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Bloom Day October 2018

A Grevillea 'Moonlight' stem in the wateringnome

Last Thursday the weather people were predicting a 10% chance of rain for Saturday;  Friday evening arrived and it started to rain and did not stop until the following evening. 


Everything in the garden washed clean and thoroughly soaked.  I had a tub full of leaves for the compost and quickly dumped it to collect rainwater

Washed clean, pinking up for the (hopefully) cool season.
Clean foliage, delicious colors, not even flowers
So, flowers.  Aloe deltoideodonta var fallax
Yucca 'Bright Star'
While Aloe 'Rooikappie' blooms off and on year round, autumn's cool-off brought out a big round of flowers.
Aloe reitzii is blooming for the very first time.

Senecio cylindricus has the typically ugly Senecio flowers, but bees like them.  I'm glad somebody does. 
First flower ever from Protea 'Sylvia'.  We likes it. 
A gorgeous 'Ned Kelly' Grevillea flower.  No dust, no dirt, no spider webs, no ants, just p…

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