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Christmas Flowers: Christmas Bells

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These evergreen grassy plants grow where there is sandy soil and moisture, often along coastal regions. (Have you ever seen them growing wild on the coastal plain near Lake Cathie, NSW?) The bells nod their heads on long stems and are quite thick in texture. They form from red and green buds and the hanging

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Christmas Flowers: Waratah

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For a bit of Christmas cheer this week, we have a few short & sweet entries on the red & green Australian Natives lined up. First up- it’s the waratah! A member of the Proteaceae family, this is a large sculptural flower, whose name means, in Aboriginal, ‘seen from afar’. And that it is –

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Australian Native Bouquets by Blooming Brides

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I am so fascinated by Australian native wedding bouquets, so when Rita of Blooming Brides sent over some her latest Australian native flower creations, I wanted to share them with you! Australian natives are a beautiful choice for wedding flowers- there are so many rich, earthy colours and unusual textures. King Protea with David Austin

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