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Published Thursday, October 25, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Teensy orchids

I know I’ve been using such technical plant names, but I can never remember the real names. Anyway, this stalk that looks like fountain grass is really little bitty orchids! So saith the Volunteer Park Conservatory, and they should know.

Very tiny orchids, in front of frilly white cymbidium orchids, commonly used for corsages

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Published Monday, October 15, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Fancy mum leaves

“Fancy” is not a very technical description, but I’ve never seen chrysanthemum leaves with a white border like this. Pretty showy!

Colorful mums with some fancy foliage, at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle

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Published Sunday, October 14, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Fancy chrysanthemum

I’ve never seen one like this! Just in time to pique interest for the fabulous Mum Show coming up at the Conservatory in Volunteer Park, Seattle.

Huge and beautifully formed chrysanthemums in the foyer of the Volunteer Park Conservatory

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Published Sunday, September 23, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Perennial sunflower

A friend gave me a start of this perennial sunflower plant last spring. It flowers in September: YAY!

Brilliant yellow perennial sunflower blooms on a windy, sunny day

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Published Saturday, September 22, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Garden rose bouquet

Still…there are roses.

Lavender, red, and yellow roses in a late summer bouquet from the garden

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Published Friday, September 21, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Magnolia blossom with bud

Just for fun, a photo from the other side of the year. Should be perfect for our friends down under…

Pink Japanese magnolia blossoms with pale edges, as big as my hand, in springtime in Seattle

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Published Thursday, September 13, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Rose bouquet

Rain is predicted, so I went out and cut some roses.

I’m posting a second photo of this same bouquet from a different angle. Which do you prefer?

This is in honor of the 25,000th comment received on this blog, on the Cherry Tomatoes post below (thank you, Magical Mystery Teacher!). Every single comment I have ever received here has been kind and positive. What a fine group of people are photo-blog visitors!

Peace rose in the center of a fragrant bouquet

 

Garden roses in a bouquet

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Published Sunday, September 9, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Burien dancers

I don’t know who these dancers were or why they were floating down the main drag of Old Town Burien in hats like flowers, but there they were the other evening. They were starting to attract a following, too.

Looking like flowers, a group of dancers wafted beautifully down 152nd St. in Burien, WA.

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Published Thursday, September 6, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink mums

Chrysanthemums are waiting, getting ready! I love the promise of all the buds.

Magenta pink mums, and lots of buds

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Published Friday, August 31, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Apricot roses

In a friend’s garden last week:

Apricot roses (‘Just Joey’), with the buds showing pink

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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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