Kurrajong is an Australian Bottle Tree with masses of dangly pink flowers, lush foliage,odd fat trunk.looks great year round.slightest breeze made the shiny leaves rustle.undemanding, zones 9-11, thrives in full sun and most any soil, is frost hardy,drought tolerant. popular street tree, it can grow 30' tall, develops quickly to make a statement in a small garden, doesn't have an aggressive root system. Landscapers love it. happy in a container spectacular bonsai. Easy from seed.
Native Finger Lime Pink Ice (microcitrus australasica). Like citrus caviar, this native Australian finger lime is packed with translucent pink vescules, bursting with flavour. The slender fruit can reach 12 cm, sheathed in a dark magenta skin. An understory native shrub that grows best in dappled light. The tangy pink vescules separate without splitting, making a uniquely decorative garnish, or float them in gin for a summer treat!
Randia Fitzalanii – Native Gardenia. Fantastic bush tucker rainforest tree, Australian native to 5m tall. White flowers with beautiful fragrance, followed by edible, sweet, yellow fruit. Light frost hardy. Can be grown as far south as Sydney.
Serruria florida (Blushing Bride). Pale pink flowers widely used in bridal bouquets, flowering from winter through spring. Suited for pots and containers (with Australian native potting mix). Very low maintenance, frost and drought tolerant once established. Suitable for a variety of soil types, but must be well drained. Prefers a full sun to part shade postion. Grows 1m high x 1m wide.
Tea tree (Leptospermum minutifolium). Most species are endemic to Australia, but some species grow in New Zealand,Malaysia. A shrub or small tree, early settlers soaked the leaves in boiling water to make a brewed tea rich in ascorbic acid (vit C)..