A Sight for Sore Eyes: Beautiful Bottlebrush

21 Feb

Margaret's Classic Posts

The Bottlebrush ranks high among my most-loved natives. Their brilliant colours and stunning form make them one of my favourite flowers to photograph. How delightfully do they respond to the play of light!

I hope you will enjoy seeing this flower in full bloom. The photo was taken in our own backyard. 2015_0531imagefacebook0156

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8 Responses to “A Sight for Sore Eyes: Beautiful Bottlebrush”

  1. Julie Sopetrán February 21, 2016 at 9:57 am #

    Very original flower!

  2. victoriabenchley February 21, 2016 at 6:14 pm #

    My childhood home had a huge bottle brush (tree/bush) growing on the side of the house. It eventually dwarfed its trellis. I have two “Little Johns” (small versions of the plant) in my own backyard. Thanks for sharing. I love this unique plant.

    • Margaret Lynette Sharp February 22, 2016 at 5:43 am #

      Thanks, Victoria! I have three young Bottlebrush growing in our yard, and there are quite a few planted in neighbouring streets and the local park. They are very beautiful!

  3. davidprosser February 22, 2016 at 6:45 am #

    That looks a particularly colourful specimen Margaret. A lovely plant.
    xxx Hugs Galore xxx

  4. philosophermouseofthehedge February 25, 2016 at 8:10 pm #

    I love these bushes. So colorful and as kids we loved those soft brilliant red flowers

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