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[25 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
What’s Flowering Now in Winter

Here’s some of the plants flowering in my garden in the middle of winter here in Melbourne.
First up is four photos of one my favourite drought tolerant native plants. Eremophila Purpurascens is a striking small shrub, silvery grey leaves provide a beautiful backdrop to the light purple tubular flowers. I got mine posted from Mildura Native Nursery as tube.
Eremophila Purpurascens

Red Hot Pokers
Red Hot Pokers or kniphofia are a perennial which forms a long wide bladed  grass-like clump. It is a member of the lily family, Liliaceae. They provide a brilliant blast of colour …