Angophora leiocarpa $37.50/25 g
Common Name: Smooth Barked Apple Gum
Native to eastern Australia, grows to 25 m. The bark is smooth grey/cream colour with pink patches as it peels away. White/creamy flowers appear in clusters in summer.
Dietes bicolor $29.50/1000 seeds
Common Name: African Iris
A perennial clumping plant with strap-like leaves, grows to about 60 cm. Flowers are yellow with 3 dark spots. A very low maintenance plant, commonly found in roadside and car park landscaping. Also used as an ornamental garden plant, good for soil stabilisation and weed suppressing.
Cycas revoluta $575.00/1000 seeds
Common Name: Sago Palm
The most popular cycad in cultivation. Native to southern Japan, slow growing, dioecious. Dark, rigid, glossy green leaves grow in a crown on a thick trunk. Used as an ornamental plant for gardens, is also a source of sago. Prefers warm temperate to subtropical climates with well-drained soil.
Xanthostemon chrysanthus $15.00/25 g, $395.00/kg
Common Name: Golden Penda
Native to north eastern Queensland, grows 10 to 15 m in its natural environment but is generally smaller and more compact in cultivation. Glossy green leaves cover branches. Flower racemes consist of many small bright yellow flowers which appear any time of year. Grows best in subtropical climates with good drainage and sunny position. Grows in cooler climates but flowers less. Used as an ornamental garden plant, street plantings and parks.
Phormium tenax $32.00/25 g
Common Name: New Zealand Flax Lily
An evergreen perennial native to New Zealand and Norfolk Island. Grows in a clumping habit with large strap-like leaves to 2 m, with tall spikes of yellow or red flowers in spring and summer. Used as an ornamental garden plant, also a source of textile fibre. Easy to grow, prefers sunny positions in moist soil, tolerates coastal conditions.
Phormium tenax purpureum $39.00/25 g
Red-purple leaved form of Phormium tenax.
Phormium tenax variegatum $49.50/25 g
Variegated leaved form of Phormium tenax.
Clianthus puniceus red $135.00/1000 seeds, upcoming collection
Common Name: Kaka Beak
Native to New Zealand’s North Island. Evergreen shrub to 2m, can be grown as a climber. Flowers are red and named after their resemblance to the beak of the Kaka parrot. Flowers spring to summer in pendulous clusters. Not frost tolerant.
Phormium tenax green $32.00/25 g, upcoming collection
Common Name: New Zealand Flax
Native to New Zealand. Grows to 1.5 m tall and wide with a clumping habit. Leaves are large and sword-like. Grows in sun to part shade, is drought tolerant, low maintenance, tolerates coastal conditions and is suitable for garden and container plantings.
Alocasia brisbanensis $83.50/1000 seeds, available
Common Name: Cunjevoi
Native to eastern Australian rainforests. Grows up to 1.5 m. Large, glossy green leaves, suitable for shady garden plantings. Scented, green/cream coloured flowers appear in summer followed by red fruit.
Hymenosporum flavum $22.00/25 g, $795.00/kg, upcoming collection
Common Name: Native Frangipani
A rainforest tree native to Queensland and New South Wales. Can grow up to 20 m in natural environment. Fragrant yellow flowers appear September to October, attractive to bees, honey-eating birds and butterflies. Will grow in shade but flowers best in full sun. Protect from frosts until established.
Tabebuia rosea $62.50/1000 seeds, fresh collected
Common Name: Rosy Trumpet Tree
Deciduous native to southern Mexico and northern South America. Grows 16 to 30 m tall with a spreading canopy. Flowers at various times of the year in response to dry weather. Trumpet shaped flowers are shades of pink and appear while the tree is leafless, creating a massive pink floral display. Prefers full sun and is salt tolerant.
Commersonia bartramia $69/1000 seeds, available
Common Name: Brown Kurrajong, Bush Christmas Tree
A pioneer rainforest species native to eastern Australia, growing to 25 m with an open spreading habit. White flowers appear in December. Prefers full sun and is very hardy.
Schizolobium parahybum $12/25 g, $279/kg, upcoming collection
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.
Hardenbergia violacea $35/25 g, $1150/kg
Common Name: Purple Coral Pea
A vigorous evergreen climber native to eastern Australia. Grows to 6m, dark green leathery leave and masses of pea-like flowers winter to spring. Flowers usually purple but can be pink or white. Prefers sunny to semi-shaded positions but flowers better in full sun. Good for covering fences and walls. Regenerates after fire.
Eucalyptus pulverulenta $40/25 g, $1250/kg
Common Name: Silver-leaved Mountain Gum
A mallee native to New South Wales with very small natural distribution. An interesting Gum as it retains its juvenile foliage into maturity, rarely growing adult leaves. Foliage is silver-grey. Flowers are cream and appear in clusters of three between May and November. Used as an ornamental garden and landscaping tree and cut foliage in floral displays.
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Araucaria bidwillii $229.00/1000 seeds
Common Name: Bunya Pine
A large evergreen conifer native to south east Queensland. Grows 30 to 45 m and lives for hundreds of years. Large seed pods 20 to 35 cm diameter and weighing up to 10 kg fall to the ground intact before splitting open to reveal the edible seeds, the flavour of which has been likened to a chestnut. Hardy once established.
Araucaria cunninghamii $129.50/1000 seeds
Common Name: Hoop Pine
Native conifer to Queensland and New South Wales, growing to 60 m and living to about 450 years old. Cones are about 8 cm diameter and disintergrate at maturity, releasing the edible seeds. Produces high quality timber. Prefers sub-tropical climates.
Hibbertia scandens $65.00/1000 seeds
Common Name: Golden Guinea Vine
Small to medium shrub with a climbing habit of dark green glossy leaves and bright yellow flowers spring/summer. Common in cultivation, adaptable to a wide range of growing conditions but flowers best in full sun. Fairly vigourous and tolerant of salty coastal conditions and moderate frost. Excellent screening plant for fences and walls.
Santalum acuminatum $9.00/25 g or $49.50/kg
(kg price applied to orders 250 g and over)
Common Name: Desert Quandong
Natural distribution is throughout southern Australia. A tall shrub/small tree growing 4 to 6 m high and 2 to 4 m wide. Leaves are slender and pale green. Fragrant flowers are green or white on the outer and red/brown on the inner. The fruit is a bushfood, ripening from green to shiny red in late spring/summer. Tolerates salt, drought and heat and can grow in poor quality soils.
Enchylaena tomentosa $13.00/25 g, $295.00/kg
Common Name: Ruby Saltbush
A small perennial shrub 1 m in diameter occurring throughout most of Australia. Blue/green cylindrical, hairy leaves cover the bush all year. Fruits ripen from green/yellow to red/orange. The fruit is edible, described as sweet-salty. Highly drought tolerant an adaptable to various soil conditions. A popular source of food for emus.
Eremophila longifolia – enquiries welcome
Common Name: Berrigan
A shrub/small tree growing 1 to 8 m, occurring throughout most of Australia in drier climates. Flowers are red to pink, flowering time is regional, spring/summer in Queensland, followed by yellow fruits that ripen brown to black. Grows in a wide range of soil types and habitats except high humidity coastal regions. Tolerant of heat, drought and regenerates well after fires.
Acacia cincinatta $22.00/25 g, $695.00/kg
Common Name: Daintree Wattle
We advise of availability of this rarely available, highly desirable tropical Acacia.
Native to Queensland, an evergreen tree growing to 10 to 25 m tall. White / pale yellow flowers are lightly scented. Uses include agroforestry such as shade for crops, support for climbing crops and nitrogen-fixation for improving degraded soils. The hard, closed-grain timber is used in cabinetry and turning. Prefers light, sandy soils in sunny position. Wind resistant but does not tolerate frost. Regrows well after coppicing.
Pittosporum phillyreoides syn angustifolium $17.00/25 g, $535.00/kg
Common Name: Weeping Pittosporum
Tree to 10 m with weeping branches of slender leaves. Distributed mainly inland, southern Australia. Small cream yellow flowers are lightly scented, appear from late winter to mid spring, followed by small orange fruit. Prefers full sun and good drainage. A good ornamental plant or shade for stock.