KUNZEA AMBIGUA #1.  Tick Bush  Age: 150 - 300 yrs  Container: Penny Davis  Region: Aus East coastal ridges  Purchase: NFS  This tree explores the two extremities this species takes as a full size specimen. meandering across the rock surface and poking delicately whimsical foliage masses politely into the sky. The elemental disposition of the wind affected environment heavily plays a role in proposing form and line.

KUNZEA AMBIGUA #1. Tick Bush

Age: 150 - 300 yrs

Container: Penny Davis

Region: Aus East coastal ridges

Purchase: NFS

This tree explores the two extremities this species takes as a full size specimen. meandering across the rock surface and poking delicately whimsical foliage masses politely into the sky. The elemental disposition of the wind affected environment heavily plays a role in proposing form and line.

KUNZEA AMBIGUA #2.  Tick Bush  Age: 100 - 150 yrs  Container: Tracey Franics  Region: Aus East coastal ridges  purchase: Available  Capturing the highly asymmetrical structure of Kunzea on the coast sandstone heath, this tree confidently holds true showing the weathering of the past and present

KUNZEA AMBIGUA #2. Tick Bush

Age: 100 - 150 yrs

Container: Tracey Franics

Region: Aus East coastal ridges

purchase: Available

Capturing the highly asymmetrical structure of Kunzea on the coast sandstone heath, this tree confidently holds true showing the weathering of the past and present

LEPTOSPERMUM TRINERVIUM #1.  Paper Bark Tea Tree  Age: 150 - 300 yrs  Container: Tracey Francis  Region: Great dividing range  Purchase: Available  Wind and apical dominance are a key characteristic of the Australian environment. Forming naturally long whimsical growth, teas tree existing at elevation and exposure display the affect of environment and vigorous denial. A lack of snow allows these trees to perpetually characterise streamline foliar forms whilst exploring the notion of verticality. This tree explores this environment.

LEPTOSPERMUM TRINERVIUM #1. Paper Bark Tea Tree

Age: 150 - 300 yrs

Container: Tracey Francis

Region: Great dividing range

Purchase: Available

Wind and apical dominance are a key characteristic of the Australian environment. Forming naturally long whimsical growth, teas tree existing at elevation and exposure display the affect of environment and vigorous denial. A lack of snow allows these trees to perpetually characterise streamline foliar forms whilst exploring the notion of verticality. This tree explores this environment.

 
JUNIPERUS SQUAMATA #1  Squamata juniper  Age: 20 - 30 yrs  Container: Hugh Grant  region: Nursery stock (native Himalayas)  Purchase: Available  Humbly produced from nursery stock, this tree was deducted from a larger shrub and designed to centre around the curvaceous trunk and interesting apical deadwood. A testament to the versitility of simple nursery grown material

JUNIPERUS SQUAMATA #1 Squamata juniper

Age: 20 - 30 yrs

Container: Hugh Grant

region: Nursery stock (native Himalayas)

Purchase: Available

Humbly produced from nursery stock, this tree was deducted from a larger shrub and designed to centre around the curvaceous trunk and interesting apical deadwood. A testament to the versitility of simple nursery grown material

ALLOCASUARINA LITTORALIS #1.  Black She-Oak  Age: 5 - 10 yrs  Container: unknown  region: East coast sandstone  Purchase: NFS  A study of line, form and space. This Allocasuarina seeks to investigate the theories of design while minimally functioning as a tree. It beautifully highlights the key aspects of design as a sculptural form. One of our most favourite trees in the studio.

ALLOCASUARINA LITTORALIS #1. Black She-Oak

Age: 5 - 10 yrs

Container: unknown

region: East coast sandstone

Purchase: NFS

A study of line, form and space. This Allocasuarina seeks to investigate the theories of design while minimally functioning as a tree. It beautifully highlights the key aspects of design as a sculptural form. One of our most favourite trees in the studio.

LIGUSTRUM OVALIFOLIUM #1  Common Privet  Age: 50 - 100 yrs  Container: Tracey Francis  region: UK (Introduced sp. Aus)  Purchase: NFS  Privet exist in high quantities across the east coast of Australia, originally as ornamental hedge row plants during colonial settlement. Later though these have become prolific across the rural landscape. This tree collected from a field exhibits the bark of a tree dating back to those times of ornamental value in this species. An excellent example of the traditional humble side of bonsai design, incorporating some European and Australian influence as it references its many contexts.

LIGUSTRUM OVALIFOLIUM #1 Common Privet

Age: 50 - 100 yrs

Container: Tracey Francis

region: UK (Introduced sp. Aus)

Purchase: NFS

Privet exist in high quantities across the east coast of Australia, originally as ornamental hedge row plants during colonial settlement. Later though these have become prolific across the rural landscape. This tree collected from a field exhibits the bark of a tree dating back to those times of ornamental value in this species. An excellent example of the traditional humble side of bonsai design, incorporating some European and Australian influence as it references its many contexts.