Correa backhouseana. What a beautiful flower from a bud that looks like an acorn!

What a beautiful flower from a bud that looks like an acorn! Correa backhouseana is a species of flowering plant in the family Rutaceae. It is a coastal shrub, endemic to southern Australia. It grows up to 2 metres in height.

Inflorescence of Banksia - Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Inflorescence of Banksia. These Australian wildflowers are easily recognised by their characteristic flower spikes and fruiting "cones" and heads. Banksia flowers are usually a shade of yellow, but orange, red, pink and even violet flowers also occur.

Sturt's Desert Pea flowers, a native of all mainland Australian states with the exception of Victoria. Floral Emblem of South Australia and the Northern Territory.

Sturt's Desert Pea flowers, native of all mainland Australian states with exception of Victoria. Floral Emblem of South Australia and the Northern Territory.

Wax Plant (Hoya carnosa) One of the many species of Hoya that are native to Eastern Asia and Australia.

Wax Plant (Hoya carnosa) This flower makes me very nostalgic of my childhood in my backyard.

Leucospermum 'Yellow Bird' • Australian Native Plants Nursery • Plants • 800.701.6517

Leucospermum 'Yellow Bird' part of the Proteaceae family with Yellow flowers flowering in Spring - early summer avaliable from Australian Native Plants located in Ventura, CA

Blue Butterfly Pea-Bunga telang (or bunga teleng or kembang teleng or bunga biru) is also known as Butterfly Pea or Blue Pea Vine in English. This plant is native to tropical equatorial Asia, but has been introduced to Africa, Australia and America. A natural blue food dye.

Blue Butterfly Pea-Bunga telang (or bunga teleng or kembang teleng or bunga biru) is also known as Butterfly Pea or Blue Pea Vine in English

Mountain Devil (Lambertia formosa). Photographed in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney Australia, along the Grand Canyon Loop trail.

Lambertia formosa - photographed in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney Australia, along the Grand Canyon Loop trail.

I love a golden wattle, symbol of our land. You can put it in a bottle, or hold it in your hand.

Golden Wattle - Australia's national colors - green & gold come from this. Not too good for those with hay fever, the yellow is like little pompoms coated with pollen.

Cryptostylis erecta - commonly known as the Bonnet-Orchid or Tartan-Tongue-Orchid , is an orchid native to south eastern Australia - Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Bonnet Orchid or Tartan Tongue Orchid (Cryptostylis erecta) an orchid native to south eastern Australia.

Platycerium, Tropical, Epiphytic Fern...unusual fern for the garden

If you are in to collecting unusual plants, Platycerium should be in your top-ten list. This genus of unusual rather oddly-shaped ferns offers some extra ordinarily ornamental plants for both indoor and outdoor gardening.

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