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Published Tuesday, October 20, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Yellow brugmansia

Like my last post, this photo was taken exactly ten years ago at Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory. I hear the fragrance in the evenings was incredible.

These flowers are so elegant and graceful, but I found it surprisingly difficult to get a photo that showed it. I hope this one succeeded.

Golden yellow brugmansia or Angels Trumpet inside the Volunteer Park Conservatory in 2010

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Published Sunday, October 18, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Brugmansia at the Volunteer Park Conservatory

I took this photo exactly ten years ago, when the Ecuador Pink brugmansia, or Angels Trumpet, was in unbelievable bloom. Seattle’s beloved Volunteer Park Conservatory is still closed due to covid, but let’s hope for a reopening soon.

Long tubular brugmansia flowers, with some crotons and red pigtail anthuriums

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Published Monday, September 21, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Cactus at the Conservatory

Just a year ago, took a quick tour of the Cactus House at Volunteer Park Conservatory, in Seattle. I hope they can open again soon. We all miss it so much. Bonus image below!

Pretty little hen-and-chick succulents (not cactus!)

Bonus image:

Stunning accordian-pleated cactus (also a succulent!). When they have more water, they expand.

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Published Tuesday, March 10, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink parrot tulips

Seen at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle, pink and white frilly parrot tulips.

Tulips, harbingers of spring

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Published Tuesday, October 22, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Green lasers

The last Lusio illumination art show at Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory, was so amazing, lighting all the tropical plants and the 1912 historic building in great washes of color. So many talented light artists.

Jewel colors bathe the Palm House central space in the VPC

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Published Monday, October 21, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Palm frond

At the recent light art installation at Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory, this very large palm frond was lit from below. We need the sense of sunlight as Seattle enters the Big Dark.

Fan-shaped leaf lit at Lusio art installation

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Published Monday, October 14, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Illuminated mushrooms light art

At Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory, there have been some fabulous Lusio light art, music and dancing fundraisers, and the last one this year is coming up on Saturday, October 19. Here’s a photo from the one in January. So much fun!

Mysterious glowing mushrooms curated by Lusio in Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory January 2019

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Published Monday, August 12, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Yellow begonias

Looking through the archives (I MUST get rid of all those less-than-stellar photos and unclog my hard drive) I found this photo of golden yellow begonias from Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory taken in March, 2010. I really like it and hope you do, too.

Golden yellow begonia flowers

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Published Saturday, April 27, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Orchid cactus

These giant orchid cactus now at Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory are each as big as my hand!

Orchid cactus or Epiphyllum is one of the showiest flowers, with white stamen and anthers

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Published Sunday, April 14, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Bouquet of peach carnations

Wish you could smell their crisp fragrance.

Frilly edges and soft shadows on this macro of mini peach carnations

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Published Friday, March 29, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Orange clivia

This beautiful bulb plant, related to amaryllis, grows well in mass plantings in Mexico. But here it is in our own Volunteer Park Conservatory!

Deep orange clivia with yellow throat, blooming in ray of sunshine inside Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory

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Published Wednesday, March 27, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Bird of Paradise bud

OK, now I know why these plants are called Bird of Paradise. Doesn’t this flower bud look just like a bird’s head?

Bud of Bird of Paradise flower in Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory

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