Plants of Tasmania Nursery

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Plant list by botanical name - D

Click on the species name to get further information about the species. Click on 'Images' to do a Google Image search. Note that this search may return images of other species as well.

The prices shown are for plants in tubes and 140 mm pots. Larger sizes are available for many species.

The Garden Hardiness (G) and Pot Suitability (P) ratings refer to the reliability and suitability of plants to being grown in the garden and pots. For more information, click here.

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Species Name Common Name Description Price
Dampiera stricta Blue Dampiera A lightly foliaged plant for sandy or well drained soils. Arching stems to 40cm display attractive blue flowers in spring and summer. Sun or part shade. Images Distribution Map G3-7, P6-9. $4.95
$9.95
Danthonia caespitosa Common Wallaby Grass Erect tufted grass with leaves to 30 cm and flowering stems to 90 cm. Mature flowerheads appear bleached and fluffy. Images Distribution Map $3.25
$9.95
Daviesia latifolia Bitter Hop Pea A quick growing shrub to 1.2m high and wide, featuring bronze coloured new growth and yellow/orange pea flowers in spring. Good for well drained and dry sites. Images Distribution Map G4-8, P2-5. $3.25
$9.95
Daviesia ulicifolia Spiky Bitter Pea An excellent restrictive plant to 1.5 x 1m. Very spiky. Yellow/orange pea flowers in spring. Images Distribution Map G4-8, P3-6. $3.25
$9.95
Deschampsia cespitosa Tufted Hairgrass A cosmopolitan grass that forms attractive hemispherical tufts up to 50 cm high. The flowering stems can reach 1 m. A hardy plant best suited to moister conditions, but will also grow well in drier locations. Images Distribution Map $4.95
$9.95
Dianella brevicaulis Arching Flax Lily A dense tufted clump of arching foliage to 60 cm, with flower stems to 40 cm.Small blue and yellow flowers are followed by purple-blue berries in summer. Occurs naturally in dry and coastal areas. Images Distribution Map $4.95
$9.95
Dianella revoluta Narrow-leaved Flax Lily A hardy tufted plant growing as a clump. Can spread by underground rhizomes. Leaves to 50 cm and long spikes of delicate blue flowers followed by blue berries. Suited to any well-drained site in sun or partial shade. Further information Images Distribution Map $4.95
$9.95
Dianella tasmanica Tasman Flax Lily Forms a broad leaved clump of dark green foliage, gradually spreading by underground rhizomes. Leaves to 50cm high, flowers on longer stems are blue and yellow, followed by shiny purple berries. Withstands dry periods once established. Further information. Images Distribution Map G5-9, P6-9. $4.95
$9.95
Dianella tasmanica Tasman Stripe A vigorous suckering form with cream-edged, pale green strappy leaves to 0.6 m. Blue flowers and berries as per the normal form. $4.95
$9.95
Dichelachne crinita Long-hair Plume Grass A grass with flowering stems to 1.2 m, often with pink tonings. Images Distribution Map G5-9, P3-7. $3.25
$9.95
Dichondra repens Kidney Weed A prostrate matting plant. Can be used as a lawn alternative if you are prepared to weed it. Images Distribution Map G5-8, P4-7. $4.95
$9.95
Dicksonia antarctica Soft Tree Fern or Man Fern A hardy fern with fronds to 2m. Garden pot or indoors when young. We also have advanced plants collected (legally) from the bush. Larger and special plants (double and triple headers) can be also be sourced to order. Further information Images Distribution Map

$5.95
$28.00
(60cm)
$35.00
(1m)

Dillwynia cinerascens Grey Parrot Pea Evergreen small medium shrub with fine leaves and yellow-orange flowers in spring. Images Distribution Map

$3.25
$9.95

Dillwynia glaberrima Smooth Parrot Pea  A shrub to 1m with slender arching branches and yellow pea flowers in spring. Well drained and dry soils. Images Distribution Map G4-7, P3-6. $3.25
$9.95
Dillwynia sericea Showy Parrot Pea - Fuzzy Peach An upright shrub to 80cm with lovely, downy grey foliage with peach-coloured flowers in spring. Well drained and dry sites. Distribution Map (for the species) G4-7, P3-6. $4.95
$9.95
Diplarrena latifolia Western Flag Iris Forms a dense clump to 40 cm. White flowers with purple and yellow markings, on stems to 70 cm. Moist position or pots. Endemic to Tasmania. Images Distribution Map G4-7, P5-9. $4.95
$12.95
Diplarrena moraea White Flag Iris Forms a tussock of strap-like leaves to 60 cm. White flowers with purple and yellow markings on long stems in spring. Further information Images Distribution Map G4-7, P5-9. $3.25
$9.95
Diselma archeri Cheshunt Pine A slow growing conifer, endemic to Tasmanian mountains. Light green, weeping branchlets. Best in a moist, cool position or pot. Expect up to 1m high and wide in 10yrs. G5-9, P7-9. Further information Images Distribution Map $6.95
$16.00
Disphyma crassifolium Round Leaf Pigface A succulent, suckering spreading plant. Prostrate, with purple-pink flowers in summer. Grows in most soils. Withstands coastal exposure. Images Distribution Map $3.25
$9.95
Dodonaea filiformis Fine Leaf Hop Bush An endemic Tasmanian shrub to 1.5 x 1m, withstanding cold and dry conditions. Soft, fine foliage. Female plants have reddish seed capsules displayed in spring. Images Distribution Map G4-8, P3-7. $3.25
$9.95
Dodonaea viscosa Hop Bush A hardy, vigorous, erect bushy shrub to 5m x 2m, well suited to dry conditions. Shiny green leaves. Female plants display reddish seed capsules in spring. A remarkably widespread plant with a near world-wide distribution. Note that the purple-leaved form, often sold as an Australian native, is from NZ. Further information Images Distribution Map G6-9, P3-7.

$3.25
$9.95

Dodonaea viscosa Hop Bush - female Cutting grown female of this hardy, vigorous, erect bushy shrub to 5m x 2m that displays reddish seed capsules in spring. Well suited to dry conditions. Shiny green leaves. G6-9, P3-7

$4.95
$9.95

Dodonaea viscosa Hop Bush - variegated Strongly variegated form, with distinctly yellow/green foliage. The plants are females, so also get the red seed capsules for an altogether interesting effect. Well suited to dry conditions. Like most variegated plants, a little less vigorous than the normal form.

$4.95
$9.95

Doodia australis Rasp Fern A hardy fern for a moist position in the garden or a pot. Grows to 50 cm. Attractive purple-pink new growth. Images Distribution Map

$5.95
$12.95

Dracophyllum minimum Heath Cushion Plant Excruciatingly slow, bright green cushion plant, endemic to Tasmania's alpine country. Tiny white flowers. Best in a pot - otherwise try a cool, moist, well drained site. Images Distribution Map G1-4, G5-9. $8.95
$18.00

 

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