Thursday, 17 November 2016


It is late Spring here in Melbourne and after much unsettled weather, unseasonal cold and rain during most of this year's Spring, today we had a wonderful summery day with fine, sunny weather, blue skies and temperature maxima in the low 30˚C range. It felt quite warm, but after the cool wet and grey weather we had been having, everybody who could get out and enjoy the sunshine did!  Here are some of the Spring flowers that I saw during my walk around the neighbourhood.

This post is part of the Skywatch Friday meme,
and also part of the Floral Friday Fotos meme,
and also part of the Friday Greens meme.
A hybrid crimson bottlebrush (Callistemon citrinus)
Dracaena marginata (dragon tree) in flower

Chinaberry tree (Melia azedarach)

Oyster plant (Acanthus mollis)

Hybrid tea roses (yellow Rosa 'Aperitif'; apricot Rosa 'Just Joey')

Sweet pea (Lathyrus odoratus)

A hybrid amaryllis (Hippeastrum spp) growing happily in a garden bed


  1. The bottlebrush is spectacular! I only hope that when summer finally comes (on the 1st December), the hot weather will continue.


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