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  • Bali Blowpipe Bamboo - Schizostrachym iraten Bali Blowpipe Bamboo - Schizostrachym iraten
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    Bali Blowpipe Bamboo
    Schizostachyum iraten

    The culms on this bamboo are slender and compact, growing 4-5m in height, with a slight weeping habit at the top. Useful as a fast growing screening plant, with culms also used in South East Asia to make fishing rods, blow pipes and flutes.

  • Beach Birds Eye - Young Plant
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    Beach Birds Eye
    Alectryon Coriaceus

    Depending on severity of coastal conditions this hardy shrub grows up to 5m and bears sweet red fruit that look like birds eyes.

  • Beach Flax Lily - Plant Beach Flax Lily - Plant
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    Beach Flax Lily
    Dianella congesta

    This hardy flax lilly has shiny bright blue bunches of fruit. The plant can serve many purposes. It is good for binding sand and reducing soil erosion. Aborigines used the silky strong leaf fibre to make string and baskets. The fruit is used for blue dye and is also edible. The berries are arguably the best tasting of all 15 flax lillies native to Australia.

  • Chinese Dwarf Bamboo - ornamental screening plant Chinese Dwarf Bamboo - ornamental screening plant
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    Chinese Dwarf Bamboo
    Bambusa guangxiensis

    Chinese Dwarf bamboo grows naturally to 3-4m, but responds very well to hedging to a lower preferred height. Its dense and compact growth habit is softened by lush green foliage.

  • Coast Banksia - Flower Coast Banksia - Flower
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    Coast Banksia
    Banksia integrifolia

    Coast Banksia trees produce flowers laden with sweet nectar in Autumn and Winter. Soak the flower in water to impart a sweet flavour or sit back and watch bees hum happily around the flowers on the tree as they gather pollen to feed their hive.

  • Pigface - Plant
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    Coastal Noonflower
    Carpobrotus glaucescens

    As the name indicates this groundcover naturally grows on coastal banks and has high wind and drought tolerance. This native plant plays an important role in erosion control. Both the leaves and fruit are edible.

  • Coastal Wattle - flowers Coastal Wattle - flowers
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    Coastal Wattle
    Acacia sophorae

    A dense spreading acacia shrub able to tolerate drought, wind, salt and moderate frosts. Seeds are edible and best tasting after being roasted or steamed in their pods.

  • Lemon Grass - Plant Lemon Grass - Plant
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    Lemon Grass
    Cymbopogon citratus

    Lemon grass is a hardy tropical clumping grass which is best known for its edible stems. In the garden it can be grown on steep banks for erosion control, or regularly clipped to use the stems as mulch. When grown in moist soil the stalks are juicier and better for cooking purposes.

  • Malay Dwarf Bamboo - leaves Malay Dwarf Bamboo - leaves
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    Malay Dwarf Bamboo
    Bambusa heterostachya

    A dense bushy bamboo, typically growing up to 4m high and 3m wide. Responds well to hedging, and is great to use as a privacy screen, wind break or noise break.

  • Sandpaper Fig - Leaves
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    Sandpaper Fig
    Ficus coronata

    For the fruit to be delicious it must be fully ripened. However in the wild variable flavours can occur ranging from sweet to insipid. This fig is an important food plant for native butterflies, birds and bats. As the name suggests the leaves can be used to sand wood. The Sandpaper Fig is found naturally growing along water courses and prevents erosion...

  • Slender Mat Rush (Lomandra hystrix)
    Slender Mat Rush
    Lomandra hystrix

    A native clumping grass with long glossy light green leaves.

  • Warrigal Greens - Leaves Warrigal Greens - Leaves
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    Warrigal Greens
    Tetragonia tetragonoides

    A leafy green groundcover well suited for cooking in the same way as spinach. Drought hardy, fast growing and tasty, this native plant regularly turns up in bushfood recipes.