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Interesting Plant: Australian/New Zealand Tea Tree (Leptospermum scoparium)

Interesting Plant: Australian/New Zealand Tea Tree (Leptospermum scoparium) This is an entirely new plant to me. I discovered it, and took these photos, on an impromptu neighborhood photo walk a few weeks ago and an online commenter identified it for me. I believe this is the ‘Red Damask’ variety. It really caught my eye as […]

Interesting Plant: Firewheel Tree (Stenocarpus sinuatus)

Interesting Plant: Anemone Discovered via Pinterest User, Growers Garden Stenocarpus sinuatus, known as the Firewheel Tree is an Australian rainforest tree in the Protea family. The range of natural distribution is in various rainforest types from the Nambucca River (30° S) in New South Wales to theAtherton Tableland (17° S) in tropical Queensland. However, Stenocarpus sinuatus is widely planted as an ornamental tree in other parts of Australia and in […]