Plants of Tasmania Nursery

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Plant list by botanical name - V

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
Velleia montana Mountain Velleia A flat rosette of leaves gives rise to small yellow or reddish-yellow flowers on short stems. Images Distribution Map G3-7, P5-8.

$4.95
$12.95

Velleia paradoxa Spur Velleia A low rosette of leaves gives rise in summer to distinctive scented yellow flowers on stems to 40cm. Prefers well drained and dry sites. Rare in Tasmania. Images Distribution Map G4-7, P4-8.

$3.25
$9.95

Veronica calycina Hairy Speedwell Low suckering herb with mauve flowers widespread in Tasmania. A useful groundcover for damper and shadier conditions. Images Distribution Map

$4.95
$9.95

Veronica ciliolata Ben Lomond Cushion Plant A rare alpine cushion plant found only at Ben Lomond and in New Zealand. Best in a pot or in moist, gravelly, cool conditions. Images Distribution Map G3-7, P4-8. Was Chionohebe ciliolata.

$8.95
$18.50

Veronica continua Eastcoast Speedwell Bush A quick growing endemic shrub to 1m, with blue flowers at the ends of upright stems. Images Distribution Map

$8.95
$18.50

Veronica formosa Speedwell Bush A quick growing plant to 1m, with many stems arising from the base. We often have different forms available, with pink, mauve, purple-blue or white flowers. Spring flowering. Can be cut back hard. Images Distribution Map G3-7, P2-5.

$4.95
$9.95

Veronica gracilis Slender Speedwell A small spreading plant with blue or mauve flowers in spring. Can die back in winter but reappears in spring. Spreads by underground stems. Images Distribution Map

$4.95
$9.95

Viminaria juncea Golden Spray Exceedingly rare in Tasmania. Grows quickly to a large shrub or small tree with masses of golden yellow pea flowers in spring. Images Distribution Map $3.25
$9.95
Viola betonicifolia Showy Violet Tiny gem that grows to 10 cm. Striking purple flowers on short stems in spring and early summer. Prefers a moist, shaded spot. May die back in winter, reappearing in spring.Images Distribution Map $4.95
$9.95
Viola cunninghamii Alpine Violet Spreading ground cover with typical violet leave that shoot from a creeping rhizome. Beautiful purple-lined white flowers in spring are followed by fascinating cleistogamous flowers (look it up!) in summer. May die back over winter, but will reappear in spring. Best suited to cooler, moist situations. Images Distribution Map $4.95
$9.95
Viola hederacea Native Violet A stemless perennial spreading by stolons. Small mauve and white flowers in spring and summer. An attractive groundcover for shady, average to moist conditions. Images Distribution Map G5-9, P6-9. $4.95
$9.95
Viola hederacea Zeehan Blue A small leaved form of Viola hederacea from the west coast with small flowers in summer of deep purple-blue and white. Prefers a moist spot. A nice groundcover or as a low plant in a pot. G5-9, P6-9. $4.95
$9.95
Viola serpentinicola Serpentine Violet Recently described (2018) stemless perennial spreading by underground stolons. Small mauve and white violet flowers in spring and summer. Useful ground cover for cooler, moister positions. Only grows naturally on serpentine rock in western Tasmania, but does well in the garden. Images Distribution Map $4.95
$9.95
Vittadinia muelleri Narrow-leaf New Holland Daisy Rare daisy that grows in the midlands and hills around Hobart. Masses of small purple flowers in spring and summer. Short-lived, but will seed in. Suited to drier conditions. Images Distribution Map $3.25
$9.95

 

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