Trees and shrubs
A bushy evergreen shrub with large rounded deep red to almost black leaves with serrated edges. A great colour contrasting plant. Can be used as an accent plant or trimmed into a hedge. Gets best colour when grown in full sun.
A medium sized semi-deciduous tree which during summer gets an abundance of long cascading yellow flowers which usually get to 30 or 40cm long. A hardy and drought tolerant tree once established.
An attractive Australian rainforest tree with dark glossy leaves and masses of yellow and red flowers during summer. Flowers attract lorikeets. Valuable timber. Good strong tree in high wind areas. A popular street tree in parks and gardens.
Grow your own coffee! An evergreen shrub with glossy green foliage which produces masses of white flowers in spring, followed by green berries which turn red when maturing in Autumn. Harvestable berries (coffee beans) within 2 or 3 years of planting.
A fast growing Australian rainforest tree bearing distinctive blue edible fruits. The Blue Quandong has a large buttressed trunk with vertically flat visible roots which are as much a feature as the actual tree.
An attractive soft woody shrub or small tree from Mexico and Central America. A great accent plant in hot sunny gardens. Best if trimmed to encourage fullness. Deciduous.
Dark green glossy leaves and large pendulous grape-like clusters of pink flowers. An easy to grow plant that will reward you with flowers throughout the year. A great under-story filler or patio pot plant.
A very hardy and decorative plant with long green & gold strappy leaves spiralling from a branching trunk. A great under-story plant which will grow in areas with high root competition (ie. under palms, bamboo, etc). Smooth leaves without spines.
A fast growing hardy shrub with large glossy leaves. A fantastic screening plant between neighbours. Can be pruned to desired shape and height. Fragrant flowers during Summer which also attract birds. Tolerant to high wind and light frost.