eucalyptus shedding it's caps

tinahereSeptember 28, 2005

Saw this little guy while driving so thought I'd stop and have a look!


the second photo is a pin cushion hakea

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rosemariero(Z9 SW SUNDiegoCA)

I didn't even know they did that, Tina. Thanks for showing it. Great blooms on that Hakea!

~Rosemarie

    Bookmark   September 28, 2005 at 9:43AM
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tinahere

Yep, lots do. This next one is Eucalyptus macrocarpa.

but notice how it's stamens pop out straight whereas the first ones stay tucked up and 'wet', kind of like a butterfly when it first emerges I guess!!

    Bookmark   September 28, 2005 at 10:42AM
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jtriggs1941(z5/6 Ohio)

How strange looking! I've never seen anything like it!

Terri

    Bookmark   September 28, 2005 at 5:24PM
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iris_gal(z9 CA)

Stunning color combo on the macrocarpa. Great pics!

    Bookmark   September 29, 2005 at 2:30AM
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tinahere

thanks for the comments, yes isn't the world full of wonderful things....colours textures and different forms....pretty cool I reckon!! Tina

    Bookmark   September 29, 2005 at 7:08AM
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flowergirl_VA(z7 VA)

How neat! Thanks for sharing. :-)

    Bookmark   October 2, 2005 at 8:45PM
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