The list below is a guide to suitable plants for the surface irrigation disposal area. Please note, due to wide climatic and soil variations, you should check with your local plant nursery before finalising your plant choice.

Trees

Botanical name Common name Approx. height
Agonis Flexuosa Willow Myrtle 5 – 6 metres
Acacia Baileyana Cootamundra Wattle 3 – 5 metres
Banksia Spp. 3 – 10 metres
Casuarina Glauca Swamp Oak 6 – 12 metres
Casuarina Stricta Drooping She Oak 3 – 5 metres
Casuarina Cunninghamiana River She Oak 6 – 10 metres
Callistemon Viminalis Red Bottlebruck 3 – 6 metres
Callistemon Salignus White Bottlebrush 3 – 6 metres
Eucalyptus Robusta Swamp Mohongany 6 – 9 metres
Eucalyptus Saligna Sydney Blue Gum 15 – 20 metres
Eucalyptus Grandis Flooded Gum 10 – 20 metres
Eucalyptus Camaldulensis River Red Gum 15 – 20 metres
Eucalyptus Cosmophylla Cup Gum 5 – 6 metres
Hymenosporum Flavum Native Frangipani 3 – 6 metres
Leptospermum Laevigatum Coast Tea Tree 5 – 6 metres
Melaleuca Armillaris Bracelet Honey Myrtle 3 – 4 metres
Malaleuca Quinquenervia Broad Paperback 5 – 7 metres
Melaleuca Nesophila Western Tea Myrtle 2 – 4 metres
Pittosporum Spp. 2 – 4 metres
Syzygium Paniculatum Bush Cherry 8 – 10 metres
Tristania Laurina Kanuka 3 – 5 metres

 

Shrubs

Botanical name Common name Approx. height
Abelia X Grandiflora Abelia 2 – 3 metres
Acacia Floribund Gossamer Wattle 2 – 4 metres
Acacia Longifolia Sallow Wattle 2 – 4 metres
Acacia Iteaphylla Flinders Range Wattle 2 – 3 metres
Cotoneaster Spp. 2 – 4 metres
Cortaderia Selloana Pampas Grass 2 – 3 metres
Cyperus Alternifolius Umbrella Grass 0.5 – 1 metre
Cyperus Papyrus Papyrus 1 – 2 metres
Cassia Spp. Swamp Mahogany 1 – 3 metres
Chamelaucium Uncinatum Geralton Wax 2 – 4 metres
Dryandra Formosa 1 – 3 metres
Eremopjhila Spp. 1 – 2 metres
Grevillea Spp. 1 – 3 metres
Hebe Spp. Veronica 0.5 – 1 metres
Iris Pseudacorus Yellow Flag Iris 0.5 – 1 metres
Nerium Oleander Oleander 2 – 3 metres
Melaleuca Decussata Cross Leaved Honey Myrtle 1 – 2 metres
Phormium Tenax New Zealand Flax 2 – 2.5 metres

 

Perennials / Ground cover

Botanical name Common name Approx. height
Aster Novi-gelgii Perennial Aster 0.5 – 1 metre
Canna 1 – 2 metres
Chrysanthemum Frutescens Marguerite Daisy 1 metre
Chrysanthemum Maximum Shasta Daisy 1 metre
Gazania Ringens Black Eyed Susan 0.4 metres
Impatiens Spp. 0.4 metres
Salvia Uliginosa Bog Salvia 0.4 metres
Viola Spp. 0.4 metres

 

Climbers

Botanical name Common name Approx. height
Bougainvillaea Spp. Variable
Clematis Spp. Variable
Hardenbergia Violacea Purple Coral Pea Variable
Hibbertia Scandens Snake Vine Variable
Jasminum Grandiflorum Variable
Jasminum Polyanthum Variable
Jasminum Officinale Common Jasmin Variable
Kennedia Rubicunda Dusky Coral Pea Variable
Lonicera Japonica Japanese Honeysuckle Variable
Passiflora Spp. Passion Flower Variable
Vitis Coignetiae Glory Vine Variable

 

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