Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Bloomin' Beautiful


I love finding orchid trees in bloom and I found one I'd never seen before in the park at the Scottsdale Civic Center this last weekend.


When I saw those pink blooms on the tree, it prompted me to get in close for a better view.


I hadn't seen one this color of hot pink before and I like it very much.

11 comments:

PerthDailyPhoto said...

I don't think I've ever seen an orchid tree Sharon, how fabulous, the hot pink is so pretty. It looks nice and green around there, amazing how a wee bit of rain makes all the difference ☺ do you have water restrictions there during the summer months Sharon, or can you use the reticulation freely?

Thérèse said...

And so well highlighted by your eye.

Christine said...

That is just so pretty & exotic! How lucky you are to see a tree full of these blooms!

Steve Reed said...

We used to have one of these in our yard in Florida! My childhood babysitter always called it a "Florida orchid," but clearly it grows elsewhere too!

Karl Demetz said...

Fabulous macro, Sharon !

Lowell said...

Your comment made me laugh out loud! We had one of these trees in our back yard at our old house in Ocala. They are nice and your photo is gorgeous!

Judy said...

I didn't know there was such a tree! Pretty!

William Kendall said...

What a pretty colour, too!

Catalyst said...

Beautiful!

I visited an orchidarium in Mexico once and was amazed to discover the thousands of varieties of that flower.

RedPat said...

What a wonderful tree!

Silver Willow said...

I've never noticed an orchid tree either! Amazing!