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True Blue Native Feature Trees

These are beautiful selections chosen for their suitability for strictly native landscapes or as a feature tree among exotics. Plant this way for interest and texture.

Acacia implexa

Hickory Wattle, Lightwood

An upright small to medium tree that is native to Australia. It has similar wood to Acacia melanoxylon when young but Implexa flowers in summer. A drought tolerant upright small tree with an open crown, long slender green leaves and pale yellow flowers in Summertime.

Allocasuarina littoralis

Black Sheoak

An erect conical shaped tree which has dark fissured bark which looks black at certain times of the year. This fast growing tree bears showy red male flowers in spring. The female has small spiky cones

Angophora costata

Smoothbarked Apple Myrtle, Rusty Gum

This attractive Australian native tree is loved for its smooth bark that is slightly purple in colour. It has large and twisted limbs and a very large expanded trunk base. It bears white flower clusters in spring. This tree has opposite leaves compared to alternate leaves as seen in eucalypt tree varieties. It has beautiful red new growth.

Callistemon viminalis 'Dawson River'

This is an attractive shrub or small tree with a weeping habit. The leaves are green in colour, long and thin, with tiny hairs. Lovely crimson bottlebrush flowers appear in Spring and Summer, although it is known to spot flower throughout the year, attracting nectar loving birds.

Corymbia citriodora 'Scentuous' syn. 'Dwarf Pink'

This variety is becoming very popular in landscaping circles as it exhibits all the wonderful characteristics of a Lemon Scented Gum but in a compact form, only growing to 7 metres tall. An abundance of narrow green foliage is enhanced by that magnificent lemon scent and distinctive grey shredding bark. We have material available this season in 40cm/27L containers but you will need to be quick.

Corymbia maculata

Spotted Gum

This is a stately tree which grows straight and tall. The bark sheds in summer and is smooth and cream in colour with grey spots from the older bark, providing contrast and interest with its mottled appearance. The leaves are dark green and glossy and from autumn to winter, small clusters of fragrant white flowers appear attracting birds and honey bees to the area.

Eucalyptus leucoxylon 'Euky Dwarf™'

A shapely native tree with a light open canopy, single trunk and smooth bark that sheds. It's grey-green leaves once mature is offset by masses of pink, red and sometimes cream blossom from late autumn to early summer. This is a bird attracting tree, perfect for the native landscape. We have good numbers in 30cm, 40cm/27L and 50cm/52L containers.

Eucalyptus leucoxylon 'Rosea'

Red Flowering Yellow Gum

This big tree is an Australian favourite and easy to spot when in flower. Cream to grey coloured bark, which sheds in flakes is dominated by bright red flowers in clusters of three between autumn and spring. It has narrow shaped green leaves. Growing to 12-15 metres depending on its environment, plant this one where there is space. We have good supply for planting now in 40cm/27L and 50cm/52L containers.

Eucalyptus pauciflora 'Little Snowman'

A small native tree that exhibits patches of grey, white and a reddish-pink bark in older growth on smooth trunks. Foliage is dark green to greenish blue and narrow in shape but still holds that typical pauciflora leaf which is large, thick and waxy. This is another compact growing native tree perfect for smaller gardens.  

Lophostemon confertus

Queensland Brush Box

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.

Waterhousea floribunda 'ST1' Whisper

Weeping Lilly Pilly

One of our most popular sellers! This is a versatile, bushy tree with a wonderful weeping habit making it perfect for large screening projects and the softening of fence lines. New growth starts off pink with leaves turning to various shades of green as the foliage matures. It forms white flowers in summer, followed by green, bird attracting fruits. The foliage is maintained to the base of the plant giving a year-round lush, full appearance. This variety can also be pleached to a central trunk to raise the height of the lower foliage.


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