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Calocephalus brownii 'Cushion Bush'

refer Leucophyta brownii

 
 
Calocephalus citreus 'Lemon Beautyheads'

Origin: Tas, SA,Vic, NSW. Tasmanian provenance.

Ground cover to small shrublet 0.2m -0.4m height. 0.3m width. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for mass plantings, rockeries, pots and borders. Most soils except very wet (best on heavy soils). Full sun. Very frost hardy. Extremely drought tolerant. Masses of lemon yellow flowers in Spring and Summer. Best cut back hard after flowering to promote spreading habit.Seed sold with pappus.

Features:Long flowering. Great silver foliage. Listed as rare in Tasmania.

Feature Codes: AB

Calytrix tetragona 'Fringe Myrtle'

Origin: All Australian states.

Erect branching shrub 1.0-1.2m height. Width 1.0m. Growth rate fast. Evergreen.Use for shrubberies, bush gardens, seaside gardens. Well drained soils only. Full sun to part shade. Moderately frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Very wind firm. Prune as required. Can be clipped as a hedge.

Features: Bird attracting - honey eaters. Good cut flower. Decorative seed pods.

Feature Codes: BEP
Seeds per gram: 310

Cassinia aculeata 'Dolly Bush' - revegetation grade

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW, SA. Tasmanian provenance.

Evergreen rounded bushy shrub 2.0-3.5m height. Growth rate fast. Evergreen. Use for revegetation, background, habitat or screening. Almost all soils except very wet. Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Very drought tolerant. Moderately wind firm. Masses of pink or white buds and flowers in Spring. Prune as required for shape.Will tolerate severe pruning if required.

Features: Butterfly attracting. Very long flowering - 4 months+ of colour.

Feature Codes: CENOS

Cassinia aculeata 'Dolly Bush' pure seed.

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW, SA. Tasmanian provenance.

Evergreen rounded bushy shrub 2.0-3.5m height. Growth rate fast. Evergreen. Use for revegetation, background, habitat or screening. Almost all soils except very wet. Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Very drought tolerant. Moderately wind firm. Masses of pink or white buds and flowers in Spring. Prune as required for shape.Will tolerate severe pruning if required.

Features: Butterfly attracting. Very long flowering - 4 months+ of colour.

Feature Codes: CENOS
Seeds per gram: 5,000+

 
Cassinia trinerva ' Three Veined Cassinia'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW. Tasmanian origin.

Dense rounded to erect shrub or small tree up to 5.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate medium. Excellent undershrub for shady moist gardens, screening. Moist soils best. Very frost hardy. Narrow dark three veined leaves. White flowers Summer to Autumn. Prune to shape.

Features: Ornamental. Butterfly attracting. Long flowering.

Cenarrhenes nitida 'Native Plum'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic species.

Shrub or small tree 2.0 to 10 metres. Large glossy green leaves. Flowers white in early summer with dark purple fruit.

Features: Ornamental. Bush tucker.

Feature Codes: DFGHJPX
Seeds per gram: 3

Comosperma retusum 'Purple Milkwort'

Shrub to 1.0 metres with bright pink-purple flowers late spring/summer. Stocks often very limited.

Feature Codes: B(wet)DEIcKbN(P)

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Comosperma volubile 'Blue Love Creeper'

Small almost leafless climber. Striking blue flowers in spring.

Refer to Climbers

 
 
Coprosma hirtella 'Coffee Berry'

Shrub 1.0 to 2.0 metres. Fleshy orange-red (or black) fruit. Tasmanian Bush Tucker.

Feature Codes: CEPQ
Seeds per gram: 20

Coprosma nitida 'Mountain Currant'

Spiky shrub to 3.0 metres. Masses of orange (or red) fleshy fruits. Bush tucker.

Feature Codes: DEFHJNPQ
Seeds per gram: 110

Coprosma quadrifida 'Native Currant'

Shrub 2.0 to 4.0 metres. As for C. nitida but with smaller fruit. Bush tucker.

Feature Codes: CDEFPQ
Seeds per gram: 340

 
Cordyline australis 'Cabbage Palm'

Origin: New Zealand. Tasmanian provenance.

Branching tree-like palm 3.0-5.0m height. Width 1.5-2.5m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for general planting, specimen, 'architechtural feature'. Any soils except very wet. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Extremely drought resistant. Extremely wind firm. Flowers in Spring. Pruning not required but can be cut back hard to rejuvenate foliage.

Features: Bird attracting - fruits. Perfumed flowers.

Correa alba 'White correa'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW, SA. Tasmanian provenance.

Compact small to medium shrub 1.2-2.0m height. Width 1.0-2.5m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use in shrubberies, sand dunes, hedge, screen. Most soils except very wet. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Extremely drought tolerant. Very wind firm. White flowers in Winter and Spring. Can be pruned after flowering to keep compact shape.

Features: Long flowering.

Feature Codes: ABQ
Seeds per gram: 150

 
Cyathodes glauca 'Purple Cheeseberry'

Shrub to 2.0 metres. White flowers in early summer. Berries red, pink, white, mauve.

Feature codes:EFHNPQX

 
Cyathodes straminae 'Spreading Cheeseberry'

Endemic

Daviesia latifolia 'Hop Bitterpea'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW, Qld. Tasmanian provenance.

Spreading (often arching) small shrub 1.2m -1.5m height. 1.5m -2.0m width. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for garden beds, borders and shrubberies. any soils except very wet. Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Very drought tolerant. Very wind firm. Yellow and orange flowers in Spring. Tip prune if required to shape.

Features:Ornamental. Butterfly attracting. Brightly coloured. Leaves and flowers used as a purgative infusion in colonial times.

Feature Codes: BCEOP
Seeds per gram: 150

Daviesia ulicifolia 'Native Gorse'

Rigid small shrub 1.5m-1.8m height. 1.0m -1.5m width. Growth rate fast. Use for garden beds, borders and shrubberies. any soils except very wet. Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Drought proof. Very wind firm. Yellow and red flowers in Spring. Tip prune if required for shape.

Features: Excellent anti-pedestrian plant. Yellow and red flowers give an orange effect. Habitat species for small mammals.

Feature Codes: BCEOP

Veronica derwentiana (syn.Derwentia) 'Derwent Speedwell'

Small shrub to 1.5m. White flowers with bluish tinge in spring.

Feature Codes: E(D)(N)P

Dillwynia cinerascens 'Grey Parrot Pea'

Shrub to 0.7 metres. Small yellow and red pea flowers 'en masse' in spring/summer.

Feature Codes: BCEKbOP

Dillwynia glabberima 'Smooth Parrot Pea'

Erect shrub 1.0 to 1.5 metres. Small yellow and red pea flowers in spring/summer.

Feature Codes: B(C)O(P)

Dodonaea filiformis 'Fine Leaf Hop'

Shrub 1.0 to 2.0 metres. Fine leaves, conspicuous bronze fruit. Flowers in December. Endemic.

Feature Codes: CDPX

Dodonaea viscosa 'Native Hop'

Shrub to small tree 2.0 to 6.0 metres. Red papery fruit. Ornamental. Flowers early summer.

Feature Codes: ABCEKP

 
Dracopyllum milliganii " Curly Mountainheath"

Long tough leaves grow on the tips of stems. Plants usually only to 0.2 metres but can grow to 4.0 metres in sheltered sites. 30cm flower heads in summer. Stocks often limited. Endemic.

Feature Codes: (H)JKcdNPTX

 
Einardia nutans 'Climbing Saltbush'

Perennial herb forming dense ground covering mats or climbing if supported. Flowers insignificant. Red or orange fleshy fruits.

Feature Codes: EABCK
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Epacris impressa 'Common Heath'

Small multi-branched shrub. Narrow green leaves with sharp tip. Showy red, white or pink tubular flowers in winter/spring. Stocks often limited.

Feature Codes: ABCEKbNO

 
Epacris gunnii 'Coral Heath'
 
Epacris lanuginosa 'Swamp Heath'

Small multi-branched shrub. Narrow green leaves with sharp tip. Showy red, white or pink tubular flowers in winter/spring. Stocks often limited.

Feature Codes: EBAIbUT

 
Euronyrtus ramosissima 'Rosy Heathmyrtle'
 
Exocarpos cupressiformis 'Mountain Native Cherry'
 
Exocarpos strictus " Pearly Native-Cherry"

Stocks often very limited.

Feature Codes:

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The feature codes used above are as follows:

A Coastal exposure; beach frontage, dunes or cliffs.  J Sub-alpine to alpine; Areas above montane, often treeless.
B Coastal heath; sandy soils, high wind exposure, low nutrient levels.  K Grasslands.
C Dry sclerophyll forest; rocky, poor soil types; very good drainage, low rainfall.  Ka Coastal dune systems.
D Riverbank and riparian; associated with streams and rivers.  Kb Lowland savannah; open grassland and grassy open forests.
E Widespread; distributed over much of the state.  Kc Montane grasslands, heaths and herbfields.
F Wet sclerophyll/eucalyptus forest; deep fertile soils; rainfall 1000-1500mm per year.  Kd Alpine tussock grasslands and herbfields.
G Temperate rainforest, myrtle forest; rainfall in excess of 1500mm per year.  N Frost hardy; tolerant of frosts to at least minus 7.0 degrees C.
H Montane; plateau vegetation including high altitude eucalyptus forests.  O Drought tolerant.
I Swamps and bogs.  P Shade tolerant; indicates tolerance of full or partial (P) shade.
Ia Coastal saltmarsh; dominated by succulents, grasses and sedges; very saline.  Q Edible; various plant parts.
Ib Brackish coastal and estuarine.  R Poisonous (where known).
Ic Freshwater swamps and soaks.  S Pioneer species.
Id Moving water (freshwater).  T Tolerant of poor drainage.
Ie Buttongrass sedgelands; poor drainage; high fire frequency; high rainfall.  U Salt tolerant.
If Alpine moors and bogs.  X Tasmanian endemic species.