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Eryngium planum 'Blaukappe' and pink Hollyhock mallow (Malva alcea 'Fastigiata'), mid July.

Flowers of Butchart Gardens

One thing you notice when you visit Butchart Gardens is the variety of flowers. There is quite a mix of perenn

Ice age extinction shaped Australian plant diversity

Researchers have shown that part of Australia's rich plant diversity was wiped out by the ice ages, demonstrating that extinction, probably more than evolution, influences biodiversity.

Winter Colour

There is such an explosion of colour on the farm at this time of year. As the weather gets colder, the colours seem to get brighter. "Natives" are such great winter flowers with a surprising variety of colours and textures. Leucadendrons change colour as they come into "flower" which is often over winter and spring. While some are a rich deep maroon or red throughout the rest of the year, in winter they change colours. Safari Sunset lives up to its name and changes to a vivid pink with…

The most commonly loved Australian native flowers include waratahs, banksias and gum blossoms, kangaroo paws and Christmas bush. Here, Horticulturalist Meredith Kirton reveals how to grow Australian natives in your own backyard.

How to grow Australian native flowers

The most commonly loved Australian native flowers include waratahs, banksias and gum blossoms, kangaroo paws and Christmas bush. Here, Horticulturalist Meredith Kirton reveals how to grow Australian natives in your own backyard.

Hakea cinerea - Ashy-leaved Hakea, Ashy Hakea - © All Rights Reserved - Black Diamond Images

Hakea cinerea - Ashy-leaved Hakea, Ashy Hakea

Copyright - All Rights Reserved - Black Diamond Images Family : Proteaceae florabase.dec.wa.gov.au/browse/profile.php/2139 www.flora.sa.gov.au/efsa/lucid/Hakea/key/Australian%20Hak...

woot woot! After researching this fascinating native I bumped into it at the heritage nursery native plants market today and brought it home! Grows 2-4 metres :)t

Eucalyptus macrocarpa

Eremophilas as ground cover: Eremophila 'Kalbarri Carpet' - Mallee Design

Mallee Design native Australian garden design. Servicing Southern Sydney Bulli Coledale Thirroul Wollongong Sutherland Shire Illawarra. Landscape Designer Native plant specialist and horticulturist. Sustainable gardens, Wildlife habitat conservation and land management.

One My Favourite Grafted Grevillea Standards: Grevillea 'Green Glow' - Mallee Design

One My Favourite Grafted Grevillea Standards: Grevillea 'Green Glow' - Mallee Design

Mallee Design native Australian garden design. Servicing Southern Sydney Bulli Coledale Thirroul Wollongong Sutherland Shire Illawarra. Landscape Designer Native plant specialist and horticulturist. Sustainable gardens, Wildlife habitat conservation and land management.

Drought Hardy Emu Bush - Mallee Design

Mallee Design native Australian garden design. Servicing Southern Sydney Bulli Coledale Thirroul Wollongong Sutherland Shire Illawarra. Landscape Designer Native plant specialist and horticulturist. Sustainable gardens, Wildlife habitat conservation and land management.

PlantFiles Pictures: Grevillea 'Long John' (Grevillea) by palmbob

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One of my favourite Aussie plants Hakea laurina. I have planted one recently, looking forward to it flowering.

 

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Waratah ”Telopea speciosissma” 'Pink Passion'. Telopea speciosissima, commonly known as the New South Wales waratah or simply waratah, is a large shrub in the plant family Proteaceae. Order: Proteales Family: Proteaceae Genus: Telopea Species: T. speciosissima

Waratah ”Telopea speciosissma” 'Pink Passion'. Telopea speciosissima, commonly known as the New South Wales waratah or simply waratah, is a large shrub in the plant family Proteaceae. Order: Proteales Family: Proteaceae Genus: Telopea Species: T. speciosissima