Acacia pravissima (Ovens Wattle)
- Usually Flowers : March, April
Evergreen, large shrub or small tree with drooping branches, covered in spiny, false leaves. Clusters of scented. bright yellow flowers smother the branches in early spring. Ht.8mt.(25ft.). Needs full sun in moist, well-drained, slightly acidic soil. Frost hardy. Best grown in a warm position with shelter or in a container as a multi-stemmed specimen. Drought tolerant.
Acacia retinodes (Swamp Wattle)
- Usually Flowers : January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Spreading small tree or large shrub with slender stems and evergreen, lance-shaped, bluish-green phyllodes. Short racemes of spherical, lemon-yellow flowerheads throughout the year. Ht.8mt.(25ft.). Grow in full sun and moist, well-drained, fertile, slightly acid soil. Frost tender so give shelter and protect in cold areas. Good as specimen plant.
Calamagrostis x acutiflora Overdam (Reed Gras)
- Usually Flowers : August, September, October, November, December
Fairly compact plant with white striped foliage and pinkish flower heads. June to August. Ht.1mt.(3ft.). Grow in full sun and dry or moist, fertile soil. Good for screening or as achitectural plant. Best in a damp position.
Calamagrostis xa. Karl Foerster
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Feather reed grass. Clump forming grass. Very upright habit. Flowering plumes from June through to winter. Full sun. Ht 80' 200cm Spread 48' 120cm