What’s flowering

…in our garden, after the rain…




Our own ptychocarpa

Pink hibiscus

Delicate pink

Red hibiscus

Outside the kitchen window

Yellow hibiscus

Yellow hibiscus

Bush with white flowers

Mystery bush



Filed under Flowers, Trees

2 responses to “What’s flowering

  1. Your mystery bush might be Ilex (holly).

    • Rob

      Yes, the leaf is very holly-like. The flower is a very delicate pale pink. For some reason I did think that the shrub was native; however, looking up Ilex, the only ones I found for Australia look nothing like it, so I must assume it isn’t native (or maybe isn’t Ilex). Might follow up with our Herbarium. The shrub has taken a very long time to get to below waist height, but is very hardy, drought tolerant and occasionally very pretty!

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