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 fast growing evergreen shrub with showy red catkins that can exceed 40cm long. Coupled with large lush mid green leaves this plant adds a tropical feel to any garden. Prune hard after flowering to maintain a bushy habit.
Popular tropical variety growing to 3m which just loves sun and heat. Spectacular coloured leaves throughout the year, ranging from creams, pinks, greens and maroons.
The most "orchid-like" of the bauhinia trees. Their characteristic twin lobed leaves give them a definite tropical look, the spectaular flower blossom will start out pale yellow but turn to pink the next day with the center petal splashed with magenta.
A showy fast-growing, short trunk tree often planted as an ornamental in many tropical and subtropical regions. Fragrant orchid like flowers of intense pinks, purples and whites on spreading branches makes a spectacular feature.
A popular Australian native tree with large green lobed leaves. Deciduous in the cooler dry months, followed by an abundant display of bright red bell-shaped flowers. Striking as a feature tree in larger gardens.
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.
This unusual tree bears edible, sour, dark burgundy fruit that grow in clusters along the stem. Its slender form makes it suitable for narrow spaces, though it shapes up well as a shade tree or central feature too. A must for any bush tucker garden.
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.
A compact growing fig with dense bright green, round glossy foliage. They are suitable for both full sun or shade. They can be used for a low growing border, formal hedge or patio planter.
A small, hardy, evergreen ornamental 'bush tucker' shrub with glossy foliage. Small white fragrant flowers which produces pink, juicy and sweet honey flavoured fruits year round.
A fast growing ornamental tree with a broad canopy which produces long sausage like fruits up to 60cm long. A great tree for producing shade. Usually evergreen as long as water is adequate during the dry season.
An eye catching specimen tree grown for its picturesque patterned trunk and soft fern like foliage. Both hardy and drought tolerant, this tree is best suited to large blocks, parks and acreage plantings.
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 pretty tropical shrub with deeply veined glossy leaves and pendulous grape-like clusters of pink flowers. An easy to grow plant that will reward you with blooms throughout the year. A great under-story filler or patio pot plant.
A very pretty tropical shrub with glossy leaves and plumes of orange flowers. An easy to grow plant that will reward you with blooms throughout the year. A great under-story filler or patio pot plant.
Showy, lush and versatile, this fast growing shrub gives a tropical feel to any garden. The spectacular crimson red bracts with small white flowers emerge sporadically throughout the year with a mass of blooms appearing in Summer through to Autumn.
A highly regarded slow growing, compact shrub with glossy leaves and wonderful highly fragrant creamy flowers with maroon splashes during spring and summer. An excellent hedging plant which is easy to keep trimmed and neat.
Highly aromatic, spicy foliage with notes of citrus. Leaves are best harvested when fresh and often used in curries, chutneys & pickles. Can be used as a screening or ornamental tree and are ideal for a scented garden.
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.
Plumeria pudica is a very fast growing evergreen frangipani. It features deep green foliage and iridescent white non-perfumed flowers. It flowers throughout spring & summer with a very long flowering season. Can be pruned to keep a desired shape.
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.