A genus comprising many species of elegant hardy shrubs with rather spreading habit, which, when planted in conjunction with other shrubs having stout upright branches, form a charming combination. Being all Australian, they take kindly to our climate and should be seen more often.

Swainsonia 14

Propagate either by seeds or by cuttings put in sandy soil in a cool frame any time from July to October. Cover the seeds to the depth of one-sixteenth of an inch.