Sensitive waratahs love some shelter from the afternoon sun
PERHAPS one of the most spectacular of all Australian native flowering plants is the floral emblem of New South Wales, telopea speciosissima.
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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.
Upon arriving in Sydney, I encountered several references to the Flannel Flower (Actinotus helianthi) -- which apparently is seen as a symbol of the area. I encountered this specimen while hiking along the cliffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean in the southeastern suburbs of Sydney.
Ptilotus "Joey" (Pink Mulla-mulla)
Ptilotus exaltatus 'Joey' Common names: Pink Mulla-mulla, Lambs-tails, Showy foxtail Australian native. Family: Amaranthaceae Location: Brisbane Mt. Coot-tha Botanic Garden, Australia There are about 100 species in the genus Ptilotus, all but one occurring only in Australia.
Carnival of color: 30 of the most incredible multi-colored flowers in the world - Blog of Francesco Mugnai
Drosophyllum lusitanicum. ("Spiral.") From Chrome research: "Drosophyllum is a genus of carnivorous plants containing the single species Drosophyllum lusitanicum. In appearance, it is similar to the related genus Drosera, and to the much more distantly related Byblis. Wikipedia." (Drosophyllum lusitanicum -- photo by ~BattleChicken.)