Floral Friday Fotos: Seeing Double Beauty

My gorgeous view this morning. Our neighbour’s Flame Tree in full bloom.

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Wishing you all a beautiful and peaceful weekend.

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Floral Friday Fotos: Flamboyant Flame Tree

A few weeks ago I noticed something bright orange clinging to the top of a neighbour’s tree across the lake. From a distance, it looked like the wind might have blown a brightly coloured plastic bag up there. Eventually, my curiosity got the better of me and I zoomed my camera in on it. A single spray of beautiful flame colored flowers.

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When we returned from our trip to NJ, I was delighted to see that the tree had been very busy producing many more of these lovely bright blooms. How beautiful they look against the blue Florida sky. This is a Royal Poinciana also known as the Flame Tree, for obvious reasons.

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Our immediate family has seven May birthdays, all within two weeks, and today is my sister’s turn. I’ve sent her flowers of course,

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and have just called her to wish her many happy returns of the day.

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Hope you all have a relaxing and happy weekend.

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