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Gardens #2

Visit two more of the lovely gardens of Norfolk Island, enjoy the beauty of Camelot Gardens which was formerly a cow paddock prior to 2001 and is now a peaceful garden sanctuary for the enjoyment of all who visit. Then travel to the private garden of Ria Howells to enjoy the beauty of the flowers and plants before taking a wilderness walk in the natural bushland setting at the end of the garden.

Date(s): June 2008. Album by gladysclancy. Photos by Gladys. 1 - 72 of 72 Total. 12319 Visits.
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Entering Camelot Gardens
Camelot Gardens are created on two acres of what was, until June 2001, a paddock where horses and cattle grazed.

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Camelot Gardens
These beautiful gardens are the realisation of a childhood dream of their creator,Island resident Robin-Eleanor Adams, whose family tree can be traced back to the original Bounty Mutineers.

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Camelot Gardens
Robin has named her beautiful gardens after King Arthur's magical Camelot and his Knights of the Round Table.

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Sundial
Camelot Gardens are located on Rooty Hill Road, Norfolk Island.

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Norfolk Island Pine (Araucaria heterophylla)
This huge tree is estimated to be 450 years old and makes a stunning feature in Camelot Gardens.

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Base of large Norfolk Island Pine
Camelot Gardens.

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Beneath Norfolk Island Pine
Enjoy a picnic at Camelot Gardens.

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Reaching to the Sky
Norfolk Island Pines can grow as tall as 57 metres.

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Norflolk Island Pine Needles
Camelot Gardens.

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Lichen on the Branches
Camelot Gardens.

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Fallen Pine Seed and Needle
The seed cones open and the seeds are distributed on the wind.

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Fallen Pine Seeds and Needle
Camelot Gardens.

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White Oak (Lagunaria patersonia)
A common tree endemic to Norfolk Island and grows to 20 metres or more tall.

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Canary-bird Bush
(Crotalaria agatiflora).

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Canary-bird Bush
(Crotalaria agatiflora).

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Garden Pathway
Camelot Gardens.

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Phillip Island Hibiscus
Hibiscus insularis. Flowers are cream to light green coloured when they first open.

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Phillip Island Hibiscus
Hibiscus insularis. Flowers turn to a reddish colour as they age.

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Orange Trumpet Vine
Camelot Gardens.

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Orange Trumpet Vine
Camelot Gardens.

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Seed Pods of Canary-bird Bush
(Crotalaria agatiflora).

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Pentas
Camelot Gardens.

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Pink Azaleas
Camelot Gardens.

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Pentas
Camelot Gardens.

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Gate to the Vegie Patch
Camelot Gardens.

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Cape Gooseberry (Physallis peruvian)
Camelot Gardens.

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Fungi on Log
Camelot Gardens.

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Duck in the Garden
Camelot Gardens.

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Bunch of Bananas
Camelot Gardens.

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Pink Azaleas
Camelot Gardens.

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Mauve Flowers
Camelot Gardens.

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Mauve Berries
Camelot Gardens.

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Bee on Flowers
Camelot Gardens.

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Gazania
Camelot Gardens.

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Gazania
Camelot Gardens.

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African Marigold
Camelot Gardens.

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Statue
Time to leave Camelot Gardens.

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Entering Ria Howell's Garden.

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Swimming Pool

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Bromeliad Flower

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Rhoeo - Moses In The Bullrushes

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Bromeliad - Billbergia nutans

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Red Gerbera

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Red Gerberas

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Pink Gerbera

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Pink Rose

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Pink Rose

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The Green Rose
Rosa chinensis 'Viridiflora'.

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Nodding Violets in Hanging Basket

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Pretty in Pink

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Zebra Plant (Calathea zebrina)

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The Green Rose
Rosa chinensis 'Viridiflora'.

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The Green Rose
Rosa chinensis 'Viridiflora'.

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Bromeliad

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Dainty in Mauve

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Lily Pond and Water Fountain

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Fern Fronds

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Fern Fronds

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Staghorn Fern on Palm Trunk

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Fern Fronds

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Path into Wilderness Walk
Natural Bushland at the end of the Garden.

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Understorey Ferns
Wilderness Walk.

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Cluster of Fungi
Wilderness Walk.

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Bracket Fungi on Log
Wilderness Walk.

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Bracket Fungi
Wilderness Walk.

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Bracket Fungi
Wilderness Walk.

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Tangled Vines between the Trees
Wilderness Walk.

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Twisted Vines
Wilderness Walk.

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Out of the Wilderness
Time to return to the Bus.

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Horse watching the Bus

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Horse under Tree

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Horses behind Electric Fence
Garden Tour is continued in next album.

   
 
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