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Subtropical Garden

Subtropical Garden

Since I live below the tropic of Cancer, the varieties of plants that not only survive but thrive in my garden are manifold.  Here are a few of the things that you would find in my garden if you came to visit, as well as the reasons why I love living here:

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For Cee’s garden prompt.

Frangipani: Flower of the day, May 23, 2017


My plumeria tree just keeps on blooming this year.  The leaves are lusher than usual as well. I’ll try to enjoy them before the rains come and pick them all!

Red Eye Ivy Leaf Geraniums: Flower of the Day, May 22, 2017


I love these Red Eye Ivy Leaf Geraniums.

Sky Blue––Thunbergia Grandiflora: Flower of the Day, May 21, 2017

Just try to convince me that this thunbergia isn’t sky blue! The first photo is of a thunbergia flower on the vine near my studio.  The second is a mistake shot I took of the sky seconds later.  I was amazed at how the colors matched!



For Cee’s Flower Prompt.

Sun Rose: Flower of the Day, May 18, 2017

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Sun Rose: The flower that is continually in the past tense. Ouch!

A must-see from Cee: