Plant Care tips

Callistemon Red Rocket

This low maintenance native is a small hybrid from the bottlebrush family. Comes in a 20 cm self-watering pot made from recycled material.

Care instructions: Adaptable little fellow can handle dry or wet conditions and is good for sun to part shade. To keep the foliage lush it's best to fertilise occasionally. Perfect for a sunny balcony :)

Pet friendly.

Hibiscus Aussie Delight

The pale pink flowers on this gorgeous native have a beautiful perfume plus the petals are edible! Loved by native bees and butterflies! What a dream boat. Comes in a 20 cm self-watering pot made from recycled material.

Care instructions: Happy in a container with full sun to half shade. To maintain its happiness in this size pot, the tree can be pruned to encourage bushy growth. Fertilise in early spring to encourage flower growth.

Pet friendly.

 

Kangaroo Paw

Gorgeous flowers that attract native bees and birds! Comes in a 20 cm self-watering pot made from recycled material.

Care instructions: Likes a sizzling sunny spot. Make sure the soil is draining well, but keep the plant well watered. Fertilise once a month except in winter. Loves pruning, cut it right back at the end of summer, and chop off any dead flowers during the flowering season. 

Pet friendly.

 

Leptospermum Pink Cascade (Teatree)

This beautiful native teatree creates striking flowers and branches in a beautifully wild way, it will cascade over the edge of container if allowed. Loved by native bees! Comes in a 25 cm self-watering pot made from recycled material.

Care instructions: Would enjoy a sunny balcony spot with some protection from the peak summer sun. Loved by native bees! Well draining soil, with regular watering.  Also enjoys regular fertilisation. This plant would enjoy being repotted into a larger pot every 2-3 years. 

 

Pteris Umbrosa

This is a shade loving fern from S.E.Queensland. Comes in a 16 cm self-watering pot made from recycled material.

Care instructions: Will be happy well-watered (but not left soggy) and enjoy a bright spot indoors out of direct sun or on a balcony with some dappled morning light. Cut off dead leaves. Fertilise once a month, skipping winter. They do like to be repotted every couple of years. 

Not known to be poisonous to cats and dogs.

 

Westringia Lilac & Lace

Known as "coastal rosemary" (for its appearance not taste! This plant is not edible) this little babe produces gorgeous cute little mauve flowers that attract native bees. Comes in a 16 cm self-watering pot made from recycled material.

Care instructions: Would enjoy a sizzling sunny spot, likes watering but ensure soil is well drained as it does not enjoy wet feet. Fertilise once a month.

Contains irritant oils that should not be consumed by pets.