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Hemiandra pungens


Small prostrate groundcover with needlelike prickly foliage and purple flowers in summer. Tolerates full sun or partial shade, drought and frost. Prefers well-drained light to heavy soils. Excellent for embankments and/or containers. They appreciate a gravel mulch and likes to scramble over logs & rocks to raise them above groundlevel.


Biological Name: Hemiandra pungens
Common Name: Snakebush
Family: Lamiaceae
Exposure: Full Sun
Flower Color: Purple-mauve
Flower Time: Summer
Height: Prostrate
Width: 6' Approx
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Hardenbergia, Acacia, Senna and Casuarinas have nitrogen-fixing nodules on their root systems to help provide nitrogen for other plants close to them?

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