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puya berteroniana

Postby MikeT » Tue Dec 09, 2014 5:02 pm

These plants are growing in the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah, about 30 miles from Sydney.
The flower colour is stunning, unlike any other flower I've ever seen.


I wasn't the only one impressed by the flowers.
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Re: puya berteroniana

Postby kamos » Wed Dec 10, 2014 12:06 am

Beautiful and bizarre flowers!! Great pictures Mike!
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Re: puya berteroniana

Postby rodsmith » Wed Dec 10, 2014 8:01 am

Terrific pictures Mike. Nice to get some added wildlife.
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Re: puya berteroniana

Postby JoelR » Wed Dec 10, 2014 11:42 am

Amazing pictures! I have a little one planted out into it's second winter with a polycarb shelter for protection. The teeth on the leaves are vicious.
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Re: puya berteroniana

Postby graham » Wed Dec 10, 2014 12:43 pm

And I still have a number of seedlings as in


Just thought I'd mention that...

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Re: puya berteroniana

Postby lzrddr » Wed Dec 10, 2014 5:14 pm

For more Puya pictures, you can check some of these out :

http://agaveville.org/viewforum.php?f=5 ... &start=100

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