It’s Still Out: Australian Christmas Bush!

15 Jan

Christmas 2013 has been and gone, but here in Sydney, the bushes that we so often chose for Christmas decoration are hanging onto their cheerful colours.

If I remember correctly, the little red flowers are not flowers at all. They’re bracts. The true flowers precede them, small and insignificant, and are a not very attractive shade of white or cream.

Beside the river, and in our front garden, these mature and charming displays of Christmas cheer are still a vivid reminder of the recent festive season.

Australian Christmas Bush

Australian Christmas Bush


Is it only forty-nine weeks till Christmas Day, 2014?

5 Responses to “It’s Still Out: Australian Christmas Bush!”

  1. Conrad (The Wine Wankers) January 15, 2014 at 11:06 am #

    One of my favourite trees growing up in the Blue Mountains!

  2. davidprosser January 15, 2014 at 11:23 am #

    Aarrggh, I’d better start my Christmas shopping then.
    xxx Hugs Galore xxx

  3. Noel Machold December 19, 2014 at 6:49 am #

    I love your blog.. very nice colors & theme. Did you create this website yourself or did you hire someone to do it for you? Plz answer back as I’m looking to design my own blog and would like to find out where u got this from. many thanks

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