Author: Crystal McGann

Waratah

Oh man, the Waratah. What a flower she is.In my flower bed dreams, I have thousands of these shrubby plants growing. You will find the seriously amazing flower in crimson shades. These flowers are big too and can reach sizes of up to 10 centimeters. Don’t be fooled though, those flower heads are actually made […]

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Wattle

The acacia is probably most well known by its blooming flowers which come up like wee little pom poms on it’s branches. These little buds are more commonly called wattle and pose much suffering for their hay-fever victims particularly in my home town, Canberra. There are literally thousands of acacia varieties across the world and […]

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Banksia

I’d like to begin by acknowledging the Traditional Owners of the land on which I draw my inspiration. I would also like to pay my respects to Elders past, present and future. Australian Aboriginal people have lived in Australia for at least 40,000 years. For many (many!) generations the land provided them with everything they […]

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