Thursday, October 18, 2007

HOUSE IN HAMILTON (SUBURB)


Some garden! Is this another Gymea Lily gone to seed? (Doryanthes exelsa)
Honey eaters (birds) love the nectar of the these large crimson flowers on stems 2-3 metres tall. See previous post.
Aboriginal people in the area were observed in 1836 roasting the stems.

2 comments:

Mike said...

Thanks for the blue sky. That's lovely!

GMG said...

That Gymea Lily, what a name, looks incredible!
Have a great weekend!