Rainbow Eucalyptus

For all the good design in the world, occasionally you still come across a bit of nature that beats it all.

The rainbow eucalyptus is so named due to its multicoloured bark, which is quite bizarre but certainly beautiful.

Of course these trees are often grown for ornamental reasons, but their other main use is in the making of plain white paper. Which just confuses us completely, and seems like something of a waste.

We quite want to get one to sit outside Baby Towers. But since these things grow up to seventy-five metres tall, we might have to pass…

(source: Kuriositas via Notcot)

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