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Brachychiton acerifolia - Illawarra Flame Tree Flowers


Brachychiton acerifolia - Illawarra Flame Tree Flowers (Brachychiton acerifolia - Illawarra Flame Tree Flowers)

A close up of the Illawarra Flame tree's flowers. Photo taken June 17, 2009.



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wow so many flowers

18 Jun, 2009

 

Another of our great native trees - they really do look spectacular when in full bloom. Often used as a companion plant to the jacaranda and they make a vibrant contrast to the jacarandas when they both flower at the same time. We also call them the Flame Kurrajong.

18 Jun, 2009

 

Bernieh:

Yes, this is another fantastic Australian tree! They are pretty widely grown here. They usually grow to be enormous trees...however, all the ones in this parking lot are still pretty young. Yes, I love the contrast between Jacaranda, Brachychiton, Erythrina, Cassia leptophylla, Tipuana tipu and the many colors of Bougainvillea...and that's just the beginning. : > )

18 Jun, 2009

 

Lovely Andy....

18 Jun, 2009

 

Milky:

Thanks! It's another tree that's very difficult to capture the true beauty on a photo.

18 Jun, 2009



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