Saturday, July 16, 2011

Exotics


Canberra is famous for its extensive plantings of exotic trees which means it puts on a terrific Autumn colour display but by this time of year are bare and wintery.  It's a chilly place with the mountains often being snow capped in Winter.

3 comments:

  1. I like the beauty of these bare trees, it's like seeing impossibly elegant sculptures.

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  2. They don't look so exotic to my eyes. Yes, yes, I know you mean non-native ...

    HOwever, the reason Canberra went for colour at this level, is because it is essentially colourless at every other level.

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  3. Paula, intricate sculptures too.

    Julie, you are sooo right. The planned colour in the buildings is so boring, unlike the wonderful mish mash of great cities.

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