Hi. I'm blogging at callicarpa.org now. You can see photos of my garden and others that I've visited there. Thanks for stopping by! This is what the patio looked like last night before the rain started. This morning it is mostly green, but at least refreshed—and free of the yellow dust that has covered everything for days. The purple (blue?) flowers are Mazus reptans. Bottom left is a quickly growing clump of clover that used to be very dark colored, almost black (Trifolium repans…
Leucospermum 'Scarlet Ribbon' (Pincushion)
Incredibly beautiful, Leucospermum 'Scarlet Ribbon' (Pincushion) is a compact, rounded, evergreen shrub with large, salmon pink flower clusters resembling pincushions and purplish-red stripings resembling bright red ribbons. Borne at the end of each branch, they are produced in such abundance that they cover the plant from late spring to midsummer. The vibrant green foliage is tough and leathery, and spirally arranged on the stems. 'Scarlet Ribbon' is a charming hybrid which results from a…
Eucalyptus Silver Dollar Tree
How to Care for a Eucalyptus Silver Dollar Plant. Silver dollar eucalyptus trees (Eucalyptus cinerea), also known as Silver Dollar Gum, are fast-growing evergreen trees native to Australia that produce fragrant silver dollar-shaped leaves. They're often grown as container plants or used for shade, windbreaks and ...
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. Colors glow in the presence of grey, but why not go for the ghost with an all-grey planting or bouquet…1. Has anyone ever had or seen Chrysocephalum apiculatum? It is listed as a hardy Australian native plant, so I’m not too surprised I’ve never seen it.
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Australian Native Plants | Australian Plants Society Victoria
Australian Native Plants: Information about their selection, propagation, growing, and conservation and the role of the Australian Plants Society Victoria.
Tanika® Lomandra is a drought tolerant landscape plant
Tanika® Lomandra is a drought tolerant landscape plant In Spring 2012 Tanika® Lomandra had its 10th birthday as the best landscape plant in Australia. Its popularity keeps rising whether it’s…