Shade lovers

Most Australian gardens have shade at some part of the day. In conditions where shade is a major consideration,  These are the plants to choose from...
Generally, shade plants prefer morning sun only. The afternoon sun is more intense and damaging, so for all plants in this section, avoid the afternoon sun.
Shade plants benefit enormously from annual mulch application, many of these plants are surface rooting and need to be kept cool and moist during summer. Mulch also helps eliminate weeds and helps gardens look more stylish and neat.
Choose fragrant shade plants around your front entrance such as gardenia and daphne. For screening in shade areas, look no further than camellia species, for lower shrubs, online plants have a huge range of helleborous, clivia, heuchra, lamium and more.....
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Camellia Sasanqua, Yuletide

Camellia Sasanqua, Yuletide

Camellia Sasanqua, Yuletide, is the sun-loving Camellia, flowers heavily in autumn and early winter ..

Start from $42.95

Carex Comans Bronze

Carex Comans Bronze

Carex Bronze is a lovely tufting, bronze, hardy little grass shrub with a narrow leaved grass-like c..

Start from $15.95

Chamaedorea Elegans Parlour Palm

Chamaedorea Elegans Parlour Palm

Delightful, hardy small palm with delicate dark green fronds, the Parlour Palm will grow to a height..

Start from $42.95

Daphne Odora

Daphne Odora

Daphne Odora, an enchanting evergreen shrub, graces gardens with its captivating fragrance and ele..

Start from $26.95

Daphne Perfume Princess

Daphne Perfume Princess

Daphne Perfume Princess™ has Large blooms - up to 4x the size of traditional daphne blooms; ..

Start from $26.95

Drepanostachyum falcatum, Himalayan weeping bamboo

Drepanostachyum falcatum, Himalayan weeping bamboo

Himalayan weeping is unlike regular forms of bamboo. It has long, slender foliage hanging over multi..

Start from $115.50

Euphorbia Martinii Baby Charm

Euphorbia Martinii Baby Charm

Euphorbia Baby Charm is a delightful new release Euphorbia species with deep green foliage and strik..

Start from $14.95

Euphorbia Silver Swan

Euphorbia Silver Swan

Euphorbia silver swan is a striking architectural delight. Its variegated foliage of grey-green is h..

Start from $69.00

Euphorbia x martinii

Euphorbia x martinii

Euphorbia x martinii,  has an appealing compact mound-like form, grey green foliage with reddis..

Start from $13.95

Gardenia Aimee Yoshiba

Gardenia Aimee Yoshiba

A beautiful heavily scented gardenia form available from online plants. It has large double white bl..

Start from $17.95

Gardenia Florida

Gardenia Florida

Gardenia Florida is an exceptional variety producing large, double milky white flowers from late spr..

Start from $17.95

Gardenia Golden Magic

Gardenia Golden Magic

Gardenia golden magic is a less popular form of this beautifully scented evergreen shrub. Less popul..

Start from $17.95

Gardenia Magnifica

Gardenia Magnifica

Gardenia magnifica has slightly larger foliage than other shrub forms of gardenia, it has the same b..

Start from $16.95

Gardenia Ocean Pearl

Gardenia Ocean Pearl

A neat, small, evergreen shrub growing to 1mt high and wide. Gardenia Ocean Pearl produces delight..

Start from $15.95

Gardenia Professor Pucci

Gardenia Professor Pucci

This gardenia is unique for its large double creamy white flowers that strand out amongst dark lustr..

Start from $15.95

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