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Name: Carole
Lake Macquarie, Australia
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carolem
Mar 14, 2018 6:01 PM CST
Everlasting Daisies

Photographed at Tottenham, inland N.S.W., Australia

Thumb of 2017-12-06/carolem/d715e1

https://www.anbg.gov.au/gnp/in...

...and this was the bigger-picture
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If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.

Vincent Van Gough
[Last edited by carolem - Mar 14, 2018 7:02 PM (+)]
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Name: Karen
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plantmanager
Mar 14, 2018 6:02 PM CST
A fresh and beautiful banner. Thanks, Carol!
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Name: Ann ~Heat zn 9, Sunset
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flaflwrgrl
Mar 14, 2018 6:03 PM CST
Really beautiful! Brilliant perspective on them.
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Name: Mika
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cliftoncat
Mar 14, 2018 6:38 PM CST
Makes me want to return to Australia (and to NSW). A beautiful banner, congrats. I tip my hat to you. Are these pretty daisies particularly long lasting?
Name: Leon
Indiana (Zone 5a)
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TBGDN
Mar 14, 2018 6:54 PM CST
Stunning banner Carole. I like the white petals. Thumbs up
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Name: Carole
Lake Macquarie, Australia
Butterflies Bookworm Region: Australia Birds Bee Lover Dragonflies
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carolem
Mar 14, 2018 7:14 PM CST
thanks everyone Smiling I'll be back here later in my day to message further. For now, I've edited up top to include the original photograph of the Everlastings, and also a link to a variety of Everlasting.

@cliftoncat Mika you had asked how long do the flowers last and from the website up top; it suggests four to ten weeks.

Till later Smiling

If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.

Vincent Van Gough
North Central Massachusetts (N (Zone 5b)
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joannakat
Mar 14, 2018 8:16 PM CST
So pretty! Really enjoying it! It makes me happy!
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Name: Marilyn
Kentucky (Zone 6a)
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Marilyn
Mar 15, 2018 12:17 AM CST
Beautiful, wonderful and sweet! Lovey dubby Hurray! Thumbs up
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Name: Cal McGaugh
Escondido, California (Zone 10b)
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EscondidoCal
Mar 15, 2018 12:58 AM CST
@carolem .....those are bee-utiful!! Thumbs up
Thanks for showing the whole image, too.

BTW, I checked the plant DB, and didn't find a vendor. Then I did a Google search, and found one in Australia, but they required >= $200 order to ship internationally. Blinking

Next I checked Amazon, and found this deal from Florida https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0711WFWYV/

I ordered and should get them (~50 seeds per bottle) by March 20~22. Smiling
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Name: Carole
Lake Macquarie, Australia
Butterflies Bookworm Region: Australia Birds Bee Lover Dragonflies
Garden Photography Salvias Seed Starter Enjoys or suffers hot summers Native Plants and Wildflowers Annuals
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carolem
Mar 15, 2018 4:02 AM CST
@plantmanager Karen; @flaflwrgrl Ann; @cliftoncat Mika; @TBGDN Leon; @joannakat Joanna; @Marilyn, Marilyn; @EscondidoCal Cal a big thank you each for your messages here today; all greatfully received Smiling

@EscondidoCal Cal; gosh that was steep $AUD200 for shipping some seeds! Know it would've been out of the question, so I was really pleased you found a happy resolve locally, through Amazon. Look forward to progress reports on how you go with them.

BTW the photographed Everlastings were growing wild; in many places in that location. So you can bet on their return, year after year.
If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.

Vincent Van Gough
Name: Carole
Lake Macquarie, Australia
Butterflies Bookworm Region: Australia Birds Bee Lover Dragonflies
Garden Photography Salvias Seed Starter Enjoys or suffers hot summers Native Plants and Wildflowers Annuals
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carolem
Mar 15, 2018 4:15 AM CST
thumbs-up thank you goes out to all who added yours; it is so nice of each of you.

Acorn tips @cliftoncat; @Fleur569; @jmorth; @Marilyn; appreciated too; thank you.

Everyone contributed to a warm-and-fuzzy feeling Smiling


If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.

Vincent Van Gough
Name: Stan
Florida Panhandle (Defuniak Sp (Zone 8b)
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GaNinFl
Mar 15, 2018 5:20 AM CST
Nice banner, Carole! Thumbs up Thumbs up
Stan
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Name: Carole
Lake Macquarie, Australia
Butterflies Bookworm Region: Australia Birds Bee Lover Dragonflies
Garden Photography Salvias Seed Starter Enjoys or suffers hot summers Native Plants and Wildflowers Annuals
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carolem
Mar 15, 2018 5:27 AM CST
@GaNinFl and thank you too Stan Smiling
If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.

Vincent Van Gough
Cleveland, Ohio (Zone 5b)
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Lucichar
Mar 15, 2018 6:11 AM CST
Beautiful banner, Carolem!
Name: Carole
Lake Macquarie, Australia
Butterflies Bookworm Region: Australia Birds Bee Lover Dragonflies
Garden Photography Salvias Seed Starter Enjoys or suffers hot summers Native Plants and Wildflowers Annuals
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carolem
Mar 15, 2018 6:16 AM CST
@Lucichar thank you too Smiling
If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.

Vincent Van Gough

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