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How to Add Whimsy to Your Garden

a version of this on top of the mound with flowers flowing down? - The Practical Gardener

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Australian Native Hibiscus This purple is beautiful.

Queen of Sheba Australian native orchid. #orchid

Thelymitra is a genus of orchids known as 'sun orchids' in reference to their habit of only opening in warm weather.Thelymitra é um género botânico pertencente à família das orquídeas (Orchidaceae). Queen of Sheba Sun Orchid - Thelymitra pulcherrima

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

Ceanothus Tree.

Ceanothus tree - spring flowering evergreen, grown as a tree

Acacia cognata ‘Limelight’ from our RHSChelsea best in show

Acacia cognata ‘Limelight’ in medium black ball pot. Duplicated in garden bed

Illawarra Flame Tree (Brachychiton acerifolius?) I love these trees, they look so amazing when there are 8 or 10 of them.  They take a while to grow though. Look great with purple Jacarandas too.

A gorgeous flame tree

Also know as Australian Tea Tree (leptospermum laevigatum), most of the 86 different Leptospermum species make desirable garden plants and are available with white, pink or red flower shades. Cultivars range in size from 3-26 feet, so read labels carefully to avoid extra pruning. Leaves are evergreen and small. Hardiest are L. scoparium, L. lanigerum, L. liversidgei, L. polygalifolium, and L. rupestre, all of which can tolerate temperatures to -18°F; others are sensitive to frost. They…

Leptospermum scoparium, Ruby Glow: New Zealand Tea Tree, cold and drought tolerant, blooms Winter to Spring, zones-unknown.

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Idea for pathway, garden and pond

(GL) Grevillea 'Long John'  Seems a little too dry for here but might be a good accent.

(GL) Grevillea 'Long John' use two of these along the west fence. Beautiful spring flowers and evergreen foliage!

'Birthday Candles' (Banksia spinulosa var.); Flowering from autumn through to early spring, in a sunny position. Can attract nectar eating birds and insects.

Flowering from autumn through to early spring, in a sunny position. Can attract nectar eating birds and insects.

Mimosa

Beautiful yellow flo Amazing World beautiful amazing

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

Thyme Honey-myrtle (Melaleuca thymifolia) A common Australian plant found in coastal areas, often in heathland, woodland and swampy edges.

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

Thyme Honey-myrtle (Melaleuca thymifolia) A common Australian plant found in coastal areas, often in heathland, woodland and swampy edges.

Banksia Occidentalis - February Flowers

proteas and native flowers grown fresh in beautiful south-eastern Tasmania, weddings and floral design

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