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Shady Lilly Pilly: Syzygium wilsonii

There are so many Lilly Pillys around, different cultivars, that apparently grow faster, thicker, thinner, redder and so on, they are used for hedging everywhere (which is great, far better than Murraya) and can be a little over done. This Read more ›

Plum Bush Tucker: Davidsonia pruiens

This is the Davidsons Plum (Davidsonia pruiens) sending out its flower spikes, getting ready to cover itself in juicy, tart plums YUM. I saw this one in a clients rainforest garden and it was very striking, each of those like Read more ›

Easy to grow WA species: Melaleuca incana

I would so love to have a garden in Western Australia, all the interesting natives I could grow Eucalyptus macrocarpa,¬†Banksia coccinea, Macropedia fulignosa….ahhh but we always want what we can’t have…. So I continue to trail things in my heavy Read more ›

Delicate Tea Trees: Leptospermum ‘Cardwell’

I love tea trees or Leptospermums, I’m not sure what it is about them that appeals to me so much. Perhaps their soft weeping foliage or the way they can get absolutely covered in flowers so much so that you Read more ›