Friday, August 16, 2013

Mount Penang Gardens. 16th August 2013.

A garden of both native and exotic plants, mostly aimed at being drought tolerant and water saving.

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Arctotis – (Nature’s Wonders Colours of Africa) – Hannah.
Euphorbia grandicornis  -
 Cow's Horn Euphorbia, Big Horn, Rhino Thorn, Zig Zag Cactus).
Grevillea insignis  -  Wax Grevillea.
A collection of Bromeliads.
 View of one of the beds.
Ready to Explode.
Protea cynaroides  -  King Protea.
Protea cynaroides  -  King Protea.
Xanthorrhoea australis  -  Grass-tree.

Banksia ericifolia  -  Heath-leaved Banksia
                                                   and  Banksia spinulosa  -  Hairpin Banksia.
Not sure what it is, I'm just glad it wasn't hungry.
Coronidium elatum   'Downunder Wonders'.
Euphorbia tirucallii  -
 Tricolour Pencil Cactus, Firestick Plant, Indian Tree Spurge.
Brachychiton rupestris  -  Queensland Bottle Tree.
Isopogon anemonifolius  'Drumsticks Yellow'.
Arctotis and gum tree.
Euphorbia caput-medusae   -   Medusa's Head.
Cereus peruvianus mondtrosus  - 
Curiosity Cactus, Monstrose Apple Cactus.
Alyogyne huegelii  - Lilac Hibiscus 'West Coast Gem'.

Grevillea   (Orange Marmalade ?)

FEATHERS, FUR and FANG.                 Some Of The Wildlife Seen Today.

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Mallard      (feral)


Straw-necked Ibis 

Australian Coot

Australasian Grebe   

Dusky Moorhen

Chestnut Teal

Purple Swamphen

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