An abundance of blooms

We are so fortunate at the moment to have some amazing blooms in the garden. Our hibiscus, proteas and leucadendrons are flowering profusely. We have one large protea bush in the garden and that is where the bulk of the blooms come from. We have, over the years, planted other proteas and they are now…

Our first proteas of the season.

So happy to have some lovely flowers to pick to take indoors. These are obviously from two different protea plants and leucadendron.  Protea aurea and Protea Pink Crown. These are from what is now a large Protea Pink Ice bush in our garden.  It produces lots of blooms over the season.

Back to Banksia. . .

I have been looking for quite some time to find a plant called Banksia coccinea, in fact I have been looking for so long that my elder daughter said I should let it go. I posted before about this particular plant. Today we asked again at several nurseries if they had it, but all to…