Allora's Advice

Why it's important to protect and celebrate plants

Tiffany Cornell . Wednesday, January 15, 2020 . Comments

Mission statement for the IYPH Plants are under constant attack from invasive pests. These pests can severely damage crops, forests, and other natural resources that people depend on. Every y ...

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Tiffany Cornell . Wednesday, January 01, 2020 . Comments

The International Year of Plant Health in Australia The International Year of Plant Health is being celebrated around the world in 2020, and Australia is joining in. The year was declared ...

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Plant Party

Tiffany Cornell . Friday, November 01, 2019 . Comments

NOVEMBER IS THE MONTH OF INDOOR PLANTS... The unusual, the classics, the hanging, the colourful and the trendy! Let's celebrate how wonderful indoor plants are and also how beneficial they are ...

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Happy Hibiscus!

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, October 14, 2019 . Comments

It is the month for Hibiscus plants! The humidity has risen and our homegrown hibiscus are loving it... We have a huge range of Hibiscus rosa-sinesis available now: 'Mrs Andreasen' ' ...

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Pachypodium Gracilis

Tiffany Cornell . Tuesday, October 01, 2019 . Comments

A compact, caudex plant from Madagascar growing to 30cm high It flowers in 1 year with bright yellow flowers and sometimes flowers twice a year The plant looses most of its leaves in the cooler ...

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'Cheetah' Syzygium Australe

Tiffany Cornell . Sunday, September 01, 2019 . Comments

Fast by Name Fast by Nature Very fast growing small type Lilly Pilly (Australian Native) The perfect privacy creator! Can be kept pruned to 1 metre high hedge or let it grow up to 3 ...

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Black Bat Plants

Tiffany Cornell . Thursday, August 01, 2019 . Comments

Also known as the "Tacca Chantrieri", this unusual and spectacular plant is perfect for all those plant collectors out there! When not in flower, the bat plant does not disappoint with it's glos ...

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Plant list for edible and medicinal purposes

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, July 01, 2019 . Comments

Herbs Thyme Mint Basil Coriander Oregano Lemon balm Parsley Chives Rocket Spinach Tomatoes Eggplant Tropical apples Tropical peach Tropical plum Tropical nectarine Avocado Mulberry Mulberry d ...

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Hope Philodendron

Tiffany Cornell . Tuesday, June 04, 2019 . Comments

This easy to care for houseplant provides yearlong beauty with its interesting foliage and full silhouette. This Philodendron is a fun addition to any space in your home, and can even filter certa ...

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Captivating Colours!

Tiffany Cornell . Wednesday, May 01, 2019 . Comments

Our 'Plants of the Month' are bursting with colour! Marigolds are not only beautiful with their golden yellow and orange blooms but they also work for your garden at the same time. They are a  ...

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