Leo and Austin, Easter Eggs and Great Grand dads wagonAs a follow up our Open garden at Easter. It was gratifying to note 700 visitors and a very successful result for the "Hunchy Community Association" and the "Blackall Range Horseless Carriage Club."
Of course we couldn't resist adding some new plants , or adding to our current stock
Asystasia gangetica ( Blue form of Chinese Violet) Ground-covering herbaceous plant Malaysia
Asystasia gangetica micrantha (White form of Chinese Violet) Groundcovering herb South Africa
Cuphea salvadorensis (Christmas Cigar Flower) Mexico, El Salvador
Callicarpa dichotoma ? C cana (White Beauty Berry) China
Dombeya calanthe syn. Dombeya burgessiae Tall shrub pink flowering , maple shaped leaves, flowers in clusters South East Africa
Drimiopsis maculata (Leopard lily) South Africa
Felicia amelloides (Kingfisher daisy) Half hardy perennial , light blue flowers. South Africa
Hibiscus acetosella Short lived perennial with bronze foliage and pink flowers. First recognized by French botonists in 1896. Congo Angola
Hibiscus schizopetalus (Japanese Lantern Hibiscus) Finely divided petals and long stamen. Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique
Knifophia (seedlings from yellow)
Lonicera sempervirens (Dropmores Scarlet Honeysuckle) Semi-evergreen climber with scarlet flowers Eastern United States
Salvia involucrata x karwinskii "Follets Folly" Red flpowering tall perennial shrub.
Salvia involucrata "Joan" Tall shrub bright pink flowers.
Salvia involucrata " Mulberry Jam" Tall shrub Mauve flowers
Salvia pallida Pale Sage. Tall, Oval leaves scalloped edges, pale blue flowers Argentina
Salvia macrophylla "Purple leaf" Like green leaved S. macrophylla Cobalt blue flowers Peru
Verbena canadensis "Homestead Purple" Named in 1990s by Dr. Alan Armitage, of the University of Georgia. Vigorously spreading, deep purple clusters from June to November. garden cultivar
Also couldn't help taking photos of grandchildren in our garden trolley. Body rescued/remanufactured by Laurie Jeays, Wheels by Fred Vowden (Michaels Grandfather) sometime in the 1920s. Never hrow stuff away