Gardening Australia – September 2019

(Jacob Rumans) #1

Do you have Sydney’s

best front garden?

Entries for the Royal Agricultural Society of
NSW Sydney Spring Garden Competition
open on 2 September 2019.

With fantastic prizes to be won, it’s time
to put the gloves on and show us your
best Spring garden, Sydney style!

Register today at

Sydney Spring

Garden Competition

Image courtesy of Melbourne Total Landscaping

Extend your dry summer ga
new member of the Armeri
Collection, Dreameria Dayd
(Armeria pseudarmeria ‘Da
Often called false sea thrift,
Dreameria armerias are
tough plants that can
withstand sea spray, dry
conditions and frost once
established. ‘Daydream’ is a
low, clump-forming plant w
strappy leaves and pink pom
fl owers on 25–50cm-tall st
Choose it for rockeries, gar
edging, containers and bord

Think beyond cacti
and succulents for
your waterwise garden,
adding some colour with
the red and yellow tones
of Leucadendron ‘Bella’s
Buttons’. Flowers with
prominent red centres cover the
yellow-leafed bush, which grows to 45cm by 45cm, in late
winter to early spring. This plant has all the attributes of a
waterwise plant and is also frost tolerant to –5°C. Suitable
for containers, garden beds and low, informal hedging, in
full or part sun, it likes an application of native fertiliser.
Tip-prune just before spring to keep it bushy.
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