Plant of the month – Wallum Heath

Botanical Name: Epacris pulchella Common Name: Wallum Heath or NSW Coral Heath Family: Ericaceae Subfamily: Epacridoideae Meaning:Epacris: From Latin epi and akros, meaning up on the top, referring to where the plant typically grows, on the top of hills.pulchella: From Latin pulcher, meaning beautiful. Habitat: In rocky heath, scrub, woodland …

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Plant of the month – White Spider Grevillea

Botanical Name: Grevillea linearifolia Common Name: White Spider Grevillea Family: Proteaceae Meaning: Grevillea: Named after English plant collector and propagator Charles Francis Greville. linearifolia: From Latin meaning straight-leaved. Habitat: Heath and Woodland. Can be grown from cuttings. Fairly fast growing. Prefers full sun, but can grow in part shade. …

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