Which Plant Where?

 

Where?

Finding new opportunities for urban green space for the cities of tomorrow.

When?

Testing landscape plants for suitability and opportunity now, tomorrow and in decades to come.

Why?

Which Plant Where is about selecting the right plants for the right urban space with an eye on the future.

The Right Plant In The Right Place - Now and Tomorrow

The Which Plant Where program is a five-year series of research that will find out where current favourites are unlikely to thrive under the more extreme climates that Australian cities face, learn from past successes, and stress-test major landscape species to find opportunities for new species and varieties to be planted.

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Finding the limit for the gardens of the future as summers intensify

Finding the limit for the gardens of the future as summers intensify

Friday, 15 February 2019: The research trials underway at Western Sydney University’s Hawkesbury campus were showcased this week on popular television program Gardening Australia as host Josh Byrne toured the greenhouse heatwave and drought trials for the Which Plant Where project.

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‘Living Lab' in Sydney's Inner West Helps Researchers Understand Plant Selection For Urban Spaces in a Changing World

‘Living Lab' in Sydney's Inner West Helps Researchers Understand Plant Selection For Urban Spaces in a Changing World

Wednesday, 30 January 2019: One of the big challenges is a changing environment, posing a simple question with perhaps a not so simple solution – as our climate changes, which horticulture species will thrive, or struggle, in future Australian urban areas?

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The Living Lab Goes In At Hawkesbury

The Living Lab Goes In At Hawkesbury

Friday, 14 December 2018: To uncover the real-world performance of the plants that will thrive in a more varied and uncertain future means we need to test them in the field. Our Living Labs are field plantings of trees and shrubs, in urban locations across Australia.

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Robin Powell Of The Sydney Morning Herald On Which Plant Where

Robin Powell Of The Sydney Morning Herald On Which Plant Where

Sunday, 23 September 2018: Gardening editor Rob Powell writes a profile on Which Plant Where 22 September 2018.

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Champions of Climate Change Create Greener Cities

Champions of Climate Change Create Greener Cities

Tuesday, 31 July 2018: Searching for plant species that will be champions of climate change.

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