Silver Dollar Gum Tree - wedding must-have. Just go plant one in your backyard now, I don't care if your 12 years old, this foliage will stay current! Plant it!

Eucalyptus cinerea Silver Dollar Gum Tree - wedding must-have. Just go plant one in your backyard now, I don't care if your 12 years old, this foliage will stay current!

Eucalyptus macrocarpa - Rose of the west, a favourite, hardy, bird-friendly Australian native species

Eucalyptus macrocarpa flowers - rose of the west, a favourite, hardy, bird-friendly Australian native species

Hakea laurina, Australian plant

Hakea laurina (Pin-cushion Hakea) is one of the most beautiful native plants of south-western Australia. In Italy and America its uses include street and hedge planting. by David Lade, via ShutterStock

A gorgeous pink waratah flower.

A gorgeous pink Waratah flower. (I had never heard of this flower. It grows in Australia.

Also know as Australian Tea Tree (leptospermum laevigatum), most of the 86 different Leptospermum species make desirable garden plants and are available with white, pink or red flower shades. Cultivars range in size from 3-26 feet, so read labels carefully to avoid extra pruning. Leaves are evergreen and small. Hardiest are L. scoparium, L. lanigerum, L. liversidgei, L. polygalifolium, and L. rupestre, all of which can tolerate temperatures to -18°F; others are sensitive to frost. They…

Leptospermum scoparium, Ruby Glow: New Zealand Tea Tree, cold and drought tolerant, blooms Winter to Spring, zones-unknown.

Lemon Myrtle Backhousia citriodora Lemon Scented Myrtle Native with non-invasive roots. Grows to 5 metres high x 4 metres wide. Deep green foliage with silver undersides. Has creamy, white fluffy clusters of flowers. Is great in domestic gardens as it is both fragrant and bushy to the ground.

The Lemon Myrtle, Backhousia citriodora, was in full bloom in the pa rk in December. It is found along the service road behind the dry rainf.

How to Use Australian Native Plants to Grow a Hedge

Use Australian Native Plants to Grow a Hedge

How to Use Australian Native Plants to Grow a Hedge. If you'd like a hedge made purely from Australian native plants, there are some excellent choices to make. Grow lillypilly as a.

I love using grey elements in flower arrangements any time of year, but when fall and frost and Halloween are approaching, grey seems particularly appropriate

Ghostly-Grey Plants for Autumn

I love using grey elements in flower arrangements any time of year, but when fall and frost and Halloween are approaching, grey seems particularly appropriate

I love using grey elements in flower arrangements any time of year, but when fall and frost and Halloween are approaching, grey seems particularly appropriate

Ghostly-Grey Plants for Autumn

I love using grey elements in flower arrangements any time of year, but when fall and frost and Halloween are approaching, grey seems particularly appropriate

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