A Long Season…

4 Jan

It seems quite a while, several months at least, since the first of the Flannel Flowers revealed its simple yet glorious petals in the local park.

Australian Flannel Flowers

Australian Flannel Flowers

 

While many plants have given up for the season, a few have found new life and kept on blooming.

Since they rank very highly on my list of favourite Australian wildflowers, this is a delightful bonus.

Enjoy!

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11 Responses to “A Long Season…”

  1. Margaret January 4, 2014 at 11:08 am #

    In their simplicity aren’t they just beautiful? It’s been years since I’ve seen them growing wild out in the sandstone country behind Newcastle and Sydney. What a delight to be reminded of them.

  2. davidprosser January 4, 2014 at 3:47 pm #

    Not seen those before. Thy’re really very pretty.
    xxx Hugs Galore xxx

    • Margaret L. Sharp (@MargaretLynett1) January 5, 2014 at 5:00 am #

      They aren’t common where I live: they only like the bushland, and even there they’re fairly sparse. Glad you like them!
      xxx Big Hugs xxx

  3. Debbie Robson January 4, 2014 at 9:30 pm #

    Ah the old flannel flower. What suburb do you live in Margaret? The last time I saw them growing wild was either in the bush at Kuringai or as a child living at Coolangatta Avenue, Elanora Heights.

    • Margaret L. Sharp (@MargaretLynett1) January 5, 2014 at 5:02 am #

      I live near the Georges River, and they are growing in the bush quite near it. Some are actually within a few metres of the river bank. 🙂

      • Debbie Robson January 5, 2014 at 11:12 am #

        So you have a lot of bushland near you?

      • Margaret Lynette Sharp January 5, 2014 at 11:17 pm #

        We have a fairly large area, a park, in addition to the bushland along the foreshores. How about you?

      • Debbie Robson January 7, 2014 at 11:33 am #

        I don’t have much bush around me but I live right near Lake Macquarie which is wonderful.

  4. joshi daniel January 5, 2014 at 5:18 pm #

    bright and nice 🙂
    Wishing you a fabulous 2014 🙂

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