Pincushion Protea

Pincushion Protea- This South African plant has adapted well to the cool and dry higher elevations of Hawaii where one bush can produce over flower heads in a season. I saw Protea growing wild in Hawaii

Eucalyptus flower-bud opening-up - The Cap / Lid coming-off!

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Mottlecah, Eucalyptus Macrocarpa, is a mallee Eucalyptus that is native to the south-west of Western Australia and noted for its large, spectacular flowers. Image by Peter Nydegger.

One of our favourite native plants. Aussie grown, Aussie made! Yes, the banksia.

A wide variety of plants will be available at the Arboretum Fall Plant Sale, including Australian banksias and other members of the protea family, as well as native succulents such as Dudleya viscida.

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

Ornamental weeping gum with white trunk and large red flowers that are produced in spring. Red and yellow flowers from a mature "Silver Princess" gum

Sturt's Desert Pea flowers, a native of all mainland Australian states with the exception of Victoria. Floral Emblem of South Australia and the Northern Territory.

Sturt's Desert Pea flowers, native of all mainland Australian states with exception of Victoria. Floral Emblem of South Australia and the Northern Territory.

Illawarra Flame Tree (Brachychiton acerifolius?) I love these trees, they look so amazing when there are 8 or 10 of them.  They take a while to grow though. Look great with purple Jacarandas too.

Native to east coast of Oz. They take a while to grow though. Look great with purple Jacarandas too.

Pincushion Protea (Leucospermum) Scarlet Ribbon

Pincushion Protea (Leucospermum) Scarlet Ribbon (protea plants only found in Aust & in Sth Africa)

Inspire Bohemia: Holiday Wreaths: Organic and Traditional good for Australian Christmas

Inspire Bohemia: Holiday Wreaths: Organic and Traditional good for Australian Christmas Beautiful protea wreath


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