Shrubs


Acacia amblygona

Fan Wattle

Shrub to 1m in well drained rocky soils. Sharp small green foliage, masses of bright yellow flowers, then twisted brown pods

Sold out, more seeded


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 $2.50 each


Acacia fimbriata

Fringe Wattle

Fast growing shrub 2 – 4m with masses of yellow flowers in winter/spring

In stock

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Acacia hispidula

Rough Hairy Wattle

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

Seeded


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

Seeded


Photo by Martin Bennett

Alyxia ruscifolia

Chain Fruit

Prickly foliaged to 2m. Fragrant white flowers, then bright orange fruit which  are often joined together like a chain

In stock (1 left!)

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

Ready in November

50mm tubes at $2.50 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 October

50mm tubes at $2.50 each


Cassinia laevis

Cough Bush

Open forest species to 2m. Aromatic foliage and clusters of small white flowers

In stock (1 left!)

50mm tubes at $2.50 each


Cassinia straminea

New England Cassinia

Open forest species to 3m. Aromatic foliage and clusters of showy golden yellow flowers

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Cassinia quinquefaria

Cassinia

Open forest species to 3m. Aromatic foliage and clusters of cream flowers

Ready in late October

50mm tubes at $2.50 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

Grown by order only

50mm tubes at $2.50 each


Photo by Martin Bennett

Dodonaea sinuolata

Feathery Hop Bush

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

Ready in October

50mm tubes at $2.50 each


Dodonaea stenophylla

Narrow-leaved Hop Bush

Attractive understorey species to 3m that grows well in sandy, rocky soil

Ready in late October

50mm tubes at $2.50 each


Dodonaea viscosa

Sticky Hop Bush

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

In stock

50mm tubes at $2.50 each


Hakea benthamii

Vein-leaved Hakea

Woody shrub to 3m in sandy soils. White flowers in spring

In stock

50mm tubes at $2.50 each


Hakea florulenta

Wallum Hakea

Shrub to 2m in sandy soils, e.g. Helidon Hills. Pollinator-attracting white flowers

Ready in October

50mm tubes at $2.50 each


Hibiscus heterophyllus

Native Rosella

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

Seeded


Photo by Martin Bennett

Hibiscus heterophyllus (yellow form)

Native Rosella

To 6m with large bright yellow flowers. Attracts many insects and birds

Seeded


Indigofera australis

Native Indigo

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

In stock

50mm tubes at $2.50 each


Jacksonia scoparia

Dogwood

To 3m, leafless. Grows in dry, rocky soils. Clusters of yellow flowers

Ready in October

50mm tubes at $2.50 each


Photo by Martin Bennett

Leptospermum polygalifolium

Tantoon

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

In stock

50mm tubes at $2.50 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 $2.50 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, (1 left!)

50mm tubes at $3.50 each


Photo by Martin Bennett

Pavetta australiensis

Butterfly Bush

Dry rainforest species to 4m. Showy flowers and fruit attract butterflies and birds

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Petalostigma pachyphyllum

Thick-leaved Quinine Bush

To 2.5m on sandstone slopes, showy orange fruit. Uncommon

Ready in November

50mm tubes at $2.50 each


Petrophile canescens

Conesticks

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

In stock (2 only), more ready in November

50mm tubes at $2.50 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

Ready in October

50mm tubes at $2.50 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

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Pittosporum viscidum

Birds Nest Bush

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

Ready in October

50mm tubes at $2.50 each


Rhagodia spinescens

Hedge Saltbush

To 1m in well drained soils with silver foliage and pink/red fruit. Tolerates dry conditions and frost.  Can be hedged

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Senna acclinis

Scrub Senna

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

Grown by order only


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


Senna coronilloides

Brigalow Senna

To 2m in Brigalow scrub. Hardy understorey plant with yellow flowers

In stock (2 only), more ready in December

50mm tubes at $2.50 each


Senna gaudichaudii

Blunt-leaved Senna

Uncommon shrub from 2-3m to 5m tall with butterfly-attracting yellow flowers

Out of season


Sophora fraseri

Brush Sophora

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

In stock

50mm tubes at $2.50 each


Tephrosia rufula

Tephrosia

Understorey shrub to 2m in Eucalypt forest with purple pea-like flowers throughout the year

In stock

50mm tubes at $2.50 each


Teucrium junceum

Square-stemmed Broom

To 1.5m, almost leafless with angular stems, small white flowers and orange fruit

In stock, (2 left!)

50mm tubes at $2.50 each


Trema tomentosa

Wild Peach

Fast growing to 4m with small white flowers then tiny black fruit. Pioneer species in moist forest areas

In stock

50mm tubes at $2.50 each


Westringia eremicola

Slender Westringia

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

Ready in late October

50mm tubes at $2.50 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