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Caesalpinia is a species of flowering plant in the pea family Fabaceae, native to the tropics and subtropics of the Americas. It could be native to the West Indies, but its exact origin is unknown due to widespread cultivation.
Casuarina Cousin It
Casuarina glauca which is well known as Cousin It plant is a great low growing plant for cover the ground, rocky area. It has dark green and hair like foliage which is long trailing. It grows up to 10-15cm tall and 1m wide.
A fast growing, attractive semi deciduous tree with a broad vase shape habit and pendulous branches. Small dark green leaves with serrated edges. A lovely mottled bark with tones of dark grey, reddish brown and cream.
Clivias brighten the garden during late winter and early spring with clusters of vibrant yellow throated, orange or salmon trumpet flowers. The flowers are held on stalks above the clump of dark green strap-like leaves.
Conifers are mostly evergreen trees or shrubs with scale-like leaves or needles and seed-bearing cones. They are cold-hardy, drought resistant, low maintenance, and prized by gardeners for their ornamental value.
Cordia Superba with big white flowers, big soft leaves, this humidity-loving tree makes an impression even when small, and especially in full bloom. Very showy in the sunshine, and happy growing in light shade.
Correa is a hardy compact evergreen shrub. It is part of the Rutaceae family and is native to Australia. There is 11 species of Correa which range in height from groundcovers to large shrubs.
Crotons are tropical plants that thrive outdoors in warm temperate areas. Crotons are one of the toughest and most adaptable species out there. Most will happily take full sun all day, and can handle extended drought.
Cupressus macrocarpa is a dense, evergreen cypress with attractive golden foliage that ages green. It bears large and wrinkled cones and has slightly coarse foliage that smells sour when bruised.
Daphne are neat, mostly evergreen shrubs with exquisitely perfumed pink, red or mauve flowers in late winter and spring. The waxy star shaped flowers bloom in tight clusters amid leathery dark green leaves.
Dodonaea’s are known as hop bush, as they were used to make beer by early European Australians. Dodonaea has also been traditionally used by Aboriginal Australians to treat toothache, cuts and stingray stings.
Duranta – Sheenas Gold
Striking yellow-green foliage all year, with a dense habit, that forms one of our most popular hedges. Lilac flowers in spring and summer, followed by clusters of yellow-orange berries in autumn and winter.
Euonymus Golden Rocket
Euonymus Gold Rocket is an evergreen upright growing compact shrub that has small dense green leaves with a yellow variegated edge. Euonymus are suitable to be planted in clay soil, can be grown in sun or shade and are drought tolerant.
Evolvulus Pilosus is a soft silvery-green foliage featuring masses of brilliant blue flowers from summer to autumn. This ground-cover is best grown in full sun. Plant in free draining soil rich in organic matter.
The Calathea plant is a popular plant used for indoor office decoration purposes. It is a type of plant that prefers indirect lighting, which means makes it perfect for indoor usage and office buildings.
Canadian Red Maple
Red Maple, Scarlet Maple, Swamp Maple, Canadian Maple. Noted for its lovely fall colour, Red Maple is a relatively fast growing deciduous tree of pyramidal habit when young, becoming rounded to oval at maturity.
Ceratopetalum is an early flowering, compact variety of NSW Christmas Bush. A simply stunning addition to the garden, producing masses of white flowers in Spring, followed by a halo of showy, red sepals.
Citrus trees are evergreen trees that can be grown in pots or in the ground. Citrus trees are easy to grow, and produce an abundant harvest in only a couple of years from planting. To reap the rewards year after year, you just need to follow a few easy steps.
Coffea Arabica, also known as the Arabic coffee, is a species of flowering plant in the coffee and madder family Rubiaceae. It is believed to be the first species of coffee to have been cultivated.
Corkwood, is a shrub or tree native to high rainfall areas on the margins of rainforest in eastern Australia. It has a thick and corky bark. The leaves are obovate to elliptic in shape, and small white flowers are produced in clusters.
Succulents in the genus Crassula are native to South Africa. They include shrub varieties commonly called jade plants, as well as stacked crassulas with leaves pancaked along thin stems. Green jade is a common houseplant worldwide.
The Curry Leaf Tree is a large shrub to small tree, which grows to 2 to 3 m in height. It is drought tolerant, very hardy and makes an excellent ornamental shrub. It can be grown in the ground or in a large pot.
One of the best garden shrubs is the Diosma. It grows as a round tidy plant with masses of pink flowers in late winter and spring. It will grow in all but the most tropical and humid parts of Australia.
Duranta – Erecta Alba
Erecta Alba is a fast-growing tropical shrub with beautiful cascading white flowers. Flowers develop into golden berry clusters. This easy care plant likes full sun and regular water. Can also be grown in a large container.
Eucalyptus trees require full sun, however, some species will tolerate areas with semi-shade. They also adapt well to a wide range of soils, from hot, dry sites to slightly wet as long as the area is well draining.
Eremophila is a genus of more than 260 species of plants in the Figwort family, Scrophulariaceae all of which are endemic to mainland Australia. They range in size from low-growing shrubs to small trees.
Euonymus Silver Pillar
Euonymus Silver Pillar is a compact, slow-growing, evergreen shrub with narrowly ovate leaves, variegated with white margins.–
Callistemon, Widely known as bottle brush due to its distinctive brushlike flower spikes, callistemons provide a sought after food source for native pollinators such as birds and butterflies, as well as small native mammals.
The Canna Lily is a perennial plant with lush tropical foliage and large flowers like a lily. They are low maintenance and easy to grow with both the foliage and the flower providing colour in the garden.
Clerodendrum is a genus of flowering plants formerly placed in the family Verbenaceae, but now considered to belong to the Lamiaceae (mint) family. Its common names include glorybower, bagflower and bleeding-heart.
Coleus is a genus of annual or perennial herbs or shrubs, sometimes succulent, sometimes with a fleshy or tuberous rootstock. They have some of the most stunningly coloured foliage in combinations of green, yellow, pink, red, maroon, etc
Cork Oak, is a medium-sized, evergreen oak tree. It is the primary source of cork for wine bottle and other uses such as cork flooring and as the cores of cricket balls. It is native to southwest Europe and northwest Africa.
Crepe Myrtle trees provide year round colour with their showy summer blooms, colourful fall foliage and attractive winter bark. They are available in several sizes from 2-foot shrubby dwarf varieties to towering trees.
A hardy and attractive landscaping plant albeit spiky, so best kept away from paths and lawn areas. Grows well in pots. Prefers tropical or subtropical climates, or warm protected positions in temperate climate.
The Dipladenia’s hardy nature and handsome, brightly coloured flowers, have made it a favourite pot plant. Usually thought of as a climber, the dipladenia is just as easy to train as a small shrub.
Duranta – Geisha Girl
Excellent evergreen vibrant climber-hedge. Rich purple flowers with a white edge to the petals, on long cascading stems, in spring and summer, followed by abundant orange-yellow berries in autumn and winter.
Erigeron, is a diverse genus of plants with more than 170 species found in temperate climates around the world. Depending on the variety, these daisies may behave like annuals, perennials, or biennials.
Euonymus plants consist of trees and low-growing shrubs with variable habits that make them valuable in garden designs. The most familiar species is the burning bush, which is widely planted for its red Autumn colour.
This escallonia is a versatile plant which when added to a garden border or bed will give year round structure and appeal. It is suited to any hedging or topiary work as it responds well to regular, light clippings producing a dense mat of foliage.
Euonymus Tom Thumb
Euonymus Tom Thumb is a lovely hedging plant growing 80cm tall by 60cm wide. We recommend a spacing of 5 plants per metre for a small hedge or border, will grow in a wide range of soils and conditions.