|Agapanthus 'Purple Cloud' |
A clumping Agapanthus to 1m, with clusters of dark purple flowers. Full sun for best flowers.
|Agapanthus orientalis - blue |
Clumping plant with dark green strap-like leaves to 1m. Blue flowers in large globular heads in summer. Full sun for best flowers.
|Agapanthus orientalis - white |
Clumping plant with dark green strap-like leaves to 1m. White flowers in large globular heads in summer. Full sun for best flowers.
|Alocasia brisbanensis Cunjevoi|
Rainforest understorey clumping plant to 1m high. Pale aroid-type flowers followed by orange-red berries. Good landscape fill-in. Tolerates wet conditions. Sun/semi-shade.
|Alocasia macrorrhiza Giant elephant ear|
Large glossy green leaves up to 1 metre long. Can grow 2-3 metres high. Full sun/ part shade.
|Alpinia modesta |
This N.Qld rainforest plant makes dense clumps of neat erect stems to 1.5m. The narrow leaves are dark green with reddish backs. Full/part shade.
|Alpinia mutica False Cardamon|
Compact and neat clumping ginger to 1.5m with aromatic leaves and very small shell ginger type flowers. Best in part/full shade.
|Alpinia vittata Variegated Ginger|
Dense clumping ginger with neat erect stems to 1.5m. The narrow leaves have white and green variegation. Full/part shade.
|Alpinia zerumbet variegata Variegated Shell Ginger|
Clumping ginger green and gold variegated leaves to 2m. Bears pannicles of shell-like pink & white flowers. Sun or shade
|Aristea ecklonii |
Soft evergreen iris-like fans of foliage to 60 cm with tall spikes of small bright blue flowers mostly in spring and early summer. Sun/semi-shade.
|Arthropodium milleflorum Pale Vanilla Lily|
Tufting lily to 30 cm with long branched stems of tiny nodding pink, vanilla scented flowers throughout year. Sun/semi-shade. Hardy.
|Arundina graminifolia Bamboo Orchid|
Clumping terrestrial orchid from Asia growing up to 2m tall. Bee & butterfly attracting lilac & purple terminal flowers in summer & autumn. Full/part sun.
|Belamcanda chinensis Pink Leopard Lily|
1.5m tall member of the iris family with red-spotted pink flowers in autumn; seed pods open to show blackberry -like seeds. Frost resistant. Sun/semi-shade.
|Canna generalis Mixed|
Free flowering cannas flowering most of the year (including red, yellow, pink, orange, apricot, salmon, and variegated). Sun/semi-shade.
|Carex brunnea variegata |
Attractive upright tufted perennial grass with narrow cream and green striped foliage. Suits sun to semi-shade in moist soils. 40cm high.
|Carex dipsacea Wave Grass|
Hardy ornamental grass forming dense green tufts up to 75cm. Ideal for borders, rockeries or ponds. Best mass planted. Full/part sun
|Carex flagellifera Weeping Sedge|
Upright tufted perennial grass to 40cm with unusual tan foliage providing a good contrast. Suits sun to semi-shade in moist soils.
|Carex hattoriana |
Attractive native tufted grass with bright green foliage to 80cm. Prefers moist soil and full/part sun.
|Carex testacea |
Clump forming grass from N.Z. with brick orange foliage. Approx 60 cm x 50 cm. Cold tolerant. Sun/semi-shade.
|Clivia miniata Kaffir Lily|
Clumping plant to 50cm with large heads of orange/scarlet flowers and dark green strap-like leaves. Well drained position. Full/semi shade.
|Crinum menehune Burgundy Burgundy swamp lily|
Hardy perennial to 60cm. Pink flowers in Spring/summer. Full sun or part shade.
|Crinum pedunculatum Native Spider Lily|
Hardy and adaptable salt-tolerant native. Grows in clumps to 1.5m high with very large erect strap shaped leaves and spidery white perfumed flowers. Sun/shade.
|Curculigo recurvata Weevil plant|
Rainforest understorey clumper with palm-like leaves to 1m. Insignificant yellow flowers appear at base of clump. Hardy. Sun/shade.
|Cymbopogon citratus Lemon Grass|
Clumping grass to 1 m. Decorative and culinary. Hardy. Sun.
|Dianella - white flowering |
FNQ rainforest understorey clumping plant to 35cm with small white star-like flowers followed by yellow/green berries. Part/full shade.
|Dianella brevipedunculata |
Clump forming upright flax lily to 60cm. Many small blue flowers held on fine stalks amongst the leaves; purplish berries follow. Sun/semi-shade.
|Dianella caerulea Blue Flax Lily|
Hardy clump forming flax lily to 70 cm. Spikes of small blue flowers held above strap like arching foliage. Sun/semi-shade.
|Dianella caerulea 'King Alfred" pbr |
A blue-leaf dianella which will survive both wet and drought conditions once established. Compact clumps to 70cm x 70cm with flower stems to 1m high. Salt & wind tolerant. Sun/semi-shade.
|Dianella ‘Little Jess’ pbr |
Compact low dianella approx. 50cmx50cm with narrow green foliage. Bears blue flowers in spring followed by purple berries. Good rockery or border plant. Waterwise once established. Full/part sun.
|Dichorisandra thyrsiflora Blue Ginger|
Perennial clumping plant to 1.2m with 1m spread. Star-shaped blue-violet flowers in striking terminal spikes. Moist position. Part/full shade.
|Liriope spicata variegata 'Silver Dragon'|
White & green variegated strap leaves to 25 cm; forms a spreading clump and sends out runners. Purple/pink short flower spikes in summer. Sun/semi-shade.
|Lomandra confertifolia Echidna grass|
A small fine leafed grass that resembles the Aussie Echidna. Grows to 30cm. Full sun/part shade.
|Lomandra hystrix Green Mat Rush|
Hardy clumping plant with arching deep green strap leaves to 1.5m. Fragrant cream flowers in spring. Most situations. Good accent plant. Sun/shade
|Lomandra hystrix 'Lucky Stripe' Variegated Lomandra|
Grows to 1.2m x 1.2m in full sun or part shade. Produces white flowers on long stems. Ideal for adding interest to a dull area of the garden.
|Lomandra Little Pal |
Small hardy native grass to 70cm with attractive light green upright foliage. Drought, frost and salt tolerant when established.
|Lomandra longifolia Mat Rush|
Hardy clumping plant with upright strap leaves to1.5m. Fragrant cream flowers in spring. Most situations. Good accent plant. Less green than 'hystrix' . Sun/shade.
|Miscanthus sinensis 'Sarabande' |
Decorative and hardy grass. Foliage is fine and blue/green with a vertical silver line. Feathery flower plumes in summer. 1m x 1m clump.
|Miscanthus sinensis 'Silver Feather' |
Decorative and hardy grass. Foliage is green with a vertical silver line. Feathery flower plumes in summer. 1m x 1m clump.
|Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus' Zebra Grass|
Decorative and hardy grass. Foliage is green and striped yellow across the leaves. Feathery flower plumes in summer. 1m x 1m clump. Hardy. Sun/semi-shade.
|Neomarica bicolor Walking Iris|
Fans of glossy dark green foliage produce cream and mauve flowers on stems which then arch to the ground and take root. Quickly produces thick clumps. Hardy. Sun/shade.