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Published Saturday, March 11, 2023, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink pieris

Also called Japanese andromeda, pieris is a stellar shrub that thrives in the Pacific Northwest. And they are fragrant! Little bells of wonderfulness.

Pink pieris, backlit in the late winter sun

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Published Tuesday, February 28, 2023, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Daffodil bouquet

The weather may still be wintry here in Seattle this year, but those daffodils never cease to thrill.

Sun and warmth are promised!

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Published Saturday, February 25, 2023, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Cactus flowers

This is what’s commonly called a Christmas cactus, but it’s really a Thanksgiving cactus, or schlumbergera truncata, not a regular cactus. This year, this one is acting more like a Valentine’s Day cactus! When growing them, treat them more like a regular houseplant and don’t let them get super dry, before you soak the soil.

Such showy, iridescent, magenta and white flowers, on this Thanksgiving cactus in bloom.

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Published Saturday, February 25, 2023, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Fish hook cactus flowers

Such a cute fish hook little cactus! Be careful, though. The white fluffy stuff is a kind of sunscreen and protects the cactus from wind and water evaporation, too.

Little pink flowers with yellow centers decorate this small fish hook cactus. Careful!

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Published Wednesday, February 15, 2023, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Red rose bouquet

He brought me roses. So very sweet, every single time.

Red, red roses

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Published Saturday, January 7, 2023, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

White amaryllis

A new kind of decor bulb for me, an amaryllis in a wax jacket, all ready to go. No planting, no watering, all inside the bulb! How magical is that? We chose a large bulb and were rewarded with two flower stems.

White amaryllis flowers bloom from a waxed bulb

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Published Sunday, December 11, 2022, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Thanksgiving cactus

You can tell by the points on the leaves that it’s actually a Thanksgiving cactus, not a Christmas cactus. It actually bloomed right on time this year. Make sure you take care of them more like regular houseplants, don’t let them roast in the sun or get super dry like regular desert cacti.

Thanksgiving cactus blooms in the late fall sunlight. Magenta with white flowers are so showy.

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Published Tuesday, November 1, 2022, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Fall light in my living room

My living room jungle is coming alive with the lower light angling in from the southern exposure.

Thanksgiving cactus bloomed for Halloween this year.

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Published Monday, September 26, 2022, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Hardy fuchsia in my garden

Hardy fuchsia is very good in the fall garden, still going strong. Blooms in shade or sun. They look like earrings to me. What do they look like to you?

Red and purple hardy fuchsia flowers

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Published Thursday, September 22, 2022, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Peace roses backlit

Finally spent a little time cleaning up the rose bed. I get to be out there among them, admiring them, and they get all tidied up. My favorite time of day, too.

A spray of Peace roses, backlit in the late afternoon sun

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Published Wednesday, September 7, 2022, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Double Delight roses

These are some of my very favorite roses, with their sweet and spicy scent. You can see the color varies from bloom to bloom.

Brilliantly colored Double Delight roses live up to their name

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Published Monday, August 22, 2022, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Late hostas

In a local Seattle park, I saw a different kind of hosta that’s only starting to bloom right now in mid-August, much later than mine at home nearby. The starry white flowers had a sweet fragrance.

White flowers and unopened buds grace this sweet smelling hosta

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