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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Sturt Desert Pea

Sturt Desert Peas – Swainsona Formosa

available in 200mm pots for $19.95 each

(Pick up only)

Groundcovers/Grasses/Climbers
Eremophila barbarta low spreading groundcover, mauve flowers in spring to summer
Eremophila densifolia prostrate 0.3m x 1.5m with purple flowers from mid-winter to spring
Eremophila glabra ‘Amber Carpet’ (image) 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 ssp. elegans 1m wide, lime/green flowers winter to 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, white flowers spring to summer, edible fruit
Marsdenia australis twining climber, greenish/yellow flowers spring to summer followed by edible fruit
Myoporum parvifolium Fine leaf Green
3m wide, white spotted flowers spring to summer
Myoporum parvifolium purpurea Broad leaf Purple 3m wide, white spotted flowers spring to summer
Myoporum parvifolium purpurea Fine leaf Purple 3m wide, white spotted flowers spring to summer
Pandora doratoxylon climber to 6m
Small Shrubs (up to 1m high)
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
Dampiera rosmarinifolia 0.5m groundcover with masses of blue flowers in spring
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 with 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 drummondii (Low form) (image) 0.6m x 1.5m compact shrub, violet flowers spring
Eremophila drummondii (White) 1m compact shrub, white 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 ‘Rottnest’ 1m compact shrub with bright red flowers in 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’ 1m x 1m upright shrub, grey leafed scarlet flowers late autumn to mid-summer
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 (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 parvifolia 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
Maireana oppositifolia 0.5m hardy low growing compact shrub
Maireana sedifolia to 1m high, flowering may occur anytime
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.
Ptilotus nobilis 1m high, green/yellow interesting flowers winter to summer
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 spinescens 1m high sprawling shrub, attractive red berries in summer
Scaevola collaris 0.5m small shrub, cream/ yellow flowers in spring and summer
Solanum oliganthum ‘Desert Nightshade’ 0.5m erect shrub, lavender/ blue flowers most of the year
Stemodia florulenta Perennial herb to 80cm, blue/purple flowers spring to summer
Medium Shrubs (up to 2m high)
Acacia calamifolia 1.5m x 3.5m shrub, yellow flowers in spring
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, white flowers winter to summer
Alyogyne huegelii (image) 2m x 2m shrub, blue/purple flowers winter to summer
Alyogyne huegelii (image) 2m x 2m shrub, lilac/ pink flowers winter to summer
Alyxia buxifolia ‘Sea Heath’ 1.5m 3m dense shrub with white flowers/ red berries good for coastal plantings
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
Calothamnus quadrifidus (Yellow) dense shrub 2.5m x 2.5m, yellow one-sided bottlebrush like flowers
Correa backhouseana var coriacea 0.5 -2m shrub, cream/red and yellow flowers in winter or spring, limestone tolerant
Crotalaria cunninghamii 2m erect plant with greenish-yellow flowers in winter to spring. Prefers sandy soils.
Dodonaea viscosa ssp angustissima 1 - 3m erect shrub with attractive seed capsules in winter and spring. Frost tolerant
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 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 denticulata ssp denticulata 2m x 1.5m fast growing shrub, dark pink-red flowers in spring and summer
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 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 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 (image) 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 neglecta 2m upright shrub with red flowers from late winter to mid-summer
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 paisleyi 2m x 2m rounded shrub with white to mauve flowers from spring to mid-summer
Eremophila paisleyi ssp glandulosa 2m x 2m rounded shrub, white to mauve hairy flowers from spring to mid-summer
Eremophila pinnatifida 1.5m shrub with pale purple flowers in late spring to mid summer
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 racemosa x maculata ‘Fairy Floss’ 2.2m compact shrub, pink fairy floss flowers in spring and summer
Eremophila recurva 1.5m x 1m upright compact shrub, pale lilac flowers winter to spring
Eremophila rugosa upright compact shrub, 2m, deep blue or pale pink flowers late winter to early spring
Eremophila splendens 2m x 2m, orange/red flowers spring - summer
Gossypium sturtianum 1.5m x 1.5m, compact shrub with showy mauve flowers spring to summer
Grevillea parallelinervis 2m dense spiky shrub with yellow tipped red flowers from winter and spring
Lasiopetalum behrii 1.5m small shrub with long-lasting drooping flowers in spring - pink inside and white outside
Olerria decurrens 1.5m x 1.5m dainty hardy shrub with white daisy like flowers in Spring & Summer
Petelastylus labicheiodes 1-3m erect shrub, large yellow and red flowers
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
Senna artemisiodes ssp artemisioides 2m x 2m fine thin green leafed shrub, yellow flowers from winter to summer
Senna artemisiodes ssp helmsii 2m x 1.5m rounded grey leafed shrub, yellow flowers in spring, frost tolerant
Senna artemisiodes ssp sturtii 2 x 2m fine thin grey leafed shrub, yellow flowers from winter to sum
Senna phyllodinea 1-2m spreading shrub, bright yellow flowers late winter to early spring, frost tolerant
Templetonia retusa 2m upright shrub with large red pea flowers, good coastal plant
Large Shrubs (over 2m high)
Acacia microcarpa 2.5m rounded shrub with yellow 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 rupicola 1 - 2.5m erect prickly shrub with creamy yellow flowers from August to November
Acacia strongylophylla ‘Round Leafed Wattle’ 1-3m erect prickly shrub, golden flowers from early winter to spring
Atriplex nummularia 2.5m x 3m dense shrub, great for hedging in dry areas
Calothamnus gilesii 3m erect or compact shrub with red flowering one-sided bottlebrush like flowers
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 (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 dempsteri Pink 3m erect broom-like shrub, masses of small pink flowers in spring
Eremophila denticulata x calorhabdos 2-3m x 1.5m, bright pink flowers from spring to summer
Eremophila interstans ssp interstans 1- 5m upright shrub with lilac flowers from late winter to late spring
Eremophila laanii (Cream) 3m x 3m upright shrub with cream flowers from late winter to early summer
Eremophila laanii (Pink) 3m x 3m upright shrub, pink 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 oldfieldii x oppositifolia ‘Picaninny Dawn’ 3m shrub, rose pink flowers from late winter to mid spring
Eremophila oppositifolia (Purple) 4m x 3m upright shrub or small tree, purple flowers in autumn to spring
Eremophila oppositifolia (White) 4m x 3m upright shrub or small tree, white flowers in autumn to spring
Eremophila oppositifolia ssp oppositifolia 4m upright shrub with dainty pink flowers in autumn and spring
Eremophila pantonii 1 – 4m hardy shrub with lavender flowers in spring
Eremophila platycalyx ssp platycalyx 2.5m upright compact shrub with cream to white flowers with pink sepals late spring to mid-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 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
Eremophila youngii ssp. youngii 4m x 2.5m shrub or small tree, pink/red 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
Melaleuca decussata 3m slender shrub with pink/purple flowers in spring to late summer
Myoporum montanum 2.5m x 2m, white flowers spring and summer
Pittosporum angustifolium 8m small slender tree with weeping foliage, fragrant white flowers in winter/ spring followed by orange fruit
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 iteaphylla ‘Flinders Ranges Wattle’ 4m x 4.5m large shrub with pale yellow flowers from autumn to spring, Lime, salt & frost tolerant.
Acacia jennerae 2-3m tall shrub with yellow flowers from August to October.
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
Acacia victoriae ‘Bramble Wattle’ 5m large prickly shrub, pale yellow flowers in spring
Banksia media 4m tall shrub with perfumed cones which are yellow to brownish colour in autumn and winter
Bauhinia gilva 7m semi deciduous tree with attractive drooping foliage with cream flowers in spring & summer
Callistemon bracyandrus 2 - 3m shrub or small tree with showy red & green flowers in summer
Corymbia opaca ‘Desert Bloodwood’ 8 -10m large tree with white flowers & ornamental seed pods
Eucalyptus campaspe ‘Silver topped Gimlet’ 5-11m upright tree, cream flowers in summer
Eucalyptus gardnerii ‘Blue Mallet’ 12m x 6m medium tree with yellow flowers in winter. Good windbreak, shade & ornamental tree. Lime, salt & frost tolerant
Eucalyptus gillii ‘Curly Mallee’ 2m-7m x 3m-8m ornamental mallee/ small tree, yellow flowers in spring
Eucalyptus gongylocarpa ‘Marble Gum’ 3 - 10m small tree with white flowers in summer, drought tolerant
Eucalyptus incrassata 2-8m ornamental mallee with masses of creamy flowers in summer
Eucalyptus kruseana (image) 2-6m x 2-6m multi branched tree, greenish- yellow flowers in autumn and winter
Eucalyptus lansdowneana 6m multi stemmed mallee, glossy green foliage and red flowers in spring
Eucalyptus oleosa 5-12m multi stemmed mallee, white flowers in winter, tolerates clay, sand, salt, limestone and frost
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 salmonophloia 30m medium tall tree, white flowers
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 socialis ‘Red Mallee’ 2 -8m small tree with dull green foliage and cream flowers in spring and summer
Eucalyptus stoatei ‘Scarlet Pear Gum’ 5-8m tree with conspicuous bright red ribbed buds and yellow stamen
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
Grevillea stenobotrya (image) 2-4m erect or spreading shrub/ tree, creamy yellow flowers from April to November
Hakea francisiana 4m high dense shrub with red brush like 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 pauciflorus 3m large shrub with white bottlebrush like flowers
Mellaleuca armillaris ssp akineta 3m large shrub with white bottlebrush like flowers