Rain lilies #Friday Flowers

The skies become cloudy and I wonder if its going to rain. The thought of rain takes me to the balcony and I instinctively scan the pots to see if there are any buds waiting to bloom... Yes... rains bring along with them the pretty rain lilies. Bangalore has been having its share of rains... Continue Reading →

A cheerful bouquet #FridayFlowers

Its been some time since I bought any flowers for myself. And, seems like its going to be a while before I can go out and buy some. In the meantime, here are pictures of a lovely bouquet, from my archives. Much needed cheer in unprecedented times such as these... Have a good weekend folks.... Continue Reading →

Yellow Daisies #FridayFlowers

These lovely flowers belong to the family Asteraceae, also known as the Daisy family. I do not know the exact name or the genus this plant belongs to. It is one of the many wild varieties and was introduced to our home by our cook D. D brought the seeds from plants growing near her... Continue Reading →

Fragrant Lilies #FridayFlowers

Its been a while since I've bought flowers for myself. But glad to have found these lovelies while browsing through my archives after a back-up exercise (yes my phone is bursting with pictures 😛 ). Lilies (Lilium), in general, are very attractive and enhance the beauty of flower bouquets, and of the spaces around. In... Continue Reading →

Green rosette #FridayFlowers

Loved this spread of green rosettes by the pool, in the hotel that we stayed in, at Johannesburg. Strictly speaking this is not a flower, but I'm inspired by its flower-like/rose-like appearance to post it in my #FridayFlowers edition 🙂 Thanks to the www, figured out that this succulent is of the genus Echeveria. I... Continue Reading →

Tiny Blue! #FridayFlowers

It was a treat to spot these lovely blue flowers one hot afternoon when we'd gone to see the new house that sis was intending to buy. These are really tiny and I would have missed them if not for the striking blue colour! On  a closer look, I was amazed to find pink and... Continue Reading →

African Lily #FridayFlowers

The highlight of the week's posts is the trip to Johannesburg. So, here are pics of the beauties that I happened to come across on the very first day there! Botanically speaking, this plant belongs to the genus Agapanthes and African lily/ blue lily are some of its common names. These take me back to... Continue Reading →

Friday Flowers!

I love buying me flowers every now and then. This cheerful bunch of yellow roses had called out to me at the traffic signal one day. And, I was not disappointed !! They were every bit the fresh and exuberant lovelies that they'd seemed to promise 😀 I'd loved clicking the pics and uploaded all... Continue Reading →

Carnations

I indulge myself from time to time by gifting myself some of the lovely flowers available at the florists. The weather here is favorable and most of the flowers stay for at least a week or so. Carnations are one of our favorites and they come in an amazing variety of colours! here are a few recent... Continue Reading →

Zinnia!

Keeping it simple for the last letter for this round. And quite apt too.. Zinnias from our little balcony garden. Gifts for us this Christmas and New Year! 🙂 Linking this to the letter Z at ABC Wednesdays.

O is for Orange

..the colour Orange 🙂 Keeping it simple .. posting a few pictures that I'd taken at the flower show at Lalbagh earlier this year.. Linking this to the letter O at ABC Wednesdays!

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