Summer-flowering

Philydrum lanuginosum – Frogsmouth thumbnail

Philydrum lanuginosum – Frogsmouth

Frogsmouth shown here in a pot with some Mazus Pumilio partly submerged in the front pond. It started as a tiny tubestock from the Nambour show and was growing well with many flower spikes about  metre long. You can see how it gets its name from the yellow flowers - one just visible in the [...]

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Scaevola – Fan Flower

Scaevola is suddenly fashionable. It's a pretty plant with flowers that look like half a daisy - hence fan flowers. In the new bed betweent he tank and the house, I have Aussie Winners - aemula which has larger, softer leaves and larger flowers, and some slightly smaller cheaper versions from Ridgy-Didge. They have morning [...]

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Mazus Pumilio

Common Name - Swamp Mazus. A native ground cover for wet to waterlogged soils. Rosettes of tiny oak-like leaves. Unusual asymmetrical lilac/blue flowers in Spring-Summer. Grows in full sun or part shade. Low perennial herb forming rosettes connected by rhizomes. Flowering: September–April Bought Native Plant Sale: September 2016 Doesn't like to dry out. Divides easily. [...]

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