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Abutilons or Chinese lanterns are closely related to hibiscus, and most of the hundred or so species have pendulous, hibiscus-like...
Gymea Lily-Doryanthes-Spear Lily
Gymea lilies are spectacular Australian native plants with large, compact heads of nectar filled red flowers atop tall, thick...
Great New Roses
Don showed two of the best roses ever. They have just become available so may be hard to get. Smooth...
Australian Native Birthflower for May
The Australian Native Birthflower for May is Crowea saligna or Pink Waxflower. This is a small shrub that will grow...
Tropaeolum majos As well as producing brightly coloured, cheerful flowers, nasturtiums are ideal plants for a child’s first garden. The...
Burke’s Backyard Best Azaleas
There are many different types of azaleas and most people have had one that looked beautiful but eventually died, usually...
Gardening Fact Sheet: The Jacaranda Australian streets are awash with the magnificent purple-blue blooms of jacarandas (Jacaranda mimosifolia) in late...
Plants for Shady Areas
Flowering: Acanthus Ajuga Aquilegia (columbines) Azaleas Begonias Bromeliads Camellia japonica Clivia Daphne erigeron (seaside daisy) Eupatorium megalophyllum (blue Ageratum-like flowers)...
Top 10 Cottage Roses
Roses have made a come back in Australian gardens as people discover the versatility, beauty and perfume of roses. Mid...
Don looked at Yellow Buttons, an Australian native plant that thrives on neglect. Plant details Common name: Yellow buttons Botanic name: Chrysocephalum...
The vanilla plant is a perennial vine from Mexico and Central America, which climbs to around 15 metres and supports...
Don looked at some of the plants that produce their perfume through the summer months. Perfume adds atmosphere and a...