Seahorse

Such a beautiful and exotic seahorse. A majestic sea creature

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

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

Tea tree (Leptospermum minutifolium). I would like to see this in an espalier form.

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).

Leptosperma, Australian tea tree.  Something different, pretty little flowers for the garden.

a new love

Scleranthus biflorus. An Australian native, which is drought tolerant and prefers full sun. Would look great in rockeries and gives the illusion of moss.

An Australian native, which is drought tolerant and prefers full sun. Would look great in rockeries and gives the illusion of moss. Get this for the front garden. Will it grow over the gravel?

australian landscapes by ian johnson | Australian gardens – landscape & plants | 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.

Leucadendron salignum 'Safari Magic' • Australian Native Plants

Leucadendron salignum 'Safari Magic' part of the Proteaceae family with Purple-Pink flowers avaliable from Australian Native Plants located in Ventura, CA

Grevillea lavandulacea (Lavender Grevillea)

Grevillea lavandulacea (Lavender Grevillea) 'Tanuda' - tall 6 ft wide silvery growth shrub blooms winter with occasional summer repeat

Growing Australian natives in containers by Anna Rees (Australian Plants Online) (photo is of a Tetratheca thymifolia)

Tetratheca thymifolia - great article on potted Australian native plants including bird attracting natives.

Caralluma crenulata

Caralluma crenulata

Australian Plant Image Index conostylis candicans

Australian Plant Image Index conostylis candicans

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