Hardenbergia Happy Duo

Hardenbergia Happy Duo

Hardenbergia Happy Duo Hardenbergia violacea selections A bright idea to combine two colours in the one pot gave birth to Hardenbergia Happy Duo. The blend of Happy Wanderer with Free ‘n Easy is a combo that’s irresistible. Used as a ground cover, it’s spectacular in full bloom over winter; and for the rest of the year, you have a handsome dark green mound that only requires the occasional chopping back to keep it looking good. Or train it over a pergola or veranda for a delicious froth of purple and white that will have your neighbours green with envy. Plenty of sunshine and good drainage is all it asks. Download...
Hardenbergia Happy Wanderer

Hardenbergia Happy Wanderer

Hardenbergia Happy Wanderer Hardenbergia violacea selection Hardenbergia Happy Wanderer probably had no idea just how far and wide it would travel when it was introduced to the world in the mid 1970s.  It’d cover thousands of miles now if you added up all the landscapes in which it’s been planted. You can’t miss seeing it in winter and early spring, when it is covered in a solid mass of deep mauve-purple pea flowers. Perhaps the best Hardenbergia selection ever made, it thrives in temperate and semi arid climates, in well drained clay loams or sandy soils, neutral to acid pH. It tolerates light frosts, is generally fine in more sheltered coastal gardens, and adores a good hard pruning after flowering is finished.  It’s...
Pandorea Wonga Gold Sunrise

Pandorea Wonga Gold Sunrise

Pandorea Wonga Gold Sunrise Pandorea pandorana selected form Pandorea Wonga Gold Sunrise took us all by surprise when it bloomed in its first spring.  A seedling offspring of Pandorea Wonga Gold Sunset, it was planted in expectation of it being the same as its parent.  However, in place of rich gold & bronze bells, it’s an astonishing combination of purples, rose pink, gold and crimson, like an Aussie dawn.  Plant Sunrise and Sunset together and enjoy the full spectrum, dawn to dusk. A climber of moderate vigour, it is useful as a light screen along a veranda or on a pergola, which is one of the nicest ways of displaying creepers, and giving shade at the same time.  Happy in temperate to sub tropical climates, it needs well drained soils of neutral to acid pH; best avoid severe frost though an occasional light frost is okay.  A light trim will keep it...
Pandorea Lady Di

Pandorea Lady Di

Pandorea Lady Di Pandorea jasminoides white form Just as lovely as its namesake, Pandorea Lady Di is one of those plants that deserves a place in every garden.  There are very few regions in which it cannot grow (probably only those with permafrost). Lush bright green foliage provides a year-round screen for fence, pergola, wall, or a cascade over a retaining wall or bank; in summer, large clusters of pure white bell flowers, often with a delicate fragrance, festoon the greenery.  Surprisingly hardy in just about all climates except freezing, it likes well drained soils, neutral to acid pH, and is easily maintained with a good pruning after flowering.  If need be, because it can be vigorous, trim or cut back at other times of the year...
Pandorea Wonga Gold Sunset

Pandorea Wonga Gold Sunset

Pandorea Wonga Gold Sunset Pandorea pandorana selection Want to tart up that old paling fence or screen out the neighbours?  Maybe pretty up the garden shed? Here’s the plant for you.  Like so many Aussie plants. Pandorea Wonga Gold Sunset combines hardiness with beauty ~ and does it fast. It’s a climber of only medium vigour and you won’t have to spend weekends keeping it controlled with a chainsaw.  Austraflora bred this plant with small spaces in mind so you’ll have the effect you need in just a short time. The multi-coloured bunches of trumpets bloom throughout spring, completely covering the shiny leaves which will give you a screen all year.  Full sun or light shade, and climates ranging from cool temperate to tropical and even semi arid, plus well drained soils will suit...