|It's cheating really!|
|Eucryphia in full swing|
What makes Eucryphia glutinosa so special is the large, white flowers which literally cover the whole shrub for those few short weeks in mid to late summer. The local bee population arrive en masse to take advantage of all that pollen and nectar, and from dawn until dusk the whole bush buzzes. Many references say the flowers aren’t scented but I'm convinced they have a faint aroma of honey, although I suppose that might be the smell of all those bees!
Post and photos by Pete the Gardener.