Acmena smithii Minor
The Lily pilly is a fantastic Australian Native tree that is used widely as a screening plant and in topiary.
Prefers: Full Sun
Commonly called the Willow Myrtle. A medium sized tree growing to around 12 m. A nice weeping habit with a spreading canopy. Tolerates dry conditions and with some additional water over the first few years is a reasonably fast growing tree.
Prefers: Full sun.
Flowers: Small white slightly fragrant flowers in spring to summer.
Hoop Pine a tall tree to 40m. Used widely as a shade tree or street tree in open areas. Also suitable as a windbreak. Reasonably drought tolerant and will cope well with coastal conditions.
Prefers: Full Sun
Fantastic garden specimen tree with very colorful bark and white 'lily of the valley' flowers. Arbutus x andrachnoides is a sterile cross so it does not produce fruit and is not invasive like some other species.
Evergreen dogwood tree, well its evergreen in most climates but will drop leaves in colder climates.
Flowers: Yellow flowers in spring followed by yellow fruits that attract birds, try not to plant this one near a pathway. Will self seed.
Medium sized upright evergreen tree growing to 10m. Suitable for use as a specimen tree with fragrant flowers in spring
Prefers: Full Sun to part shade. Well mulched root run to maintain moisure. Protection from frosts.
Flowers: A little like 'fried eggs' white with yellow stamens, very attractive with a citrus fragrance.
Known as the Beach hibiscus or Coastal cottonwood, will grow to 6-8m depending on conditions. Suitable for coastal plantings. Bronze foliage and a rounded spreading canopy.
Prefers: A moist root run
Flowers: Pale Yellow flowers from late winter
Moreton Bay Fig. A tall growing spreading evergreen tree su
itable to very large gardens or parkland. Lovely dense dark green shiny foliage.
Prefers: A moist bust well drained soil. Full sun
Ficus microcarpa var. hillii or Hill's Weeping Fig. Fast growing evergreen tree tree to 20m. Best suited to parklands, very large gardens or open roadside plantings.
Prefers: Generally a hardy tree but prefers a hummus rich moist well drained soil.
The evergreen magnolias range from very large trees to much smaller plants suitable for use as garden specimens or hedging plants. Includes;
Little Gem, Exmouth, Kay Parris, Teddy Bear.
Water Gum or Kanooka. Yellow perfumed flowers in summer from this spreading evergreen tree. Will grow from 7-17m depending on conditions and is used as a street tree or garden shade tree.
Prefers: Full sun to light shade and does require moisture.
Ulmus parvifolia (Chinese Elm semi evergreen)
Will grow to 8 -14m with a nice spreading canopy. Nice dark green foliage and will be deciduous or semi deciduous in colder climates. Attractive bark indwell require some water during dry periods. Used widely as a street tree.
Weeping Lillypilly. Lovelyevergreen tree for a moist humus rich soil. Will reach 30m in ideal conditions.