Welcome to Best Plants

Tough ornamental landscape gardening plants
for home and commercial use.

Best Plants is your guide to a range of ornamental, tough and hardy landscape gardening plants by Ozbreed. Here you will find great information on each of the landscape gardening plants in these ranges.

These landscape gardening plants include:

  • Foliage First Range of Plants
  • Ozbreed Strappy Leaf Range of Plants
  • Ornamental Range of Native Grasses
  • Advanced Trees Range
  • Velvet Kangaroo Paw Range of Plants
  • Native Shrubs and Ground Covers
  • Ozbreed Hardy Exotic Range of Plants

NEW Encore Azalea's






Tough Landscape Azaleas:

  • Heat & drought tolerant
  • Lace bug resistant
  • Spring, summer and autumn flowering


Autumn Royalty™

Autumn Twist™


Best Plants will help you find the best Australian wholesale nurseries as well as the great retail nurseries that stock these ornamental landscape gardening plants.

Along with this information, Ozbreed have also published the results of extensive and ongoing research on these fantastic ranges of landscape gardening plants. You can read about plants that perform well in grey or recycled water, plants which have high salt tolerance, which are the best plants for shade, and so much more.

Foliage First™ Plants

Too easy to maintain foliage plants.

View the Foliage First Range of Landscape Gardening PlantsFoliage First consists of landscape gardening plants that have beautiful foliage 365 days per year.

Plant colours range from blue, to green, to red, with many and varied tones in between.

Most Foliage First landscape gardening plants have magnificent flowers as an added bonus. Most of these landscape gardening plants are also very drought and frost tolerant, and very hardy.

These plants are well suited to landscaped gardens that need colour or great foliage 365 days per year.

Click here to view the Foliage First Range of Plants.

Velvet® Kangaroo Paws

Bred for performance and disease resistance.

View the Velvet® Kangaroo Paw Range of Landscape Gardening PlantsVelvet Kangaroo Paws redefine Kangaroo Paws generally.

Velvet Kangaroo Paws are landscape Kangaroo Paws that are distinguished by being:

  • more frost tolerant
  • more drought tolerant
  • much less likely to get black spot

Velvet Kangaroo Paws are remarkably clean and generally remain free of disease. So if you want a tough mid sized Kangaroo Paw, try Ozbreed Velvet Range Kangaroo Paws.

Click here to view the Velvet Kangaroo Paw Range of Plants.

Advanced Trees

Selected for performance and beauty.

View the Advanced Trees Range of Landscape Gardening PlantsAdvanced Trees by Ozbreed have distinctive leaves, eye catching bark, and a simple form and style which makes this range of trees highly appealing.

This exciting range will provide landscapers and gardeners with more uniform, improved and superior forms of these native tree varieties.

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Strappy Leaf Plants

Known as the toughest of the tough.

View the Strappy Leaf Range of Landscape Gardening PlantsOzbreed Strappy Leaf Plants are native landscape gardening plants often used in road side plantings and home gardens.

Extensive research has been conducted on which plants are best for your region, as well as topical research on grey water, salt tolerance, shade and drought tolerance.

This information will ensure you plant the right plant in the right place, at the right time.

Click here to view the Strappy Leaf Range of Plants.

Native Grasses

A selection of tougher native grasses.

View the Native Grasses Range of Landscape Gardening PlantsOzbreed Native Grasses are a selection of more ornamental, tough native grasses such as Themeda, Poa, and Pennisetum.

Ornamental native grasses in this selection are drought tolerant and frost tolerant.

One of the best things about native grasses is that they are quick to establish, providing a fast and easy landscape gardening solution.

Click here to view the Native Grasses Range of Plants.

Instant Border Plants

The fast and easy way to border your plants.

View the Instant Border Range of Landscape Gardening PlantsInstant Border is the quickest way to plant a mondo grass or mini mondo grass border.

Ozbreed's innovative Easy Slide System makes creating your very own unique instant borders a breeze. Simply slide the instant strips out of the tray and you have a plant border that looks like it has been there for years.

Several landscape gardening plants are available in Instant Border, plus you can also get brilliant wetland plants in the Instant Border Range.

Click here to view the Instant Border Range of Plants.

Native Shrub and Groundcovers

Shrubs and Groundcover Range.

Ozbreed Native Shrubs and GroundcoverThe shrubs and groundcovers in this range have been chosen for better performance and looks. They are able to handle harsh conditions including drought while still looking great in your garden, often with less maintenance needs.

Click here to view the Native Shrubs and Groundcovers.

Hardy Exotic Plants

Hardy Exotic Range.

Ozbreed Hardy Exotic RangeThe Hardy Exotic Range of plants is tougher than common exotic plants. This range takes the beauty of exotic plants and gives them better performance and lower maintenance for landscapers and gardeners alike. These plants have been bred to be non-invasive.

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Emporium Range of Plants

Emporium Retail Range.

Ozbreed Hardy Exotic RangeThe Emporium Range of Plants features plants with stunning foliage and flowers suited to a home garden or landscape. It includes beautiful variegated Tibouchina and tough strappy leaf plants with unusual and eye-catching foliage.

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Encore Azalea Range of Plants

Heat tolerant Azaleas with more blooms, more often.

Ozbreed Hardy Exotic RangeThe Encore Azalea range boasts beautiful repeat flowering in spring, summer and autumn. The Azalea's in this range are heat and drought tolerant, with some of the plants being lace bug resistant.

Click here to view the Encore Azalea Range.