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

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

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

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".

Native Violet, Viola hederaceae - I use it everywhere, with its bright green leaves and its sweet mauve/purple flowers raised above the foliage. It will rapidly fill in bare areas of soil between stepping stones.

Native Violet, Viola hederaceae - bright green leaves and sweet mauve/purple flowers raised above the foliage. It will rapidly fill in bare areas of soil between stepping stones.

Acacia genistifolia is a small to medium Australian native shrub with narrow, pointed foliage. Fluffy, cream to pale yellow flowers are produced in late Summer to Spring.

Australian flower: Acacia genistifolia is a small to medium Australian native shrub with narrow, pointed foliage. Fluffy, cream to pale yellow flowers are produced in late Summer to Spring.

Lomandra seascape - A soft looking plant, but very ,very tough, 75cm high x 50cm wide

GRASS : Lomandra 'Seascape' a tough grass that adapts to sun or shade and many irrigation variables.

Tea tree oil's incredibly potent topical anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties are the reason I chose it for this selection. #health #LaMav #organichealth Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jim-sf/3973422590/in/photostream

Most species are endemic to Australia, but some species grow in New Zealand,Malaysia. A shrub or small tree, early settlers soaked the leaves in boiling water to make a brewed tea rich in ascorbic acid (vit C).

PENNSTRIPE™ is a beautiful variegated native Australian grass | Ornamental Native Grass approx 45cm round. Non invasive.

Pennstripe™ Pennisetum alopecuroides Size: high x wide. Uses: Mass plantings and specimen planting for borders, rockeries, roadsides, commercial and residential use.

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