Vines


Capparis sarmentosa

Climbing Caper

Prickly, small-leaved vine that creeps along the ground or clings to trees and scrambles though the foliage.  Produces white flowers then large edible fruit that turn purple/black when ripe.  The foliage is a food source for the Caper butterfly

Ready in November

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


Cayratia acris

Hairy Water Vine

Vigorous vine with large trifoliate leaves that are hairy underneath. Four-petalled white flowers and green/white fruit. Grows in rainforest and other moist areas.

Ready in October

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Celastrus subspicatus

Staff Vine

A woody vine that occurs in semi-evergreen vine thicket. Small yellow-green flowers followed by clusters of orange fruit that split open to reveal a bright red seed. Full sun to partial shade. Prefers moist soil.

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Cissus antarctica

Kangaroo Vine

A woody vine that occurs in semi-evergreen vine thicket. The new growth is reddish and hairy. Small yellow flowers. Edible green fruits turn to blue/black when ripe.

In stock, (limited number)

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


Geitonoplesium cymosum

Scrambling Lily

Dainty multi-stemmed scrambler with small white flowers followed by black shiny fruit

Ready in September

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Hardenbergia violacea

Native Sarsparilla

Spread to 4m. Will grow up a support or along the ground. Purple pea flower spikes in spring. Requires good drainage. Sun or part shade

In stock (3 only)

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Photo by Martin Bennett

Jasminum simplicifolium subsp. australiense

Native Jasmine

Dry rainforest scrambler. Fragrant white flowers, shiny black fruit. A good substitute for Lantana

In stock

50mm tubes at $3.00 each, 90mm tubes at $5.00 each


Maclura cochinchinensis

Cockspur Thorn

Woody climber with large spines. Yellow flowers are followed by bright orange wrinkly fruit. Can be grown up trees or as a self standing shrub. Great habitat for small birds. A good lantana substitute in revegetation areas

Ready in September

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Melodorum leichhardtii

Zig Zag Vine

Vigorous woody climber with zig zag stems. Very fragrant yellow flowers and bright orange edible fleshy fruit. A food source for butterflies.

Ready in October

50mm tubes at $3.00 each


Pandorea jasminoides

Bower of Beauty

Vigorous vine with clusters of pink flowers with a maroon throat

One left!

90mm tubes at $6.00 each


Trophis scandens supsp. scandens

Burny Vine

Vigorous very woody vine in semi-evergreen vine thicket and dry rainforest areas. Showy bright red fruit in late summer

In stock

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