As I’ve come over the rise in the road from the opposite direction these last weeks and seen the haze of yellow where Senecio polyanthemoides flowers in a recently cleared bluegum plantation, I’ve known: this month I’ll at last contribute to Wild Flower Wednesday.* Ah, well… rather late than never. The pics were taken a week ago, if that lessons (later: the pedantic English teacher will eventually win…) – if that lessens my laxness ;).
A weed of disturbed ground, I might just collect some seed, for it forms – remarkably early in the season – a wiry, substantial and well rounded bush (especially when growing on its own) with bright flowers that moves most effectively in the wind.
*Wild Flower Wednesday, the 4th Wednesday of every month, was started by Gail of Clay and Limestone to celebrate Wildflowers in and out of gardens around the world – but especially IN gardens. Clicking on the pink lettering will link you to her blog – and to the background to WFW if you click on the first example. As I have by both intent and default many wild flowers in my garden, I will make a point of diarising the 4th Wednesday from now on!