Nine months ago we guerrilla gardened a native verge, to flesh out the space around the two trees we planted when we first moved into the house.
In a remarkably short period of time it’s grown out to fill the verge, making for a bold statement of native vigour. The Pennisetum advena ‘Rubrum’ (the purple grass in the middle of the verge) has grown staggeringly quickly, overwhelming a few of the lomandras. It’s survival of the quickest in this verge!
Since a picture is worth a thousand words, this was the verge when first planted, in March last year: