Local Native Plants Guide

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  • Looking to select native plants for your property?
  • Want to know what plants are best suited to your area?
  • Interested in creating a habitat garden?
  • Want to learn more about your local environment?


Choosing local native (indigenous) plants that are suited to your area is a simple way to a low-maintenance garden. Planting local also provides important habitat for native wildlife, and helps maintain the local character of your area.

Download a list of local native plants suited to your area using the map below:

  • Click on the search icon in the top left corner of the map to expand the search bar.
  • Begin typing your address into the search bar starting with your street number.
  • A list of addresses will display below the search bar, select your address from this list.
  • A window will pop up on the map displaying the plant lists for your property.
  • click on the hyperlinked plant list name (e.g. Grassy Woodland Plant List) to download a copy.



View our regional revegetation guides

These revegetation guides are based on seven geographic regions of the Peninsula.

If you prefer a printed version of these guides, please contact the Shire and we can post one out to you.

Region 1 - Balcombe

Mount Eliza, Mornington, Moorooduc (western half), Mount Martha, Safety Beach, Dromana (also includes part of McCrae). Download:

Region 2 - Hastings

Baxter, Pearcedale, Moorooduc (eastern half), Somerville, Tyabb (also includes part of Hastings,Tuerong). Download: 

Region 3 - Tuerong

Tuerong, Merricks North, Balnarring, Bittern (also includes part of Moorooduc, Tyabb, Red Hill, Arthurs Seat, McCrae). Download:

Region 4 - Somers

Crib Point, Stony Point, HMAS Cerberus, Somers, Balnarring, Balnarring Beach (also includes parts of Bittern). Download:  

Region 5 - Flinders

Point Leo, Shoreham, Flinders, Main Ridge, Merricks Beach (also parts of Merricks, Red Hill, Red Hill South). Download:

Region 6 - Rosebud

Covers Boneo, Rosebud, Capel Sound, Cape Schanck (also includes part of Tootgarook, Main Ridge). Download:

Region 7 - Nepean

Fingal, Tootgarook, Saint Andrews Beach, Rye, Blairgowrie, Sorrento, Portsea (also covers part of Cape Schanck). Download:

You can also download the Indigenous plants and problem weeds of the Peninsula(PDF, 8MB) guide for information on the native plants and environmental weeds specific to this area.