Melia azedarach

Posted: October 10, 2016 by Mo Crow in It's Crow Time
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melia-azedarach-mo16Melia azedarach Mo16
a hardy deciduous drought tolerant tree native to the east coast of Australia
the perfume is like honey & the name rolls off the tongue like a magical incantation
melia-azedarachPS here’s a photo of a beautiful specimen in Burwood car park

  1. dinahmow says:

    Ooh! Mine is just in bud. I hope I can reach to pick some!

  2. vdbolyard says:

    so lovely!
    our perfume here is autumn, humus and cider and piney scents, and, when a four-legged saunters by, a bit of musk.

  3. ravenandsparrow says:

    Melia Azedarach….what an exotic name. It has mellifluous overtones. Your drawing does justice to the delicacy of the flowers.

  4. margaret johnson says:

    Your drawing is beautiful Mo…….oh, and so is the plant!! ox

    • Mo Crow says:

      (((Marg))) there is the best specimen in the carpark in Burwood will get a photo on Thursday when we’re over that way on our Happy Triffid indoor plant hire run

  5. Carol says:

    Oh, the lovely White Cedar! I think every farm house I’ve ever lived in had one, except for now… Though a one acre block can hardly be called a farm, so that’s my excuse. Beautifully drawn, Mo.

  6. fiberels says:

    Ohhhhh Mo ! Such delicate flowers …!
    (in your garden ???)

  7. fiberels says:

    (ahhhh … and poisonous berries … hmmmm looked it up 😉 …)

  8. arlee says:

    And here i thought you were introducing us to an exotic new artist… 🙂

    I envy botanists and gardeners in Australia…………..

  9. Love the delicacy of your flower drawing, in contrast with the size of that huge tree! I forgot it was spring down there on the other side of the world… thanks for sharing some of it!

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