A bouquet of tropical flowers to brighten your day

Yellow water lily

Yellow water-lily

Tropical water lilies

Tropical water lilies

Tropical water lily

Tropical water-lily

Water Hyacinth

Water Hyacinth

Heliconia

Heliconia

Heliconia

Heliconia

Nepenthes, insect eating pitcher plant

Nepenthes, insect eating pitcher plant

Frangipani

Frangipani

bougainvillea

Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea

Here is a splash of colour and the scent of summer for my Northern Hemisphere friends. I hope this will brighten your winter day and remind you of the summer to come.

For the short time I am at home I love to spend time in the garden. This morning I went round to record what is flowering at the moment.

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27 thoughts on “A bouquet of tropical flowers to brighten your day

  1. When you are not in the garden taking photos.
    There is still beauty to be found there.
    You enhance the garden but not the photos.

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  2. Stunning photographs, you’re very lucky to live in such a colourful place

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  3. Joan and Terry Watson

    Yes I love the tropical plants, and the photos great, but like you after all these years I still miss the gentle daffodils and bluebells.

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    • I agree Joan that field of golden daffodils is a great memory, but I don’t think I would like the cold weather that goes with them…

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  4. They certainly have brightened up my day, such vivid colours 🙂

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  5. Fabulous flower images, Pauline. And so nice to have seen your beautiful garden in person. A true labor of love.

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  6. Ahh lovely, thank you hun, a sight for sore eyes. 🙂

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  7. Lovely colours PP. Your garden looks like the glasshouse at Wisley!! How marvellous to have these plants in your garden.

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  8. Just what I needed! Thank you and all the best for the New Year Pommepal!

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  9. poppytump

    Oh warming and bright indeed PP … I’ve now just gone in to the screen and picked a few of your blooms and set them in a vase on the side here 😉
    The sun has got his hat on here which is wonderful after the whole of yesterday had all the look of a post apocalypse vision … I jest not .. so DARKKKKK 🙂

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    • I’m pleased the flowers have brightened your day Poppy. It will soon be spring for you with summer not far behind. Till then keep wrapped up and warm. Best wishes for 2014… 🙂

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  10. Thank you, Dear One, for thinking of us in frigid northern wastelands. But sunshine is getting longer every day!
    del

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    • Spring is just around the corner for you Del. I still miss that season of renewal when the snowdrops and daffodils make their appearance.

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  11. Ethereal and artistically shot. Well done~

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  12. Your garden looks beautiful. All flowers I love.

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  13. What a lively spot of summer on a winter’s day…thank you.

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