Native seeds catalogue
This very decorative, up to 5metre tall, mallee tree has quite unusual, red-brown finger-shaped flowerbuds, which open into clusters of green-yellow flowers in late winter until summer. The following large, star-shaped, spiky seeds pods are perfect for floral arrangements. Drought, salt and frost tolerant. An ideal, bird-attracting feature plant for a well-drained, sunny position. 40 seeds.
This most spectacular Eucalypt tree bears large clusters of scarlet, orange or seldom white flowers in summer and autumn, followed by enormous urn-shaped seed capsules. It grows to 10m tall with large dense, dark green foliage in any well-drained soil in a sunny, protected position. Very attractive as a cut flower or use the seed pods for dried arrangements. 10 seeds/No.1/. Not to WA.
A big tree, growing to 60 metres tall under good conditions, with decorative, very blue juvenile leaves on square stems. The large creamy flowers appear in early spring. A frost resistant species for open conditions and well drained soil. Not to WA. 30 seeds/No.1/
Endemic to south-eastern Tasmania this medium sized, branched tree (12m) produces masses of short stalked, cream coloured flowers in each leaf axil over late spring. A bird attracting species that will grow well in full sun with good drainage. Cold resistant and a good windbreak. Drought tolerant. The blue silver juvenile foliage is often used in floristry.Not to WA. 50 seeds/No.1/
A hardy S.E Australian shrub that is a quick and easy plant to grow. An attractive plant that grows to 4 m, yellow pea flowers with a red centre appear from mid-spring into summer. The trifoliate leaves and branches are also attractive, especially the young growth. A great hedge plant that can handle wet periods and times of drought. 30 seeds. No. 5.
This fast growing, evergreen climber (up to 5 metres) with dark, shiny leaves will produce masses of long sprays of deep purple flowers in spring. A hardy, frost resistant plant which grows in any soil with good drainage in a sunny to half shady position. Beautiful container specimen or for covering pergolas and fences. Not to WA. 30 seeds/No.5/
Native to Australia, these beautiful perennials have papery golden-yellow double flowers on 80cm stems. A very hardy plant for a sunny spot in a container or rock garden with good soil and excellent drainage. Great cut flower, fresh or dried. This has a long vase life.
200 seeds. Not to WA.
A 1-2 metre tall, fast growing shrub with attractive feathery, blue/green foliage and sprays of mauve/pink, fragrant pea flowers in late winter/spring. Suitable for full sun to semi shade, it grows well in moist well drained soils or under tall trees in the bush garden. Salt tolerant. Not to WA. 30 seeds/No.5/
This slightly frost-tender evergreen climber has very attractive, unusual black and yellow pea flowers in spring and summer. A bird attracting, fast growing species, which can cover large areas in a short time, ideal for embankments. Cut back after flowering to promote dense habit. For a sunny position in well drained soil. Salt tolerant. Not to WA. 30 seeds/No.5/
An Australian evergreen climber or strong growing trailing plant with dark red pea flowers in winter and spring. Marginally frost hardy this bird attracting species will thrive in well drained soil and full sun to half shade. Ideal for covering embankments and steep slopes or for overgrowing large fences, it can be cut back hard after flowering to keep it under control and in good shape. Salt tolerant. Not to WA. 20 seeds/No.5/
Tea Tree or Manuka is used for medicinal purposes and for essential oils, and is especially known as a source of medicinal honey. This Tasmanian type is very frost hardy and has pretty white/rose pink flowers in summer. A good container plant which needs regular, light pruning. Extremely variable in size depending upon soil and climate (ideal conditions to 7m). Handles a wide range of soils and climatic conditions. Not to WA. 200 seeds/No.1/
This frost resistant, fast growing Paper Bark is covered in creamy yellow flower spikes during early summer. The bushy, 3m tall shrub prefers a moist position in full sun and it attracts many birds with its fragrant flowers. Good windbreak. Salt tolerant. Not to WA. 300 seeds/No.1/