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Cupaniopsis parvifolia- Small Leaved Tuckeroo

A hardy, small tree, up to 20 m but usually smaller, with spreading crown creating good shade. Small panicles of pale flowers are followed by bird-attractive fruits. Host Plant for Deudorix diovis (Bright Cornelian) butterfly. Caterpillars tended by ants. Tubestock from Kumbartcho December 2019… Read more

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Leptospermum liversidgei

Commonly known as lemon-scented tea-tree, swamp may, olive teatree, or lemon teatree, is a shrub to 4 m found naturally growing in wet coastal heath in Eastern Australia. Leaves are 5–7 mm long, with a distinctive lemony aroma. (wikipedia) Fine dense foliage and soft pink flowers in spring. Suitable for large container planting. Prefers a… Read more

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Alpinia caerulea

Clumping Habit Evergreen Perennial also called Native Ginger, (Blueberry Ginger Grows to 3 Metres High Sun / Semi-Shade Rainforest plant – adaptable / moist soil Green glossy elliptical leaves to 40 cm x 10 cm White tubular flowers to 10 mm on spikes to 30 cm in Spring Blue berry fruit to 10 mm Edible… Read more

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Cissus antarctica (Kangaroo Vine)

Tubestock from Kumbartcho Nursery December 2019 Label says: Scrambling / Climbing Woody Vine or Ground Cover to 5 Metres, Evergreen Perennial, Bright Green leaves to 12 cm, Yellowish flowers to 5mm, Purplish-Black grape-like edible fruit Semi-Shade / Shade Soil/Conditions: Moist / Well-Drained Joseph’s Coat Moth Host Plant Bird Attracting Hanging Basket plant Indoor Plant Aboriginal… Read more

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Plumbago Zeylanica

Attractive, scrambling shrub to 1m. Flowers white or pale mauve from spring to autumn. Sticky fruits adhere to clothing, skins and pets and may be a minor nuisance near walkways or other high traffic locations. (ref) Grows as an understory plant in monsoon forest and vine thickets (ref) Food plant for Zebra Blue butterfly. Bought… Read more

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