Grevillea 'Ivanhoe' •Grevillea Ivanhoe – 6 to 10 feet tall and 6 to 10 feet wide. Vigorous, medium sized shrub. Dense, feathery green foliage and striking burgundy-red toothbrush flowers. Flowering peaks winter to early spring. Grows quickly to form a privacy screen or hedge. Beautiful enough to be a focal point. Frost tolerant, very drought tolerant and can be grown in part shade.

Why not try your green thumb at planting native Australian varieties like the Grevillea

Hakea bucculenta (Red Pokers) is a large shrub in the Proteaceae family. It is indigenous to the area between Shark Bay and Geraldton in Western Australia. It grows to a height of between 1.5 and 4.5 metres, and produces showy terminal orange-red flowers in winter and spring

Red Pokers (Hakea bucculenta), a shrub protea native to dry regions between Shark Bay and Geraldton in Western Australia.

Lechenaultia biloba, full sun from Kings Park, July- Dec, can grow up to 60cm high

Blue Lechenaultia A local, yep it's native. Great colour and BONUS, it flowers in winter / spring. So again some added colour in that rainy gloomy time of year. Can get a white flower also.

Hakea myrtoides or Myrtle Hakea is a shrub endemic to the woodlands of the Darling Range near Perth in Western Australia. It grows to between 0.3 and 0.9 metres in height and has pink flowers that appear in winter and early spring

Hakea myrtoides or Myrtle Hakea is a shrub endemic to the woodlands of the Darling Range near Perth in Western Australia. It grows to between and metres in height and has pink flowers that appear in winter and early spring

Mottlecah (Eucalyptus macrocarpa) Flowers will come into bloom in the middle of year in winter.

Mottlecah (Eucalyptus macrocarpa) Flowers will come into bloom in the middle of year in winter.

EUCALYPTUS woodwardii. Native to Western Australia; medium sized tree with bright, yellow flowers. Erect straight stem and branching, smooth greyish brown bark. Leaves broadly lanceolate to ovate, 15 cm long. Frosty grey flowers buds occurring in groups of 7 opening to brilliant yellow flowers from winter to summer.

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These are the types of trees I want to put in as a hedge along one edge of my property

Thelymitra pauciflora, commonly called the Slender Sun-Orchid, is a species of orchid which is endemic to Australia. It grows to 50 cm in height and produces grey-blue, blue, white, pink or purple flowers between August and January (late winter to mid summer) in its native range

Thelymitra pauciflora, commonly called the Slender Sun Orchid, is a species of orchid which is endemic to Australia.

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