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The weepiest of them all: Acacia cognata

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Ahhh the river wattle, flopping about just like a willow šŸ˜‰ Acacia cognata surely must be the weepiest and most cultivated of wattles, it is being remade and re branded everywhere! and for good reason too. Acacia cognata has a Read more ›

Pretty in Pink: Callistemon ‘Pink Champagne’

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There are so many varying coloured Callistemons available now, there isn’t really any reason to only associate them with the traditional red anymore. I am a big fan of the softer coloured bottlebrushes, the greens pale yellows and pinks, the Read more ›

The happiest Daisy: Pycnosorus globosus

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Billy Buttons is a native daisy with an immense power to make anyone smile, there is something about its large bright yellow ball flowers standing to attention in a showy clump that is irresistable. To top it off it has Read more ›

Quick Screen & Habitat: Hakea salicifolia

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This is the Willow Leafed Hakea or Hakea salicifolia, friend to Hakea sericea, the reason I think they are friends is that they have a lot in common, plus they were growing so happily together when I took these photos Read more ›

Happy Yellows: Senna artemisioides

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I love the colour combination of grey and yellow especially when its in the garden and is on a lone flowering plant! Senna artemisioides grows on well-drained sandy soils in a variety of habitats, through out many states located inland Read more ›

Silky Oaks: Peter and Margaret Olde

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This is a private garden created by Peter and Margaret Olde, it is occasionally open to the public through the open Garden Scheme or organised by the Australian Plants Society. I have visited this garden twice and feel I haven’t Read more ›

Correa Tangent

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Seeing as I have started on the topic of Correas I thought I may as well continue, here is another of my very favourite Correas that is such a useful plant in the landscape.Ā Correa baeuerlenii or Chef’s Hat Correa is Read more ›