Eucalyptus Eximia

I had the chance to sample fallen dried leaves of Eucalyptus Eximia, the yellow bloodwood.  Such spectacular bark!

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Needless to say, I didn’t pass up the opportunity!

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Apparently I did pass up the opportunity to take a picture of the entire tree, but here you have bark, trunk, leaves and immature fruit

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And the result from the dyepot…


Just for your viewing pleasure–some more of the glorious native Australian plants at Wittunga Botanical Gardens–

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These are banksias at their splendid best.

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Filed under Dye Plants, Eucalypts, Natural dyeing

2 responses to “Eucalyptus Eximia

  1. hmmm, not the most exciting ….. interesting though, seeing how much it varies even in the home of the eucalyptus


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