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Late Blooming Magnolias

Only a few Magnolia Trees around the Low Country have flowers on them now.  There are so many varieties it’s hard to get a handle on the expected bloom time, but they are winding down in numbers, but not size or presentation.

Magnolia Blossom
Magnolia Blossom

These ones surely don’t mind the heat and are one of those plants that tolerate, and perhaps thrive, on overnights that stay above 75 F (24 C).

Magnolia Blossom With Peeking Pollinator
Magnolia Blossom With Peeking Pollinator

A single bee was attracted to this huge blossom, giving it a thorough inspection.

Magnolia Blossom and Passing Pollinator
Magnolia Blossom and Passing Pollinator

Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, Charleston, SC
July 29, 2022

First and third images edited with DxO FilmPack.