SaltBush Plant Palette by bioregion

Frontline Coastal species

Trees

Botanical name: Allocasuarina verticillata

Common name: Drooping Sheoak

State: SA, VIC, TAS, NSW

H x W: 4-10 x 4-5m

Flowering in: Winter to Spring

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat. Edible. Lepidopteran host.

Botanical name: Banksia integrifolia

Common name: Coast Banksia

State: VIC, NSW, QLD, TAS

H x W: 4-15 x 1-6m

Flowering in: Autumn to Spring

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Well drained. Frost tolerant.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat. Lepidopteran host.

Botanical name: Banksia integrifolia ‘Sentinel’

Common name: Coast Banksia

State: VIC, NSW, QLD, TAS

H x W: 3 x 1.2m

Flowering in: Autumn to Spring

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Well drained. Frost tolerant.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat. Lepidopteran host.

Botanical name: Leptospermum laevigatum

Common name: Coast Tea-tree

State: QLD, NSW, VIC, TAS, SA

H x W: 3-4 x 3-4m

Flowering in: Winter to Spring

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat.

Botanical name: Melaleuca lanceolata spp. Lanceolata

Common name: Moonah

State: VIC, WA, SA, NSW, QLD, ACT

H x W: 8 x 5m

Flowering in: All year

Suitability: Full sun. Dry, well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat.

Shrubs

Botanical name: Alyxia buxifolia

Common name: Sea Box

State: VIC, WA, SA, TAS, NSW

H x W: 1.5 x 1.3m

Flowering in: Autumn to Spring

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat.

Botanical name: Atriplex cinerea

Common name: Grey Saltbush

State: TAS, VIC, NSW, SA, WA

H x W: 1.8 x 2.5m

Flowering in: Spring to Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Dry, well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Habitat. Edible. Lepidopteran host.

Botanical name: Correa alba

Common name: White Correa

State: VIC, NSW, TAS, SA

H x W: 1.5 x 1.5m

Flowering in: Autumn to Winter

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Dry, well drained. Light frost tolerant.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat.

Botanical name: Leucophyta brownii

Common name: Cushion Bush

State: WA, SA, VIC, TAS

H x W: 1 x 1m

Flowering in: Spring to Summer

Suitability: Full sun. Well drained.Spring to Summer

Habitat for: Insects. Habitat.

Botanical name: Leucopogon parviflorus

Common name: Coast Beard-heath

State: WA, SA, VIC, TAS, NSW, QLD

H x W: 1-3m

Flowering in: All year

Suitability: Full sun to semi -shade. Well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat.

Botanical name: Myoporum insulare

Common name: Common Boobialla

State: WA, SA, VIC, TAS, NSW, QLD

H x W: 0.2-6m x 1-3m

Flowering in: Spring

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Dry or moist periods.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat.

Botanical name: Olearia axillaris

Common name: Coastal Daisy Bush

State: SA, WA, TAS, VIC, NSW

H x W: 2-3 x 1.5-2m

Flowering in: All year

Suitability: Full sun. Dry, well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Habitat. Lepidopteran host.

Botanical name: Ozothamnus turbinatus

Common name: Coast Everlasting

State: NSW, VIC, TAS, SA

H x W: 1.5-2m x 1.5m

Flowering in: Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi -shade. Well drained.

Habitat for: Insects

Botanical name: Pomaderris paniculosa

Common name: Scurfy Pomaderris

State: WA, SA, VIC, TAS

H x W: 1-3m

Flowering in: Winter to Spring

Suitability: Full sun to semi -shade. Well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat.

Grasses

Botanical name: Austrostipa stipiodes

Common name: Coast Spear Grass

State: SA, VIC, TAS, NSW

H x W: 0.6 x 0.5m

Flowering in: Spring to Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade.

Habitat for: Birds. Lepidopteran host. Habitat.

Botanical name: Poa poiformis

Common name: Tussock Grass

State: SA, WA, VIC, TAS, NSW

H x W: 0.5 x 0.5m

Flowering in: Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi -shade.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat.

Wildflowers

Botanical name: Bulbine crassa

Common name: Coast Lily

State: VIC, TAS

H x W: 0.7 x 0.4m

Flowering in: Spring to Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi -shade. Well drained.

Habitat for: Insects.

Groundcovers

Botanical name: Carpobrotus rossii

Common name: Pig-Face/Karkalla

State: VIC, WA, SA, TAS

H x W: 0.3 x 3m

Flowering in: Spring to Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Habitat. Edible.

Botanical name: Disphyma crassifolium

Common name: Round-leaved Pigface

State: WA, SA, VIC, TAS, NSW, QLD

H x W: 0.3 x 2m

Flowering in: All year

Suitability: Full sun to semi -shade. Well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat. Edible.

Botanical name: Salicornia quinqueflora

Common name: Beaded Samphire

State: WA, SA, VIC, TAS, NSW, ACT, QLD

H x W: 0.2 x 4m

Flowering in: Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Moist or wet. Salty.

Habitat for: Insects. Habitat. Edible. Lepidopteran host.

Botanical name: Tetragonia implexicoma

Common name: Bower Spinach

State: WA, SA, VIC, QLD

H x W: 0.3 x 4m

Flowering in: Winter to Spring

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Dry or moist periods.

Habitat for: Insects. Habitat. Edible.

Coastal species

Trees

Botanical name: Melaleuca lanceolata spp. Lanceolata

Common name: Moonah

State: VIC, WA, SA, NSW, QLD, ACT

H x W: 8 x 5m

Flowering in: All year

Suitability: Full sun. Dry, well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat.

Shrubs

Botanical name: Alyxia buxifolia

Common name: Sea Box

State: VIC, WA, SA, TAS, NSW

H x W: 1.5 x 1.3m

Flowering in: Autumn to Spring

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat.

Botanical name: Chenopodium candolleanum

Common name: Seaberry Saltbush

State: WA, SA, VIC, NSW

H x W: 2 x 2m

Flowering in: Summer to Autumn

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Dry, well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat. Edible. Lepidopteran host.

Botanical name: Correa alba

Common name: White Correa

State: VIC, NSW, TAS, SA

H x W: 1.5 x 1.5m

Flowering in: Autumn to Winter

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Dry, well drained. Light frost tolerant.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat.

Botanical name: Leucophyta brownii

Common name: Cushion Bush

State: WA, SA, VIC, TAS

H x W: 1 x 1m

Flowering in: Spring to Summer

Suitability:Full sun. Well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Habitat.

Botanical name: Leucopogon parviflorus

Common name: Coast Beard-heath

State: WA, SA, VIC, TAS, NSW, QLD

H x W: 1-3m

Flowering in: All year

Suitability: Full sun to semi -shade. Well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat.

Botanical name: Myoporum insulare

Common name: Common Boobialla

State: WA, SA, VIC, TAS, NSW, QLD

H x W: 0.2-6m x 1-3m

Flowering in: Spring

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Dry or moist periods.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat.

Botanical name: Pomaderris paniculosa

Common name: Scurfy Pomaderris

State: WA, SA, VIC, TAS

H x W: 1-3m

Flowering in: Winter to Spring

Suitability: Full sun to semi -shade. Well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat.

Grasses

Botanical name: Austrostipa mollis

Common name: Soft Speargrass

State: WA, SA, VIC, TAS, NSW, ACT, QLD

H x W: 1 x 1m

Flowering in: Spring to Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi -shade. Well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat. Lepidopteran host.

Botanical name: Lomandra longifolia

Common name: Spiny-head Mat-rush

State: SA, VIC, TAS, NSW, QLD

H x W: 0.8 x 1m

Flowering in: All year

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Dry or moist periods.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat. Edible. Lepidopteran host.

Wildflowers

Botanical name: Brachyscome basaltica

Common name: Swamp Daisy

State: QLD, NSW, VIC

H x W: 0.5-0.6m x 0.4m

Flowering in: Summer

Suitability: Full sun. Moist to wet.

Habitat for: Insects

Botanical name: Brachyscome multifida

Common name: Cut-leafed Daisy

State: QLD, NSW, VIC, ACT

H x W: 0.3m x 0.5m

Flowering in: Spring to Autumn

Suitability: Full sun. Well drained.

Habitat for: Insects

Wildflowers

Botanical name: Bulbine crassa

Common name: Coast Lily

State: VIC, TAS

H x W: 0.7 x 0.4m

Flowering in: Spring to Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi -shade. Well drained.

Habitat for: Insects.

Botanical name: Chrysocephalum apiculatum

Common name: Everlasting Daisy

State: ALL STATES & TERRITORIES

H x W: 0.3 x 3m

Flowering in: Spring to Autumn

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Lepidopteran host.

Botanical name: Pelargonium australe

Common name: Austral Stork’s Bill

State: WA, SA, VIC, TAS, NSW, ACT, QLD

H x W: 0.3-0.6 x 1m

Flowering in: Spring to Summer

Suitability: Full sun to full-shade. Dry or moist.

Habitat for: Insects. Habitat.

Groundcovers

Botanical name: Carpobrotus rossii

Common name: Pig-Face/Karkalla

State: VIC, WA, SA, TAS

H x W: 0.3 x 3m

Flowering in: Spring to Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Habitat. Edible.

Botanical name: Dichondra repens

Common name: Kidney Weed

State: WA, SA, VIC, TAS, NSW, ACT, QLD

H x W: 0.2 x 4m

Flowering in: NA

Suitability: Full sun to full shade. Dry or moist.

Habitat for: Birds. Habitat.

Botanical name: Disphyma crassifolium

Common name: Round-leaved Pigface

State: WA, SA, VIC, TAS, NSW, QLD

H x W: 0.3 x 2m

Flowering in: All year

Suitability: Full sun to semi -shade. Well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat. Edible.

Botanical name: Tetragonia implexicoma

Common name: Bower Spinach

State: WA, SA, VIC, QLD

H x W: 0.3 x 4m

Flowering in: Winter to Spring

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Dry or moist periods.

Habitat for: Insects. Habitat. Edible.

Heathland species

Trees

Botanical name: Banksia marginata

Common name: Silver Banksia

State: VIC, SA, TAS, NSW

H x W: 5 x 4m

Flowering in: Summer to Winter

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Well drained. Frost tolerant.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat. Lepidopteran host.

Botanical name: Eucalyptus leucoxylon subsp. bellarinensis

Common name: Yellow Gum

State: SA, NSW, VIC

H x W: 10-30 x 5-20m

Flowering in: Autumn to Winter

Suitability: Full sun. Moist, well drained. Light frost tolerant.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat. Lepidopteran host.

Botanical name: Eucalyptus viminalis ssp. pryoriana

Common name: Manna Gum

State: VIC, SA, TAS, NSW, QLD, ACT

H x W: 20+ x 15m

Flowering in: Summer to Autumn

Suitability: Full sun. Moist. Frost hardy.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat. Lepidopteran host.

Shrubs

Botanical name: Acacia longifolia var. sophorae

Common name: Long leaved-wattle

State: QLD, NSW, VIC, TAS, SA

H x W: 2-3m

Flowering in: Winter to Spring

Suitability: Full sun. Moist, well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds.

Botanical name: Acacia paradoxa

Common name: Hedge Wattle

State: VIC, SA, TAS, NSW, QLD, ACT, WA

H x W: 2-4m

Flowering in: Winter to Spring

Suitability: Full sun to semi -shade. Well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat.

Botanical name: Bursaria spinosa

Common name: Sweet bursaria

State: VIC, SA, TAS, NSW, QLD, ACT

H x W: 3-4 x 2-3m

Flowering in: Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Well drained. Frost tolerant.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat.

Botanical name: Goodenia ovata

Common name: Hop goodenia

State: QLD, NSW, VIC, SA, ACT

H x W: 1.5 x 1m

Flowering in: Spring

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade.

Habitat for: Insects

Botanical name: Leucophyta brownii

Common name: Cushion Bush

State: WA, SA, VIC, TAS

H x W: 1 x 1m

Flowering in: Spring to Summer

Suitability:Full sun. Well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Habitat.

Botanical name: Olearia ramulosa

Common name: Twiggy Daisy-bush

State: QLD, NSW, VIC, TAS, SA

H x W: 1.5m x 1m

Flowering in: Spring to Autumn

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Dry, well drained.

Habitat for: Insects

Botanical name: Pimelea glauca

Common name: Smooth Rice-flower

State: SA, VIC, TAS, NSW, QLD

H x W: 0.5-1m x 1m

Flowering in: Spring to Summer

Suitability: Semi-shade. Well drained.

Habitat for: Insects.

Grasses

Botanical name: Dichanthium sericeum

Common name: Silky Blue-grass

State: ALL STATES & TERRITORIES

H x W: 0.5-0.8 x 0.5m

Flowering in: Summer

Suitability: Full sun. Well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat. Lepidopteran host.

Botanical name: Rytidosperma racemosum

Common name: Wallaby Grass

State: WA, SA, VIC, TAS, NSW, ACT, QLD

H x W: 0.6 x 0.2m

Flowering in: Spring to Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi -shade. Dry, well-drained.

Habitat for: Edible. Birds.

Botanical name: Themeda triandra

Common name: Kangaroo Grass

State: ALL STATES & TERRITORIES

H x W: 0.6 x 0.6m

Flowering in: Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi -shade. Well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat. Lepidopteran host.

Wildflowers

Botanical name: Bulbine bulbosa

Common name: Bulbine Lily

State: VIC, SA, TAS, NSW, QLD, ACT

H x W: 0.8 x 0.5m

Flowering in: Spring to Autumn

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Moist, well drained. Frost tolerant.

Habitat for: Insects. Edible.

Botanical name: Chrysocephalum apiculatum

Common name: Everlasting Daisy

State: ALL STATES & TERRITORIES

H x W: 0.3 x 3m

Flowering in: Spring to Autumn

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Lepidopteran host.

Botanical name: Chrysocephalum semipapposum

Common name: Clustered Everlasting

State: QLD, NSW, VIC, TAS

H x W: 0.3 – 0.8m x 1-3m

Flowering in: Spring to Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi -shade.

Habitat for: Insects. Lepidopteran host.

Botanical name: Linum marginale

Common name: Wild Flax

State: ACT, SA, VIC, TAS, NSW, QLD, WA

H x W: 0.4-0.6 x 0.3m

Flowering in: Spring

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Well drained. Frost tolerant.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Edible.

Botanical name: Pycnosorus globosus

Common name: Billy Buttons

State: VIC, SA, NSW, QLD

H x W: 0.3-1m x 0.2-0.5m

Flowering in: Spring to Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Moist, well drained. Frost tolerant.

Habitat for: Insects.

Botanical name: Wahlenbergia communis

Common name: Tufted Bluebell

State: WA, SA, VIC, TAS, NSW, QLD

H x W: 0.15 – 0.5 x 0.15m

Flowering in: Spring to Summer

Suitability: Full sun to full-shade. Moist, well-drained.

Habitat for: Edible. Lepidopteran host

Groundcovers

Botanical name: Acaena novae zelandiae

Common name: Bidgee Widgee

State: WA, SA, VIC, TAS, NSW, ACT, QLD

H x W: 0.2 x 4m

Flowering in: Spring to Summer

Suitability: Full sun to full-shade. Dry or moist.

Habitat for: Birds. Habitat.

Botanical name: Dichondra repens

Common name: Kidney Weed

State: WA, SA, VIC, TAS, NSW, ACT, QLD

H x W: 0.2 x 4m

Flowering in: NA

Suitability: Full sun to full-shade. Dry or moist.

Habitat for: Birds. Habitat.

Botanical name: Kennedia prostrata

Common name: Running Postman

State: WA, SA, VIC, TAS, NSW, ACT

H x W: 0.2 x 2.5m

Flowering in: Spring

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Dry or moist periods.

Habitat for: Habitat. Lepidopteran host.

Inland species

Trees

Botanical name: Acacia implexa

Common name:  Hickory Wattle

State: NSW, QLD, ACT, VIC

H x W: 5-15 x 4-10m

Flowering in: Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Dry, well drained. Frost tolerant.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat. Lepidopteran host.

Botanical name: Allocasuarina littoralis

Common name: Black She-Oak

State: VIC, NSW, QLD, TAS, ACT

H x W: 5-15 x 4m

Flowering in: Spring

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Well drained.

Habitat for: Birds. Habitat. Lepidopteran host.

Botanical name: Dodonaea viscosa

Common name: Sticky Hop Bush

State: ALL STATES & TERRITORIES

H x W: 3 x 1.5m

Flowering in: Spring to Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Well drained.

Habitat for: Birds. Habitat. Lepidopteran host.

Botanical name: Dicksonia antartica

Common name: Soft Tree Fern

State: QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS

H x W: 5-15m x 4-5m

Flowering in: NA

Suitability: Full shade. Moist.

Habitat for: Habitat.

Shrubs

Botanical name: Acacia paradoxa

Common name: Hedge Wattle

State: VIC, SA, TAS, NSW, QLD, ACT, WA

H x W: 2-4m

Flowering in: Winter to Spring

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat.

Botanical name: Bursaria spinosa

Common name: Sweet bursaria

State: VIC, SA, TAS, NSW, QLD, ACT

H x W: 3-4 x 2-3m

Flowering in: Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Well drained. Frost tolerant.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat.

Botanical name: Goodenia ovata

Common name: Hop goodenia

State: QLD, NSW, VIC, SA, ACT

H x W: 1.5 x 1m

Flowering in: Spring

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade.

Habitat for: Insects

Botanical name: Indigofera australis

Common name: Austral Indigo

State: QLD, NSW, TAS, WA, SA, VIC, ACT

H x W: 1-2 x 1-2m

Flowering in: Spring

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Dry, well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds.

Grasses

Botanical name: Dianella revoluta

Common name: Blue Flax-lily

State: VIC, WA, SA, TAS, NSW, ACT, QLD

H x W: 1 x 1.5m

Flowering in: Spring to Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat. Edible. Lepidopteran host.

Botanical name: Dichanthium sericeum

Common name: Silky Blue-grass

State: ALL STATES & TERRITORIES

H x W: 0.5-0.8 x 0.5m

Flowering in: Summer

Suitability: Full sun. Well drained.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat. Lepidopteran host.

Botanical name: Poa labillardieri

Common name: Common Tussock Grass

State: VIC, SA, TAS, NSW, QLD, ACT

H x W: 1 x .5m

Flowering in: Spring to Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi -shade.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat. Lepidopteran host.

Botanical name: Rytidosperma racemosum

Common name: Wallaby Grass

State: WA, SA, VIC, TAS, NSW, ACT, QLD

H x W: 0.6 x 0.2m

Flowering in: Spring to Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi -shade. Dry, well-drained.

Habitat for: Edible. Birds.

Botanical name: Xanthorheoa australis

Common name: Grass Tree

State:VIC, SA, NSW, TAS, ACT

H x W:3 x 2m

Flowering in: Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Well drained. Frost tolerant.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds.

Wildflowers

Botanical name: Arthropodium strictum

Common name: Chocolate Lily

State: SA, VIC, TAS, NSW

H x W: 0.2-1m x 0.8m

Flowering in: Spring to Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Dry or moist periods.

Habitat for: Insects.

Botanical name: Wahlenbergia stricta

Common name: Australian Bluebell

State: WA, SA, VIC, TAS, NSW, ACT, QLD

H x W: 0.4-0.9 x 0.3-0.5m

Flowering in: Winter to Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Moist to semi-dry.

Habitat for: Insects.

Groundcovers

Botanical name: Viola hederacea

Common name: Native violet

State: QLD, NSW, VIC, TAS, SA

H x W: 0.1-0.2 x 0.3-1m

Flowering in: All year

Suitability: Semi-shade to full shade. Moist.

Habitat for: Various, edible.

Wetland species

Aquatic plants

Botanical name: Centella cordifolia

Common name: Swamp Pennywort

State: WA, SA, VIC, TAS, NSW, ACT

H x W: 0.1-0.2 x 1-2m

Flowering in: Winter to Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi -shade. Moist or wet.

Habitat for: Habitat.

Botanical name: Goodenia radicans

Common name: Shiny Swamp-mat

State: WA, SA, VIC, TAS, NSW, ACT

H x W: 0.1-0.4 x 1m

Flowering in: Spring to Autumn

Suitability: Full sun to full-shade. Moist to wet.

Habitat for: Habitat.

Botanical name: Lythrum salicaria

Common name: Purple Loose-strife

State: QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS

H x W: 1-1.5m x 1.5m

Flowering in: Spring to Summer

Suitability: Full sun. Moist to wet.

Habitat for: Insects. Habitat.

Botanical name: Marsilea drummondii

Common name: Nardoo

State: WA, SA, VIC, TAS, NSW, QLD

H x W: 0.3m x 3m

Flowering in: Winter

Suitability: Full sun to semi -shade. Moist or wet. Can tolerate dry periods.

Habitat for: Birds. Habitat.

Botanical name: Myriophyllum crispatum

Common name: Upright Water Milfoil

State: WA, SA, VIC, TAS, NSW, ACT, QLD

H x W: 0.2-0.6m

Flowering in: Spring to Autumn

Suitability: Full sun to semi -shade. Moist or wet.

Habitat for: Habitat.

Botanical name: Orndufia reniformis

Common name: Running Marsh-flower

State: QLD, NSW, VIC, TAS

H x W: 0.4-1.3 x 0.5-3m

Flowering in: Spring to Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi -shade. Moist or wet.

Habitat for: Insects.

Grasses

Botanical name: Ficinia nodosa

Common name: Knobby Club-rush

State: TAS, VIC, NSW, QLD, WA, SA, ACT

H x W: 0.8 x 0.8m

Flowering in: Spring to Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi -shade. Moist or wet.

Habitat for: Habitat.

Botanical name: Juncus subsecundus

Common name: Finger Rush

State: WA, SA, VIC, TAS, NSW, ACT, QLD

H x W: 0.3-1m x 0.8m

Flowering in: Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Dry or moist periods.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat. Lepidopteran host.

Botanical name: Lepidosperma sieberi

Common name: Sandhill Sword-sedge

State: QLD, NSW, VIC, TAS, SA

H x W: 0.6-0.8m x 1m

Flowering in: Summer

Suitability: Full sun to semi-shade. Dry or moist periods.

Habitat for: Insects. Birds. Habitat. Lepidopteran host.

Growers:

Mt William Advanced Tree Nursery worked closely with our team to contract grow local species for the show.

Peninsula Plants Indigenous Nursery has also contract grown a portion of the understory planting.

Australian Ecosystems sourced a wide range of local plants, including wetland species.

Warners Nurseries supplied beautiful native trees and shrubs for the SaltBush this year.

Palm Life allowed us use of their nursery space to trial and grow a range of local flora, in association with Australian Ecosystems and Bellarine Landcare.

Kuranga Natives Nursery were proud to supply the soft tree ferns for use in the inland bioregion.

Alpine Treemovals supplied an advanced Banksia integrifolia that was sourced from a Victorian nursery as tube-stock.

Lilydale Lawn provided us with Sir Grange Zoysia lawn to help our garden blend naturally into the surrounding Carlton Gardens.

Yarra View nursery provided many of the wildflower species for the show.

Gippsland grass trees supplied the grass trees from a gravel quarry in VIC.

A special thank you to all our growers, and to AB Bishop for supplying the plant info.

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