January 26 is Australia Day, and the floral emblem of Australia is the golden wattle.
Sometimes plants are given names that identify them with their geographical origin.
Strawflowers, sometimes called “everlasting flowers,” can be used in fresh arrangements, as well as dried for winter bouquets.
Learn about the Golden Wattle of Australia, on this Focus on Flowers.
Fall is really about delayed gratification; we know our perennials will come into flower again as the seasons unfold.
In the lower mid west, crepe myrtles can be grown as small shrubs.
The globalization of so many flowering plants is awe-inspiring and they now act as if they are natives in their adopted lands.