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Sweet Geraldton Wax by Bev Woodman

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I have two small bushes of this beautiful Geraldton Wax plant in my backyard. I believe the correct name is Chamelaucium Uncinatum but I prefer its common name. I found this little flower quite fascinating and a little bit alien when viewed close up as it seems as though it’s sending out tentacles or antennae – and saying “Earth to Wax Plant, propogate or exterminate” – I think I’ve been watching too much Dr Who!

Nikon D80
AF.S Nikkor 18-70 mm lens
hand held
Landscape setting

Hauntingly beautiful as a card:

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Comments

  • shakey
    shakeyalmost 6 years ago

    wow what an unusual flower Bev,well captured.

  • Hi Paul – thanks a million. Its just a sweet, pretty plant until you zoom right in and then you get this alien looking plant.

    – Bev Woodman

  • judyoneil
    judyoneilalmost 6 years ago

    Fantastic shot, Bev. definitely has an alien look. Judy :-)

  • Hi Judy – thanks for this lovely comment and pleased you saw what I saw.

    – Bev Woodman

  • Sharon Johnstone
    Sharon Johnstonealmost 6 years ago

    Absolutely gorgeous Bev!!!!!!

  • Thanks Sharon for the comment – its a strange looking flower up close.

    – Bev Woodman

  • Brad Woodman
    Brad Woodmanalmost 6 years ago

    What a bizarre looking plant but well captured Bev.
    quote"“Earth to Wax Plant, propagate or exterminate” – I think I’ve been watching too much Dr Who!
    Maybe or you might have accidentally eaten one hahaha lol.

  • Oh thanks for the laugh – maybe it was the mulberries today!

    – Bev Woodman

  • hilarydougill
    hilarydougillalmost 6 years ago

    clever treatment bev, gorgeous colour and wonderul flower all waxed up. haha. hugsxxx

  • Hugs to you too Hilary and thank you for the clever comment – sooo appreciated

    – Bev Woodman

  • Sharon Davey
    Sharon Daveyalmost 6 years ago

    Hi Bev, Great shot!!! I once got into trouble in WA for picking these on the road side,lol, all these drivers going past abused us, did not know it was not allowed, have not seen this color before, Beautiful Work!!! :D

  • Hi Sharon for the comment and yes I did know it was against the law to pick natives in the wild. I must admit many years ago we used to do this too especially with Christmas Bells but too risky today.

    – Bev Woodman

  • Sharon Davey
    Sharon Daveyalmost 6 years ago

    So I found out, lol, had spent most of my life in WA and never knew this, perhaps because it was the back of beyond and did not matter there!!! Soon learnt though!!! :D

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...almost 6 years ago

    Fantastic shot, and it does have a little bit of alien

  • Thanks Kathy for stopping by – and thanks for the comment.

    – Bev Woodman

  • WayoftheWarrior
    WayoftheWarrioralmost 6 years ago

    WOW!

  • Hi Tony – thanks for the Wow – I always love a wow comment!

    – Bev Woodman

  • Katagram
    Katagramalmost 6 years ago

    very cool..A FAV for sure !!!

  • Thank you so much for the comment and the favourite!

    – Bev Woodman

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