Issue #7 March 2013
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Featured: Myrtle Rust resistant plants.

How vegetation can beat the summer heat.

Break through made in drought tolerance in crops.
EvergreenConnect company profile.

Moon gardens.

Ozbreeds new website.

Plant Profiles:

SLIM Callistemon viminalis ‘CV01’ PBR

Velvet Kangaroo Paws

Myrtle Rust Resistant Plants
Myrtle Rust Resistant Plants

Myrtle Rust has been a towering topic of the industry for a few years now and the threat has made some people weary of using plants from the Myrtaceae family. Good news has arrived from recent testing at the University of Sydney click to read our article on Myrtle Rust
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Dear Subscriber
Welcome back to the first issue for 2013 of Ozbreeds Landscape News.
We have some more exciting articles in this issue including the launch of our new Ozbreed Website.

We would also like to Welcome Back Nathan Layt and  Katrina Layt to the Ozbreed office. Stay tuned for next issues article on Nathan and Katrina's return.


Beck Dutschke
How vegetation can beat the summer heat.
How Vegetation can beat the Summer heat

Research undertaken by Nursery & Garden Industry Australia on how vegetation can beat the heat of summer against stark built up, urban area's.
To see the full article.

Breakthrough made in drought tolerance in crops
Breakthrough in drought tolerance


University of California Riverside discovery creates new blueprint for engineering drought-tolerant crops. This explains why Lomandra longifolia types have such a high drought tolerance. See full article

Introducing EvergreenConnect.
EvergreenConnect is a superior plant source data base where you can search for currently available plant lines, from nurseries all over Australia. See full company profile.
Moon gardens
Moon Gardens

Offices, apartment complexes, parks, and many houses have garden lighting, but it is rare that Landscape professionals use plants that stand out and shine under artificial light or in a full moon. See full article
Ozbreed launches new website
Ozbreeds New Website

Ozbreed’s new website is ready. We have made the website more user friendly and added a search bar, so you can find what you are looking for without the hassle or time wasted. Click here for more useful features of the Ozbreed website.
Plant Profile: SLIM™ Callistemon viminalis 'CV01' PBR

Slim, a unique Callistemon with a narrow slimline growth habit will provide landscape gardeners with a beautiful flowering bottlebrush that can be used in tight planting areas such as thin garden beds, along a fence line or a wall.
Full article.

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Plant Profile: Velvet Range Kangaroo Paw

Kangaroo Paws would have to be one of the most iconic Australian native plants with their unique flowers, beautiful colours and growth forms.  See article

Click here to see Gold Velvet video

Click here to see Ruby Velvet video

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