Category Archives: Mexican Flowers

Pistil Packin’ Mama––Hibiscus: Flower of the Day, June 23, 2017

The stamens and pistils of the hibiscus are a little flower all their own..or a surreal little tree growing up out of the middle. I had some fun fiddling with the brightness and color balance. Which do you prefer?

For Cee’s Flower Prompt.

Whatta Hibiscus! Flower of the Day, June 22, 2017


This one was huge.  It waited for me a few mornings ago, fully opened and perfect. Ah, nature.

See Cee’s flower HERE.

Red Hibiscus: Flower of the Day, June 19, 2017


I had a yellow and purple Spanish Dancer hibiscus that I shot yesterday all ready to post. Then I saw this red one, just born today, and changed my mind. Here’s a little closer view:


and one with an unplanned-for visitor:


For Cee’s Flower prompt.

Weeds are Flowers, Too!: Flower of the Day, June 12, 2017

These little guys popped up in the crack between my neighbor’s sidewalk and mine. You can click on the photos to enlarge them.




For Cee’s Daily Flower Prompt.