• halleria lucida

    Posted on This evergreen, multi-stemmed tree with attractive glossy bright green foliage can reach heights of 2 – 5m.    The bark is longitudinally grooved and pale grey and brown in colour. The flowers are tubular, orange to brick-red, or yellow, very rich... Read more »
  • Zygophyllum L.

    Posted on Description Zygophyllum is derived from the Greek words, zygos, meaning joined, and phyllon, meaning leaf, referring to the paired leaves of many of the species.  This many-stemmed dwarf shrub usually grows to a height of  ± 1 m to ±... Read more »
  • Haemanthus albiflos

    Posted on The flower of Haemanthus albiflos grows up to 250mm high.  The smooth, shiny leaves are oblong and may vary in colour from pale to dark green.  The leaves may be covered with short, soft hairs and have yellow spots on... Read more »
  • EUPHORBIA ERYTHRINA

    Posted on This much branched, resprouting perennial plant is easily recognisable by its stunning flower heads and long slender stems with opposite, alternate leaves. The flowers are carried at the tip of the stems and are enclosed in grenny-yellow bracts. Read more »
  • MALVA PARVIFLORA

    Posted on This very troublesome, annual weed is dynamic after autumn and winter rains. It is an erect, sprawling or decumbent herb growing up to 50cm high that is covered with rather stiff star-like (stellate) hairs and is woody at the stem. It occurs on all soil types;... Read more »
  • ACOKANTHERA OPPOSITIFOLIA

    Posted on This evergreen to semi-deciduous tree can be seen on the other side of the footpath to the Indigenous Garden. Easy to recognise with its reddish young stems and thick, leathery, ovate and glossy leaves. The flowers appear in dense axillary... Read more »
  • Metalasia muricata

    Posted on This erect, woody shrub grows up to 2.5m, the leaves are often curved backwards, twisted and hooked at the tips.  The margins are rolled under. The honey scented flower heads are without rays, several in terminal clusters, the bracts are... Read more »
  • Crassula ovata

    Posted on A large well-branched, rounded, evergreen shrub with glossy, dark grey-green, oval, succulent leaves. The leaves are in opposite pairs with red margins and pointy ends. The bush is covered by sweetly scented star-shaped flowers which are followed by small capsules... Read more »
  • Cassine peragua subsp. peragua

    Posted on Can easily be identified by its’ flaky bark which is grey with orange patches. The leaves are almost circular. The fruit is green at first turning to orange and then black. Good for fire wood.   Read more »
  • Searsia laevigata

    Posted on Much branched, multi-stemmed deciduous shrub or small tree occurring in dense stands and on coastal dunes. Leaflets widely obovate, to occasionally lanceolate, finely rolled under. Bark smooth, grey brown, with or without spines. Fruit almost round, russet red.   Read more »