An Oasis in Sydney Part 2

Enjoy some continued photos of my garden adventure to Sydney’s Royal Botanic Gardens, in Australia. And check out Part 1 if you missed it.

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Costus vargasii from Peru, named in 1990, quite beautiful to see.

Costus vargasii from Peru, named in 1990, quite beautiful to see.

I thought the grace of this sculpted figure in the setting was beautiful.

I thought the grace of this sculpted figure in the setting was beautiful.

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A Golden Pineapple, ripe for the picking (but I didn’t).

A Golden Pineapple, ripe for the picking (but I didn’t).

Not sure what these were, but so delicate and rich in design.

Not sure what these were, but so delicate and rich in design.

Just when you think you’ve seen everything...

Just when you think you’ve seen everything…

Environmental New Zealand artist Chris Booth’s – “Wurrungwuri Stone Sculpture”.

Environmental New Zealand artist Chris Booth’s – “Wurrungwuri Stone Sculpture”.

This would “bee" a Magnolia blossom.

This would “bee” a Magnolia blossom.

The gardens in the back of Government House with the Sydney Opera House roofline poking up just behind them.

The gardens in the back of Government House with the Sydney Opera House roofline poking up just behind them.

Several of these coastal monster rainforest trees throughout the property – the Ficus macrophylla (Moreton Bay Fig).

Several of these coastal monster rainforest trees throughout the property – the Ficus macrophylla (Moreton Bay Fig).

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Apparently the ant likes this plant too.

Apparently the ant likes this plant too.

Love the colours of this unique palm.

Love the colours of this unique palm.

Too early in the morning – the Calyx wasn’t open yet so I had to settle for an exterior view only.

Too early in the morning – the Calyx wasn’t open yet so I had to settle for an exterior view only.

The Bamboo had been scribed by many visitors prior, but always enjoyable to see none the less.

The Bamboo had been scribed by many visitors prior, but always enjoyable to see none the less.