Australian native plants are hardy and resilient, flourishing even in the harshest of conditions.
They are the perfect embodiment of the Australian spirit that our great nation is so well known for.
Check out these Aussie natives that can be found at Bidjiwong Community Nursery.
Also known as the Lilly Pilly, this Australian native plant is a large shrub which can grow to 8 m in height.
Flowering between November and February, the Lilly Pilly sports white flower clusters at the end of each branch as well as deep magenta coloured fruits.
This shrub, also know as the Native Indigo, can grow from 2 to 4 m in height.
It’s soft purple and pink flowers appear around September and can last up until late November.
Often used as a groundcover, the Viola hederacea can grow up to 10cm in height.
Bidjiwong Community Nursery is next open on Saturday, February 2, from 9am to 1pm.
Hills residents can get four free native plants a year from Bidjiwong Nursery. Find out more on our website, www.thehills.nsw.gov.au.