Lochiel Park - behind the fence. Kangaroo paws, grasses. Can anyone identify the silver leafed shrubs and the taller green shrubs behind the kangaroo paws?

Lochiel Park - behind the fence. Kangaroo paws, grasses. Can anyone identify the silver leafed shrubs and the taller green shrubs behind the kangaroo paws?

Quandong - This powerful dessert fruit is in fact a stronger antioxidant than Vitamin E and can even help to gently exfoliate the skin.

Quandong - This powerful dessert fruit is in fact a stronger antioxidant than Vitamin E and can even help to gently exfoliate the skin.

The Hairpin Banksia (Banksia spinulosa) is a species of woody shrub, of the genus Banksia in the Proteaceae family, native to eastern Australia. Widely distributed, it is found as an understorey plant in open dry forest or heathland from Victoria to northern Queensland, generally on sandstone though sometimes also clay soils. It generally grows as a small shrub to 2 metres (7 ft) in height, though can be a straggly tree to 6 metres (20 ft).

The Hairpin Banksia (Banksia spinulosa) is a species of woody shrub, of the genus Banksia in the Proteaceae family, native to eastern Australia. Widely distributed, it is found as an understorey plant in open dry forest or heathland from Victoria to northern Queensland, generally on sandstone though sometimes also clay soils. It generally grows as a small shrub to 2 metres (7 ft) in height, though can be a straggly tree to 6 metres (20 ft).

Banksia spinulosa 'Birthday Candles' - ‘Birthday Candles’ looks great in a garden bed with Acacia ‘Limelight’.

Banksia spinulosa 'Birthday Candles' - ‘Birthday Candles’ looks great in a garden bed with Acacia ‘Limelight’.

Banksia 'Cherry Candles' in my garden, planted 8 years ago, photo by Karlo Taliana

Banksia 'Cherry Candles' in my garden, planted 8 years ago, photo by Karlo Taliana


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Garden Design Ideas - Get Inspired by photos of Gardens from Australian Designers & Trade Professionals - Australia | hipages.com.au

Garden Design Ideas - Get Inspired by photos of Gardens from Australian Designers & Trade Professionals - Australia | hipages.com.au

One of my favourite grassland plants.... Craspedia, otherwise known as Billy Buttons

RL Flo-Master 1-Gallon Sprayer

One of my favourite grassland plants.... Craspedia, otherwise known as Billy Buttons

Layered naturalistic plants with vivid drought tolerant plantings–like red pencil trees, toyon, and 4 different types of sage that appear as though they’ve always been a part of the terrain.

Layered naturalistic plants with vivid drought tolerant plantings–like red pencil trees, toyon, and 4 different types of sage that appear as though they’ve always been a part of the terrain.

Grevillea Purple Haze from http://www.australisplants.com.au/ornamentals/grafted.htm

Grevillea Purple Haze from http://www.australisplants.com.au/ornamentals/grafted.htm

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

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

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