Tabebuia chrysanthaTabebuia chrysantha $65.00/1000 seeds

Common Name: Golden Trumpet Tree

Native to South America, grows 6 to 12 m tall. Large, fragrant, tubular, deep yellow flowers are produced in clusters in spring. Tolerates salt and wind, suitable to coastal plantings. An excellent shade tree for gardens and street plantings.

 

 

  

 

Ginkgo biloba $12.00/25 g, $129.00/kgGinkgo biloba 1

Common Name: Maidenhair Tree

Native to China and south Japan, growing 20 to 35 m tall with a conical canopy. Deciduous in autumn, the leaves turn yellow before falling. Resistant to wind and snow damage, suitable for large gardens and parks.

 

 

Nandina domestica 1Nandina domestica $25.00/1000 seeds

Common Name: Sacred Bamboo, Heavenly Bamboo

Native to eastern Asia from the Himalayas to Japan. Not a true bamboo, grows to 2 m. Deciduous in colder areas. New foliage is pink/red before turning green, old leaves turn red/purple before falling. In spring, white flowers appear in conical clusters, followed by bright red berries late autumn. Attracts bees and pollinating insects, used as a specimen plant or background/border/fence line plant.

 

 

Eucalyptus scoparia 1Eucalyptus scoparia $97.50/25 g

Common Name: Wallangarra White Gum

Naturally occurs in a small region on the Queensland / New South Wales border near Wallangarra. Grows up to 12 m with a broad spreading canopy and attractive grey/white bark. Tolerates dry, hot conditions. Used in street plantings, parks and large gardens. Conservation status is vulnerable.

 

 

Pandanus pendunculatis 5Pandanus pedunculatus $375.00/1000 seeds

Common Name: Pandanus, Screw Pine

Native to eastern Australia, from Port Macquarie to northern Queensland, and Pacific Islands. A dioecious evergreen growing to 15 m tall and 5 m wide. Leaves are strap-like with toothed margins on branches in a screw-type arrangement. Large fruit (pineapple sized) occur on female trees can take up to a year to mature. Does not tolerate frost but is salt and wind tolerant, supported by prop roots to protect against strong coastal winds. Prefers full sunlight to light shade.

 

 

 Albizia julibrissin $9.00/25 g, $165.00/kg

Albrizia julibrissim 1

Common Name: Persian Silk Tree

Native to south-western and eastern Asia. A small deciduous tree growing 5 to 16 m. Flowers are sweet-scented and a source of nectar for birds, butterflies and bees. Used as an ornamental garden or park plant as the arching canopy of fine foliage provides excellent shade and flowers make a showy display. Grows well in full sun in hot climates and tolerates low water.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cyphomandra betaceae syn Solanum betaceae $27.00/25 gCyphomandra betaceae 6 Fruit

Common Name: Tamarillo, Tree Tomato

Native to north-west South America and cultivated in subtropical regions around the world. Fast growing shrub/small tree to 5 m. Flowers are pink/white in clusters of 10 to 50 flowers, followed by fruit set of 1 to 6 fruit per cluster. Fruits are egg-shaped, edible, 4 to 10 cm long, ripening from green to yellow/orange or red/purple. Prefers a Mediterranean climate such as where citrus grows, must be protected from the wind and does not tolerate frost or drought.

 

 

Ardisia crenata 1 FruitArdisia crenata $89.50/1000 seeds

Common Name: Australian Holly, Christmas Berry

A compact shrub to 1 m, native to eastern Asia. Leaves are glossy, dark green. Flowers are small white/red and fragrant in clusters, followed by glossy red fruit in autumn/winter. Prefers part shade.

 

 

 

Gardenia thunbergii $17.00/25 g or $495.00/kgGardenia thunbergii 1 Flowers

Common Name: Tree Gardenia

An evergreen ornamental shrub native to South Africa. Grows to 2 m. An attractive garden specimen with glossy, green leaves used in hedge plantings and containers. Most notable for the heavily fragrant white flowers in spring.

 

 

 

 

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Festuca ovina var. glauca $29.50/25 gFestuca ovina var glauca 1

Common Name: Blue Fescue

Native to the Mediterranean region, growing to 30 cm tall and 30 cm round. Clumping blue/green foliage with blue/green flowers in spring and summer. Will grow in part shade to full sun, is drought and frost tolerant. An interesting accent plant for borders or mass plantings as groundcover.

 

 

Brachychiton australis 1Brachychiton australis $295.00/kg

Common Name: Broad Leaved Bottle Tree

Native to eastern Australia, growing 5 to 8 m. Deciduous June to August when it the white, scented flowers appear. Non-invasive roots are suitable for parks and garden plantings. Also suitable for container and indoor plant specimens. Tolerates light frost and is very drought resistant.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brachychiton discolor 1Brachychiton discolor $329.00/kg

Common Name: Lace Kurrajong

Native to eastern Australian dry rainforests. Grows to 30 m, is deciduous through early summer. Pink, bell-shaped flowers appear November to February. Hardy in a range of climates and tolerates a range of soil conditions. The compact root systems make this an ideal specimen for parks, gardens and street plantings.

 

Allamanda neriifolia 1Allamanda neriifolia $179.00/1000 seeds

Common Name: Bush Allamanda

Native to Brazil, growing to 2.5 m. Large yellow flowers appear almost year round, leaves are dark green and glossy. Low maintenance, tropical to subtropical ornamental garden or container plant. Can grow as a bush or a climber on fences.

 

Strelitzia juncea 1Strelitzia juncea $475.00/1000 seeds

Common Name: Crane Flower

Strelitzia juncea is a slow growing, non-spreading plant with green-grey, rush-like leaf stalks. Flowers are similar to S. reginae, also good as cut flowers. Growing 1 to 2 m tall, Strelitzia juncea makes a very interesting landscape feature plant. Drought resistant.

 

 

Strelitzia reginae 2 FlowerStrelitzia reginae $95.00/1000 seeds

Common Name: Bird of Paradise

Strelitzia reginae is a popular ornamental landscaping plant growing to 2 m tall. It is low maintenance and prefers warm, sunny climates. Flowers are good as cut flowers in arrangements.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Strelitzia reginae Mandelas Gold 1Strelitzia reginae ‘Mandela’s Gold’ $625.00/1000 seeds

 

Mandela’s Gold is the yellow form of the orange Strelitzia reginae. Growing to 1.5 m, it prefers a warm climate, full sun and well drained soil. Mandela’s Gold makes an interesting landscaping feature in the garden and can be grown in large tubs/containers. Grows in a clumping habit. Flowers in winter/spring are excellent for cut arrangements.

 

 

Strelitzia nicolai 2 FlowerStrelitzia nicholai $95.00/1000 seeds

Common Name: Giant White Bird of Paradise

An interesting landscaping plant in frost-free, tropical to sub-tropical gardens, Strelitzia nicolai grows to 10 m tall and 4 m wide. Large banana-like leaves grow in a fan-like arrangement. A great indoor pot plant.

 

 

Dracaena dracoDracena draco $63.50/1000 seeds

Common Name: Canary Island Dragon Tree

Native to the Canary Islands, Cape Verde, Maderia to western Morocco. Young trees are single-stemmed. Generally slow growing, taking 10 to 15 years to reach about 1.2 m, before flowering and then branching. Flowers are creamy white and perfumed, followed by red berries. Established older trees are interesting, sculptural garden specimens. Younger plants grow well as ornamentals garden plants and indoor container plants.