Natives

Palms

ALEXANDRA PALM

Archontrophoenix Alexandrae

Prices

Small $25 (up to 1m) Doubles $40
Medium $45 (up to 1.5m) Doubles $60
Large $70 (up to 2m) Doubles $90
Ex. Large $100+ (over 2m) Doubles $120

height

Approx 20m

Description

Self-cleaning, fast growing, pots or gardens

Conditions

Wet, full sun or part shade

Carpentaria Palm

Carpentaria acuminata

Prices

Small $25 (up to 1m) Doubles $40
Medium $45 (up to 1.5m) Doubles $60
Large $70 (up to 2m) Doubles $90
Ex. Large $100+ (over 2m) Doubles $120

height

Up to 20m

Description

Fast-growing, slim trunk, tall

Conditions

Well-drained soil, full sun to part shade

RIBBON FAN PALM

Livistona Decepien

Prices

Small $40 (up to 1m) Medium $60 (up to 1.5m) Large $100 (up to 2m)
Ex. Large $150+ (over 2m)

height

Approx 20m

Description

Fan shaped palmate fronds with drooping tips

Conditions

Well-drained soil, full sun

Screw Palm

Pandanus Palm

Prices

Small $30 (up to 1m)
Medium $60 (up to 1.5m)
Large $100 (up to 2m)
Ex.Large $150+ (2m+)

height

Up to 10m (varies)

Description

It starts life with a trunk firmly attached to the ground, but this withers and is eventually completely replaced by stilt roots. Pandanus have beautiful foliage, provide shade and shelter

Conditions

Sun to partial shade, water in Summer, dry out in Winter.

FOXTAIL PALM

Wodyetia bifurcate

Prices

Small $25 (up to 1m) Doubles $40
Medium $45 (up to 1.5m) Doubles $60
Large $70 (up to 2m) Doubles $90
Ex. Large $100+ (over 2m) Doubles $120

height

Approx 10m

Description

Self-cleaning, fast growing

Conditions

Well-drained soil, full sun, tolerant of sea-spray

Macarthur Palm

Ptychosperma macarthurii

Prices

Small $25 (up to 1m)
Medium $45 (up to 1.5m)
Large $80 (up to 2m)
Ex.Large $100+ (2m+)

height

Approx 8m

Description

Clustering, multi-stemmed, dense head of feathery leaves, suitable for screening

Conditions

Full sun or part shade, well-drained soil

SOLITAIRE PALM

Ptychosperma elegans

Prices

Small $25 (up to 1m) Doubles $40
Medium $45 (up to 1.5m) Doubles $60
Large $70 (up to 2m) Doubles $90
Ex. Large $100+ (over 2m) Doubles $120

height

Approx 15-25m

Description

Self-cleaning, fast growing, tall and slender, feathery leaves

Conditions

Well-drained soil, full sun, hardy

PINWHEEL PALM

Licuala Ramsayii

Prices

Small (Up to 0.5m) $40
Medium (Up to 1m) $60
Large (Up to 1.5m) $120
Ex. Large (Over 1.5m) $150+

height

Approx 15-25m

Description

An Australian native palm from northern parts of QLD which has spectacular near circular leaves up to 2m in diameter.

Conditions

Moist, fertile soil. Part-shade or shade.

Trees

Black Ironbox

Eucalyptus Raveretiana

Prices

Small $20
Medium $45
Large $60+

height

Approx 18-25m

Description

A medium-tall tree with a sparse spreading crown, clusters of flowers.

Conditions

Well-drained soil. May drop branches in high winds

Bottlebrush Hannah Ray

Callistemon viminalis

Prices

Small $15
Medium $25

height

Approx 4m

Description

A large native shrub with a weeping habit. Red bottlebrush flowers.

Conditions

Likes a moist, well drained soil and flowers best in a sunny position

Candlenut Tree

ALEURITES MOLUCCANUS

Prices

Small $15
Medium $35
Large $50
Ex. Large $70+

height

Approx 10m

Description

A large, floweruing tree with many uses. The nuts can be burned to make light. They are edible when cooked and can be pressed to make oil.

Conditions

Prefers full-sun, moist, well-drained soil.

Bottlebrush Little John

Callistemon viminalis

Prices

Small $15
Medium $25

height

Approx 1m

Description

Small compact versatile bottlebrush to under 1m with scarlet red flowers that give a spectacular massed display of colour. Very hardy low hedge.

Conditions

Likes a moist, well drained soil and flowers best in a sunny position

Lime Berry

Micromelum Minutum

Prices

Small $15
Medium $25
Large $35+

height

Approx 8m

Description

A species of small trees, that grow naturally in Australia. Green or cream flowers are followed by clusters of colourful berries.

Conditions

Partial to full sun in moist to dry soil.

Tree Fern

Cyatheales

Prices

Small $15
Medium $30
Large $60

height

Up to 15m high

Description

Native to Queensland. Young fronds emerge in coils that uncurl as they grow

Conditions

Mid to light shade, keep moist and mulch to retain moisture, fertilise in Spring.

Flame Tree

Brachychiton acerifolius

Prices

Small $25
Medium $45
Large $60+

height

Approx 20m

Description

Famous for the bright red bell-shaped flowers that often cover the whole tree when it is leafless.

Conditions

Grows in most soils including heavy clay and sandy sites in full sun. Tolerant of dry conditions.

Golden Penda

Xanthostemon chrysanthus

Prices

Small $10
Medium $20
Large $30+

height

Approx 5m

Description

A small tree with dark, glossy leaves and clusters of golden-yellow, fluffy flowers. Ideal screen or feature tree. Attracts birds.

Conditions

Well-drained soil, moderate watering. Prune after flowering to keep shape.

Blueberry Ash

Elaeocarpus reticulatus

Prices

Small $10
Medium $20
Large $30+

height

Approx 4-6m

Description

Strikingly beautiful, hardy plant with fringed pink flowers in spring and summer followed by blue berries in autumn.

Conditions

Full-sun or part-shade. Prefers moist, well-drained soil. Protect from frost when young.

Australian Frangipani

Hymenosporum

Prices

Small $10
Medium $20
Large $30+

height

Approx 10m
Width: 6m

Description

A large, evergreen shrub or bushy tree with rough bark and glossy leaves. Spectacular, long sprays of fragrant white flowers appear in summer.

Conditions

Prefers full-sun, moist, well-drained soil. Will flower within two years.

Tea Tree

Leptospermum Cardwell

Prices

Small $10
Medium $20
Large $30+

height

Approx 2m
Width: 2m

Description

Gracefully weeping aromatic evergreen foliage, covered in white flowers late winter to spring. Attracts birds. Useful for screening.

Conditions

Tolerates most conditions. Prune after flowering and mulch well.

Beach She-Oak

Casuarina equisitifolia

Prices

Small $20
Medium $45
Large $60+

height

Approx 5-10m

Description

Medium tree, ever-green, slender grey- green twigs, hard cones. Ideal for beach and dune protection.

Conditions

Drought-resistent, sandy soil, well-drained

Euodia

Euodia ridleyi

Prices

Small $15
Medium $35
Large $55+

height

Approx 1.2m

Description

Small tree or shrub with narrow pale-green leaves, that turn almost yellow in bright light. Foliage is very dense and ornamental.

Conditions

Moist Soils, Well-Drained Soils.

Velvet Bean Tree

Cassia tomentella

Prices

Small $15
Medium $25
Large $35+

height

Approx 2-4m

Description

Fast growing. Hardy. Drought tolerant. Stunning pendulous golden yellow flowers. Attracts butterflies. Bushy, slightly weeping.

Conditions

Full-sun to part-shade. Well-drained soil.

Ivory Curl Flower

Buckinghamia Celsissima

height

Approx 20m

Prices

Small $10
Medium $20
Large $30+

height

Approx 10m

Description

A large, evergreen shrub or bushy tree with rough bark and glossy leaves. Spectacular, long sprays of fragrant white flowers appear in summer.

Conditions

Prefers full-sun, moist, well-drained soil. Will flower within two years.

Blue Paperbark

Melaleuca dealbata

Prices

Small $20
Medium $45
Large $60+

Description

A slow-growing, large tree with blue-grey foliage, papery, layered bark. Blue-green leaves and nectar-rich, cream coloured flowers.

Conditions

Grown in wet areas, extensive root system.

Forest Red Gum

Eucalyptus tereticornis

height

Approx 20-30m

Prices

Small $20
Medium $45
Large $60+

height

Approx 10m

Description

A large tree with smooth white, grey-blue bark. Good source of nectar and pollen. Koala food tree.

Conditions

Good drainage, full-sun. Drought hardy.

Silk Handkerchief Tree

Manitoa Lenticellata

Prices

Small $20
Medium $40
Large $60+

Description

A flowering, tropical tree. New leaves are folded inside red bracts and then released in a spectacular cascade of white foliage. Fruity-scented flowers.

Conditions

Full-sun to light-shade, and a moist, well drained position.

Cinnamon Myrtle

Backhousia myrtifolia

height

Approx 3-7m

Prices

Small $10
Medium $20
Large $30

Description

Delightful cinnamon scented foliage with clusters of cream foliage. Fluffy white flowers. Perfect for shade and feature planting.

Conditions

Full-sun or part-shade. Prefers moist, well- drained soil, rich in organic matter.

Native Gardenia

Atractocarpus Fitalanii

height

Approx 2-3m

Prices

Small $15
Medium $25
Large $35

Description

Evergreen tree with glossy foliage, white tubular flowers. Attractive scent.

Conditions

Part-shade to full-sun, well-drained soil, suitable for pots.

Pom Pom Tree

Calliandra Hula Girl

height

Approx 2m

Prices

Small $10
Medium $20
Large $30

Description

Compact evergreen plant with soft pompom shaped flowers in pink-white, and buds like small unripe blackberries.

Conditions

Plant in a full sun position, well-drained soil.

Native Rosella

Hibiscus heterophyllus

height

Approx 3-6m

Prices

Small $15
Medium $25
Large $35

Description

Tall, fast-growing shrub with prickly branches. Yellow, pink and white flowers.

Conditions

Needs well-drained soil and pruning to keep bushy shape.

Weeping Fig

Ficus Benjii

height

Approx 2m (in pots) 20m (in ground)

Prices

Small $15
Medium $30
Large $50+

Description

A variegated, weeping fig. It produces glossy green leaves with variegated edges. Can be kept as a feature in a pot or as a Bonsai.

Conditions

Full-sun to part-shade. Low watering once established. Well-drained soil.

Whitsunday Bottle Tree

Brachychiton Compactus

height

Approx 5-12m

Prices

Small $10
Medium $20
Large $30
Ex Large $40+

Description

A medium-sized tree with a swollen trunk and small crown. White bell-shaped flowers and boat shaped pods with yellow seeds inside.

Conditions

Well-drained soil, moderate watering. Prune after flowering to keep shape.

General Plants

Cousin It

Casuarina

Prices

All sizes $12

height

Approx 30 cm

Description

Australian native. Tough ground cover. Mid to dark green leafless stems. Suitable for spreading over rocks or unwanted objects.

Conditions

Hardy and adaptable for most soil types. Prefers full-sun.

Flax lillies

Dianella

Prices

Small $10
Medium $12

height

Up to 60cm high

Description

Native grass with blue-green leaves and deep blue berries. Stems branch from the centre like a fan.

Conditions

Fertilise in Spring and remove old brown leaves. Prefers well-drained soil.

Golden Trumpet Vine

Allamanda Sunee

Prices

Small $15
Medium $25

height

Approx 3m

Description

Clear yellow flowers attractive, glossy green leaves perfect for covering fences in warm climate

Conditions

Warm sunny position, a rich friable soil and plenty of water in spring and summer.

Sandpaper Fig

Ficus opposita

Prices

Small $10
Medium $20
Large $30
Extra Large $40+

height

Approx 3-8m

Description

Tall shrub with edible fruit. Small globular figs grow in pairs. Purple when ripe. Very hardy. Attracts birds.

Conditions

Full-sun to part-shade. Plenty of space and moisture. Tolerates poor soil.

BLUE EYES

Evolvulus Sapphire

PRICES

All Sizes $5

Height

N/A

Description

A semi succulent annual to perennial ground-covering plant with bright flowers.

Conditions

Full-sun. Drought tolerant once established. Well-drained soil

Rhoeo

Rhoeo spathacea

Prices

Small $5
Large $10

height

Up to 45cm high

Description

Fast-growing ground cover, colour for landscaping, green with purple under-side

Conditions

Full-sun or part-shade, well-drained soil, drought tolerant

Basket Grass

Lomandra

Prices

All sizes $15

height

Up to 60cm high

Description

A native grass. Leaves are glossy green, shiny, firm, flat. Heavy-smelling nectar on flowers can attract pollinating beetles

Conditions

Wide-range of soil, very high tolerant to dryness.

BIRD’S NEST

Asplenium

Prices

Small $15
Medium $25
Large $40

height

Approx 1m high

Description

Grow in a tight, nest-like clump with a crinkly leaf and are usually epiphytic, growing in trees.

Conditions

Medium to low indirect light. Can be used in rockeries, on trees or indoors. Prefer to be kept moist.

Burrawang

Macrozamia Communis

Prices

Small $40
Medium $60
Large $120+

height

Approx 2m

Description

A widespread cycad on the mid-east coast of Australia. A decorative, easy care and very hardy plant. A good landscaping and garden specimen plant and will also do well in a large container.

Conditions

Sandy, loamy soil. Drought resistant. Partly shaded.

FERN

Pteridophyta

Prices

Small $5
Medium $10

height

Approx 30 cm

Description

A non-flowering vascular plant with feathery or leafy fronds. Reproduces by spores released from underneath the fronds.

Conditions

Prefer mostly shade, moisture in the soil and high humidity.

Back Scratcher Ginger

Tapeinochilus annassae

Prices

All sizes $15

height

Up to 2m

Description

Clumping plant with twisted stems and a cluster of red, long-lasting flowers.

Conditions

Part-shade, well-drained soil, avoid direct sun.

GREEN ISLAND FIG

Ficus Microcarpa

Prices

Small $10
Medium $20
Large $30+

height

Approx 2m

Description

Robust and adaptable. Can be used as a low border, taller hedge or topiary specimen.

Conditions

Suitable indoors or outdoors, tough sun- loving. Can be kept in the shade. Well-drained soil.

Kangaroo Lobelia

Dampiera Diversifolia

Prices

Small $8

height

Up to 10cm Width: 1m

Description

Spreading, evergreen perennial which is covered in deep blue flowers in spring and early summer.

Conditions

Prefers a partly shady position in moist, well-drained soil but will tolerate full-sun.

KANGAROO PAW

Anigazanthos Ranger

Prices

Small $15
Medium $20

height

Approx 0.6m

Description

Dwarf habit with branched stems and prolific non-stop blooming performance. Bird attracting.

Conditions

Sandy, loamy soil. Drought-resistent. Sunny position

SUN JEWELS

Portulaca

PRICES

All Sizes $5

Height

N/A

Description

A semi succulent annual to perennial ground-covering plant with bright flowers.

Conditions

Full-sun. Drought tolerant once established. Well-drained soil

Hedges

PHYLLANTHUS

Phyllanthus cuscutiflorus

Prices

Extra Small $10 (140mm pots)
Small $15 (up to 50cm)
Medium $20 (up to 1m)
Large $35 (1-1.5m)
Ex. Large $45+ (over 1.5m)

height

Approx 3-5m

Description

Hedging and screening, fast- growing

Conditions

Plant 1m apart, prune as and when required

LILLYPILLY AUSSIE SOUTHERN

SYZYGIUM AUSTRALE

Prices

Extra Small $10 (140mm pots)
Small $15 (up to 50cm)
Medium $20 (up to 1m)
Large $35 (1-1.5m)
Ex. Large $45+ (over 1.5m)

height

Approx 3-5m

Description

Tall hedging and screening, small white flower, red berry

Conditions

Plant 1m apart, prune as and when required

LILLYPILLY COMPACT

Syzygium Compact

Prices

Extra Small $10 (140mm pots)
Small $15 (up to 50cm)
Medium $20 (up to 1m)
Large $35 (1-1.5m)
Ex. Large $45+ (over 1.5m)

height

Approx 2-3m

Description

Hedging and screening, small white flower, red fruit, glossy green leaves, non-invasive roots, used for topiary

Conditions

Plant 1m apart, well-drained soil, water initially

LILLYPILLY CASCADE

SYZYGIUM AUSTRALE

Prices

Extra Small $15 (140mm pots)
Small $20 (up to 50cm)
Medium $30 (up to 1m)
Large $50 (1-1.5m)
Ex. Large $60+ (over 1.5m)

height

Approx 2-3m

Description

Thick, bushy shrub, Australian native, pink fluffy flowers, pink edible fruit that attract birds.

Conditions

Plant 1m apart, prune as and when required

LILLYPILLY RESILIENCE

Syzygium australe Resilience

Prices

Extra Small $10 (140mm pots)
Small $15 (up to 50cm)
Medium $20 (up to 1m)
Large $35 (1-1.5m)
Ex. Large $45+ (over 1.5m)

height

Approx 3-4m

Description

Medium-sized hedging and screening, responds well to pruning, fast growing

Conditions

Plant 1m apart, well-drained soil, water initially

MOCK ORANGE

MURRAYA PANICULATA

Prices

Extra Small $10 (140mm pots)
Small $15 (up to 50cm)
Medium $20 (up to 1m)
Large $35 (1-1.5m)
Ex. Large $45+ (over 1.5m)

height

Approx 1-3m

Description

Hedging and screening, aromatic flower orange blossom

Conditions

Plant 1m apart, prune once or twice a year

PHYLLANTHUS

Phyllanthus multiflorus

Prices

Small $8
Medium $20
Large $30

height

Approx 1m

Description

Compact growing shrub with cascading evergreen foliage. Perfect for low hedging and borders

Conditions

Plant 1m apart, prune as and when required

MOC ORANGE DWARF

Min a min Murraya

Prices

Small $10 (140mm pots)
Medium $20 (up to 30cm)
Large $30 (over 30cm)

height

Approx 1m

Description

Popular hedging plant for its fragrance, flowers, fine foliage, and ease of care.

Conditions

Plant 50cm apart, prune as and when required

Fruit Trees

Sugar Banana –
Lady Finger Banana

Musa acuminata

Prices

Small $40
Medium $60
Large $80+

height

Approx 7m

Description

The fruit is 4 to 5 inches in length, and light yellow. The skin is thin and the flesh is sweet. 12 to 20 fingers are borne in each hand, with each bunch typically having 10 to 14 hands

Conditions

Allow space for new suckers. Feed and water regularly.

Mango

KENSINGTON PRIDE

Prices

Small $20
Medium $35
Large $45+

height

Approx 2-3m

Description

The 'Kensington Pride' mango is a named commercial mango cultivar that originated in Australia. It is sometimes called the KP, Bowen or Bowen special. The skin color is yellow, developing some red blush. The flesh is yellow and has a sweet and spicy flavor.

Conditions

Plant in full-sun, well-drained soil. Water regularly when fruiting.