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Acacia crassa - Curracabah

An erect or spreading shrub to 12m with yellow rod shaped flowers from late Winter to Spring and finely corrugated or fissured bark at the base.  

Eucalyptus exserta - Queensland Peppermint / Bendo

A medium sized tree to 25m with a branching canopy, persisitant fibrous grey bark on lower trunk and large branches, and pink-orange outer branches in late Spring to Summer with new bark appearing cream.  The leaves are glossy green and a food source for koalas, this species is distributed  throughout central, eastern and south-eastern Queensland.

Indigofera australis - Austral Indigo / Australian Indigo / Native Indigo

A slender upright, often straggly shrub in the pea family which is found in all Australian states.  Foliage is a beautiful blue-green colour and bright pink to purple flowers from mid September to November.  A frost hardy and drought tolerant shrub which is suitable for revegetation projects and also as an ornamental garden specimen.

Acacia cultriformis - Knife Leaf Wattle 

A hardy, usually erect shrub to 3m with greyish triangular phyllodes (leaves) with sharp pointed tips and bright yellow ball shaped flowers occur from late Winter to Spring.  It is a very attractive plant with both flowers and foliage a feature.  This wattle is very tolerant to a wide range of conditions and soils so useful in many situations.  Acacia cultricormis has a distribution throughout Woodland and Malee areas in south east Queensland and New South Wales, it has also naturalised in coastal areas in central and north coast New South Wales.

Corymbia ptychocarpa - Swamp Bloodwood

A tree native to north west Australia, 8-15m in height with rough, thick, fibrous to tessellated brown-grey bark, large leaves and gumnuts. It is very popular as an ornamental as it is has beautiful flowers which are usually red but can be shades of pink in Summer and Autumn but flowers can be present at other times.

Dodonaea triquetra - Forest Hop Bush / Common Hop Bush / Hop Bush

An erect shrub to 3m, usually found in dry or wet sclerophyll forest on sandy or well draining soil and usually found in north east Queensland, south east Queensland and southwards to eastern Victoria.  Flowers occur Winter to Spring and male and female flowers appear on separate plants.  The male flowers are greenish yellow and female are green with red tips, these are then followed by interesting 3 winged papery fruit.

 

Liriope giganteaWe have some freshly picked Liriope gigantea (Giant Lilytuf) seeds in stock now @ $59.50/1000sds so if you are looking for this get in quick as this will be it until next years harvest!  

Liriope gigantea is a dense clumping plant with glossy dark green strappy grass-like leaves which grow from 60cm to 1m long with purple flowers in late Summer to Autumn which stand above the foliage and then followed by near black berry-like fruit..  Best results in part shade and look great mass planted, as border and filler plants. 

Acacia holosericea - Candelabra Wattle / Silky Wattle / Silver Leaved Wattle / Soapbush Wattle 

A spreading shrub to 4m with yellow rod shaped flowers in Winter followed by masses of twisted seed pods which persist and feature even after the seed has dropped.  This wattle has a beautiful grey-green foliage and appearing to have a velvety texture from the white appressed hairs on each leaf.  This species occurs and is distributed in Queensland, Northern Territory and northern Western Australia.  It is a particularly usefule specimen, not only for its appearance but for rehabilitation projects as it is quick growing.

Corymbia ficifolia syn Eucalyptus ficifolia - Red Flowering Gum

A tree which may reach 10m but very often smaller with dark glossy green leaves and rough persistant brown to grey-brown bark.  This species is widely grown for its spectacular red flowers (although there can be some variation in colour, sometimes bright red to orange-pink) which are highly ornamental and also important to bees and birds.

Lomandra longifolia - Spiny-Head Mat Rush / Basketgrass

An Australian native perennial rhizomatous herb with glossy green strappy leaves and these are usually longer than the flower stalk - which is usually half the length. Flowers are scented, cream coloured and occur in Spring and Summer.  This is a low maintenance plant - very tolerant to drought, pest and diseases and one of the best choices for riverbank stabilisation.