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Agathis robusta

Agathis robusta

Queensland Kauri Pine
Native with very invasive root system. Grows to 45 metres high x 8 metres wide. A native to coastal Queensland. Has thick deep green leaves and vigorous growth. Produces globular cones of around tennis ball size. Coastal (Salt Tolerant Plants), Invasive Roots, Shade Growing Plants Plant I.D. No. 22
Backhousia citriodora

Backhousia citriodora

Lemon Scented Myrtle
Native with non-invasive roots. Grows to 5 metres high x 4 metres wide. Deep green foliage with silver undersides. Has creamy, white fluffy clusters of flowers. Is great in domestic gardens as it is both fragrant and bushy to the ground. Leaves are an excellent source of lemon for perfume or cooking. Bird Attracting, Coastal (Salt Tolerant Plants), Hedging, Shaping or Topiary, Water Wise Plants Plant I.D. No. 23
Brachychiton acerifolius

Brachychiton acerifolius

Illawarra Flame Tree
Native with non-invasive roots. Grows to 12 metres high x 4 metres wide. Erect stout tree with light glossy green large leaves. Brilliant scarlet flowers. Red bell shaped fruit, followed by large boat shaped pods. Specimen planting for avenues. Bird Attracting, Coastal (Salt Tolerant Plants) Plant I.D. No. 24
Brachychiton rupestris

Brachychiton rupestris

Queensland Bottle Tree
Native with non-invasive roots. Grows to 20 metres high x 5 metres wide. A small-headed tree with unique bottle-shaped trunk that reaches enormous girth. A good shade tree. Tolerant of hot, dry conditions. A slow grower. Coastal (Salt Tolerant Plants), Shade Growing Plants, Water Wise Plants Plant I.D. No. 25
Buckinghamia celsissima

Buckinghamia celsissima

Ivory-curl tree
Native with non-invasive roots. Grows to 8 metres high x 3 metres wide. A beautiful dense evergreen tall shrub/small tree, that becomes completely covered with cream-colored pendant flower spikes. Very glossy dark green leaves. Hardy, fast growing with dense, compact, round-headed form. Bird Attracting, Hedging, Shaping or Topiary, Shade Growing Plants Plant I.D. No. 26
Cupaniopsis anacardioides

Cupaniopsis anacardioides

Tuckeroo
Native with non-invasive roots. Grows to 10 metres high x 4 metres wide. Fast growing shade tree. Very hardy with non-invasive roots and grows well in all soil conditions. Greyish white and inconspicuous flowers followed by orange berries. Good streetscape or specimen tree which is very hardy and pollution tolerant. Bird Attracting, Coastal (Salt Tolerant Plants), Shade Growing Plants, Water Wise Plants Plant I.D. No. 27
Elaeocarpus eumundii

Elaeocarpus eumundii

Eumundi Quondong
Native with non-invasive roots. Grows to 8 metres high x 3 metres wide. Attractive, erect tall stately shrub. Has glossy green and dark brown leaves througout the year. Is ideal as a screen. Birds love the fruit. Bird Attracting, Shade Growing Plants Plant I.D. No. 28
Elaeocarpus reticulatus

Elaeocarpus reticulatus

Blueberry Ash
Native with non-invasive roots. Grows to 8 metres high x 2.5 metres wide. Evergreen small tree with attractive bronze green foliage when young and deep green when older. Flowers delicately fringed pink in summer, followed by dark blue fruits that birds love. Bird Attracting, Shade Growing Plants Plant I.D. No. 29
Eucalyptus cv. Summer Red PBR

Eucalyptus cv. Summer Red PBR

Red Flowering Gum
Native with non-invasive roots. Grows to 5 metres high x 2.5 metres wide. Grafted for large flowers and smaller habit. Form of eucalyptus ficifolia. Spectacular large clusters of pink flowers. Ideal as a specimen plant. Bird Attracting, Coastal (Salt Tolerant Plants), Low Lying Areas (Wet Area Plants), Water Wise Plants Plant I.D. No. 30
Ficus macrophylla

Ficus macrophylla

Moreton Bay Fig
Native with a very invasive root system. Grows to 30 metres high x 20 metres wide. Large spreading parkland shade tree producing abundant berries sought after by birds. Ideal for shade, with glossy large leaves and rusty-brown underside. A suitable coastal tree tolerating salt laden winds and dry, sandy soil Very aggressive root system. Bird Attracting, Coastal (Salt Tolerant Plants), Invasive Roots, Shade Growing Plants, Water Wise Plants Plant I.D. No. 31
Ficus microcarpa Hillii

Ficus microcarpa Hillii

Hills Fig
Native with very invasive roots. Grows to 15 metres high x 10 metres wide. Evergreen, erect and stout tree with glossy green leaves. Has greenish figs after insignificant flowers. Has very invasive roots. Ideal for a specimen or avenue tree and very hardy. Bird Attracting, Coastal (Salt Tolerant Plants), Hedging, Shaping or Topiary, Invasive Roots, Shade Growing Plants, Water Wise Plants Plant I.D. No. 32
Flindersia australis

Flindersia australis

Crows Ash
Native with non-invasive roots. Grows to 18 metres high x 5 metres wide. Large ideal shade tree. Foliage is dark green in a dense round crown. Best shade and avenue tree in Qld. Bears white flowers. Bird Attracting, Coastal (Salt Tolerant Plants), Invasive Roots, Shade Growing Plants Plant I.D. No. 33
Grevillea baileyana

Grevillea baileyana

White Oak
Native with invasive roots. Grows to 10 metres high x 4 metres wide Evergreen, erect tree with mottled grey and white bark Leaves are dark green with a distinctive copper colored underside. Has showy long and white scented flower spikes. Ideal as a specimen or wind break tree. Attracts birds. Bird Attracting, Invasive Roots, Shade Growing Plants, Water Wise Plants Plant I.D. No. 34
Grevillea cv. Honey Gem

Grevillea cv. Honey Gem

Orange Grevillea
Native with non-invasive roots. Grows to 5 metres high x 3 metres wide. Dense shrub flowering all year round. Apricot/Golden flowers are laden with honey and highly attractive to birds. Can be pruned after main flowering in spring. Bird Attracting, Hedging, Shaping or Topiary, Shade Growing Plants, Water Wise Plants Plant I.D. No. 35
Grevillea cv. Moonlight

Grevillea cv. Moonlight

White Grevillea
Native with non-invasive roots. Grows to 5 metres high x 3 metres wide. Evergreen tall shrub flowering all year round. Large cream and yellow flowers highly attractive. Can be pruned after main flowering in spring. Bird Attracting, Hedging, Shaping or Topiary, Shade Growing Plants, Water Wise Plants Plant I.D. No. 36
Harpullia pendula

Harpullia pendula

Tulipwood
Native with non-invasive roots. Grows to 8 metres high x 4 metres wide. Evergreen, medium to tall tree, large divided leaves, small yellow flowers. Yellow or red two-lobed showy fruits. Ideal for coastal plantings. Bird Attracting, Coastal (Salt Tolerant Plants), Shade Growing Plants, Water Wise Plants Plant I.D. No. 37
Hibiscus tiliaceus Rubra

Hibiscus tiliaceus Rubra

Bronze Cottonwood
Native with non-invasive roots. Grows 6 metres high x 6 m wide. Fast growing with attractive yellow flowers and bronze new growth. Excellent for screening or feature tree and can be pruned if required. Ideal for planting in coastal areas. Bird Attracting, Coastal (Salt Tolerant Plants), Hedging, Shaping or Topiary, Water Wise Plants Plant I.D. No. 38
Lophostemon confertus

Lophostemon confertus

Brush Box
Native with non-invasive roots. Grows to 15 metres high x 8 metres wide. Evergreen, erect reddish trunk. Simple leathery leaves grouped in pseudo whorls. White cream colored flowers. A good specimen or streetscape tree that is hardy and has an attractive trunk. Bird Attracting, Shade Growing Plants, Water Wise Plants Plant I.D. No. 39
Melaleuca leucadendra Broad Leaf

Melaleuca leucadendra Broad Leaf

Broad Leaf Paperbark
Native with non-invasive roots. Grows to 12 metres high x 5 metres wide. Evergreen tree with papery thick and pale spongy bark. Dull green and pendulous leaves, with white to creamy spikes of flowers. Ideal for moist areas. Has a soft weeping habit and has bird attracting flowers. Bird Attracting, Coastal (Salt Tolerant Plants), Low Lying Areas (Wet Area Plants), Shade Growing Plants, Water Wise Plants Plant I.D. No. 40
Melaleuca leucadendra Fine Leaf

Melaleuca leucadendra Fine Leaf

Fine Leaf Paperbark
Native with non-invasive roots. Grows to 10 metres high x 5 metres wide. Evergreen tree with papery thick and pale spongy bark. Dull green and pendulous leaves. White to creamy spikes of flowers. Ideal for moist areas. Has a soft weeping habit and has bird attracting flowers. Bird Attracting, Coastal (Salt Tolerant Plants), Low Lying Areas (Wet Area Plants), Shade Growing Plants, Water Wise Plants Plant I.D. No. 41
Melaleuca quinquenervia

Melaleuca quinquenervia

Paper Bark
Native with non-invasive roots. Grows to 10 metres high x 4 metres wide. Evergreen with very thick and papery bark. Dull green, stiff and flat leaves. White spikes of flowers which is South East Queensland’s best honey producer. Ideal for moist areas. Bird Attracting, Coastal (Salt Tolerant Plants), Low Lying Areas (Wet Area Plants), Shade Growing Plants, Water Wise Plants Plant I.D. No. 42
Melaleuca (Callistemon) cv. Taree Pink

Melaleuca (Callistemon) cv. Taree Pink

Pink Bottlebrush
Native with non-invasive roots. Grows to 3 metres high x 2 metres wide. Hardy evergreen upright bushy shrub with masses of soft pink bottlebrushes in spring and summer. Suitable for most soils and usually frost resistant. Prune regularly to guarantee flowering to perfection. Bird Attracting, Coastal (Salt Tolerant Plants), Hedging, Shaping or Topiary, Shade Growing Plants, Water Wise Plants Plant I.D. No. 43
Melaleuca viridiflora

Melaleuca viridiflora

Vivid Flower Paperbark
Native with non-invasive roots. Grows to 10 metres high x 4 metres wide. Evergreen paperbark with weeping foliage. Bears pale lemon through to pink flowers in winter. Ideal coastal, wallum flats or moist areas. Dull green and pendulous leaves. Has a soft weeping habit and has bird-attracting flowers. Bird Attracting, Coastal (Salt Tolerant Plants), Low Lying Areas (Wet Area Plants), Shade Growing Plants, Water Wise Plants Plant I.D. No. 44
Melicope elleryana

Melicope elleryana

Pink Euodia
Native with spreading surface roots. Grows to 10 metres high x 3 metres wide. Evergreen, fast growing summer flowering shade tree. Pink Flowering and attracts the blue mountain butterfly and a variety of birds. Bird Attracting, Shade Growing Plants Plant I.D. No. 45
Randia Fitzalanii

Randia Fitzalanii

Native Gardenia
Native with non-invasive roots. Grows to 8 metres high x 3 metres wide. Evergreen rainforest tree with large glossy leaves and fragrant white flowers in spring. Ideal for small shade tree to tub specimen. Bird Attracting, Coastal (Salt Tolerant Plants), Water Wise Plants Plant I.D. No. 46
Xanthostemon chrysanthus

Xanthostemon chrysanthus

Golden Penda
Native with non-invasive roots. Grows to 10 metres high x 4 metres wide. A dense, spreading crown of dark green glossy foliage Has contrasting red new growth. Showy, dense clusters of golden-yellow fluffy flowers. Ideal as a specimen or feature tree/shrub, and larger screen. Bird Attracting, Coastal (Salt Tolerant Plants), Hedging, Shaping or Topiary, Shade Growing Plants Plant I.D. No. 47