A yellow candle,
Is a cylindrical Banksia.
A Glowing cone against
The dark green leaves
Is native to Australia,
Pretending to be a single flower
Conspicuous to lure the bees and birds,
To prepare the next generation!
Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.
-William Arthur Ward-
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Botanists refer as Jacaranda Mimosifolia
A tree, native to Central America
Spread its roots near and far,
And line the streets everywhere.
When summer comes
Jacaranda blooms to hide her leaves
With magnificent purple panicles
Showing off her wealth to the world,
That I am here….
It is spring time again in Perth, Australia.
The flowers are blooming,
Birds are chirping and the weather is getting warmer.
It is the best time to go for long walks and admire the Mother Nature.
Below are the images of Clivia lilies which I have captured on my smart phone.
The bright orange Clivia lilies are native to South Africa also referred as kafir lilies.
Is it is politically correct to refer as “kafir” lilies nowadays?
“Yes, a deep lesson from the postage stamp. It attaches itself to a moveable material, the envelope and gets going. A good relationship keeps you going forward; a bad one keeps you static. Attach yourself to someone who is also going forward and you will also get there.” ― Israelmore Ayivor–
The entry is in response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Enveloped.”
” The grass withers and flower fades.
It is seasonal lasts for a very short time”
In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Ephemeral.”
Brightly coloured fresh flower garlands take an important place in Hindu Culture. whether a happy or sad occasion, flowers take the central role in the ritual. At temples or at weddings, vibrant fresh flower garlands looks magnificent . In my ” Travel – Trails” I have clicked this flower stall at Pondicherry (Puducheri) town in South India.
This post is in response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Fresh.”