Hemiandra pungens prostrate purple
Attractive groundcover with burgundy-tipped, sharply pointed leaves. Tubular, mauve flowers with slightly darker speckles in the throat are borne in profusion. Prefers well-drained soil. Tolerant of alkaline soils, dry periods and coastal conditions. Tip prune to keep plant dense and to encourage flowering. White flowering variety Hemiandra pungens alba is also available.
Photo courtesy of Angus Stewart – https://www.gardeningwithangus.com.au/