Top 40 Native Plants for Sydney

Groundcovers

Actinotus helianthi 'Starbright' - Flannel Flower - grey foliage

Austromyrtus dulcis x tenufolia 'Çopper Tops' - Midyim Berry - edible berry

Bracteantha 'Dargan Hill' - Paper Daisy

Chrysocephalum apiculatum - Yellow Buttons

Grevillea sericea 'Pink Midget' - flowers all year

Hakea myrtoides x petiolaris 'Burrendong Beauty' - winter flowering

Lasiopetalum 'Bronze Velvet' - attractive foliage

Rulingea hermannifolia - attractive foliage

Shrubs

Acacia howittii 'Honey Bun' - foliage

Alpinia caerulea 'Red Back' - Native Ginger - burgundy backed leaves/edible fruit and roots

Baeckea virgata 'Dwarf'

Banksia spinulosa 'Bush Candles'

Callistemon 'Hot Pink' - Dwarf Bottlebrush

Chorizema cordatum - Coral Flame Pea

Correa alba - White Correa

Correa 'Little Cate' - autumn and winter flowering

Correa 'Marions Marvel' - autumn and winter flkowering

Epacris longiflora - Native Fuchsia

Eremophila nivea - Emu Bush

Grevillea 'Peaches and Cream' - flowers all year

Lasiopetalum baueri - Slender Velvet Bush

Rhagodia spinescens 'Silver Border' - Saltbush - silver grey foliage

Philotheca 'Flower Girl' - Wax Flower

Grasses

Conostylis 'Silver Sunrise' - grey foliage

Libertia paniculata - Flag Grass

'Meeboldina 'Velvet Rush' - velvet brown flowers

Climbers

Hibbertia scandens - Guinea Flower - yellow flowers

Kennedia nbigricans - Black Coral Pea - black and yellow flowers

Large Shrubs

Grevillea 'Dorothy Gordon' - mauve flowers

Grevillea 'Sylvia' - watermelon coloured flowers

Leptospoermum 'Lemon Hedge' - Lemon Scented Tea Tree - scented foliage

Trees

Acacia covenyi - Blue Bush Wattle - winter flowering/silver foliage

Agonis 'flexuosa 'Burgundy' - Burgundy Willow Myrtle -  burgundy foliage/weeping

Angophora hispida - Dwarf Apple

Backhousia citriodora - Lemon Myrtle - lemon scented foliage - edible

Banksia serrata - Old Man Banksia

Elaeocarpus reticularis 'Prima Donna' - Blueberry Ash - pink flowers

Eucalyptus sideroxylon 'Rosea' - striking habit

Hibiscus tiliaceus 'Rubra' - burgundy foliage

Tristaniopsis laurina - Water Gum - yellow flowers/attractive bark


 

Grevillea 'Winter Delight'

H:     50cm

W:   1m

Grey/green foliage makes this a striking small shrub/groundcover all year.

In winter the striking flowers are prolific and stunning in their contrast.

Prefers full sun and well drained soil and can be pruned after flowering to maintain a bushy habit.