Fluttering Flowers
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Regular readers of this blog know that your Road Trips Gardener considers butterflies as fluttering flowers (of course, they’re privileged visitors to gardens as well).
There are all sorts of places to see butterflies. Some botanical …

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Flower of the Day: Snapdragon

Submitted by on February 4, 2012 – 12:06 pmNo Comment

Yeah, it’s the depth of winter, but we like to remember warm weather flowers, don’t we Road Trips Gardeners? Spring will arrive…eventually.

These magnificent snapdragons were snapped by our photographer during an early fall visit to Huntington Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California.

These are part of the genus Antirrhinum. According to Wikipedia, “The Garden Snapdragon is an important garden plant; cultivars of this species have showy white, crimson, or yellow bilabiate flowers. It is also important as a model organism in botanical research, and its genome has been studied in detail.”

(Photo by Susan McKee)

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