Herbs and Grasses


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.

Ready in October

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Ajuga australis

Australian Bugle

Perennial herb with blue flowering stems to 30cm. Grows in moist areas. Tolerates part shade as well as frost, once established.

In stock

90mm pots at $6.00 each, 140mm pots at $8.00 each


Ancistrachne uncinulata

Hooky Grass

Grass to 1m that grows in sandstone soils on steep, dry slopes in part shade

Grown by order only

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Adiantum hispidulum var. hispidulum

Rough Maidenhair Fern

Fern to 30cm tall spreading in clumps in moist shady areas. The new fronds are pink/red coloured.

Ready in November

100mm pots at $4.00 each


Brunoniella australis

Blue Trumpet

Herb to 15cm with purple flowers throughout the warmer months

Grown by order only

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Calotis cuneata

Burr Daisy

Herb to 30cm that produces rosettes of foliage at the end of stolons. White daisy flowers occur in the warmer months. Grows on heavy soils

In stock

100mm pots at $4.00 each


Crotalaria brevis

Short-leaved Rattlepod

Herbaceous plant to 50cm in sandy soils with yellow flowers in the warmer months

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Photo by Martin Bennett

Cullen tenax

Emu Foot

Sprawling ground cover in sunny well drained sites to 20cm tall with purple flower spikes

Grown by order only

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Cymbopogon obtectus

Silky-heads

Uncommon fragrant grass to 1m in sandy soils. Fluffy white seed heads

Sold out

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Cymbopogon refractus

Native Lemongrass

Lemon-scented grass to 1m in full sun in poor soils.  A food source for butterflies and birds. Ideal for mass plantings.

Grown by order only

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Dianella brevipedunculata

Blue Flax Lily

Strapped leaved plant to 60cm with blue flowers and blue berries. Good for part shade

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Dianella caerulea

Blueberry Lily

Strapped leaved plant from 50cm to 1m with blue flowers and berries in spring to summer. Full sun to part shade. Well drained soils

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Dianella longifolia

Long-leaved Flax Lily

Sturdy upright plant to 1m tall with lovely blue/green strap leaves. The flower spikes rise high above the foliage with bright blue flowers and berries. Good for full sun to part shade and tolerates dry conditions.

Ready in October

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Dianella revoluta

Spreading Flax Lily

Strapped leaved plant from 60cm to 1m. The foliage is tinged with red at the base and each leaf margin is recurved. The blue flower spikes rise above the foliage.

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Dicanthium sericeum subsp. sericeum

Queensland Bluegrass

Perennial to 80cm with blue/green leaves and dark fluffy seed heads

Grown by order only

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Einadia nutans (Yellow-fruiting form)

Nodding Saltbush

Creeping herbaceous plant, 80cm x 1m in heavy soils with spikes of yellow fruit throughout the warmer months.  The leaves and fruit are edible

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Enchylaena tomentosa

Ruby Saltbush

To 1m, usually less, with blue/green hairy succulent foliage and bright rose red edible fruit.

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 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 $3.00 each


Goodenia bellidifolia subsp. argentea

Goodenia

Rosettes of leaves with yellow flower spikes to 40cm. Grows in moist sandy soils. Makes an attractive pot plant

Ready in September

100mm pots at $4.00 each


Hibiscus sturtii

Little Hibiscus

To 45cm with hairy leaves and pink or white flowers. Grows in sandy soils

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Hypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala

Golden Weather Grass

Dainty grass-like wildflower to 20cm with bright yellow flowers in the warmer months. Grows in damp areas.

Ready in October

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Juncus usitatus

Common Rush

Clumping grass-like herb to around 1.2m. Grows in boggy areas around dams and ponds and their surrounds. Often used for water filtration or bank stabilisation. Good frog habitat.

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 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

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Lomandra hystrix

Creek Mat Rush

Fast growing strap-leaved plant to 1m with yellow flowers. Ideal for borders and creek bank or slope stabilisation

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Murdannia graminea

Grass Lily

Grass-like herb to 40cm in moist, sandy soils with pink/purple three-petalled flowers

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each, 100mm pots at $4.00 each


Patersonia sericea

Native Iris

Grass-like plant to 50cm with large purple three-petalled flowers from winter to spring. Grows in moist, sandy soils.

In stock

90mm pots at $7.00 each


Peperomia blanda var. floribunda

Peperomia

Succulent-like herb to 30cm that grows on boulders in part shade.  Can be grown as an indoor plant

Grown by order only

100mm pots at $4.00 each


Proiphys cunninghamii

Brisbane Lily

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

Ready in October

90mm pots at $7.00 each


Photo by Martin Bennett

Rhodanthe athemoides

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 pots at $3.00 each, 100mm pots at $4.00 each


Rytidosperma tenuius

Wallaby Grass

To 1m with white flower spikes. A food source for a range of wildlife.

Grown by order only

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Stylidium graminifolium

Trigger Plant

Clumping grass-like plant with pink flower spikes throughout the year. Grows in moist sandy soils

In stock

100mm pots at $4.00 each


Swainsona queenslandica

Darling Pea

Scrambling herb to 40cm with blue/green foliage and lovely red pea flowers in the warmer months. It grows in a range of soil types

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Thysanotus tuberosus

Purple Fringed Lily

Wildflower to 50cm in moist areas with fine blue/green foliage and three-petalled purple flowers during the warmer months.

Ready in November

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Photo by Karen Gruner

Viola perenniformis

Viola

Fast growing ground cover for moist semi shaded areas. Pink/purple flowers during the warmer months. Can be grown in a hanging basket

In stock

100mm pots at $4.00 each


Zygophyllum apiculatum

Twin Leaf

Understorey herb to 60cm in Brigalow scrub in part shade. Yellow flowers

Grown by order only

50mm tubes at $3.00 each