Plant Profiles

Here is our list of common landscape garden plant profiles. Each profile contains an fact sheet outlining the plant and its growing conditions, includes a photo of the plant and information on how to grow guide that variety including; Botanical name and Common name, Height, Width, Overview, Care, Climate and Situation, Growing Tips and Similar Plants.

Plant Profiles List

Trees

Acer palmatum & assorted – Japanese Maples

Citrus spp – Lemon

Cupressus Leightons green – Leyland Cypress

Fraxinus griffithii – Evergreen Ash

Jacaranda mimosifolia – Blue Jacaranda

Lagerstroemia Indian Summer Range – Crepe Myrtle

Laurus nobilis – Edible Bay Tree

Magnolia grandiflora ‘Little Gem’

Malus domestica – Apple Tree

Olea europa cvs – Edible Olive

Plumeria acutifolia – Frangipani

Podocarpus elatus

Prunus armeniaca – Apricot Tree

Prunus armeniaca – Plum Tree

Pyrus ussuriensis – Manchurian Pear

Robinia inermis ‘Moptop’ – Moptop Robinia

Robinia pseudoacacia ‘Frisia’ – Black Locust Robinia

Tibouchina jules – Tibouchina Tree

Shrubs

Buxus microphylla var. japonica – Japanese Box

Buxus microphylla microphylla – Korean Box

Camellia japonica

Camellia sasanqua

Codiaeum variegatum – Croton

Coleonema compacta – Diosma

Cordyline australis – Cabbage Tree

Cordyline fruticosa – Cordylines

Cordyline ‘Red Star’ – Red Cordyline

Cordyline stricta – Slender Lily Cordyline

Ctenanthe ‘Grey Star’

Duranta ‘Sheenas Gold’ – Duranta repans

Gardenia augusta ‘Florida’

Gardenia augusta ‘Magnifica’

Gardenia augusta ‘Radicans’ – Dwarf Gardenia

Hebe ‘Blue Gem’

Hibiscus rosa sinensis

Michelia figo – Port Wine Magnolia

Murraya paniculata – Orange Jessamine

Nandina domestica – Sacred Bamboo

Nandina domestica Nana – Dwarf Nandina

Philodendron ‘Xanadu’

Photinia robusta – Photinia

Pieris japonica – Lily of the Valley

Pittosporum ‘James Sterling’

Pittosporum tobira ‘Miss Muffet’

Protea spp – Protea

Raphiolepis – Indian Hawthorn

Rosa ‘Iceberg’ Standard – Iceberg Rose

Russelia equisetiformis – Coral Plant

Viburnum odoratissimum – Sweet Viburnum

Viburnum tinus

Palms

Archontophoenix cunninghamiana – Bangalow Palm

Cycas revoluta – Cycad

Howea forsteriana – Kentia Palm

Livistona australis – Cabbage Tree Palm

Phoenix roebelenii – Dwarf Date Palm

Rhapis excelsa – Lady Palm

Strelitzia nicholii – Giant Bird of Paradise Strelitzia

Bamboo

Bambusa ‘Alphonse Karr’ – Alphone Karr Bamboo

Bambusa ‘Fern leaf stripe stem’ Bamboo

Bambusa lako ‘Timor Black’ – Timor Black Bamboo

Bambusa textilis ‘Gracillis’ – Slender Weaver Bamboo

Climbers

Bougainvillea spp – Bougainvillea

Hedera canariensis – English Ivy

Pandorea jasminoides – Bower of Beauty

Trachelospermum asiaticum – Asiatic Jasmine

Trachelospermum jasminoides – Chinese Star Jasmine

Trachelospermum ‘Tri-colour’ – Tri Coloured Star Jasmine

Perennials

Acanthus mollis – Oyster Plant or Bears Breeches

Agapanthus orientalis – Agapanthus

Agapanthus ‘Snowball’ – Dwarf white agapanthus

Agave attenuata – Agave

Canna indica – Canna lily

Colocasia esculenta ‘Black magic’ – Elephant Ear

Dietes grandiflora – Japanese Iris

Draceana draco – Dragon Tree

Draceana marginata – Draceana

Ginger spp – Ornamental Ginger

Iris germanica – Bearded Iris

Kniphofia ssp – Red Hot Poker

Lavandula dentata – French Lavender

Phormium ‘Purple Haze’ – Purple Flax

Phormium ‘Yellow Wave’ – Dwarf Yellow Flax

Phormium tenax Purpureum – New Zealand Flax

Phormium ‘Bronze Warrior’ – Bronze New Zealand Flax

Spathiphyllum ‘Sensation’ – Giant Peace Lily

Strelitzia reginae – Bird of Paradise

Yucca Elephantipes – Yucca

Natives

Acmena ‘Allyn Magic’

Acmena ‘Cherry Surprise’

Acmena smithii – Lilly Pilly

Acmena smithii var ‘Minor’

Angophora costata – Sydney Red Gum

Asplenium australasicum – Bird’s Nest Fern

Austromyrtus Blushing Beauty – Austromyrtus

Backhousia citriodora – Lemon Myrtle

Baeckea virgata ‘Nana’ – Dwarf Baeckea

Banksia ericifolia – Heath-leaved Banksia

Banksia integrifolia

Banksia serrata – Old Man Banksia

Banksia spinulosa – Hairpin Banksia

Callistemon Captain Cook – Dwarf Red Bottlebrush

Callistemon citrinus ‘Endeavour’

Correa alba – White Correa

Crinum pedunculatum – Swamp Lily

Cyathea cooperii – Coopers Tree Fern

Dianella revoluta – Blueberry Flax Lily

Dianella ‘Silver Streak’

Dicksonia antarctica – Tasmanian Tree Fern

Doryanthes excelsa – Gymea Lily

Elaeocarpus reticulatus – Blueberry Ash

Eriostemon myoporoides – Long-leaf Wax Flower

Eucalyptus ‘Summer Red’ – Red Flowering Gum, Corymbia or summer beauty

Festuca glauca – Blue Fescue

Ficus pumila – Creeping Fig (Climbing Fig)

Grevillea ‘Honey Gem’

Grevillea poorinda ‘Royal Mantle’ – Creeping Grevillea

Hardenbergia violacea – Happy Wanderer

Isolepis nodosa – Knotted Club Rush

Leptospermum petersonii – Lemon Scented Tea Tree

Lomandra longifolia

Lomandra ‘Tanika’ – Dwarf Lomandra

Melaleuca thymifolia – Thyme Honey Myrtle

Metrosideros thomasii – New Zealand Christmas Bush

Pennisetum alopecuroides – Fountain Grass, Swamp Foxtail Grass

Pennisetum rubrum – Red Fountain Grass

Poa ‘Suggan Buggan’ – Tussock Grass

Syzygium ‘Aussie Southern’ – Aussie Southern Lilly Pilly

Syzygium ‘Cascade’ – Cascade Weeping Lily Pilly

Syzygium luehmannii – Cherry Lily Pily

Syzygium paniculata dwarf – Magenta Lilly Pilly

Waterhousia floribunda – Weeping lilly pilly

Westringea fruticosa – Coastal Rosemary

Groundcovers

Acorus gramineus ‘Ogon’ – Sweet Flag

Ajuga atropurpurea – Ajuga

Ajuga Catlins Giant – Giant Ajuga

Blechnum nudum – Dwarf tree fern

Blechnum ‘Silver Lady’ – Silver Lady Fern

Brachyscome multifida – Cut Leaved Daisy

Bromeliads Assorted ssp & cvs. – Bromeliads

Clivea miniata – Clivea

Convolvulus cneorum – Convolvulus

Gazania Hybrids – Gazania

Helleborous orientalis – Hellebores

Juniperus conferta – Shore Juniper

Kalanchoe ‘Flapjacks’ – Flapjacks

Liriope ‘Evergreen Giant’ – Evergreen Giant Mondo

Liriope ‘Munroes White’ – White Lilyturf

Liriope muscari – Lilyturf

Liriope ‘Silver Dragon’ – Varigated Liriope muscari

Ophiopogon japonicus – Mondo Grass

Ophiopogon japonicus mini – Mini Mondo Grass

Ophiopogon planiscapus ‘Nigrescens’ – Black Mondo Grass

Pratea pedunculata – Pratea

Rhoeo discolor

Tradescantia spathacea – Tradescantia

Vinca minor – Dwarf Periwinkle

Viola hederacea – Native Violets

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