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Cool Natives that are really cool

Break up that green palette and be captivated by our Australian natives. Incorporate some of the cool blues and icy greens of our native trees which provide unique, year round beauty.

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On the subject of selecting and planting trees this time of year, we immediately think of those traditional deciduous lines synonymous with bold autumn colour. But we ask that you don’t overlook the crispness of Australian natives. Their cool blue and icy green shades instil their own unique beauty year-round in the landscape and provide a welcome contrast to a strictly green palette.

For a complete package of cool-coloured leaf and intriguing bark, Eucalyptus leucoxylon ‘Euky Dwarf’ offers the complete package. It is a shapely native with a light open canopy, single trunk and smooth bark that sheds. A year-round performer, its greyish green leaves once mature is offset by masses of pink, red and sometimes cream blossom from late autumn to early summer. Its size makes it ideal for small gardens and landscapes, planted singularly for contrast or in groups for a wonderful mini bushland effect.

If your focus is purely bark related, the compact growing Corymbia citriodora ‘Scentuous' syn. 'Dwarf Pink’ with its beautiful salmon pink bark and slender aromatic leaves will definitely captivate. 

Great looking foliage on a good all-rounder. This tree is stout and solid with grey coloured bark and glossy blue-ish green leaves. We have good numbers in 50 litre containers. 40cm/27L
Another great selection for blueish - grey contrast in the garden. This tree has oval shaped greyish leaves with a short trunk. It bears small white flowers in Spring. Our main selling size for this tree is in 50 litre containers and this line is selling very quickly. 30cm/14L 40cm/27L 50cm/52L
This is one of our new lines that has been grafted onto Corymbia maculata so it is a sure-fire performer but in a more compact form. Leaves are narrow and highly aromatic. This tree features magnificent salmon pink bark. We are really excited about this variety and you will be too. 40cm/27L
A traditional performer for this time of year...Waterhousia floribunda has a wonderful weeping habit that makes it a very popular selection for a feature tree or screen. These go really quickly, so make sure to secure your order before they all go! 30cm/14L 40cm/27L 50cm/52L 100L 150L
Here is a tree much loved for its smooth bark, large and twisted limbs. Ours are looking fabulous and are ready to go in 50 litre containers. 30cm/14L 40cm/27L 50cm/52L 100L
A rainforest tree native to the North-Eastern parts of Australia, this is a fast growing tree which is rarely affected by pests and diseases. Dome-like in shape, it develops a very dense foliage cover of dark green, leathery leaves providing good shade for the summer months. This variety rarely sheds limbs and has salmon coloured bark which flakes off over summer revealing orange-brown tones on the trunk. Summer also brings clusters of small white flowers whose stamens give them a decorative fluffy appearance. 40cm/27L 100L

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