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Jun 13, 2021 6:01 PM CST
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Name: Cal McGaugh
Escondido, California (Zone 10b)
Grevillea

Back lit by the hazy afternoon sunlight.
Very hardy, spreading 8ft across, 4ft high.

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Jun 13, 2021 6:05 PM CST
Name: Rj
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Cool banner Cal!
As Yogi Berra said, “It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future.”
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Jun 13, 2021 7:10 PM CST
Name: Sean B
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Fun and festive! Like it a lot, Cal. Nice job! I tip my hat to you. Smiling
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Jun 13, 2021 7:26 PM CST
Name: Frenchy
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Great banner Cal! Interesting plants. Smiling
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Jun 13, 2021 8:34 PM CST
Name: Virginia

Kewl banner!
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Jun 13, 2021 9:37 PM CST
Name: Laurie
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How unusual---it looks like a festival! I'm not familiar with this plant; do you have a full photo, Cal?
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Jun 14, 2021 6:01 AM CST
Thread OP
Name: Cal McGaugh
Escondido, California (Zone 10b)
This grevillea ('Peaches and Cream'?) likes to "sprawl out".
They do very well in our alkaline soil with minimal water.

I'm sorry, I couldn't locate the pic for the banner, but
here are others from this year's blooms,
and a slideshow. Smiling
https://cal3d.com/NGA2021/GREV...

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Jun 14, 2021 7:17 AM CST
Name: Elizabeth
Ann Arbor, Michigan (Zone 6a)
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Fantastic, Cal. These blooms look so exotic to my eyes. After consuming your own photos, I had to go to google for images of "Grevillea" and feast my eyes some more. Great job capturing the color range in your banner shot. I tip my hat to you. Hurray! Thumbs up
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Jun 14, 2021 11:52 AM CST
Thread OP
Name: Cal McGaugh
Escondido, California (Zone 10b)
Thank you Elizabeth!
I'm very fortunate to be able to grow these beauties,
and to have friends like all of you. Smiling

I just went down to get some more pics before it gets
too hot....we have heat wave this week. Sticking tongue out

This is a different grevillea....can't remember the name.
It also has candy-like blooms.
But grows much larger, and the leaves are more like pine needles than the fern-like
leaves of 'Peaches n Cream'.
I'll have to cut it back this fall.
They're bee magnets, too.

BTW, Thank you, Australia, for these amazing plants! Thumbs up
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Jun 14, 2021 6:00 PM CST
Name: Laurie
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Like Elizabeth, I had to go roam the internet for more pictures of this exotic plant! Your Peaches And Cream reminds me of cotton candy or pink and yellow lemonade! Such a yummy looking flower. Smiling Are they fragrant?
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Jun 14, 2021 7:39 PM CST
Thread OP
Name: Cal McGaugh
Escondido, California (Zone 10b)
lauriemorningglory said:Like Elizabeth, I had to go roam the internet for more pictures of this exotic plant! Your Peaches And Cream reminds me of cotton candy or pink and yellow lemonade! Such a yummy looking flower. Smiling Are they fragrant?

Not that I can't detect, but maybe someone else can.
That would be awesome if they were. Smiling
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