First flower winter 2020. It’s taking so long to open. Once the flower opens it is popular with the native bees and the honeyeaters. This is in the front garden on the mound so well-drained and quite dry. Tussock plant with sword-like leaves to 1 Metre high Aspect: Full Sun / Semi-Shade Soil/Conditions: Moist / [...]
Plants with Red Flowers
Close relation of the New Zealand Christmas Bush. Red flowers. Hardy.
Holly Fuschia is a pretty shrub with leaves that look and feel like holly leaves but red fushia-like flowers rather than berries. If you have fond memories of holly from the Northern Hemisphere – or associate it with Christmas – this is a good substitute. But it is much more than that. The flowers suit [...]