Often called blue ginger, but is not really a ginger. Given to me by Jeff S. Moved into the new front west garden. Full shade. Discovered by the blue-banded bee on the first day.
3/2/2021 about 4pm – this beautiful green tree snake was enjoying the sun on top of the front fence. These snakes are not venomous, and eat mainly frogs, fish and small reptiles. More than 1.5 metres long – if you look closely you can see the end of its tail in the bushes. He/she didn’t [...]
Just before the rain on 25 January 2021, we found this large green tree frog (Litoria caerulea) on the back wall. Maybe it was getting some insects attached to the lights. Links Green, blue and yellow tree frogs https://www.qm.qld.gov.au/Find+out+about/Animals+of+Queensland/Frogs/Common+frogs/Common+Green+Treefrog
Westringia is a very hardy, versatile little shrub. You can let it grow wild or trim into neat balls. It’s an ideal plant for the nature strip. Westringia fruticosa has white flowers right through the year Westringia eremicola has slightly finer, greener leaves and purple/lilac flowers. Westringia just needs an occasional trim to keep a ball [...]
Close relation of the New Zealand Christmas Bush. Red flowers. Hardy.