Saturday, September 26, 2020

Glorious Banksia Rose

 This past fortnight the banksia roses in all our farm gardens have burst into bloom. Late September into October is the time for these beautiful shrubs to show off all their glory in abundance.

I have a shrub at the farm office door, Janine on my right has a huge shrub over the bottom fence of her large garden and Ronnie has a shrub cascading over her entrance gate which I can see from my bedroom. My shrub which seems to be extra large and prolific this year, is over my back veranda and the fence between me and Ronnie.

My banksia rose shrub in flower at the moment 

The individual blooms are tiny - the size of half my thumbnail. Several little rose shaped flowers make up the larger cluster as seen close up above 

Three little roses close up 

I was fascinated at the green rodlike stems - this was one of the many which supported these delicate flowers. This is a very old and established Banksia Rose shrub 

Blogger friends who have know me before I moved to Champagne Valley, Central Drakensberg, may remember me posting the same shrub at our house in Marquard

The Banksia Rose which cascaded over our entrance gate every year in October 

And another glorious shrub on the wall running along Grant's four motor garages

I'm linking to Saturday Critters with Eileen here

Happy Saturday to you all 


  1. We have them too. A glorious yellow one and a white one. Ours are in bud but not yet in bloom...

  2. Hello,

    What a beautiful shrub, the cluster of roses are lovely. Beautiful blooms and photos. Enjoy your day, have a great weekend!

  3. Hello, JO

    I love your beautiful roses, the color is lovely. It is wonderful the shrub has grown so big. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Enjoy your day, I wish you a happy new week ahead. PS, thank you for leaving me a comment.

  4. The word glorious certainly fits this shrub. So does the word amazing and spectacular and gorgeous I'm even just perfectly beautiful

  5. Beautiful! Do they have a sweet aroma?


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