What's flowering in February? February is a bridge between seasons, with availability of some late summer flowers as well as some early autumn blooms. The first thing I notice as a grower is that the Protea Pink Ice begin to bloom again in larger numbers. They look fresh and clean as their autumn flush begins towards the end of February. Protea Pink Ice available in good quantities in February They are a great flower adding colour with their pink outer bracts and purple centres, but also…
Snowball Viburnum Bush - Viburnum. "Few plants have flowers this large... and you'll get hundreds of them on each bush! Bright white blooms look like cheerleader pom-poms. You'll get flowers in mid spring that last through early summer." Zone 4-8, H 10-20 ft, W 10-20 ft.
Snowball Viburnum Bush - Viburnum.
New Zealand Tea Tree (leptospermum scoparium)
Also know as Australian Tea Tree (leptospermum laevigatum), most of the 86 different Leptospermum species make desirable garden plants and are available with white, pink or red flower shades. Cultivars range in size from 3-26 feet, so read labels carefully to avoid extra pruning. Leaves are evergreen and small. Hardiest are L. scoparium, L. lanigerum, L. liversidgei, L. polygalifolium, and L. rupestre, all of which can tolerate temperatures to -18°F; others are sensitive to frost. They…
Companion plants for succulents
Many Hometalk members have recently posted about succulents, and Debra Lee Baldwin has a useful post on companion plants for them on her blog, Gardening Gone Wild. She's also giving a talk on the topic at next week's "Succulent Extravaganza" at the Succulent Gardens near San Francisco. Have you incorporated these water-thrifty plants into your gardens? What do you plant with them? See her full post here: http://www.gardeninggonewild.com/
Snowy early-spring blossoms and a tall pyramidal shape make flowering pear the ideal lawn tree for home landscapes. It also tolerates urban conditions such as air pollution. Select smaller, narrower varieties such 'Chanticleer' and 'Valiant' for street-side tree planting. A bonus is the fall color; 'Redspire' is a good choice for deep purple-red fall foliage. The tiny fruits appeal to summer birds.
Grevillea Misty Pink | Misty Pink Grevillea information & photos
Grevillea Misty Pink | Misty Pink Grevillea information & photos..I love this pink grevillea I will be planting one of these too
Scarlet banksia flowers, Banksia coccinea, Fitzgerald River National Park, Australia. anksia coccinea, commonly known as the Scarlet Banksia, Waratah Banksia or Albany Banksia, it is an erect shrub or small tree in the plant genus Banksia.
Scarlet banksia flowers, Banksia coccinea, Fitzgerald River National Park, Australia. anksia coccinea, commonly known as the Scarlet Banksia, Waratah Banksia or Albany Banksia, it is an erect shrub or small tree in the plant genus Banksia. by lolita on Indulgy.com