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Bottlebrushes (Callistemon spp.) are among the hardiest of Australian native plants. They are long lived, require minimal maintenance and are...
Water Plants – Lotus
There are a number of different plants throughout the world that are referred to under the name of lotus (family...
Naked Ladies – Amaryllis and Autumn Crocus
There are two autumn-flowering plants with the common name of naked ladies. Amaryllis Amaryllis (Amaryllis belladonna) are closely related...
Don looked at some of the plants that produce their perfume through the summer months. Perfume adds atmosphere and a...
Australian Native Orchids
These plants are wonderful plants for semi-shaded areas. Commonly known as Dendrobiums although there has been a recent name...
Weirdest Plant In The World
The orchid qualifies as a strong contender for being the weirdest plant in the world. Their seed is like dust;...
Australian Native Birthflower For August
Grevillea buxifolia is quite different to the general run of grevilleas. Its silvery/grey 5cm diameter spider flower heads stud the...
Wattles, also called acacias, are wonderful native plants. More than 850 species of wattle grow in Australia, ranging from ground...
The most often used name for the white magnolia is Magnolia denudata. Deciduous magnolias produce their spectacular winter and early...
‘Marge Miller’ was produced as a result of a pollination demonstration at Sydney University in 1978. It was taken home...
Poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima)
Poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima) are native to southern Mexico. They have erect, succulent stems and large, scarlet floral leaves or bracts,...
Abutilons or Chinese lanterns are closely related to hibiscus, and most of the hundred or so species have pendulous, hibiscus-like...