Exotic shrubs


This is a Banksia pilostylis shrub. It grows on the south coast of western Australia. This pod is in the first stage of germination.

Title: Pilostylis shrub stage 1
Location: Carpinteria, California
Camera:NIKON D700
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


This is a second photo of a Banksia pilostylis shrub. This pod is in the second stage of germination.

Title: Pilostylis shrub stage 2
Location: Carpinteria, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


This is a Grevillea shrub it grows best in the rainforest. The bright red petal-less flowers are big bird-attracting plants.

Title: Grevillea shrub
Location: Carpinteria, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


This last photo is a Tibouchina urvilleana shrub. I love the big purple flower in bloom.

Title: Tibouchina urvilleana shrub
Location: Carpinteria, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8

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