Understanding Your Soil

Understanding Your Soil

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Shooting Star

Shooting Star™

Trachelospermum asiaticum 'SJ01' PBR
Range: Emporium RangeWHERE TO BUYMore info
Description:
A variegated Star Jasmine ground cover
Uses:
Ground cover, climber, containers and borders
Position:
Full sun to part shade
Size:
20-40cm high x 1.5m wide
Density:
1-2 per m2^, 1-2 per linear metre
Soil Type:
Wide variety
Where It Works:
QLD, NSW & Western Australia
Ocean Reef

Ocean Reef™

Hibbertia spicata 'WA01' PBR
Range: Native ShrubsWHERE TO BUYMore info
Description:
Compact, small shrub with glossy leaves
Uses:
Specimen plant, low hedge, coastal use
Position:
Full sun to half day shade
Size:
50 cm high x 25 cm wide
Density:
3 plants per m², 2 per linear metre
Soil Type:
Moist sand or light loam; likes limestone and above normal pH; responds well to nutrient supplement
Where It Works:
Available to Western Australia only
Red Fence

Red Fence™

Photinia x fraseri 'CP01' PBR
Range: Emporium RangeWHERE TO BUYMore info
Description:
Compact, strong growing Photinia
Uses:
As a fence, short screen or hedge
Position:
Full sun to part shade
Size:
1.5m high x 1m wide after 5 years; reaches 2m high in good soil types
Density:
1-2 per m2^, 2 per linear metre for hedging
Soil Type:
Most soil types
Where It Works:
South QLD, NSW, ACT, TAS, SA & WA
Mighty Coral

Mighty Coral™

Aloe hybrid 'AL04' PBR
Range: Emporium RangeWHERE TO BUYMore info
Description:
Semi-compact Aloe
Uses:
Mass planting, borders, feature plant
Position:
Full sun to part shade
Size:
35cm high x 40cm wide foliage; 60cm high flowers
Density:
3-6 per m2^, 2-4 per linear metre
Soil Type:
Most soil types, but if in clay soils, try to improve drainage or use in raised garden
Where It Works:
South QLD (raised gardens and free draining soil), NSW, VIC, TAS, SA, WA & ACT (requires further testing here)