(Parrot Land – an early nineteenth century name for Australia)
Native Plants in Northcote Gardens’ Cards.
individual cards or in sets.
A limited edition of 500 sets of blank cards designed and printed
300gsm card – envelopes included.
Graphic Design: Ian Robertson
Text: Rosemary Simons/Phyl Frazer Simons/Jenny Brown
cards depict Australian native plants intertwined with features
of the suburban streetscape.
reproduced on these cards are selected from a survey of Australian
native plants in
the Melbourne suburb of
Once the flower
rich land of the Wurundjeri Aboriginal people, this early suburb
of Melbourne, like much of Australian
cleared of most vegetation. This original, pristine, grassy
woodland, was quickly
forgotten and replaced by housing, industry and European
although once exiled to the bush, many native plants have returned
to our suburbs.These cards record
Card 1/ Native
Card 2/ Small-leafed clematis –Clematis microphylla
Card 3/ Kangaroo paw –Anigozanthos 'Harmony'
Card 4/ Possibly the Spotted gum – Eucalyptus maculata
Card 5/ Leptospermum ‘Pink Cascade’ – Tea Tree
Card 6/ Prickly-leafed Paperbark – Melaleuca stypheliodes
Card Order Form:
(refer to PDF)
Photographic Prints of the ‘Native Plants in Northcote
Gardens’ Card Series of Photographs. (Refer
Plants in Northcote Gardens’ Card on menu
to view images).
Price on application
‘ Parrot Land’
166 Bastings Street Northcote
Victoria 3070 AUSTRALIA
PH +61 3 9481 6915
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