Flower of The Month

Flower of the Month

August 2020 – Kangaroo Paw

Kangaroo Paw (Haemodoraceae) Kingdom:  Plantae Family:  Haemodoraceae Genus:  Anigozanthos The Kangaroo Paw flowers are pollinated by birds. The long flower-stalks usually rise above the undergrowth and ‘advertise’ the presence of

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July 2020 – Kalanchoe

image Sandra Reid Insert Sue’s info Being in the grip of winter we are looking for something to give us a burst of colour and interest in our gardens. Well

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June 2020 – Grevillea

KINGDOM PlantaeFAMILY OnagroideaeGENUS FuchsiaGrevillea is a diverse genus of about 360 species of evergreen flowering plants in the family Proteaceae, native to rainforest and more open habitats in Australia, New

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May 2020 – Banksia

KINGDOM: Plantae FAMILY:  Proteaceae GENUS: Banksia The family name gives it away. Our beautiful banksias are part of the protea family. Banksias grow as trees or woody shrubs. Trees of

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April 2020 – Plectranthus

KINDOM:  Plantae ORDER:  Lamiales FAMILY: Lamiaceae SUBFAMILY: Nepetoideae GENUS: Plectranthus This family of 350 diverse foliage plants includes coleus, Swedish ivy, and Cuban oregano. Many species of Plectranthus have fragrant

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Flower of the month for 2020

January – Fuchsia, February – Rudbeckia, March – Camellia Sasanqua, April – Plectranthus, May – Banksia, June – Grevillea, July – Kalanchoe, August – Kangaroo Paw, September – Rose, October

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