Stock Availability – Herbaceous Plants


Actinotis helianthi

Flannel Flower

Perennial herb to 60cm with furry silver foliage and masses of white daisy flowers during the warmer months. Grows in well drained rocky soils and can be grown in a large pot in full sun or light shade.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Afrohybanthus stellarioides

Spade Flower

Perennial herb to 50cm with orange spade-shaped flowers during the warmer months.  Can be grown in a pot or hanging basket.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Dianella caerulea

Blue Flax Lily

Clumping strap-leaved plant to 1m with spikes of blue flowers and bright blue berries that rise above the foliage.  Full sun to part shade.  Excellent frog habitat.  Looks effective as a mass planting.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Dianella rara

Rare Flax Lily

Tufted plant to 80cm. fine blue/grey foliage with maroon colouring at the base. Tall blue flower spikes. Full sun to part shade and tolerates dry conditions. Uncommon in the wild

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each, 90mm pots at $8.00 each


Dianella revoluta

Rare Flax Lily

A tough, clumping plant to 1m with strap leaves coloured red at the base.  Spikes of blue flowers are followed by blue fruit.  A good understorey and frog habitat plant in part shade.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Doryanthes palmeri

Spear Lily

Large clumping lily to 3m with a tall, red-flowering spike. Grows in rocky slopes and along cliffsides.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each, 90mm pots at $8.00 each


Eremophila debilis

Winter Apple

Mat-forming ground cover to a 1.5m spread with edible fruit. Protect from frost

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Goodenia hederacea

Silver-leaved Goodenia

A hardy ground cover to 80cm with yellow flowers throughout the year. Tolerates a range of soils. Looks great in a hanging basket. Can grow in part shade.

Ready in July

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Laxmannia gracilis

Wire Lily

Dainty grass-like herb forming small tufts to 30cm in well drained soils with white flowers throughout the warmer months

One left!

90mm pots at $8.00 each


Lomandra hystrix

Creek Mat Rush

Clumping strap-leaved plant to 1m x 1m.  Ideal for borders or erosion control on creek banks or slopes.  Fragrant yellow flower spikes.  Very hardy.  Frog habitat around ponds and dams.

Ready in July

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Mirbelia speciosa subsp. ringrosei

Showy Mirbelia

Erect plant to 50cm with whorled leaves and purple pea flowers along the stem. Grows in sandstone soils including Helidon Hills. Can be grown in a pot.

In stock

50mm pots at $4.00 each


Murdannia graminea

Grass Lily

A grass-like perennial wildflower to 40cm with purple three-lobed flowers during spring/summer.  Grows well in pots or as a low border plant in full sun to light shade.

Ready in October

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Proiphys cunninghamii

Brisbane Lily

Attractive slow growing rainforest lily with clusters of white flowers in summer

In stock

90mm pots at $8.00 each, 175mm pots at $12.00 each


Photo by Martin Bennett

Rhodanthe anthemoides

Chamomile Sunray

Perennial to 30 cm with blue-green foliage and white daisy flowers for many months of the year. Grows in full sun to part shade in well drained soils

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Senecio sp.

Senecio

Sprawling herb to 20cm with yellow daisy flowers year-round. Full sun in open or forested areas, in a range of soil types.

Ready in late July

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Swainsona brachycarpa

Purple Darling Pea

Sprawling herb to 60cm with purple pea flower spikes. Could be grown in a hanging basket.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Swainsona queenslandica

Darling Pea – pink- flowering form

Sprawling herb to 60cm with purple pink pea flowers. Prefers a sunny, well drained position.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Xerochrysum bracteatum

Paper Daisy

Herbaceous perennial to 60cm in sunny well drained sites.  Large golden yellow daisy flowers occur through spring and summer.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Other (non-local) native species available:

Calotis scabiosifolia – in stock