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Sunday, March 30, 2014

Our Beautiful World.....



This week Im joining the Our Beautiful World and Bonita chose the word  BLOOM.
 As a former floral designer and gardenerI am passionate about flower!! 
I love love them all and my premise 
is you can never have to many!! 
 I am sharing a couple of blooms around my yard. Here in the desert there are
many things you can not grow but still there are plenty of choices and
I am always ready to take a challenge and try things that
aren't normally grown here, sometimes successful sometimes not.

 Its already very warm her and the flowers are everywhere.
Saturday while working out in the garden I took a bunch
of these pics.
My white Bougainvillea is just starting to bloom and the bracts  have a pink blush until they
are open a few days





This is a bloom from the Cat Claw Vine.

This is one of my Kalanchoes, but I actually
 took the pic because of the beautiful butterfly !!


Alstroemeria are one of my favorite flowers and I have several but this
purple  is my favorite.

This Iris blossom has a crazy story!! About 7 years ago I planted a  
Bearded Iris, it was purple and it bloomed every
year until last year. When the blooms came out and
opened lo and behold there is a white Dutch Iris, and here it is again this year!
I am assuming it reverted back to the
original...surprise LOL.

Well I could post a lot more but will stop with these~

15 comments:

  1. What lovely and colorful blooms! I've never heard of a cat claw vine but yours is just gorgeous!

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  2. What beautiful photos...my favourite is the shot with the butterfly...thanks for sharing.

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  3. Hi Davi, you do very well growing your flowers in the desert - the colours are beautiful.

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  4. How I love the quote of your blog... and such lovely pictures with admirable colorful blooms (and such a mix of colors in the one with the butterfly on the Kalanchoe)... but all of them are so gorgeous!

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  5. Gorgeous collection of flowers and photos of them - that butterfly is a beauty too.

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  6. I know what you mean about being able to post more ... I just love photographing the flowers ... you have some beauties there Davi and what a fabulous butterfly!! Thanks so much for sharing at Our Beautiful World!!

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  7. Just gorgeous flowers, Davi...and butterfly, too. So, I think I see how you got the name of your blog..from your favorite flower? Interesting story about the iris and it is so pretty.

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  8. I love looking at your gorgeous flowers!! They are so beautiful!! And wow, the butterfly you captured is stunning!! I love taking photos of flowers, too!! And what a fun story about your Iris!! Have a great day :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  9. What beautiful photos! I miss having Bougainvillea in my yard. It is not a perennial in my area. :)

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  10. My goodness... these are fabulous shots, Davi!!!!!!!!! GORGEOUS!

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  11. The blooms are wonderful, the yellow one looks so bright and the butterfuly is beautiful, too
    Thanks for sharing your photos at "Our Beautiful World"

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  12. beautiful photos of the flowers in your garden Davi-my hubby is the avid gardener here at our home-he has a couple of the flowers you mentioned.

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  13. Wow, you have absolutely gorgeous flowers in your garden. And butterflies too :-)
    Bougainvillea is one of my favourite plants. We have them in southern Europe, but not here in the north alas.
    And, wish I had green fingers like you. I'm no good with gardening, I'm sorry to admit but it's the truth.
    Nice to hear you were a floral designer and funny story about the Iris!
    Great shots and happy to see you join us at OBW. Hugs xx

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  14. Sweet cat. Love those inspiring colours in the butterfly. Like the cat card!

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  15. Fabulous flowers. you really must have a beautiful garden.

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