Plants of Tasmania Nursery

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Plant list by botanical name - T

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
Tasmannia lanceolata Mountain Pepper Handsome, bushy shrub to 2.5m. The glossy leaves and red stems are augmented in spring by creamy yellow flowers, with the male plant being more florific. Female plants develop clusters of shiny black berries in summer. Known sex plants, both male and female, are available. Images G5-8, P7-9.

$5.95 
$12.95

Tasmannia lanceolata Mountain Pepper - Female Cutting-grown female plants develop clusters of shiny black berries in summer.

$6.95 
$12.95

Tasmannia lanceolata Mountain Pepper - Male Cutting-grown male Native Pepper plants can be used to guarantee fertilisation of nearby female plants.

$6.95 
$12.95

Tasmannia lanceolata Mountain Pepper - Alpine Form A slower growing, small leaved form. Up to about 1m in ten years. Creamy yellow flowers in spring, are followed by black berries in summer on female plants. Moist, cool position or as a pot plant.  G5-8,P7-9.

$6.95
$15.50

Telopea truncata Tasmanian Waratah Slow growing shrub to 2.5m. Well displayed red flowers in late spring. Can be difficult to establish in cultivation. Prefers a cool, moist, well drained site. (A mountain is good) G2-8. P3-6. Click here for further information. Images

$5.95
$12.95

Telopea truncata Tasmanian Waratah - West Coast Yellow Plants grown from seed from yellow-flowering plants. Most likely will have yellow flowers, but not guaranteed.

$6.95
$16.50

Tetracarpaea tasmannica Delicate Laurel This beautiful plant is not only endemic to Tasmania, but is the only species in its genus and family, and so it rates as a true Tasmanian icon. We have very limited stock of this species, which will do best in cool and moist locations. Rare in cultivation and rarely available. Images $8.95
$18.50
Tetragonia implexicoma Bower Spinach Also known as Ice Plant, this succulent trailing or scrambling plant loves coastal sands. With small yellow flowers and reddish to black berries, it can form a dense groundcover, spreading to 2m in coastal or light soils. Images G5-8, P2-5. $3.25
$9.95
Tetragonia tetragonioides Warrigal Greens Also known as New Zealand Spinach, this succulent groundcover loves coastal sands but will grow very happily in a vegie patch as well. Leaves are edible - blanch before eating. Click here for more information. Images $3.25
$9.95
Tetratheca ciliata Round-leaved Black Eyed Susan A compact shrub to 40cm with soft rounded leaves. Mauve flowers in spring. Recommended for a moist, cool position, or as a pot plant. Images G4-8, P5-8. $4.95
$9.95
Tetratheca labillardieri Leggy Black Eyed Susan A soft foliaged plant with upright stems to 70cm. Masses of bell shaped mauve flowers in spring. Light and well drained soils. Readily pruned. Images G3-7, P4-8. $4.95
$9.95
Tetratheca labillardieri Leggy Black Eyed Susan - white form An upright, bushy shrub to 70cm, with light green foliage and a massed display of white flowers in spring. Best in light, or sandy soils, or superb in a pot. G4-7, P6-9. $4.95
$9.95
Tetratheca pilosa Black Eyed Susan A fine foliaged shrub to 40cm. Lilac bell-shaped flowers in spring. Best in a well drained site, with a dash of shade. Images G2-6, P4-7. $4.95
$9.95
Thelionema caespitosum Tufted Lily A small, tuft plant to 30 cm with attractive starry creamy-white flowers in late spring or early summer. Prefers a moist, well-drained soil. Images $4.95
$12.95
Themeda triandra Kangaroo Grass A summer growing, soft foliaged grass to 30cm high by 60cm wide. Distinctive flowering and seed heads on stems to 70cm. Leaves often have a reddish tinge. Withstands dry and cold. Images G6-9, P6-9. $3.25
$9.95
Thryptomene micrantha Ribbed Heathmyrtle Attractive shrub to 1 m with fine, aromatic foliage and tiny white flowers for most of the year. Requires very well drained soil with assured moisture. Reliable as a tub specimen. Trim to keep compact. Click here for more information. Images $6.95
$14.95
Todea barbara King Fern Dense hardy fern to 1.5 m. Garden or tub. Attractive bright green foliage. Images

$5.95
$12.95

Trachymene humilis Alpine Trachymene Rookery-sized plant with a rosette of shiny green leaves. Flower heads to 1.5 cm diameter are composed of many tiny little white or pink-white flowers on slender stems to 20 cm. Flowering in summer. Best in a moist site. Images

$4.95
$12.95

Triglochin procerum Water Ribbons Strap-leaved plant for waster up to 50 cm deep, or wet ground. Erect green flower spikes. Leaves float on water. Images $5.95
$14.50
Trochocarpa cunninghamii Arching Trochocarpa A slow growing shrub, spreading or up to 1.2m, endemic to Tasmanian  wet forests and mountains. Vibrant, reddish new growth in spring. Small white flowers are followed by mauve berries. Moist, cool site or pot. Images G3-7, P7-9. $8.95
$18.50
Trochocarpa disticha Lune River Heath Endemic shrub with fan-shaped branchlets, growing to 2 m in a moist shady spot. Small pink flowers and mauve berries. Images $8.95
$18.50
Trochocarpa gunnii Sweet Scented Trochocarpa Endemic to wet forests, this slow growing shrub to 1.5m displays reddish new growth in spring. Small white clusters of arching flowers are followed by mauve berries. Moist, cool spot or pot. Images G3-7, P7-9. $8.95
$18.50
Trochocarpa thymifolia Delicate Trochocarpa A fine foliaged shrub, very slow growing to 40cm, endemic to Tasmanian mountains. Tiny white clusters of pendulous flowers, followed by purple berries. Moist, cool site or pot. Images G2-6, P6-8. $8.95
$18.50

 

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