Bracelet Honey Myrtle tall spreading shrub or small tree, has narrow dark green leaves. White small bottlebrush flowers. Quick growing. Useful for wind breaks. Good for honey bees. Planting info: Any soil. Tolerates dryness. Coastal exposure, lime, salt soil and smog. Usually frost resistant. 4-9m tall by 3-4m wide.
Slender Honey Myrtle is an attractive dense, rounded shrub to 2m x 2m with tiny, bluish green leaves on slender arching branches and mauve bottlebrush flowers in spring and often autumn. Planting info: Average to moist conditions. Low maintenance plant but a regular light pruning will benefit its shape and…
Kangaroo Island Paper bark is an evergreen large shrub to small tree, small dark green leaves, profuse small white flowers in spring. Planting info: Useful for saline areas. Any soil, tolerating wetness, dryness, lime and smog. Frost resistant.
Moonah is a shrub or small tree, 3-8m tall. Fast growing. Cream flowers late spring to summer. Bushy foliage. Planting info: Full sun in any soil, tolerating dryness and wetness. Good shelter belt tree. Heavy salt tolerant.
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.
Scented Paperbark is a fast growing erect open to compact large shrub, 2-5m high x 1-2m wide. Attractive scented yellow brush flowers in spring-summer. Planting info: Moist to wet soil in sunny or partly- shaded situation. Good screen.
Cross-leaved Honey Myrtle medium to tall shrub. Small narrow leaves, short mauve-pink bottlebrush flowers in spring and early summer. Planting info: Any position. Tolerating lime, salt soil, smog, and frost. Attracts birds, bees and butterflies.
Native Mint is a slender sprawling or erect herb with mint-scented foliage, and clusters of small tubular white to pale mauve flowers in spring-summer. Planting info: Moist to wet soil in sun or shade. Ideal around the pond, sheltered rockery or pots.
Weeping Grass is a perennial native grass suitable as a lawn substitute when mown or grazed regularly. Do not mow below 10cm. Planting info: Best in moist, well- drained soil in full sun or part shade.
Yam Daisy is a Edible tufted perennial herb, prostrate to 40cm high x 15-25cm wide. Shiny long narrow toothed leaves to 20cm long. Yam Daisy have a single bright yellow daisy flower on a long stalk from mid-winter to spring. Planting info: Well-drained soil in part sun. Regenerates annually from…
Boobialla is a large coastal shrub that grows 3-4 metres high to 3-4 metres wide. Boobialla is great for wildlife however highly toxic to livestock. Edible berries from small white flowers along the stems make this part of our bushfood range. Makes a fantastic hedge and windbreak. Planting info: Great…
Creeping Boobialla is a ground cover with 2-3m spread and white star-shaped flowers in spring and summer. Planting info: Plant in full sun to part shade. Lightly prune to encourage dense growth. Usefull as a natural mulch, spill-over plant and for habitat gardens.
Coastal Daisy Bush is a hardy, erect dense shrub to 2m. Soft grey foliage. Small yellow daisy flowers in summer-autumn. Edible leaves. Planting info: Well-drained, dry sandy soil in sunny or partly-shaded situation. Coastal.
Morning Iris is a tufted plant with many purple flowers over a long period. Planting info: Prefers semi shade, but will tolerate full sun. Mulch to keep the soil moist and to deter weed growth. Coastal and inland.
Tree everlasting is an open rounded shrub or small tree, 2-6m high x 1-3m wide. Broad white flowers in clusters over summer. Planting info: Moist well-drained soil in full or part shade. Good screen. Attracts birds and butterflies.