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Hakea laurina (Pin-cushion Hakea) - just one of Western Australia's uniquely beautiful wild flower species!

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

One of my favourite grassland plants.... Craspedia, otherwise known as Billy Buttons

Native Australian grassland plant- Craspedia, otherwise known as Billy Buttons

Ornamental weeping gum with white trunk and large red flowers that are produced in spring. Flowers from a mature "Silver Princess".

Would love a flowing gum in the yard somewhere! Ornamental weeping gum with white trunk and large red flowers that are produced in spring. Flowers from a mature "Silver Princess".

Australian wattle. Our national floral emblem.

Our national floral emblem. ALL OF THE ACACIA! Especially the flowering kind up along the boundary of the road near the creek

Callistemon citrinus 'Endeavour' - Bottlebrushes (botanically belonging to the genus Callistemon) are among the most popular and colourful Australian native plants both in Australia and overseas.

Callistemon citrinus 'Endeavour' - Bottlebrushes (botanically belonging to the genus Callistemon) are among the most popular and colourful Australian native flowering plants both in Australia and overseas.

Anigozanthos Bush Ballad kangaroo paw  The plants tolerate drought but flower best with some water in summer and excellent drainage in light sandy soil.

Anigozanthos "Kangaroo Paw" Kangaroo Paws are great hardy flowering Aussie natives that look great mass planted in the garden. Excellent for low maintenance gardens. They come in assorted colours.

Hypocalymma angustifolium - Common name is Pink-Flowered Myrtle or White Myrtle. Native to western Australia. Photographed at the UCSC Arboretum in Santa Cruz, California., by philipbouchard, via Flickr

Common name is Pink-Flowered Myrtle or White Myrtle. Native to western Australia. Photographed at the UCSC Arboretum in Santa Cruz, California.

Brachyscome is one of the #australian natives featured in our #rhschelsea #garden.

Cut Leaf Daisy (Brachyscome) - Australian native, ideal ground cover, prolific flowering, many colours available

Growing Australian natives in containers by Anna Rees (Australian Plants Online) (photo is of a Tetratheca thymifolia)

Tetratheca thymifolia - great article on potted Australian native plants including bird attracting natives.