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christmas-bush

Christmas Flowers: NSW Christmas Bush

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This spectacular plant is a shrub or a small tree. In Spring its true flowers appear – these are a creamy white and fairly small. As the flowers are pollinated, the pinky red bracts emerge holding a seed. The combination of the pinky red bracts and creamy flowers in profusion amongst dull green leaves is

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kangaroo-paw

Christmas Flowers: Kangaroo Paw

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These flowers are indigenous to Western Australia and are its floral emblem, but cultivars are now in gardens all over Australia. The flowers are long lasting when cut and grow on long stems. They come in sage greens, dull yellows, green and red. The buds are long and curved, often opening to reveal an entirely

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christmas-bells

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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