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Goodenia – yellow flowers on an unassuming but attractive plant

Although Goodenia ovata is often described as a small, open shrub, it grows as a ground cover on the verge. It’s extremely hardy and always seems to have cheerful yellow flowers.The leaves are glossy green with a serrated edge.Bought as tube stock from Kumbartcho Nursery A second Goodenia bought from Plant Shack in August 2018. Planted… Read more

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Acacia Fimbriata – Brisbane Wattle

The focal point of our front garden is the Brisbane Wattle.  It has birds of all sizes  in it every day – fairy wrens, small brown honey eaters, Australasian fig bird, Noisy friarbirds, willy wagtails, all love this tree.  In late winter, it has a mass of yellow flowers and is abuzz with bees. 22… Read more

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Golden Carpet Stonecrop (Sedum acre)

This stuff grows anywhere, tolerates poor and dry soil, strikes from small pieces. Small yellow flowers.  The blue tongue lizards like it. I was a bit concerned about weed potential but it seems to spread, not jump and is easy to pull out.  To kill completely, just sheet-cover or out-compete. Alyssum can beat it. August… Read more

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