A red Giant or King Protea in Australian environment at
Blue Mountains, Australia -September 21, 2015: Australian native flowers in a stunning visual display at the Waratah Festival in the Blue Mountains at Mount Tomah Botanic garden.
African Tulip Tree on a blurred background against the sky with beautiful red flowers and large leaves (Spathodea Campanulata) at the beach at Kuto Bay on the Isle of Pines. It is actually an invasive species in many tropical areas and not native to New Caledonia.
Delicate white flowers in a tree branch with dappled bokeh forest light background. I love the delicate nature of these white flowers and made it all bokelicious (I hope this is a word:-))
Backlit delicate white blossoms on a dappled bokeh garden light background. Part of the charm of flowers and their beauty, lies in their transience. What blossoms today, can be gone tomorrow...
Hydrangeas are wonderful, hardy shrubs with large flower heads coming in different species and color varieties. Here purple and yellow flowers in garden beds at Sydney University, Australia.
You have to love these little blue bells! You have to be careful, because they can make you nostalgic too.
Close up to the core of a Pink Waratah flower bud taken at the Waratah Festival in the Blue Mountains, Mount Tomah Botanic Garden, New South Wales, Australia.
Pink Waratah flower bud, large but yet so delicate at the Waratah Festival in the Blue Mountains, Mount Tomah Botanic Garden, New South Wales, Australia.
Gorgeous Protea Neriifolia or Blue Sugarbush with unusual hairy tips of their pink petals at Mount Tomah Botanic Garden in Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia.
Australian Kangaroo Paw flower in a stunning display at the spring festival in Blue Mountains at Mount Tomah Botanical garden. Bush gem blooming in full spendour in spring they are known for attracting birds.
Sacred lotus with large pink flowers and flat lily pads shaped leaves line the banks at Corroboree Billabong during the dry season. Corroboree wetlands are part of Mary River eco system, some pristine wetlands in Northern Territory, Australia.
Purple, pink and yellow tulips in spring at the Floriade Festival in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia.
Purple Lilac Flowers -not Australian natives but enjoying the colder climate in the town of Leura in the Blue Mountains, Australia.
Rain drops on a beautiful delicate rose bud with a shallow depth of field background.
Red Waratah in a colorful display of Australian native flowers at the Waratah Festival in the Blue Mountains at Mount Tomah botanic garden.
Grape Hyacinth in a garden field on a dappled bokeh light background. Clusters of tiny blue pearls resembling bunches of grapes in spring.
Close up of white and pink Rhododendron flowers on a blurred background with shallow depth of field.
Resplendent but yet delicate white Waratah flower head at the Waratah Festival in the Blue Mountains, Mount Tomah botanical garden.
Wonderfully delicate pink cherry blossoms on tree branches at the Spring Floriade Festival in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia.