Leucospermum 'Scarlet Ribbon' (Pincushion)
Incredibly beautiful, Leucospermum 'Scarlet Ribbon' (Pincushion) is a compact, rounded, evergreen shrub with large, salmon pink flower clusters resembling pincushions and purplish-red stripings resembling bright red ribbons. Borne at the end of each branch, they are produced in such abundance that they cover the plant from late spring to midsummer. The vibrant green foliage is tough and leathery, and spirally arranged on the stems. 'Scarlet Ribbon' is a charming hybrid which results from a…
There is such an explosion of colour on the farm at this time of year. As the weather gets colder, the colours seem to get brighter. "Natives" are such great winter flowers with a surprising variety of colours and textures. Leucadendrons change colour as they come into "flower" which is often over winter and spring. While some are a rich deep maroon or red throughout the rest of the year, in winter they change colours. Safari Sunset lives up to its name and changes to a vivid pink with…
Softly softly: Eucalyptus ficifolia 'Fairy Floss' Grafted - Mallee Design
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Acacia podalyriifolia or the Queensland Silver Wattle is a fast growing, hardy, but short lived very handsome small tree with silvery grey foliage and puffy sprays of perfumed golden yellow flowers. It will attract birds to your garden and can be trimmed to a windbreak or hedge.
Leucodendron 'Jester', Phormium 'Guardsman'
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A Colorful and Low Maintenance Californian Garden
A glorious mix of colors, shapes and textures for a long-lasting impact. Blooming over a long season extending from late spring to fall, bright red and pink Kangaroo Paws (Anigozanthus) cheerfully contrast with the evergreen ground-hugging Blue Chalk Stick (Senecio mandraliscae) and the incredibly elegant Agave demestiana 'Variegata'.
How to choose and grow kangaroo paws - GardenDrum
Kangaroo paws have vibrant, flower colours combined with an amazing, furry texture. Here's how to choose and grow them in your home garden or in pots.
An Elegant Front Garden - Debora Carl Landscape Design
This spectacular front yard is a beautiful marriage of colors, shapes and textures. How not to be sensitive to the Kangaroo Paws (Anigozanthus), whose bright red colors are joyfully echoed by the Conebush (Leucadendron), both of them cheerfully contrasting with the fuzzy silver-gray Blue Fescue (Festuca glauca) or the graceful Dwarf Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum)? These creative plantings raise interest and