Red Flowering Gum by Symoto, via Flickr, Gill's comment, not red flowering gum!  Eucalyptus caesia 'Silver Princess!

Red Flowering Gum by Symoto, via Flickr, Gill's comment, not red flowering gum! Eucalyptus caesia 'Silver Princess!

Eucalyptus macrocarpa - Rose of the west, a favourite, hardy, bird-friendly Australian native species

Eucalyptus macrocarpa - Rose of the west, a favourite, hardy, bird-friendly Australian native species

Eucalyptus ficifolia:  Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra, the capital city of Australia.

Eucalyptus ficifolia: Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra, the capital city of Australia.

Pink Tea Tree (Leptospermumm scoparium) Native to New Zealand and southeast Australia. A usually compact shrub to 2m high (often less) to 2m wide.

Pink Tea Tree (Leptospermumm scoparium) Native to New Zealand and southeast Australia. A usually compact shrub to 2m high (often less) to 2m wide.

Hakea francisiana (Syn - Hakea coriacea) - Cork Tree, Bottlebrush Hakea, Pink Spike Hakea - © All Rights Reserved - Black Diamond Images

Hakea francisiana (Syn - Hakea coriacea) - Cork Tree, Bottlebrush Hakea, Pink Spike Hakea - © All Rights Reserved - Black Diamond Images

Epacris is a genus of about 35–40 species of flowering plants in the family Ericaceae, though formerly often treated in a separate family Epacridaceae. The genus is native to eastern and southeastern Australia (southeast Queensland south to Tasmania and west to southeast South Australia), New Caledonia and New Zealand. The species are known as heaths or Australian heaths.

Epacris is a genus of about 35–40 species of flowering plants in the family Ericaceae, though formerly often treated in a separate family Epacridaceae. The genus is native to eastern and southeastern Australia (southeast Queensland south to Tasmania and west to southeast South Australia), New Caledonia and New Zealand. The species are known as heaths or Australian heaths.


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

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

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".

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)..

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)..

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Leptospermumm scoparium. (MANUKA) Native to New Zealand.   This is where the pharmaceutical and health-beneficial Manuka Honey comes from! Manuka Honey is graded by the amount of UMF (Unique Manuka Factor) that finishes up in the final product. The more of this flower (pollen/nectar) the better.    Caption: P/R @BillGP

Leptospermumm scoparium. (MANUKA) Native to New Zealand. This is where the pharmaceutical and health-beneficial Manuka Honey comes from! Manuka Honey is graded by the amount of UMF (Unique Manuka Factor) that finishes up in the final product. The more of this flower (pollen/nectar) the better. Caption: P/R @BillGP

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