Australian Native Plants

Australian Native Plants - Dicot





Hymenosporum flavum
(Native Frangipani)
Hymenosporum flavum
Height
 2m - 10m (to 25m in tropical forest)
Spread
 3m - 5m
The Native Frangipani is the only member of the genus Hymenosporum and is closely related to the Pittosporum. In tropical parts of its range it can grow to 25m tall with a diameter of 30cm. In cultivation it is a small slender tree to 10m tall with... Read more >
Pittosporum ferrugineum
(Rusty pittosporum)
Pittosporum ferrugineum
Height
 4m - 8m
Rusty pittosporum is a large bushy shrub or small tree with dense canopy growing to about eight metres in height. The leaves are elliptical and grow to about 12 cm long and 1 cm wide. It produces clusters of small five-lobed white flowers with... Read more >
Disphyma crassifolium var clavellatum
(Round-leaved Pigface)
Disphyma crassifolium var clavellatum

Spread
 1m - 2m
Round-leaved Pigface is a prostrate, succulent herbaceous perennial plant with pink, purple or violet flowers. Read more >
Astroloma foliosum Astroloma foliosum
Height
 0.2m –1.3m
Astroloma foliosum is an erect, conifer-like shrub with tubular green-tipped red flowers in winter and early spring.May–Sep. Read more >
Rhododendron lochiae
(Australian Rhododendron)
Rhododendron lochiae
Height
 1m
Spread
 1m
Australian Rhododendron is small shrub growing to one metre tall. The glossy leaves are elliptical and grow up to 10 cm long and 5 cm wide, and are thick and stiff. It has very attractive clusters of reddish pink bell-shaped flowers that grow to 5... Read more >
Senna artemisioides
(Silver Cassia)
Senna artemisioides
Height
 1m - 3m
Silver Cassia is a shrub growing to about two metres in height. The leaves are covered in short hairs giving a silvery appearance. The compound leaves grow to about 4cm long and have up to eight pairs of narrow leaflets. Clusters of yellow flowers... Read more >
Allocasuarina decaisneana
(Desert Oak)
Allocasuarina decaisneana
Height
 5m - 18m
Spread
 3m - 7m
The Desert Oak is an open sparse tree. Female plants have red flowers in spring, and male plants have brown flowers. Seed cones are 3cm - 7cm long. Read more >
Halgania cyanea
(Mallee Blue-flower)
Halgania cyanea
Height
 0.3m - 0.9m
Spread
 0.5m - 2m
The Mallee Blue-flower or Rough Halgania is a small perennial sub-shrub with a suckering habit. It is usually dense and bushy. The dull green leaves are linear or narrow elliptical with toothed margins and are about 25mm long. The star-shaped... Read more >
Hemiandra pungens
(Snakebush)
Hemiandra pungens
Height
 0.1m - 1m
Spread
 2m - 3m
Snakebush is a small shrub with variable habit. It can be a prostrate shrub or trailing plant. The leaves are usually simple lance-shaped with a short sharp point. Leaves grow to about 25mm long. The tubular flowers have two lips, with the a... Read more >
Pimelea flava ssp Flava
(Yellow Rice-flower)
Pimelea flava ssp Flava
Height
 2m
Yellow Rice-flower is an upright shrub that grows to about two metres in height. The leathery leaves are rounded and attached to the stem with very short stalk. young stems are covered in hairs. The leaves grow to about 8 mm long and 6 mm wide. The... Read more >
Pimelea physodes
(Qualup Bell)
Pimelea physodes
Height
 0.5m - 1m
Spread
 0.3m - 0.5m
Qualup Bell is an upright small shrub that grows to about one metre in height. The oval leaves are about 10mm long and 6 mm wide. It produces clusters of hanging bell-shaped flowers in spring. The flowers are surrounded by bracts which vary in... Read more >
Bauera sessiliflora
(Grampians Bauera)
Bauera sessiliflora
Height
 2m - 3m
Spread
 2m - 4m
The Grampians Bauera is a dense upright shrub with pink or purple open-petalled flowers in spring and summer. Read more >
Pullea stutzeri
(Hard Alder)
Pullea stutzeri
Height
 5m - 10m
Hard Alder is a small ornamental rainforest tree growing to about ten metres tall, but can be maintained as a large shrub by pruning. The leaves are elliptical to about 15 cm long and 7 cm wide, becoming pointed towards the tip with small serrations... Read more >
Spyridium parvifolium
(Dusty Miller)
Spyridium parvifolium
Height
 0.15m - 2m
Spread
 1m - 1.5m
Dusty Miller is a shrub that grows to about 3 m tall. There is also a prostrate ground cover form that grows to about 15 cm spreads to about a metre across. The leaves are dark green above and paler with hairs on the underside, elliptical in shape... Read more >
Spyridium vexilliferum
(Winged Spyridium)
Spyridium vexilliferum
Height
 0.3m - 0.9m
Winged Spyridium is a small shrub that grows to about a metre tall. The leaves are narrow without hairs above and paler below with white or brownish hairs. It produces heads of small white flowers in spring and summer. The individual flowers have... Read more >
Pleiogynium timorense
(Burdekin Plum)
Pleiogynium timorense
Height
 20m
Spread
 10m
The Burdekin Plum is a medium sized tree with dense canopy growing to about twenty metres in height but often smaller. It has glossy pinnate leaves with up to eleven elliptical leaflets on each leaf. It produces cluster of small not very ornamental... Read more >
Glischrocaryon behrii
(Golden Pennants)
Glischrocaryon behrii
Height
 0.6m
Spread
 0.4m
Golden Pennants is an upright, dense herbaceous perennial plant with golden yellow flowers in spring. Read more >
Anthocercis viscosa
(Sticky Ray-flower)
Anthocercis viscosa
Height
 1m - 4m
Spread
 1m - 4m
The Sticky Ray-flower is an upright, dense shrub with white tubular star-shaped flowers throughout the year. Read more >
Anopterus macleayanus
(Queensland Laurel)
Anopterus macleayanus
Height
 15m
The Queensland Laurel is a shrub or small tree in the Escallonia family. The leaves are 10cm - 30cm long and 2cm - 4cm wide. White flowers are produced in racemesfrom mid spring to early summer. Read more >