Melaleuca nesophila Showy Honey Myrtle is an evergreen tall shrub with papery bark. Oval grey-green leaves and mauve-pink flowers in spring and summer. Planting info: Most soils, tolerating dryness, lime, salt soil and smog. Frost tender.
Coastal Wattle has masses of yellow rod flowers in spring. Dense shrub or small tree to 5m high. Planting info: Well-drained moist to dry soil in full sun. Good screen and erosion control. Ideal coastal plant. Seed can be roasted and is said to have a nutty chocolatey flavour.
Geraldton Wax has a fine dark green foliage with a massed display of pink or white waxy flowers in spring. Attractive medium shrub to 1.5m high 1.5 wide. Bush tucker. Planting info: Well-drained soil in full sun. Prune after flowering. Tolerates most frosts.