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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Champions of Climate Change Create Greener Cities
Tuesday, 31 July 2018: Around 100 plant species have been identified as the champions of climate change under a $10 million, five-year joint research project - the Which Plant Where Project aims to improve future planning outcomes to achieve greater environmental sustainability in urban green spaces.
Share Your Suggestions For Forgotten Plants We Should Trial
Thursday, 3 May 2018: While plant selection is often influenced by multiple factors, ‘bulletproof’ plants are often used because they have performed consistently in the past. But past performance is no indicator of future performance. Water availability, extreme temperatures and disease all pose threats of failure, especially when only one or two species are planted in an urban green space.
Video From The Melbourne Growers' Workshop
Friday, 23 March 2018: Hort Innovation recently filmed this explainer video with researchers Assoc Prof Marco Amati of RMIT, Prof David Ellsworth of Western Sydney University and Leigh Staas of Macquarie University.