Australian Plants for Containers Study Group

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Resources

These are a few internet and other resources on Australian container plants that might prove useful:

Books:

Most, if not all, of the following are out-of-print but may be available through municipal libraries.

  • Blombery, A (1983), Growing Australian Natives in Pots: Indoors & Outdoors, Kangaroo Press, Kenthurst, NSW.
  • Blombery, A and Maloney, B (2000), Growing Native Plants for Balconies, Courtyards and Townhouses, Simon & Schuster, Australia.
  • Elliot, G (1979), Australian Plants for Small Gardens and Containers, Hyland House, Melbourne.
  • Elliot, G (1988), The New Australian Plants for Small Gardens and Containers, Hyland House, Melbourne.
  • Molyneux, B & Forrester, S (1986, 1992), Native Gardens in Minature, Australian Plants in Containers, Kangaroo Press, Kenthurst, NSW.
  • Ratcliffe, D & P (1987), Australian Plants for Indoors, Little Hills Press.
  • Wrigley, J and Fagg, M (1992), Growing Native Plants Indoors, Simon and Schuster, Australia.

Journals:

Several issues of the Society's journal "Australian Plants" are particularly useful for those interested in growing potted plants.

  • Vol 6, No.48 September 1971; Natives for Window Boxes.
  • Vol 12, No.94 March 1983; Australian Plants in Containers.
  • Vol 13, No.102 March 1985; House Plants - Proven Natives and Their Care.
  • Vol 13, No.107 June 1986; Palms for Containers.
  • Vol 13, No.107 June 1986; Potted Plants (Fertilizers and Potting Mixes).
  • Vol 14, No.114 March 1988; Waratah as a Container Plant (part of a general article 'Grow Waratah from Seed to Flower').
  • Vol 15, No.124 September 1990; Sturt's Desert Pea - A Flowering Pot Plant.
  • Vol 19, No.155 June 1998; Daisies as Potted Plants.
  • Vol 21, No.168 September 2001; Callistemon - Growing in Large Pots.
  • Vol 21, No.169 December 2001; Container Plants for Balconies.

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