Pink Flannel Flowers

March 03, 2021  •  Leave a Comment

Pink Flannel FlowerPink Flannel FlowerPink Flannel Flower (Actinotus forsythii) in the Blue Mountains NSW Australia

Pink Flannel Flower (Actinotus forsythii)

Beautiful flowers given their name due to their strange furry petals.

 

 

Pink Flannel Flower budPink Flannel Flower budPink Flannel Flower (Actinotus forsythii) in the Blue Mountains NSW Australia

Pink Flannel Flower bud

I think the buds are nearly as beautiful as the flower.

 

StandoutStandoutPink Flannel Flower (Actinotus forsythii) in the Blue Mountains NSW Australia Standout

 

Sweet FlannelSweet FlannelPink Flannel Flower (Actinotus forsythii) in the Blue Mountains NSW Australia Sweet Flannel

This bee gives some context to the small size of these flowers.

 

Nature finds a wayNature finds a wayPink Flannel Flower (Actinotus forsythii) in the Blue Mountains NSW Australia Nature finds a way

These flowers are very rare to see in the wild. They require rainfall a year after bushfire to germinate. Believed to be a once in a lifetime event to see them in a given location.


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