Hakea laurina (Pin-cushion Hakea) - just one of Western Australia's uniquely beautiful wild flower species!

Hakea laurina (Pin-cushion Hakea) is one of the most beautiful native plants of south-western Australia. In Italy and America its uses include street and hedge planting. by David Lade, via ShutterStock

Matchstick Banksia

Close-up of Inflorescence of Matchstick Banksia: Banksia cuneata [Family: Proteaceae] - an endangered plant from Western Australia. The matchstick-like appearance of individual flowers in the late-bud-stage gives rise to the common name.

Easy gardening with great low-water plants | 2. Lewisia cotyledon 'Sunset Strain' | Sunset.com

12 Great Drought-Tolerant Plants

LOVE THIS! Want one or Low water Lewisia cotyledon 'Sunset Strain' This bloomer, from California and Oregon, has evergreen foliage and reaches a foot high and 10 inches wide. It’s great in rock gardens, but needs excellent drainage.

Correa backhouseana. What a beautiful flower from a bud that looks like an acorn!

What a beautiful flower from a bud that looks like an acorn! Correa backhouseana is a species of flowering plant in the family Rutaceae. It is a coastal shrub, endemic to southern Australia. It grows up to 2 metres in height.


Agapanthus bud opening - beautiful :) Garlic & chive blossoms look very similar to this, as well.

Prickly Pears

I use mine for the fruit and the pads. Fruit of the Prickly Pear Cactus (Opuntia)