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 […]
A spreading rhizomatous tufted perennial, Acanthocarpus preissii will generally grow no higher than 0.5 metres, but can spread to cover […]
A graceful tree to 12m high by 3m wide with spreading branches and drooping foliage. The tree provides shelter for […]
Dwarf sheoak is a shrub to 2m high and has male and female plants (dioecious). male flowers are reddish brown […]
Dune sheoak is an upright large shrub 3-4 metres tall. There are separate male and female plants (dioecious). Dune sheoak […]
Dysentry Bush is an erect to spreading shrub with neat elliptical leathery leaves. The small starlike flowers are white with […]
Coastal angianthus is a small bushy compact shrub 0.2-0.5 metres high. It occurs on coastal limestone and dunes and is […]
Erect much branched shrub to 2.5m high branching from the base. Flower yellow with purple stripes June to October. Occurs […]
Spreading to erect shrub to 0.5 1.5metres high. Grey foliage, flowers in spring.
Erect shrub 1m to 2.5m high. Occurs on coastal sand dunes and flowers Autumn to winter. Bush tucker plant with […]
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 high by 5m wide, yellowish – brown flowers during autumn to winter. Found along watercourses and seasonally […]
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 […]
Rottnest Island Pine
Shrub or tree to 6m high. Male cones recorded October November.
Erect compact or spreading shrub to 1m to 2m high. deep red flowers winter to spring.
Prostrate perennial herb to 0.3 metres high. Flowers purple, pink or white in winter to spring.
Centella is a stoloniferous perennial herb to 0.3 metres high. Found around winter wet depressions and swamps. Flowers are pink, […]
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.
Cycnogeton (Triglochin) huegelii
Rhizomatous and tuberous aquatic and perennial herb 0.3 to 2 metres high. Occurs in swamps and along rivers and creeks. […]
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 […]
Rounded erect bushy shrub 0.5 to 2 metres high. Orange, pendulous flower heads July to September. Musky aroma from flowers […]
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 […]
Prostrate to erect shrub to 1 metre high. Soft grey foliage, flowers May to September.
Shrub to 1m high, Grey foliage with orange and red flowers during spring and summer. Bird attracting.
The quintessential and iconic Perth coastal native tree, Eucalyptus gomphocephala is more commonly known as Tuart and can reach a height […]
Knotted Club Rush
Rhizomatous tufted perennial sedge 0.4 to 1 metre high. Brown globular flower heads near to the top of the stems. […]
Ground covering shrub to 0.3m high x 2m wide. Occurs on coastal limestone and around saline lakes and flats. Pink […]
Erect or spreading shrub to 0.2 to 0.8 metres high. Yellow and red pea flowers winter to spring.
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 […]
Small spreading shrub 0.4 to 1.5m high. Mauve flowers with a black centre from winter to spring.
Erect to spreading non lignotuberous shrub 0.3 to 5 metres high. White flowers winter to spring.
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 […]
Erect or sprawling shrub 1 to 3m high. Yellow flowers August to December
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.
Prostrate ground cover with large leaves and bright red pea flowers in winter to spring. Bird and Bee attracting,shade tolerant.
Small compact silvery shrub to 0.2 to 0.7 metres high, covered in tight velvety hair. Occurs on coastal dune and […]
Prostrate to adscending perennial herb 0.1 to 0.5 metres high. A stoloniferous groundcover that inhabits wetlands, blue flowers all year […]
Shrub to 0.4 to 2 metres high. White or cream flowers during winter to summer.
Melaleuca huegelii forms a large shrub that can grow up to 5 meters tall. It occurs naturally on coastal limestone […]
Rottnest Tea Tree
Melaleuca lanceolata commonly known as the Rottnest Teatree is a large spreading tree that can reach 10m in height. It […]
Tree to 9m high associated with swamps, salt marshes, lakeas and watercourses. Cream flowers during spring to early summer.
Erect to spreading shrub 0.5 to to 2 metres high. Occurs on coastal dunes and rocky limestone. Cream-white flowers in […]
Shrub 1.5 to 5 metres high associated with winter wet depressions and swamps. White flowers during spring to summer.
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 […]
Myriophyllum crispatum is an aquatic, emergent herb growing from 0.2 to 0.6 metres high. It occurs naturally around swamps and […]
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.
Small Herb shrub 0.3 to 1 metre high, with bright white flowers during winter to late spring. Very shade tolerant […]
Pimelea ferruginea is a rounded Shrub to 1m high by 1.5m wide, noted for its stunning pink flowers produced during […]
Rhagodia baccata is a strong spreading, shade tolerant shrub which although not growing much over a metre in height, is […]
Rytidosperma caespitosum (Austrodanthonia)
Ringed Wallaby Grass
Erect tufted perennial Australian native grass 0.2m to 0.9 metres high. Flowers Spring.
Salicornia (ex.Sarcocornia) quinqueflora
Salicornia quinqueflora (formerly Sarcocornia quinqueflora) is commonly known as Beaded Samphire. It is a species of succulent halophytic coastal shrub that grows no […]
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, […]
Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani (ex.validus)
Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani (formerly validus) is a rhizomatous robust perennial sedge that grows to 2 metres high and in water to […]
Solanum symonii is an erect shrub ranging in height from 0.7 to 2 metres high. It produces large showy purple […]
Spinifex longifolius is a rhizomatous tussock forming perennial grass to under 0.5 metres in height. It occurs on primary dunes […]
Spyridium globulosum is a dense shrub from 2 to 5 metres high. Occurring on coastal sand dunes and limestone, Spyridium […]
Templetonia retusa is a small, dense shrub to 2 metres high. It is usually associated with coastal limestone and sand […]
Thomasia cognata is a multi stemmed small shrub that rarely grows much higher than about 0.5 metre. It prefers calcerous […]
Commonly known as Coast Bonefruit, Threlkeldia diffusa grows naturally on the coast in pure sand or limestone. It generally forms […]
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 […]
Westringia dampieri is a dense compact shrub from 0.5 to 1.2 metres high. It occurs on sandy coastal soils and […]
Trunk short to tall, 0.3m to over 3m, crowns one to many. Long flowering scape. Flowers white in late spring […]