Out In The Bright December Sun

'Prospero' looks great.  Untoasted, unblackened, unwilted.
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The last Gaillardia flower of the year, I expect.  
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Aloe capitata looks happy.
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Aloe capitata is one of the few Aloes that blooms from the top down instead of from the bottom up.
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Happy Bougainvillea, too.
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Happy Hummingbird, looking for another hummingbird to harass:
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Bright sun just touching a Bromeliad.
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Just a flick of its golden fingertips
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 Shy of sun in hot summer, Senecio radicans enjoys the bright but gentle winter light.
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How much more we all appreciate the sun in December!      

Comments

  1. It's late January/early February when I appreciate the sunny days most.

    Love that Bougainvillea/Agave shot!

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  2. Just when we here are crossing fingers hoping for lots of precious rain...

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  3. "How much more we all appreciate the sun in December!" -- Especially here in the gray, frozen North. I love that Bougainvillea with the Agave, great combo. Thanks for the winter sun, almost as good as being there.

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    1. Stay warm! In only about two weeks the days start getting longer again!

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  4. Those aloe blooms are pretty bizarre!

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  5. I had to stop at the Bougainvillea / 'Blue Glow' Agave shot...serious jealousy is now kicking in. Even with me knowing your gasoline and home prices, traffic, etc. That is an amazing combo, as I shiver!

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    1. Stay warm. It's kind of cold here too. We had to turn the heater on last night.

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  6. I love the textures of the bougainvillea shot and your Prospero rose looks delightful!

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  7. Beautiful flowers and leaves in the gentle sun of December.
    xoxoxo ♡

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