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Growing Gymea lilies from seed in Melbourne

Gymea lilies – among the most spectacular native flowering plants in Australia – do grow well in Melbourne – successful plantings are on my golf course. While wandering around (‘playing’) the course in autumn I noticed a green-keeper collecting used flower stems with their seed pods from the Gymeas. I asked for some – he […]


On my local golf course a year or so ago I noticed a three metre high tree with bright yellow flowers that, after some weeks, were followed by attractively marked fruit. I broke a small piece off and asked a few knowledgeable locals what it was but no one knew. Finally I took the piece […]