Plants of Tasmania Nursery

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Plant list by botanical name - S

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
Sambucus gaudichaudiana White Elderberry A quick growing shrub in a moist, well cultivated soil. To 1m, with large, pale green leaves. White flowers followed by small creamy white edible berries in summer. Can die back over winter, resprouting in spring. Images G3-7, P3-7

$3.25
$9.95

Scaevola aemula Fairy Fan Flower A groundcover or low shrub with purple and yellow fan flowers in spring-summer. Widespread and widely-grown on the mainland, but rare in Tasmania. Images

$4.95
$9.95

Scaevola hookeri Creeping Fan Flower A prostrate suckering plant, preferring a moist, sunny or part sunny position. White, fan-shaped flowers make a nice display in summer. Images G3-7, P3-6

$4.95
$12.95

Scleranthus biflorus Cushion Plant Forms a dense green low mound, spreading up to 50 cm or more. Best in sun or part shade, and suited to most soils. Images G5-8, P5-8. Click here for more information.

$4.95
$9.95

Selliera radicans Succulent Swamp Mat A bright green suckering plant, spreading to 1m or more in a moist position. White flowers in summer. Happy in sun or shade. Images

$4.95
$12.95

Senecio linearifolius Fireweed Fast bright green shrub to 2 m with yellow daisy flowers in summer. Eminently prunable. Images G5-8, P2-5.

$3.25
$9.95

Solanum laciniatum Kangaroo Apple Fast, deep green shrub to 2.5 m. Big blue flowers followed by poisonous green fruits but edible when ripe. Images G2-8, P2-5.

$4.95
$12.95

Spyridium gunnii Forest Dusty Miller Rare Tasmanian endemic shrub, fast growing to 3-5 m in a moist spot. Creamy white floral bracts in autumn. Images G5-8, P4-7.

$5.95
$14.50

Spyridium lawrencei Small Leaved Dusty Miller A low growing shrub to 60 cm, endemic to eastern Tasmania. Creamy white floral bracts. Images G4-7, P5-8.

$5.95
$14.50

Spyridium obovatum Velvet Dusty Miller Quick growing shrub to 2.5 m. Velvety foliage. Soft yellow flowers in spring. Endemic to Tasmania. Images G3-7, P4-8.

$5.95
$14.50

Spyridium parvifolium Dusty Miller - Winter Mist A bushy, soft foliaged shrub to 1.5m, with creamy white floral bracts in winter. Recommended for well drained sites. Trim lightly after flowering if a compact shrub is required. Images G3-7, P4-7. $5.95
$14.50
Spyridium parvifolium Dusty Miller - Flinders Crinkly Leaf A form of Spyridium parvifolium with smaller, crinkle-edged leaves. $5.95
$14.50
Spyridium vexilliferum Propeller Plant Soft foliaged plant to 60 cm with whitish flower bracts all year. Especially nice in winter. Likes light soils in sun or part shade. Stake plants while establishing. Images G3-8, P4-8. $8.95
$18.50
Stackhousia monogyna Creamy Candles A delightful, low accent plant, with creamy white flowers on stems to 30cm in late spring and early summer. Pruning back after flowering may extend longevity, but expect up to 3-5 yrs. Recommended for well drained sites. Images G3-7, P3-8. $3.25
$9.95
Stackhousia spathulata Coast Candles Semi-succulent leaves give rise to attractive spikes of creamy-white flowers in spring. Light or sandy soils. Images

$4.95
$12.95

Stylidium dilatatum Broadleaf Trigger Plant Pale to deep pink flowers on stems to 50 cm in spring. Best in light, well-drained soils. Avoid potting on in summer. Images G2-7, P5-8 $3.25
$9.95
Stylidium dilatatum Broadleaf Trigger Plant - White-flowered Form White flowers on reddish stems to 50 cm in spring. Best in light, well-drained soils. Avoid potting on in summer. G2-7, P5-8 $3.25
$9.95

 

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