Banksia praemorsa, commonly known as the cut-leaf banksia, is a species of shrub or tree in the plant genus Banksia. It occurs in a few isolated populations on the south coast of Western Australia between Albany and Cape Riche.
Acacia cultriformis (Knife-leaf wattle) is a large shrub growing up to 4m high with silvery triangular leaves and large golden flower heads which appear in spring. It is frost and drought hardy and adaptable to a wide range of soil types. This ornamental wattle occurs naturally in inland parts of NSW and southern Queensland. Must be grown from seed. There is a prostrate form called 'Cascade' which looks stunning cascading over large rocks or walls.
Acacia pycnostachya is a small rare tree which grows on Bolivia Range in northern NSW. It flowers in October and has large fantastic rod flowers. This is fascinating. Some years ago I suggested planting this as a wattle that can feature at Bali commemorat
Acacia decurrens (Black wattle) is a large tree with ferny leaves and sprays of golden flower heads in spring. It is frost and drought hardy, very fast growing and suited to farm plantings, woodlots and windbreaks. It grows naturally in open forests from the Hunter Valley in NSW to the ACT. It may naturalise in good conditions.
Acacia gold lace. prostrate form of Acacia cardiophylla and has fine fern-like grey-green foliage with masses of gold flowers in Winter. Will grow to 1.5m high by 1.5m wide and prefers a full sun to semi shade position in well-drained soil. May be shaped by pruning back long flowering branches and removing crowded and crossing stems in the centre of the standard. By cutting back to an outside bud one can encourage a broader umbrella shape with increased flowering in subsequent years.