Thursday, March 10, 2011

Outside the Octagon House

March, 2011

This tree has me speechless.

25 comments:

  1. shari, Yes, indeed. And it is so much more stunning in person.

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  2. Ah the magnificent Tulip Magnolia...some day soon.

    xo Jane.

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  3. ooops, signed in with an alias! Still loving the magnolia!

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  4. Oh, I so love Magnolias. We don't have many up here, but just south of us in Victoria there are so many beautiful ones. A true beacon of spring!

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  5. japanese magnolias...so gorgeous!!

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  6. Yep, I understand... spring has me speechless. An amazing season of visual gifts.

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  7. as it should. It demands a little reverence.

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  8. I have been trying to figure out what kind of tree that was for like 2 years. Glad some of these comments have finally answered my question. Glad actually isn't strong enough of a word.

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  9. Oh, cherry blossom, my favorite herald of spring, I adore you so. What a lovely balm for the eyes those flowers are, too.

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  10. There is a tree in Larkspur that I go to see every spring. The biggest, most perfectly shaped Magnolia I've ever seen. This year I went and they had build a huge ugly hedge around it -- about eight feet high. I was sad. Your beautiful photo makes me feel a little bit better.

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  11. It fills my heart with hope. Spring!

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  12. such a pretty colour. Nature can be so astounding.

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  13. Ah! I have a similar tree in my front yard, which welcomed me home with a full blush of rosy blooms.
    (and such fragrance released into the evening!)

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  14. nancy, Your own yard? I'm very jealous. Enjoy.

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  15. So heavy with blossom but still it stands tall and proud. What a splendid sight.

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  16. I can see why! There is one in town which has somehow been able to survive our climate...a few blocks from my house. Every spring I make a point to visit it...spring is not here yet but your picture will help the wait.

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