Eucalyptus gunnii (Cider Gum)
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
Evergreen, conical tree. Round juvenile leaves are silver-blue maturing to long blue-green ones. White flowers in clusters with numerous stamens. July to October. Ht.25mt.(78ft.). Attractive peeling cream, pinkish and brown bark. Better grown as multi-stem tree. Grow in sun and fertile, moist, well-drained, slightly acid soil. May need some protection in cold areas. Good for specimen plant and flower arranging.
Synthyris missurica stellata
- Usually Flowers : March, April, May
Evergreen, rhizomatous perennial forming mounds of rounded, kidney-shaped, deep green leaves. Abundant spikes of bell-shaped, dark violet-blue flowers. March to May. Ht.25cm.(10in.). Grow in part to full shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good for woodland plantings, front of shady borders, rock gardens and peat beds.