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  Wildflowers

 
Ammobium alatum 'Winged Everlasting'

Family: Asteraceae

Origin: NSW, Qld. Tasmanian provenance.

Small clumping daisy with erect flowering stems. Perennial. Height 0.5-0.8m. Growth rate fast. Use for mass plantings, rockeries, borders. Most soils except very wet. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Very drought tolerant. Masses of white daisy flowers with yellow centres in late Spring-Summer.

Features: Ornamental foliage and flowerheads. Good cut flower.

 
Argentipallium dealbatum 'Silver Everlasting'

Origin: Tas, Vic. Tasmanian provenance.

Ground cover 0.2m height. Width 0.5m. Perennial often herbaceous (dies off in summer). Growth rate fast. Use for mass plantings, rockeries, pots, borders. Most soils except very wet. Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Extremely drought tolerant. White flowers in Spring and Summer. Pruning not required.

Features: Long flowering. Very good cut or dried flower. Great silvery contrast.

 
Arthropodium minus 'Small Vanilla Lily'

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

Small perennial lily up to 20cm height. Growth rate medium to fast. Use for crevice gardening, rockeries, path edges.Most soils except wet. Full sun. Drought tolerant. Pink flowrs in Spring and Summer.

Features: Tasmanian bush tucker - edible roots.

Arthropodium milleflorum 'Vanilla Lily'

Open herb. Rosette of grass-like leaves with pale lilac flowers on stems to 0.7 metres in spring/summer. Tasmanian bush tucker.

Feature Codes: BCEKb(P)
Seeds per gram: 550

Arthropodium strictum 'Chocolate Lily'

Grassy leafed lily with flower stems rising to 0.8 metres in spring/summer. Mauve flowers chocolate scented. Tasmanian bush tucker.

Feature Codes: CKbPQ
Seeds per gram: 400

Blandfordia punicea 'Christmas Bells'

Tufted lily to 0.5 metres with erect red and yellow flowers to 1.0 metres in spring/summer.

Feature Codes: D(F)(G)HJKdPX

Brachyscome aculeata 'Hill Daisy'

Perennial herb growing to 40 cm. Flowers white, occasionally bluish in spring.

Feature Codes: BCEKabO(P)
Seeds per gram: 300

Brachyscome spathulata subsp glabra 'Blue Daisy'

Perennial rosette herb with yellow-centred blue 'daisy' flowers growing to 40 cm.

Feature Codes: BCEKbO(P)
Seeds per gram: 300

Brunonia australis 'Blue Pin Cushion' or 'Native Cornflower'

Small perennial herb with a variable habit. Basal rosette of dark green leaves. Bright blue pincushion flowers on stems up to 50cm tall in late spring/summer. Easy to grow from seed.

Feature Codes: CKbOP

Bulbine bulbosa 'Golden Rock Lily'

Similar to B. glauca.Herbaceous perennial. Beautiful golden yellow flowers on erect flower stalk 8-50 cm tall. Leaves basal and grass like to approx. 30cm. Tasmanian bush tucker.

Feature Codes: BCEKb
Seeds per gram: 500

 
Bulbine glauca 'Rock Lily'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW. Tasmanian provenance.

Clump forming lily 0.5-0.7m height. Width 0.3m. Herbaceous perennial - dies down in winter. Growth rate fast. Use for mass plantings, rockeries, pots, ponds. Most soils except very wet. Full sun to heavy shade. Very frost hardy. Extremely drought tolerant. Yellow flowers in Spring and Summer. Pruning not required.

Features: Long flowering. Butterfly attracting.

Feature Codes: BCEQ
Seeds per gram: 560

Bulbine semibarbata 'Leek Lily'

Same as B. glauca but only growing to 60 cm. Flowers as for B. glauca but slightly smaller with some bearded stamens.

Feature Codes: CFKbPT
Seeds per gram: 600

Caesia calliantha 'Blue Grasslily'

 

 
Cassinia spectabilis

refer to Apalochlamys spectabilis.

 
 
Celmisia asteliifolia 'Silver Snow Daisy'

Small perennial daisy covered with silky white hairs. White flowers in late spring/early summer.

Feature Codes: HItJKcKdNX
Seeds per gram: 200

Chrysocephalum apiculatum 'Common Everlasting'

Ground cover to 0.2 metres. Masses of golden everlasting daisies in spring-summer. Foliage silver grey.

Feature Codes: ABCEO

Chrysocephalum semipapposum 'Clustered Everlasting'

Perennial herb to 0.8 metres. Silver grey foliage. Small golden yellow flowers in heads in spring-summer.

Feature Codes: BCENOP

Coronidium scorpioides 'Curling Everlasting' (Helichrysum)

Speading herb 0.1 to 4.0 metres. Foliage green-grey. Yellow papery daisies in spring/summer. (See also Bracteantha, Chrysocephalum and Ozothamnus.)

Feature Codes: ABCEHJK
Seeds per gram: 3000+

 
Craspedia alpina 'Alpine Billy Buttons'

Herbacious perennial to 0.5m. Single 3cm diameter spherical yellow flowerheads in spring.

Feature Codes: HjKcKJN

Craspedia glauca var glauca 'Billy Buttons'

Herbaceous perennial to 0.5 metres. Single 3cm diameter spherical yellow flower heads in spring. Seed sold with pappus.

Feature Codes: BCEH(N)

 
Craspedia paludicola 'Swamp Billybuttons'

Herbacious perennial to 0.5m. Single 3cm diameter spherical yellow flowerheads in spring.

Feature Codes: HjKcKJN

 
Craspedia preminghama 'Preminghama Billybuttons' endemic
 
Cotula alpina

 

 
Cotula filicoides
 
Cynoglossum australe 'Coast Hounds Tongue'
Dianella amoena 'Grassland Flaxlily'

Tufting lily to 0.8 metres. Pale blue flowers with orange anthers in spring/summer. Fleshy blue fruits.

Feature Codes: CKbNO(P)Q
Seeds per gram: 180

Dianella brevicaulis 'Shortstem Flaxlily'

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

Clump formimg lily 0.3m -0.6m height. 0.5m width. Perennial. Growth rate fast. Use for mass planting, rockeries, pots, ponds. Most soils except very wet (including clay and sand). Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Drought proof. Blue and yellow flowers in Spring and Summer (long flowering). Pruning not required. Good coastal plant.

Features: Small blue(or white) berries in summer. Butterfly, bird and lizard attracting. Bush Tucker plant.

Feature Codes: ABCPQ
Seeds per gram: 180

Dianella revoluta 'Spreading Flaxlily'

Tufted lily spreading to form dense stands 0.5 metres tall. Blue (or white) flowers on stems taller than the leaves in spring. Stocks often limited.

Feature Codes: CEKbO(P)Q

Dianella tasmanica 'Blue Flax Lily'

Tufting lily to 1.5 metres. Arching sprays of blue flowers spring/summer followed by large blue-purple berries.

Feature Codes: ABCDEFPQ
Seeds per gram: 160

 
Dichopogon strictus REF: ARTHROPODIUM STRICTUS
 
 
Dietes bicolor 'Peacock Iris'

Tas prov

 
Dietes grandiflora 'Fairy Iris'

Origin: South Africa. Tasmanian provenance.

Clump forming iris 0.5-1.0m height. Width 0.5m. Perennial. Growth rate fast. Use for borders, mass plantings, pots. Any soil except very wet. Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Very drought resistant. White flowers in Summer to Autumn. Pruning not required. Can be slashed to rejuvenate.

Features: Butterfly attracting. Reasonable cut flower. Very long flowering.

 
Diplarrena latifolia 'Western Flag Iris'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic species.

Clump forming iris 0.3-0.6m height.Width 0.5m. Growth rate fast. Use for borders, mass plantings, pots. Any soil type with plenty of water and fair drainage. Full sun to part shade. Extremely frost hardy. Moderately drought resistant. White flowers with yellow and purple throats in Spring to early Summer. Pruning not required. Can be slashed or burned to rejuvenate.

Features: Butterfly attracting. Reasonable cut flower.

Feature Codes: HIeJNPX
Seeds per gram: 400

Diplarrena moraea 'Butterfly Iris'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW. Tasmanian provenance.

Clump formimg iris 0.5-1.0m height. Width 0.5m. Perennial. Growth rate fast. Use for borders, mass plantings, pots. Any soil except very wet. Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Very drought resistant. White flowers with purple throats in Spring to early Summer. Pruning not required. Can be slashed or burned to rejuvenate.

Features: Butterfly attracting. Reasonable cut flower.

Feature Codes: ABCE(P)
Seeds per gram: 300

Drymophila cyanocarpa 'Native Solomons Seal'

Arching stems to 0.7 metres. White flowers in summer. Ornamental.

Feature Codes: (C)DEFGPR

 
Euphrasia gibbsiae 'Striped Tufted-Eyebright'
Gentianella diemensis 'Gentian'

Annual (perennial) herb to 0.3 metres. Flowers white with purple or blue streaks in spring/summer.

Feature Codes: EHIfKdNRT

 
Geranium solanderi 'Southern cranesbill' temporarily out of stock

Small ground-hugging wildflower. Rosette leaves and bright pink flowers usualyy in pairs on long hairy stalks. Good for rockeries.

Gompholobium huegelii 'Pale Wedge Pea'

Leafy spreading soft shrub to 20cm with pale yellow pea flowers. All soils except wet. Drought tolerant. Will grow in sand.

Feature Codes: ABCEO

Isophysis tasmanica 'Mountain Star'

Clump- forming perennial to 0.3m. Fans of grey-green strap leaves with beautiful, showy flowers up to 10cm in diameter. Colours vary from burgundy to yellow-orange in summer.

Feature Codes: HIefJNTX

 
Knifophia uvaria 'Red Hot Pokers'
 
Lawrencia spicata 'Candle Saltmallow'

Perennial with basal leaves. Erect flowering stems to 1.0 metres. Flowers green-yellow in spring. Ornamental. Endemic. Also a wetland plant.

Feature Codes: AIabTU

 
Leptorhynchos squamatus 'Scaly Buttons'

Herbaceous perennial to 0.2 metres. yellow button flower heads spring/summer.

Feature Codes: BCEKabcO

 
Leucochrysum albicans
Libertia pulchella var pulchella 'Pretty Grass Flag'

Small iris to 15cm. Leaves in flat fans. White flowers in loose heads in spring/summer. Ornamental.

Feature Codes: DEFG(H)IcP
Seeds per gram: 1880

 
Limonium baudinii
 
Linum marginale 'Wild Flax'

Slender perennial to 0.6 metres. Small leaves on wiry stems. Blue flowers in spring.

Feature Codes: ABCEKbQ

 
Lupinus polyphyllus 'Russell Lupins'
 
Microseris lanceolata 'Yam Daisy, Murnong' temporarily out of stock

Small, tufted herb with large golden yellow dandelion-like flowers on stems to 30cm. Flowers winter to early summer.

Feature Codes: E,Kb,O

 
Microseris lanceolata 'Yam Daisy, Murnong'

Small, tufted herb with large golden yellow dandelion-like flowers on stems to 30cm. Flowers winter to early summer.

Feature Codes: E,Kb,O

Patersonia fragilis 'Long stalked Purple Iris'

Clump forming iris with foliage to 0.4 metres. Purple flowers in summer may/may not exceed the leaves.

Feature Codes: A(lagoon)B(wet)EIbce

Pelargonium australe 'Wild Geranium'

Plant to 1.0 metres. 'Geranium' leaves. Flowers white and pink in spring.

Feature Codes: ABCEKaOU

Plantago varia 'Native Plantain'

Deep rooting perennial herb. Useful rehabilitation plants. Good in native gardens.

Feature Codes: ABCEIabKbOPS
Seeds per gram: 340

 
Podolepis jaceoides 'Showy Podolepis'

Large rosette herb with long serrated leaves. Showy yellow 'daisy' flower heads in summer. Tasmanian Bush Tucker. Sold with pappus.

Feature Codes: BCEHJKbcdNQ

Ptilotus spathulatus 'Pussy Tails'

Spreading prostrate perennial with stems terminating with upright fluffy yellowish flower heads. Ornamental. Sold with pappus.

Feature Codes: CKbO

Ranunculus pascuinus 'Pressed Hair Buttercup'

Small rosette herb.Hairs pressed tightly on the flowering stems and leaves.Bright golden flowers on erect stems.

Feature Codes: KcKdNX

Scaevola hookeriana 'Fairy Fan Flower'

Tasmanian provenance.

Prostrate ground cover. Perennial. Height to 01.m (10cm) and width to 1.0m+. Growth rate fast.

Excellent for massed planting, rockeries, borders. Most soils except very wet. Full sun to part shade. Responds after severe frost otherwise hardy. Very drought tolerant. Masses of pink flowers in summer. Very prolific 'living mulch'. Rare. Temporarily out of stock.

Feature Codes: ABCEKNOP

Stackhousia monogyna 'Candles'

Perennial herb to 80 cm. Spikes of white flowers in spring/summer. Ornamental.

Feature Codes: BCEKbOP
Seeds per gram: 190

 
Stylidium armeria (syn.dilatatum) 'Broad Leaf Trigger Plant'
Stylidium graminifolium 'Trigger Plant'

Small clump of grass-like leaves. Spikes of pink flowers in spring/summer. Ornamental.

Feature Codes: ABCEF(G)HIeJKabcdNOP
Seeds per gram: 1000+

 
Thelionema caespitosa 'Grass Lily'

Grassy tufting lily. Flowers numerous, cream or yellow (sometimes blue) in spring/early summer.

Feature Codes: BCEO(P)
Seeds per gram: 710

Thysanotus patersonii 'Twining Fringe Lily'

Small, slender twining perennial with tuberous roots. Virtually leafless, with small fringed purple lily flowers in spring. Tasmanian bush tucker.

Feature Codes: BCKbOP
Seeds per gram: 420

Velleia montana 'Mountain Velleia'

Small rosette herb. Thick leaves pressed close to the ground. Yellow flowers in spring.

Feature Codes: HIJKcdN
Seeds per gram: 2000

Velleia paradoxa
Velleia paradoxa 'Bush Butterflies'

Perennial rosette herb. Light green leaves close to the ground. Yellow flowers on erect stems in spring/summer. Rare and endangered species. Endemic.

Feature Codes: CEKb
Seeds per gram: 180

Viola betonicifolia 'Showy Violet'

Out of Stock.

Perennial herb becoming herbaceous in severe winters. Pink to violet flowers in spring/summer. Ornamental.

Feature Codes: HKcNOP

Viola cunninghamii 'Alpine Violet'

Out of Stock.

Mat forming perennial herb. Small kidney-shaped leaves. Small white or pale violet flowers in spring/summer.

Feature Codes: HKcNOP

 
Viola fuscoviolacea ' Mountain Violet'

Out of Stock.

Small herb with dark green 'kidney shaped' leaves. Delicate mauve flowers with dark violet centres. Uncommon. Flowers spring/early summer.

Feature Codes: JKcNP

Viola hederacea 'Wild Violet'

Out of Stock.

Small perennial herb. Green 'kidney-shaped' leaves. White flowers with mauve centres in spring to autumn. Ornamental.

Feature Codes: ABCDEFHIJNP
Seeds per gram: 1830

 
Vittadinia cuneata 'New Holland Daisy'

Perennial undershrub to 0.4 metres. Tiny mauve flowers in spring.

Feature Codes: CKbO

 
Vittadinia muelleri 'Narrow Leaf New Holland Daisy'

As for V. cuneata but flowers are a deeper mauve in colour.

Feature Codes: CKbO

 
Wahlenbergia gracilenta 'Annual Bluebell'

Annual or perennial herb to 0.5 metres. Twining stems with delicate blue cup-shaped flowers in spring/autumn. Ornamental.

Feature Codes: BCEKb

 
Wahlenbergia gymnoclada
Wahlenbergia multicaulis 'Bushy Bluebell'

Many stemmed perennial to 0.6 metres. Blue cup-shaped flowers in spring/summer.

Feature Codes: (B)CKbO(P)

 
Wahlenbergia tadgellii

Many stemmed perennial to 0.6 metres. Blue cup-shaped flowers in spring/summer.

Feature Codes: (B)CKbO(P)

 
Wumbea dioca subps dioca
Xerochrysum bracteatum 'Sunrise Everlasting'

Origin: Tasmanian provenance.

ALow shrub 0.5-0.7m height. Width 0.7m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for mass plantings, rockeries, pots, borders. Most soils except very wet. Full sun. Moderately frost hardy. Extremely drought tolerant. Yellow flowers in Spring and Summer. Prune hard in winter or after flowering.

Features: Long flowering. Very good cut or dried flower. Flowers open and close with the sun.

Feature Codes: BCKb

Xerochrysum papillosum 'White Everlasting'

Origin: Tasmanian provenance.

Low shrub 0.5-0.7m height. Width 1.0-1.2m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for mass planting, rockeries, pots, border. Most soils except very wet. Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Extremely drought tolerant. White flowers in Spring and Summer. Prune hard in winter or after flowering.

Features: Long flowering. Very good cut flower.

Feature Codes: A,B,O,(P),U

Xerochrysum subundulatum 'Golden Everlasting'

Herb to 15cm. Leaves basal. Single golden papery flowerheads to 4cm diameter in summer.

Feature Codes: EHIfKcdNT

 
Xyris gracilis subsp. tasmanica 'Tas Yelloweye'

Slender tussock forming perennial to 50 cm. Leaves golden brown at base, inner surface purple and shiny. Yellow flowers in spring.

Feature Codes: BDEHIceNT

 
Xyris operculata 'Tall Yelloweye'

Rush-like plant to 60 cm. Golden yellow flowers on leafless stems in spring/summer.

Feature Codes: DEHIceNT

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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.