Plants of Tasmania Nursery

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Plant list by botanical name - R

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
Ranunculus prasinus Tunbridge Buttercup Endemic, threatened, spreading herbaceous perennial. Yellow flowers in spring/summer. Requires a moist location in full sun. Images


Rhagodia candolleana Coastal Saltbush A scrambling coastal shrub with small, bright green succulent leaves and small red shiny berries. Best in a sunny spot in light or sandy soils. Images G4-8, P2-4.


Richea acerosa Eastern Candle Heath An erect, rigid shrub to 1.2m. Endemic, mainly to Tasmania's eastern mountains. Creamy white flowers. Moist, cool spot or pot. Images G3-7, P5-7. $8.95
Richea dracophylla Dragon Leaf Richea Endemic shrub to 3m from Tasmania's moist forests. Creamy white flowers on terminal spikes in summer. A striking foliage plant for cool, moist garden or pot. Images G3-8, P6-9. $8.95
Richea gunnii Gunn's Candle Heath A shrub to 1m, endemic to Tasmania's central and eastern mountains, where it is commonly found in very wet sites. Leaves are gradually lost from the lower stems. Flowers are creamy white. Cool, moist to wet sites or pot. Images G3-7, P5-7. $8.95
Richea milligani Nodding Candle Heath Endemic shrub of mountains of western and southern Tasmania with distinctive nodding light-yellow flowers. Prefers well-drained, moist sites or pot. Images $8.95
Richea pandanifolia Pandani Queen of the Richeas. The long tapering leaves of this striking plant, make for a distinctive garden or pot plant. Endemic to Tasmanias mountains and wet forests. Requires a moist, cool, well drained, well composted site. Terrific in a pot. Images G3-7, P6-9. $8.95
Richea procera Lowland Richea An upright-stemmed endemic Tasmanian shrub to 1.5m. Creamy yellow flowers in spring. Best in a moist, cool site or pot. Images G3-7, P5-7. $8.95
Richea scoparia Scoparia Slow growing, dense, prickly, endemic Tasmanian shrub to 1.2m, well known by bushwalkers for its tactile features, but also its magnificent floral displays of red, gold, pink or white in summer. Moist, cool site or pot.  Images G4-8, P6-9. $8.95
Ricinocarpus pinifolius Wedding Bush A lightly foliaged shrub to 1.2m. Masses of creamy white flowers in spring followed by interesting seed pods. Can be difficult to establish. Best in light or sandy soils. Rarely available. Images G2-7,P4-7.


Rubus gunnianus Alpine Raspberry A prostrate, glossy-leaved matting plant, endemic to Tasmanian mountains. Female plants have red berries. Moist site or pot. Images


Rubus parvifolius Native Raspberry A hardy trailing or climbing plant to 1.5m with small, hooked thorns. Pink flowers in summer followed by small, red, edible berries. Images



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