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Red and White Hippeastrum

Could be known as an Easter lily, or a red and white belladonna, or a red and white¬†Amaryllis. There are a few names but I’ve been unable to find the specific one for this so I’m using the genus name. … Continue reading

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Acacia in Bloom

This was taken in 2018 whilst walking through Sydney Park. I’ve spent a bit of time trying to work out the specific type of acacia this is, but the best I can work out is some type of white wattle. … Continue reading

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Double Flowering Plum

It appears as though there are a few names for this particular tree. Including the one above, there is also Prunis bllreana (or Prunis x bilreana), cherry blossom blireana and cherry blossom plum. There are probably more, but I’ve spent … Continue reading

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Hardenbergia violacea

Here is a photo of what I feel is a rather pretty collection of flowers that I saw yesterday. Most of them are yet to fully bloom, which I feel adds a sense of youth to the image. I feel … Continue reading

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Ficus macrophylla

AKA Moreton Bay fig AKA Australian Banyan. I’ve been familiar with this tree for quite a long time, but the last time I saw it (before this shot) was roughly nine to ten years ago. Still the same tree and … Continue reading

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Young Avicennia marina

Also known as a grey mangrove. This is near where I grew up. This place has (at least in my lifetime) always had mangrove plants, but it’s still nice to see them spreading as they help to keep the local … Continue reading

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Livistona australis

Also known as the cabbage-tree palm. This was taken whilst in The Royal National Park. I like how the shade makes the stems and leaves look. They have a kind of softness to them even though they’re not. I also … Continue reading

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Camellia Japonica ‘White Nun’

Taken whilst wandering about near home. I don’t feel as though this is the best photo I could’ve taken. I’ve issues with how I’d set up the focus, but on the flip side the overall softness works with the petals, … Continue reading

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Canna indica

From what I understand, this one specifically is Canna indica var. flava. I saw this last year during one of the stops Fe and I made whilst we were driving around places south of Sydney. I think the lighting and … Continue reading

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Taking Space

I think I took this photo somewhere near home. I like how the branches cross over and layer upon each other. I also like how it almost doesn’t feel as though there is much visible space between the branches as … Continue reading

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