However, the stamen stay to become beautiful soft, red cones which last a very long time. I've never picked up one to see if they are fragrant which makes me wonder why I've never thought to do that before.
I'm blessed to live in St Petersburg, FL. Every day I see various water and backyard birds. I'll be sharing my favorite photo of the day with you. All my images are for sale or licensing. I may be contacted at Loyce@LoyceHoodPhoto.com for pricing and information. Enjoy! Loyce