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Explore the Australian Garden, devoted purely to native Australian flora, at the Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne just outside of Melbourne.

 

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From glass pool surrounds to modern landscapes, Matthew Cantwell of Sydney-based Secret Gardens shares what’s popular in Australia right now.

 

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Australian plants are like the ultimate self-sacrificing mother: They give and give (certain trees can reach 20 feet in just a few years and flower for six weeks or more) but ask so little in return. (Fertilizer? Rain? If you insist.) Their fantastical forms, however—including sculptural, hairy, or waxy blooms in neon colors—are anything but matronly.    
Pack your bags and have your passport ready for this amazing trip to Australia with the Pacific Horticulture Society. Find out more to experience springtime in the month of November down under as you tour Australia’s greatest private and public gardens, wineries, country estates, and more.
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Fire is generally the death knell for many plants, but the beautiful flowering shrubs and trees of the genus Banksia are adapted to even thrive in wildfires—in fact, the plants need fire to reproduce.