Western Australian Natives

Collection by Katherine Smith

Woolly bush (Adenanthos sericea) - SHRUBS - a low maintenance Western Australian native, characterised by silky grey foliage. It offers a great contrast to regular foliage. This sun-loving shrub makes a wonderful screening plant ins warm temperate, semi-arid and Mediterranean climates (Jamie Durie).

Adenanthos Sericeus Guide Australia

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Craspedia globosa - "Billy Buttons"

Golden Drumstick Billy Balls Craspedia Globosa - 25 Seeds

25 Seeds w/Instructions Member of the Asteraceae or Compositae (aster) family. Native to Australia. Common family members include sunflower, daisy,

Blue Lechenaultia

Blue Lechenaultia

Blue Lechenaultia (Lechenaultia biloba). Photographed beside the Brand Highway (Route 1) north of Perth in Western Australia.

Verticordia chrysantha


Verticordia chrysantha

Heart leaf flame pea, Chorizema cordatum. Photo: D. Blumer.

Plant notes

These Western Australian native plant notes are kindly provided by the Kings Park Volunteer Master Gardeners.

Trachymene coerulea.

Plant of the Moment – Didiscus

This is the first year I have grown this Half Hardy Annual otherwise known as Trachymene and I’ve loved it. I sowed the seeds in mid March in seed trays and put them on my kitchen window sill…

Anigozanthos BIG RED kangaroo Paw 4 ft !

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