KES Stocklist as at 7th October 2014


Available in 50mm tubestock and some are in more mature sizes in 150mm pots.


Groundcovers, Climbers and Creepers

Botanical Name Common Name Comments Tubes Pots
Acacia aculeatissima Creeping wattle Light, open, prickly, sprawling shrub, yellow ball flowers

Y

N

Aceana novae-zelandiae Bidgee-widgee Tough ground cover to 2m wide

Y

N

Adiantum aethiopicum Common Maidenhair Carpeting groundcover fern

N

N

Billardiera scandens Common Appleberry Light climber, pale bell flowers

N

N

Bossiaea prostrata Prostrate Bossia Groundcover, yellow and brown pea flower

N

N

Brachyscome multifida Cut Leaf Daisy Profuse mauve flowerheads. Flowers most of the year

Y

N

Calystegia marginata Forest Bindweed Creeper with arrow-shaped leaves and white to pink  funnel-shaped flowers.

Y

N

Clematis aristata Austral Clematis Vigorous climber with masses of creamy white starry flowers

Y

N

Clematis microphylla Small-leafed Clematis Dense climber, fluffy seed

Y

N

Cynoglossum latifolium Forest Hounds Tongue Oval, hairy leaves with small bluish flowers

N

N

Dichondra repens Kidney Weed Prostrate herb, spreads to 2m. Alternative to grass with light traffic

Y

N

Glycine clandestina Twining Glycine A slender, open twiner with bluish-mauve pea flowers

N

N

Glycine tabacina Vanilla Glycine A perennial with racemes of blue to purple flowers

N

N

Goodenia lanata Trailing Goodenia Dark green foliage, yellow flowers on long stalks

N

N

Hardenbergia violacea Purple Coral Pea Purple flowers, wanders to 2m

Y

Y

Hydrocotyle hirta Hairy Pennywort Carpeting perennial herb, tiny pale yellow flowers

N

N

Hypericum gramineum Small St. John's Wort Blue-green oblong leaves with orange-yellow flowers in loose clusters

Y

N

Kennedia prostrata Running Postman Crinkly and hairy grey-green leaves, scarlet pea flowers

Y

N

Linum marginale Native Flax Slender plant, blue flowers

N

N

Microtis unifolia Common Onion-orchid Dense spike of several pale to golden-green erect flowers

N

N

Pandorea pandorana Wonga vine Dense and vigorous, glossy dark green leaves, cream bells

Y

Y

Pelargonium australe Austral Storks Bill Aromatic rounded leaves with clusters of white or pink flowers

Y

N

Pelargonium littorale Coast StorksBill Erect perennial herb with long stalked clusters of pink flowers

N

N

Platylobium formosum Handsome Flat-pea Heart-shaped leaves with large yellow & red pea flowers

Y

N

Ranuculus lappaceus Austral Buttercup Singles or pairs of golden flowers on long, erect stalks

N

N

Rubus parvifolius Small-leaf Bramble Rambling shrub to 2m wide

N

N

Solenogyne gunii Rosette of dull green leaves with erect flowering stalks with single , terminal, greenish flowerheads.

N

N

Veronica plebeia Creeping Speedwell Attractive ground cover in shady gardens, violet flowers

Y

N

Viola betonicifolia Mountain Violet Large purplish flowers with dark green triangular-ovate leaves

N

N

Viola hederacea Native Violet Green prostrate foliage

Y

N

Wahlenbergia communis Tufted Bluebell Pale to bright blue flowers on long stalks

N

N

Wahlenbergia gracilis Sprawling Bluebell Sprawling annual or perennial herb with soft blue flowers

Y

N

Wahlenbergia stricta Tall Bluebell Herb with pale blue flowers

Y

N

Wahlenbergia stricta (White form) Tall Bluebell Herb with white flowers

Y

N

Grasses, Tussocks and Lilies

Botanical Name Common Name Comments Tubes Pots
Arthropodium milleflorum Pale Vanilla Lily Grass-like tufted perennial herb, pale pink or white flowers

Y

N

Arthropodium strictum Chocolate Lily Grass-like leaves to 40cm, violet flowers on long stalks

Y

N

Bulbine bulbosa Bulbine Lily Densely tufted perennial herb, yellow star-like flowers

Y

N

Danthonia caespitosa Common Wallaby Grass Variable perennial grass often forming a dense tussock

N

N

Danthonia penicillata Slender Wallaby Grass Fine, weeping perennial grass

Y

N

Danthonia pilosa Velvet Wallaby Grass Erect or flattened tufted perennial grass

Y

N

Danthonia racemosa Clustered Wallaby Grass Variable; slender tufts or dense tussock-forming perennial grass

Y

N

Danthonia semiannularis Tasmania Wallaby Grass Erect tussock-forming perennial grass

Y

N

Danthonia setacea Bristly Wallaby Grass Erect, slender, densely tufted perennial

Y

N

Deyeuxia quadriseta Reed Bent-grass Open, sparsely tufted perennial tussock

N

N

Dianella ameona Matted Flax Lily Narrow, tapering grey-green leaves with large, sweetly scented violet flowers

Y

Y

Dianella caerula Paroo Lily Small lily with dark green linear leaves with pale to dark blue flowers and purple berries

N

N

Dianella longifolia Pale Flax-lily Pale-leaved tuft, blue fruit

Y

N

Dianella longifolia Pale Flax-lily (broad leaf form) Pale-leaved tuft, blue fruit

Y

N

Dianella revolta Black Anther Flax-lily Dark green, finely serrated, linear leaves with blue fruit

Y

N

Dianella tasmanica Tasman Flax-lily Large fruit, violet berries

Y

Y

Dichelachne micrantha Short-hair Plume-grass Flat, dark green leaves, an ornamental grass

N

N

Dichelachne sieberiana Plume-grass Narrow, flat, rough leaves

Y

N

Diplarrena moraea Butterfly Flag Beautiful white iris flower

Y

N

Echinopogon ovatus Forest Grass Very rough, flat bright green leaves

Y

N

Eragrostis brownii Common Love-grass A decorative grass for rockeries

N

N

Hemarthria uncinata Mat Grass Rigid, matted grassy sward. Requires moist soils

N

N

Imperata cylindrica Blady Grass Erect coarse, vigorously spreading grass

Y

N

Joycea pallida Red Anther Wallaby Grass Spreading tufted perennial grass with fine green or bluish leaves

Y

N

Lomandra filiformis Wattle Matt Rush Narrow green leaves, numerous small globular yellow flowers

N

Y

Lomandra filiformis ssp. filiformis Wattle Matt Rush Leaves are flat & leathery

Y

Y

Lomandra longifolia Spiny-headed Mat-rush Large clump, strap leaves

Y

Y

Lomandra longifolia var exilis Spiny-headed Mat-rush Leaves are narrower than the more common variety.

Y

Y

Lomandra multiflora Many Flowered Matt Rush Rigid, narrow, greyish leaves, yellow flowers in densely whorled clusters

Y

Y

Microlaena stipoides Weeping Grass Small native lawn grass

Y

N

Microseris lanceolata Yam Daisy Long toothed leaves with a single bright yellow daisy flowerhead

Y

N

Patersonia fragilis Short Purple Flag Attractive rockery plant with bright, deep purple flowers

Y

N

Patersonia occidentalis Purple Flag Tufted purple iris to 50cm

Y

Y

Phragmites australis Common Reed Semi-aquatic, fast growing, bamboo-like grass

N

N

Poa ensiformis Purple-sheath Grass Large tussock grass, moist soils

Y

N

Poa ensiformis (Mt. Dandy form) Purple-sheath Grass Large tussock grass, moist soils

Y

N

Poa labillardieri Common Tussock Grass Variable tussock grass

Y

N

Poa morrisii Velvet Tussock Grass Small, soft grey-green grass

Y

N

Poa sieberiana Tussock Grass Attractive dense green tuft

Y

N

Poa tenera Slender Tussock Grass Bright green, soft, trailing grass, moist soils

N

N

Ranunculus plebeius Forest Buttercup Small flowers on long, slender stalks

Y

N

Schoenus tesquorum Bog-rush A rare plant for moist soils.

N

N

Stipa pubinodis Spear Grass To 35cm long with stems to 1.5m, moist soils

N

N

Stipa pubinodis ssp. Australis Spear Grass To 35cm long with stems to 1.5m, moist soils

N

N

Stipa rudis ssp. rudis Spear Grass Erect inrolled leaves to 40 cm long, moist soils

Y

N

Stipa rudis ssp. Australis Veined Spear Grass Erect inrolled leaves to 40 cm long, moist soils

N

N

Stylidium graminifolium Grass Trigger Plant Small herb, with pink flowers

Y

N

Tetrarrhena juncea Forest Wire Grass Wiry, scrambling grass, moist soils

N

Y

Thelionema caespitosum Tufted Blue Lily An attractive, easily grown plant for a moist rockery. Blue star-shaped flowers.

N

Y

Themeda triandra Kangaroo Grass Purple leaved tussock

Y

N

Themeda triandra Kangaroo Grass (blue form)

N

N

Thysanotus patersonii Twining Fringe-lily Light creeper, twining weakly on other plants. Numerous mauve to violet flowers

N

N

Xanthorrhoea minor Small Grass Tree Dense grassy clump with yellowish flowers in a terminal spike

Y

N

Pond, Greywater and Swamp Plants

Botanical Name Common Name Comments Tubes Pots
Alisma plantago-aquatica Water Plantain Attractive, easily grown plant for bog gardens

N

N

Austrofestuca hookeriana Hooker's Fescue Coarse, dense tussock grass tolerant of heavy shade

N

N

Carex appressa Tall Sedge Large tufted sedge

Y

N

Carex breviculmis Short-stem Sedge Small 15 cm, densely tufted  sedge

N

N

Carex brownii Sedge Loose turf to 1m high with triangular stems

N

N

Carex fascicularis Tassel Sedge Coarse tufted sedge to 1m high

N

N

Carex gaudichaudiana Tufted Sedge Coarsely tufted plant with bluish foliage

Y

N

Carex incomitata Sedge Pale green leaves, prefers well drained soils

N

N

Carex inversa Knob Sedge Bright green, grass-like leaves

Y

N

Carex mecomitata Rush

N

N

Centella cordifolia Swamp Pennywort Fast growing, creeping perennial herb

N

N

Crassula helmsii Swamp Stonecrop Fast growing aquatic

Y

N

Doodia caudata Small Rasp Fern Erect or weeping fern with narrow, dark green fronds

N

N

Eleocharis acuta Common Spike-rush Upright aquatic herb

N

N

Eryngium vesiculosum Prickfoot Interesting plant for a bog garden or container. Bright green leaves with toothed edges.

N

N

Gahnia sieberiana Red-fruited Saw-sedge Large tussock, moist soils, food for butterfly larvae

Y

N

Gonocarpus humilis Raspwort Semi-prostrate to bushy shrub with terminal spikes of tiny greenish-yellow flowers

Y

N

Goodenia elongata Lanky Goodenia Large, 25mm, solitary yellow flowers on long stalks

Y

N

Goodenia humilis Swamp Goodenia A very adaptable suckering, matting plant

Y

N

Gratiola pubescens Brooklime Pale pink flowers with a yellow throat

Y

N

Isolepis nodosa Knobby Club Rush Tall, coarse, wiry densely tufted rush, flowers are brown spikelets

N

N

Isotoma fluviatilis Swamp Isotome Small blue flowers, dense matting plant

N

N

Juncus amabilis Rush Leaves are dark brown basal sheaths, light brown clustered flowers

Y

N

Juncus gregiflorus Common Rush Bright green shining leaves, pale brown clustered flowers

Y

N

Juncus pallidus Pale Rush Tufted perennial rush, to 2 m

Y

N

Juncus pauciflorus Loose-flower Rush Open, loose panicle of reddish flowers

N

N

Juncus procerus Tall Rush Tufted rush with soft, thick stems

Y

N

Juncus subsecindus Finger Rush Tufted rush with smooth, dull blue-green stems

N

N

Lepidosperma elatius Tall Sword Sedge Leaves to 10mm wide with sharp edges

N

N

Lepidosperma gunii Sedge Narrow stiff leaves to 3mm wide

N

N

Lepidosperma laterale Variable Sword Sedge Narrow stiff leaves to 6mm wide

N

N

Lepidosperma longitudinale Common Sword Sedge Soft leaves and stems with greyish-brown spikelets

N

N

Lobelia alata Lobelia Small, pale blue, fan-shaped flowers

N

N

Lobelia pratioides Creeping Lobelia Single blue and white flowers on hairy stalks

Y

N

Marsilea drummondii Common Nardoo An aquatic plant with floating fronds

Y

N

Marsilea hirsuta Short-fruit Nardoo An aquatic plant with floating fronds

N

N

Mazus pumilo Swamp Mazus Suckering mat plant with white or mauve flowers

Y

N

Mentha australis River Mint Clusters of small tubular white to mauve flowers, mint fragrance

Y

Y

Mentha laxiflora Forest Mint Aromatic perennial herb with dense clusters of mauve, or rarely, white flowers

Y

N

Myriophyllum crispatum Water Milfoil Erect perennial herb with cream to reddish-brown flowers

Y

N

Neopaxia australasia White Purslane Spreading perennial herb with small white flowers

Y

N

Persicaria decipiens Slender Knotweed Erect to spreading annual herb with small pink flowers in slender spikes

Y

N

Persicaria praetermissa Spotted Knotweed Straggling perennial herb with pink flowers in short spikes

Y

N

Pteris tremula Tender Brake A very attractive fern. Fronds to 1.5 m long

N

N

Ranunculus glabrifolia Shiny Buttercup Slender herb with glossy leaves and yellow flowers

N

N

Restio tetraphyllus Tassel Sedge Tall bright green feathery perennial tussock

Y

Y

Triglochin procera Water ribbon An attractive plant for water gardens with erect or floating ribbon-like leaves

N

N

Triglochin striata Streaked Arrowgrass Slender, loose racemes with many tiny greenish-yellow flowers

Y

N

Villarsia reniformis Marsh Flower Shiny dark green kidney-shaped leaves with bright yellow flowers

Y

N

Small Shrubs, under 1 m

Botanical Name Common Name Comments Tubes Pots
Acaena ovina Sheeps Burr Flowers form in a spike and has green spiny burrs

N

N

Bracteantha viscosa Sticky everlasting Much branched sticky herb with showy bright yellow flowers

N

N

Brunonia australis Blue Pincushions Rosette of spoon-shaped leaves and dense blue flowerheads

N

N

Calocephalus lacteus Milky Beauty Heads Sprawling shrub, soft grey leaves, white button flowers

Y

N

Calotis scabiosifolia var integrifolia Rough Burr Daisy Hairy perennial herb with showy white or lilac flowerheads on long stalks

Y

N

Chrysocephalum apiculatum Common Everlasting Spreading dense shrub, terminal clusters of yellow flowers

Y

N

Chrysocephalum semipapposum Clustered Everlasting Wooly herb, golden flowers

Y

N

Craspedia variabilis Billy Buttons Variable tufted perennial herb, yellow flowers on long stalks

N

N

Epacris impressa Common Heath Open, wiry shrub with masses of white or pink flowers. Victoria's floral emblem.

Y

N

Gonocarpus tetragynus Common Raspwort Low bushy herb with loose spikes of tiny pink flowers

Y

N

Helichrysum rutidolepis Pale Everlasting Erect, hairy perennial herb with single yellow button flowerheads

Y

N

Helichrysum scorpioides Button Everlasting Spreading herb, yellow flowers

N

N

Hibbertia stricta Erect Guinea-flower Showy plant with pale yellow flowers and dull green leaves

Y

N

Hovea linearis Common Hovea A dainty little plant with mauve pea flowers along the stems

N

N

Lagenifera gracilis Slender Bottle Daisy Basal rosette of dark green leaves with small mauve or white flowers on stalks

N

N

Lagenifera stipitata Blue Bottle Daisy Hairy dark green leaves with mauve flowers on stalks

Y

N

Leptorhynchos squamatus Scaly Buttons Yellow flowers held above foliage on long scaly stalks

N

N

Leptorhynchos tenuifolius Wiry Buttons Wiry, branched perennial with single yellow flowers held erect

Y

N

Olearia asterotricha Rough Daisy Bush Dull green, rough & hairy foliage with single blue to mauve flowerheads on long stalks

Y

N

Olearia erubescens Moth Daisy Bush Small loose panicles of white to pink flowerheads with yellow centres

Y

N

Olearia myrsinoides Silky Daisy Bush Open shrub, white flowers

Y

N

Pimelea curviflora Curved Rice-flower Dull green, curved leaves with yellow-green flowers

N

N

Pimelea humilis Common Rice-flower Erect or straggling small shrub with dense creamy-white flowerheads

Y

N

Plantago debilis Slender or Shade Plantain Rosetted perennial herb with slender spikes of pale green flowers

N

N

Plantago varia Variable Plantain Rosetted perennial herb with dense spikes of brown flowers on stalks

N

N

Platylobium obtusangulum Common Flat-pea Triangular leaves with sharp points

Y

N

Pteris tremula Tender Brake Tufted erect fern with fine, lacy foliage

N

N

Pultenaea gunnii Golden Bush Pea Soft shrub with golden flowers

N

N

Pultanaea pedunculata Matted Bush-Pea Densely matted plant with yellow & red flowers

N

N

Senecio campyllocarpus Fireweed

N

N

Senecio hispidulus Rough Fireweed Erect perennial herb with branched clusters of inconspicuous flowerheads

Y

N

Senecio hispidulus var dissectus Hill Fireweed Leaf margins have more rounded teeth than the above.

N

N

Senecio linearifolius Fireweed Groundsel Erect perennial herb with large flat-topped clusters of numerous small flowerheads

N

N

Senecio quadridentatus Cotton Fireweed Erect perennial herb with stems and leaves covered with cottony hairs

N

N

Sphaerolobium vimineum Leafless Globe-pea Leafless plant with spikes of yellow pea flowers

N

N

Tetratheca ciliata Pink Bells An erect clumping shrub with fragrant mauve to white flowers

Y

N

Thelionema caespitosum Blue Grass-lily An attractive plant for a moist rockery. Blue, star-shaped flowers.

N

N

Veronica gracilis Slender Speedwell Slender, erect herb with pale mauve cup flowers

N

N

Xerochrysum palustre Swamp everlasting

N

N

Larger Shrubs, over 1m

Botanical Name Common Name Comments Tubes Pots
Correa reflexa Common Correa Open shrub with green bells

Y

Y

Correa reflexa var lobatus Common Correa (Mt Dandenong form)

N

N

Daviesia latifolia Hop Bitter Pea Spreading shrub, racemes of fragrant yellow & brown flowers

Y

N

Daviesia leptophylla Slender Bitter Pea Stiff, dull green linear leaves, racemes of yellow and red flowers

N

N

Dillwynia cinerascens Grey Parrot Pea Open understorey shrub, greyish-green leaves with yellow and orange pea flowers

Y

N

Goodenia ovata Hop Goodenia Yellow flowers, fast growing

Y

N

Goodenia ovata Low growing Hop Goodenia (Semi prostrate form)

Y

N

Grevillea alpina Mountain grevillea Dense, upright shrub with clusters of bright red and yellow flowers in terminal clusters

Y

N

Hakea sericea Silky Hakea The prickly foliage provides a safe habitat for small birds.

Y

N

Hakea nodosa Yellow Hakea Small yellow flowers and soft needles

Y

N

Hakea teretifolia Dagger Hakea Masses of hairy, white flowers and stiff, sharp needles

Y

N

Hakea ulicina Furze Hakea Cream flowers, upright

Y

N

Indigofera australis Austral Indigo Mauve flowers in spring

Y

N

Leptospermum continentale Prickly Tea-tree (dwarf form) Masses of white flowers

Y

Y

Leptospermum myrsinoides Silky Tea-tree Compact or wiry shrub, dull green leaves and white or pink flowers

N

N

Leptospermum scopanium Manuka Large shrub, mid-green leaves and white or pink flowers

N

Y

Olearia glandulosa Swamp Daisy Bush Fine, dark green, sticky leaves

Y

N

Olearia lirata Snowy Daisy Bush Masses of white flowers, moist soil

Y

N

Olearia phlogopappa Alpine Daisy Bush Grey-green leaves with masses of white, pink or blue flowers

Y

N

Olearia ramulosa Twiggy Daisy Bush Fast growing, white flowers

Y

N

Ozothamnus obcordatus Grey Everlasting Numerous dense clusters of tubular yellow flowers

N

N

Pimelea axiflora Tough Rice-flower Open, erect shrub with dark green leaves and small creamy-white flowers

Y

N

Platylobium formosum Handsome Flat-pea Scrambling shrub with large yellow and red pea flowers

N

N

Pultenaea hispidula Rusty Bush Pea Graceful pendulous shrub with single yellow flowers

N

N

Pultanaea pedunculata Matted Bush Pea Layering, densely matted groundcover with masses of yellow and red flowers

N

N

Pultenaea scabra Rough Bush Pea Hairy shrub with masses of orange-yellow flowers in terminal clusters

N

Y

Sambucus gaudichaudiana Native Elderberry Upright perennial herb with waxy, white fragrant flowers; moist sites

Y

N

Solanum aviculare Kangaroo Apple (fine leaf form) Purple flowers, red fruit

N

N

Solanum aviculare Kangaroo Apple Purple flowers, red fruit

N

N

Solanum laciniatum Large Kangaroo Apple Bluish to purple flowers, orange fruit

N

N

Small Trees, up to 10m

Botanical Name Common Name Height Comments Tubes Pots
Acacia acinacea Gold Dust Wattle

2m

Flowers in profuse bright yellow balls along arching branches

N

N

Acacia genistifolia Spreading Wattle

3m

Fast growing, open spreading shrub with perfumed lemon ball flowers

N

N

Acacia leprosa Cinnamon Wattle

6m

Drooping, aromatic foliage with scented lemon ball flowers

Y

N

Acacia mucronata Narrow-leaf Wattle

6m

Erect or spreading shrub with cream to yellow flower spikes

Y

N

Acacia myrtifolia Myrtle wattle

3m

Open tree, lemon flowers

Y

N

Acacia paradoxa Hedge Wattle

4m

Prickly tree, abundant large golden yellow balls

N

N

Acacia pycnantha Golden Wattle

10m

Gold ball, upright tree

N

N

Acacia stricta Hop Wattle

5m

Erect tree with lemon flowers

N

N

Acacia ulicifolia Juniper Wattle

2m

Open rounded tree with prickly leaves

Y

N

Acacia verticillata Prickly Moses

6m

Prickly tree, yellow flowers

N

N

Allocasuarina littoralis Black Sheoke

8m

Erect small tree, woody cones

Y

N

Allocasuarina paludosa Swamp Sheoke

2m

Slow growing, open or dense tree, brown flowers

Y

N

Banksia marginata Silver Banksia

5m

Variable dense to open tree, yellow flower spikes

N

Y

Banksia marginata (Heath form) Silver Banksia

5m

Variable dense to open tree, yellow flower spikes

Y

N

Banksia spinulosa Hairpin Banksia

4m

Dense tree, narrow dark green toothed leaves, flowers are golden yellow spikes

Y

N

Bursaria spinosa Sweet Bursaria

6m

Upright shrub, masses of fragrant creamy-white flowers

N

N

Cassinia aculeata Dogwood

4m

Aromatic, cauliflower heads of white flowers

N

N

Cassinia arcuata Drooping Cassina (Chinese Scrub)

3m

Fine foliaged shrub, drooping form

Y

N

Cassinia longifolia Shiny Cassinia

3m

Dense terminal clusters of small white flowers

N

N

Cassinia trinerva Three-Veined Cassinia

3m

Broad flat clusters of whitish flowers

N

N

Coprosma hirtella Rough Coprosma

2m

Slender tree with rough, dull green leaves

N

N

Coprosma quadrifida Prickly Currant Bush

4m

Open, prickly, red fruit

Y

N

Goodia lotifolia Golden Tip

5m

Fast growing tree with racemes of fragrant yellow pea flowers

Y

N

Gynatrix pulchella Hemp Bush

4m

Hairy, heart-shaped leaves, requires moist soils

N

N

Hedycarya augustifolia Native Mulberry

4m

Glossy dark green leaves with inconspicuous pale green flowers

N

N

Hymenanthera dentata Tree Violet

2m

Scented tree, small berries

N

N

Kunzea ericoides Burgan

5m

Fast growing with long-stalked white flowers

N

N

Kunzea ericoides Burgan (dwarf weeping form)

5m

Fast growing, weeping tree, long-stalked white flowers

Y

N

Leptospermum continentale Prickly Tea-tree (riparian form)

4m

Fast growing, straggling small tree with masses of white flowers

N

Y

Leptospermum continentale Prickly Tea-tree (heathland form)

4m

Dense, erect tree, masses of white flowers

Y

Y

Leptospermum grandifolium Mountain Tea-tree

6m

Dense tree with large white flowers

N

N

Leptospermum lanigerum Wooly Tea-tree

6m

Attractive grey leaves, masses of white flowers

Y

N

Lomatia myricoides River lomatia

5m

Attractive slow-growing small tree with perfumed cream flowers

Y

Y

Melaleuca ericifolia Swamp Paperbark

9m

Lemon brushes, moist soils

Y

N

Melaleuca squarrosa Scented Paperbark

5m

Yellow brushes, moist soils

Y

N

Olearia argophylla Musk Daisy Bush

8m

Tall shrub, white flowers

N

N

Ozothamnus ferrugineus Tree Everlasting

6m

White flower heads, moist sites

Y

N

Pittosporum bicolor Banyalla

10m

Medium tree, yellow flowers

Y

N

Polyscias sambucifolia Elderberry Panax

6m

Clusters of small yellow-green flowers

N

N

Pomaderris aspera Hazel Pomaderris

10m

Variable shrub, hairy leaf

N

N

Pomaderris lanigera Woolly Pomaderris

3m

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

Y

Y

Pomaderris racemosa Slender Pomaderris

5m

Dark green leaves, small clusters of yellow flowers. Growth is mostly erect.

Y

N

Prostranthera lasianthos Victorian Christmas Bush

8m

White flowers in Summer

N

N

Spyridium parvifolium Dusty Miller

3m

Soft shrub, grey foliage

Y

Y

Viminaria juncea Golden Spray

4m

Fast growing shrub, long drooping sprays of yellow flowers

Y

N

Larger Trees, over 10m

Botanical Name Common Name Height Comments Tubes Pots
Acacia dealbata Silver Wattle

30m

Greyish foliage, yellow balls

N

N

Acacia implexa Lightwood

15m

Fast growing tree

Y

N

Acacia mearnsii Black Wattle

10m

Dark green foliage

N

N

Acacia melanoxylon Blackwood

30m

Variable forms

Y

N

Eucalyptus camaldulensis Red River Gum

50m

Large, open spreading tree, white flowers

Y

N

Eucalyptus cephalocarpa Silver-leaf Stringbark

20m

Medium tree, silver foliage

Y

N

Eucalyptus cypellocarpa Mountain Grey Gum

65m

Upright tree with dense canopy, white flowers

Y

N

Eucalyptus goniocalyx Long Leaf Box

20m

Long leaves

N

N

Eucalyptus macrorhyncha Red Stringy Bark

35m

Tall, straight tree, dry soils

Y

N

Eucalyptus melliodora Yellow Box

30m

Large tree, light brown bark

Y

N

Eucalyptus obliqua Messmate

70m

Tall upright tree with dense canopy, white flowers

Y

N

Eucalyptus ovata Swamp Gum

30m

Medium spreading tree

N

N

Eucalyptus polyanthemos Red Box

25m

An ornamental tree with attractive blue-grey foliage and white or cream flowers

Y

N

Eucalyptus radiata Narrow Leaf Peppermint

30m

Weeping medium tree

Y

N

Eucalyptus regnans Mountain Ash

95m

Tall tree with shedding bark

N

N

Eucalyptus viminalis Manna Gum

50m

Straight tree, ribbon bark

Y

N

Eucalyptus yarraensis Yarra Gum

20m

Short trunk with dense spreading crown

Y

N

Rapanea howittiana Muttonwood

10m

Medium tree, dark green leaves

Y

N

What are Indigenous Plants

Indigenous plants are native plants of local origin.

There can be genetic differences in the same species around the country. Hence, as well as the distinction between locally indigenous plants and other natives, there is also a need to distinguish between local and non-local members of the same species. Read More


About Seed Collection

All plants grown and sold by the Knox Environment Society are of local provenance. All propagation material is collected under permit number 1/70/99/14 and under strict guidelines to protect and preserve the genetic integrity of our indigenous flora.


Do you need Plants?

If you are a resident please visit our Community Nursery on Sundays, Saturdays and Thursdays.


If you are involved with a school or community group write to the Knox Environment Society at
P.O Box 336,
Boronia VIC 3155.


If you are a landscape designer contact the landscape section at the Knox City Council.