Spiky Squares

During the month of March, Becky, Queen of the Square format, is back. This month she would like to see anything spiky, jagged, bristly, serrated, prickly or barbed in whatever interpretation you like. The only rule: it must be a square. March Squares Spiky ferns

Spiky Squares

During the month of March, Becky, Queen of the Square format, is back. This month she would like to see anything spiky, jagged, bristly, serrated, prickly or barbed in whatever interpretation you like. The only rule: it must be a square. March Squares A bristly flower

Spiky Squares

During the month of March, Becky, Queen of the Square format, is back. This month she would like to see anything spiky, jagged, bristly, serrated, prickly or barbed in whatever interpretation you like. The only rule: it must be a square. March Squares Spiky edged Trachycarpus fortunei – Hardy Chusan Windmill Fan Palm

Macro Monday #100

(click to enlarge to full size) This exotic looking Canna lily screams for attention with its rumpled vivid yellow and orange flowers amongst the spectacular green foliage with yellow-striped veins. A late summer / autumn flowering plant the Canna lily is a tender perennial which won’t survive the frosts, so dig up the bulb and…

Macro Monday #99

(click to enlarge to full size) Clerodendrum splendens (glory tree, flaming glorybower) is a species of flowering plant in the genus Clerodendrum of the family Lamiaceae, native to tropical Western Africa. It is a twining evergreen climber, growing to 3 metres (9.8 ft) or more, with panicles of brilliant scarlet flowers in summer. With a minimum temperature of 10 °C (50 °F), it…

Square in September

Becky from “A life of a 40 something” is posting a flower a day throughout September, in the square format. She’d love you to join her. day 17 Lysichiton camtschatcensis, common name Asian skunk-cabbage or white skunk cabbage, is a plant found in swamps and wet woods, along streams and in other wet areas of…

Square in September

Becky from “A life of a 40 something” is posting a flower a day throughout September, in the square format. She’d love you to join her. day 16

Square in September

Becky from “A life of a 40 something” is posting a flower a day throughout September, in the square format. She’d love you to join her. day 15  

Macro Monday #52

(click to enlarge to full size) Callistemon is a genus of shrubs in the family Myrtaceae, first described as a genus in 1814. The entire genus is endemic to Australia but widely cultivated in many other regions and naturalised in scattered locations. (Wikipedia)