Flowering Plants & Shrubs

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  • 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
  • Grevillea leptobotrys

    Grevillea leptobotrys Don looked at a form of Grevillea leptobotrys, a low growing native shrub with lovely mauve-pink flowers. Plant... read more
  • Daylilies

    Daylilies Modern daylily hybrids have bright, cheerful flowers which come in a wide range of colours, including yellows, buffs, oranges,... read more
  • Dwarf Lilly Pilly ‘Hedgemaster’

    Dwarf Lilly Pilly ‘Hedgemaster’ In a courtyard or small garden, Don recommends using paving instead of putting in a lawn,... read more
  • Dwarf Liriope Arizona

    Dwarf Liriope Arizona Don looks at ‘Arizona’, a new dwarf variety of liriope. Plant details Common name: Dwarf liriope Botanic... read more
  • Dwarf Poinsettia

    Dwarf Poinsettia Poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima) are native to southern Mexico. They have erect, succulent stems and large, scarlet floral leaves... read more
  • Epping Road Azaleas

    Epping Road Azaleas Don looked at a fabulous floral display along the side of Epping Road, Lane Cove in Sydney.... read more
  • ESP Jonquils

    ESP Jonquils Autumn is bulb planting time and few bulbs are easier to grow than jonquils and narcissus. Yates has... read more
  • Flannel Flowers

    Flannel Flowers In January 1901, six states joined together to form the Commonwealth of Australia. As part of the celebrations... read more
  • Gardenias

    Gardenias are native to Eastern Asia (China, Taiwan and Japan). They are attractive, low maintenance shrubs with large, creamy white... read more
  • Green Flowering Plants

    Peter Valder has always been very fond of green flowering plants, so he decided to put together a list of... read more
  • Amaranth

    There are around 60 species of amaranthus, including weeds, leaf vegetables, grain crops and ornamentals. Many have large, colourful leaves... read more