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Sussanah

I live at the base of Mt Gravatt mountain in Brisbane. Part of Toohey Forest . A native habitat of flora & fauna. My garden is my peace. View is too.

Catharanthus roseus syn. Vinca rosea

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Sussanah

@brightcolours see Katie 👀 it’s impossible to believe hey. A wilting weed. In case you can’t recognise it, it’s a vinca

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carolgs

Oh dear your haven't had alot of rain then!!

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Sussanah

@carolgs yes Carol. Driest mildest February I’ve ever known. Normally it’s the rainy season and filthy hot and humid. Even been wearing long sleeve T-shirts and slippers. Still shorts. Not cool enough for jeans

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brightcolours

Yes, very dry here. We badly need rain.

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KariSamuel

I'm sorry it is so dry there! The world is tilted on its axis... wacky weather!

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novicegardenlover

Wow! These tolerate dry conditions well. They often grow up in cracks...says a lot about the heat. Hope you get a break soon.

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Sussanah

@novicegardenlover you are not wrong Susan. No rain and hot sun and very windy.

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novicegardenlover

Wow. What a combo.

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Sussanah

#madagascarperiwinkle #vinca #pink

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brightcolours

A #weed in #brisbane https://weeds.brisbane.qld.gov.au/weeds/pink-periwinkle #weedy-australia #seqweed

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Sussanah

@brightcolours in the right environment yes. Not here. So dry and clay. I planted a few for a bit of colour. They’re struggling

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Sussanah

#madigascar-periwinkle in its native setting. Dad was taking pic of tortoise

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cyndi

Awesome.. #tortoise #animals #wildlife

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brightcolours

#wildlifewednesday

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Sussanah

@novicegardenlover Susan I saw your periwinkles. Here they are in their natural setting in Madagascar. Dad was taking pic of tortoise

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novicegardenlover

Lovely. Do the tortoise eat the flowers?

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Sussanah

@novicegardenlover Susan I have no idea. I can google

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