Banksia ‘Giant Candles’

‘Giant Candles’ Banksia

Typical mature height: to 5m
Useful in: streetscapes, as display 
Sites for best growth:
 all well-drained, in full sun

Height Diagram

Banksia integrifolia

Coast Banksia

Typical mature height: to 15m in cultivation
Useful in: width-restricted areas 
Sites for best growth:
 most soils, both wet and sandy

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Banksia marginata

Silver Banksia

Typical mature height: MTG provenances 5-8m
Useful in: streetscapes, as display 
Sites for best growth:
 all well-drained, in full sun to semi-shade

Height Diagram

Brachychiton acerifolius and hybrids

Illawara Flame Tree & Griffith Pink

Typical mature height: typically 8-20m
Useful in: parks, nature strips, carparks 
Sites for best growth:
 many, including hostile

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Brachychiton populneus

Kurrajong Bottle Tree

Typical mature height: 5- 15 m
Useful in: parks, carparks, nature strips. 
Sites for best growth:
 High – low fertile soils, good drainage.

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Brachychiton rupestris

Bottle Tree

Typical mature height: 20m
Useful in: Parks, reserves, streetscapes 
Sites for best growth:
 Well-drained soils, but generally widely adapted.

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Callistemon hybrids

‘Harkness’ & ‘Kings Park Special’ (Bottlebrush)

Typical mature height: to 6m (‘Harkness’)
Useful in: streetscapes, reserves & parks 
Sites for best growth:
 many site conditions

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Callistemon salignus

Willow Bottlebrush

Typical mature height: 7m
Useful in: height-restricted areas 
Sites for best growth:
 all with reasonable irrigation

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Calodendrum capense

Cape Chestnut

Typical mature height: 10m
Useful in: Parks, reserves, streetscapes 
Sites for best growth:
 Well drained soils, access to some summer water

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Casuarina cunninghamiana

River Sheoak

Typical mature height: in Melbourne to 20m
Useful in: streetscapes, avenues, mass plantings 
Sites for best growth:
 reasonably well-drained

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Ceanothus arboreus ‘Trewithen Blue’

Trewithen Blue Island Ceanothus

Typical mature height: 5m
Useful in: Parks and reserves and possibly some street plantings 
Sites for best growth:
 Best with well-drained sites

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Ceratonia siliqua

Carob or St John’s Bread

Typical mature height:
Useful in: background foil, street tree 
Sites for best growth:
 all well drained soils

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Cercis chinensis ‘Avondale’

Avondale Chinese Redbud

Typical mature height: 3m
Useful in: Parks, reserves, small streets. 
Sites for best growth:
 Well drained sites with some irrigation over Summer

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Cinnamomum camphora

Typical mature height: 20m
Useful in: mature streetscapes 
Sites for best growth:
 most, ample water best

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Corymbia (Eucalyptus) citriodora

Lemon-scented Gum

Typical mature height: to 20m in Melbourne
Useful in: avenues, parks 
Sites for best growth:
 most soil types, full sun

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Corymbia (Eucalyptus) eximia

Yellow Bloodwood

Typical mature height: most often 12m in Melbourne
Useful in: streetscapes, avenues, parks 
Sites for best growth:
 most soil types, full sun

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Corymbia (Eucalyptus) ficifolia

Red-flowering Gum

Typical mature height: to 15m
Useful in: streetscapes, parks 
Sites for best growth:
 all with free drainage

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Corymbia (Eucalyptus) maculata

Spotted Gum

Typical mature height: to 20m in Melbourne
Useful in: broad streets, avenues, parks and reserves 
Sites for best growth:
 moist-to-dry, coastal sands

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Dracaena draco

Dragons Blood Tree

Typical mature height: 8m
Useful in: parks, large avenue plantings, and maritime plantings 
Sites for best growth:
 significant reflective heat, well drained soils, locations with temperatures above -10C minimum.