Scarlet Banksia (banksia coccinea), Western Australia

GOD IS SIMPLY AMAZING! Banksia coccinea, Western Australia The Scarlet Banksia can still be found in a few nature reserves and national parks in the SW of Australia. It flowers in spring. It is to a minor extent grown for cut flowers, too.

Asplenium australasicum (bird nest fern). Large long evergreen fronds with a slight curved tip. This Australian native fern prefers a cool, moist shaded spot and is ideal for a shady garden or pot. Grows 1.5m high x 3m wide.

Asplenium australasicum Large long evergreen fronds with a slight curved tip. This Australian native fern prefers a cool, moist shaded spot and is ideal for a shady garden or pot.

Ground Cover plants list for shade in Australia : Some of the best ground cover plants for shade include : Hosta, Bergenia, Epimedium, Cornus canadensis, Parthenocissus, Potentilla, Ferns including Athyrium, Brunnera, Helleborus, Pultenea pedunculata and Tiarella all make great ground cover plants.

Ground Cover plants are used for erosion control and ornamental planting, readily available for sale online. We list best species for sun & shade, including native ground covers.

Weeping Bottlebrush Tree Calistemon viminalis The weeping bottlebrush tree is a dream of a tree, one of the most popular small flowering trees for South Florida for its small stature, red flowers, and romantic weeping form.

Weeping Bottlebrush Tree ~ Calistemon viminalis ~ Like a miniature weeping willow, this is one pretty tree, its grace and beauty unrivalled as an artistic specimen or even as a privacy plant.

buddleja davidii 'free petite'. Australian native teddy bear bees like this

Buddleja 'Free Petite Tutti Fruitti Pink ('Podaras No (PBR)' - butterfly bush Free Petite

Leucospermum 'Scarlet Ribbon' and Blue Chalk Sticks

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.

Wonga Wonga Vine (Pandorea pandorana) Native Australian woody climbing vine, also found in Malesia and the southwestern Pacific region.

Wonga Wonga Vine (Pandorea pandorana) Native Australian woody climbing vine, also found in Malesia and the southwestern Pacific region.

The native Tasmanian waratah just one of its approximate 17 hundred species. For such a tiny island state, the diversity of Tasmania's vegetation is astounding - mosaics of alpine herb fields and colourful heathland, ancient rainforests, tracts of native grasslands and dry windswept coastal vegetation. Tasmania can lay claim to some of the most ancient plant species on earth, the tallest flowering tree, and a large array of diminutive beauties such as terrestrial orchids.

Tasmanian plants banking for the future

Alloxylon flammeum (Queensland tree waratah)

Taranaki Educational Resource: Research, Analysis and Information Network - Alloxylon flammeum (Queensland tree waratah)

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