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Australian Native Plants in Japan

It was inevitable that I wouldn’t be able to turn off my native plant nerd brain whilst overseas in Japan last month…. I tried, I really did. I took photos of Japanese plants, seed pods and flowers and researched after Read more ›

A flower within a flower within a flower … Hoya australis

I find this one of the most curious flowers from our native vine species, it is a large highly perfumed umbel of tiny wax like flowers which is almost fractal like, I could look at it for hours. The leaves Read more ›

Growing Natives Indoors

I love indoor plants, which are known to improve our sense of wellbeing, the quality of the air inside, and give us a connection to nature. Most of us aren’t aware of the array of Australian natives that could be Read more ›

Wombat Berry: Pretty Bush Food

This is one of those wonderful plants where the fruits are more decorative and showy than the flower,¬†Eustrephus latifolius produces deep golden berries that are edible but not particularly palatable, perhaps the¬†fleshy roots are more tasty, but I haven’t tried Read more ›