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

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
rosemariero(Z9 SW SUNDiegoCA)

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


    Bookmark   September 28, 2005 at 9:43AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

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
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
jtriggs1941(z5/6 Ohio)

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


    Bookmark   September 28, 2005 at 5:24PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
iris_gal(z9 CA)

Stunning color combo on the macrocarpa. Great pics!

    Bookmark   September 29, 2005 at 2:30AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

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
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
flowergirl_VA(z7 VA)

How neat! Thanks for sharing. :-)

    Bookmark   October 2, 2005 at 8:45PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Can anyone identify this plant?
I grew this from a cutting given to me by a neighbor. She...
Accessible Gardening Win-Win
Here's a win-win for saving your back, gardening from...
What type of fern?
My wife received this for Christmas. ideas?
Pics/files are to big for hortiplex.... how to resize?
Hi so I've figured out how to "imbed" images...
Pls help me identtify these houseplants #2
My mom asked me to take care of these plants, but im...
Sponsored Products
Black Whitley Bonded Faux Leather Storage Bench
$149.99 | zulily
Amazonia 13-piece Collection
Amazonia Dining Furniture Lambert 5-Piece Eucalyptus Rectangular Patio Dining
Home Depot
Tufted Centerpiece Ottoman in Beige
| Dot & Bo
Jordana Console - WOOD
$4,299.00 | Horchow
Nook Sleep Systems | Pebble Full Mattress
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™