En vacances – flowering Australian native trees
Let me fling some blossom at you.
I am painfully aware that you have been deprived of news.
So please accept these bouquets of flowers from my walk this week. It’s a paltry stop gap while I find time to do all I have promised and not delivered.
Grevillea to start.
Of course the mighty eucalyptus.
But while I have been walking smack bang into these trees growing at head height.. and reaching over the fences to get as close as I can to these little garden trees..
One does also step gaily over a carpet of frangipane flowers all over the ground. Not a native. But very, very ubiquitous in Sydney.
How about this one for reversion in action. A spot of breeding gone wrong on this tree.
And here is one I will be going back to in the next street.
A gorgeous fuchsia pink magnolia
And to finish. A salutary warning.
Import the pretty annual climber Morning Glory. Ipomoea.
And then let it run amok in a climate that doesn’t have a winter cold enough to kill the plants.