Flowering Plants & Shrubs

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  • Shade Plants

    Shade Plants Many gardeners have difficulty growing plants in moist, shady spots. Don visited Bronte House in Sydney, and looked... read more
  • Grevillea ‘Poorinda Royal Mantle’

    Grevillea ‘Poorinda Royal Mantle’ ‘Poorinda Royal Mantle’ is a ground cover grevillea which is often grafted onto silky oak (Grevillea... read more
  • Grevillea ‘Sunset Bronze’

    Grevillea ‘Sunset Bronze’ Don looked at a fascinating new grevillea hybrid of unknown parentage. Grevillea ‘Sunset Bronze’ was a chance... read more
  • Linum

    Linum This member of the flax family comes from the foothills of the Himalayas. It is a particularly useful plant... read more
  • Luculia

    Luculia In winter some of the most gorgeous perfumed plants flower, including daphne (Daphne odora), winter honeysuckle (Lonicera fragrantissima) and... read more
  • Michaelmas Daisies

      Michaelmas Daisies  Michaelmas or Easter daisies (Aster novi-belgii) were once popular in gardens, but are rarely seen now. They... read more
  • Mystique

    Mystique Don looked at a new silvery foliaged variety of syngonium called ‘Mystique’. Plant details Common name: Mystique Botanic name:... read more
  • Naked Ladies

    Peter Valder discussed two autumn flowering plants with the common name of ‘Naked Ladies’. Amaryllis are closely related to cliviasand... read more
  • Nandina domestica ‘Gulf Stream’

    The Japanese Sacred Bamboo (Nandina domestica) grows naturally in Japan, China and south-east Asia through to eastern India. It is... read more
  • New Clivias

    New Clivias Clivias (Clivia miniata) are being more widely planted now than ever before, because they are green and leafy... read more
  • Grevillea ‘Cooroora Cascade’

    Grevillea ‘Cooroora Cascade’ Don looked at ‘Cooroora Cascade’, a low growing sport of Grevillea ‘Golden Lyre’. ‘Golden Lyre’ is hybrid... read more
  • Cordylines in Hawaii

    Cordylines in Hawaii Last year the Burke’s Backyard team visited Hawaii, and filmed some spectacular foliage plants which the locals... read more