Banksia Aemula, Rival Banksia . commonly known as the wallum banksia, is a lignotuberous shrub of the Proteaceae family. Banksia aemula has been universally adopted as the correct scientific name since 1981. Banksia aemula was collected by Scottish botanist Robert Brown in June 1801 in the vicinity of Port Jackson.
Wallum bottlebrush Melaleuca pachyphylla A common plant in wet heath ecosystems. This is a very hardy shrub for home gardens, growing to about 1.5m high in sun to part shade. Bright red or green flowers appear throughout the year.