Month: November 2016

  • The spot flowering habits of Hymenosporum ‘Luscious’

    The spot flowering habits of Hymenosporum ‘Luscious’

    It’s no secret that this is one of my all time favourite small shrubs, I love it for it ability to grow in dry shade and still look green and succulent, I love it for its wonderful shape, sometimes lumpy sometimes perfectly mounded and I love the fact that it flowers when and if it…

  • Tufted Herbs: Patersonia sericea

    Tufted Herbs: Patersonia sericea

    I need to admit I am not very competent when it comes to recognising and utilising Australian tufted perennial herby plants in a garden. For some reason I get the Theliomenas confused with the Thysanotus and the Sowerbaea and with¬†Arthropodium! All are beautiful and all are grass like with wonderful prominent flowers poking their heads…

  • Perfect Small Feature Tree: Angophora hispida

    Perfect Small Feature Tree: Angophora hispida

    I have been waiting for two Angophora hispida that are local to my daily route to start budding up and flowering so I can photograph them. ¬†This morning I couldn’t wait any longer and took a few snaps. The reason I say budding up as well as flowering is because these trees have stunning red…

  • The Beautiful Gardens of Zanthorrea Nursery

    The Beautiful Gardens of Zanthorrea Nursery

    I set aside a morning to visit the Zanthorrea Nursery when I was in Western Australia last August. This was a much anticipated adventure as I have heard much about the nursery and often have recommended it to Western Australians looking for native plants. I was not disappointed, it is a wonderful place, full of…