Flowering gum tree on my street a few months back
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How to grow Australian native flowers
The most commonly loved Australian native flowers include waratahs, banksias and gum blossoms, kangaroo paws and Christmas bush. Here, Horticulturalist Meredith Kirton reveals how to grow Australian natives in your own backyard.
Banksia prionotes • Australian Native Plants • Plants • 800.701.6517
Banksia prionotes [Acorn Banksia] part of the Proteaceae family with Orange flowers flowering in Late Summer-Winter avaliable from Australian Native Plants located in Ventura, CA
Show me your corymbia!
I am popping my head up from my summer hibernation just long enough to share this lovely thing with you. I spotted it in someone's garden next to Short St Cafe in Dubbo the other day.
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…
How to prune and train Australian native plants
I recently visited a stunning garden entirely populated by Australian plants. The thing that struck me most was the difference that regular pruning had made to the display.