Rustic water feature... stock photo by Elke Borkowski, Image: 0173142
Rustic water feature... Image:0173142 - Stock photo from GAP Gardens, garden & plant photography
Leucadendron 'Safari Sunset'
These shrubs were original to the older garden, and have fabulous foliage color over 8 months of the year. They do require frequent pruning to shape them and control density. Some of these had gotten way too lanky.
Sensitive waratahs love some shelter from the afternoon sun
PERHAPS one of the most spectacular of all Australian native flowering plants is the floral emblem of New South Wales, telopea speciosissima.
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In the southwest and Rocky Mountain areas, water wise landscape designs come in all colors and shapes and incorporate a wide range of both nativespecies as well as appropriate adapted plants, ranging from succulents and cacti to endemic penstemons and traditional perennials.A drought tolerant courtyard garden designed by Sana Fe Permaculture features sedums, echinacea, Russian sage and other tough plants.
Flannel Flowers: A Symbol of Purity
Did you know Flannel Flowers, a popular Australian native wildflower, has became sought after as a symbol of purity in many festival and religious ceremonies? These dainty flowers have a daisy-like appearance with a raised textured center. Each bloom has 10 or more floppy petals that are soft and feel just like 'flannel'. Some varieties of flannel flowers have petals with light grey-green tips, but for the most part, the flowers are white. The leaves are silver-grey and velvety in texture as…
‘Geraldton Wax Flower’ by Tony Cave
'Geraldton Wax Flower' by Tony Cave. This shrub is native to Western Australia, taken in my front garden using available light. The background was fortunately in deep shade. Pentax K20d, Sigma 50mm 2.8 DG Macro lens, 1/8 sec. @ f11, 100 IS...
James Headland on Instagram: “This native garden has been a real pleasure seeing it grow... arrived the other day to see this beautiful display. Always struggled to grow…”
149 Likes, 3 Comments - James Headland (@pangkarragarden) on Instagram: “This native garden has been a real pleasure seeing it grow... arrived the other day to see this…”