Drooping Mistletoe (Amyema pendula)


For many years I have wanted to have a red flowering eucalypt, so when I spotted what appeared to be red flowers on the ground, I got excited – only to work out that I have a red flowering Mistletoe.  The Mistletoe is a parasitic plant which attaches to eucalypts and sometimes acacia trees.  The … Continue reading Drooping Mistletoe (Amyema pendula)

Cranberry Heath


In between documenting the native flowers on the property month by month, I’m pausing to post a flower we have open right now.  It is a tiny plant – not much taller than lichen – and it is growing in only one spot on our dam bank, as far as I can tell.  I’ve looked … Continue reading Cranberry Heath