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Some coastal flowers on this very fine day!

Discussion in 'General Gardening Discussion' started by stephenprudence, Jun 4, 2015.

  1. stephenprudence

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    Thought I'd share with you some of what's flowering, but it had to be bright and summery. It hits me that nearly all the plants I include are from the Southern hemisphere.

    First this Escallonia was growing wild in woodland edge (these do naturalise occasionally along with Rhododendron as you can see), looking a little tropical against the blue sky!
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    Some Valerian providing a backdrop to the river.
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    Lampranthus spectabilis (south African succulent) in lower town
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    Lonely Aeonium 'Schwartzkopf' poking out from the Geraniums
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    Delospermum spp
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    Osteospermum
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    Drosanthemum spp.
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    Lampranthus coccinea
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    Lampranthus coccinea and Carpobrotus acinaciformis
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    Carpobrotus acinaciformis closer
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    Osteospermums on steroids I think !
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    Another Osteospermum
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    Good performance from Escallonia rubra this year
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    More Lampranthus spectabilis
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    Some wild Buddleia globosa in woodland.. growing very tall (around 10 metres high)
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    Another one of the Buddleia globosa
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    General view from town
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    • Phil A

      Phil A Gardener

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      Lovely pics again Stephen :thumbsup:
       
    • Anzia

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      Gorgeous pics Stephen, the one with the Valerian is stunning :)
       
    • Jenny namaste

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      All beautiful,
      wish I could have been there,
      thank you for sharing,
      Jenny
       
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      Great pictures Stephen! :dbgrtmb:
       
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