Allora's Advice

Bat Plant Beauty!

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, January 15, 2018 . Comments

Bat plants require warm, humid shade. They thrive in low light conditions of 40-60% shade, where trees or walls protect them from direct sun. This affinity for low light makes them quite happy ind ...

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Boysenberries - Yes we grow here!

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, January 08, 2018 . Comments

Large bramble berry that grows on a trailing vine. Small clustered berries. When fully ripe, they develop a deep maroon colour, though it is not uncommon for the berries to still have subtle hin ...

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Sweet Love

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, January 01, 2018 . Comments

Tabernaemontana 'Sweet Love' are now in stock and looking gorgeous! With delicate looking little white flowers, this hardy shrub reaches 1-2 metres high. Prune to create a nice b ...

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, December 25, 2017 . Comments

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! ...

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Wet Season Gardening

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, December 18, 2017 . Comments

During the wet season, the monsoons come in from the north bringing nearly 2 metres of rain, the creeks and rivers fill and flood and stretch out across the flood plain. Lightening streaks the sky ...

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Diamonds in the Dark

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, December 11, 2017 . Comments

Diamonds in the Dark are a revolutionary new range of Lagerstroemias. They feature flawless near-black foliage that emerges in early spring, followed by masses of vivid blooms from  ...

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Rain brings warning of Melioidosis disease in the NT

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, December 04, 2017 . Comments

As it starts to get wetter in the Top End, the Centre of Disease Control warns Territorians to look out for symptoms of potentially deadly soil-borne disease, Melioidosis. Also known a ...

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Purple Heart

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, November 27, 2017 . Comments

Need a ground cover for your garden that is attractive and durable? Tradescantia Pallida 'Purpurea' (Purple Heart) is a popular trailing evergreen perennial noted for its remarkable foliage of  ...

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Moses in the Cradle

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, November 20, 2017 . Comments

Rhoeo Tradescantia or 'Moses in the Cradle' is a colourful, evergreen clump forming plant featuring two colour foliage - green on top and purple underneath. It has a short stem that produc ...

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Purple Fountain Grass

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, November 13, 2017 . Comments

Of all the ornamental grasses, of which there are many, Purple Fountain Grass (Pennisetum Advena 'Rubrum') is probably one of the most popular. The Purple burgundy-coloured foliage and soft, fuzzy ...

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