Merri Creek Management Committee

Top Ten plants for a local indigenous gardenCommon bluebell small

These plants combine;

  • attractive foliage, form and flower
  • ease of cultivation
  • adaptable to a wide range of conditions
  • none too large or wide for a small garden
  • good value for attracting wildlife
  • readilycultivated by seed, cutting or division

The links below will open on plant profiles at the Indigenous Flora and Fauna Association website.

Lightwood

Acacia implexa

Small Tree

Berry Saltbush

Atriplex semibaccata

Groundcover

Slender Wallaby Grass

Rytidosperma racemosum

Grass for lawn or habitat

Sweet Bursaria

Bursaria spinosa

Small Tree or large shrub

Tall Everlasting

Chrysocephalum   semipapposum

Flower

Small-leaved Clematis

Clematis microphylla

Climber

Rock Correa

Correa glabra

Shrub

Kidney weed

Dichondra repens

Groundcover

Spiny-headed Mat-rush

Lomandra longifolia

Tussock

Native Bluebell

Wahlenbergia communis

Flower

Merri Events Calendar

17 Jan 2018;
11:00AM - 11:30AM
Who’s still hiding?

01 Feb 2018;
06:00PM - 07:30PM
Wetland Walk and Talk in Darebin

04 Feb 2018;
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Litter Clean Up – Nth Fitzroy (Friends of Merri Creek)

04 Feb 2018;
02:00PM - 03:30PM
Streamteam Water Quality Testing (Friends of Merri Creek)

18 Feb 2018;
08:45AM - 10:30AM
Friends of Merri Creek Bird Survey 1 for 2018

25 Feb 2018;
08:45AM - 10:30AM
Friends of Merri Creek Bird Survey 1 for 2018 (continued)