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we are slowly moving into the Century of the Fruit Bat...  This will be where we do seasonal updates of all the hard work we do at the nursery...

In the future we have BIG plans, but for now there are just a few plants on a list, with descriptions for you to peruse...

Current List of Plants

Acacia acinacea

Spreading shrub to 2mH x 1.5mW. Small neat crowded foliage and golden globular flowers in spring. Adaptable to most sunny situations. Very ornamental.


Acacia caesiella

Showy small tree, may grow to 6mH x 3mW, but probably less. Mallee habit. Narrow curved foliage and golden globular flowers in spring. Adaptable to most situations.


Acacia cheelii

Erect or spreading large shrub to 6mH x 3mW with dense foliage. Long curved phyllodes and golden rod flowers in spring. Sunny well-drained site in dry light to medium soil. Handsome screen for cold climate.


Acacia craspedocarpa

Western Mulga.  Rounded small tree or tall shrub.  Interesting papery seed pods appear after pale yellow flowers.  Very drought and frost tolerant and able to handle heavy soils.


Acacia cultriformis

Large shrub 2mH x3mW. Grey triangular foliage and masses of golden flower balls in spring. Dry position in sun to part shade. Most draining soils. Long-lived attractive screen plant.


Acacia deanei

Rounded tree to 7mH x 4mW with ferny leaves and pale yellow flowers in summer and sporadic. Dry or moist well-drained sandy or clay soils in open position. Quick shade or erosion control.


Acacia decora

Spreading shrub 1-2.5mH x 2-3mW with narrow grey foliage and golden flowers in spring. Golden new shoots. Hardy, low maintenance, adaptable, in moist well- drained or dry soils. Full or filtered sun. Very showy.



ia denticulosa  Sand Paper Wattle. Open shrub 1- 4mH.  Long bright yellow rod flowers in spring.  Grows in light sandy to draining clay soils.  Prune to encourage branched habit.  Drought hardy, frost tolerant once established.


Acacia denticulosa

Sand Paper Wattle. Open shrub 1- 4mH.  Long bright yellow rod flowers in spring.  Grows in light sandy to draining clay soils.  Prune to encourage branched habit.  Drought hardy, frost tolerant once established.


Acacia filicifolia

Erect tree 6-10mH with hairy branches and ferny leaves. Yellow ball flowers in late spring. Most well-drained soils in sun or part shade. Fast growing. Frost Hardy.  Nth Tablelands plant.


Acacia flexifolia

Rounded shrub to 1.5mH x 2.5mW larger in open sites. Small narrow slightly bent foliage. Profuse small yellow flowers in late winter. Dry well-drained spot, full or filtered sun. Accepts extended dry periods. Prune.


Acacia iteaphylla (weeping)



Acacia leucolobia

Rounded open shrub 1.5-3mH x 2mW. Attractive silver foliage, large yellow ball flowers in winter-spring. Grows in a wide range of draining soils. Flowers best in sun. Very showy.


Acacia merinthophora

An ornamental shrub 2mH x 2mW. Long thin phyllodes and yellow rod flowers in spring. For light to medium soils in sun or part shade.  Very drought tolerant and moderately frost hardy.


Acacia mollifolia

An upright medium shrub to 2.5mH.  The beautiful soft grey leaves are graced with deep yellow flowers in spring and after rain.  Frost and drought hardy for most draining soils.


Acacia pendula

Small to medium tree 6-12mH x 6-8mW. Dense weeping grey foliage and pale yellow ball flowers in spring. Prefers dry areas in full sun, but will accept wet periods. Ornamental shade or shelter tree.


Acacia podalyriifolia

Silvery grey tree 6mH x 5mW with rounded foliage. Massed golden flowers from autumn to spring and large grey pods. Moist well-drained or dry soils in sunny position. Prune for bushy habit. Quick growing and decorative.


Acacia pravissima (prostrate)

Low shrub to 0.6mH x 3-5mW with triangular phyllodes. Profuse, scented, bright yellow flowers Sept-Oct. For a variety of soils and conditions, prefers partial to full sun. Prune when young for dense cover.


Acacia rubida

Tall shrub or small tree 3-5mH x 3-5mW. Red stems and light green foliage, often with divided juvenile leaves present. Profuse yellow ball flowers in spring. Most soils in sun or part shade. Tolerates dryness, very frost hardy.


Acacia salicinia

Cooba Moderate to heavy clay soils. Tree 5–12m. Crown has relatively long pendulous foliage often drooping to near ground level. Flowers April to June or in response to rain.  Seed with interesting red arrel eaten by birds.


Acacia triptera

Showy medium spreading shrub to 2.5mH x 1-5mW. Curved foliage with sharp points. Brilliant yellow rod flowers in spring. Draining soil, partial or full sun. Resists drought. Good hedge plant and bird habitat.



Adenanthos cunninghamii  Albany Woollybush

A small shrub 1-1.3mH x 1mW, with soft silvery-grey foliage. Tubular, dull crimson flowers, often partly hidden Aug-Feb. For acidic sandy soils in sun or semi-shade. Heavy frost may cause damage.


Ajuga australis

Small spreading herbaceous perennial plant 0.2mH x 0.4mW with rosettes of dark hairy leaves. Spikes of blue purple flowers on 0.2m stems in spring-summer. Tolerant of most soils, sun or part shade and moisture.


Allocasuarina verticillata

Syn Casuarina stricta. Tree 4-8mH x 3-5mW. Rounded crown with weeping foliage. Female has fluffy flowers Mar-Dec and woody cones. Hardy in most sites and conditions.


Alyogyne huegelii (pink)

Medium shrub to 2mH x 1.5mW. Hairy, lobed leaves. Masses of showy pink hibiscus-type flowers in spring/summer. Fast growing, adaptable to most soils and positions. Takes moderate frost. Prune for shape.


Anigozanthos 'Big Red'

Kangaroo Paw. Vigorous clumping plant 1- 1.5mH x 1-1.5mW with strap-like leaves. Tall stems of bright scarlet flowers in spring. Requires draining soils in full or part sun.


Anigozanthos 'Green Machine'

Kangaroo Paw. Clumping plant to 0.4mH with leek like leaves. 1mH stems of lime green flowers in late spring or summer. Draining light to medium soils in full or part sun with overhead cover to protect from heavy frost.


Anigozanthos ‘Landscape Lilac’



Anigozanthos ‘Landscape Voilet’



Anigozanthos ‘Landscape Yellow’



Anigozanthos 'Ranger'

Kangaroo Paw. Small clumping plant to 0.4mH x 0.2-0.8mW with strap-like leaves. Branched stems of deep red flowers in spr- sum. For moist well-drained light-medium soils in full or part sun, with frost protection.


Anigozanthos 'Royal Cheer'

Kangaroo Paw. Clumping plant 0.3-0.5mH x 1mW with strap-like leaves. Green flowers with red base on 1mH stems in spring. Moist or dry well-drained soils in full or part sun. Protect from frosts.


Anigozanthos 'Yellow Gem'

Kangaroo Paw. Vigorous clumping plant 1- 1.5mH x 1-1.5mW with strap-like leaves. Tall stems of yellow flowers in spring. Requires well-drained soils in full or part sun with protection from heavy frosts.


Araucaria bidwillii

Bunya Pine. Large erect tree to 40mH x 15mW with dark rough bark, symmetrically arranged branches. Female seed cones are very large. Adaptable. Good hardy specimen tree. Good pot plant when young, inside or out.


Backhousia citriodora

A large shrub to 5m with a dense canopy.  The very lemony  fragrant leaves and flowers are the highlight of this wonderful bush food.Accepts most draining soils, protect from frost when young.  This can be used as an indoor pot plant.  Use the leaves to make tea.


Baeckea virgata Dwarf

Compact rounded shrub .6mH x 1mW. Small green leaves and masses of tiny white flowers in summer. Neat foliage plant for a wide range of soils in sun or part shade. Drought and frost hardy when established.


Baloskion tetraphyllus

Creeping plant with erect stems to 1mH with finely divided plume-like branches. Grow in full sun in damp soil near or in water. Feature foliage plant for pots, and floral arrangements.


Banksia ashbyi

Ashby's Banksia. Medium to large shrub 2- 6mH x 2-4mW with toothed leaves. Large orange flower spikes in spring. Light to medium well-drained soils in part to full sun. Frost hardy once established. Bird attracting plant.


Banksia ashbyi (dwarf)

Medium shrub 1.5mH x 1.5mW with toothed leaves. Large orange flower spikes in Autumn-winter. Well-drained soils in part to full sun. Frost hardy once established. Bird attracting. Great cutflower


Banksia baueri

Possum Banksia. Medium shrub 2mH x 3mW. Large serrated leaves. Very large woolly flowers, which have lemon styles with grey tips, persist for many months. Well drained sunny position. Very ornamental.


Banksia blechnifolia

Creeping plant 0.2-0.4mH x 2mW, horizontal branches, deeply lobed long dark- green leaves. Salmon flowers girt the plant from Sept-Feb. For a warm site, in well-drained soil, partial to full sun.  Drought and frost hardy


Banksia burdettii

A much branched medium sized shrub to 1.5mH x 1.5mW.  Spectacular bright orange flowers are borne at the end of branches.  Prefers sandy or well drained acid soils.  Drought and frost tolerant when established


Banksia ericifolia var. macrantha

This large compact shrub with green linear leaves grows to 5mH x 4mW. Orange or red flowers are larger and deeper in colour in this variety. Suits moist well-drained spots. Hardy screen or hedge plant. Bird attractant.


Banksia hookerana

Dense rounded shrub 2-3mH x 2-4mW. Golden orange flowers appearing in spring. Requires light to medium well-drained soils in full or part sun. Drought resistant. Bird attracting plant. Useful as a low windbreak.


Banksia integrifolia

Small to medium tree to 10mH x 5mW. Silver foliage. Yellow spike flowers in autumn and winter. Most soils and aspects suitable. Good for coastal plantings. Bird attracting.


Banksia integrifolia (prostrate)

Low growing shrub to 0.5mH x 5mW. Silver foliage. Yellow spike flowers in autumn and winter. Most soils and aspects suitable. Good for coastal plantings. Bird attracting.


Banksia marginata 

Large shrub to small tree 3-5mH x 2-3mW. Silver backed foliage. Yellow flowers in autumn and winter. Most well-drained positions. Tolerates some shade. Hardy banksia.


Banksia oblongifolia

Syn B. asplenifolia. Medium shrub 2mH x 1.5mW. Rusty brown new leaves, yellow flowerheads in autumn. Very hardy, useful for underplanting. Must have reasonable drainage. Tolerant of salt spray and frost.


Banksia paludosa

Medium spreading shrub 1.5mH x 1.5mW with elliptical leaves, green above, silver below. Pale yellow to brownish flowerheads. Must have well-drained but moist conditions, full or part sun.


Banksia petiolaris

A spreading prostrate shrub 0.3-0.6mH x 2- 3mW, horizontal branches, large wavy toothed leaves. Flowerheads purple becoming yellow Aug-March girt the plant. For well-drained soils in dappled shade, partial to full sun.


Banksia serrata

Gnarled tree 5-10mH x 5mW with attractive bark and dark green serrated leaves, silver below. Grey-green to yellow flowers in winter, spring and summer. For dry or moist well-drained soils in full or filtered sun.


Banksia speciosa

Showy Banksia. Many branching shrub to 4m.  Very long leaves with triangular lobes. Showy lemon cream flower cones spring- autumn. For well-drained light to heavy soils in partial to full sun. Frost protection when young.


Banksia spinulosa var. collina

Medium shrub 2.5mH x 2mW with broad- linear toothed foliage. Honey coloured flowers in autumn/winter. Full sun to part shade in well-drained soil. Hardy screen or specimen plant.


Banksia spinulosa var. spinulosa

spinulosa Large shrub 3mH x 3mW. Fine foliage, toothed toward apex, and honey coloured flowers in autumn/winter. Full sun to part shade in well-drained acid soils. Hardy screen or specimen plant.


Beaufortia sparsa

Upright medium shrub 2mH x 2mW with many small narrow leaves. Brilliant red bottlebrush flowers in summer. Sunny well- drained position with shelter from frost. Prune after flowering.


Beaufortia squarrosa

Medium shrub to 1.5mH x 1.5mW. Outstanding conspicuous orange and red flowers are borne during mid to late spring.  Full sun to part shade in free draining soils. Drought and frost hardy.  Prefers inland conditions


Blandfordia grandiflora

Christmas Bells. Small narrow leaved tufty plant to 0.5mH x 0.4mW. Tall stems with groups of large waxy scarlet and gold bells in late spring-summer. Moist or wet well drained soils in full or filtered sun. Very good container plant.



Brachyscome angustifolia 

Small sprawling ground cover 0.1mH x 0.5mW. Green partially divided leaves, pink daisy flowers for long periods. Full sun to partial shade. Prefers some moisture. For best show prune away old stems in late winter.


Brachyscome angustifolia

Small sprawling ground cover 0.1mH x 0.5mW. Green partially divided leaves, pink daisy flowers for long periods. Full sun to partial shade. Prefers some moisture. For best show prune away old stems in late winter.


Brachyscome angustifolia ‘Mauve Delight’

Small sprawling ground cover 0.1mH x 0.5mW. Green partially divided leaves, mauve daisy flowers for long periods. Full sun to partial shade. Prefers some moisture. For best show prune away old stems in late winter.



Brachyscome multifida (mauve) 

Small plant 0.15mH x 0.6mW. Rounded ground cover. Green finely divided leaves, mauve daisy flowers in spring, summer, autumn. Full sun to part shade in most soils. Prune old stems in late winter.


Brachyscome multifida (mauve)

Small plant 0.15mH x 0.6mW. Rounded ground cover. Green finely divided leaves, mauve daisy flowers in spring, summer, autumn. Full sun to part shade in most soils. Prune old stems in late winter.


Brachyscome multifida (white)

Small plant 0.15mH x 0.6mW. Rounded ground cover. Green finely divided leaves, white daisy flowers in spring, summer, autumn. Full sun to partial shade in most soils. For best show prune old stems in early spring.


Bulbine semibarbata

Leek Lily. Small perennial herb to 0.5mH x 0.1-0.3mW with succulent light green leaves. Many stems of yellow flowers to 1.4cm across in spring and summer. For most soils in sun to dappled shade. Good regeneration from seed.


Callistemon 'Pink Champagne'

Erect shrub 3mH x 2mW with lanceolate leaves and large mid-pink flowers, mainly in spring and autumn. Most well-drained soils with some frost protection. Feature plant. Bird attracting. Marginal in ACT.


Callistemon pearsonii 'Rocky Rambler'

Rambler' Groundcover plant, prostrate-0.3mH x 1.5mW, with furry pink-purple new growth. Deep red brushes with golden anthers in summer. For acidic soils in sun to semi- shade. May get tip damage from heavy frost.


Callistemon sieberi

Syn C. paludosus. Large shrub to 3mH x 2mW with narrow leaves and cream flowers in summer. Hardy in moist or wet conditions with part or full sun. Prune to keep shape and promote flowering.


Callistemon viminalis

Weeping tree 6mH x 3mW with narrow leaves. Silky new growth. Long red brushes in spring, summer and autumn. Prune for autumn flowers. Takes draining soils in full sun. Not for frost hollows.


Callitris endlicheri

Dense conifer to 10mH x 4mW with a formal shape and dark green foliage. Woody cones. Tolerates poor soils but must have good drainage in sun. Very hardy.


Carissa spinarum



Casuarina cunninghamiana

River Sheoak. Shelter or shade tree to 20mH x 12mW. Needle-like foliage, woody cones. Flowers Dec-Jan. Most soils, well- drained or damp, full sun. Grows on riverbanks. Controls soil by suckering. Very fast growing.


Casuarina glauca prostrate

Cascading groundcover without flowers. Long dark green needle-like foliage, spreading from a rounded mound. Most soils, full or part sun.


Chamelaucium ‘Paddys Pink’



Chamelaucium uncinatum 'Purple Pride'

Spreading shrub 2-3mH x 2-4mW, fine linear leaves. Clusters of reddish purple flowers in spring. For light to medium soils, very good drainage in full to part sun. Some frost protection. Prune lightly after flowering.


Cheilanthes distans

Bristle Fern. Attractive clumping fern to 0.3mH with narrow bristly green crowded fronds. Needs a warm rockery spot with extra water in dry times. Frost and drought hardy.


Cheilanthes sieberi

Mulga Fern. Spreading clump 0.1-0.3mH with narrow bright green crowded fronds. Needs a warm sunny well-drained rockery spot with extra water in dry times.


Chloanthes parviflora

Small shrub 0.3-1mH x 0.5-1mW with pale green, linear like leaves. Tubular mauve flowers in late winter and spring. For reasonably drained, light to medium soils in partial to full sun. New to Canberra.


Chrysocephalum apiculatum (tall green)

Small perennial herb 0.4mH x 0.5mW. Slender green leaves. Clusters of small orange flowers most of the year. Most soils, reasonable drainage and sun. Good in massed plantings. Prune in early spring.


Chrysocephalum semipapposum

A suckering shrub 0.2-1mH x 0.5-1.5mW with small grey leaves. Large clusters of golden yellow flowers mainly Oct-Feb. For sun or semi-shade in well-drained soils. Prune to ground level early spring.


Correa ‘Barossa Gold’

Syn C glabra var. turnbullii. Rounded small to medium shrub 1.5mH x 1.5mW with elliptic leaves that age to gold. Red & green bell flowers from Nov-April. Well-drained soils in dappled shade or part sun. Prune. Ornamental.


Correa ‘Bilby Blush’

Small shrub 1mH x 1mW with dark green leaves and upright habit. Large pinkish red bell flowers autumn to spring. Draining soils in full or filtered sun. Prune to keep compact. Bird plant. Frost and drought hardy.


Correa 'Dusky Bells'

Small dense shrub 0.6mH x 2mW with oval leaves. Dusky pink bells in autumn and winter. For heavy and clay soils in moist or dry conditions in full sun or shade. Long flowering, attracts birds. Prune regularly.


Correa ‘Red Gloss’

Small shrub 0.5-1.3mH x 1mW with shiny green elliptic leaves. Glossy red bell flowers from April-September. Likes dry or moist well- drained soils in full or filtered sun. Bird plant.


Correa ‘Redex’

Small shrub 1mH x .8m.  Interesting small rounded leaves, pink/red and yellow flowers throughout cooler months. Hardy plant in draining soils in full or filtered sun. Bird plant.


Correa alba (pink)

Handsome dense shrub to 1.5mH x 1.5mW, oval green leaves. Pink starry flowers from November-May. For moist to dry well-drained soils in sun or semi-shade.


Correa baeuerlenii

Chef's Cap Correa. Medium bushy shrub 1- 2mH x 1-2mW with shiny leaves. Green bell flowers autumn, winter, spring. Moist well- drained soils in full or filtered sun but will accept short periods of dryness. Bird plant.



Correa decumbens (upright) 

Low growing shrub 0.6-1mH x 3mW with dark green leaves, greyish below. Narrow red bells with green tips, held upright, in summer. Moist or dry well-drained soils in full or filtered sun. Bird plant. Good for banks.


Correa glabra (red)

Rounded shrub 1.2-1.8mH x 1.2-2mW. Smooth glossy leaves, red bell flowers in winter. Well-drained soil in half or full shade. Good screen, attracts birds.


Correa reflexa ‘Flared Bell’

Shrub 0.8-1mH x 1mW. Flared red bell flowers tipped with green appear autumn through winter. Hardy plant in well-drained soils in full or filtered sun. Bird plant.


Correa reflexa ‘Gwen’

Small open shrub 1mH x 1mW. Light green leaves and profuse pinkish cream bell flowers in autumn and winter. Hardy plant in well-drained soils in full or filtered sun. Bird plant.


Crowea saligna

Small shrub 1.5mH x 1.5mW with elliptic leaves. Pink star-like flowers in autumn and winter, and sporadic. Part sun in most relatively well-drained soils, if well mulched. Ornamental plant. Good cut flower.


Dampiera adpressa

Suckering plant to 0.6mH x 0.5mW, grey- green leaves. Blue flowers, white & lemon throat Sept-Nov. For well-drained light to medium soils in part to full sun. Rockery or hanging basket.


Dampiera linearis

Suckering plant to 0.6mH x 0.5mW, grey- green leaves. Blue flowers, white & lemon throat Sept-Nov. For well-drained light to medium soils in part to full sun. Rockery or hanging basket.


Darwinia glaucophylla



Darwinia macrostegia x meeboldii

Small shrub to 1mH x 1mW with fine light green foliage. Showy red and white bell flowers in spring. For light to medium soils in sun or part shade. Best for container or a graft.


Darwinia taxifolia subsp. macrolaena

Prostrate plant to 1mW. Fine grey foliage and prominent red bracts in Oct-Dec. Adapts to a wide range of conditions with good drainage. Prune for a good shape. Good rockery and container plant.


Daviesia mimosoides

Medium shrub to 2.5mH x 2mW. Elliptic wattle-like leaves. Yellow and red pea flowers Sept-Dec. Attractive triangular seed pods. Well-drained soils in dappled shade or part sun. Good under trees. Very showy.


Derwentia arenaria

Small to medium shrub 0.6-1.5mH x 1- 2mW with narrow leaves. Pale to deep violet-blue flowers are profuse and conspicuous from Sept-May. For moderately well-drained acidic soils in sun or semi-shade.


Derwentia perfoliata

Perennial to 0.6mH x 1mW with arching stems of grey green ovate leaves. Terminal sprays of bright blue flowers in summer. Full sun to part shade. Very hardy. Prune off old stems late winter.


Derwentia perfoliata (white)



Dianella caerulea var. cinerascens



Dianella longifolia



Dianella longifolia ‘Warrumbungle Rain’

A tight clumping plant to 0.4mH.  Pale blue flowers in spring are followed by pale berries over summer.  Frost and drought tolerant.


Dianella revoluta

Spreading Flax Lily. Tufted plant with flax- like leaves, suckering to form clumps to 2.5mW. Bright blue flowers on branched stems, bright blue fruits. Very hardy. Ideal garden plant esp. for rockeries.


Diplolaena dampiera



Dodonaea 



Einadia nutans

Syn Rhagodia nutans. Greyish plant, prostrate x 0.6-1mW, small spade-shaped leaves. Small flowers, bright red or yellow small fruits. Very hardy in most situations. Ground cover or rockery plant. Fire retardant.


Eremophila ‘Pink Passion’



Eremophila 'Summertime Blue'

Dense shrub 1mH x 1.5mW. Narrow shiny dark green foliage, large showy blue flowers in summer. Full or part sun in most soils in dry spot with overhead cover, will take waterlogging. Tip prune. Rockery, low screen.



Eremophila adenotricha  Erect compact bushy shrub 0.6-1.2 m x 1m.Pretty blue/purple flowers with spotted white throat, spring to early summer and after rain events. For a wide range of draining soils including clay. Best in a sunny site. Drought and frost hardy. 



Eremophila alternifolia ‘Wild Berry’



Eremophila bignoniiflora

Large shrub to 4mH x 2mW (growth is restricted by pruning). Long narrow green leaves & mauve flowers most of the year. For a hot, sunny site, best on heavy soils. Frost and drought tolerant.


Eremophila biserrata

Prostrate to 1mW. Attractive plant with lime- green slightly hairy divided leaves. Maroon and green flowers. Drainage and full sun best but accepts range of soil types and overhead cover.


Eremophila calorhabdos

Very erect shrub to 2mH x 0.5mW with ovate crowded leaves. Flowers pink, red or purplish July-Feb. For most soils in warm to hot site. Prune regularly from an early age. Drought and frost tolerant.


Eremophila calorhabdos x denticulata

Upright shrub to 1.5mH with glossy leaves and profuse pink flowers in spring.  Well drained soils in full sun. Prune regularly from an early age. Drought & frost tolerant.Bird attractant.



Eremophila debilis

Syn Myoporum debile. Prostrate ground cover x 1mW. Long narrow leaves. Pink flowers in spr/sum, then edible purplish berries. It accepts most soils in filtered or full sun. Takes drought and moderate frost.


Eremophila debilis

Syn Myoporum debile. Prostrate ground cover x 1mW. Long narrow leaves. Pink flowers in spr/sum, then edible purplish berries. It accepts most soils in filtered or full sun. Takes drought and moderate frost.



Eremophila decipiens

Small shrub to 1mH x 1mW with narrow leaves and orange-red flowers most of year with a flush in spring. Hardy in warm sunny site with poor to good drainage. Flowers rich in nectar attract honeyeaters.



Eremophila densifolia Small open shrub 0.1-0.5mH x 1-3mW with narrow crowded leaves. Tubular purple, violet or blue flowers in spring and summer. Hardy in most soils in part to full sun. Takes mild frost and dry periods. Useful rockery plant.


Eremophila drummondii

Small shrub 0.5-1.3mH x 0.5-1mW with narrow sticky leaves. Violet or blue tubular flowers July-Nov. For most soils with adequate drainage in a warm site, full sun to dappled shade. Prune to shape.


Eremophila glabra ‘Amber Carpet’

Groundcover to 0.3mH x 2mW with grey-green leaves & orange flowers in summer. For draining soils in full to part sun with good air movement. Drought and frost hardy.


Eremophila glabra ‘Fruit Salad’

Prostrate plant 0.3mH x 1.5mW with bright green leaves, attractive red & yellow flowers from spring to autumn.  Bird attractant.  Drought and frost tolerant.  For draining soils in full or part sun.



Eremophila glabra (burgundy prostrate) 

Small plant to 1.5mW with grey-green leaves. Glossy burgundy flowers late winter to summer and sporadic. For a wide range of draining soils in full to part sun. Can be pruned hard.


Eremophila glabra (Mingenew)

Vigorous prostrate plant to 1mW with spreading branches. Bright green leaves, bright yellow flowers spring-autumn. Tolerates a wide range of draining soil preferring full sun.  Drought and frost hardy.


Eremophila glabra (Steep Point Green)

Medium shrub 1mH x 1.5mW with green leaves and bright red tubular flowers in spring. Bird attractant. Tolerates drought and frost. For well drained sites in full sun.


Eremophila glabra (yellow)

Medium shrub to 1mH x 1mW with greyish leaves. Profuse yellow tubular flowers winter to summer and sporadic. Draining soils in full sun.  Drought & frost hardy. Prune regularly to increase flowering.


Eremophila glabra x veneta

Attractive small plant to 0.5mH x 1mW with grey-green leaves. Purplish flowers in summer and sporadic. For well drained soils in full to part sun and open spot with good air movement. Can be pruned hard.


Eremophila latrobei



Eremophila longifolia

Weeping upright shrub to 4mH x 2mW.  Hairy reddish flowers are seen throughout the year, particularly spring to summer.  Will grow in alkaline clay soils to well drained acid.  Can sucker, drought and frost hardy, fire retardant.


Eremophila maculata

Variable shrub 0.5-2mH x 1-2mW. Small leaves, tubular flowers in winter-spring. Colour white, red, yellow or orange, often with cream or yellow spots. Heavier soils with good drainage in part to full sun.


Eremophila maculata 'Aurea'

Vigorous small shrub 0.9mH x 1-2mW with dark green leaves and bright lime-yellow flowers that are well-displayed. Good drainage and sun or semi-shade are best. Will tolerate heavy soils. Responds to pruning.


Eremophila maculata ‘Pink Passion’

Shrub 1mH x 1mW. Small leaves, tubular rich pink flowers in winter-spring. Best in heavier soils with drainage in part to full sun. Provides nectar for birds. Frost and very drought hardy.


Eremophila maculata (cerise)

Variable shrub 0.5-2mH x 1-2mW. Small often sticky leaves, tubular cerise flowers in winter-spring. For heavier soils with good drainage in part to full sun. Tip prune young plants for bushy growth.


Eremophila maculata (purple)

Variable shrub 0.5-2mH x 1-2mW. Small often sticky leaves, tubular purple flowers in winter-spring. For heavier soils in part to full sun. Prune to keep compact shape.  Very hardy low hedge.  Drought tolerant.  Bird attracting.


Eremophila maculata (silver)



Eremophila maculata x racemosa

Medium upright shrub to 1.5mH. Yellow then orange buds open to pink flowers with a white fringe inside the throat of the flower. For a wide range of soils in full to part sun. Prune to shape. Bird attractant.



Eremophila microtheca 

Heath-like shrub 0.3-1mH x 0.5-1mW with small silvery leaves. Profuse lilac flowers Aug-Sept. Should grow in a wide range of soils in a warm spot with overhead cover. Affected by dry winters. Rare in nature.


Eremophila nivea x christophorii

Attractive upright shrub 2.5m x 2.5m. Suitable for most draining soils. Prefers warm site in full sun or dappled shade. Mauve tubular flowers in spring/summer. Frost tolerant. Prune for bushy habit.


Eremophila nivea x drummondii

Attractive upright shrub 1-2mH x 1.5mW with blue-green furry linear leaves. Dark purple buds and mauve spotted flowers in spring/summer. Good drainage in full or part sun with some shelter.


Eremophila oppositifolia (cream)

Medium shrub to 1.5mH x 1-2mW with grey- green linear leaves. Cream flowers June- Dec, prominent white calyx follows. For draining soils in a hot sunny site. Good pot plant. Frost tolerant.



ophila polyclada  Flowering lignum. Medium shrub to 2mH x 2mW (growth is restricted by pruning). Linear sparse bright- green leaves & white or pale lilac flowers Sept-May. For a hot, sunny site on heavy soils.


Eremophila polyclada

Flowering lignum. Medium shrub to 2mH x 2mW (growth is restricted by pruning). Linear sparse bright- green leaves & white or pale lilac flowers Sept-May. For a hot, sunny site on heavy soils.



Eremophila sp. Parmango Road

Spreading shrub 0.3mH x 0.8mW with bright green leaves and masses of bird attracting green flowers in winter and spring.  Prune for compact growth. Drought hardy and frost tolerant.



Eremophila splendens x maculata 

Very showy shrub to 1mH x 1mW with rounded leaves. Flowers deep red July-Feb. For most soils in warm to hot site. Prune regularly for compact growth and extra flowers. Drought and frost tolerant.


Eremophila splendens x maculata

Very showy shrub to 1mH x 1mW with rounded leaves. Flowers deep red July-Feb. For most soils in warm to hot site. Prune regularly for compact growth and extra flowers. Drought and frost tolerant.


Eremophila subfloccosa

subsp. subfloccosa Small spreading shrub to 1mH x 1-1.5mW, densely packed hairy green-grey leaves. Green-yellow tubular flowers in spr/sum. Reasonably drained light to medium soils in a warm open spot with other shrubs. Prune lightly.


Eremophila vernicosa

Erect spreading shrub to 50cm. Its small  tubular pinkish white flowers are seen July to September. Good drainage and full sun or dappled shade. This is a rare and vulnerable plant in nature.


Eucalyptus ‘Carnabyi’

Mallee to 4.5mH.  E. youngiana x E. pyriformis.  Bark smooth and orange brown with pale blue green leaves.  Spectacular clusters of large salmon flowers.  Tolerates dryness and frost.  Needs reasonable drainage


Eucalyptus albens

White Box. Med/large tree 15-25mH x 10- 15mW. Fibrous flaky grey bark, grey-green leaves, white flowers in autumn, winter. Widespread in woodland. Grows in a wide range of soils.


Eucalyptus blakelyi

Medium tree to 20mH x 10-15mW with short straight trunk & widely spreading crown. White  flowers Aug-Dec. Adapts to many soil types, slow to medium growth rate. For shade, woodlots & windbreaks on farms.


Eucalyptus caesia subsp. caesia

‘Little Princess’ Mallee to 6mH x 3-5mW. Decorative bark, vase shaped branches, grey foliage & large pink flowers June-Nov.Draining acid to slightly alkaline soils. Full to part sun.  Protect from heavy frost when young.


Eucalyptus camaldulensis

River Red Gum. Tree to 30mH x 10-20mW, white to grey trunk, lanceolate green leaves. Profuse white flowers Dec-Feb. Adaptable to a wide range of soils & climates. For shade & soil erosion control on farms, parks & roadsides.


Eucalyptus leucoxylon subsp. megalocarpa

Small tree 6-8mH x 5-6mW, smooth greyish bark, long leaves. Large, mostly deep pink flowers in win/spr/sum. Dry or moist reasonably drained soils in full or part sun. Withstands dry periods. Suitable for slightly alkaline soils.


Eucalyptus leucoxylon subsp. rosea

Small tree 6-8mH x 5-6mW, clean bark, long leaves. Large, deep pink flowers during year. Most dry or moist reasonably drained soils in full or part sun. Withstands dry periods.


Eucalyptus melliodora

Yellow Box. Handsome tree 10-20mH x 8- 20mW with attractive trunk. Blue-grey leaves and cream flowers in autumn. Takes dry or moist well-drained soils in full sun.


Eucalyptus orbifolia

Round Leaved Mallee. Shrub or small tree 2-4mH x 2-4mW with reddish 'minniritchi' bark and round grey leaves. Large clusters of creamy flowers from late winter to spring. For most soils (but not alkaline) in a warm site.


Eucalyptus rhodantha

Sprawling mallee shrub 2-4mH, with rounded silvery leaves. The large glaucous buds are followed by showy pink- red flowers. Requires reasonable drainage in open sunny site.


Eucalyptus sideroxylon

Mugga Ironbark. Medium tree 15-25mH x 7- 10mW with dark, deeply fissured bark. Greyish leaves and cream, pink or red flowers in winter and spring. Accepts a wide range of soils.  Frost, drought and salt tolerant.


Eucalyptus sideroxylon var. rosea

Tree 10-20mH x 5-10mW, ornamental blue green foliage, black bark & attractive pink flowers May-Oct. For a wide range of soils conditions. Frost, drought and salt tolerant.


Eucalyptus torrelliana



Eutaxia microphylla

Dwarf ground covering shrub 0.05-0.3mH x 0.5-1.5mW with small grey-green foliage. Yellow and red pea flowers in Aug-Oct. Most soils and conditions, even winter waterlogging, in dappled shade to full sun. Prune hard.


Eutaxia obovata

Slender shrub 1-1.3mH x 1mW with small oblong opposite leaves. Yellow and red pea flowers from Aug-Dec. Relatively well- drained soils in partial shade. Tip prune to promote bushy growth.


Ficus rubiginosa

Large spreading tree to 10mH x 10mW. It often has a buttressed trunk when planted in the ground. With large green leaves it is attractive as a large container plant.  Protect from frosts when young.  Good bonsai plant


Gastrolobium latifolium

Syn Brachysema l-. Trailing prostrate plant x 1-3mW with orange-red pea flowers in autumn and winter. Adaptable but prefers well-drained soils with partial or full sun. Often slow to start. Excellent for embankments.


Geijera parvifolia

Small tree or bush to 6m.  Pendulous green aromatic foliage.  Small white flowers occur between June and November.  Red clays or sandy soils in sun or part shade. Drought hardy, moderate frost tolerance.


Goodenia cycloptera



Goodenia hederacea (Torrington)

Robust prostrate species to 1.2mW with attractive trailing grey leaves. The large yellow flowers appear from late spring to autumn. Suits most soils in part sun to semi shade.


Goodenia pinnatifida

Small suckering annual or perennial herb 0.2mH x 0.2mW with a tuft of oblong basal leaves. Bright yellow showy flowers in Nov- Jan. Variety of soil types in sun. Garden, rockery or container plant.


Goodenia rotundifolia

Prostrate spreading to pendulous plant to 0.5mW with thick toothed rounded leaves and large yellow flowers in Sept-May. Suits full or part sun in well-drained soils with frost protection. Great pot plant.



Goodenia varia

Small shrub 0.1-0.6mH x 0.5-1.5mW with oblong, usually toothed, foliage. Yellow flowers are sporadic throughout the year. Likes well-drained soils in sun. Responds to pruning. Good for hanging baskets.


Grevillea ‘Apricot Glow’

An evergreen fast growing shrub to 2mH x 2mW. Masses of apricot coloured flowers in winter and spring. Tolerates wide range of soil types including limestone and clay, drought and frost hardy.


Grevillea 'Bronze Rambler'

Vigorous ground cover 0.8mH x 3-5mW with large deeply divided leaves and bronze new growth. Red-purple toothbrush flowers throughout the year. Hardy in most well- drained situations in full or part sun.


Grevillea ‘Burgundy Beauty’

A small to medium shrub to 1.5mH. x 3mW Soft long toothed green leaves with purple/red toothbrush flowers in Spring and Summer. Hardy plant tolerant of heavier soils, drought and frosts. Prune to shape. Bird attractant.



Grevillea ‘Carol Ann’ 

Decumbant spreading shrub to 2mW.  Dense non prickly foliage with an occasional upright branch.  Dark red flowers are borne most of the year. For sun or semi-shade in most draining soils. Frost and drought hardy. Good for birds.


Grevillea ‘Flora Mason’

Vigourous medium shrub to 3mH x 2mW.  Masses of beautiful lemon to pink flowers are a feature from late Autumn to early Spring.  Accepts full sun to part shade, in clay to sandy loams. Drought and frost tolerant.



Grevillea ‘Hills Jubilee’

Dense compact green shrub 1.2mH x 1mW. Striking white & red/pink spider flowers from Autumn to Spring & periodic. Most soils and positions. Prune hard for hedge. Frost hardy. Good bird attractant.



Grevillea ‘Lemon Supreme’

Fast growing medium shrub 1.5mH x 1.5mW.  Produces masses of lemon spider flowers from Winter to Spring.  Tolerates a wide range of soils including clay and lime. Bird attracting. Drought and frost tolerant.


Grevillea ‘Long John’

Erect fast growing shrub to 4mH x 3mW with fine pinnate foliage. Red waxy flowers in winter and spring. Needs draining soil in part sun or shade. Showy large plant.


Grevillea 'Poorinda Rondeau'

Medium shrub 1.5-2mH x 1.5-3mW, with shiny dark-green oval leaves. Showy, profuse bright pinkish-red flowers July-Nov. For most well-drained acid soils in sun. Hardy to most frosts. Prune lightly for good shape.


Grevillea 'Red Hooks'

Large dense spreading shrub 3mH x 4mW with bright green lobed leaves. Scarlet toothbrush flowers in winter, spring and summer. For dry or moist well-drained soils in sun or part shade. Attracts birds.


Grevillea ‘Red Sunset’

Fast growing medium shrub 1-2mH x 1mW.  Masses of red spider flowers are bourne from Winter to Spring.  Tolerates clay and lime. Drought and frost tolerant.


Grevillea 'Sid Cadwell'

Spreading shrub to 1.5mH x 2mW with bright green lobed leaves and red toothbrush flowers on horizontal branches. Well drained sunny position. Tall ground cover or low screen. Bird plant.


Grevillea ‘Soopa Doopa’




Grevillea 'Splendour' Syn G. 'Ruby Clusters'. Vigorous shrub to 2- 4mH x 3-5mW, deep green elliptic leaves and bronze new foliage. Showy ruby red flowers most of year. Wide range of fairly well-drained soils, sun or semi-shade. Responds to pruning. Birds.


Grevillea 'Sunrise'

Compact shrub 0.5mH x 1mW with grey- green lobed leaves and unusual large apricot flowers in autumn-winter and sporadic. Well-drained sunny site. Drought hardy. Attractive specimen shrub.


Grevillea ‘Wendy Sunshine’

Medium shrub with long spreading branches, 0.5 mH x 1.5mW. The divided green leaves covered in soft, rusty hairs are up to 15cm long. Dark burgundy toothbrush flrs appear in late winter, spring. Frost & drought Hardy.


Grevillea 'White Wings'

Vigorous spreading shrub 3mH x 4-6mW. Light green prickly leaves. White flowers in spring. For dry or moist well-drained soils in full or filtered sun. Large screen. Refuge for birds.


Grevillea 'Winpara Gem'

Upright shrub 1.5-2.5mH x 1-2mW with finely divided grey-green leaves and orange red spider flowers in win/spr. For dry or moist well drained site in full or part sun. Not for frost hollows. Tolerates lime. Prune regularly.



Grevillea Winter Delight’ Hardy groundcover to 0.3mH x 1.5mW.  Lovely small soft grey leaves with clusters of red and cream flowers in winter and spring.  Tolerates clay and well drained soils.  Drought and frost hardy.


Grevillea ‘Winter Kiss’

Low ground covering plant to 0.15mH x 1mW with small bright green leaves. Smothered in red and cream spider flowers in winter/early spring. For a well-drained sunny spot. Great bird plant and very hardy.


Grevillea buxifolia

Upright shrub 2mH x 1.5mW with bright green foliage and terminal clusters of woolly silver flowers in winter, spring and summer. For most well-drained soils in filtered or full sun. Hardy to moderate frosts and extended dry periods once established.


Grevillea christineae

Small, very rare shrub .5mH - 1mH x 1m. Narrow mid-green leaves. White fragrant flowers from July to September. Drainage and light shade are suitable. Prune to promote bushy growth.Great small hedge.  Dry tolerant.


Grevillea fililoba (Ellendale Pool)

Dense soft shrub to1mH x 2mW with fine, light green foliage. Showy sprays of pinky/red flowers spring and autumn. For a warm spot, in well-drained soils with shelter of other plants.


Grevillea flexuosa

Spectacular, vigourous large shrub 2mH x 2mW. Deeply lobed leaves and unusual cream fragrant flowers during spring. Reasonably drained site in sun or semi-shade. Excellent quick growing screen plant. Nesting sites for birds.


Grevillea floribunda

Small to medium shrub 1-1.3mH x 1- 1.5mW, deep-green elliptical leaves, pendent racemes of rusty-green or gold flowers May-Dec, but mainly spring. Freely draining soils in a warm sunny spot. Tip prune from an early age.


Grevillea involucrata

Small domed spreading shrub to 0.5mH x 2mW.  Stunning single large pink flowers are borne winter and spring. Prefers acid-neutral sandy or gravely loams.  Responds vigoursly to pruning.  Drought and frost hardy.


Grevillea juniperina (prostrate red)

Low spreading shrub 0.5mH x 2mW with small narrow prickly leaves. Red flowers in spring and summer. Good drainage in most soils, full sun for best flowering. Good vigorous ground cover. Birds.


Grevillea lavandulacea ‘Victor Harbour’

Shrub 1-2mH x 1mW. Narrow greyish leaves. Red and white flowers late winter and spring and often in autumn. Needs good drainage, acid soils and sun or semi-shade. Frost and drought hardy,


Grevillea maccutcheonii

Extremely rare shrub growing to 1.5 m tall by 2 m wide. Uniquely shaped green leaves,  with deep red spider flowers much of the year. Frost & drought tolerant. Tolerates winter waterlogged soils.


Grevillea obtusifolia 'Gin Gin Gem'

This excellent groundcover grows to 3mW. Pale reddish flowers from April-Nov, often poorly displayed, but the bright green dense foliage provides an attractive effect. For well- drained soils in sun or semi-shade.


Grevillea olivacea (red)

An evergreen fast growing shrub to 2mH x 2mW. Masses of red flowers in winter and spring. Tolerates wide range of soil types including limestone and clay. Drought and frost hardy.


Grevillea pilosa



Grevillea speciosa x oldei

Spreading shrub 1mH x 1.5mW. Profuse and conspicuous dark pink flowers from July- Oct. For freely draining acidic soils in sun, semi-shade or dappled shade. Prune after flowering for a good shape.


Grevillea thelemanniana (green)

Dense shrub 0.5mH x 1-2mW, fine bright green leaves. Showy, red flowers May-Oct. For a wide range of soils in a warm, sunny, sheltered spot. Takes hard pruning. Frost protect when young.


Hakea 'Burrendong Beauty'

A sprawling shrub 0.5-1mH x 1.5-3mW, with arching branches and obovate leaves. Conspicuous reddish-pink and cream flowers in winter. For well-drained soils in part sun. Prune for bushy growth.


Hakea bucculenta

Erect shrub 2mH x 2mW with long narrow leaves. Attractive spikes of red flowers in spring. For a sunny dry spot in light to medium well-drained soils. Protect from strong winds. Great cut flower. Attracts birds.


Hakea cristata

Large shrub to 4mH x 3mW. Stiff grey- green leaves, wavy toothed margins, sweet- scented white flowers June-Aug. For most well-drained soils in sun, tolerates some shade. Heavy frost damages new growth. Prune if required.


Hakea cucullata

Erect sparingly branched shrub, 1–4 m tall, striking cup shaped leaves clasping the stem.  In early spring the pretty pink flowers appear nestled in the leaves. Lightly prune to shape. For a well drained sunny site, frost and drought tolerant.


Hakea dactyloides

Tall shrub 4mH x 3mW with bronze new growth and elliptic dark green leathery leaves. White flowers from Oct-March. Well- drained soils and partial or filtered sun. Good screen plant. Responds well to pruning.


Hakea decurrens

Medium suckering shrub to 2mH x 1mW with young red stems. Fine prickly foliage. Profuse white flowers follow pink tinged buds in winter. For well-drained soils in shade to full sun. Good refuge for small birds.


Hakea eriantha

Small bushy tree or tall shrub 5mH x 3mW. Narrow elliptical leaves and white hairy flowers in leaf axils in spring. Hardy fast growing screen plant in most positions.


Hakea francisiana/coreacea x bucculenta



Hakea grammatophylla

A small variable shrub up to 2mH, with narrow grey-green leaves up to 16cm long, with finely striated veins. Showy red scented flowers appear in the leaf axils from March to August.  Drought and frost hardy.


Hakea laurina

Pincushion Hakea. Erect or spreading shrub to 6mH x 4mW, long oblong leaves. Showy round heads of red and cream flowers, autumn & winter. For a sunny well- drained site. Protect from frosts when young.


Hakea lissocarpha

Honeybush. Small shrub 0.6-2mH x 1.5- 3mW with divided leaves. Sweet scented, white with pink or pale pink flowers in winter and/or early spring. Suitable for well-drained soils in semi-shade to full sun. Drought tolerant.


Hakea macrorrhyncha

Kookaburra Hakea. Upright shrub to 3mH x 2mW with terete leaves, white flowers with deep pink pedicel and attractive fruits. Hardy in draining soils. From N Tablelands. Rare.


Hakea multilineata

Outstanding large upright shrub 3-4mH x 2mW. Long narrow stiff leaves and spikes of vivid pink flowers in winter and spring. Dry or moist well-drained soils in filtered or full sun. Grow with other plants. Bird plant.


Hakea obtusa

Rounded shrub to 2mH x 1.5mW, with blunt elliptical leaves. Copious bright pink flowers on old growth in spring. For well-drained soils and most aspects. Prune lightly. Good ornamental screen plant.


Hakea orthorrhyncha

Rounded shrub to 1.5-2.5mH x 1-3mW with long needle like leaves. Spectacular red flowers on older wood in winter and spring. Does best in well drained soils, moist or dry, in full or filtered sun but will tolerate other soil conditions. Showy in flower.


Hakea petiolaris

Tall shrub or small tree 5mH x 3mW with rounded grey-green leaves. Green/pink sea urchin flowers aging to cream/maroon in autumn and winter. Needs good drainage and plenty of sun. Prune lightly.


Hakea platysperma

Cricket Ball Hakea. Rounded shrub 1.5mH x 2mW with long needle-like leaves and clusters of fragrant flowers, cream, aging to red, in axils in spring. Very large ornamental spherical fruits. Hardy in freely draining sites in sun.


Hakea scoparia

Medium shrub 1-3mH x 1.5mW. Long narrow grooved leaves to 30cm. Showy cream ageing to pink flowers May-Sept. Free draining soils in sun or part shade. Prune lightly.  Frost and drought hardy.


Hakea sericea (pink)

Erect shrub 4mH x 2mW. Prickly needle like leaves. Pink flowers in leaf axils in winter and spring. Very hardy screen plant in most situations. Bird refuge.


Hakea victoria

Royal Hakea. Sparsely branched shrub 3mH x 1.5mW with rounded variegated prickly leaves. Small clusters of cream flowers in spr. Very well-drained light-med soil in sunny spot. Feature plant.


Hakea x laurina

Pincushion Hakea. Erect or spreading shrub to 4mH x 3mW with long pointed leaves. Globular heads of red & cream flowers in autumn & winter. Likes a sunny well-drained site. Attracts birds. Fast growing, drought and frost hardy


Hardenbergia violacea

Ground cover or trailing plant to 1.5mW with lance-shaped leaves. Masses of purple flowers in spring. Full sun to partly shaded well-drained position. May be pruned hard. Not for frost hollows.


Hardenbergia violacea ‘Bonnie Bilby’

Compact plant to 0.5mH x 0.3W with small lance-shaped leaves. Masses of purple flowers in spring. Full sun to partly shaded well-drained position. May be pruned hard. Frost and drought tolerant.


Helichrysum rutidolepis

Spreading plant 0.15-0.4mH x 0.5-1mW with soft linear foliage and hairy new growth. Very showy golden-yellow flowerheads Feb-April. Wide range of positions and soil types. Remove spent flowers. Dies back in winter.


Hibbertia covenyi



Hibbertia riparia

Compact small shrub to 0.6mH x 0.5mW with small dark green linear leaves.  Large bright yellow flowers in spring. Well-drained soils in full or filtered sun.  Drought and frost hardy.


Hibbertia scandens

Hardy vigourous climber with lush green leaves.  The spectacular bright yellow flowers are about 5cm across and are seen  spring to early autumn.  Flowers best in full sun.  Great screen. Moderately frost hardy.


Homoranthus darwinioides

Open shrub to 1mH x 1.5mW. Aromatic grey leaves. Pendulous cream flowers, aging to red, most of the year. Moist well- drained soils in filtered or full sun. Grow with other plants. Prune from young age.


Homoranthus flavescens

Spreading in layers sculptural shrub 0.4mH x 1mW. Handsome grey-green foliage and erect clusters of small yellow flowers full of nectar in spring and summer. Hardy in most conditions except very wet and shaded.


Hovea elliptica



Hovea lanceolata

Open shrub 2mH x 1mW. Narrow leaves. Blue pea flowers in late winter or spring. Likes excellent drainage, cool root run and some overhead shade. Light pruning beneficial.


Jacksonia scoparia

A shrub to 4mH x 2mW, often tree-like in form, with pendulous, leafless branches. Profuse yellow/red pea flowers in late spring. For most reasonably drained soils in full sun to part shade.


Kennedia nigricans

A vigorous climber or ground cover with lobed dark green leaves and attractive black and yellow pea flowers. Fast growing, useful for quick coverage of ugly fences or banks. Hardy plant, tolerant of drought, light frost and shade.


Kennedia rubicunda

Large vigorous climber or creeper. Oval leaves in threes and red pea flowers Aug- Dec. Adapts to a wide range of soils and conditions. Best in semi-shade. May be damaged (not killed) by heavy frosts. Bird plant.


Kunzea ambigua (prostrate)

Low growing 0.5mH x 1.5mW. Narrow leaves, white fluffy fragrant flowers in crowded clusters along stems in spring and summer. Hardy in most soils with good drainage in full or part sun. Attracts butterflies.


Kunzea parvifolia (compact)

Low growing shrub 0.4mH x 0.7mW with tiny heath-like foliage. Profuse pink flowers in Sept-Nov. Open or semi-shaded spot in fairly well-drained soils. Good for rockery or low hedge. Clip or prune as desired.


Leionema elatius x lamprophyllum

Medium shrub to 1.5mH X 1.5mW, with small round dark green leaves. Heads of white flowers in winter/spring. Suitable for draining soils in shade and dappled shade. Wonderful small hedging plant.


Leptospermum 'Pink Cascade'

Small shrub 0.5-1mH x 1-1.5mW, dark green pointed leaves. Reddish buds open to pink flowers in spring & often in autumn. It is adaptable in most soils in sun & semi- shade. May be clipped or pruned.


Leptospermum rotundifolium 'Lavender Queen'

Open shrub 1.5mH x 1.5mW with small dark green leaves and showy purple flowers in spring. For well-drained soils in sun or part shade.


Leptospermum turbinatum

Attractive shrub 1-3mH x 1-3mW with elliptic dark green leaves turning red-purple in winter. Profuse large white flowers Oct- Dec. Adapts to many soils and conditions. Responds to pruning. Good screen or hedge plant.


Lomandra bracteata



Lomandra leucocephala

subsp. leucocephala Woolly Mat-Rush. Tussocky plant to 0.5mH x 0.5mW with flat narrow leaves. Sweetly scented cream pom-pom flowers. For well- drained light soils in full to filtered sun. Spectacular rockery or container plant. New to Canberra.


Lomandra longifolia

A dense tussock plant 0.5-1mH x 0.6-1mW. Creamy, often fragrant, flowers in Aug-Dec and then brown shiny fruits. Good drainage in most soils with some sun. Feature with shrubs or accent plant with grasses.


Lomandra multiflora

A slender tussock 0.2-0.6mH. Striking creamy yellow flowers encircle the flowering stalk June-Jan. With good drainage adapts well to a range of soils and conditions. Excellent container plant.


Melaleuca lateritia

Erect shrub to 2mH x 1mW with small linear leaves. Large orange-red brush flowers in late spring and summer. Hardy in well- drained soils, but likes lots of water. Flowers best in full sun.


Melaleuca thymifolia (purple)

Small rounded shrub to 1mH x 1mW with small greyish elliptical foliage. Purple claw flowers in late spring to autumn. Hardy plant in sunny site.  Prune after flowering. Frost hardy.


Mirbelia dilatata

Medium shrub to 2.5mH x 1-2mW, with holly like leaves. Showy pink to purple pea flowers spring to summer. For light to medium acid soils in part sun. Prune after flowering.


Myoporum parvifolium (purple leaf)

Prostrate ground cover to 1.5-2mW. Narrow leaves and stems turn purple in cold weather. White star flowers in spring/summer. Hardy in well-drained sunny to semi-shaded position. Attractive hardy plant.


Olearia phlogopappa (white)

Robust erect shrub 2mH x 1.5mW. Grey- green linear leaves. Masses of white daisy flowers in spring. Well drained sunny or semi-shaded position. Very hardy. Prune to shape.


Pandorea pandorana 'Ruby Belle'

Twining climber with glossy oval leaves. Red/maroon bell flowers mainly in spring. Well-composted soils in some shade. Fast-growing. Prune well. Some frost damage when young or in heavy frosts. Ideal screen.


Parsonsia lanceolata



Phebalium squamulosum subsp. coriaceum



Philotheca myoporoides ‘Flower Girl’

Medium shrub 1mH x 1mW with slightly warty foliage. Profuse pink buds followed by white flowers cover the bush from winter to spring. For well drained neutral to acid soils in sun to part shade. Prune to keep bushy.


Pimelea ciliolaris

Small plant to 0.5mH x 0.5mW, with grey green foliage. Masses of creamy white flowerheads in late spring/summer. For well- drained acidic soils in sun to part shade. Good rockery plant. Untried in Canberra.


Pimelea ferruginea 'Bonne Petite'

Rounded shrub 0.5-1mH x 1-1.5mW, small shiny leaves and deep pink flowerheads at end of stems late spr/summer. Dry or moist well-drained soil in full or part sun. Tolerates clay. Prune.


Pimelea ferruginea (hot pink)



Plectranthus alloplectus



Poa sieberiana

Tussock forming grass to 0.8mH with fine greyish leaves. Plume-like heads of flowers on long stems. Will flourish in most situations, even dry sites.


Prostanthera aspalathoides (yellow)

Rounded shrub 0.7mH x 0.7mW, small dark-green leaves. Yellow tubular flowers in spr/sum. Well-drained soil, warm spot, some shade.  Prune lightly. Good pot plant.


Prostanthera cryptandroides

Small shrub 0.4m-2mH x 1mW. Small fragrant sticky light-green leaves. Mauve flowers during most of year, except late winter. Good drainage in full to part sun. Good well-mulched or among rocks. Rare.


Prostanthera gilesii

Small, compact plant to 1mH x 1mW, with dark-green shining leaves. Large white to cream flowers blotched violet in the throat. For a well-drained spot in dappled shade to part sun. Protect from hot winds. Mulch well.


Prostanthera nivea var. induta

Erect but compact shrub 2mH x 1mW with silvery grey leaves. Blue flowers in spring. Hardy in most soils and conditions. Regular pruning essential. Outstanding foliage and feature plant.


Prostanthera ovalifolia

Medium shrub to 3mH x 2mW. Leaves very aromatic. Masses of purple-blue flowers in spring. Partial shade preferred with constant moisture and good drainage. Likes the company of other plants.


Prostanthera rotundifolia

Rounded shrub 3mH x 1.5mW with fragrant leaves. Outstanding profuse purple flowers in spring. For dry and moist areas, good drainage and full or part sun without wind. Prune after flowering. Mulch well.


Rhagodia spinescens

Spreading grey leaved plant 0.5m-1mH x 2mW with fire resistant foliage. Grows in most soils in sunny sites. Responds to pruning. Good low maintenance hedge or ground cover. Toughy. Contrast plant.


Rhodanthe anthemoides

Syn Helipterum anthemoides. Perennial everlasting daisy 0.3mH x 0.5mW. Grey leaves, white daisy flowers in summer, often pink in bud. Well drained mulched sunny position. Prune after flowering.


Rhodanthe chlorocephala subsp. rosea

Erect annual to 0.4mH, oblong leaves. Papery flowerheads white, pink, red; yellow or black centres in late spring & summer. Well-composted sites in full sun. Protect seedlings from heavy frosts. Good dried flower.


Rubus parvifolius

Climber or mounding shrub with stems to 1m with lobed leaves. Red or pink flowers in spring followed by sweet edible red fruits in autumn. Hardy in most soils in sun or semi- shade. Prune often. May sucker.


Santalum acuminatum

Sweet Quandong. Shrub or small tree 2- 5mH with sparse pale green leathery foliage. Clusters of small creamy flowers through year and globose edible fruit. Partial parasite so needs a host, grasses may be used. Most soils.


Santalum acuminatum Yellow



Scaevola 'Mauve Clusters'

Suckering plant 0.2mH x 1mW with oval toothed leaves. Mauve fan flowers in clusters for long period. Hardy in all but badly drained positions. Full or part sun. Good as rockery plant or small ground cover. Mulch well.


Sida sp.


Spartothamnella juncea

Leafless shrub to 1.2mH x 1mW. Delicate white flowers in summer, followed by orange edible berries.  Grows in most draining soils in sun to full shade.  Drought tolerant. Prune to make compact and extend life.


Spyridium scortechinii

Syn Cryptandra scortechinii. Rounded shrub 0.7mH x 0.6mW with narrow oval foliage. Woolly heads of white flowers with shiny brown bracts in late winter to spring. Well-drained soil in full sun or half shade.


Stylidium graminifolium

Trigger Plant. Tufted plant, bearing pale pink to deep magenta flowers on stems 0.2- 0.4mH in summer. Well drained sunny position. Suitable for rockery.


Stylidium laricifolium

Tree Trigger-plant. Tufty perennial sub- shrub 0.3mH but sometimes taller. The pale pink flowers are held on slender stalks above the leaves in spring and summer. For partial shade in draining soils. Good pot plant.


Swainsona galegifolia

Perennial to 1mH with multiple stems of pinnate leaves. Large sprays of pink pea flowers. Sunny position in all but very wet soils. Cut back old stems in late winter to get lush new growth.


Swainsona galegifolia (burgundy)

Upright plant to 1.5mH with many stems of pinnate leaves. Sprays of burgundy pea flowers spr/sum/aut. For most soils (not wet) in sun. Prune old stems late winter. Protect from snails & slugs.


Thelionema caespitosum (white)

Tufted plant with grass-like leaves 0.3m long. White star flowers on slender branched stems in summer. Relatively well- drained position in good sunlight. Does well in containers or open ground.


Veronica derwentiana (blue)

Upright robust perennial 1mH x 1mW with  toothed leaves. Masses of  pale blue flowers in terminal sprays in summer. Accepts dry to moist soils in full to part sun. Cut stems after flowering. Drought & frost hardy


Verticordia mitchelliana

Spreading shrub to 0.6mH x 1mW with fine grey foliage. Brilliant red flowers in summer. For very well-drained sites (raised beds) in sun to part sun. Excellent container plant.


Viola hederacea

Native Violet. Small spreading ground cover forming extensive mats in damp areas. Round leaves. White and purple violet- shaped flowers for long periods. Full sun to part shade. Dies back in winter. Useful for hanging baskets.


Wahlenbergia stricta (double)

Clump-forming bluebell, 0.4mH x 0.3mW with small wavy leaves. Deep blue double flowers on slender stems. Sunny site. Will grow in most situations but responds to better conditions. Dies back in winter.


Westringia 52

W. fruticosa x longifolia Medium shrub 2.5mH x 2mW. Dense grey-green foliage with white flowers in spring and summer. Extremely hardy fast growing screen, full sun to partial shade. Suitable for difficult positions.


Westringia cheelii

Spreading shrub 1mH x 1mW with stiff tangled branches and linear hairy leaves. Pretty white flowers spotted with purple most of the year. Full or part sun in most light to medium soils. Needs reasonable drainage.


Westringia fruticosa

Medium shrub to 2mH x 2mW. Grey-green foliage with white flowers in spring and summer. Extremely hardy, full sun to partial shade. Suitable for difficult positions.


Westringia fruticosa ‘Zena’

Small shrub to 0.75mH x 1mW. Grey-green foliage with pale mauve to white flowers mainly in spring. Hardy in most soils in full sun or partial shade. Suitable for shrubbery or low hedge.


Xanthorrhoea glauca subsp. angustifolia

Grass Tree. Trunk 1-4mH.  In three years radiating leaves will make a attractive feature. Most draining soils in sun or part shade. Frost and drought hardy. Can flower within 5 years.


Xerochrysum 'Diamond Head'

Syn Bracteantha. Compact rockery plant 0.2mH x 0.6mW with bright green soft hairy foliage. Yellow paper daisies in spring and autumn. Warm moist position with some shade in most soils. Moderately frost hardy.


Zieria cytisoides

Rounded compact shrub 1.5mH x 1.5mW. Soft grey hairy leaves. Small deep to pale pink or white flowers in winter-spring. Excellent foliage plant. Full sun to part shade, most soils. Hardy. Good contrast plant.


Zieria prostrata

A prostrate plant to 0.5mW forming mats. Dark green divided foliage. Pink buds followed by white flowers in spring. Prefers well-drained soils in semi-shade. Good rockery or container plant. Rare.

We are a propagation nursery, and we grow limited number of a wide range of Australian plants.  The following list contains plants that we have grown in the past year, and are likely to have. Please contact us if you would like a specific plant or larger quantities

The following is what we propagated
in the last 6 months

Bilby Blooms Plant Lists

Acacia acinacea

Acacia caesiella

Acacia cheelii

Acacia craspedocarpa

Acacia cultriformis

Acacia deanei

Acacia decora

Acacia denticulosa

Acacia filicifolia

Acacia flexifolia

Acacia iteaphylla (weeping)

Acacia leucolobia

Acacia merinthophora

Acacia mollifolia

Acacia pendula

Acacia podalyriifolia

Acacia pravissima (prostrate)

Acacia rubida

Acacia salicinia

Acacia triptera

Ajuga australis

Allocasuarina verticillata

Alyogyne huegelii (pink)

Anigozanthos 'Big Red'

Anigozanthos 'Green Machine'

Anigozanthos ‘Landscape Lilac’

Anigozanthos ‘Landscape Voilet’

Anigozanthos ‘Landscape Yellow’

Anigozanthos 'Ranger'

Anigozanthos 'Royal Cheer'

Anigozanthos 'Yellow Gem'

Araucaria bidwillii

Backhousia citriodora

Baeckea virgata Dwarf

Baloskion tetraphyllus

Banksia ashbyi

Banksia ashbyi (dwarf)

Banksia baueri

Banksia blechnifolia

Banksia burdettii

Banksia ericifolia var. macrantha

Banksia hookerana

Banksia integrifolia

Banksia integrifolia (prostrate)

Banksia marginata 

Banksia oblongifolia

Banksia paludosa

Banksia petiolaris

Banksia serrata

Banksia speciosa

Banksia spinulosa var. collina

Banksia spinulosa var. spinulosa

Beaufortia sparsa

Beaufortia squarrosa

Blandfordia grandiflora

Brachyscome angustifolia

Brachyscome angustifolia ‘Mauve Delight’

Brachyscome multifida (mauve)

Brachyscome multifida (white)

Bulbine semibarbata

Callistemon 'Pink Champagne'

Callistemon pearsonii 'Rocky Rambler'

Callistemon sieberi

Callistemon viminalis

Callitris endlicheri

Carissa spinarum

Casuarina cunninghamiana

Casuarina glauca prostrate

Chamelaucium ‘Paddys Pink’

Chamelaucium uncinatum 'Purple Pride'

Cheilanthes distans

Cheilanthes sieberi

Chloanthes parviflora

Chrysocephalum apiculatum (tall green)

Chrysocephalum semipapposum

Correa ‘Barossa Gold’

Correa ‘Bilby Blush’

Correa 'Dusky Bells'

Correa ‘Red Gloss’

Correa ‘Redex’

Correa alba (pink)

Correa baeuerlenii

Correa glabra (red)

Correa reflexa ‘Flared Bell’

Correa reflexa ‘Gwen’

Crowea saligna

Dampiera adpressa

Dampiera linearis

Darwinia glaucophylla

Darwinia macrostegia x meeboldii

Darwinia taxifolia subsp. macrolaena

Daviesia mimosoides

Derwentia arenaria

Derwentia perfoliata

Derwentia perfoliata (white)

Dianella caerulea var. cinerascens

Dianella longifolia

Dianella longifolia ‘Warrumbungle Rain’

Dianella revoluta

Diplolaena dampiera

Dodonaea 

Einadia nutans

Eremophila ‘Pink Passion’

Eremophila 'Summertime Blue'

Eremophila alternifolia ‘Wild Berry’

Eremophila bignoniiflora

Eremophila biserrata

Eremophila calorhabdos

Eremophila calorhabdos x denticulata

Eremophila debilis

Eremophila drummondii

Eremophila glabra ‘Amber Carpet’

Eremophila glabra ‘Fruit Salad’

Eremophila glabra (Mingenew)

Eremophila glabra (Steep Point Green)

Eremophila glabra (yellow)

Eremophila glabra x veneta

Eremophila latrobei

Eremophila longifolia

Eremophila maculata

Eremophila maculata 'Aurea'

Eremophila maculata ‘Pink Passion’

Eremophila maculata (cerise)

Eremophila maculata (purple)

Eremophila maculata (silver)

Eremophila maculata x racemosa

Eremophila nivea x christophorii

Eremophila nivea x drummondii

Eremophila oppositifolia (cream)

Eremophila polyclada

Eremophila splendens x maculata

Eremophila subfloccosa

Eremophila vernicosa

Eucalyptus ‘Carnabyi’

Eucalyptus albens

Eucalyptus blakelyi

Eucalyptus caesia subsp. caesia

Eucalyptus camaldulensis

Eucalyptus leucoxylon subsp. megalocarpa

Eucalyptus leucoxylon subsp. rosea

Eucalyptus melliodora

Eucalyptus orbifolia

Eucalyptus rhodantha

Eucalyptus sideroxylon

Eucalyptus sideroxylon var. rosea

Eucalyptus torrelliana

Eutaxia microphylla

Eutaxia obovata

Ficus rubiginosa

Gastrolobium latifolium

Geijera parvifolia

Goodenia cycloptera

Goodenia hederacea (Torrington)

Goodenia pinnatifida

Goodenia rotundifolia

Grevillea ‘Apricot Glow’

Grevillea 'Bronze Rambler'

Grevillea ‘Burgundy Beauty’

Grevillea ‘Flora Mason’

Grevillea ‘Long John’

Grevillea 'Poorinda Rondeau'

Grevillea 'Red Hooks'

Grevillea ‘Red Sunset’

Grevillea 'Sid Cadwell'

Grevillea ‘Soopa Doopa’

Grevillea 'Sunrise'

Grevillea ‘Wendy Sunshine’

Grevillea 'White Wings'

Grevillea 'Winpara Gem'

Grevillea ‘Winter Kiss’

Grevillea buxifolia

Grevillea christineae

Grevillea fililoba (Ellendale Pool)

Grevillea flexuosa

Grevillea floribunda

Grevillea involucrata

Grevillea juniperina (prostrate red)

Grevillea lavandulacea ‘Victor Harbour’

Grevillea maccutcheonii

Grevillea obtusifolia 'Gin Gin Gem'

Grevillea olivacea (red)

Grevillea pilosa

Grevillea speciosa x oldei

Grevillea thelemanniana (green)

Hakea 'Burrendong Beauty'

Hakea bucculenta

Hakea cristata

Hakea cucullata

Hakea dactyloides

Hakea decurrens

Hakea eriantha

Hakea francisiana/coreacea x bucculenta

Hakea grammatophylla

Hakea laurina

Hakea lissocarpha

Hakea macrorrhyncha

Hakea multilineata

Hakea obtusa

Hakea orthorrhyncha

Hakea petiolaris

Hakea platysperma

Hakea scoparia

Hakea sericea (pink)

Hakea victoria

Hakea x laurina

Hardenbergia violacea

Hardenbergia violacea ‘Bonnie Bilby’

Helichrysum rutidolepis

Hibbertia covenyi

Hibbertia riparia

Hibbertia scandens

Homoranthus darwinioides

Homoranthus flavescens

Hovea elliptica

Hovea lanceolata

Jacksonia scoparia

Kennedia nigricans

Kennedia rubicunda

Kunzea ambigua (prostrate)

Kunzea parvifolia (compact)

Leionema elatius x lamprophyllum

Leptospermum 'Pink Cascade'

Leptospermum rotundifolium 'Lavender Queen'

Leptospermum turbinatum

Lomandra bracteata

Lomandra leucocephala

Lomandra longifolia

Lomandra multiflora

Melaleuca lateritia

Melaleuca thymifolia (purple)

Mirbelia dilatata

Myoporum parvifolium (purple leaf)

Olearia phlogopappa (white)

Orchid sp.

Pandorea pandorana 'Ruby Belle'

Parsonsia lanceolata

Persoonia sp.

Phebalium squamulosum subsp. coriaceum

Philotheca myoporoides ‘Flower Girl’

Pimelea ciliolaris

Pimelea ferruginea 'Bonne Petite'

Pimelea ferruginea (hot pink)

Plectranthus alloplectus

Poa sieberiana

Prostanthera askania

Prostanthera aspalathoides (yellow)

Prostanthera cryptandroides

Prostanthera gilesii

Prostanthera nivea var. induta

Prostanthera ovalifolia

Prostanthera rotundifolia

Rhagodia spinescens

Rhodanthe anthemoides

Rhodanthe chlorocephala subsp. rosea

Rubus parvifolius

Santalum acuminatum

Santalum acuminatum Yellow

Scaevola 'Mauve Clusters'

Sida sp.

Spartothamnella juncea

Spyridium scortechinii

Stylidium graminifolium

Stylidium laricifolium

Swainsona galegifolia

Swainsona galegifolia (burgundy)

Thelionema caespitosum (white)

Veronica derwentiana (blue)

Veronica derwentiana (blue)

Verticordia mitchelliana

Wahlenbergia stricta (double)

Westringia 52

Westringia cheelii

Westringia fruticosa

Westringia fruticosa ‘Zena’

Xanthorrhoea glauca subsp. angustifolia

Xerochrysum 'Diamond Head'

Zieria cytisoides

Zieria prostrata

This is the convenient version of the list - Just the Names!  To see the descriptions, just go to the long list entry


The following is what we propagated in the last 6 months


© Anthony O'Halloran 2017