Some plants of the Whitehorse (Victoria, Australia) area.
The following list is a sample of the range of plants indigenous to this region which are grown at the nursery.
The following are species we TRY to grow given the season and availability of seed and cuttings.
Please ask – we may have a few other species from time to time
Note: there have been many name changes recently
|Botanical Name||Common Name||Characteristics|
|LARGE SHRUBS 2m TO 6m|
|Acacia paradoxa||Hedge Wattle||Bushy; prickly; birds; yellow balls spring.|
|Acacia stricta||Hop Wattle||Upright; bluish foliage; pale yellow balls spring.|
|Acacia verticillata||Prickly Moses||Short, sharp needles; lemon rods winter/spring.|
|Bursaria spinosa||Sweet Bursaria||Variable woody shrub to small tree; fragrant flowers in summer|
|Callistemon sieberi||River Bottlebrush||Open to dense weeping; small cream bottlebrushes; moist.|
|Goodia lotifolia||Golden-tip||Open shrub; clover-like leaves; yellow pea flowers in spring.|
|Kunzea leptospermoides||Yarra Burgan||Dense; masses sm white flowers in summer.|
|Leptospermum continentale||Prickly Tea-tree||Erect; small leaves/sharp point; white flowers spring/summer.|
|Melaleuca ericifolia||Swamp Paperbark||Small cream brushes spring/summer.|
|Melicytus dentatus||Tree Violet||Spiny; narrow leaves; moist; yellow flowers in spring.|
|Ozothamnus ferrugineus||Tree Everlasting||Understorey; moist; white flowers spring/summer.|
|Olearia lirata||Snowy Daisy-bush||Erect; leaves whitish below; masses daisy flowers spring|
|Prostanthera lasianthos||Victorian Christmas-bush||Aromatic leaf; purple-spotted white flowers summer.|
|Viminaria juncea||Golden Spray||Weeping sprays yellow pea flowers spring/summer.|
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