A bit of a cheat this month as we're going indoors to view the flowers in the Glasshouse Range, specifically to see the delicate blooms in the Mountain Regions bay. As usual I started off carefully recording the Latin names for the various species, got myself thoroughly confused, and then just marvelled at the many ways in which plants have managed to survive in such hostile environments. Lets just absorb the beauty....
As it's Friday here's a song to join in with Robin Andrea's theme of Music On A Friday. The link to the rest of the post is that here's also beauty from the mountains. In this case Ola Belle Reed's song from the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina.
"Tear Down The Fences" - now there's a message for these times...
Besides the beautiful flowers I also noticed the beauty of the leaves that you photographed. And what a variety, lovely!ReplyDelete
It is always a little mind-boggling, as you say, to see how plants survive in the harshest of environments, and adapt to the conditions, and do well. I have marvelled at flowers blooming in hot, sandy deserts with sparse rainfall, and on sub arctic tundra where freezing temperatures and desiccation seem to be no barrier to inflorescence.ReplyDelete
I did enjoy seeing some friendly flowering plants without names, and recognized the crocus and the pansy. You are welcome to take a break from naming things, but I must admit I try to learn them when you do post them.ReplyDelete
Wow, there is stuff here I have never seen before...interesting and beautiful!ReplyDelete
Oh, came to say that on my post today about the Bridgeton mill and bridge, I meant the bridge had been burned down by an arsonist, not the mill as I wrote it. I had fiddled with how to write it, plus looking up the year, and messed around and completely said it wrong.ReplyDelete
Great song and beautiful accompaniment for the flowers! So appropriate for today for sure.ReplyDelete
Nice place tovisit though I don't think my greenhouse will come up to that standardReplyDelete
I love seeing the alpines in the glasshouse at RHS Harlow Carr. There is such a variety, with such exquisite details. Some of them are tiny.ReplyDelete
Btw, your comment about the mountain on my post this morning had me splutter out my mouthful of tea! You are cheeky and you do make me laugh, thank you.
It's so lovely to see these flowers especially in this late autumn time of the year. Love the colors. Thank you for this music. It's wonderful to find new musicians. Yes, Tear Down The Fences. It's definitely time for that to happen.ReplyDelete
beautiful photos, and I believe there was a Columbine flower in there (unless I've got that wrong). The Columbine is the state flower of my new home, Colorado. "If I had one wish that I knew would come true, it would be that God would give us strength to know what we must do." Amen.ReplyDelete
A wonderful place to visit and see these beautiful flowers.ReplyDelete
Nice song, thanks for sharing.
Thanks for the colour. We already have snow on the ground - extra early. Lovely song.ReplyDelete
Reminds me of the alpine garden in Edinburgh, one of my favourite.ReplyDelete
The flowers in the glasshouse are delightful:)ReplyDelete
Fabulous flowers! I agree about the names and just enjoy the beauty :)ReplyDelete
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Lovely flowers and all so beautifully looked after. Nice song.ReplyDelete
Even without knowing the names of these flowers, they were all very lovely and colorful, John.ReplyDelete
Lovely shapes and colours.ReplyDelete