Sun and shadows mark a scented day,
Bold fingered strokes tremble and fade away,
Sun dazzled petals glisten and wait,
For a lingering breeze to let them play
Copyright Trudi S. April 08
Softly, softly morning is approaching.
Alexandra Palm leaf reflecting sun and shade.
Archontophoenix alexandrae (Alexander palm, Alexandra palm, King Alexander palm, King palm, Northern bangalow palm; syn. Ptychosperma alexandrae F.Muell.) is a palm native to Australia. It is often used as an ornamental plant
Waiting for the sun...
Kalanchoe thyrsiflora, towards winter the ends of the leaves colour dark red, sun and shade play on its thick, fleshy leaves.
This small orchid climbs all over the pot. At this time of year it bears many of these tiny blushed flowers. On the label it says: L.Milleri BLrichard Mueller (4N) It hangs in a rather flat pot in semi shade.
A blue banded bumblebee is enjoying the nectar of a Russelia sitting in the shade and catching a little sun light.
Succulent with "curls" has its leaves xrayed!
Believe it or not:
Earth is here so kind, that just tickle her with a hoe and she laughs with a harvest. ~Douglas William Jerrold, about Australia, A Land of Plenty