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Post by bindeweede » Sat Nov 07, 2015 3:06 pm

Back on hols in the Algarve, I've been noticing a lot of these plants this year.

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Not surprisingly, they are popularly called bottlebrush plants.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Callistemon

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Post by Rainy » Sat Nov 07, 2015 3:06 pm

I love them :D

Happy hols!

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Post by bindeweede » Sat Nov 07, 2015 3:07 pm

Two of today's pics.

I don't think I've seen this before.

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Cheers!! (Not much like the one in Boston.)

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Post by Zep » Sat Nov 07, 2015 3:07 pm

bindeweede wrote:Back on hols in the Algarve, I've been noticing a lot of these plants this year.

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Not surprisingly, they are popularly called bottlebrush plants.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Callistemon
Native to down here. We have plenty of varieties to choose from.

Here's one from our (former) back yard.
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Post by bindeweede » Sat Nov 07, 2015 3:08 pm

From a couple of years ago. Any guesses?

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Post by Rainy » Sat Nov 07, 2015 3:09 pm

No guesses

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Post by bindeweede » Sat Nov 07, 2015 3:10 pm

Arbroath, where the "smokies" come from.

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Post by bindeweede » Sat Nov 07, 2015 3:10 pm

Unusual restaurant name.

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Post by chaggle » Sat Nov 07, 2015 3:10 pm

Odd! :sh

Where on earth is that?
Don't blame me - I voted remain :con

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Post by bindeweede » Sat Nov 07, 2015 3:11 pm

chaggle wrote:Odd! :sh

Where on earth is that?
A small town in the French Alps called Les Gets.

http://bombayskiclub.fr/

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Post by bindeweede » Sat Nov 07, 2015 3:12 pm

The beach and cliffs of Carvoeiro - my favourite little town in the Algarve.

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Post by Rainy » Sat Nov 07, 2015 3:12 pm

Lovely.


Guess where I've been



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Post by bindeweede » Sat Nov 07, 2015 3:13 pm

Hamster Jam?
:D

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Post by Rainy » Sat Nov 07, 2015 3:14 pm

Correct! :D

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Post by Zep » Sat Nov 07, 2015 3:14 pm

bindeweede wrote:The beach and cliffs of Carvoeiro - my favourite little town in the Algarve.

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I could have SWORN that was the north end of Bronte Beach in Sydney...

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