Kingdom: Plantae Unranked: Angiosperms Unranked: Eudicots Unranked: Core eudicots Order: Saxifragales Family: Hamanelidaceae Genus: Forthergilla Species: F. gardenii Common Name: Dwarf Fothergilla Where: You’ll find this one growing in front of the Pavilion and this photo shows it aglow in its fall color. About: Fothergilla gardenii is a terrific little shrub. It only grows to about […]
Many of the wildflowers planted at the Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden are enjoying spring. They’re better established and putting on a good show. Some flowers are seeding themselves around, so they’re obviously happy!
Kingdom: Plantae Division: Pteridophyta Class: Polypodiopsida Order: Polypodiales Family: Polypodiaceae Genus: Polypodium Species: P. glycyrrhiza Common Name: Licorice Root Where: Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden visitors will catch sight of the Licorice Fern clinging to Big-Leaf Maples (Acer macrophyllum) wherever there is a dense enough layer of moss for the roots to attach. About: The fronds […]