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Mackaya bella - Forest Bell Bush


Mackaya bella - Forest Bell Bush (Mackaya bella - Forest Bell Bush)

My Forest Bell Bush is almost in full bloom now. This is one beautiful flowering shrub/tree with very dark forest-green leaves. It's native to forests and along streams in the Eastern Cape, Kwazulu Natal, Swaziland and Northern Province of South Africa. Photo taken Jan. 14, 2011.



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Delonix, are you trying to make us jealous???

25 Jan, 2011

 

That is sooo nice....

25 Jan, 2011

 

Alexandramou:

Of course, I'm trying to make you jealous! LOL! :>) Just kidding. However, we've had pretty much spring to summer-like temps here for almost 3 weeks. Many plants are growing extremely fast after all the rains we had last month.

This shrub/tree is so super easy to grow...it also roots very easily from cuttings.

25 Jan, 2011

 

Meanie:

Thanks! I'm glad you liked it! :>)

25 Jan, 2011

 

You are sooo lucky I don't live near you Delonix!!! There would be loads of branches missing from all your plants!

25 Jan, 2011

 

How unusual and what a beauty, I m not jealous cause I can come and see it here any time all year through lol.

25 Jan, 2011

 

Alexandramou:

LOL! I give cuttings of my plants away all the time. I start many cuttings and sell them also.

26 Jan, 2011

 

Sixpence:

Thanks! :>)

26 Jan, 2011

 

Very nice Andy

26 Jan, 2011

 

Great to hear Delonix.

26 Jan, 2011

 

Randy:

Thanks! If you want a cutting...maybe we can trade plants? Some cuttings for a piece of your gigantic, beautiful Dendrobium grandiflorum (speciosum) orchid in your backyard? ...maybe? lol! :>)

27 Jan, 2011

 

A real treasure this one Palmate..:o))

3 Feb, 2011

 

Palmate:

Thanks! It's in full bloom right now. :>)

4 Feb, 2011



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