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Large Trees (over 10 metres)

 NB. Some of these plants may not currently be in stock. Please check the 'Stock List' under the Nursery drop-down menu. LARGE SHRUBS acinacea
(Gold Dust Wattle)

0.5-2.5 m x 2-4 m

Open spreading shrub. Flowers in profuse bright yellow balls along arching branches.

Adaptable to well drained soils. Full sun, semi-shade.

A good low screening plant. genistifolia
(Spreading Wattle)

1-3 m x 1-3 m

Fast growing, open spreading shrub with perfumed lemon ball flowers.

Reliable shrub tolerating wet or dry soil. Full sun, semi-shade.

A common refuge for small birds. myrtifolia
(Myrtle wattle)

1-3 m x 1-2 m

A rounded or erect shrub with red, ribbed branches and cream to yellow flowers. 

Most soils. Full sun to full shade.

Provides a fast-growing low screen. Heavy pruning can be beneficial. ulicifolia
(Juniper Wattle)

1-2 m x 1-2 m

Open rounded tree with prickly leaves. Perfumed cream ball-shaped flowers.

Well drained dry sandy soils. Full sun, semi-shade.

Fast-growing, and suitable as an ornamental screen or windbreak. paludosa
(Swamp Sheoke)

0.5-2 m x 1 - 2 m

Slow growing, open or dense tree, brown flowers.

Moist to wet clay or sandy soils. Frost tolerant. Full sun, semi-shade. arcuata
(Drooping Cassina, Chinese Scrub)

2-4 m x 1-2 m

Fine foliaged shrub, drooping form. Whitish flowers. Buds often pink.

Heavy, moist and well drained soils. Semi-shade. longifolia
(Shiny Cassinia)

2-4 m x 2-3 m

Medium upright aromatic shrub. Dense terminal clusters of small white flowers.

Moist, well drained and drier soils, often found in rockery sites. Semi-shade to full shade.

An adaptable shrub to most conditions. trinerva
Three-Veined Cassinia)

2-5 m x 1.5-3 m

Dense rounded and erect shrub. Broad flat clusters of whitish flowers.

Moist, well drained soil. Semi-shade to full shade. hirtella
(Rough Coprosma)

1-2 m x 0.5-1.5 m

Slender tree with rough, dull green leaves. 

Moist, well drained sheltered position. Semi-shade to full shade. quadrifida
(Prickly Currant Bush)

2-4 m 1-2 m

Open, upright, spiny shrub. Red fruit.

Moist well drained soil. Semi-shade to full shade.

A useful plant to grow with ferns.
Correa reflexa var reflexa
(Native Fuchsia)

0.3-2 m x 1-2 m

Open, upright shrub with green bells.

Well drained soils. Full sun, semi-shade.

Red-flowering forms with yellow tips are known.
Correa reflexa var lobata
(Correa - Mt. Dandenong form))

0.3-2 m x 1-2 m

Leaf margins scalloped, calyx lobes deeply triangular.
Daviesia latifolia
(Broad Leaf pea)

1-3 m x 1-2 m

Spreading shrub, racemes of fragrant yellow & brown flowers.

Adaptable to most soils. Full sun, semi-shade.

Useful in massed plantings for screening or hedges.
Daviesia leptophylla
(Slender Bitter Pea)

Stiff, dull green linear leaves, racemes of yellow and red flowers.
Dillwynia cinerascens
(Grey Parrot-pea)

0.6-1.5 m x 0.5-1.5 m

Open understorey shrub, greyish-green leaves with yellow and orange pea flowers

Dry soils. Semi-shade.

An adaptable plant for a shady situation.
 Gahnia radula ovata
(Thatch Saw-sedge)

0.5-1.5 m x Spreading

Tufted sedge. Narrow erect, loosely-arranged chestnut brown panicles.

Moist soils, tolerating dryness once established. Full sun, semi-shade.

Useful for controlling soil erosion.
Goodenia ovata
(Hop Goodenia)

1-2.5 m x 1-3 m

Small to medium open erect shrub. Yellow flowers, fast growing. Also semi-prostrate form.

Damp soils, tolerating waterlogging. Full sun to full shade.

If straggly can be pruned.
Grevillea alpina
(Mountain grevillea)

1-2 m x 1-2 m

Dense, upright shrub with clusters of bright red and yellow flowers in terminal clusters.

Well drained soils. Semi-shade.

A showy understorey shrub. Prune frequently when young.
Hakea decurrens ssp. physocarpa
(Silky Hakea)

2-5 m x 1-3 m

Stiff, spreading prickly needles. Masses of fragrant white or occasionally pink flower clusters.

Adaptable to moist or dry conditions. Full sun, semi-shade.  

The prickly foliage provides a safe habitat for small birds. nodosa
(Yellow Hakea)

1-3 m x 1-2 m

Erect and spreading. Small yellow flowers and soft needles.

Tolerates poor drainage but grows well in dry or moist conditions. Full sun to full shade.

Attractive in flower. Provides a good low screen. Quick growing.
Hakea teretifolia
(Dagger Hakea)

2-3 m x 1-3 m

Dense, upright and spreading shrub. Masses of hairy, white flowers and stiff, sharp needles.

Adaptable to any well drained situation. Full sun, semi-shade.

Seed germinates readily after fires. ulicina
(Furze Hakea)

1.5-4 m x 1-2 m

Rigid upright shrub. Cream flowers.

Well drained dry to moist soils. Full sun, semi-shade.

Excellent bird and animal habitat.
Indigofera australis
(Austral Indigo)

1-2 m x 1-2 m

Open spreading and erect shrub. Mauve flowers in spring.

Adaptable to any well drained soil. Full sun to full shade. Lime tolerant.

Very attractive in flower.
Leptospermum continentale
(Prickly Tea-tree)

1-2 m x 1-2 m

Upright, dense and straggling shrub. Masses of white flowers in spring.

Adaptable, tolerating both well drained and moist to wet soils. Full sun, semi-shade.
Leptospermum myrsinoides
(Silky Tea-tree)

0.5-2.5 m x 1 m

Compact or wiry shrub, dull green leaves and white or pink flowers.

Adaptable, usually on deep sandy soil, tolerating poor drainage. Full sun, semi-shade.

An attractive shrub for understorey planting.
 Leptospermum scoparium - horizontal form

2 m x 1.5-3 m

Dense shrub. Leaves rigid and prickly. White flowers.

Moist soils. Full sun, semi-shade. dentatus
(Tree Violet)

Synonym: Hymenanthera dentata

To 1.5 m high

Wide spreading shrub. Scented tree, small berries.

Dry soil. Full sun. asterotricha
(Rough Daisy Bush)

1-2 m x 1 m

Dull green, rough & hairy foliage with single blue to mauve flowerheads on long stalks.

Well drained moist soils. Semi-shade.

Rare in Victoria. glandulosa
(Swamp Daisy-bush)

1-2 m x 1 m

Open erect shrub. Fine, dark green, sticky leaves. Dense white or pale blue flowerheads.

Damp conditions. Locally rare.
Olearia lirata
(Snowy Daisy-bush)

2-5 m x 2-3 m

Soft open shrub. Masses of white flowers, moist soil.

An excellent shrub to brighten a sheltered position in spring.
 Olearia phlogopappa
(Dusty Daisy-bush)

1-3 m x 1-2 m

Fast growing open to dense shrub. Masses of long-stalked white flowerheads with yellow centres.

Well drained moist soils. Full sun, semi-shade.

One of the most attractive local olearia species. Prune after flowering.
Olearia ramulosa var ramulosa
(Twiggy Daisy-bush)

0.5-2.5 m x 1 m

Open spindly, often sprawling shrub.Fast growing, white flowers.

Well drained soils. Semi-shade.

Attractive garden plant.
 Olearia rugosa
(Wrinkled Daisy Bush)

1-2 m x 1 m

Spindly, upright shrub. Small white flowers with yellow or purplish disc florets. 

Moist well drained soil. Semi-shade.

An attractive foliage plant for a sheltered position.
Ozothamnus obcordatus
(Grey Everlasting)

1-2 m x 1 m

Slender or spreading erect shrub. Numerous dense clusters of tubular yellow flowers.

Well drained dryish conditions. Full sun, semi-shade.

A showy shrub for a difficult spot.
Pimelea axiflora
(Bootlace Bush, Tough Rice Flower)

1-3 m x 1-2 m

Open, erect shrub with dark green leaves and small creamy-white flowers.

Moist well drained soil. Semi-shade to full shade.

Bark was used by Aborigines to make nets and headbands. Early settlers used bark for bootlaces. lanigera
(Woolly Pomaderris)

1-3 m x 1-3 m

Erect hairy shrub, hairy leaves, large cluster of yellow flowers.

Moist well drained soil. Full sun, semi-shade.

An attractive low screening plant. Spectacular in flower.
Pultenaea hispidula
(Rusty Bush-pea)

0.3-1 m x 0.5-2 m

Graceful pendulous shrub with single yellow flowers.

Well drained moist soil. Semi-shade.

A graceful small shrub. An attractive addition to the garden.
Pultenaea scabra
(Rough Bush-pea)

1-2 m x 0.5-1.5 m

Erect or rounded hairy shrub with masses of orange-yellow flowers in terminal clusters.

Well drained soil which does not dry out. Semi-shade to dappled shade.
Sambucus gaudichaudiana
(Native Elderberry)

0.6-1 m x 0.5-1.5 m

Upright perennial herb with waxy, white fragrant flowers.

Moist well drained soil. Semi- shade to full shade.

A bright shrub for a shady moist area. Aborigines ate the berries.
Solanum aviculare
(Kangaroo Apple)

1-4 m x 1-4 m

Erect soft woody shrub. Purple flowers, red fruit.

Well drained soils. Full sun to full shade.

A decorative fast growing shrub becoming straggly with age. Appreciates heavy pruning.

Solanum laciniatum
(Large Kangaroo Apple)

1-3 m x 1-3 m

Fast growing shrub. Bluish to purple flowers, orange fruit.

Moderate to well drained soil. Full sun, semi-shade to dappled shade. parvifolium
(Australian Dusty Miller)

1-2 m x 1-2 m

Soft, dense spreading shrub, grey-green foliage. Small white flowers.

Moist well drained soils, tolerating dryness once established. Semi-shade to dappled shade.

Provides a light screen in dry, shady areas.