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A couple of my favourite South Australian treesSouth Australia is blessed with some beautiful Eucalypts. One of my favourites is Eucalyptus leptophylla commonly known as the narrow-leaved red mallee.
A Grevillea for every gardenGrevilleas have been a favourite with South Australian gardeners for many years.
Australia’s much loved red gumsEucalyptus camaldulensis, commonly called red gum because of its red heartwood, must be one of the best known and admired trees in the Australian landscape.
Myoporum platycarpumBeing a plant enthusiast I have many favourite plants with Myoporum platycarpum being a very distinguishable large shrub or small tree inhabiting most of the dry areas of South Australia.
Native plants in Innes National ParkI had the pleasure of visiting Innes National Park a few years ago in September when the flora is at its flowering best.
Planting Australian natives in springSpring is just a great time to be planting Australian native plants.
South Australia’s coastal plants for the gardenCoastal gardening can be a challenge due to the exposure to strong often, salt laden winds, poor soils many being
South Australia’s velvet bushesSouth Australia has a handful of velvet bushes, commonly named as such because of their delicate, subtle often slightly hairy foliage and flowers.
South Australia’s vanilla lilyArthropodium strictum is the botanical name of SA’s vanilla lily and as the common name suggests it belongs to the lily family.
South Australia’s Christmas bushOne of my favourite plants is South Australia’s Christmas Bush, Bursaria spinosa.
Southern cypress pineCallitris gracilis has a host of common names, it is a native pine that occurs naturally in most states of Australia.
Spear grassesAustralian native grasses are an extremely important component of our landscapes due to their contribution to biodiversity.
Summer flowering emu bushesOne of my favourite genus of plants is Australia’s Eremophilas commonly known as emu bushes.
South Australia’s coastal native flax lilySouth Australia’s native flax lily is botanically named Dianella brevicaulis and is the coastal form of Dianella revoluta but it does inhabit inland areas as well.
South Australia’s wattles herald the arrival of springIn late winter through to Spring our beautiful wattles put on a show to behold with their brilliant yellow blossoms sparkling in the winter sunshine.
South Australian blue gumOne of my favourite trees is Eucalyptus leucoxylon ssp leucoxylon, commonly called the South Australian blue gum.
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