Monday, May 31, 2010

Southern Flowers

Magnolia - Nikon D40 with 55mm lens

How I would love to have dahlias and peonies growing in my yard. Alas, Florida is not a friendly place for such blooms. But since Mother Nature is quite fair, she lets me have magnolias and gardenias, instead.

Gardenia - Nikon D40 with 55mm lens


artangel said...

Chris these are beautiful, I love the top one with the creamy white against the red - yummy!

Chris said...

Thanks, Angie. I really wish you all could smell these beauties. The magnolia has a sharp, lemony scent and the gardenia smells sweet, like pure summer.

Plumrose Lane said...

Wow, those flowers are gorgeous! You're lucky too because they smell so good! We have both peonies and dahlias but I don't believe they smell as good.