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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 Friday, May 11, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pansies in the lawn

Pansies like to go everywhere. These purple ones have escaped into my lawn.

Purple pansies dot the lawn in front of a flowerbed with irises and forget-me-nots

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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 Sunday, May 6, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Parrot tulip macro

Another brilliant frilly tulip from the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle.

Yellow parrot tulip with red-orange edges, in sunshine

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Published Thursday, May 3, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Apple blossoms

It was overcast but the little apple tree was blooming anyhow. Hope the bees find it.

White with delicate tinges of pink: apple blossom perfection

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Published Friday, April 27, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Peachy parrot tulip

Tulip season is almost over. I love their explosions of color and form!

Sun and shadow on the frilly petals of this parrot tulip, in shades of pink and peach, seen at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in March

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Published Thursday, April 19, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Frittilaria at the flower show

Back in February, frittilaria at the NW Flower & Garden show in Seattle—soon appearing in your backyard, if you planted some bulbs.

Delightful frittilaria, also known as “checkered tulips,” are pretty easy to grow in the garden

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Published Wednesday, April 18, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Flower cake

Looking back at some of the wonderful images from Seattle’s NW Flower & Garden Show in February. It still feels like February outside right now!

Extremely realistic cake decorated with icing flowers at the NWFGS

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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 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 Sunday, April 1, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Plum blossoms

I have a multi-graft plum tree, and the earliest section is blooming. Such a welcome sight. Happy Spring!

Early plum tree blossoms

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Published Saturday, March 31, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Happy Easter

Here’s a white Easter Lily for you, courtesy of Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory. Have a wonderful day!

Single white Easter Lily blooming in the Volunteer Park Conservatory this week

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