The Plant Breeding and Development Sector

Because Riverdene nursery produces some hundreds of thousands of seed grown plants on an annual basis we have an ample scope for the selection of superior varieties and forms. We also maintain an intensive breeding program for the production of new hybrids or superior forms of existing hybrids. We have currently developed a wide range of Callistemons, Grevilleas, Waterhousia and Melaleuca. A number of these have been granted plant breeders rights patents and are available from our licenced propagators throughout the mainland. At the present time we are creating an intensive program of developing new varieties of Lomandra and Dianella. These are not yet available commercially – so watch this space.