Native and threatened plants

Discover the variety of native plants and flowers in Ku-ring-gai. Plant for pollinators, to attract and support wildlife or to create your own drought-tolerant oasis. 

Browse the image galleries below for ideas to add to your garden. The common and botanical names can be found by clicking on the image.

The Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden Nursery has a variety of well-priced local plants and knowledgeable staff to help make your selection.

Pollinator favourites

The Australian Native Plants Society share their recommendations for pollinator plants to attract native bees. Download Australian Native Plants Society recommendations.(PDF, 1MB)   

Residents have told us their favourite flowering natives for attracting bees, pollination and general attractiveness. Download the resident list(PDF, 435KB).

The Environmental Trust NSW has helpful information for identifying native plants in your backyard and how you can preserve and appreciate their range of benefits.

Native groundcovers image gallery

Native small trees and shrubs image gallery