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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.
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…
Plant Palette Winners
From time to time I am going to share my 'Plant Palette Winners' . These are plants that are tried and true. They are plants that I use of...
Portfolio: Garden Design Bulli - Mallee Design
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Grevillea victoriae 'Murray Valley Queen' | plant lust
This very showy cultivar differs from the basic form of this species in having rusty orange flowers in more prolific large compound racemes thus covering the plant much more thoroughly than the regular form though the new growth still sticks up above the flowers. Also the leaves are rounder and a little bit less silvery and the plant in my garden anyways has a more open spreading habit to about 6' tall by 9' wide. Like the regular form it has done well in my garden with no care though it…
Plant pairing: kangaroo paw and blue oat grass
Blue Oat Grass (Helictotrichon sempervirens) and Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos). The silver blue of the grass really sets off the orange: exponentially more striking than Kangaroo Paw on its own. Kangaroo Paw likes sun, heat, and drainage. If you've got clay, you'll probably need to amend your soil. It's supposedly a perennial but mine never make it through our wet…