Xeriscaping, Drought Tolerant Land Cover - Home Decor Designs
Native Agave Garden "native to the southern and western United States, Mexico and central and tropical South America"
BANKSIA BIRTHDAY CANDLES (PBR) - Garden Express
Banksia Birthday Candles Banksia spinulosa is a dwarf cultivar with golden orange candle-like flowers that are very appealing to native birds. Flowering starts in Autumn and lasts right into Winter. Birthday Candles is a sensation in tubs and rockeries. Banksias are a very versatile Australian Native plant. They require a well drained open position and are drought and frost tolerant once established. Supplied as a potted plant
Upon arriving in Sydney, I encountered several references to the Flannel Flower (Actinotus helianthi) -- which apparently is seen as a symbol of the area. I encountered this specimen while hiking along the cliffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean in the southeastern suburbs of Sydney.