Local plants

So you want to revegetate your land and don’t know what to plant? Here’s a recommended list of trees, shrubs and ground covers that will grow really well here in Blackwood and Barry’s Reef.

For information about where to source these species, email admin@blackwoodlandcare.org.au

This page is work in progress, so check back soon for an updated list.

Larger Trees 

Acacia melanoxylon Blackwood 

Smaller Trees 

Bursaria spinosa Sweet Bursaria 

Olearia argophylla Musk Daisy-Bush 

Pomaderris aspera Hazel Pomaderris 

Prostanthera lasianthos Victorian Christmas Bush 

Medium Shrubs 

Acacia mucronata var.longifolia Narrow-leaf Wattle 

Banksia marginata Silver Banksia 

Correa lawrenciana Mountain Correa 

Daviesia leptophylla Narrow-leaf Bitter-pea 

Goodenia ovata Hop Goodenia 

Indigofera australis Austral Indigo 

Olearia lirata Snow Daisy-Bush 

Pimelea axiflora Bootlace Bush 

Pomaderris racemosa Cluster Pomaderris 

Pultenaea daphnoides Large-leaf Bush Pea 

Pultenaea gunnii Golden Bush Pea 

Smaller Shubs/Groundcovers/Climbers 

Bracteantha viscosa Shiny Everlasting 

Clematis aristata Mountain Clematis 

Comesperma volubile Love Creeper 

Correa reflexa Common Correa 

Dianella revoluta Black Anther Flax-Lily (for drier areas)

Dianella tasmanica Tasman Flax-Lily (for damper areas)

Dillwynia cinerascens Grey Parrot-pea 

Geranium potentilloides Cinquefoil Cranesbil 

Hardenbergia violacea Purple Coral-pea 

Helichrysum scorpioides Button Everlasting 

Lomandra filiformis Wattle Mat-rush 

Lomandra longifolia Spiny-headed Mat-rush 

Pimelea linifolia Slender Rice Flower 

Platylobium formosum Handsome Flat Pea 

Viola hederacea Ivy-leaf Violet 

Wahlenbergia stricta Tall Bluebell