Flannel Flowers By The River

11 Dec
Flannel Flowers by the river

Flannel Flowers by the river

Flannel Flowers are one of the few native plants that have been honoured by their appearance on Australian postage stamps.

Their simple beauty is a delight. Currently, they are in flower in our local park, and have become one of the highlights of our going to visit.


By the way, here’s a link to my third post on my new blog. Thanks go to those who visit!


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9 Responses to “Flannel Flowers By The River”

  1. davidprosser December 11, 2014 at 7:48 am #

    They’re really quite striking. It strikes me they must also be quite hardy if the river is the salt water one you swim in as there’s likely to be salt in the air?
    xxx Huge Hugs xxx

    • Margaret Lynette Sharp December 11, 2014 at 8:34 am #

      It is a salt-water river, David, but the air doesn’t smell like sea-air. They are hardy in the bush, but particular about where they’ll grow. Reputedly very hard to grow in a suburban garden.
      xxx Massive Hugs xxx

  2. fluidicthought December 11, 2014 at 10:10 am #

    I’ve not seen these before Margaret. They are delightful 🙂

  3. Julie Sopetrán December 11, 2014 at 10:21 am #

    Look so beautiful…!

  4. Crooked Tracks December 11, 2014 at 4:49 pm #

    I have never heard of these flowers, they are simple and beautiful.

    • Margaret Lynette Sharp December 12, 2014 at 7:40 am #

      🙂 They aren’t common, but there are quite a few in our local bushland park.

  5. Maxima December 24, 2014 at 3:07 pm #

    “My best wishes for a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! With love Maxima”

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