Shrubs


Abutilon auritum

Chinese Lantern

Shrub to 2m in well drained soils with soft hairy green/grey leaves, followed by yellow hibiscus-like flowers. Attracts bees, birds and butterflies.

2 left!

90mm pots at $7.00 each


Acacia decora

Pretty Wattle

Shrub to 2m in well drained soils. Blue-green foliage and masses of yellow flowers in winter/spring

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Acacia falcata

Sickle Wattle

Fast growing narrow shrub up to 4m in well drained soils. Cream/white heads of flowers during Winter. The flowers and seeds feed birds and insects

Grown by order only

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Photo by Martin Bennett

Acacia ulicifolia

Prickly Moses

Prickly foliaged shrub to 2m on sandstone soils. Small white spherical flowers in spring followed by flat seed pods. A food source for pollinators

In stock

SPECIAL!! 50mm tubes at 5 for $10.00


Alchornea ilicifolia

Native Holly

Slow growing shrub to 3m with holly-like leaves; the new growth is maroon coloured. Insignificant flowers but green three-lobed capsules. Full sun to part shade in a range of soil types.

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.50 each, 90mm pots at $7.00 each


Photo by Martin Bennett

Alyxia ruscifolia

Chain Fruit

An upright and very hardy, slow growing shrub to 2m with sharp glossy green foliage and bright orange fruits that often link together like a chain.  A safe refuge for small birds.  Grows in full sun or part shade.

Ready in September, (8 only)

50mm tubes at $3.50 each


Breynia oblongifolia

Coffee Bush

To 3m with small white flowers then green fruit which hang underneathe the foliage turning red to black. Host plant to the Large Grass-yellow butterfly. Attracts small birds

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Photo by Martin Bennett

Carissa ovata

Kunkerberry

To 3m with glossy green foliage.  White flowers are followed by black currant-like edible fruit. Shelter for small birds. Attracts the Joseph’s Coat moth larvae.  Very tough in dry conditions

Ready in November

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Photo by Martin Bennett

Daviesia ulicifolia

Spiny-leaved Bitter-pea

Open shrub to 2m on stony soils. Yellow pea flowers form in the warmer months.

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Daviesia villifera

Short-leaved Bitter-pea

Bushy shrub to 2m on stony soils. Yellow pea flowers form in the warmer months followed by pink/red pods. Drought hardy

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Deeringia amaranthoides

Deeringia

Up to 4m but often much smaller than that.  Grows along creeks and gullies.  Can take part shade.  Spikes of bright red fruit in summer

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Dodonaea sinuolata

Feathery Hop Bush

1-3m with dark pink/red pods in summer. Good shelter for small birds

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Dodonaea viscosa

Sticky Hop Bush

Hardy, to 4m in dry regions, takes light frosts. Very showy seed capsules

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Hibiscus divaricatus

Yellow Hibiscus

Shrub to 2m with bright yellow flowers with a dark red throat in the warmer months

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Hibiscus heterophyllus

Native Rosella

To 8m with large white flowers. Attracts many insects and birds

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Hovea acutifolia

Purple Pea Bush

To 2m in moist well drained soils. Masses of purple pea flowers in spring/summer.

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Indigofera australis

Native Indigo

To 1.5m. Tough in exposed, dry sandy soils. Pretty pink flower spikes from late winter

One left!

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Jacksonia scoparia

Dogwood

To 3m, leafless. Stems and branches are silvery grey. Often has a weeping habit. Grows in dry, rocky soils. Clusters of yellow flowers

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Photo by Martin Bennett

Leptospermum polygalifolium

Tantoon

To 3m with masses of white flowers that attract pollinators.

Ready in September

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Photo by Martin Bennett

Lomatia silaifolia

Crinkle Bush

To 1 or 2m with white flowers in the warmer months.  Grows in sandy well drained soils.

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Maireana decalvans

Black Cottonbush

Shrub to 50cm with blue-green foliage and flat pink-white flowers. Grows in well drained soils. Tolerates dry conditions.

Ready in October

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Mallotus claoxyloides

Green Kamala/Smell-of-the-bush

Slow growing, very hardy to 4m in low lying areas. The foliage intermittently emits a strong fragrance. A host plant for the Mallotus Harlequin Bug.

In stock (limited number)

50mm tubes at $3.50 each


Myoporum apiculatum

Boobialla

Fast growing shrub to 4m with small white flowers followed by pink/purple glossy fruit.  It is a source of food and habitat for birds.  Requires well drained soil in full sun or part shade.

In stock, (1 left!)

90mm pots at $7.00 each


Petrophile canescens

Conesticks

To 1.5m in rocky areas in sandy soils. Flowers attract pollinators

Ready in October

50mm tubes at $3.50 each


Phyllanthus microcladus

Small-leaved Phyllanthus

Hardy shrub to 2m in rocky well drained soil. Often seen in Brigalow forest. Tiny white flowers appear followed by small green fruit which hang under the branches. A good nesting plant for small birds.

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Pittosporum revolutum

Brisbane Laurel

Shrub from 2 to 3m with green glossy leaves and small yellow fragrant flowers.  The large yellow wrinkly fruit open to reveal red sticky seeds.  Attractive to bees and birds.  Tolerates light frost and clay, loam or sandy soils

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Photo by Martin Bennett

Pittosporum spinescens

Wallaby Apple

To 3m. Very prickly,making it ideal habitat for small birds. Large round fruit

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each, 90mm pots at $6.00 each


Pittosporum viscidum

Birds Nest Bush

To 3m with dark rounded fruit. Perfect nesting shrub for small birds

Ready in September

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Psychotria daphnoides

Small-leaved Psychotria

TA dense shrub with small glossy leaves, tiny white flowers, and white/yellow fruit. An understorey shrub that can grow in part shade.

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each, 90mm pots at $6.00 each


Pultenaea euchila

Orange Pultenaea

Dense shrub to 2m on sandstone soils. The foliage is blue/green. The pea-shaped flowers are a dark yellow/orange colour

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Rhagodia parabolica

Fragrant Saltbush

A hardy shrub to 2m x 1.5m in well drained soils with fragrant flowers and pink/red fruits.  Can be hedged.  Tolerates hot dry conditions and frost, once established.  Grows in full sun or light shade

In stock, (5 only)

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Rhagodia spinescens

Hedge Saltbush

A hardy shrub to about 1m in well drained soils with silver foliage and pink/red fruits.  Can be hedged.  Tolerates hot dry conditions and frost.  Grows in full sun or light shade.

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Senna acclinis

Scrub Senna

To 1.5m with yellow flowers. Host plant to the Lemon Migrant butterfly

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Senna barclayana

Smooth Senna

Fast growing to 3m x 3m. A prolific producer of yellow flowers throughout spring and summer.  The blooms attract butterflies

Grown by order only

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Senna gaudichaudii

Blunt-leaved Senna

Uncommon semi-climbing shrub from 2 to 5m tall with butterfly-attracting yellow flowers

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Photo by Martin Bennett

Senna surattensis

Singapore Shower

Dry rainforest shrub to 5m with yellow flowers and flattened pods

In stock, 2 left!

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Seringia corollata

Little Velvet Bush

Uncommon shrub to 1m in sandstone soils including the Helidon Hills. Hairy leaves and mauve to pink flowers in the warmer months

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50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Sophora fraseri

Brush Sophora

Attractive understorey species to 2m. Conservation status is (V) vulnerable

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Tephrosia rufula

Rusty Tephrosia

Shrub to 2m in well drained soils. Pinnate leaves and spikes of pink flowers throughout the year

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Westringia eremicola

Slender Westringia

To 1m in well drained soils. Small mauve flowers in summer. Frost and drought hardy

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Wikstroemia indica

Bootlace Bark

To 1.5m in well drained soils. Small yellow flowers followed by green fruit turning red when ripe.  Full sun to part shade.  Warning: the fruit is toxic.

Grown by order only

50mm tubes at $3.00 each