Plant List

A plant list for my fellow plant nerds, who are curious about the species (rare or not-so-rare) growing in other peoples’ gardens. Zone 9b, Australian cool-temperate.
Last updated December 2015.

Plant list - Front yard

Acacia cognata var – ‘Limelight’
Acer palmatum
– Japanese Maple
Adenanthos sericeus – Baby Woolly Bush
Anigozanthos
var – Kangaroo Paw – ‘Bush Pearl’ and ‘Bush Bonanza’
Aulax cancellata – ‘Bronze Haze’/Channel-Leaf Featherbush
Banksia spinulosa var – ‘Birthday Candles’
Callistemon var. ‘Pink Champagne’, ‘Genoa Glory’ + unknown red form
Calytrix tetragona – Common Fringe-Myrtle
Grevillea ‘Fireworks’
Lomatia tinctoria – Guitar-Plant
Melaleuca gibbosa – Slender Honey-Myrtle
Phormium ‘Dark Delight’
Tasmannia lanceolata – Mountain Pepper/Pepperberry

Mixed border!

Mixed border

Acacia floribunda – Gossamer Wattle
Banksia marginata – Silver Banksia
Camellia x2 (one pale pink, one hot pink)
Causarina glauca ‘Cousin It’
Correa x3 ‘Jezebell’
Corymbia ficifolia – Pink Flowering Gum
Crowea exalata – Waxflower ‘Festival’
Dianella tasmanica x5 – Blue Flax-Lily
Dicksonia antarctica – Tree Fern
Dodonaea viscosa purpurea – Purple Hop Bush
Euphorbia x martinii – Mediterranean Spurge
Hebe ‘Beverly Hills’
Hebe ‘Santa Monica’
Leptospermum obovatum – Tea-Tree ‘Starry Night’
Grevillea ‘Mt Tamboritha’
Myoporum parvifolium purpurea – Creeping Boobialla
Nandina domestica – Heavenly Bamboo
Orosanthus multiflorus x3 – Morning Flag
Olea europea – Olive ‘Manzanillo’
Pieris japonica ‘Valley Valentine’
Pimelea ferruginea – Riceflower ‘Magenta Mist’
Poa labillardierei x5 – Tussock-Grass
Stylidium armeria x5 – Trigger-Plants
Telopea var – Waratah ‘Shady Lady’
Tetragonia tetragonides – New Zealand Spinach/Warrigal Greens
Xerochrysum x2 – Paper Daisies
(Cull List: Sweet Pittosporum, English Ivy)

Deck

Outdoor planters

Chimonanthus praecox – Wintersweet
Lagarostrobos frankiniiHuon Pine (with mondo grass and dichondra)
Succulents: echeveria, sempervivum, aeonium, sedum, haworthia, crassula, miniature aloe, winter cactus and spring cactus
Fig ‘Black Genoa’, lemon and miniature lime
Mint and cat thyme
Brick patio planter: Helleborus and native violet (Viola hederacea)

Sansavieria in a cone planter

Indoor plants

Ficus elastica – Rubber Plant
Howea forsteriana – Kentia Palm
Pogonatherum paniceum – Baby Panda Bamboo
Sansavieria trifasciata – Snake Plant
Maidenhair Fern
Peace Lily
Peperomia
Habanero Pepper

Veggie beds

Veggie beds

This year it’s tomatoes, tomatillos, zucchini, strawberries, mini-cucumber, kale, lettuce, spinach, beetroot, snow peas and bush beans…. may the odds be ever in their favour. Over in the perennials bed, we have: sage, blueberry, thyme, rosemary, perennial basil, chia, coriander, rhubarb, asparagus, Chilean guava and a dwarf cherry tree. So. Many. Plants.