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The wild tumble of bougainvillea actually forms a wall in my friend’s open-walled house. She lives about as outside as it is possible to live without actually living outside. Later on this week, I’ll show you her house, studio and art. I love the wildness of these intermixed vines, the shadows and the colors. Here’s another one for you, Cee.
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More Orange Bougainvilleas
Okay, more orange bougainvilleaS, but this time with the real flowers : (Click on photos to enlarge.) Each of those little coral pistil-looking rods is actually a flower bud getting ready to open. Since my last bougainvilleas post, most of them have opened, giving the bougainvillieas a fluffier look! I like both stages–sparse and frilly! In Mexico, they are bugambilias and they have many namesakes: housing developments, shopping centers, movie theaters.
See more flowers here: http://ceenphotography.com/2015/09/06/flower-of-the-day-september-6-2015-dahlia/