In addition to my other camellia post, I found this bush today and it is producing the most beautiful and red flowers of all. They were only buds about eleven days ago. They are late bloomers due to being in the shade, I believe.
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The Lily of the Valley look alike flowers are to be found throughout the park and they are big and beautiful - BUT - they have NO fragrance! NONE! We have a different variety in Pennsylvania. They were always my mother’s favorite and they were her father’s favorite and I love their aroma. Our Lily of the Valley are much much smaller but WOW! they give out a luscious and divine aroma whether growing wild or plucked and brought indoors. They are somewhat invasive, but their sweetness filling the air around them forgives all. I know what these look alikes are called and they ARE pretty. They are Spring Snowflake- AKA Lleucojum.
You have outdone yourself Gere! These photos are all lovely. Gorgeous flowers!ReplyDelete
These pictures are beautiful.ReplyDelete
Beautiful flowers. I love the Lily of the Valley. My Mom had so many.ReplyDelete
I understand the hour of preening then action. I drink coffee for an hour in morning and HOPE for action.
Great photos! I am itching to get out there but it's cold again. Maybe next week.ReplyDelete