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The most commonly loved Australian native flowers include waratahs, banksias and gum blossoms, kangaroo paws and Christmas bush. Here, Horticulturalist Meredith Kirton reveals how to grow Australian natives in your own backyard. Australian Native Garden, Australian Native Flowers, Australian Plants, Australian Garden Design, Australian Bush, Bush Garden, Garden Beds, Rain Garden, Australian Wildflowers

How to grow Australian native flowers

Banksias are native to the east and west coast of Australia and their flowers can range from stunning red and orange through to blue and green. Story: homes+

The black kangaroo paw (Macropidia fuliginosa) is one of our most spectacular Australian native plants. Available Aug-Nov for goth weddings, halloween, or general fabulousness. Australian Native Garden, Australian Native Flowers, Australian Plants, Unusual Plants, Rare Plants, Exotic Plants, Unusual Flowers, Amazing Flowers, Plante Carnivore

Mourning Johnston Drummond and Kabinger. Black Kangaroo Paw, Macropidia fuliginosa, Western Australian Botanical Garden, Perth, Australia

Curtis's Botanical Magazine, that wonderful source of botanical information presented in marvellous style, gives a description in 1847 of 'Anigozanthos fuliginosa'. It is already then remarked that this Black Kangaroo Paw is quite different from the other kinds of Anigozanthos (and later it received its own particular name: Macropidia fuliginosa, Sooty Bigfoot, I would say...). Curtis's quotes from a recent letter received by the London Journal of Botany from James Drummond (1786/7-1863)…

My photo for the day, some Kangaroo Paw flowers from my garden. I love how bright and fuzzy they are Australian Native Garden, Australian Native Flowers, Australian Plants, Unusual Flowers, Amazing Flowers, Wild Flowers, Beautiful Flowers, Real Flowers, Spring Flowers

Kangaroo Paws

My photo for the day, some Kangaroo Paw flowers from my garden. I love how bright and fuzzy they are

Yeah it's real! Black furry buds open to green flowers in this wonderful native kangaroo paw. A little tricky in subtropical gardens but worth the effort - and very rewarding in dry zone climates. Fast Flowers, Green Flowers, Summer Flowers, Foliage Plants, Cactus Plants, White Agapanthus, Low Growing Ground Cover, Bush Garden, Kangaroo Paw

Black kangaroo paw - Macropidia

Yeah it's real! Black furry buds open to green flowers in this wonderful native kangaroo paw. A little tricky in subtropical gardens but worth the effort - and very rewarding in dry zone climates. bush images: Paul Morris via Flickr cropped to size. "Impressed with the packaging of my 4 black kangaroo paw tube-stock plants they arrived safely on time in South Australia" Victoria - May 2018 SA

The black kangaroo paw (Macropidia fuliginosa) is one of our most spectacular Australian native plants. Available Aug-Nov for goth weddings, halloween, or general fabulousness. Australian Native Garden, Australian Native Flowers, Australian Plants, Unusual Plants, Rare Plants, Exotic Plants, Unusual Flowers, Amazing Flowers, Plante Carnivore

Black Kangaroo Paw [Macropidia fuliginosa]

A very desirable and spectacular Kangaroo Paw. In sub-tropical regions it can be tricky in soil but will thrive for a few years in a container in a sunny p...