Agapanthus africanus Peter Pan Blue $50.00/1000 seedsAgapanthus Peter Pan 2

Common Name: Agapanthus Peter Pan

Perennial, evergreen compact to 60 cm high. Blue flowers on tall stems appear late spring to early summer. Remove old flowers to encourage new blooms. Suitable for borders, full sun, well-drained soil, grows well in containers. Attracts bees.

 

 

Agapanthus africanus Queen Anne $37.00/1000 seedsAgapanthus Queen Anne 2

Common Name: Agapanthus Queen Anne

Perennial, evergreen, clumping habit 50 to 80 cm. Blue flowers appear in spring/summer. Suitable for mixed borders, pots and mass plantings. Hardy, low maintenance, remove old flowers to encourage new blooms. Prefers full sun to part shade, tolerates frost, drought and coastal conditions. Attracts insects and butterflies.

 

 

Agapanthus praecox Getty White $39.50/1000 seedsAgapanthus Getty White2

Common Name: Agapanthus Getty White

Perennial, evergreen, clumping habit, foliage to 50 cm. Large white flowers appear spring to summer on stems to 1 m tall. Suitable for borders, mass plantings and containers. Full sun to part shade.

 

 

Chamaedorea atrovirens syn cataracturum $59.50/1000 seedsChamaedorea atrovirens 1

Common Name: Cascade Palm

Multi-stemmed, clumping palm, grows to 2 m outdoors, to 1 m indoors in good light. Glossy, dark green foliage for tropical and subtropical gardens, containers and privacy screens. Prefers part shade to full shade.

 

 

Dioon edule $249.00/1000 seedsDioon edule 1

Common Name: Chestnut Dioon

Cycad native to Mexico, grows to 1.8 m high and to 2.5 m wide although very old specimens can grow to 3 m tall. Blue/green leaves up to 160 cm long form a crown on top of the trunk. Evergreen, dioecious, will grow in sun and shade with good drainage. Drought tolerant and salt tolerant. Suitable to architectural landscaping, low maintentance.

 

 

Dioon spinulosum $925.00/1000 seedsDioon spinulosum 1

Common Name: Giant Dioon

Cycad native to Mexico, grows to 12 m, one of the tallest cycad species. Blue/green leaves 1.5 to 2 m long form a crown on top of the trunk. Evergreen, dioecious, grows in full sun to part shade. Drought and frost tolerant, low maintenance.

 

 

Zamia furfuracea $93.50/1000 seedsZamia furfuracea 2

Common Name: Cardboard Cycad

Native to Mexico. The short trunk grows to about 20 cm with a leaf crown up to 1.5 m tall and 2 m wide, each leaf 50 to 150 cm long. Can only be propagated by seed. Evergreen, dioecious, grows in full sun to part shade. Can tolerate drought and salt but protect from cold. Suitable for architectural landscaping, low maintenance.

 

 

Zamia pumila $275.00/1000 seedsZamia pumila syn floridana 1

Common Name: Coontie Palm

Native to the West Indies. Leaves 60 to 120 cm long crown a short trunk up to 25 cm which often grows underground. Older specimens eventually form a multi-branch cluster. Evergreen, dioecious, grows in full sun to part shade.

 

 

Robinia pseudoacacia $9.00/25 g, $179.00/kgRobinia pseudoacacia 2 Flower

Common Name: Black Locust

Medium, deciduous, legume tree native to North America, growing 10 to 17 cm tall with an upright, straight trunk. Young trees may produce spines at the leaf bases, generally not found in mature trees. Cream/white flowers appear early summer, very fragrant racemes 10 to 20 cm long with a scent of orange blossoms.

 

 

Indigofera tinctoria $15.00/25 g, $295.00/kgIndigofera tinctoria 1

Common Name: True Indigo

Legume growing 1 to 2 m high, annual or perennial depending on the climate. Native habitat is unknown as it has been in cultivation around the world for many centuries. The original source of indigo dye, extracted from the leaves. Racemes of pink/violet flowers. Widely grown as a soil-improving groundcover. Prefers tropical and subtropical climates.

 

 

Mimusops elengi $9.00/25 g, $159.00/kgMimusops elengi 1

Common Name: Spanish Cherry

Medium evergreen tree of the tropical forests of south-east Asia and northern Australia. Grows to 15 m tall with a dense canopy that provides heavy shade with fragrant cream/white flowers. The timber is valuable and fruit is edible, used in Ayuverdic medicine. Grows in full sun to full shade in moist soil. Drought tolerant.

 

 

Punica granatum $11.00/25 g, $225.00/kgPunica granatum 1

Common Name: Pomegranate

Deciduous shrub growing 5 to 10 m, originating from around Iran and northern India, has been in cultivation for hundreds of years and can live long with some specimens in France around 200 years old. Red flowers are followed by fruit in March to April. Grown for the fruit it is also used as an ornamental specimen in gardens and parks. Drought tolerant and moderately frost tolerant.

 

 

Santalum album $9.00/25 g, $169.50/kgSantalum album 1

Common Name: Indian Sandalwood

A small evergreen tree growing 4 to 9 m, native to southern Indian and south-east Asia. The most common source of sandalwood and oil, used in medicine, perfume and incense. Brown/purple flowers appear December to April followed by fruit that ripens to purple/black. Can live up to 100 years old. Prefers a tropical climate and likes to be planted near legumes for a source of nitrogen.

 

 

Gliricidia sepium $10.00/25 g, $189.00/kgGliricidia sepium 1

Common Name: Quickstick

Medium legume tree growing 10 to 12 m with an open canopy. Native to Mexico and Central America, deciduous in areas with a dry season. Nectar rich bright pink/lilac flowers appear on the ends of leafless branches. Fruit 10 to 15 cm long ripens to yellow/brown, containing about 4 to 10 seeds. Prefers subtropical and tropical climates. Plantation uses include green manure, fodder, intercropping and soil stabilization. The abundant floral display makes this a stunning ornamental for gardens and parks.

 

 

Sesbania grandiflora $9.00/25 g, $179.00/kgSesbania grandiflora 1

Common Name: Hummingbird Tree

Fast growing small legume tree with an open canopy growing 8 to 10 m. Native to south-east Asia and northern Australia. Large pea-shaped flowers appear all year round. Uses include ornamental for floral display, green manure, edible leaves, flowers and pods are used in Asian cuisine. Prefers a sunny position, shelter from strong winds, frost sensitive.

 

 

Schizolobium parahybum $12.00/25 g, $197.50/kgSchizolobium parahybum 5 Tree

Common Name: Brazilian Firetree

Native to tropical South America, fast growing to 40 m with a single, straight trunk up to 80 cm diameter, branching only at the top of the tree. Nectar producing flowers appear October to December in masses. Prefers full sun and open position.

 

 

Backhousia citriodora $25/25 g, $720.00/kgBackhousia citriodora 1

Common Name: Lemon Myrtle

Native to subtropical rainforests of central and south east Queensland. Can grow to 6 m but usually smaller with a dense canopy. Creamy white flower clusters appear summer to autumn. The source of lemon myrtle essential oil, leaves are also used fresh or as dried flakes in cooking and is a traditional bush food. Low maintenance, coastal and drought tolerant.

 

 

Brachychiton australis $15.00/25 g, $295.00/kgBrachychiton australis 1

Common Name: Broad-Leaved Bottle Tree

Native to eastern Australia growing to 5 m. Deciduous, leafless from June to August when white scented flowers appear. The characteristic bulbous trunk tapering towards the top of the tree is where the ‘bottle’ tree name comes from. Once established they are very drought resistant. Suitable for parks, gardens and containers with a non-invasive root system.

 

 

 

Brachychiton rupestris $25.00/25 g, $875.00/kgBrachychiton rupestris 1

Common Name: Queensland Bottle Tree

Native to Queensland, the characteristic bulbous trunk can grow up to 3.5 m in diameter and 10 to 25 m tall. Deciduous from September to December when creamy flowers appear, followed by seed pods November to May. Farmers and pastoralists use the native trees as shade and fodder for livestock. Adapts well to cultivation in a range of soil types, used as a street tree, in parks and large gardens as well as bonsai specimens. Prefers full sun and well-drained soil.