Plants of Tasmania Nursery

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Plant list by botanical name - G

Click on the species name to get further information and pictures of the plant.

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
Gahnia grandis Cutting Grass A vigorous sedge to 2 m high and wide with long, arching glossy green leaves. Warning: Leaf edges are serrated - best planted away from pedestrian areas. Thrives in moist and wet sites. Images.


Gaultheria depressa Creeping Snowberry A little gem from alpine Tasmania that does best in a moist, cool, well-drained position or in a pot. Slow growing. Red berries. Occurs only in Tasmania and New Zealand. Images. $8.95
Gaultheria hispida Snowberry Endemic Tasmanian shrub to 1m, with tiny white bell flowers in spring, followed by plump extra-white berries in summer. Temperamental, but delightful. Needs a moist, cool, well drained spot. Images. G2-7, P4-7. $5.95
Gaultheria lanceolata Lanceleaf Waxberry This species is a a small alpine shrub that grows to 30 cm. It has fleshy red, white or pink fruit. Endemic to Tasmania. Images. $6.95
Gaultheria tasmanica Tasmanian Waxberry Slow, prostrate plant endemic to Tasmanian mountains. Tiny, shiny red berries. Prefers a cool, moist spot or pot. Images. G3-7, P5-8. $6.95
Gaultheria tasmanica Tasmanian Waxberry - Yellow Fruit A form of the Tasmanian Waxberry with yellow fruit. G3-7, P5-8. $6.95
Glycine clandestina Twining Glycine A light but quick growing climber to 1.5m. Small purple pea flowers in late spring. Commonly found in coastal heaths, but also extends to the central highlands. Images. G4-7, P3-7.

$5.95 $14.50

Goodenia  elongata Creeping Goodenia A vigorous, spreading, suckering groundcover, with rich yellow flowers on stems to 10cm in summer. Can be invasive. Images. G4-8, P4-8. $4.95 $12.95
Goodenia lanata Prostrate Goodenia A prostrate, suckering groundcover with yellow flowers in spring. Images. G4-8, P4-7. $4.95 $12.95
Goodenia ovata Parrots Foot Very quick growing shrub to 1.2m. Good for moist and shade. Yellow flowers. Responds well to light or heavy pruning. Images. G5-8, P4-7. $3.25 $9.95
Goodia lotifolia Golden Tip Fast-growing, bushy, bright green shrub to 2m. Can sucker. Bright yellow pea flowers in spring. Images. G4-7, P2-5. Now split into two species. Goodia pubescens will be available next summer. $3.25
Grevillea australis Southern Grevillea The only Grevillea species to occur naturally in Tasmania. Differences occur in the leaves and growth habits, but all have tiny white scented flowers, pollinated in the wild by native bees. Shrubs to about 2m x 1.5m. Most soils. Images. G4-8, P4-7. $4.95
Grevillea australis Southern Grevillea - Grange Rd Form An upright form of Grevillea australis with pointed leaves. Comes from a dry site in eastern Tasmania, so is a good plant for low-water gardens. $4.95
Grevillea australis Southern Grevillea - Hollybank Form A spreading form of the Southern Grevillea with rounded leaves. G4-8, P4-7. $4.95
Grevillea australis Southern Grevillea - Prostrate Form A low, spreading, fine leaved groundcover to 15cm high by 1.5m wide. Sweetly scented, tiny white flowers in spring. Hardy in most situations. Pollination is carried out by small native bees. G6-9, P4-8. $4.95 $9.95
Grevillea australis Southern Grevillea - Spreading Form A hardy shrub to 50cm high by 2m wide. Small, white, scented flowers in spring. Suited to most sites. G4-8, P4-7. $4.95 $9.95
Grevillea australis Southern Grevillea - Upright Fine Leaf An upright form of the Southern Grevillea with very fine leaves. G4-8, P4-7. $4.95
Grevillea australis Southern Grevillea - Upright Large Flower An upright form of the Southern Grevillea with larger leaves and flowers. G4-8, P4-7. $4.95
Gunnera cordifolia Heart-Leaved Gunnera Endemic to Tasmania's alpine country, its nearest relatives are in New Zealand and South America. A prostrate, suckering plant, it features red berries in late spring or summer. Best in a cool, moist site or pot. Images. G2-6, P4-7. $5.95
Gymnoschoenus sphaerocephalus Button Grass Beloved of bushwalkers, signature of the wild, wet south-west. A striking plant for a moist to wet spot or in a pot, with arching foliage to 60cm and cream balls of flowers, aging to brown, on long stems. to 1.2m. Very hardy in the right spot. Images. G6-9, P6-9. $5.95
Gynatrix pulchella Fragrant Hempbush A fast growing shrub or small tree, 2-5 m high. Can be straggly. Fragrant white flowers in spring. Loves a well-cultivated soil. Expect a lifespan to 10 years. Images.

$3.25 $9.95


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