Plants of Tasmania Nursery

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Plant list by botanical name - I

Click on the species name to get further information about the plant. There are also links to images and distribution maps.

The prices shown are for plants in tubes and 140 mm pots. Larger sizes are available for many species.

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Species Name Common Name Description Price
Imperata cylindrica Blady Grass Rhizomatic grass with upright blade-like leaves. Creamy spikes of flowers after fires or disturbance. Very hardy, including coastal areas. Full sun. This is the same species as Japanese Blood Grass, though Tasmanian plants are not as strongly coloured. Images Distribution Map
Indigofera  australis Native Indigo An open branched shrub to 1.2m, with striking purple pea flowers in late spring. Best in a well drained site. Images Distribution Map
Isolepis nodosa See Ficinia nodosa    
Isophysis tasmanica Tasmanian Purple-star  Also called Hewardia, and endemic to alpine south and west Tasmania. A native iris that has star-shaped flowers, usually of deepest purple, on stems to 15cm. Hard to grow and slow. Best in a cool, moist, well drained, well-composted site or pot. Rarely available.   Images Distribution Map


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