Stock Availability – Shrubs


Acacia decora

Pretty Wattle

Shrub to 2m in well drained soils.  Attractive blue-green foliage.  Masses of yellow flowers in winter/spring that feed pollinators.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Acalypha capillipes

(Small-leaved Acalypha)

A hardy shrub to 2m in full sun to partial shade. Tiny leaves, spiny stems and separate male and female flowers. Grows well on alluvial soils. Tolerates dry conditions.

In stock

90mm pots at $8.00 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

90mm tubes at $8.00 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 $4.00 each


Dodonaea stenophylla

Narrow-leaved Hop Bush

Shrub to 2m with a nice bushy shape that grows in well drained soils.  Small flowers are followed by papery pods that turn from green to yellow or pink.  Very hardy in dry and windy conditions.  A safe haven for small birds. Separate male and female plants so grow in groups to acquire female plants that produce the pods.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Dodonaea triangularis

Duck’s Foot

A bushy shrub to 2m, often less, on stony, well drained soils with leaves shaped like a duck’s foot, and small green pods.  Can be grown in urban gardens.  Full sun to part shade

Two left!

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Dodonaea triquetra

Forest Hop Bush

Shrub to 3m in stony clay soils, with large leaves.  Small flowers are followed by papery green/yellow pods.  Very hardy in dry and windy conditions.  An excellent shrub for creating a quick screen, or for understorey revegetation. Separate male and female plants so grow in groups to acquire female plants that produce the pods.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Dodonaea viscosa

Forest Hop Bush

Dense, bushy shrub to 2m in well drained soils.  Full sun to partial shade.  Fast growing.  Makes a good screen while providing a refuge for small birds.  Pretty dark purple hops.  Only female plants produce the fruit, so grow a few plants together to encourage the formation of female plants.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Grevillea quadricauda

Helidon Hills Grevillea

An uncommon shrub to 2m in well drained soils, including Helidon Hills and Crow’s Nest.  Full sun to partial shade.  single pink/red flowers occur during the warmer months.

Three left!

50mm tubes at $5.00 each


Hibbertia linearis subsp. obtusifolia

Showy Guinea Flower

A woodlands shrub to 60cm with bright yellow flowers throughout the year. Full sun to light shade.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Hovea lorata

Narrow-leaved Hovea

Shrub to 3m in sandy soils.  Purple pea flowers occur in summer.  Full sun to light shade.  A food source for butterflies.

One left!

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Jacksonia scoparia

Dogwood

Hardy shrub to 3m with weeping scale-like silver/grey foliage and yellow pea flowers that attract butterflies.  Tolerant of some frost and thrives on poor soils.

Five in stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Olearia nernstii

Snow Bush

Multi-branched shrub to 1.5m on well drained soils in sun or part shade. Masses of daisy-like white flowers occur in winter to spring.

Two left!

90mm pots at $8.00 each


Ozothamnus diosmifolia

Sago Bush

Drought hardy and very pretty shrub to 2m with masses of sago-like white to pink flowers in spring.  Grows best in full sun.  Attracts bees and other pollinators.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Pavetta australiensis

Butterfly Bush

Very pretty dry rainforest shrub to 4m.  The showy clusters of white flowers attract butterflies and other pollinators.  Full sun to part shade.  Protect from strong winds and frost.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Petrophile canescens

Conesticks

To 1.5m in rocky areas in sandy soils. Flowers attract pollinators. Produces woody cones with fluffy seeds.

Ready in September

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Pittosporum revolutum

Brisbane Laurel

Shrub from 2 to 3m with green glossy leaves and small yellow fragrant flowers.  The 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 $4.00 each


Prostanthera nivea

Snowy Mint Bush

Fast growing shrub to 2m on well drained, rocky soils in open eucalypt forests. Masses of white flowers occur in spring. Full sun to part shade.

Two left!

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Prostanthera parvifolia

Small-leaved Mint Bush

Shrub to 1.5m on well drained, rocky soils and ridges. Highly fragrant foliage. Purple flowers occur in the warmer months.

Three left!

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Sophora fraseri

Brush Sophora

Attractive understorey species to 2m. Spikes of bright yellow flowers followed by brown pods. Conservation status is (V) vulnerable

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Swainsona fraseri

Scrub Darling Pea

Scrambling shrub to 2m with spikes of mauve/white pea flowers followed by large pods. Grows in well drained soils in full sun to part shade.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Teucrium junceum

Square-stemmed Broom

A tough, virtually leafless shrub to 80cm with small white flowers and orange/red berries throughout the year. Full sun to part shade

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each

Westringia eremicola

Slender Westringia

Shrub to 1m that grows in well drained sandy, rocky soils, e.g. Helidon Hills.  The small mauve flowers occur for many months.  Drought hardy and can be hedged or pruned to shape.

In stock, three only

50mm tubes at $4.00 each