Wednesday, January 2, 2013

A Touch of Red 2 of 4


Eucalyptus flower with a peek of the beach in the background.

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  1. And what a beautiful shade of red ..... It looks great against the soft background.
    Wishing you a wonderful and safe 2013 with lots of photo opportunities.

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  2. I saw one of these trees in bloom yesterday too. They're certainly lovely.

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  3. Ah, this is how a Eucalyptus flower looks like ... nice.

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    1. Martina, there are over 700 varieties of eucalyptus. While this flower is the typical shape most in our part of Australia have fairly inconspicuous white or cream flowers. This is probably a variety from South or Western Australia.

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  4. All the flowering gums round our way are coming out now - all that RED nd green is just like Xmas!!

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  5. Gorgeous blooms! Another endemic species I suppose.

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