Ornamental weeping gum with white trunk and large red flowers that are produced in spring. Flowers from a mature "Silver Princess".

Ornamental weeping gum with white trunk and large red flowers that are produced in spring. Red and yellow flowers from a mature "Silver Princess" gum

Tea tree (Leptospermum minutifolium)

Most species are endemic to Australia, but some species grow in New Zealand,Malaysia. A shrub or small tree, early settlers soaked the leaves in boiling water to make a brewed tea rich in ascorbic acid (vit C).

Native Violet laves and flowers

Plant Lovin’ – Native Violet

Native Violet - Viola Hederacea Prostrate 15 x Flowers most of the year especially late winter to spring Semi shade, moist to wet soil Tolerates poor drainage & full sun to full shade Local to City of Yarra

Camphor Bush (Baeckea camphorata) • Can grow to 6ft - white flowers - partial to deep shade - flowers summer to spring

Baeckea camphorata - Lovely spreading shrub with oblong, flat bright green scented leaves and profuse white flowers in late spring or early summer. Would work well in a Japanese style garden.

Westringia fruticosa 'Wynyabbie Gem', 4-6' high x wide, full sun, low to moderate water.

WW- Westringia fruticosa 'Wynyabbie Gem', high x wide, full sun, low to moderate water.

Leptospermum liversidge 'Mozzie Blocker' Fine dense foliage with soft pink flowers in spring. Foliage has a high oil content that forms a barrier for mosquitos, in summer the scent of citronella can fill the air surrounding the plant. Ideal as a low hedge or border. Frost hardy.

Supposedly helps keep away mozzies - so good for near back deck?

Golden Penda - Xanthostemon chrysanthus

Golden Penda - Xanthostemon chrysanthus

Golden penda - xanthostemon Chrysanthus

The Gum Trees are so numerous in varieties and the blossoms so very beautiful.Photgraphed in Brisbane, Australia.


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