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Wisteria sinensis $15.00/25 g, $295.00/kgWisteria sinensis 1

Common Name: Chinese Wisteria

A perennial climbing vine native to China bearing 15 to 20 cm racemes of blue flowers in spring. Stems twine anticlockwise around trees and posts, supports should be solid to hold up the heavy, flower laden vines. A long-lived plant, some known specimens are over 200 years old and the largest flowering plant in the world is a Wisteria sinensis vine covering one acre (4000m2) in California.

 

Pyrus calleryana 4Pyrus calleryana $10.00/25 g, $225.00/kg

Common Name: Callery Pear

A deciduous tree native to China and Vietnam, growing 5 to 8 m tall with a 3 m spread. White flowers cover the tree in spring before the leaves regrow, followed by small woody inedible fruits. The autumn leaf colours range from yellow to orange, red, pink, purple and bronze.

 

 

 

 

 

Anigozanthos species

Common Name: Kangaroo Paws

Occurring naturally only in south west Western Australia in a variety of habitats and soil types. Flowers appear over spring and summer, pollinated by birds. Flower size, colour and height varies between species. Grows best in well-drained soil with well composted organic matter in a sunny position.

Anigozanthos flavidus green 1

A. flavidus Green $4.50/g

Anigozanthos manglesii 1

A. manglesii $4.50/g

Anigozanthos humilis 1

A. humilis $30.00/g

Anigozanthos rufus 1

A. rufus $30.00/g

Latania lontaroides, Latania verschafeltii and Bismarckia nobilis:  Fresh seed is available therefore please indicate your interest allowing us to offer firm.

Latania lontaroides $517.00/1000 seedsLatania lontaroides 1

Common Name: Red Latan Palm

  • Native to Reunion Island
  • Grows up to 12 m, single trunk
  • Young plants have red leaf base and stalks, reverting to all green when plants are older
  • Prefers sunny, moist, well-drained position, tolerates short periods of cold but may drop leaves

 

 

 

Latania verschaffeltiiLatania verschafeltii $443.00/1000 seeds

Common Name: Yellow Latan Palm

  • Native to Mascarene Islands
  • Grows up to 12 m, single trunk
  • Young plants have yellow leaf base and stalks, reverting to all green when plants are older
  • Dioecious
  • Prefers sunny, moist, well-drained position in warm temperate to subtropical climates.

 

 

Bismarckia nobilis 2Bismarkia nobilis $575.00/1000 seeds

Common Name: Madagascar Palm

  • Native to Madagascar
  • Grows to 25 m but typically 12 m tall in cultivation, spread up to 12 m
  • Silver-blue, wide spreading leaves from a single trunk
  •  Grows in full sun, well-drained soils in tropical and subtropical climates

 

 

Brachychiton populneus 7 FlowersBrachychiton populneus $15.00/25 g, $329.00/kg

Common Name: Kurrajong

  • Native to eastern Australia
  • Medium size tree to 10 m tall
  • Agricultural/pastoral uses include provision of dense shade, drought fodder, supports honey production and the deep roots don’t impact on surrounding crops.
  • Widely used as a street plant, also as an ornamental garden specimen. Flowers are bell shaped with a red/brown inner and whitish outer.

 

 

Juncus usitatus 1Juncus usitatus $25.00/25 g, $675.00/kg

Common Name: Common Rush

  • Australian native occurring through Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria
  • Used in landscaping, wetland rehabilitation and stabilizing waterways
  • Commonly found along streams and riverbanks, irrigation channels and swampland, along the water edge or in shallow water
  • Habitat for frogs and nesting sites for birds
  • Salt tolerant, not effected by heavy grazing

 

Nelumbo nucifera 1Nelumbo nucifera $12.00/25 g

Common Name: Sacred Lotus

  • An aquatic perennial growing to 150 cm high, spreading up to 3 m
  • Native distribution is from central and northern India across to East Asia
  • Leaves up to 60 cm diameter, flowers up to 20 cm diameter
  • Grows in water up to 2.5 m deep, minimum depth 30 cm

 

 

Schefflera actinophylla 1Schefflera actinophylla $13.50/1000 seeds

Common Name: Umbrella Tree

  • Native to tropical rainforests of Australia
  • Evergreen, multi-trunked tree growing to 15 m
  • Flowers appear at the top of the trunks, racemes up to 2 m long of red flowers in early summer for several months
  • Produces large amounts of nectar which attracts honey-eating birds
  • Fruits attract birds and animals such as lorikeets, flying foxes and pademelons

 

 

Moringa pterygosperma 2

  

Moringa pterygosperma $9.00/25 g, $159.00/kg

syn Moringa oleifera

Common Name: Koepanger Tree

Small tree originating from northern India. Fast growing, deciduous to 12 m, suitable to tropical and subtropical areas. Flowers once a years followed by hanging fruit, is a source of ben oil. Not frost tolerant.

 

 

 

Leptospermum laevigatum 1

 

Leptospermum laevigatum $32.50/25 g

Common Name: Coastal Tea Tree

Native to south eastern Australia. Grows 1.5 to 6 m tall as a large, bushy shrub. White-pink flowers appear April to October. Very hardy, salt tolerant, used in coastal plantings, windbreaks and soil stabilization in sandy soils and rehabilitation projects.

 

 

Wodyetia bifurcata 1

 

 

 Wodyetia bifurcata $195.00/1000 seeds

Common Name: Foxtail Palm

Native to Queensland. Grows up to 10 m tall with leaves 2 to 3 m long. White flowers followed by large orange/red fruit. The trunk is smooth grey/white and self-cleaning. Interesting ornamental garden specimen and highly sought after around the world.

 

 

 

Zamia pumila syn floridana 1

 

Zamia pumila $275.00/1000 seeds

Common Name: Coontie Palm

Native to West Indies and Florida, USA. A low-growing, woody cycad, the trunk is often subterranean. The leaves grow up to 120 cm long. Grows in various habitats with well-drained sands or sandy loam soil in full sun to heavy shade. Dioceous – in late winter the brown male and female cones emerge for pollination. Orange seeds are released in late autumn.