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Kanooka Box, Water Gum
Arctotis African Daisy
Pink Jasmine
Iceland Poppy
Kangaroo Paw 'Yellow'
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Kanooka Box, Water Gum

Common name: Kanooka Box, Water Gum
Botanical name: Tristaniopsis laurina

This slow growing, evergreen, multi-trunked tree is 20' tall and 10' wide. It has a dense, rounded crown with yellow flowers that bloom in late spring, and attractive leaves and bark. It requires regular watering.

Arctotis African Daisy

Common name: Arctotis African Daisy
Botanical name: Arctotis hybrids

African Daisy hybrids grow 12-18" high x 12" wide and produce daisy-like flowers from spring through summer. These hybrids have lobed, gray green leaves and bloom in white, pink, red, purple, cream, yellow or orange. Arctotis likes full sun and well draining soil. It is drought tolerant once it's established.

Pink Jasmine

Common name: Pink Jasmine
Botanical name: Jasminum polyanthum

This fast-growing evergreen vine features clusters of fragrant white flowers almost all year in cool climates. It does best when grown in sun to part shade.

Iceland Poppy

Common name: Iceland Poppy
Botanical name: Papaver nudicaule

This Iceland Poppy produces leaves that are divided with flowers, appearing on stems 1'-2' high. These flowers are cup-shaped to 3" across, and come in colors of yellow, orange, salmon, rose, pink and cream.

Kangaroo Paw 'Yellow'

Common name: Kangaroo Paw 'Yellow'
Botanical name: Anigozanthos 'Yellow'

This herbaceous perennial can reach 4'-6' tall and 2'-3' wide. Kangaroo Paw has strap-like leaves and fuzzy tubular-shaped, yellow flowers that bloom in spring and fade as summer progresses. They can be used for cut or dried flowers. The flowers have nectar which attract hummingbirds. Kangaroo Paw does well in full sun and looks great in borders, mass plantings, and in pots. It can do well in drought tolerant conditions. It prefers sandy soil and deep, infrequent watering.