A delightful, weeping, evergreen shrub bearing attractive creamy-white bottlebrush flowers for most of the year. Drought, frost, wind and poor soil hardy once established.
This uniquely shaped tree is built for surviving the harshest conditions. With its stout, bottle shaped trunk it makes an iconic statement as a feature tree.
Syzygium australe ssp.
A native Lilly Pilly with large leaves and huge, tasty fruits that can be eaten raw or made into jams or jellies. Very hardy and can be used as a hedge, screen or wind break.
CAST IRON PLANT
This is one of the toughest indoor plants you will find.
It can grow in full sun to heavy shade in just about any soil. It will even tolerate being pot bound, pollution or intermittent watering.
An easily grown, attractive New Zealand shrub with an interesting branch habit, producing small flowers in spring and early summer. A
An erect tree with strikingly white, smooth bark. Hardy to heat, drought and heavy soils. Excellent for avenues and feature trees. Protect from heavy frosts when young.
DIAMONDS IN THE DARK
Lagerstroemia indica ssp.
This Crepe Myrtle is a show stopper! Check out that dark foliage! And in summer through to autumn the flower colour is dramatic ... and tough to boot! 3m tall.
Purely Purple, Crimson Red, Shell Pink, Pure White.
ENDURING SUMMER RED
Lagerstroemia indica ssp.
Enduring Summer Red is Red! It is also sports pretty foliage with a bronzy tinge that turns to gorgeous autumn colour. 1.5m tall. Drought, heat, poor soil, frost and wind hardy.
INFINITINI Bright Pink & Magenta
Lagerstroemia indica ssp.
The smallest and cutest crepe myrtle you'll ever see! With charming foliage and vibrant colours, this tough little gem will give and give with colour. Low maintenance. 75cm tall.
Carissa grandiflora 'Desert Star'
This is one tough little evergreen shrub. The fragrant white star shaped flowers contrast beautifully against the dark green oval leaves. Use as a low hedge, feature or for foliage contrast. Tolerates wind, frost, heat and short dry periods.
A dwarf shrub with feathery, fragrant foliage and a profusion of dainty pink flowers in spring. Great for open sites and windy locations, it makes a great hedge or filler.
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Also known as OLEASTER or RUSSIAN OLIVE, Elaeagnus is super tough and is suitable for hedging, screening and windbreaks. The foliage has a unique waxy speckle with mocha coloured new growth turning dark green. Drought, heat, poor soil, wind and frost hardy!
COTTAGE HEATHERS 'Christina Macdonald'
Erica sp 'Christina Macdonald'
A low growing, tidy little shrub with dainty, deep purple, papery flowers in profusion in spring. Great for sunny spots in rockeries, pots, borders and small gardens.
Also known as the PINEAPPLE GUAVA, Feijoa fruits taste like a fruit salad! The shrub/tree is super hardy and is suitable for hedging, screening and windbreaks.
An Australian native bushtucker citrus that produces finger sized fruits with caviar-like vesticules popping with lime juice. Also known as BUSH CAVIAR, it comes in varieties:
Pink Ice, Green Chartreuse or Red Round
Dwarf Dark Pink
Gaura lindheimeri - BELLEZA 'Dark Pink'
Super hardy, this low accent shrub offers a long display of brilliant flower colour waving in the breeze like butterflies.
This grafted specimen grevillea features unusual prickly, zig-zagged leaves, and even more unusual white to cream, ageing to soft lemon, thumb-sized flower heads. Very tough. Drought, frost, poor soil and heat hardy.
Also known as NATIVE APRICOT or TUCKERBUSH,
Gumbi Gumbi is used for traditional medicine and fodder
Dixie Rose Mallow
Also known as ROSE OF SHARON. A deciduous, small tree to 5m that can survive poor soil, drought and light frosts. Leaves are large, maple-leaf shaped with a hairy under surface. Flowers are large and open pure white, changing to dark pink over two days.
Double Pale Pink
A deciduous, medium sized shrub with large, pale pink flowers with a crimson centre. Flowers throughout summer. Frost and drought hardy once established.
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Hot Mustard'
Bronze coloured flowers with a pink to burgundy centre. Dense foliage on a medium sized shrub. Easy care. Heat tolerant. Protect from the cold.
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Reggae Breeze'
Golden coloured flowers with a burst of pink around a large burgundy throat. Dense foliage on a compact plant. Easy care. Heat tolerant. Protect from the cold.
A tough small to medium local species that is as tough as they come. It is a distinctive shelter and shade tree that will withstand drought, heat, frost, wind and poor soils.
Hedera helix 'Needlepoint'
Full sun to part shade, this is one tough hanger!
A miniature version of the classic English Ivy. Great for hanging baskets, as a ground cover or will cling to textured walls, structures or fences.
This dual purpose Olive is a Heritage variety from Saint Helena Island near Brisbane. It is super hardy, good looking and a great producer.
A super hardy shrub producing delicious, red fruits over summer.
Red Box is a tough species that does very well our region. It is provides habitat, shelter and honey and is poor soil, drought, frost, wind and heat hardy.
ROUGH BARKED APPLE
Rough Barked Apple is a handsome local species that is particularly attractive to bees and for honey production. It is hardy to poor soils including alkaline soils, drought and heat hardy and frost hardy once mature.
Old Man Salt Bush is one of the hardiest shrubs around, tolerating extremes of drought, frost, wind and heat. Useful as a low wind break, hedge, contrast feature, bushtucker and emergency fodder variety.
An evergreen small to medium tree with glossy green leaves and small orange fruits that open to reveal vibrant, glossy, orange-red seeds. A very tidy tree that is drought, frost, wind and heat hardy
White Box is a tough local species that makes up part of the critically endangered Box-Gum Woodland of our region. It is an important habitat and honey producing species that is drought, frost, wind and heat hardy.
Cytisus sp. 'Snow Queen'
Highly sought after, this pure white version of the popular Yellow Broom puts on a spectacular display in spring. Graceful, yet tough. Frost, heat, dry and wind tolerant.
Yellow Box is a tough local species that makes up part of the critically endangered Box-Gum Woodland of our region. It is an important shelter and honey producing species that is drought, frost, wind and heat hardy.