Layers and layers of Dahlia petals. Copyright 2017 Pamela Breitberg
Took a walk this morning and was stopped still by these blossoms. They appear to be the treasured tuber-growing Dahlias. Their dainty charm requires that tubers be dug and preserved carefully during cold winters and replanted in the warming spring days.
The Dahlia you brought to our isle
Your praises forever shall speak
‘Mid gardens as sweet as your smile
And colour as bright as your cheek.
–Lord Holland (1773–1840)
The flower reminds me of layers of petticoats worn in days of yore. Copyright 2017, Pamela Breitberg.
Ahhhhh……the lovely Dahlia. Copyright 2017 Pamela Breitberg
Proliferation of beautiful pale blooms. Copyright 2017 Pamela Breitberg
Delicate wonder. Copyright 2017 Pamela Breitberg
Synonyms for “naturally” include obviously, logically, unsurprisingly, certainly and indeed. The flowers below are growing in the natural, tropical habitat. Unsurprisingly they flourish when allowed to live naturally.
Tropical bloom Copyright 2017 Pamela Breitberg
Flowering Palm. Copyright 2017, Pamela Breitberg
Tulip Tree in bloom. Copyright 2017, Pamela Breitberg
Naturally thriving orchids. Copyright 2017, Pamela Breitberg