Tag Archives: Flowers

Field of Milkweed

There was a lot of Milkweed in this unmown field and a  touch of fall foliage around the perimeter.

Milkweed Field
Milkweed Field

In the hour or so I was there the sky clouded up.

Milkweed Field
Milkweed Field

The breeze lifted a few seeds up and away, but it was not very dramatic.

Milkweed Field
Milkweed Field

Looking into the corner of the field a Blue Jay zipped into a tree.

Blue Jay Over Milkweed
Blue Jay Over Milkweed

Piscataquis County, Maine
September 29, 2022

Texas Star Hibiscus at Long White Bridge

Red Texas Star Hibiscus is about the only plant in bloom near the iconic Long White Bridge at Magnolia Plantation right now.

Texas Star Hibiscus
Texas Star Hibiscus

The individual flowers make quite a presentation, and generally there is only one bloom at a time on a stalk.

Texas Star Hibiscus
Texas Star Hibiscus

I looked for insect occupants but didn’t find any this time out.

Texas Star Hibiscus
Texas Star Hibiscus

A wider view…

Texas Star Hibiscus, Long White Bridge
Texas Star Hibiscus, Long White Bridge

Magnolia Plantation and Gardens
July 18, 2022