Gift & Garden Shop

AALBG's Bernie Reichstein helps two visitors select a book in the Gift & Garden Shop

Books, giftware, regional foods, jewellery, clothing & plants are all available

Don’t miss our gift and garden shop where you’ll find a wonderful hand-picked selection of quality Australian-made gifts and garden books plus an extensive range of beautiful *AridSmart plants for your garden. AridSmart plants are special because they are sourced from some of Australia’s most remote arid regions especially for the Garden’s own collection.

*AridSmart Plants are:


Plants Available

All stock in 75mm Tubes, unless specified are $6.95 ea – wholesale and bulk orders please contact for pricing. Plants become the responsibility of the customer as soon as they leave the nursery and we accept no responsibility whatsoever as to loss or damage etc. Freight is to be paid by the receiver.

Plants can be ordered through our AridSmart Nursery:
Phone: (08) 8641 9056
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Download a printable copy of the plant list: October 2018 Plant Availability

Groundcovers/Grasses/Climbers
Eremophila biserrata 3m wide hardy groundcover with yellow/green flowers with a purple stripe on top, flowers from late spring to mid summer
Eremophila glabra ‘Kalbarri Carpet’ 1m to 2m wide, yellow flowers through-out the year
Eremophila glabra prostrate Green leaf form 3m wide, yellow flowers in spring
Eremophila subteretifolia (image) 3m wide, orange/red flowers spring – summer
Goodenia varia low groundcover, yellow flowers in spring and summer
Kunzea pomifera ‘Muntrie’ (image) Low groundcover with white flowers spring to summer, edible fruit
Myoporum parvifolium Broad leaf Green 3m wide, white spotted flowers spring to summer
Myoporum parvifolium Fine leaf Green
3m wide, white spotted flowers spring to summer
Myoporum parvifolium Green Leaf 3m wide, pink spotted flowers spring to summer
Myoporum parvifolium purpurea - Fine leaf Purple 3m wide, pink spotted flowers spring to summer
Small Shrubs (up to 1m high)
Atriplex cinerea 1m x 2m erect spreading shrub, cream to yellow flowers in spring to early summer
Bracycombe ciliaris 30cm small bush with blue daisy flowers in winter and spring
Cyperus vaginatus tussock perennial grows in damp soils, useful pond feature plant
Diocirea acutifolia 0.6m shrub with white to pale violet flowers spring - summer
Dodonaea viscosa ssp angustissima 1-3m erect shrub with attractive seed capsules in winter and spring. Frost tolerant
Eremophila barbarta 0.5m low spreading shrub, mauve flowers in spring to summer
Eremophila calcicola formerly Parmango Road 0.5m x 1.5m, green flowers throughout the year
Eremophila clavata 0.6m x 1.5m small spreading shrub, blue flowers spring-summer
Eremophila decipiens ssp linarifolia (image) 1m x 1m, red flowers spring and summer
Eremophila decipiens ssp. decipiens 1m x 1m shrub, red flowers spring and summer
Eremophila densifolia ssp. Densifolia 0.6m x 1.5m prostrate to erect shrub, mauve flowers from mid-winter to spring
Eremophila denticulata x veneta 1m, shrub with lavender flowers from spring to summer
Eremophila divaricata ssp. callewatta 1.5m x 2m, pink flowers spring - summer - autumn
Eremophila glabra ‘Augusta Storm’ hardy compact shrub to 0.5m x 2m small hardy shrub, plum coloured flowers for much of the year
Eremophila glabra ‘Brice’ 1m x 1m compact shrub, lime/green flowers most of the year
Eremophila glabra ‘Ceduna’ 1m small hardy shrub with dark orange-red flowers for most of the year
Eremophila glabra 'Mingenew Gold' 0.6m dense low spreading prostrate shrub, masses of golden yellow flowers in spring
Eremophila glabra ‘Rottnest’ 1m compact shrub with bright red flowers in winter to spring
Eremophila glabra ssp. carnosa 1m very hardy low spreading shrub with showy orange-red flowers from winter to spring
Eremophila glabra ssp. elegans 1m wide, lime/green flowers winter to spring
Eremophila glabra ssp. verrucosa 0.3m x 1.5m, green yellow flowers
Eremophila glabra x denticulata a hybrid eremophila to 1m high
Eremophila glabra x veneta 0.5m x 2m hardy shrub with plum coloured flowers for much of the year.
Eremophila hillii (small Leaf)  
Eremophila lehmanniana 0.5–2m x 2m, hardy shrub with pale lilac or white flowers usually in spring
Eremophila parvifolia 0.75m low spreading shrub with blue flowers in spring and summer
Eremophila parvifolia ssp auricampa 0.75m low spreading shrub with blue flowers in spring and summer
Eremophila resinosa 0.75m spreading shrub, lilac flowers in spring
Eremophila subfloccosa 40cm high x 1.5m wide low-spreading shrub with yellow/green flowers
Eremophila subfloccosa ssp lanata 1m x 2m, low spreading shrub with lime flowers
Eremophila veneta 0.5m low spreading compact shrub with silvery bluish green flowers in spring and summer
Eremophila verticillata 1m low spreading shrub, blue flowers late spring to late summer
Eremophila weldii 0.75m x 1.5m, lilac flowers winter – spring – summer
Halgania cyanea 0.5m x 0.8m, deep blue flowers most of the year
Leucophyta brownii 1m small rounded shrub with cream globular flower heads.
Maireana oppositifolia 0.5m hardy low growing compact shrub
Olearia lanuginosa 1m x 1m spreading or rounded shrub, masses of white daisy flowers in spring
Prostanthera serpyllifolia ssp microphylla 0.5m x 1m, bright pink to red flowers autumn to late spring
Rhagodia parabolica ‘Fragrant Saltbush’ 1m high perennial understory shrub
Scaevola collaris 0.5m small shrub with cream/yellow flowers in spring and summer
Westringia rigida 0.5m hardy low spreading shrub with prickly foliage and white flowers from autumn to summer
Medium Shrubs (up to 2m high)
Acacia merrallii 0.5-2m rounded shrub with yellow ball flowers in spring. Tolerate limestone, salt, sand and clay soils.
Acacia tetragonaphylla ‘Dead Finish’ 2m prickly shrub with golden flowers from winter to spring
Alyogyne hakeifolia (image) 3m x 2m shrub, creamy yellow flowers from summer to autumn
Alyogyne huegelii (image) 2m x 2m, blue/purple flowers winter to summer
Alyogyne huegelii (image) 2m x 2m, lilac/pink flowers winter to summer
Alyogyne huegelii (image) 2m x 2m, white flowers winter to summer
Beyeria leschenaultii 1.5m small sticky shrub with tiny yellow flowers in spring
Callistemon teretifolius ‘Flinders Ranges Bottle-Brush’ 1.5m shrub, bright red bottle brush flowers in summer
Correa backhouseana var coriacea 0.5 -2m shrub, cream/red and yellow flowers in winter or spring, limestone tolerant
Correa glabra 2m erect, dense shrub, red/ green tubular flowers in winter
Eremophila alternifolia x maculata 1.5m x 1.5m shrub with pink flowers from spring to summer
Eremophila arenaria 2m hardy shrub with purple flowers mostly in spring
Eremophila brevifolia 1.25m x 2m, pinkish-white flowers in spring
Eremophila decipiens 1-2m small shrub with red flowers in spring and summer. Drought & Lime tolerant.
Eremophila denticulata ssp denticulata 2m x 1.5m fast growing shrub, dark pink-red flowers in spring and summer
Eremophila divaricarta ssp divaricarta 1.5m x 2m shrub with pink flowers from late spring to early autumn
Eremophila divaricarta x polyclada 1.5m shrub, masses of lilac/ white flowers in summer
Eremophila glabra ‘Crystal Brook’ 2m hardy shrub with red flowers
Eremophila glabra ‘Lime Gold’ 1.2m upright shrub with lime green flowers in spring
Eremophila glabra ssp glabra 2m hardy upright shrub with grey-green leaves and red flowers
Eremophila ionantha 2m x 2.5m, purple flowers late winter to early summer
Eremophila maculata ‘Lemon Delight’ 1.2m compact shrub with yellow flowers in spring
Eremophila maculata Purple 2m x 2m shrub, large purple flowers autumn to summer
Eremophila maculata Silver 2m x 2m shrub, large silver flowers autumn to summer
Eremophila maculata ssp maculata 1.5m shrub, flowers ranging from red, pink, yellow and white, limestone and salt tolerant
Eremophila nivea (Lavender) 2m x 1.5m, upright shrub, lavender flowers, usually in spring
Eremophila nivea x chrisophorii 2m x 1m shrub, lilac flowers in spring
Eremophila nivea x drummondii 2m x 1m shrub, lilac flowers in spring
Eremophila pinnatifida 1.5m shrub with pale purple flowers in late spring to mid summer
Eremophila purpurascens (image) 1–1.5m x 1–1.5m, upright shrub with pinkish purple flowers in spring
Eremophila pustulata 1.5m erect shrub with pale blue to deep lilac flowers in spring
Eremophila racemosa ‘Bright Pink’ (image) 2m shrub, orange/ yellow buds opening to bright pink flowers in spring and summer
Eremophila racemosa ‘Peaches and Cream’ 2m shrub with yellow buds opening to white flowers in spring and summer.
Eremophila sargentii 2m, dwarf to small shrub with deep blue flowers in spring
Eremophila splendens 2m x 2m, orange/red flowers spring - summer
Eremophila splendens x calorhabdos ‘Red Splendour’ 1.2m x 1.2m with bright red flowers in spring and summer
Eremophila subflucosa ssp lanata 1m x 2m, low spreading shrub with lime flowers
Grevillea parallelinervis 2m dense spiky shrub with yellow tipped red flowers from winter and spring
Phebalium glandulosum 1.5 erect shrub with cream/white flowers from late winter to spring
Prostanthera asplenioides 1m small fragrant shrub with red/ orange flowers from spring to autumn
Rhagodia pressii ssp pressii 2m shrub with fruits/flowers from early winter to spring
Senna artemisiodes ssp sturtii 2 x 2m fine thin grey leafed shrub, yellow flowers from winter to summer
Sida petrophila 1.5m x 1m, erect shrub, yellow flowers
Templetonia retusa 2m upright shrub with large red pea flowers. Good coastal plant.
Large Shrubs (over 2m high)
Acacia argyrophylla ‘Silver Mulga’ 4m x 2m large upright shrub/tree with yellow ball flowers in spring
Acacia papyrocarpa ‘Western Myall’ 3 - 10m x 3 - 6m, a broad canopy, yellow flowers in spring, drought tolerant
Acacia rigens ‘Nealie’ 1-5m erect spreading shrub with spiky leaves and yellow flowers in winter to spring
Acacia strongylophylla ‘Round Leafed Wattle’ 1-3m erect prickly shrub, golden flowers from early winter to spring
Atriplex nummularia 2.5m x 3m, great for hedging in dry areas
Calothamnus quadrifidus (Yellow) dense shrub 2.5m x 2.5, yellow one-sided bottlebrush like flowers
Cassinia laevis ‘Curry Bush’ 2-4m fast growing screening shrub, cream flower-heads in summer
Dodonaea baueri 1m low compact shrub, attractive seed capsules in spring
Eremophila alternifolia var. latifolia 2.5m x 2.5m, pink and yellow flowers winter to spring
Eremophila alternifolia x myoporum platycarpum upright spreading shrub 2.5m, pale pink flowers spring to summer
Eremophila arachnoides 3m upright broom like shrub with mauve flowers in spring
Eremophila bignoniiflora x alternifolia 4m large hardy shrub with pale pink to red flowers spring and summer
Eremophila bignoniiflora x polyclada (image) 5m x 4m large hardy shrub with large white flowers in summer
Eremophila calorhabdos Green leaf 3m x 1.5m erect shrub with cerise flowers late winter to late spring
Eremophila calorhabdos Grey leaf 3m x 1.5m erect shrub with cerise flowers late winter to late spring
Eremophila dalyana 4m x 1.5m wispy upright shrub with pink flowers from spring to mid-summer
Eremophila denticulata x calorhabdos 2-3m x 1.5m, bright pink flowers from spring to summer
Eremophila laanii (Cream) 3m x 3m upright shrub with cream flowers from late winter to early summer
Eremophila lactea 3.5m x 1m upright shrub, lilac flowers spring to summer
Eremophila oldfieldii ssp angustifolia 1-5mt large shrub, orange-red/yellow-orange-pink flowers from winter to late spring
Eremophila oppositifolia (Purple) 4m x 3m upright shrub or small tree, purple flowers in autumn to spring
Eremophila pantonii 1 – 4m hardy shrub with lavender flowers in spring
Eremophila phillipsii upright open shrub, 3.5m with pale blue to deep lilac flowers in spring
Eremophila polyclada 2.5m spreading shrub with large white flowers tinged with lilac in summer
Eremophila psilocalyx x dempsteri 3m x 2m upright, compact shrub with lilac flowers in spring
Eremophila pterocarpa 2.5m x 2m shrub, dusky pink/red flowers most of the year
Eremophila scoparia 2.5m x 2m, lilac flowers spring to summer
Eremophila youngii (Yellow) (image) 4m x 2.5m, yellow flowers spring - summer
Melaleuca decussata 3m slender shrub with pink/purple flowers in spring to late summer
Melaleuca glomerata 2-6m large shrub, yellowish flowers in spring and summer
Melaleuca uncinata shrub or tree up to 5m with creamy yellow flowers from late summer to early winter
Myoporum montanum 2.5m x 2m, white flowers spring and summer
Petelastylus labicheiodes 1-3m erect shrub, large yellow and red flowers
Trees
Acacia aneura ‘Mulga’ Variable shrub or tree to 7m large shrub with bright yellow flowers after heavy rains
Acacia estrophiolata 4-16m weeping tree with pale yellow ball flowers after winter rains
Acacia oswaldii 2-6m tree, rough fissured bark, yellow flowers in spring
Acacia rivalis 3-4m small tree, a dense dome shaped canopy, yellow flowers in winter and spring
Acacia toondulya 4m erect slender tree with deep yellow flowers in winter and spring
Allocasuarina helmsii 5m slow growing weeping tree
Eucalyptus albopurpurea 5m small mallee with white/pink/purple flowers for March to October
Eucalyptus camaldulensis var. obtusa, Northern River Red Gum Large shady canopy tree
Eucalyptus erythrocorys 3-10mt open spreading tree with noticeably red caps and large bright yellow flowers
Eucalyptus erythronema var erythronema 6m Mallee or tree with red or yellow flowers
Eucalyptus kruseana 2-6m x 2-6m multi branched tree, greenish- yellow flowers in autumn and winter
Eucalyptus oxymitra 2-4m Mallee with white flowers
Eucalyptus pimpiniana ‘Pimpin Mallee’ 1-2m low dense mallee, yellow flowers in summer and autumn
Eucalyptus platypus var heterophylla 10m dense crowned tree with creamy white flowers in spring
Eucalyptus salubris var glauca 6-12m medium tree, waxy white branches, red fluted trunk and cream flowers in spring and summer
Eucalyptus torquata 8m x 4m small to medium tree with colourful buds with white to deep pink flowers
Eucalyptus woodwardii ‘Lemon Flowering Gum’ (image) 15m medium tree with pendulous branches and lemon-yellow flowers in spring
Melaleuca halmaturorum 8m tree or large shrub, cream/white flowers in spring
Melaleuca lanceolata ‘Black Tea Tree’ 8m tall tree, white flowers in spring and summer
Melaleuca leiocarpa 5m showy shrub, yellow/cream flowers in spring and summer