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Thursday, January 12, 2012

Gentle


Gentle grevillea? flowering eucalypt? blooming in the streets of Flinders, Mornington Peninsula
(Please feel free to correct me Nix if the label is incorrect!)

Palest of lemon
Flowering romantic light
Brushstroke of beauty


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5 comments:

Sylvia K said...

What an exquisite flower! It looks so fragile! I love the color! A superb capture, Gemma! And your words are always perfect! Thanks for sharing the beauty!

Sylvia

NixBlog said...

Beautiful photo of this lovely coloured flower, Gemma. Rather than a grevillea, I think this is more like a Eucalypt (judging from the bud caps and the leaves). It almost looks like a Eucalyptus newbeyi (see: http://anpsa.org.au/e-new.html )

Thanks for participating in Floral Friday Fotos!
Nick

Halcyon said...

So pretty! They look like little powder puffs!

gardenerat60 said...

I came via Nick's Floral Friday foto meme.

Lovely, flowers,rare flowers.
The color is so soft and the picture looks tender and comforting.

Thanks.

Carole Meisenhelter said...

lovely Gemma; looking like a eucalypt to me

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