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Floral Friday : red flowering gum

Corymbia ficifolia or the red flowering gum also known as Albany red flowering gum (previously known as Eucalyptus ficifolia) is one of the most commonly planted ornamental… 271 more words

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Gilded Trees - Ginkgo biloba and Parrotia persica at Kew Gardens - liquid gold, ruby & emerald

Ginko biloba – the prehistoric Maidenhair Tree, with a weeping form which is even more of an absolute gold mine, still, with generally larger leaves and longer leaf-stalks than its upright neighbours. 154 more words

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Liquidambar styraciflua - some of the best (and latest) Autumn colour at Kew Gardens

Liquidambar stryaciflua – Sweet Gum – with maple-like leaves morphing from rich green through yellows and amber. russet and red and to cherry-black. Just one more reason to visit Kew Gardens any time soon. 77 more words

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At Kew Gardens, Ginkgo biloba - a meeting with these remarkable prehistoric trees

Ginkgo biloba at Kew Gardens today. Gorgeous golden, buttery loveliness…

http://www.kew.org/science-conservation/plants-fungi/ginkgo-biloba

This remarkable tree is known as a ‘living fossil’, as it is the sole survivor of an ancient group of trees that date back to beyond the time of the dinosaurs. 108 more words

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