When the sun shines brightly and the weather is warm – that’s when you know Spring is here! A stark contrast from winter, where the weather is gloomy and the wind is frigid cold. Some would even call Spring the perfect time to relax, with the buzzing bees and the blooming flowers, anyone would be able to appreciate such a sight! Fortunately for us, we have the ability to view such a sight right in our backyard. In the Monash Kenneth Hunt garden, there are a wide variety of flowers available right here! Scroll down for more info!
With an almost neon-like orange colour, the flower is sure to grab anyone’s attention! Deriving its name from Lady Charlotte Clive, these plants are rather exquisite and can cost more than $50USD per plant! The Clivia Orange are native to South Africa but due to their sheer fame, have spread to the rest of the world.
Peace Lily's are easy to identify with their elegant dark green leaves and huge fragrant-looking flowers! They symbolize the rebirth of the soul as well as being a symbol of peace and hope. It is a famous flower to decorate your rooms with, due to the many health benefits it brings, such as the minimization of toxic pollutants around us!
Coined as the “Princess Lavender”, similarly to the Sweet Kate, this flower is sure to grab your attention. With its heavy pink shade, it is sure to contrast starkly against the otherwise dull green foliage. Its sheer popularity has taken the world by storm! Famously planted in many homes, it is no wonder that it was crowned Plant of The Year in 2014!
With an almost cotton-like appearance and texture, this flower is sure to stand out amongst the otherwise dull foliage. Growing in clusters, it has also been noted by many people to exhibit a tranquil fragrance.
Daisies are compound flowers, meaning that they consist of two blended together and so symbolize true love. Daisies were known as “day’s eye” because its petals were opened as the sun rises, then closes as if to sleep at sunset. A funny phrase is “fresh as a daisy”, it signifies someone had a good night’s rest.
With an eye-catching deep-blue colour, the Sweet Kate is truly a sight to behold. Any visitor stepping into the Kenneth Garden will definitely notice this beautiful flower. Many who own this plant comment on the calming effect it exhibits, this flower simply induces waves of calming thoughts into viewers and for this reason, has been coined as the “Sweet Kate”.
The Tulip has been long known as the flower of love. Like roses, different colors of tulips carry their own meaning and significance. Some of the most common meanings for the daffodil flower are: True Love (Red Tulips), Royalty (Purple), Sunshine (Yellow) and Forgiveness(White).
Native to southeastern Australia, the Wattle has been known to emit a fragrant sense. With gorgeous golden flowers blooming in late winter and spring, it was no wonder that this flower eventually became Australia's official floral emblem!
The flowers that you have seen here are just a small glimpse into the wide variety of flowers available in Monash’s Kenneth Hunt garden, anyone is free to have a stroll through the garden and you have our personal guarantee that you are sure to love it!
It's time to enter the garden and get immersed in the gorgeous view!