These are flowers I took over the last couple of days. The buds on the lemon scented gums and others mean there will be more flowers soon.
Grevillea – I love these. They are such a beautiful colour (though there are colours other than scarlet. I have posted one of yellow before, and I think a pale yellow as well) and occur in so many different places – waste ground, corners, neglected areas of gardens. Birds love them. If you have Grevillea in your garden, you will have many honeyeaters – & bees which will bring other types of birds as well.
a long bottlebrush flower:
And these, high up on a tree:
and these, on the tree next door:
and then, these:
The red were on a tree in someone’s garden so I couldn’t go in and get close ups:
And these yellow ones are out of story books (Australian: SnugglePot and CuddlePie, by May Gibbs). The yellow is so beautiful, although the tree (in a later post) is twisted and old with rough bark and shape:
I hope you enjoyed these. I enjoyed discovering them.