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Alpinia caerulea Red Back $125/1000 seeds – upcoming collection February/MarchAlpinia caerulea RedBack

Common Name: Atherton Native Ginger

A variety of Alpinia caerulea, the broad green leaves have a red underside. Grows to about 2 m tall, 1 m wide. Prefers light to full shade and grows well indoors, with fragrant white flowers late spring to early summer, followed by blue berries.

 

 

 

 

Cordyline petiolaris $45/1000 seedsupcoming collection February/MarchCordyline petiolaris 2

Common Name: Broad Leaved Palm Lily

A native Queensland evergreen shrub growing o 5 m with large green leaves on long stems. Flowers are white/lilac followed by red berry clusters. Prefers moist soil and semi-shade, not frost tolerant. Also suitable as an indoor plant.

 

 

 

Cordyline rubra $45/1000 seeds – upcoming collection February/MarchCordyline rubra 1

Common Name: Palm Lily

Native to coastal New South Wales and Queensland from Lismore to Bundaberg. An evergreen shrub to 4 m with large red/purple leaves. Lilac flowers appear in summer followed by panicles of red berries. Very hardy, prefers moist soil and semi-shade. Suitable as an indoor plant.

 

Cordyline stricta $45/1000 seeds – upcoming collection February/MarchCordyline stricta 1

Common Name: Slender Palm Lily

Native to New South Wales and Queensland, evergreen shrub to 5 m with long, narrow leaves. Summer flowers are followed by purple/black berries on panicles up to 40 cm long. Useful as a screen plant with its tall, narrow habit. Adaptable to a range of situations, full sun to shade, not frost tolerant. Grows well in pots but tends to be a little more compact than plants in the garden.

 

Alphitonia petriei $52.50/1000 seeds – coming into stock soonAlphitonia petrei 1

Common Name: White Ash

A rainforest tree of eastern and northern Australia. Small tree growing to 20 m although specimens to 40 m have been found. Leaves have a dark, glossy upper surface with fine white hairs on the underside. Small, creamy flowers appear September to November, followed by fruit February to July. Seed and fruit are bird attracting. Prefers moist, slightly shaded positions.

 

Syzygium australe $85/1000 seeds – upcoming collection FebruarySyzygium australe 1

Common Name: Creek Lilly-Pilly

A native rainforest tree of eastern Australia, coastal New South Wales north of Batemans Bay to Queensland. Grows to 35 m in its natural habitat, in cultivation it is more usually a small/medium shrub to 18 m. Juvenile leaves are bronze, maturing to dark, glossy green leaves. Clusters of powder-puff white flowers are followed by red edible fruits. Prefers full sun to part shade, frost tolerant once established, bird attracting.

 

Tulbaghia violacea $69/1000 seeds – fresh seed from Brisbane sourceTulbaghia violacea 1

Common Name: Society Garlic

Native to South Africa, a clump forming perennial 60 cm tall, 25 cm wide with grassy foliage. Fragrant purple flowers appear mid-summer to autumn. Edible leaves and flowers have a strong garlic flavour. Good as a groundcover or border, suitable for pots.

 

 

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Dear Customers

The recent tragic fire event of the New South Wales and Victorian coastline are such that little plant material remains unscathed.

The following primary colonisers are mentioned as species that could be propagated as a means of species recovery – seed stocks are available in all cases.

 

Acacia boormanii $12/25 g, $295/kg

Acacia suaveolens $14/25 g, $390/kg

Banksia integrifolia $65/1000 seeds

Callistemon citrinus $12/25 g, $275/kg

Callistemon salignus $11/25 g, $275/kg

Casuarina cunninghamiana $11/25 g, $295/kg

Casuarina glauca $12/25 g, $275/kg

Allocasuarina littoralis $12/25 g, $295/kg

Corymbia maculata $14/25 g, $375/kg

Eucalyptus botryoides $15/25 g, $345/kg

Eucalyptus fibrosa $15/25 g, $395/kg

Eucalyptus pilularis $15/25 g, $360/kg

Eucalyptus saligna $22/25 g, $770/kg

Eucalyptus tereticornis $14/25 g, $375/kg

Gahnia aspera $9/25 g, $179/kg

Gahnia sieberiana $9/25 g, $189/kg

Kennedia rubicunda $14/25 g, $440/kg

Leptospermum laevigatum $32.50/25 g

Leptospermum polygalifolium $9/25 g, $215/kg

Lomandra longifolia $11/25 g, $210/kg

Melaleuca armillaris $10/25 g, $250/kg

Melaleuca ericifolia $10/25 g, $295/kg

Pultenaea villosa $30/25 g, $789/kg

Syncarpia glomulifera $10/25 g, $275/kg

Xanthorrhoea resinosa $19/25 g, $579/kg

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Crinum pendunculatum $589/1000 seedscurrent collection are underway, please order within 7 daysCrinum pedunculatum 1

Common Name: Swamp Lily

Endemic to coastal Northern Territory, Queensland and New South Wales, also found in New Guinea and some Pacific Islands. A large, bulbous evergreen perennial with broad strappy leaves, 2 to 3 m tall, spreading up to 3 m. Prefers full sun to part shade, well-drained to boggy/poorly drained soils. Flowers are white and fragrant on tall stems appearing November to March.

 

 

Syzygium australe $85/1000 seeds - upcoming fresh collectionSyzygium australe 1

Common Name: Brush Cherry

Endemic to coastal rainforests of Queensland and New South Wales. In its natural habitat it can reach 35 m tall however in cultivation it is more likely to grow to 18 m. Clusters of white flowers appear in late spring/early summer are followed by pink/red fruits, edible fresh or cooked into jams and jellies. New foliage is bronze, maturing to dark, glossy green. Suitable as an ornamental garden tree or hedge.

 

 

Syzygium francisii $119/1000 seedsupcoming fresh collectionSyzygium francisii 2 Fruit

Common Name: Francis Water Gum

A medium/large tree of eastern coastal New South Wales and Queensland. Can grow to over 30 m. White panicles of flowers appear September to December with lilac/purple coloured fruit maturing January to April. Suitable for large gardens and parks in subtropical climates. Prefers sun to light shade in well-drained moist soil.

 

 

Syzygium wilsonii ssp wilsonii $119/1000 seedsupcoming fresh collectionSyzygium wilsonii ssp wilsonii 1

Common Name: Powderpuff Lilly Pilly

An evergreen, small, spreading shrub with a weeping habit growing 1 to 3 m. Endemic to north Queensland rainforests but is suitable in climates from Cairns to Sydney. New foliage is pink, maturing to glossy, dark green leaves. Red puffy bird attracting flowers are followed by clusters of edible white fruit. Suitable ornamental plant for any garden.

 

 

Syzygium luehmannii $33.50/1000 seeds – available in stock from fresh collectionSyzygium luehmannii 1

Common Name: Cherry Satinash, Riberry

Native to Australia. Medium sized tree up to 30 m. Small pink/red juvenile leaves mature to glossy green leaves. White/cream flowers November to December in panicles followed by red berries December to February, containing a single seed, attractive to birds and flying foxes. Fruit is used as a bushfood eaten straight off the tree as well as cooked into jams and sauces. Ideal ornamental garden specimen or street tree planting.

 

 

Agathis robusta $125/1000 seedsupcoming fresh collectionAgathis robusta 2 Seedpod

Common Name: Kauri Pine

A large evergreen tree growing 30 to 40 m with a large canopy, endemic to north east Queensland and Papua New Guinea. Leaves are leathery, dark green. Seed cones are 8 to 13 cm diameter, maturing 18 to 20 months after pollination at which time they release the seeds. Suitable for large gardens and parks, can be grown as an indoor plant for its interesting foliage.

 

 

Alocasia brisbanensis $83.50/1000 seedsupcoming fresh collectionAlocasia brisbanensis 1

Common Name: Cunjevoi

Native to coastal rainforests of eastern Australia. Leaves are glossy green, large spade-shaped on stems growing 1.5 to 2 m tall. Spathe-like green/cream flowers appear in summer are fragrant. Flowers are followed by bright red fruits that attract birds. An understorey plant, it does best in shade/part shade in moist, well-drained soil in sub-tropical to temperate climates.

 

 

Cupaniopsis anacardioides $12/25 g, $255/kgupcoming fresh collectionCupaniopsis anacardioides 3 Tree

Common Name: Tuckeroo

Native to eastern and northern Australia, a small tree growing to 10 m. Green/white flowers appear May to July followed by orange, bird-attracting fruit that contains glossy seeds. Suitable as an ornamental garden or street planting tree. Salt tolerant.

 

 

Pittosporum phillyreoides syn angustifolium – reduced price at $495/kg, available in stock from fresh collectionPittosporum angustifolium 1

Common Name: Native Apricot, Berrigan, Gumbi Gumbi

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.