One of my favourite grassland plants.... Craspedia, otherwise known as Billy Buttons

Native Australian grassland plant- Craspedia, otherwise known as Billy Buttons

Australia Native - Flannel flower.

Gentleness and sensitivity in touching, trust, openness, expression of feelings, joy in physical activity.

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…

Leptospermum scoparium, Ruby Glow: New Zealand Tea Tree, cold and drought tolerant, blooms Winter to Spring, zones-unknown.

'Birthday Candles' (Banksia spinulosa var.); Flowering from autumn through to early spring, in a sunny position. Can attract nectar eating birds and insects.

Flowering from autumn through to early spring, in a sunny position. Can attract nectar eating birds and insects.

Billy Buttons - 50 Seeds Perennial Drought & Frost Tolerant Groundcover Native

Billy Buttons - 50 Seeds Perennial Drought & Frost Tolerant Groundcover Native

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).

Genus: Adenanthos Species: sericeus Common Name: Albany Woolly Bush or Silver Streak Flower Colour: Red Foliage Colour: Grey-Green .

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