Frangipani

  1. Gardening 101: Tips for the neglectful gardener

    Gardening 101: Tips for the neglectful gardener
    Do you want a beautiful garden, but find yourself short on time to give it the attention it deserves? Perhaps you've tried gardening in the past and, through being busy or distracted, you've lost your plants. Or maybe you have a holiday house that is only inhabited periodically. With clever plant selection, even the most forgetful, absent, neglectful gardener can...
  2. Plants that love to be by the seaside

    Plants that love to be by the seaside
    Next time you’re at the beach where there’s natural bushland, take a moment to scan the sand dunes and look at the trees and shrubs that lie behind them. These are true seaside plants. They’ve evolved to withstand salt air and battering wind. Although there are many different plants, they have some things in common including tough leaves - leathery...
  3. Shade trees for any garden

    Shade trees for any garden
    Summer can be a tough time in gardens but it’s a lot more comfortable if your garden offers a shady oasis from the heat. With a bit of leafy shade the garden becomes somewhere to spend time playing, relaxing and eating. Planting trees around a home does more than provide shade. Trees lower the temperature indoors and out. Summer is...
  4. 21 plants for a fragrant garden

    21 plants for a fragrant garden
    Spoil one of your strongest senses with some of the most fragrant flowers around.   1. Murraya paniculata Also known as cosmetic bark, jasmine orange and orange jessamine, this evergreen shrub makes for a five-star hedging plant and offers a profusion of white, sweetly-perfumed flowers from spring to autumn. 2. Heliotrope or ‘Cherry Pie’ (Heliotropium arborescens) For a vision of violet...
  5. How to create a scent-sational garden

    How to create a scent-sational garden
    Indulge in living fragrance fashioned by the most famous perfumer of all - Mother Nature.   Subtle scents versus obvious aromas Nature expresses itself in a myriad of awe-inspiring ways and fragrant plants are no exception. From the rich, spicy scent of citrus to the heady, sweet aroma of jasmine, you’ll be inspired by the impressive array of scented flowers...
  6. Frangipani facts and favourites

    Frangipani facts and favourites
    A little bit about Frangipani The frangipani is an iconic tropical tree bearing clusters of colourful and scented flowers during the warmer months of November through to April. Flowers appear in clusters at the end of branches and have a very distinctive fragrance. The petals are waxy and the centre of the flower is a different colour - just like the...

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