Flowering Plants & Shrubs

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  • Perfumed Plants

    Don looked at some of the plants that produce their perfume through the summer months. Perfume adds atmosphere and a... read more
  • Australian Native Violet – Plant of the Week

    Don chose a classic groundcover as this week’s Plant of the Week. Plant details Common name: Australian native violet Botanic name: Viola... read more
  • Leopard Plant

    You’d expect to find this lovely, old-fashioned plant in a garden where pixies and elves dance at night. It is... read more
  • Marigold Simba

    The Bedding Plants Australia Flower of the Year 2004 is the Simba™ Marigold. This hardy, waterwise annual is a mix... read more
  • Chorizema

    Like most of the flame peas, Chorizema cordatum is endemic to the south west of Western Australia. Plant details Common... read more
  • Nasturtiums

    As well as producing brightly coloured, cheerful flowers, nasturtiums are ideal plants for a child’s first garden. The seeds are... read more
  • Brown Boronia

    Don regards our Plant of the Week as a serious contender for the title of ‘World’s Best Perfumed Plant’. Brown... read more
  • Pollinating Philodendrons

    A tough indoor plant commonly found sitting unobtrusively in the corners of living rooms across Australia is Philodendron bipinnatifidum (sold... read more
  • Yellow Flax

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

    If you want a plant that’ll laugh at the drought, consider the humble gazania. Plant details Common name: Gazania Botanic... read more
  • Luculias – Plant of the Week

    The luculia was introduced to the west by plant hunter, Ernest ‘Chinese’ Wilson. It occurs naturally on lightly wooded hills... read more
  • Naked Ladies

    Flesh-pink and sweet-smelling, a crowd of naked ladies is an arresting sight! But best of all, once you have them,... read more