Eucalyptus caesia "Silver Princess"
Spring is round the corner. Ornamental weeping gum with white trunk and large red flowers that are produced in spring. Flowers from a mature "Silver Princess".
Open-pollinated. Drumroll, please. The globular dimpled yellow flower heads set atop durable 18 stems do look a bit like they could mark out a paradiddle or two. But better use would be as a carefree garden accent with a prolonged bloom, or brought inside in a long-lasting bouquet. They also dry with no fuss. Just stand them upright and they dry perfectly, retaining their color. A tender perennial in Zones 811 that blooms almost the entire year. In less temperate climes start indoors 68…
Pink Duke & Brenda From the Field to Bouquet
When it comes to Protea and the month of February, I can't help but think about our gorgeous Pink Duke and Brenda. In our flower fields both proteas create an amazing display of bright pink surrounded by a bed of deep green leaves, almost like Easter eggs hidden in a huge field of grass. It is such a wonderful sight I almost hate to see them harvested! Protea Pink Duke Protea Brenda However, as Easter eggs must be found, Pink Duke and Brenda must be harvested, and in the end enjoyed! So…
Flowering gum tree on my street a few months back
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