AAS Winners that Attract Pollinators
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Flower of the Day: Cherry Blossoms
August 25, 2018 – 8:43 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Cherry Blossoms
Flower of the Day: Cherry Blossoms

Cherry trees are pictured in full blossom in the Huashan Mountains of China.
These were flowering last April.
(Photo ©2018 by Susan McKee)

Flower of the Day: Formal Planter
August 4, 2018 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Formal Planter
Flower of the Day: Formal Planter

Stately arrangements of plants in tall planters outline the area around the Shanghai Museum in Shanghai, China.
(Photo ©2018 by Susan McKee)

Flower of the Day: Roses
July 28, 2018 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Roses
Flower of the Day: Roses

Shocking pink roses were blooming in profusion last April in Hangchen Park, Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, China.
(Photo by ©2018 Susan McKee)

Flower of the Day: Tulips
July 14, 2018 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Tulips
Flower of the Day: Tulips

Bright red tulips (and a rogue yellow bloom) lined a narrow street in Dangjacun Village, Shaanxi Province, China, last April.
Since the bulb flower originated in Turkey, it’s logical that its popularity spread east as well …

Flower of the Day: Cherry Blossoms
July 7, 2018 – 8:11 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Cherry Blossoms
Flower of the Day: Cherry Blossoms

Pink cherry blossoms were everywhere on Huashan Mountain in Shaanxi Province, China.
Spring is a beautiful time to visit rural China.
(Photo ©2018 by Susan McKee)

Flower of the Day: Lilacs
June 30, 2018 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Lilacs
Flower of the Day: Lilacs

Lilacs originated in Turkey, so it’s logical that they spread east as well as west.
Blooming lilacs lined the streets in Beijing, China, when I visited last April. Beautiful sight — and smell!
(Photo ©2018 by Susan …

Flower(s) of the Day: Orchids and Calla Lilies
May 26, 2018 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Orchids and Calla Lilies
Flower(s) of the Day: Orchids and Calla Lilies

Sprays of shocking pink orchids are allied with bundles of white calla lilies for the floral display in the lobby of the Wyndham Grand Xi’an South in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, China.
(Photo ©2018 by Susan McKee)

Flower of the Day: Zinnia
February 3, 2018 – 8:38 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Zinnia
Flower of the Day: Zinnia

Nothing makes a Road Trips Gardener think of summer more than a bouquet of bright red zinnias.
These were blooming a couple of years ago in Sichuan, China.
(Photo ©2016 by Susan McKee)

Flower of the Day: Zinnia
June 17, 2017 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Zinnia
Flower of the Day: Zinnia

Red-hot zinnias bloom in profusion in October in the Sichuan province of China.
(Photo ©2016 by Susan McKee)

Flower(s) of the Day:
March 11, 2017 – 8:15 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day:
Flower(s) of the Day:

Wildflowers abound in the wooded areas of the Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Chengdu, Szechuan, China.
These blooms were spotted in October 2016.
(Photo ©2016 by Susan McKee)