1 Anigozanthos flavidus (Tall Kangaroo Paw)

Because of their unique flower type in a wide range of colours

2 Actinotus helianthi (Flannel Flower)

Because of its wonderfully textured flowers and silvery divided foliage

3 Telopea speciosissima (New South Wales Waratah)

Because of the iconic, long lasting red flower heads

4 Pycnosorus globosus (Billy Buttons)

Because of the interesting globe-shaped yellow flower heads

5 Ozothamnus diosmifolius ‘Radiance’

Because of the non-stop display of white flower heads throughout the year, which make a great filler flower

6 Isopogon anemonifolius (Broad-leaf Drumsticks)

Because of the brilliant yellow flower heads and interesting divided foliage

7 Banksia plagiocarpa (Hinchinbrook Island Banksia)

Because of the amazing flower buds (pick them at that stage for the vase) and glossy leaves and interesting seed head

8 Philotheca myoporoides ‘Profusion’

Because of the masses of starry white flowers and apple-like foliage fragrance

9 Ceratopetalum gummiferum (NSW Christmas Bush)

Because of the masses of red flowers at Christmas time

10 Corymbia ficifolia (Flowering Gum)

Because of its stunning flower displays in summer; pick and use the buds in arrangements, and the large attractive gum nuts