LATEST FRESH SEED PROMOTIONS
Alpinia caerulea Red Back
Common Name: Atherton Native Ginger
Alpinia caerulea Red Back has broad green leaves with a red underside, growing
to 2 m tall and 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.
Common Name: Grey Myrtle, Cinnamon Myrtle
Backhousia myrtifolia is a riparian species on dry banks and rocky
areas. A small tree growing to 7 m, preferring full sun, disliking
shade. Has cream flowers and cinnamon scented leaves. Drought
hardy when mature.
Common Name: Broad Leaved Palm Lilly
Cordyline petiolaris is a native rainforest understorey plant growing
5 to 7 m tall. An attractive, hardy plant for landscaping or indoor foliage,
it bears white to purple flowers in winter and spring, followed by bright
red berries. Prefers moist soil and semi-shade.
Common Name: River Cherry, Bamaga Satinash
Syzygium tierneyanum is a native plant, growing 5 to 10 m tall and
3 to 6 m wide in full sun to semi-shade. The edible red berries
are a food source for Cassowaries and is attractive to other
birds and butterflies.
Common Name: Powderpuff LillyPilly
Syzygium wilsonii is a native plant growing 1 to 3 m tall. Ideal
for rainforest gardens or potted verandah plants, it has a
weeping habit with reddish-brown new foliage, large, fluffy
flowers spring to summer, followed by fleshy, edible fruit.
Attracts birds such as honeyeaters.
$27.00/25 g, $995.00/kg
9 to 15 m high
Nitrogen fixing, moderately salt tolerant and moderately
drought resistant. Useful as a windbreak or shelterbelt
species. Regenerates after fire. The wood is valued
in furniture making.
We are notifying customers of the availability of Allocasuarina luehmanii, frequently unavailable against customer demand. Please consider and advise requirements based on $27.00/25 g, $995.00/kg.
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Common Name: Large Wild Iris, Fairy Iris
Dietes grandiflora is a clumping, evergreen perennial with flowers that last several days.
A drought and frost hardy plant, it is ideal for border/edging in low maintenance gardens, waterway
banks anderosion control.
Common Name: Wild Iris, Butterfly Iris
Dietes iridioides is a compact, evergreen perennial. The attractive flowers on long stems only last one day.
Like D. grandiflora, it is ideal as a border/edging plant as well as useful for erosion control on steep slopes.
Drought and frost hardy.
Common Name: Sandpaper Fig
Grows up to 15 m tall, 5 m wide with rough, hairy branches and leaves. Its natural distribution is east coast
Australia. A hardy tree, tolerating poor soils, poor light and cold climates, although not frost tolerant.
Fruit is edible and it is popular as a bonsai specimen.
Common Name: Bird of Paradise
Strelitzia reginae is a popular ornamental landscaping plant growing to 2 m tall. It is low maintenance and
prefers warm, sunny climates. Flowers are good as cut flowers in arrangements.
Common Name: Giant White Bird of Paradise
An interesting landscaping plant in frost-free, tropical to sub-tropical gardens, Strelitzia nicolai grows to
10 m tall and 4 m wide. Large banana-like leaves grow in a fan-like arrangement. A great indoor pot plant.
Common Name: Crane Flower
Strelitzia juncea is a slow growing, non-spreading plant with green-grey, rush-like leaf stalks. Flowers are similar to
S. reginae, also good as cut flowers. Growing 1 to 2 m tall, Strelitzia juncea makes a very interesting landscape
feature plant. Drought resistant.
NEW FEBRUARY SPECIALS
$12/25 g, $189/kg
Nitraria billardierii, commonly known as Nitre Bush or Emu Bush, is a salt tolerant shrub, growing up to 2 m high and spreading up to 4 m. It bears white flowers in spring, followed by fruit which are edible and were a source of food for indigenous peoples and a popular food source for Emus. Nitraria billardierii grows in saline, clay and loamy soils, coastal and inland and can be used for revegetation of overgrazed areas.
$9.00/25 g, $159/kg
Bixa Orellana, commonly known as the Lipstick Tree, is a tropical shrub to small tree growing up to 6 m, with white or pink flowers followed by spiny, red-brown fruit that ripens throughout the year. It originates from South America, mostly known as the source of annatto from the pulp covering the seeds - extracts of which are used as a food colouring.
Fresh harvest seed available! Please contact us with your enquiries.
Hymenosporum flavum $19.50/25 g, $675/kg
Common name: Native Frangipani
Hymenosporum flavum is a rainforest tree native to Queensland and New South Wales. In spring it bears pale yellow fragrant flowers that change to brighter yellow with glossy dark green leaves. Attracts bees, butterflies and honey-eating birds.
Callistemon salignus $11/25 g, $275/kg
syn Melaleuca salicina
Common name: White Bottlebrush
Callistemon salignus is a shrub / small tree native to eastern Australia. New growth foliage is red, aging to green, and bears white / creamy bottlebrush flowers in spring.
Cinnamomum oliveri $16/25 g, $450/kg
Common name: Oliver’s Sassafras
Cinnomomun oliveri is a medium to large rainforest tree, around 30 m tall, of coastal eastern Australia, growing from Illawarra, New South Wales to Cape York Peninsula, Queensland.