hebaceous perennial bearing the infamous papery daisy-like flowers in a range of colours.
The Hovea is a fast growing shrub to 2m bearing purple pea shaped flowers in spring.
This is the pink form of rice flower commonly used in flower arrangemenst it also makes a great backyard shrub. Comes in white also.
This particular tea tree cultivar is a favourite amongst many a home gardener for it’s delicate pink flowers. Growing to around 1.5m.
Growing to around 6m the flowers are actually white and it is the calyxes that appear afterwards that are red.
This iconic Australian native flowering plant can be grown in the subtropics if given excellent drainage and good airflow around the plant itself.
A wonderfully hardy native shrub growing 1m. it also comes in a pink and a white flowering form.
Thryptomene saxicola ‘F. C. Payne’
This is a busy shrub growing around 2m. It bears yellow pea shaped flowers with red markings.
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