GPOD on the Street: Sydney, Australia

Whats up, that is Cindy Strickland. I wished to share a number of scenes from an October 2017 journey I took to the realm round Sydney, Australia.

Vaucluse House in Sydney AustraliaI loved strolling in and across the historic Vaucluse Home and its backyard.

view through trees to fountain and garden beyondThat is the fountain backyard on the Vaucluse Home.

tropical tree and other potted plants growing on a shady patioAnd right here is the enclosed cool and shaded space adjoining to the home dominated by the tree fern and tower.

close up of unique bark pattern on a treeThe feel and patterns of the Australian straw tree fern (Cyathea cooperi) are outstanding.

close up of large red tropical flowersThe Alloxylon flammeum (its widespread names are purple silky oak or tree waratah) has magnificent purple flowers and is commonly cultivated as a small tree.

close up of floral display with unique flower shapesOutdoors a florist store within the metropolis there have been buckets crammed with bouquets of those flowers. I imagine a few of them are Protea, that are in the identical household because the Alloxylon.

vintage post box surrounded by large, bright pink flowersOn a go to to Leura, within the Blue Mountains west of Sydney, I encountered this submit field surrounded by attractive blooms.

mass planting of small pink and yellow flowers growing in front of a stone wallOn one of many harbor paths to the Opera Home, this mass of flowers with the stone wall made a stunning vignette.

Lastly, a colourful show of Australia seed packets


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