Friday, April 8, 2011

Blooming Friday - Eye Candy

Summer is making its presence felt here- water shortage, dry gardens, heat... The real eye candy for us in these parts of the earth is the sight of a sheet of water, or a shade tree! Flowers are blooming despite the heat. Hibiscus seems to love the heat.
The pink hibiscus seems cool.
The pink powder puff plant in the school garden was in full bloom, but for some unfathomable reason, it has been cut down.

My thanks to Katarina of Roses and Stuff for hosting the meme.

15 comments:

  1. Oh such a shame about that gorgeous Powder Puff shrub! Wonder what the problem was?

    Love your Hibiscus. They do indeed thrive in the heat ... beautiful eye candy!

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  2. Gorgeous flowers and colors as always! It is indeed a shame about the Powder Puff shrub! I, too, wonder why??? Hope you have a great day!

    Sylvia

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  3. The Hibiscus are so pretty! They are eye candy to me for sure.

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  4. Beautiful hibiscus!
    Pink powder puff? I never see them before! such a lovely plant!

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  5. Lovely photos. I am very fond of hibiscus too. Spring has just started here..... Have a nice weekend.

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  6. Wow it's so great to have them before they fully open, giving a different perspective! lovely.

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  7. That pink powder puff shrub is gorgeous!

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  8. Do you know the scientific name of the powder puff shrub? I have never seen this gorgeous plant before!

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  9. Underbara blommor du visar i din blogg. Have a nice weekend. Anita

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  10. Gorgeous plants! The puff shrub looks very exotic!
    Happy weekend.

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  11. Thank you for this view of Hibiscus - real eye candy in my winter environment!

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  12. Grobar Karina, The scietific name of the pink powder puff is Calliandra surinamensis. It is a native of the tropical America.Thanks for visiting my blog.

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  13. Always a delight to see these amazing hibiscus flowers. Eye candy, indeed!!

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