN WITH IT’S SOFT CLAWS RESEMBLE A KANGAROO PAW AND HENCE THE NAME! AN EASY GROWER!

All species of kangaroo paws hail from Western Australia, exclusively inhabiting this state. In temperate climates, cultivation often involves either greenhouse cultivation or outdoor growth with protective mulching during winter. These plants readily sprout from seed, requiring a dry spell during their dormant phase. Renowned for their distinctive appearance and longevity, they frequently grace floral arrangements.

Anigozanthos manglesii, colloquially known as the red-and-green kangaroo paw or Mangles’ kangaroo paw, holds the prestigious title of Western Australia’s floral emblem. Symbolizing the state’s unique flora, its vibrant display captivates from August to November, adorning both urban landscapes and coastal vistas. While not endangered, it enjoys legal protection under state statutes, necessitating a license for wild harvesting. Highly prized as a cut flower, its unconventional shape and enduring hues make it a standout choice.

Anigozanthos species commonly propagate from seed, ideally sown in well-draining seed-raising mix during the warmer months. Within about a year, young plants typically bloom. Additionally, clumps can be divided in early summer to propagate new specimens.

Grow Notes
Anigozanthos manglesii is to be planted in full sun and is adaptable to most soil types, from sandy to clay, and will even grow partly immersed, tolerating wet feet.

Watering should be withheld during the dormant period.

It is less prone to the fungal attacks other kangaroo paws suffer, such as ink spot disease or rust. To avoid further outbreaks of ink spot disease simply avoid overhead watering of the plant, keeping the leaves dry.

After the second-year rhizome divisions can be taken Autumn, simply by cutting the rhizome with a sharp knife or spade, ensuring each section has a healthy bud on it. These can then be planted as separate plants and will recover very quickly.

Sow
The seed should be sown in a freely draining seed-raising mix during Spring and Summer. Cover no more than the same depth as the width of the seeds themselves.

Keep the soil moist, never wet.

Germination
15-40 days after the first watering.

Maturity
The young plants usually flower after a year.

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SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL! THE TALLEST OF ALL THE KANGAROO PAWS! YELLOW, GREEN AND RED KANGAROO PAW LOOKS LIKE VELVET AND SHIMMERS UNDER THE SUN! AN EASY GROWER AND PERFECT FOR PERTH! All kangaroo paw species originate solely from Western Australia's rugged landscapes. Among them, Anigozanthos flavidus thrives in the southwestern extremesSee more...

SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL! THE TALLEST OF ALL THE KANGAROO PAWS! YELLOW, GREEN AND RED KANGAROO PAW LOOKS LIKE VELVET AND SHIMMERS UNDER THE SUN! AN EASY GROWER AND PERFECT FOR PERTH!

All kangaroo paw species originate solely from Western Australia’s rugged landscapes. Among them, Anigozanthos flavidus thrives in the southwestern extremes of the state, spanning from Augusta to Two Peoples Bay and stretching northward to Waroona. It flourishes in diverse habitats including roadsides, riverbanks, swamps, shallow waters, and eucalypt forests, exhibiting a notable tolerance for dappled sunlight.

As a perennial herb, Anigozanthos flavidus boasts evergreen leaves reaching up to one meter in length and two centimeters in width, forming expansive clumps up to two meters in diameter. Anchored by a resilient underground rhizome, up to five centimeters in diameter, this plant fortifies itself against fire and drought, resurging once favorable conditions return.

Its flowering period, spanning from November to February, heralds a vibrant summer spectacle amid garden lulls. Each flowering scape emerges from the heart of the leaf fan, producing up to ten stems per plant and yielding a remarkable total of up to 350 flowers. Exhibiting hues ranging from green and yellow to striking reds, pinks, and oranges, these blooms enchant both in fresh arrangements and when preserved.

Birds, drawn to the nectar nestled within the tubular perianth, act as pollinators. Their probing beaks inadvertently dust the stamens with pollen, facilitating cross-pollination as they move from flower to flower. By incorporating A. flavidus into garden landscapes, one can foster native bird activity.

Cultivating Anigozanthos flavidus proves straightforward, whether from seed or rhizome cuttings, earning it the reputation as the most manageable kangaroo paw species to grow. Renowned for its resilience, it boasts longevity, with some specimens enduring over three decades. Adaptable and enduring, it thrives both in garden beds and in container gardens, provided frost protection in temperate climates.

In temperate zones, cultivation may necessitate greenhouse sheltering or outdoor mulching during winter months. Renowned for their distinctive allure and enduring charm, kangaroo paws, including Anigozanthos flavidus, remain coveted choices for floral arrangements.

 

Grow Notes
Anigozanthos flavidus is to be planted in full sun and is adaptable to most soil types, from sandy to clay, and will even grow partly immersed, tolerating wet feet.

Watering should be withheld during the dormant period.

It is less prone to the fungal attacks other kangaroo paws suffer, such as ink spot disease or rust. To avoid further outbreaks of ink spot disease simply avoid overhead watering of the plant, keeping the leaves dry.

The only other problem A. flavidus may suffer from is snails. However, it is much more resistant to these than other species of kangaroo paw and will mostly only suffer snail attack as seedlings.

After the second-year rhizome divisions can be taken Autumn, simply by cutting the rhizome with a sharp knife or spade, ensuring each section has a healthy bud on it. These can then be planted as separate plants and will recover very quickly.

Sow
The seed should be sown in a freely draining seed-raising mix during Spring and Summer. Cover to no more than the width of a seed.

Keep the soil moist, never wet.

Germination
15-40 days after the first watering.

Maturity
The young plants usually flower after a year.

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TRULY MAGNIFICENT - KENNEDIA NIGRICANS – ALSO CALLED PARROT AND TIGER SNAKE VINE! TRUE DEEP BLACK AND BRIGHT YELLOW AUSTRALIAN NATIVE. BRIGHTEN UP THE SHED, FENCE, WALL AND GREAT IN HANGING BASKETS TOO! Kennedia nigricans is a vigorous Western Australian climbing plant with unusual black and yellow flowers and handsomeSee more...

TRULY MAGNIFICENT – KENNEDIA NIGRICANS – ALSO CALLED PARROT AND TIGER SNAKE VINE! TRUE DEEP BLACK AND BRIGHT YELLOW AUSTRALIAN NATIVE. BRIGHTEN UP THE SHED, FENCE, WALL AND GREAT IN HANGING BASKETS TOO!

Kennedia nigricans is a vigorous Western Australian climbing plant with unusual black and yellow flowers and handsome dark green foliage. Use it as a feature climber on fences and other structures or as a ground cover. Give it a trim after it flowers if you feel it is needed to tidy up the plant. It is moderately frost tolerant.

Fabulous! Climbers are my absolute passion! I love the way they turn something plain into a thing of beauty, they cling and climb and seem to have some of the most glorious flowers on earth! This one is superb in it’s own right and it has such amazing flowers!

This is a vigorous Australia native climber / fast spreading ground cover with lobed dark green leaves and attractive black and yellow pea flowers. It is useful for quick coverage of ugly fences or banks. It is a hardy plant, tolerant of drought, light frost and shade. Soak your seeds for about 24 hours before sewing to soften and aid germination.

SEEDS ARE EASY TO SEE AND HANDLE.

 

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These masks are children sizing's - slip some into your handbag or glove box and always have one handy! Masks will protect your children from dust particles and the bugs that reside in potting mix and soils and also flu particles/  These cuties have secure elasticated strings, will not hurtSee more...

These masks are children sizing’s – slip some into your handbag or glove box and always have one handy! Masks will protect your children from dust particles and the bugs that reside in potting mix and soils and also flu particles/  These cuties have secure elasticated strings, will not hurt little ears, have a soft feel and are rated for dust, pollution, etc.

Made of environmental friendly material, moisture-proof, non-toxic, non-irritating, soft and comfortable. Breathable material and cute patterns, which makes it useful and fashionable. Special 3 ply Spunlace design, provides protection against dust, automobile exhaust, pollen, etc. Perfect design, when you wear it, it fits seamlessly into your face. Elasticated soft ear loops are easy to wear and give no pressure to the ears.

These are not intended for medical use but for general use where protection from particles in the air is needed.

 

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THESE LOOK LIKE A BUNCH OF FLOWERS ALL ON ONE STEM! CALLED LONAS INODORA OR GOLDEN AGERATUM THEY CAN BE DRIED AND ARE EVERLASTING, BEAUTIFULLY FRAGRANT, A RICH GOLDEN COLOUR THAT ATTRACTS BEES AND BUTTERFLIES, SO EASY TO GROW ON BARE, SANDY SOILS, MEDIUM AND HEAVY SOILS TOO, IT LIKESSee more...

THESE LOOK LIKE A BUNCH OF FLOWERS ALL ON ONE STEM! CALLED LONAS INODORA OR GOLDEN AGERATUM THEY CAN BE DRIED AND ARE EVERLASTING, BEAUTIFULLY FRAGRANT, A RICH GOLDEN COLOUR THAT ATTRACTS BEES AND BUTTERFLIES, SO EASY TO GROW ON BARE, SANDY SOILS, MEDIUM AND HEAVY SOILS TOO, IT LIKES THEM ALL!

What a spectacular display of golden-yellow colour! Easily grown from seed, this unique variety has dense clusters of golden-yellow button-like flowers. This is a very good garden performer and withstands all types of weather. The shrub is native to the southwestern Mediterranean region, but is widely adaptable when the ageratum seeds are planted in the right type of soil and conditions.

The flowers are excellent for cutting and have a long vase life. Ageratum flowers also dry nicely for year round colour in your house!

Lonas Inodora is also called Golden Ageratum – this unique variety can be easily grown from Ageratum seeds. Yellow Ageratum produces attractive, small, bright-yellow button-like flowers with wiry stems and blooms all summer long attracting butterflies to the garden.
This Ageratum is good for cutting gardens, mass planting and can be grown as a border or bedding plant. Ageratum is a superb, long lasting cut flower that is suitable for both fresh and dried floral arrangements!

Grow Notes
Lonas Inodora grows best in full sun and well-drained soil, but otherwise is not fussy on soil type.

Sow
Tropical: Late autumn to mid-spring
Temperate: Mid-winter to mid-summer
Cold: Spring

Plant during the above seasons for your climate. Sow on the surface of your soil and press gently, do not bury seed deeply as the seed requires light to germinate. Space 15cm apart.

Keep soil moist, not wet.

Germination
7-10 days at 20-30°C

Maturity
10-12 weeks.Picture by Cephas, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

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Each mask is wrapped for protection - slip one into your handbag, glove box or office desk and always have one handy! Masks will protect you from dust particles and the bugs that reside in potting mix and soils! These cuties have secure elasticated strings, will not hurt your ears,See more...

Each mask is wrapped for protection – slip one into your handbag, glove box or office desk and always have one handy! Masks will protect you from dust particles and the bugs that reside in potting mix and soils! These cuties have secure elasticated strings, will not hurt your ears, a soft feel and are rated for dust, pollution, etc. Masks are a must for those of an older age, those who are on immunosuppressants, chemotherapy or other immune affecting illnesses.

Made of environmental friendly material, moisture-proof, non-toxic, non-irritating, soft and comfortable. Breathable material and cute patterns, which makes it useful and fashionable. Special 3 ply Spunlace design, provides protection against dust, automobile exhaust, pollen, etc. Perfect design, when you wear it, it fits seamlessly into your face. Elasticated soft ear loops are easy to wear and give no pressure to the ears.

These are not intended for medical use but for general use where protection from particles in the air is needed. Single use, each mask is wrapped for protection.

If bacteria or fungi are already present in low numbers, they can quickly grow to very high numbers in optimal conditions. This includes many bacteria in soil that can cause problems in people – such as strains of nocardia (causes nocardiosis, an infection of the lungs or whole body), legionella (causes Legionnaires’ disease), and clostridium (causes tetanus).

Potting mix is usually a mixture of inorganic and organic material. It’s also often at a higher temperature compared to soil because of where and how it’s stored, so it retains heat for longer. Bacteria and fungi generally grow better and reach higher numbers when they are in moist and warm environments.

Numerous fungi can also be present in soil and potting mix. In certain areas of the world, soil contains fungi that can invade if inhaled and cause disease. These include the lung infection histoplasmosis, which is caused by a fungus that lives mainly in parts of the United States, but also in some parts of Central and South America, Africa, Asia, and Australia.

The risk to most people of becoming infected with any of these bacterial or fungal diseases is very low. Disease is more likely to be a risk when the micro-organisms are present in very high numbers.

Bacteria or fungi also need to be introduced into our bodies to cause disease. This usually happens through inhalation, where the organisms go into the lungs. It can also occur through the skin, such as with the chronic fungal infection sporotrichosis, also known as “rose gardener’s disease”. If, for any reason, micro-organisms are present in high numbers, then the exposure and risk will be higher.

There are many things we can do to protect ourselves from introducing bacteria or fungi into our bodies. The most essential is basic hygiene.

If people smoke, eat or drink without first washing their hands, they are at an increased risk of legionella infection from potting mix. This implies direct inhalation isn’t the only way for the bacteria to enter the body, but that oral intake of micro-organisms via contaminated hands is also a risk.

Another added protection measure is wearing gloves. This doesn’t mean you should then not wash your hands before eating. A physical barrier in addition to washing hands obviously provides better protection.

Masks can be worn in high-risk situations, such as when opening a bag of potting mix. Directing the bag away from yourself when opened, and being in a well-ventilated area, will decrease any inhalation risk.

People who have a lower immunity, such as those with diseases such as HIV or lymphoma, diabetes, any immunosuppressant use, or generally older in age are more at risk of catching something from potting mix. So it’s even more important they use extra appropriate precautions, including wearing masks when in higher-risk situations.

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Viola betonicifolia, commonly known as the arrowhead violet, showy violet, or mountain violet, is a petite perennial belonging to the Viola genus, which includes pansies and violets. Native to regions spanning from India and Pakistan in southern Asia to eastern Australia and Tasmania, it thrives in shaded forest habitats. ViolaSee more...

Viola betonicifolia, commonly known as the arrowhead violet, showy violet, or mountain violet, is a petite perennial belonging to the Viola genus, which includes pansies and violets. Native to regions spanning from India and Pakistan in southern Asia to eastern Australia and Tasmania, it thrives in shaded forest habitats.

Viola betonicifolia was first described by English botanist Sir James Edward Smith, who bestowed upon it the common name “betony-leaved violet” in volume 37 of Rees’s Cyclopædia in 1817. He identified its native habitat as New South Wales.[2] Recognized as the senior synonym of Viola longiscapa (DC.) G.Don and V. phyteumifolia G.Don, George Bentham spelled it Viola betonicæfolia in Flora Australiensis.

Growing:

Gently scatter the seeds over a sandy soil mix, ensuring they are well-watered. Initially, provide partial shade and keep them cool and protected. After a few months, once they have established themselves, they can be transplanted into the garden.

Due to the seed pods’ unique mechanism, which forcefully ejects the seeds, they may spread naturally and fill in any bare patches within your garden.

 

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COLOURED 4 INCH / 10CM PLANT TAGS, AVAILABLE IN PINK, RED, BLUE, GREEN, BLACK AND YELLOW! YOU WILL GET 25 TAGS. IF YOU HAVE A COLOUR PREFERENCE PLEASE ADD IT IN THE NOTES ON YOUR ORDER AT CHECKOUT - WE WILL ATTEMPT TO GIVE YOU THE COLOUR YOU WANT BUTSee more...
COLOURED 4 INCH / 10CM PLANT TAGS, AVAILABLE IN PINK, RED, BLUE, GREEN, BLACK AND YELLOW! YOU WILL GET 25 TAGS.
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ULTRA CUTE LOVE HEART PLANT TAGS! PERFECT FOR TAGGING GIFTED PLANTS! COLOURED 8.4CM TALL, 4.8CM WIDE PLANT TAGS, AVAILABLE IN PINK, BLUE, WHITE AND GREEN! YOU WILL GET 20 TAGS PER LOT. THESE ARE GOOD QUALITY TAGS, REASONABLY THICK AND DURABLE. IF YOU HAVE A COLOUR PREFERENCE PLEASE ADD ITSee more...
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WE GREW THESE OURSELVES SO WE CAN SELL THEM TO OUR BUYERS PRETTY CHEAPLY! Easy to grow and care for and a stunning architectural plants that can be grown as a houseplant in the home or outside as a statement in the garden!  Large stems of small, fragrant cream flowersSee more...

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Easy to grow and care for and a stunning architectural plants that can be grown as a houseplant in the home or outside as a statement in the garden!  Large stems of small, fragrant cream flowers that bees adore! These seeds have come from our own trees. It’s been 18 years that I have been waiting and although they flower every year they never flowered at the same time! They finally grew flowers at the same time this year, the flowers were pollinated and now we have seeds! The seeds take 4 months to dry on the plant and were harvested a few weeks ago.

These grow a huge bulb at the base which stores water for the plant and makes them extremely heavy! Make sure you plant any garden grown specimen in the right place, getting them out of the soil is not a bother as they grow hardly any deep roots but to try dragging them across the garden on a tarp has got to be one of the hardest things I have ever done in the garden! With such shallow roots they are fine to plant over water pipes and such, they will not dive down into your pipes! Our two trees live in the middle of our two cement driveways, they get extreme heat in summer and are in full sun. They are extremely drought tolerant and take little care, we strip the dead leaves a few times a year and cut off the dead flower spikes and that is about it. No watering and no issues. They attract ladybirds and we often see the babies hatching out by the hundreds! We save the dead leaves for lighting our fireplace in winter and they can be composted too.

Mine have no insect damage of any kind ever. These can be kept outside or inside as a houseplant. If you keep it inside it will need to be watered but not too much!

Grow Notes
Cold and drought tolerant. Suited for use as an indoor potted plant, garden specimen, or used in landscaping.

Sow
Sow on the surface and cover very lightly. Do not bury seeds deeply as they require a degree of light to germinate. Keep warm & moist but not wet.

Germination
14-28 days @ 18-22°C

Maturity

Lives many years, flowers after a few years from seed.

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The Red Flowering Gum, scientifically known as Corymbia ficifolia, is a spectacular native Australian tree renowned for its vibrant red flowers. It belongs to the Myrtaceae family and is primarily found in the south-western coastal regions of Western Australia. This tree is highly prized for its ornamental value and adaptabilitySee more...

The Red Flowering Gum, scientifically known as Corymbia ficifolia, is a spectacular native Australian tree renowned for its vibrant red flowers. It belongs to the Myrtaceae family and is primarily found in the south-western coastal regions of Western Australia. This tree is highly prized for its ornamental value and adaptability to various garden settings.

Description

  • Size: Corymbia ficifolia typically grows to a height of 2 to 10 metres, making it suitable for both small and large gardens. In favourable conditions, it can reach up to 15 metres.
  • Bark: The bark is rough, fibrous, and persistent, with a greyish-brown colour.
  • Leaves: The leaves are dark green, lance-shaped, and measure 10-20 cm in length. They are glossy and have a leathery texture.
  • Flowers: The tree produces large, striking clusters of flowers ranging from red to pink, orange, or even cream. Flowering occurs mainly in summer (December to March), attracting a variety of pollinators, including birds and bees.
  • Fruit: The fruits are woody capsules containing numerous small seeds. They are urn-shaped and measure about 2-3 cm in length.

Growing Conditions

  • Climate: Prefers a Mediterranean climate with dry summers and wet winters. It can tolerate coastal conditions and some frost once established.
  • Soil: Grows best in well-drained soils, including sandy, loamy, and clay soils. It can tolerate poor soils but thrives in nutrient-rich substrates.
  • Sunlight: Requires full sun to develop its best flowering and growth form.
  • Watering: Once established, the Red Flowering Gum is drought-tolerant. However, young trees need regular watering to ensure proper establishment.

Uses and Benefits

  • Ornamental: Highly valued for its stunning flowers, the Red Flowering Gum is a popular choice for street planting, parks, and home gardens. It adds vibrant colour and attracts wildlife.
  • Shade and Shelter: Provides good shade due to its dense foliage, making it an excellent choice for providing shelter in gardens and landscapes.
  • Ecological: The flowers provide nectar for birds and bees, promoting biodiversity. The tree also supports native wildlife by offering habitat and food sources.
  • Erosion Control: Its root system helps stabilise soil, making it useful for erosion control on slopes and embankments.

Corymbia ficifolia, or the Red Flowering Gum, is a versatile and visually stunning tree that can enhance any garden or landscape. Its adaptability, low maintenance requirements, and ecological benefits make it an excellent choice for gardeners looking to add a splash of colour and support local wildlife. Proper planting and care will ensure that this beautiful native tree thrives and continues to be a focal point in your garden for years to come.

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Growing Corymbia ficifolia (Red Flowering Gum) from seed can be a rewarding process. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you successfully plant and grow this beautiful native Australian tree.

1. Seed Collection and Preparation

  • Seed Collection: Collect seeds from mature seed capsules. The capsules should be brown and woody, typically maturing in late summer to autumn.
  • Seed Extraction: Place the seed capsules in a paper bag and store them in a warm, dry place. The capsules will open, releasing the seeds. Shake the bag to separate the seeds from the capsule fragments.
  • Seed Treatment: Soak the seeds in warm water for 24 hours to help soften the seed coat and improve germination rates.

2. Sowing Seeds

  • Seed Tray Preparation: Fill seed trays or small pots with a well-draining seed-raising mix. A mix of 50% sand and 50% peat or compost works well.
  • Sowing Depth: Sow the seeds on the surface of the soil and lightly cover them with a thin layer (about 1-2 mm) of the seed-raising mix or fine sand.
  • Spacing: Space the seeds about 1-2 cm apart in the tray to allow for growth and reduce competition.

3. Germination

  • Watering: Gently water the seed trays to keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Use a spray bottle or a fine mist to avoid disturbing the seeds.
  • Temperature: Keep the seed trays in a warm, sunny location. The ideal temperature for germination is between 20°C and 25°C.
  • Light: Ensure the seeds receive plenty of indirect sunlight. If growing indoors, place the trays near a bright window or under grow lights.
  • Germination Time: Seeds typically germinate within 2 to 4 weeks, but it can take longer, so be patient and continue to care for the seedlings.

4. Seedling Care

  • Thinning: Once the seedlings have developed a few sets of true leaves and are about 5-10 cm tall, thin them out if necessary to prevent overcrowding. Keep the strongest seedlings.
  • Transplanting: When the seedlings are about 10-15 cm tall and have a well-developed root system, they are ready to be transplanted into individual pots or directly into the garden.
  • Hardening Off: Before transplanting outdoors, harden off the seedlings by gradually exposing them to outdoor conditions over a week or two. Start by placing them outside in a sheltered spot for a few hours each day, gradually increasing the time.

By following these steps, you can successfully grow Corymbia ficifolia from seed and enjoy the beauty of this stunning native tree in your garden.

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AMAZING AUSTRALIAN NATIVE ANTHOCERCIS ILICIFOLIA HAS THE MOST WONDERFUL FLOWERS AND CAN GROW ON ROCK! SAND DUNES, LIMESTONE, DRY SANDS ARE NO OBSTACLE AND THIS IS DROUGHT RESISTANT TO A VERY HIGH LEVEL TOO! Shrub, 0.5-3(-4) m high. Fl. yellow, Apr to Nov. Calcareous sand, sand, limestone, sandstone. Outcrops, ridges,See more...

AMAZING AUSTRALIAN NATIVE ANTHOCERCIS ILICIFOLIA HAS THE MOST WONDERFUL FLOWERS AND CAN GROW ON ROCK! SAND DUNES, LIMESTONE, DRY SANDS ARE NO OBSTACLE AND THIS IS DROUGHT RESISTANT TO A VERY HIGH LEVEL TOO!

Shrub, 0.5-3(-4) m high. Fl. yellow, Apr to Nov. Calcareous sand, sand, limestone, sandstone. Outcrops, ridges, coastal sand dunes.
Distribution
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Geraldton Hills, Perth.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Gingin, Northampton, York.

Anthocercis ilicifolia is a member of the Solanaceae family, native to coastal regions of WA. A beautiful and hardy native from 0.5 – 3m tall with good horticultural potential.
The major alkaloid of both Anthocercis viscosa. and A. fasciculata has been identified as hyoscyamine. A trace of the same partly racemic base has been isolated from A. littorea, together with meteloidine, but the major alkaloid present in this species is littorine which has been shown to be R(-)-3?-(2-hydroxy-3-phenylpropionyloxy)tropane (The tropane alkaloids from three Western Australian Anthocercis species. Cannon et al. Aust. Journal of Chem. 22(1) 221 – 227 . 1969.)

Anthocercis is known as the only Solanaceous plant known to produce resin compounds on glandular trichomes. Some species of Anthocercis have been reported to hybridise with Duboisia spp.

APPROX 25 SEEDS. SMALL. SMOKE TREATMENT WILL SPEED GERMINATION BUT IS NOT ESSENTIAL. YOU CAN LOOK UP ON GOOGLE TO SEE HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN TREATMENT, IT’S PRETTY EASY!

Grow Notes
Prefers full sun with well-drained soil.

Drought hardy.

Sow
Seeds require smoke treatment for accelerated germination. You can use either smoke water or aerosol smoke. Alternatively save some ashes from your fire, add water and soak seeds for a few hours.

Sow in Spring, or in warm conditions, 3mm deep in a well-draining seed raising mix.

Keep soil moist, not wet.

Germination
21 plus days at 20-30°C

Maturity
Erect, much branched shrub, 0.5–3 m high living 3-6 years.

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THE REGAL GREEN BIRDFLOWER IS ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL OF ALL NATIVE FLOWERS! RESEMBLING A HUMMINGBIRD! READILY GERMINATES AFTER A HOT WATER TREATMENT. SANDY SPOTS, COASTAL AREAS, WHERE NOTHING ELSE WILL GROW, THIS BEAUTY WILL LOVE IT ALL! Loving warm areas, it is an Australian native that needs verySee more...
THE REGAL GREEN BIRDFLOWER IS ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL OF ALL NATIVE FLOWERS! RESEMBLING A HUMMINGBIRD! READILY GERMINATES AFTER A HOT WATER TREATMENT. SANDY SPOTS, COASTAL AREAS, WHERE NOTHING ELSE WILL GROW, THIS BEAUTY WILL LOVE IT ALL!
Loving warm areas, it is an Australian native that needs very well drained soils and full sun. Named after 19th century botanist Allan Cunningham, it is pollinated by large bee species and honeyeaters. It’s about 1-3 metres in height with long flower spikes adorned with bird shaped flowers.
The sap from the leaves was used by Aboriginal people to treat eye infections.
A good one for warm positions, it is not suited to cold climates.
5 SEEDS, POUR BOILING WATER OVER THE SEEDS AND ALLOW TO SOAK UNTIL COOL. PLANT IN WELL DRAINED SAND.
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Schoenoplectus mucronatus is a species of flowering plant in the sedge family known by the common names bog bulrush, rough-seed bulrush, and ricefield bulrush. It is native to Eurasia, Africa and Australia. It grows in moist and wet terrestrial habitat, and in shallow water. Used in water plantings and helpsSee more...

Schoenoplectus mucronatus is a species of flowering plant in the sedge family known by the common names bog bulrush, rough-seed bulrush, and ricefield bulrush. It is native to Eurasia, Africa and Australia. It grows in moist and wet terrestrial habitat, and in shallow water. Used in water plantings and helps with stabilisation near dams and waterways. Also provides habitat for water birds. Is excellent in mass planted ponds and boggy areas.

Bush tucker:
Edible parts: leaves; pollen; root; seed; stem.
Root – raw or cooked. Rich in starch, it can be dried and ground into a powder or made into a syrup.

Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Schoenoplectiella
Kingdom: Plantae
Species: S. mucronata
Plant name: Scirpus club rush
Plant type: Sedges / rushes / wetland plants
Origin: NSW, WA, QLD, ACT
Flowering season: Inundations, frosts and short dry periods.
Flower colour: Brownish spikelets appearing near top of stem.Foliage colour: Blue-green, triangular shaped tubes.
Height: Up to 1m Water depth: Aquatic to 0.5mPlant spacing: 50cm apart

Recommended uses: Used in water plantings and helps with stabilisation near dams and waterways. Also provides habitat for water birds. Is excellent in mass plantings or as an ornamental plant to decorate ponds.

Description: Tough reed, great for large pond/creek plantings.

Height 1 metre – width 500mm to 600mm

A clump forming macrophyte with lime/green triangular foliage. It flowers over summer with a cluster of seed heads near the top of the rush.

Prefers 70% light, no direct light.

Grow Notes
Grows in full sun to 70% shade. In shade it tends to grow taller and more open. Likes boggy conditions, plant in water up to 50cm depth.

Prune to remove dead material and to promote new growth.

Tolerates inundations, frosts and short dry periods.

Sow
Sprinkle seeds on top of damp soil, use a pot with a saucer of water underneath to maintain soil dampness. Cover with a light amount of sand, once germinated keep it in a shady spot with adequate water. Plant out into your pond or larger pots when it’s about 10 to 15cm.

Maturity
Perennial.

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Schoenoplectus validus, commonly known as Lake Club-rush is a tall rhizomes sedge with upright green-blue foliage. It grows naturally n freshwater dams, swamps, lakes, creeks and on the edge of brackish water in coastal rivers and lagoons. It spreads along the waters edge and provides habitat for native water birds,See more...

Schoenoplectus validus, commonly known as Lake Club-rush is a tall rhizomes sedge with upright green-blue foliage. It grows naturally n freshwater dams, swamps, lakes, creeks and on the edge of brackish water in coastal rivers and lagoons. It spreads along the waters edge and provides habitat for native water birds, frogs, insects and young fish. Flowers occur in spring and summer forming a brown tassel-like seed head towards the top of the foliage. A great choice for wetland re-vegetation projects and can be planted in and around ponds. Schoenoplectus validus grows to a height of 2m and width of 1m.

Family: Cyperaceae

Grow Notes
Grows in full sun to part shade, preferring moist, boggy soil. Suitable for sandy, loamy, clay, and poor drainage situations.

It will die back a bit in Winter but will re-shoot in Spring. As a macrophyte it also helps in the removal of nutrients from storm water runoff. Quick to establish after planting and good for preventing erosion in wet areas and banks. Frost tolerant.

Sow
Sprinkle seeds on top of damp soil, 1mm deep, and cover very lightly with soil. Use a pot with a saucer of water underneath to maintain soil dampness.

Once germinated keep it in a shady spot with adequate water. Plant out into your pond or larger pots when it’s about 10 to 15cm.

Germination
10-60 days at 18-22°C

Maturity
Perennial.

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THIS IS A GREAT SEED PLANTER – IT HELPS YOU TO MEASURE SEEDS OUT SLOWLY SO THEY DON’T RUSH OUT AND ANNOY THE HECK OUT OF YOU! THIS HAS FIVE OUTLETS IN THE ROUND TOP RIGHT FROM TINY TO LARGE AND AN OFF SETTING! THE SPOUT HAS RAISED LINES WHICHSee more...

THIS IS A GREAT SEED PLANTER – IT HELPS YOU TO MEASURE SEEDS OUT SLOWLY SO THEY DON’T RUSH OUT AND ANNOY THE HECK OUT OF YOU!

THIS HAS FIVE OUTLETS IN THE ROUND TOP RIGHT FROM TINY TO LARGE AND AN OFF SETTING!

THE SPOUT HAS RAISED LINES WHICH STOPS THE SEEDS RUSHING ALONG THE SPOUT TOO! THE CLEAR SECTION HELPS YOU SEE WHAT’S INSIDE AND LIFTS OFF SO IT’S EASY TO GET YOUR SEEDS INSIDE IT!

IT’S ALSO A DECENT SIZE SO IT’S EASY TO HANDLE EVEN FOR MY ARTHRITIC HANDS! THE NUMBERS ON THE TOP ARE RAISED TO HELP THOSE THAT CAN’T SEE TOO WELL (ALSO LIKE ME!).

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PURE WHITE, SHOWY FLOWERS WITH LONG GOLDEN ANTHERS, ANTERICUM LILIAGO IS NOT A REAL LILY BUT IS RELATED TO ASPARAGUS! BLOOMING ON TALL STEMS IN SPRING AND SUMMER, THE FLOWERS ARE PERFECT CUT FOR THE HOUSE AND IN THE GARDEN MAKE A STUNNING STATEMENT! The St. Bernard's Lily is aSee more...

PURE WHITE, SHOWY FLOWERS WITH LONG GOLDEN ANTHERS, ANTERICUM LILIAGO IS NOT A REAL LILY BUT IS RELATED TO ASPARAGUS! BLOOMING ON TALL STEMS IN SPRING AND SUMMER, THE FLOWERS ARE PERFECT CUT FOR THE HOUSE AND IN THE GARDEN MAKE A STUNNING STATEMENT!

The St. Bernard’s Lily is a flowering plant in the Asparagaceae family, Native to Turkey and other European localities. It prefers full sun to part shade, has medium water needs and is very low maintenance having no real insect or disease issues.

Genus name comes from the Greek word antherikon the name for asphodel plants.

Grow Notes

Plant in full to part sun. Needs a fair few hours of sunlight a day. Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil . Tolerates light, sun-dappled shade. Prefers rich, constantly moist soils. Seeds will eventually turn into corms which can then be divided.

Sow

Get a zip lock bag, put seeds in a little bit of damp soil or damp perlite/spaghnum mix and sit them inside your house in the pantry for four weeks, then move to your fridge (normal shelf) for 4 to 5 weeks, remove and plant them in pots or direct into your garden. This process will trigger germination

Germination:

Start the process in late Winter to Spring.  You can sow direct into your garden or raise seedlings.

Soil must be free draining. Medium moisture needs.

Grows to about 50 – 80cms cms tall with flower stalks.

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STRAWFLOWER MAGENTA GIVES YOU STUNNING FLOWERS THAT YOU CAN CUT FOR THE HOUSE! VIBRANT, STRONG AND HARDY! STRAWFLOWERS OF ALL SHAPES AND SIZES, LOTS OF COLOURS! LAST FOR YEARS – GROW THEN COLLECT FOR FLOWERS IN THE HOUSE FOREVER! LOVES HOT SANDY PLACES! Everlasting flowers are a fascinating and rewardingSee more...

STRAWFLOWER MAGENTA GIVES YOU STUNNING FLOWERS THAT YOU CAN CUT FOR THE HOUSE! VIBRANT, STRONG AND HARDY! STRAWFLOWERS OF ALL SHAPES AND SIZES, LOTS OF COLOURS! LAST FOR YEARS – GROW THEN COLLECT FOR FLOWERS IN THE HOUSE FOREVER! LOVES HOT SANDY PLACES!

Everlasting flowers are a fascinating and rewarding variety of plants to grow. They offer their beauty beyond the experience of one growing season, into the winter, after the other flowers have faded and died.
Plants that dry well can be used for arrangements and crafts that will be enjoyed for years.

Everlastings are easy to dry and preserve. It is best to cut them after the morning dew has dried, then remove unwanted leaves, rubber band in bundles loose enough for air to circulate through flowers and hang upside down in a dry place out of direct sunlight.

You can extend the life of your finished art by using glycerin (available at craft stores) to help keep them bright longer.

Best to spread them and gently rake over, water and leave!

Grow Notes
Prefers full sun in a light to medium, well-draining soil.

Sow
Best to spread them directly in place in Autumn and Winter, very lightly rake over the soil, water, and leave it at that. It is not critical to cover all the seed.

Germination
7-14 days at 18-21°C after first rainfall.

Maturity
80-100 days.

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STRAWFLOWER TOM THUMB MIX GIVES YOU 40CM TALL BEAUTIES THAT YOU CAN CUT FOR THE HOUSE! VIBRANT, STRONG AND HARDY! STRAWFLOWERS OF ALL SHAPES AND SIZES, LOTS OF COLOURS! LAST FOR YEARS – GROW THEN COLLECT FOR FLOWERS IN THE HOUSE FOREVER! LOVES HOT SANDY PLACES! Growing everlasting flowers isSee more...

STRAWFLOWER TOM THUMB MIX GIVES YOU 40CM TALL BEAUTIES THAT YOU CAN CUT FOR THE HOUSE! VIBRANT, STRONG AND HARDY! STRAWFLOWERS OF ALL SHAPES AND SIZES, LOTS OF COLOURS! LAST FOR YEARS – GROW THEN COLLECT FOR FLOWERS IN THE HOUSE FOREVER! LOVES HOT SANDY PLACES!

Growing everlasting flowers is a captivating and gratifying pursuit. Unlike traditional blooms that wither after a single season, everlasting flowers retain their beauty long into the winter months, even after other flowers have faded away.

These resilient plants, which dry well, lend themselves perfectly to arrangements and crafts that endure for years, offering enduring enjoyment.

Drying and preserving everlasting flowers is a straightforward process. It’s advisable to harvest them once the morning dew has evaporated, removing any unwanted leaves and bundling them loosely to allow air circulation. Hanging them upside down in a dry location away from direct sunlight facilitates the drying process.

To enhance the longevity of your dried creations, consider using glycerin, readily available at craft stores, to help maintain their vibrancy over time.

Our blend includes an abundance of everlasting flowers, including Helichrysum and many others, allowing you to create a slice of paradise even in the driest of climates. Simply scatter the seeds, gently rake them into the soil, water, and let nature work its magic.

Grow Notes
Prefers full sun in a light to medium, well-draining soil.

Sow
Best to spread them directly in place in Autumn and Winter, very lightly rake over the soil, water, and leave it at that. It is not critical to cover all the seed. You can also plant them anytime except for the hottest times, they will sit until the season is right.

Germination
7-14 days at 18-21°C after first rainfall.

Maturity
80-100 days.

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STURT'S DESERT PEA - HAPPILY GROWS IN NO MANS (OR WOMENS) LAND! NO PLANT THRILLS ME AS MUCH AS SEEING THIS GROWING IN THE WILD! Swainsona formosa, commonly known as Sturt's Desert Pea, stands as an emblematic Australian plant within the Swainsona genus, paying homage to the renowned English botanistSee more...
STURT’S DESERT PEA – HAPPILY GROWS IN NO MANS (OR WOMENS) LAND! NO PLANT THRILLS ME AS MUCH AS SEEING THIS GROWING IN THE WILD!

Swainsona formosa, commonly known as Sturt’s Desert Pea, stands as an emblematic Australian plant within the Swainsona genus, paying homage to the renowned English botanist Isaac Swainson. Its striking crimson leaf-like flowers, adorned with distinctive black centers or “bosses,” render it among Australia’s most iconic wildflowers. Thriving in the harsh landscapes of central and north-western Australia, it sprawls across all mainland Australian states, except Victoria.

This resilient beauty thrives against formidable odds, resiliently retreating during scorching summers only to resurface with the advent of rejuvenating rains. Evolved for desert existence, its tiny seeds boast enduring viability, capable of germinating even after prolonged dormancy. Encased in a sturdy seed coat, they withstand arid extremes until awakened by the touch of rainfall, a phenomenon inhibiting germination in standard settings. Overcoming this dormancy requires a gentle intervention: either by delicately nicking the seed coat near the seed’s eye, rubbing it with sandpaper, or subjecting it to a soak in hot water just below boiling temperature, allowing overnight immersion.

Upon germination, these seeds swiftly develop robust taproots, a lifeline crucial for desert survival. Therefore, once sprouted, they demand immediate placement in their designated spot or swift transplantation to ensure seamless adaptation to their environment.

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SWAN RIVER DAISIES ARE THE PRIDE OF PERTH, TRUE BLUE! GROW IN THE GARDEN OR HANGING BASKETS AND TROUGHS TOO! With their soft-textured foliage and dainty blossoms, swan river daisies make a colourful addition to the garden. The little flowers mix well with other garden plants. Opt for swan riverSee more...

SWAN RIVER DAISIES ARE THE PRIDE OF PERTH, TRUE BLUE! GROW IN THE GARDEN OR HANGING BASKETS AND TROUGHS TOO!

With their soft-textured foliage and dainty blossoms, swan river daisies make a colourful addition to the garden.

The little flowers mix well with other garden plants.

Opt for swan river daisies when planting containers as they cascade over the sides of hanging baskets; they also make a show at the front of flower beds and as a border forming low mats of colour on a walkway.

Keep them deadheaded throughout the growing season to encourage continuous flowers all season long.

GENUS NAME
Brachyscome
HEIGHT
1 to 3 feet
WIDTH
12 to 18 inches wide
FLOWER COLOR
Blue
FOLIAGE COLOR
Blue/Green/
SEASON FEATURES
Spring Bloom
Autumn Bloom
Summer Bloom
PROBLEM SOLVERS
Groundcover Drought Tolerant
SPECIAL FEATURES
Low Maintenance Attracts Birds Fragrance Good for Containers
SMALL SEEDS AND LOTS OF THEM. MIX WITH FINE GRAINS OF SAND IF NEEDED TO AID DISTRIBUTION OF SEEDS.

Grow Notes
Prefers full to part sun in well-draining soil.

Sow
Sow direct or raise seedlings in Spring. Protect from frost. Plant seeds at 1mm depth in seed raising mix and gently watering so as not to dislodge seeds and bury them too deeply.

Place in a warm shaded or semi shaded position.

Keep soil moist, not wet.

Germination
10-21 days at 15-30°C

Maturity
Annual.

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SWAN RIVER DAISIES ARE THE DARLING OF PERTH! NOW WORLDWIDE, THIS WHITE SPECIES OF THE FLOWER IS A STUNNER, EASY TO GROW AND WILL KEEP COMING! GET FOUR TIMES AS MANY SEEDS AS USUAL! Stunning Swan River Daisies love to flower so much, often the green of the leaves cannotSee more...

SWAN RIVER DAISIES ARE THE DARLING OF PERTH! NOW WORLDWIDE, THIS WHITE SPECIES OF THE FLOWER IS A STUNNER, EASY TO GROW AND WILL KEEP COMING! GET FOUR TIMES AS MANY SEEDS AS USUAL!

Stunning Swan River Daisies love to flower so much, often the green of the leaves cannot be seen as the flowers are so thick!

Swan River daisy’s lacy foliage is lovely though and it’s compact, bushy shape, pretty fragrant flowers, and grey-green leaves make it excellent in hanging baskets, window boxes, or other containers, or at the front of a bed or border.

The time to plant is just after the last frost, these are fine with dry soils and can survive over summer with some water, dead head to bring on another flush of flowers.
Brachycome iberidifolia is it’s Latin name and it thrives in Australia…after all, it’s called the Swan River Daisy for a reason!!

MIX WITH FINE GRAINS OF SAND IF NEEDED TO AID DISTRIBUTION OF SEEDS.

Grow Notes
Prefers full to part sun in well-draining soil.

Sow
Sow direct or raise seedlings in Spring. Protect from frost. Plant seeds at 1mm depth in seed raising mix and gently watering so as not to dislodge seeds and bury them too deeply.

Place in a warm shaded or semi shaded position.

Keep soil moist, not wet.

Germination
10-21 days at 15-30°C

Maturity
Annual.

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