November Posts, Garden Jobs & Reminders

Dianella brevipendunctulata – Blue Flax-Lily

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Dianella berries (November 2018) on front verge. Rich purple berries follow delicate flowers. Bought as tubestock (3), Kumbartcho, December 2016.Planted on west side of tank. Bought as tubestock (30), Kumbartcho, December 2016.Planted on south side of verge. Label says:Herb to 60 cm HighAspect: Full Sun / Semi-ShadeSoil/Conditions: Dry / Well-DrainedEvergreen Perennial, Dark Green arching strap-like… Read more

Natives (A-Z), November Posts, Garden Jobs & Reminders, Verge Planting

Native Bed

The bed of natives is on the east side of the house in the middle of what was the “lawn”.  It had very poor soil – solid clay – so it got the chookpoo-newspaper-mulch treatment and then some plants were inserted as best I could.  Forget digging holes twice the size of the pot –… Read more

Natives (A-Z), November Posts, Garden Jobs & Reminders