Australian Native Plants

Leader in ornamental trees and shrubs for Mediterranean gardens


Australian Native Plants, located in Ventura, CA, is a leader in ornamental trees and shrubs for Mediterranean gardens. Shop the online store or come visit us (by appointment only).

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  • Eucalyptus forrestiana

    Eucalyptus forrestiana

    Ornamental small tree 12'-20' with bright red cap and yellow flowers appearing in summer and fall. The pear-shaped fruit is red. Prefers well drained sandy soils. It is drought and frost tolerant and limited waterlogging. Useful small tree for gardens and parks and for windbreaks. Flowers and fruit useful cut flowers. E. forrestiana ssp. forrestian...

  • Grevillea asplenifolia

    Grevillea asplenifolia

    Attractive fast growing grevillea with spreading horizontal branches, army green leaves, white underneath and maroon/burgundy toothbrush flowers in spring-summer.  Tolerant of heavy frost (Survived 2007 16F). Excellent screen or hedge, attracts hummingbirds and grown commercially for cut flowers.  Protect from strong winds.

  • Acacia terminalis

    Acacia terminalis

    Ornamental open shrub or small tree to 12' with deep red branches, dark green pinnate leaves and yellow ball flowers in autumn-winter - long flowering. Tolerant of most soil types both coastal and inland. Responds to pruning. Prefers part shade or full sun. Frost tolerant at least 24F. Very pretty as small specimen tree.

  • Gossypium sturtianum

    Gossypium sturtianum

    Attractive shrub from inland Australia related to cotton. This species has grey-green roundish leaves and profuse lilac-mauve flowers with central red blotch. Grows naturally along dry stream beds and drainage lines. Requires full sun with plenty of air flow. Useful addition to semi-arid or cottage gardens. Responds well to extra water in dry p...


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Did you know?

Eucalyptus tetragona is a beautiful shrub with white grey leaves and powdery white buds & flowers and makes a great cut flower?

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