Hypocalymma angustifolium - Common name is Pink-Flowered Myrtle or White Myrtle. Native to western Australia. Photographed at the UCSC Arboretum in Santa Cruz, California., by philipbouchard, via Flickr
Kurrajong is an Australian Bottle Tree with masses of dangly pink flowers, lush foliage,odd fat trunk.looks great year round.slightest breeze made the shiny leaves rustle.undemanding, zones 9-11, thrives in full sun and most any soil, is frost hardy,drought tolerant. popular street tree, it can grow 30' tall, develops quickly to make a statement in a small garden, doesn't have an aggressive root system. Landscapers love it. happy in a container spectacular bonsai. Easy from seed.
The Bromeliaceae (the bromeliads) are a family of monocot flowering plants of around 3,170 species native mainly to the tropical Americas, with a few species found in the American subtropics and one in tropical west Africa, Pitcairnia feliciana.