Steph Burns

Steph Burns

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The Australian Waratah flower

Protea, a tropical flower, from South Africa.

Eucalyptus forrestiana this small low-maintenance, drought tolerant, tree makes a truly showy specimen for a small garden or a street planting. Growing to 12’ with a rounded shape. Yellow filaments/flowers emerge from buds in large bunches for months in Summer; and the attractive pods remain for months after. Drought tolerant once established, needs no fertilizer & is both wind & clay soil tolerant, though well-drained soil is usually recommended. Frost hardy to 23-27°F.

Eucalyptus forrestiana this small low-maintenance, drought tolerant, tree makes…

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small courtyard tropical gardens - pavers and grass flooring

Entry path from Victorian home renovation by B.E Architecture. Photography: Derek Swalwell | Styling: Julia Green | Story: Australian House & Garden

Entry path from Victorian home renovation by B.E Architecture. Photography: Derek Swalwell | Styling: Julia Green | Story: Australian House & Garden

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Try these in your garden, courtyard or balcony. Our favourite low maintenance plants that ANYONE can grow.

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Mix agave with red flax

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Chinese star jasmine (*Trachelospermum jasminoides*) and Silver-veined creeper (*Parthenocissus henryana*) grow on the pergola. A slab of bluestone is cantilevered off the wall to function as a barbecue bench. Underneath is spicy-scented Cardamom (*Elettaria cardamomum*). On the ground, bluestone rounds have been combined with exposed aggregate.: [object Object]

Chinese star jasmine (*Trachelospermum jasminoides*) and Silver-veined creeper (*Parthenocissus henryana*) grow on the pergola

Leucadendron salignum (Devils blush)  Beautiful burgundy winter flowers.  Suitable for cut flowers, it can be grown in pots and containers (with Australian native potting mix). Very low maintenance, frost and drought tolerant once established. Suitable for a variety of soil types, but must be well drained.  Prefers a full sun to part shade postion.  Bird attracting.  Grows 1m high x 1m wide.

Leucadendron salignum (Devils blush) Suitable for cut flowers.

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Cottage garden: design ideas from a Melbourne makeover. I like the pavers in the creeping ground cover