Posted by: debrakolkka | July 7, 2010

Winter flowers in Brisbane

Winter in Brisbane is delightful.  I know I’ve said this before, but these sunny warm days are just lovely.  We have had some cool mornings, but it usually warms up by about 10.00am.  I have been wandering about taking photos of winter blooms, starting with my balcony.

zygocactus on my balcony

New Farm Park rose

in a garden near home

 

beautiful

 

these gorgeous orange flowers are everywhere

 I have found out it is called Orange Trumpet Vine – Pyrostegia Venusta.

hibiscus

white poinsettia

bouganvillia

nasturtiums growing like weeds

early wattle

pink hibiscus

what a gorgeous colour

after the rain


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  1. Beautiful – the hibiscus colours are amazing.

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    • Aren’t they incredible?

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  2. Those orange flowers are amazingly pretty! 😮 I’ve never seen them before. I wonder what they are called?

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  3. Was wondering what the general purchase price for an apartment would be in the area of Bagni di Lucca.
    Thanks,
    Michelle

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    • Hi Michelle, It is difficult to give an average, because the prices obviously vary a lot. There was a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom appartment on the market not too long ago for 90,000 euro, which was a bargain. I can recommend Barbara Marovelli at Geocasanet http://www.geocasanet.it She speaks English and knows the area. Let me know how you get on. Debra

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  4. ciao debby ciao liz a ponte a serraglio oggi fa molto caldo i fiori sono belli e tutti si fermano a guardare ho cercato di inviarti le foto dei fiori sono arrivate? ciao a presto carla …..

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    • Ciao Carla,
      Grazie! Non ho visto le foto. Non so perche.
      Deb

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  5. unbelievably beautiful! the colors are fantastic!!

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  6. Debra not sure who sent this on but it is just delightful — more more more—-. My paint brushes are out this morning so there are lovely little temptations re the shots.
    Kind regards Jill

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