FRIENDS OF ELIZABETH BRIDGE RESERVE

Plants Available For Elizabeth Bridge Reserve Planting June 2011

 

Number Botanical Name   Common Name   Growth Best Conditions
             
Top of Reserve       H * W  
10 Eucalyptus radiata   Common or Narrow Leafed Peppermint   10 - 30 m * 6 - 20 m Full to part sun. Moist to dry, well drained soil
10 Eucalyptus macrorhyncha   Red Stringybark   10 - 35 m x10 - 20 m Full to part sun. Well drained clay loam soils. Does not tolerate wet soils
10 Eucalyptus melliodora   Yellow Box   10 - 30 m * 13 m Very hardy
10 Eucalyptus rubida   Candlebark   13 m * 10 m Very hardy
10 Melaleuca ericifolia       4 - 5 m * 3 m Very hardy
             
Total = 50          
             
Spillway            
             
10 Acaena novae-zelandiae   Bidgee Widgee   0.1 m * 1 m Hardy. Part shade to full sun. Moist position best
10 Platylobium obtusangulum   Common Flat Pea   0.4 - 1 m * 1 m
Dry well drained soils. Frost tolerant. Full sun, semi-shade
10 Patersonia occidentalis   Purple Flag. Native Iris   1 - 0.6 m * 0.3 - 0.6 m
Poorly drained areas tolerating wet winter and dry summer soils. Tolerates light frosts. Full sun, semi shade.
10 Acacia verticillata   Prickly Moses   2 - 5 m * 3 - 5 m
Moist sandy or clay soils, withstanding periods of waterlogging. Shade.
5 Lomandra longifolia   Spiny-headed Mat-rush   0.5 - 1 m * 0.5 - 1.2 m Full shade to full sun. Well drained position
             
Total = 45          
             
Other Gardens          
             
10 Correa reflexa   Common correa, Native Fuchsia, red flowers   1 - 2 m * 1 - 2 m Semi hardy, well drained, bird attracting
10 Epacris impressa   Common Health - white, pink, red flowers   1 m * 0.8 m Hardy, sunny, semi shade, well drained
10 Brachyscome multifia   Cut-leaf Daisy - mauve / yellow flowers   0.3 m - 1 m  Hardy. Moist well drained clays and shallow rocky soils. Light frosts. Full sun, dappled and semi shade.
10 Craspedia variabilis   Common Billy-buttons   0.3 m * 0.5 - 1 m Full to part sun. Moist to boggy soils
10 Themeda triandra   Kangaroo grass  
0.4 m * 0.75 m. Stems 0.7 - 1 m high
Moist to well drained soils, amongst other grasses Not tolerating very wet or dry conditions. Full sun, semi shade.
5 Lomandra longifolia   Spiny-headed Mat-rush   0.5 - 1 m * 0.5 - 1.2 m Full shade to full sun. Well drained position
5 Leptospermum continentale Prickly Tea-tree  
1 - 4 m * 1 - 2 m
Well drained to moist sandy and light clay soils. Widespread beside watercourses. Frost and snow tolerant. Full sun to partial shade.
             
Total = 60          
             

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