In the garden we have a plant of Grevillea maccutcheonii, or McCutcheon’s Grevillea, a plant extremely rare in the wild, found only in a single location near the base of the Whicher Range, south east of Busselton, in Western Australia. Full details of this beautiful plant are found here. It is thriving in a raised [...]
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….Eupoecila australasiae in fact, the Fiddler Beetle. A phone call took me over the road to our friends’ garden where there were a number of the spectacular beetles on their flowering Corymbia ficifolia, a grafted tree of striking colour. The beetles feed on nectar and pollen and their larvae live in the ground eating rotting [...]