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.
Leucospermum 'Scarlet Ribbon' and Blue Chalk Sticks
Perhaps amongst the most beautiful of the proteas? When they get of good size and a sunny well drained slope such as this, they can be stunning in full bloom. So many flowers, and great for flower arrangements.
Melaleuca thymifolia, known as the thyme honey-myrtle is a common Australian plant found in coastal areas, often in heathland, woodland and swampy edges. Growing on sandstone or clay based soils. A fragrant shrub around 1 metre high, with corky bark and slender wiry stems. This plant is often noticed in spring, with attractive violet or purple flowers with feathery claws
Weeping brunches of Silver Princess tree (Eucalyptus caesia)
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