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…
A Lilac for the Desert? Another Great Lesser-Known Plant to Try - Ramblings from a Desert Garden
Do you love the color and shape of lilacs? While lilacs don't grow in the desert, we do have a plant that may just be right for you - purple lilac vine!
Star of the season Dwarf Banksia
Dwarf Banksias prove that no space doesn’t mean no impact. These low-growing banksias have full-sized flowers that are shining beacons all through ...
p.Grevillia - Pink Spider
Grevillia - Pink Spider. Known as “The Spider Flowers” they are amongst Australia’s most attractive group of plants. With a wide diversity of form, shape and size, they vary from prostrate, ground hugging plants, through different shrub types, to large, upright growing trees. The foliage is fascinating in its diversity of shape from small and simple to large and deeply divided. The unusual flowers, of which the pistil is the most conspicuous part, grow in a wide arrangement.
A beautiful tall shrub that attracts birds and grows on well drained soils in full sun. Broad linear green leaves with erect cylindrical, tapering racemes of red flowers borne in the axils of the leaves in winter. Closely related to H.multilineata and H coriacea(indeed it was not until 1973 that H francisiana and H multilineata were distinguished as 2 distinct species).
Leucospermun cordifolium indigenous landscape plant
leucospermum cordifolium indigenous fynbos landscape plant, good cut flower grows all soils types
Grevillea 'Robyn Gordon'
Grevillea 'Robyn Gordon' - a small growing shrub (about 1-1.5m or 3-4' high and about 1.5-2m or 4-6' across) with red flowers throughout the year. Very popular with native birds. This variety was discovered in 1981 on David Gordon's property at Glenmorgan in Queensland. The plant had been grown in the garden for 18 years and was named for his daughter. It is a hybrid between G. banksii and G. bipinnatifida. (Burke's Backyard Fact Sheet)
Leucadendron Amy | Proteaflora
Leucadendron Amy is a compact variety which adds spectacular eye catching variegated colour to gardens from autumn to spring. Ideal for cut flower growers.
Eucalyptus Macrocarpa | FlowersGallery.Net
Eucalyptus macrocarpa also known as Mottlecah is a mallee Eucalyptus widely known for its impressively large, red flowers. Native to Western Australia, Eucalyptus has, not only eye-catching flowers, but also very interesting leaves. The foliage manages to reach almost the same degree of beauty as the flowers, transforming Eucalyptus into an inestimable treasure of nature. … Eucalyptus Macrocarpa Read More »