"'Grevillea' is a genus of plants primarily native to Australia, with a few outliers in New Caledonia, Papua New Guniea, and Indonesia." However, many Pacific Northwest gardeners are discovering that "a significant number of hardier species are native to the frosty mountains of Southeast Australia, and many of these may be grown in the Northwest." This flower has many plusses: "very fast growing; low maintenance; thrives happily in poor soil, tolerating drought and reflected heat common to…

"'Grevillea' is a genus of plants primarily native to Australia, with a few outliers in New Caledonia, Papua New Guniea, and Indonesia." However, many Pacific Northwest gardeners are discovering that "a significant number of hardier species are native to the frosty mountains of Southeast Australia, and many of these may be grown in the Northwest." This flower has many plusses: "very fast growing; low maintenance; thrives happily in poor soil, tolerating drought and reflected heat common to…

Eucalyptus ficifolia:  Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra, the capital city of Australia. The garden supports a living collection of around 74,000 individual plants arranged in 40 hectares of themed sections. It is the largest scientific collection of Australian native plants in which the collection originates from plants sourced from the wild, accompanied by herbarium specimens for taxonomic study.

Eucalyptus ficifolia: Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra, the capital city of Australia. The garden supports a living collection of around 74,000 individual plants arranged in 40 hectares of themed sections. It is the largest scientific collection of Australian native plants in which the collection originates from plants sourced from the wild, accompanied by herbarium specimens for taxonomic study.

#Botanical illustration from 'Treasures of Botanical Art: Icons from the Shirley Sherwood and Kew Collections' by Shirley Sherwood and Martin Rix.

#Botanical illustration from 'Treasures of Botanical Art: Icons from the Shirley Sherwood and Kew Collections' by Shirley Sherwood and Martin Rix.

West Australian Hakea Laurina. I fell in love with this & planted one in the backyard, but it didn't make it through the summer. Need another, its very very lovely.

West Australian Hakea Laurina. I fell in love with this & planted one in the backyard, but it didn't make it through the summer. Need another, its very very lovely.


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

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

Beautiful flower of the Australian Firewheel tree (Protea Family) in the rainforest

Beautiful flower of the Australian Firewheel tree (Protea Family) in the rainforest

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