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Published Tuesday, August 14, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pigtail anthurium

Here’s a tropical plant you don’t see that much, courtesy the fabulous collection at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle, WA.

Red pigtail anthuriums. So curly!

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Published Monday, August 13, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Alstroemeria bouquet

A friend gave me a magnificent bouquet of Peruvian lilies, or alstroemeria. Each flower was at least 2″ or even 3″ wide (5-8 cm). I’ve never seen such an array of rainbow colors in this flower. See a close up in this post below.

Almost perfect cut flower (sadly no fragrance), Peruvian lilies make such a fine bouquet

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Published Saturday, August 11, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Peruvian lily macro

Someone gave me a truly marvelous bouquet of alstroemeria, or Peruvian lily. I have no idea where she got such magnificent ones. This image is a real fave of mine, straight out of the camera…See above for a photo of the whole bouquet.

Translucent petals and a rainbow of colors in this alstroemeria bouquet

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Published Tuesday, August 7, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Fuzzy peaches

Homegrown peaches may be fuzzy, but the ineffable sweet perfume of them…

I think this is a Frost peach tree. It doesn’t get leaf curl and is producing sweet peaches in Seattle

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Published Monday, July 30, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Flowerbed in July

Here’s what my back flowerbed looked like, a couple of weeks ago before this super hot weather we’re having in Seattle this year.

Dark red  and burgundy day lilies, orange and yellow alstroemeria (Peruvian lily) bloom in my July garden

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Published Tuesday, July 17, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Wedding bouquet

Such a lovely wedding bouquet, just created by florist Alonzo at Our Secret Garden in West Seattle. See post below for matching wrist corsage.

Wedding bouquet with lavender roses, dusty miller leaves and pink calla lilies

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Published Monday, July 16, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Wrist corsage

Alonzo, owner of Our Secret Garden florist in West Seattle, modeled a wrist corsage he had just finished for a wedding that evening. We had adjacent booths at the West Seattle Street Fest this weekend.

Pretty wrist corsage for a lucky mother of the bride.

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Published Tuesday, July 10, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Macro of two fern fronds

Pretty contrast in textures of two ferns. The one on the left is a sprengeri and the one on the right is maybe a kind of bird’s nest fern?

Sprengeri fern on left, perhaps asplenium nidus (birds nest) fern on the right? At the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle

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Published Sunday, July 8, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Patio flowers

Don’t you love my special petunias?

Flowers on the patio, in front of our new grape arbor

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Published Friday, June 29, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Tiny succulent flowers

This tiny succulent in my flower bed surprised me with flowers. They are no more than a centimeter across. So cute!

Tiny succulent in my garden has sweet little starry flowers

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Published Saturday, June 23, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Rose garden in sunshine

The roses love the sunshine.

Double Delight roses and buds, with Proud Land red roses behind

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Published Sunday, June 17, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Carding Mill rose

One of my new David Austin roses, the delicate Carding Mill beauty.

Apricot/peachy orange color and many, many petals in this fragrant Carding Mill David Austin rose.

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