AUSTRALIAN PLANTS ONLINE


Number 4...December 1996
ISSN 1326-7469


Australian Plants online is published in March, June, September and December by the Society for Growing Australian Plants, a non-profit, voluntary organisation dedicated to the growing, conservation, preservation, promotion and appreciation of Australian native plants.


First Cuttings
Editor's Rant
Not propagating Persoonias; Tasmanian Botanic Garden in trouble


Features
Australian Floral Emblems 4; Epacris impressa
Victoria's emblem deserves a better name than "Common Heath".

Cultivation and Propagation of Boronia and its Relatives
Secrets to cultivation of this spectacular group of plants.

Australian Plants as Cut Flowers
From a modest start the cut flower market looks set to boom.

Small-growing Eucalypts
There are alternatives to the forest giants!

Correas and Birds
Birds love 'em....so do growers!.

Bringing Back the Bush....
The philosopy behind the "Bradley Method" of bush regeneration.

Three (More) Rogue Aussies!
Melaleuca quinquenervia isn't the only Australian plant causing problems in Florida.


Santa Diagram

A Happy Christmas to all readers from The Society for Growing Australian Plants



May your interest in the Australian flora bring happiness and enjoyment in 1997


Departments
Electronic Mailbox
Your chance to criticise, object, ridicule....or praise (but only if you want to!)

Short Cuts
An eclectic collection of short items from the World of Australian Plants.

A Good Read
Reviews of current print and electronic publications on the Australian flora.

Net Watch
Interesting sites on the Internet...not all to do with Australian plants.

Back Issues
...see what you've missed!

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Opinions expressed in this publication are those of the authors and may not represent official policy of the Society for Growing Australian Plants. The copyright of all articles and images remains with the authors. Photographs in this issue are copyright Brian Walters unless otherwise indicated.

Cartoons: Tim Roberts; Alan Stevenson; Graham Patterson
Editor: Brian Walters

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Australian Plants online - December 1996
Copyright 1996,The Society for Growing Australian Plants

Issue date: 17 December 1996