End of Spring

bottlebrush bloom


Sunday, 2 January 2011

Spring has finished, yet many of the native flowers in Australia are still blooming. This bottlebrush type flower attracts the bees including the bumble bees.

Are there special colours that attract insects to flowers?

What other plants do you know that have a bottlebrush effect?

If you were planning your own garden to attract birds and insects, what flower would you have as a centre piece?

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3 Comments on “End of Spring
  1. Tomorrow, I will have to capture our Pohutukawa and compare to your bottle brush. I have poached your question… Hope you don’t mind – perfect for our “Colour My World” Inquiry… In fact.. that’s got me thinking about another project 😀

  2. I love the bottle brush trees, because rainbow lorikeets seem to be attracted to them. I love the lorikeets. They wowed me when I was in QLD

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