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  • Eremophila nivea

    Don looked at Eremophila nivea, an emu bush with silvery stems and leaves, and purple tubular flowers in spring and... read more
  • Four-leaf Clover – The French Alternative

    According to legend, four-leaf clovers are incredibly lucky and they help you to see the fairies in your garden. If... read more
  • 4 Seasons of Western Australian Flowers

    Many people have been disappointed by Australian native plants in the past, but there is enormous potential to create superb... read more
  • Geraldton Wax ‘Dancing Queen’

    There are many new forms of Geraldton wax available, which are hardier than the species and vary in height, flower... read more
  • Hardenbergia ‘Bushy Blue’

    Don looked at a new variety of hardenbergia called Bushy Blue. Plant details Common name: Bushy Blue Botanic name: Hardenbergia... read more
  • Cordylines

    In recent years an exciting new range of cordylines has become available. They are hybrids of the tropical Cordyline fruticosa... read more
  • Heliotrope

    Heliotrope or cherry pie (Heliotrope arborescens) is an evergreen shrub from tropical Peru. It grows to around 1m (3′) tall... read more
  • Blue Ginger

    Blue ginger (Dichorisandra thyrsiflora) is not a true ginger, but it has ginger-like, arching stems and vibrant, purple/blue flowers in... read more
  • Frangipanis

    All about Frangipanis Frangipanis (known by their botanic name Plumeria in America) bring a heady, romantic fragrance to the garden,... read more
  • Courtyard Makeover

    This ugly, disused courtyard was planted with sharp, spiny succulents. The owner, Sally Gebert, explained that it wasn’t a safe... read more
  • Bromeliad Nursery

    Olive Trevor first started collecting bromeliads 20 years ago. Bromeliads were very hard to buy in those days, so Olive... read more
  • Succulent Shoes

    Last year Don teamed up with Cheryl Maddocks to create a stunning succulent ball. The succulent they chose to make... read more