As I see the news, snow in Paris and the North-East, and read your posts, oh my friends in the North, I thought I would share a few flowers with you guys before Algernon eats them. Have faith. Spring will come. Above: Alcatraces. Zantedeschia Aethiopica. (Sounds very impressive)
Jacaranda. February-March are normally glorious months for jacarandas here, but January and February were too cold for local standards. Less flowers on the trees this year.
Copa de oro (Solandra maxima) on the streets of Tlalpan.
Bouganvillea and azalea. The former always make me think of the French explorer, Monsieur de Bougainville, the first French sailor to complete the trip around the globe, and explore Tahiti and the Pacific in the 1700’s.
A glimpse of an orchid.
“Lemon tree, very pretty, and the lemon flower’s sweet…” (See Trini Lopez for further reference)
Another glimpse? Hurry! Hurry! Algernon is coming!
Hibiscus on the street. (Hibiscus Sabdarrifa, or Jamaica flower is ground for juices)
The orchids are blooming well this year. This is the second plant we have. The third is already sprouting. After some trial and error, it seems we have found the right spot with the right light. 🙂
Algernon, the squirrel, loves fresh sprouts and the occasional flower. Above right. Left is the tangerine tree. As seen from my desk.
Three orchids so far on this one. More “flowers for Algernon”. (If you haven’t seen the movie, download it. It is a gem) (And a note to all of you real photographers who post splendid flowers, I will get a macro lens. One day)
Don’t you worry about the snow. We are sending Spring up North. Happy Easter y’all.