4.27.2008

Spring Blooming in Pink






Such a beautiful site as I left my retreat today. I believe these are Japanese Magnolias. The warm weather yesterday brought them out into full bloom.

6 comments :

  1. Absolutely Gorgeous Flowers! I found your blog through a dear friend, Silver Valley Girl. I have really enjoyed reading it. My love of poetry has been renewed!

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  2. That is a beautiful shot. The tree is a magnolia liliflora. They are called tulip trees here although another tree with yellow flowers also uses tulip tree as a common name and I've hear this one call lily magnolia too. The ones where I live started blooming too early and got zapped with some nights in the 20s F. I love getting to see the big fat blossoms in your shot since only a few in my neighborhood had much of a bloom because they were too far along too early. When the buds are small they can handle some frost but usually can't handle low temps after they start to open.

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  3. very pretty post. We always called them tulip trees. We had one in our yard for many years. I always thought it was so beautiful.

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  4. I adore this time of year because of the promise of new colors and brightness and life every day!

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  5. Welcome JoJo... I am glad you like poetry.
    Thanks Carver... I thought when I lived in another area they called them tulip trees.
    Charli and me: I don't know if they would do so well where I live.
    I agree 100% Tori!

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  6. We had a nasty freeze when ours started blooming in town. Therefore the blossoms never came to fruition. There was some pink -- but a lot of brown burn. I really missed their glory this year.

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