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Published Sunday, May 13, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Variegated pink weigela

I love this shrub, pronounced “why-GHEEL-a.” Not only is the foliage extremely nice and accepts pruning well, but it has these super pretty pink flowers as well!

Happy Mother’s Day! Let’s focus on one of the many things that unite us—a woman gave birth to each and every one of us. Thanks, Mom!

A bouquet of pink weigela with variegated leaves, in an old blue lusterware vase. Flowers are about 1″ or 2.5 cm across.

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Published Monday, May 7, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink rhododendrons

The very small city I live in, Normandy Park, WA, is noted for its rhododendrons and evergreens. This was at my house yesterday.

A cedar tree maybe 300 years old in the background, and a pink rhodie with a dark pink throat.

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Published Thursday, April 12, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Illuminated cactus

My favorite haunt in Seattle, the Volunteer Park Conservatory, has been having light-art events. I love them. Here are some cactus plants with paper flowers added, all illuminated with black light.

Paper flowers and real cactus in Lusio Lights event at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle

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Published Thursday, April 12, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Mexico produce display

Still thinking about my February visit to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Here is one of many, many beautiful displays of fruits and vegetables.

Colorful fruits and vegetables in Mexico indoor market

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Published Friday, April 6, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Wedding flowers

I was at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle when a wedding was winding up. The florist did a fine, fine job!

So many kinds of lovely flowers in this wedding arrangement.

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Published Saturday, March 24, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink parrot tulip

Parrot tulips drive me wild!

Blooming right now at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle, pink and white parrot (fringed) tulips in spring sunshine

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Published Monday, March 19, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Succulent rosettes

On my recent trip to Mexico, I saw some extremely pretty succulents in my sister’s garden. Don’t they look like roses?

Mexican succulent plant that looks just like a bouquet of flowers

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Published Saturday, March 17, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink & orange bougainvillea

I love the papery flowers of the bougainvillea vine. And the colors!

Flowers of the bougainvillea bloom in February in San Miguel, Mexico

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Published Sunday, March 4, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Aztec dancers

Got back recently from a trip to San Miguel de Allende in Mexico. My sister had a big party. There were dancers! Have you ever seen costumes anything like this?

Indigenous Aztec dancers perform at the Instituto Allende in San Miguel

Here is a short clip of them in action

Enjoy!

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Published Tuesday, February 13, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink lily macro

This year’s Northwest Flower & Garden Show in Seattle is now a Festival, not a Show. Not sure if their hashtag #NWFGS is still a thing.

Here’s a magnificent Oriental lily, complete with pollen-laden anthers.

Sometimes florists remove the pollen-heavy anthers because they do stain clothing. But I prefer them with a natural look.

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Published Friday, January 26, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Magnificent bouquet

Hope you are not tired of flowers from the archives of my visits to the Northwest Flower & Garden show, held every February in Seattle. This stunning bouquet is from 2012.

Cascading arrangement of orchids, roses and other tropical flowers at #NWFGS

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Published Thursday, December 14, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Peony bouquet

From the other side of the year, peonies in June.

Pale pink peonies in a bouquet, from my garden in June

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