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.

In stock

Ancistrachne uncinulata

Hooky Grass

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

Grown by order only

Austrostipa verticillata

Slender Bamaboo Grass

Grass to 1.5m. Habitat for bandicoots, rodents and ground-dwelling birds

Ready in July

Brunoniella australis

Blue Trumpet

Herb to 15cm with purple flowers throughout the warmer months

In stock

Crotalaria brevis

Short-leaved Rattlepod

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

In stock

Photo by Martin Bennett

Cullen tenax

Emu Foot

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

In stock

Cymbopogon obtectus


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

In stock

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.

In stock

Dianella brevipedunculata

Blue Flax Lily

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

In stock

Dicanthium sericeum subsp. sericeum

Queensland Bluegrass

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

Sold out

Enchylaena tomentosa

Ruby Saltbush

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

In stock

Eremophila debilis

Winter Apple

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

In stock

Evolvulus alsinoides

Slender Dwarf Morning-glory

Fast growing ground cover to a 1m spread with a profusion of bright blue flowers throughout the year

In stock

Fimbristylis ferruginea

Finger Rush

Freshwater and saline wetlands perennial sedge to 80cm

In stock

Hibiscus sturtii

Little Hibiscus

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

Sold out, more seeded

Lomandra hystrix

Creek Mat Rush

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

Ready in mid May

Murdannia graminea

Grass Lily

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

In stock

Patersonia sericea

Native Iris

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

Ready in late May

Peperomia blanda var. floribunda


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

In stock

Proiphys cunninghamii

Brisbane Lily

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

In stock

Stylidium graminifolium

Trigger Plant

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

Ready in late May

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

Ready in mid April (3 left!)

Photo by Martin Bennett

Themeda triandra

Kangaroo Grass

Clumping grass to 60cm in well drained soils. Brown seed heads form in the warmer months

Sold out

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.

Sold out

Trachymene incisa

Wild Parsnip

Sparse sprawling herb to 60cm with pollinator attracting heads of white flowers

Ready in late June

Zygophyllum apiculatum

Twin Leaf

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

Grown by order only