Winter Visit to Cloudehill Gardens 3

It might be winter but there are still interesting things to see on display in the gardens.

I never found out what these are:

Visit to Cloudehill

This is holly. I’m told that it’s a weed or pest in this area but I’d not seen it before and thought it looked lovely. It’s something often seen on Christmas Cards for the northern hemisphere but, here in Australia, it produces berries in the middle of the year, when our winter is on.

Visit to Cloudehill

And this is a flowering apricot. It’s a lovely ornamental that flowers in winter. Isn’t it gorgeous?
Visit to Cloudehill

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