Hakea laurina (Pin-cushion Hakea)

Hakea laurina (Pin-cushion Hakea) is one of the most beautiful native plants of south-western Australia. In Italy and America its uses include street and hedge planting. by David Lade, via ShutterStock

Craspedia, otherwise known as Billy Buttons

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

One of our favourite native plants. Aussie grown, Aussie made! Yes, the banksia.

Banksia ~These Australian wildflowers and popular garden plants are easily recognized by their characteristic flower spikes and fruiting "cones" and heads.

Scarlet banksia flowers, Banksia coccinea, Fitzgerald River National Park, Australia

Banksia coccinea, commonly known as the Scarlet Banksia, Waratah Banksia or…

Ornamental weeping gum with white trunk and large red flowers that are produced in spring. Flowers from a mature "Silver Princess".

Would love a flowing gum in the yard somewhere! Ornamental weeping gum with white trunk and large red flowers that are produced in spring. Flowers from a mature "Silver Princess".

Pink Tea Tree (Leptospermumm scoparium) Native to New Zealand and southeast Australia. A usually compact shrub to 2m high (often less) to 2m wide.

Pink Tea Tree (Leptospermumm scoparium) Native to New Zealand and southeast Australia. A usually compact shrub to high (often less) to wide.

Black Kangaroo Paw / The black kangaroo paw (Macropidia fuliginosa) is one of our most spectacular Australian native plants.

The black kangaroo paw (Macropidia fuliginosa) is one of our most spectacular Australian native plants. Available Aug-Nov for goth weddings, halloween, or general fabulousness.

Plants Management Australia Pty Ltd Erigeron 'Spindrift' - Fullsun / part shade - 20cmH x 50cm W - compact NOT invasive

Plants Management Australia Pty Ltd Erigeron 'Spindrift' - Fullsun / part shade - x W - compact NOT invasive

Nothing epitomises the image of Australian garden design more strongly than the wonderful avenue of Lemon Scented Gums Corymbia citriodora at Cruden Farm, Langwarrin near Melbourne. The twist in the driveway and the random spacing of the trees gives a hint of the character of the Australian landscape.

The wonderful avenue of Lemon Scented Gums Corymbia citriodora at Cruden Farm, Langwarrin near Melbourne.

How to choose and grow kangaroo paws - GardenDrum

What makes an Australian garden ‘Australian’? Leslie Simpson, garden designer, and I think we’ve cracked the code. Listen here to Design Elements, where we’re discussing Australian themed gardens.

Large chalky white gumnuts of the gungurru (Eucalyptus caesia 'Silver Princess')

Gum-nuts Seed pods from Australian Silver Princess eucalyptus, King's Park Perth.by Chris Ring

Kangaroo Paw "Bush Dance". A beautiful and drought resistant Australian native plant.

Kangaroo Paw: Anigozanthos 'Bush Dance' [Family: Haemodoraceae] - A beautiful and drought-resistant Australian native plant.

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