Monday, November 03, 2008

Cultivars & the Cup

Grevillea lanigera cultivar

Grevillea lanigera cultivar

A purely picture post today. I am buggered. Lovely holiday followed by a day of very hard yakka. No fair!

Cultivars of native plants are getting popular. The sundae one is my favourite.

Garden Express will not mind my blogging their stuff in exchange for the link.

Grevillea hybrid 'Strawberry Sundae' cultivar

Grevillea hybrid 'Strawberry Sundae' cultivar

Callistemon Pink Champagne

Callistemon Pink Champagne

Bottlebrush close-up

The flowers of the Callistemon are very similar to the spines of this bottlebrush flower.

Grevillea hybrid 'Fireworks' cultivar

Grevillea hybrid 'Fireworks' cultivar

For non-cultivar grevilleas, pop over to my photos looking great on the black of Device dear's blog.


Wollemi christmas tree

Wollemi christmas tree

The Wollemi (Wollemia nobilis) is the Jurassic tree found in the Blue Mountains in 1994.

Wollemi bonsai


Leucospermum cultivar
Embiggen, high res

Leucospermum cultivar (Wiki Creative Commons)

Looks like a waratah but is in fact a Leucospermum glabrum x L. tottum ‘Scarlet Ribbon’ cultivar in Tasmania.


Snippets

Pop over to Steve's for Haunted Woy Woy

Welcome to the Bustling Woy Woy blogosphere (population 3), Grumpy Old Journo.


1st Tuesday in November

Tomorrow is Melbourne Cup day.

Form Guide & stuff

The Birdcage (hats, celebs & champers)

4 comments:

michael said...

welcome back spike hope you had a good break

Spike said...

Thank yer, I did.

Inexplicable DeVice said...

I like me a nice Leucospermum, I do.

Thanks for the link, Spike darling!

Spike said...

Yer welcome. Always glad to help a person to find their one true Leucospermum.