The Australian Plants Society (Victoria) is dedicated to promoting, growing and the conservation of Australian native plants, in gardens, community areas and their original environments.

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COVID-19 Virus Notice
We regret to advise that in line with ongoing advice on COVID-19 (coronavirus), many APS-related events have been cancelled.

We will try keep event status up to date, but please contact the event organiser if in any doubt.

Many nurseries are still open, although with some restrictions, and they welcome your business. Please phone the nursery to check current restrictions before going there.

Bushfires 2019-20
APS Vic extends its heartfelt condolences to all those affected by the recent tragic bushfires and is investigating ways it can assist communities reestablish their gardens and provide support for native wildlife.

Because it is topical, here is a link to information on fire-resistant and retardant plants.

Australian Native Plants Society (Australia) Bushfires Submission

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Some fine plants for the garden - from our very active Maroondah group. ... See MoreSee Less

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FJC Rogers Seminar Webinars (Zoom) coming up soon. Members please email an EOI if you haven't already, to to receive the links a day or two before. Dates to remember are 8th, 15th, & 22nd October. 7pm. Check the website for more details:
apsvic.org.au/fjc-rogers-seminar-2020
Videos of all presentations will also be available after the event on the website.
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September is a glorious time to be gardening! The first butterflies have arrived and Little Wattlebirds are getting frisky. In my garden in Thornbury there is a range of Australian natives, local indigenous plants and some special plants in pots. My Grass Tree is nearly in flower after three years in a pot and seven in the ground. ... See MoreSee Less

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Chorizema cordatum. Heart-leaved flame pea. A springtime show stopper in a nature strip planting in Melbourne. ... See MoreSee Less

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