Native Plants Queensland
Townsville Branch
           PO Box 363 Aitkenvale Qld 4814

 

 

 

 

Fauna Attracting Plants

 

To Attract Honeyeaters

Banksia aquilona
Banksia dentata
Banksia plagiocarpa
Banksia robur
Callistemon species
Darlingia darlingiana
Grevillea species - particularly those with large flowers
Lagunaria queenslandica
Lophostemon grandiflorus
Melaleuca species
Melicope rubra (syn Evodiella muelleri) Xanthostemon chrysanthus

To Attract Fruit Eating Birds

Acmena hemilampra
Chionanthus ramiflora
Cupaniopsis anacardioides
Diospyros geminata
Drypetes deplanchei
Euroschinus falcata
Ficus species (Figs)
Flacourtia sp. 'Cooktown'
Livistona decora
Livistona drudei
Micromelium minutum
Pittosporum ferrugineum
Pleiogynium timorense
Scolopia braunii
Syzygium australe
Syzygium leuhmannii
Syzygium oleosum
Terminalia catappa
Terminalia muelleri

To Attract Insect Eating Birds

Bursaria tenuifolia
Callistemon species
Darlingia darlingiana
Grevillea species
Melaleuca species
Xanthostemon chrysanthus

To Attract Parrots & Cockatoos

Banksia aquilona
Banksia dentata
Banksia plagiocarpa
Banksia robur
Casuarina cunninghamiana
Corymbia clarksoniana
Corymbia erythrophloia
Corymbia ptychocarpa




 

 

To Attract Butterflies

Aristolochia tagala - Cairns Birdwing, Big Greasy, Red-bodied Swallowtail
Brachychiton australis - Common Aeroplane
Cissus opaca - Hawk Moths
Cissus reniformis - Hawk Moths
Citrus species - Ulysses, Orchard Swallowtail,Chequered Swallowtail
Drypetes deplanchei - Albatross spp.
Ficus species - Common Crow, Two Brand Crow
Flacourtia sp. 'Cooktown' - Australian Rustic
Gahnia aspera - Skipper spp.
Geijera salicifolia var. latifolia - Orchard Swallowtail
Graptophyllum species - Orchard Swallowtail
Hoya australis - Eichorn's Crow
Melicope elleryana - Ulysses Swallowtail
Melicope rubra - Ulysses Swallowtail
Micromelium minutum - Cruiser, Glasswing Cruiser
Scolopia braunii - Australian Rustic
Terminalia cattapa - Common Oak Blue



 

 

 

 To Attract Gliders/Possums

Acmena hemilampra
Banksia species
Callistemon species
Corymbia clarksoniana
Corymbia erythrophloia
Corymbia ptychocarpa
Eucalyptus camaldulensis
Eucalyptus crebra
Eucalyptus tereticornis
Lophostemon grandiflorus
Melaleuca species
Syzygium australe
Syzygium leuhmannii
Syzygium oleosum

To Attract Koalas

Eucalyptus camaldulensis
Eucalyptus crebra
Eucalyptus tereticornis

To Attract Skinks/Dragons

Any tufted grass or rush
Asplenium nidus
Dianella atraxis
Dianella coerulea
Dianella congesta
Gahnia species
Lomandra hystrix
Lomandra longifolia
Microsorum spp.
Xanthorrhoea johnsonii
Heavily mulched gardens