Category: Flowers and Plants

Golden cane palm

Golden cane palms

Golden cane palms are grown as an ornamental indoor potted palm, the golden cane palm has wonderful air-purifying qualities, making it a great option for homes, and offices alike.

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Purple crepe myrtle tree

Growing crepe myrtle trees

Crepe myrtles (Lagerstroemia spp) are a wonderful tree native to primarily to Asia. With approximately 50 species for crepe myrtles there is a colour to suite most tastes. The most popular in Australia is Lagerstroemia indica as it grows well in Perth and most other parts of Australia.

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Grevillea moonlight plant

How to grow grevillea moonlight

Grevillea moonlight make a beautiful addition to any garden and are known for being easy to grow. Birds love the creamy white flowers, abundant during spring and summer and often reoccurring through the year. Striking blooms make grevillea moonlight a wonderful addition to any Australian backyard and are a great way to bring a pop of colour to your winter garden.

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How to grow sasanqua camellia

Sasanqua camellia

Sasanqua camellias are a very attractive and evergreen shrub. They make for wonderful hedges and screens, pot plants, general garden plants and espaliers. I love seeing a vibrant row of them forming a Sasanqua camellia hedge, during flowering season they simply stunning.

April 22, 2022 | 0 Comments More
Planting and growing bamboo

Planting and growing bamboo

Bamboo is a truly amazing plant and incredibly versatile. A hardy and resilient plant it makes for a great screening plant in the backyard. If you have ever wondered how to grow bamboo in Australia then look no further.

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How to grow gardenias

Growing gardenias in perth

Gardenias are a wonderfully popular plant here in Australia. They are a very versatile plant and there are many perennial varieties available from ground covers to standards, or even bushes suitable for loose hedges. There is a Gardenia out there for every garden type.

March 31, 2022 | 0 Comments More
How to grow frangipani trees

Growing frangipani trees in Perth

Frangipanis are wonderful plant for any Perth garden. You will find these beautiful deciduous trees brighten up suburban front yards throughout summer. Frangipani trees have lovely scented flowers come in gorgeous shades of white, yellow, pink, orange, purple and red and frangipanis add a tropical vibe to the front or backyard.

March 17, 2022 | 0 Comments More
How to grow cottonwood hibiscus

Growing cottonwood hibiscus trees

Cottonwood Hibiscus also known as Hibiscus tiliaceus rubra, is a rounded medium sized Australian native tree with heart shaped,deep green to red foliage. During spring this tree produces attractive pastel yellow flowers that stand out against the dark foliage. Cottonwood hibiscus it is well accustomed to Australia’s ever-changing climate meaning it is extremely hardy and will tolerate our often harsh conditions.

March 11, 2022 | 0 Comments More
How to grow agapanthus in Perth

Growing agapanthus in Perth

Agapanthus are a fantastic addition to any West Australian garden. West Australian summer wouldn’t be the same without agapanthus in full flower. Aggies, as they’re often called in WA, are blue or sometimes white long-stemmed lilies. It’s common to spot them at roundabouts and along the fence lines of regional properties in the South West.

March 9, 2022 | 0 Comments More
How to grow azalea in Perth

Growing azaleas in Perth

Azaleas are a fantastic addition to any West Australian garden. Azaleas are a much loved flowering shrub, which come in a wide range of colours and heights. Most azaleas are long flowering and can also be grown in pots making them incredibly versatile. If you are looking for a punch of colour in winter and spring then you can’t go past Azaleas.

March 7, 2022 | 0 Comments More