Red Eyed Wattle
Shrub to 3m by 3m wide, Yellow flowers during late spring and summer. Bird attracting, butterfly attracting, dieback resistant.
Much branched small to medium upright to sprawling shrub 0.5 to 2m high. Common on the Swan Coastal Plain and […]
Summer Scented Wattle
A coastal shrub or small tree, to 5m (up to 10 metres) and found mainly on consolidated dunes. Plants sucker […]
A fast growing dense shrub or small tree 2-6m high, branchlets are often pendulous. “Coojong” is as coloniser species of […]
Low growing spiny shrub to 1 metre high. Covered in yellow flowers from winter to spring.
A spreading rhizomatous tufted perennial, Acanthocarpus preissii will generally grow no higher than 0.5 metres, but can spread to cover […]
Tree 5 -15m high with male and female plants (Dioecious). Flowers reddish brown May to October. Common Sheoak was cut […]
Dwarf sheoak is a shrub to 2m high and has male and female plants (dioecious). male flowers are reddish brown […]
Dysentry Bush is an erect to spreading shrub with neat elliptical leathery leaves. The small starlike flowers are white with […]
Catspaw is an herbaceous perennial to 0.5m high. Yellow and red flowers in winter and spring. Bird attracting.
Mangles Kangaroo Paw
Mangles Kangaroo Paw is an herbaceous perennial to 1m high by 1m wide with red and green flowers during spring […]
Feather Spear Grass
Perennial grass, culms arising from horizontal rhizome, slender, branched upwards, 1-3m tall. Flowers spring – summer. Butterfly attracting.
Shrub to 4 metres or tree to 8m high. Bright yellow candle like flowers in spring. Bird attracting, Carnaby Cockatoo.
Low groundcovering shrub 3m wide, golden – orange flowers winter to spring. Bird attracting, dieback susceptible.
Tree to 10m by 3m wide golden flowers during spring and summer. Bird attracting, butterfly attracting, dieback susceptible.
Tree or shrub to 2- 6m high usually with a lignotuber. Red, yellow flowers during autumn and winter. Bird attracting, […]
Acorn or Saw Tooth Banksia
Banksia prionotes is a non-lignotuberous shrub or tree to 8m tall by 4m wide. It produces orange and white flowers […]
Prickly shrub to 4m high by 3m wide, yellow flowers autumn to summer. Bird attracting, butterfly attracting, Carnaby Cockatoo, dieback […]
Rhizomatous colonising perennial sedge up to 1.2m high. Occurs in seasonally waterlogged soil around winter wet depressions.
Sheath Twig Sedge
Baumea vaginalis is rhizomatous perennial sedge to 1.5m high. Occurs along watercourses, swaqmps and winter wet depressions. Brown flowers in […]
Erect shrub to 1m, Occurs in sand over clay and winter wet depressions. Flowers pink to purple in globular heads […]
Common Brown Pea
Low shrub to 0.6 metres high with the leaves arranged in two opposite rows. Pea flowers brown – yellow July […]
Herbaceous perennial, stem to 0.3 metres high, white flowers winter to spring.
Erect compact or spreading shrub to 1m to 2m high. deep red flowers winter to spring.
Silky Leaved Blood Flower
Erect to open shrub to 1.5m high. Blood red flowers during winter to summer.
Erect shrub to 1m high.Star shaped yellow to cream flowers in spring and summer.
Rhizomatous perennial grass like herb that is a tufted relative of the Kangaroo Paws. Occurs in dry and wetland soils. […]
Rhizomatous perennial grass like herb to 0.4 metres high. Globular yellow flower heads August to September.
Tree to 30 to 40m high on the Darling Range and 10-20 high on the Swan Coastal Plain. Cream flowers […]
Flax Lily, Blueberry Lily
Rhizomatous strap leaved perennial herb to 0.5 metres high with a 1 metre high flowering panicle. Blue flowers followed by […]
Coast Hop Bush
An erect to spreading shrub, Dodonaea aptera can gain a height of up to 3m high. It occurs naturally on […]
Erect shrub or small tree, up to 4.5 m. Fruit yellow to red or orange – brown, endemic to the […]
Erect to spreading shrub 0.3 to 1m high. Orange flowers spring to summer.
Shrub to 1m high, Grey foliage with orange and red flowers during spring and summer. Bird attracting.
Limestone Marlock, redheart.
Tree to 9m high by 3m wide, cream flowers during spring and early summer.
The quintessential and iconic Perth coastal native tree, Eucalyptus gomphocephala is more commonly known as Tuart and can reach a height […]
Tree 10 to 46 metres high, 10 to 15 metres on the western side of the Swan Coastal Plain and […]
Tree 5 to 8 metres high. Bark ashy grey, rough and persistent throughout. White or cream flowers during summer.
Bacon and Eggs
Small shrub to 0.2 to 0.7m high. red (orange) and yellow (brown) pea flowers, winter to spring.
Erect or spreading shrub to 0.2 to 0.8 metres high. Yellow and red pea flowers winter to spring.
Erect shrub 0.2 to 0.8 metres high.Pale yellow pea flowers in winter to spring.
Small erect shrub 0.2 to 1.0 metres high with blue/purple pea flowers in spring. Bee attracting.
Erect to spreading shrub 0.4 to 1.0 metres high. Red to purple pea flowers, September to December.
Erect shrub to 0.3 to 1 metre high. Yellow pea flowers mainly in winter to spring. Bee attracting and shade […]
Spreading shrub 0.6 to 2 metres high. Occurs in white or yellow sand over limestone and dunes. White flowers from […]
Haemodorum laxum is a small bulbaceous perennial herb. The plant with the flowering stem is up to 0.6 to 1.4 […]
Haemodorum paniculatum is a small bulbaceous perennial herb. The plant with the flowering stem is up to 0.4 to 1.8 […]
Haemodorum spicatum is a small bulbaceous perennial herb. The plant with the flowering stem is up to 0.3 to 2.0 […]
Lignotuberous shrub to 0.5 to 3 metres high. Intense flowering stems of cream flowers in summer.
Twining shrub or climber, masses of Purple pea flowers in winter to spring. Shade tolerant, Bird, Bee and Butterfly attracting […]
Spreading prostrate ground cover with mauve/purple or white flowers mainly through spring and summer. Shade tolerant Butterfly attracting plant. Dieback […]
Swan River Myrtle
Small multi stemmed shrub to 1m, pink/purple flowers July to October.
Small sedge to 0.6m, occurs in mud or sand in winter wet depressions, flowers October to December.
Erect shrub to 4m high, branchlets crowded, yellow pea flowers August to March. Occurs in wet and dry soils of […]
An erect shrub to 4m high with pendulous branches, yellow/orange pea flowers most of the year.
Shrub to 1.5 to 4 metres high. Found around swamps, lakes and rivers. Yellow flowers during spring.
A very small tufted perennial herb to 0.1 metres high. White daisy like flowers in spring.
Prostrate to adscending perennial herb 0.1 to 0.5 metres high. A stoloniferous groundcover that inhabits wetlands, blue flowers all year […]
Stout tree to 10m high. Occurs around swamps and is an indicator of A watertable close to the surface. White […]
Spreading or erect shrub to 0.2 to 1metre high. Flowers pale to deep pink/purple, in spring.
Erect to spreading shrub 0.5 to to 2 metres high. Occurs on coastal dunes and rocky limestone. Cream-white flowers in […]
Shrub to 0.4 to 2 metres high. Occurs on the Swan Coastal Plain on sand dunes and alluvial soils. Often […]
Muehlenbeckia adpressa is a twining shrub or climber with green flowers in spring. An unusual species, which with its somewhat […]
Myoporum caprarioides is an erect slender or spreading shrub to 2m in height. It is found naturally in coastal to […]
Boobialla / Blueberry Tree
Myoporum insulare is a fleshy coastal dune and limestone capping shrub that can range in height from 1 to 4 […]
Foxtail Mulga Grass
Low densely tufted perennial grass, erect from a short, branched stocky rhizome, culms to 0.4m tall. Flowers winter to spring.
Olearia axillaris is one of Perth’s most iconic coastal shrubs, with distinctive grey foliage and a height of up to […]
Erect or spreading perennial herb or shrub to 0.4 metres high. Green flowers winter to spring.
Ornduffia (Villarsia) albiflora
Aquatic or semi aquatic erect perennial herb 0.4 to 1.2 metres high. Beside freshwater lakes, swamps and watercourses. White flowers […]
Rhizomatous perennial herb 0.2 to 0.5 metres high. Plants forming erect clumps with several to many stems. Flowers blue winter […]
Rhozomatous tufted perennial herb 0.3 to 0.6m high. Occurs in dry and wet soils. Stunning Violet to Blue Iris flowers […]
Erect to spreading lignotuberous shrub to 1.5 metres high. Yellow flowers winter to summer.
Salt and Pepper
Widespread slender woody perennial to 0.6m high. Flowers pale pink to mauve to blue winter to spring.
Small Herb shrub 0.3 to 1 metre high, with bright white flowers during winter to late spring. Very shade tolerant […]
Rhagodia baccata is a strong spreading, shade tolerant shrub which although not growing much over a metre in height, is […]
Pink Sunray or Mangles' Everlasting
Rhodanthe manglesii is one of the many so called Everlasting Daisies and grows to 0.4 metres high. Pink, white and […]
Rytidosperma caespitosum (Austrodanthonia)
Ringed Wallaby Grass
Erect tufted perennial Australian native grass 0.2m to 0.9 metres high. Flowers Spring.
Scaevola crassifolia is arguable the most common coastal Scaevola seen around Perth. With time it can spread considerably so does […]
Shining Fan Flower
Scaevola nitida is an erect medium shrub that can reach a height of 3m. Occurring on coastal limestone and dunes, […]
Spyridium globulosum is a dense shrub from 2 to 5 metres high. Occurring on coastal sand dunes and limestone, Spyridium […]
Thomasia cognata is a multi stemmed small shrub that rarely grows much higher than about 0.5 metre. It prefers calcerous […]
Blue Lace Flower / Rottnest Island Daisy
Commonly known as the Rottnest Island Daisy or Blue Lace Flower. Trachymene coerulea is an erect annual to 2m which […]
Trunk short to tall, 0.3m to over 3m, crowns one to many. Long flowering scape. Flowers white in late spring […]
Large shrub or small tree to 7 metres high. Creamy white flowers in summer. Large woody pear shaped fruit with […]