Yes, by any other name* a rose would still smell as sweet. This is my Desert Rose – my only Adenium and, as you can see, it is currently in full … Continue reading By Any Other Name
I believe Coral told me she originally received a cutting of this plant from her mother. I’m sure she’ll tell me if that’s not the case, but the point is, … Continue reading Coral’s Flower
Just when I thought this pot contained a juvenile palm grass plant, it goes and flowers on me, proving it is, in fact, Spathoglottis plicata – a purple ground orchid native to … Continue reading What a Lovely Surprise
Whether this Agapanthus flower is blue or purple, I think it is perfect. Actually, I think it is perfectly gorgeous, and I’m about to have two standing tall and proud … Continue reading Blue or Purple
Although currently still in the throes of opening up, it’s already evident that this Agapanthus will be stunning.
When the Jacaranda’s are in flower, I know I’m in for a treat. Not that I own a Jacaranda tree (I wish), but having lived in Brisbane for over 22 years, … Continue reading That Time of Year
This is my favourite ‘grow it forward’ plant and although I have seen this plant more prolific than it is at the moment, the fact that I still have it at … Continue reading My Chain of Hearts
The myriad of flowers with five petals never ceases to amaze me, and Star Jasmine is another one of them that I have in my garden. Scientifically named Trachelospermum jasminoides, it … Continue reading Star Jasmine