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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Groundcovers/Grasses/Climbers
Eremophila barbarta low spreading groundcover, mauve flowers in spring to summer
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 ‘Amber Carpet’ 2m wide, orange flowers in spring and autumn
Eremophila glabra ‘Kalbarri Carpet’ (image) 1m to 2m wide, yellow flowers through-out the year
Eremophila glabra ‘Roseworthy’ 3m wide, red flowers in spring to autumn
Eremophila glabra prostrate burgundy 3m wide, burgundy flowers in spring
Eremophila serpens (image) 2m, yellow/green/purple flowers for much of the year
Eremophila subteretifolia (image) 3m wide, orange/red flowers spring – summer
Goodenia varia low groundcover, yellow flowers in spring and summer
Marsdenia australis twining climber, greenish/yellow flowers spring to summer followed by 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 purpurea 3m wide, pink spotted flowers spring to summer
Myoporum parvifolium purpurea Broad leaf Purple 3m wide, white spotted flowers spring to summer
Myoporum parvifolium purpurea Fine leaf 3m wide, pink spotted flowers spring to summer
Myoporum parvifolium purpurea Fine leaf Purple 3m wide, white spotted flowers spring to summer
Small Shrubs (up to 1m high)
Acacia glaucoptera 0.3-1m prostrate sprawling or erect shrub, unusual leaves that grow out of the stem, spring and summer flowering, tolerates clay and gravelly soils
Atriplex cinerea 1m x 2m erect spreading shrub with cream to yellow flowers in spring to early summer
Boronia crenulata (image) 1m Small compact shrub with aromatic leaves with pink flowers most of the year.
Calytrix tetragona 1m spreading shrub with pink flowers from late winter to spring
Correa glabra Yellow 0.5m x 0.5m erect, dense shrub with yellow tubular flowers in winter
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
Eremophila aureivisca 1m x 1.5m compact shrub with lilac flowers from late winter to late spring
Eremophila calcicola formerly Parmango Road 0.5m x 1.5m, green flowers throughout the year
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 densifolia ssp pubiflora 1m prostrate or erect shrub with blue to purple flowers from 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 drummondii (Low form) (image) 0.6m x 1.5m compact shrub, violet flowers spring
Eremophila glabra ‘Augusta Storm’ (image) hardy compact shrub to 0.5m x 2m small hardy shrub, plum coloured flowers for much of the year
Eremophila glabra ‘Brice’ (image) 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 ‘Inland’ 1m x 1m hardy shrub with soft, grey leaves, orangey red flowers
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 prostrate Green leaf form 0.5m x 3m dense low spreading shrub with green/ yellow flowers in spring
Eremophila glabra ssp tomentosa ‘Murchison Magic’ (image) 1m x 1m upright shrub, grey leafed scarlet flowers late autumn to mid-summer
Eremophila glabra ssp. verrucosa 0.3m x 1.5m, green yellow flowers
Eremophila hillii (small Leaf)  0.75m x 2m, red flowers in spring
Eremophila lehmanniana 0.5–2m x 2m, hardy shrub with pale lilac or white flowers usually in spring
Eremophila macdonellii (Fine leaf purple) 0.3m x 1m rounded compact shrub, purple flowers from late spring to summer
Eremophila macdonellii (Pink) 0.3m x 1m rounded compact shrub, pink flowers from late spring to summer
Eremophila macdonellii (Purple) 0.3m x 1m rounded compact shrub, purple flowers from late spring to summer
Eremophila malacoides 0.75m x 1.5m, lilac flowers mainly 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 punicea 1m x 1m small compact shrub with masses of pink flowers in spring
Eremophila resinosa 0.75m spreading shrub, lilac flowers in spring
Eremophila scaberula 0.6m low compact shrub with deep blue flowers from spring to early summer
Eremophila strongylophylla hybrid 0.4m x 1m low spreading shrub with large lilac flowers in spring and summer
Eremophila subfloccosa 40cm high x 1.5m wide low-spreading shrub with yellow/green 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
Hakea cycloptera 1m small shrub with white or pale pink flowers from December to August
Harniera kempeana ssp kempeana .75m x 1m small dainty shrub with violet flowers in autumn
Leucophyta brownii 1m small rounded shrub with cream globular flower heads.
Maireana oppositifolia 0.5m hardy low growing compact shrub
Nitaria bilardierei 0.6m spindly shrub with white flowers that form edible berries
Prostanthera asplenioides 1m small fragrant shrub with red/ orange flowers from spring to autumn
Prostanthera calycina 0.5m small shrub, red flowers in spring to summer
Prostanthera serpyllifolia Yellow 0.5m x 1m, bright yellow flowers in autumn to late spring.
Prostanthera serpyllifolia ssp microphylla 0.5m x 1m, bright pink to red flowers autumn to late spring
Ptilotus obovatus 1m high with silvery pink interesting flowers spring
Rhagodia parabolica ‘Fragrant Saltbush’ 1m high perennial understory shrub
Rhagodia spinescens 1m high sprawling shrub, attractive red berries in 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
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
Calothamnus quadrifidus 2m x 2m, red flowering form one-sided bottlebrush like flowers
Calytrix tetragona 1m-2m x 1m-2m, low spreading shrub, pink flowers winter to spring
Correa backhouseana var coriacea 0.5 -2m shrub, cream/red and yellow flowers in winter or spring, limestone tolerant
Correa glabra Yellow (Rock Correa) 2m erect with 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 aurivisca 1m small, compact shrub with lilac flowers from late winter to late spring
Eremophila clarkei 1-3m shrub with lilac flowers in winter
Eremophila complanata 2m x 1m, bright pink flowers in spring
Eremophila decipiens 1-2m small shrub with red flowers in spring and summer. Drought & Lime tolerant.
Eremophila dichroantha 1-2m, upright dense broom like shrub with purple flowers in spring
Eremophila divaricarta x polyclada 1.5m shrub, masses of lilac/ white flowers in summer
Eremophila ferricola ‘Tallering Peak’ 1.5m spreading shrub with green flowers in spring to summer
Eremophila glabra ‘Canning Stock Route’ 1.5m shrub with pinkish red flowers amongst silvery foliage
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 glabra ssp tomentosa ‘Murchison Magic’ 1-1.5m medium shrub with scarlet flowers from late autumn to mid-summer
Eremophila glabra x maculata 2m shrub, pink flowers from late autumn to early spring
Eremophila granita 1.5m shrub with pink flowers from autumn to late spring
Eremophila ionantha 2m x 2.5m, purple flowers late winter to early summer
Eremophila lacnocalyx 1.5m compact shrub with lilac to purple flowers in spring, frost tender when young
Eremophila linsmithii 1.5m shrub with mauve flowers from spring to summer
Eremophila maculata ‘Lemon Delight’ 1.2m compact shrub with yellow flowers in spring
Eremophila maculata hybrid ‘Silver’ 2m x 2m shrub with large silver flowers autumn to summer
Eremophila maculata Orange 2m x 2m shrub, orange flowers autumn to summer
Eremophila maculata Pink 2m x 2m shrub, large pink flowers autumn to summer
Eremophila maculata Purple (image) 2m x 2m shrub, large purple flowers autumn to summer
Eremophila maculata ssp brevifolia 1.25m x 2m compact shrub, cerise flowers autumn to summer
Eremophila maculata ssp brevifolia Pink 1.25m x 2m compact shrub, pink flowers autumn to summer
Eremophila maculata ssp brevifolia Yellow 1.25m x 2m compact shrub with yellow flowers autumn to summer
Eremophila maculata ssp maculata 1.5m shrub with flowers ranging from red, pink, yellow and white, limestone and salt tolerant
Eremophila maculata Yellow 2m x 2m shrub with yellow flowers autumn to summer
Eremophila neglecta 2m upright shrub with red flowers from late winter to mid-summer
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 paisleyi 2m x 2m rounded shrub with white to mauve flowers from spring to mid-summer
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 recurva 1.5m x 1m upright compact shrub, pale lilac flowers winter to spring
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
Grevillea parallelinervis 2m dense spiky shrub with yellow tipped red flowers from winter and spring
Hakea minyma 1.2m - 2m compact shrub with cream or pink flowers in spring
Lasiopetalum behrii 1.5m small shrub with long-lasting drooping flowers in spring - pink inside and white outside
Prostanthera striatiflora (image) 2m white flowers, purple striped throat in winter to spring
Rhagodia pressii ssp pressii 2m shrub with fruits/flowers from early winter to spring
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 notabilis ‘Notable Wattle’ 3m tall shrub, deep yellow flowers in winter and 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
Calothamnus gilesii 3m erect or compact shrub with red flowering one-sided bottlebrush like flowers
Calothamnus quadrifidus 2m x 2m, yellow flowering form one-sided bottlebrush like flowers
Eremophila alternifolia (Magenta) 2.5m x 2.5m shrub with a profusion of magenta flowers in spring. Drought & Lime tolerant
Eremophila alternifolia var. latifolia 2.5m x 2.5m, pink and yellow flowers winter to spring
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 (image) 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 christophorii (Pink) 2.5m x 2m hardy upright shrub with pink flowers winter, spring to summer
Eremophila christophorii (White) (image) 2.5m x 2m hardy upright shrub, white flowers winter, spring to summer
Eremophila dalyana 4m x 1.5m wispy upright shrub with pink flowers from spring to mid-summer
Eremophila dempsteri Blue 3m erect broom-like shrub, masses of small blue flowers in spring
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 oldfieldii x oppositifolia ‘Picaninny Dawn’ 3m shrub, rose pink flowers from late winter to mid spring
Eremophila pantonii 1 – 4m hardy shrub with lavender flowers in spring
Eremophila polyclada 2.5m spreading shrub with large white flowers tinged with lilac in summer
Eremophila pterocarpa 2.5m x 2m shrub, dusky pink/red flowers most of the year
Eremophila rostrata 3m compact rounded shrub with pink flowers, mainly in spring
Eremophila saligna 2-3m dense shrub with white to cream flowers in spring
Eremophila scoparia 2.5m x 2m, lilac flowers spring to summer
Eremophila youngii (Yellow) (image) 4m x 2.5m, yellow flowers spring - summer
Eremophila youngii ssp. lepidota 2.5m x 2.5m shrub, pink flowers spring to summer
Hakea leucoptera 2-5m tall prickly shrub with white flowers in spring and summer, Drought and lime tolerant
Hakea minyma 1-3m rounded shrub with pink/ cream/ white flowers from late winter to spring
Maireana sedifolia to 1m high, flowering may occur anytime
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
Trees
Acacia anceps 3m erect spreading shrub, yellow ball flowers in spring and summer
Acacia aneura ‘Mulga’ Variable shrub or tree to 7m large shrub with bright yellow flowers after heavy rains
Acacia argyrophylla ‘Silver Mulga’ 4m x 2m large upright shrub/ tree with yellow ball flowers in spring
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 pycnantha 5-8m quick growing small tree, golden flowers from late winter to spring
Acacia ramulosa 4m spreading shrub or low tree with golden spiked flowers from autumn to spring
Acacia rivalis 3-4m small tree, a dense dome shaped canopy, yellow flowers in winter and spring
Acacia spooneri 2m straggly shrub, yellow ball flowers in winter and spring
Acacia stenophylla 15m tree or a 5m shrub fast growing suckering plant with nitrogen fixing ability for your soil
Acacia toondulya 4m erect slender tree with deep yellow flowers in winter and spring
Eucalyptus camaldulensis var. obtusa, Northern River Red Gum Large shady canopy tree
Eucalyptus erythronema var erythronema 6m Mallee or tree with red or yellow flowers
Eucalyptus kruseana (image) 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 pyriformis 1.5 - 5m mallee, red/white-cream-yellow in winter
Eucalyptus salubris var glauca 6-12m medium tree, waxy white branches, red fluted trunk and cream flowers in spring and summer
Eucalyptus sargentii ‘Salt River Gum’ 3-12m ornamental fast growing small mallee or tree, glossy green canopy and cream flowers
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
Eucalyptus youngiana ‘Ooldea Mallee’ 4-10m mallee or tree, pink/ red or 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