Open Gardens at Mt. Tamborine in September 2019 = Springtime in Queensland, Australia in ……… 27th September …. Garden No. 2

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Sign that we are at the right garden.

Azalea bushes in full flower out in the footpath ….. masses of pink / mauve flowers !!

Red Clivia in flower. Clivia were in flower everywhere on Mt. Tamborine. See these YouTube videos on growing and maintaining Clivias on this website. Also see the Flower Power website as well. As well as orange flowered forms there are also newer colour varieties of clivia available including red-orange, yellow and cream. There are also bi-colours that are orange with a strong yellow throat. These cultivars however are still new and may need to be hunted for in specialist nurseries or from mail-order bulb or perennial nurseries

Yellow Clivia in flower.

Fern ….. The Crows Nest Fern is an Australian Rainforest fern. See this website and the many YouTube videos on growing and maintaining Crows Nest Ferns:

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Maidenhair fern grows in moist shady area. Maidenhair ferns are soft and lacy plants which have a variety of uses both indoors and outside.

See details on Maidenhair fern at this website.

Morning noon and night plant ….. Botanic name: Brunfelsia bonodora See Images for morning noon and night plant.

As well as orange flowered forms there are also newer colour varieties of clivia available including red-orange, yellow and cream.

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How do the owners maintain this big garden? The yellow flowering tree is very eye-catching.

Orchid in a mauve colour drops down as a multitude of flowers from an orchid that hangs down from a tree.

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Close-up of the yellow flowering tree that is very eye-catching in the big garden.

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Azalea bush in full flower out in the big garden.

Red and yellow Clivia in flower.

A Foxglove in flower. See the website on fox gloves.

Arum lilies in flower.

See this website on Arm lilies. This white lily with large spathes is widely used as a cut flower. However, the plants of the Arum Lily will engulf gutters, streams, waterways and wetland bogs. It is now a widespread environmental weed. The green form called ‘Green Goddess’ is also invasive and can be found clogging up natural waterways.

A rainforest tree with new growth.

Clumps of yellow Clivia in flower under the light shade of overhanging small trees.

A mixture of bangalow palms (Australian rainforest palms) and a treefern.

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