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Alpinia purpurata

Added on 17 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Alpinia.
Species: Alpinia purpurata.

red flowering plant from the ginger family

Austromyrtus floribunda

Added on 17 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Austromyrtus.
Species: Austromyrtus floribunda..

Cape Ironwood. ornamental evergreen Australian native rainforest tree. Excellent screen or hedgeplant. Pretty wh...

Breynia cernua

Added on 19 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Breynia.
Species: Breynia cernua.

Australian native bushy shrub or small tree 1 - 5m high.

Breynia stipitata

Added on 17 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Breynia.
Species: Breynia stipitata.

Medium to large shrub with dark green leaves and showy small red fruit. Host plant for common Grass Yellow Butte...

Bromeliad

Added on 18 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Aechmea.
Species: Aechmea warasii.

Requires filtered light to keep colour. Keep centre full with fresh water. If removing from pot, must be placed ...

Callistemon " The Bluff "

Added on 18 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Callistemon.
Species: Callistemon " The Bluff "..

Small shrub, 1 - 1.5 m. with pink brushes. Plant in full sun for best results.

Cassia fistula

Added on 25 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Cassia.
Species: Cassia fistula.

Golden shower. Striking deciduous tree with ferny foliage, which bears spectacular long drooping clusters of fra...

Cyrostachys renda

Added on 20 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Cyrtostachys.
Species: Cyrtostachys renda.

Sealing wax/lipstick palm. Brilliant glossy scarlet leaf bases and dark green leaflets characterise this clumpi...

Dillenia alata

Added on 9 Oct, 2008 | 0 photos

Species: Dillenia alata.

medium tree to 10m, loose dark reddish brown bark. Bright yellow flowers 5-8cm, 5 petals. Flowering Oct-Jan. Fru...

Dillenia alata flower

Added on 9 Oct, 2008 | 0 photos

Species: Dillenia alata.

Flowers are 5-8 cms and the tree flowers from Oct. - Jan.

Dillenia alata fruit

Added on 20 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Species: Dilennia alata.

Found in coastal rainforests of the Northern Territory and Queensland. Common name: Red beech. Small tree 6-10m,...

Dracaena drago

Added on 20 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Dracaena.
Species: Dracaena drago.

An evergreen small tree with sword shaped foliage. Height to 3m. Full sun, dry conditions.

Eucharis grandiflora

Added on 18 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Eucharis.
Species: Eucharis grandiflora.

( Syn. E. Amazonica ). An evergreen bulbous plant with sweetly scented pure white flowers. Suitable for pots or ...

Eugenia uniflora ( Surinam cherry )

Added on 15 Oct, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Eugenia.
Species: Eugenia uniflora.

This bushy shrub or small tree has opposite, ovate to ovate-lanceolate leaves, oil-glands are present as in all ...

Evodiella muelleri

Added on 18 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Species: Evodiella muelleri..

Little Evodia. Hardy evergreen rounded small tree to 3-5 m in gardens 5-6 m in rainforest. Producing spectacular...

Flacourtia sp.

Added on 18 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Species: Flacourtia sp..

Cape plum. Well shaped rounded bushy shrub with beautiful dense foliage, covered with vivid red new growth for l...

Flaky bark Satinash

Added on 18 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Syzygium.
Species: Syzygium forte subsp. Potamophylum..

Hardy tree with papery bark. Excellent for coastal plantings. White flowers & edible fruit.

Galangal

Added on 18 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Species: Galangal.

Edible aromatic Thai cooking ginger

Grevillea baileyana

Added on 15 Oct, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Grevillea.
Species: Grevillea baileyana.

A fast growing native Australian tree, up to 10m. Glossy green leaves. Prune after flowering to stimulate growth...

Grevillea Flamingo

Added on 20 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Grevillea.
Species: Grevillea sp..

Lovely bush, growing to 3m. It will attract nectar feeding birds and butterflies. With up to 13 blooms on one br...

Grevillea moonlight

Added on 20 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Grevillea.
Species: Grevillea.

Popular Australian native shrub has attractive deeply divided foliage and bers beautiful lemon yellow toothbrush...

Grevillea Ned Kelly

Added on 20 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Grevillea.
Species: Grevillea Ned Kelly.

A fast growing Australian native plant which flowers all year to 1-2 m. The bright orange red flowers attract na...

Gully satinash

Added on 17 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Species: Waterhousea hedraiophylla.

Small bushy tree with large glossy leaves and weeping branches. Attractive red/brown growth.Globular fruit may b...

Herbert River cherry

Added on 17 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Species: Antidesma bunius spreng..

Large shrub or small tree with dark green foliage.. Mass of black/red fruit which are good to eat. Grow in full ...

Lady slipper vine

Added on 18 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Thunbergia.
Species: Thunbergia mysorensis.

A vigorous woody stemmed twining climber featuring hanging spikes of reddish-brown flowers with a yellow throat ...

Leea indica

Added on 19 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Leea.
Species: Leea indica.

Bandicoot berry. Fast growing ornamental shiny foliage plant. Open spreading Australian native shrub from strea...

Lilly-Pilly

Added on 18 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Syzygium.
Species: Syzygium Aussie Southern.

Native Australian tree which bears glossy deep green foliage with new growth tinted orange. Height to 2-4m. Goo...

Love plant

Added on 20 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Medinilla.
Species: Medinilla magnifica.

Evergreen shrub up to 1.5m. Strong arching stems carry dark leaves. Hanging inflorescences from the upper parts ...

Macarthur palm

Added on 18 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Ptychospermum.
Species: Ptychospermum macarthurii.

A most elegant clumping slender feather-leaved palm native to Northern Queensland which thrives outdoor in tropi...

Mango pine/Cassowary pine

Added on 20 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Species: Barringtonia calyptrata.

This deciduous or semi-deciduous tree is found in New Guinea and Australia mainly in coastal areas. The glossy l...

Miniature ginger Thai Beauty.

Added on 18 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Species: Globba winitii..

Colourful ( purple and yellow ) pendulous flowers. Grows to 60cm. Shade or part shade. Warm to hot conditions. K...

Orange trumpet vine

Added on 25 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Pyrostegia.
Species: Pyrostegia venusta.

Soft green foliage climbs by means of tendrils. Broad spreading plant , spectecular in bloom. Masses of flaming ...

Pachystachys lutea

Added on 8 Dec, 2008 | 0 photos

Species: Pachystachy lutea.

I grew this bush from a cutting of another shrub in my garden. It took off well and it is a shrub which flowers ...

Paw paw tree

Added on 25 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Carica.
Species: Carica papaya.

Native to central America and Mexico. Tropical fruit tree, herbacious, to 4 m height. A crown of large palmate l...

Pink Phyllanthus

Added on 18 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Phyllanthus.
Species: Phyllanthus cuscutiflorus..

Australian rainforest plant, 3-4 m. A hardy and fast growing evergreen bushy shrub. Dense soft grey foliage with...

Powder Puff Lilly Pilly

Added on 20 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Syzygium.
Species: Syzygium cryptphlebium..

A tall, slender evergreen shrub with glossay, dark green leaves and striking brigh pink new groth, attractive po...

Powder Puff Lilly-Pilly

Added on 19 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Syzygium.
Species: Syzygium wilsonii.

An evergreen small, spreading rainforest shrub with arching branches. 2 -3m. Attractive dark green foliage and ...

Powder Puff.

Added on 20 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Calliandra.
Species: Calliandra emarginata..

Fam. Mimosaceae. Grows to 2-3m. with attractive trunk and horizontal branches. Deep red flower clusters. Slow gr...

Red bud Satinash

Added on 19 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Syzygium.
Species: Syzygium erythrocalyx.

Slow growing small evergreen rainforest tree, 3 - 6 m. Large deepgreen quilted foliage and spectecular deep red...

Red Tower ginger

Added on 19 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Costus.
Species: Costus comosus.

Produces stunning flowers and bracts on the end of 1.5m cane like stalks. Bright red bracts contain yellow flowe...

Shell ginger

Added on 17 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Alpinia.
Species: Alpinia zerumbet.

A ginger flower. Easy care plants, tall to 2 meters, growing in clumps, very showy flowers.

Strongylodon macrobotrys

Added on 19 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Strongylodon.
Species: Strongylodon macrobotrys.

Blue Jade vine. From the Philippines, a strong stemmed, woody, twining creeper with dense glossy dark green leav...

Syzygium cascade

Added on 20 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Syzygium.
Species: Syzygium cascade.

Pink flowering Lilly Pilly.Bushy shrub with flowing cascades of drooping red new groth changing through shades o...

Syzygium fibrosum

Added on 20 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Syzygium.
Species: Syzygium fibrosum.

Fibrous Satinash. A hardy, evergreen large shrub or small tree. Dark reen shiny foliage. New growth bright purpl...

Tick fern.

Added on 18 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Species: Callipteris prolifera.

Very attractive fern with large leaves to 1m long. Small plantlets develop along the leaf and look like ticks. C...

Toechima daemelianum

Added on 17 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Species: Toechima daemelianum.

Cape tamarind. Small native tree with attractive foliage and pinkish/brown new growth. Bright orange fruit. Quit...

Umbrella tree.

Added on 20 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Schefflera.
Species: Schefflera actinophylla.

Slender commonly multy stemmed tree 10-20m high.Smooth pale grey bark. 10 or more leaves at the end of stalks in...

Weeping fig

Added on 25 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Ficus.
Species: Ficus virgata..

Large leaved weeping fig. Small to medum tree with atttractive weeping habit. Small orange fruit, attractive to ...

White Mulberry

Added on 18 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Species: Pipturus argenteus..

Fast growing small tree with fleshy white fruit attrative to birds particularly the Mistletoe bird. Food plant o...

Xanthostemon sp. Mt. Tozer

Added on 18 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Species: Xanthostemon sp. Mt. Tozer.

Medium to large shrub with rounded shape. Mass of cream flowers, two or three times a year. Flowers attract many...

Yellow flame tree

Added on 25 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Species: Pelthophorum pterocarpum.

This species is a native of the Northern Territory. The tree produces racemes of yellow flowers followed by flat...

Ylang Ylang

Added on 18 Jul, 2008 | 0 photos

Genus: Cananga.
Species: Cananga odorata.

Fast growing tree. Prune to keep as a bush.