Plants of Tasmania Nursery

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Plant list by botanical name - T

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 tubestock - 50 mm forestry tubes or 75 mm round pots. Larger sizes are available for many species.

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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. The berries and leaves can be used as a peppery spice. Known sex plants, both male and female, are available. Images Distribution Map G5-8, P7-9.

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

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

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). Click here for further information. Images Distribution Map

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 Distribution Map
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 Distribution Map
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 Distribution Map
Tetratheca labillardierei 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 Distribution Map
Tetratheca labillardierei 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.
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 Distribution Map
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 Distribution Map
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 Distribution Map
Todea barbara King Fern Dense hardy fern to 1.5 m. Garden or tub. Attractive bright green foliage. Images Distribution Map

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 Distribution Map

Trochocarpa species Trochocarpas are quite difficult to propagate and will not always be available.

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 Distribution Map
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 Distribution Map
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 Distribution Map
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 Distribution Map


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