FLOWERS FOLIAGE AND FRUIT
Syzygium paniculatum $35/1000 seeds
Common Name: Magenta Lilly Pilly
A native to New South Wales, this dense rainforest tree grows 8 to 15 m tall. White flower clusters appear November to February followed by edible, magenta fruit in May. Fruit may also be pink, white or purple. Very attractive to nectar and seed eating birds, Syzygium paniculatum is useful as a hedge, windbreak and shade specimen. Fruit is traditional bush tucker and eaten fresh or made into jam. Prefers sun/part shade, is fast growing and pollution tolerant.
Virgilia capensis syn oroboides $13/25 g, $395/kg
Common Name: Pink Blossom Tree, Cape Lilac
Native to South Africa, this is a fast growing dense evergreen, growing to 8 m tall, 3 m wide. Fragrant flowers are attractive to birds and insects. Wind tolerant, frost tolerant when established.
Virgilia divariacata $13/25 g, $395/kg
Common Name: Pink Keurboom
A darker form of Virgilia capensis, V divariacata grows to 10 m but has a more compact growth habit and more luxuriant foliage.
Corymbia ptychocarpa $23.50/25 g
Common Name: Swamp Bloodwood
Native Australian evergreen tree growing 8 to 15 m. Red/pink flower clusters in February to May are followed by large woody capsules. An excellent ornamental garden specimen and useful as a coastal windbreak as it is salt tolerant and frost tolerant.
Dovyalis caffra $27.50/25 g
Common Name: Kei Apple
Native to South Africa, Dovyalis caffra grows to 6 m tall although can reach 9 m in naturalized environments. Flowers appear along branches followed by yellow/orange berries 2 to 4 cm diameter. The fruit is a traditional food source, is juicy and very acidic, eaten fresh or used for jam or pickled. An interesting ornamental/coastal landscaping specimen in subtropical climates, salt tolerant, drought tolerant and makes an impenetrable, thorny hedge/screen.
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Khaya senegalensis $150/kg
Common Name: African Mahogany
Native to tropical west Africa
Grows 15 to 30 m tall
Scented white flowers are followed by fruit that ripens grey to black
Wood has an attractive grain and a rich red/brown colour, used for furniture, cabinetry, flooring and boat building
Excellent ornamental garden/landscaping tree
Barklya syringifolia $120/1000 seeds
Common Name: Crown of Gold Tree
Native legume to Queensland and New South Wales
Grows to 18 m tall in the rainforest, up to 10 m in cultivation
Weeping branches with orange/yellow flower spikes in summer
Excellent for small gardens, provides dense shade
Ficus macrophylla $16/25 g, $455/kg
Common Name: Moreton Bay Fig
A type of strangler fig native to eastern Australia
Grows 15 to 35 m tall with a similar spread
Leaves are dark green on top with brown undersides
Fruits are purple and very attractive to birds
Beautiful feature tree in parks and large gardens.
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Cordyline australis $33.50/1000 seeds
Common Name: Cabbage Tree
Cordyline australis atropurpurea $37.00/1000 seeds
Common Name: Purple Cabbage Tree
Cassia brewsterii $11.00/25 g, $275.00/kg
Common Name: Leichardt Bean
Bauhinia carronii $12.00/25 g, $372.00/kg
Common Name: Red Bauhinia, Queensland Ebony
Erythrina vespertilio $10.00/25 g, $235.00/kg
Common Name: Bat’s Wing Coral Tree
$14.00/25 g, $325/kg
Common Name: Queensland Pittosporum
An Australian native from rainforests of southern Queensland and northern New South Wales. A small/medium tree growing to 25 m, usually smaller in cultivation. An attractive shade tree for suburban gardens with smooth grey bard and glossy green foliage. Small white perfumed flowers are followed by clusters of orange berries in autumn.
Agapanthus Peter Pan Agapanthus Getty White Agapanthus africanus var Queen Anne
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Agapanthus are perennial evergreens with strappy, green leaevs, growing in a clumping habit. Produces large, showy heads of flowers in spring/summer that attract bees and butterflies. Old flower spikes should be removed to promote re-blooming. Prefers full sun but tolerates part shade. Easy to grow, pest and disease resistant and tolerant of salty, coastal winds. Ideal for mass plantings, borders, containers and cut flowers.